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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2021, 00:42
Replies: 41
Views: 1,408
Posted By Dunny
No love for Merv the Mercyless (sic)? An...

No love for Merv the Mercyless (sic)? An amazingly violent game with no guns or weapons.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2021, 01:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dunny
Inadvertently contributed to the speed that...

Inadvertently contributed to the speed that cracks were available too, I'd imagine - off-the-shelf disk routines or encryption only need to be cracked once...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2021, 01:16
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Dunny
These games were usually a one or two man affair,...

These games were usually a one or two man affair, and usually they were coders first, graphic artists second and very rarely musicians at all. Classical tunes like this had scores you could easily...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2021, 11:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,897
Posted By Dunny
Coming from a demo scene that contains "Dr....

Coming from a demo scene that contains "Dr. Mabuse Orgasm Crackings" as quite a popular group, I'd say this is probably just fine.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 July 2021, 00:40
Replies: 323
Views: 34,678
Posted By Dunny
Oh, I've been there. When I asked to take CS at...

Oh, I've been there. When I asked to take CS at school in the mid 80s, I was told no, there's no future in it. You need to study biology and physics, like the rest of the family did. Was barred from...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 13 July 2021, 17:34
Replies: 639
Views: 94,090
Posted By Dunny
Yeah well, all the Amiga Format magazine scans...

Yeah well, all the Amiga Format magazine scans have been taken down from Archive.org so don't be so sure.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2021, 17:32
Replies: 166
Views: 8,117
Posted By Dunny
Guys, guys. People like things you don't....

Guys, guys.

People like things you don't. Let them. It literally has zero impact on your life.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 17:28
Replies: 323
Views: 34,678
Posted By Dunny
All of them up to KS2.0 had Amiga BASIC: ...

All of them up to KS2.0 had Amiga BASIC:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaBASIC

And it was terrible. Sinclair BASIC on something as powerful as an Amiga would have been heavenly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2021, 01:03
Replies: 166
Views: 8,117
Posted By Dunny
We don't really measure that, we're interested in...

We don't really measure that, we're interested in how well it performs from a processing POV.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2021, 00:47
Replies: 166
Views: 8,117
Posted By Dunny
This. We're currently moving our x86 Mac code to...

This. We're currently moving our x86 Mac code to M1 and we're not seeing any performance gains, not even in the hand-tuned asm we use. It's comparable to a very fast Core i7 or a Core i9, but no...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 July 2021, 18:08
Replies: 211
Views: 47,393
Posted By Dunny
I had Turrican II on one disk and it was an...

I had Turrican II on one disk and it was an original, not a copy :D
Forum: support.Games 14 June 2021, 17:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dunny
GZDoom handles that just fine. He didn't like the...

GZDoom handles that just fine. He didn't like the way some areas play so changed them. Mostly by adding "drops" so you can't backtrack and in one place adding corridors to a large open area so it's...
Forum: support.Games 14 June 2021, 01:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dunny
The conversion to a Doom engine has already been...

The conversion to a Doom engine has already been done:

https://forum.zdoom.org/viewtopic.php?t=67666

Though a few of the levels have been altered layout-wise which detracts massively from the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2021, 00:53
Replies: 743
Views: 61,776
Posted By Dunny
Having a massively expanded A500 was not an...

Having a massively expanded A500 was not an option for a great many people. There's a good reason that the vast majority of OCS games were for 512Kb Amigas - the majority of A500 owners didn't have...
Forum: project.MAGE 21 May 2021, 20:35
Replies: 4,645
Views: 673,947
Posted By Dunny
DamienD is taking a break for a couple of weeks,...

DamienD is taking a break for a couple of weeks, but I'm sure he'll pick it up when he gets back.
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 16:54
Replies: 891
Views: 112,155
Posted By Dunny
Thanks for the reply. Disappointing but not...

Thanks for the reply. Disappointing but not unexpected.
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 15:04
Replies: 891
Views: 112,155
Posted By Dunny
I suppose I shall ask again, seeing as the last...

I suppose I shall ask again, seeing as the last time was ignored:

For those of us emulating various models that do not have any form of optical drive in their host PC - can a digital ISO of the...
Forum: project.MAGE 16 May 2021, 00:17
Replies: 4,645
Views: 673,947
Posted By Dunny
Yes, it's a bug in Win10. Just leave it for a few...

Yes, it's a bug in Win10. Just leave it for a few minutes and it will complete.
Forum: News 15 May 2021, 21:20
Replies: 891
Views: 112,155
Posted By Dunny
Is it just a physical CD, or can you opt to buy...

Is it just a physical CD, or can you opt to buy an ISO image file?
Forum: project.MAGE 13 May 2021, 19:57
Replies: 54
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dunny
Just align the boxart to the top, game info to...

Just align the boxart to the top, game info to fill the remaining space and then allow the user to use a splitter to resize the titles space, and resize the window. That would probably work.

I...
Forum: project.MAGE 13 May 2021, 17:39
Replies: 54
Views: 5,603
Posted By Dunny
Can we not do something about the boxart being...

Can we not do something about the boxart being centred vertically? That looks really shoddy especially with the game info panel being aligned to the bottom.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2021, 21:23
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Dunny
You know what this game needs? A twin-stick or...

You know what this game needs? A twin-stick or mouse+stick mod.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2021, 16:22
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Dunny
I remember picking this up because there was...

I remember picking this up because there was literally nothing else in the shop, and being really, really disappointed in it. So hard and so hard to understand.

Stuck with it for a day, and then...
Forum: AMR contributions 11 May 2021, 23:28
Replies: 27
Views: 4,380
Posted By Dunny
Only if no personal account is made:...

Only if no personal account is made: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1478531&postcount=2748

Having 2 lets you browse while downloading.

So...



Never a truer word was spoken.
Forum: AMR contributions 08 May 2021, 00:11
Replies: 27
Views: 4,380
Posted By Dunny
In FileZilla: Go to File Menu, "Site...

In FileZilla:

Go to File Menu, "Site Manager". Click "New Site" and then name it, and populate it with the Host: grandis.nu. Logon type Normal, add your User/Pass if you have them (you should be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 May 2021, 00:45
Replies: 59
Views: 5,731
Posted By Dunny
I was a voracious consumer of both pirated disks...

I was a voracious consumer of both pirated disks (DefJam/CCS Compact Disks FTW!) and games I could buy with my pocket money. I got £1/Week, so saving up for a game meant two or three per year.

The...
Forum: AMR contributions 07 May 2021, 00:42
Replies: 27
Views: 4,380
Posted By Dunny
Looks all those except for November 1990 are on...

Looks all those except for November 1990 are on the FTP, so you would be doing a kindness if you'd upload it there.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2021, 00:49
Replies: 59
Views: 5,731
Posted By Dunny
Well that's bollocks, innit? If they don't have...

Well that's bollocks, innit? If they don't have the money then they're still not gonna buy the game. They might buy a game when they do have the cash on hand, but that's still gonna be a whole...
Forum: project.MAGE 04 May 2021, 10:37
Replies: 67
Views: 24,588
Posted By Dunny
They also don't seem to be in the "Unofficial"...

They also don't seem to be in the "Unofficial" directories, which will be a pain to correct.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 April 2021, 01:00
Replies: 59
Views: 5,731
Posted By Dunny
More that the games needed the resolution but the...

More that the games needed the resolution but the 464 couldn't handle colours at that resolution. I mean, every colourful game on the Amstrads looks like it's made of lego blocks for a reason.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 April 2021, 15:07
Replies: 59
Views: 5,731
Posted By Dunny
We had the Spectrum. There was quality in spades...

We had the Spectrum. There was quality in spades dude.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 April 2021, 00:13
Replies: 49
Views: 4,778
Posted By Dunny
Although FPGA isn't strictly emulation, it's...

Although FPGA isn't strictly emulation, it's driven by it - most of the undocumented chipset features in the Amiga were discovered and implemented in emulators, and that information is what the FPGA...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 April 2021, 00:24
Replies: 44
Views: 5,018
Posted By Dunny
That effect could be done easily enough (assuming...

That effect could be done easily enough (assuming you could use a demo effect and then somehow get a playable game on top of it), but I'm more concerned about where the whole level is rotated several...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 April 2021, 20:41
Replies: 44
Views: 5,018
Posted By Dunny
If you're talking about R-Type III (Third...

If you're talking about R-Type III (Third Lightning) then no, that can't be done on a stock Amiga. Not even the first level.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 April 2021, 16:57
Replies: 71
Views: 9,326
Posted By Dunny
:D :D I remember saving up for two years to...

:D :D

I remember saving up for two years to get enough for my A1200, then another 6 months to get a small HDD because by that point the 1200 was down to £299 :)

FastRAM? Yeah, but only after...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 April 2021, 15:25
Replies: 71
Views: 9,326
Posted By Dunny
Only rich people had FastRAM in their A1200s.

Only rich people had FastRAM in their A1200s.
Forum: request.Other 18 April 2021, 23:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Dunny
You're very welcome. I have very fond memories of...

You're very welcome. I have very fond memories of the period that disk was published, for me it was the golden age of my Amiga usage. So seeing that RAM icon really stood out for me :)
Forum: request.Other 18 April 2021, 14:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Dunny
I've seen this one before. I think it was on an...

I've seen this one before. I think it was on an AUI coverdisk. Possibly one with a christmas demo on it.

I was right, but it was an Amiga Computing disk (#20). Icon is attached.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 00:42
Replies: 905
Views: 167,265
Posted By Dunny
It's a Doom clone, and it's running an an...

It's a Doom clone, and it's running an an expanded A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2021, 00:37
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Dunny
At what point did I say that Turrican is crap, my...

At what point did I say that Turrican is crap, my dude? I said that people don't pay to play games they don't like. Which is the opposite of what you said.
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