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Forum: News Yesterday, 09:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Adropac2
something worth talking about perhaps just in...

something worth talking about perhaps just in terms of there being seemingly comparable difference is that some of the more established joysticks of the day joysticks like zipstick and competition...
Forum: project.Sprites 19 January 2022, 00:53
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Adropac2
cool, wicked game this

cool, wicked game this
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2022, 05:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Adropac2
I enjoyed Starglider II quite a bit but found the...

I enjoyed Starglider II quite a bit but found the quick save took away any sort of tension. Being able to save just prior to any point just seemed silly and the idea that you didn't have to made no...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2022, 05:25
Replies: 1,230
Views: 249,964
Posted By Adropac2
Looking very good indeed. I'd actually have no...

Looking very good indeed. I'd actually have no trouble buying a full release of Dread. I recently bought two C64 games and it felt good to do so
Forum: support.Games 13 December 2021, 16:28
Replies: 92
Views: 7,497
Posted By Adropac2
I think when Amiga devs tried to mimick console...

I think when Amiga devs tried to mimick console games even when exclusive to the machine it tended to come off as worse comparitively for obvious reasons. There's absolutely no denying the best...
Forum: support.Games 12 December 2021, 20:46
Replies: 92
Views: 7,497
Posted By Adropac2
I think the resolution difference on Amiga made...

I think the resolution difference on Amiga made for a better difference a lot of the time. The snes clearly had better hardware advantages and I loved the machine but I never really moved on from...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 23 November 2021, 02:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Adropac2
yeah WHDload is definitely a big deal and I also...

yeah WHDload is definitely a big deal and I also supported it way back when I discovered it. It was like christmas time and I just couldn't believe a thing like it existed. Even now to be honest when...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2021, 18:31
Replies: 252
Views: 33,392
Posted By Adropac2
having this slowly come together must be be very...

having this slowly come together must be be very satisfing
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 September 2021, 20:23
Replies: 165
Views: 54,763
Posted By Adropac2
this to me is a good example of when music has...

this to me is a good example of when music has become familiar by it's unique identity. Not all demo music has this I would say despite being very skillfuly put together. I can listen to the most...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 September 2021, 20:01
Replies: 165
Views: 54,763
Posted By Adropac2
Chaos Engine - Richard Joseph at his best. His...

Chaos Engine - Richard Joseph at his best. His talent for tune is also never really mentioned

Turrican series - 3 Somtimes gets knocked for it's soundtrack but it has some
killer tracks
...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 September 2021, 19:35
Replies: 252
Views: 33,392
Posted By Adropac2
yes indeed. I've always said it deserves to be in...

yes indeed. I've always said it deserves to be in a museum that highlights the type of all round great design these games featured. Black Tiger is especially great in all aspects as well though and I...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2021, 20:06
Replies: 252
Views: 33,392
Posted By Adropac2
Black Tiger is such a great game with absolutely...

Black Tiger is such a great game with absolutely beautiful artwork. Even the ST version should have surely been much better. Would love to see this happen

Edit: oh blimey it is. Fantastic news
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2021, 19:55
Replies: 1,300
Views: 146,041
Posted By Adropac2
I think had it been a bit faster then I wouldn't...

I think had it been a bit faster then I wouldn't have been disappointed. I was mostly into sims so I did see an increase of course but really it should have been more I feel.

Commodore perhaps...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2021, 22:47
Replies: 43
Views: 4,773
Posted By Adropac2
Yes I'd agree. I think generally you'll aways be...

Yes I'd agree. I think generally you'll aways be better off with the Amiga in this sense
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2021, 21:51
Replies: 43
Views: 4,773
Posted By Adropac2
Generally these days I tend to only listen to my...

Generally these days I tend to only listen to my most preferred of pieces rather than wishing to hear C64 because it was for me always the standout pieces themselves that I enjoyed more than the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2021, 20:12
Replies: 43
Views: 4,773
Posted By Adropac2
some of the fascination for some comes from the...

some of the fascination for some comes from the awe at what is achieved I think given the slight limitations. And it is very impressive at that level but it could be argued if people are enjoying...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2021, 20:07
Replies: 43
Views: 4,773
Posted By Adropac2
ah right. I wonder who wrote the Amiga version as...

ah right. I wonder who wrote the Amiga version as it's extremely good
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2021, 19:54
Replies: 43
Views: 4,773
Posted By Adropac2
Maybe I'm wrong but I recall the music for Zany...

Maybe I'm wrong but I recall the music for Zany Golf was originally written for the apple and it sounds better in terms of punch on the Amiga.

A somewhat related comparison if we're talking about...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 September 2021, 15:51
Replies: 62
Views: 9,017
Posted By Adropac2
Sword of Sodan for me because it was just so...

Sword of Sodan for me because it was just so impressive to behold. I had an ST at the time and loved it but this made me very envious
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2021, 04:17
Replies: 28
Views: 2,541
Posted By Adropac2
A great game will remain that and I'd say the...

A great game will remain that and I'd say the Amiga definitely has games you can put into this category out of the many more that aren't so good of course. To be fair though it can be very hard to...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2021, 03:47
Replies: 231
Views: 28,890
Posted By Adropac2
Trex Warrior Chaos Engine King of Chicago ...

Trex Warrior
Chaos Engine
King of Chicago
Flashback
Another World
Turrican 2 - of course
Dreamweb A1200 - enjoyed this

more than I thought
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2021, 14:39
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Adropac2
I remember not understanding it fully perhaps but...

I remember not understanding it fully perhaps but certainly enjoying my time with it. It was polished and atmospheric. Different too of course

and worth mentioning for the memorable music. You can...
Forum: MarketPlace 16 April 2021, 01:14
Replies: 48
Views: 5,880
Posted By Adropac2
what would people here predict money wise with an...

what would people here predict money wise with an A1200 as bought from Amigakit in 2009 I think and not used at all since then. Sold as new I recall and certainly showing it because it's white as snow
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 March 2021, 04:45
Replies: 85
Views: 10,368
Posted By Adropac2
I was lucky enough to get 4 nos 14" HP 5500...

I was lucky enough to get 4 nos 14" HP 5500 monitors a couple years back. Felt I should being crt was dead. Good price too at £45 each. Found out last month when choosing my resolution on pi that...
Forum: project.EAB 08 August 2020, 17:23
Replies: 163
Views: 51,229
Posted By Adropac2
Top bloke. Nice that you'll still be on here

Top bloke. Nice that you'll still be on here
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2019, 19:55
Replies: 1,300
Views: 146,041
Posted By Adropac2
I would have liked just a little more speed than...

I would have liked just a little more speed than what we got because it could have allowed for 3d games to have truly performed and then felt like a substantial upgrade in 3d terms

Still loved it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 08:16
Replies: 48
Views: 3,065
Posted By Adropac2
They are quite different of course. I didn't much...

They are quite different of course. I didn't much like Lotus 2 coming from loving the first game and Stunt Car Racer is without equal so this would be an easy decision for me

quick tip: run SCR in...
Forum: project.MAGE 01 April 2018, 07:56
Replies: 4,645
Views: 813,829
Posted By Adropac2
Thanks Damien. It seems this has very much been...

Thanks Damien. It seems this has very much been embraced
Forum: project.MAGE 03 February 2018, 20:38
Replies: 4,645
Views: 813,829
Posted By Adropac2
this is a very good bit of work. I've been using...

this is a very good bit of work. I've been using it for just over a day now and knowing there's nothing required other than to choose your game is something special. The idea that we could do this...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 January 2018, 21:58
Replies: 124
Views: 28,201
Posted By Adropac2
Another opportunity to mention G.n.i.u.s which...

Another opportunity to mention G.n.i.u.s which rarely gets mentions and is frankly brilliant

Hybris of course

Turrican series Obviously

Jim Power also amazing melodies

Utopia title is...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2018, 21:39
Replies: 64
Views: 6,011
Posted By Adropac2
the N64 days were brilliant. The Amiga and C64...

the N64 days were brilliant. The Amiga and C64 are for me the most fun times and regarding the Amiga especially, it wasn't so much that it had the best games a lot of the time but how the machine...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2014, 22:45
Replies: 53
Views: 24,643
Posted By Adropac2
Just got round to playing this latest version and...

Just got round to playing this latest version and I still can't believe it's on Amiga. Huge thanks

The difficulty issues I expect some may be experiencing is likely because there are some...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2014, 19:08
Replies: 53
Views: 24,643
Posted By Adropac2
Didn't think we'd ever see this on Amiga despite...

Didn't think we'd ever see this on Amiga despite the various pleading from time to time. When I finally got an Amiga coming from the ST, I was horrified to find out this wasn't released on it....
Forum: Amiga scene 29 March 2014, 02:04
Replies: 53
Views: 24,643
Posted By Adropac2
Oids works well just as it is. It's fine to...

Oids works well just as it is. It's fine to prefer a faster gravity based experience and Amiga has the best examples there but Oids works very well because of how it does things- it's quite the...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2014, 19:10
Replies: 53
Views: 24,643
Posted By Adropac2
Sorry to report wrongly, there isn't a delay at...

Sorry to report wrongly, there isn't a delay at all at least no worse than the slight delay of the original. Oops

meynaf: I have a good set of 5 or so full levels that I'd like to see on here- all...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2014, 18:18
Replies: 53
Views: 24,643
Posted By Adropac2
The only real issue is from the moment keys...

The only real issue is from the moment keys register. The shooting of cannon for example should be an almost instant stream of bullets the moment you press the key but this is delayed for about half...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 March 2014, 15:38
Replies: 53
Views: 24,643
Posted By Adropac2
I was just playing this last night. I love you

I was just playing this last night. I love you
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2013, 06:52
Replies: 157
Views: 37,009
Posted By Adropac2
Blimey it all came great in the end. Would it...

Blimey it all came great in the end. Would it have done I wonder? Either way much respect
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 November 2013, 08:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By Adropac2
Never personally been all that bothered. Benefits...

Never personally been all that bothered. Benefits using both. Playing using winaue via a pc for me automatically feels like I'm using a modern Amiga because I'm running it from a machine that is...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2013, 05:06
Replies: 335
Views: 46,494
Posted By Adropac2
disappointing though hardly a shock. Definitely...

disappointing though hardly a shock. Definitely perplexing
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