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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 00:57
Replies: 553
Views: 129,023
Posted By lesta_smsc
Hello Damien, surprised by your sudden ban and...

Hello Damien, surprised by your sudden ban and then exit after all you've done over the years. Surprisingly came across the AGL post and realised it was you posting!

Hope you're keeping well. You...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2022, 15:56
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By lesta_smsc
You mean something like this? ...

You mean something like this?
...
Forum: Hardware pics 20 January 2022, 19:11
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By lesta_smsc
Nicely done! I should post my revamp of very...

Nicely done! I should post my revamp of very rusted floppy disk drive. I let it soak in white vinegar and then neutralised with bicarbonate.

It did require some scrubbing but I wish I had a dremel...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2022, 09:39
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By lesta_smsc
Sometimes the media/dye used on CDs can affect...

Sometimes the media/dye used on CDs can affect read. It can also be affected by the write speed user on the CDs, whereby anything over 1-2x can cause issues with older CD drives (generally) being...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 January 2022, 18:07
Replies: 62
Views: 5,236
Posted By lesta_smsc
Wow! This is impressive. Certainly worth...

Wow! This is impressive. Certainly worth implementing as the colours seem more akin to arcade rather than the Amiga version. It really depends if @Brick Nash wishes to improve on the original Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2022, 14:03
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By lesta_smsc
Better to avoid trying to fix faulty media. Not...

Better to avoid trying to fix faulty media. Not worth the headache. I just bought new disks as want peace of mind.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2022, 01:21
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By lesta_smsc
How do you register or can you just turn up to...

How do you register or can you just turn up to the event!?

Ideally don't want to sign up to another forum just for registration... nothing confirmed yet but seems like a fun thing to do at least...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2022, 00:13
Replies: 62
Views: 5,236
Posted By lesta_smsc
Running all variants of this game on RPi4 at 240p...

Running all variants of this game on RPi4 at 240p on 14" Sony Trinitron CRT.

One of my favourite arcade games of all time. Spent a lot of money in youth on this lol.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 03:09
Replies: 62
Views: 5,236
Posted By lesta_smsc
After seeing the recent Doom port for stock...

After seeing the recent Doom port for stock Amiga, I think anything is possible with the right coding!
Forum: MarketPlace 14 January 2022, 02:21
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'm not so familiar with C64 but was C the...

I'm not so familiar with C64 but was C the version that came later?

If so, any of these good?

Gumtree: Commodore 64 x2


Please view this ad:

Commodore 64 x2 ,
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2022, 20:16
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By lesta_smsc
It is likely the length of cable. You don't...

It is likely the length of cable. You don't actually need a lot of cables for serial transfer as evident from AmigaXfer tool...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2022, 20:14
Replies: 62
Views: 5,236
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just saw the video! Excellent work! Plays very...

Just saw the video! Excellent work! Plays very smoothly! Colour pallete looks good too. Is this written fresh from source or built on from the other Final Fight AGA remake?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2022, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By lesta_smsc
What about Vroom!? If I'm not mistaken that...

What about Vroom!? If I'm not mistaken that allowed modem play and LOTS of players... can this work over the Internet with your method?

So how I would it would be via Hamachi client and link...
Forum: MarketPlace 06 January 2022, 23:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By lesta_smsc
Great idea! I will have to start my own thread...

Great idea! I will have to start my own thread when I decide to part with my 4 posso boxes of disks!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2022, 03:49
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By lesta_smsc
Will this work for games such as Lotus?

Will this work for games such as Lotus?
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2022, 01:52
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By lesta_smsc
Might be worth touching base with @simon_m74 he...

Might be worth touching base with @simon_m74 he may be able to help you.

In fact, you might be interested in signing up for his Checkmate case for A3000!
Forum: News 03 January 2022, 20:48
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
The idea was to avoid using external power source...

The idea was to avoid using external power source and driving the unit from Amiga alone... with external power, I would ditch Bluetooth and just use ESP module that had Wi-Fi?

There is also this...
Forum: News 03 January 2022, 12:10
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
So something like this will supply enough current...

So something like this will supply enough current to power either 3.3v or 5v adaptor?
...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2022, 03:08
Replies: 28
Views: 2,776
Posted By lesta_smsc
Lol... I wonder if the programmer used similar...

Lol... I wonder if the programmer used similar methods in other games?

It is quite clever to put multiple safeguards to prevent cracking.

Cat and mouse game... and just as fun as Tom & Jerry lol
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2022, 02:59
Replies: 28
Views: 2,776
Posted By lesta_smsc
I find these releases very intriguing! Thank you...

I find these releases very intriguing! Thank you for sharing the process of cracking this and credit to all those who made this possible.

Do you feel the encryption implemented would have been...
Forum: News 02 January 2022, 19:49
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
The issue is whether you can get enough power as...

The issue is whether you can get enough power as mA is very smaller from serial port.
Forum: News 02 January 2022, 19:38
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
Wow. I wasn't aware of the other software! Now...

Wow. I wasn't aware of the other software! Now having this remotely connected to the Amiga with say a ESP device would be awesome!
Forum: News 02 January 2022, 19:20
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
But given the disk write speed is limited. Surely...

But given the disk write speed is limited. Surely having anything higher than 300kb/s is not of any real world benefit?
Forum: News 02 January 2022, 18:39
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
I wasn't aware the Amiga serial hardware had...

I wasn't aware the Amiga serial hardware had capability to reach such speeds
Forum: News 02 January 2022, 17:48
Replies: 61
Views: 7,519
Posted By lesta_smsc
Just an update to say it works as directed but I...

Just an update to say it works as directed but I wasn't able to use any higher speeds. That is fine by me as it is fast enough even at the speed it manages and I've recommended to someone else with...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 02:06
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By lesta_smsc
http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/gvp1291

http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/gvp1291
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2021, 02:20
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By lesta_smsc
Haha this is great. Reminds me of that snowball...

Haha this is great. Reminds me of that snowball throwing mini game in Ski or Die! Great work!
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2021, 02:18
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By lesta_smsc
Go into Device Manager and double-click the...

Go into Device Manager and double-click the hardware (ie the USB to SCSI) then click on "Details" tab and under "Properties" select "Hardware Ids". Search the 1st or 2nd value in Google. This will...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 December 2021, 20:46
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By lesta_smsc
Going to run this on RPi4 at 240p! Thank you!

Going to run this on RPi4 at 240p! Thank you!
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2021, 12:03
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By lesta_smsc
You're right. I have around 5 different...

You're right. I have around 5 different projectors to my display! Hopefully one works for this lol. In actual fact, it might even work for RPi set up to 15khz output if it does :o
Forum: Amiga scene 07 December 2021, 15:32
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By lesta_smsc
A CRT projector is another beast of its own! It...

A CRT projector is another beast of its own! It gives you pixel perfect emulation. Very heavy unfortunately so it isn't something I have been able to acquire!
Forum: MarketPlace 03 December 2021, 22:39
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By lesta_smsc
If on a budget... just shipping will be...

If on a budget... just shipping will be expensive?

Modify a PC drive? They're usually cheap or free
Forum: Amiga scene 03 December 2021, 14:47
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By lesta_smsc
Excuse my ignorance but this runs on Amiga!? What...

Excuse my ignorance but this runs on Amiga!? What spec are required as it is very smooth indeed! I like it!
Forum: News 29 November 2021, 23:25
Replies: 121
Views: 13,877
Posted By lesta_smsc
I assumed the face was of a startled hippo. As in...

I assumed the face was of a startled hippo. As in it cant believe what it is seeing lol.
Forum: News 29 November 2021, 22:08
Replies: 121
Views: 13,877
Posted By lesta_smsc
Incredible! Did you just draw that?

Incredible! Did you just draw that?
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2021, 23:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By lesta_smsc
More than likely, once it is released, someone...

More than likely, once it is released, someone will work out a way to modify it and make it more than it was sold out to be. Reading the review, it seems to offer AGA support which is great. I'm sure...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2021, 23:40
Replies: 21
Views: 2,133
Posted By lesta_smsc
There is no need for these to end up in landfill....

There is no need for these to end up in landfill. Rather, if you have no use, then gift away (or sell on eBay for a cheap return which will benefit you and the buyer). I still keep all of my floppy...
Forum: News 28 November 2021, 23:37
Replies: 77
Views: 8,447
Posted By lesta_smsc
Very sorry to hear of this news. It is hard...

Very sorry to hear of this news.

It is hard to believe that only last week (20/11/2021) I replied to his post when he asked about the fonts: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108923 - I gather...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2021, 20:07
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By lesta_smsc
Maybe this thread will help: ...

Maybe this thread will help:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=99818
Forum: support.Hardware 24 November 2021, 18:28
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By lesta_smsc
I'm on that one too! Thanks for the heads up!

I'm on that one too! Thanks for the heads up!
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