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Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 17:40
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
You miss the point completely. All these things...

You miss the point completely. All these things you recount are normal points of contention. It's obvious there have to be some, otherwise there would be no dispute. And using your logic it's...
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 12:29
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
See, this line of arguing is the problem that I...

See, this line of arguing is the problem that I have mentioned before. Criticizing these features is not an equivalent of denying their existence, and even if it was in case of some people, it's not...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2022, 21:48
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
Hey, @Vamplover, you should get a book deal or...

Hey, @Vamplover, you should get a book deal or some such (but no2utube, plz). I'd love to see your inimitable style applied to just about anything, eg global warming, rise of the yupsters, or...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 August 2022, 16:32
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
Seriously? I'm not a dev, but maintaining two...

Seriously? I'm not a dev, but maintaining two codepaths sounds harder than maintaining one, and it's not like Amiga is a booming ecosystem with installed userbase counting in millions. Not saying it...
Forum: HOL contributions 07 August 2022, 14:55
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By dreadnought
Definitely, one of the best games of all time.

Definitely, one of the best games of all time.
Forum: Hardware mods 06 August 2022, 23:51
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
:d

:d
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2022, 15:13
Replies: 16
Views: 2,263
Posted By dreadnought
This game has grown (pun unintended) quite a bit...

This game has grown (pun unintended) quite a bit in the last couple of months. I like the farmer life angle, a bit like Pirates! ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 06 August 2022, 11:01
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
You both fall into the same trap in slightly...

You both fall into the same trap in slightly differnet ways. That trap is failing to recognize that in this debate you support one side and are thus biased. Now, there is nothing wrong with that in...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 August 2022, 23:21
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
Count me confused :) Seriously though,...

Count me confused :)

Seriously though, watching all this as a neutral observer, I see most of the ideological/religious/polarizing takes as coming from the Vamp side. So there's that too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 August 2022, 21:42
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By dreadnought
Gunship 2000 = Virtua Racing = Half Life 3...

Gunship 2000 = Virtua Racing = Half Life 3 confirmed
Forum: HOL contributions 05 August 2022, 18:50
Replies: 66
Sticky: HOL needs you!
Views: 80,916
Posted By dreadnought
Haha...they don't miss a beat. But by their...

Haha...they don't miss a beat. But by their standards it's a bargain, I thought it'd be more like 599.99...
Forum: HOL contributions 05 August 2022, 18:45
Replies: 66
Sticky: HOL needs you!
Views: 80,916
Posted By dreadnought
It's in UK, otherwise I'd grab it, even if only...

It's in UK, otherwise I'd grab it, even if only not to let the bloody Pixelssss get it ;)
Forum: Hardware mods 05 August 2022, 13:15
Replies: 112
Views: 26,578
Posted By dreadnought
I don't know for sure, of course, but I think the...

I don't know for sure, of course, but I think the Engrish and everything else is actually intentional and mostly quite brilliant. As a mockery of that whole convoluted scene it's simply on another...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 August 2022, 11:04
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By dreadnought
Maybe because it's probably not that trivial, and...

Maybe because it's probably not that trivial, and perhaps not worth the effort? It took presumably years of very skilled coding for Dread to materialize, but at least it's a new game, not just a port.
Forum: Hardware mods 05 August 2022, 10:55
Replies: 112
Views: 26,578
Posted By dreadnought
Nah, don't. A little bit of humour is most...

Nah, don't. A little bit of humour is most welcome in these usually dour or drama-filled threads.
Forum: Hardware mods 04 August 2022, 16:22
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
Ah, the low hanging strawman defense. Never fails...

Ah, the low hanging strawman defense. Never fails :)

Seriously thou, the whole tech side might be debated but I've never seen it as a the real issue. These cards are not for me, but they seem to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2022, 13:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By dreadnought
Come on, this was in a soap opera, so not exactly...

Come on, this was in a soap opera, so not exactly Schindler's List-level production. Also, just enough detail for their target audience. They had it switched on, after all ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 03 August 2022, 07:31
Replies: 133
Views: 11,411
Posted By dreadnought
http://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/amiga/aminet/pix/tr...

http://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/amiga/aminet/pix/trace/AMIGA-fantasy2.jpg
Forum: Amiga scene 03 August 2022, 07:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By dreadnought
I don't really find it surprising that there...

I don't really find it surprising that there weren't many enchanced versions. Making significant changes to game code or adding extrra fx is time consuming and expensive, and the console was...
Forum: News 02 August 2022, 13:22
Replies: 17
Views: 2,889
Posted By dreadnought
This sadly is a common theme with Lotharek's...

This sadly is a common theme with Lotharek's stuff - potentially great devices, let down by cryptic documentation or the lack of info.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2022, 11:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By dreadnought
I wouldn't get too hung up on this, for the...

I wouldn't get too hung up on this, for the reasons TCD listed. It'd be near impossible to get exact release dates based on mag reviews, there are just too many uncertain factors at play. So just...
Forum: HOL contributions 31 July 2022, 15:29
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By dreadnought
Maybe that's a typo, but I think saying their...

Maybe that's a typo, but I think saying their name in Gollum voice is most appropriate :cool
Forum: HOL contributions 31 July 2022, 14:51
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By dreadnought
Lol at the .99 in the 1999.99 GBP price They...

Lol at the .99 in the 1999.99 GBP price They truly are ruthless :D
Forum: Hardware mods 29 July 2022, 10:51
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
Lawd, that ^^ did get a giggle out of me, a rare...

Lawd, that ^^ did get a giggle out of me, a rare feat on the web these days ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2022, 13:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By dreadnought
Yep, I'm sure these things played part too, also...

Yep, I'm sure these things played part too, also another one might be them saying "well, this old port didn't get any CD32 improvements" and lowering the score.

Not taking it seriously, as always...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2022, 12:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By dreadnought
Super Skidmarks / Shadow Fighter - 92 Pirates!...

Super Skidmarks / Shadow Fighter - 92
Pirates! Gold - 74

I rest my case :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2022, 21:44
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By dreadnought
Great year. My quick'n dirty Top 25+ It Came...

Great year. My quick'n dirty Top 25+

It Came From The Desert
Starflight
Neuromancer
Future Wars
BattleTech
Dragons Of Flame
Manhunter: New York
North & South
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2022, 20:43
Replies: 312
Views: 70,976
Posted By dreadnought
You're right, there is some "minimig is...

You're right, there is some "minimig is perfect!!11!" attitude, but that doesn't matter.

Combination of posting github issues and keeping the subject alive by talking about it can work, I've seen...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2022, 20:25
Replies: 312
Views: 70,976
Posted By dreadnought
It's good to hear that from somebody who can...

It's good to hear that from somebody who can cross compare with actual A1200. I'm quite active on the forum there and have seen quite a few of similar reports, the problem is I can only check them...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2022, 20:10
Replies: 312
Views: 70,976
Posted By dreadnought
Are you sure this is the reason?

Are you sure this is the reason?
Forum: Hardware mods 26 July 2022, 21:10
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
Sad, but true. Somebody in that reddit says...

Sad, but true.

Somebody in that reddit says "hit the fan like Buffee" - did something happen to that project?
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2022, 17:39
Replies: 59
Views: 8,908
Posted By dreadnought
Ah, the joys of modern pedantry :) I'm glad that...

Ah, the joys of modern pedantry :) I'm glad that I was too enthralled by this game back then to pay attention to any perceived slowdowns.
Forum: HOL data problems 25 July 2022, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By dreadnought
Isn't it something you could put in the Notes?...

Isn't it something you could put in the Notes? It's a useful fix for a really awesome game. I know that next time I'll want to play it I will spend ages trawling forums looking for this fix ;)
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 July 2022, 12:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,125
Posted By dreadnought
I don't plan on doing that anytime soon, because...

I don't plan on doing that anytime soon, because LCDs are still not good enough (for me). Shaders are impressive but they are still only an interpretation, on a different tech, and take a lot of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2022, 20:46
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By dreadnought
"It wasn't the game, it was us" - to paraphrase...

"It wasn't the game, it was us" - to paraphrase the old break-up excuse ;) But I agree, back then it was the same with many similar games which appeared bigger than life, which is understandable...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 July 2022, 15:51
Replies: 250
Views: 19,998
Posted By dreadnought
This just sounds really awful. Correct me if I'm...

This just sounds really awful. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the only denominator seems to be the fact that the cards were sold by Igor, and not anything technical (since they say the old cards can be...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 July 2022, 13:56
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By dreadnought
I always wondered about TF vs ACA. To me the...

I always wondered about TF vs ACA. To me the latter seems a better option, seeing as it has much more features, is more flexible, and cheaper too. But admittedly I don't really know much about TF...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2022, 18:26
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By dreadnought
Isn't it obvious? One of the reasons that "parts...

Isn't it obvious? One of the reasons that "parts are getting scarce" is the fact that people are hoarding them, same goes for complete Amigas. This also makes the prices go silly.



I used to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2022, 16:57
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By dreadnought
Do you think there might be a connection between...

Do you think there might be a connection between this and the topic at hand? ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 July 2022, 23:06
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By dreadnought
I don't think so, I don't have it and was able to...

I don't think so, I don't have it and was able to switch PAL/NTSC in ACA's startup menu. I guess what it does is that it might make more games playable, seeing as some do need 2MB Chip ram (though...
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