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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2022, 13:08
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
Directional shot, maybe ? Quoting the manual :...

Directional shot, maybe ? Quoting the manual : "After touch is operated by holding down the button & moving the joystick in the direction you want the ball to go".
One also has the possibility to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2022, 14:54
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
Then may I suggest to keep those apart from the...

Then may I suggest to keep those apart from the main list ? If you care about how people make use of your list (apparently you do), each entry should let them know about the comfort he or she may...
Forum: News 16 January 2022, 14:23
Replies: 84
Views: 4,367
Posted By SquawkBox
Thanks for the update. Assuredly, a classic on...

Thanks for the update. Assuredly, a classic on the MSX.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2022, 01:29
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
To run in NightBreed (it's the mini game which...

To run in NightBreed (it's the mini game which takes place when you first enter the Cemetery), one just has to use the normal fire button, no need for a 2nd fire button (never heard about that game...
Forum: News 11 January 2022, 21:28
Replies: 84
Views: 4,367
Posted By SquawkBox
Thank you for this release, works wonders in NTSC...

Thank you for this release, works wonders in NTSC mode on my 1MB A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2022, 16:53
Replies: 124
Views: 21,210
Posted By SquawkBox
Maybe all he really needs is a proper rom, in...

Maybe all he really needs is a proper rom, in which case he may use the search function of CDR*mance.com, as it is a very reliable source for Playstation ISOs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2022, 18:49
Replies: 124
Views: 21,210
Posted By SquawkBox
He plays from an ISO, not from real console. ...

He plays from an ISO, not from real console.
@sneckburger
What emulator do you use ? I don't think a fix is needed to play this game in Retropie.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2022, 21:43
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
With MD pad, pressing 1st and 2nd fire buttons in...

With MD pad, pressing 1st and 2nd fire buttons in Lionheart works as intended. With SMS pad (well, joystick), pressing 2nd button is inoperative, pressing first button draws the sword, releasing it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2022, 16:18
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
It's working as it should, with both MD joypads &...

It's working as it should, with both MD joypads & that smelly SMS joystick I had ordered a few weeks ago. I know about two buttons mode, it can be obtained by choosing 4th controller config in this...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2022, 15:06
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
I checked again. The second button works (in...

I checked again. The second button works (in doubt, keep pressing the accelerate button, pressing the brakes button at the same time will have the car slowing down rapidly), the feature I described...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2022, 11:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By SquawkBox
Oefening maakt perfect. Zonder onnodige...

Oefening maakt perfect. Zonder onnodige immoditeit zijn mijn googling capaciteiten in de loop van de tijd verbeterd.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2022, 16:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By SquawkBox
It took place actually. The book burning which I...

It took place actually. The book burning which I think he is referring to was held at some School a couple of years ago in Ontario, Canada.
...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 January 2022, 01:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By SquawkBox
One of the first game which requires an...

One of the first game which requires an additional 512k of slow ram IIRC, so according to your criteria, it doesn't qualify.First opus did benefit from a more careful execution, wouldn't you agree ?...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2022, 00:29
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By SquawkBox
Ask them for Song Of the South (1946) first....

Ask them for Song Of the South (1946) first. They're so embarrassed about this one (worth a watch actually, not merely for historical purposes), they'll do their best to bring you a pristine version...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2022, 11:49
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By SquawkBox
M-y S-p-l-e-e-n is your friend (well, assuming...

M-y S-p-l-e-e-n is your friend (well, assuming the possibility still exists to obtain an invite these days), they have it all... and more. I'll upload a rip of a tape recording of Mickey's Christmas...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 January 2022, 14:04
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
I prefer being lazy (to procrastinate to be more...

I prefer being lazy (to procrastinate to be more precise, something each of us practice to some extend) than someone knowledgeable about electronics making up stories about games that are supposed to...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 January 2022, 13:31
Replies: 36
Views: 2,691
Posted By SquawkBox
Thanks for this release, Santa Sting!

Thanks for this release, Santa Sting!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2022, 16:53
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
It's mentioned in the manual, jump to page 27....

It's mentioned in the manual, jump to page 27. Grab the PDF from here :
https://retro-commodore.eu/files/downloads/amigamanuals-xiik.net/Games/
Each of the three buttons is supposed to act as the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2022, 13:40
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
All right, I missed Dizzy entry modification,...

All right, I missed Dizzy entry modification, sorry about that. I check it on a regular basis but sometimes just to check a particular entry, I seldom check it from top to bottom regularly. Thanks...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 January 2022, 22:17
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
I went through the docs and saw no trace...

I went through the docs and saw no trace whatsoever of 2nd fire button support in John Madden American Football (1992) (Electronic Arts)
also
concerning Crystal Kingdom Dizzy (1993) (Codemasters),...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 January 2022, 20:34
Replies: 26
Views: 3,833
Posted By SquawkBox
Black Tiger (https://hol.abime.net/133) (1990)...

Black Tiger (https://hol.abime.net/133) (1990) (U.S. Gold), the game won't work with 1 MB chip. As it is, the additional chip ram prevents the game from loading data, past the cracktro screen....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 January 2022, 14:17
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By SquawkBox
What you need is a MySpleen account. The not so...

What you need is a MySpleen account. The not so good news is that I cannot provide you with an invite, even if I wanted to. It's a rather lenient tracker with free leech periods (one is currently...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 December 2021, 14:46
Replies: 145
Views: 23,983
Posted By SquawkBox
Glad I found out about this project after...

Glad I found out about this project after browsing Amiga related fps threads a bit aimlessly for some time. Plays well and delightfully system friendly (unpack, and play in no time with mouse &...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 December 2021, 10:47
Replies: 776
Views: 77,617
Posted By SquawkBox
I concur. Don't know about the NES version,...

I concur.

Don't know about the NES version, but the C64 version looks decent enough (might benefit from a little speed up enhancement though).

Ok my turn, what about a better port of Tiger...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 December 2021, 06:23
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
Had one too many ? What about having one missing...

Had one too many ? What about having one missing : Hired Guns (https://hol.abime.net/715) (1993) (Psygnosis) does support three fire buttons from a modded joypad :cool . Such feature is mentioned in...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2021, 23:29
Replies: 675
Views: 125,539
Posted By SquawkBox
Maybe authors roam the Milky Way in a spaceship,...

Maybe authors roam the Milky Way in a spaceship, along with the Two guys from Andromeda. As you probably know, that other duo had SpaceVenture in the making for a while (Space Quest follow up, most...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 December 2021, 23:09
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
Fine, then we can only hope he manages to...

Fine, then we can only hope he manages to implement autofire in a way or another. It is true the price of said pad is fair, I'll give you that.

I see that Deluxe Galaga is still mentioned in your...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 December 2021, 23:06
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
I'll give it a though, but no autofire on a...

I'll give it a though, but no autofire on a modern joypad is a minus for me, also that :

doesn't sound too good (unless masteries added a resistor on most recent batches).
I think we need...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 December 2021, 14:47
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
I have a proper joystick to test 2nd button...

I have a proper joystick to test 2nd button support (Sega's SJ-3000), so from now on, you can count me in the 2 independent button joystick owners crowd :p .
XP8 (non AGA version) case is a bit...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2021, 14:22
Replies: 18
Views: 9,241
Posted By SquawkBox
Just Amiga can use 3rd button, or all Commodore...

Just Amiga can use 3rd button, or all Commodore computers ? Just curious :) .
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2021, 04:50
Replies: 18
Views: 9,241
Posted By SquawkBox
Since I too can't mod and since I really wanted...

Since I too can't mod and since I really wanted to play the full gamut of OCS / ECS games that support 2nd fire button as intended, I got myself a Sega SJ-300 joystick...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2021, 23:53
Replies: 39
Views: 2,418
Posted By SquawkBox
Too late, I bought one (the MegaFire control...

Too late, I bought one (the MegaFire control pad). Gave it a try and resold it immediately at a bargain, because of the unfitting D-pad.

Got myself a 3-button AsciiPad MD instead. Much better...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 December 2021, 12:14
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By SquawkBox
5 homebrew / coverware / freeware games I enjoy...

5 homebrew / coverware / freeware games I enjoy playing, here we go :


Deluxe Galaga v2.5
Alien Fish Finger v1.31
Drip
Footman
TecnoballZ (2002 reissue)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 December 2021, 07:50
Replies: 258
Views: 109,122
Posted By SquawkBox
Nice, I think, ultimately, you (or SunChild)...

Nice, I think, ultimately, you (or SunChild) could fill the blanks concerning the non WHDLoad entries. Not everything is totally obvious as per 2nd button use e.q. Super Skidmarks 2nd button -> to...
Forum: support.Games 14 December 2021, 04:54
Replies: 683
Views: 340,756
Posted By SquawkBox
Prodigy crack of Tony & Friends in Kellogg's Land...

Prodigy crack of Tony & Friends in Kellogg's Land (1994) (Rauser) won't load on my 1 MB A500. Tried with the IPF (duly converted to HFE v1), and no problem at all (well, it's a problem for me because...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2021, 04:45
Replies: 31
Views: 5,643
Posted By SquawkBox
@antonvaltaz Just found another one : Fire...

@antonvaltaz

Just found another one :
Fire and Brimstone (1990)(Firebird)[cr ACC - Defjam - CCS][t +6 Supreme - Supplex]
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2021, 05:49
Replies: 6,659
Views: 1,422,785
Posted By SquawkBox
Just received the MegaFire Mega Drive joypad I...

Just received the MegaFire Mega Drive joypad I ordered, and... I don't like the d-pad, not responsive at all. Gee, that MD controller just broke the record for the shortest use of its second hand...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 December 2021, 03:11
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By SquawkBox
It will stay opened (most likely, never say never...

It will stay opened (most likely, never say never :D), but you're supposed to create a separate thread for each further request.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2021, 12:33
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By SquawkBox
C for Cammy F for Feud J for Jack Attack M...

C for Cammy
F for Feud
J for Jack Attack
M for Max Headroom
S for speed-bumps

Need I say more :D ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2021, 03:44
Replies: 39
Views: 2,418
Posted By SquawkBox
@Torti Such pad must be very fitting, you're a...

@Torti
Such pad must be very fitting, you're a Smurf of taste :) .

Having said that, I consider for games in which you have to change directions very swiftly e.q. Pac Mac and many games based on...
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