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Old 09 April 2021, 22:41   #4401
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Given the absolutely fantastic news that Space Cab has been found / imaged thanks for Martin Schaf AKA AMIPEGUSER @ a1k

This is going straight to the pool room
So please just download / extract this archive into "C:\WinUAE".
Congrats on your find DD. I just wanted to also say thanks for all the updates to this must have collection. I'm working on the feedback, it will be posted soon.
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Old 10 April 2021, 15:45   #4402
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pink^abyss has just released a new game: Wrong Way Driver
So, please just download / extract this archive into "C:\WinUAE".
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...but this would require me to find / download / cleanup "box" images for all 3320 games; so is a massive undertaking and very time consuming
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This page has a box scan archive of over 3000 images. 400mb.
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Found correct link.
ftp://ftp.untergrund.net/users/thunder/Amiga_Games/
Its a decent pack.
So I've started adding in "Boxart" from the above into my collection.

Taken 3 hours to do "# - B"

There's a lot missing, so will probably need to ask my friends at HOL:

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3D Galax
3D Ultra Pinball - Creep Night MAC RTG
3D Ultra Pinball - Fastest Pinball in Space MAC RTG
3D World Soccer
4-Get-It
4x4 Off-Road Racing
8bit Killer AGA
9 Lives
1000 Miglia
1000cc Turbo
1497 - Five Years After
1869 - History Experience Part I AGA
1943 - The Battle of Midway
20000 Leagues Under the Sea
A New Adventure - FaYoh 2 AGA
A Prehistoric Tale
A-10 Tank Killer Extra Missions
Aaargh! Arcadia
Aardvark
ABC Monday Night Football
ABD The Next Break AGA
Abduction
Abra Cadabra
Abuse RTG
Abu-Simbel Profanation
Ace Ball AGA
Ace the Space-Case
ACSYS - Autonomous Cybernetic System AGA
Act of War
Act Out
Action Cat AGA
Action Fighter
adidas Championship Tie-Break
Adrenalynn
Aerial Racers
African Raiders-01
Agent Czesio
Aggression AGA
Agricola
Agricola Hard Disk
Air Supply
Air Taxi
AlarCity AGA
AlarCity Dungeon Prototype AGA
Albion AGA
Alcatraz' IQ Engine AGA
Alchemy
Alco-Copter
Alehop
Alfred Chicken AGA
Ali Baba
Alianator
Alien Bash
Alien Bash II
Alien Breed - Tower Assault AGA
Alien Breed - Tower Assault CD32
Alien Breed 3D II - Xenium Core AGA
Alien Breed II - The Horror Continues AGA
Alien Fish Finger
Alien Storm
Alien Syndrome
Alien Target
AlienĀ³
Aliex
Almagica - Scions of a Forgotten World AGA
Alone in the Dark MAC RTG
Alone in the Dark (Enhanced CD-ROM) MAC RTG
Alone in the Dark 2 MAC RTG
Alone in the Dark 3 MAC RTG
Alter Ego
American Gladiators
Amiga Boulder Dash
Amiga CD
AMIGA CD32
AMIGA CD32 - Full Motion Video
AMIGA CD32 - Full Motion Video & Xbox 360
AMIGA CD32 - Xbox 360
AMIGA CDTV
AMIGA CDTV - CDTV-CR
Amiga Encounter
Amiga Resident Evil AGA
Amiga Soccer
AmigaParachute
Amigo the Fox
Amishion Impossible AGA
AMRVoxel AGA
AMRWolf AGA
Andromeda
Another World - The Lost Level
Apache
Apano Sin
APB - All Points Bulletin
Apidya - 2018 Special Edition
AppleJack AGA
Apprentice
Aqua AmigaCD
Aquanaut (F1 Licenceware)
Arachnophobia
Arazok's Tomb
Arcade Darts
Arcade Snooker AGA
Archon - The Light and the Dark
Archon II - Adept
Arctic Moves
Arcticfox
Area 88
Argus
Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh
Armalyte
Armour-Geddon II - Codename Hellfire
Army Moves
Arnie
Arsenal FC - The Computer Game
Artificial Dreams
ArtPazz AGA
Artura
Arya Vaiv
Asgard Met Vikings
Assimilation - Caffeine 2
Asterix - Operation Getafix
Astral
Astro Blox Revisited
Astrokid in The Battle of Planet Funk
Atlantyda
Atmosfear
Atom Smasher
ATR - All Terrain Racing Christmas Edition
Atrophy AGA
Avalanche - The Struggle for Italy
Aztec Challenge
Aztec Challenge CD32
Baba Yaga
BabeAnoid
BabeAnoid - Hidden Worlds
Baby Bug
Babylonian Twins
Back to Saturn X Episode 1 - Get Out of My Stations RTG
Back To The Future - Part II
Back To The Future - Part III
Back to the Golden Age
Backgammon Royal
Backlash
Bacman AGA
Bagitman
Bagman
Balder's Grove
Baldies
Ball
Ball Raider
Ball Raider II
Balls
Bangboo
Bank Buster
Banshee CD32
Banzai
Bar Games
Barbarian - The Ultimate Warrior
Barbarian+ AGA
Bargon Attack
Barney Mouse
Baron Baldric - A Grave Adventure
Basket Island AGA
BatDog
Battle Bound
Battle Isle - Scenario Disk Volume 2 - The Moon of Chromos
Battlehawks 1942
Battleships (Assassins)
Battleships (Elite)
BattleShips II
Battletoads
Battletoads SE
Bazza 'n' Runt
Beambender
Beetle
Beneath A Steel Sky
Beneath A Steel Sky CD32
Benefactor
Benefactor CD32
Bermuda Project
Berusky AGA
Best of the Best - Championship Karate
Beverly Hills Cop
Beyond the Ice Palace
Big Game Fishing
Big Nose - The Caveman
Big Run
Big Sea
Biing! - Sex, Intrigen und Skalpelle AGA
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bio Challenge
BioJet
Black Dawn
Black Dawn II
Black Dawn III - Legions of Dawn
Black Dawn IV - Thunderdawn
Black Dawn IX - The Workbench Invasion
Black Dawn Rebirth v1.1
Black Dawn Rebirth v1.2
Black Dawn V - A New Beginning
Black Dawn V - A New Beginning REMIX
Black Dawn VI - Hellbound
Black Dawn VII - Champions of Dawn
Black Hornet
Black Shadow
Black Viper
Blackthorne MAC RTG
Blade
Blade AGA
Blade Warrior
Blades of Steel
Blake Stone - Aliens of Gold AGA
Blake Stone - Planet Strike AGA
Blast Em!
Blast Squad
Blastaball
Blastaball Arcadia
Blasteroids
Blaze
Blinky's Scary School
Blitz Bombers AGA
Blob Kombat AGA
Blobz AGA
Blockhead
Blockhead II
Blockout
Blocky Skies
Blood 'n Bullets
BloodFest AGA
Bloodline
BloodNet - A Cyberpunk Gothic AGA
Bloodwych - The Extended Levels
Blork
Blue Boy
Blue Thunder CD32
BMX Simulator
B-Noid AGA
Bobble Puzzle AGA
Bob's Garden
Bograts - The Puzzling Misadventure AGA
Boing!!! 96K AGA
Bolo Mrowkojad
Bomb Busters
Bomb Jack
Bomb Jack Beer Edition
Bomber 2000
Bombmania
Bomb'X
Bomb'X 1995 - The Scene's Levels
Bone Cruncher
Boondar AGA
Boris Ball
Borobodur - The Planet of Doom
BosCar
Bouncing Bill
Bouncy
Bowls
Boxx
Boxx 2
Boxx 3
Brain Killer AGA
Brain Man
Brainball
Brands Hatch
Breach 2
Breach 2 (Enhanced)
BreakOut Revolution AGA
Breed 96
Brian the Lion AGA
Brian the Lion CD32
Bridge Strike
Brus Lii
Brutal Football - Deluxe Edition AGA
Bubble +
Bubble and Squeak
Bubble and Squeak CD32
Bubble Bobble
Bubble Ghost
Bubble Gun
Bubble Heroes AmigaCD
Bubble Trubble
Budokan - The Martial Spirit
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
Bug Bash
Buggy Boy
Builderland - The Story of Melba
Bumpy's Arcade Fantasy
Burger Man
Burning Rubber
Burning Rubber AGA
Burnout AGA
Burntime
Burntime AGA
Burton Bird
Butcher Hill
Buzzy
Byte Man
Edit: So the above was roughly 450 games; so that means it will take around 24 hours to complete the process...

For now when I don't have a game's "Boxart" I created / will use this image:

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Old 10 April 2021, 22:15   #4404
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Old 11 April 2021, 07:35   #4405
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Hello DamienD,

I remember that you're HD was wiped out.
Are you missing ___Title.png and ___SShot.png files from your collection?
I can upload them to FTP if you need. Just DM me.
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So I've started adding in "Boxart" from the above into my collection.

Taken 3 hours to do "# - B"

There's a lot missing, so will probably need to ask my friends at HOL:


Edit: So the above was roughly 450 games; so that means it will take around 24 hours to complete the process...

For now when I don't have a game's "Boxart" I created / will use this image:
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Old 11 April 2021, 11:57   #4406
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Damien, I may have a lot of the box art as you know I'm working on my launchbox/bigbox pack for the Amiga, progress slowed dramatically due to major hard drive issues and config file corruptions. I do have a load of images of box art and a lot of disk art (not all official as I have created a few - some are temp placeholders), so if I can help at all I will.

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Old 11 April 2021, 13:00   #4407
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Old 11 April 2021, 13:40   #4408
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Hello DamienD,

I remember that you're HD was wiped out.
Are you missing ___Title.png and ___SShot.png files from your collection?
I can upload them to FTP if you need. Just DM me.
Kind Regards,
Nah, I'm all good thanks.

I didn't loose any data; especially not my collection... just had to re-install Windows
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So I've started adding in "Boxart" from the above into my collection.

Taken 3 hours to do "# - B"

There's a lot missing, so will probably need to ask my friends at HOL:

<snip>

[COLOR=Blue][I]Edit: So the above was roughly 450 games; so that means it will take around 24 hours to complete the process...

For now when I don't have a game's "Boxart" I created / will use this image:

<snip>
So progress is slow and boring as hell

I've now completed "# - E"; that's 976 games so roughly a third through...

If you want to see what they look like, just extract this archive into "WinUAE"
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Old 11 April 2021, 16:16   #4410
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I know your pain! I have nearly 3700 box art images in my collection. All had to be resized, colour reduced and converted to IFF to be compatible with original hardware. Took a fair few weeks.
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I know your pain! I have nearly 3700 box art images in my collection. All had to be resized, colour reduced and converted to IFF to be compatible with original hardware. Took a fair few weeks.
Somehow I think that for those situations, there is automation available. Or is it that no developer has had to do such things so such feature does not exist
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Somehow I think that for those situations, there is automation available. Or is it that no developer has had to do such things so such feature does not exist
I wrote my own program that does it now. I just drag and drop the image and my program does the rest. I also use another program called NConvert that does all the hard work when making my image collection.
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Hey D,

Some of your missing boxart can be found here:
www.mobygames.com
www.gamesdatabase.org

ie: 9 Lives
https://www.mobygames.com/game/9-liv...overId,310225/
https://www.gamesdatabase.org/media/...rk-box/9-lives

1000 Miglia:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/1000-...overId,226338/

A Prehistoric Tale:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...overId,261400/

Abra Cadabra:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...overId,500699/

Alfred Chicken is prob the same box for AGA version as it runs in AGA if you have an A1200.

Alien Breed TA AGA:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/alien...overId,105181/

Alien Breed TA CD32:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/alien...overId,128067/

Alien Breed II AGA:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...CoverId,57775/

American Gladiators:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...CoverId,91889/

Apano Sin:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...overId,134029/

APB:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...CoverId,70894/

Armor Geddon II:
https://www.mobygames.com/game/amiga...CoverId,84749/


I only checked a few but i think there will be loads you can get from there.

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Not to mention the whole GameBase Amiga cover scans collection that's on the FTP (and also where a lot of these other collections got their images from in the first place).
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Not to mention the whole GameBase Amiga cover scans collection that's on the FTP (and also where a lot of these other collections got their images from in the first place).

Thanks for that, but there are loads not in the Gamebase collection that are available on mobygames though.
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Not to mention the whole GameBase Amiga cover scans collection that's on the FTP (and also where a lot of these other collections got their images from in the first place).
Thanks Belgo; are you cool if I use these?

I imagine your Boxart is taken from HOL; which will be better then the ones I already have?
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Not to mention the whole GameBase Amiga cover scans collection that's on the FTP (and also where a lot of these other collections got their images from in the first place).
From looking at filenames, it seems that it's virtually the same as this:

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This page has a box scan archive of over 3000 images. 400mb.
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It's not even possible to translate this s*#t site with g@@gle...
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I have the download, must have found it elsewhere. Sorry, that polish site asks for money, awful link so removed it.
malko, maybe you could remove your quote of it too please.
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Found correct link.
ftp://ftp.untergrund.net/users/thunder/Amiga_Games/
Its a decent pack.
Currently building a batch file in Excel that will move / rename everything into my correct folders...

Just have to manually line up the "image filename" with my "folder structure". Will take aabout 2 hours but better then 24 hours:
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I mean... wow. Only just experienced the collection and what a great achievement it is. Thank you Damien for your massive dedication and detailed instructions. It just works, and we can configure it any way we like. I've even learned a bit more about WinUAE, which always confused me a bit admittedly (my fault).

I'll just post about trying to get the smoothest possible experience (scrolling-wise) on my lowly old desktop. I tried playing with the Lagless settings but couldn't make them work properly. So, on my 144Hz FreeSync monitor, I got near-perfect results by just:

1. Using Damien's untouched WinUAE configurations
2. Enabling FreeSync (on monitor)
3. Enabling G-Sync Compatible for full-screen mode (Nvidia driver)
4. Using 144Hz mode (not 100Hz, as I erroneously believed would be best)
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There's certainly many on Mobygames that aren't in the GB Amiga collection, I think all the ones on moby were visibly watermarked at the time. The ones in GB Amiga weren't taken directly from HOL, a lot were from Exotica, many are my own, also people like Cody and Idoru contributed to it as well.

@DD I've got no problem with you using anything from the collection. I've always said people are free to use them as they wish, I don't own the scans and they are meant to be used by the community, it does upset me a bit though when people forget where most of them came from in the first place.
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Currently building a batch file in Excel that will move / rename everything into my correct folders...

Just have to manually line up the "image filename" with my "folder structure". Will take aabout 2 hours but better then 24 hours:
Phew!!! Finished

...well at least for now.

So I used the images from hitm4n's URL and Gamebase Amiga.

The batch file took about 7 hours to build; much better than me each file manually moving into the required directories and then renaming, which would have taken over 24 hours

Once I ran this I then went through all "Boxart" images via WinUAE to check them. Anything that didn't look great I then adjusted in Photoshop i.e. AutoTone, AutoContrast, AutoColor, or playing with Levels.

Download this archive and just extract into "C:\WinUAE"

I've very happy with the results

...there's still loads and loads of missing content; so that's the next major task

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