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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 18:00
Replies: 11
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Posted By SquawkBox
Let me rephrase : As far as the canonical cracked...

Let me rephrase : As far as the canonical cracked versions are concerned e.q. melnok's, the game loads fine. Trouble is it doesn't transition from Disk 1 (intro) to Disk 2. That's why a Scoopex...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 06:26
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By SquawkBox
@SPS Team Care to reconsider :) ? That instant...

@SPS Team
Care to reconsider :) ? That instant classic fails to load on my A500.
Forum: support.Games 14 May 2021, 04:18
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
Another game that won't load with 1MB chipmem :...

Another game that won't load with 1MB chipmem : Wayne Gretzky Hockey (the first opus). Supreme did pretend they had that issue fixed when they cracked the game but they hadn't.

Additionally,...
Forum: support.Games 12 May 2021, 17:27
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
As I said, it's just a matter of using one the...

As I said, it's just a matter of using one the switch at the back of my miggy to deactivate the additional 0.5MB of ram; So it's 1.3 KS and 0.5MB all right, provided it is adequate config in the...
Forum: support.Games 11 May 2021, 03:36
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
Converting to v2 HFE, didn't help. Ok, at this...

Converting to v2 HFE, didn't help. Ok, at this point, allow me to quote our man Jean-Francois from this thread (https://tinyurl.com/8ctc38kx) on his forum :



A huge load doesn't amount to all...
Forum: support.Games 10 May 2021, 23:19
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
For the record, FF has been updated to v3.25 on...

For the record, FF has been updated to v3.25 on my machine since then. Well, the best way to figure it out would be to give it a try. Please, be my guest :) . I am pretty positive if you convert any...
Forum: support.Games 10 May 2021, 21:50
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
I made the update twice Denis, even updated the...

I made the update twice Denis, even updated the bootloader :


https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/gotek_10.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/427)

I guess Jean-Francois would...
Forum: support.Games 10 May 2021, 20:46
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
As far as IPF's are concerned, I've heard the SPS...

As far as IPF's are concerned, I've heard the SPS team carefully assembles various dumps for a "blend" of quality (think Earl Gray's finest :) ). One single dump made into a IPF might imply that...
Forum: support.Games 10 May 2021, 18:37
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
Thanks for trying. If you fancy such things, you...

Thanks for trying. If you fancy such things, you might give a try to Loriciel's Space Racer IPF's (the French version seems at stake too, playing it doesn't require any skill in that language)....
Forum: support.Games 10 May 2021, 16:10
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By SquawkBox
Question Incredible Shrinking Sphere working version

Hi,


I know that game isn't exactly in the tops today, but I'd like to give it a play or two nevertheless. Thing is, I couldn't manage to get it to load on a real Amiga. I tried the various ADF's...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2021, 04:01
Replies: 46
Views: 3,370
Posted By SquawkBox
Karate King https://hol.abime.net/3634

Karate King

https://hol.abime.net/3634
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2021, 09:35
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
I can only think of Double Dragon II "ECS...

I can only think of Double Dragon II "ECS version" (it's in TOSEC, as an IPF). This said, the reason Binary Design offered an ECS version was not to take advantage of the ECS chipset, but to fix a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2021, 05:49
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
This is an interesting case me thinks. The...

This is an interesting case me thinks.
The Quartex version of SWOS '95-'96 bears a cracktro that requires 2.04+ ks to load. Concerning the game itself, I am afraid it (just tried with both IPF's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2021, 21:29
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
Short answer : That specific version of Gravity...

Short answer : That specific version of Gravity Force is buggy, be it on WinUAE or on an actual Amiga unless you switch ks to 1.2 version, and even then Toni (well, some internal check he...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2021, 17:28
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
Success! Your version of Leader Board works with...

Success! Your version of Leader Board works with my 6a revision 1MB chip equipped A500, both the regular game and its expansion data disk. Very nice, keep up the good work! Same with first opus of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2021, 14:53
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
Speaking of which, last evening I played 2.4...

Speaking of which, last evening I played 2.4 version of Deluxe Galaga CRC32 : 96B14D0C from my Gotek and no issue occurred. DamienD has 2.6C version in his collection, maybe that's the one requiring...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2021, 13:59
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
Lemonamiga members offering mini reviews /...

Lemonamiga members offering mini reviews / comments are a nice bunch but don't always get things right. For example, someone there made the assumption that Off Shore Warrior would not run from a...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 03 May 2021, 18:34
Replies: 578
Views: 108,267
Posted By SquawkBox
In the vein of worthwhile text adventure games,...

In the vein of worthwhile text adventure games, you're missing EA's Hound Of Shadow (the) too
https://hol.abime.net/744
Forum: support.Games 03 May 2021, 00:24
Replies: 19
Views: 4,308
Posted By SquawkBox
Ok zoned by myself (I have close to no patience,...

Ok zoned by myself (I have close to no patience, I fully admit :nervous ). As you may know, if you die in BASS, restarting the game is not a good idea (this issue was fixed in the WHDLoad slave, but...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 May 2021, 18:42
Replies: 578
Views: 108,267
Posted By SquawkBox
Another PD gem once shareware now freeware,...

Another PD gem once shareware now freeware, Battle Duel (or BattleDuel), a Scorched Tanks clone based on Artillery Duel, an obscure C64 game
https://hol.abime.net/4373
Only comes as a HD package,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2021, 15:23
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
According to R-N, it simply needs 2.04+ ks. That...

According to R-N, it simply needs 2.04+ ks. That would make more sense. Check 4th post of this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=41843). So to make things clear, there might not be any...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2021, 05:25
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
Turbo Trax (https://hol.abime.net/1529) requires...

Turbo Trax (https://hol.abime.net/1529) requires 1MB chip solid, doesn't it ? At least, there's this single game that owners of A500 equipped with 512k + 512k cannot play (very similar to Overdrive,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2021, 19:39
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
So all of the following titles require 1MB total...

So all of the following titles require 1MB total ? Then why is it considered a better deal to have 1MB chip instead of 512k chip + 512k other mem ? Sorry for the extra research answering my questions...
Forum: support.Games 01 May 2021, 19:23
Replies: 19
Views: 4,308
Posted By SquawkBox
I'd very much appreciate if v1.1 could be zoned...

I'd very much appreciate if v1.1 could be zoned again. I just checked, said set is still incomplete in TOSEC section of the file server (except for Swedish and Italian versions) as far as I can tell.
Forum: support.Games 30 April 2021, 09:27
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, I am not sure Mother Goose hero faces that...

Well, I am not sure Mother Goose hero faces that many perils during his quest to reassemble the mixed-up nursery rhymes, but I get the idea :p . I just checked, and it seems your collection is...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 20:52
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By SquawkBox
@Matt_H I don't think DD's save disks include...

@Matt_H
I don't think DD's save disks include any actual game progress.

@DD
Ah now I get it, it consists in offering us a second save disk image handy when the first one is full. Since I plan to...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By SquawkBox
I've based my analysis on the fact that DamienD...

I've based my analysis on the fact that DamienD collection contains two save disk images for quite a few games :
Altered Destiny, Ishar II, Simon the Sorceror etc.
If I can part with the second...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By SquawkBox
Any reason why many games require two save disks ?

A general question here, feel free to move topic if it's not at the right place. Why do many Amiga games require two (2) save disks ? I may have the wrong idea, but if it's just a matter of writing...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 26 April 2021, 13:32
Replies: 578
Views: 108,267
Posted By SquawkBox
I'd like to suggest Crack Out, a break out game...

I'd like to suggest Crack Out, a break out game which status is free shareware, so to speak.
It's on Aminet, link here (https://tinyurl.com/5hbdkjnr).

...
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2021, 16:23
Replies: 21
Views: 2,527
Posted By SquawkBox
Here's mine : Alien Breed - Tower Assault...

Here's mine :


Alien Breed - Tower Assault
Arkanoid - Revenge Of Doh
B.A.T. II
Baal
Barbarian - The Ultimate Warrior (Palace)
Barbarian (Psygnosis)
Bard's Tale, the - Tales Of the Unknown
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 24 April 2021, 21:43
Replies: 578
Views: 108,267
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, it could qualify as pseudo rpg, there are...

Well, it could qualify as pseudo rpg, there are char stats but I don't think they serve any purpose, also that "burn the witch!" feel of the title screen is priceless :) . Ok, another one, what about...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 23 April 2021, 23:14
Replies: 578
Views: 108,267
Posted By SquawkBox
I know you're not too much into text adventure...

I know you're not too much into text adventure games, but Infocom's Journey would make a nice addition to your collection.

https://hol.abime.net/813
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 April 2021, 04:20
Replies: 46
Views: 4,204
Posted By SquawkBox
If you're interested in games requiring 1MB chip...

If you're interested in games requiring 1MB chip (ECS or not), it would be possible to refine DamienD's list by reffering at Amiga Format reviews along with Hall Of Light footnotes. Most of the time,...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2021, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By SquawkBox
Here is a list of all supported types of disk...

Here is a list of all supported types of disk image formats :

https://hxc2001.com/docs/gotek-floppy-emulator-hxc-firmware/pages/emulation-from-images.html
Forum: support.Games 20 April 2021, 06:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By SquawkBox
Space Jest should work out of the box....

Space Jest should work out of the box. Personally, I was able to run the game right after unpacking the Aminet version. Lots of people have used JayBee's Amiga in a Box (https://tinyurl.com/u7ck6yn5)...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 19 April 2021, 02:36
Replies: 37
Views: 5,388
Posted By SquawkBox
I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2021, 01:30
Replies: 271
Views: 33,391
Posted By SquawkBox
Not only that, but it appears the pace of the ST...

Not only that, but it appears the pace of the ST version is more frantic. I don't think the lack of background makes the ST version prettier anyway, it's easier to focus on the action that way....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2021, 22:47
Replies: 58
Views: 4,096
Posted By SquawkBox
Let's put it that way, provided you're willing to...

Let's put it that way, provided you're willing to give that dusty CRT monitor you have stored a second chance, decreasing the bit count intermittently when you don't need True Color (typically when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2021, 16:06
Replies: 58
Views: 4,096
Posted By SquawkBox
@Turran On a CRT monitor, if you decrease the...

@Turran
On a CRT monitor, if you decrease the bit count e.q. from 32 (True Color) to 16-bit (High Color), you may notice it contributes to reducing the eyestrain after a short while. Just a small...
Forum: support.Games 14 April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 38
Views: 4,584
Posted By SquawkBox
An even bigger Gloom collector than nittamituaki,...

An even bigger Gloom collector than nittamituaki, who would have thought :agree !
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