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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 12:49
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry. It is the weirdest emoticon ever for...

Sorry. It is the weirdest emoticon ever for "lol", but apparently that's what it is, so fair enough.

Again, it's absolutely not about me wanting you to stop making these videos or having a problem...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 11:02
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By dreadnought
I really scratch my head whenever somebody on the...

I really scratch my head whenever somebody on the internet has no problem with criticizng others, but absolutely can not bear to be criticised themselves. How does that work exactly?


You've...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 20:04
Replies: 52
Views: 2,510
Posted By dreadnought
Scanning shouldn't be a problem, I can go to some...

Scanning shouldn't be a problem, I can go to some place. When I get my Amiga fixed I should be able to make an adf...I think? Can it be done on a normal Amiga? I have A500 with ACA500+.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 19:56
Replies: 52
Views: 2,510
Posted By dreadnought
Phew, I did just win "Azja", but that was a lucky...

Phew, I did just win "Azja", but that was a lucky shot, coz I forgot the auction ends today, went out, and my bid was set only 1PLN above the asking. That "allegro lokalnie" is a totally awful site,...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 01 July 2022, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By dreadnought
Your hardware is not old at all, I mean, not old...

Your hardware is not old at all, I mean, not old in a way it should matter. It is indeed probably something with the settings, because there are several layers of them which might affect the same...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 15:07
Replies: 52
Views: 2,510
Posted By dreadnought
Ah yes, nice find...it's the same guy. I bid on...

Ah yes, nice find...it's the same guy. I bid on that too. Though not sure how far I'm prepared to pay - spent way too much on retro hardware recently and my budget is supertight.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 30 June 2022, 23:26
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By dreadnought
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105802 ...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105802
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105716

So as you can see in these threads it's entirely possible. I don't have the same GPU anymore so can't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 21:40
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,237,955
Posted By dreadnought
Quake's SP is fun, but as a game design example...

Quake's SP is fun, but as a game design example it's fairly limited and a bit confused too. You have a boss at Level One and then...nothing? Hehe.

It was kinda disappointing, but nobody cared,...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 30 June 2022, 20:51
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By dreadnought
V-Sync adds input lag, so if you have a VRR...

V-Sync adds input lag, so if you have a VRR capable monitor it's worth researching this a bit further and making it work. I'm pretty sure it's possible, but it's been some time since I have used it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 19:00
Replies: 52
Views: 2,510
Posted By dreadnought
I think I might try to win this auction:...

I think I might try to win this auction: https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/azja-nos-amiga

The name is "Azja" - some Polish educational program and/or game. Can't see it in HoL or on Turran, has...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2022, 14:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By dreadnought
I had my suspicions this is a troll account, now...

I had my suspicions this is a troll account, now pretty much confirmed. Nobody can be that much of a rabid fanboi caricature.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 11:11
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By dreadnought
Your ignorance on the subject is proportional to...

Your ignorance on the subject is proportional to the arrogant tone of your rants. There are arcade ports on the Spectrum which are technical & gameplay marvels (eg Renegade, R-Type, Chase HQ) and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 21:20
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By dreadnought
*popcorn.gif* :cool

*popcorn.gif* :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By dreadnought
Nice, one - I can finally try it. Could never...

Nice, one - I can finally try it. Could never figure how to put it on a HDD for STe on MiSTer.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 15:54
Replies: 48
Views: 1,787
Posted By dreadnought
I'm pretty sure that's not what he really meant,...

I'm pretty sure that's not what he really meant, and you probably know it too. In any case, I prefer this logic to the one where eveything that is not an AAA release is lazily coded rubbish ;)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 June 2022, 13:51
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By dreadnought
I think CONK itself definitely deserves an entry....

I think CONK itself definitely deserves an entry. The games, hmmm, yes, I suppose depending on how much of a demo they are.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 June 2022, 13:22
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By dreadnought
HOL entry incoming?

HOL entry incoming?
Forum: MarketPlace 29 June 2022, 11:08
Replies: 1,892
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 525,181
Posted By dreadnought
Here in Poland the latest trend is trying to sell...

Here in Poland the latest trend is trying to sell "sets/bundles" , as in, an Amiga + some stuff = heavily marked up price. This guy has one of these too, but it's his auction for Pi400 with PiMiga SD...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2022, 19:38
Replies: 83
Views: 6,954
Posted By dreadnought
It's neither art, nor does it have direction....

It's neither art, nor does it have direction. It's just a fanservice product done on the cheap.

Okay, it's a dickish comment, and so I promise to never speak on the subject of this game again. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2022, 17:23
Replies: 83
Views: 6,954
Posted By dreadnought
Looks so generic. Take away the brand and it's...

Looks so generic. Take away the brand and it's just a slightly upmarket Flash (ok, HTML5) game. I know, I know, - writing, jokes, etc, etc - but, I'm sorry, in a graphic adventure gfx does matter.
...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 June 2022, 23:10
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By dreadnought
But... See this thread...

But...





See this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1548065#post1548065) for context.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2022, 21:27
Replies: 110
Views: 14,670
Posted By dreadnought
Happy Birthday, Atari! 50 years, wey hey. Love or...

Happy Birthday, Atari! 50 years, wey hey. Love or hate them, there's no denying they left a huge mark on both the gaming and computing industry.

Time to play some Sundog tonight :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 June 2022, 13:55
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By dreadnought
Nice rationalization :) Here's an idea: why not...

Nice rationalization :) Here's an idea: why not finish SS first (been a while) and then do something else?




Could be that "some people" perhaps don't see the need tp pay money of old rope,...
Forum: Collections 25 June 2022, 22:59
Replies: 19
Views: 3,075
Posted By dreadnought
I have just uploaded v0.3. It adds year 1991....

I have just uploaded v0.3. It adds year 1991. Possibly peak Amiga year? So many amazing games released....
Forum: HOL contributions 25 June 2022, 17:05
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By dreadnought
Heh, yes, I also hate intrusive "watermarks"...

Heh, yes, I also hate intrusive "watermarks" :nuts
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2022, 12:36
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By dreadnought
You're welcome. In return, I can just say there...

You're welcome. In return, I can just say there are so many dumb things in your rant that unpicking it all would take me half a day, and ain't nobody got time for that :)



And it's not the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2022, 23:31
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By dreadnought
Ouch, this really does look bad. As if they took...

Ouch, this really does look bad. As if they took a cheapest filter possible and just slapped it on. But then, I've never been a fan of neither Nightdive nor "enchanced" versions, so no love lost...
Forum: support.Games 24 June 2022, 21:09
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By dreadnought
Not sure, I just drag/dropped it on FS UAE...

Not sure, I just drag/dropped it on FS UAE Launcher icon. But this was DrBong's version that just got uploaded, yours didn't work when I tried it yesterday.
Forum: support.Games 24 June 2022, 20:34
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By dreadnought
Big thanks for the adf (works in FS UAE)! For...

Big thanks for the adf (works in FS UAE)! For some reason I really wish all these early MIA's from the Eighties were found, this is one step forward.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 June 2022, 17:16
Replies: 47
Views: 6,656
Posted By dreadnought
It's all very naff, but already got funded few...

It's all very naff, but already got funded few times over. Proves that people will buy any old crap if you shove it in a ~vintage~ casing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2022, 17:11
Replies: 25
Views: 778
Posted By dreadnought
Port Royale tries to imitate Pirates and on paper...

Port Royale tries to imitate Pirates and on paper all the elements are there, but for me it lacks soul. Never could get into these games.

Then there's the Sea Dogs series, which I actually really...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2022, 15:26
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By dreadnought
Games like these is what I lived, and bought...

Games like these is what I lived, and bought Amiga for. This is why I have never understood the bitterness and constant complaining about the lack of quality arcade/console versions. We had some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 June 2022, 21:54
Replies: 25
Views: 778
Posted By dreadnought
Eh, sorry, I like Ports Of Call, but that game is...

Eh, sorry, I like Ports Of Call, but that game is just a fraction of what Pirates has to offer.

In Pirates you literally live a life, and the amount of various things/goals which you can do and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 June 2022, 21:17
Replies: 25
Views: 778
Posted By dreadnought
I will go a bit further than that: it's simply...

I will go a bit further than that: it's simply the best game ever made :) (with exception of some roguelikes, but they are in the world of their own).

As for the best version, there might be...
Forum: HOL data problems 23 June 2022, 19:30
Replies: 28
Views: 2,669
Posted By dreadnought
Have, ummm, fun ;)

Have, ummm, fun ;)
Forum: HOL data problems 23 June 2022, 19:09
Replies: 28
Views: 2,669
Posted By dreadnought
Thanks, boss. I see you added an entry for the...

Thanks, boss. I see you added an entry for the Femme Fatale data disk too, it's not MIA though.
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 16:02
Replies: 41
Views: 1,941
Posted By dreadnought
These are sweeping generalizations. I'm pretty...

These are sweeping generalizations. I'm pretty sure some of the devs had other reasons than "laziness", and the fact that MD's sfx might have been inferior to some other ones does not make it "crap"....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 June 2022, 11:13
Replies: 52
Views: 2,510
Posted By dreadnought
They are part of Amiga's legacy and for me are as...

They are part of Amiga's legacy and for me are as important as anything else. The big hits are great and all, but without everything else it'd be really boring, a bit like a console.



Besides,...
Forum: HOL data problems 22 June 2022, 22:21
Replies: 28
Views: 2,669
Posted By dreadnought
https://archive.org/details/Computer_Gaming_World_...

https://archive.org/details/Computer_Gaming_World_Issue_95/page/n111/mode/2up

The scenarios on the TOSEC disk match the ones in this review (which also mentions Amiga release). The only problem is...
Forum: HOL data problems 22 June 2022, 21:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,669
Posted By dreadnought
@TCD -Wikipedia says that "Action Stations!...

@TCD
-Wikipedia says that "Action Stations! Scenario Utility Disk was also released." Also, it was "hacked" and "supplied" by some cracking group. Not sure if that means anything but perhaps...
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