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Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2018, 05:17
Replies: 117
Views: 6,135
Posted By modrobert
Maybe genlock would be an interesting way to show...

Maybe genlock would be an interesting way to show the browser (or anything) running on a different device/computer? While avoiding to bog down the 68k CPU you would actually use a cool Amiga feature....
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2018, 10:00
Replies: 117
Views: 6,135
Posted By modrobert
Indeed, moving in one direction towards bloat. ...

Indeed, moving in one direction towards bloat.

I've been researching security in the Chrome/Chromium browser while designing a fuzzer. Besides taking several hours to compile, the browser source...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 November 2018, 23:57
Replies: 117
Views: 6,135
Posted By modrobert
Totally agree. The web is turning into a...

Totally agree.

The web is turning into a clusterfuck of dependencies and "layer cake" technologies, not to mention websites depending on external cloud resources to load site images and other...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 November 2018, 07:56
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By modrobert
I found some old slaves here:...

I found some old slaves here: http://www.whdload.de/whdload/old-games/

Couldn't find Jim Power v1.0 though.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 10:09
Replies: 384
Views: 31,704
Posted By modrobert
For me the reason to go open source would be to...

For me the reason to go open source would be to collaborate as a community, fix bugs, add functionality in the form of maintained forks, and perhaps most important; having a common open code base to...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2018, 15:17
Replies: 30
Views: 3,670
Posted By modrobert
Thanks, I totally forgot about the early startup...

Thanks, I totally forgot about the early startup (left+right mouse button during boot) menu having PAL/NTSC settings.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 16:01
Replies: 384
Views: 31,704
Posted By modrobert
Thanks, it's worse than I thought. Labor of love...

Thanks, it's worse than I thought. Labor of love with humble claims indeed, makes this lawsuit bullshit even more insulting.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 15:31
Replies: 384
Views: 31,704
Posted By modrobert
Thinking of pirates, they might be breaking a few...

Thinking of pirates, they might be breaking a few rules here and there, but wouldn't stoop to these levels of greed and backstabbing.

Personal opinion; Olaf and Thomas thought they were doing "the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 18:36
Replies: 30
Views: 3,670
Posted By modrobert
Would it be possible to support both PAL and NTSC...

Would it be possible to support both PAL and NTSC regions only using different oscillators (or clock source like DCM) without changing custom chips?

At first I was thinking "no", but maybe the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 10:37
Replies: 42
Views: 1,985
Posted By modrobert
Shit, got read error on floppy #63985. ;) ...

Shit, got read error on floppy #63985. ;)

BTW: Anyone tried the game? Looks immersive.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 07:26
Replies: 384
Views: 31,704
Posted By modrobert
We can always support the developers behind...

We can always support the developers behind AmigaOS 3.1.4 using an alternate platform, Patreon for example, but then it would be nice to know the deal first. Maybe they got paid for their time spent...
Forum: Member Introductions 28 October 2018, 21:58
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By modrobert
Welcome krautguy, greetings from Bangkok. :great

Welcome krautguy, greetings from Bangkok. :great
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2018, 15:21
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By modrobert
You will need the "hi" and "lo" ROMs for A1200...

You will need the "hi" and "lo" ROMs for A1200 from the AmigaOS 3.1.4 release archive if you want it burned to EPROM.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2018, 17:58
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By modrobert
I can burn AM27C400 EPROM now (A500, A600, A2000,...

I can burn AM27C400 EPROM now (A500, A600, A2000, A1200, A3000, A4000), got the hardware needed for the programmer, and did a couple of test runs.

Contact via PM if interested. PayPal OK,...
Forum: News 26 October 2018, 07:05
Replies: 587
Views: 60,714
Posted By modrobert
I guess it needs to be riddled with copyright...

I guess it needs to be riddled with copyright notices, no source code in sight, and mismatching ROM checksums to give that authentic Commodore feeling. ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2018, 13:30
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By modrobert
Replied to PM. Yes, I thought it would be no...

Replied to PM.

Yes, I thought it would be no problem, but as it turns out the EPROM type for A1200 is 27C400 which requires an adapter for my programmer. I have ordered some stuff from eBay to...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 19:12
Replies: 44
Views: 2,933
Posted By modrobert
What flash/EEPROM type are the ROMs in A1200?...

What flash/EEPROM type are the ROMs in A1200? 29F400?

Snowwie,

I have several programmers, probably supported. If you send the purchased kick files I can burn the ROMs for you.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2018, 08:58
Replies: 2,012
Views: 287,322
Posted By modrobert
http://gerdkautzmann.de/cd32gamepad/cd32gamepad.ht...

http://gerdkautzmann.de/cd32gamepad/cd32gamepad.html
Forum: Coders. General 03 October 2018, 11:51
Replies: 36
Views: 8,272
Posted By modrobert
I found a bug radare2, reported it via IRC, got a...

I found a bug radare2, reported it via IRC, got a working fix five minutes later and was asked to write a regression test for it which was pulled.

If you feel at home with unix style environments...
Forum: Coders. General 02 October 2018, 07:46
Replies: 36
Views: 8,272
Posted By modrobert
I'm a fan of radare2 (https://rada.re/r/), it's...

I'm a fan of radare2 (https://rada.re/r/), it's open source and text (terminal) based, currently supports these platforms (68k highlighted).

_dAe 8 16 6502 LGPL3 ...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2018, 13:24
Replies: 232
Views: 51,522
Posted By modrobert
I meant before it turned into WHDLoad, gotek and...

I meant before it turned into WHDLoad, gotek and preservation dumping.



:great

EDIT:

I remember long ago, after leeching a "one disk version" of some jet fighter sim from the Alpha Flight...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 12:32
Replies: 197
Views: 9,316
Posted By modrobert
:great

:great
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2018, 10:53
Replies: 232
Views: 51,522
Posted By modrobert
For a while there was prestige in releasing...

For a while there was prestige in releasing cracked "one disk version" of a two disk original game.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 September 2018, 12:32
Replies: 70
Views: 2,436
Posted By modrobert
Could it be Commodore GCR...

Could it be Commodore GCR (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_coded_recording#Commodore)? Also read this article about decoding (https://www.linusakesson.net/programming/gcr-decoding/index.php),...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 12:13
Replies: 341
Views: 53,469
Posted By modrobert
unzip '*.zip'

unzip '*.zip'
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 September 2018, 15:35
Replies: 232
Views: 51,522
Posted By modrobert
Back in the day I had problem cracking Speedball...

Back in the day I had problem cracking Speedball 2 (http://hol.abime.net/2047) (or if it was Xenon 2 (http://hol.abime.net/1605), memory fails), but this was more about me being lame than anything...
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 12:58
Replies: 341
Views: 53,469
Posted By modrobert
Welcome to EAB, that's how we roll, humble and...

Welcome to EAB, that's how we roll, humble and sharing (with a few exceptions).
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 10:52
Replies: 341
Views: 53,469
Posted By modrobert
Yes, my mistake, missed that one. It felt so...

Yes, my mistake, missed that one. It felt so natural that the Amiga community efforts would be shared between active projects that I completely forgot it's a commercial update.
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 06:38
Replies: 341
Views: 53,469
Posted By modrobert
Who reported it? Would be more honest and...

Who reported it?

Would be more honest and upfront to reply in this thread instead of reporting it to a moderator.

The question seems relevant and "on topic", to ask who is actually involved in...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 18 September 2018, 15:23
Replies: 276
Views: 13,596
Posted By modrobert
Perhaps a possible solution would be archive.org?...

Perhaps a possible solution would be archive.org?

https://archive.org/details/messmame

The MAME ROM collections are already there, and you can download individual ROMs for a single game as well.
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 00:16
Replies: 341
Views: 53,469
Posted By modrobert
Will this update be released with source code for...

Will this update be released with source code for the changes made or do we just reverse the interesting bits as usual?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2018, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 3,155
Posted By modrobert
Great news indeed, thanks to everyone involved...

Great news indeed, thanks to everyone involved making it happen.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 September 2018, 23:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By modrobert
I used to run Lattice C on my A500 with 512kb...

I used to run Lattice C on my A500 with 512kb chip + 512kb fast using two floppy drives, not recommended, but it worked. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 19:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By modrobert
Thanks for the backstory, appreciated. I was...

Thanks for the backstory, appreciated.

I was with a friend at the time, and he got the 1541 floppy disk drive from Germany, while the rest of us still had tape, we played that game on his C64...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 14:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By modrobert
I remember the first time when playing some...

I remember the first time when playing some cracked soccer game on the C64, and the ads around the field read 'cracked by 1103' or if it was only '1103', not intrusive, just inspiring.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2018, 20:38
Replies: 919
Views: 32,615
Posted By modrobert
Lots of positive vibes in this thread, improving...

Lots of positive vibes in this thread, improving for each page, hehe.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 20:33
Replies: 51
Views: 3,739
Posted By modrobert
Happy not being Flanders at this point.

Happy not being Flanders at this point.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 16:47
Replies: 51
Views: 3,739
Posted By modrobert
I agree fully with this, there is a lot of...

I agree fully with this, there is a lot of "entitlement" out there and rants for projects lacking license, or when it's not permissive/open. This is completely subjective, and my opinion, but I think...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 15:23
Replies: 51
Views: 3,739
Posted By modrobert
This thread topic reads 'Why hardware developers...

This thread topic reads 'Why hardware developers dont collaborate', and in that context, this is what Hewitson wrote.



Unless I'm mistaken, this was not about you plasmab, especially since you...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 10:34
Replies: 51
Views: 3,739
Posted By modrobert
I really don't like license discussions, but if...

I really don't like license discussions, but if you go GPL there is no turning back (according to a friend with a lot longer beard than me).
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