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Forum: OT - Gaming Yesterday, 23:56
Replies: 14
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Posted By Dunny
I'm using the Rift CV1 paired with a Ryzen...

I'm using the Rift CV1 paired with a Ryzen 3900X/32GB RAM/RTX2070 Super.

And it's bloody incredible.
Forum: OT - Gaming Yesterday, 11:37
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Dunny
I find it's a chill experience - I log in to solo...

I find it's a chill experience - I log in to solo mode only and I fly out ... somewhere, often doesn't matter where. Do a bit of combat, maybe hunt some pirates around resource areas, or just bum...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 June 2020, 14:44
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Dunny
I could see that working - and planets classed as...

I could see that working - and planets classed as "inhabited" with large cities (such as earth) off limits due to a law against operating spacecraft drives near settlements or somesuch.

Which...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 June 2020, 01:41
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Dunny
You can't have a blue sky without an...

You can't have a blue sky without an atmosphere... And they're definitely wandering around a planet with an atmosphere. As for whether or not we get vegetation or cities etc... I guess we wait and...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 June 2020, 01:06
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Dunny
I feel they could have shown it off better than...

I feel they could have shown it off better than using a lifeless deserted planet. Literally the only difference between that and what we have now is a blue sky.
Forum: OT - General 03 June 2020, 17:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dunny
It's not really about that though. It's about...

It's not really about that though. It's about someone bringing to the attention of the mods that the FTP contains software that is barred by the EAB rules, so the FTP has to be taken down to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2020, 17:56
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Dunny
Once they went higher resolution than the old...

Once they went higher resolution than the old 320x256 Worms went right downhill. The PC versions are just awful.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 June 2020, 00:43
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By Dunny
If you want realistic physics then you need to...

If you want realistic physics then you need to look at friction mostly. But for a game like Supercars, you could probably fake it.

The car tends towards the direction it's currently headed in, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2020, 11:03
Replies: 62
Views: 5,337
Posted By Dunny
Bezel link is invalid now :)

Bezel link is invalid now :)
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2020, 20:50
Replies: 82
Views: 13,947
Posted By Dunny
I followed your link to the stackexchange page...

I followed your link to the stackexchange page with the data and implemented it in SpecBAS, then rendered it to 1920x1080. It's using the same coordinates, just scaled up - and it doesn't look half...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2020, 16:58
Replies: 116
Views: 9,514
Posted By Dunny
The author wasn't interested in doing AB3D2, and...

The author wasn't interested in doing AB3D2, and I'm not sure it can be done in gzDoom anyway - it has per-pixel lighting on the enemies for starters.

I've made a start on Breathless in GZDoom...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2020, 21:58
Replies: 116
Views: 9,514
Posted By Dunny
Found the fix on another forum. Put the pk3 file...

Found the fix on another forum. Put the pk3 file into the root of your Osiris install folder. Then edit the GZDoom-USERNAME.ini file in Notepad, and add this to the bottom of the file:

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2020, 13:28
Replies: 116
Views: 9,514
Posted By Dunny
There are only four files in there - you can see...

There are only four files in there - you can see them for yourself if you open the .pk3 file as a zip. And no, I can't get them working either :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 14:56
Replies: 48
Views: 3,083
Posted By Dunny
You don't just change the border colour. You can...

You don't just change the border colour. You can draw in the border. It's CPU intensive and practically useless (not to mention having a very low horizontal resolution), but many demoscene...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 11:52
Replies: 48
Views: 3,083
Posted By Dunny
Spectrum had an effective display size of...

Spectrum had an effective display size of 352x296, and yes you could use it, albeit at a low resolution.
Forum: OT - General 02 May 2020, 00:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By Dunny
Didn't mention that my brother has also been...

Didn't mention that my brother has also been diagnosed with it - I'm pretty much the only member of the family that isn't affected.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2020, 01:55
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Dunny
Hard? Two words: "Swimmer's Delight" Feckin'...

Hard? Two words: "Swimmer's Delight"

Feckin' hated that level.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2020, 13:19
Replies: 80
Views: 5,629
Posted By Dunny
He got into a lot of bother when he came down...

He got into a lot of bother when he came down hard on a youtuber who was using Horace in her videos. That got him an enormous amount of negative publicity, and rightly so.

What's really amusing...
Forum: OT - General 30 April 2020, 13:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By Dunny
While I'm not autistic, many of my cousins are,...

While I'm not autistic, many of my cousins are, my dad was and both my kids are. It's something you just get on with for the most part and manage issues as they arise.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2020, 17:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By Dunny
Yes, I'm aware. The Spectrum doesn't use those...

Yes, I'm aware. The Spectrum doesn't use those file formats. They're ripped from RAM.

I've been instrumental in emulating and coding for the Spectrum for many decades now.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2020, 17:07
Replies: 80
Views: 5,629
Posted By Dunny
Bear in mind that the term "A500" is a registered...

Bear in mind that the term "A500" is a registered trademark in the UK, so you won't be able to market using that.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2020, 17:01
Replies: 1,178
Views: 82,948
Posted By Dunny
Sinclair sold to Amstrad because of two things:...

Sinclair sold to Amstrad because of two things: First, he was disappointed with the reception his machines gained - they were used almost exclusively for videogames and secondly his disastrous QL...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 April 2020, 13:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By Dunny
None of those are formats. They are software for...

None of those are formats. They are software for creating music.

The concept of a file format doesn't exist on the Spectrum the same way that it does on the Amiga or ST - tunes are usually...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 April 2020, 00:59
Replies: 80
Views: 5,629
Posted By Dunny
Will it run Resident Evil and Metal Slug amiga...

Will it run Resident Evil and Metal Slug amiga remakes?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 April 2020, 00:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By Dunny
No. The Speccy used a z80 CPU and the vast...

No. The Speccy used a z80 CPU and the vast majority of the AY files out there contain z80 code for the replayer due to the nature of the how the AY works. I have no idea of how the ST saves music...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 April 2020, 21:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By Dunny
The Speccy uses .ay format, but players are hard...

The Speccy uses .ay format, but players are hard to come by as the format includes z80 asm code which it is necessary to emulate in order to reproduce it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 April 2020, 14:37
Replies: 62
Views: 5,337
Posted By Dunny
This one has dropped off mega, any chance of a...

This one has dropped off mega, any chance of a re-upload?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2020, 19:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
R-Type 1 for me every time. Just an excellent...

R-Type 1 for me every time. Just an excellent conversion (despite its omissions) and very playable.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 April 2020, 15:33
Replies: 1,178
Views: 82,948
Posted By Dunny
I don't know where you were during the early 80s,...

I don't know where you were during the early 80s, but over here in Europe (I was in the UK) we had a vibrant and thriving gaming scene. Likewise for the "videogames crash" which had literally zero...
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 March 2020, 23:58
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Dunny
I love it. It's fantastic - and Mick Gordon has...

I love it. It's fantastic - and Mick Gordon has outdone himself yet again with the soundtrack. The levels are excellent and follow the rough plotline of Doom 2, which is also set on earth.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2020, 15:10
Replies: 116
Views: 9,514
Posted By Dunny
I don't think those engines can currently handle...

I don't think those engines can currently handle it.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2020, 15:08
Replies: 164
Views: 13,157
Posted By Dunny
Dude, didn't you hear? They're all shut down. I...

Dude, didn't you hear? They're all shut down. I seriously recommend you turn on a TV like, now, and watch the news.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2020, 21:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dunny
You'd be surprised by how similar a breathless...

You'd be surprised by how similar a breathless map is to a vanilla Doom map. I mean, they're really, really close in their mechanics including their texture management (three textures per wall with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2020, 14:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dunny
Currently there are none that are larger than...

Currently there are none that are larger than 128x128 (the original resolution of the Breathless textures). Increasing the resolution with better artwork would be a great bonus, but I'd like to get...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2020, 10:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dunny
So Last night I got lifts/platforms working, the...

So Last night I got lifts/platforms working, the whole first level is now done. Again, no enemies and no scripting as of yet.

If anyone has any idea how to rip the sprites and sound effects then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2020, 17:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dunny
Thanks DamienD :) Here's a small gallery of...

Thanks DamienD :)

Here's a small gallery of the first level's map - now complete and seems to work. Now I need to see about getting the sounds and sprites out of the Breathless game files.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2020, 10:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dunny
Heh, it's just running in the only version of...

Heh, it's just running in the only version of GZDoom I have available :)

Anyway, I've pretty much got the first level's map complete. Still need sprites for enemies and pickups, and sound effects...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2020, 18:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dunny
WIP: Breathless --> GZDoom engine

Just messing around in Ultimate Doom Builder:

https://i.postimg.cc/KvSztrDx/Screenshot-AB3-D-20200313-173336.png

not bad for a first attempt. I have a lot to learn, but it's a start.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 March 2020, 15:45
Replies: 116
Views: 9,514
Posted By Dunny
I saw on the gzdoom boards that someone has...

I saw on the gzdoom boards that someone has ripped Breathless. I'd be willing to give that one a go, as the engine is a lot simpler than AB3Ds.

Also if someone rips FEARS (maps and sprites), then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2020, 15:58
Replies: 116
Views: 9,514
Posted By Dunny
I was at the final boss on level 16 :D

I was at the final boss on level 16 :D
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