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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:15
Replies: 955
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Posted By Havie
Got the last one that was confusing me. This...

Got the last one that was confusing me.

This is the first time that I used Excel to help - only thing is my numbers don't add up and I get 10 DC games and only 5 on the Saturn! Pretty sure I have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2021, 19:53
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
Corrected two errors. Have one that I'm still a...

Corrected two errors. Have one that I'm still a bit iffy about so just need to do a little bit more research between footie matches.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2021, 19:12
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
These were really great clues! I think I now...

These were really great clues!

I think I now have a full house for the first time this year?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 June 2021, 11:24
Replies: 69
Views: 5,337
Posted By Havie
Parallax looks great and really impressive use of...

Parallax looks great and really impressive use of colour if running in 8 by 8 colours. Obviously a 1200 would give you 8 more colours for both background and foreground and more processing power as...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 June 2021, 11:12
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By Havie
There is still the SCART TV option if you can get...

There is still the SCART TV option if you can get one - I have Sharp LC-22DV510k (B) that works well in PAL resolutions and no flicker in interlace modes.

Also, having a TV gives your more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2021, 00:57
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
Have 21/22 - hopefully the clues will help with...

Have 21/22 - hopefully the clues will help with the last few?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 June 2021, 20:08
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
Brilliant! Made my day. :D

Brilliant! Made my day. :D
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2021, 22:47
Replies: 42
Views: 2,358
Posted By Havie
Exploring cover disk is fun and playing CD32...

Exploring cover disk is fun and playing CD32 games off CD is nice and nostalgic. Still haven't ever manged to get DotC2 to work though.

An alternative to an audio mix (and slightly cheaty) is to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 June 2021, 22:15
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
Got 15-18! Number 25 is very sneaky but...

Got 15-18!

Number 25 is very sneaky but luckily I got one of these for my birthday last month.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2021, 00:19
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Havie
Maybe that's because you designed some of the...

Maybe that's because you designed some of the levels - the fiendish ones no doubt and that must have take a good few hours of your life?

It is a tad annoying to pick up a single shot into the 90s...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2021, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Havie
Ok - have to confess that this was on Easy. ...

Ok - have to confess that this was on Easy. :crazy

Normal mode next then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 June 2021, 17:00
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Havie
Finally Cracked Level 100 of Warblade!

After a few weeks of getting to level 95, 96 and 97, I finally made it to level 100 today of Warblade! Finished on level 197 but very happy. What a brilliant game and it's a shame that Edgar is no...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 June 2021, 16:50
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
That's why we all struggled - as near geriatrics,...

That's why we all struggled - as near geriatrics, we all have terrible memories...except Nobby who is plainly about 21!

Now what was I typing???
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2021, 21:23
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
Really well done to Nobby - 21 points is a real...

Really well done to Nobby - 21 points is a real result in a super difficult round. Running away with the overall this year unless we have a music round. :crazy
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 May 2021, 00:22
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
Ok - worked on this for a few hours a got a bit...

Ok - worked on this for a few hours a got a bit more respectable 12.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2021, 22:51
Replies: 955
Views: 150,904
Posted By Havie
The clues only confirmed that the few I had got...

The clues only confirmed that the few I had got were wrong!

Worst ever - literally only have 3...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 May 2021, 19:15
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
Impressive - puts my V1200 spending in the shade!

Impressive - puts my V1200 spending in the shade!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 May 2021, 22:30
Replies: 255
Views: 46,494
Posted By Havie
Nice to see this thread burst back into life!

Nice to see this thread burst back into life!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 May 2021, 22:29
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
It's like Typing of the Dead but with a bag! :D

It's like Typing of the Dead but with a bag! :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2021, 22:34
Replies: 732
Views: 56,160
Posted By Havie
Side Arms with combination of keyboard and mouse...

Side Arms with combination of keyboard and mouse might work well to replace the rotating joystick mechanism.

I started Trojan years ago but in Z80 on the Speccy - go as far as walking character...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 18 May 2021, 23:16
Replies: 69
Views: 5,337
Posted By Havie
Robo is looking good now!

Robo is looking good now!
Forum: News 18 May 2021, 21:52
Replies: 103
Views: 8,912
Posted By Havie
Using the Joytester that BSzill suggested. It...

Using the Joytester that BSzill suggested. It has a tick box that allows you to turn it on and off. I also renamed it in my libs directory and when I rebooted and tried to run the game, it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2021, 21:49
Replies: 732
Views: 56,160
Posted By Havie
Sorry to hear that , have lost a few faithful and...

Sorry to hear that , have lost a few faithful and well-loved cats myself.

Avoiding a port for my next game as I have already done Space Invaders, Flappy Bird and Dragonfire (still on my USB stick...
Forum: News 18 May 2021, 21:45
Replies: 103
Views: 8,912
Posted By Havie
Have just gone back and tested it again and...

Have just gone back and tested it again and definitely is only two buttons with the lowlevel library. Weird that it works without but guessing that despite what the manual says, that the PSX to DB9...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2021, 14:56
Replies: 732
Views: 56,160
Posted By Havie
Wink Robot bloke did arcade Space Invaders which...

Robot bloke did arcade Space Invaders which contains some of your handy work - how could you forget! :crazy
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 23:55
Replies: 732
Views: 56,160
Posted By Havie
ROBOT!!!!!! Daleks are not robots but...

ROBOT!!!!!!

Daleks are not robots but cyborgs and for that you will be exterminated...

EXTERMINATE, EXTERMINATE, EXXXXXXTERMINATE...

I have an idea for a new game involving the daleks and...
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 23:38
Replies: 103
Views: 8,912
Posted By Havie
Downloaded Joyport test and you were right - PSX...

Downloaded Joyport test and you were right - PSX to DB9 doesn't work with the lowlevel library. Turn it off and all the buttons are recognised properly but turn it on and only two are working!
...
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 20:58
Replies: 103
Views: 8,912
Posted By Havie
Thanks - will have a look. In the meantime,...

Thanks - will have a look.

In the meantime, here is my first attempt at capture with sound. PAL at 320x200:

https://youtu.be/ZFr7_dV1_ps

Running really fast and smooth!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 08:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,768
Posted By Havie
To be fair though - this true is of any computer...

To be fair though - this true is of any computer system (maybe outside of Japan) as none of them had quality control and there was certainly a lot of dross on the pc. In fact, before the advent of...
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 08:14
Replies: 103
Views: 8,912
Posted By Havie
Fair enough on the controls, will try a few cd32...

Fair enough on the controls, will try a few cd32 games that run and report back.
Forum: News 16 May 2021, 22:51
Replies: 103
Views: 8,912
Posted By Havie
Had a bit more a play as I have got myself a...

Had a bit more a play as I have got myself a capture card (well £7 in a charity shop - couldn't say no) and tried playing in PAL as opposed to RTG. Low res flies in PAL but 640x
400 laced is way...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2021, 22:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,768
Posted By Havie
That would be a really good idea and must have...

That would be a really good idea and must have taken a lot of time to put together!

7 hours is a bit much but watching it definitely will give you some games to try and not try! :p
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 May 2021, 21:11
Replies: 69
Views: 5,337
Posted By Havie
So are you using a 16 colour screen or dual...

So are you using a 16 colour screen or dual playfields?

Is Robocop a sprite as potentially you could make him out of 16 colours and keep your backgrounds the same and have colours for the enemiies...
Forum: support.Games 16 May 2021, 21:02
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Havie
Agreed, if you are using the psx to db9 adapter...

Agreed, if you are using the psx to db9 adapter then the analogue stick just acts like a digital joystick. Nice idea though...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2021, 20:58
Replies: 28
Views: 1,768
Posted By Havie
Watched just a little and saw a few I'd like to...

Watched just a little and saw a few I'd like to try so each to their own (and yes there was a lot of rubbish games).

Seems to me that it just all the whdload games as it seems to match my whload...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2021, 11:31
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
You've got it or as the game would say: ...

You've got it or as the game would say:

Absolutely fabuloso!

One of the best games ever - mad! Terrible acting, brilliantly dody graphics and such a good concept. Might even need to get...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2021, 10:33
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
So bought a gdemu to replace the drive and had to...

So bought a gdemu to replace the drive and had to buy one of these. Although sender (from Amazon) didn't bother wrapping the parcel and just stuck the label directly on the box! Never had that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2021, 10:32
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
Also had a birthday and my wonderful wife bought...

Also had a birthday and my wonderful wife bought me this for my collection:

https://i.ibb.co/4JKcpF1/DSC-0268.jpg (https://ibb.co/cxkPQyY)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2021, 10:30
Replies: 6,564
Views: 1,334,336
Posted By Havie
After a long wait - this finally arrived a couple...

After a long wait - this finally arrived a couple of weeks back:

https://i.ibb.co/FB33Pdq/DSC-0266.jpg (https://ibb.co/NLCC4Gn)
image uploader (https://imgbb.com/)

Working pretty well and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2021, 21:27
Replies: 58
Views: 11,717
Posted By Havie
As I have just got a V1200 a couple of weeks ago,...

As I have just got a V1200 a couple of weeks ago, this thread inspired me to revisit the game (I played it on my 040 40mhz when it was originally released but never got on with it as it was too...
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