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Old 26 January 2009, 15:31   #161
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@Thorham:

I get it u're an Amiga fanatic; u should go to fanatics' den: www.amigaworld.net
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Old 26 January 2009, 15:32   #162
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@TCD: Well, it's hard to find anything a real Amiga has going for it. I just wanted to add at least one other point besides "reliving memories"...
Ah okay, that sounds better I thought you were serious about it... *ducks the stones thrown at him*
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Old 26 January 2009, 15:33   #163
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I get it u're an Amiga fanatic; u should go to fanatics' den: www.amigaworld.net
Cool, a linky I wouldn't call myself a fanatic, just someone who likes the machines a lot

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Old 26 January 2009, 15:34   #164
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How about the feeling? Because this is a hobby, the feeling is one of the most important aspects. To me peecees feel boring, and Amigas don't
Of course - that's why I listed "+ design and feeling" as the advantage of a real Amiga...
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Old 26 January 2009, 15:49   #165
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Amiga
+Superfast boot into the system in seconds, not minutes
+NO NOISE (use CF instead of HDD), no ventilators, absolutly silent
+Quick games launching, nearly no loading times (use WHD)

WinUAE
+Configurable
+Quick games launching
+Savestates and screenshots grabbing

In my opinion: Real Amiga is perfect for gaming, UAE is perfect for Amiga web building, mapping etc.
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Old 26 January 2009, 16:30   #166
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i only use win uae for troubleshotting. for example if a game wont work
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Old 26 January 2009, 17:01   #167
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In my opinion: Real Amiga is perfect for gaming, UAE is perfect for Amiga web building, mapping etc.
But how do you make sure the Amiga site is fast enough on an actual Amiga? Just a thought
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Old 26 January 2009, 19:13   #168
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Wrong forum, this is not a WinUAE problem for Toni to take care of.
This pointless comparison has been brought up a million times, by the way :/
Each one its own, I know I preffer having BOTH!
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Old 26 January 2009, 19:36   #169
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Akira:
you're right. Can someone move it to the correct one.

About comparison, I did a quick search and didn't find any right topic.

My main concern is the age of Amiga. I already had two failures and it's quite difficult to obtain different hardware addons and working joysticks - at least where I'm from.

I also prefer both. But I'm thinking if WinUAE would suffice because I have very limited space in my room (too much PC stuff). It's no space even for a tiny PS2 Slim Now I'm thinking about to rearrange my room.
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Old 26 January 2009, 20:26   #170
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comparing winuae and real amiga is like comparing playing a car game and drving a real car.
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Old 26 January 2009, 21:17   #171
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I don't really agree with that!
WinUAE has become so powerful and feature-rich, it is one of the few cases where emulation is a decent alternative to real hardware.

It's also a great tool to use in conjunction with your real Amiga, and it will get you out of tight places. It's great for diagnosing troubles and configuring your system, too.
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Maybe what i said was a bit exreme but i agree with what you say. Back in the old days i loved cannon fodder game but i found it to hard to complete but thanks to winuae and its save state feature i was able to "cheat" and complete so i am alway grateful for it for that reason
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Old 26 January 2009, 21:35   #173
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Above 19 posts from today's new thread "WinUAE or real Amiga?" which was created in the WinUAE.prb section have been moved here
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Old 26 January 2009, 21:40   #174
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comparing winuae and real amiga is like comparing playing a car game and drving a real car.
LOL @ that

I think is even more fun playing a car game (Test Drive Unlimited) vs. driving a real car. Why? Just think about it

While playing games on WinUAE with Competition Pro USB or some Arcade stick it's great and I don't think it's any less enjoyable then the "real" thing

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I'm asking this couse I'm deciding to buy A1200. I used to have one, but sold it a few years ago. And did I mention that the real thing is quite expensive.
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Old 26 January 2009, 21:42   #175
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See?
I knew there was a thread about this. I haven't been here for 8 years for noting Thanks Damien!


While you are at it, you might want to check this thing I made eons ago, to amuse the EAB:


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Old 26 January 2009, 22:02   #176
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Cool...

I did a quick search before posting, but I guess I used the wrong keywords

/me checking your article

Edit:
I guess some links aren't working... or it's just a hoax


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Old 27 January 2009, 00:38   #177
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kixs, it works:

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Old 27 January 2009, 00:56   #178
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Yep, it works here too.
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Old 27 January 2009, 01:17   #179
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Old 27 May 2011, 20:08   #180
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Actual Hardware Or Emulation?

For quite awhile now (I also stated this in my intro thread), I've been wanting to own a Amiga 500

That isn't to say that I haven't been considering emulation as well, but I'm kind of leery of some emulated systems since two Sega Genesis emulators haven't exactly "agreed" with my main computer and laptop.

My opinion changed a little bit though when I came across Amiga Forever

So, my question is "Is it better to own the actual physical hardware or is it better to go with emulation?"
 
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