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Offline Snowcrash Topic starter
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Amiga A500


One of the games I used to play on a borrowed A500 was Speedball.
Had great fun playing Datahopa with this game.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nof7TbvFMC8[/youtube]

The A500 had a dodgy monitor (everything was green) partly the reason I had it. Played this game loads with the dodgy monitor.
Got the monitor fixed and Datahopa could no longer work out what players were his and I could beat him easily. No fun for either of us.

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Oh yes we did have fun with this game, until we got the monitor fixed, that’s what can happen when you are colour-blind like me.

Was a good game though  Cool  nice find Snowy

Posted May 26, 2010, 10:42:24 AM Logged

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Re: Amiga A500


Found this. It is about the hardware but this is electronic porn to me  Tongue

Amiga teardown.


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Speedball on the Amiga was a great game, used to play it all the time when I had my Amiga  thumbsup

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The guy in that vid knows the names of the chips and what they all do, he is more of a nerd then me  lol

good vid  thumbsup

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I knew what the 4256 chips were (they're the same RAM chips that the Atari 800XL used, and that was the first "out of the box" computer I ever modded), but that was about it. It was nice to learn that the other numbers on the chips/boards were date codes, and how to decipher them. Smiley

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