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by retromax
Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: best game related item you got for free?
Replies: 53
Views: 727

Re: best game related item you got for free?

I got about 400 Atari ST games off freecycle and also a PSONE, in the end though I got fed up of 100's of emails per day from 3 local freecycle groups so I stopped all the emails..... probably missed out on loads but...nevermind! Got given a Nes + lightgun/controllers etc. and box of games off a mem...
by retromax
Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Thanks, but i'm no electronic or engineering expert myself, the internet is a great source for everything.
Hopefully others too have also looked into idea's of mine which their self were adapted from other people's idea's. :)
by retromax
Sat Jan 30, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

I made another video last week of me having a go on the game this time. :lol: The best i've done in the past has been to complete it on 2 credits... so seeing as i'd allready used 2 credits and not finished stage 4 this time I stopped the video at the end of stage 3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q...
by retromax
Sat Nov 28, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24042
Views: 472723

Re: What are you currently playing?

Obviousley with my recent project coming to an end I am currently playing on it a lot :D
http://retrogamer.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=18377
by retromax
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:30 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

I've just done this diagram for someone over on the MAME forums of how my 2 sets of 12 led's are wired up to the lpt port by using a transistor and an external power supply to provide more voltage for the led's. Obviousley I built 2 of these (one for each Chase HQ lamp) http://i628.photobucket.com/a...
by retromax
Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Just reiterating that which others have already said, but your solutions to problems and desire to perfect (even when you have a working cab that most people would be happy with) are certainly to be envied. My problem is that I flit about and it takes me ages to actually finish something. Good work...
by retromax
Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

coe wrote:Man that's so awesome I love it! Really nice job on everything. Your kid is really lucky to have a dad like you, wait that's your kid right?
Thanks, yeah of course it's my kid!
by retromax
Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Not that it needed them as the led's are brighter but i've just made 2 reflective surrounds for the patrol lights seeing as there was something similar on the old lights. http://i628.photobucket.com/albums/uu10/retromax/chase39.jpg Anyway they are made from the thin aluminium that covered the back o...
by retromax
Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Original Playstation Demo Disk
Replies: 48
Views: 5078

Re: Original Playstation Demo Disk

Mines in a red sleeve and came with the playstation that had all the ports on the back!
by retromax
Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Spectrum peripherals.
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Spectrum peripherals.

I had a lot of fun with my Currah Speech as a kid :lol:
by retromax
Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Now they are working right... here's a short video of them in action!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMFDmJeGO6Q
by retromax
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Oh Yeah...... I've got the patrol lights working as they should I am a bit happy!!!! Eventually I figured out how to use mamehooker properly by piecing together bits of the readme file so I thought i'd better document it here incase anyone uses this simple to make interface in the future. Basically ...
by retromax
Sun Nov 22, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Anther great update Retromax, with yet more of your DIY solutions to cab problems. They're my fave bits of your posts, you never let anything get in your way and work round any problems with a little ingenuity and even less cost. Thanks, I suppose if i'd set out to do stuff like this by using thing...
by retromax
Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Yep tried that!
Thanks
by retromax
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:30 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation
Replies: 57
Views: 3770

Re: Chase HQ Cabinet restorulation

Oh.... I think I have looked on the MameWorld forums!