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Forum: Coders. General 22 October 2019, 22:06
Replies: 87
Views: 5,053
Posted By Dunny
Ahem. 3.54MHz, or 70908 T-States per frame....

Ahem. 3.54MHz, or 70908 T-States per frame. Earlier 48k models used 69888 Ts/Frame, until the 128k models came out with the slight (0.04MHz) speed increase. The +2a/+3 further threw things out by...
Forum: Coders. General 22 October 2019, 10:57
Replies: 87
Views: 5,053
Posted By Dunny
Another vote for Cyclone, and the amazingly good...

Another vote for Cyclone, and the amazingly good fun Kickstart II.

Edit: Regarding conversions of Sinclair Spectrum games. Yes, the resolution is 256x192. But that does not mean you have to use...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2019, 00:29
Replies: 124
Views: 13,555
Posted By Dunny
I've had a ZXSpin update on the cards for a long...

I've had a ZXSpin update on the cards for a long time now - 0.7s is too unstable on Win10 for my liking and there's some new features that I want to add in. Unfortunately my current projects (and...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 October 2019, 00:01
Replies: 190
Views: 16,632
Posted By Dunny
HAM mode, seriously? I mean, do you not see the...

HAM mode, seriously? I mean, do you not see the awful colour-fringing in those videos?
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2019, 12:13
Replies: 190
Views: 16,632
Posted By Dunny
I think that the point here was that c2p becomes...

I think that the point here was that c2p becomes less of a problem as the overall geometry engine complexity increases - you're still going to be spending the same amount of CPU cycles doing the c2p,...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 September 2019, 14:52
Replies: 233
Views: 17,929
Posted By Dunny
Well, ok. Let's wait until it's been released.

Well, ok. Let's wait until it's been released.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 September 2019, 14:35
Replies: 233
Views: 17,929
Posted By Dunny
Hey just a thought, but could you do the Backbone...

Hey just a thought, but could you do the Backbone magic with RedPill games? :D

All joking aside, Redpill is a very capable and promising system but it suffers from the same insane system...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2019, 14:34
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Dunny
Improving it is good - otherwise if this takes...

Improving it is good - otherwise if this takes off you're looking at 50GB installed for a decent collection of C64 games.

In case I didn't make it clear - I am extremely interested in this, as I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2019, 12:33
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Dunny
No, it's not. You've included all sorts of...

No, it's not. You've included all sorts of rubbish from the standard Vice install that's not necessary. And given that all of your graphics and video (and the emulator) are separate files... What did...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2019, 02:13
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Dunny
I have to say, 24MB for a single C64 game is an...

I have to say, 24MB for a single C64 game is an awful lot, even figuring in artwork.

Internally, it's a (windows) disk image containing a 7MB(!) executable, the lua support dlls, and that's not...
Forum: News 27 September 2019, 09:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dunny
Unfortunately not on mobile.

Unfortunately not on mobile.
Forum: News 26 September 2019, 17:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dunny
Oh, I wanted. But having to skip ahead an...

Oh, I wanted.

But having to skip ahead an unknown amount that just went on and on... and on... and on...

I get that whoever made this video wants to build a brand, I really do. But there's...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2019, 17:20
Replies: 378
Views: 29,737
Posted By Dunny
https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/001/1...

https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/001/152/332/33d.jpg
Forum: project.MAGE 26 September 2019, 10:45
Replies: 2,403
Views: 231,461
Posted By Dunny
OMG DARK CASTLE ON MAC!!!! The amiga version...

OMG DARK CASTLE ON MAC!!!!

The amiga version was a bit shit, tbh
Forum: News 25 September 2019, 15:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dunny
1min, 27 secs of intro?? Are you mad?

1min, 27 secs of intro?? Are you mad?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2019, 18:36
Replies: 100
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dunny
Oh good god yes, but do a side-by-side with the...

Oh good god yes, but do a side-by-side with the 8bit versions :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2019, 17:51
Replies: 100
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dunny
You're a developer; you're thinking in terms of...

You're a developer; you're thinking in terms of technical achievement. Which is fine, he did indeed pull off the impossible (or nearly so). But from the point of view of someone who loves FinalFight,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2019, 09:38
Replies: 100
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dunny
Wait, so we're not allowed to say a game is bad...

Wait, so we're not allowed to say a game is bad if the author is resident on here?
Forum: Coders. Contest 19 September 2019, 15:05
Replies: 1,597
Views: 113,380
Posted By Dunny
Since the sky gradients are quite saturated, just...

Since the sky gradients are quite saturated, just raising the saturation of the display palette would likely even things out. As it stands, DamienD is right - the background gradients make the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2019, 16:36
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Dunny
They're very good, but they're locked down - I...

They're very good, but they're locked down - I have an arcade cab and opted for a Pi3/RetroPie install instead of the Pandora's Box version so I can install my own ROMs.

The Pandora has some very...
Forum: support.Apps 16 September 2019, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Dunny
Get CygnusEd. It's all you need.

Get CygnusEd. It's all you need.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2019, 11:46
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Dunny
Any game is possible "to some degree". For the...

Any game is possible "to some degree". For the Amiga 060 I'd expect flat-shaded polygons (no texturing), a limited draw distance (say one chunk which is 16x16 cells) and no world processing (fire...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2019, 00:02
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Dunny
Yep, it has a setting for world interaction...

Yep, it has a setting for world interaction updates beyond which the world stops doing whatever it is it's doing.

Minecraft is very, very well optimised and still has pretty high requirements to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 September 2019, 13:39
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By Dunny
https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/132330/the_...

https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/132330/the_pacman_dossier.php?page=3

This documents PacMan in excruciating detail. A friend of mine used it to implement a full PacMan in BASIC and it's a...
Forum: project.MAGE 06 September 2019, 11:29
Replies: 2,403
Views: 231,461
Posted By Dunny
https://atrandom.iansharpe.com/setres.php

https://atrandom.iansharpe.com/setres.php
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2019, 01:58
Replies: 332
Views: 13,023
Posted By Dunny
If this ever gets an Amiga port I will be very,...

If this ever gets an Amiga port I will be very, very surprised. Even more surprised if it's any good.
Forum: OT - General 03 September 2019, 20:42
Replies: 57
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
We have FreeSat/FreeView here - with both...

We have FreeSat/FreeView here - with both standard and HD channels (oodles of them, too).

What really boils my piss is when you go to the cinema, pay shitloads for tickets and then have to sit...
Forum: OT - General 03 September 2019, 10:39
Replies: 57
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
No, it's not - the ads are the price that you are...

No, it's not - the ads are the price that you are prepared to pay for content. Just because there are ads does not make the content free.
Forum: OT - General 02 September 2019, 23:45
Replies: 57
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
But the presence of ads implies non-free. Only...

But the presence of ads implies non-free. Only ad-free is the content truly free. Feel free to disagree.
Forum: OT - General 02 September 2019, 20:33
Replies: 57
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
Here's the part where you disagree with both...

Here's the part where you disagree with both subscription and ad-supported models in case you're mis-remembering what you wrote:



You state that the content used to be free; it wasn't. You...
Forum: Coders. Contest 02 September 2019, 19:44
Replies: 1,597
Views: 113,380
Posted By Dunny
I dunno, are we going for authenticity here or...

I dunno, are we going for authenticity here or not? :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2019, 16:27
Replies: 332
Views: 13,023
Posted By Dunny
I'm fairly certain that none of the arcade...

I'm fairly certain that none of the arcade resources for Rygar were particularly Amiga-friendly either :D

If it's more complex than PacMan then it's probably not worth the while simply porting the...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 02 September 2019, 00:07
Replies: 83
Views: 5,261
Posted By Dunny
Big fan of the comics - read them all way back....

Big fan of the comics - read them all way back. Seven years? Seems longer. Anyway, yep - the TV show is just different enough, but with the same characters and premise which is such a big hook from...
Forum: OT - General 01 September 2019, 17:39
Replies: 57
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
That content was never intended to be free; it...

That content was never intended to be free; it was paid for by ads. Adblockers have removed that revenue stream so they have to use a different one (subcriptions). This is the way that the internet's...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 31 August 2019, 20:30
Replies: 83
Views: 5,261
Posted By Dunny
Bashing my way through MindHunter season 2 on...

Bashing my way through MindHunter season 2 on Netflix and damn if it's not just as good as season 1.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 August 2019, 17:08
Replies: 39
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dunny
My first emulation experience was with...

My first emulation experience was with Transformer on the A1000, which was a pretty poor experience although it did run my copy of Jacaranda Jim very well indeed - and that was all I needed it to do....
Forum: News 30 August 2019, 15:39
Replies: 114
Views: 6,705
Posted By Dunny
Ha! That looks bloody awful :D

Ha! That looks bloody awful :D
Forum: OT - General 30 August 2019, 15:34
Replies: 57
Views: 1,599
Posted By Dunny
I use Blokada on my S9. I cannot recommend it...

I use Blokada on my S9. I cannot recommend it enough (though the "cannot connect" messages left behind in ad spaces is a little irritating). Especially in light of ad frames being hijacked as malware...
Forum: News 30 August 2019, 12:13
Replies: 114
Views: 6,705
Posted By Dunny
You can keep your Mortal Kombats, Final Fights...

You can keep your Mortal Kombats, Final Fights and Street Fighters. None of them ever came close to the sheer visceral fun of Target: Renegade on the Spectrum. I've played many, many brawlers since...
Forum: News 30 August 2019, 10:50
Replies: 114
Views: 6,705
Posted By Dunny
Weapons make any brawler better. I fondly...

Weapons make any brawler better. I fondly remember the sickening crunch when you beat enemies with a piece of pipe on the Spectrum's Target: Renegade... :)

As for control complexity, weapons don't...
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