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Forum: support.Games 21 September 2021, 17:13
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
I know, but last time I loaded their version of...

I know, but last time I loaded their version of Garrison, I noticed the following : if you pick up a character from a race then one from another race, they all look the same when popping up in the...
Forum: support.Games 21 September 2021, 16:27
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Why would anyone do such thing ? Again, as...

Why would anyone do such thing ? Again, as unlikely as it may appear, you've got to take into consideration worst case scenario from J-F Nero / keirf perspective. Let's assume some A500 owner...
Forum: support.Games 21 September 2021, 15:47
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Ah but there is an (Amiga) world outside EAB, I...

Ah but there is an (Amiga) world outside EAB, I mentioned HxC user base that one could easily deem negligible, but it is not. Thing is, among those traditionalistic Amigans using a Gotek with their...
Forum: support.Games 21 September 2021, 14:48
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Ho ho save your breath, I am not going to argue...

Ho ho save your breath, I am not going to argue for the sake of it. Here's a better idea : With a cool head, load HFE v3 of World Games in one of your equipped with Gotek miggies and be edified. Yup,...
Forum: support.Games 21 September 2021, 09:27
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Crashdisk reply isn't related to how Gotek deals...

Crashdisk reply isn't related to how Gotek deals with games that are protected against copy. In short, what he told me is that the [KS1.2] flag does apply to The Magnum Force version of Final Assault...
Forum: support.Games 20 September 2021, 04:05
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Traps 'n' Treasures (https://hol.abime.net/1500)...

Traps 'n' Treasures (https://hol.abime.net/1500) (1993) (Starbyte) is a fine game if you're into platformers.
Forum: support.Games 19 September 2021, 01:10
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Did some more testing with published by Epyx...

Did some more testing with published by Epyx games :agree . Winter Games HFEv3 (freshly converted from the IPF) loads fine from my Gotek, one set of HFEv3 of California Games loads fine, while the...
Forum: support.Games 18 September 2021, 02:44
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
I don't think so. It appears Epyx are solely...

I don't think so. It appears Epyx are solely responsible for it. They have slapped this Herndon HLS type of copy protection on California Games (which they devised) and on Winter Games too (cf....
Forum: support.Games 17 September 2021, 20:55
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Nice of you to step in my modest Bivouac thread,...

Nice of you to step in my modest Bivouac thread, please use one of the sleeping bags, we leave early in the morning :) . On a more serious note, I've got a couple (somehow unrelated, and probably...
Forum: News 17 September 2021, 09:02
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
I have been using AMBER_J from day 1 for my...

I have been using AMBER_J from day 1 for my tests. Also, never questioned the fact that it would do the job, after having been preformatted to serve as the de facto Save Disk for the game.
Forum: News 16 September 2021, 04:12
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
Works here with my setup, congrats guys! Maybe...

Works here with my setup, congrats guys! Maybe I'll wait until Pyrdacor reprocesses the files himself and updates the ADF set from his repository. Having said that, it seems you nailed it dlfr.
Forum: support.Games 15 September 2021, 20:12
Replies: 681
Views: 309,744
Posted By SquawkBox
Said game doesn't require 1MB to work (whether...

Said game doesn't require 1MB to work (whether chip + slow or 100% chip). Could be worth asking Toni his opinion about why it does that but concerning the issue I raised per se, only Flashtro...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2021, 15:54
Replies: 149
Views: 14,989
Posted By SquawkBox
Pac-man Jr. scrolls (well, a little). That's why...

Pac-man Jr. scrolls (well, a little). That's why I would rather see this one ported over Ms. Pac-man. Of course, it's very hard, but that can be arranged.
Forum: support.Games 14 September 2021, 13:22
Replies: 681
Views: 309,744
Posted By SquawkBox
Flashtro are still active, I am sure they would...

Flashtro are still active, I am sure they would be willing to fix this in no time, provided they're not too busy with other projects. I'll be using one the trained Quartex versions until then, yup,...
Forum: support.Games 14 September 2021, 12:02
Replies: 681
Views: 309,744
Posted By SquawkBox
The Flashtro version of Gemini Wing won't load on...

The Flashtro version of Gemini Wing won't load on my A500.
CRC32 : DC264F1C
Right after the trainer options are validated, screen turns to black.
Forum: News 13 September 2021, 02:32
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
It also works fine from A500 1024 (1 MB) chip,...

It also works fine from A500 1024 (1 MB) chip, with the added bonus that it requires 20 less memory when using exclusively chip mem (says the requester from the last picture I took, after I...
Forum: News 12 September 2021, 19:55
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
which my machine bears, else I could not manage...

which my machine bears, else I could not manage to load the English version from Thalion webshrine (check the picture, said version loads entirely with no error from the set of DMS's). I also said...
Forum: News 12 September 2021, 17:26
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
German v1.05 fails in the same way German v1.08...

German v1.05 fails in the same way German v1.08 fails (plus a briefly seen "not valid Disk A image" IIRC). As per English v1.05, I had to convert it to ADF first as the Gotek doesn't read DMS. Used...
Forum: News 12 September 2021, 15:15
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
You mean German version 1.08 ? 1.07 is missing...

You mean German version 1.08 ? 1.07 is missing from your repository. I searched the Zone!, the only 1.07 version available is unpacked.

which gives :

...
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2021, 15:02
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Just noticed dlfrsilver preserved Chamonix...

Just noticed dlfrsilver preserved Chamonix Challenge by IPF'ying the version that was included in the Super Quintet compilation (the one that used to be sold in the U.K.). He did the same with Bubble...
Forum: News 12 September 2021, 05:18
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
Ah, but that J Disk image (AMBER_J.adf) which is...

Ah, but that J Disk image (AMBER_J.adf) which is included in Pyrdacor's set of ADF's is not a game disk per se, is it ? Anyway, I used instead an "Empty-DD-OFS.adf" from a set of blank ADF's I...
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2021, 05:00
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
All right, so the HLS disk protection prevents...

All right, so the HLS disk protection prevents the HFEv3 of Final Assault from working with the Gotek, while Chamonix Challenge which is exactly the same game works perfectly, good to know. Now, the...
Forum: support.Games 11 September 2021, 23:16
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Also tried TMF version (The Magnum Force). No...

Also tried TMF version (The Magnum Force). No better luck, game gurus right after the cracktro :


https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/final_11.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/465)...
Forum: News 11 September 2021, 22:06
Replies: 228
Views: 22,464
Posted By SquawkBox
I can't get v1.09 of Ambermoon (set of x10 ADF's)...

I can't get v1.09 of Ambermoon (set of x10 ADF's) to work on my 1 Mb A500 with Gotek. I am not too familiar with RPG's in general, and with Ambermoon in particular, so bear with me. Also, I would...
Forum: support.Games 11 September 2021, 20:09
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By SquawkBox
Final Assault working version

There is this other game I can't get to work on my A500 : Final Assault (https://hol.abime.net/534), the English version of Bivouac (1987) (Infogrames), which, incidentally has recently been WHD'fied...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2021, 16:38
Replies: 6,620
Views: 1,373,598
Posted By SquawkBox
Bought off eBay a bumper sticker and an A4...

Bought off eBay a bumper sticker and an A4 promotional poster to customize my room. Since each of these items were only available from U.S. based sellers, had to pay a fair amount in terms of postal...
Forum: support.Games 06 September 2021, 17:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Paramax (https://hol.abime.net/1016) (1991)...

Paramax (https://hol.abime.net/1016) (1991) (Kingsoft)
A nice little cutesy shoot'em up platformer on the easy side.
Forum: support.Games 05 September 2021, 00:24
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Treasure Trap (1989) (Electronic Zoo) then. I...

Treasure Trap (1989) (Electronic Zoo) then. I would assume Rick Dangerous and Gold Of the Aztecs are probably the antithesis of the kind of games you're looking for.
Forum: support.Games 04 September 2021, 22:44
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
I already had a rough idea of the toggle options...

I already had a rough idea of the toggle options from the splash screen old & new, thanks. Actually, I was thinking of something more in the line of a full scale static gui prior to actual game...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 September 2021, 17:10
Replies: 201
Views: 18,081
Posted By SquawkBox
OMG, I just betrayed the Amiga by placing an...

OMG, I just betrayed the Amiga by placing an *Atari* sticker on the removable front panel of the portable CRT TV I use with my A500 :lol :

...
Forum: support.Games 04 September 2021, 16:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Unlike period cracked games now materialized as...

Unlike period cracked games now materialized as ADF's, trainers from WHDload preinstalled games aren't activated through cracktro's if that's what your question implies. I always thought it would be...
Forum: support.Games 04 September 2021, 04:27
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Snow Bros. (https://hol.abime.net/4675) (2006)...

Snow Bros. (https://hol.abime.net/4675) (2006) (Ocean)
Unreleased, but fully playable Bubble Bobble clone.
Forum: support.Games 04 September 2021, 01:32
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Nightmare in the Dark, since it feels great to...

Nightmare in the Dark, since it feels great to send ghoulish corpses to oblivion by throwing at them balls of fire, without doubt a nifty Bubble Bobble clone IMHO. Hey, you didn't say Amiga only.

...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 September 2021, 23:01
Replies: 201
Views: 18,081
Posted By SquawkBox
I think I belong there in a way, maybe I should...

I think I belong there in a way, maybe I should feel a little ashamed :nervous . Never bought a single Amiga game, also refused to upgrade my A500. From reading the French magazines back then, I was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 18:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By SquawkBox
I had no idea Extrial did fall into that...

I had no idea Extrial did fall into that category, honest. It would help if I had another miggy bearing original chipset to conduct tests with e.q. an A2000 but the machine I described is the only...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 04:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By SquawkBox
I believe I am the OP of this thread you're...

I believe I am the OP of this thread you're evoking :
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108035
Very glad that you took the time to fulfill my request once more. Your version works as expected...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 August 2021, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By SquawkBox
https://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/lemon64.com?pr...

https://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/lemon64.com?proto=https&www=1

It's not just you. Meanwhile, Gamebase 64 (http://www.gamebase64.com/search.php?h=0) is still up if you're looking for specific...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 August 2021, 11:20
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By SquawkBox
I didn't play many vector games, merely Berzerk...

I didn't play many vector games, merely Berzerk on the Vectrex I think. Black Widow seems nice though. Tempest, I wanted to like this one (or its equivalent Tempest X3 on the PS1) but soon noticed it...
Forum: support.Games 25 August 2021, 11:43
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By SquawkBox
Extrial working version

The game :
Extrial (https://hol.abime.net/5465) (1995) (CompuTec Verlag)

The issue :
None of the available versions work on my 1 MB A500.

As a reminder, my machine is equipped with a couple...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2021, 18:45
Replies: 83
Views: 7,775
Posted By SquawkBox
Personally, I am not nostalgic of the 14''...

Personally, I am not nostalgic of the 14'' monitor my first miggy was equipped with. Curved screens and those eyes of mine don't mesh, no matter how sought after is the screen, TV or monitor at...
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