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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 June 2021, 18:11
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By Foebane
Naah, Mars Attacks plays off like a very cheesy...

Naah, Mars Attacks plays off like a very cheesy and kitsch soap opera most of the time (something I don't like) and is not to everyone's taste. Too many characters.

Secondly, Arnie is a GREAT...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 June 2021, 13:44
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By Foebane
Arnie is great in the movie, and it has a lot of...

Arnie is great in the movie, and it has a lot of funny moments, a lot including the kid. It's just that one shot of him in the cinema (when the bomb rolls in) that I described that puts me off him.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 June 2021, 19:44
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By Foebane
I remember the LAH movie being up against...

I remember the LAH movie being up against Jurassic Park in 1993 and being soundly trounced.

It didn't help that the focus was on some kid with scabby, sweaty, salivery fingers constantly scoffing...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 June 2021, 03:56
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Foebane
Well, I didn't mean officially. :)

Well, I didn't mean officially. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2021, 21:02
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Foebane
I thought as much. I wonder why they re-released...

I thought as much. I wonder why they re-released it like it was? So people had to do this themselves?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2021, 20:21
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Foebane
Thanks ever so much, Retroplay! What did you do,...

Thanks ever so much, Retroplay! What did you do, exactly? So we can learn?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2021, 17:55
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Foebane
Anarchy's Hardcore Demo - How the hell are you meant to use this LHA?

I remember back many years ago when this demo in particular used to be a simple ADF or DMS (can't remember which) - but Pouet.net, here:

https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=413

Now has the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 June 2021, 17:34
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Foebane
The acid test is, to be honest: is it worse than...

The acid test is, to be honest: is it worse than Rise of the Robots?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2021, 20:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By Foebane
Nnnnnoooooo, I wasn't saying that at all. ...

Nnnnnoooooo, I wasn't saying that at all.

How about a PNG? Or a TIFF?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2021, 00:57
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Foebane
For an arcade-based game, I played Defender...

For an arcade-based game, I played Defender (1982) on the Atari 8-Bit back in the 1980s, in two marathon sessions that lasted a few hours each:

On one session, I played so much that I went to Wave...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2021, 20:58
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By Foebane
I sincerely doubt that the process I describe...

I sincerely doubt that the process I describe would still involve pointing a camera at a CRT, no matter how good it was. the moire would still be there, as would the scanlines.

The capture cards...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2021, 13:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By Foebane
"It's a bit like viewing RAW photos from camera...

"It's a bit like viewing RAW photos from camera instead of jpeg"
Are you kidding me? RAW would be pure, uncompressed data, before JPG introduces all those nasty artefacts into the image.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2021, 08:22
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By Foebane
I know about AMR, but it's not the same as...

I know about AMR, but it's not the same as looking at the actual magazines, close-up. Scanning only captures so much.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 June 2021, 23:16
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By Foebane
Any information on this frame grabber? Seems...

Any information on this frame grabber? Seems quite revolutionary to me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 June 2021, 20:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By Foebane
What image reproduction process did Amiga magazines use for printed screenshots?

I have looked at computer games magazines since I was around 10 years old, and back then I was familiar with the usual screenshots printed in magazine articles, where they simply took a photographic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 June 2021, 10:30
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Foebane
A simple type-in from one of the captions and...

A simple type-in from one of the captions and Google Translate is your friend:

PORTUGUESE (the language of Brazil)
Ao ritmo do Barravento, a batida mais rĂ¡pida e perigosa do berimbau, a luta...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2021, 00:02
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By Foebane
And I thought for a moment you were talking about...

And I thought for a moment you were talking about the classic Amiga demogroup known as Anarchy.
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 June 2021, 11:46
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By Foebane
@Rotareneg I get your point, there are many...

@Rotareneg

I get your point, there are many people like that.

But doesn't Workbench have user-defined screen resolutions? If 68040+ demos can use custom widescreen resolutions that fit within...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 June 2021, 00:07
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By Foebane
Looked the same, did they? What about the black...

Looked the same, did they? What about the black bars in the second picture, preserving the aspect ratio? ;)
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 June 2021, 23:26
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By Foebane
But stretched, no doubt. Even worse than the...

But stretched, no doubt. Even worse than the original bars.

Honestly, I fail to see why black bars on displays bother people so much, both here and with movie and TV show aspect ratios.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2021, 08:24
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By Foebane
Cos the Amiga and Atari 2600 were developed by...

Cos the Amiga and Atari 2600 were developed by Jay Miner, a hardware genius of his time. So was the Atari 8-Bit series.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2021, 20:27
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By Foebane
Of course, the Copper. Is there no end to the...

Of course, the Copper. Is there no end to the tricks you can perform, Amiga?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2021, 15:58
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By Foebane
How is that possible, if they fill the full width...

How is that possible, if they fill the full width of the screen and they're all on the same Y axis?

When I got my Amiga in 1990, I was amazed at the smoothness of SOTB2 and thought that the entire...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 May 2021, 05:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,643
Posted By Foebane
I'm shocked at what I'm hearing on this thread. ...

I'm shocked at what I'm hearing on this thread.

So many of these changes would mean that it's not an Amiga anymore!!!

I mean, how do you DEFINE an Amiga computer?

To me, it has to have one...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 May 2021, 09:20
Replies: 611
Views: 89,484
Posted By Foebane
One of my first memories of an Amiga game was...

One of my first memories of an Amiga game was walking into town into my computer shop that I went to regularly, and seeing an A500 showing a Shadow of the Beast 2 demo or something. The thing that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 May 2021, 20:11
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Foebane
If I were the ultimate cynic, then I would assume...

If I were the ultimate cynic, then I would assume these are just USA sales, and I know the Amiga did shittily there. But I'm of the opinion that these are worldwide sales figures?

It's a shame...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 May 2021, 12:46
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Foebane
Whereas this is the original: ...

Whereas this is the original:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0O-2oAvNTo

I remember this theme tune well, it was one of so many memorable theme tunes that 80s TV did so well, even if I never...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 May 2021, 10:25
Replies: 233
Views: 74,605
Posted By Foebane
UPDATE: Finally got these two to work with...

UPDATE:

Finally got these two to work with no problems, by simply turning JIT off (cachesize=0) and using Fastest Possible, adjusting the sound buffer and also turning off Vsync too.

I thought...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 May 2021, 20:51
Replies: 233
Views: 74,605
Posted By Foebane
I just did, still the same problem. I'm...

I just did, still the same problem.

I'm including logs and config like I should've done at the start, so the problem will be easier to track down. Data was captured in Zeon after the white noise...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 May 2021, 18:07
Replies: 233
Views: 74,605
Posted By Foebane
The issue I've had is corrupted precalced audio...

The issue I've had is corrupted precalced audio samples if I had JIT active during the precalc. Unchecking "no flags" made no difference to them.

An example of what I mean by corrupted samples is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 May 2021, 09:11
Replies: 233
Views: 74,605
Posted By Foebane
Tried this, didn't fix the problem. Cache was...

Tried this, didn't fix the problem. Cache was 16384, as usual.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 May 2021, 20:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By Foebane
At a cost?

At a cost?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 May 2021, 19:22
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By Foebane
If you read the rest of the paragraph I wrote,...

If you read the rest of the paragraph I wrote, you'll see that I said what you said.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 19:22
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Foebane
I already mentioned that I meant WHDLoad only. I...

I already mentioned that I meant WHDLoad only. I thought the WHDLoad filenames displayed on the video were a dead giveaway. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 16:42
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Foebane
It most likely shows every WHDLoad game as of the...

It most likely shows every WHDLoad game as of the time of recording, however. That's what I meant by "everything". ;)



I thought that Nintendo Seal of Approval, for example, was meant to ensure...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 09:47
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Foebane
I know the Amiga was usually the best for...

I know the Amiga was usually the best for specific games when compared to versions released for other platforms, but it took a lot of effort to achieve, and by the look of a lot of the games in the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 May 2021, 08:02
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Foebane
I'm still using 4.2.0, so that version probably...

I'm still using 4.2.0, so that version probably didn't feature the automatic addition yet.

But I got it working anyway, by specifying the ADF inside the zip as you did. I knew there was a simple...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 May 2021, 05:13
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Foebane
How does the Disk Swapper work with multi-disk zips?

I have some demos which are 2 or 3 disks, yet keep them archived in single zips for convenience.

I try to add them to Disk Swapper but it doesn't recognise the individual disks. How do I tell DS...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 04:52
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Foebane
There are several diamonds in the rough, to be...

There are several diamonds in the rough, to be sure. But there's also a LOT of rough, too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2021, 22:38
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Foebane
Why did you delete your comment about hating...

Why did you delete your comment about hating cutesy games? Are you afraid you will be called out on it? I started a whole THREAD about it a couple of years ago and got roasted over the coals, because...
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