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Old 05 January 2018, 15:21   #5601
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That's good going! I'd say 90% of my floppy disks (boxed games and apps, and copied disks) have not survived bitrot or fungus such a shame, should have stored them better
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Old 05 January 2018, 16:25   #5602
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yeah I lost a few original boxes (including Psygnosis' Awesome ) to actual fungus a way back. I was precious about my disks though!
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Old 06 January 2018, 01:54   #5603
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I finally got a monitor for my Amiga as it's been about 7 years since I had a display that could handle composite output (ew!).

The Benq BL702A looked to be recommended so went for one of those. It works great with Workbench, albeit some banding and moire patterns, but I didn't expect it to handle games which is a pleasant surprise. Of the disks I still have and tried so far, Turricans 1 and 2, and Stardust have survived 25+ years of bitrot.
Nice.. I see some good images of this monitor connected to an amiga on google. If you get some time can you share some photos of how it looks?

What type of connection do you need to plug an amiga into this monitor?
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Old 06 January 2018, 02:15   #5604
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A JiffyDos from Retro Innovations.

I didn't want to make any hole in my C64's, but a couple of weeks ago I taked the "ugly" one to make all of the holes and "things" that you don't usually like to make. Well, you know... you want but you ... "shouldn't" if you understand me.

I've also ordered switches, leds, connectors and things like that.

I just think that this will be the C=64 that will give me more fun in return.

Edit: I've bought a switchless kernal switcher in Ebay... I don't like holes if I can avoid them.

Edit: I think that I commented here that I bought a C=128. Well... that was a BAD deal with my wife. It was a bargain and I couldn't let it pass, so I told her that it would be for my birthday. Puff, ahem ahem. Well... it will be in march and come on... the parcel unopened here, beside me

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Old 06 January 2018, 14:16   #5605
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I got an 8mb ram expansion for my A2000 in a trade.
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Old 11 January 2018, 17:21   #5606
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The 64JPX adapter. You can safely connect a Mega Drive controller to a C64 and get some nice extras with different presets e.g. a jump button (great for Sam's Journey), 2 different auto-fire modi, left/right wiggle directions mapped on the buttons (Decathlon type games) etc.

http://www.64hdd.com/64jpx/64jpx.html

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Old 11 January 2018, 17:42   #5607
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Old 19 January 2018, 10:01   #5608
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Today I received something that I would call a Blue Mauritius in my collection. It is the item, that I had been searching for for ten years and never even spotted its existence anywhere. I would never know it existed if there would not be a picture in HOL and since I have seen it there I wanted it. It is the blue release of Sim City + Populous compilation.

I have many various Populous releases and I think I own all of them ever released. Standalone ones in various boxes, compilations, datadisks, demos and worlds editor. I think I have all those double releases with Sim City - even A1500 one etc. But this one was still missing and no one ever answered in my topics on EAB, Amibay etc. regarding this blue package.

Suddenly it appeared a week ago in Airey's Mall and today I finally have it in my hands. No one can describe how happy I am!!!

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External drive just arrived... really well packed
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Old 13 March 2018, 12:57   #5610
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for the new PFS3,

for my non-scandoubled amigas
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for long evenings.
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Old 13 March 2018, 13:26   #5611
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Ooh, how is the Blitz Basic book? What sort of stuff does it cover? I saw that it was released in Polish a while ago, didn't realise there was a translated version too.
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Old 13 March 2018, 13:27   #5612
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I got it today, I will tell you soon.
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Old 13 March 2018, 13:32   #5613
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Humm... was not aware of this specific thread
5 days ago it's like today, no ?
Arcade joystick for UAE/FS-UAE, post #7, (quick test on post #9)

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Old 23 March 2018, 20:15   #5614
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I got a new keyboard membrane for my A1200. Despite my efforts to rough up the graphite contacts on the old membrane and keys with some paper, some of the keys still needed too much pressure to trigger.

Swapped in a brand new one and everything responds with a light press. Would recommend.

Now keeping an eye on Amigastore who are teasing restock of new A1200 cases. I'm not in the "yellow is mellow" camp. I missed the kickstarter (and the keycaps one too).
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Old 02 April 2018, 01:07   #5615
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A Suncom TAC-2 boxed joystick

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/-CkAA...xK/s-l1600.jpg

I just think that this will be the last joystick I buy in this life.
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Old 02 April 2018, 23:29   #5616
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I just think that this will be the last joystick I buy in this life.
Not sure about that, but maybe the last one you can use, after it has ruined your wrist and thumb muscles :P
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Old 02 April 2018, 23:32   #5617
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Not sure about that, but maybe the last one you can use, after it has ruined your wrist and thumb muscles :P
Oh... I use a lot those muscles
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Old 02 April 2018, 23:53   #5618
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£1 at charity shop.
BNIB Wireless ps2 controller which works great with my Kipper2k PSX to CD32 adapter.
Odd how “classic” ps2 stuff is getting rarer




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Old 03 April 2018, 00:02   #5619
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Oh... I use a lot those muscles
Tell you what, when you get it, play R-Type or Apidya or Project X, for 30 minutes, and tell me how you felt :P

TAC-2 is a joystick I always wanted to love, but never did. The stick itself is *perfect*, the problem is the buttons.
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Old 03 April 2018, 00:19   #5620
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I suposse they are clicky, right?. You say they are too hard?
I don't mind the buttons as much as the stick. I don't like much the Competition Pro because it's a bit too hard for me. Buttons are nice there though, at least in the Individual Computers version.

You know anyway what my favourite joystick is (the QuickShot Chimera 3), where you don't use any force and it's very anatomical, but I wanted to try what a huge amount of people tell as one of the best.

Of course I can't say it is (I've just bought it), but it looks very attractive, solid, lasting and with good comments.
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