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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 23:28
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By dreadnought
It's normal for Amiga games to look "squished"...

It's normal for Amiga games to look "squished" because of PAL versions and the resolutions used in general. The "right shift" is also a common thing.

You can compare your display with how games...
Forum: HOL news Today, 23:06
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By dreadnought
Thanks indeed, I love obscure manuals.

Thanks indeed, I love obscure manuals.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 20:48
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By dreadnought
Oh dear, it's catching :D

Oh dear, it's catching :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 20:23
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
That's included by default. Also, I already said...

That's included by default. Also, I already said it's a "valiant effort", if you guys want to stick with the "for Amiga" class.


But I was talking in the "vs console" context, responding mostly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 17:26
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
I don't need to watch a video, becasue I have...

I don't need to watch a video, becasue I have just played these games on a high quality CRT display. Like I said, SNES version is miles ahead (yes, I know it's a different game, but they are very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 16:34
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
Mr. Nutz is a valiant effort, but I don't think...

Mr. Nutz is a valiant effort, but I don't think it's a particularly good showcase example vs the consoles. The backgrounds are heavily pixelated, there's much less colour, and overall it just doesn't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:08
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By dreadnought
It does what it says on the tin ;)

It does what it says on the tin ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 July 2022, 12:15
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
I can easily understand why they didn't do a...

I can easily understand why they didn't do a sequel. The Amiga userbase was seriously shrinking in these years and this franchise wouldn't stand a chance on still-existing 2D consoles. So it made...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 July 2022, 10:44
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
As product placement goes, this one is rather...

As product placement goes, this one is rather subtle. I didn't have a clue there is Lucozade in it. And the idea to have Jimmy Nail / Nukie Brown in the game is completely bonkers, can't believe...
Forum: HOL news 03 July 2022, 22:02
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By dreadnought
Ahh...ok, will wait till you put them up then.

Ahh...ok, will wait till you put them up then.
Forum: HOL news 03 July 2022, 21:32
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By dreadnought
You're a star...great stuff! Would love to check...

You're a star...great stuff! Would love to check Crimson Crown out, where's the "server" (I had a look in the Zone / ~uploads)?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 July 2022, 15:56
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
I can agree somewhat, also could never understand...

I can agree somewhat, also could never understand its crazy gameplay. I'd rather play Superfrog because it's more "tactical", so to speak. But, Sonic is a superhit for a reason, so I guess there is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 July 2022, 11:59
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By dreadnought
Brace yourself. This game has many critics...

Brace yourself. This game has many critics (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=110875) ;)

While I don't think it was anywhere close to be a Mario/Sonic killer, I'd say it wasn't too bad...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 July 2022, 12:49
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry. It is the weirdest emoticon ever for...

Sorry. It is the weirdest emoticon ever for "lol", but apparently that's what it is, so fair enough.

Again, it's absolutely not about me wanting you to stop making these videos or having a problem...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 July 2022, 11:02
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By dreadnought
I really scratch my head whenever somebody on the...

I really scratch my head whenever somebody on the internet has no problem with criticizng others, but absolutely can not bear to be criticised themselves. How does that work exactly?


You've...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 20:04
Replies: 52
Views: 2,703
Posted By dreadnought
Scanning shouldn't be a problem, I can go to some...

Scanning shouldn't be a problem, I can go to some place. When I get my Amiga fixed I should be able to make an adf...I think? Can it be done on a normal Amiga? I have A500 with ACA500+.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 19:56
Replies: 52
Views: 2,703
Posted By dreadnought
Phew, I did just win "Azja", but that was a lucky...

Phew, I did just win "Azja", but that was a lucky shot, coz I forgot the auction ends today, went out, and my bid was set only 1PLN above the asking. That "allegro lokalnie" is a totally awful site,...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 01 July 2022, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By dreadnought
Your hardware is not old at all, I mean, not old...

Your hardware is not old at all, I mean, not old in a way it should matter. It is indeed probably something with the settings, because there are several layers of them which might affect the same...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 15:07
Replies: 52
Views: 2,703
Posted By dreadnought
Ah yes, nice find...it's the same guy. I bid on...

Ah yes, nice find...it's the same guy. I bid on that too. Though not sure how far I'm prepared to pay - spent way too much on retro hardware recently and my budget is supertight.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 30 June 2022, 23:26
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By dreadnought
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105802 ...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105802
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105716

So as you can see in these threads it's entirely possible. I don't have the same GPU anymore so can't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 21:40
Replies: 4,846
Views: 1,240,745
Posted By dreadnought
Quake's SP is fun, but as a game design example...

Quake's SP is fun, but as a game design example it's fairly limited and a bit confused too. You have a boss at Level One and then...nothing? Hehe.

It was kinda disappointing, but nobody cared,...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 30 June 2022, 20:51
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By dreadnought
V-Sync adds input lag, so if you have a VRR...

V-Sync adds input lag, so if you have a VRR capable monitor it's worth researching this a bit further and making it work. I'm pretty sure it's possible, but it's been some time since I have used it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 19:00
Replies: 52
Views: 2,703
Posted By dreadnought
I think I might try to win this auction:...

I think I might try to win this auction: https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/azja-nos-amiga

The name is "Azja" - some Polish educational program and/or game. Can't see it in HoL or on Turran, has...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2022, 14:19
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By dreadnought
I had my suspicions this is a troll account, now...

I had my suspicions this is a troll account, now pretty much confirmed. Nobody can be that much of a rabid fanboi caricature.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 11:11
Replies: 27
Views: 773
Posted By dreadnought
Your ignorance on the subject is proportional to...

Your ignorance on the subject is proportional to the arrogant tone of your rants. There are arcade ports on the Spectrum which are technical & gameplay marvels (eg Renegade, R-Type, Chase HQ) and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 21:20
Replies: 27
Views: 773
Posted By dreadnought
*popcorn.gif* :cool

*popcorn.gif* :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By dreadnought
Nice, one - I can finally try it. Could never...

Nice, one - I can finally try it. Could never figure how to put it on a HDD for STe on MiSTer.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 15:54
Replies: 49
Views: 2,171
Posted By dreadnought
I'm pretty sure that's not what he really meant,...

I'm pretty sure that's not what he really meant, and you probably know it too. In any case, I prefer this logic to the one where eveything that is not an AAA release is lazily coded rubbish ;)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 June 2022, 13:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By dreadnought
I think CONK itself definitely deserves an entry....

I think CONK itself definitely deserves an entry. The games, hmmm, yes, I suppose depending on how much of a demo they are.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 June 2022, 13:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By dreadnought
HOL entry incoming?

HOL entry incoming?
Forum: MarketPlace 29 June 2022, 11:08
Replies: 1,892
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 525,820
Posted By dreadnought
Here in Poland the latest trend is trying to sell...

Here in Poland the latest trend is trying to sell "sets/bundles" , as in, an Amiga + some stuff = heavily marked up price. This guy has one of these too, but it's his auction for Pi400 with PiMiga SD...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2022, 19:38
Replies: 83
Views: 7,156
Posted By dreadnought
It's neither art, nor does it have direction....

It's neither art, nor does it have direction. It's just a fanservice product done on the cheap.

Okay, it's a dickish comment, and so I promise to never speak on the subject of this game again. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2022, 17:23
Replies: 83
Views: 7,156
Posted By dreadnought
Looks so generic. Take away the brand and it's...

Looks so generic. Take away the brand and it's just a slightly upmarket Flash (ok, HTML5) game. I know, I know, - writing, jokes, etc, etc - but, I'm sorry, in a graphic adventure gfx does matter.
...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 June 2022, 23:10
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By dreadnought
But... See this thread...

But...





See this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1548065#post1548065) for context.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2022, 21:27
Replies: 110
Views: 14,901
Posted By dreadnought
Happy Birthday, Atari! 50 years, wey hey. Love or...

Happy Birthday, Atari! 50 years, wey hey. Love or hate them, there's no denying they left a huge mark on both the gaming and computing industry.

Time to play some Sundog tonight :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 June 2022, 13:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By dreadnought
Nice rationalization :) Here's an idea: why not...

Nice rationalization :) Here's an idea: why not finish SS first (been a while) and then do something else?




Could be that "some people" perhaps don't see the need tp pay money of old rope,...
Forum: Collections 25 June 2022, 22:59
Replies: 19
Views: 3,123
Posted By dreadnought
I have just uploaded v0.3. It adds year 1991....

I have just uploaded v0.3. It adds year 1991. Possibly peak Amiga year? So many amazing games released....
Forum: HOL contributions 25 June 2022, 17:05
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By dreadnought
Heh, yes, I also hate intrusive "watermarks"...

Heh, yes, I also hate intrusive "watermarks" :nuts
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2022, 12:36
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By dreadnought
You're welcome. In return, I can just say there...

You're welcome. In return, I can just say there are so many dumb things in your rant that unpicking it all would take me half a day, and ain't nobody got time for that :)



And it's not the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2022, 23:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By dreadnought
Ouch, this really does look bad. As if they took...

Ouch, this really does look bad. As if they took a cheapest filter possible and just slapped it on. But then, I've never been a fan of neither Nightdive nor "enchanced" versions, so no love lost...
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