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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By dreadnought
Buying a second hand ~30 year old joystick is a...

Buying a second hand ~30 year old joystick is a risky business. I've done it several times, and despite being described as "working", "fine", etc they all ended up on a pile in my drawer. "Working"...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 23 July 2021, 19:28
Replies: 40
Views: 6,802
Posted By dreadnought
It's been +12 years since his post, he'd be...

It's been +12 years since his post, he'd be pleased to know this game actually does have a WHDLoad now ;)


No trainer, but more save slots and some other fixes. Still, I've always considered this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 July 2021, 22:16
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By dreadnought
There were many top tunes, but Commando High...

There were many top tunes, but Commando High Score wins it hands down for me...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=La9XUa4iwpE

Runner up:

https://youtu.be/_Ibo7_rAd0c?t=44
Forum: MarketPlace 21 July 2021, 21:45
Replies: 48
Views: 5,288
Posted By dreadnought
So, anybody could advise how to make your own hdd...

So, anybody could advise how to make your own hdd images and put games on them? Is this at all possible in some not very complicated way?
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 July 2021, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By dreadnought
Sigh...mate, like I said earlier, PS5 is not a...

Sigh...mate, like I said earlier, PS5 is not a PC. Things work differently and have been changing since PS5's launch. Originally it had only a 120 Mhz mode, in some games, but perhaps it supports VRR...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 July 2021, 17:17
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By dreadnought
Yeah, I loved it, they do too:...

Yeah, I loved it, they do too: https://pcmonitors.info/reviews/aoc-24g2u-24g2/#Conclusion
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 July 2021, 16:54
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By dreadnought
You really need to read up on the "144Mhz" mate,...

You really need to read up on the "144Mhz" mate, it does not work like you imagine :)

Also, check about PS5 specifically, because it might work differently with VRR than a PC, and I don't know...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 July 2021, 16:36
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By dreadnought
Nvidia cards support Freesync these days. It...

Nvidia cards support Freesync these days. It mostly works just as well as G-sync. Sometimes it's stated that a monitor is "G-Sync compatible", but even monitors without this cert usually work. Just...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 July 2021, 10:33
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By dreadnought
In that price range you should be able to find...

In that price range you should be able to find this model (https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Predator-XB271HU-2560x1440-Display/dp/B0173PEX20), which is 1440p. It's not best in class but pretty good...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2021, 21:09
Replies: 131
Views: 11,114
Posted By dreadnought
I agree with clebin about open source in general,...

I agree with clebin about open source in general, hence my "magic wand" remark on page one of this thread.

But I'm not here to argue about that. I got triggered by your overuse of one of my pet...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2021, 21:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By dreadnought
Why? They probably knew somebody will get wound...

Why? They probably knew somebody will get wound up even 6 years later ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2021, 12:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By dreadnought
Not a 1:1 port, but this is a fitting tribute,...

Not a 1:1 port, but this is a fitting tribute, and that's coming from a huge MS fanatic. It looks like a sort of Metal Slug Remix, the gameplay seems a bit different, more frantic. Great job overall....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 July 2021, 16:37
Replies: 323
Views: 33,837
Posted By dreadnought
The point of BASIC back in the day was to...

The point of BASIC back in the day was to encourage people to try their hand at programming at all, without throwing them in deep water of peeking and poking. That's why most of the other...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 July 2021, 15:35
Replies: 323
Views: 33,837
Posted By dreadnought
I don't know colour theory, I'm looking from a...

I don't know colour theory, I'm looking from a gamer point of view :)


C64 fans always come up with most amusing rationalizations for that one, also BASIC ("but it could be a stepping stone to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 July 2021, 21:47
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By dreadnought
Sigh...guess I was right the first time then and...

Sigh...guess I was right the first time then and have to edit that post again.
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 July 2021, 14:42
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By dreadnought
Not necessarily, check this thread:...

Not necessarily, check this thread: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105716, especially from post #12 onwards.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 10:47
Replies: 323
Views: 33,837
Posted By dreadnought
Sigh... I do like to point out myself that C64...

Sigh... I do like to point out myself that C64 had some serious flaws (eg colour palette, BASIC) - like all the other micros - but overall it was the best choice at the time. Which is the reason it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 July 2021, 21:42
Replies: 323
Views: 33,837
Posted By dreadnought
I'm pretty sure C64 fans knew where Amiga is...

I'm pretty sure C64 fans knew where Amiga is coming from :) And it's a great name.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 July 2021, 12:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By dreadnought
Yeah, totally, let's all dump on one of the not...

Yeah, totally, let's all dump on one of the not many places left on the interwebs still uncorrupted by corporate greed.



Their pandemic book-sharing initiative was a bit naive, but well...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2021, 13:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By dreadnought
They are not spreading anything, they just allow...

They are not spreading anything, they just allow uploading stuff under a very wide umbrella. The fact that some people exploit it and upload stuff which is blatlantly dangerous, eg Nintendo packs, is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2021, 00:08
Replies: 166
Views: 7,378
Posted By dreadnought
They aren't, which is why in a way it's a...

They aren't, which is why in a way it's a blessing in disguise that Amiga did not survive. Back then it did not matter, because a) I was a kid, b) everything was "closed" (PC-style openness has only...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2021, 22:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By dreadnought
Another day, another "Amiga" + "copyright" BS....

Another day, another "Amiga" + "copyright" BS. Sad.

But that's the thing about Internet Archive. As wonderful as it is, it isn't invulnerable to such demands. There's a misconception that they...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 July 2021, 15:54
Replies: 166
Views: 7,378
Posted By dreadnought
Why would I be excited about a walled garden...

Why would I be excited about a walled garden getting even more closed up?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2021, 14:08
Replies: 542
Views: 47,716
Posted By dreadnought
lol...this thread delivers again

lol...this thread delivers again
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 July 2021, 18:23
Replies: 166
Views: 7,378
Posted By dreadnought
Yeah, because it has amazing, innovative...

Yeah, because it has amazing, innovative gameplay. This is why so many indie games succeed: they don't have budgets to try and turn their games into movies, so they concentrate on what's really...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 July 2021, 16:28
Replies: 166
Views: 7,378
Posted By dreadnought
Ray tracing can be very impressive but it's still...

Ray tracing can be very impressive but it's still in its kindergarten phase. I've spent last few months testing it extensively and the only 2 games which use it to some significant extent are Control...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 July 2021, 14:39
Replies: 166
Views: 7,378
Posted By dreadnought
Bioshock had great mood, setting, gfx, but in...

Bioshock had great mood, setting, gfx, but in regard to gameplay it was not only not advanced but already derivative compared to its predecessors such as System Shock or Thief. Deus Ex is another...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2021, 12:12
Replies: 542
Views: 47,716
Posted By dreadnought
I don't think it really works like that though....

I don't think it really works like that though. Commodore has done pretty well with C64 despite selling it cheap. It died eventually because the 8-bit era was over and PC has dominated the next...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2021, 23:28
Replies: 166
Views: 7,378
Posted By dreadnought
Yeah, sure, Skyrim is so empty that people...

Yeah, sure, Skyrim is so empty that people millions of people spend hundreds of hours playing it doing nothing, even on consoles without mods. Speaking of mods, that thing about them "doubling the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2021, 16:31
Replies: 38
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreadnought
This thread is an obituary, not an excuse to...

This thread is an obituary, not an excuse to promote your worldviews, whatever they might be. Last I checked this kind of stuff is banned on eab (thankfully).
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 29 June 2021, 14:37
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By dreadnought
Skyfox was released in 1986 and is available....

Skyfox was released in 1986 and is available. Mindwheel was never released for Amiga, only for other platforms (Broderbund thought this kinda games unprofitable, which is probably why they canned...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2021, 11:26
Replies: 38
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreadnought
Bullshit. Saying this not even in regard to your...

Bullshit. Saying this not even in regard to your opinion on "non-binary crap", but the fact that Near had been harassed for years, for just about anything, and it's not only related to the recent...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2021, 19:28
Replies: 38
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreadnought
Shocking and sad news. He was an emulation...

Shocking and sad news. He was an emulation savant, and his pursuit of accuracy has inspired many people in this hobby and improved it for everybody. His legacy will live on for sure.

R.I.P byuu...
Forum: support.Games 25 June 2021, 19:20
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By dreadnought
Nah, I did say "arcade".... ...

Nah, I did say "arcade"....

https://youtu.be/nnbKWt-C890
Forum: support.Games 25 June 2021, 15:09
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By dreadnought
1000 Miglia, which is very similar, is one of my...

1000 Miglia, which is very similar, is one of my favourite arcade games (it also has a sequel, Millie Miglia 2).

There is a 1000 Miglia game on Amiga, but it's a completely different racer, more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2021, 17:06
Replies: 48
Views: 2,834
Posted By dreadnought
Brattacas. It's a wreck, but an ambitious one at...

Brattacas. It's a wreck, but an ambitious one at least. If only the control scheme was a little bit better.... Every now and then I give it a valiant go, thinking that maybe this time I'll get used...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 June 2021, 13:45
Replies: 109
Views: 17,527
Posted By dreadnought
Aka "The Curse Of Amiga".

Aka "The Curse Of Amiga".
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 June 2021, 15:02
Replies: 33
Views: 1,954
Posted By dreadnought
Says the guy who likes FPS games :)

Says the guy who likes FPS games :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2021, 19:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,954
Posted By dreadnought
Well, we're not alone then :cool

Well, we're not alone then :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2021, 16:30
Replies: 33
Views: 1,954
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry. The internet made me jaded, I guess :crazy...

Sorry. The internet made me jaded, I guess :crazy





I'm not sure about the press, at least pre-internet version (eg, Edge's FF7 review does not use "jRPG" but has plenty of "Japanese...
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