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Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2021, 06:29
Replies: 920
Views: 106,844
Posted By alpine9000
Picked up the digital today - tried to order the...

Picked up the digital today - tried to order the physical but couldn't seem to stop it trying to charge me 58euro or something for shipping. I'll try again at some point.

Great game - very smooth...
Forum: Coders. Releases 06 April 2021, 00:57
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By alpine9000
Fantastic work. I found this to be a really well...

Fantastic work. I found this to be a really well balanced demo that kept my interest throughout. Best 64k I’ve seen in a while! Congrats!!
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 March 2021, 07:10
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By alpine9000
Which gcc are you using ? The details are...

Which gcc are you using ? The details are different if you're using for example bebbo's vs Bartman's
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2021, 21:31
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By alpine9000
Testing my games to make sure they work on...

Testing my games to make sure they work on accelerated Amigas :)

One thing I really enjoy is how fast a big lha file extracts on a 50mhz 030 compared to a stock Amiga - speeds up the test cycle.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 11:59
Replies: 191
Views: 6,658
Posted By alpine9000
For the game I am working on (Metro Siege) I have...

For the game I am working on (Metro Siege) I have two versions.


A bootable floppy version which disables the OS.
A "system friendly" version which keeps the OS running.


When I say...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 February 2021, 03:17
Replies: 34
Views: 2,095
Posted By alpine9000
I did some unusual (incorrect?) blitter setup...

I did some unusual (incorrect?) blitter setup write ordering in a game I was working on in maybe 2017. It would work under WinUAE but would glitch on real hardware. I sent Toni the code and he...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 February 2021, 23:47
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By alpine9000
Celtic Heart contains hardware trackdisk routines...

Celtic Heart contains hardware trackdisk routines for reading and writing:

http://server.owl.de/~frank/CelticHeart.lha (trackdisk.asm)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 February 2021, 10:48
Replies: 84
Views: 7,411
Posted By alpine9000
I bet you were happy when you worked out you had...

I bet you were happy when you worked out you had enough free ram to avoid copper split blits!

Thanks for sharing the info!
Forum: News 07 February 2021, 08:54
Replies: 139
Views: 14,423
Posted By alpine9000
Absolutely outstanding work!

Absolutely outstanding work!
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2021, 06:39
Replies: 88
Views: 5,792
Posted By alpine9000
Why is that cheating?

Why is that cheating?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2021, 06:35
Replies: 60
Views: 4,459
Posted By alpine9000
It’s a really interesting question as to if...

It’s a really interesting question as to if distribution of a cracked game would be legal even with the permission of the rights holder of the original game. A cracked game would be an unauthorised...
Forum: News 19 January 2021, 03:00
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Unfortunately we can’t give you a definite answer...

Unfortunately we can’t give you a definite answer to any of these questions. Things change and we obviously can’t predict the future, but I can let you know our current intentions.

Completion...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 January 2021, 00:07
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By alpine9000
Not truely random but maybe good enough for this...

Not truely random but maybe good enough for this application.

Use various bits of a random number to swap pairs in the table if the bit is set.

Maybe two small loops, swapping pairs up and then...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 02:19
Replies: 111
Views: 8,492
Posted By alpine9000
Case closed

Case closed
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 January 2021, 04:15
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By alpine9000
Just use AllocVec and FreeVec instead as they...

Just use AllocVec and FreeVec instead as they track the allocation size
Forum: request.Other 23 December 2020, 23:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By alpine9000
http://amigadev.elowar.com/ (HTML version,...

http://amigadev.elowar.com/

(HTML version, not PDF conversion book images)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 17 December 2020, 02:54
Replies: 50
Views: 4,939
Posted By alpine9000
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 December 2020, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By alpine9000
If you had no black in your palette and enabled...

If you had no black in your palette and enabled ecs border blanking, it would be cool if it was black - free new palette index :)

But I’m guessing it would be color 0
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2020, 11:02
Replies: 144
Views: 20,157
Posted By alpine9000
I don’t think he was talking about IRN. Mentioned...

I don’t think he was talking about IRN. Mentioned the comments were not in English.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2020, 09:15
Replies: 144
Views: 20,157
Posted By alpine9000
To me the game is looking awesome and I really...

To me the game is looking awesome and I really look forward to playing it.

Please try and ignore negative comments. You have created something that you like, and you should trust your own...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 21 October 2020, 01:03
Replies: 287
Views: 38,965
Posted By alpine9000
I love the fact that this is interlaced. ...

I love the fact that this is interlaced.

Other than that, it' shaping up amazingly well, can't wait for it to be finished.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2020, 23:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By alpine9000
I use a word for each column with each bit...

I use a word for each column with each bit mapping to a tile. This is ok for a horizontal scrolling game up to 256 high. Means you can check if a column has any dirty bits by checking if the word is...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2020, 23:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By alpine9000
In my tests it was slightly slower, but not that...

In my tests it was slightly slower, but not that much. All blits being the exact same size and configuration helps save on blitter setup for each tile. It's important that the code for managing dirty...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2020, 21:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By alpine9000
I use the tile based restore in Metro Siege and...

I use the tile based restore in Metro Siege and phx uses it in his recent games (he gave me the idea)

Main advantage is obviously no third buffer or restore buffers which fior me was a must as my...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2020, 01:25
Replies: 87
Views: 6,679
Posted By alpine9000
The things that will be interesting for me are: ...

The things that will be interesting for me are:


Keyboard/mouse - can you have an Amiga without a working keyboard and mouse ? Will it have have a nice keyboard ?
Licensing - Really interested...
Forum: News 11 September 2020, 12:29
Replies: 274
Views: 38,247
Posted By alpine9000
A few people have had similar issues and from...

A few people have had similar issues and from what I understand this tends to be a bad floppy. You could try and verify the disk against the ADF using an ADF tool?
Forum: Amiga scene 11 September 2020, 09:16
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By alpine9000
Works for me Edit: works on Telstra mobile,...

Works for me

Edit: works on Telstra mobile, not iiNet broadband
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 23:15
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Mike doesn’t hang out on this forum, so you’ll be...

Mike doesn’t hang out on this forum, so you’ll be waiting a while to get any answers from him here :)

As I mentioned earlier, there will not be any special configurations for more powerful...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 01:11
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
One of my previous games worked as you suggested,...

One of my previous games worked as you suggested, however for Metro Siege even if a fast CPU let it run at 50fps (which is not guaranteed due to the amount of blitter and DMA load) we won’t be doing...
Forum: News 08 September 2020, 23:47
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Someone did a poll on FB a while ago (2018) ...

Someone did a poll on FB a while ago (2018)

AGA: 890
OCS/ECS: 1480

A500 if combined with A500+ was the most popular model (719), A1200 second with 553.
Forum: News 31 August 2020, 12:32
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
The foreground pole, the platform floor, and...

The foreground pole, the platform floor, and everything behind the train are sprites/copper effects.

The train is the background of the playfield, so the camera view, and background scroll...
Forum: News 31 August 2020, 11:48
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Whoops, should be good to go now.

Whoops, should be good to go now.
Forum: News 31 August 2020, 11:46
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Quick video sample of the start of Metro Siege...

Quick video sample of the start of Metro Siege level 2 for those that missed Amiga Bill's stream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5N-W_Et3Hk
Forum: News 29 August 2020, 23:16
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
The networking works on Amigas, and currently you...

The networking works on Amigas, and currently you can even play Amiga vs say, PC. Unsure if this will also be the case for the final release, so no promises there.
Forum: News 29 August 2020, 23:09
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Yep, should be in the chat if I wake up in time,...

Yep, should be in the chat if I wake up in time, I think it's 4am my time.
Forum: News 29 August 2020, 20:35
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
I’m a bit selfish when it comes to Amiga...

I’m a bit selfish when it comes to Amiga projects, I have to work solo on the code. Because it’s a hobby, I want to be in 100% absolute control of every aspect, otherwise it becomes more like my day...
Forum: News 29 August 2020, 20:16
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Unfortunately no, I haven’t looked at AOS4/MOS as...

Unfortunately no, I haven’t looked at AOS4/MOS as I don’t own any hardware
Forum: News 28 August 2020, 22:38
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
It's crazy that it's been a year since the last...

It's crazy that it's been a year since the last stream, however there is lots of new work since then, and lots of the stuff we are still keeping to ourselves.

Since the last Amiga Bill stream we...
Forum: News 27 August 2020, 22:22
Replies: 404
Views: 49,049
Posted By alpine9000
Amiga Bill will be playing the start of level 2...

Amiga Bill will be playing the start of level 2 on his stream this week 30/8/2020 2pm EDT.

I’m excited to see people what people think about level 2 as it’s quite different from the first level.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 August 2020, 11:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,589
Posted By alpine9000
That’s just not true. I do two versions of...

That’s just not true.

I do two versions of my games, an OS “friendly” version and a version that boots from floppy and takes full control of the hardware.

For me there is a measurable...
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