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Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2022, 02:05
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By SquawkBox
The juxtaposition of screen captures is strong...

The juxtaposition of screen captures is strong with this one ;).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2022, 21:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,695
Posted By SquawkBox
I use an air cooler, which is a cheap & (much)...

I use an air cooler, which is a cheap & (much) less effective alternative to aircon. It is equipped with a fan featuring a timer, a "natural breeze" mode and internal oscillation (lots of these on...
Forum: request.Other 18 July 2022, 16:17
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By SquawkBox
Hi Leatherface, Remember me ? I was once a...

Hi Leatherface,

Remember me ? I was once a member of your blog retro still alive (well, technically I am still a member there, but I don't visit it that often these days). The last of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2022, 17:19
Replies: 60
Views: 3,227
Posted By SquawkBox
48 yo here, triple vaxxed and a belly (I am not...

48 yo here, triple vaxxed and a belly (I am not lovin' it, but sedentary lifestyle, late night cravings and all). The Amiga scene definitely needs younger blood and less old farts (just joking.......
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2022, 16:11
Replies: 36
Views: 5,082
Posted By SquawkBox
About HxC being better than FF, could be although...

About HxC being better than FF, could be although I think it's safer if we take that to PM. I use my machine to play a game once in a while these days, and I still don't feel cheated for using FF in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2022, 18:13
Replies: 36
Views: 5,082
Posted By SquawkBox
Garrison I & II I presume ? 'cause if it's not...

Garrison I & II I presume ? 'cause if it's not Garrison, then there is a third one (or a fourth one, in case one considers Garrison I & II to be two different games). Please let us know as soon as...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2022, 14:27
Replies: 36
Views: 5,082
Posted By SquawkBox
My rule of thumb is give a try to HFEv1, if it...

My rule of thumb is give a try to HFEv1, if it doesn't work then delete HFE's and convert IPF's to HFEv3. Some IPF's don't like HFEv3, it cannot be considered de facto IPF convert format for gotek's....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2022, 12:33
Replies: 36
Views: 5,082
Posted By SquawkBox
Just loaded the IPF (converted to HFE v1) of Best...

Just loaded the IPF (converted to HFE v1) of Best Of the Best on my 1 MB A500, the game seems to run fine with 1.3 KS as well as with 3.1 KS (I can switch from one to the other).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2022, 08:41
Replies: 39
Views: 3,429
Posted By SquawkBox
If you want to give a try to fake-mem from an...

If you want to give a try to fake-mem from an ready-made adf, you can download the one which corresponds to cover disk of 3rd issue of Amiga Concept (April 1994), a French mag, it's on the file...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 July 2022, 05:07
Replies: 38
Views: 4,323
Posted By SquawkBox
Little known fact : With a Dual Shock in hand,...

Little known fact : With a Dual Shock in hand, you can reproduce all the moves from the original arcade game by using simultaneously the pair of analog sticks (Karate Champ was ported on the PS2 by...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2022, 04:25
Replies: 178
Views: 25,533
Posted By SquawkBox
@Aarbron All Green Beret download links from...

@Aarbron
All Green Beret download links from your web site are broken (redirection links don't redirect properly)
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 01 July 2022, 04:00
Replies: 21
Views: 3,189
Posted By SquawkBox
The documentation also mentions Amiga 1000, hence...

The documentation also mentions Amiga 1000, hence it's not exclusive to Amiga 500 owners.

Yes it can, the seller installed another metal switch just to disable the additional 512k chip mem at will...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 01 July 2022, 00:10
Replies: 21
Views: 3,189
Posted By SquawkBox
@dlfr It (I mean the IPF, or the converted for...

@dlfr
It (I mean the IPF, or the converted for gotek image) won't work on ANY Amiga, except if that Amiga is fitted with slow / trapdoor ram ram. Also, it's a bit confusing when you keep on talking...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 30 June 2022, 21:40
Replies: 21
Views: 3,189
Posted By SquawkBox
Have you ever stumbled upon a budget release of...

Have you ever stumbled upon a budget release of Beach Volley ? That would imply the first edition is missing from Denis collection of originals since only one single IPF was released.

I only have...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 30 June 2022, 20:32
Replies: 21
Views: 3,189
Posted By SquawkBox
I've read the last message, and I can't consider...

I've read the last message, and I can't consider it solves anything. It's Ok for me to use one of the regular cracked versions (by regular I mean 512k chip only), but I am a generous person (not...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 30 June 2022, 12:44
Replies: 21
Views: 3,189
Posted By SquawkBox
Which I had a cracked version of (else, peeps...

Which I had a cracked version of (else, peeps will think you coded the crack for that version back in the days :) ).

Also, it's not useful to mention versions bearing a virus, except if you want...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 29 June 2022, 15:43
Replies: 21
Views: 3,189
Posted By SquawkBox
As far as I am concerned, the issue here is...

As far as I am concerned, the issue here is whether the original (I mean floppy disk original) works with 512kb of chip or not. I would guess any A1000 or standard A500 could handle Beach Volley...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2022, 21:37
Replies: 151
Views: 35,964
Posted By SquawkBox
https://www.youtube.com/shorts/LLX9ybHReww ...

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/LLX9ybHReww


:lol
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2022, 03:20
Replies: 31
Views: 3,701
Posted By SquawkBox
https://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&nu...

https://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=17623

mini adventure creator (1988) for the CPC, courtesy of Clive Gifford. More mini than creator, but at least you'll obtain quick results.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 June 2022, 02:01
Replies: 65
Views: 8,078
Posted By SquawkBox
Fair enough. What about MSX2 port then (courtesy...

Fair enough. What about MSX2 port then (courtesy of Manuel Pazos) ? Could be worth a try with an MSX emulator if you fancy your lycanthrope with a little mustache :) .
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 April 2022, 03:45
Replies: 6,721
Views: 1,488,756
Posted By SquawkBox
Bought the new (v2) version of the SLG3000...

Bought the new (v2) version of the SLG3000 (scanline generator from ArcadeForge). Its input method differs from v1 : It supports VGA instead of Scart, otherwise identical (presumably). The scanlines...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2022, 02:04
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By SquawkBox
Best of luck, hope you'll get your machine back...

Best of luck, hope you'll get your machine back in perfect working order in no time.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 April 2022, 01:11
Replies: 3,077
Views: 614,290
Posted By SquawkBox
After the criticism the SJ-200 joystick received,...

After the criticism the SJ-200 joystick received, Sega had to come up with something better, so they offered their customer the :
SJ-300 (https://segaretro.org/Joystick_(SJ-300))

All of this took...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2022, 20:21
Replies: 6,721
Views: 1,488,756
Posted By SquawkBox
It's sturdy too, well designed, the best 30 euros...

It's sturdy too, well designed, the best 30 euros I spent in a long time. Of course, using trackballs for gaming requires some practice. I've watched a few vids involving 30something gamers...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 April 2022, 19:57
Replies: 529
Views: 215,978
Posted By SquawkBox
Here is a short gameplay video I made to...

Here is a short gameplay video I made to illustrate how to play Marble Madness with a trackball, more precisely how it feels to play said Amiga game with the "mouse-trak". FYI, the mouse-trak is an...
Forum: MarketPlace 08 April 2022, 19:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,720
Posted By SquawkBox
I've got one, and it does the job just fine IMHO....

I've got one, and it does the job just fine IMHO. The S-Video converter that was implemented by the seller at the back of my 1 MB A500 now has a loose contact and I am too lazy / numb to fix it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2022, 20:11
Replies: 45
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
Indeed... Featuring one of the worst game...

Indeed... Featuring one of the worst game mechanisms, being shot dead from outside the screen, Nathan Never has that too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2022, 03:51
Replies: 6,721
Views: 1,488,756
Posted By SquawkBox
So I had that urge to be playing a handful of...

So I had that urge to be playing a handful of action Amiga games with a trackball,
only with inertia...
After using a process of elimination (Logitech trackman, let's watch some YT vid... nah, Sega...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 April 2022, 02:18
Replies: 343
Views: 58,278
Posted By SquawkBox
So the big question, was / is TheBoss an...

So the big question, was / is TheBoss an important member of the EAB community :D ?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2022, 01:15
Replies: 266
Views: 45,105
Posted By SquawkBox
Yeah, time to play some Theatre ~ Europe...

Yeah, time to play some Theatre ~ Europe (Conflict ~ Europe in Amiga land) again, I guess :sad . Thanks for your gesture.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2022, 00:16
Replies: 45
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
OT Hey, I think I watched a gameplay footage of...

OT
Hey, I think I watched a gameplay footage of yours recently : Platoon. It was a nice watch since there aren't too many YT videos about this oldie. I tried to find my way out of the jungle (first...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 April 2022, 22:00
Replies: 171
Views: 31,232
Posted By SquawkBox
Does this gameplay footage use autofire ? In any...

Does this gameplay footage use autofire ? In any case, I think reducing the shooting rate of the ranged weapon could be a worthy adjustment.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2022, 04:55
Replies: 45
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
Microbes (coverware)

Microbes (coverware)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2022, 20:52
Replies: 269
Views: 121,498
Posted By SquawkBox
Assuming it's been patched to support 2nd fire...

Assuming it's been patched to support 2nd fire button in WHDLoad, then I won't deny it. As I said, despite my attempts, I couldn't load the preinstalled in my emulated 3.9 setup (and considering the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 March 2022, 09:35
Replies: 34
Views: 2,453
Posted By SquawkBox
See if Bard's Tale / Legend of Faerghail or...

See if Bard's Tale / Legend of Faerghail or Abandoned Places is your thing. When you get bored (and you will eventually), sit back and play some Vagrant Story or some Baldur's Gate II.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 March 2022, 03:39
Replies: 6,721
Views: 1,488,756
Posted By SquawkBox
Bought a cleaning product I can recommend for...

Bought a cleaning product I can recommend for musty / mouldy plastics our retro gear is sometimes made of. It's called in French pierre d'entretien. It consists of a thick cleaning paste made of...
Forum: AMR data problems 12 February 2022, 10:04
Replies: 0
Views: 5,160
Posted By SquawkBox
Amiga Mania review of ST Dragon is misplaced

Amiga Mania (re-release of) Saint Dragon review is currently linked to Crystal Dragon entry on Lemon. Check the Lemon Amiga link from this page :
http://amr.abime.net/review_3613
I was a bit...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2022, 08:37
Replies: 269
Views: 121,498
Posted By SquawkBox
Nathan Never slave craps out on me, complains...

Nathan Never slave craps out on me, complains about Workbench arguments whatever this is, tried with downgraded WHDLoad to no avail. Can't be bothered to report issue on mantis.

Oh, before I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2022, 13:44
Replies: 269
Views: 121,498
Posted By SquawkBox
If I buy another stick, one stick from my...

If I buy another stick, one stick from my collection has to go first since I have a drawer full of them. Ideally, I'd go at some place in town to have my QuickShot Maverick 3 or MegaStar Jr. sv 135...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2022, 23:39
Replies: 65
Views: 8,078
Posted By SquawkBox
Magnetik Tank, Sabre Wulf, Ghostbusters...

Magnetik Tank, Sabre Wulf, Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters II took a drastically different approach), Super Cycle...

True. In the meantime, why not give a try to the PC remake ? Indeed, in 2010,...
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