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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 15:30
Replies: 38
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
For the CPC, especially pre-6128 models, I made a...

For the CPC, especially pre-6128 models, I made a quick search and realized the DDI3 USB Floppy Emulator (http://www.indieretronews.com/2016/02/ddi3-usb-floppy-emulator-for-amstrad.html) would be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 11:24
Replies: 80
Views: 5,567
Posted By SquawkBox
Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back, those are near...

Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back, those are near perfect conversions.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 20:47
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By SquawkBox
Here's Jope take on that issue, it's a... nope,...

Here's Jope take on that issue, it's a... nope, kinda :
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=907587&postcount=8

Personally, I would get the adapter especially with a pimped up and customized...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By SquawkBox
I've equipped my A500 with such peripherals...

I've equipped my A500 with such peripherals during the last two years, so I think I can provide you with a reasoned opinion. But before I continue, you should know I am not a purist. For me, it's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2021, 13:10
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By SquawkBox
If you mention him on Twitter, he might follow...

If you mention him on Twitter, he might follow you, linky (https://twitter.com/dndn1011). At least, that's what his contact page (http://dinodini.weebly.com/contact-dino.html) mentions.
I myself...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2021, 15:40
Replies: 6,587
Views: 1,350,803
Posted By SquawkBox
Looks nice. My Audiosonic went back to repairs....

Looks nice. My Audiosonic went back to repairs. In hindsight, maybe I should stop following this camping TV trend and get a small PVM instead. The repairer does what he can but maybe it is a bit...
Forum: project.MAGE 04 July 2021, 19:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,924
Posted By SquawkBox
Noticed a potential issue with one of the...

Noticed a potential issue with one of the database entry :

https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/mage_e10.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/447)


Highlighting said game (Allo!...
Forum: project.MAGE 04 July 2021, 16:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,924
Posted By SquawkBox
Finally proceeded with the twitek / cnterr...

Finally proceeded with the twitek / cnterr update, had to include a few "notes" by hand since Gamebase import feature is rather limited in scope
I was running a very old version of Gamebase Amiga /...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2021, 13:25
Replies: 38
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
Both packages updated As usual, grab them from...

Both packages updated
As usual, grab them from the file server
I've deleted previous ones, hope no one was in the middle of a download
SquawkBox's GOTEK Game Pack v1.1.3 listing in PDF format :...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2021, 12:27
Replies: 38
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
Another hotfix for the main package concerns...

Another hotfix for the main package
concerns Garrison II (I & II)
Download extract / replace the ADF's with this version, the Blizzard one is marred by the issue Slayer described here :...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 June 2021, 12:25
Replies: 38
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
First hotfix for the main package Concerns...

First hotfix for the main package
Concerns Super Monaco Grand Prix
Download extract / overwrite the ADF with this version, the "single filed" one fails to load on my miggy (which implies chances...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 June 2021, 16:06
Replies: 6,587
Views: 1,350,803
Posted By SquawkBox
A couple of pictures of that portable 10'' CRT...

A couple of pictures of that portable 10'' CRT I've been talking about :


https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/snow_b11.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/444)

Playing Snow Bros....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2021, 13:03
Replies: 48
Views: 2,827
Posted By SquawkBox
Not technically impressive granted, but I...

Not technically impressive granted, but I wouldn't call it a bad port.
Well then, what about Altered Beast should we go down that road.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2021, 13:00
Replies: 33
Views: 1,950
Posted By SquawkBox
Slightly OT, but I don't like the use of...

Slightly OT, but I don't like the use of "boulettes" in French (implies bullets pattern) when some reviewer speaks about any given shmup. Boulette is used to designate meat balls most of the time in...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2021, 06:20
Replies: 38
Views: 4,152
Posted By SquawkBox
OK guys, I finished updating the Gotek game packs...

OK guys, I finished updating the Gotek game packs
Both are on the file server since this morning for you to download

Here are some Mega links to have access to the list pertaining to each of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2021, 05:04
Replies: 48
Views: 2,827
Posted By SquawkBox
Robbeary (https://hol.abime.net/1256) - A not...

Robbeary (https://hol.abime.net/1256) - A not very clever collect'em all with rather limited options to overrun the baddies, yet I like the graphics and the animation too.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2021, 02:17
Replies: 307
Views: 42,960
Posted By SquawkBox
To paraphrase L. Jordan barbed remark while...

To paraphrase L. Jordan barbed remark while playing the part of K. Khan in Octopussy, that must be down to my nasty habit of surviving, the fittest bit et tutti quanti :) . Joke aside, I considered...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2021, 20:47
Replies: 63
Views: 13,334
Posted By SquawkBox
I can confirm the buttons on the Wico are not...

I can confirm the buttons on the Wico are not logically independent from one another (the one I got was sold loose with the joystick handle).
The F1 F1/F2 toggle knob will simply deactivate the base...
Forum: support.Games 25 May 2021, 23:26
Replies: 23
Views: 2,293
Posted By SquawkBox
That's good news, thanks in advance for offering...

That's good news, thanks in advance for offering effective fixes for this minor classic StingRay.

1.2 512k Amigas, these should be rather uncommon these days I guess. Folks owning any of these...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2021, 20:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By SquawkBox
Ultima V - Warriors Of Destiny (1989, Origin)...

Ultima V - Warriors Of Destiny (1989, Origin) intro running at the wrong speed on my PAL Amiga 500
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lchmVSV1cDE

Ditto, intro running fine in forced NTSC mode on my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 May 2021, 05:30
Replies: 743
Views: 61,198
Posted By SquawkBox
Sure. One good example of that would be...

Sure. One good example of that would be infogrames' Advantage Tennis.


Data East didn't feel embarrassed about one button issue when they ported the first opus of Robocop, did they ? Up is used...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2021, 19:16
Replies: 743
Views: 61,198
Posted By SquawkBox
@dlfrsilver Point taken. Have you heard of...

@dlfrsilver
Point taken. Have you heard of Karnov's younger brother, Chelnov ? You probably have since that game was ported to the X68000. Not a favorite of mine by any means, but bears a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2021, 17:31
Replies: 743
Views: 61,198
Posted By SquawkBox
Funny how some ports on Amiga that used to be...

Funny how some ports on Amiga that used to be favorites of mine (Double Dragon I, Strider, Forgotten Worlds etc.) seem to have badly aged.
IMHO It's better to avoid playing those games on MAME for a...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 May 2021, 16:53
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By SquawkBox
That's what kept me awoken at night for the last...

That's what kept me awoken at night for the last 72 hours. The boon is real when in comes to pinballs, third person racing etc. with little to no side effect, just couldn't believe my eyes (disabling...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2021, 13:25
Replies: 743
Views: 61,198
Posted By SquawkBox
For something different, what about some talented...

For something different, what about some talented coder porting the sequel of Ikari Warriors aka Victory Road ? Now that would compensate for the affront consisting in one of the worst Amiga ports in...
Forum: support.Games 19 May 2021, 04:46
Replies: 1
Views: 1,284
Posted By SquawkBox
Did you try to use the $SOUND trigger ? ...

Did you try to use the $SOUND trigger ?


https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/lurkin10.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/432)

These fx effects are scarce and not very loud, you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 23:56
Replies: 743
Views: 61,198
Posted By SquawkBox
Not unlike R-Type II situation I guess, the game...

Not unlike R-Type II situation I guess, the game is pretty and all, but the code isn't optimized so that it slows down to a crawl when the action becomes frantic. It's something one can notice even...
Forum: support.Games 17 May 2021, 21:52
Replies: 23
Views: 2,293
Posted By SquawkBox
Of course, I converted the IPF of ISS to HFE v3...

Of course, I converted the IPF of ISS to HFE v3 proper. Why would I deliberately mess things up with my own setup :blased ?
So here is the CRC32 of the HFE v3 I made through the use of HxC Floppy...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 03:59
Replies: 743
Views: 61,198
Posted By SquawkBox
I would very much appreciate a decent port of...

I would very much appreciate a decent port of Street Fighter I, but also of Teenage Mutant Ninja / Hero Turtles, or of R-Type II
in no specific order...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 15 May 2021, 18:00
Replies: 11
Views: 3,178
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) 15 May 2021, 06:26
Replies: 11
Views: 3,178
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 23
Views: 2,293
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: 50
Views: 4,547
Posted By SquawkBox
Karate King https://hol.abime.net/3634

Karate King

https://hol.abime.net/3634
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