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Old 03 March 2011, 00:50   #1
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Hello from down under....


Long time viewer, first time caller...

Im a gamer at heart, been so since 1990, got my Amiga around ’91, first proper PC in ’98 and now Ive slipped backwards a little (or maybe its forwards) by selling my desktop PC, relying on the work laptop and a Playstation 3 to satisfy my gaming and connectivity needs.

Regarding Amigas, I only ever owned two during their heyday, an Amiga 500 Plus (which was upgraded over the years to a kickass 030 CPU @ 40mhz, 10MB RAM) and an Amiga CD32. I no longer have any Amiga hardware as it all died or sold off, but I do have a large collection of Amiga ADF files to run via WinUAE/LemonADE.

I was an active member of Amiga Auckland (large Amiga users group) as well as running a popular BBS (on Maxs BBS 1.52 as Syndicate X, then rebranded to Amiga Unlimited on Maxs 1.54) for a few years until the
internet became more accessible.

A few years ago, I found my original 120mb SCSI drive that the BBS ran on - got hold of a SCSI PCI card, threw it into a PC with WinUAE, and to my shock it booted up with no problems at all So Ive now got my old BBS files etc and would LOVE to get it running on WinUAE so people could connect via telnet...but not sure if this can be done via WinUAE

May have to go find a proper Amiga

I miss the BBS scene.....

Anyway, will see you around
Old 03 March 2011, 01:06   #2
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Hi XPD and welcome to EAB!

Pretty sure you can have a BBS running on WinUAE (but couldn't find any useful infos on here right now). Maybe you want to start your second thread about that?

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Hey XPD,

welcome mate, nice to see another Kiwi on the forums!
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Old 03 March 2011, 08:08   #5
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Thanks guys, just in the process of setting up a WinUAE machine to get back into the flow of things

Scary how even after so many years I still remember so much of AmigaOS and how to manipulate the commands etc....
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Old 03 March 2011, 22:09   #8
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Hi XPD, and welcome to EAB!

Originally Posted by XPD View Post
May have to go find a proper Amiga
Yep, if you don't have one, you need one!
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