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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #105 on: November 17, 2014, 09:37:18 AM »
I really want to get one now but the prices have gone through the roof of late.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #106 on: November 17, 2014, 10:53:01 AM »
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #107 on: December 29, 2014, 23:28:17 PM »
I have nearly bagged one of these a couple of times this year and for various reasons they have fell through..

2015 will be the year though.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #108 on: December 30, 2014, 08:14:09 AM »
I might be looking to offload my CD32 if you're interested.  Got some more retro gaming projects on the horizon that I need to fund.

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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #109 on: December 30, 2014, 09:36:22 AM »
Yeah at the right price I am fella,
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #110 on: December 30, 2014, 16:31:09 PM »
I love the CD32, the controler is actuallky not that odd but the Competion Pro is recommended.

The main issue with the console is that it is no console but a consolised A1200.

The storage of your progress is stored in the internal memory which is the RAM and there not that much space.
It happen quite frequnetly that you have to delete your progress in order to launch a game that requires more ram.
That is the biggest issue et the most stupid mistake you can make for a console... Even Atari didi not made this mistake...

I am actually quitte puzzle how they did not thought about that... Now you can buy a SX1 or a promodule then add a Hard Drive and even so I do not know of this will save your progress....

Does anyone has a expension pack for AmigaCD32  and a Hard drive ? Can you test it for me I would be curious about the results.

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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #111 on: December 30, 2014, 18:17:34 PM »
Its still a console, just as a ps4 is a console.

Yes the nv ram of only 1k was a mistake, but more cost cutting by Commodore in its final year, and memory cards were too expensive too use in 1993.

Only CD32 games that were programmed to save to a hdd or floppy drive will allow to i.e Castles 2, otherwise it still tries to save to the nvram.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #112 on: December 31, 2014, 08:25:54 AM »
Ok thank you for the answer at least I got one.

Is there a list of those gamzs some where ?


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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #113 on: December 31, 2014, 11:41:03 AM »
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Ok thank you for the answer at least I got one.

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There's no list of which games give you an option to save to floppy/hdd, i know from memory its not very big only a handful.

I did start a list of CD32 games a few years ago which is not complete, but shows what extras were on the disc, memory block size needed etc

http://theamigacd32.blogspot.co.uk/
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #114 on: December 31, 2014, 13:07:30 PM »
nice list :) thank you

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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #115 on: December 31, 2014, 19:39:42 PM »
Great list Justin, you really have created some great resource over the years fella.
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #116 on: January 10, 2015, 21:18:33 PM »
Hey, just bagged myself another CD32! Looking forward to burning some of those multi game discs over on amiga forum. All Lemmings on one CD yes please!
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #117 on: January 11, 2015, 09:41:05 AM »
Nice one, where did you get that from pal?
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #118 on: January 11, 2015, 13:42:44 PM »
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Re: Amiga CD32!
« Reply #119 on: January 11, 2015, 17:52:14 PM »

 

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