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Old 11 April 2011, 21:12   #1
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WinUAE or Amigaforever?

Which one is better to use?

Downloaded some game files on Lemonamiga but didn't get them to work with WinUAE...maybe it will work with Amigaforever?
 
Old 11 April 2011, 21:17   #2
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Amiga Forever uses WinUAE, so emulation-wise it's the same.
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Old 12 April 2011, 08:47   #3
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What game files did you download?
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Old 12 April 2011, 08:59   #4
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Downloaded some game files on Lemonamiga
I'm pretty sure you didn't as Lemon Amiga doesn't host game files
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Old 12 April 2011, 11:26   #5
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That is correct Graham. Lemonamiga don't host the files themselves. They however link to possible download sites.
 
Old 12 April 2011, 14:49   #6
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@superfly

IMHO it's worth a lot more to invest some time in getting to know winUAE. At first, it might seem daunting if you're not used to work with the hardware. But once you get the hang of it, you can build your own virtual Amiga to your liking. Besides that, winUAE caters for novice users by providing basic configurations for virtually all standard amiga models. I can't imagine the ADF files you try to run, won't work in winUAE unless the ADF's themselves are corrupt.

AmigaForever, as mentioned, is merely a little frontend which uses its own XML standard for winUAE configuration for each game. The upside when going with AmigaForever, is that you 'legally' own the kickstart roms, be it the modified versions if memory serves me right.
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Old 12 April 2011, 15:06   #7
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Yeah that sounds smart actually. I should probably invest in Amigaforever if I wanna play the ol' classics then :-P

However...that old version of WinUAE and that included rom file works nice with Mechforce at least :-P
 
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Have you visited Toni's projectsite www.winuae.net and tried it with the latest version?
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Old 12 April 2011, 15:18   #9
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Yeah Onkelarie...I have that latest version also....and that was the one I was using on the games I was talking about.
 
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I wouldn't touch Amiga forever

I use WinUAE with Classic Workbench, and its awesome.
You dont need to buy emulation, free alternatives are just as good if not better.
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Yeah that sounds smart actually. I should probably invest in Amigaforever if I wanna play the ol' classics then :-P
Don't waste your money.
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Old 13 April 2011, 18:59   #12
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I use Amiga forever since they gave me a download copy for free since they
screwed up my order for C64 Forever hardcopy..

I just click on the adf file I want and it just starts right up now 2 disk or more
games takes a bit more to set up..

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