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Forum: Amiga websites reviews Yesterday, 21:41
Replies: 4
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Posted By jotd
I recently rebuilt it froml the source on...

I recently rebuilt it froml the source on windows, works but creates files with userid 0, so not readable on Linux without being root... bummer. I'd really like a working windows version.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2018, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By jotd
James Pond disk contains a "guppy" file with disk...

James Pond disk contains a "guppy" file with disk loading routine bits.

For Xenon 2, the explanation is simple: Rob Northen formatted the special track and delivered it to the game makers with the...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 June 2018, 20:00
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By jotd
There is a AGA & CD32 but no OCS, no (probably...

There is a AGA & CD32 but no OCS, no (probably direct adaptation from VGA game)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 June 2018, 23:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By jotd
so it seems this was all Galahad's fault :)

so it seems this was all Galahad's fault :)
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2018, 23:26
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
savestate will do: I can use memory watches to...

savestate will do: I can use memory watches to find which part is clobbering the file name. You can zone it.
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2018, 20:33
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
... and the CLI launch doesn't seem too great...

... and the CLI launch doesn't seem too great either. But I was unable to reproduce the slave filename truncation issue, or I'm unable to figure out why it would happen in the code.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2018, 21:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By jotd
list the non-AGA whdload slaves that need more...

list the non-AGA whdload slaves that need more than 1MB chip for ECS slaves?

I don't see a justification apart from Primal Rage.

EDIT: I could scan the slaves myself, I have built some python...
Forum: support.Other 17 June 2018, 21:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By jotd
good! note that people telling you to buy the...

good! note that people telling you to buy the kickstart roms are wrong.

First, not all whdload games need the kickstart to run.
Second, You can grab the kick 1.3 from your own amiga.
And...
Forum: support.Apps 17 June 2018, 20:03
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
I'm not going to write a 1.3-compliant launcher,...

I'm not going to write a 1.3-compliant launcher, that's for sure. If you have room for the launcher, maybe you have room for softkicking?
Forum: support.Games 17 June 2018, 15:28
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By jotd
In slave 3.0, I have added a trainer (infinite...

In slave 3.0, I have added a trainer (infinite energy) and level select. Yes, this is hard, even with those... less frustrating, at least: you win all fights with trolls & goblins.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 June 2018, 21:49
Replies: 275
Views: 37,251
Posted By jotd
I have tested my controller on a 1200 and it's...

I have tested my controller on a 1200 and it's perfect. Don't you hate when the original CD32 controller "pad" rotates and you lose a life? cannot happen there.

The only issue is that I don't dare...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 June 2018, 21:45
Replies: 51
Views: 8,281
Posted By jotd
@jeje: Once you're used to it, it does the jeep...

@jeje: Once you're used to it, it does the jeep justice. Otherwise it's frustrating (hard enough like that).

@retronerd: Superfrog yes, that shouldn't be too difficult, except that I'll have to...
Forum: support.Games 16 June 2018, 19:03
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By jotd
BTW I found a huge bug (and fixed it) in JST &...

BTW I found a huge bug (and fixed it) in JST & whdload: later level loading crash/have corrupt gfx. Look out for the new release (2018 wow!!)

Strange that noone ever reported this.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 June 2018, 21:02
Replies: 275
Views: 37,251
Posted By jotd
got my KTRL pad yesterday, didn't have the time...

got my KTRL pad yesterday, didn't have the time to test but looks very slick!
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 June 2018, 21:36
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By jotd
The terrible fire accelerators allow to do...

The terrible fire accelerators allow to do (almost) that. booting the CD32 from a Compact Flash card. Doesn't boot ISOs, though. Maybe it works if you put your ISO image on the compact flash since...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 June 2018, 10:15
Replies: 472
Views: 44,737
Posted By jotd
latest beta: debugger command "breakpoint when PC...

latest beta: debugger command "breakpoint when PC is within a range"


f start_address end_address


doesn't work anymore.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 June 2018, 09:50
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By jotd
Better because it's very likely that game code...

Better because it's very likely that game code takes around 300 to 400k memory.

however, if the executable takes more than that in 1 segment, you have to split the segments or it won't fit in the...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2018, 22:19
Replies: 33
Views: 1,665
Posted By jotd
the graphics are nice! BTW: "eliminate...

the graphics are nice!

BTW: "eliminate terrorrist" should probably be "eliminate terrorists".

(unless it's the "easy" skill level :))
Forum: support.Games 05 June 2018, 21:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By jotd
Of course it can be done. The only thing not...

Of course it can be done. The only thing not possible to do on a A1200 is to ask for J+K keys to b pressed at the same time (hardware limitation, unable to enable trainer in z-out); I've completely...
Forum: support.Apps 05 June 2018, 21:27
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
JST is able to perform a "no return" if there...

JST is able to perform a "no return" if there isn't enough mem available. Or did I remove the "feature" ? I dunno.

Wiz'n'Liz works for me on 6.1... and JST isn't good at catching exceptions (lots...
Forum: support.Games 05 June 2018, 20:43
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By jotd
Z-out 2 player mode doesn't work properly. I...

Z-out 2 player mode doesn't work properly. I don't remember what the issue is, but crackers later fixed the bug.

In Magic Pockets, by jumping at some locations you are able to get stuck in a level...
Forum: support.Apps 04 June 2018, 20:46
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
if the games use to run with OCS+1MB chipmem,...

if the games use to run with OCS+1MB chipmem, they'll run with JST. Kickstart 1.3 is supported by JST for users who cannot/don't want to softkick on their old A2000 or A500 HD
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2018, 21:44
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By jotd
There's some protection at some point. Is that a...

There's some protection at some point. Is that a cracked version?
Forum: Coders. General 31 May 2018, 07:16
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By jotd
you'd be better off with Patrik python scripts...

you'd be better off with Patrik python scripts (he wrote a breadth layout generator for ISOCD). Creates a good layout upfront for ISOCD to use.
Forum: Coders. General 31 May 2018, 00:06
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By jotd
@Acid no it doesn't use Paula. So you can have...

@Acid no it doesn't use Paula. So you can have music & 4-channel sfx on CD32 games. A few games make use of that. Oscar is one of them. But most games are just floppy version adapted for CD32, or...
Forum: Coders. General 30 May 2018, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By jotd
StatMat wrote a Windows CD32 ISO builder that...

StatMat wrote a Windows CD32 ISO builder that seems to work very well (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=82816&highlight=Win+ISO)

Others (Patrik) can generate a layout file using python, that...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2018, 21:27
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By jotd
One of the problems would be the controls....

One of the problems would be the controls. Console games have standardized controls (1 to 5 or more buttons, start/select, pause). Amiga games use a ludicrious unstandardized variety of keyboard...
Forum: support.Apps 28 May 2018, 07:19
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
I'm really not sure about this MMU crap. MMU is...

I'm really not sure about this MMU crap. MMU is still a mystery (to me, because I never really got into it).
Forum: support.Apps 27 May 2018, 19:06
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
Yes, you could use HDLOAD tooltype. If the demo...

Yes, you could use HDLOAD tooltype. If the demo is made of diskfiles, that could work.
Forum: support.Apps 27 May 2018, 12:34
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
I just tested Wiz'N'Liz on JST 6.1 and winuae and...

I just tested Wiz'N'Liz on JST 6.1 and winuae and it works. Where does it crash?

BTW fixed 2 serious bugs, now Slamtilt & Bloodwych run. I made myself a "slave wrapper" to record in/out values of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2018, 22:06
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By jotd
Chaos Engine 2 is 1996 as well. This was a very...

Chaos Engine 2 is 1996 as well. This was a very lazy copylock BTW. Just a memory value changed somewhere.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 26 May 2018, 14:08
Replies: 95
Views: 25,017
Posted By jotd
Looks like a code bug. This sizeof thing can...

Looks like a code bug. This sizeof thing can backfire if it is a pointer. Gcc 8 just happened to detect it and issue a warning tgat became an error. It doesnt seem safe to ignore it. Where can i...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 22:28
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By jotd
@Sephnroth: I read somewhere that you have to...

@Sephnroth: I read somewhere that you have to avoid using the last MBs of the 4GB card. I had some issues on a real miggy, reduced the partition size just a tiny bit and now it works like a charm....
Forum: support.Apps 25 May 2018, 21:17
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
6MB RAM you could softkick for whdload, well,...

6MB RAM you could softkick for whdload, well, barely, if the game is really big.
Forum: support.Apps 24 May 2018, 07:23
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
mmu=laxist: jst. whdload:mmu=none ...

mmu=laxist: jst. whdload:mmu=none

@dr.zeissler: you should use whdload slaves. They are updated for controls, fixes, features... JST slaves aren't updated anymore (I don't even have the means to...
Forum: support.Apps 23 May 2018, 22:25
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
There _should_ be a list of slaves that doesn't...

There _should_ be a list of slaves that doesn't work with JST. The compatibility is very high, and I'm implementing a testing system to make it even higher.

A lot of adventure games don't work...
Forum: support.Apps 22 May 2018, 08:42
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
Could you get JSTD.zip from the zone? It's a...

Could you get JSTD.zip from the zone? It's a special version with a "rainbow screen".

Get past the rainbow screen with LMB. If the problem occurs, then yes, savestate could be handy (knowing that...
Forum: support.Apps 21 May 2018, 23:15
Replies: 219
Views: 24,369
Posted By jotd
@Matburton: time to try Wiz'n'liz on 6.1 by my...

@Matburton: time to try Wiz'n'liz on 6.1 by my edit.

All asm global variables are initialized to 0 :) Maybe a wrong usage of the pre-ReadArgs API. I'm sure that it doesn't happen with Kick 2.0+...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 21 May 2018, 20:54
Replies: 40
Views: 3,798
Posted By jotd
@earok 1.5 is about to be published. I played...

@earok 1.5 is about to be published. I played with the jeep yesterday, and after a few minutes getting used to it, it's really better because (like Toki) you don't risk jumping when you didn't want...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 20 May 2018, 20:42
Replies: 40
Views: 3,798
Posted By jotd
you can add Alien Breed too. And Silkworm new...

you can add Alien Breed too.
And Silkworm new release gets a "arcade mode" controls for the jeep: blue button to jump, move cannon with joystick only.
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