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Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2021, 12:30
Replies: 384
Views: 60,553
Posted By Gryfon
Good to know! Thanks for the update.

Good to know! Thanks for the update.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2021, 11:03
Replies: 384
Views: 60,553
Posted By Gryfon
Not "dodgy" per-se - I understood that VGP was...

Not "dodgy" per-se - I understood that VGP was the preferred reseller and supported the original developer where Kaico do not. I like to support people when I can and it feels a little wrong to save...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2021, 10:29
Replies: 384
Views: 60,553
Posted By Gryfon
Slightly off-topic...sorry. I was planning to...

Slightly off-topic...sorry. I was planning to buy an OSSC from videgameperfection.com who I read is a recommended reseller, but between me saving up over a few months and going to buy one Brexit has...
Forum: News 14 May 2021, 18:55
Replies: 739
Views: 79,921
Posted By Gryfon
That’s 3 x new ROMs I’m going to need ;-) Great...

That’s 3 x new ROMs I’m going to need ;-)
Great work, so glad it’s finally here. Now the dealers need to get their sites updated so I can get my copy.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2021, 17:13
Replies: 54
Views: 4,687
Posted By Gryfon
Also would love to see PiStorm in an A1200 trapdoor

A question I would also love to hear the answer to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 April 2021, 15:48
Replies: 70
Views: 7,323
Posted By Gryfon
Great work, really looking forward to seeing how...

Great work, really looking forward to seeing how you progress!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2021, 12:47
Replies: 38
Views: 3,121
Posted By Gryfon
My main memory of Domark was that they published...

My main memory of Domark was that they published the Vektor Grafix version of Star Wars for the Atari 8-bit and as much as I loved that some version came out for the Atari 8-bit at all, you only need...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2021, 15:44
Replies: 2,827
Views: 487,270
Posted By Gryfon
I suspect so it would appeal to a wider market. ...

I suspect so it would appeal to a wider market. Don't know for sure.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 14 March 2021, 16:35
Replies: 45
Views: 7,043
Posted By Gryfon
In my dealings with Michael at Cloanto he’s...

In my dealings with Michael at Cloanto he’s always bent over backwards to help, including just these last couple of days with manually resending my download links etc. Email Cloanto and see what he...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 13 March 2021, 16:01
Replies: 45
Views: 7,043
Posted By Gryfon
An update: I have had many sent emails to my...

An update: I have had many sent emails to my Microsoft account disappear with no error or bounce back to the sender, since I started using my Hotmail account daily.

Michael confirmed the email was...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 12 March 2021, 04:47
Replies: 45
Views: 7,043
Posted By Gryfon
Good advice and one I often give myself. Good to...

Good advice and one I often give myself. Good to know emails are arriving. Still - no email yet for me (even in the junk folder) so if there’s some magic / voodoo / ninja step-by-step instruction /...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 11 March 2021, 22:04
Replies: 45
Views: 7,043
Posted By Gryfon
Software Director shows an update available. It...

Software Director shows an update available. It also confirms my status as lifetime member. But there’s no download option. I haven’t had an email yet - can anyone tell me what the update process is?...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 14:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Gryfon
"Bit off more than they could chew" is a more...

"Bit off more than they could chew" is a more accurate description, in my own opinion. Keyboards are reaching buyers, albeit extremely slowly and very, very late - so "failed" isn't accurate.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2021, 15:12
Replies: 175
Views: 19,042
Posted By Gryfon
Amazing work, finally Metal Gear available on the...

Amazing work, finally Metal Gear available on the Amiga.
I noticed a couple of spelling mistakes, during Big Boss / Snake chat in the video, are you going to keep these (because that's 100%...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2021, 11:07
Replies: 89
Views: 6,529
Posted By Gryfon
16 at the time. It was an Amiga A500, just the...

16 at the time. It was an Amiga A500, just the machine with no joystick, floppy drives, any kind of extra at all.

I bought it from a Rumbelows store on hire-purchase for £395. £95 up-front then...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 23 December 2020, 22:35
Replies: 274
Views: 34,375
Posted By Gryfon
Well spotted. A HD install for TFX would be...

Well spotted. A HD install for TFX would be fantastic for the community.
And thank you for all the great work you do.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 02 December 2020, 18:12
Replies: 274
Views: 34,375
Posted By Gryfon
I got TFX running respectably on a 1200 with...

I got TFX running respectably on a 1200 with Blizzard 030 50Mhz with FPU back in the day. Will check the Zone copies out and see what kind of performance I can get on my systems.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2020, 11:51
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By Gryfon
Blimey - you can get near photo-realistic...

Blimey - you can get near photo-realistic experiences on modern systems. Is that a waste and time and resource? Some might say "yes we've lost something with these modern FPS experiences" - others...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2020, 19:26
Replies: 56
Views: 7,431
Posted By Gryfon
A good show, I liked the format. Subscribed and...

A good show, I liked the format. Subscribed and looking forward to more.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 November 2020, 18:01
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By Gryfon
A fun to play experience with outstanding music,...

A fun to play experience with outstanding music, sound effects and compelling replay value. That’s what I saw in the original game. Tell me what’s wrong with wanting more of that?

I’m no...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 November 2020, 17:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Gryfon
I feel the same way about some other games too -...

I feel the same way about some other games too - Alternate Reality for example. Some games catch that lightning in a bottle. On the other hand I still believe the concept could be done “just right”...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2020, 07:19
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Gryfon
That’s very kind thank you for the information.

That’s very kind thank you for the information.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 13 November 2020, 21:04
Replies: 65
Views: 12,224
Posted By Gryfon
So is TFX too big to WHDLoad then?

So is TFX too big to WHDLoad then?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2020, 16:15
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By Gryfon
An Amiga version of Rescue on Fractalus! would be...

An Amiga version of Rescue on Fractalus! would be a wonderful thing. Must learn to program!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 November 2020, 16:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Gryfon
Rescue on Fractalus!

Still love playing this game to this day. Lucasfilm Games never really looked back when moving to 16-bit formats, except for Masterblazer which I never played. We never saw Amiga versions of The...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 November 2020, 16:01
Replies: 35
Views: 4,721
Posted By Gryfon
At the time to let my entire collection of Amiga...

At the time to let my entire collection of Amiga Format and CUAmiga Cover-CD's go - that was tough. I needed to clear the space and I needed the cash. They were a mini-internet of Amiga goodness at...
Forum: News 13 November 2020, 13:00
Replies: 181
Views: 22,810
Posted By Gryfon
I'm in for 12 issues. They only need 53...

I'm in for 12 issues.

They only need 53 orders to make their total right at this moment.

For me subscription magazines started with Page 6 and Atari User (many thanks to you Les Ellingham!) for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 November 2020, 10:26
Replies: 2,827
Views: 487,270
Posted By Gryfon
I'll give TrueType fonts a go, since it's mostly...

I'll give TrueType fonts a go, since it's mostly going to be under emulation then it shouldn't impact performance greatly.

Thanks for the shortcut, will have a look at those bitmap fonts.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2020, 12:46
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Gryfon
Clock-port A1200 sound cards

Simply: Are any still available to buy new?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 November 2020, 19:13
Replies: 2,827
Views: 487,270
Posted By Gryfon
When I increase the point size I get irregular...

When I increase the point size I get irregular shaped characters, when using P96 and say 1280 x 1024. I was hoping that there might be some bitmap fonts which look clean at that sort of resolution.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 November 2020, 12:35
Replies: 2,827
Views: 487,270
Posted By Gryfon
Bitmap fonts for higher resolutions (under WinUAE)

Is there a commonly-used easy-to-read (i.e. not stylised) set of fonts that people use for Workbench when running either P96 or 720p or higher pixel resolutions? Specifically I'm running Workbench...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 October 2020, 15:55
Replies: 178
Views: 66,537
Posted By Gryfon
This is great news. Blessed are the archive...

This is great news. Blessed are the archive makers indeed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2020, 15:52
Replies: 27
Views: 1,868
Posted By Gryfon
Back in the day I played WC1 all the way through...

Back in the day I played WC1 all the way through on my A1200 Blizzard 030/50 and also had the CD32 version. I loved the Battlestar Galactica feel to it. I found it fast enough to be playable but...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 12:10
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By Gryfon
Linux kernal fix for Amiga filesystems

http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/2009.0/06783.html

Correctly tracking protection bits. About time!
Hope this filters down into Raspberry Pi Linux builds soon...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2020, 15:56
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Gryfon
You don't usually need an installation floppy. ...

You don't usually need an installation floppy.
Which version of Workbench are you using?
Do you know which version of Kickstart ROMs you have? 3.0 / 3.1 / 3.14 etc
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2020, 18:25
Replies: 28
Views: 6,329
Posted By Gryfon
Good to know - I stand corrected.

Good to know - I stand corrected.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2020, 17:34
Replies: 28
Views: 6,329
Posted By Gryfon
Judging from the website I would say no. If you...

Judging from the website I would say no. If you check the website as of today (10th July 2020) the Indi AGA Mk3 pre-order site is up and selecting the A4000D / CD32 option currently takes you back...
Forum: News 30 June 2020, 00:53
Replies: 681
Views: 140,793
Posted By Gryfon
I’ve followed this for a while now. As far as I...

I’ve followed this for a while now. As far as I can tell and this is just reading between the lines, from the bits and pieces here and elsewhere, it seems Amiga on the Lake underestimated the amount...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 May 2020, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Gryfon
@caiusfabricius Roy Bates on Amibay is worth...

@caiusfabricius

Roy Bates on Amibay is worth contacting for advice on the Philips monitors - he's repaired mine and has years of Philips experience.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 April 2020, 18:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By Gryfon
At least one game did

I bought Starglider 2 and played it on my A500 - and the very same day took it to my Atari 520ST-owning friend and watched as a slightly inferior version of the same game booted up.

Whilst...
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