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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 13:59
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By SquawkBox
Lemonamiga members offering mini reviews /...

Lemonamiga members offering mini reviews / comments are a nice bunch but don't always get things right. For example, someone there made the assumption that Off Shore Warrior would not run from a...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 03 May 2021, 18:34
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
In the vein of worthwhile text adventure games,...

In the vein of worthwhile text adventure games, you're missing EA's Hound Of Shadow (the) too
https://hol.abime.net/744
Forum: support.Games 03 May 2021, 00:24
Replies: 19
Views: 4,150
Posted By SquawkBox
Ok zoned by myself (I have close to no patience,...

Ok zoned by myself (I have close to no patience, I fully admit :nervous ). As you may know, if you die in BASS, restarting the game is not a good idea (this issue was fixed in the WHDLoad slave, but...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 May 2021, 18:42
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
Another PD gem once shareware now freeware,...

Another PD gem once shareware now freeware, Battle Duel (or BattleDuel), a Scorched Tanks clone based on Artillery Duel, an obscure C64 game
https://hol.abime.net/4373
Only comes as a HD package,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2021, 15:23
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By SquawkBox
According to R-N, it simply needs 2.04+ ks. That...

According to R-N, it simply needs 2.04+ ks. That would make more sense. Check 4th post of this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=41843). So to make things clear, there might not be any...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2021, 05:25
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By SquawkBox
Turbo Trax (https://hol.abime.net/1529) requires...

Turbo Trax (https://hol.abime.net/1529) requires 1MB chip solid, doesn't it ? At least, there's this single game that owners of A500 equipped with 512k + 512k cannot play (very similar to Overdrive,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2021, 19:39
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By SquawkBox
So all of the following titles require 1MB total...

So all of the following titles require 1MB total ? Then why is it considered a better deal to have 1MB chip instead of 512k chip + 512k other mem ? Sorry for the extra research answering my questions...
Forum: support.Games 01 May 2021, 19:23
Replies: 19
Views: 4,150
Posted By SquawkBox
I'd very much appreciate if v1.1 could be zoned...

I'd very much appreciate if v1.1 could be zoned again. I just checked, said set is still incomplete in TOSEC section of the file server (except for Swedish and Italian versions) as far as I can tell.
Forum: support.Games 30 April 2021, 09:27
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, I am not sure Mother Goose hero faces that...

Well, I am not sure Mother Goose hero faces that many perils during his quest to reassemble the mixed-up nursery rhymes, but I get the idea :p . I just checked, and it seems your collection is...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 20:52
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By SquawkBox
@Matt_H I don't think DD's save disks include...

@Matt_H
I don't think DD's save disks include any actual game progress.

@DD
Ah now I get it, it consists in offering us a second save disk image handy when the first one is full. Since I plan to...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By SquawkBox
I've based my analysis on the fact that DamienD...

I've based my analysis on the fact that DamienD collection contains two save disk images for quite a few games :
Altered Destiny, Ishar II, Simon the Sorceror etc.
If I can part with the second...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By SquawkBox
Any reason why many games require two save disks ?

A general question here, feel free to move topic if it's not at the right place. Why do many Amiga games require two (2) save disks ? I may have the wrong idea, but if it's just a matter of writing...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 26 April 2021, 13:32
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
I'd like to suggest Crack Out, a break out game...

I'd like to suggest Crack Out, a break out game which status is free shareware, so to speak.
It's on Aminet, link here (https://tinyurl.com/5hbdkjnr).

...
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2021, 16:23
Replies: 20
Views: 2,272
Posted By SquawkBox
Here's mine : Alien Breed - Tower Assault...

Here's mine :


Alien Breed - Tower Assault
Arkanoid - Revenge Of Doh
B.A.T. II
Baal
Barbarian - The Ultimate Warrior (Palace)
Barbarian (Psygnosis)
Bard's Tale, the - Tales Of the Unknown
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 24 April 2021, 21:43
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, it could qualify as pseudo rpg, there are...

Well, it could qualify as pseudo rpg, there are char stats but I don't think they serve any purpose, also that "burn the witch!" feel of the title screen is priceless :) . Ok, another one, what about...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 23 April 2021, 23:14
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
I know you're not too much into text adventure...

I know you're not too much into text adventure games, but Infocom's Journey would make a nice addition to your collection.

https://hol.abime.net/813
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 April 2021, 04:20
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By SquawkBox
If you're interested in games requiring 1MB chip...

If you're interested in games requiring 1MB chip (ECS or not), it would be possible to refine DamienD's list by reffering at Amiga Format reviews along with Hall Of Light footnotes. Most of the time,...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2021, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By SquawkBox
Here is a list of all supported types of disk...

Here is a list of all supported types of disk image formats :

https://hxc2001.com/docs/gotek-floppy-emulator-hxc-firmware/pages/emulation-from-images.html
Forum: support.Games 20 April 2021, 06:27
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By SquawkBox
Space Jest should work out of the box....

Space Jest should work out of the box. Personally, I was able to run the game right after unpacking the Aminet version. Lots of people have used JayBee's Amiga in a Box (https://tinyurl.com/u7ck6yn5)...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 19 April 2021, 02:36
Replies: 37
Views: 5,108
Posted By SquawkBox
I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2021, 01:30
Replies: 271
Views: 33,108
Posted By SquawkBox
Not only that, but it appears the pace of the ST...

Not only that, but it appears the pace of the ST version is more frantic. I don't think the lack of background makes the ST version prettier anyway, it's easier to focus on the action that way....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2021, 22:47
Replies: 58
Views: 3,683
Posted By SquawkBox
Let's put it that way, provided you're willing to...

Let's put it that way, provided you're willing to give that dusty CRT monitor you have stored a second chance, decreasing the bit count intermittently when you don't need True Color (typically when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2021, 16:06
Replies: 58
Views: 3,683
Posted By SquawkBox
@Turran On a CRT monitor, if you decrease the...

@Turran
On a CRT monitor, if you decrease the bit count e.q. from 32 (True Color) to 16-bit (High Color), you may notice it contributes to reducing the eyestrain after a short while. Just a small...
Forum: support.Games 14 April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 38
Views: 4,366
Posted By SquawkBox
An even bigger Gloom collector than nittamituaki,...

An even bigger Gloom collector than nittamituaki, who would have thought :agree !
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2021, 17:26
Replies: 38
Views: 4,366
Posted By SquawkBox
It's an issue I was facing prior to using any of...

It's an issue I was facing prior to using any of the packages you uploaded. Such was the case when I first attempted to play Gloom with the ZGloom source port and Earok's package, which happens to be...
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2021, 15:10
Replies: 38
Views: 4,366
Posted By SquawkBox
Thank you for uploading both Gloom 4 and Gloom...

Thank you for uploading both Gloom 4 and Gloom Deluxe packages. I am facing a small issue with controls though, it affects each and every package (so that must be down to the way the controls are...
Forum: support.Games 10 April 2021, 03:08
Replies: 38
Views: 4,366
Posted By SquawkBox
I looked into nittamituaki's Gloom mod section on...

I looked into nittamituaki's Gloom mod section on his web site (link here (https://shorturl.at/bnuQW)) and noticed Zombie Massacre DATA link was broken (ZGloom engine requires Earok Gloom source code...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2021, 16:25
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By SquawkBox
Much obliged that my humble Gotek project is...

Much obliged that my humble Gotek project is appreciated. I took the demos offered by the retrocloud store seller and included them into an "ALT" pack along with second fiddle games (so to speak) and...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 08 April 2021, 20:04
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
What about adding Time Bandit (1988, Microdeal) ?...

What about adding Time Bandit (1988, Microdeal) ?
- Heard about it as of late while browsing Lemon forums (title sounds familiar though), thing is, I am a sucker for overlooked / overrrated etc....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 April 2021, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By SquawkBox
Here's a review of the remake from a huge fan of...

Here's a review of the remake from a huge fan of the original game (the SNES version more precisely) from 2010 :
https://gamecola.net/2010/06/robocod-james-pond-ii-ps1/
Through reading his mixed...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 14:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By SquawkBox
On PSX it was released in 2004, they couldn't...

On PSX it was released in 2004, they couldn't stop there though! Robocod was released on the PS2 subsequently :sleep :...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 12:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By SquawkBox
Any reason why Codename Robocod is considered subpar on the PSX ?

I would argue that James Pond II ~ Codename Robocod (1993) is a decent port of the 16-bit versions on the PSX (aka the PS1). Having said that, I've seen many bad reviews about it. Any opinion on the...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 29 March 2021, 02:25
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By SquawkBox
Backgammon Royal

Hi guys,


It would be nice is someone took care of WHDf'ying Backgammon Royal (1996, Wolf Software & Design). Not the Oxford Softworks version preferably (less pretty). I don't think an IPF...
Forum: support.Games 28 March 2021, 01:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By SquawkBox
Buyers of the original game could return the...

Buyers of the original game could return the floppies for free, then Virgin Games would overwrite the game with the bugfixed version and return them back to the sender. But at that point, the scene...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2021, 23:28
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By SquawkBox
The perfect Lure Of the Temptress set of ADF's...

The perfect Lure Of the Temptress set of ADF's has yet to be released IMHO. Check this thread :
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1473353

Why am I saying this ?
Simply put, the Flashtro /...
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2021, 22:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By SquawkBox
T.K.K. / Nemesis version Language used : German...

T.K.K. / Nemesis version
Language used : German
Fixed VS not fixed version : Not fixed
Official date of release : 06/21/1992
Presence of an intro : True
Disk operations : Doesn't allow 880k...
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2021, 21:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By SquawkBox
Did some more testing, anyone can reproduce very...

Did some more testing, anyone can reproduce very easily in WinUAE, have made screenshots to backup my observations. Date of release is provided by the Information menu. Let's consider the following...
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2021, 15:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By SquawkBox
Now I get it :spin StingRay suggested that a...

Now I get it :spin
StingRay suggested that a standard Data Disk could be used, provided the cracker did the job properly, right ?
Have a look at the different versions of the game that TOSEC...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 March 2021, 19:57
Replies: 578
Views: 107,296
Posted By SquawkBox
Don't hesitate to create a thread in OTT if the...

Don't hesitate to create a thread in OTT if the situation worsens. Best of luck!
Forum: support.Games 25 March 2021, 18:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By SquawkBox
Once Flashtro was done with the crack (in that...

Once Flashtro was done with the crack (in that case, it was musashi9 who made it), they passed it over to Mr. Spiv for the gfx. Sounds more like it :nervous ? Btw, according to janeway.exotica...
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