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Forum: support.Amiga Forever 07 November 2016, 04:14
Replies: 18
Views: 6,676
Posted By XPD
I had hassles contacting them to get my software...

I had hassles contacting them to get my software again..... they said wasnt their problem and I had to contact the firm that dealt with the payments etc - contacted them, and they said not their...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 September 2016, 06:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By XPD
Not sure of the exact brand, but were labelled as...

Not sure of the exact brand, but were labelled as "Value Disks" IIRC, and sold by a chain of stores in NZ called DEKA. Sold in packs of 10 for anywhere between $10NZD to $20NZD. Bought so many of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 September 2016, 05:50
Replies: 115
Views: 13,210
Posted By XPD
The camaraderie between Amiga users....... you...

The camaraderie between Amiga users....... you could ask for help and not get laughed at, yet on PC at the time you'd be insulted and degraded.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 August 2016, 06:54
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By XPD
I remember that..... was damn handy :)

I remember that..... was damn handy :)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2016, 04:21
Replies: 127
Views: 41,830
Posted By XPD
Someone is out for a quick buck. ...

Someone is out for a quick buck.

https://whois.domaintools.com/back2roots.org
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 July 2016, 06:03
Replies: 140
Views: 17,416
Posted By XPD
Hunter, Frontier, Escape From Colditz. The...

Hunter, Frontier, Escape From Colditz.

The first two for the sheer "size" of the universe, and the latter for just the fun :)
Forum: request.Apps 05 July 2016, 04:19
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By XPD
I made my own utility discs as well back in the...

I made my own utility discs as well back in the day with the better apps, such as Dopus 4, Xcopy Pro, CygnusED, Powerpacker etc... was a great way of learning CLI commands, keymaps etc :) IIRC, I got...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 June 2016, 05:20
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By XPD
I remember those names :D Pretty sure Ive still...

I remember those names :D Pretty sure Ive still got a lot of your mods floating around :)
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 28 June 2016, 11:43
Replies: 5
Views: 2,152
Posted By XPD
Bingo, thats the one :D Cheers

Bingo, thats the one :D

Cheers
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 28 June 2016, 05:02
Replies: 5
Views: 2,152
Posted By XPD
Droid fighting game

Remember playing this on my Amiga around 93 but cant recall the name.....

Top down view, controlling a droid in an arena/maze fighting other droids. If you survive you can upgrade your droid to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 August 2015, 00:58
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By XPD
500 and 2000 were the main models I saw...

500 and 2000 were the main models I saw everywhere when I first got interested in them, the 2000 was well out of budget though. To get the A500+ with screen I started out with was around $1800NZD...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 August 2015, 06:25
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By XPD
LOL, the Amiga was actually quite popular down...

LOL, the Amiga was actually quite popular down here. No idea on numbers tho. Seemed to be every second Amiga owner you bumped into had a 1200 though.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 July 2015, 05:51
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By XPD
I picked up a 500 last year did the same......

I picked up a 500 last year did the same... killed the expansion - in my defense, I was trying to fix a faulty sound connector on the mainboard.... didnt seat the shielding back properly which made...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2015, 05:49
Replies: 91
Views: 5,796
Posted By XPD
Primary school, we had an Apple of some...

Primary school, we had an Apple of some description arrive about 3 months before I left.
Intermediate, we had BBC's, loved playing around with those.
College, we had some Acorn Archidemes, and in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 July 2015, 09:08
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By XPD
Caps look in mint condition, will get a friend to...

Caps look in mint condition, will get a friend to take a better look (Im useless with stuff at that level ;) ) and see if he can replace if need be.

Dosent look like anything of interest on the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 July 2015, 01:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By XPD
Finally got to pick it up! Has a 120mb HDD and a...

Finally got to pick it up! Has a 120mb HDD and a 4MB RAM expansion - however the RAM expansion may be dodgy. First boot, could see 6MB - then system crashed. Reboot and only see 2MB Chip RAM.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 July 2015, 04:34
Replies: 122
Views: 23,338
Posted By XPD
Amusing.... game coded on the Amiga takes a...

Amusing.... game coded on the Amiga takes a single 880k disc.... put it on Windows and explodes to a 17MB download :D

Thanks, loved the game on Amiga, keen to see how you progress :D
Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2015, 01:45
Replies: 210
Views: 27,132
Posted By XPD
Kept in touch with a few via FB etc, but I seem...

Kept in touch with a few via FB etc, but I seem to be the only one still playing around with Amigas.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 May 2015, 07:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,879
Posted By XPD
Amiga BBS via telnet ?

Is it possible, to get my Max's BBS running over telnet ?

Setup is (or will be when I pick it up) an A1200HD, with a Easynet NIC...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 May 2015, 03:51
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By XPD
And just been given a Prism chipset based Wifi...

And just been given a Prism chipset based Wifi PCMCIA card which is known to work with the 1200's..... :D Could be up and running faster than I thought ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 May 2015, 04:43
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By XPD
Scored a 1200!

Woohooo!!!! Just happened to mention on Facebook recently that I'd love to get my hands on a A1200..... friend pipes up "Ive got a A1200, 600 and 500 sitting in the garage collecting dust" - he was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 October 2014, 03:38
Replies: 47
Views: 4,408
Posted By XPD
Taught me a lot.... about OS's, digital comms...

Taught me a lot.... about OS's, digital comms (BBS's etc), basic programming, sound editing... could go on for quite a while :)

Could almost say cracking as well, but only did it to a few...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 September 2014, 07:41
Replies: 45
Views: 5,670
Posted By XPD
There was a store in Royal Oak that sold Amiga...

There was a store in Royal Oak that sold Amiga gear... another one further up the road at Greenwoods corner... Newmarket Computers (where my 'miggy was purchased).... another store in Manukau. Wasnt...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 September 2014, 05:31
Replies: 45
Views: 5,670
Posted By XPD
I remember the ones you mean, but I dont have any...

I remember the ones you mean, but I dont have any physical disks anymore :(

Wish i had kept a copy of a disk I put together, was amazing how many programs you could squeeze onto an 880k disk...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 September 2014, 05:29
Replies: 45
Views: 5,670
Posted By XPD
Yup, I remember Abacus, they got into huge crap...

Yup, I remember Abacus, they got into huge crap for selling "legit" software in plastic bags with photocopied manuals IIRC.

There was a BBS based in Chc that moved to Auckland, Abacab (think that...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 August 2014, 07:46
Replies: 67
Views: 5,782
Posted By XPD
Had one back in the 90's, loved it, and still...

Had one back in the 90's, loved it, and still do.... but my original one died. :( Been using UAE to get my fix over the years ;)

Had an A500+ with GVP A530, and a Amiga CD32 - both were great...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2014, 23:39
Replies: 45
Views: 5,670
Posted By XPD
I dont think it was a well known "service" he was...

I dont think it was a well known "service" he was offering, I only found out because a mate sent BB a letter (back in the post days ;) ) and he got a reply with a list of games etc :)

They were...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2014, 07:19
Replies: 143
Views: 24,511
Posted By XPD
Nope, never told off or "caught" altho my BBS was...

Nope, never told off or "caught" altho my BBS was well known for the "other" file sections ;)

Think it was one reason for some of us to do it tho, was the thrill of potentially being caught :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2014, 07:04
Replies: 45
Views: 5,670
Posted By XPD
I remember Amigasoft, they advertised in the...

I remember Amigasoft, they advertised in the local paper and I sent away for a list... spent a small fortune with them until I made contact with a Reality member, who supplied the same stuff for $3 a...
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