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Forum: Coders. General Today, 13:07
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Hewitson
QBit: Can you please post the file sizes of both...

QBit: Can you please post the file sizes of both executables? I'm interested to see how much -lmieee increases the file size.
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 13:05
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Hewitson
Sure is. I could never understand why most PC...

Sure is. I could never understand why most PC mod-players had the filter enabled by default. I can only assume the programmers were either stupid and/or deaf.
Forum: support.FS-UAE Today, 12:47
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Hewitson
A Hackintosh!

A Hackintosh!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 14:27
Replies: 34
Views: 1,855
Posted By Hewitson
1988 is hardly an early release.

1988 is hardly an early release.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 14:23
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Hewitson
Not too bad as in effective, or fairly easy to...

Not too bad as in effective, or fairly easy to defeat?
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 15 June 2018, 06:36
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By Hewitson
In my opinion the default keys should be WASD...

In my opinion the default keys should be WASD with 0 button for fire. This is something no one will ever agree on.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2018, 11:39
Replies: 197
Views: 6,751
Posted By Hewitson
In many cases, yes. But my point is there's not...

In many cases, yes. But my point is there's not much point having a "much-needed" boost in graphics if nothing is taking advantage of it.
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2018, 11:36
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Hewitson
Whilst I was obviously exaggerating, it is true...

Whilst I was obviously exaggerating, it is true that most demos released for the Amiga in the last 20 years or so run like slideshows even on an 060.

On the C64, a demo would be laughed at if it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2018, 11:29
Replies: 197
Views: 6,751
Posted By Hewitson
On paper it did. But realistically, most AGA...

On paper it did. But realistically, most AGA games don't look much better than their OCS counterparts.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2018, 11:23
Replies: 197
Views: 6,751
Posted By Hewitson
I believe Commodore may have been more successful...

I believe Commodore may have been more successful if "upgrading" to a faster, AGA compatible machine didn't render the majority of people's software useless.

I consider my 1200/060 a worthless...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2018, 11:20
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Hewitson
I wouldn't be surprised. Remember that the Amiga...

I wouldn't be surprised. Remember that the Amiga was created in the US, where RGB compatible TV's don't exist.
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2018, 09:38
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Hewitson
That rules out most modern Amiga demos then.

That rules out most modern Amiga demos then.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2018, 09:24
Replies: 197
Views: 6,751
Posted By Hewitson
Absolute bullshit. If compatibility was such an...

Absolute bullshit. If compatibility was such an important factor, why was anything other than a 68000/010 machine useless for games?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 June 2018, 11:59
Replies: 197
Views: 6,751
Posted By Hewitson
Until software like JST and WHDLoad was invented,...

Until software like JST and WHDLoad was invented, AGA Amigas had very poor compatibility with the existing software.

I remember the day I got my A1200. I almost wished I had a 500 instead. To this...
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2018, 12:19
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Hewitson
He specifically says it's a 720K DOS formatted...

He specifically says it's a 720K DOS formatted disk. Leaves very little doubt as to what version of DOS it would be from.
Forum: support.Games 11 June 2018, 12:18
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Hewitson
Qwak.

Qwak.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 June 2018, 10:37
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Hewitson
I'd still suggest checking it out. If it's giving...

I'd still suggest checking it out. If it's giving that message erroneously, the driver could be patched.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 June 2018, 10:32
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Hewitson
I think CrossDOS was only included with 2.1 and...

I think CrossDOS was only included with 2.1 and later.
Forum: Hardware mods 10 June 2018, 16:34
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By Hewitson
I don't believe a momentary switch is required, I...

I don't believe a momentary switch is required, I have modified several ATX PSU's to be permanently on with this method without problems.

If you do resort to using a resistor to add additional...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2018, 16:30
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Hewitson
Maybe the ATI card is simply not compatible. ...

Maybe the ATI card is simply not compatible.

Would be interesting to do a continuity check between IOCHCK and ground with the two cards, to see if the ATI is actually grounding that pin.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2018, 16:27
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Hewitson
Easiest way would be to load up a MOD in...

Easiest way would be to load up a MOD in Protracker and toggle the filter option on and off.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 15:01
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Hewitson
Bad crack possibly? I recommend using the WHDLoad...

Bad crack possibly? I recommend using the WHDLoad version if you aren't already.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2018, 13:16
Replies: 197
Views: 6,751
Posted By Hewitson
Forget Amiga, even the C64 is superior compared...

Forget Amiga, even the C64 is superior compared to ST/Falcon. Hardware scrolling/sprites, much better sound synthesizer, much better demos.

kovacm, for what its worth, I think the website you made...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 09:00
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Hewitson
You could always buy a PCI SCSI controller....

You could always buy a PCI SCSI controller. Should be able to get a good one for $5 or $10 off ebay.
Forum: OT - General 08 June 2018, 08:12
Replies: 31
Views: 5,604
Posted By Hewitson
I'm sure you will get your stuff back eventually,...

I'm sure you will get your stuff back eventually, as much as I can understand why you're upset I highly doubt that it has been "stolen".

Hopefully Zetr0 is alright, he's a valuable member.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 June 2018, 07:59
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By Hewitson
Insufficient load, a 500W PSU is absolutely...

Insufficient load, a 500W PSU is absolutely ridiculous for an Amiga.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 June 2018, 06:52
Replies: 44
Views: 1,809
Posted By Hewitson
Give me a Trinitron TV over a old, clapped out...

Give me a Trinitron TV over a old, clapped out Commodore monitor any day.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2018, 00:00
Replies: 20
Views: 3,500
Posted By Hewitson
turrican3, those filters look like shite... Using...

turrican3, those filters look like shite... Using a scanlines filter would give a much better (and much more realistic) result.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2018, 04:19
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Hewitson
All Commodore monitors I have had have supported...

All Commodore monitors I have had have supported both 50/60hz. None have supported both PAL and NTSC colour encodings.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2018, 14:40
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Hewitson
If a retro console was ever designed, it should...

If a retro console was ever designed, it should come with an FDD or at the very least support one.
Forum: support.Games 25 May 2018, 18:12
Replies: 76
Views: 8,462
Posted By Hewitson
Is there any bad crack of Nitro? I would like to...

Is there any bad crack of Nitro? I would like to see the results.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 25 May 2018, 17:19
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By Hewitson
Thanks for reminding me of MethodGit. It's always...

Thanks for reminding me of MethodGit. It's always a good laugh to read through his posts.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 34
Views: 1,855
Posted By Hewitson
No way is Green Beret better than the arcade. Way...

No way is Green Beret better than the arcade. Way too difficult on the C64.

I agree that Moon Patrol is a fantastic game. Choplifter is pretty impressive for a 1982 release, as is Wizard of Wor...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 16:47
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By Hewitson
You literally piggy back the chip on top of...

You literally piggy back the chip on top of another one, same orientation obviously, and watch for changes on the screen. The good chip should override the weak/missing signals of the dodgy one, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 16:08
Replies: 50
Views: 2,179
Posted By Hewitson
I would vote Fire & Ice, but games that don't run...

I would vote Fire & Ice, but games that don't run in 1 frame suck. There really is no good excuse for this game to not run at the full 50 fps.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 16:05
Replies: 82
Views: 9,303
Posted By Hewitson
Dan, would you consider writing a new Amiga...

Dan, would you consider writing a new Amiga cracktro? That would be amazing, even more so if TDK could be convinced to write a new MOD to be used with it!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2018, 15:48
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By Hewitson
Yep, another good troubleshooting technique is to...

Yep, another good troubleshooting technique is to try "piggybacking" a known good RAM chip on top of the suspect RAM.
Forum: support.Amix 23 May 2018, 10:06
Replies: 3
Views: 2,035
Posted By Hewitson
That extension is correct. Gzip compresses single...

That extension is correct. Gzip compresses single files, it does not create an archive.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 09:57
Replies: 16
Views: 5,327
Posted By Hewitson
I very much doubt that changing the jumper caused...

I very much doubt that changing the jumper caused any damage. Maybe it's got a dodgy PSU?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 May 2018, 14:03
Replies: 42
Views: 2,000
Posted By Hewitson
I would say that many OCS demos have stood the...

I would say that many OCS demos have stood the test of time better than Second Reality. It's great in the audio department, but graphically, nothing worth porting in my opinion.
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