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Forum: Coders. Contest 11 November 2018, 23:41
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By mcgeezer
Sorry but could you clarify when this game...

Sorry but could you clarify when this game started development because I'm a bit confused? Has this game (Aminer) or a derivative of it already featured in another competition?

If the game...
Forum: Coders. Contest 10 November 2018, 00:38
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Yes but difficult to tell at this stage... there...

Yes but difficult to tell at this stage... there are loads of optimisations I can make in the sprite engine which I will need to put in (blitter queuing for one).... lots of other things too.

I...
Forum: Coders. Entries 10 November 2018, 00:05
Replies: 30
Views: 3,081
Posted By mcgeezer
Small update here over and above my previous one....

Small update here over and above my previous one.

Here I've included placing the destructible stones but also showing the disk armour fully working.

The stones or items are appearing at...
Forum: Coders. Contest 10 November 2018, 00:05
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Small update here over and above my previous one....

Small update here over and above my previous one.

Here I've included placing the destructible stones but also showing the disk armour fully working.

The stones or items are appearing at...
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 November 2018, 17:37
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
It's do-able without slow-down, the horizontal...

It's do-able without slow-down, the horizontal disk armour does 4 16x16 blits per frame, where the circular motion uses only three.

But the danger is what Rygar would look like... You'd have to...
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 November 2018, 00:49
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
In game coding, sometimes what appears to be the...

In game coding, sometimes what appears to be the simplest of things can all of a sudden start to be a bit of a brain teaser, and by gum did this one make me think.

Consider when playing Rygar,...
Forum: Coders. Entries 09 November 2018, 00:49
Replies: 30
Views: 3,081
Posted By mcgeezer
In game coding, sometimes what appears to be the...

In game coding, sometimes what appears to be the simplest of things can all of a sudden start to be a bit of a brain teaser, and by gum did this one make me think.

Consider when playing Rygar,...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 November 2018, 23:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,683
Posted By mcgeezer
When I had my Atari 800XL around 10 years old, I...

When I had my Atari 800XL around 10 years old, I had River Raid on Cassette tape.

Now there were three reasons I liked the game:

The first was that most Atari games took about 4 fucking weeks...
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 November 2018, 21:53
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
If you have a look at this post you'll see what I...

If you have a look at this post you'll see what I perceive to be difficult/easy etc.

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1267417&postcount=24


I haven't thought about the Ribena man, at the...
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 November 2018, 19:01
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Sure, they don't bother me at all. Plenty of...

Sure, they don't bother me at all.

Plenty of the other enemies do though as they'll be very tricky to get right while keeping it at 50hz.

Why the F**K Commodore didn't upgrade the blitter in...
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 November 2018, 15:12
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
No i dont have the extra assets that would be...

No i dont have the extra assets that would be required that damien is talking about.

Someone would need to draw them, and it defo aint me (because i know my limitations).
Forum: Coders. Contest 05 November 2018, 10:52
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Painfull because of this exact reason, i could do...

Painfull because of this exact reason, i could do it easily if i had the sprite assets.
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 November 2018, 23:04
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Today I got myself stuck back into some coding...

Today I got myself stuck back into some coding and what I'm really pleased with is that I have just about managed to get the Disk Armour working which is a big part of the game.

The way I've coded...
Forum: Coders. Entries 04 November 2018, 23:02
Replies: 30
Views: 3,081
Posted By mcgeezer
Today I got myself stuck back into some coding...

Today I got myself stuck back into some coding and what I'm really pleased with is that I have just about managed to get the Disk Armour working which is a big part of the game.

The way I've coded...
Forum: Coders. Contest 03 November 2018, 12:34
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
After spending the last month preparing and then...

After spending the last month preparing and then doing an intense training course I've now had a chance to have a little rest and power back up.

I literally did not touch the source code for an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 October 2018, 14:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By mcgeezer
Mine too!!!!

Mine too!!!!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 October 2018, 11:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By mcgeezer
Loads of bugs in this one... ...

Loads of bugs in this one...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMMvBhHmAoM&t=3s
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2018, 19:47
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By mcgeezer
I'm interested in this as well. Does anyone...

I'm interested in this as well. Does anyone know what my best option is for adding 8mb (or greater) fast ram for my A1200?
Forum: OT - Gaming 17 October 2018, 23:01
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By mcgeezer
My point is more around why you need an 020 to do...

My point is more around why you need an 020 to do it in assembler, smooth scrolling with animated tiles is very achievable on a stock A500.

... Look lets have a bit of a reset here, I know what...
Forum: OT - Gaming 17 October 2018, 22:39
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By mcgeezer
Absolutely.... it needs cleaning up with the...

Absolutely.... it needs cleaning up with the focus put on the RRR dev from Alpha.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 21:54
Replies: 92
Views: 3,492
Posted By mcgeezer
Hybris, Battle Squadron, Transplant, James Pond...

Hybris, Battle Squadron, Transplant, James Pond 2, Alien Breed to name a few of my favs.

Geezer
Forum: OT - Gaming 17 October 2018, 21:46
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By mcgeezer
Which crap games are you referring too? Your...

Which crap games are you referring too? Your comment is a bit offensive to BB coders really.

Before you answer though... I'll point out your post on the Bridge Strike thread... ...
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 October 2018, 16:27
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By mcgeezer
Wink ^^^^ This Alpha, crack on a d create the...

^^^^ This

Alpha, crack on a d create the game buddy (if u dont then i will ;) )

Geezer
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 October 2018, 21:15
Replies: 19
Views: 1,683
Posted By mcgeezer
Glad you've entered the mix buddy, absolutely...

Glad you've entered the mix buddy, absolutely love River Raid.

:great
Forum: Coders. General 12 October 2018, 23:36
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By mcgeezer
It separates the men from the boys though.;)

It separates the men from the boys though.;)
Forum: Coders. General 06 October 2018, 00:12
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By mcgeezer
I think the closest you'd get to this is...

I think the closest you'd get to this is Lionheart which is a technical feat in itself for an A500.

Without the parallax an OCS machine could do it easily.

I never liked Rastan in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 October 2018, 21:38
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks for the link mate! Absolutely superb! ...

Thanks for the link mate! Absolutely superb!

I have my miggy 1200 setup now for instant action so I'm gonna have a blast tomorrow night.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 October 2018, 21:33
Replies: 172
Views: 16,704
Posted By mcgeezer
Looks really nice that buddy! Would love to see...

Looks really nice that buddy! Would love to see it action.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 September 2018, 19:26
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By mcgeezer
I've still got the magic

After waiting nearly a month my hardware from Amiga Kit finally came and so installed it.

So now I have a stock A1200, Gotek floppy, 4GB Compact flash card and 4 GB Harddrive.

I though I'd try...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2018, 17:36
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By mcgeezer
Excellent I'll try it now buddy!

Excellent I'll try it now buddy!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2018, 16:07
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By mcgeezer
Gotek drive for A1200, cant find selector.adf

I recently got a gotek drive from amiga kit but i opted not to get the usb with a selector on it, the drive works and i can select adfs using the oled but i cant find a working selector for it.
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 September 2018, 22:33
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By mcgeezer
I have the latest vasm built with m68k support if...

I have the latest vasm built with m68k support if u want it.
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 29 September 2018, 13:31
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By mcgeezer
Video Demonstration on setting up a tool chain

Hi all,

I have put together a warts and all video recording on setting up an Amiga Dev Tool Chain with WinUAE/VASM/Notepad++/NPP_EXEC.

It's really for my benefit to remember how to do things...
Forum: Coders. Contest 27 September 2018, 18:50
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Defo mate! Will PM you closer to the time! I'm...

Defo mate! Will PM you closer to the time! I'm in London all week w/c 22 Oct.



I'll try adding an update this weekend, probably the disk armor if I have enough time!
Forum: Coders. Contest 27 September 2018, 11:59
Replies: 324
Views: 17,279
Posted By mcgeezer
Just a quick status update. Development will...

Just a quick status update.

Development will start again early November time as I have some pretty heavy work commitments that I need to divert my attention to.

Off topic but what am I actually...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 13:04
Replies: 237
Views: 34,388
Posted By mcgeezer
A break does you the world of good from coding...

A break does you the world of good from coding which is all of thr below:

Time consuming
Tiring
Frustrating
Addictive (if the right project)
Rewarding

Many people (i’m not saying the EAB)...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 23:09
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By mcgeezer
Damn, not near an Amiga of any kind as in london...

Damn, not near an Amiga of any kind as in london until tomorrow.
Will take a looksy though when i get back home.
Forum: Coders. System 23 September 2018, 11:05
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By mcgeezer
Neither really. I'll allocate memory and...

Neither really.

I'll allocate memory and then load all the compressed assets before the system shuts down, everything will then run from ram.

Most assets will be decompressed into their correct...
Forum: Coders. System 23 September 2018, 01:06
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By mcgeezer
I’ll be good if i have over 1700kb free. I...

I’ll be good if i have over 1700kb free.

I dont fancy writing a track loader to be honest, would comllicate things.
Forum: Coders. System 23 September 2018, 00:18
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By mcgeezer
Excellent Ross, that’s more than i expected so i...

Excellent Ross, that’s more than i expected so i will go with a dos loader.

Geezer
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