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Forum: OT - Gaming 24 October 2017, 14:54
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Thorham
I play Warframe and have bought platinum :crying

I play Warframe and have bought platinum :crying
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2017, 05:57
Replies: 91
Views: 4,698
Posted By Thorham
Well said. However, he could've written a few...

Well said. However, he could've written a few lines to let us know what was happening.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 October 2017, 08:04
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Thorham
Glad you think so, thanks.

Glad you think so, thanks.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 October 2017, 00:24
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Thorham
It's that way because I prefer it, but using the...

It's that way because I prefer it, but using the stack is easy:

;
; a1 = message
; a2 = output array
; d0 = message length
;
sha256.computeHash
movem.l d1/d7/a0-a1/a3-a4,-(sp)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2017, 16:39
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Thorham
Sha256 stand-alone hash function.

Here's a stand-alone, optimized (more so than my previous effort) sha256 hash function that you can drop into just about any code that needs it: 55036 Related: If anyone wants an optimized AES...
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 October 2017, 09:49
Replies: 485
Views: 60,092
Posted By Thorham
Bought it, and it's been great so far. Keep in...

Bought it, and it's been great so far. Keep in mind that it's not party based, but a single character, and that there's sadly no level editor.


Yeah, and I'm not rich :crying
Forum: OT - Gaming 08 October 2017, 04:17
Replies: 485
Views: 60,092
Posted By Thorham
Vaporum. Dungeon Master style game similar to the...

Vaporum. Dungeon Master style game similar to the Legend of Grimrock games: http://store.steampowered.com/app/629690/Vaporum/
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 September 2017, 10:14
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By Thorham
That's a hash function, not a PRNG ;) ...

That's a hash function, not a PRNG ;)

Anyway, don't underestimate the importance of PRNG quality. For game mechanics a quality PRNG is critically important.
Forum: support.Apps 12 September 2017, 23:30
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Thorham
SysSpeed on Aminet:...

SysSpeed on Aminet: http://aminet.net/package/util/moni/sspeed26 Much more extensive than SysInfo.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2017, 04:32
Replies: 227
Views: 30,695
Posted By Thorham
Indeed. Get a card with the wrong chipset, and...

Indeed. Get a card with the wrong chipset, and it's NEVER going to work.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 31 August 2017, 14:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By Thorham
That's indeed the best way. I do something...

That's indeed the best way.

I do something similar. On my 50mhz 68030, I execute the code that is to be measured one million times and simply count the number of vertical blanks in a VBL...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 August 2017, 12:45
Replies: 227
Views: 30,695
Posted By Thorham
Yeah, because only what you want is important and...

Yeah, because only what you want is important and screw everyone else :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2017, 20:45
Replies: 164
Views: 13,621
Posted By Thorham
:great

:great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2017, 11:06
Replies: 164
Views: 13,621
Posted By Thorham
Very strange. Why did they think that that was a...

Very strange. Why did they think that that was a good idea? Should be pretty easy to clean up with search/replace at least (perhaps with regex).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 August 2017, 15:25
Replies: 164
Views: 13,621
Posted By Thorham
What's with the odd syntax in the above post...

What's with the odd syntax in the above post :confused
Forum: support.Apps 18 August 2017, 17:34
Replies: 57
Views: 2,316
Posted By Thorham
Sorry to go off-topic again, but I just had too...

Sorry to go off-topic again, but I just had too :p


Odd. I recently went from XP to Win10 on my low end Amd 3400 APU (bought without OS). Added some RAM, and Win10 performance is very similar to...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 14 August 2017, 11:27
Replies: 69
Views: 14,023
Posted By Thorham
No, it doesn't :p

No, it doesn't :p
Forum: support.Hardware 11 August 2017, 07:28
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Thorham
Cocolino uses a nasty movement pins hack for the...

Cocolino uses a nasty movement pins hack for the scroll wheel. Terrible design choice.

See here: http://www.amiga.org/forums/showpost.php?p=795310&postcount=32
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2017, 20:00
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Thorham
Don't add support for a scroll wheel. Your...

Don't add support for a scroll wheel. Your adapter will end up being horrible like the Cocolino. I know, I have one. Wouldn't have bought it if I knew beforehand, and would have bought a normal Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2017, 18:52
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Thorham
It does. Unfortunately the mouse pointer movement...

It does. Unfortunately the mouse pointer movement isn't as nice as a normal Amiga mouse. It's less accurate. Just leave the scroll wheel out. It's impossible to implement properly without hacks using...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2017, 11:42
Replies: 44
Views: 3,075
Posted By Thorham
Normal HAM is trivial to emulate on the peecee...

Normal HAM is trivial to emulate on the peecee (have done it), so I suspect HSV HAM will be easy enough.
Forum: News 06 August 2017, 09:54
Replies: 195
Views: 20,193
Posted By Thorham
Intel I7 board with 680x0 emulation ;)

Intel I7 board with 680x0 emulation ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2017, 18:51
Replies: 3,714
Views: 488,278
Posted By Thorham
Getting sucked back into Warframe. Does anyone...

Getting sucked back into Warframe. Does anyone else play it?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 July 2017, 17:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
Posted By Thorham
I used to have an A500 with 2MB extra memory, and...

I used to have an A500 with 2MB extra memory, and simply booted from a RAD disk with lots of Power Packer compressed programs including AsmOne. Worked very nicely.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 July 2017, 13:50
Replies: 172
Views: 14,978
Posted By Thorham
The ZX Spectrum. More powerful than the...

The ZX Spectrum. More powerful than the Archimedes :laughing
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 July 2017, 13:55
Replies: 172
Views: 14,978
Posted By Thorham
Fanbois :banghead

Fanbois :banghead
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 July 2017, 13:51
Replies: 172
Views: 14,978
Posted By Thorham
It's certainly cooler than the Playstation 4 and...

It's certainly cooler than the Playstation 4 and XBox One :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 July 2017, 20:54
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
It's actually better than that. LVOs.i doesn't...

It's actually better than that. LVOs.i doesn't add any code at all. Ever. For example, this:

jsr _LVOAllocate(a6)
just becomes this:

jsr -186(a6)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 July 2017, 23:27
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
They sure make maths library functions easier to...

They sure make maths library functions easier to use.


Yeah, they're parameters. There's also \0 for sizes, so you can do things like this:

foo macro
move.\0 \1,\2
endm

...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2017, 08:31
Replies: 40
Views: 2,926
Posted By Thorham
For a very large game, say 100MB, that's what it...

For a very large game, say 100MB, that's what it would come down to on an A500, because the 68000 CPU can't access more then 16MB directly.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2017, 18:35
Replies: 40
Views: 2,926
Posted By Thorham
Potential compatibility problems aside, if it's...

Potential compatibility problems aside, if it's just to store software and data, you can do just about anything, including insanity like sticking 1GB flash RAM on the cartridge.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 July 2017, 02:54
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
There's always tomorrow.

There's always tomorrow.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 July 2017, 02:25
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
I can show you the gamma correction table code...

I can show you the gamma correction table code and macros I was talking about earlier.

Macros:

;
; Do NOT use d0 and d1 as arguments in these macros.
;
selectMathBase set 0

setMathBase...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 July 2017, 01:04
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
Not in assembly language. A fast float and normal...

Not in assembly language. A fast float and normal float fit in a single register, a double in two. Not so bad actually. Even if those parameters were passed using the stack (which in asm they...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 July 2017, 00:10
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
For transcendental functions it's likely 100s of...

For transcendental functions it's likely 100s of times faster to use a table than software floating point. Perhaps more.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 July 2017, 00:02
Replies: 63
Views: 2,290
Posted By Thorham
Indeed. Macros can make your life ten times...

Indeed. Macros can make your life ten times easier for that. I have some for a few functions that also switch between math and mathrans library pointers automatically. Much nicer that way.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 July 2017, 19:32
Replies: 83
Views: 4,520
Posted By Thorham
If you have AGA and a VGA dongle, screen space...

If you have AGA and a VGA dongle, screen space isn't a problem:

https://s21.postimg.org/xu6d1w3dj/frexxed.png
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 July 2017, 17:59
Replies: 102
Views: 7,337
Posted By Thorham
At least on an A1200 you can use a VGA dongle (of...

At least on an A1200 you can use a VGA dongle (of course most monitors don't support 15.5 khz :scream).
Forum: project.EAB 10 July 2017, 17:25
Replies: 23
Views: 3,256
Posted By Thorham
Perhaps, but somehow something seems wrong with...

Perhaps, but somehow something seems wrong with an Amiga forum not supporting Amiga browsers ;)
Forum: Coders. System 10 July 2017, 17:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Thorham
That's something you may want to look into in the...

That's something you may want to look into in the future. I did exactly that years ago, and haven't regretted it.


The AOS autodocs can seem way too concise, and they can require you to look at...
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