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Forum: project.MAGE Yesterday, 19:57
Replies: 49
Views: 1,883
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 Yesterday, 17:39
Replies: 49
Views: 1,883
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: 277
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: 277
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: 813
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: 813
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: 3,496
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: 813
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: 3,496
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: 62
Views: 20,811
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: 3,496
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: 3,496
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: 19
Views: 1,235
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: 43
Views: 3,018
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: 43
Views: 3,018
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: 68
Views: 5,247
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: 68
Views: 5,247
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: 530
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: 530
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: 785
Views: 142,161
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: 783
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.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Dunny
Nobody pays to play crap games, my dude. So that...

Nobody pays to play crap games, my dude. So that invalidates what you said right out of the gate.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2021, 21:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,988
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, that's pretty much how it goes. The only...

Yeah, that's pretty much how it goes. The only time I see the enemy carrier is when I'm ready to kick it's arse :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2021, 21:07
Replies: 27
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dunny
Nearly all games are worse than Manic Miner...

Nearly all games are worse than Manic Miner though.
Forum: project.MAGE 13 March 2021, 15:17
Replies: 62
Views: 20,811
Posted By Dunny
Top job, thanks :)

Top job, thanks :)
Forum: project.MAGE 13 March 2021, 11:19
Replies: 62
Views: 20,811
Posted By Dunny
Your installation of Strife pollutes the archive...

Your installation of Strife pollutes the archive - it needs to go into

Configurations\Unofficial\
Games\Unofficial\

As per Damien's wishes here...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2021, 12:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,988
Posted By Dunny
When I first started seriously playing games on...

When I first started seriously playing games on the Amiga, a friend gifted me a pack of cracked disks (compilations mostly) and one had Carrier Command on it. I spent months learning how to play it...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 17:59
Replies: 57
Views: 4,811
Posted By Dunny
I think that if you could take advantage of the...

I think that if you could take advantage of the 1MB expanded Amigas then that would be lovely. Maybe cut down on floppy accessing by caching to RAM?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2021, 19:42
Replies: 111
Views: 9,018
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, but it's wrong, innit?

Yeah, but it's wrong, innit?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2021, 17:09
Replies: 111
Views: 9,018
Posted By Dunny
You-bee-soft of course. There is no other way....

You-bee-soft of course. There is no other way. Not a correct one, at any rate.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 March 2021, 22:25
Replies: 111
Views: 9,018
Posted By Dunny
Yes but they're wrong. It's Ubisoft.

Yes but they're wrong. It's Ubisoft.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 14:19
Replies: 191
Views: 7,294
Posted By Dunny
The problem here is that some people have...

The problem here is that some people have "upgraded" their Amigas to use Vampires or 060s and they're now salty that coders 30 years ago didn't build-in support for their follies.

So if the...
Forum: Coders. General 01 March 2021, 12:21
Replies: 822
Views: 84,688
Posted By Dunny
I guess you could always just not play it and let...

I guess you could always just not play it and let people who do enjoy these things... enjoy them?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 16:16
Replies: 191
Views: 7,294
Posted By Dunny
For my part, that's as real an Amiga as any...

For my part, that's as real an Amiga as any other, but if the software wasn't written to specifically support that particular model then that's just tough titties for the user. You can ask WHDLoad...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 14:53
Replies: 191
Views: 7,294
Posted By Dunny
Nobody needs or must support anything. If...

Nobody needs or must support anything.

If the game requires an A500 with ECS 1MB then that's what it needs.
If it needs an A1200 with 030 and 4MB Fast RAM then that's what it needs.

It's...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2021, 01:38
Replies: 46
Views: 2,373
Posted By Dunny
All of the above, and: A disk space meter at...

All of the above, and:

A disk space meter at the edge of the volume window
Icons that can be any size
Icons as files in their own right.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2021, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 2,196
Posted By Dunny
It's probably not this one, but back in the ......

It's probably not this one, but back in the ... early 90s? When I went to see the VR suite at Hull university, they were running a VR demo which was green polygonised mountains over which an orange,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 February 2021, 01:49
Replies: 84
Views: 8,468
Posted By Dunny
It gets worse; I've been known to store...

It gets worse; I've been known to store executable code in strings too, and run it from there.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 February 2021, 17:50
Replies: 84
Views: 8,468
Posted By Dunny
I store all my data in strings. Is that bad?

I store all my data in strings. Is that bad?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2021, 16:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,955
Posted By Dunny
"Shit game time" YOU TAKE THAT BACK. Death...

"Shit game time"

YOU TAKE THAT BACK. Death Mask was bloody wonderful fun. It got just as much if not more play time than AB3D, Gloom, Fears and Breathless.
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