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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 20:47
Replies: 79
Views: 3,354
Posted By Jack Burton
Interlaced modes are often problematic with text,...

Interlaced modes are often problematic with text, especially if there's a lot of contrast like white text on black/dark screen, it will flicker a lot.

Like donnie wrote, there's no problem with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 20:38
Replies: 79
Views: 3,354
Posted By Jack Burton
Thanks for the infos Gorf. Yes my monitor is...

Thanks for the infos Gorf.
Yes my monitor is in fact a Trinitron TV. And it's true that scanlines are almost invisible. If we look closely we can see dots instead like you can see here with this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 20:15
Replies: 79
Views: 3,354
Posted By Jack Burton
OK, thanks for the explanations. Yes my CRT is a...

OK, thanks for the explanations. Yes my CRT is a Sony Trinitron TV.


I've a Sony PVM (14M4E) and frankly I prefer the 1084. The image on the PVM is sharper, too much for my taste at least,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 November 2019, 19:48
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Gunhed (designed by Compile, who made... Aleste 2...

Gunhed (designed by Compile, who made... Aleste 2 on the MSX2 !) and Soldier Blade were my 2 favorite shoot 'em up on the PCE. Bought them shortly after their release back then. There were very...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 November 2019, 19:37
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Looks promising ! :great

Looks promising ! :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 November 2019, 19:31
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
I've always wondered if it would be possible to...

I've always wondered if it would be possible to hack Mega Typhoon in order to replace the tiles with new ones (redrawn).


Exactly.

BTW there was a rumor (published on retropc.net in July of...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 November 2019, 15:32
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, you are right, Aleste 2 is smooth, fast, and...

Yes, you are right, Aleste 2 is smooth, fast, and moves a lot of stuff, but it's in 16 colors.

As far as I understand it, to get the max performance out of an Amiga you need to use 16 colors...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 13:40
Replies: 79
Views: 3,354
Posted By Jack Burton
I just realised that my CRT displays vertical...

I just realised that my CRT displays vertical scanlines !
Here's a HAM6 pic on my A600 on which we can see the vertical scanlines on the left (since the pic is a bit blurry on the right). :confused...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 November 2019, 13:15
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
It's exactly what I think. :)

It's exactly what I think. :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 November 2019, 13:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Wow, the day you create such a painting program...

Wow, the day you create such a painting program I'll apply to be the first Beta tester ! Can be a simple program with minimal painting tools, not necessarily have the complexity of a program like...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 November 2019, 13:08
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, it's something that seems often...

Yes, it's something that seems often misunderstood particularly when you see comments comparing the Amiga with consoles likes Megadrive, PCE, etc. and complaining about the so-called Amiga's...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Thanks for the link !

Thanks for the link !
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, in fact the Amiga architecture has some...

Yes, in fact the Amiga architecture has some interesting features, on a 16 colors screen it's possible to add 15 more colors with sprites and add even more colors with the copper ending with a quite...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 October 2019, 11:39
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
Thanks for your answer. I thought that even in 16...

Thanks for your answer. I thought that even in 16 colors mode some restrictions remained. And BTW 16 colors sprites should be perfectly useable with a 16 colors sliced screen I guess.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 October 2019, 18:16
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Jack Burton
OCS/ECS 16 colors sprites

Hi,

I've a question about (OCS/ECS) sprites.

OCS/ECS allows to link 2 4-colors sprites to form 1 16-colors sprite.
If we join all these 16-colors sprites together we can create a "large" 64...
Forum: News 28 August 2019, 02:48
Replies: 114
Views: 6,974
Posted By Jack Burton
Looks great ! :great Oh, and please, release...

Looks great ! :great

Oh, and please, release a cartridge version for the A500 ! ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 August 2019, 11:32
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By Jack Burton
Amiga like computer from 1984

Here's an interesting video about the Mindset M-1001, an old 16bit computer designed by ex-Atari engineers (sounds familiar), released in 1984 which was conceptually similar to the Amiga, (DMA audio,...
Forum: support.Apps 31 March 2019, 18:18
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Thanks Zener, RedPill rocks ! :great

Thanks Zener, RedPill rocks ! :great
Forum: support.Apps 31 March 2019, 01:34
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
I've sent you a PM.

I've sent you a PM.
Forum: support.Apps 28 March 2019, 00:32
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Using the F key to flood fill an empty screen...

Using the F key to flood fill an empty screen with a 16x16 tile crashed RedPill again : Error: 8000 00B Task: 002B5FC0

I will have to try it on the real hardware, it's maybe a problem...
Forum: support.Apps 28 March 2019, 00:19
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Indeed ! :) I didn't see it like this at...

Indeed ! :)
I didn't see it like this at first, and I was even thinking a 'Nothing' trigger (like the one found in the Actions triggers) would have been welcomed in the Conditions triggers to...
Forum: support.Apps 26 March 2019, 23:58
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
As far as there's some documentation available...

As far as there's some documentation available it's OK for me, whatever format it uses !

I think it'll be of great help, as for myself I've already at least 3 or 4 more questions pending (enemy...
Forum: support.Apps 26 March 2019, 23:45
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Thank you Zener, it works now ! :great However,...

Thank you Zener, it works now ! :great
However, the condition 'always' isn't displayed when it is selected which is quite confusing at first, since it looks like as if it was not selected at all....
Forum: support.Apps 21 March 2019, 23:00
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
I tried again with a new map which size is 10 x...

I tried again with a new map which size is 10 x 10 tiles (160 x 160 pixels) by setting the Camera xy Limit to 10 and 10. The level Exit is set to 0 so the sprite should appear in the left side of...
Forum: support.Apps 20 March 2019, 01:50
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
No, of course. As you said there is only a list...

No, of course. As you said there is only a list of commands. That's why I said that I couldn't find any explanations. ;)




Yes, without any documentation it's really difficult to figure out...
Forum: support.Apps 18 March 2019, 00:09
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Hi Zener ! I've just started to work on a...

Hi Zener !

I've just started to work on a little RedPill project which is a simple platform game. There's no scrolling, only rooms. These rooms have a size of 240x192 (in fact they are 240x160 +...
Forum: support.Apps 13 March 2019, 14:34
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Thank you d4rk3lf, it worked ! :great

Thank you d4rk3lf, it worked ! :great
Forum: support.Apps 12 March 2019, 15:27
Replies: 628
Views: 103,677
Posted By Jack Burton
Hi, I finally started a little project with...

Hi, I finally started a little project with Redpill (v0.6.11) as a learning exercise (using WinUAE configured as an A1200).

I created a room with my tiles and and I could place my sprite with the...
Forum: request.Apps 05 February 2019, 20:20
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By Jack Burton
My bad ! Looking for Amiga FM programs on Youtube...

My bad ! Looking for Amiga FM programs on Youtube I typed "Amiga FM synth" and MicroFlash FM-Synth was among the search results, so I though it was an Amiga FM soft synth, I didn't realise it was a...
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 February 2019, 01:40
Replies: 1,679
Views: 124,498
Posted By Jack Burton
Anyway, it looks each time better, congrats...

Anyway, it looks each time better, congrats mcgeezer ! :great
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 February 2019, 01:38
Replies: 1,679
Views: 124,498
Posted By Jack Burton
Only Amiga makes it possible :D

Only Amiga makes it possible :D
Forum: request.Apps 03 February 2019, 18:09
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By Jack Burton
MicroFlash FM-Synth

Hi, I'm looking for this FM Synth. I can't find it anywhere (Google, Aminet).
Does anybody have ever used this synth ? It seems to emulate a 4 OP FM synth.
If someone has some infos (or a download...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2019, 17:55
Replies: 277
Views: 17,604
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, I knew this project, but I was referring to...

Yes, I knew this project, but I was referring to a port faithful to the original arcade version instead of a customized version (which mixes arcade and Nintendo 8bit versions) like we can see in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2019, 11:05
Replies: 277
Views: 17,604
Posted By Jack Burton
Green Beret :)

Green Beret :)
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 January 2019, 20:28
Replies: 1,679
Views: 124,498
Posted By Jack Burton
Wow ! Impressive ! It sounds like the original...

Wow ! Impressive ! It sounds like the original game ! :great
I hope the OPL2 samples will sound as good on a real Amiga.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2019, 19:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By Jack Burton
You should try "Franko". ;) ...

You should try "Franko". ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOb-eJgnHYg
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2018, 13:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,363
Posted By Jack Burton
v1.13 has been released ! :) It's an update...

v1.13 has been released ! :)
It's an update which fixes a bug in the AI routine.


https://www.dropbox.com/s/etib6lxikqlfks9/Shokaku68020_V113.lha?dl=0


Enjoy ! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2017, 20:59
Replies: 100
Views: 15,780
Posted By Jack Burton
Seems an Amiga user is/was working on an A500 (7...

Seems an Amiga user is/was working on an A500 (7 MHz) version of Double Dragon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1EEWJW8Xds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHYem3WWD5o
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2017, 02:45
Replies: 43
Views: 3,380
Posted By Jack Burton
Some broadcast monitors have a degauss system. My...

Some broadcast monitors have a degauss system. My PVM (14M4E) does an automatic degaussing when powered on. So far I never experienced any typical purple/red image artefact with my external...
Forum: Coders. General 18 June 2017, 19:25
Replies: 2,263
Views: 347,341
Posted By Jack Burton
:great

:great
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