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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 18:29
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Posted By jotd
interesting. I have only analyzed one version. ...

interesting. I have only analyzed one version.

We can listen to dlfrsilver for ideas of something rippable & adaptable to the miggy. That should reduce the candidates.
Forum: support.Games 20 August 2019, 23:54
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By jotd
you certainly have a point here: a trainer (and...

you certainly have a point here: a trainer (and better: a levelskipper/level selector) is needed to fully test the install.

For adventure games that doesn't apply of course, but playing through...
Forum: support.Games 20 August 2019, 22:21
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By jotd
what are you asking exactly?

what are you asking exactly?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2019, 20:28
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
Yes, I'm currently trying to separate "up" from...

Yes, I'm currently trying to separate "up" from "button 2". Currently this is not done. Requires some debugging. The game is worth "saving". A few hours work, tops.

But even with better controls,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2019, 16:25
Replies: 86
Views: 1,918
Posted By jotd
what's great when remaking a game is including...

what's great when remaking a game is including mods/extra content, so the game isn't 100% but 200%. I think mcgeezer did that with his remakes.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2019, 14:45
Replies: 86
Views: 1,918
Posted By jotd
to improve FF you'd need to get hold of the...

to improve FF you'd need to get hold of the original code / reverse engineer it.

I understand that McGeezer didn't want to do that for Bombjack. It went well. Unsure how a fighting game would. Or...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 August 2019, 09:43
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By jotd
indistructable flipping mirrors squadron has been...

indistructable flipping mirrors squadron has been seen in SWIV :) nice game. Makes me think of Rainbow Bell or Xevious.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 20 August 2019, 09:40
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By jotd
strange. I'll test. There are 2 versions AFAIR.

strange. I'll test. There are 2 versions AFAIR.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2019, 01:01
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
put a small beta of 2-button + music Dragonninja...

put a small beta of 2-button + music Dragonninja in the zone. Not perfect, but up is now 2nd button and it's easier to jump+move.

Only works with 1 version of the game ATM, and a lot of speed...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 23:35
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
Music already added :) with 1MB chip slave after...

Music already added :) with 1MB chip slave after adapting code from Mick/Codetapper.

This game needs in-deep reverse engineering to figure out which combination of controls triggers the moves so...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 23:32
Replies: 86
Views: 1,918
Posted By jotd
do something restful after Rygar: Pacman. But...

do something restful after Rygar: Pacman. But make sure to use original A.I. for the ghosts, or it won't work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 22:17
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
ah there's music with 1MB. Great. Currently...

ah there's music with 1MB. Great. Currently analysing it to improve controls. I don't know if all moves from arcade were ported (there were 3 jump kicks, not even mentionning the useless kick up)....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 21:05
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
I'm sure this engine is good since it was used to...

I'm sure this engine is good since it was used to develop great projects and Earok is definitely talented. But well, I prefer writing code in C or C++.

One possibility would be to create...
Forum: support.Games 19 August 2019, 20:32
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By jotd
Definitely 2-player collaborative Rodland ...

Definitely 2-player collaborative

Rodland
Silkworm if you're good with the jeep.
IK+ (in a few years)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 20:24
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
Well, at least we have a perfect Bombjack & Rygar...

Well, at least we have a perfect Bombjack & Rygar now.

I think I could create 100% (or 99%) faithful ports of old arcade games from reverse engineer & original gfx, but not the way the amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 17:33
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
If you notice an arcade port that lacks proper...

If you notice an arcade port that lacks proper controls (or a great game), please submit a mantis issue (mantis.whdload.de). I've already done a lot of those.

I re-checked Dragonninja amiga and I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 14:17
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
The control issue is present with most...

The control issue is present with most conversions. The most annoying case was Toki.
When going up to shoot birds, character was jumping to his death. I changed that in the whdload version, enabling...
Forum: support.Games 19 August 2019, 11:24
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By jotd
which should be "all good games".

which should be "all good games".
Forum: support.Games 19 August 2019, 08:18
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By jotd
It should not matter for whdload archives...

It should not matter for whdload archives (although sometimes it does).

Since games are burned on WHDLoad xmas CDs for developpers, extra care is done so the files are ISO9660 compliant. That...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 08:14
Replies: 264
Views: 14,798
Posted By jotd
This game is just super hard. I loved it like...

This game is just super hard. I loved it like shatterland said because of it being in the arcades and all, but never ever got far. Frustrating.

What about a playable Dragonninja ? :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 August 2019, 18:51
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By jotd
Beyond Compare is a very good tool. Not free...

Beyond Compare is a very good tool. Not free though
Forum: support.Games 18 August 2019, 14:07
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By jotd
there aren't a lot of CD32 games that have audio...

there aren't a lot of CD32 games that have audio tracks.

from memory: Oscar, Bubble & Squeak, Zool, Fire & Ice (where you can enable on-chip music too)

A lot of CD32 titles have normal on-chip...
Forum: support.Games 17 August 2019, 19:34
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By jotd
WIP for 2 button controls whdload:...

WIP for 2 button controls whdload: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QC_fWQnBL-VROQO1o9-dc4Ct6K7rRlC219_qVAzPoCo/edit#gid=0

and a bit of self-promotion:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 13:05
Replies: 93
Views: 1,868
Posted By jotd
@mcgeezer Body Blows Galactic, Qwak, Arcade Pool...

@mcgeezer Body Blows Galactic, Qwak, Arcade Pool were good. I like a casual play from time to time. Superfrog also was pretty good. I agree it was otherwise all graphics & music & poor gameplay.
Forum: support.Games 16 August 2019, 00:09
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By jotd
update to latest whdload. Then don't try to...

update to latest whdload. Then don't try to create the ultimate collection of games that all work.

Instead, focus on games you like very much and get the latest whdload distros from...
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 August 2019, 18:52
Replies: 1,244
Views: 87,999
Posted By jotd
@mcgeezer: if I finish the work on the slave,...

@mcgeezer: if I finish the work on the slave, I'll only release the slave package, not the full game. So even if it comes after/before/whatever it's not important (I fully understand you don't want...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2019, 18:50
Replies: 93
Views: 1,868
Posted By jotd
what about NEO GEO? AeroFighters I & II for...

what about NEO GEO? AeroFighters I & II for instance. Don't they have Do Don Pa chi as well?
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 August 2019, 14:43
Replies: 1,244
Views: 87,999
Posted By jotd
of course you can send me the game earlier. I'd...

of course you can send me the game earlier. I'd probably need a couple of days depending on my current workload / obligations (this won't be the holidays anymore). But you can also release it as soon...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 August 2019, 13:04
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By jotd
Big data?

Big data?
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 August 2019, 09:30
Replies: 1,244
Views: 87,999
Posted By jotd
One year alone to redo this game 100% 1:1 in...

One year alone to redo this game 100% 1:1 in assembly, unbelievable. That's probably the best amiga arcade port ever made (and the only AGA one too). And I know Pang, Parasol Stars, Midnight...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2019, 15:30
Replies: 362
Views: 66,185
Posted By jotd
if they're easy to build, I might be interested...

if they're easy to build, I might be interested to try to do one myself. Keep up the great work. My only work on joypads is to switch button colors so colors match default winuae setting for CD32 :)
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2019, 11:41
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By jotd
1. I suppose you can, with advanced input...

1. I suppose you can, with advanced input configuration. I'll let someone confirm

2. you can create videos when playing a game. Select an uncompressed codec with low framerate if possible

if...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2019, 09:24
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By jotd
that's expected from an emulator which emulates a...

that's expected from an emulator which emulates a series of computers with expansion, hard drives, video modes, ... not exactly a NES.


So is there a super easy walkthrough on getting the...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 13 August 2019, 00:20
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By jotd
Ball Raider II

I've made an install for this game.


Missing an icon. Also at level 3, the controls got reversed, and it was not possible to pick bonuses. I wonder if there's any protection (I didn't see any)
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 August 2019, 14:42
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By jotd
but how to switch from standard config to custom?...

but how to switch from standard config to custom? I have tried selecting "gamepad" first, then switching to "input"... but it still works..

I never was able to understand how this remap thing...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 August 2019, 12:33
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By jotd
Virocop AGA with whdload patch... maybe share the...

Virocop AGA with whdload patch... maybe share the full archive so Toni can test?

The joypad read code is as follows:


_ReadJoyPort:
movem.l d1-d7/a3-a5,-(sp)

lea (_ciaa),a4...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 August 2019, 11:33
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By jotd
We're not going to fix issues in whdload slaves...

We're not going to fix issues in whdload slaves related to hacking in winuae.

For instance all that's JIT-related is very difficult to solve because JIT has a cache capacity way more important...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2019, 09:14
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By jotd
Note that with WinUAE you also have built-in...

Note that with WinUAE you also have built-in debugger with shift+F12. No need for HRTMon at all (I still like HRTMon for the quick binary edit for instance)

Unlike consoles where a list of "codes"...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 19:37
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By jotd
you don't need a harddisk for hrtmon if you just...

you don't need a harddisk for hrtmon if you just change memory (or write to floppy).

HRTMon cannot capture copperlist/customchip values like hardware monitors do. On WinUAE it has been adapted by...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2019, 15:11
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By jotd
not that I know of. But I made HRTMon work on a...

not that I know of. But I made HRTMon work on a stock CD32 machine (software action replay).
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