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Forum: News 02 October 2018, 18:58
Replies: 365
Views: 31,863
Posted By Gorf
Thank you for the detailed answer! As long as...

Thank you for the detailed answer!
As long as it is not entirely clear, what the old compiler did, or what programs like CGX expect this is of course not really possible ...

I was misled here (or...
Forum: News 02 October 2018, 14:19
Replies: 365
Views: 31,863
Posted By Gorf
I fully understand, that nobody wants to include...

I fully understand, that nobody wants to include some SUN3 emulator in the build process, just to reimplement one feature, while sacrificing tons of other features by doing so...

But would it be...
Forum: News 02 October 2018, 13:00
Replies: 365
Views: 31,863
Posted By Gorf
the company still exists and they still provide...

the company still exists and they still provide 68k-compilers:
https://www.ghs.com/products/68k_development.html
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 16:29
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
I am here because I am interested in everything...

I am here because I am interested in everything Amiga-related.
But that does certainly not mean, I am stopping my critical thinking on that subject.

I am convinced 68080 (or any modern compatible...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 15:20
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
I should have excluded your ports from my...

I should have excluded your ports from my statement! ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2018, 15:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By Gorf
No real problem. I ended up with a nice small...

No real problem. I ended up with a nice small SCSI tower next to the desktop with CD-ROM, CD-RW and ZIP, that I only switched on if needed.



tight ... yes, challenging ... not really.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 15:01
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
running development tools that allow me to do my...

running development tools that allow me to do my job and earn my living.



The thing is just, that you can run these emulators on every modern hardware - probably faster, in higher resolutions...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 13:40
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
so the predominant use-case is to play ports and...

so the predominant use-case is to play ports and run emulators, that one could run on any PC?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 13:20
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
You both were simply not persistent and...

You both were simply not persistent and enthusiastic enough back that, or otherwise Amiga would rule the world by now!
:D

(And how could you call them "friends", if they own a PC???):guru
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2018, 01:04
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By Gorf
tastes can be very different in deed.... I...

tastes can be very different in deed....
I think the A4000 has no design to speek of - just a boring PC box like uncountable others.
The A3000D on the other hand is the best looking Amiga


...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 20:48
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
But on the other hand you don't need the JIT to...

But on the other hand you don't need the JIT to play HOMM2, WinUAE ist fast enough without ... and actually you do not need an Amiga or emulator at all to play the game.

And since meynaf's HOMM2...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 19:34
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
Sure. I repeated myself: the Apollo/Vampire is...

Sure.
I repeated myself: the Apollo/Vampire is a impressive thing.
But from the benchmarks you posted, even a old Atom-PC with WinUEA is faster when it comes to raytracing.
A native raytracing...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 19:17
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
Why? It is there and it works very well. If I...

Why? It is there and it works very well.
If I need speed, the JIT provides it.
If I need cycle exact emulation: UAE can do that as well.
(and even Vampire has a turtle mode for that....)
Forum: News 26 September 2018, 18:58
Replies: 341
Views: 50,430
Posted By Gorf
supporting different sizes makes sense, but what...

supporting different sizes makes sense, but what exactly are the benefits of supporting multiple font-faces here? I think that only leads to a cluttered look.
Do you have any picture or example?
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 18:53
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
Yes. It is about a version, that incorporates the...

Yes. It is about a version, that incorporates the chipset functionality within the FPGA. So Nexus is not so wrong: the rest of the old hardware only provides power and keyboard (and floppy and some...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 17:27
Replies: 54
Views: 11,894
Posted By Gorf
here you go. that would be a reason to open the...

here you go. that would be a reason to open the source and let others fill in the missing parts...

I see the advantages (mostly financial) of closed source in some areas, but clearly fail to see...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 17:13
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
true. While Apollo/Vampire is quite impressive...

true.
While Apollo/Vampire is quite impressive and I would put one in my A3000 if it was supported it has a conceptional problem:
It does not bring too many advantages for retro gamers ... and if...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 23:11
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
@Mr.Flibble: Would you like to add something...

@Mr.Flibble:

Would you like to add something on-topic than, to archive exactly what you wish for?
Have you tested the new core?
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 22:02
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
There he is certainly not alone. Mr "Big Guns"...

There he is certainly not alone. Mr "Big Guns" has a habit of doing so....
Actually, while being the main person that made this project come true, he is also probably the worst spokesman for a...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 20:00
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
That is a pity, but has nothing to do with the...

That is a pity, but has nothing to do with the discussion here.



I do not see this happening here. This thread has nothing to do with the (stupid) emails you may receive.



or don't since...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 19:12
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
That is certainly not a way to measure...

That is certainly not a way to measure enthusiasm.
So you fail to show, how Kolla is lying or even wrong at this point.
So nether did Kolla prove his point, nor did you prove him wrong.



How...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 17:21
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
no. And calling him that, does certainly not lead...

no. And calling him that, does certainly not lead to a more civilized discussion.



Delibertate lies ... that reminds me of someone else in a more Vampire dedicated forum.
Where is he lying?...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 17:14
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
Adding chipset functionality to the FPGA-core,...

Adding chipset functionality to the FPGA-core, was treated as a "no-brainer" on the Apollo forum (even dating back to Natami).
As it turns out this feature comes not so easy and takes probably more...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 17:03
Replies: 197
Views: 8,365
Posted By Gorf
But what is the source of the problem? I do not...

But what is the source of the problem?
I do not think Kolla, since he makes valid points here. Not everybody likes the way he thinks, but this is no reason for censorship.
Forum: News 22 September 2018, 00:59
Replies: 341
Views: 50,430
Posted By Gorf
True That way the console.handler could support...

True
That way the console.handler could support different shells with that feature without having to know any details.
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 12:05
Replies: 341
Views: 50,430
Posted By Gorf
thats why I love this forum. But sadly the...

thats why I love this forum.
But sadly the opposite is true for the rest of the Amiga community (except AROS) and it has been this why for a very long time leading to the known fragmentation and...
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 10:45
Replies: 341
Views: 50,430
Posted By Gorf
that would be a huge revolution ....

that would be a huge revolution ....
Forum: OT - Technical 20 September 2018, 03:36
Replies: 57
Views: 1,715
Posted By Gorf
Windows 10? Who does use such a obscure...

Windows 10?
Who does use such a obscure operating system?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2018, 20:25
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Gorf
@ Cherno: thanks for the info - now we can...

@ Cherno:
thanks for the info - now we can compare our upscaled versions to the actual image on the cover
I think DH's version is even better than the original!
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2018, 19:50
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Gorf
And here with the mentioned xBR algorithm:

And here with the mentioned xBR algorithm:
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2018, 19:40
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Gorf
ok: here my try on the same picture with some...

ok: here my try on the same picture with some neural network upscaling:
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2018, 18:53
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Gorf
according to your profile here: "Location: In a...

according to your profile here:
"Location: In a Pub"
;)



I was not aware you had any financial interest here ...

However, I would guess some variation of the 4xBR or Super-xBR algo is used...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 September 2018, 01:06
Replies: 1,957
Views: 273,265
Posted By Gorf
There are a whole bunch of tools on Aminet for...

There are a whole bunch of tools on Aminet for that purpose:
I used SmartDisk.
But have a look for yourself:
http://aminet.net/disk/cache
Forum: Amiga scene 18 September 2018, 17:50
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Gorf
So, what method did you use?

So, what method did you use?
Forum: Coders. System 13 September 2018, 20:29
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Gorf
There is a workaround: ...

There is a workaround:

http://aminet.net/package/dev/misc/ExtFuncProc

"Allows execution of any library function from
simple tasks even if these functions require a process environment."
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2018, 23:44
Replies: 1,957
Views: 273,265
Posted By Gorf
And you should change the handler for the shell...

And you should change the handler for the shell of course:
On your shell icon, change the tool-type from CON: to KCON:
and then you save.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2018, 15:00
Replies: 78
Views: 3,672
Posted By Gorf
for a couple of reasons ... First, I don't...

for a couple of reasons ...
First, I don't like it, if the characters head is directed more towards the gamer instead of the direction it is moving ...
(Mario does ist right on NES und wrong on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2018, 15:44
Replies: 78
Views: 3,672
Posted By Gorf
No - because Brian or Nicky are hard to look at...

No - because Brian or Nicky are hard to look at ... they are indeed totally distracting from the rest of the game
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2018, 14:50
Replies: 78
Views: 3,672
Posted By Gorf
lol - I actually was not aware of this game until...

lol - I actually was not aware of this game until now - wtf!

Why??? What were they thinking?

(Just change the character sprite und maybe some music and you got quite a good game ...)

...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 August 2018, 21:54
Replies: 539
Views: 16,281
Posted By Gorf
FatBuster is responsible for ZorroIII - there is...

FatBuster is responsible for ZorroIII - there is also a "Burst-Mode" but that is not what we are discussing here.
"Ramsey" is the chip dealing with the RAM - and yes it supports the 030 Burst-Mode...
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