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Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 July 2010, 13:28
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Posted By NewDeli
Either way, I hope you're not under the...

Either way, I hope you're not under the impression posting such trite helps in being considered an especially witty OT'er.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 July 2010, 12:48
Replies: 2,303
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Posted By NewDeli
Right, I edited the quote and only left the part...

Right, I edited the quote and only left the part about Outland.

Needless to say, I can only speak about the personal reasons why I wouldn't watch it, and yes, it's partly based on that review. ...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 July 2010, 12:31
Replies: 2,303
Views: 343,272
Posted By NewDeli
Well, I don't know what's worse : Evoking a...

Well, I don't know what's worse :
Evoking a movie's plot when one hasn't watched it (there's no rule against it, AFAIK and I -Deli am not the one speaking about its similarities, imdb's reviewer...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 July 2010, 12:14
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Posted By NewDeli
:sad :mad :nervous :cheese I too can post a few...

:sad :mad :nervous :cheese
I too can post a few smilies in a row too, see !

May I ask what are you "saying" with these ? You disagree, you think I am talking nonsense ?
Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 July 2010, 10:44
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Views: 343,272
Posted By NewDeli
Gee, What did I do ? I'll put it another way :...

Gee, What did I do ?
I'll put it another way : I'll watch Outland first, and maybe Moon later on. I never said 2001 was the only source of inspiration for Moon. I could quote or link to the review...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 July 2010, 18:35
Replies: 2,303
Views: 343,272
Posted By NewDeli
Well, I won't because the plot seems too similar...

Well, I won't because the plot seems too similar to the one of 2001.
From reading imdb's comments, I have been convinced to watch the old school SciFi movie which was another of Moon's inspiration :...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 27 July 2010, 03:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By NewDeli
He he ! Don't forget the mines. They are lethal...

He he ! Don't forget the mines. They are lethal to our poor space soldier(s) too.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 27 July 2010, 00:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By NewDeli
Good. Does your sweet cheat also supports ...

Good. Does your sweet cheat also supports

Infinite lives
Switching from one level to another

As mentioned in the posts I linked, the latter could be improved by making it do the following :...
Forum: Coders. General 25 July 2010, 03:01
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
Do you usually focus on advice that immediately...

Do you usually focus on advice that immediately strikes you as inadequate ? Of course not, in most cases, it's counterproductive ('cause now Hewitson seems to have forgotten I also have suggested an...
Forum: Coders. General 24 July 2010, 14:07
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
You're welcome, good sir ! This said, advice does...

You're welcome, good sir ! This said, advice does not bind anyone. Your endocrinologist will thank you if you consider it either pick it or leave it.

Well, you have Abacus books in such high...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 July 2010, 06:17
Replies: 229
Views: 61,449
Posted By NewDeli
You could give a try to Oracle's VirtualBox...

You could give a try to Oracle's VirtualBox (http://www.virtualbox.org/) then. To me, it appears to be a more accurate WinXP "virtualizer" than even Workstation (I have been using VMware's...
Forum: support.Other 23 July 2010, 15:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By NewDeli
Do you have Service Pack 1 installed on this...

Do you have Service Pack 1 installed on this machine ? If not, you should consider installing it 'cause it fixes a lot of issues. Also, install all compatibility hotfixes from Windows update and all...
Forum: support.Other 22 July 2010, 17:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By NewDeli
I've just attached to this post a small utility...

I've just attached to this post a small utility which could help you remove said association painlessly (choose delete file type if remove file association is greyed out).
Forum: support.Other 21 July 2010, 22:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By NewDeli
I was a regular XMplay fan a few years ago, but...

I was a regular XMplay fan a few years ago, but since it took them a while to update the version I had, I switched to Winamp v5. You may try uninstalling XMplay and installing Winamp v2.91 which is...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 21 July 2010, 15:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By NewDeli
Actually, there is something inherent to the game...

Actually, there is something inherent to the game I'd like to draw your attention upon, besides the trainer. When my soldier revisits an area, the monsters he has previously killed appear where they...
Forum: Coders. General 20 July 2010, 15:10
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
Clarification bit was more about the respective...

Clarification bit was more about the respective publishers. Dalton's reply could lead someone not following the links to think that Overaa is Machine Language's author.

Silly me : From reading...
Forum: Coders. General 20 July 2010, 02:27
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
A little clarification wouldn't hurt at this...

A little clarification wouldn't hurt at this point :
Amiga Machine Language was not written by Paul Overaa but by Stefan Dittrich.
It's old (I mean really old) and may not be the best book on the...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 20 July 2010, 02:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By NewDeli
req. update for WHDLoad of Baal

Good news ! I always wanted to congratulate you personally for your (and CT's) Sweet Cheater.

OT bit
Any chance to have the cheat from your Baal slave (http://www.whdload.de/games/Baal.html)...
Forum: Coders. General 16 July 2010, 09:59
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
680x0 Programming by Example...

680x0 Programming by Example (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/offer-listing/0672225441/ref=dp_olp_0?ie=UTF8&condition=all) by Stan Kelly-Bootle, published by Howard W. Sams might consist in an...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 13 July 2010, 16:40
Replies: 2,303
Views: 343,272
Posted By NewDeli
Well, I don't think that it is the case. Some...

Well, I don't think that it is the case.
Some of his movies are (the Shining :sleep ), but 2001 : What an intriguing masterpiece !

whereas D. Lynch is more than a bit overrated IMHO
I tried...
Forum: Coders. General 13 July 2010, 14:13
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
I thought I'd save the Op the trouble to read all...

I thought I'd save the Op the trouble to read all this before making up his first Amiga demos (I assumed the "useless things" he coded on the C64 were mostly demos), sorry.

No worries bippym, I do...
Forum: Coders. General 13 July 2010, 12:38
Replies: 30
Views: 4,666
Posted By NewDeli
Not a book, but Red Sector assembled (no pun...

Not a book, but Red Sector assembled (no pun intended) a "Demo Maker", complete with editors, examples and instructions. You may pick it up from the EAB file server.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 July 2010, 23:47
Replies: 2,303
Views: 343,272
Posted By NewDeli
Dr. Strangelove : Dated, boring. Plus, I've heard...

Dr. Strangelove : Dated, boring. Plus, I've heard Kubrick was an overrated Director.
To Kill a Mockingbird : Don't know about the movie, but I wouldn't suggest anyone to attempt to read the book !...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 20:53
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
You should know for having struggled with the...

You should know for having struggled with the temptation to pack your things and leave EAB because of some GM intervening, Sir :
"It is always enjoyable to make fun of others tragedy 'till it...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 20:02
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
Strangely enough, I don't seem to have this...

Strangely enough, I don't seem to have this problem since the day I enabled a page file on my emulators partition (and one on the c: partition too). Of course, it could also come from improvements in...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 19:23
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
I'll let you know if setting up a page file where...

I'll let you know if setting up a page file where WinUAE sits in may work as a workaround. Who know ? Maybe it will (I don't care to wait for a few more seconds between WinUAE sessions) !

I...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 18:34
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
I wanted to make a one stone hits two stones coup...

I wanted to make a one stone hits two stones coup 'cause I sincerely thought it had something to do with a
"not enough free ram -> switching to page file -> WinUAE doesn't like it" issue.
Sorry...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 17:58
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
It's an adaptation from the famous funnel...

It's an adaptation from the famous funnel technique used by sales reps. OK, apparently it won't become popular in the near future among tecchies !

So it all boils down to the catalysts...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 17:20
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
I'll offer you "le fond de ma pensée" which...

I'll offer you "le fond de ma pensée" which approx. means my deepest feeling about this, although some folks simply aren't interested in keeping the banter (or should I say harrash :mad ) out :

I...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 16:39
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
Wow, glad to notice useful replies come when they...

Wow, glad to notice useful replies come when they are the least xpect'd :p . Now, I have to find a "try before you buy" version and attempt to use it in conjunction with latest WinUAE.


@StingRay...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 15:45
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
@haps At the age of 2, you're much too young to...

@haps
At the age of 2, you're much too young to drink beer ! Just wait 'till you're 1 and it should be OK.

@StingRay
Are you interested to know or just baiting the non-coder in me ? Mmmmh, hard...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 14:57
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
Maybe use of page file could be limited to...

Maybe use of page file could be limited to AmigaOS hard disk (FFS based) operations then ?

@whiteb
I will be in a better position to reply when I get myself a DirectX 11 R5x gfx card as my 4850...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 13:47
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
Googling Windows XP + swap file only leads to 10...

Googling Windows XP + swap file only leads to 10 million less results compared to
googling Windows XP + page file but it's OK, I shall call it page file if that pleases you.

To broaden a bit the...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 12:01
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
I am not sure using "virtual memory" wouldn't...

I am not sure using "virtual memory" wouldn't have brought a certain degree of confusion, but in any case, I can assure you I wasn't referring to Windows 9x/ME in this very thread :crying .

It...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 07 July 2010, 03:23
Replies: 59
Views: 4,499
Posted By NewDeli
WinUAE detecting and making use of the swap file

Hi,


Could it be possible for WinUAE to detect and make use of the swap file ?
I noticed some PC game (Mechwarrior IV, presumably) issues a warning when it doesn't detect any swap file upon...
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 July 2010, 23:39
Replies: 29
Views: 6,731
Posted By NewDeli
Sorry, I'll vote against it. In fact, I'd rather...

Sorry, I'll vote against it. In fact, I'd rather see a light version of WinUAE for Win9x which AFAIK IS still used in conjunction with older computers & laptops. Although I was still using it by the...
Forum: News 04 July 2010, 12:44
Replies: 4
Views: 2,435
Posted By NewDeli
May I ask if this means the SPS are willing to...

May I ask if this means the SPS are willing to preserve CPC games the way they currently do for the Amiga ones ? Is it possible to also offer some guidelines on how to create & upload CPC dumps ?...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 July 2010, 12:06
Replies: 477
Views: 128,136
Posted By NewDeli
It's intentional. I did it so that HD could be...

It's intentional. I did it so that HD could be opt for. YouTube doesn't offer 4:3 (5:4) HD yet. Does it appear more or less stretched in 1680x1050 ? No one commented it yet.
Forum: Coders. General 03 July 2010, 16:11
Replies: 47
Views: 5,580
Posted By NewDeli
Deterministic or not, recurring or not, I for one...

Deterministic or not, recurring or not, I for one find it interesting.

Just a remark, is "the Amiga" implied in this thread's question ?
"Is programming the Amiga now much different than during...
Forum: Coders. General 02 July 2010, 10:07
Replies: 47
Views: 5,580
Posted By NewDeli
Certainly. Heard of Allegro btw ? There are...

Certainly. Heard of Allegro btw ?

There are a few prototypes of games made with Allegro (and C++ usually) on YouTube. Didn't have to time to peruse the Projects pages (http://www.allegro.cc) yet.
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