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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 02:23
Replies: 196
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Posted By SquawkBox
Gold Rush (https://hol.abime.net/2758) (1989)...

Gold Rush (https://hol.abime.net/2758) (1989) (Sierra) A 1 meg machine will cache several screens.
Source : Amiga Computing review
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 20:36
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By SquawkBox
Colonels Bequest, the - A working ECS version not preserved

Now, this one is not for the faint of heart, so put the children to bed and take a deep breath :) . None of the available versions I could grab on the file server work on my 1 MB A500, not even the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 03:45
Replies: 25
Views: 2,517
Posted By SquawkBox
No problem at all loading and playing Death Trap...

No problem at all loading and playing Death Trap on my A500 with default config (the whole MEG of chip ram enabled). Took care of the conversion from IPF to HFE v3 format meself just in case some of...
Forum: support.Games 18 October 2021, 17:28
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By SquawkBox
The additional 512k on my machine is chip ram,...

The additional 512k on my machine is chip ram, not slow / fast ram. That additional chip ram is detected by the game, but still marked as insufficient to load all of the data. In other words, this...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2021, 12:25
Replies: 291
Views: 44,926
Posted By SquawkBox
Did anyone mention Bubba 'n Stix...

Did anyone mention Bubba 'n Stix (https://hol.abime.net/218) (1994) (Core) ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2021, 11:44
Replies: 25
Views: 2,517
Posted By SquawkBox
Police Quest II (https://hol.abime.net/1095)...

Police Quest II (https://hol.abime.net/1095) (1990) (Sierra), the game won't work with 1 MB chip (can't get past scuba diver animation). As it is, it requires at least 0.5 MB slow ram to work...
Forum: support.Games 18 October 2021, 11:33
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By SquawkBox
Concerning the HFE format, I tried to pickup the...

Concerning the HFE format, I tried to pickup the ball and throw it at keirf / jeff, believe me I tried :evilgrin . Among the hundreds of games (from original images) I have loaded in Gotek, only...
Forum: support.Games 17 October 2021, 19:26
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By SquawkBox
@dlfrsilver I was talking about the camping CRT...

@dlfrsilver
I was talking about the camping CRT TV I had bought off "lbc" last August, not about the miggy, thank goodness! Paid 5 bucks and noticed a lot of scratches on the plastic shell, so yeah,...
Forum: support.Games 17 October 2021, 18:08
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By SquawkBox
CRC32 of the HFE v1 files in use : ...

CRC32 of the HFE v1 files in use :
PoliceQuest2-TheVengeance_Disk1_ipf.hfe C4F249CD
PoliceQuest2-TheVengeance_Disk2_ipf.hfe 0B9D182F
PoliceQuest2-TheVengeance_Disk3_ipf.hfe 4E78847A

Picture I...
Forum: support.Games 17 October 2021, 16:37
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By SquawkBox
Nothing wrong with giving it a try in WinUAE pal,...

Nothing wrong with giving it a try in WinUAE pal, but most likely, the straightforward way to reproduce the issue would consist in loading the set of HFE's (after conversion from the official IPF's)...
Forum: support.Games 17 October 2021, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By SquawkBox
Police Quest II on the A500

Can anyone please confirm that this game from Sierra requires a 020, hence is not playable on a 1 MB A500 ? The sticker on the box front cover reads (scan from Lemon) :
1MEG / Amiga computers / 1MEG...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2021, 14:11
Replies: 295
Views: 42,764
Posted By SquawkBox
Fair enough but as I said, I consider the...

Fair enough but as I said, I consider the position of the stats counters better on the ST since it makes them more readable at a glance but of course the important aspects are animation, gfx etc.....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2021, 00:59
Replies: 295
Views: 42,764
Posted By SquawkBox
I am surprised no one mentioned Ghosts 'n...

I am surprised no one mentioned Ghosts 'n Goblins. The ST fanbois consider the ST port to be the more accurate version, but it's not (no surprise here :sleep ). The only redeeming feature is the...
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2021, 12:57
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By SquawkBox
Hi Aladin, As you may know, TransWorld...

Hi Aladin,


As you may know, TransWorld (https://hol.abime.net/1498) aka Trans World (1990) (Starbyte) is German only on the Amiga. I suppose it wouldn't be too difficult for you to offer the...
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2021, 11:56
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By SquawkBox
I believe Disk 1 serves the same purpose in each...

I believe Disk 1 serves the same purpose in each and every release aka "boot disk", while the loading screen remains peculiar to each scenario disk. Disk 1 might be slightly different (in structure)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2021, 05:14
Replies: 196
Views: 56,127
Posted By SquawkBox
Don't mention it! As per Tubular Worlds, I guess...

Don't mention it! As per Tubular Worlds, I guess it loads and plays fine on an A500 with 0.5 MB Slow RAM, but if I switch my machine to a mere 0.5 MB Chip RAM config, the game won't load at all. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2021, 03:03
Replies: 32
Views: 1,210
Posted By SquawkBox
Not if you play the v1.1 freeware version....

Not if you play the v1.1 freeware version. There's one downside though, the latter doesn't come with a trainer.
Forum: support.Games 14 October 2021, 04:18
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By SquawkBox
I was browsing eBay the other day, and I noticed...

I was browsing eBay the other day, and I noticed there was a rare boxed release of both games comprised of 3 disks, sold there by some French man, check it here (https://tinyurl.com/49csyhwh). It is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 October 2021, 15:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,210
Posted By SquawkBox
That observation would belong in the following...

That observation would belong in the following thread I guess :) :
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=52457

Personally, I think timers in certain platform games can spoil the fun e.q. in...
Forum: support.Games 12 October 2021, 18:59
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By SquawkBox
A couple more remarks : The boot disk is...

A couple more remarks :

The boot disk is interchangeable e.q. I was able to play Garrison II using the (1 of 2) ADF from Garrison I.

It is true that one would be able to play the original...
Forum: support.Games 11 October 2021, 01:03
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By SquawkBox
Depends on how you define "the original". The...

Depends on how you define "the original". The original image (the IPF) works fine in WinUAE, the actual floppies from the boxed version would probably work fine on any bog standard A500, but IPF...
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2021, 22:23
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By SquawkBox
Garrison I & II working version(s),

Since there is some interest in fixing this game, and assuming I am not mistaken in thinking there is simply no way I can play either game from my Gotek as if it was the retail version, here is the...
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2021, 17:35
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By SquawkBox
No round of applause for the monitoring role I...

No round of applause for the monitoring role I had in mentioning games that fail to load with =+1 MB chip mem, and standing with it ? Granted, it was turrican9 idea to raise that issue, but still :p .
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2021, 17:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By SquawkBox
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=9634 ...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=9634
https://torlus.com/floppy/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3217
So basically, the copy protection of both Garrison opus prevented the SPS team from imaging the game...
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2021, 16:47
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By SquawkBox
Sorcery + on the miggy is also affected by a dark...

Sorcery + on the miggy is also affected by a dark palette too.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2021, 16:48
Replies: 116
Views: 19,061
Posted By SquawkBox
Give me Battle Squadron in-game music anytime...

Give me Battle Squadron in-game music anytime over this bombastic theme. Anyway, my point was about how Psygnosis allows us to choose between sfx or music in many games at the press of a key, but not...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 October 2021, 22:42
Replies: 98
Views: 8,750
Posted By SquawkBox
Speedball II Eye Of the Beholder II Ghosts 'N...

Speedball II
Eye Of the Beholder II
Ghosts 'N Goblins
Carrier Command
F/A-18 Interceptor

Sorry tin god lovers, no more room for Turrican :nervous :D .
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2021, 19:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By SquawkBox
Read above, Torti made amends for the use of...

Read above, Torti made amends for the use of self-indulgent to qualify your decision to advertise GOALnew project. Plus, you made the effort to contact Dino Dini about it. Why would any of us be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2021, 19:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By SquawkBox
I would say : yes, you can :) .

I would say : yes, you can :) .
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2021, 17:03
Replies: 116
Views: 19,061
Posted By SquawkBox
Agony in-game music sounds awful (probably the...

Agony in-game music sounds awful (probably the first time I play this on the real thing, and it's the first thing that caught my attention). Man, I wish I could use the M key to disable it (Psygnosis...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2021, 16:32
Replies: 196
Views: 56,127
Posted By SquawkBox
Powder (https://hol.abime.net/5152) (1998)...

Powder (https://hol.abime.net/5152) (1998) (Verkosoft)

HOL foot notes mention :
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2021, 13:45
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By SquawkBox
Thank you ross. It's nice being able to play this...

Thank you ross. It's nice being able to play this ahead-of-its-time shooter on a plain 1 MB A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2021, 02:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By SquawkBox
Up to now, these contributions have been very...

Up to now, these contributions have been very different in nature (not always a piece of software), I am not sure it would help much.


Maybe you should convene a meeting which would include Papa...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2021, 01:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By SquawkBox
Bert used to charge a few euros all those who...

Bert used to charge a few euros all those who wanted a registered version of WHDLoad, I still have my personal key and invoice somewhere ;) . Also, the OP didn't ask for / probably doesn't need to be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2021, 20:17
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By SquawkBox
Had almost forgot about that thread. Well, good...

Had almost forgot about that thread. Well, good news, go ahead!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2021, 20:12
Replies: 196
Views: 56,127
Posted By SquawkBox
Great Courts II (https://hol.abime.net/2791) aka...

Great Courts II (https://hol.abime.net/2791) aka Pro Tennis Tour II (1991) (Ubi Soft) creates a RAM disk with 1 MB chip, hence reduced load times I presume, check underneath picture :

...
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2021, 00:01
Replies: 49
Views: 5,837
Posted By SquawkBox
That's good news for WHDLoad users. Having said...

That's good news for WHDLoad users. Having said that, I am sure a 100% ADF bearing those fixes from Radertified would please many fans of the game too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2021, 12:52
Replies: 170
Views: 18,762
Posted By SquawkBox
Easily among my top 5 favorite MAME games, that...

Easily among my top 5 favorite MAME games, that would be awesome :crazy . Hope it won't require more than a 1 MB A500 to run properly.
@jotd
Any news of Miss Pac Man btw ? I've read somewhere that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 October 2021, 01:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By SquawkBox
I think that's the one : ...

I think that's the one :
Mega_Typhoon_(1996-Islona) [1MB with Kick1.3 or 1.5MB on Kick2.0].zip
Unlike the TRSI versions, that one works on my miggy. So thank you "anonymous" hacker for building...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 October 2021, 19:13
Replies: 170
Views: 18,762
Posted By SquawkBox
... And the other is the presence of a floating...

... And the other is the presence of a floating shrubbery among the eatable bonuses :D . I knew there was something else worth mentioning.
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