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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 07:54
Replies: 120
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Posted By Minuous
It's enough for 80*25 text, the same as what an...

It's enough for 80*25 text, the same as what an IBM-PC could do, but that somehow isn't "practical" for word processing or spreadsheets? What nonsense.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 15:55
Replies: 191
Views: 5,502
Posted By Minuous
If something like a DraCo or Vampire is...

If something like a DraCo or Vampire is incompatible with a real Amiga the fault is with those, surely.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 15:24
Replies: 191
Views: 5,502
Posted By Minuous
Can you give an example?

Can you give an example?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 15:07
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Posted By Minuous
@roondar: How so?

@roondar:

How so?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 14:41
Replies: 191
Views: 5,502
Posted By Minuous
Not really, it is only a few pages in Chapter 1...

Not really, it is only a few pages in Chapter 1 of the Libraries RKRM. There are also a few Amiga Mail articles on the subject but they mostly just repeat the same guidelines.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 06:58
Replies: 191
Views: 5,502
Posted By Minuous
A minimum requirement is generally in place...

A minimum requirement is generally in place because the capabilities of that hardware are required. A maximum requirement is quite different and is generally due to lazy coding.

Poorly written...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 06:36
Replies: 120
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Posted By Minuous
Amiga could do 640 pixels across (more if using...

Amiga could do 640 pixels across (more if using overscan), whereas a Mac was limited to 512 pixels.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 26 February 2021, 02:28
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By Minuous
This is not generally the case on AmigaOS, are...

This is not generally the case on AmigaOS, are you sure it is being freed?
Forum: AMR contributions 25 February 2021, 21:39
Replies: 7
Views: 5,306
Posted By Minuous
Issue #4 is here: ...

Issue #4 is here:

https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%22MegaZone%22&sort=titleSorter
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2021, 06:49
Replies: 46
Views: 1,748
Posted By Minuous
Intelligent algorithmic gadget layouting/sizing.

Intelligent algorithmic gadget layouting/sizing.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 February 2021, 04:48
Replies: 120
Views: 4,764
Posted By Minuous
640*400 non-interlaced is beyond the...

640*400 non-interlaced is beyond the specifications of NTSC, so there's nothing that could have been done on the Amiga side about that. And character mode (which the Mac doesn't have either, BTW) is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 February 2021, 19:27
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Minuous
Nope, 10 quid according to the back cover. ...

Nope, 10 quid according to the back cover.

Also worth noting about the back cover is how they brag about their single one-line non-working Bard's Tale 3 tip, "and of course THE ULTIMA II series",...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 February 2021, 01:40
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Minuous
Worst Amiga books

There are lots of "worst Amiga games" threads but nothing about "Worst Amiga books", so I thought I would start one.

This book is really dreadfully bad:...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 February 2021, 06:32
Replies: 21
Views: 963
Posted By Minuous
V46 is 3.1.4 and 3.1.4.1, V47 is 3.2.

V46 is 3.1.4 and 3.1.4.1, V47 is 3.2.
Forum: support.Apps 03 February 2021, 03:30
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Minuous
Sounds like it might be a bug. I would suggest...

Sounds like it might be a bug. I would suggest using the proper OS3.9 IconEdit instead, it works very well.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2021, 22:20
Replies: 60
Views: 4,120
Posted By Minuous
@SoulAssassin: Hardly; the statute of...

@SoulAssassin:

Hardly; the statute of limitations for anything pirates did back then has long since passed.

Cloanto's infringement is a different matter as it is ongoing.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2021, 00:25
Replies: 60
Views: 4,120
Posted By Minuous
More than one.

More than one.
Forum: News 18 January 2021, 15:59
Replies: 37
Views: 2,818
Posted By Minuous
OK, tried with a Javascript-enabled browser and...

OK, tried with a Javascript-enabled browser and it won't let me in with my current password. Asking for a new password, the email is never sent to my email address. So my account that I have had for...
Forum: support.Games 14 January 2021, 00:23
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Minuous
You have to click on the text to get a cursor,...

You have to click on the text to get a cursor, then you can edit it.
Forum: News 10 January 2021, 22:19
Replies: 37
Views: 2,818
Posted By Minuous
I preferred the old one, looks like this one...

I preferred the old one, looks like this one requires Javascript.
Forum: AMR contributions 10 January 2021, 12:14
Replies: 7
Views: 5,306
Posted By Minuous
Issue #1 just appeared here... ...

Issue #1 just appeared here...

https://commodore.bombjack.org/generic/magazines/megacom/megacom.htm
Forum: Coders. System 08 January 2021, 01:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By Minuous
I have some experience with resource.library,...

I have some experience with resource.library, which is presumably what you are referring to. The GUI description is statically linked to the application binary, therefore the binary is fully...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 06 January 2021, 11:56
Replies: 323
Views: 14,346
Posted By Minuous
It doesn't really need a CD-ROM drive, eg. you...

It doesn't really need a CD-ROM drive, eg. you could install it from your CF card.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 January 2021, 23:14
Replies: 323
Views: 14,346
Posted By Minuous
@Thorham: ...

@Thorham:

http://www.bambi-amiga.co.uk/amigahistory/os35feat.html for starters, but that is just comparing 3.1 to 3.5. Comparing 3.0 to 3.9, the list would be even bigger.
Forum: support.Games 05 January 2021, 22:27
Replies: 63
Views: 4,310
Posted By Minuous
Perhaps the ADFs or the device itself are write...

Perhaps the ADFs or the device itself are write protected?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 January 2021, 22:16
Replies: 323
Views: 14,346
Posted By Minuous
What is wrong with that? Those are a lot better...

What is wrong with that? Those are a lot better than 3.0. It seems odd that you would expect application developers to limit themselves to such old and inadequate OS versions, just because you don't...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2021, 12:27
Replies: 122
Views: 7,290
Posted By Minuous
Not really, since UAE is faster and more...

Not really, since UAE is faster and more compatible.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 December 2020, 07:31
Replies: 323
Views: 14,346
Posted By Minuous
Yes, its name is rather self-explanatory: "Amiga...

Yes, its name is rather self-explanatory: "Amiga Operating System" :-D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 December 2020, 07:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,868
Posted By Minuous
I tried the C128 version of Ultima 5, but it...

I tried the C128 version of Ultima 5, but it seems to be far worse than the Amiga one. Which has the better music is a matter of opinion (I prefer the Amiga music), but the graphics on the Amiga...
Forum: support.Other 21 December 2020, 17:36
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Minuous
That's an obsolete version of the Installer so it...

That's an obsolete version of the Installer so it would not surprise me if it had bugs.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 December 2020, 04:31
Replies: 1,041
Views: 173,543
Posted By Minuous
@jbenam: That statement was regarding P96,...

@jbenam:

That statement was regarding P96, not OS3.2.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 December 2020, 06:25
Replies: 113
Views: 11,220
Posted By Minuous
This method is interesting, was anything similar...

This method is interesting, was anything similar ever used on the Amiga?

https://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2020/12/the-cleverest-floppy-disc-protection.html
Forum: project.MAGE 09 December 2020, 03:51
Replies: 4,145
Views: 527,736
Posted By Minuous
I gave it a quick test and this version seems to...

I gave it a quick test and this version seems to work fine.
Forum: project.MAGE 07 December 2020, 17:33
Replies: 4,145
Views: 527,736
Posted By Minuous
@DamienD: Many thanks, I will let you know...

@DamienD:

Many thanks, I will let you know if there are any problems.
Forum: Coders. System 07 December 2020, 14:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By Minuous
You can do 1, 2 and 3 by using texteditor.gadget,...

You can do 1, 2 and 3 by using texteditor.gadget, bevel.image and string.gadget, respectively.
Forum: Coders. System 06 December 2020, 12:02
Replies: 26
Views: 3,656
Posted By Minuous
My point wasn't about Microsoft, it was...

My point wasn't about Microsoft, it was development continued beyond 3.1. Eg. OS3.5 and 3.9 have a full set of BOOPSI classes, which 3.1 lacks.
Forum: Coders. System 06 December 2020, 02:22
Replies: 26
Views: 3,656
Posted By Minuous
That's not correct.

That's not correct.
Forum: project.MAGE 06 December 2020, 02:12
Replies: 4,145
Views: 527,736
Posted By Minuous
I noticed that Cybernoid 2 crashes between game...

I noticed that Cybernoid 2 crashes between game over and starting a new game.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 December 2020, 14:05
Replies: 18
Views: 4,379
Posted By Minuous
It should work on any Amiga that has OS3.9+BB2...

It should work on any Amiga that has OS3.9+BB2 (or later) and about 10Mb RAM.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 December 2020, 13:20
Replies: 18
Views: 4,379
Posted By Minuous
MCE can be used to reset the high scores.

MCE can be used to reset the high scores.
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