English Amiga Board Amiga Lore


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > New to Emulation or Amiga scene > Member Introductions

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 20 February 2017, 18:51   #1
Stejjie
Registered User

 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Urmston, Manchester, UK
Posts: 10
Hi from Manchester, UK!

Hi,

Have been lurking around this site for a while and thought it was time I properly registered!

I bought an A600 in late 1992 when I was 13 (saved up all my paper round money!). I think it was just after the A1200 was launched and I tried to persuade my parents I should buy one of those instead, but since you could get games with the 600 for the same price as an A1200 on its own, I ended up with the 600.

I then have the distinct memory of my dad sat on the bus, very self-consciously clutching my "Wild, Weird and Wicked" pack and me rushing in as soon as we got home to plug it in to the telly and play Putty!

My 600 lasted over 10 years: it served me all through school and university, to the extent that I spent all of my final year's student loan on a hard drive, accelerator and 3.1 ROMs for it.

After I got married, my wife persuaded me to get rid of it, but I couldn't quite shake the Amiga habit. WinUAE served me for a good while, and still does, but I really wanted the proper hardware. So in the last month or so I've managed to get hold of an A1200 (for less than 100, with games and a Zipstick!) and am loving having a proper Miggy once again!

I feel like that should start with "My name is Stejjie and I'm an Amiga-holic" or something... but that's my Amiga story. And I'm very glad to be here!
Stejjie is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
Old 20 February 2017, 21:52   #2
emufan
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: #DrainTheSwamp
Posts: 3,776
welcome aboard
emufan is offline  
Old 20 February 2017, 21:54   #3
Amigajay
醉拳
Amigajay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: N/A
Posts: 1,422
Hi!
The Amiga will never leave you, kids, wife etc it will return in some form!
Amigajay is offline  
Old 21 February 2017, 01:14   #4
Graham Humphrey
Moderator
Graham Humphrey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Norwich, Norfolk, UK
Age: 30
Posts: 10,932
Hello Stejjie and welcome to EAB. Should you ever get stuck for something to play, check out the Super League on these boards (link in my signature) and join us for some fun competitive gaming
Graham Humphrey is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Manchester United Europe Reynolds request.Old Rare Games 4 05 December 2011 22:21
Manchester, UK MarkONE Amiga scene 19 07 November 2010 18:48
Anyone From Manchester Or Near By? eithelnim Amiga scene 33 23 July 2007 23:53
Manchester United missing in TOSEC andreas Retrogaming General Discussion 15 25 May 2002 06:09
Manchester United RannyDoscoe request.Old Rare Games 17 09 February 2002 23:12

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 02:32.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Page generated in 0.11879 seconds with 11 queries