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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 01:10
Replies: 8
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Posted By jotd
I have a bunch of those exact cards and they are...

I have a bunch of those exact cards and they are good so far. But I had a microsd card which lost all the files suddenly. And it was a good brand like sandisk.

So: always get a HD backup.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2019, 09:29
Replies: 62
Views: 3,091
Posted By jotd
bitplane modulo trashed gfx I remember that.

bitplane modulo trashed gfx I remember that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2019, 10:40
Replies: 62
Views: 3,091
Posted By jotd
and Richard, despite people saying the amiga...

and Richard, despite people saying the amiga version is crap, you've done a fine job with that game, running on 512K only and all.

Of course the arcade game is better, but there are far worse...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 19:31
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By jotd
I'll try it out when the problem comes back. I...

I'll try it out when the problem comes back. I had this issue for weeks. I suppose that some process in the background is interacting in some way...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 18:14
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By jotd
- Vista - We're dead no, it was a joke,...

- Vista
- We're dead

no, it was a joke, I'm using Windows 10
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 17:31
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By jotd
Well, I've tried disabling sound, changing draw...

Well, I've tried disabling sound, changing draw mode to ddraw, 9, 11, changing triple buffering to double, nothing helps. It's just horrible. CPU up to 800% sometimes 1000%...

I quit WinUAE and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 12:49
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By jotd
I'm pretty sure something changed on my system...

I'm pretty sure something changed on my system and it's not WinUAE fault. I'll check the video/audio options, looks like a good start. thanks Toni.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 11:20
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By jotd
super-slow WinUAE

Hi,

I don't know why but I noticed that WinUAE was very slow a few months ago.

I don't think it's a regression or something, because already happened with 4.1. Not sure what I changed or what...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2019, 23:02
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By jotd
Level skipper is a must-have when you want to...

Level skipper is a must-have when you want to test a particular level. Levelskipper can also defeat remainders of protection that happen at some point of a level.

Well, if the game is broken, we...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 14 March 2019, 21:52
Replies: 28
Views: 1,236
Posted By jotd
yes, CD32load doesn't care about the OS. I...

yes, CD32load doesn't care about the OS. I understand your point now. Yup, we can't do much about that...

BTW earok told me he found a EBOLA VIRUS! in the Watchtower CD32launch distro I zoned a...
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 March 2019, 23:35
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
Gods generates random passwords so they're unique...

Gods generates random passwords so they're unique to each copy
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2019, 00:10
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By jotd
Qwak Rodland Silkworm IK+ Superfrog ...

Qwak
Rodland
Silkworm
IK+
Superfrog
Body Blows Galactic
Banshee

but true they prefer Mario / 3DS stuff...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 12 March 2019, 21:10
Replies: 28
Views: 1,236
Posted By jotd
I supposed you're calling "freeanim" each time...

I supposed you're calling "freeanim" each time right?

Killing whatever is in the background you mean exiting the current shell for instance, or use some "addxxk" trickery that can be called from...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2019, 00:53
Replies: 52
Views: 2,747
Posted By jotd
agreed but yet some very good ports were achieved...

agreed but yet some very good ports were achieved on a less powerful machine. Porting an arcade game on X68000 is cheating.

Or maybe ports are good because they weren't rushed (AND made by...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2019, 23:11
Replies: 52
Views: 2,747
Posted By jotd
was Hard Driving mentionned as a bad port? I...

was Hard Driving mentionned as a bad port?

I had the luck to play the original arcade cabinet: awesome, with gears and all. Amiga version was disappointing.
Forum: Coders. Contest 10 March 2019, 19:17
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
Irek, I have removed the extra stuff I was doing...

Irek, I have removed the extra stuff I was doing to "fix" the jump. Was already done in the game, and I incorrectly didn't see it.

Also the fact that the game crashes is because there are wrong...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 10 March 2019, 11:55
Replies: 1,141
Views: 97,659
Posted By jotd
nice find! CDFREEZE is useful when game...

nice find! CDFREEZE is useful when game interrupts use fixed registers (like A5/A6, often used as "global" in some games: Chuck Rock 2, Pinball Fantaisies ...)

not setting it makes game crash when...
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 March 2019, 22:56
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
the workaround to avoid waiting is to read POTGOR...

the workaround to avoid waiting is to read POTGOR first, then write to POTGO.

The very first read is likely to fail, but all others will work.

About what Toni said: "KS ROM vertical blank...
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 March 2019, 19:17
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
this timing issue looks like a legend. It is a...

this timing issue looks like a legend. It is a legend, except for the CD32 buttons. I've zoned 2 source files that I'm using for my whdload slaves (read the buttons, read the whole joystick).

It...
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 March 2019, 18:36
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
Irek have you tried the whdload version in the...

Irek have you tried the whdload version in the zone? because it seems to depend on the joystick used, and I think I fixed some missing instruction in the whdload fix.

This 2nd button "war" could...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 08 March 2019, 18:21
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By jotd
ooh there must be at least 8 colors on screen...

ooh there must be at least 8 colors on screen...
Forum: Coders. Contest 08 March 2019, 09:19
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
@mcgeezer robinson5 suggests $FF00. I'm...

@mcgeezer robinson5 suggests $FF00. I'm performing this after having read, but I guess that it doesn't make a great difference.

Note that on V0B I tested the writes to this register, and nothing...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 March 2019, 17:11
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
ok, done a whdload version in the zone. It's...

ok, done a whdload version in the zone. It's currently beta, and current game version has bugs

- some raised the "2nd button not working" issue on EAB: button could appear "stuck" (unless it's a...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 March 2019, 05:15
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
Oh mcgeezer what would be cool would be to get...

Oh mcgeezer what would be cool would be to get the executable with symbols for the whdload patch. Note that using an exe packer would also allow to save space on the disk (300% compression) and still...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 March 2019, 17:52
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
mcgeezer you're totally right. I think that if I...

mcgeezer you're totally right. I think that if I created a game I'd do the same. No need to properly setup & restore everything: video/audio/memory/CIAs.

WHDLoad does a very good job already.
...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 March 2019, 16:29
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
you cannot break hard drives by just reading to...

you cannot break hard drives by just reading to it. But you can crash the machine all right :)

Writing is something else...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 March 2019, 13:40
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
mcgeezer asked for a whdload version, he must...

mcgeezer asked for a whdload version, he must have his reasons. I think there's some trackloading involved when the game is running (some commercial games also appeared to have files, but used DOS...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 March 2019, 04:52
Replies: 140
Views: 48,876
Posted By jotd
just sent to whdload page: Premiere (WHDLoad...

just sent to whdload page:

Premiere (WHDLoad - 2nd button/blue for jump, play for pause, fwd+bwd for quit [ESC])
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 10:00
Replies: 18
Views: 492
Posted By jotd
Chip that's one very valid answer to make. I can...

Chip that's one very valid answer to make. I can fully understand that. Realizing this is something at least.

I'm sure casual arcade gaming is of some value. Short, stimulating, fun.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 09:44
Replies: 18
Views: 492
Posted By jotd
Which games did you find useful in real life?

Video games have the reputation of making you a no-life, a nerd, whatever, and it's generally true when abused.

But do you have some examples of video games that actually helped you in your real...
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 March 2019, 13:23
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
on it :)

on it :)
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 March 2019, 06:17
Replies: 897
Views: 53,373
Posted By jotd
mcgeezer still interested in whdload install?

mcgeezer still interested in whdload install?
Forum: support.Games 03 March 2019, 11:13
Replies: 38
Views: 5,069
Posted By jotd
does anyone enjoy entering codes with a codewheel...

does anyone enjoy entering codes with a codewheel instead of using whdload / a cracked version?
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 02 March 2019, 14:31
Replies: 28
Views: 1,236
Posted By jotd
Update: Watchtower CD32 version in the zone. ...

Update: Watchtower CD32 version in the zone.

Forgot to give the instructions how to run it


cd32launch launchslave=watchtower.lslave


it performs assigns, loads & patches executable...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 March 2019, 10:13
Replies: 90
Views: 8,781
Posted By jotd
One possibility is that POTGO isn't reset. CD32...

One possibility is that POTGO isn't reset. CD32 pads don't care, but other joystick need that pin to be reset else button only works once.


move.w #$FF00,$DFF034


Some original code in...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 February 2019, 13:39
Replies: 90
Views: 8,781
Posted By jotd
one thing I read somewhere is that mouse/joy...

one thing I read somewhere is that mouse/joy detection only works if mouse is moved/button is pressed/don't remember.

I used a joystick doubler and dropped it at some point. I don't remember why,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 February 2019, 13:13
Replies: 90
Views: 8,781
Posted By jotd
Same here, the other way round, with the HW...

Same here, the other way round, with the HW detection routine used in some WHDLoad slaves. Joystick is sometimes wrongly detected as joypad, and mayhem ensues when pressing one of the buttons...
...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 February 2019, 09:55
Replies: 73
Views: 12,277
Posted By jotd
I haven't tested it but it should :) I have to...

I haven't tested it but it should :) I have to adapt to all the versions, no need to release an half-patch.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 February 2019, 18:38
Replies: 73
Views: 12,277
Posted By jotd
Superfrog is now done. Bubble Bobble is next...

Superfrog is now done. Bubble Bobble is next (already 1 version working with button 2 as jump)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 February 2019, 17:14
Replies: 51
Views: 1,412
Posted By jotd
My father liked Hollywood Poker Pro a lot. He...

My father liked Hollywood Poker Pro a lot. He learned to boot the miggy when I wasn't there just for that.
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