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Forum: Coders. Tutorials 05 November 2019, 16:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By activist
Fair play for the huge effort getting this going

Fair play for the huge effort getting this going
Forum: News 17 October 2019, 13:26
Replies: 78
Views: 12,218
Posted By activist
Read it. Kept me entertained. Worth a buy. ...

Read it. Kept me entertained. Worth a buy.
Although remain puzzled why he seemed confident his 'business plan' would work in late 1995 - continue to sell now obsolete (IMO) CD32, 1200's, 4000's...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 14:02
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By activist
Amazing work. The detail..

Amazing work. The detail..
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 26 September 2019, 16:36
Replies: 224
Views: 25,507
Posted By activist
another noob question with winuae with rtg...

another noob question with winuae with rtg enabled.
When run a blitz game demo from workbench sometimes the native screen the blitz game runs on is hidden. I can hear game sounds, but no video....
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 September 2019, 12:38
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By activist
No worries,thank you and fair play for sharing...

No worries,thank you and fair play for sharing all the code so far.

Question. Do you know of any examples of old school pseudo 3d 2d driving game in blitz. Doesn't seem to be much out there. Am...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 11 September 2019, 00:11
Replies: 224
Views: 25,507
Posted By activist
Thanks, copied the installer from: ...

Thanks, copied the installer from:
http://aminet.net/package/dev/basic/ubbinstall
to the ultimate bb cd and ran that. 2 assigns - blitzlibs and blitz2. No errors or issue running compiling or...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 September 2019, 18:00
Replies: 224
Views: 25,507
Posted By activist
software failure

New to Blizbasic, and playing about with some of the code on the ultimateblitzbasiccd e.g. triplanes.bb2 in Examples/tedsdemos folder

However, when compile and run, they run fine but when I exit...
Forum: News 10 September 2019, 15:37
Replies: 63
Views: 7,493
Posted By activist
Thanks. Turns out I didn't wait around long...

Thanks. Turns out I didn't wait around long enough to see it boot. Takes about 5 mins using a 68040 uae configuration. Eventually it renders but the screen refresh rate is so poor I wasn't able to do...
Forum: News 21 August 2019, 00:49
Replies: 63
Views: 7,493
Posted By activist
Does the AROS-68k.hdf work with fs-uae ? Gave...

Does the AROS-68k.hdf work with fs-uae ?
Gave it a go with fs-uae 3 with the roms,hdf and uaegfx configured.
No boot, no error. Just grey screen. Get the Aros boot screen (the eyes) if eject the...
Forum: News 20 August 2019, 17:59
Replies: 63
Views: 7,493
Posted By activist
Shit sorry my bad

Shit sorry my bad
Forum: News 20 August 2019, 17:23
Replies: 63
Views: 7,493
Posted By activist
Sorry unable to unpack AROS-68k v.1.1.rar after...

Sorry unable to unpack AROS-68k v.1.1.rar after download using winrar/7Zip. Says corrupt.
Do you just rename the .rar to .hdf ?

thank you
Forum: News 14 August 2019, 19:19
Replies: 131
Views: 30,026
Posted By activist
Doh, spotted a note in the manual about a backup...

Doh, spotted a note in the manual about a backup smb-handler in Storage/L. That one works fine. So all good.

Ps miraculous work to get Aros/Icaros that far to that level and working so well....
Forum: News 12 August 2019, 16:46
Replies: 131
Views: 30,026
Posted By activist
just the link...

just the link (https://amiga.thewetmachine.net/en/2016/11/25/troubleshooting-icaros-2-1-3/) above said 'solution: You must get the L:smb-handler from icaros 2.0.1.'

so if could copy the file on...
Forum: News 12 August 2019, 15:00
Replies: 131
Views: 30,026
Posted By activist
yes after more testing seems to be no difference...

yes after more testing seems to be no difference whatsoever between vmware and vb.

Wasn't able to get shared folders from my windows7 host working in icaros desktop light vm but got samba shares...
Forum: News 09 August 2019, 11:51
Replies: 131
Views: 30,026
Posted By activist
Thanks, using vmware player instead of virtual...

Thanks, using vmware player instead of virtual box seemed to resolve all issues.
Any video on how to share a folder from the host to AROS ? Using windows as host.
Thanks
Forum: News 07 August 2019, 18:54
Replies: 131
Views: 30,026
Posted By activist
Thanks for the links AMIGASYSTEM (and info in...

Thanks for the links AMIGASYSTEM (and info in other threads).
So installed icaros desktop light 2.2.8 on virtual box/windows7.
V impressive, no doubt about it, but just wondering about stability....
Forum: News 04 August 2019, 23:27
Replies: 57
Views: 10,462
Posted By activist
Just wondering if there was anything new in this...

Just wondering if there was anything new in this book specifically on the Commodore assets auction, sale and liquidation ? Escom, Commodore UK etc

I read David Pleasance's book recently and came...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2019, 13:57
Replies: 163
Views: 13,545
Posted By activist
For the record Hewitt, have you, ever, bought a...

For the record Hewitt, have you, ever, bought a non pirated Amiga game ?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2019, 02:16
Replies: 390
Views: 33,549
Posted By activist
Thanks, was missing wizard library. So tried that...

Thanks, was missing wizard library. So tried that but big guru when rebooted after loading Afa_Prefs and changing theme/skin to os4. Forgot to say using 68030 in fs-uae chip ram fast ram and memory...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 16:11
Replies: 390
Views: 33,549
Posted By activist
Thanks for that. Uae, Installed 3.1.4, uaegfx,...

Thanks for that.
Uae, Installed 3.1.4, uaegfx, picasso install,ran the installer for afa 4.8, edited startup sequence to morelibspace, afa_os_loader, reboot. No change.
What other steps are there...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 16:04
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
noone said that. Apart from swinkamor12.. ...

noone said that. Apart from swinkamor12..



I think was Doom he said. Not Quake
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 15:11
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
yeah, sure. But emotion sets in when it comes to...

yeah, sure. But emotion sets in when it comes to Amiga


'Only OK' was good enough and one or two 'AGA only' games demonstrated that. That said AGA 2D driving games convinced me the 2D capability...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 13:17
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
watershed game at the time which altered the...

watershed game at the time which altered the landscape. No surprise it get's mentioned a lot



yes write that letter. Complain that if they had only added slightly better exhaust header and...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2019, 15:02
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Not that crazy. AA/AGA was never meant to happen...

Not that crazy. AA/AGA was never meant to happen remember. With hindsight and data here we know commodore sales fell off a cliff in '92. So 1991, the time was actually overdue for :
a) A300 (not the...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2019, 14:04
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
sure. Go to 19'40" here: ...

sure. Go to 19'40" here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daQNJMZblZ8&t=1182

the question was "Is there anything you would have done differently to Amiga before it was released".



Was...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 22:21
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Aggregate bandwith of 400-600MB/s..whats not to...

Aggregate bandwith of 400-600MB/s..whats not to like?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 22:15
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
No problem surviving. But you'd have to go back a...

No problem surviving. But you'd have to go back a bit before that.
At that time of context, all was indeed lost. Hypothetical conjecture, pointless going there again
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 21:25
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Some backwards compatibility probably. Why...

Some backwards compatibility probably. Why restrict to one mode..
Amiga designers conceded in 1989 in hindsight pixel mode would have been a better choice.



Survived though they did..
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 18:02
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
I think the argument was by having pixel mode and...

I think the argument was by having pixel mode and planer mode it would have made the incoming fps games easier to port and you would have seen much better 3d amiga games sooner which would have knock...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 July 2019, 11:17
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
You're describing the 1991 planned A1000+ which...

You're describing the 1991 planned A1000+ which was in the works.
Yes, sound reasoning it would have made perfect sense. Logically thinking.

But there was never a plan or logic. So cancelled it...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2019, 18:31
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Book possibly Petro Tyschtschenko's but haven't...

Book possibly Petro Tyschtschenko's but haven't read.
Did read 'Commodore - The Inside Story'.
Couple of facts from Haynie's chapter & timeline:

1990 - A3000 ECS, 68030 (& tested working...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 16:33
Replies: 973
Views: 134,176
Posted By activist
Sad to see it listed there but yeah, hopefully...

Sad to see it listed there but yeah, hopefully those that downloaded and liked it gave the developers something. Although I dont know if the measly amount of downloads is a bad or good thing.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 14:25
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
'Open'.By open you mean bribery, corruption,...

'Open'.By open you mean bribery, corruption, robbery and rip off on part of IBM, Microsoft and Intel right through the ages.
How else, how did it come to pass, that such a shoddy shambles of a...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 13:01
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Would all home computers have failed if you...

Would all home computers have failed if you started to see ID's 3D line of games on them? First. About 1991.

Would the pc ever have become 'useful for multimedia' without the graphics hardware...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 12:06
Replies: 973
Views: 134,176
Posted By activist
Side issue but just wondering how a site like...

Side issue but just wondering how a site like amigawarez.com can get away with operating. Blatant links to 3.1.4 downloads..Hyperion Entertainment don't care ? Hyperion disliked in the Amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 July 2019, 12:47
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
that just makes no sense sorry..

that just makes no sense sorry..
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 18:24
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Thanks for that.The fact that they could have...

Thanks for that.The fact that they could have addressed that with the 1200 (like processor independent bus) is what I don't get and would have seen a far more capable machine. I guess that's the...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 13:54
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
TL;DR A1200 and AGA didn't scale so well in terms...

TL;DR A1200 and AGA didn't scale so well in terms of games gfx quality. I know nothing about the hardware, and someone correct me, but wasn't the bus or whatever locked to cpu chip ram speed ?
I...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2019, 13:59
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Good old Celeron 300A..what a cpu that was.....

Good old Celeron 300A..what a cpu that was.. :great
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2019, 12:59
Replies: 970
Views: 56,398
Posted By activist
Ah come on, you must be trolling. Wolfenstein3D...

Ah come on, you must be trolling.
Wolfenstein3D was great fun and that whole lineage (Catacomb3D etc) was a revolution.
I don't think even you could overstate their importance and impact they had...
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