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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2021, 00:37
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Dunny
At what point did I say that Turrican is crap, my...

At what point did I say that Turrican is crap, my dude? I said that people don't pay to play games they don't like. Which is the opposite of what you said.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Dunny
Nobody pays to play crap games, my dude. So that...

Nobody pays to play crap games, my dude. So that invalidates what you said right out of the gate.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2021, 21:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, that's pretty much how it goes. The only...

Yeah, that's pretty much how it goes. The only time I see the enemy carrier is when I'm ready to kick it's arse :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2021, 21:07
Replies: 27
Views: 1,495
Posted By Dunny
Nearly all games are worse than Manic Miner...

Nearly all games are worse than Manic Miner though.
Forum: project.MAGE 13 March 2021, 15:17
Replies: 58
Views: 18,987
Posted By Dunny
Top job, thanks :)

Top job, thanks :)
Forum: project.MAGE 13 March 2021, 11:19
Replies: 58
Views: 18,987
Posted By Dunny
Your installation of Strife pollutes the archive...

Your installation of Strife pollutes the archive - it needs to go into

Configurations\Unofficial\
Games\Unofficial\

As per Damien's wishes here...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2021, 12:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dunny
When I first started seriously playing games on...

When I first started seriously playing games on the Amiga, a friend gifted me a pack of cracked disks (compilations mostly) and one had Carrier Command on it. I spent months learning how to play it...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2021, 17:59
Replies: 50
Views: 3,258
Posted By Dunny
I think that if you could take advantage of the...

I think that if you could take advantage of the 1MB expanded Amigas then that would be lovely. Maybe cut down on floppy accessing by caching to RAM?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2021, 19:42
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, but it's wrong, innit?

Yeah, but it's wrong, innit?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2021, 17:09
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
You-bee-soft of course. There is no other way....

You-bee-soft of course. There is no other way. Not a correct one, at any rate.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 March 2021, 22:25
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
Yes but they're wrong. It's Ubisoft.

Yes but they're wrong. It's Ubisoft.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 14:19
Replies: 191
Views: 6,500
Posted By Dunny
The problem here is that some people have...

The problem here is that some people have "upgraded" their Amigas to use Vampires or 060s and they're now salty that coders 30 years ago didn't build-in support for their follies.

So if the...
Forum: Coders. General 01 March 2021, 12:21
Replies: 819
Views: 80,983
Posted By Dunny
I guess you could always just not play it and let...

I guess you could always just not play it and let people who do enjoy these things... enjoy them?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 16:16
Replies: 191
Views: 6,500
Posted By Dunny
For my part, that's as real an Amiga as any...

For my part, that's as real an Amiga as any other, but if the software wasn't written to specifically support that particular model then that's just tough titties for the user. You can ask WHDLoad...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 14:53
Replies: 191
Views: 6,500
Posted By Dunny
Nobody needs or must support anything. If...

Nobody needs or must support anything.

If the game requires an A500 with ECS 1MB then that's what it needs.
If it needs an A1200 with 030 and 4MB Fast RAM then that's what it needs.

It's...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2021, 01:38
Replies: 46
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dunny
All of the above, and: A disk space meter at...

All of the above, and:

A disk space meter at the edge of the volume window
Icons that can be any size
Icons as files in their own right.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2021, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 2,106
Posted By Dunny
It's probably not this one, but back in the ......

It's probably not this one, but back in the ... early 90s? When I went to see the VR suite at Hull university, they were running a VR demo which was green polygonised mountains over which an orange,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 February 2021, 01:49
Replies: 84
Views: 7,077
Posted By Dunny
It gets worse; I've been known to store...

It gets worse; I've been known to store executable code in strings too, and run it from there.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 February 2021, 17:50
Replies: 84
Views: 7,077
Posted By Dunny
I store all my data in strings. Is that bad?

I store all my data in strings. Is that bad?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2021, 16:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,789
Posted By Dunny
"Shit game time" YOU TAKE THAT BACK. Death...

"Shit game time"

YOU TAKE THAT BACK. Death Mask was bloody wonderful fun. It got just as much if not more play time than AB3D, Gloom, Fears and Breathless.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2021, 12:05
Replies: 63
Views: 4,435
Posted By Dunny
Given that I know all of the FL Studio developers...

Given that I know all of the FL Studio developers (obviously) I reckon I probably do :D
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2021, 12:33
Replies: 186
Views: 12,110
Posted By Dunny
Fun fact: Andrew Braybrook will block anyone on...

Fun fact: Andrew Braybrook will block anyone on Twitter who admits to pirating Amiga or C64 games.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 15:22
Replies: 63
Views: 4,435
Posted By Dunny
You're right about export - and given that pretty...

You're right about export - and given that pretty much all of the output in FL Studio is via Plugins (both Fruity and VST) then there's really no point in exporting any Amiga format.

But for...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2021, 11:44
Replies: 63
Views: 4,435
Posted By Dunny
Well you're in luck. We've got a tracker...

Well you're in luck. We've got a tracker interface (that loads PT, we'll see about exporting maybe) on the to-do list for a future version of FL Studio.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2021, 22:37
Replies: 272
Views: 20,769
Posted By Dunny
Don't get your hopes up. This was called out way...

Don't get your hopes up. This was called out way back as a cynical low effort cash grab aimed at nostalgic Turrican fans and it's turned out to be exactly that.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2021, 11:56
Replies: 186
Views: 12,110
Posted By Dunny
Anyone who plays Wibble World Giddy is betraying...

Anyone who plays Wibble World Giddy is betraying Jet Set Willy, so yeah.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2021, 11:41
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
Sickle-apps

Sickle-apps
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 01:51
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
So long as you pronounce it with a hard "g"...

So long as you pronounce it with a hard "g" you're good.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2021, 13:47
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
No, he went on record saying that as he invented...

No, he went on record saying that as he invented it, he gets to decide how it's pronounced - and it's "Jiff" after which the rest of the internet told him he's wrong. Which he is.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2021, 13:44
Replies: 111
Views: 8,112
Posted By Dunny
"puh-sigh-guh-no-sis" Anything else is just...

"puh-sigh-guh-no-sis"

Anything else is just wrong. Including the people who created it - even the guy who invented the gif format pronounces it wrong, after all.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2020, 17:47
Replies: 143
Views: 20,054
Posted By Dunny
My Speccy emulator might not be updated anymore...

My Speccy emulator might not be updated anymore (possibly will be though) but my Speccy BASIC interpreter for PCs certainly is: https://github.com/ZXDunny

Apologies for the slight derail.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2020, 20:50
Replies: 483
Views: 61,844
Posted By Dunny
It really doesn't matter that Foebane doesn't...

It really doesn't matter that Foebane doesn't like simulated CRT for his Amiga emulation - other people do like it and they're gonna use it whether he likes it or not. And it just gets better as GPUs...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2020, 11:46
Replies: 655
Views: 122,848
Posted By Dunny
Stock 1200 doesn't come with Fast RAM. Once you...

Stock 1200 doesn't come with Fast RAM. Once you add some, then the speed of the game increases because it's able to access in-memory assets without contention.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 November 2020, 10:22
Replies: 566
Views: 103,902
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, but Scorched Tanks was phenomenal fun with...

Yeah, but Scorched Tanks was phenomenal fun with your mates and a few beers :D
Forum: support.FS-UAE 13 November 2020, 14:05
Replies: 116
Views: 38,341
Posted By Dunny
Updating it is difficult - you have to unpack the...

Updating it is difficult - you have to unpack the filesystem blob, replace FS-UAE or update the host OS, then re-pack it before copying it to a USB stick and transferring it via command line to the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 November 2020, 16:25
Replies: 32
Views: 3,303
Posted By Dunny
PT3 is the Speccy's mod tracker format, same as...

PT3 is the Speccy's mod tracker format, same as for the Amiga. Others, such as .ay, are dumps of memory including player code which the player then uses to emulate.
Forum: project.MAGE 03 November 2020, 16:23
Replies: 4,402
Views: 564,888
Posted By Dunny
Wow, how did we miss Feud? I spent months on that...

Wow, how did we miss Feud? I spent months on that game BITD :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2020, 12:52
Replies: 87
Views: 6,657
Posted By Dunny
:D But yes, all speculation based on already...

:D

But yes, all speculation based on already released by the Arthur Daley of the retro world. No reason to suspect that they'll do anything different at this stage.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2020, 01:35
Replies: 87
Views: 6,657
Posted By Dunny
It will be based on already-used hardware (The64...

It will be based on already-used hardware (The64 was the same thing as the Vega, no reason to suggest this will be any different) and therefore will probably just about manage an A500 1MB.

It...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2020, 00:04
Replies: 87
Views: 6,657
Posted By Dunny
One word: Horace.

One word: Horace.
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