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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:46
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Dunny
Gotta disagree here with the "meant to be born...

Gotta disagree here with the "meant to be born and die on the 8bits" mindset. Andy Noble's remakes of MM and JSW in 2004 are brilliant on the PC.
Forum: support.Games 18 June 2022, 17:33
Replies: 61
Views: 4,921
Posted By Dunny
This keeps coming up and nobody seems to believe...

This keeps coming up and nobody seems to believe me but there is a version of F/A 18 Interceptor out there that was fixed for the A1200 and gets a much better framerate without accelerated physics.
...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 March 2022, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Dunny
jesus H christ what is wrong with the music?

jesus H christ what is wrong with the music?
Forum: project.MAGE 22 February 2022, 11:34
Replies: 146
Views: 49,694
Posted By Dunny
Just a point of interest - DD has optimised all...

Just a point of interest - DD has optimised all his configs for a minimum resolution of 1366x768 (still the lowest common denominator laptop panel I guess) so you should probably aim for the same, if...
Forum: project.MAGE 21 February 2022, 14:30
Replies: 146
Views: 49,694
Posted By Dunny
Your graphics options are off. Using DirectDraw...

Your graphics options are off. Using DirectDraw fails hard and I have to go through and change to Direct3D to get any display at all.
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 13 February 2022, 14:01
Replies: 3,018
Views: 1,363,205
Posted By Dunny
You know, you could create a script that removes...

You know, you could create a script that removes the games you don't want and host that instead in your uploads folder. Then anyone that wants it can just grab the full pack and apply the script. I...
Forum: request.Demos 26 October 2021, 12:02
Replies: 12
Views: 4,562
Posted By Dunny
You want Chip's demoscene archive. It's about 2GB...

You want Chip's demoscene archive. It's about 2GB and lives on the EAB FTP.
Forum: News 02 October 2021, 17:38
Replies: 268
Views: 49,884
Posted By Dunny
Excellent work, thanks very much!

Excellent work, thanks very much!
Forum: News 02 October 2021, 01:09
Replies: 268
Views: 49,884
Posted By Dunny
Yes, as malko mentioned above, DamienD compared...

Yes, as malko mentioned above, DamienD compared v1.10 with v1.11 disks. I've done the same and that file definitely needs to be on disk D.
Forum: News 01 October 2021, 21:17
Replies: 268
Views: 49,884
Posted By Dunny
No problem with manually copying the files needed...

No problem with manually copying the files needed on (F), but there is with copying the file required on (D):

See attached screenshot.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 September 2021, 12:17
Replies: 1,360
Views: 293,434
Posted By Dunny
Mate of mine had a 386-SX/25 and we played a LOT...

Mate of mine had a 386-SX/25 and we played a LOT more UU than Doom. Had to turn off the floors and ceilings, but damn that game swallowed months of our time.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2021, 18:22
Replies: 40
Views: 8,944
Posted By Dunny
Jeez, you sound like me 20 years ago.

Jeez, you sound like me 20 years ago.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 15 August 2021, 21:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,692
Posted By Dunny
There's also this:...

There's also this: https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=60144

Which is an installer that runs AMOS inside a self-contained WinUAE instance.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2021, 00:42
Replies: 50
Views: 4,722
Posted By Dunny
No love for Merv the Mercyless (sic)? An...

No love for Merv the Mercyless (sic)? An amazingly violent game with no guns or weapons.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2021, 01:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By Dunny
Inadvertently contributed to the speed that...

Inadvertently contributed to the speed that cracks were available too, I'd imagine - off-the-shelf disk routines or encryption only need to be cracked once...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2021, 01:16
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By Dunny
These games were usually a one or two man affair,...

These games were usually a one or two man affair, and usually they were coders first, graphic artists second and very rarely musicians at all. Classical tunes like this had scores you could easily...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2021, 11:01
Replies: 26
Views: 2,885
Posted By Dunny
Coming from a demo scene that contains "Dr....

Coming from a demo scene that contains "Dr. Mabuse Orgasm Crackings" as quite a popular group, I'd say this is probably just fine.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 July 2021, 00:40
Replies: 826
Views: 99,345
Posted By Dunny
Oh, I've been there. When I asked to take CS at...

Oh, I've been there. When I asked to take CS at school in the mid 80s, I was told no, there's no future in it. You need to study biology and physics, like the rest of the family did. Was barred from...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 13 July 2021, 17:34
Replies: 655
Views: 147,444
Posted By Dunny
Yeah well, all the Amiga Format magazine scans...

Yeah well, all the Amiga Format magazine scans have been taken down from Archive.org so don't be so sure.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2021, 17:32
Replies: 166
Views: 12,784
Posted By Dunny
Guys, guys. People like things you don't....

Guys, guys.

People like things you don't. Let them. It literally has zero impact on your life.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 17:28
Replies: 826
Views: 99,345
Posted By Dunny
All of them up to KS2.0 had Amiga BASIC: ...

All of them up to KS2.0 had Amiga BASIC:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaBASIC

And it was terrible. Sinclair BASIC on something as powerful as an Amiga would have been heavenly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2021, 01:03
Replies: 166
Views: 12,784
Posted By Dunny
We don't really measure that, we're interested in...

We don't really measure that, we're interested in how well it performs from a processing POV.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2021, 00:47
Replies: 166
Views: 12,784
Posted By Dunny
This. We're currently moving our x86 Mac code to...

This. We're currently moving our x86 Mac code to M1 and we're not seeing any performance gains, not even in the hand-tuned asm we use. It's comparable to a very fast Core i7 or a Core i9, but no...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 July 2021, 18:08
Replies: 211
Views: 53,053
Posted By Dunny
I had Turrican II on one disk and it was an...

I had Turrican II on one disk and it was an original, not a copy :D
Forum: support.Games 14 June 2021, 17:29
Replies: 31
Views: 7,157
Posted By Dunny
GZDoom handles that just fine. He didn't like the...

GZDoom handles that just fine. He didn't like the way some areas play so changed them. Mostly by adding "drops" so you can't backtrack and in one place adding corridors to a large open area so it's...
Forum: support.Games 14 June 2021, 01:08
Replies: 31
Views: 7,157
Posted By Dunny
The conversion to a Doom engine has already been...

The conversion to a Doom engine has already been done:

https://forum.zdoom.org/viewtopic.php?t=67666

Though a few of the levels have been altered layout-wise which detracts massively from the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2021, 00:53
Replies: 776
Views: 84,186
Posted By Dunny
Having a massively expanded A500 was not an...

Having a massively expanded A500 was not an option for a great many people. There's a good reason that the vast majority of OCS games were for 512Kb Amigas - the majority of A500 owners didn't have...
Forum: project.MAGE 21 May 2021, 20:35
Replies: 4,724
Views: 905,795
Posted By Dunny
DamienD is taking a break for a couple of weeks,...

DamienD is taking a break for a couple of weeks, but I'm sure he'll pick it up when he gets back.
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 16:54
Replies: 1,042
Views: 208,024
Posted By Dunny
Thanks for the reply. Disappointing but not...

Thanks for the reply. Disappointing but not unexpected.
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 15:04
Replies: 1,042
Views: 208,024
Posted By Dunny
I suppose I shall ask again, seeing as the last...

I suppose I shall ask again, seeing as the last time was ignored:

For those of us emulating various models that do not have any form of optical drive in their host PC - can a digital ISO of the...
Forum: project.MAGE 16 May 2021, 00:17
Replies: 4,724
Views: 905,795
Posted By Dunny
Yes, it's a bug in Win10. Just leave it for a few...

Yes, it's a bug in Win10. Just leave it for a few minutes and it will complete.
Forum: News 15 May 2021, 21:20
Replies: 1,042
Views: 208,024
Posted By Dunny
Is it just a physical CD, or can you opt to buy...

Is it just a physical CD, or can you opt to buy an ISO image file?
Forum: project.MAGE 13 May 2021, 19:57
Replies: 108
Views: 34,139
Posted By Dunny
Just align the boxart to the top, game info to...

Just align the boxart to the top, game info to fill the remaining space and then allow the user to use a splitter to resize the titles space, and resize the window. That would probably work.

I...
Forum: project.MAGE 13 May 2021, 17:39
Replies: 108
Views: 34,139
Posted By Dunny
Can we not do something about the boxart being...

Can we not do something about the boxart being centred vertically? That looks really shoddy especially with the game info panel being aligned to the bottom.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2021, 21:23
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Dunny
You know what this game needs? A twin-stick or...

You know what this game needs? A twin-stick or mouse+stick mod.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2021, 16:22
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Dunny
I remember picking this up because there was...

I remember picking this up because there was literally nothing else in the shop, and being really, really disappointed in it. So hard and so hard to understand.

Stuck with it for a day, and then...
Forum: AMR contributions 11 May 2021, 23:28
Replies: 27
Views: 13,117
Posted By Dunny
Only if no personal account is made:...

Only if no personal account is made: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1478531&postcount=2748

Having 2 lets you browse while downloading.

So...



Never a truer word was spoken.
Forum: AMR contributions 08 May 2021, 00:11
Replies: 27
Views: 13,117
Posted By Dunny
In FileZilla: Go to File Menu, "Site...

In FileZilla:

Go to File Menu, "Site Manager". Click "New Site" and then name it, and populate it with the Host: grandis.nu. Logon type Normal, add your User/Pass if you have them (you should be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 May 2021, 00:45
Replies: 59
Views: 7,724
Posted By Dunny
I was a voracious consumer of both pirated disks...

I was a voracious consumer of both pirated disks (DefJam/CCS Compact Disks FTW!) and games I could buy with my pocket money. I got £1/Week, so saving up for a game meant two or three per year.

The...
Forum: AMR contributions 07 May 2021, 00:42
Replies: 27
Views: 13,117
Posted By Dunny
Looks all those except for November 1990 are on...

Looks all those except for November 1990 are on the FTP, so you would be doing a kindness if you'd upload it there.
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