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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 08:55
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By fxgogo
I second Ghost n Goblins on the C64. Oh and most...

I second Ghost n Goblins on the C64. Oh and most of the music from Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 July 2021, 14:14
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By fxgogo
Hi Dave, what are you saying....fonts are damn...

Hi Dave, what are you saying....fonts are damn interesting!!! :)

It was actually an interesting time for fonts for the Amiga, as it straddled the bitmap and vector style fonts era.

Some of this...
Forum: News 22 July 2021, 13:50
Replies: 221
Views: 35,491
Posted By fxgogo
I wonder how many of those articles are not from...

I wonder how many of those articles are not from the pages of their Retrogamer mag? If there is enough new content, I would consider getting a copy.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2021, 12:29
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By fxgogo
I am fxgogo. On some of the other Amiga and retro...

I am fxgogo. On some of the other Amiga and retro sites or discord, I might go by GarethQ.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2021, 00:36
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By fxgogo
Good idea. I had a go at capacitor replacement...

Good idea. I had a go at capacitor replacement and almost destroyed my A1200. Best left to the experts.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2021, 21:13
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By fxgogo
That capacitor juic has a way of getting in to...

That capacitor juic has a way of getting in to places you never thought possible. Very dependant on its storage position. My A500 for example had dripped down onto the legs of my 68000. Didn’t touch...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2021, 18:34
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By fxgogo
And clean it up. Lots of videos on YT on how to...

And clean it up. Lots of videos on YT on how to do that and look for potential damage.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2021, 18:32
Replies: 166
Views: 7,369
Posted By fxgogo
Of course we all know the best game in the world...

Of course we all know the best game in the world is pinball....right....!!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2021, 10:30
Replies: 166
Views: 7,369
Posted By fxgogo
In a way, I think the computer revolution should...

In a way, I think the computer revolution should slow down, or at least be re-invented.

There is a huge amount of waste with upgrading needlessly. Quite often we are forced by hardware or software...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 14 July 2021, 00:55
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By fxgogo
This is a good video that might help....

This is a good video that might help. https://youtu.be/H-Rn9MZH8KE

I would also look up WinUAE videos as Amiberry is using a arm variant of that.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 July 2021, 00:50
Replies: 323
Views: 33,828
Posted By fxgogo
I have never used it. In the nineties I was a 3D...

I have never used it. In the nineties I was a 3D guy. I am very keen to try it these days as I do a lot more in the coding space now. From an outsiders perspective it does look like a powerful system.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 19:19
Replies: 323
Views: 33,828
Posted By fxgogo
I have fond memories of BASIC as a whole, and I...

I have fond memories of BASIC as a whole, and I had to suffer with PEEKS and POKES on the C64 initially. I did not enjoy the Amiga Basic as much as I did the 8bit machines. I think part of it was the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 15:32
Replies: 323
Views: 33,828
Posted By fxgogo
I agree Steril707, samples were the trend back in...

I agree Steril707, samples were the trend back in the day. But as with all these things, it is swings and round abouts. Synths have a certain charm to them. And put in the right hands, I could...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 13:32
Replies: 323
Views: 33,828
Posted By fxgogo
Wow, I have no words. I think someone is trying...

Wow, I have no words. I think someone is trying to get me angry...;)


To give a critical look at the 8bit machines, they all had areas in each machine that sucked and areas that were brilliant....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2021, 12:37
Replies: 166
Views: 7,369
Posted By fxgogo
From a average consumers point of view, present...

From a average consumers point of view, present day computers, tablets, phones etc are very overpowered. Most people could do what they need with tech from 10 years ago.

We have a very wasteful...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2021, 02:41
Replies: 166
Views: 7,369
Posted By fxgogo
I feel you re launchers. I try buy all my games...

I feel you re launchers. I try buy all my games from GOG. At least I know I can run them from downloaded binaries un-encumbered. Just what do I do with my 200 odd Steam games…..and all those free...
Forum: request.Apps 08 July 2021, 17:45
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By fxgogo
@Pixelfill I have been using Pixel 3D Pro to move...

@Pixelfill I have been using Pixel 3D Pro to move between Blender and Imagine over the last few weeks. It has been working well using the Wavefront OBJ format. I am not worrying about materials...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2021, 17:17
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By fxgogo
One of the many 3D programs available for the...

One of the many 3D programs available for the Amiga. It was seen as a great program back in the day and you can still buy it today, but not for the Amiga, hehe. I never used it myself but remember...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 July 2021, 04:52
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By fxgogo
My Waco said have a power port on the serial...

My Waco said have a power port on the serial adapter. They are Intuos models though.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2021, 18:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,236
Posted By fxgogo
Thanks for the heads up intric8. Another reason...

Thanks for the heads up intric8. Another reason to love 1.3
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 28 June 2021, 13:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By fxgogo
What type of coding framework is your friend most...

What type of coding framework is your friend most happy with? Are you looking at a game engine type thing like Game Maker on the PC and Amos/Blitz on the Amiga? Or are they comfortable with low level...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2021, 02:03
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By fxgogo
I had battery leakage on some pins. That green...

I had battery leakage on some pins. That green stuff. Used white vinegar and it cleaned it wonderfully.
Forum: project.EAB 25 June 2021, 16:43
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By fxgogo
That actually reminds me, my profile is really...

That actually reminds me, my profile is really empty, I must go fill it up. And I have not avatar. Not good.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 23 June 2021, 14:44
Replies: 50
Views: 20,099
Posted By fxgogo
For me the applications are more important than...

For me the applications are more important than the games, specifically the creative applications. So many of those software packages have been forgotten about. Rebirth is a good example. We also...
Forum: request.Apps 22 June 2021, 19:55
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By fxgogo
Ok, think I found a version that has both PAL and...

Ok, think I found a version that has both PAL and NTSC versions. I love the ftp, but goodness is it messy.
Forum: request.Apps 22 June 2021, 01:23
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By fxgogo
Has anyone got a PAL version of Imagine V4? The...

Has anyone got a PAL version of Imagine V4? The FTP only seems to have NTSC versions. I do have a funny feeling that Impulse stopped producing PAL/NTSC versions, but I can’t be sure about that.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 21 June 2021, 12:14
Replies: 50
Views: 20,099
Posted By fxgogo
I grabbed some great games from...

I grabbed some great games from http://www.abandonia.com/ . I always try to use GOG.com for my old DOS games.
Forum: request.Other 18 June 2021, 14:59
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By fxgogo
What a fantastic site. Thanks for that.

What a fantastic site. Thanks for that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 June 2021, 08:46
Replies: 87
Views: 8,284
Posted By fxgogo
So the Raspberry Pi foundation have a good book...

So the Raspberry Pi foundation have a good book on learning C++. Would that learning be applicable to Amiga C++? I mean I would not expect a full 1-1 compatibility, but for the basics, would it help?
Forum: Member Introductions 16 June 2021, 17:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,247
Posted By fxgogo
Welcome, I love both forms really. Emulation is...

Welcome, I love both forms really. Emulation is super flexible, but I do enjoy the touch of real hardware. My kids also love putting the disks into the drives. I think they miss something they never...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 16 June 2021, 00:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By fxgogo
If that is the case, I definitely think you...

If that is the case, I definitely think you should upgrade. Not only will you get all the disks and roms, but they will be unencrypted, which they were back then. You should qualify for the upgrade...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 15 June 2021, 17:26
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By fxgogo
Yeah, if that is happening, definitely push for a...

Yeah, if that is happening, definitely push for a refund. Someone should know what is going on. Maybe speak to the developers of the game?
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 15 June 2021, 17:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By fxgogo
I think with that game specifically, Doublesided...

I think with that game specifically, Doublesided Games don't sell it anymore. Just tried and I got a notice they don't. The developers are selling it themsleves now at this site:...
Forum: request.Apps 15 June 2021, 12:33
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By fxgogo
I would love to see this program along with the...

I would love to see this program along with the others open sourced to allow bugs to be fixed and maybe even a few new features.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2021, 00:15
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By fxgogo
Right spoke to Paulie, and he cleared up what is...

Right spoke to Paulie, and he cleared up what is now an obvious mis-understanding. This was not Imagine the games company from the 80's in the U.K. This is the 3D modeling, animation and rendering...
Forum: request.Apps 14 June 2021, 17:29
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By fxgogo
Thanks eXeler0, that lines up with what I...

Thanks eXeler0, that lines up with what I experienced. Never played with V5 as I jumped to 3DS Max after V4. Was it any good? Loved V4 on the Amiga, but V4 on DOS was a real step backwards apart from...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2021, 17:20
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By fxgogo
Fantastic, thanks

Fantastic, thanks
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2021, 15:22
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By fxgogo
You don't happen to have a twitter handle for...

You don't happen to have a twitter handle for him? Searching his name brings up tons of Paul Hugues.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2021, 22:38
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By fxgogo
Anyone know what happened to Zack Knutson, the Imagine coder?

Hi all, doing some research on Imagine and the people who made it. I did see Mike Havorson passed a few years back, but does anyone know what happened to Zack Knutson? There is basically nothing I...
Forum: request.Apps 13 June 2021, 15:30
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By fxgogo
Working on an article on Imagine and was...

Working on an article on Imagine and was researching manuals for this program. I have manuals for versions 1, 2 & 3. I used 4 on my Amiga and my DOS Pc, but don't have manuals for it. I don't think...
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