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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2021, 16:50
Replies: 44
Views: 3,686
Posted By dreadnought
I definitely played these on A500+512k. Possibly...

I definitely played these on A500+512k. Possibly also Gunship, Kick Off 2 and Skidmarks.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2021, 10:14
Replies: 259
Views: 39,585
Posted By dreadnought
I don't care about the extra speed, and never...

I don't care about the extra speed, and never even tried to setup the RTG. But, sure, many people seem interested so why not.
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 30 April 2021, 15:36
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By dreadnought
Ah ok, that would indeed explain it, thank you.

Ah ok, that would indeed explain it, thank you.
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 30 April 2021, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By dreadnought
Ok, but I don't use sync, I don't have a google...

Ok, but I don't use sync, I don't have a google account at all...or do you mean some sort of sync between ftp & Disk?

Just saying in case it's a real error on the Disk and somebody downloads it...
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 30 April 2021, 11:34
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By dreadnought
Gamebase 2.3 incomplete?

This refers to Gamebase Amiga 2.3 on the Google Disk. The one on the ftp is fine. I tried to download it from the Disk earlier and only got 2 files, one 2Gb, other ~650MB. But the whole 2.3 weighs...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 17:38
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By dreadnought
Are you sure there were many such games? I can't...

Are you sure there were many such games? I can't recall any tbh, and I played a lot of save-requiring games.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 April 2021, 15:51
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By dreadnought
You could try reading the mag reviews on HOL, eg...

You could try reading the mag reviews on HOL, eg 'Nam 1965-1975 sounds like a good bet judging by the scores: http://hol.abime.net/937/review

I love strategy games but more on a squad level, and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 April 2021, 13:11
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By dreadnought
In my last year with Amiga I ended up playing...

In my last year with Amiga I ended up playing MechForce obsessively. It's not a great looking game and deals with sci-fi mech combat, but is about as groggy as you can get, and also immensely...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 April 2021, 18:29
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By dreadnought
It's a pity nobody told me (and a few million...

It's a pity nobody told me (and a few million other users) back then that my A500 is incomplete. I'd demand a refund or something ;)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 April 2021, 11:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By dreadnought
Super speeds are only important for folks who...

Super speeds are only important for folks who like the "modern" Amiga. Besides, there is now WIP project using ARM for Minimig core, giving it a very substantial boost. On the flipside, there is...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2021, 11:26
Replies: 259
Views: 39,585
Posted By dreadnought
Like I said in the other thread, none of that is...

Like I said in the other thread, none of that is needed for normal operation (in fact, you don't even need the VGA port, because there is a cheaper solution for analog video). But the hype is so...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 April 2021, 22:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By dreadnought
Sigh...yes, unfortunately many people mindlessly...

Sigh...yes, unfortunately many people mindlessly promote this extended setup as the one you "need". All you really need is here though...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 April 2021, 22:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By dreadnought
MiSTer setup which runs 99% of stuff costs ~200E....

MiSTer setup which runs 99% of stuff costs ~200E. There's no need to buy the expensive parts. For that you get the board and 32SDRAM, and these should be available, at worst with short waiting time....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 April 2021, 12:33
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By dreadnought
If such information is confirmed then this would...

If such information is confirmed then this would count - although I guess some of these might be borderline cases (like, indeed, Flashback). Eg if the development was concurrent on both platforms,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 April 2021, 14:36
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By dreadnought
I was looking at the "Is Amiga original...

I was looking at the "Is Amiga original (http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?&N_isoriginal=yes)" on HOL and saw a few questionable entries. Eg: Aaargh!, Xenon, Elite 2, F29 Retaliator.

Are these...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2021, 19:07
Replies: 934
Views: 112,397
Posted By dreadnought
Bought it on the release but only got around to...

Bought it on the release but only got around to play it yesterday. Amazing to see it all come together and in a finished state.

It's also much harder from what I remember, but that's a good thing...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2021, 10:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,105
Posted By dreadnought
I wonder what byuu, Toni, Frode and a few others...

I wonder what byuu, Toni, Frode and a few others would have to say about that :D
Forum: Hardware mods 22 April 2021, 15:31
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By dreadnought
Hardware pause switch mod

I was randomly browsing my mags the other day and I stumbled on this mod. It's in CU Amiga, Sept 1992, p26
https://archive.org/details/CUAmigaIssue031Sep92/page/n25/mode/2up

It's supposed to be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2021, 14:05
Replies: 46
Views: 2,693
Posted By dreadnought
Midwinter, Hunter, Killing Cloud, Castle Master,...

Midwinter, Hunter, Killing Cloud, Castle Master, Corporation...these are some of my favurite games from that era. The low framerates didn't bother me much, I was just amazed it's at all possible, and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 April 2021, 10:26
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By dreadnought
Storage is cheap and there is no guarantee that...

Storage is cheap and there is no guarantee that stuff will be always available online. The amount of sites hosting "roms" has decreased significantly in the last few years. Yeah, there's archive.org,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 21:50
Replies: 464
Views: 53,851
Posted By dreadnought
It was developed in the UK because the devs had 2...

It was developed in the UK because the devs had 2 years headstart and honed their skills on the uber-popular Spectrum. If the ZX did not exist it's quite possible people would jump on C64 or Atari...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 20:37
Replies: 464
Views: 53,851
Posted By dreadnought
Yeah, seems it is - for some people. It's also...

Yeah, seems it is - for some people. It's also pretty sad, seeing as the year now is 2021, and it doesn't make any more sense than it did back then. But at least we're much older and should know...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 18:05
Replies: 464
Views: 53,851
Posted By dreadnought
So you hate the machine because of what some...

So you hate the machine because of what some codeshops/publishers did. It's the same with the CPC crowd holding a forever grudge vs ZX Spectrum. For me this logic doesn't doesn't add up. Hate the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 10:46
Replies: 464
Views: 53,851
Posted By dreadnought
ST was cheaper than Amiga and had killer apps...

ST was cheaper than Amiga and had killer apps such as Cubase. It was mostly used for sequencing so the chip didn't really matter. Maybe they weren't so clueless after all.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 11:14
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By dreadnought
For me the worst, if we consider the "wasted...

For me the worst, if we consider the "wasted potential" angle, would be Brattacas & SotB. Ah, wait, Agony, this belongs here too.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2021, 16:25
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By dreadnought
No, just marvelling at the novelty of an Amiga...

No, just marvelling at the novelty of an Amiga mag saying that you should buy an Amiga :)

And their cute way of pricing stuff, where you pick the most expensive model on the market for comparison....
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2021, 15:27
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By dreadnought
Oh, please...not that old chestnut again.

Oh, please...not that old chestnut again.
Forum: support.Demos 14 April 2021, 10:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By dreadnought
Nice work! I'd put it on archive.org, it'd get...

Nice work! I'd put it on archive.org, it'd get more exposure.

...& greetings from Gdansk ;)
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2021, 17:35
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By dreadnought
You can try the attached manual for F/A. The...

You can try the attached manual for F/A. The codes are there but it's all a bit messy.

Overall, yes, unfertuantely lots of manuals are only in the .txt form, guess they were typed back in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 17:23
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By dreadnought
Sure, but it's just becoming trickier to catch up...

Sure, but it's just becoming trickier to catch up with the endless updates. Latest Cyberpunk patch is 37 GB...it's ridiculous :D

I don't really follow the modern hacking scene anymore. My retro...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 15:09
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By dreadnought
Most of the games for these platforms are...

Most of the games for these platforms are "preserved', if you know where to look. This gen is not so bad, but the next one, and the following ones, will be nigh on impossible to save in a 1:1 state...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 11:51
Replies: 194
Views: 10,760
Posted By dreadnought
If you actually read my my post, you'd see it...

If you actually read my my post, you'd see it disagrees with particular things you have said in yours, which frankly do not make sense to me, and not something you might've said before. That's hardly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 11:01
Replies: 194
Views: 10,760
Posted By dreadnought
I think most people in the early 2000s would be...

I think most people in the early 2000s would be "unamazed' if you gave them Amiga too. I also don't quite understand your "separate display" complaint, and simulation games are anything but silly.
...
Forum: News 08 April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 39
Views: 5,863
Posted By dreadnought
Well, well. Kosmic Klebin is also an Amiga coder?...

Well, well. Kosmic Klebin is also an Amiga coder? ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 14:01
Replies: 194
Views: 17,329
Posted By dreadnought
Yes. And? :)

Yes. And? :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 22:20
Replies: 87
Views: 4,703
Posted By dreadnought
Dead ends could be amusing too, if done properly...

Dead ends could be amusing too, if done properly - with a clue, and not much backtracking.
There is no need for pixel hunting if the objects are well defined. Having a good look at the the scene was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 21:24
Replies: 87
Views: 4,703
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry mate, but that's simply not true. LSL and...

Sorry mate, but that's simply not true. LSL and SQ were my first ever gfx adventures, I was just learning English, and behind Iron Curtain had zero access to mags and other resources. Despite that I...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2021, 20:02
Replies: 480
Views: 33,766
Posted By dreadnought
So, as I was saying on page 2... ;)

So, as I was saying on page 2... ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 19:21
Replies: 194
Views: 17,329
Posted By dreadnought
Meanwhile, in the CPC land... ...

Meanwhile, in the CPC land...

https://youtu.be/7ZJiHOLXGcY?t=259
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 18:19
Replies: 87
Views: 4,703
Posted By dreadnought
Couldn't disagree more. They have flaws, (not...

Couldn't disagree more. They have flaws, (not unlike like modern games) but also some fantastic plots, jokes, puzzles, etc. And, as you say, some of the early gfx is simply fabulous, pixel art at...
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