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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:34
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I also prefered the first Xenon musically on the...

I also prefered the first Xenon musically on the ST. Yes I know it uses one less channel, but Whittaker insisted on using that nasty electric guitar sample on the Amiga version, and its cut too...
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 42
Views: 2,789
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Basically they got arsey because I fixed...

Basically they got arsey because I fixed Speedball 2 for AGA machines for free, whereas their solution to the problem was to re-release the Kixx budget version again and charge those that already...
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 03:55
Replies: 42
Views: 2,789
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Shadowlands fix

In the zone you will find the Shadowlands fix I did for the Amiga Format coverdisk back in.... 1996!!!

Execute the file "SHADOWLANDS-FIX" before you run the game. When the screen does weird...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 15:42
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Galahad/FLT
the only reason Cannon Fodder was 1meg chip ram...

the only reason Cannon Fodder was 1meg chip ram when I first wrote it was because WHDLoad wasn't intended for 68000 based Amigas, it was intended for big box and anything 020+, i.e. mainly AGA...
Forum: News 16 February 2020, 00:53
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I've heard that name. Is this the clown that...

I've heard that name. Is this the clown that sent Chucky (Mr.Hertell) some processor cards but they didn't have the required ground plane in them so they were junk?
Forum: News 15 February 2020, 23:43
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Who did this?

Who did this?
Forum: HOL data problems 15 February 2020, 12:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,981
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Can this thread just be locked now? Its...

Can this thread just be locked now?

Its purpose has long since been solved, i.e. to get Gateway Y credits onto HOL.

Gateway Y is 100% cracked and working, but as I explained several times in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 February 2020, 11:12
Replies: 65
Views: 12,721
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Pinball Prelude AGA when multiball is active uses...

Pinball Prelude AGA when multiball is active uses Hires.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 10:59
Replies: 41
Views: 1,271
Posted By Galahad/FLT
To be fair, Kid Chaos was a pretty close...

To be fair, Kid Chaos was a pretty close approximation of Sonic on Amiga
Forum: support.Apps 12 February 2020, 00:09
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Awesomely :)

Awesomely :)
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 22:56
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Check the zone for a revision, montyboot2, that...

Check the zone for a revision, montyboot2, that should work!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2020, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It is because Beast was a watershed moment for...

It is because Beast was a watershed moment for the Amiga, meaning, that finally, someone had shown what the Amiga was actually capable of when the hardware was actually utilised properly, i.e. when...
Forum: support.Games 11 February 2020, 13:26
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By Galahad/FLT
If you download the installer and slave from...

If you download the installer and slave from WHDLOAD.DE, then you can at least know if your disk is ok or not as the imager in that install is configured to only read in an original disk of James...
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 05:08
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Galahad/FLT
So it was document check and Copylock! In...

So it was document check and Copylock!

In the zone is the file "montyboot", copy that to your hard drive and execute it, when prompted, put your original Monty Python into DF0: and follow onscreen...
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 04:36
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Trivial fix Angus, pretty sure Monty Python was...

Trivial fix Angus, pretty sure Monty Python was Copylock, so as long as you only copy the bootblock from the IPF, your original should be good to go again.

EDIT: Actually its just a document...
Forum: HOL data problems 10 February 2020, 21:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,981
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Then feel free to tell them. They are both...

Then feel free to tell them.

They are both adults, im sure they will cope admirably.
Forum: HOL data problems 10 February 2020, 17:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,981
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Sigh. You know EXACTLY why it hasnt been...

Sigh.

You know EXACTLY why it hasnt been released so far.

Until the light gun routines can be properly converted, there is no game!

CfOU has agreed to look at it further when he has time.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 February 2020, 17:00
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I take it you have a blit wait at the start of...

I take it you have a blit wait at the start of all your blitter routines?

And that the blit wait comes before you start poking any blitter registers?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 10:06
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Galahad/FLT
David Pleasance was/is a force of nature, he was...

David Pleasance was/is a force of nature, he was very well respected by software companies, and I think that had CBM UK been successful, there would have been a much slower exodus to leave the Amiga....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 00:54
Replies: 19
Views: 3,421
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It was definitely popular because I remember the...

It was definitely popular because I remember the coverdisk demo on a magazine and it gave a flavour of what to expect, but the problem Thalion had, is their distribution absolutely sucked!

It why...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2020, 18:38
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Once i'm done on something, I want nothing more...

Once i'm done on something, I want nothing more to do with it.

Once its released, its liked or loathed, and its done.

I certainly don't like playing anything i've done, thats not because I...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 January 2020, 23:04
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Galahad/FLT
He did, but he's a dick!

He did, but he's a dick!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 January 2020, 21:13
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Galahad/FLT
change blk.l to dc.l change blk.b to dc.b

change blk.l to dc.l

change blk.b to dc.b
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 January 2020, 00:47
Replies: 71
Views: 2,489
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think there are more 512kchip/512kslow machines...

I think there are more 512kchip/512kslow machines than there are 1meg chip.

1Meg chip came with the later 1.3 Kickstart about 6 months before the A500+ came out I think.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 January 2020, 00:27
Replies: 81
Views: 14,111
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The irony is not lost on me lol :laughing

The irony is not lost on me lol :laughing
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2020, 23:03
Replies: 81
Views: 14,111
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Its not that its French that bugs me, its the...

Its not that its French that bugs me, its the typical coding style of French games back then.

They seemed to love a combination of ASM/C/Fortran or whatever other obscure shit they could use to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 January 2020, 12:20
Replies: 71
Views: 2,489
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The type of loading used in those games is not...

The type of loading used in those games is not some kind of free no penalty resource, valuable DMA resources are lost for that loading process, and not suited to high action games.

It shouldnt...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2020, 02:05
Replies: 30
Views: 888
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Everyone is a minority at least once in their...

Everyone is a minority at least once in their life! :laughing

8/10 for me, absolute classic and that its a perfect copy of the original for quite an early Amiga title is just better still.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2020, 13:33
Replies: 81
Views: 14,111
Posted By Galahad/FLT
So i have a trusted playtester on standby. ...

So i have a trusted playtester on standby.

Goes into beta testing in about a weeks time :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 28 January 2020, 13:30
Replies: 71
Views: 2,489
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Not really. People accept compromises have to be...

Not really. People accept compromises have to be made, maybe less enemies onscreen, maybe smaller enemies, maybe remove some anim frames to keep ram requirements simple.

Some of those things or...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2020, 00:22
Replies: 132
Views: 8,336
Posted By Galahad/FLT
amazeballs!!!!!!!!!!!!

amazeballs!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 January 2020, 11:35
Replies: 71
Views: 2,489
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The A500 can do Rolling Thunder in its sleep,...

The A500 can do Rolling Thunder in its sleep, absolutely NO requirements for A1200 whatsoever.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 January 2020, 03:25
Replies: 71
Views: 2,489
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It is...... and its not ;) What I mean is...

It is...... and its not ;)

What I mean is yes, it scrolls in all 8 directions, but if you pay close attention to the way the levels are structured (certainly what i've seen so far), the game seems...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 January 2020, 23:25
Replies: 71
Views: 2,489
Posted By Galahad/FLT
A500 no doubt. 1 Meg of any mem should be...

A500 no doubt.

1 Meg of any mem should be more than enough, most of the enemies are the same animations just different colours, its a multi directional scroller, but, it seems to limit that quite...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 January 2020, 22:03
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It all comes down to what you're most comfortable...

It all comes down to what you're most comfortable with.

In the UK the majority used Devpac, because presumably, thats what got copied and spread quite quickly and was immediately compatible with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 23:32
Replies: 83
Views: 3,831
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Never progressed to anything other than an...

Never progressed to anything other than an animation, but I remember seeing it on display and drooling over it.
Forum: support.Games 24 January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Untouched as in no cracking required. I...

Untouched as in no cracking required.

I hardly think datestamps being present is entirely relevant, a 100% preserved WORKING copy is more important.

But knock yourself out and reinvent the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 02:31
Replies: 83
Views: 3,831
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Its actually very upgradeable today with some...

Its actually very upgradeable today with some specific hardware made for it, but back in the day there wasn't a great deal you could do.

Gutted really as i'd love the CDTV to be sat under the PS4...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 01:49
Replies: 83
Views: 3,831
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The CDTV is an absolute killer looking system,...

The CDTV is an absolute killer looking system, really is a very nice looking machine.
Forum: Coders. General 24 January 2020, 00:06
Replies: 69
Views: 8,528
Posted By Galahad/FLT
From memory, in one of those batch was the string...

From memory, in one of those batch was the string "Protect Process", which i'm assuming was originally box text for a window that was disabled, so that ended up being the name we adopted for those.
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