English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 40 of 266
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: jizmo
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2021, 08:11
Replies: 41
Views: 5,232
Posted By jizmo
This article in usgamer.net...

This article in usgamer.net (https://www.usgamer.net/articles/back-when-screenshots-really-were-screen-shots) might be of interest to you.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 May 2021, 17:00
Replies: 11
Views: 2,716
Posted By jizmo
Much obliged ^_^ Interesting, haven't...

Much obliged ^_^



Interesting, haven't seen this one before!
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 May 2021, 11:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,716
Posted By jizmo
Found it!...

Found it! (http://aminet.net/package/game/demo/Speed)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 May 2021, 10:23
Replies: 11
Views: 2,716
Posted By jizmo
Yes! Would you happen have a link readily...

Yes! Would you happen have a link readily available for a dl?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 May 2021, 07:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,716
Posted By jizmo
Texture mapped AGA jumping game from 1995

I was trying to find this PD game preview from 1994-1995 but for the life of me can't remember its name. It's a simple texture mapped demo-like game where the player moves ahead in z direction,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2021, 15:29
Replies: 59
Views: 6,747
Posted By jizmo
Both piracy and Atari ST may have contributed to...

Both piracy and Atari ST may have contributed to the quality of Amiga games but neither are unanimously guilty here as there are multiple ripple effects (both positive and negative) with both.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 April 2021, 18:30
Replies: 59
Views: 6,747
Posted By jizmo
For a forum about Amiga EAB seems to revolve...

For a forum about Amiga EAB seems to revolve quite intensively around Atari ST lately :shocked

This same topic got some heated replies over in that other Atari ST thread...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 April 2021, 10:56
Replies: 941
Views: 210,103
Posted By jizmo
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BYTI1YjgzZm...

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BYTI1YjgzZmMtZmIyYy00YTkwLTgyOWEtOTVlNTFkZmMzNTk3XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMDI2NDg0NQ@@._V1_.jpg
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 April 2021, 11:17
Replies: 464
Views: 60,910
Posted By jizmo
Well, it's Tiertex – they would have had no shame...

Well, it's Tiertex – they would have had no shame releasing their games as is no matter what the baseline quality for Amiga had been at the time.

Same goes for the likes of Kingsoft, Anco or...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 18:14
Replies: 464
Views: 60,910
Posted By jizmo
Here's where we can agree again. There would've...

Here's where we can agree again. There would've been plenty of other pitfalls for the Amiga developers to run into capable of ruining a game, just one less in the form of Atari legacy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 15:46
Replies: 464
Views: 60,910
Posted By jizmo
If we are talking about 32 colors being gfx base...

If we are talking about 32 colors being gfx base line Amiga only approach might have brought to the table, then sure, we can find some common ground there.

As for the games being any better for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 11:25
Replies: 464
Views: 60,910
Posted By jizmo
Again, wishful thinking with nothing really...

Again, wishful thinking with nothing really backing this claim up. All titles on all computers and consoles throughout the history of gaming have improved through the lifetime of those platforms. If...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 10:31
Replies: 464
Views: 60,910
Posted By jizmo
Plenty of dodgy Amiga exclusives proof this a...

Plenty of dodgy Amiga exclusives proof this a wishful thinking at best. Even with the added power of A1200 and CD32 at their hands and the chance to build up an Amiga exclusive game from a scratch...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 23:28
Replies: 464
Views: 60,910
Posted By jizmo
^This. If ST didn't exist there's absolutely...

^This.

If ST didn't exist there's absolutely no guarantee most of the the coders back then could've make a proper use of the Amiga chipset. One could argue coders did not really know how to push...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 15:57
Replies: 194
Views: 13,616
Posted By jizmo
I think you missed the point. I never said that...

I think you missed the point. I never said that computer music needs to reflect real music. What I meant is that Hi-Fi, CD quality sampled sounds and the soundscape is what people were really seeking...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 14:59
Replies: 194
Views: 13,616
Posted By jizmo
After reading this I took some time to reflect on...

After reading this I took some time to reflect on why these observations have changed and really had to take a trip down to the memory lane to the late 80s to get to the bottom of this.

My take is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2021, 22:33
Replies: 194
Views: 13,616
Posted By jizmo
A good question is then what off-the-shelf sound...

A good question is then what off-the-shelf sound chip should've they chosen that would've fit the budget for it to be more adequate? I'm not familiar with the sound chip markets of the mid-80s, but...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 21:49
Replies: 87
Views: 8,464
Posted By jizmo
This could be accounted to me having pretty...

This could be accounted to me having pretty pragmatic view on the whole retro gaming; I understand the importance that some games have for me, but I also can see how they might not translate that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 17:13
Replies: 87
Views: 8,464
Posted By jizmo
If anything, Sierra games truly were a children...

If anything, Sierra games truly were a children of their time – and I don't mean this in a good way at all. They've been completely unvisitable from the early 2000s, and that feeling has grown...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2021, 15:46
Replies: 194
Views: 13,616
Posted By jizmo
I don't think nobody here is interested in or...

I don't think nobody here is interested in or bothered with winning you over to the ST camp, and that was definitely not the point of bringing the demo up.

Most of Amiga stuff is also boring and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2021, 17:43
Replies: 194
Views: 13,616
Posted By jizmo
Had to double check for the author name is it's...

Had to double check for the author name is it's exactly as this post is exactly as if I'd written it myself.

I came from C64 and Atari ST felt light years ahead at the time, but the sound did feel...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2021, 09:46
Replies: 208
Views: 21,461
Posted By jizmo
I never owned a PC so it was only some times in...

I never owned a PC so it was only some times in 2000s that I finally played Doom. It's an astounding tech demo with superb gameplay years ahead of its time – but it's also completely without depth in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 October 2020, 23:12
Replies: 23
Views: 3,232
Posted By jizmo
There are plenty of metal covers of c64 and Amiga...

There are plenty of metal covers of c64 and Amiga songs out there – can't say I ever really cared for them that much – and was expecting kind of a uninspired cover here as well. But I have to say...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2020, 08:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By jizmo
The only consolation I can give you is that...

The only consolation I can give you is that things that you've lost probably feel more meaningful to you because you lost them than if you'd still have access to them.

I'm professional artist with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2020, 08:13
Replies: 55
Views: 8,025
Posted By jizmo
Real hardware (the feel of a keyboard, power...

Real hardware (the feel of a keyboard, power lights, different sounds the frame and components make, feel of a clunky mouse and a joystic, smell of the plastic, especially when the a/c adapter heats...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2020, 08:07
Replies: 57
Views: 3,897
Posted By jizmo
When I got back into Amiga some 10+ years ago and...

When I got back into Amiga some 10+ years ago and decided to replace my A1200 HDD with something else I wondered why every Amiga instructable was about CF cards when SD cards were much more petite...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 August 2020, 20:12
Replies: 55
Views: 6,600
Posted By jizmo
Sounds like you made the right choice to begin...

Sounds like you made the right choice to begin with :lol

We did get the Atari ST at first, but after I kept nagging just how much better Amiga was, my father kept the Atari for himself and got me...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2020, 15:09
Replies: 30
Views: 3,570
Posted By jizmo
They magazines used to be super expensive but I...

They magazines used to be super expensive but I was so happy to pick up a copy of CU Amiga each month (and a few years later the Amiga Format as they were the only two Amiga magazines available in my...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 20:00
Replies: 218
Views: 31,425
Posted By jizmo
Not much of a challenge if you have the skills...

Not much of a challenge if you have the skills how to do it, right? ;)

What I kind of meant that it's a different skill of notating something into Protracker that remotely sounds like the original...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 19:19
Replies: 218
Views: 31,425
Posted By jizmo
h0ffman was the only author on the Amiga...

h0ffman was the only author on the Amiga currently with the composing and optimisation chops I could've imagined being able to pull this one off given the size restrictions.

Hopefully someone else...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 17:17
Replies: 218
Views: 31,425
Posted By jizmo
While the custom format would no doubt help with...

While the custom format would no doubt help with getting more data in for the soundtrack, I'd also prefer it was a 880kb floppy to keep it within standard sizes.

I do like the work you've done...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 July 2020, 08:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,504
Posted By jizmo
Remember that Morricone had his influence on the...

Remember that Morricone had his influence on the Amiga games (https://bit.ly/2J2Z5yu) as well.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2020, 09:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By jizmo
I don't know .. Somehow these sequels, reboots...

I don't know .. Somehow these sequels, reboots and remakes all fail to captivate and capitalise on the aspects that made the original great, and take the franchise to a direction that seems...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 June 2020, 15:42
Replies: 115
Views: 19,959
Posted By jizmo
This might be relevant for this thread: ...

This might be relevant for this thread:

Support for experimental texture replacement now in Beetle PSX HW...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 June 2020, 16:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By jizmo
Luckily I parted ways with Amiga right before it...

Luckily I parted ways with Amiga right before it came out. My floppy disk collection would've ended up a total mess :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2020, 16:22
Replies: 115
Views: 19,959
Posted By jizmo
Playstation 1 has always been bit of a...

Playstation 1 has always been bit of a problematic console for me. On the other hand I have good memories of it and admire how it pioneered lots of 3D stuff that we take granted these days. But on...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 June 2020, 08:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By jizmo
It's cute alright. I was so happy to fit all that...

It's cute alright. I was so happy to fit all that data in a disk and back then my dream was to one day own a HD floppy disk drive so that I could put whopping 2000kb of data in there :agree

I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 June 2020, 07:42
Replies: 29
Views: 3,783
Posted By jizmo
Then this sounds like a pretty vast improvement...

Then this sounds like a pretty vast improvement to the performance mpega.library offered before.

What did you do exactly to achieve this? I was always in the belief mpega utilised standard...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2020, 20:52
Replies: 29
Views: 3,783
Posted By jizmo
Even your most basic 128kbps MP3 was not playable...

Even your most basic 128kbps MP3 was not playable as is on 030/50, you'd have to force it to mono 22kHz and even then you'd better buffer it in for a good 30 seconds to make sure it won't start to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2020, 13:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By jizmo
I used diskspare.device first and formatted about...

I used diskspare.device first and formatted about 100 of my disks with the device name of DS0:, then discovered Professional File System and formatted a few tens of my disks with the device name PF0:...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 266

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 10:24.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.09384 seconds with 10 queries