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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:13
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By dreamkatcha
Will these do? ...

Will these do?

https://twitter.com/PaulieHughes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-hughes-b84710/
http://www.pauliehughes.com/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2021, 17:16
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By dreamkatcha
I can't understand why no publishers distributed...

I can't understand why no publishers distributed floppy disks inside a poster tube complete with complimentary poster. Squish them into a little rectangular box and they have to be folded and remain...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 12 May 2021, 12:56
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By dreamkatcha
There's a mini-game like this featuring ducks in...

There's a mini-game like this featuring ducks in Back to the Future III.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2021, 17:16
Replies: 43
Views: 2,866
Posted By dreamkatcha
Kid Gloves II is technically a totally different...

Kid Gloves II is technically a totally different game to Kid Gloves I. It just shares the name for marketing reasons.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2021, 10:18
Replies: 31
Views: 2,121
Posted By dreamkatcha
Come on, be reasonable. I'm sure if US Gold held...

Come on, be reasonable. I'm sure if US Gold held a gun to your Temple and forced you to say something positive, you'd have to admit that the Amiga version is marginally the least awful of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 May 2021, 16:36
Replies: 43
Views: 2,866
Posted By dreamkatcha
I think it's perfectly fine as long as they turn...

I think it's perfectly fine as long as they turn out as good or better than their precursor.

Not a good example of this, but Popeye 3 is a terrible wrestling game, while Popeye 2 is a mediocre...
Forum: HOL contributions 08 May 2021, 15:57
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By dreamkatcha
That's the one, although I see now it doesn't...

That's the one, although I see now it doesn't help very much. Quite a few other people were responsible for developing the game, so maybe Antony had no involvement with the changes. Hmm...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2021, 10:33
Replies: 50
Views: 4,315
Posted By dreamkatcha
Dennis being unbeatable is a myth, I've done it....

Dennis being unbeatable is a myth, I've done it. Cheating obviously, I'm not a respectable longplayer.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 May 2021, 17:28
Replies: 24
Views: 1,908
Posted By dreamkatcha
Cheers! Happy birthday. :) Here's what...

Cheers! Happy birthday. :)

Here's what Antony Crowther told me when I posed the question. Don't get your hopes up…

Q. The game was revised for the retail release. Do you remember what changed...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2021, 00:20
Replies: 31
Views: 2,121
Posted By dreamkatcha
Yes, the Indian government didn't appreciate the...

Yes, the Indian government didn't appreciate the voodoo elements/derogatory stereotyping etc. so blocked the production from filming in their country (causing the crew to relocate to Sri Lanka) and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2021, 17:46
Replies: 31
Views: 2,121
Posted By dreamkatcha
I assumed the typo was deliberate because Temple...

I assumed the typo was deliberate because Temple of Doom is set in India. I thought you were trying to suggest Indy was getting down with the culture... or summink.
Forum: HOL contributions 06 May 2021, 12:52
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By dreamkatcha
I don't think they were removed from the earlier...

I don't think they were removed from the earlier release. I get the impression that the pack-in version was rushed through to meet Commodore's deadline and then certain extras were later added to the...
Forum: HOL contributions 06 May 2021, 07:16
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By dreamkatcha
Interesting, thanks. Only Amiga Power mentioned...

Interesting, thanks. Only Amiga Power mentioned that there are differences between the two versions... one sentence that didn't actually explain what they are.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 April 2021, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By dreamkatcha
I suspect that's 'sick' as in addicted. There are...

I suspect that's 'sick' as in addicted. There are no pills you can take for this affliction, I've checked. :|
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 10:18
Replies: 50
Views: 4,315
Posted By dreamkatcha
We need a way to factor into the voting system...

We need a way to factor into the voting system influences such as budget and publisher status so that the games that had the best start, yet still ended up utter tripe, rise to the top of the...
Forum: Graphics. Tutorials 11 April 2021, 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 3,219
Posted By dreamkatcha
Does this...

Does this (https://fineartamerica.com/featured/watercolor-clown-1-patty-vicknair.html) help? It's hard to tell if the image predates Patty's painting.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By dreamkatcha
Naturally, Jeff had a cameo in last year's Ashens...

Naturally, Jeff had a cameo in last year's Ashens movie of the same-ish name. :D
Forum: AMR contributions 09 April 2021, 16:00
Replies: 11
Views: 8,036
Posted By dreamkatcha
Update: I kept digging and found acknowledgement...

Update: I kept digging and found acknowledgement of Amiga Action's review contributions on page 5 of issue 10 (https://ia802801.us.archive.org/15/items/megazoneau10/MegaZone_AU_10.pdf).

As the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2021, 16:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By dreamkatcha
If you think the intro is bad, check out the...

If you think the intro is bad, check out the endtro finale bit...

https://youtu.be/9zfyUvaAE_0?t=6530

I bet it was a joke to see how the quality control dept. would react, yet thanks to a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 19:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By dreamkatcha
Double plus, no input from the original dev team,...

Double plus, no input from the original dev team, barring Richard Joseph.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2021, 14:28
Replies: 27
Views: 1,862
Posted By dreamkatcha
Are we talking about Chris Sorrell or Steve Bak?...

Are we talking about Chris Sorrell or Steve Bak? They were both responsible for James Pond and Yolanda. Plus, Yolanda was the 16-bit reworking of Hercules solely by Steve Bak. You'd have to flip a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2021, 12:51
Replies: 30
Views: 2,968
Posted By dreamkatcha
This remix was begging to be remixed... ;D ...

This remix was begging to be remixed... ;D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mVBMeFoPAU
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 March 2021, 12:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By dreamkatcha
One of the quickest ways to get negative votes on...

One of the quickest ways to get negative votes on YouTube is to make people feel stupid by showing them something they don't understand. :D

You can enable longer uploads by verifying your Google...
Forum: AMR contributions 07 March 2021, 12:44
Replies: 11
Views: 8,036
Posted By dreamkatcha
Are you aware there are some stray games review...

Are you aware there are some stray games review pages taken from Amiga Action lurking in at least a few of these PDFs? Some examples can be seen in issues 19 and 20. I don't think a cross-publishing...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 10:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By dreamkatcha
It sounds like you might have bought a dodgy copy...

It sounds like you might have bought a dodgy copy because this was never officially released for the Amiga (it was finally found and made available online for free in 2015). There's a Mega Drive...
Forum: request.Apps 19 February 2021, 17:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,289
Posted By dreamkatcha
This magazine is available online now......

This magazine is available online now... https://www.retrofor.com/amiga-magazines/

The relevant article starts on page 82.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 February 2021, 07:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By dreamkatcha
LOL. That is pretty shoddy. The spelling is...

LOL. That is pretty shoddy. The spelling is atrocious and some of the 'tips' seem to be merely the game's premise taken from the back of the box. Could this be one of Kieren Hawken's literary...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2021, 17:00
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By dreamkatcha
Thanks for the Pacman suggestion. That one...

Thanks for the Pacman suggestion. That one totally passed me by so I'll check it out soon and make a video if someone hasn't already beaten me to it.

Oddly I've never seen this Space Invaders...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2021, 12:37
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By dreamkatcha
How many cracktros/trainers came with built-in mini-games?

I can only think of two. There's Space Invaders found in Melon's Sooty and Sweep trainer and Tetris in... the name of the game escapes me. Are there any more?

I love the way Melon skipped the...
Forum: Member Introductions 30 January 2021, 10:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By dreamkatcha
Welcome aboard. :) Webby linkage for...

Welcome aboard. :)

Webby linkage for Amiga4000... https://tromax.webnode.es
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2021, 15:22
Replies: 940
Views: 204,605
Posted By dreamkatcha
My first thought was, who would normally keep one...

My first thought was, who would normally keep one on the bookshelf and hide it away only when people visit or you do a Zoom call? :crazy
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2021, 12:48
Replies: 15
Views: 4,144
Posted By dreamkatcha
Great to hear that both projects are still alive...

Great to hear that both projects are still alive and well. :)

I can't remember the last time I saw snow in a top-down game so don't have much to compare it to, but that looks very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 January 2021, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 4,144
Posted By dreamkatcha
I don't think it ever got off the ground sadly....

I don't think it ever got off the ground sadly. You used to be able to see further details here...

http://www.the-snakepit.co.uk/supercars-ii-remake/

...but that's long dead with nothing stored...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 January 2021, 10:56
Replies: 69
Views: 7,716
Posted By dreamkatcha
That's looking fantastic! Can't wait to give it a...

That's looking fantastic! Can't wait to give it a go. I think the constant footsteps and jumping sound effect could soon become tiresome though. Maybe there could be an option to turn those two off...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2021, 09:30
Replies: 34
Views: 6,454
Posted By dreamkatcha
I found an Amiga... game, in Zombieland: Double...

I found an Amiga... game, in Zombieland: Double Tap. It's definitely the Amiga version, that's obvious.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2021, 13:04
Replies: 30
Views: 2,968
Posted By dreamkatcha
Just watched it for the first time now and need...

Just watched it for the first time now and need to warn you that I'll be putting in a claim too! ;D

It reminds me of the finale craziness that occurs at the end of Fire and Ice, though this is...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 January 2021, 10:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By dreamkatcha
Ah, so not a lot has changed in all these years....

Ah, so not a lot has changed in all these years. Thanks, you've saved me doing the research. I always preferred the comfy, silent, Python-style joysticks, but know objectively they're the inferior...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2021, 11:04
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By dreamkatcha
Welcome. I'll look forward to seeing the result....

Welcome. I'll look forward to seeing the result. I wonder if it's possible to make a durable non-microswitched joystick today? I don't know how I tolerated all that noisy clickery as a kid.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 16:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By dreamkatcha
I read in Amiga Power that there was going to be...

I read in Amiga Power that there was going to be a sequel, but Audiogenic decided not to bother because the original only sold a thousand copies. Sounds about right in 1995. It was just a...
Forum: support.Games 08 January 2021, 13:23
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By dreamkatcha
There are also remastered 25th-anniversary...

There are also remastered 25th-anniversary versions of both games available via Steam. Not a bad option as long as you avoid the "High-end graphics upscaling (xBRZ filter) for high-resolution...
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