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Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 08:03
Replies: 346
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Posted By alpine9000
What’s “a stock machine”? I made my most...

What’s “a stock machine”?

I made my most recent game work on I think (didn’t test below 1.3) all Kickstarts, what a pain and it barely uses any OS functions.

For me the reason it would be...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 13:00
Replies: 346
Views: 25,722
Posted By alpine9000
Do you have a link to the statement?

Do you have a link to the statement?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 12:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,404
Posted By alpine9000
You won’t have much luck running older demos on a...

You won’t have much luck running older demos on a real AGA machine without using WHDload patched versions.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 09:34
Replies: 31
Views: 1,404
Posted By alpine9000
You get glitches running the ADF's or using...

You get glitches running the ADF's or using WHDLoad ?

I find 99% if WHDLoad stuff works perfectly on my A1200.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 October 2018, 11:23
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By alpine9000
WinUAE source code is a good reference for...

WinUAE source code is a good reference for chipset behavior.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 October 2018, 04:31
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
I think unless the example is of a "reasonable"...

I think unless the example is of a "reasonable" size (or the tests are a mix of different sizes from tiny to huge) then it is still fairly meaningless.

Sure there are cases where you can have a...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 October 2018, 02:45
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
It's completely meaningless. Even if you "fixed"...

It's completely meaningless. Even if you "fixed" the comparison and compared the binary output of each sample excluding OS interation it would still be meaningless as it's an isolated example.

In...
Forum: Coders. General 14 October 2018, 03:12
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By alpine9000
Don’t forget Windows paths don’t always have a...

Don’t forget Windows paths don’t always have a drive letter.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 09:20
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By alpine9000
GCC never really free’s any ram. It allocates the...

GCC never really free’s any ram. It allocates the ram it needs the lets the OS free the ram when it quits. This technique is quite incompatible with AmigaOS obviously.

I ported gcc 5 to an OS that...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 05 October 2018, 03:47
Replies: 63
Views: 8,883
Posted By alpine9000
That would be because they are a direct rip of...

That would be because they are a direct rip of those - the gfx were placeholders.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 October 2018, 12:10
Replies: 63
Views: 8,883
Posted By alpine9000
I could try and rebuild the trackloaded version,...

I could try and rebuild the trackloaded version, it probably only needs 512k
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 October 2018, 00:18
Replies: 63
Views: 8,883
Posted By alpine9000
I’m pretty sure that is the most recent build I...

I’m pretty sure that is the most recent build I did. I remember taking some cd32 fixes from else we get mad when I originally made the build for earok.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 October 2018, 23:59
Replies: 63
Views: 8,883
Posted By alpine9000
I can’t remember if that was a special build for...

I can’t remember if that was a special build for cd32 or not, if it doesn’t work let me know and I can try and make a normal build.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 02 October 2018, 03:04
Replies: 63
Views: 8,883
Posted By alpine9000
That's blocky skies. I haven't released Climby...

That's blocky skies. I haven't released Climby Skies myself, the only versions "out there" are the ones that Earok and AmigaJay have released on their CD32 compilation CDs.
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 09:35
Replies: 587
Views: 55,930
Posted By alpine9000
Congratulations on the release. I kinda wish...

Congratulations on the release.

I kinda wish there was a bundle with all roms as well.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 September 2018, 08:54
Replies: 63
Views: 8,883
Posted By alpine9000
Well, this is what happened: (1) As I was...

Well, this is what happened:

(1) As I was working on Climby SKies jojo asked me to do Else We Get Mad for him, and I was struggling with the artwork myself in climby skies and I knew Else We Get...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 02:40
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
I don’t remember exactly but I think the number...

I don’t remember exactly but I think the number of blinks tells you the error.

It’s also possible the worthy floppy is causing the problem.

Are you able to copy stuff to your CF card? You could...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 02:16
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
There should be no problems with that setup. Do...

There should be no problems with that setup. Do you have other floppies that boot ok?
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 02:05
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
The floppy is NDOS so you won’t be able to access...

The floppy is NDOS so you won’t be able to access it from workbench.

What is your setup?
Forum: Coders. Contest 10 September 2018, 04:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By alpine9000
That's looking awesome!!

That's looking awesome!!
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 September 2018, 12:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,566
Posted By alpine9000
Can I play as Mr Miyagi ? :)

Can I play as Mr Miyagi ? :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 September 2018, 09:29
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
This is a topic about a dead architecture that...

This is a topic about a dead architecture that no-one but a handful of us grumpy old men care about, neither are important.

I certainly don't care if someone posts code that is un-tested if they...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 September 2018, 09:16
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
The same person that posted results then edited...

The same person that posted results then edited the post because he made a mistake and wasn't running the code he thought he was ?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 15:32
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
Time it took? The problem was I spent no time on...

Time it took? The problem was I spent no time on it, Less than 5 minutes total (not like I didn’t warn you that I wasn’t testing).

It’s fun to compare hand crafted asm with C generated equivalent,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 12:08
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
How about we do a non trivial algorithm ? Got...

How about we do a non trivial algorithm ? Got anything more complex that would likely have a C implementation?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 11:46
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
ok - this is my last try, as the code gets bigger...

ok - this is my last try, as the code gets bigger every time it gets less interesting


#define __REG(reg, arg) register arg asm(reg)
#define abs(x) ((x) < 0 ? -(x) : (x))

extern
void...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 02:01
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
ok - I actually did a couple of simple tests on...

ok - I actually did a couple of simple tests on this version, not saying it's 100% for all cases however :spin

It's still just a cut and paste from here...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 September 2018, 10:54
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
OK, try this one (same level of checking as my...

OK, try this one (same level of checking as my previous effort :cheese:)


extern void
putpixel(register int x0 asm("d1"),
register int y0 asm("d2"),
register int c...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 September 2018, 10:17
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
Realised it was passing the params to putpixel...

Realised it was passing the params to putpixel via the stack so update:


extern void putpixel(register int x0 asm("d1"),
register int y0 asm("d2"),
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 September 2018, 10:12
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
Just for fun I thought I would see what GCC could...

Just for fun I thought I would see what GCC could do with this. I grabbed the algorithm from here (https://www.thecrazyprogrammer.com/2017/01/bresenhams-line-drawing-algorithm-c-c.html), quickly...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 September 2018, 03:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By alpine9000
This is looking great! Can't wait to see how this...

This is looking great! Can't wait to see how this progresses!

I am interested in your blit system. When I did a test of a similar system, the IRQ overhead seemed to make it slower compared with...
Forum: News 07 September 2018, 03:20
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
Hopefully it was worth(y) the wait :cheese

Hopefully it was worth(y) the wait :cheese
Forum: News 07 September 2018, 00:21
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
At last!!!!

At last!!!!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 September 2018, 23:48
Replies: 762
Views: 25,643
Posted By alpine9000
I wrote a multi tasking OS in C, but yeah the...

I wrote a multi tasking OS in C, but yeah the context switches had to be asm. And a few other little things like atomic operations for locks etc.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 04:16
Replies: 60
Views: 3,145
Posted By alpine9000
The problem with estimating the size of "the...

The problem with estimating the size of "the scene" is that the scene is so diverse. A subset is only interested in playing old games, a subset is interested in restoration of original hardware, a...
Forum: News 21 August 2018, 04:33
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
I feel your pain, I am still waiting for my copy...

I feel your pain, I am still waiting for my copy and it's my game!
Forum: Coders. Contest 19 August 2018, 01:24
Replies: 324
Views: 17,274
Posted By alpine9000
If you’re right on the limit performance wise...

If you’re right on the limit performance wise make sure you test on real hardware as winuae is slightly less accurate at emulating a cycle exact a1200 compared to a cycle exact a500.
Forum: News 15 August 2018, 13:16
Replies: 207
Views: 17,867
Posted By alpine9000
I haven’t played worthy for a while, but I’m...

I haven’t played worthy for a while, but I’m pretty sure it’s left ctrl, enter or space, not alt for “attack/activate levers”.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2018, 06:20
Replies: 115
Views: 7,191
Posted By alpine9000
Got mine in Australia today and my game is on the...

Got mine in Australia today and my game is on the cover with a multi page review!

Happy times :)
Forum: request.Apps 04 August 2018, 13:05
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By alpine9000
Solid Gold which has src available on aminet has...

Solid Gold which has src available on aminet has a trackloader with write support.
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