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Forum: request.Other 04 June 2020, 15:34
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By drHirudo
He is asking for the Mac version. It exists: ...

He is asking for the Mac version. It exists:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGxb10aTe5g
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 June 2020, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, you can try my games MazezaM -...

Yes, you can try my games
MazezaM - http://aminet.net/package/game/think/MazezaM
Alex in Town - http://aminet.net/package/game/jump/AlexInTown

And some other of which names I have forgotten over...
Forum: News 03 June 2020, 09:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By drHirudo
Here is a video of NetSurf 3.10 running on...

Here is a video of NetSurf 3.10 running on AmigaOne X1000:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtCNYYZUb6I

Unfortunately, it doesn't do very well job on today's Internet. And there was some memory...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2020, 16:19
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By drHirudo
Very nice update. The new levels look gorgeous. I...

Very nice update. The new levels look gorgeous. I didn't reach the Space stage, because it became too fast and hard. The added tips and female dancers are nice touch.
Here is my video with music and...
Forum: request.Apps 22 May 2020, 14:13
Replies: 143
Views: 25,917
Posted By drHirudo
Have you tried virtual Ethernet through Vlink? ...

Have you tried virtual Ethernet through Vlink?
http://aminet.net/package/comm/tcp/vlink

I remember using it back in my 68K Amiga days for connecting from Mac side and it worked fine with MiAmi.
Forum: support.Apps 21 May 2020, 16:22
Replies: 39
Views: 1,298
Posted By drHirudo
For many years I used Visage: ...

For many years I used Visage:

https://aminet.net/gfx/show/Visage.lha

It is very fast and displays JPG pictures on AGA very nice.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 May 2020, 10:03
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By drHirudo
There is Software FPU emulators for Macintosh. I...

There is Software FPU emulators for Macintosh. I don't know if such utilities exist for Amiga, but did anyone ever tried SoftwareFPU or PowerFPU on Mac emulator under Amiga?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2020, 09:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By drHirudo
The TRS-80 was good for it's times. Think about...

The TRS-80 was good for it's times. Think about late 1970/early 1980s (if you remember these time), where computers didn't need GUI or graphics to function. The TRS was pretty useful for business...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2020, 09:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By drHirudo
I used to be play with Amiga emulators a lot in...

I used to be play with Amiga emulators a lot in the past. I even ported some emulators to Amiga, improved some source codes, or helped them getting released for free (see Wzonka-Lad).
Back in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2020, 09:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By drHirudo
Check out also Wzonka-Lad...

Check out also Wzonka-Lad http://aminet.net/package/misc/emu/Wzonka-Lad

Back in the times when the author released almost all the source code, he forgot some files. So I contacted him and he sent...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2020, 17:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By drHirudo
Nice. I did some retro browser videos before, but...

Nice. I did some retro browser videos before, but you went even further by providing versions of the websites from the period and even original speed and resolutions. Real oldschool experience.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2020, 18:36
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By drHirudo
Does this count: ...

Does this count:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DC5CvD8MX1k
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2020, 12:51
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By drHirudo
This is awesome. I am a big fan of Tapper. I've...

This is awesome. I am a big fan of Tapper. I've played the Arcade, IBM PC, Apple II and ZX Spectrum versions. The Amiga version is very close to the original, graphically wise.

There are some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 January 2020, 14:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By drHirudo
The original MAME developer Nicola Salmoria also...

The original MAME developer Nicola Salmoria also created NewIcons for Amiga https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NewIcons.
Currently he is not involved with MAME, but hundreds of other programmers are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 16:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By drHirudo
MAME is currently the best emulator of them all...

MAME is currently the best emulator of them all for many many reasons!

It can emulate countless of rare machines (including the Amiga) with very good precision. The merge with MESS was a good...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 January 2020, 05:51
Replies: 153
Views: 6,601
Posted By drHirudo
I used MiAMI. I was getting around 3-4 KB/second,...

I used MiAMI. I was getting around 3-4 KB/second, which was for the times okay for browsing (text only, images turned off in AWeb), e-mail and games from Aminet.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 13:57
Replies: 153
Views: 6,601
Posted By drHirudo
But the possibility to expand the Amiga 1200...

But the possibility to expand the Amiga 1200 makes it head and shoulders above any crap gaming console, including the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis).

Back in early 2000-ies I was able to connect my...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 21:31
Replies: 153
Views: 6,601
Posted By drHirudo
Don't forget that very big games for the times,...

Don't forget that very big games for the times, like most of the adventures - Simon The Sorcerer, Gobliins, Beneath a Steel Sky came on many discs and would be very expensive to have on cartridges....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 20:36
Replies: 43
Views: 2,050
Posted By drHirudo
Or export the video to PNG frames, then use OCR...

Or export the video to PNG frames, then use OCR software? (The lazy person in me has spoken).
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 09:52
Replies: 54
Views: 3,947
Posted By drHirudo
For some of my "products" back in the 1990-ies, I...

For some of my "products" back in the 1990-ies, I used a simple protection of moving the directory data to track 80 or 81. 99% of the experienced 'duplicate experts' copied from track 0-79 and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2019, 12:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By drHirudo
Does the Amiga really Multitask?

Everybody knows that AmigaOS is one of the first widely available multitasking operating systems, but can the hardware itself multitask without the main CPU doing the task switching itself? I mean...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 16:53
Replies: 30
Views: 1,039
Posted By drHirudo
Pole Position, Contra, Ghosts 'n Goblins.

Pole Position, Contra, Ghosts 'n Goblins.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 16:46
Replies: 73
Views: 6,467
Posted By drHirudo
For me it must have been CrossFire II -...

For me it must have been CrossFire II - http://hirudov.com/amiga/Crossfire2.php
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 November 2019, 09:21
Replies: 16
Views: 2,136
Posted By drHirudo
I coded many games in C using the graphics...

I coded many games in C using the graphics library Sprites and BOBs. Almost all my Amiga games are running from Workbench and multitasking. With screenmode requester at the beginning, so even...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 September 2019, 13:36
Replies: 100
Views: 13,072
Posted By drHirudo
The possibility to unclothe to opponents in Strip...

The possibility to unclothe to opponents in Strip Poker.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2019, 21:59
Replies: 38
Views: 2,814
Posted By drHirudo
There are many Z80 emulators with source code for...

There are many Z80 emulators with source code for 680x0 (Amiga):

Wzonka-Lad http://aminet.net/package/misc/emu/wlz80core - Emulates the slightly different GameBoy's Z80. Very well commented code...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 August 2019, 06:55
Replies: 456
Views: 28,074
Posted By drHirudo
Don't forget this is interpretive emulation -...

Don't forget this is interpretive emulation - i.e. the emulator doesn't know what instructions are coming next, so it waits and executes the instructions one by one. With the cases of Pac-Man and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 August 2019, 06:49
Replies: 456
Views: 28,074
Posted By drHirudo
Eh, people already gave examples of Z80 full...

Eh, people already gave examples of Z80 full computer emulations running at acceptable speed on 68000. Additionally, Sinclair ZX Spectrum CPU is clocked at 3.5 MHz, while the Pac-Man uses Main CPU:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2019, 11:46
Replies: 456
Views: 28,074
Posted By drHirudo
I voted for the WonderBoy, because it is a...

I voted for the WonderBoy, because it is a perfect game to utilise the Amiga chipset capabilities and it is a shame that such good game has C64 port, but not an Amiga one.

Regarding the older...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 08:39
Replies: 38
Views: 1,777
Posted By drHirudo
This is an arcade game. The article I linked...

This is an arcade game. The article I linked claims the first game
i.e. usually platforms where most of the titles are done by bedroom programmers or small teams with limited budget.

For sure...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 18 August 2019, 12:31
Replies: 474
Views: 25,164
Posted By drHirudo
Did you try amiga+M?

Did you try amiga+M?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 10:27
Replies: 38
Views: 1,777
Posted By drHirudo
Stardust is the first game to use pre-rendered 3D graphics?

While searching for some information about Silicon Graphics, I came to this on Wikipedia:



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong_Country

Is it true?

I remember around 1994...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 13 August 2019, 10:19
Replies: 474
Views: 25,164
Posted By drHirudo
Another good game that is unique to the Mac is...

Another good game that is unique to the Mac is Marathon

This game is what is Alien Breed 3D to the Amiga and has a deep storyline.

Here is how it runs under ShapeShifter Mac:
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 August 2019, 09:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By drHirudo
During my Amiga years I started and finished...

During my Amiga years I started and finished university, which had nothing to do with the Amiga (the IT class was with Windows 3.11). Except once when I've printed lecture schedules and exam's topics...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 06 August 2019, 16:31
Replies: 474
Views: 25,164
Posted By drHirudo
Macintosh Prince of Persia 2 is very hard to...

Macintosh Prince of Persia 2 is very hard to emulate on any Mac emulator. Usually it lacks the in game music, or sound is garbled.

Here is a proper longplay video that I made some time ago:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2019, 17:02
Replies: 56
Views: 6,562
Posted By drHirudo
Hey, nice to see my old game remade. Will it...

Hey, nice to see my old game remade.

Will it feature music?

I used AHX replayer back then, which fitted nicely - chip music in Chips game.

The only feature I am sorry that I didn't implement...
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2019, 01:19
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By drHirudo
Check out this EAB thread about saving RAM with...

Check out this EAB thread about saving RAM with minimal WB boot --> http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=16446
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 June 2019, 14:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By drHirudo
I've tested Bars & Pipes on AmigaOne and it...

I've tested Bars & Pipes on AmigaOne and it worked pretty nice. Here is a video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZY2mb7YyALg

I used a USB2MIDI interface (~5$ from ebay) and it worked pretty...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2019, 08:33
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By drHirudo
Compression cards for Amiga?

While browsing through some old classic Macintosh software, I tested the Disk Doubler utility, which acts similar to PowerPacker and compresses files on the fly, thus effectively "doubling" the disk...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2019, 14:23
Replies: 92
Views: 9,159
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, unfortunately, AmigaOS is terribly outdated...

Yes, unfortunately, AmigaOS is terribly outdated now, and entities like Cloanto are not much of help.
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