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Forum: support.WinUAE 15 May 2020, 22:37
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By alpine9000
Isn’t “warp mode” more what you’re looking for if...

Isn’t “warp mode” more what you’re looking for if you want fast complication speeds?
Forum: support.Other 28 April 2020, 12:53
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By alpine9000
I started with Tiled, it’s pretty powerful, I...

I started with Tiled, it’s pretty powerful, I can’t remember it ever impacting game or engine design. For some things I use scripts outside Tiled to control game behaviour, but this is for scenarios...
Forum: support.Other 28 April 2020, 11:52
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By alpine9000
I’ve used Tiled for all my games and then created...

I’ve used Tiled for all my games and then created some tools to convert it to the data structures your game uses.
Forum: support.Games 28 April 2020, 04:31
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
No problem, I use Putty. I can walk you through...

No problem, I use Putty. I can walk you through the setup once you’re ready to go.
Forum: support.Games 27 April 2020, 23:09
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
Yep that looks like it should work.

Yep that looks like it should work.
Forum: support.Games 27 April 2020, 05:26
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
Yes, however you will also need a null modem...

Yes, however you will also need a null modem converter and a db9 to db25 adapter
Forum: support.Games 27 April 2020, 03:15
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
Worthy does have the ability to dump debugging...

Worthy does have the ability to dump debugging data to the serial port.

Not sure if you have the ability to hook up a PC running a terminal emulator (or another amiga), but if so we could try and...
Forum: support.Games 26 April 2020, 05:42
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
Just to double check, you are only trying in PAL...

Just to double check, you are only trying in PAL mode right ? Worthy is most certainly not NTSC compatible.

As for the the startup sequence, I am definitely not a workbench/amiga os expert, but...
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2020, 10:58
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
Yeah good point. I guess it’s good to have a...

Yeah good point. I guess it’s good to have a slave in case anyone wants to have it included in a WHDLoad collection.
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2020, 10:56
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
I don’t think Worthy should care about caches...

I don’t think Worthy should care about caches being enabled (at least not the HD version). Lots of people with 060s tested it before the release and I don’t think anyone had to disable caches.
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2020, 09:12
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
Yeah, ok. Worthy really shouldn’t need...

Yeah, ok.

Worthy really shouldn’t need WHDload, the HD version is pretty well behaved and generally very system friendly. But there’ were a couple of bugs in the released version that affected...
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2020, 04:12
Replies: 67
Views: 4,215
Posted By alpine9000
I think Tsak will send you a link to a patched...

I think Tsak will send you a link to a patched Worthy to try, but your post reminds me of a problem someone else had with Worthy using 3.1.4.

If you have cdtv.device installed in your devs: folder...
Forum: project.EAB 23 April 2020, 23:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By alpine9000
I think that’s a bit of an unfair...

I think that’s a bit of an unfair characterisation of the situation here.

Bitbeamcannon is not active on EAB andI don’t think they are soliciting for their Patreon on EAB? In this case someone...
Forum: project.EAB 23 April 2020, 22:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By alpine9000
Just to clarify for everyone, that the...

Just to clarify for everyone, that the bitbeamcannon Patreon is not the “Metro Siege” Patreon. Tsak and I don’t collaborate with Mike on its content (we can’t see the content either).

Tsak and I...
Forum: News 23 April 2020, 20:39
Replies: 178
Views: 16,429
Posted By alpine9000
You would think that after being stuck inside all...

You would think that after being stuck inside all summer due to my city being suffocated in bushfire smoke and now isolated inside due to a pandemic that we would have finished the game by now :)
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 March 2020, 22:56
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By alpine9000
This is the approximation I used.

This is the approximation I used.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 March 2020, 08:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By alpine9000
Simplest algorithm, ignoring dithering, just...

Simplest algorithm, ignoring dithering, just process each line, walking from left to right picking which pixel is the closest perceived distance to the original pixel from either a colour in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 01:19
Replies: 101
Views: 7,192
Posted By alpine9000
Selling my Amiga in the 90’s and losing all my...

Selling my Amiga in the 90’s and losing all my data including quite a few work in progress game projects.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 March 2020, 08:06
Replies: 31
Views: 1,766
Posted By alpine9000
Yoohoo hords of fans.... Gotta be defjam for...

Yoohoo hords of fans....

Gotta be defjam for me
Forum: Coders. Contest 27 February 2020, 09:13
Replies: 1,752
Views: 151,149
Posted By alpine9000
I wasn’t sure if there was a problem with google...

I wasn’t sure if there was a problem with google translate. Surely no-one could possibly be complaining about that amazing work?!?!
Forum: Amiga scene 20 February 2020, 04:12
Replies: 233
Views: 23,675
Posted By alpine9000
I sure hope he keeps making/selling stuff. The...

I sure hope he keeps making/selling stuff. The ACA500plus is an amazing tool for development of OCS/ECS games.
Forum: Coders. General 17 February 2020, 09:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By alpine9000
I am pretty sure my code just picks the “best” 32...

I am pretty sure my code just picks the “best” 32 colour palette, then does a quantisation of the original image with the 32 colour + 32 half bright colours.

Off the top of my head, I guess two...
Forum: Coders. General 15 February 2020, 23:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By alpine9000
You can see here where I gave it a go to create...

You can see here where I gave it a go to create an EHB converter:

https://github.com/alpine9000/amiga_examples/tree/master/011.ehb_mode

I didn't really expend much effort at the time as EHB...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 23:53
Replies: 628
Views: 63,840
Posted By alpine9000
Sweet, hope I can tune in, gotta wake up early!

Sweet, hope I can tune in, gotta wake up early!
Forum: EAB's competition 13 January 2020, 02:15
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
Epic to do that without save states! I only...

Epic to do that without save states!

I only know of one other person that has done it.
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 26 November 2019, 03:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,217
Posted By alpine9000
This really would be the ultimate in debugging...

This really would be the ultimate in debugging technology. Just rewind after the crash to see what caused it.

I guess it would consume a tonne of resources and be a pain in the ass to code tho.
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 November 2019, 05:49
Replies: 204
Views: 34,818
Posted By alpine9000
Ah right I get it now, I kinda assumed with gsync...

Ah right I get it now, I kinda assumed with gsync winuae would set the refresh rate to the desired rate as games do.
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 November 2019, 00:18
Replies: 204
Views: 34,818
Posted By alpine9000
I tried lagless vsync on a an Alienware m15. With...

I tried lagless vsync on a an Alienware m15. With the built in monitor the refresh was slow and jerky. With an external gsync monitor is was silky smooth but everything ran way too fast.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 13 November 2019, 10:00
Replies: 65
Views: 10,939
Posted By alpine9000
Can’t believe I missed this, looks great!

Can’t believe I missed this, looks great!
Forum: EAB's competition 05 October 2019, 12:36
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
How many hits did you get down to?

How many hits did you get down to?
Forum: News 24 September 2019, 00:00
Replies: 51
Views: 7,753
Posted By alpine9000
I’m interested in an assembled game pad. Want to...

I’m interested in an assembled game pad. Want to make sure Metro Siege works well with this controller!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2019, 00:41
Replies: 100
Views: 4,685
Posted By alpine9000
Having “toyed” with writing a brawler myself...

Having “toyed” with writing a brawler myself recently, I find it absolutely insane that FF Amiga fits in 512kb. I take my hat off to Richard. Absolutely amazing job. And the time frame sounds equally...
Forum: EAB's competition 16 September 2019, 23:21
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
The feedback I can give @malko is you’re a much...

The feedback I can give @malko is you’re a much better player of Worthy than I am :)

Your solutions are almost always faster than mine, but I did normally stop at any perfect solution I could find.
Forum: EAB's competition 16 September 2019, 03:42
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
We hear you :) I guess I was saying...

We hear you :)

I guess I was saying technically it's a "feature" (the ability to set different goals for each enemy type), however I don't think anyone is arguing that it's feature that isn't used...
Forum: EAB's competition 16 September 2019, 00:59
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
You have to kill red blobs to get the medal. It's...

You have to kill red blobs to get the medal. It's not a bug, it's a feature that makes it harder to complete the level perfectly (leaving the blue blobs alive).

As tsak said, it's a bit confusing,...
Forum: EAB's competition 14 September 2019, 21:37
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
@john4p - you’re missing something You start...

@john4p - you’re missing something

You start well, but after you collect the diamonds try something else.
Forum: EAB's competition 12 September 2019, 01:59
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
I seem to recall that Hipoonio’s method might...

I seem to recall that Hipoonio’s method might have involved a bit of luck? But I might be confusing it with another level.
Forum: EAB's competition 12 September 2019, 01:34
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
Pretty much all level design was done by Task. I...

Pretty much all level design was done by Task. I had some minor input on a few levels to tweak difficulty.

A funny bit of trivia, originally level 30 was slightly different and when I went away...
Forum: EAB's competition 11 September 2019, 22:44
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
@malko - as Tsak said, if you know how to do it,...

@malko - as Tsak said, if you know how to do it, level 30 require almost no “arcade” skills and is pretty much 100% risk free.

When I first did it, it took me something like 45 minutes to crack...
Forum: EAB's competition 11 September 2019, 12:57
Replies: 220
Views: 12,614
Posted By alpine9000
If it helps I found level 27 pretty tough :)

If it helps I found level 27 pretty tough :)
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