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Forum: News 03 December 2018, 05:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,447
Posted By Codetapper
There's a bunch of free ZX Spectrum books...

There's a bunch of free ZX Spectrum books (https://www.fusionretrobooks.com/collections/pdf?sort_by=price-ascending) available at the moment for anyone interested.
Forum: support.Games 22 November 2018, 06:15
Replies: 39
Views: 2,251
Posted By Codetapper
Yes! :)

Yes! :)
Forum: support.Games 21 November 2018, 22:40
Replies: 39
Views: 2,251
Posted By Codetapper
Just to keep people updated, I've been very busy...

Just to keep people updated, I've been very busy but Starquake WHDLoad slave is almost done. I'm in contact with Galahad to ensure minimal changes will be required for a future updated version so not...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 November 2018, 13:01
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Codetapper
Floppy disk Mr Larmer's Jim Power v1 slave

I have Mr Larmer's original source for v1 so I've re-assembled that. It's "functionally identical" to v1, but because it's been assembled with Barfly rather than Devpac and the BLITWAIT macro may...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2018, 06:23
Replies: 361
Views: 70,757
Posted By Codetapper
Have you seen the ST version of Road Runner? It's...

Have you seen the ST version of Road Runner? It's diabolical and unplayable due to the scroll position being so far to the left that you get no warning of hazards. It would need a complete rewrite...
Forum: HOL contributions 04 November 2018, 09:38
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Codetapper
Cheers, it's been added to HOL...

Cheers, it's been added to HOL (http://hol.abime.net/2929/cheatcode).
Forum: project.WHDLoad 24 October 2018, 14:10
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Codetapper
Yes! I'm onto it...

Yes! I'm onto it...
Forum: support.Games 13 September 2018, 08:14
Replies: 76
Views: 13,192
Posted By Codetapper
For anyone interested, the programmer Jon Burton...

For anyone interested, the programmer Jon Burton uploaded a video explaining the protection in Leander. It's well worth a look.

Leander protection (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qaq9vlfoGnA)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2018, 13:44
Replies: 98
Views: 11,796
Posted By Codetapper
Actually it's 32 colours not 64. The tiles are...

Actually it's 32 colours not 64. The tiles are 16x16 interleaved.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 24 July 2018, 00:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Codetapper
Thanks for that, I have never played Goal so...

Thanks for that, I have never played Goal so didn't think to check that! Doh!
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 24 July 2018, 00:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Codetapper
Question [Found: Goal!] Identify this music from Kim Justice's Sensible Soccer video?

Can anybody identify the tune that's playing in the background of this Kim Justice video at 1:45:

Sensible Soccer Review (part 2) (https://youtu.be/5etkdeEP5pg?t=105)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 April 2018, 00:24
Replies: 75
Views: 8,576
Posted By Codetapper
Floppy disk I usually try and support a cleanly cracked game...

I usually try and support a cleanly cracked game if there is one, but in Strider's case the versions out were probably all so butchered I didn't bother. Many of my installs support the Quartex...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 December 2017, 14:26
Replies: 173
Views: 31,697
Posted By Codetapper
Thumbs down Final Fight Amiga deleted end sequence

The Final Fight comedy entry has been updated (http://codetapper.com/amiga/comedy/final-fight/) to include the hidden end-sequence that Richard Aplin had originally planned to include for anyone...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 December 2017, 12:42
Replies: 173
Views: 31,697
Posted By Codetapper
Floppy disk Alternative intro and topless ring-girls in Dynamite Dux

For anyone that missed it the other day, Dynamite Dux on the Amiga and ST feature an alternative intro sequence (http://codetapper.com/amiga/comedy/dynamite-dux/) (only viewable by hex editing the...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2017, 20:24
Replies: 521
Views: 64,472
Posted By Codetapper
ignore everything you read from Preston Thomas...

ignore everything you read from Preston Thomas aka Morcar aka Spectrum4Ever aka Modern Retro Gaming and tonnes of other aliases. He has basically been thrown out of the ZX Spectrum scene tail between...
Forum: support.Games 31 October 2017, 06:18
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By Codetapper
I can confirm that beating the computer players...

I can confirm that beating the computer players by a lot will make the game harder faster. I asked Jason Page who exactly coded the Amiga version and how the difficulty worked:
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Gary Foreman...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2017, 08:13
Replies: 91
Views: 5,964
Posted By Codetapper
Assuming the author continues to ignore the...

Assuming the author continues to ignore the voices here, makes a kickstarter which fails to meet the target, then what happens? Amiga users get shat on again? Another kickstarter attempt in 5 years...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 October 2017, 07:18
Replies: 485
Views: 117,654
Posted By Codetapper
Thanks Stingray. Stupid Tapatalk on mobile...

Thanks Stingray. Stupid Tapatalk on mobile doesn't bother to show the subject heading if it's changed! :(
Forum: Amiga scene 25 October 2017, 05:58
Replies: 91
Views: 5,964
Posted By Codetapper
I can't see the point of the kickstarter at all....

I can't see the point of the kickstarter at all. From the comments, it sounds like almost everyone that would be interested are ONLY after the Amiga game. So just finish/release it in a limited box...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2017, 11:32
Replies: 485
Views: 117,654
Posted By Codetapper
Galahad: What games are those last two from? I...

Galahad: What games are those last two from? I can add them to the single page list: Hidden messages in Amiga games (http://codetapper.com/amiga/random-rants/hidden-messages-in-amiga-games/)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2017, 14:04
Replies: 258
Views: 28,862
Posted By Codetapper
Is your screen set quite wide? It appears in the...

Is your screen set quite wide? It appears in the far left if you have enough horizontal space, so try making a widowed mode 700 pixels or so for a standard 640 width res and see what happens.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 05:47
Replies: 91
Views: 5,964
Posted By Codetapper
Floppy disk Babylonian Twins Kickstarter

I received this email a few hours ago regarding Babylonian Twins:
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Help launch a Kickstarter campaign for Babylonian Twins

Hello,

This is Rabah, the game creator. You are receiving this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2017, 08:49
Replies: 24
Views: 2,066
Posted By Codetapper
I added an option for automatic 50fps waggling in...

I added an option for automatic 50fps waggling in the WHDLoad slave of Daley Thompson's Olympic Challenge. Next you'll say that's cheating! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2017, 09:33
Replies: 36
Views: 3,997
Posted By Codetapper
Zeusdaz: Why not just add a poll at the top of...

Zeusdaz: Why not just add a poll at the top of your post? Turrican 2 for me, probably the best ever Amiga game (and music)
Forum: AMR contributions 06 February 2017, 11:53
Replies: 9
Views: 6,189
Posted By Codetapper
If you index them I will happily add them. But...

If you index them I will happily add them. But without indexing what's in them there's no point, as you can download the zip file yourself.
Forum: AMR contributions 05 February 2017, 10:19
Replies: 9
Views: 6,189
Posted By Codetapper
I've compromised slightly by changing "magazine"...

I've compromised slightly by changing "magazine" to "mag" and I think the logo fits better. See what you think of this version.

What do you have against the colour fades? I think it looks pretty...
Forum: AMR contributions 04 February 2017, 09:31
Replies: 9
Views: 6,189
Posted By Codetapper
New logo for Amiga Mag Rack

I have been doing some testing on a responsive version of the Amiga Mag Rack and was thinking that it might be a good time for a new logo. Is anyone here bored/excited/thrilled/inspired enough to...
Forum: HOL contributions 02 February 2017, 12:58
Replies: 1
Views: 1,303
Posted By Codetapper
Updated. You might need to Ctrl-F5 to refresh it.

Updated. You might need to Ctrl-F5 to refresh it.
Forum: HOL contributions 23 January 2017, 20:45
Replies: 3
Views: 2,911
Posted By Codetapper
Email me your details and I will give you an AMR...

Email me your details and I will give you an AMR login if you wish.
Forum: Coders. General 18 January 2017, 22:14
Replies: 2,165
Views: 307,862
Posted By Codetapper
Not quite, the app I made that does all the work...

Not quite, the app I made that does all the work (everything you wrote above) outputs a PowerCrawler compatible map so that it can be manually edited later if required. As I said above, if someone...
Forum: Coders. General 11 January 2017, 00:30
Replies: 2,165
Views: 307,862
Posted By Codetapper
All you have to do is make one huge bitmap of the...

All you have to do is make one huge bitmap of the levels, we have tools to split it into a map. F4 in MAME and lots of manual joining is all that's needed.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 January 2017, 10:35
Replies: 22
Views: 4,054
Posted By Codetapper
Not an enthralling entry, but since I've spent a...

Not an enthralling entry, but since I've spent a fair bit of time analysing the code, I've documented the differences between the 2 versions...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 06 January 2017, 11:31
Replies: 22
Views: 4,054
Posted By Codetapper
A quick update, the data on the protection track...

A quick update, the data on the protection track doesn't actually matter. The game writes a load of $4224 words to a buffer at $70000, reads one track of the disk, and works out the length of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2016, 11:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By Codetapper
That audio clip is absolute gold! Well worth a...

That audio clip is absolute gold! Well worth a listen if you're after a good laugh! This Damian Caynes guy sounds like an absolute piece of crap!
Forum: project.WHDLoad 12 December 2016, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,688
Posted By Codetapper
A well written ripper will identify a checksum...

A well written ripper will identify a checksum error and when you run the game itself, most slaves will run a checksum over part of the game to identify unsupported versions.
Forum: HOL data problems 11 December 2016, 13:08
Replies: 12
Views: 5,983
Posted By Codetapper
Sound engineer Allister Brimble explains the...

Sound engineer Allister Brimble explains the musician credits: "I was contracted by Probe software to do the Mortal Kombat 2 audio. The original Arcade music was by Dan Forden and needed squashing...
Forum: HOL data problems 11 December 2016, 12:40
Replies: 12
Views: 5,983
Posted By Codetapper
Allister writes: "I think it was both me &...

Allister writes: "I think it was both me & Anthony Putson so just put both of us down. Sound Engineer was definitely me and music was converted by Anthony."

Based on all the evidence so far, I...
Forum: HOL data problems 11 December 2016, 11:47
Replies: 12
Views: 5,983
Posted By Codetapper
The in-game credits for MK2 say "Sound Engineer:...

The in-game credits for MK2 say "Sound Engineer: Allister Brimble". I have asked Allister himself to clarify.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2016, 13:28
Replies: 140
Views: 15,171
Posted By Codetapper
Does that new CPC version you have feature all...

Does that new CPC version you have feature all arcade frames for both fighters, arcade AI and sound in the remaining 64k? Also I assume it is NOT a multiload right? [emoji1]
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2016, 09:08
Replies: 140
Views: 15,171
Posted By Codetapper
I wouldn't necessarily believe any figures quoted...

I wouldn't necessarily believe any figures quoted by any of these "boss" types. The C64 community didn't believe the 30 million quoted numbers and worked out the true figures (closer to 17 million...
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