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Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2021, 18:29
Replies: 88
Views: 6,409
Posted By zardoz
I love and hate these lists at the same time....

I love and hate these lists at the same time. Some odd choices by people who have never played the Settlers, obviously ;-)

In order,

The Settlers
Sensi
Ruff 'n' Tumble
Populous
Robocod
Forum: MarketPlace 08 December 2020, 13:22
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By zardoz
Free:Philips CM8833 Monitor, collection from Chepstow UK

Worked last time I used it. Had an intermittent issue with being very purple.

Let me know asap as I'm moving shortly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2020, 17:03
Replies: 92
Views: 20,117
Posted By zardoz
Great stuff. Thanks for producing this - I had...

Great stuff. Thanks for producing this - I had noticed it had stopped coming so it'll be good to pick up new (or old) copies as they come along.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 November 2020, 18:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By zardoz
http://hol.abime.net/486 ...

http://hol.abime.net/486

http://hol.abime.net/pic_full/dbs/0401-0500/486_dbs1.png

I prefer the ST version.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2020, 00:18
Replies: 20
Views: 2,825
Posted By zardoz
I'm a big fan of this game! I got it on a cover...

I'm a big fan of this game! I got it on a cover disk back in the day and was drawn in by the simple graphics and comprehensive platforming gameplay.

I still play it often. My retrogaming frond end...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2020, 12:24
Replies: 90
Views: 4,970
Posted By zardoz
I seem to be aboard the Retroarch train these...

I seem to be aboard the Retroarch train these days too.

I gate the GUI and always have to consult the internet when trying to do something new... but once it's working to your satisfaction it's...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 August 2020, 10:29
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By zardoz
It's switched off in Quick Start configs for A500...

It's switched off in Quick Start configs for A500 / A600.

I imagine when upgrading older uae files it remains off?

https://imgur.com/1COue7O

Maybe something for Toni to think about (if only...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 August 2020, 22:15
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By zardoz
Yes that has fixed it thanks.

Yes that has fixed it thanks.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 August 2020, 11:25
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By zardoz
4.4 Flickering / Ghosting effect all configs

Hi Toni,

I 've dropped back to 3.4 and this problem has gone.

In 4.4 every second or so the screen flickers, looks like it jumps to the right then carries on as normal.

I've got a game of...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 April 2020, 23:51
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By zardoz
Oh I see thanks. I've ended up with a floppy...

Oh I see thanks.
I've ended up with a floppy version, turbo speed floppy, aros and straight to fullscreen.

Works OK.

We're all computer people so I'm sure they can figure out how to attach a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 April 2020, 23:19
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By zardoz
Is there any way of creating a truly portable configuration?

I'm hosting a work retro gaming competition while we're all at home.

I'd like to make a zip file available so that everyone can unzip and single click play Lotus Turbo II.

It would be nice if...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 14:48
Replies: 78
Views: 6,835
Posted By zardoz
Pacific Islands / War in the Gulf are sure to...

Pacific Islands / War in the Gulf are sure to suck hours of your day away

http://hol.abime.net/1002

Personally I've been playing a whole lot of Settlers too.... guess we've done that one :-)
Forum: support.FS-UAE 19 March 2020, 20:13
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By zardoz
FSUAE - Launch CDTV Rom from the command line?

CD32 works just fine with fsuae.exe path.to\rom
CDTV dumps me in the OS1.3 prompt screen

These are tosec images (so are the CD32 ones) and are zipped up isos. Seems to work OK from the launcher....
Forum: Hardware mods 25 October 2019, 19:36
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By zardoz
A500 - Broken Keyboard

So my cat disgraced himself by taking a wee where it wasn't welcome. :banghead

The keyboard is now a complete non starter after an abandoned inspection.

What are my options?

I like the idea...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 13 March 2019, 21:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,357
Posted By zardoz
VIC20 - Maze game. 1982?

One of my earliest gaming memories :-)

All I remember are the tunes.

eg If I were a rich man
and the Doors, keyboard riff from Light My Fire

This isnt title music or background music, it...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 November 2018, 22:28
Replies: 58
Views: 11,298
Posted By zardoz
Looking for a game called Scavenge

#82 in this list of Top 100 Amiga Games of All Time

http://openretro.org/lists/48a93b7e-e30a-45b6-94d9-21108c3900c4

There's a game called Scavenge. Nothing in HOL, and the database entry linked...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2018, 13:23
Replies: 92
Views: 5,695
Posted By zardoz
My lads (8 & 11) often see me playing Miggy games...

My lads (8 & 11) often see me playing Miggy games and are generally very dismissive. Some old games have got what it takes to wrench them away from the Wii / PS4

- SWOS. Football loving 11yo loves...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2018, 13:04
Replies: 102
Views: 9,784
Posted By zardoz
Really? I tried one, random, iso and the download...

Really? I tried one, random, iso and the download link took me to their apology / disclaimer page. (Tekken 5 PS2 for example).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2018, 16:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,537
Posted By zardoz
Same, nothing seems to happen in Chrome (Win 10)....

Same, nothing seems to happen in Chrome (Win 10).

Good strategy game?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2018, 13:40
Replies: 106
Views: 19,479
Posted By zardoz
Apple had a pretty tough time of it in the mid...

Apple had a pretty tough time of it in the mid 90s too, no idea if they were on the brink. Was it the iMac and the iPod that turned it round for them?

It's probably useful to compare Apple's and...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 May 2018, 21:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,107
Posted By zardoz
Oh I've got it, doesn't like the quote marks. ...

Oh I've got it, doesn't like the quote marks.

:bash
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 May 2018, 20:56
Replies: 1
Views: 1,107
Posted By zardoz
Relative paths in FS-UAE / CD32 config file not working

I use my config files on a few systems, and I've used relative paths for WHDLoad zips, for example

[fs-uae]
...
hard_drive_0 = ../../hd/zips/DefenderOfTheCrown_v3.1_0317.zip
...

I can't get...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2018, 09:49
Replies: 72
Views: 11,845
Posted By zardoz
Do you need to flash the Gotek? Mine came with...

Do you need to flash the Gotek? Mine came with the Cortex core (from an Amiga reseller - I forget who) but worked out of the box as a drop in replacement for a floppy. Sounds like your floppy isn't...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 23 December 2017, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By zardoz
You call Launcher.exe with an FS-UAE config file...

You call Launcher.exe with an FS-UAE config file as an argument



You can save the fs-uae file out of Launcher directly, or make it up by hand, FS-UAE is good for booting WHDLOAD packs
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 November 2017, 23:19
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By zardoz
or in the PATH (PATH = %PATH%; c:\program...

or in the PATH

(PATH = %PATH%; c:\program files .... \winuae.exe;)

or you could replace WinUAE.exe with its full path
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 October 2017, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By zardoz
WinUAE and per monitor DPI awareness

Hi Toni,

I'm only asking / reporting as I'm trying to work out how to support high DPI monitors.

Did you know that WinUAE reports itself as being per monitor DPI aware in Windows 10? It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2017, 12:01
Replies: 70
Views: 8,740
Posted By zardoz
There's no emulator for any xbox is there? I'm...

There's no emulator for any xbox is there? I'm sure that makes a difference; there are plenty of people who arrive here after trying winuae / fs-uae having never touched an Amiga before.

Makes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2017, 14:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By zardoz
I've not heard of Armiga. Could be a Raspberry Pi...

I've not heard of Armiga. Could be a Raspberry Pi in a 3d printed case anyway.

My mate just bought an expansion board for his JAMMA arcade, promised lots of 8 bit and 16 bit games (SNES / MD /...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2017, 23:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By zardoz
... or replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. Put...

... or replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. Put your downloaded ADFs onto a USB stick and off you go. You can still purchase the original disks if it makes you feel better.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2017, 15:08
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By zardoz
Can I use the command line to launch a program after WB starts up?

Bit of a long shot...

When I launch WinUAE from an arcade front end, I can add a command line specifying a configuration file. Can you thing of any way to get a program to run as if were in...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 10:45
Replies: 33
Views: 7,940
Posted By zardoz
No problem! It's amazing how good the quality is...

No problem! It's amazing how good the quality is of open source software. I think an entry level license for C* is £4000. 'What we're really selling is Quality and support' says my boss when I tell...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 09:20
Replies: 33
Views: 7,940
Posted By zardoz
CADSTAR...

CADSTAR (https://www.zuken.com/en/products/pcb-design/cadstar) has an Express version which is free up to 300 pins. (I'm on the dev. team - would be remiss of me not to plug it ;)).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2017, 13:42
Replies: 21
Views: 5,182
Posted By zardoz
Wow! Some of those demos are stomach churning. Is...

Wow! Some of those demos are stomach churning. Is there a VR demo scene? I think these would blow you away in stereo.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2017, 13:46
Replies: 1,220
Views: 104,356
Posted By zardoz
Yes but many folk who bought an A1200 to game on...

Yes but many folk who bought an A1200 to game on ended up preferring to boot up Protracker, DPaint, Wordsworth. I think this is why we're all so keen on the old machine, we grew up together ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2017, 14:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,920
Posted By zardoz
Having been gifted an A500 recently I can...

Having been gifted an A500 recently I can recommend getting a Gotek USB floppy drive replacement.

I ordered mine from ebay (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141916843632) and it was on my desk inside 18...
Forum: project.aGTW 13 March 2017, 18:03
Replies: 5
Views: 3,182
Posted By zardoz
Microprose - Stunt Car Racer 2

Guy I work with used to work for Microprose in Chipping Sodbury, I've been tapping him up for game information.

He says he used to have a nearly complete Stunt Car Racer 2, but no longer has the...
Forum: EAB's competition 07 February 2017, 09:53
Replies: 66
Views: 9,197
Posted By zardoz
How does the power up system work? You pick up...

How does the power up system work? You pick up the petals, the bar along the bottom highlights an icon and at some point (?) that turns into more firepower and the icons go out.

Is it user...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 January 2017, 12:14
Replies: 56
Views: 14,037
Posted By zardoz
<Thread hijack> I'm trying to use the scart...

<Thread hijack>

I'm trying to use the scart cable that connects to the Phillips monitor (and works just fine). Every TV (3) I've tried with this cable and my A500 gives a pure white picture. I...
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2017, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 7,049
Posted By zardoz
Did you see the link 'Download through your...

Did you see the link 'Download through your browser?' Seems to work and I haven't been 4wn3d yet ... :bash:help
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2017, 21:29
Replies: 24
Views: 7,049
Posted By zardoz
Someone put together an autoplaying CD32...

Someone put together an autoplaying CD32 collection http://www.indieretronews.com/2016/12/press-play-on-disc-demoscene-collection.html

This was released just before Christmas, I haven't seen it...
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