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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2022, 16:15
Replies: 146
Views: 33,064
Posted By drHirudo
Thumbs up Some crap joysticks that I've acquired recently: ...

Some crap joysticks that I've acquired recently:

QJ Quality Joystick SuperStar SV-131 (1992)
https://youtu.be/02cpPzNkOzI

Quickshot QS-131 Apache 1
https://youtu.be/L2K0QDUUt1c

Quickjoy II...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2022, 14:28
Replies: 42
Views: 1,809
Posted By drHirudo
Elden Ring? I played it for some time, but...

Elden Ring?
I played it for some time, but returned back to old Amiga games.
Forum: News 15 January 2022, 08:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,464
Posted By drHirudo
Ziggurat interactive acquires select titles of innovative studio rainbow arts

Ziggurat Interactive, publisher of multi-platform retro and modern games, announced today they have closed a deal with Rainbow Arts, a popular game developer and publisher from the '80s and '90s. As...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2021, 08:55
Replies: 304
Views: 66,468
Posted By drHirudo
For Europe I think https://ultimatemister.com is...

For Europe I think https://ultimatemister.com is the best place to buy it. It is a shop based in Portugal.
Forum: News 14 December 2021, 08:52
Replies: 56
Views: 6,966
Posted By drHirudo
Good new release, but I am sticking to the old...

Good new release, but I am sticking to the old ones, since I am running WinUAE on Windows XP.

Is there any chance for XP recompile, even if it is unofficial one?

MAME also doesn't support XP...
Forum: News 11 December 2021, 06:52
Replies: 89
Views: 13,098
Posted By drHirudo
Is it better to buy it than the Mister? Does...

Is it better to buy it than the Mister?

Does it offer similar expansions?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2021, 14:43
Replies: 65
Views: 22,666
Posted By drHirudo
Susumu Hirasawa composed the boot jingle for...

Susumu Hirasawa composed the boot jingle for AmigaOS 4:

from:
https://www.hyperion-entertainment.com/index.php/news/36-amigaos-4x/76-susumu-hirasawa-composes-boot-jingle-for-amigaos-40
Forum: project.WHDLoad 06 December 2021, 14:39
Replies: 4
Views: 3,189
Posted By drHirudo
I have another idea for a patch: Make the...

I have another idea for a patch:

Make the single player game to be on whole screen, not split screen with workers on the bottom. Like on Lotus 2.
There are enough graphics to fill a whole screen.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2021, 12:24
Replies: 4,787
Views: 1,206,482
Posted By drHirudo
Recently, I've starting playing old Amiga games...

Recently, I've starting playing old Amiga games again. I did playthrough videos and finished Lionheart (bad ending), Crazy Sue, Crazy Sue II, Saint Dragon, R-Type, R-Type II, RoboCop and RoboCop II....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2021, 15:04
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
Commodore didn't update the C64 for more than a...

Commodore didn't update the C64 for more than a decade, yet it was still selling with a big margin, since it was costing almost nothing to produce them with their own CPU and chipset at MOS...
Forum: support.Games 17 November 2021, 15:13
Replies: 36
Views: 4,563
Posted By drHirudo
I've managed to do it last year: ...

I've managed to do it last year:
https://youtu.be/wITO7G-DZ4I

As well as some 24 years ago.

Of course 68060 is not the minimum requirements.

ADoom runs even on 68020 Amiga with some fast...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 November 2021, 05:44
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
Actually MIDI was problematic on the Amiga in the...

Actually MIDI was problematic on the Amiga in the professional field.

Pointing MIDI in my initial post is not without a reason. Since the Amiga designers never had the MIDI in mind, they didn't do...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 November 2021, 12:10
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, the PSU of the Amiga is actually quite good....

Yes, the PSU of the Amiga is actually quite good. The Amiga 1000 has some Apple II alike PSU and the power switch is on the machine, but since the magic three buttons almost always worked, the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2021, 06:25
Replies: 81
Views: 6,279
Posted By drHirudo
The best 8-bit computer is without any doubt the...

The best 8-bit computer is without any doubt the the SAM Coupé.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAM_Coupé

First released in late 1989, the computer shares many similarities with the 16-bits,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 November 2021, 16:38
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
Hmm, here is another probably wrong from Amiga...

Hmm, here is another probably wrong from Amiga from day one. Instead of using already established OS, they went for totally new and unknown one.
They could have used CP/M-68K with the Z80 emulator...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 November 2021, 14:24
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
I believe the jumpers for turning off the memory...

I believe the jumpers for turning off the memory expansion were aimed more for developers who wanted to test if their software will work on unexpanded Amigas, than for users who would want to play...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 November 2021, 16:51
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
This is very good example. Thanks for that. The...

This is very good example. Thanks for that. The 1541 disk drive is a separate entity, acting like a data server with it's own CPU, RAM and even Operating System. It is expensive, heavy to move...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2021, 16:40
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
I knew many gamers back in the times who held...

I knew many gamers back in the times who held their Amigas under the desk and almost never touched the keyboard.
Why?
Because they didn't needed it. Their Amigas acted like gaming consoles. Just...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 October 2021, 09:33
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
Dude, the Amiga back in the times was aiming at...

Dude, the Amiga back in the times was aiming at being professional computer and it was 16-bit. Early IBM-PC models had BASIC in the ROM, but they also had cassette ports, which is more aimed at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2021, 09:22
Replies: 193
Views: 32,372
Posted By drHirudo
A scrolling playfield with zoomed only part of...

A scrolling playfield with zoomed only part of the whole playfield. Something like in the game Dung Beetles for Apple II
https://youtu.be/XItPlRf5OXs
Forum: Amiga scene 13 September 2021, 18:39
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By drHirudo
Be careful with these boxarts. I know Namco are...

Be careful with these boxarts. I know Namco are no so copyright-chasing like Nintendo, but the Pac-Man guerilla art performance by Rémi Gaillard had some issues because of the character used.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 September 2021, 17:38
Replies: 193
Views: 32,372
Posted By drHirudo
What if you create a portrait playfield with the...

What if you create a portrait playfield with the PAL screen working as window around the playfield?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 September 2021, 16:44
Replies: 67
Views: 20,991
Posted By drHirudo
The video in the op post is from 2010 in 480p 25...

The video in the op post is from 2010 in 480p 25 or 30 fps. YouTube never supported 50 or 60 fps in anything lower than 720p. If you want to see some of the shown Apple IIGS games in better light,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2021, 12:50
Replies: 103
Views: 8,849
Posted By drHirudo
YouTube comments are very inspiring. People from...

YouTube comments are very inspiring. People from all around the commenting semi- or fully anonymously. It can't get any better.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 August 2021, 15:56
Replies: 55
Views: 12,288
Posted By drHirudo
I've been using Amigas since 1993. I went online...

I've been using Amigas since 1993. I went online long time ago in 1997 from a friend and then in 1999 from home, first with Amiga 600, then A1200, later A4000, microAmigaOne and now mostly X1000...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 August 2021, 06:01
Replies: 55
Views: 12,288
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, I use my Amiga online. It is much easier to...

Yes, I use my Amiga online. It is much easier to download software directly to the Amiga drives and start it from there. Lately I've installed IBrowse 2.5.5:
https://youtu.be/X4e66mOqBSU

which...
Forum: Coders. Language 28 August 2021, 20:17
Replies: 38
Views: 7,875
Posted By drHirudo
Here is the compiler running on my AmigaOne X1000...

Here is the compiler running on my AmigaOne X1000
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hkbc3esfqlc

The simpler examples ran fine, but the more complex ones crashed and I needed to use the compiler...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 August 2021, 07:11
Replies: 47
Views: 10,330
Posted By drHirudo
I also prefer Directory Opus 4. Been using it...

I also prefer Directory Opus 4. Been using it since 1990-ies. It is almost always open in separate screen on my AmigaOS 3 and AmigaOS 4 machines. Directory Opus 5 doesn't have the same appeal for me,...
Forum: Coders. Language 28 August 2021, 06:52
Replies: 38
Views: 7,875
Posted By drHirudo
Amiga QuickBasic Compiler

Günter Bartsch is making an Amiga QuickBasic Compiler

https://github.com/gooofy/aqb

Improvements over AmigaBASIC include:

Advanced type system (including UDTs and Pointers)
Support for...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2021, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 3,937
Posted By drHirudo
Try starting them directly from AmigaOS 4. They...

Try starting them directly from AmigaOS 4. They shall run fine, especially the application which use bdsocket.library

There are some different versions of E-UAE on os4depot.net, try if some of...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 August 2021, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By drHirudo
Each external floppy takes some memory for the...

Each external floppy takes some memory for the buffers etc.. I remember some games refused to work, because of insufficient memory.
That's only incompatibility that I had back in the 1990-ies.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2021, 17:04
Replies: 193
Views: 32,372
Posted By drHirudo
Once the main port is done, it is easy to utilize...

Once the main port is done, it is easy to utilize the various modifications, hacks and enhancements of the game.
For example here is small list of unofficial products from the game:
Unofficial...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 August 2021, 12:14
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
Isn't the Amiga multi-core from Day 1? The...

Isn't the Amiga multi-core from Day 1?
The 68000 can work independently from the Agnus (Blitter, Copper), the Denise and the Paula. The Paula can do DMA, the Blitter can blit data, while the 68000...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2021, 17:04
Replies: 514
Views: 45,207
Posted By drHirudo
But why do we need better Street Fighter II port,...

But why do we need better Street Fighter II port, when we ALREADY have much better port than the one done for IBM PC compatibles?
https://youtu.be/YRBbVbxDyoY

The port for IBM PC is a joke and I...
Forum: Music. Tutorials 27 July 2021, 17:01
Replies: 7
Views: 21,854
Posted By drHirudo
I use Amiga with MIDI and Korg PA50. MIDI is...

I use Amiga with MIDI and Korg PA50.
MIDI is not very demanding, so for basic compositions even A1000 works okay with Music-X for example. For more complex compositions, of course A1200 is better...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2021, 16:55
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By drHirudo
Cheapest way to have modern storage is to just...

Cheapest way to have modern storage is to just buy Gotek. I use it on my A1000 and it is great to have 1000 floppies available with single click. There was some hacks to use Gotek as HDD, but it was...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 27 July 2021, 16:53
Replies: 14
Views: 6,895
Posted By drHirudo
Hello, Can you provide the settings file and if...

Hello,
Can you provide the settings file and if possible link to the needed firmware files?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 July 2021, 16:20
Replies: 826
Views: 96,570
Posted By drHirudo
One of the appeals of the Sony PlayStation when...

One of the appeals of the Sony PlayStation when it came was the very good Joypad. And later they improved it even more with analog sticks and Dual-Shock with vibration.

Commodore instead of...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2021, 06:36
Replies: 508
Views: 89,101
Posted By drHirudo
I've tested OSSC with VGA cable and with the...

I've tested OSSC with VGA cable and with the SCART and it gives pretty much the same result, including the same problems:

https://youtu.be/kUsAwwjLHz0

https://youtu.be/xq7gz1RdYoI

Hopefully...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 May 2021, 10:48
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By drHirudo
Check out Aminet - Misc/Emu You can emulate...

Check out Aminet - Misc/Emu
You can emulate pretty wide range of old computers, some of them at acceptable speeds for example Sega Master System, Game Gear, Macintosh, Apple II, CP/M, Oric, Sinclair...
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