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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 August 2019, 17:43
Replies: 315
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Posted By mcbpete
Got to grips with this back in '90/'91 (so...

Got to grips with this back in '90/'91 (so would've been 8 or 9) - The Amiga version is probably slightly more fiddly than the C64 I grew up with though

Step one - Use the spikey enemies at the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 August 2019, 22:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By mcbpete
Byker Grove or Grange Hill or Dark Season or...

Byker Grove or Grange Hill or Dark Season or whatever was showing at 5:10 on Children's BBC.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 August 2019, 01:08
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By mcbpete
I have a response from Jon !...

I have a response from Jon ! https://twitter.com/JonTt/status/1158767066955960320

(after pointing him to this thread)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2019, 00:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By mcbpete
Yeah just been looking around the web and it...

Yeah just been looking around the web and it looks like this was mentioned here about a year ago - http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=89662. So I guess the question is, why on earth did Jon make...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2019, 00:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By mcbpete
That's weird, what would he be gaining by lying...

That's weird, what would he be gaining by lying in such specific detail ?!

I'm assuming the hole would be have to be bloody tiny due to the density of the data on the disk, a hole visible to the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2019, 00:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By mcbpete
Weirdly Jon Burton who worked on it says a laser...

Weirdly Jon Burton who worked on it says a laser was used:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qaq9vlfoGnA
Forum: request.Demos 01 June 2019, 17:02
Replies: 0
Views: 855
Posted By mcbpete
Music Demo name request (with picture mockup)

Hi,

I've been seeking the name of this demo for a few years now. I *think* it was a coverdisk but might've been a PD disk I bought at a shop. For some reason I thought Amiga User International...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 May 2019, 12:04
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
There's a weird thing I have with my GPU and...

There's a weird thing I have with my GPU and beam-racing (I believe DamienD has the same issue - and GPU!) - Despite *everything* set to PAL (and living in a PAL country), turning on V-Sync or beam...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 May 2019, 23:39
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
Got it, looks really good - thanks both :) ........

Got it, looks really good - thanks both :) ..... however my CPU is now feeling a little erm, bothered! (A leap from <10% at 1x * 1x to 379% at 2x * 4x according to the GUI :shocked ). Guess I might...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 May 2019, 22:31
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
Hey guest.r - What resolution and size settings...

Hey guest.r - What resolution and size settings do you recommend for your shaders? I'm have WinUAE running in fullscreen at 1920x180 and on the filter tab: Scaling ='Fullscreen (TV)', Horiz Size &...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 May 2019, 16:38
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
Gotcha, when you say 'no way around that...

Gotcha, when you say 'no way around that currently.' is it something that needs doing with the shader code, or WinUAE itself ?

Could you recommend the settings you use in the 'display' and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 May 2019, 22:38
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
Really like the new shaders guest.r - Workbench...

Really like the new shaders guest.r - Workbench seems a little funky though:

http://www.ilovecubus.co.uk/pete/winaue_smart.jpg

Is this related to the "If hires/double line mode is used some...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 April 2019, 23:09
Replies: 40
Views: 9,597
Posted By mcbpete
See this thread:...

See this thread: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97021

AB3D went a bit wonky since v4.2.0b2
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 April 2019, 12:11
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By mcbpete
Yeah that's always been the same for me too - The...

Yeah that's always been the same for me too - The associated program will be the icon for that specific file type. You can change it via the registry if you're confident doing that sort of thing...
Forum: AMR suggestions and feedback 01 April 2019, 19:30
Replies: 4
Views: 5,942
Posted By mcbpete
Dang - Do we know how much of the team still...

Dang - Do we know how much of the team still exists, looks like there's a few 'scanners' on board: http://amr.abime.net/team
Forum: AMR suggestions and feedback 31 March 2019, 18:44
Replies: 4
Views: 5,942
Posted By mcbpete
Yeah that would be great - Was it a choice for...

Yeah that would be great - Was it a choice for the AMR project to mainly focus on game reviews, or were the pages just unavailable when they were scanned ?

It's been one my my most visited...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 February 2019, 15:13
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
You might want to adjust the aperture grill...

You might want to adjust the aperture grill resolution - In that example picture you have some pixels that are different colours within a single picture element (see the red colour on the mushroom...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 February 2019, 18:16
Replies: 316
Views: 50,538
Posted By mcbpete
Darker scan-lines make me nauseous when patterns...

Darker scan-lines make me nauseous when patterns move behind them, gives me the same effect like when I stare at an escalator floor:
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 January 2019, 20:47
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By mcbpete
I'm guessing you might need FLAC libraries...

I'm guessing you might need FLAC libraries (libflac?) - For Github and Sourceforge building from source on Windows I've recently got msys2 ( https://www.msys2.org/ ) it definitely makes life a lot...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 January 2019, 16:02
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
So just to clarify: As it currently stands (...

So just to clarify: As it currently stands ( v4.1.0 - the build from http://www.winuae.net/download/ ) is the closest accuracy as to what you'd hear coming from a real Amiga achieved by setting...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2019, 18:10
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
Ah sorry yeah, just seen that this rabbit hole...

Ah sorry yeah, just seen that this rabbit hole was greatly explored on here already - http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=71580
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2019, 16:39
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
Apologies, looks like my links don't go to the...

Apologies, looks like my links don't go to the specific posts in that thread. The reason he mentions OpenModTracker is that apparently he says it uses the UAE code for the sound playback of Amiga...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2019, 14:35
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
The 'Possible enhancements to Paula audio...

The 'Possible enhancements to Paula audio emulation' problem
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2019, 13:50
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
There's a developer in an audio forum I frequent...

There's a developer in an audio forum I frequent (alas notoriously full of grumpy people!) who seems to know quite a bit about the subject (and made a VSTi that sounds (to my ears) very Amiga-ish in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 January 2019, 23:01
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
Is that feature present in the current build...

Is that feature present in the current build (v4.1.0 from http://www.winuae.net/download/ rather than the libretro build), or is this something to come in a new version ?

If it's not available in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 January 2019, 22:48
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By mcbpete
Intriguing - So would you say 'disabled' is more...

Intriguing - So would you say 'disabled' is more accurate to the audio coming out a stock Amiga's phono sockets than Anti, Sinc, RH and Crux ? Always striving for realism in my configs and had had it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2019, 18:52
Replies: 246
Views: 17,745
Posted By mcbpete
I think pretty much everything bar the first two...

I think pretty much everything bar the first two pages is GLSL/RetroArch related....
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 December 2018, 11:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By mcbpete
Sounds like you want to have you cake and eat it,...

Sounds like you want to have you cake and eat it, then complain about the cake, then order some more of the same cake :D

EDIT: Oooh a long lost memory just returned - Not sure if this still works...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 December 2018, 18:55
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By mcbpete
D'oh of course - One thing I'm terrible with...

D'oh of course - One thing I'm terrible with (that 'puters are great with) is batch automation. I'd probably spend about 2 hours hand renaming a bunch of files before remembering I've an app...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 December 2018, 17:25
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By mcbpete
That number is definitely why I make a config to...

That number is definitely why I make a config to the machine and name the adf folder to what config is needed - I'm quite fickle and am always trying out different shadow mask & filter combos to get...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 December 2018, 15:28
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By mcbpete
For sure, been doing that since it was available...

For sure, been doing that since it was available :) I do my profiles a little different from you - I have one config per machine setup then in the folder name of a game/demo/utility I write which...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 December 2018, 14:15
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By mcbpete
Aha - Perfect, thanks ross. Will leave them both...

Aha - Perfect, thanks ross. Will leave them both unticked in my custom configs then :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 December 2018, 14:08
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By mcbpete
Got myself a bit confused here .... So which is...

Got myself a bit confused here .... So which is combo the most 'accurate' to the hardware: Ticking 'Wait for blitter' or leaving it unticked? I'm guessing ticking 'Immediate blitter' unticks 'Wait...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 November 2018, 17:34
Replies: 246
Views: 17,745
Posted By mcbpete
Aha - That explains a lot. Thank you :) So...

Aha - That explains a lot. Thank you :) So presumably to work in UAE they'll need to be 'converted' to .fx/d3d shaders ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 November 2018, 16:41
Replies: 246
Views: 17,745
Posted By mcbpete
Feel a bit stupid but ... how do you go about...

Feel a bit stupid but ... how do you go about using these glsl shaders in WinUAE ? In the above link to guest.r's post it mentions to 'unpack crt-guest-nomask in crt\shaders, the preset in crt...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 September 2018, 21:47
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By mcbpete
Thanks Toni - And apologies yeah I wasn't 100%...

Thanks Toni - And apologies yeah I wasn't 100% where to dump the query !
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 September 2018, 00:58
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By mcbpete
Filter mask on the fly change weird behavior

[EDIT: Moved because it is not 4.1.0 specific]

I've had WinUAE do this for a few versions now but wondering if it's just my setup (Windows 10, x64 build):

Steps to reproduce:
- Start winuae64...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 May 2018, 23:41
Replies: 472
Views: 62,642
Posted By mcbpete
DamienD - As videocard buddies what's happening...

DamienD - As videocard buddies what's happening is the following error that'll get logged when you choose 'Lagless VS (BR), 50/60Hz':



So it tries Lagless VSync but then notices the display...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 April 2018, 18:50
Replies: 472
Views: 62,642
Posted By mcbpete
This is actually a real good point, has anyone...

This is actually a real good point, has anyone here in Europe bought a laptop in the last few years and the screen does indeed support 50Hz? I'm from the UK and got my laptop custom built here so...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 April 2018, 00:10
Replies: 472
Views: 62,642
Posted By mcbpete
Damien - As a gfx card buddy, just to mention...

Damien - As a gfx card buddy, just to mention d3d11 has been working absolutely fine at my end since it was introduced around 3.6.x. Seemed to drop the CPU usage from when I had WinUAE running d3d9...
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