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Forum: support.WinUAE 29 May 2018, 13:20
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By Leo42
There are several Surface types: - Surface Pro...

There are several Surface types:
- Surface Pro is a tablet that can have a keyboard attached
- Surface Book is a laptop (with a touchscreen) that can have its screen detached & work as a tablet
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 06 January 2018, 23:47
Replies: 135
Views: 11,643
Posted By Leo42
I made a quick video of the latest wolf3D_v2 demo...

I made a quick video of the latest wolf3D_v2 demo running on UAE (A500 unexpanded configuration) so that anyone can see your impressive work :)

https://youtu.be/6qsY8tXRFh0

Is there a way to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2017, 11:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo42
Thanks! I didn't know that. Has it been...

Thanks! I didn't know that.

Has it been improved in Beast 2 & Beast 3 ? It seems to turn around faster.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2017, 20:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo42
Shadow of the Beast sprites/tiles

I am wondering: since Amiga didn't support bitmap mirror (ie: left/right inversion), did they have to store left and right image of each sprite frame?

Or could it be performed using blitter/cpu...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 June 2017, 17:53
Replies: 141
Views: 21,387
Posted By Leo42
I don't think the problem was the wordprocessors:...

I don't think the problem was the wordprocessors: Amiga had capable apps.

The problem was the lack of hardware support: printer drivers sucked, then we lacked scanning software, etc...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 May 2017, 11:39
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Leo42
From what I read the bug was related to the...

From what I read the bug was related to the locale (didn't happen in English).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2017, 17:09
Replies: 141
Views: 21,387
Posted By Leo42
There's no way the A500 could compete with the...

There's no way the A500 could compete with the SNES in 1992. Even the later released A1200 could not.

In 1992 there were already lots of games that were almost perfect arcade conversions or...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 January 2017, 15:28
Replies: 484
Views: 119,492
Posted By Leo42
Seeing how everything is all about the money and...

Seeing how everything is all about the money and that they all want to protect what they do I don't see why the Deneb author would give you any kind of documentation.

Not that I agree with that,...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2017, 14:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,823
Posted By Leo42
The link is down :( If I remember correctly,...

The link is down :(

If I remember correctly, there was an aditionnal disk with demo modules & samples that were made with DSS: anyone would have these ?
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2016, 16:24
Replies: 325
Views: 49,231
Posted By Leo42
You're right: this is Gallagher's Gallery. I...

You're right: this is Gallagher's Gallery. I thought it was Mad Dog.

So there's no dump of Mad Dog that's supposed to work with WinUAE yet ?
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2016, 15:22
Replies: 325
Views: 49,231
Posted By Leo42
I have followed Earok instructions: I can get Mad...

I have followed Earok instructions: I can get Mad Dog running but cannot get the full game to work: it seems I only have access to some mini games (like shooting bottles, etc..): is the full game...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 June 2016, 08:51
Replies: 23
Views: 3,405
Posted By Leo42
What's wrong with the 060 ? You mean Apple knew...

What's wrong with the 060 ? You mean Apple knew you were working on a Mac emulator ?
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 March 2016, 14:34
Replies: 48
Views: 9,438
Posted By Leo42
What was new in v2.4 ? Feel like releasing...

What was new in v2.4 ?

Feel like releasing it, even though you are preserving it ? :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 February 2016, 21:56
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Leo42
Thank you ! That's exactly what I was...

Thank you !

That's exactly what I was looking for :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 February 2016, 12:49
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Leo42
Another World: are there several releases ?

Lots of Amiga games got multiple releases: usually a first original release, and then one or more re-releases, for example: budget, XXL,...

I'd like to know if there was several releases of...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 July 2015, 14:50
Replies: 627
Views: 82,385
Posted By Leo42
A2088%20XT%20Bridgeboard.zip should be in The...

A2088%20XT%20Bridgeboard.zip should be in The Zone.

@mark_k: I replaced the "1/4" character at the same time ;)
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 July 2015, 11:07
Replies: 627
Views: 82,385
Posted By Leo42
No problem here (using 7zip), same checksum. ...

No problem here (using 7zip), same checksum.

I uploaded the file repacked as zip.
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2015, 19:56
Replies: 627
Views: 82,385
Posted By Leo42
If it's as anytime soon as ppc emulation that's...

If it's as anytime soon as ppc emulation that's good ;)
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2015, 17:32
Replies: 627
Views: 82,385
Posted By Leo42
This site...

This site (http://www.traumstation.ch/hardware/Commodore/Amiga/A2286-A2386%20Bridgeboard/) contains bridgeboard stuff too: disk images, Janus sdk, some documents,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 December 2014, 00:07
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By Leo42
@Toni: my mistake. You were right. The guy who...

@Toni: my mistake. You were right. The guy who tested was too enthusiastic and thought 256mb were used.

@GuiseppeC: AmigaOS 4.1 requires a PPC processor. If you buy this package it won't run...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 December 2014, 00:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By Leo42
It has been confirmed to work with WinUAE 3:...

It has been confirmed to work with WinUAE 3: http://www.amigaimpact.org/forums/topic/0s-4-1-fe-sous-winuae-3/page/2/ (French).

Apparently you can now have 256mb Ram with Cyberstorm too.

It's...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 October 2014, 14:50
Replies: 168
Views: 73,084
Posted By Leo42
Is AmigaOS 4.0 classic supposed to work as well ?...

Is AmigaOS 4.0 classic supposed to work as well ?

Followed the tutorial but Amiga enters infinite reboot loop: after rainbow, screens turns to pink, and the power led flashes 4 or 5 times, then I...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 August 2013, 16:34
Replies: 7
Views: 3,631
Posted By Leo42
They're not current ADF but there must be an...

They're not current ADF but there must be an emulator of some form hidden somewhere: otherwise it would mean they'd have bought the rights to the sourcecode too, don't you think ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2013, 20:09
Replies: 68
Views: 12,719
Posted By Leo42
@jimmy2x2x: thanks! That's an interesting trick!...

@jimmy2x2x: thanks! That's an interesting trick! Does it mean sprite list needs to be reordered (in case sprites' y position gets updated) ?

Maybe a reorder method could be called from time to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2013, 13:17
Replies: 68
Views: 12,719
Posted By Leo42
Because it would be slow to iterate through,...

Because it would be slow to iterate through, let's say 150 sprites, as opposed to only 10 visible ones ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 August 2013, 17:03
Replies: 68
Views: 12,719
Posted By Leo42
Nice work! One thing I'm wondering: how do...

Nice work!

One thing I'm wondering: how do they handle the "lifetime" of sprites ? I mean: what happens when an object goes out of the (visible) screen ? Is it removed from memory ? What happens...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2012, 09:04
Replies: 173
Views: 37,543
Posted By Leo42
I can confirm FA/18 interceptor music only plays...

I can confirm FA/18 interceptor music only plays with 1Mb machines. And it's a nice one :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2012, 06:27
Replies: 63
Views: 6,657
Posted By Leo42
Looks nice so far! Do you think the special...

Looks nice so far!
Do you think the special perspective applied to the floor could be added too ?
I think that was missing to most Amiga conversions.
Also, the projectiles (Ryu's firepunch,...)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2012, 15:06
Replies: 15
Views: 2,411
Posted By Leo42
I mean inferior "technically": are we going on...

I mean inferior "technically": are we going on playing with words for a long time ?

YES: having less colors doesn't make the game inferior. But again: that's not the point :)

There's no logic:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2012, 14:52
Replies: 15
Views: 2,411
Posted By Leo42
My question was: is it technically possible to...

My question was: is it technically possible to have a perfect conversion, not an inferior one. That's it :) I won't discuss the why,...

Of course you can keep the game while reducing the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2012, 13:52
Replies: 15
Views: 2,411
Posted By Leo42
Well, I meant: a perfect conversion, not a strip...

Well, I meant: a perfect conversion, not a strip down version with compromises :) With all 256 colour graphics, animations, sound,...

Of course it's possible to have a weak conversion.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2012, 12:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,411
Posted By Leo42
Rayman on Amiga ?

With the recent release of Rayman Origins, it made me remember of the original Rayman, which was released in 1995. While looking at it, and it's very nice graphics, colors,... I was wondering if such...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 February 2012, 20:58
Replies: 25
Views: 5,408
Posted By Leo42
Wasn't Hired Guns coming without copy protection...

Wasn't Hired Guns coming without copy protection ? I remember it could be installed to HD...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2011, 15:35
Replies: 74
Views: 11,992
Posted By Leo42
Is the PC Engine's hardware worse ? I'm not...

Is the PC Engine's hardware worse ? I'm not sure... 64 hardware sprites, 16 color palettes for the sprites, same for hardware,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2011, 14:09
Replies: 74
Views: 11,992
Posted By Leo42
Lots of technically-impressive Amiga games are...

Lots of technically-impressive Amiga games are more technical demos than games. Elfmania was surely nice, but gameplay really sucks, same goes for Beast,.. Even Superfrog is borring compared with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 November 2010, 06:04
Replies: 21
Views: 2,606
Posted By Leo42
The original version is more a technical demo...

The original version is more a technical demo than a real game: gameplay is way too hard and most players will get stuck to level 2, if they ever get there...

A lot of Amiga games were like this:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2010, 19:11
Replies: 131
Views: 23,171
Posted By Leo42
True, but the thread isn't about which one is the...

True, but the thread isn't about which one is the easiest to setup... So this is irrelevant here ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2010, 09:32
Replies: 131
Views: 23,171
Posted By Leo42
Here are some games that I can think about... ...

Here are some games that I can think about...

- prince of persia (Amiga version was slloowww)
- Pinball Illusions (didn't have a chance to play other ports but this one is perfect: perfect...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2010, 16:49
Replies: 1
Views: 1,356
Posted By Leo42
[Advice] Which arcade stick to buy ?

Hi,

I'm looking for an arcade stick to play my favorite arcade games. I saw this one:

http://www.xgaming.com/store/category/arcade-joysticks-and-game-controllers/

And would like to know if...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 13 March 2010, 22:34
Replies: 49
Views: 7,139
Posted By Leo42
Ok, Roger :)

Ok, Roger :)
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