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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2013, 21:41
Replies: 23
Views: 2,006
Posted By fishyfish
Univbe gave a nice little performance boost at...

Univbe gave a nice little performance boost at times too. I remember using it to play Duke3d @1280x1024 on my p133/cloud9 card "back in the day" and thinking it was playable (although it was proably...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2013, 12:09
Replies: 23
Views: 2,006
Posted By fishyfish
For the moment at least I guess I could do some...

For the moment at least I guess I could do some framerate testing for some 3d games on the amiga and maybe work out some 2d stuff to "test".
2d is a bit trickier, given a lack of ingame benchmarks...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2013, 11:14
Replies: 23
Views: 2,006
Posted By fishyfish
Damn, that was a short lived experiment. I got as...

Damn, that was a short lived experiment. I got as far as putting 4 pcs together only to then realise I have no AT power supplies. Dozens on motherboards and cpus. Hundreds of sticks of ram, dozens of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2013, 09:04
Replies: 23
Views: 2,006
Posted By fishyfish
Amiga Vs. Retro PC

Inspired in part by the Amiga vs. PC thread (http://eab.abime.net/retrogaming-general-discussion/47259-amiga-vs-pc-new-post.html) Ive decided to put together a few retro pcs starting with a p133 and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2013, 08:02
Replies: 217
Views: 21,868
Posted By fishyfish
I didnt say it on a whim. I said it 'cos its...

I didnt say it on a whim. I said it 'cos its true.
Check places like ebay for retro pc gear. Youtube as well. More and more people are becoming interested in having a dedicated retro pc.
Dosbox is...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 30 June 2013, 06:51
Replies: 21
Views: 4,472
Posted By fishyfish
Sprites use color registers 16-31, so you can...

Sprites use color registers 16-31, so you can either define the colors manually if using a 16 color screen (sprites use a different palette, even when screen is only 16 colors), or just setup a 32...
Forum: Coders. System 29 June 2013, 09:32
Replies: 2,023
Views: 255,281
Posted By fishyfish
@Mods Feel free to merge this thread with...

@Mods
Feel free to merge this thread with PeterK's icon.library thread.



@PeterK
I'll try the latest version of the lib (the one on aminet I assume). I hadnt realised the version on the adf...
Forum: support.Other 29 June 2013, 06:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By fishyfish
Sys : prefs/fonts. Select "text" rather than...

Sys : prefs/fonts.
Select "text" rather than text+field.

That's all there is to it :)

p.s. Im going by memory so there's a small chance the labels are something other than "text+field", but...
Forum: Coders. System 28 June 2013, 21:17
Replies: 2,023
Views: 255,281
Posted By fishyfish
Icon.lib 46.4 Problems

Ive finally got around to trying to use the new icon.lib (46.4), and while it for the most part works well there's a few things Im unsure about.

Firstly, the speed. Is it "normal" for icons...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2013, 08:06
Replies: 3,714
Views: 487,828
Posted By fishyfish
I *finally* started checking out some amiga...

I *finally* started checking out some amiga classics that Id not played yet. At the moment it's Disposable Heroes. So far its not too bad. Not nearly as difficult as I was lead to believe (in fact I...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 28 June 2013, 07:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By fishyfish
I could be mistaken here, but perhaps it's a...

I could be mistaken here, but perhaps it's a sync/async thing. Try multiples of 14 and see if that helps. I'd be very surprised if there's any hardcoded reasons for what you've mentioned.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2013, 07:52
Replies: 217
Views: 21,868
Posted By fishyfish
Actually, thats not really true. Oddly, the...

Actually, thats not really true.

Oddly, the "retro/dos" pc is becoming as popular as any other retro machines these days.
Granted they dont command the sorts of prices something like an a1200...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2013, 07:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By fishyfish
Lol. Nope, I thought this thread was about The...

Lol.
Nope, I thought this thread was about The Last Jinja. A game where all redheads have been kidnapped, and it's up to you, the last of your kind to rescue them :)
Granted it's misspelled, but...
Forum: support.Other 28 June 2013, 07:07
Replies: 865
Views: 143,005
Posted By fishyfish
You can either just add "assign amikit: sys:" in...

You can either just add "assign amikit: sys:" in your startup-sequence, or alternatively just use an editor that has a replace function (even Ed does this). If the latter just select "replace", type...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 June 2013, 07:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By fishyfish
I really enjoyed TLJ games on th C64 (amiga...

I really enjoyed TLJ games on th C64 (amiga versions apart from Remix are pretty crap), but as far a a new version goes I have very little interest.

We've been hearing about the chances of a new...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2013, 08:25
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By fishyfish
Realistic Open Source Ports

Mostly just for fun (but also possible ideas) I thought t could be interesting to brainstorm some possible open software ports for 68k/custom chipset machines.

Novacoder has done a great job with...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 June 2013, 17:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By fishyfish
Im either blind or mad (possibly both). I couldve...

Im either blind or mad (possibly both). I couldve swarn there was a thread for Winuae suggestions, but I couldnt find it if there was so this seemed relevant enough to ask in here.

Do zipped HDF...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 June 2013, 16:57
Replies: 0
Views: 1,041
Posted By fishyfish
Saving/Converting Images with Blitz

Can anyone point me to an example or two of saving the content of a window (an image blitted with WBlit) as a file of its own please? Ideally using datatypes as Id like to be able to save as a choice...
Forum: support.Apps 12 June 2013, 14:03
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By fishyfish
Yes and no. There is, but all the open source...

Yes and no. There is, but all the open source flash players are outdated to a point that their usefulness is limited. They do work, but dont expect to use it to stream video or play anything but...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 June 2013, 19:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By fishyfish
Nope, hadnt noticed your response. Thanks anyway....

Nope, hadnt noticed your response. Thanks anyway.

Yeah, Ive followed Fitzseteve's suggestions, but with no luck.
Im a bit stumped here. Everything has been used elsewhere, but I cant seem to get...
Forum: Coders. Language 11 June 2013, 18:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By fishyfish
I checked this out a little while ago as well....

I checked this out a little while ago as well. Nice package.
AROS has improved a bit in speed in recent times though, and Winuae has had a few revision number increases as well, so an update might...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 June 2013, 17:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By fishyfish
Just to update, I finally got the 32gig problem...

Just to update, I finally got the 32gig problem sorted :)

Seems I wasnt far off all along. I was just using wrong version of pfs (pfs3, Im now using pfs3d).

The pcmcia problem however still...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2013, 16:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,264
Posted By fishyfish
I voted no. I enjoy the amiga for what it is (a...

I voted no. I enjoy the amiga for what it is (a nice hobby desktop system). If it was some sort of slate device it wouldnt be what I enjoy about the amiga.
Forum: AMR contributions 11 June 2013, 16:02
Replies: 0
Views: 3,079
Posted By fishyfish
Assorted Cover Discs

I'll update this as I go through them, but Ive finally started cataloging my Amiga magazine covers disks.
The point of listing them though is to hopefully fill in some gaps for cover discs missing...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 June 2013, 19:43
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By fishyfish
I dont know exactly what the "under the hood"...

I dont know exactly what the "under the hood" changes are besides the gui (I must admit I freaking love the amilblitz 3 IDE though), but 3 seems to contain quite a few new includes vs a normal...
Forum: support.Apps 09 June 2013, 19:04
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By fishyfish
Formatting Of Code For XAMOS

Does anyone know please if you can use the AMOS Pro IDE and export code as ascii, and then use that within XAMOS?
Ive been having a play with XAMOS on AROS and its coming along nicely, but Im a bit...
Forum: support.Apps 07 June 2013, 16:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,974
Posted By fishyfish
I used to use 0.60 on amithlon a fair bit, and I...

I used to use 0.60 on amithlon a fair bit, and I seem to recall it wanting a particular directory structure or else it doesnt find roms. My amithlon box is out of action at the moment though sorry so...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 June 2013, 19:21
Replies: 22
Views: 2,371
Posted By fishyfish
I wont be impressed until you buy another 2...

I wont be impressed until you buy another 2 projectors for left and right peripheral view (even if requires some home renovations to be able to project at 45 degree angles). :)

Seriously though,...
Forum: News 01 June 2013, 17:17
Replies: 92
Views: 16,126
Posted By fishyfish
Good stuff. Just for the record, true type...

Good stuff.

Just for the record, true type fonts dont require AFA_OS (they've existed on os3.x a long time before AFA_OS).
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 May 2013, 15:43
Replies: 66
Views: 13,484
Posted By fishyfish
@Novacoder Is the link above the latest...

@Novacoder

Is the link above the latest version of the lib please?

Also, slightly off topic, but can anyone help me please? My dev. env. has gone a bit screwy and now wont find the sdl...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2013, 05:26
Replies: 119
Views: 9,439
Posted By fishyfish
Sorry, I dont want to hijack the thread, but this...

Sorry, I dont want to hijack the thread, but this is actually something I was wondering about as well, so rather than start a new poll I thought Id ask a few questions more in-line with what I...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 May 2013, 20:23
Replies: 66
Views: 13,484
Posted By fishyfish
@Novacoder Sorry, Ive been busy the last few...

@Novacoder

Sorry, Ive been busy the last few days so havent had a chance to try the new version of the lb you compiled for me. I'll let you know how I go when I get around to trying it.

Also, a...
Forum: support.Apps 11 May 2013, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By fishyfish
Yeah, that's why I was thinking of uclinux,.. no...

Yeah, that's why I was thinking of uclinux,.. no need for an mmu. So far as I know shapeshifter doesnt utilise one on the mac side (only for some amiga side drivers).

There's also a 68k version of...
Forum: support.Apps 10 May 2013, 20:26
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By fishyfish
Shapeshifter - Can It Run Other 68k Oses?

Im feeling a sense of dejavu while typing this so its not impossible Ive asked the question before, but I was wondering if anyone has tried installing OSes other than Mac OS inside shapreshifter...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 May 2013, 18:32
Replies: 63
Views: 6,281
Posted By fishyfish
While there's a nostalgia factor at times, for me...

While there's a nostalgia factor at times, for me it's still a pleasure to use as an actual computer. Yes modern pcs are thousands of times more powerful, but it's all about the right tool for the...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 May 2013, 08:06
Replies: 66
Views: 13,484
Posted By fishyfish
@Novacoder Thanks. Nah, Dgen doesnt use...

@Novacoder

Thanks.
Nah, Dgen doesnt use SDL timers.
As for joystick support I seem to recall the old SDL used lowlevel.lib for joystick support on OS3.x?

Good stuff, and thanks again :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 07 May 2013, 18:53
Replies: 66
Views: 13,484
Posted By fishyfish
Word of warning,..... open c&c, and inheritantly...

Word of warning,..... open c&c, and inheritantly FreeRA arent particularly stable. Mightve improved in recent times, but they werent great last time I tried them.

Marathon might be nice to have...
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 May 2013, 19:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By fishyfish
I tried playing with 1.6 on my atom netbook after...

I tried playing with 1.6 on my atom netbook after reading many times that its faster than newer versons, but there seemed to be little to no difference.
If you want to use amiga emulation on an...
Forum: support.Apps 06 May 2013, 19:07
Replies: 91
Views: 9,124
Posted By fishyfish
SDL being slow is a misconception. The slowness...

SDL being slow is a misconception. The slowness comes from the implementation we have.
Check out warpscumm (uses warpsdl) for example. It's just as fast (faster even) than some of the "native"...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 May 2013, 16:33
Replies: 18
Views: 2,401
Posted By fishyfish
@Majsta There's a lot of options, but a...

@Majsta

There's a lot of options, but a quick rundown:

birdie2k: lets you use a bitmap image with window "frames".
Visualprefs: lets you alter the look of gadgets, scrollbars, containers,...
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