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Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2021, 02:34
Replies: 18
Views: 899
Posted By fxgogo
Before you embark on this journey Amigas,...

Before you embark on this journey Amigas, definitely reach out to the editors fo mags like Amiga Addict and Amiga Future for some tips and advice. I think we can all help each other out here.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2021, 17:02
Replies: 18
Views: 899
Posted By fxgogo
Well done for making the leap. The Amiga Guide...

Well done for making the leap. The Amiga Guide format might be interesting, although I would like to see at least a pdf version of it as well.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 October 2021, 10:23
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By fxgogo
Hello, hello. Are you wanting to do a custom...

Hello, hello. Are you wanting to do a custom install or are you happy to have a pre built system?
Forum: support.AmigaOS 10 October 2021, 23:22
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By fxgogo
I think so. I am approaching 3.2 without any...

I think so. I am approaching 3.2 without any custom installers like BestWB etc. They make customisation assumptions based off old versions like 3.1, 3.1.4 and the people who made it. I want to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 October 2021, 15:24
Replies: 44
Views: 3,689
Posted By fxgogo
Awesome, thanks DanielAllsopp and jotd. checking...

Awesome, thanks DanielAllsopp and jotd. checking it out now
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 October 2021, 13:18
Replies: 44
Views: 3,689
Posted By fxgogo
Looking very cool. Am I correct in seeing the...

Looking very cool. Am I correct in seeing the scrolling looking a little slower or 'steppy' in the second video?
I am looking at some ASM coding after years of JS and Python. Any suggested books to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2021, 12:03
Replies: 30
Views: 1,470
Posted By fxgogo
That is an impressive bit of work. Is this using...

That is an impressive bit of work. Is this using the installers that came with the game?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2021, 13:32
Replies: 41
Views: 4,665
Posted By fxgogo
That is how I did it back in the day. Long...

That is how I did it back in the day. Long shutter, brightness turned down on the screen to avoid over exposure and I seem to remember using a specific ISO film stock. It ended up giving very rich...
Forum: MarketPlace 23 September 2021, 00:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By fxgogo
You evil, evil man Steve. Dammit!!! ;)

You evil, evil man Steve. Dammit!!! ;)
Forum: MarketPlace 18 September 2021, 14:27
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By fxgogo
Ok, had a look and it seems I don't even have a...

Ok, had a look and it seems I don't even have a single copy of the digipaint manual which is wierd as I have a disk. So apologies for getting your hopes up. I guess I am going to be looking for a...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 18 September 2021, 02:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,479
Posted By fxgogo
If you are on Windows, all the roms and the key...

If you are on Windows, all the roms and the key sit in the public users folder under documents. There is a folder called shared and inside there is a roms folder. What you seek is inside that folder....
Forum: Amiga scene 17 September 2021, 12:43
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By fxgogo
Totally agree.

Totally agree.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 September 2021, 12:39
Replies: 46
Views: 3,074
Posted By fxgogo
It has to be the juggler demo for me. I thought I...

It has to be the juggler demo for me. I thought I was seeing some sort of magic. Not long after that was seeing the Defender of the Crown demos running in the shops.
Forum: MarketPlace 17 September 2021, 08:49
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By fxgogo
Here is a digital version until you find a real...

Here is a digital version until you find a real world copy. https://commodore.bombjack.org/amiga/applications/

I might have a second copy of the manual, I will check this weekend. Otherwise, the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2021, 00:44
Replies: 54
Views: 3,264
Posted By fxgogo
Never owned a machine, but played loads at...

Never owned a machine, but played loads at friends houses. The impact of the machines is immense.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2021, 13:08
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By fxgogo
Agreed, I love the written form for tutorials. It...

Agreed, I love the written form for tutorials. It is inherently non-linear so easy to just jump to the section you need. Video tutorials are harder to follow with constant stopping and starting. It...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 September 2021, 16:04
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By fxgogo
I hear you. So a lot of those packages you list...

I hear you. So a lot of those packages you list have their manuals online and that would be a good place to start. Manuals were the chief way you got to know the software. There are some videos...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 September 2021, 17:08
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By fxgogo
Yeah historically, the US mags were more focused...

Yeah historically, the US mags were more focused on creative applications and productivity. I have been writing the 'Creative Revolution' articles for Amiga Addict which is a first step in that...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2021, 23:52
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By fxgogo
Definitely check out Amiga Love’s YouTube...

Definitely check out Amiga Love’s YouTube channel, he does a lot with the Amiga 1000 and making it work in our modern world.

https://youtube.com/c/AmigaLove

Also go to the Amigalove.com forums...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 12 September 2021, 23:42
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By fxgogo
I have to echo that. Great blog, reading them now.

I have to echo that. Great blog, reading them now.
Forum: support.Apps 08 September 2021, 15:01
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By fxgogo
I only used Lightwave once and then it was on PC,...

I only used Lightwave once and then it was on PC, I think version 6 or 7. I have always loved it though. Great package. I hope it does not die a death and keeps on going. I hope to be playing with it...
Forum: support.Apps 08 September 2021, 11:01
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By fxgogo
There are a couple of nice boards floating about...

There are a couple of nice boards floating about in various shops. The ones that might work for you only add the FPU and ram along with other small features. Then if you want serious acceleration,...
Forum: Member Introductions 07 September 2021, 13:20
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By fxgogo
Hey Chris. Welcome. Like the theme of your blog....

Hey Chris. Welcome. Like the theme of your blog. It is a great idea to log your findings as you go. I wish I did that. There is a lot of info out there but also a lot of misinformation or even just...
Forum: support.Apps 06 September 2021, 13:14
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By fxgogo
Glad it worked. There are later versions...

Glad it worked. There are later versions available on the FTP if you need. There is a great forum dedicated to 3D on the Amiga if you are interested.

https://www.amigaraytracers.com/
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 September 2021, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By fxgogo
Great story and welcome. Some of us have similar...

Great story and welcome. Some of us have similar stories to you and some of us have never stopped using their Amigas. One thing is common, our experience of the best computer in the world...;)
Forum: support.Apps 02 September 2021, 12:08
Replies: 24
Views: 1,835
Posted By fxgogo
I agree, get up and running on WinUAE. It is a...

I agree, get up and running on WinUAE. It is a brilliant system to test and explore options. I often use it over my real hardware just because it is so flexible and quick to change things. You can...
Forum: support.Apps 02 September 2021, 00:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,835
Posted By fxgogo
So workbench along with the kickstart chip on...

So workbench along with the kickstart chip on your motherboard is the OS for the Amiga. Do you know if your Amiga 500’s run 1.3 or 2 of the Amiga workbench? The former is the blue and orange colour...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 August 2021, 14:45
Replies: 35
Views: 2,001
Posted By fxgogo
Not really interested in getting my Amiga's...

Not really interested in getting my Amiga's online. The web experience is just going to be probelmatic. FTP, IRC would be fine though. But I do see myself creating a LAN for all my old computers to...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 29 August 2021, 14:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By fxgogo
I just tried my version 8 on a recently updated...

I just tried my version 8 on a recently updated Windows and all is working fine. I would at least try an un-installation and re-install it.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 August 2021, 10:35
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By fxgogo
Have you had your 1200 recapped? Your issues...

Have you had your 1200 recapped? Your issues sound similar to mine. I recapped and replaced the keyboard membrane and all is good in the world now.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 August 2021, 08:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,289
Posted By fxgogo
Yip, a 4 user here. More power than I need really.

Yip, a 4 user here. More power than I need really.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 August 2021, 18:30
Replies: 171
Views: 12,981
Posted By fxgogo
I give you that. A hires screen for coding is...

I give you that. A hires screen for coding is more than a nice to have.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 August 2021, 08:51
Replies: 171
Views: 12,981
Posted By fxgogo
Unless you are doing some form of graphics or...

Unless you are doing some form of graphics or video production, they are pretty much a non essential.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2021, 10:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By fxgogo
So can I suggest you send the Amiga off for some...

So can I suggest you send the Amiga off for some repairs. I did this with my A1200 after an aborted attempt to recap it myself. I used Retro Passion, but there are many others. The A500 will serve...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 August 2021, 13:37
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By fxgogo
Apologies liquidsmoke, I really should not reply...

Apologies liquidsmoke, I really should not reply to these things so late at night. I will be firing my 1200 up this weekend to do some disk copying. I think I have a spare CF card with 3.1.4 on it. I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 August 2021, 13:30
Replies: 36
Views: 6,982
Posted By fxgogo
I use mine at least twice a week now that I am...

I use mine at least twice a week now that I am writing for Amiga Addict. It has been fantastic. These machines were just sitting in the cupboard. Now they are restored and are being used again. I...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 August 2021, 00:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By fxgogo
Ok, I get what you are saying, you have made an...

Ok, I get what you are saying, you have made an image of the SD card. My next question would be why are you creating the HDF file in the first place when you are just going to write it back to the SD...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 August 2021, 16:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By fxgogo
Just reading your message again, I think you are...

Just reading your message again, I think you are confusing 'hardfile' with 'hard drive'. The former creates a file that is a virtual hard drive. It is not something that the Amiga will see or...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 August 2021, 01:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By fxgogo
Just did what up or suggests today as works well....

Just did what up or suggests today as works well. I also need to run my WinUAE as administrator when plugging in my compact flash card into my PC. If I don’t, I don’t get write access to the drive.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2021, 00:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By fxgogo
Production values on the video seemed good except...

Production values on the video seemed good except for that terrible robot voice over.
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