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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2019, 21:53
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Dastardly
"Broken" wasn't the best way of describing it, I...

"Broken" wasn't the best way of describing it, I suppose, but you know what I mean. I agree that trainers are never a bad thing as well. Choice is always good.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2019, 17:05
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Dastardly
Is it even possible to collect everything in the...

Is it even possible to collect everything in the first level without running out of time?

If it’s not then that’s seems to be bad design.


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2019, 15:32
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Dastardly
It definitely improves Turrican 2 for me. I think...

It definitely improves Turrican 2 for me. I think games like the first 2 Beasts also benefit because of their ridiculous difficulty level.


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2019, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Dastardly
Trainer options that improve broken games

What games do you think benefit from one or more trainer or cheat options?

I’m a huge fan of Turrican 2, but I hate the time limit. I think the levels are too big and there are too many goodies to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2019, 17:12
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Dastardly
So there are no emulators with an on screen...

So there are no emulators with an on screen keyboard option?

My C64 emulator has one and one for the Amiga would be perfect.


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2019, 17:04
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Dastardly
Raspberry Pi Amiga emulation

I’m looking to get a Pi setup behind my big living room tv for Amiga emulation. It’s been a while since I looked in to the state of Amiga emulators on the Pi, so is there a way to get it running...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 16:05
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By Dastardly
Pixel art and computer game graphics inspired me...

Pixel art and computer game graphics inspired me to spend hours on Deluxe Paint and ultimately become a graphic designer.


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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 March 2019, 10:43
Replies: 47
Views: 3,714
Posted By Dastardly
I gave my CD32 to my 2 young cousins whose...

I gave my CD32 to my 2 young cousins whose parents couldn’t afford to get them a games machine. It got completely trashed. Some years later I asked if they still had it, but the console was long...
Forum: Member Introductions 02 March 2019, 16:57
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Dastardly
"You a good cop, hotshot?" Welcome...

"You a good cop, hotshot?"

Welcome :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 March 2019, 17:18
Replies: 51
Views: 1,403
Posted By Dastardly
My parents bought our C64 and regularly brought...

My parents bought our C64 and regularly brought home budget titles and amassed quite a collection, but when I bought my Amiga they never bothered trying it. I think they liked the simplicity of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 February 2019, 20:57
Replies: 40
Views: 936
Posted By Dastardly
I'm right handed. CP style joystick base...

I'm right handed.

CP style joystick base held in the left hand with left thumb for fire and right hand for controlling the shaft.

Same goes for QS style, although I haven't used one of those...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2019, 21:24
Replies: 36
Views: 2,391
Posted By Dastardly
Cool video. You seem almost as excited as I was...

Cool video. You seem almost as excited as I was back then :D Waiting a whole year must really be a killer! I’m sure it will be more than worth it in the end though.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2019, 19:35
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Dastardly
cool video. There were a lot there that I didn’t...

cool video. There were a lot there that I didn’t know, but they were fun to watch.

I didn’t know about Guybrush being able to die in Monkey Island. I might have to try that if I play it through...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2019, 15:58
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Dastardly
This reminds me of a very old thread...

This reminds me of a very old thread http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=11207&
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2019, 12:11
Replies: 73
Views: 5,585
Posted By Dastardly
Yeah I’ve played both The Chaos Engine and Gods...

Yeah I’ve played both The Chaos Engine and Gods to the point where I’m waiting for the monsters to spawn to greet them with a bullet/knife/spear to the face before they know what’s happening :D
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2019, 22:12
Replies: 36
Views: 2,391
Posted By Dastardly
Yeah, I guess if you're moving to another part of...

Yeah, I guess if you're moving to another part of the world then sentimentality goes out of the window. Luckily, I was never made to make such a difficult decision! :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2019, 22:08
Replies: 164
Views: 24,075
Posted By Dastardly
Ah, I guess I've just been too impatient in the...

Ah, I guess I've just been too impatient in the past to play the game. I'll have to have another look to see if my copy has the intro.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 February 2019, 16:50
Replies: 164
Views: 24,075
Posted By Dastardly
Didn’t the original turrican 2 have an intro? I...

Didn’t the original turrican 2 have an intro? I seem to remember seeing images of it. I have a 2 disc cracked version with no intro. Seems strange if there’s a 1 disc version with an intro as well.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 February 2019, 20:46
Replies: 36
Views: 2,391
Posted By Dastardly
Great story. A lot of it mirrors my own journey...

Great story. A lot of it mirrors my own journey to an Amiga back in 1990. It was too expensive to ask for as a Christmas present, so I saved and saved, but realistcally I wasn't getting very far....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 23:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dastardly
Me too. I'd never heard of it and was fascinated...

Me too. I'd never heard of it and was fascinated by it. It's such a cool aesthetic! I had high hopes that The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen would be a kind of steampunk, Chaos Engine film... but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 20:12
Replies: 73
Views: 5,585
Posted By Dastardly
Yeah, I have to agree with Galahad about Xenon 2....

Yeah, I have to agree with Galahad about Xenon 2. That music was jaw dropping when it came out and I think that's something that a lot of people forget. That, along with the still great looking...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2019, 18:08
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
The controls have never been an issue for me. I...

The controls have never been an issue for me. I know there are options to modify them in a couple of ways. Maybe you could look into that?


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2019, 20:12
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
I don't think it's related to range as when I...

I don't think it's related to range as when I activate a map spell inside certain rooms, it won't show them as 'visited'.

For example the attached screenshot. I am activating the map spell in a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2019, 17:11
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Does anyone know what the differences are between...

Does anyone know what the differences are between using the map (F1) and using a map spell?

The regular map (F1) that is always available seems to show everywhere you have been, whereas the map...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 February 2019, 14:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dastardly
I enjoyed your Chaos Engine review. To me Dan...

I enjoyed your Chaos Engine review. To me Dan Malone is a genius so "The pixel art is good yet all in all unremarkable" is sacrilege :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2019, 12:25
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Sorry Jotd, you were right. I'm not very familiar...

Sorry Jotd, you were right. I'm not very familiar with WHDload and I didn't know how to stop it loading the Payoff. After googling custom1 and what I needed to do, I managed to get it to work and...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2019, 23:23
Replies: 101
Views: 15,341
Posted By Dastardly
This really is a great podcast. Been listening...

This really is a great podcast. Been listening for a while now and find it really enjoyable. Those southern U.S accents are awesome, y'all.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2019, 19:09
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
@jotd. Finally got around to trying your upload...

@jotd. Finally got around to trying your upload of Cadaver today and it seem to just be saves for The Payoff. There doesn't seem to be any saves for the original Cadaver?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2019, 18:13
Replies: 37
Views: 2,742
Posted By Dastardly
I used to love playing Interceptor. Got it...

I used to love playing Interceptor. Got it bundled with the Batman pack. That sound effect/sample always reminded me of Top Gun. Brilliant game.


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 22:33
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
If I get stuck in Cadaver then that’s where I’ll...

If I get stuck in Cadaver then that’s where I’ll stay. Stuck forever! [emoji1]


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 20:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By Dastardly
I knew it. I pointed it out to my wife who...

I knew it. I pointed it out to my wife who couldn’t have cared less [emoji1]


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 14:22
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
I have played a lot of level 4 of Cadaver back in...

I have played a lot of level 4 of Cadaver back in the early 90s and can remember a lot of it, but I’ve never seen level 5. I remember getting stuck and not knowing what to do next. The level loops...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 00:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By Dastardly
Just finished watching this and found it very...

Just finished watching this and found it very enjoyable. I’d just watched the Metalhead Black Mirror episode and thought it was a cool reference in Bandersnatch. Made me think was Metalhead all a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2019, 00:16
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Brillant! Thanks a lot jotd. That would have been...

Brillant! Thanks a lot jotd. That would have been so frustrating to not be able to carry on.

Back to it! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2019, 20:10
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Yeah I started playing it in about 91 I think. A...

Yeah I started playing it in about 91 I think. A really great game.

Thanks jotd, no rush [emoji106]


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2019, 17:20
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Cadaver - Lv4 savestate or level skip needed

Yes. I’ve got as far as level 4 before, years ago. This has been a fresh play through trying to get back to where I left off. The puzzles can be tricky, but I find them mostly to be logical.

I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2019, 15:54
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Anything that works and gets me back to where I...

Anything that works and gets me back to where I was is great! Thanks.


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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2019, 22:35
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
@jotd It could be that my version has become...

@jotd It could be that my version has become corrupt. It’s the Galahad cracked adf. I tried using a different crack levels disc to try and get around it, but no luck.

If you have a save state that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2019, 21:43
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dastardly
Cadaver - Lv4 savestate or level skip needed

Does anyone have a save state for the start of level 4 of Cadaver they could share? Or is there some other way I could skip to this level? I've just played through to the end of level 3 and when it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 17:11
Replies: 20
Views: 2,533
Posted By Dastardly
Wow. Someone got paid to draw that.

Wow. Someone got paid to draw that.
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