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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2018, 20:52
Replies: 237
Views: 8,698
Posted By spiff
Here's some feel good if that last part got you...

Here's some feel good if that last part got you depressed.

*edit* why doesn't the embedding support skip to time? , anyway, 8m8s mark. =dz6APiZI1Dk&t=8m8s
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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2018, 17:19
Replies: 237
Views: 8,698
Posted By spiff
We'd been playing street fighter 2 on the snes...

We'd been playing street fighter 2 on the snes for ~2 years by then.
Its ~ 6 months after Lucas arts awesome day of the tentacle (that didn't get an amiga port)
Doom came out on shareware and pc...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 22:00
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By spiff
No worries, I've got a X360 that's backwards...

No worries, I've got a X360 that's backwards compatible. Those things are built to last!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 21:32
Replies: 92
Views: 3,642
Posted By spiff
Slight OT, sorry folks pacman vs = Pac-Man...

Slight OT, sorry folks
pacman vs = Pac-Man Battle Royale and DX is apparently named Pacman championship edition DX! Both are arcade boards later ported to consoles
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 21:16
Replies: 92
Views: 3,642
Posted By spiff
Xcom 2, Starcraft, crusader kings, Europa...

Xcom 2, Starcraft, crusader kings, Europa universalis IV.. and amiga settlers?


I agree.. I'll think about it and see if anything pops up. Puzzle and 2p games comes to mind (hmmm.. lemmings ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 20:56
Replies: 92
Views: 3,642
Posted By spiff
I can't argue your fun factor (nor do I doubt it)...

I can't argue your fun factor (nor do I doubt it)

With that said most later pacman releases are better (IMO). Pacmaina is nicer, VS pac man is waay more fun and DX is all of the original...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 20:32
Replies: 92
Views: 3,642
Posted By spiff
I vote for lemmings, but... Remove the...

I vote for lemmings, but...

Remove the nostalgia factor and no old enough game can cut it. Otherwise this list (or steam) would be full of TRS-80/C64/Atari lynx... "timless" games
IK+ was...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 August 2018, 01:45
Replies: 53
Views: 5,539
Posted By spiff
Congratulations! . TBH I figured this would...

Congratulations! .

TBH I figured this would never go anywhere... will now go and eat that hat
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2018, 01:36
Replies: 42
Views: 2,469
Posted By spiff
No, as long as you have fun producing them, then...

No, as long as you have fun producing them, then great..

But I get the feeling a lot of ppl put their heart into some project they love and then get disappointed when everyone else just ignore...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 June 2018, 22:04
Replies: 15
Views: 2,641
Posted By spiff
I can start with the psygnosis logo. Got...

I can start with the psygnosis logo.

Got two game boxes with the logo for reference
Forum: OT - Gaming 15 June 2018, 21:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,166
Posted By spiff
GOG sale right now..

GOG sale right now..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2018, 23:15
Replies: 94
Views: 7,518
Posted By spiff
Nice, felt fresh, bit of top gear antics instead...

Nice, felt fresh, bit of top gear antics instead of the usual retro channel stuff.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2018, 22:59
Replies: 145
Views: 7,461
Posted By spiff
Mega CD version for reference. An amiga...

Mega CD version for reference.

An amiga should be able to do that at half the frame rate and on screen colours, but using a better palette.
And that pretty close to what Richard did.

Minus...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2018, 23:08
Replies: 5,878
Views: 955,813
Posted By spiff
The Psygnosis box seduced me, I can't be held...

The Psygnosis box seduced me, I can't be held responsible!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 April 2018, 21:24
Replies: 15
Views: 2,641
Posted By spiff
One option would be check with local photo clubs....

One option would be check with local photo clubs. The probably have a good scanner and colour checker chart.

Dust off the posters as much as possible, use lossless (tiff), disable all...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 April 2018, 21:36
Replies: 472
Views: 53,148
Posted By spiff
Lagless Vsync, this is just.. so coool :) ...

Lagless Vsync, this is just.. so coool :)

Thanks for the update Toni
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 23:24
Replies: 335
Views: 38,363
Posted By spiff
Listen to magical sound shower around the one...

Listen to magical sound shower around the one minute mark

Three separate instrument tracks with distinct melody and rhythm playing at the same time (there are some chords as well). Bass, synth pad...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2017, 15:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By spiff
*Edit* Gimball summarized it better : " something...

*Edit* Gimball summarized it better : " something else would have made shooting bullets at stuff popular" Anyone who played jenga or marbles would have loved to make a physics based puzzler in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2017, 17:44
Replies: 43
Views: 3,043
Posted By spiff
They are possible to calibrate to a correct gamma...

They are possible to calibrate to a correct gamma curve, and generally have good contrast. Ie they won't blow out whites, sacrifice black levels and the R G B ratios are stable in relation to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2017, 23:22
Replies: 40
Views: 3,815
Posted By spiff
Probably a good idea to have a degauss button...

Probably a good idea to have a degauss button easily reachable, if you're going to rotate often.. or get a separate coil, hair dryer works in a pinch.

"Broke" my last CRT about 3 years ago,...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 16 April 2017, 15:40
Replies: 2,351
Views: 352,333
Posted By spiff
Batman V superman ultraviolet code, only works in...

Batman V superman ultraviolet code, only works in the UK.
Q47QM7996HGQ

If you grab it, post here so everyone else knows ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2017, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By spiff
Hey, thanks for reminding me! I had forgotten all...

Hey, thanks for reminding me! I had forgotten all that serial cable/null modem goodness.

Super Fulcrum (or F16?), I was soo hyped...
and we just ended up flying in circles. Ie why any realistic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2017, 22:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By spiff
eXeler0, come to the dark side.. we have cookies...

eXeler0, come to the dark side.. we have cookies ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2016, 12:46
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By spiff
Shouldn't the whole picture be bad then? ...

Shouldn't the whole picture be bad then?

With boot problems my guess would be the power brick getting old.
But with graphic issues chip/connector going bad feels more likely.
Forum: project.EAB 14 December 2016, 20:01
Replies: 537
Views: 88,467
Posted By spiff
Playing some snowbros to celebrate :)

Playing some snowbros to celebrate :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 November 2016, 19:21
Replies: 152
Views: 14,323
Posted By spiff
Or you could just draw objects until you get...

Or you could just draw objects until you get slowdowns and then call it a feature.

All the Cave fanboys go ballistic when you say otherwise.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2016, 21:47
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By spiff
Stop touching it! ;P

Stop touching it!

;P
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2016, 21:43
Replies: 24
Views: 3,075
Posted By spiff
Why not grab the ram expansion port or similar,...

Why not grab the ram expansion port or similar, take it to a proper paint shop? They can analyse the color and mix the exact shade.

Or at least compare it to a color chart onsite.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2016, 00:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By spiff
I'm doing some restoration if old family photos,...

I'm doing some restoration if old family photos, and figured I could try one of them. The results were unimpressive.

The halo around the coat and hat confuses me? :confused I get that the color...
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 August 2016, 16:34
Replies: 186
Views: 34,833
Posted By spiff
"randomization as a crutch to the point of losing...

"randomization as a crutch to the point of losing all potential personality."

Any 72 out of 100 scores to really damn it?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 13 August 2016, 16:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By spiff
hear, hear

hear, hear
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2016, 14:16
Replies: 3,882
Views: 612,997
Posted By spiff
Vacation just started, it's raining and I got the...

Vacation just started, it's raining and I got the apartment all to myself. Slept until I woke without an alarm, pizza is on order. I Just feel at peace and creative for the first time in a long...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2016, 19:09
Replies: 44
Views: 6,597
Posted By spiff
All bitmap brother games - Gods, Speedball 2 ...

All bitmap brother games - Gods, Speedball 2
Sensible games - Cannon Fodder, SWOS etc

Disagree about lucas-arts and dolphin software
Cruise for a corpse, flash-back, monkey island, indiana...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 June 2016, 20:41
Replies: 41
Views: 7,204
Posted By spiff
MT-32 Monkey island is outstanding.. amiga really...

MT-32 Monkey island is outstanding.. amiga really could have used another sound channel to mix.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2016, 13:02
Replies: 71
Views: 13,184
Posted By spiff
Jizmo was spot on. I can only add Aquaventura...

Jizmo was spot on. I can only add Aquaventura for some nice combined 2d/3d with coppers

Elite II, Wing Commander and gunship 2000 don't really fit on a OCS only list imo. Too slow on anything...
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 April 2016, 01:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By spiff
Wohoo after 3 weeks of DS3 media black out I...

Wohoo after 3 weeks of DS3 media black out I finally have it :)
It’s really good and just what I wanted.

Critique can be summarized as: No longer the same surprise or mystery, but the most...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2016, 20:11
Replies: 33
Views: 3,535
Posted By spiff
So good I even sang the missing samples... well...

So good I even sang the missing samples... well tried to at least :)
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 March 2016, 00:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By spiff
3 Weeks left. Salt and sanctuary got some good...

3 Weeks left. Salt and sanctuary got some good scores.. should keep me from pre-ordering.

http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/22/11284996/salt-and-sanctuary-review-ps4
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2016, 16:47
Replies: 101
Views: 9,076
Posted By spiff
R-type - Done that one. Game was easier to...

R-type - Done that one.
Game was easier to beat on a single credit (no deaths) then actually getting to the trash level and they dying.

Cyberlip Neo-geo
Run and gun, anyone can beat this one...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 03 March 2016, 18:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By spiff
Depending on if the cd32 is CAV or CLV, placing...

Depending on if the cd32 is CAV or CLV, placing files closer to the edge should give a slight read speedup (if seeking can be avoided)
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