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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2022, 14:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By stevelord
Oh my god, that dragon is hilariously bad.

Oh my god, that dragon is hilariously bad.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 November 2022, 17:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By stevelord
Maybe I'm getting old but I can't see any major...

Maybe I'm getting old but I can't see any major differences (https://www.mobygames.com/game/moonstone-a-hard-days-knight/screenshots) between the DOS and Amiga versions. Are there significant...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2022, 12:28
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By stevelord
I'm fortunate enough to have a home office at the...

I'm fortunate enough to have a home office at the current place, so my Amiga 4000 and G4 Mac Mini get their own desk there. I have another desk in the living room which houses some Hi-Fi gear and the...
Forum: support.Other 19 November 2022, 19:07
Replies: 125
Views: 7,882
Posted By stevelord
I've reported him. Hopefully the mods will get...

I've reported him. Hopefully the mods will get round to it at some point.



Thomas, I don't need this tool but I know others will. Thankyou for writing it, and for everything you do. You make...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 November 2022, 17:25
Replies: 60
Views: 2,028
Posted By stevelord
I remember having a Microcosm crack on floppy. It...

I remember having a Microcosm crack on floppy. It was a fair few disks, can't remember how many though. Less than I expected.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2022, 11:07
Replies: 60
Views: 2,028
Posted By stevelord
I have a CDTV and have slowly been working my way...

I have a CDTV and have slowly been working my way through the software library. There will be more but this is what I'm aware of:

Sim City is very enhanced with a CD soundtrack, simplified...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2022, 11:02
Replies: 60
Views: 2,028
Posted By stevelord
I remember reading in a mag that Wing Commander...

I remember reading in a mag that Wing Commander CD32 apparently took advantage of the Akiko chip, same with Gloom CD32. Whether they did or not, don't know.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 November 2022, 16:53
Replies: 391
Views: 88,824
Posted By stevelord
I don't know about now but for the entire time...

I don't know about now but for the entire time I've had my ZZ9000 (I stopped updating firmware before 1.9 as I had a steady state and 1.9+ got a little weird) I've never been able to run custom ARM...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2022, 13:04
Replies: 391
Views: 88,824
Posted By stevelord
It's the best 1080p-capable card with the best...

It's the best 1080p-capable card with the best scandoubler and a HDMI connection you can buy today.
It's an ok Ethernet card. There are better, faster, more reliable options but it'll do perfectly...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 November 2022, 18:33
Replies: 447
Views: 19,678
Posted By stevelord
It's a pro machine that came with a hard drive...

It's a pro machine that came with a hard drive but you can still boot off floppy. TUDE isn't exactly rare, Relokick disks aren't rare. Using the boot menu is documented in the manual. If you had an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 November 2022, 02:05
Replies: 447
Views: 19,678
Posted By stevelord
I tried to make sense of this statement and like...

I tried to make sense of this statement and like your one about networking I can't. If you run TUDE to play a game on a 1200 and it works its still generally accelerated unless you've done something...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 November 2022, 18:39
Replies: 447
Views: 19,678
Posted By stevelord
With respect that sounds more like you weren't...

With respect that sounds more like you weren't ready for networking than the Amiga. My guess is you were using NFS on either AS225 or AmiTCP? I've used both and it's possible to lock them down (as...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 November 2022, 01:35
Replies: 447
Views: 19,678
Posted By stevelord
Maybe look like shit is a strong term but 1991 PC...

Maybe look like shit is a strong term but 1991 PC games that looked better than the Amiga versions or equivalents to me include:


Kings Quest V
Midwinter II
Bill Elliot's NASCAR
Wing...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2022, 01:14
Replies: 46
Views: 3,214
Posted By stevelord
How to be a complete bastard?

How to be a complete bastard?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 November 2022, 17:10
Replies: 447
Views: 19,678
Posted By stevelord
Why shudder on the Amiga? The Amiga version is in...

Why shudder on the Amiga? The Amiga version is in full 4096 colour HAM mode while the PC version is 256 colour VGA. Both look good IME (I play Links: The Challenge of Golf on Amiga and PC). Unless...
Forum: Hardware pics 31 October 2022, 17:23
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By stevelord
My A4000 uses a FastATA. In my expect tricky edge...

My A4000 uses a FastATA. In my expect tricky edge cases until you get something that really works for you. I wouldn't expect much by way of support either. Once you have it up and running it's much...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 October 2022, 00:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By stevelord
I'd really love to see a v4 versus pistorm...

I'd really love to see a v4 versus pistorm (regular and emu68k) comparison. I get the limitations of each but it'd be interesting to see how they compare for common workloads between the two.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 October 2022, 16:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By stevelord
Outside of retrocomputing and gaming, I'm quite...

Outside of retrocomputing and gaming, I'm quite into minidiscs, I have some classic Hi-Fi gear, Shortwave DXing (I have some old radio gear for that but it's not all working).
Forum: MarketPlace 25 October 2022, 16:09
Replies: 38
Views: 2,984
Posted By stevelord
I wasn't going to post more in this thread as I...

I wasn't going to post more in this thread as I saw where it was going and didn't want to make it worse. But I thought I should right a couple of wrongs.



As I've said consistently, it was not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2022, 02:56
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By stevelord
Errors, errors everywhere...

Is anyone else getting old school ISS errors when trying to message people? Just try to view your public profile.
Forum: MarketPlace 23 October 2022, 02:36
Replies: 38
Views: 2,984
Posted By stevelord
I'm happy to say you didn't start the fire, but...

I'm happy to say you didn't start the fire, but i'll be damned if i'm happy for you to spread it. If I get a bag for a clothes collection for charity and it turns out to be a contractual obligation...
Forum: MarketPlace 22 October 2022, 18:17
Replies: 38
Views: 2,984
Posted By stevelord
I don't think you're going to get what you're...

I don't think you're going to get what you're looking to achieve from going down this line of thinking.


RetroPassion Ltd (Company No. 12204824) - VAT Number: GB371066606 (referred to from here...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2022, 17:30
Replies: 391
Views: 88,824
Posted By stevelord
AFAICR there wasn't a reboot when I originally...

AFAICR there wasn't a reboot when I originally got the Amiga and I had that install with an 040 (by the previous owner) when I started using the ZZ9000. It's possible it might not have needed the...
Forum: MarketPlace 22 October 2022, 12:09
Replies: 38
Views: 2,984
Posted By stevelord
I didn't ask about a licence fee. I asked about...

I didn't ask about a licence fee. I asked about something I'll quote directly from the page (https://web.archive.org/web/20221017205624/https://www.retropassion.co.uk/product/bfg9060-ncpu/):

"For...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2022, 12:04
Replies: 391
Views: 88,824
Posted By stevelord
That might be true for current fw and OS 3.2, but...

That might be true for current fw and OS 3.2, but certainly wasn't true for historical firmware versions. I used to run OS 3.9 with the 1.5 - 1.8 firmware. I'm not sure at which point it switched to...
Forum: MarketPlace 20 October 2022, 20:17
Replies: 38
Views: 2,984
Posted By stevelord
What's the donation to Matthias per unit and is...

What's the donation to Matthias per unit and is that based on the RRP or pre-tax price?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2022, 20:14
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By stevelord
It will work with stunnel4. Set up stunnel4 on a...

It will work with stunnel4. Set up stunnel4 on a remote system to forward your delivery (SMTP) and polling (IMAP for Simple Mail I think) over SSL. Then point Simple Mail at your Stunnel4 setup. I've...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2022, 19:05
Replies: 36
Views: 3,126
Posted By stevelord
I saw this video a while back that looked quite...

I saw this video a while back that looked quite interesting. I've been playing with agablaster and agaconv with mixed results on 68000 systems running 1.3. I do think 30fps 320x200 or 25fps 320x256...
Forum: News 14 October 2022, 19:27
Replies: 49
Views: 6,049
Posted By stevelord
Maybe rather than aiming for this year you could...

Maybe rather than aiming for this year you could aim for two volumes at the end of next year. Gives you the time to do it properly and get it the way you want it instead of rushing it if life gets in...
Forum: News 14 October 2022, 12:42
Replies: 49
Views: 6,049
Posted By stevelord
*If(f)* you have the time, I think an annual...

*If(f)* you have the time, I think an annual would be a brilliant idea. As long as it contains all of the annual content, whatever else is a bonus. Having content not included in the online...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2022, 22:22
Replies: 51
Views: 5,232
Posted By stevelord
It's now been renamed to AGA (Amiga Global...

It's now been renamed to AGA (Amiga Global Alliance). Hopefully this doesn't mean a split and possible legal dispute...

Amiga Global Alliance (AGA) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4uzaqZ0b9M)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 October 2022, 18:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By stevelord
Unconvinced that's the case. There are plenty of...

Unconvinced that's the case. There are plenty of options for building an 8-bit computer from currently available parts. A 16/32-bit computer should be doable.



I get the impression there may...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2022, 21:13
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By stevelord
"Hunter is not Midwinter, but then again, what...

"Hunter is not Midwinter, but then again, what is?"

Midwinter II? (sorry, I couldn't resist)

Classic game, and nicely reviewed!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2022, 21:48
Replies: 29
Views: 2,064
Posted By stevelord
Seems so. Where could I find this? I'd love to...

Seems so. Where could I find this? I'd love to give it a go.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2022, 13:49
Replies: 29
Views: 2,064
Posted By stevelord
I really enjoyed Chase HQ on the Amiga bitd....

I really enjoyed Chase HQ on the Amiga bitd. Loved it on the Speccy too.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 October 2022, 02:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,817
Posted By stevelord
True but I will buy your version of Final Writer...

True but I will buy your version of Final Writer when it's ready and I'll use the pdf support, and I'll submit articles to WhatIFF using it too...


...unless you sell to cloanto or aeon, of...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 October 2022, 02:55
Replies: 30
Views: 2,817
Posted By stevelord
No, it was korban's post above yours I was...

No, it was korban's post above yours I was responding to. Sorry if that wasn't clear.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 October 2022, 15:17
Replies: 30
Views: 2,817
Posted By stevelord
To go a bit further down the MorphOS rabbit...

To go a bit further down the MorphOS rabbit hole... Yes some Amigas can run MorphOS, but it's really a premium experience on a Mac. It genuinely brings those systems back to life, has a modern...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2022, 12:57
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By stevelord
Big Wordle fan, definitely looking forward to...

Big Wordle fan, definitely looking forward to trying it. I just haven't had the time yet but I definitely will, thanks for making it.


Does it support custom wordlists? Might be handy for...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2022, 01:58
Replies: 71
Views: 12,126
Posted By stevelord
Amazing. Watched it on the telly, I loved every...

Amazing. Watched it on the telly, I loved every moment. Going to run this through Agaconv and watch again on the A4000 this weekend. Because a show about the Amiga, made with Amiga should really be...
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