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Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 23:38
Replies: 792
Views: 93,551
Posted By Akira
Congrats, Steril, I know how much sweat blood and...

Congrats, Steril, I know how much sweat blood and tears you have put into this thing.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 23:30
Replies: 191
Views: 5,435
Posted By Akira
Dude did you read the nightmare scenario you just...

Dude did you read the nightmare scenario you just described to get a computer to run decently? like all the variables involved in getting that to run... insane. For what benefit? A 060 card is not...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 23:05
Replies: 191
Views: 5,435
Posted By Akira
Most accelerators were a terrible idea to begin...

Most accelerators were a terrible idea to begin with, stemming from a futile urge to "keep up" with technology that was clearly surpassing the Amiga come the 90s and the user base's fanatical loyalty...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 20:55
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Akira
If the wrong type is being used, maybe it is teh...

If the wrong type is being used, maybe it is teh Period function that is buggy?

I installed the latest UBB, I thought the sound library was patched, but I still get that "Illegal Chanel" (sic) ...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 20:54
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Akira
Yeah I did that when it was a pointer. My bad. ...

Yeah I did that when it was a pointer. My bad.

I still don't understand how to access the pointer inside the pointer. The problem seems to lie within this. And again if I load the module as a...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 15:45
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Akira
Well I kept thinking about this and am really...

Well I kept thinking about this and am really stuck. Manual has been no help.

What I tried
- trying to do myModule.module = 0
modulePointer.l = *myModule\_mt_data
(says I can't do...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 01:59
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Akira
I'm still getting an error here. i'm gonna have a...

I'm still getting an error here. i'm gonna have a proper look in two days, by reading the damn manual again.
_mt_data is itself a pointer, this looks like a nested pointer, is that even possible?...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 01:57
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Akira
that would be weird because at the top of my code...

that would be weird because at the top of my code I made a
DEFTYPE .w

I'll try your suggestion anyway because I wouldn't be surprised Blitz is being a little jerk!.

[edit] gave it a try, same...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 00:10
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Akira
Hmm interesting, I would not know why, because...

Hmm interesting, I would not know why, because Blitz defines these sound objects, and:


_data.l ;00: NULL if no sound present, else pointer to sound data
_period.w ;04:...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 00:00
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Akira
OK I gave all this a try and I am hitting a weird...

OK I gave all this a try and I am hitting a weird wall.
First, I included what was necessary (which was indeed bb2objtypes.res as your first suggested, not amigalibs.res), and now I am getting a...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 February 2021, 18:41
Replies: 479
Views: 27,804
Posted By Akira
I should do a video showing how i can finish the...

I should do a video showing how i can finish the game using one move. Only Goro proves a bit of a problem.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 February 2021, 18:34
Replies: 27
Views: 18,046
Posted By Akira
With that said, if anyone wants to update or add...

With that said, if anyone wants to update or add repair people to the list, post here.
For example, anyone in Argentina up for it? I don't think electroeject is active anymore, but the forum I...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2021, 23:12
Replies: 479
Views: 27,804
Posted By Akira
I'll add this much and hardcore MK people always...

I'll add this much and hardcore MK people always told me I was crazy for it: I prefer playing MK2 on Amiga with 2 buttons than with 5 buttons on Megadrive or anywhere else.
The super complicated...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 February 2021, 19:12
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Akira
Wouldn't that write over my bitmap?

Wouldn't that write over my bitmap?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 February 2021, 18:31
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Akira
Ok let me rephrase that. How can I change...

Ok let me rephrase that.

How can I change the border color without just changing color 0? I am using color 0.
Also as I mentioned would be especially nice to have a copperbar border.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 February 2021, 15:58
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Akira
god damn I didn't even know that was a text...

god damn I didn't even know that was a text field... hate this interface.. thanks again boss! Let's see how this goes.

So to define these object newtypes, should I do something like this, for...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2021, 15:55
Replies: 479
Views: 27,804
Posted By Akira
And yet it's a fucking fantastic game and...

And yet it's a fucking fantastic game and conversion, it has everything you want from Mortal Kombat. It doesn't feel like a low framerate game at any point to me, when playing it. Because I certainly...
Forum: Coders. General 12 February 2021, 15:51
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Akira
It's as easy as getting the devkit and running...

It's as easy as getting the devkit and running ISOCD.

I didn't even use freeanim in my s-s, and it works fine. So it jut goes form the anim straight into my software. I like it that way.
I would...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 February 2021, 15:47
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Akira
Ugly black border, how to change?

How do I get rid of the ugly black border all around my Blitz program?
Can I change its color? Better yet, can I add some copper bars out there?
Forum: MarketPlace 12 February 2021, 00:55
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By Akira
What? I'd say most. The tabs that hold these...

What? I'd say most.
The tabs that hold these cases together break too easily.

With that said, if you're gonna make a 1:1 reproduction of the A600 case, don't even bother. These latches need to be...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 February 2021, 00:52
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Akira
Pretracker routine in Blitz?

Has anyone tried to include pink's brilliant Pretracker routine in their Blitz programs?

Any ideas/hints how to go at this?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 February 2021, 00:39
Replies: 40
Views: 2,052
Posted By Akira
I'm back on this! Question: I cannot...

I'm back on this! Question:



I cannot find this option. This is all I see:

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=70875&stc=1&d=1613083186

Also how do I define these newtypes?...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 February 2021, 19:05
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Akira
You can easily make one yourself: ...

You can easily make one yourself:
https://subethasoftware.com/2018/02/28/wire-up-your-own-rs-232-wifi-modem-for-under-10-using-esp8266-and-zimodem-firmware/
Forum: Amiga scene 10 February 2021, 19:03
Replies: 120
Views: 8,514
Posted By Akira
Me neither! My bad about misinterptreting the...

Me neither!
My bad about misinterptreting the video roondar. I thought 5% was for the A1200.
This does mean though you need Fast RAM. That's kind of an odd configuration, OCS + Fast RAM. Leaves a...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 February 2021, 17:44
Replies: 120
Views: 8,514
Posted By Akira
Even if you have reduced chipmem usage, for the...

Even if you have reduced chipmem usage, for the audio hardware to play anything it MUST be in Chip RAM, so I guess it streams audio data to Chip from Fast. So "no chip RAM at all" isn't true.
The...
Forum: support.Apps 10 February 2021, 17:34
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Akira
Gulliver just answered your question 4 messages...

Gulliver just answered your question 4 messages above:
Forum: support.Apps 09 February 2021, 19:31
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Akira
It could probably be Setpatch.

It could probably be Setpatch.
Forum: News 09 February 2021, 17:28
Replies: 135
Views: 10,897
Posted By Akira
That's 100% not true, both pads work, just not...

That's 100% not true, both pads work, just not all code works with all pads.
Most WHDLoad installs have code that supports all multibutton controllers.


Good point, I had a brainfart there.
Forum: News 09 February 2021, 05:29
Replies: 135
Views: 10,897
Posted By Akira
:rolleyes Just gave this a go, plays...

:rolleyes

Just gave this a go, plays beautifully in my A600 with ACA620!

Two things I noticed:
- 2nd button does not work with my Sega Megadrive pad.
- Checkpoints did not work on the first...
Forum: News 08 February 2021, 18:32
Replies: 135
Views: 10,897
Posted By Akira
R-Type was also an arcade, made for money, and it...

R-Type was also an arcade, made for money, and it was a lot better designed/more balanced.
Forum: News 08 February 2021, 17:29
Replies: 135
Views: 10,897
Posted By Akira
I don't mind hard games, but I think Gradius is...

I don't mind hard games, but I think Gradius is just done wrong, in this aspect. Reliance on being powered up to finish a level without the chance to power up appropriately after a checkpoint means...
Forum: News 08 February 2021, 15:46
Replies: 135
Views: 10,897
Posted By Akira
Wow this is amazing! Such a great port again. I...

Wow this is amazing! Such a great port again. I just cannot help but wonder what you'll tackle next.

And you made it so quickly!


Man I wouldn't mind if you take more liberties and make the...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2021, 17:20
Replies: 63
Views: 4,072
Posted By Akira
Dude, what are you talking about? EON's music...

Dude, what are you talking about?
EON's music is 100% Protracker, seems to me like you didn't read how it was made.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1ck7eXVXCY
Did it require some extra tooling?...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2021, 18:59
Replies: 194
Views: 47,816
Posted By Akira
As long as new software, games, the demoscene,...

As long as new software, games, the demoscene, keep using Protracker as a format, you cannot just shoo it away. this is why Protracker compatibility is paramount for a Protracker sequencer.

New...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2021, 18:46
Replies: 77
Views: 5,418
Posted By Akira
Also very interested in this, especially because...

Also very interested in this, especially because it'd be a drop in, baremetal solution. That Raspberry Pi thing someone had made, beats all purpose, by having to wait for a system to boot up, SSHing...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 February 2021, 17:56
Replies: 49
Views: 4,099
Posted By Akira
Always sad to realize the software you've been...

Always sad to realize the software you've been working on for so many years together with h0ffman, which he coded entirely, isn't even remotely on people's radar :sad


So excited for this port,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 February 2021, 17:53
Replies: 100
Views: 5,799
Posted By Akira
Wait. What? How do YOU pronounce it?

Wait.
What?
How do YOU pronounce it?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 January 2021, 16:06
Replies: 100
Views: 5,799
Posted By Akira
In most every language I can think of, actually....

In most every language I can think of, actually. English is an oddity and that makes it a bit complicated because many things are learned simply by use, trial and error. The main "problem" with...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 January 2021, 15:58
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Akira
I love columns, good to see a clone closely...

I love columns, good to see a clone closely resembling it!
Forum: Amiga scene 27 January 2021, 15:49
Replies: 194
Views: 47,816
Posted By Akira
If I was a coder/knew what I was doing, maybe I...

If I was a coder/knew what I was doing, maybe I would, but alas it isn't the case :( I can only perform in a different role in a project like this.

I looked into this at some point, I never...
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