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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 19:51
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
It's the other way round, the switch enables...

It's the other way round, the switch enables second button support when set to Sega, whereas when set on Amiga (on Atari / Commodore) only one button is enabled. This is quite perplexing... I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 December 2021, 17:43
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
That's part of the plan, I needed more insights,...

That's part of the plan, I needed more insights, caught a cold in the meantime, so a bit slow on the draw :p . I've tested everything, and yeah it's about half working, half non working games in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 December 2021, 00:47
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
All right, it's not your thread. Having said...

All right, it's not your thread. Having said that, that list from the Polish forum is the de facto list for games that support 2-button in some way or another for those among us who have an interest...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2021, 18:30
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
@Aardvark Can you check 2nd fire button support...

@Aardvark
Can you check 2nd fire button support for Mercs ? The manual makes no mention of a second button, and long press on F1 activates the megabomb which is the only special weapon AFAIK, so I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2021, 11:34
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
You could have created a separate thread then,...

You could have created a separate thread then, but all right go ahead and "polish" ahem your list from the Polish web site aplenty if you wish, I don't mind at all (it's a minor annoyance, I can live...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2021, 16:16
Replies: 22
Views: 3,843
Posted By SquawkBox
I was mentioning a few of these games (commercial...

I was mentioning a few of these games (commercial titles) in another thread : Minskies Furballs, Theatre Of Death, not to forget Larry I remake. Similarly, there are few freebies that fall into that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2021, 13:11
Replies: 202
Views: 61,982
Posted By SquawkBox
McDonald Land (https://hol.abime.net/2429) (1992)...

McDonald Land (https://hol.abime.net/2429) (1992) (Virgin)
Game stored into memory if 1mb is available.
Proof :) :


https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/mcdona10.jpg...
Forum: request.Other 26 November 2021, 01:35
Replies: 40
Views: 13,723
Posted By SquawkBox
Gone, but they left a little something on GitHub,...

Gone, but they left a little something on GitHub, kind of minimalist repository, not sure I can post the url since some packs of bioses are featured. What was my rank as a seeder anyway ? Purple...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 November 2021, 23:48
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By SquawkBox
I have such a board in my A500. I will argue...

I have such a board in my A500. I will argue there weren't that many 90's titles that used to require KS > 2.04, you probably have noticed these are few and far between, especially among commercial...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 24 November 2021, 22:02
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By SquawkBox
Nope, you need a separate machine to load the "KS...

Nope, you need a separate machine to load the "KS 1.2" or "Amiga 1000" stuff. Some games have been fixed to work on all machines e.q. "AGA fixes" (compatibility goes both ways; Of course, once it's...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 November 2021, 16:17
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By SquawkBox
Good, and thanks for letting us know about this...

Good, and thanks for letting us know about this crack, since WOW seems to have done a better job than Quartex this time.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2021, 16:13
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
All right I PM'd you about an issue I had a while...

All right I PM'd you about an issue I had a while ago, then I asked you to ignore the content of that PM since my ideas had evolved. Then what ? What goes in PM stays in PM, except objectionable...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2021, 06:16
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
in WinUAE, I won't deny it. What about in actual...

in WinUAE, I won't deny it. What about in actual machine ? Maybe there's a little piece of code in WinUAE to bridge the gap between the lack of support in said game and your controller to make things...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2021, 03:17
Replies: 217
Views: 102,735
Posted By SquawkBox
Don't want to be nitpicking, but R-Type doesn't...

Don't want to be nitpicking, but R-Type doesn't support 2nd fire button, not natively at least. For such an awesome port, it should have been a no-brainer. As a matter of fact, Factor 5 didn't...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 November 2021, 01:46
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By SquawkBox
As dlfrsilver said, that cracktro is KS 1.2 only....

As dlfrsilver said, that cracktro is KS 1.2 only. Having said that, it appears the Midnight Maniac (watch your step :evilgrin ) fixed this issue. He also slapped his own intro. Grab this version, and...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2021, 23:45
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By SquawkBox
I use one of these, sold and assembled by...

I use one of these, sold and assembled by rainisto :
https://tinyurl.com/4k964j7s
I'd be glad to outline its strong points if you want me to.

As an aside, 2nd button mode doesn't always work as...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2021, 03:56
Replies: 32
Views: 2,962
Posted By SquawkBox
For each port you intend to work on, prepare two...

For each port you intend to work on, prepare two versions, a classic, 8-bit'ish one and a enhanced, smoother one, closer to Amiga standards. Problem solved :D . Lack of a good musician is a bit...
Forum: support.Games 15 November 2021, 05:19
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By SquawkBox
hmmm.. I can start the game from the ADF uploaded...

hmmm.. I can start the game from the ADF uploaded in the Zone! by BarryB without entering any code.
Forum: support.Games 14 November 2021, 20:53
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By SquawkBox
Ah, so that's where the bottleneck is :p , as per...

Ah, so that's where the bottleneck is :p , as per this game, not on the account of Sting being too busy. What are the codes for ?
Forum: support.Games 14 November 2021, 20:52
Replies: 65
Views: 10,524
Posted By SquawkBox
We also have a Carlos stuck behind bars in...

We also have a Carlos stuck behind bars in France, but it's a different Carlos... Quite different from the late singer and entertainer in Hawaiian shirts indeed :cheese . An ADF of the trained...
Forum: support.Games 14 November 2021, 06:16
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By SquawkBox
I would argue it just "deserves" to be properly...

I would argue it just "deserves" to be properly cracked, assuming what was mentioned in that above mentioned thread in 2008 is true. Check StingRay assumption here...
Forum: support.Games 14 November 2021, 03:48
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By SquawkBox
Maybe I should clarify, I've noticed the game was...

Maybe I should clarify, I've noticed the game was mentioned in the "The bad cracks / 100% working games" thread, which means it wasn't cracked properly back in the days (apparently, it's a tricky...
Forum: support.Games 12 November 2021, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By SquawkBox
Dyter-07 working version

Hi,


Any chance for a 100% version of this little known quirky shooter called Dyter-07 (https://hol.abime.net/468) (1990) (reLINE) ? StingRay considered fixing it a few years ago, check his post...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 November 2021, 19:30
Replies: 22
Views: 3,365
Posted By SquawkBox
Just stumbled upon this PD commando-like : ...

Just stumbled upon this PD commando-like :
https://hol.abime.net/6155
Any thoughts, Torti :D ? Author seems to have realized Azrael's wet dream.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 November 2021, 13:41
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By SquawkBox
Apparently, building the PSU from scratch can be...

Apparently, building the PSU from scratch can be done :
https://inkoovintagecomputing.wordpress.com/2018/03/15/amiga-500-power-supply-build/
I mean, it must be roughly how mine was made, with the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 04 November 2021, 17:49
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By SquawkBox
Didn't he / she mention he / she would consider...

Didn't he / she mention he / she would consider "even not ATX" PSU ? Anyway, an A500 + the PSU I recommended make the right pair, plus it is 20% more efficient compared to the period brick PSU. It is...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 November 2021, 11:02
Replies: 61
Views: 12,868
Posted By SquawkBox
You mean the picture quality ? 'cause if you...

You mean the picture quality ? 'cause if you meant the smoothness of the scrolling, I can obtain such speed with my 1 MB A500 when the latter is switched over to NTSC mode. Some games won't work...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 November 2021, 12:30
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By SquawkBox
Wonderland alt. version

So it seems Magnetic Scrolls' Wonderland (https://hol.abime.net/1751) is barely playable on a 1 MB A500. Has a separate 512k version (without multiple windowing system) ever been produced by the same...
Forum: support.Games 02 November 2021, 12:07
Replies: 41
Views: 4,295
Posted By SquawkBox
Ok, grammar time. "I was having a good time...

Ok, grammar time. "I was having a good time playing Xenon on my miggy, when suddenly, daughtie thought it was the right time to be taking a dump in her diaper. :D "
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 01 November 2021, 18:39
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By SquawkBox
Out of place memory req. with original of Beach Volley

For some reason, the original of Beach Volley [1249] won't load unless it detects 0.5 Mb of slow / fast ram (additional ram). Unless I am mistaken, the game doesn't require (nor make use) of any...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 November 2021, 10:25
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By SquawkBox
Not cheap, but pretty obvious choice if you plan...

Not cheap, but pretty obvious choice if you plan to upgrade sooner or later (also, non ATX) :
https://tinyurl.com/39hsac9p
Forum: support.Games 01 November 2021, 01:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By SquawkBox
Thank you ross :great . The game is Ok, on par,...

Thank you ross :great . The game is Ok, on par, or even better than Gauntlet's 16-bit ports technically speaking. Just a thought, they could have polished a little bit more the characters distinctive...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 30 October 2021, 12:18
Replies: 58
Views: 13,861
Posted By SquawkBox
Personally, I am in favor of the occurrence of a...

Personally, I am in favor of the occurrence of a slave for every classic game, even if those patches won't work on the real thing. MAME / retroarch box authors use the Retroplay set as a basis to...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 October 2021, 12:00
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By SquawkBox
Yup, under drbong's uploads. Some games don't...

Yup, under drbong's uploads. Some games don't require AGA fixed versions though, even on more advanced machines. Good luck ploughing into this collection!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 October 2021, 16:04
Replies: 159
Views: 20,238
Posted By SquawkBox
@New Sky Maybe you could prioritize items, for...

@New Sky
Maybe you could prioritize items, for example 1) Rocket Ranger 2) Defender Of the Crown 3) IT came from the Desert since it unlikely all three translations will happen simultaneously. Also,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 October 2021, 03:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By SquawkBox
That's only half of the demonstration. As I said,...

That's only half of the demonstration. As I said, if you really want to know which is which, you should find yourself a guinea pig, I mean... a well inclined person :p among the EAB community, or the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 October 2021, 09:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, my Amiga has a green power light (rev. 6a),...

Well, my Amiga has a green power light (rev. 6a), 1 MB of chip ram and Kickstart 1.3 and I can play those games. The version of Wild Street I play from is :
Wild Streets (1990)(Titus)[cr Subway][t...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 26 October 2021, 04:44
Replies: 58
Views: 13,861
Posted By SquawkBox
I'll raise you five more : According to...

I'll raise you five more : According to whdload.de Psygore is currently working on WHD'fying T-Zer0 :D . On a more serious note, check this post...
Forum: support.Games 24 October 2021, 13:35
Replies: 682
Views: 329,002
Posted By SquawkBox
It appears Fighter Duel - Corsair vs. Zero...

It appears Fighter Duel - Corsair vs. Zero (http://hol.abime.net/528) (1991) (Jaeger) wasn't cracked properly (a manual password is still required, and f..k is not accepted as a password, f..k, or...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 24 October 2021, 06:30
Replies: 58
Views: 13,861
Posted By SquawkBox
Except a couple of data intensive games such as...

Except a couple of data intensive games such as T-Zer0 (https://hol.abime.net/1551) (1997) (ClickBOOM) and Odyssey ~ Theseus vs the Minotaur (https://hol.abime.net/542) (1997) (Vulcan) . In the past,...
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