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Forum: support.Games 09 June 2021, 13:57
Replies: 24
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Posted By Rissy
"cracktro" I like it! :laughing

"cracktro" I like it! :laughing
Forum: support.Games 09 June 2021, 11:09
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
Thanks dlfrsilver. Indeed your advice helped me...

Thanks dlfrsilver. Indeed your advice helped me out set up HxC to accept .IPF files and successfully make a Gotek friendly .HFE working copy of the game. :great
Forum: support.Games 09 June 2021, 09:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
Thanks for that BarryB, much appreciated. I'll...

Thanks for that BarryB, much appreciated. I'll take a look when i get a chance, maybe in the next few days. Although, as discussed earlier in the thread, I do have Xenon 2 from (0297) .IPF working...
Forum: support.Games 07 June 2021, 22:50
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
Thank you for that, I didn't know that. I've now...

Thank you for that, I didn't know that. I've now done that, and it says already up to date.



What is "The Zone".

Others were telling me that Xenon 2 (uncracked i guess) couldn't be...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 07 June 2021, 08:32
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By Rissy
Amiga Forever entry into WinUAE and normal...

Amiga Forever entry into WinUAE and normal straight access to WinUAE work differently.

It's HOLD ESC for Amiga Forever to pull your mouse from the Amiga workbench screen.
It's MIDDLE MOUSE BUTTON...
Forum: support.Games 07 June 2021, 08:27
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
I used exactly the same case as is written in the...

I used exactly the same case as is written in the FORMATS document. I was going be memory when i wrote my message last night.

Converts for you and then runs on WinUAE and a Gotek?

What do you...
Forum: support.Games 06 June 2021, 21:56
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
It's the two disk edition I have here, just like...

It's the two disk edition I have here, just like (0297). So I used the correct "Xenon 2, 2 disk" format option in disk-analyse. didn't work though. Neither does (0297) using disk-analyse and that...
Forum: support.Games 06 June 2021, 12:05
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
Hmmm. Conversion seems to be a minefield of...

Hmmm. Conversion seems to be a minefield of inconsistency. I've just used HxC to convert .IPF (0297) to HFE Rev3 and it works fine in the Gotek, but doing the same conversion in disk-analyse proved...
Forum: support.Games 06 June 2021, 11:52
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
Right. So that image, despite the disk-analyse...

Right. So that image, despite the disk-analyse warning of error, seems to load up on the Gotek fine as a .HFE Rev3. Weird.

I tried the same thing with .IPF (0297)...
Forum: support.Games 06 June 2021, 11:28
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
When i tried to do this using disk-analyse, it...

When i tried to do this using disk-analyse, it gave me an error regarding sector 950 or something. I preumed then that the conversion had failed. ?

of course i've not tried the resultant .HFE...
Forum: support.Games 06 June 2021, 11:21
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rissy
Xenon 2 - Megablast conversion issue

Yo!

Can anyone help. I can't seem to convert my personal copy of Disk 1 for Xenon 2 Megablast from the floppy extracted .SCP to a useable .ADF for my Gotek.

WinUAE accepts and loads the .SCP...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2021, 10:34
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Rissy
As i said above. A Gotek is a floppy drive...

As i said above. A Gotek is a floppy drive emulator. It's emulating the functionality and presence of a floppy drive.
The Amiga doesn't know it's talking to a circuit board and a USB stick, it...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2021, 17:44
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Rissy
Really? which other ones? Everyone else is...

Really? which other ones? Everyone else is constantly saying it only works with the two types (for the Amiga at least, which is what we're discussing here)
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2021, 19:44
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Rissy
Like advised above. The route to go is...

Like advised above. The route to go is definitely a Gotek. You can then source all sorts of games files and literally plonk them on to a USB stick, and then that's what your Amiga will read from. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2021, 14:11
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By Rissy
A500 Rev 6 FAST RAM / "HDD" upgrades - benefits?

So i have a Rev6 A500 with 1Mb RAM (A501 expansion).
I have a Gotek USB floppy emulator.

What if any, are the benefits to me trying to add a Flashdrive (CF) pretending to be a Hard Drive (i think...
Forum: support.Games 25 May 2021, 12:05
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I managed to use disk-analyse for pinball dreams...

I managed to use disk-analyse for pinball dreams (this one seems to be supported) and it's working ok on the Gotek (save function and everything).

I used HxC, as you say, for Pinball Fantasies,...
Forum: support.Games 24 May 2021, 20:51
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Yes, indeed. I've already proven that the .IPF...

Yes, indeed. I've already proven that the .IPF file written to floppy is fine. It's the conversion to .HFE OR the Gotek itself which is screwing up the .HFE upon saving. I could always keep my...
Forum: support.Games 23 May 2021, 19:56
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I don't know what chips i have on my Gotek, but i...

I don't know what chips i have on my Gotek, but i bought it from AmigaStore.eu. If that goes for anything? It's got FlashFloppy 3.25 on it too.

I'm running the exact same Amiga 500 as you. A501...
Forum: support.Games 23 May 2021, 18:04
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Nope i'm wrong. Just went on to play from where...

Nope i'm wrong. Just went on to play from where i left the Amiga to write tha above post. Got a high score (easy, just beat ZERO and get a free extra ball for your troubles). Saved it back to disk...
Forum: support.Games 23 May 2021, 17:48
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Right. Got a blank memory stick. Formatted it...

Right. Got a blank memory stick. Formatted it to FAT32. Put ONLY the three Pinball Fantasy disks (0025 converted from .IPF to HFE (Rev 3))on to the route of that memory stick. Nothing else. ...
Forum: support.Games 23 May 2021, 17:08
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Oh right. So i'm using the AUTOBOOT.HFE etc...

Oh right. So i'm using the AUTOBOOT.HFE etc method. What "Native mode" is there that you're discussing? Just put the Pinball Fantasy files on a USB with nothing else?

You can still use PF using...
Forum: support.Games 23 May 2021, 11:11
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Yes, PD is working perfect for me too. It's PF...

Yes, PD is working perfect for me too. It's PF which is "working", but only to the details i've already discussed above.
Forum: support.Games 22 May 2021, 10:46
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Rissy
My mistake. It's working now. I replaced my...

My mistake. It's working now.

I replaced my original Keir F provided save disk with the same again (no save attempts) and did things differently this time.

The mistake i made was to manually...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 19:57
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Right! Success! ....and failure. Thank...

Right! Success! ....and failure.

Thank you. I've now got HxC accepting .IPF files. I've now used it to convert 0025 Pinball Fantasies disks from .IPF to .HFE (Rev 3) and proven them in the...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 16:40
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Nobody else has told me this! Please can you...

Nobody else has told me this! Please can you tell me where to get this file?
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 21 May 2021, 12:43
Replies: 27
Views: 4,061
Posted By Rissy
This is my closing comment on this thread. ...

This is my closing comment on this thread.

My missing cables arrived yesterday, so my order is now complete. I'm glad they came through for me in the end. I think these guys have good intentions...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 11:50
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Rissy
Fate of Atlantis AutoSwap Saves not working

Has anyone else tried the Fate of Atlantis Autoswap version Keir has produced for us all?

From here: https://github.com/keirf/FF_AutoSwap/wiki/Downloads

I set my self up for it last night, and...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 11:05
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Where do you learn these things? I have also...

Where do you learn these things?

I have also seen posts from people talking about looking at the coding of these disks, and discussing where the high scores are kept etc.

How does one do that?
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 09:42
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I have no interest in converting .IPF into .SCP. ...

I have no interest in converting .IPF into .SCP. But I DO have an interest in converting .IPF to .HFE in order for this to work (with save game functionality) on my Gotek. I need to use HxC to...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 09:32
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I admit, despite you telling me exactly what the...

I admit, despite you telling me exactly what the deal is. I still don't get it.

How can I code what you advise above?

The exact line I used last night is:

disk-analyse --format="Pinball...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2021, 09:25
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I can confirm now, after new advice on what line...

I can confirm now, after new advice on what line to use in Linux for converting Pinball Dreams .IPF to .HFE (so that I could run it on my Gotek), that Pinball Dreams is now working on my Gotek. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2021, 23:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rissy
So i'm resurrecting this old chestnut. I've been...

So i'm resurrecting this old chestnut. I've been having my clock stopping and starting on me, seemingly randomly. Except it wasn't random. I suspected it anyway, but have confirmed that when the...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 23:04
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I realised that Pinball Fantasies isn't listed...

I realised that Pinball Fantasies isn't listed there. But with the nature of me writing the .IPF file to physical disk, and then back again as a .SCP to my laptop using my GW in both directions, I...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 20:45
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I think this is the problem. See attached. I...

I think this is the problem. See attached. I don't know how to get around this. There are tracks not being fully read, or missing enitrely. This is very confusing. How does the .ipf file get...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 19:37
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
The plot thickens even more so. I've now proved...

The plot thickens even more so. I've now proved that if I copy the good .IPF written disks back to my laptop using my GW (in Amiga .SCP format), and then write that same resultant .SCP file back to...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 18:55
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
So the plot thickens. I've literally taken the...

So the plot thickens. I've literally taken the Amiga apart again, and swapped out my Gotek for the floppy drive again. I've then tested each disk with the written Pinball Dreams and Fantasies .IPF...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 14:06
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
I didn't know this! I'm not using floppy...

I didn't know this!


I'm not using floppy disks. I'm trying to use a Gotek. Although I had to resort to using my GW to write the .IPF to a floppy, just so that I could read it back off the...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 12:32
Replies: 64
Views: 6,333
Posted By Rissy
I'm sorry, I read through this thread and got a...

I'm sorry, I read through this thread and got a bit confused. I have actually started my own thread called "Pinball Nightmares" where as of today, I am calling on some help with trying to use 0037...
Forum: support.Games 20 May 2021, 09:33
Replies: 41
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rissy
Right i'm back with more "Nightmares". :crying ...

Right i'm back with more "Nightmares". :crying

After working so hard to get copies of my PD and PF disks and managing to retain my original high scores, AND have them work from archives on disk...
Forum: support.Games 19 May 2021, 20:45
Replies: 38
Views: 2,255
Posted By Rissy
It's ok. I figured it out. Up and running now.

It's ok. I figured it out. Up and running now.
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