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Forum: Amiga scene 09 June 2021, 08:49
Replies: 201
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Posted By Decker
render.library 32.0 (27-Jun-2017)

render.library 32.0 (27-Jun-2017)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 19:38
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
Holy Hell. Based on that I: 1. Tried...

Holy Hell. Based on that I:

1. Tried Muller's renderlib from Aminet (dev/misc/renderlib.lha)
2. Got the error 'Cannot open guigfx blabla'.
3. Once again I disabled Guigfx.

Now the...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 14:24
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
The IGAME.IFF screenshots open in iGame 1.6a and...

The IGAME.IFF screenshots open in iGame 1.6a and MultiView without dithering. That said, when reading my ILBM datatype in hex, there is a string reading 'ILBMDTHD'.

Tried Henryk Richter's ILBM DT...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 13:39
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
I think that did it. I now have iGame2 running...

I think that did it. I now have iGame2 running with no tooltype or setting to disable guigfx. No errors, launches just fine.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 12:51
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
https://i.postimg.cc/t1qV21Sn/GUIGfx-demo.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/t1qV21Sn/GUIGfx-demo.jpg (https://postimg.cc/t1qV21Sn)

Worked fine, ran directly from an external mount. At any rate, I'm sure this is something specifically related to my...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 11:59
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
Confirmed, disabled from tooltype. 1.6a was by...

Confirmed, disabled from tooltype. 1.6a was by default or I disabled it years ago. And yesterday did the same for 2.1b.




Using 68030/25,
tried both guigfx.library versions, the standard and...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 01:01
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
According to splash screen, it's 3.8 (Generic...

According to splash screen, it's 3.8 (Generic 68000 version)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2021, 23:01
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
Here's another odd thing, 2.x (bottom left)...

Here's another odd thing,

2.x (bottom left) for me has always displayed dithered, rastered screenshots compared to 1.6x. Might look better on a small CRT screen, not so much on any LCD. Any way...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2021, 22:14
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
guigfx.library 20.0 (19/11/97)

guigfx.library 20.0 (19/11/97)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2021, 19:36
Replies: 201
Views: 33,689
Posted By Decker
iGame 1.6 alpha is what I'm using so far, it runs...

iGame 1.6 alpha is what I'm using so far, it runs fine. Also, an earlier 2.0 version ran fine when I tried it.

This one: Can't open Guigfx library v17 or higher

I'm running ClassicWB ADVSP...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2021, 14:02
Replies: 111
Views: 10,210
Posted By Decker
How do you pronounce it?

How do you pronounce it?
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 March 2021, 12:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Decker
If it's compatible with an actual 1200 with 3.0...

If it's compatible with an actual 1200 with 3.0 (looks to be since it's all the way down to 1.x), avoids the issues of SFS and has benefits over FFS, why not. I'll look into it before committing to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 March 2021, 10:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Decker
That's very clear, saves me a lot of pointless...

That's very clear, saves me a lot of pointless hassle. I'll set up a new hard file with FFS partitions. Copy everything over from older backups, then rewrite the actual hard drive (well, CF) with...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 March 2021, 19:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Decker
Thanks, I'll look into salvaging the partition...

Thanks, I'll look into salvaging the partition via PartitionWizard. It's not a massive loss, since this isn't my daily driver or anything :)

Now my concern is the earlier backup and the actual...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 March 2021, 17:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Decker
Done, report attached.

Done, report attached.
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 March 2021, 11:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Decker
Lost a partition from hardfile, ways to recover?

After updating my PC, I swapped over my old hard drive and launched WinUAE again. One of the partitions in my latest hard file (HDD2: ) now shows up as NDOS. Seemingly, the issue shouldn't have...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2021, 16:02
Replies: 206
Views: 18,326
Posted By Decker
Heh. I don't play games to pay tribute to...

Heh. I don't play games to pay tribute to anything. It's just the best FPS on Amiga. Even though it's not in my top10 games, I'm nostalgic for Doom. And having it running on Amiga is quirky and fun....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2021, 10:58
Replies: 285
Views: 39,945
Posted By Decker
Wow! Sorry for the necro-quote but I did not know...

Wow! Sorry for the necro-quote but I did not know that the ST version looked that great! Much more detail than on Amiga, probably much better on CRT. I didn't know about the in-house vs. outsourced...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2020, 23:00
Replies: 54
Views: 5,565
Posted By Decker
Like so. As in, it was 'meant to be' but failed. ...

Like so. As in, it was 'meant to be' but failed.
Factually, it was a massive success, but you didn't like it. Which is fine.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2020, 17:13
Replies: 54
Views: 5,565
Posted By Decker
Not a killer app? Disagreed. And since you're...

Not a killer app? Disagreed. And since you're forcing your opinion to be a general outcome as well, it has to be said that history disagrees with you as well: Lemmings was a hugely successful on...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 January 2020, 18:04
Replies: 140
Views: 27,244
Posted By Decker
Got it for christmas, have yet to start reading...

Got it for christmas, have yet to start reading through.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 January 2020, 23:45
Replies: 83
Views: 12,804
Posted By Decker
Cannon Fodder 2 and Chaos Engine 2 were very...

Cannon Fodder 2 and Chaos Engine 2 were very close to the end of my original run with Amiga. I think Chaos 2 was the very last 'big' release on Amiga that I played. It definitely prompted me to think...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 January 2020, 23:11
Replies: 83
Views: 12,804
Posted By Decker
Cannon Fodder 2. What a disappointment, a...

Cannon Fodder 2. What a disappointment, a complete wash.

Out of the roughly 200 games that I had, the originals were:

Cannon Fodder
Cannon Fodder 2
Darkseed
Dune II
Street Fighter 2
Wing...
Forum: News 21 December 2019, 17:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,647
Posted By Decker
"I don't want to look at what you posted, please...

"I don't want to look at what you posted, please produce a transcript detailing it to me" :nuts


Anyway, the video was incredible. And as a piece of Amiga history, the way they used those 4000's...
Forum: News 30 November 2019, 09:37
Replies: 691
Views: 150,018
Posted By Decker
I REALLY want a replacement case and a keyboard...

I REALLY want a replacement case and a keyboard for my 1200, but nothing seems to end up on the 'shelves' of Vesalia or Amigakit these days. Everything is very limited runs, made to order. Which...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2019, 21:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,869
Posted By Decker
I have NES, SNES GBA and Megadrive emulators...

I have NES, SNES GBA and Megadrive emulators running on it. They're all very good and accessible from home screen once you install banners for them.

ScummVM is particularly great on Wii....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 June 2019, 22:38
Replies: 34
Views: 2,985
Posted By Decker
Amen. Not very appreciated upon release, IIRC....

Amen. Not very appreciated upon release, IIRC. But the only one I've spent any considerable time playing.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 May 2019, 23:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Decker
This was great!

This was great!
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2019, 20:47
Replies: 116
Views: 18,937
Posted By Decker
Without going into any details, the best demo...

Without going into any details, the best demo that Black Lotus has ever made. By far.

The speed at which they push the shaded vectors is astonishing to me. Other than that, they completely...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 February 2019, 13:50
Replies: 51
Views: 8,915
Posted By Decker
I bet the barrel roll after takeoff in demo mode...

I bet the barrel roll after takeoff in demo mode was also carefully designed to match the opening credits in Top Gun. It made a big impression back then.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2019, 11:47
Replies: 56
Views: 11,050
Posted By Decker
Seems like Canada and US are getting shafted...

Seems like Canada and US are getting shafted here.

My poor experiences have only been related to a single, relatively extensive repair job. Simple orders for in-stock products have always come...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2018, 20:04
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By Decker
Pull out your looking glass for a titillating...

Pull out your looking glass for a titillating topless.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2018, 18:41
Replies: 1,064
Views: 171,265
Posted By Decker
Damn. That would have been my claim to fame. I...

Damn. That would have been my claim to fame. I had that right in its original form. One of my favorite games back then.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2018, 21:01
Replies: 64
Views: 6,286
Posted By Decker
I merely forgot PQI-II and don't have experience...

I merely forgot PQI-II and don't have experience with early King's Quests. They're probably equally decent compared to their PC counterparts.

Point being: Sierra's track record on Amiga was damn...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2018, 12:39
Replies: 64
Views: 6,286
Posted By Decker
There you go, forgot PQ1-2! So when you think...

There you go, forgot PQ1-2! So when you think about it, Sierra isn't that bad on Amiga. But Lucas had a better hitrate with VGA era games. Whereas Sierra simply said f*ck it.

Regarding Monkey 1,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2018, 09:20
Replies: 64
Views: 6,286
Posted By Decker
There actually are Sierra Amiga games that are...

There actually are Sierra Amiga games that are worth playing: Larry 1-2, Space Quest 2-3, King's Quest 6. I think everything else from them is crap.

Whereas pretty much all of Lucas point'n'clicks...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2018, 22:29
Replies: 92
Views: 5,988
Posted By Decker
True, in the sense that father time has taken its...

True, in the sense that father time has taken its toll. But to call Monkey 1 on Amiga CRAP? Blasphemy! Graphics were partly on the poor side. But very atmospheric and art direction was still solid....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2018, 16:07
Replies: 92
Views: 5,988
Posted By Decker
That's the sort of thing you'll miss out on when...

That's the sort of thing you'll miss out on when a game hits you the wrong way. Maybe some day I'll make my peace with this and Brian The Lion. And I'll have two more generally appreciated games to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2018, 05:56
Replies: 92
Views: 5,988
Posted By Decker
Not to prove, to illustrate. Illustrations are...

Not to prove, to illustrate. Illustrations are great for that. I guess we could watch a longplay?

Maybe I'm not getting the genius of old Stumpy: 80's does keep making a comeback. So every few...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 23:07
Replies: 92
Views: 5,988
Posted By Decker
- Settlers: Just these past two weeks, I've...

- Settlers: Just these past two weeks, I've clocked in 40+ hours in two maps. Holds up incredibly well.
- Slam Tilt: Same thing. Haven't been binging it of course, but I keep returning to it.
...
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