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Forum: Coders. Tutorials Yesterday, 22:59
Replies: 7
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Posted By jotd
This GCC 6 Amiga port & packaging is just great....

This GCC 6 Amiga port & packaging is just great. One example? ok


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translates to


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Forum: Coders. Tutorials Yesterday, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By jotd
SDL is built-in in GCC6. But You have to add...

SDL is built-in in GCC6. But You have to add -lSDL not SDLstub. Also add -ldebug to define kprintf.
Finally, I found out that the "signal" function wasn't defined. I stubbed it (empty) and it linked...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 12:48
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By jotd
Gods: "Crystal" .. "Cracked" ... "A Bitmap...

Gods:

"Crystal" .. "Cracked" ... "A Bitmap Brothers Game" (instead of "Renegade presents")

I'm not a big fan either and I used to put the original text back on my cracked copies (still doing it...
Forum: Hardware mods Yesterday, 12:01
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By jotd
@Locutus at least you get a salary for it :) I've...

@Locutus at least you get a salary for it :) I've done this for a while (well, not around the world, but france only), then switched jobs before I kill myself.

Last year I convinced some of my...
Forum: support.Games 17 August 2018, 19:24
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By jotd
thanks. Will try that. BTW good news for...

thanks. Will try that.

BTW good news for Captain Fizz, it's been redone with BUTTONWAIT, released soon.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 16:15
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By jotd
Warning: Bloody Obvious ahead: Wonderdog &...

Warning: Bloody Obvious ahead:

Wonderdog & Chuck Rock 2
Moktar & Titus the Fox
Cadaver & Cadaver The Payoff
Cannon Fodder & Cannon Fodder 2
All Lucasfilm adventure games (SCUMM) used a very...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 August 2018, 15:51
Replies: 219
Views: 44,408
Posted By jotd
It's possible that using GCR has no interest at...

It's possible that using GCR has no interest at all because it can be copied easily / re-read using the original game routine...

Well, want to see a counter example of a "good protection"? check...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 August 2018, 15:10
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By jotd
reproducer sent to your e-mail address.

reproducer sent to your e-mail address.
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2018, 14:08
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By jotd
BTW I didn't mean a flicker fixer but a...

BTW I didn't mean a flicker fixer but a horizontal scandoubler (thanks for creating a new thread sorry for the initial trolling)
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2018, 12:04
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By jotd
Yes, now that VGA isn't the standard anymore,...

Yes, now that VGA isn't the standard anymore, you're right. The only issue with HDMI converters is that they need power, so that means an extra USB/AC plug, and you cannot power from the miggy itself...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2018, 11:04
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By jotd
Thoughts about creating a scandoubler/flickerfixer

why noone wants to do 30KHz VGA output? neither in riser boards or new boards. Is it really difficult? (I'm not bullying since I have 2 15KHz capable monitors and a RCA/HDMI converter, just curious).
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2018, 11:03
Replies: 30
Views: 3,407
Posted By jotd
It's just super fun to divert some amiga-based...

It's just super fun to divert some amiga-based kiosk stuff and use it to play games or just look at the wierd board and say "it's mine" :)

Well, depends on the price too...
Forum: support.Games 17 August 2018, 09:44
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By jotd
Overlayed isn't an issue per se (I already fixed...

Overlayed isn't an issue per se (I already fixed such exes, besides, CFou! already fixed the NULL LoadSeg call to patch the protection).

The most annoying thing with overlayed executables is that...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 August 2018, 09:40
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By jotd
I really don't understand why you don't want to...

I really don't understand why you don't want to synchronize with 6 people/teams around the world using skype and agreeing on a cut down degraded version of a common A500 clone after 27 4-hour...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 17 August 2018, 09:20
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By jotd
I could do it in a few steps. First,...

I could do it in a few steps.

First, download setup & install in default location: https://github.com/SteveMoody73/amiga-gcc/releases

Then change only in "Tools / Compiler options" as follows
...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2018, 08:32
Replies: 30
Views: 3,407
Posted By jotd
What a collector's item! But Chucky can recreate...

What a collector's item! But Chucky can recreate some if we ask him nicely :)
Forum: support.Games 16 August 2018, 22:28
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By jotd
the good news is: I was able to rebuild 3 Stooges...

the good news is: I was able to rebuild 3 Stooges from CFou! source and created a "file" loader (instead of using disk images).

Now, since I'm not too familiar with the game, can someone tell me...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 16 August 2018, 20:52
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By jotd
sometimes fast memory is only used to save some...

sometimes fast memory is only used to save some loading times... and sometimes fast memory is used to load the code: here you get massive speedup.

Most system-compliant games will naturally use...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 August 2018, 15:35
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By jotd
Oh I see that you included my modified version of...

Oh I see that you included my modified version of ReadJoypad.s. What a piece of art now that everyone contributed :)
Seems that you removed the other CD32 emulation stuff, though (lowlevel.s, and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 August 2018, 14:18
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By jotd
Magic Pockets is an awesome - albeit underrated...

Magic Pockets is an awesome - albeit underrated and hard to comprehend - game.

I've seen Sean Griffiths profile on linkedin. I may contact him at some point just to tell him how good it was...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 August 2018, 23:23
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
@dlfrsilver about Puggsy I remember vivid NOT...

@dlfrsilver about Puggsy I remember vivid NOT having to crack it to create the whdload install :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2018, 23:21
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By jotd
About the Bitmap Bros: 25 FPS doesn't make a bad...

About the Bitmap Bros: 25 FPS doesn't make a bad game. Each Bitmap game had some nice features & awesome A.I. for the time.

note that 50FPS doesn't make a good game either.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 15 August 2018, 10:54
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By jotd
BTWD @Wepl in the whdload package I only see a...

BTWD @Wepl in the whdload package I only see a "nonvolatile.s" from 2006 (I have started that work) with ".nvd" folders. Did you update it ? because I don't see the update.

And if the update is...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 15 August 2018, 09:46
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By jotd
CD audio I just forgot about that... So basically...

CD audio I just forgot about that... So basically how did you fix the bugs? by eating all fastmem at startup? It could be a nice touch to create CD images that still work with the unexpanded CD32.
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 15 August 2018, 09:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,318
Posted By jotd
more generally great work creating a cross...

more generally great work creating a cross compiler suite which doesn't require this crap cygwin.
Forum: Hardware mods 14 August 2018, 21:35
Replies: 159
Views: 9,720
Posted By jotd
All those people who'll be able to play a remade...

All those people who'll be able to play a remade Rygar or a remade A1200 board... awesome work.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 14 August 2018, 21:20
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By jotd
I'm sure there are "NOFASTMEM" programs around....

I'm sure there are "NOFASTMEM" programs around. The sfx glitches are probably blitterwait errors due to code loaded in fastmem & blitter routines not fixed.

whdload boot also fixes this :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 21:18
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
At least Puggsy on amiga was completely...

At least Puggsy on amiga was completely unprotected.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2018, 18:52
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By jotd
6502 on Oric was just a nightmare to code on: ...

6502 on Oric was just a nightmare to code on:

- 3 8-bit registers
- 1 megahertz
- no multiplication/division (except by powers of 2 through shifting)
- additions and subtractions take the Carry...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 18:04
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
For Leander, I first redirected the data loader...

For Leander, I first redirected the data loader (which requests files with actual names, that I like!) to JST load routines. Then a DSKRDY loop caught my eye (it was the protection but I thought it...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 12:35
Replies: 91
Views: 3,830
Posted By jotd
Playing on real hardware without any fan noise or...

Playing on real hardware without any fan noise or controller configuration beats every emulator in the world.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 08:46
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
Fun fact about leander: For the whdload slave, I...

Fun fact about leander: For the whdload slave, I cracked the protection without even noticing (the long track one, I mean). One thing I did not check was if the platform is there, but I suppose that...
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 August 2018, 21:11
Replies: 178
Views: 6,999
Posted By jotd
Those guys! and people playing in the arcades...

Those guys! and people playing in the arcades probably didn't give a damn of the background.
Forum: request.Apps 13 August 2018, 21:04
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By jotd
I'm sure you can plug the new gcc v6 on it...

I'm sure you can plug the new gcc v6 on it (instead of the cygwin old gcc AmiDevCpp includes). Excellent version. There's even a windows setup.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2018, 21:01
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
I confirm that Leander used Psygnosis format #2...

I confirm that Leander used Psygnosis format #2 (same as Lemmings, Red Zone, SOTB 3, ...) plus a long track protection. But yes, if Leander was badly cracked, some platform was missing in a cave...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 August 2018, 09:39
Replies: 219
Views: 44,408
Posted By jotd
Beast 2 disks take 1,008,000 bytes on disk once...

Beast 2 disks take 1,008,000 bytes on disk once ripped, so big, but not 1.3M. More than the other Psygnosis or 12-sector per track protected MFM (980k)
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2018, 12:09
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
Probably coder girlfriend... Girlfriends are BAD...

Probably coder girlfriend... Girlfriends are BAD for protections.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2018, 09:38
Replies: 36
Views: 1,225
Posted By jotd
Here https://aarongiles.com/old/slapstic/, Aaron...

Here https://aarongiles.com/old/slapstic/, Aaron Giles is talking about making some games like Pit Fighter work on MAME. It involved trying to figure out how the "slapstick" chip worked. It's a chip...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 August 2018, 23:02
Replies: 159
Views: 9,720
Posted By jotd
Of course if it supports 30KHz VGA natively...

Of course if it supports 30KHz VGA natively that's even better, since internal scandoublers are not this widespread those days.
Forum: Hardware mods 11 August 2018, 21:59
Replies: 159
Views: 9,720
Posted By jotd
That is just awesome talent. We'll soon have new...

That is just awesome talent. We'll soon have new A1200 and A4000s!! We have new cases as well, what about recreating keyboards & PSUs?
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