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Amiga Thread.

Discussion in 'Everything else' started by TrashyMG, Jan 3, 2017.

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  1. Ian J

    Ian J Advanced Member

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    Very nice, might have a go at one of these myself as I'm still using an Amiga optical mouse.
     
  2. pmprog

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    One thing I occasionally see pop up, but never really seems to have been mentioned on here - is the ARMiga project
    https://www.armigaproject.com/

    Looks really nice, proper Amiga styling. Never used one, so no idea if it's any good. I can imagine the standalone Vampire blowing this out of the water when it emerges, but still...
     
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    That ARMiga project looks really interesting. Although I was put off a bit when I read in a review that it's built off an Ubuntu build...
     
  4. Ian J

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    Does that have half convex and half concave game buttons? I feel that might take a bit of getting used to.
     
  6. TrashyMG

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  7. Ian J

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    Yeah looks like green & blue are concave, red & yellow are convex.

    I liked that buttons can be mapped, would be useful for replacing up on the d-pad to jump or accelerate with an actual button, never understood why developers did that.
     
  8. levi

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    I think it's a hangover from keyboard only games on the 8-bit machines, where it really didn't matter to me whether jump was on space, shift, return or the key to the right of L. You were using two different hands for the left/right and up/down controls, so pressing up at the same time as left and right wasn't a problem. It took developers a while to realise that when you were doing it all with one thumb, putting jump on 'up' was a nuisance.
     
  9. TrashyMG

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    I may just order the kit, I need some SMD soldering practice.
     

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