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Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 22:17
Replies: 36
Views: 1,047
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Didn't know that, unfortunately the file it...

Didn't know that, unfortunately the file it generates doesn't work.

So I thik the extended ADF is an option, or I can provide the modified "loader" file that someone needs to copy onto their...
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 19:38
Replies: 36
Views: 1,047
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Was that it?

Well, what a load of hopeless shit that was.

So, loads up the file "loader", which is internally packed with Propack which then depacks to an absolute address at the top of chip mem.

Generates...
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 17:15
Replies: 36
Views: 1,047
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Someone please upload whatever it is that needs...

Someone please upload whatever it is that needs cracking in the zone ffs!

All this dicking around that can be resolved by able peeps :great
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:39
Replies: 83
Views: 1,814
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Ultimately a developer is free to support...

Ultimately a developer is free to support whatever they like.

My own personal view is that if what I'm doing works on what Commodore originally released, then I have supported what needs to be...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 February 2021, 00:36
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I would avoid using a hardware file load/save. ...

I would avoid using a hardware file load/save. Only one I can think of that does it natively is a Rob Northen one.

But I find they are not very reliable.

My advice would be to stick with a...
Forum: support.Games 22 February 2021, 18:34
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Just out of interest which cracked version are...

Just out of interest which cracked version are you using?

Crystal or Endless Piracy?
Forum: support.Games 22 February 2021, 17:05
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Copylock is accessed before that. After the...

Copylock is accessed before that. After the intro is over, and it loads up the backdrop and has the green copper bar at the bottom, after a few disc accesses, is when the copylock is done and then...
Forum: support.Games 22 February 2021, 15:36
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Cant you just put disk 2 in the emulated DF1...

Cant you just put disk 2 in the emulated DF1 which is second drive?
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Is it enough to open and then close serial device?

Is it enough to open and then close serial device?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2021, 02:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I'm a busy boy, youre still my goto once some...

I'm a busy boy, youre still my goto once some serious bugs are fixed ;)
Forum: Coders. General 21 February 2021, 00:24
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I will put money that there isn't a big enough...

I will put money that there isn't a big enough delay between fileclose and then forbidding multitasking.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2021, 02:34
Replies: 270
Views: 30,116
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Serial link between ST and Amiga

Serial link between ST and Amiga
Forum: support.Games 15 February 2021, 01:47
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Unfortunately not. It is entirely dependent...

Unfortunately not.

It is entirely dependent whether the game you're using writes over the reset vectors or overwrites the kickstart image which is now in ram.

A total lottery im afraid.
Forum: support.Games 14 February 2021, 20:27
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The original release of the game was coded to...

The original release of the game was coded to only work on machines with slow ram in the trapdoor slot, i.e. memory mapped to address $c00000, which of course A600's didn't have, theirs were entirely...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 20:25
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I did ask Jamie Woodhouse some time ago if he...

I did ask Jamie Woodhouse some time ago if he still had the ST version source, but its long since lost
Forum: Coders. General 12 February 2021, 16:15
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Galahad/FLT
So long as you give the drive time enough to spin...

So long as you give the drive time enough to spin up, and put in a small delay after every file close, should be fine.

Consider CD a slower hard drive.
Forum: EAB's competition 12 February 2021, 15:37
Replies: 191
Views: 7,968
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Guessing it has "dragon" associated with the...

Guessing it has "dragon" associated with the second hint
Forum: News 07 February 2021, 02:42
Replies: 133
Views: 10,096
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Absolutely fantastic effort, really is polished,...

Absolutely fantastic effort, really is polished, just great detail.

Everything about it is just.... its bloody excellent :)
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 23:19
Replies: 120
Views: 8,296
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Well, its always easier if you don't have to...

Well, its always easier if you don't have to follow what someone else has written.

Elfmania, they could do whatever they wanted, exploit advantages and limitations of the OCS hardware.

With...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 20:32
Replies: 479
Views: 27,505
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Innovations are great when they are a benefit. ...

Innovations are great when they are a benefit.

Pretty much everyone agreed back in the day it really was a great looking game, well programmed and utilising the Amiga to the fullest on OCS/ECS.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 20:27
Replies: 120
Views: 8,296
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think if the OCS version was remotely close to...

I think if the OCS version was remotely close to that and had the speed of Elfmania, the Amiga could have been dealt a pretty decent version.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 18:59
Replies: 120
Views: 8,296
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Youve already spent more effort than US Gold did...

Youve already spent more effort than US Gold did in the brief time you looked at this.

Sadly, consideration for the ST rears its ugly head again with the US Gold version, I wouldnt presume it...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 16:36
Replies: 120
Views: 8,296
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dissapointed as I was with the US Gold version, I...

Dissapointed as I was with the US Gold version, I realised it could have been so much worse judging by previous US Gold released efforts.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 15:06
Replies: 479
Views: 27,505
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Great sleuthing by McGeezer, onr of the few to...

Great sleuthing by McGeezer, onr of the few to not only discus ideas, but put them into practice.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 15:05
Replies: 479
Views: 27,505
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Doesnt really matter what the characters are...

Doesnt really matter what the characters are themed on, it needs to follow the established norms and "rules" of a beat em up, otherwise it fails.

Elfmania failed.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 01:35
Replies: 479
Views: 27,505
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The issue I had with Elfmania is the characters...

The issue I had with Elfmania is the characters had no weight, they felt like they were floating, which in a hard hitting fighting game, is a problem
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2021, 00:23
Replies: 63
Views: 3,928
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Protracker does what most people need, it plays...

Protracker does what most people need, it plays music in an expected way on all Amigas.

You have a problem though.

1). Diminished audience

There is precious few people in comparison to the...
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2021, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Galahad/FLT
What programming language are you using? ...

What programming language are you using?

Using mod files to play your SFX isn't ideal.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 February 2021, 02:13
Replies: 49
Views: 4,029
Posted By Galahad/FLT
That's nice Ian, I remember you and Ian and Andy...

That's nice Ian, I remember you and Ian and Andy proper being into MSX stuff.

Parodius next? lol
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 16:59
Replies: 479
Views: 27,505
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Actually it wasn't publishers that created this...

Actually it wasn't publishers that created this change, it was piracy.

The amount of early games requiring 1meg was small, tiny.

However, there was quite a few cracks that were done that...
Forum: Coders. General 31 January 2021, 16:17
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Proper cache usage versus unrolled loop

OK, so got a game that really needs one particular routine to run as fast as possible.

I've not had much to do with cpu caches on 68020, but thinking this is where they are ideal for a tight loop....
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2021, 15:30
Replies: 60
Views: 4,080
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dude, no one connected to those cracks are going...

Dude, no one connected to those cracks are going to demand their copyright isn't infringed on a cracktro lol.

If someone has licenced an Amiga title, they can use whatever version they like.
Forum: request.Apps 26 January 2021, 02:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Galahad/FLT
AdF is an image of a standard AmigaDOS disk, and...

AdF is an image of a standard AmigaDOS disk, and if you don't want to mount those images they can be written back to.floppy

Those text strings are from the bootblock of the disk image.

You can...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2021, 12:56
Replies: 60
Views: 4,080
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Might also be a legacy of knowing that some...

Might also be a legacy of knowing that some releases will crash if the cracktro isn't present because the cracktro puts the actual crack routines into memory.

Probably a case of, leave well enough...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2021, 03:18
Replies: 60
Views: 4,080
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Its been going on for years, lots of Oceans Hit...

Its been going on for years, lots of Oceans Hit Squad titles are cracked versions.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2021, 12:49
Replies: 270
Views: 30,116
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I dont see how the timing can be "better" when...

I dont see how the timing can be "better" when the Amiga version is the original.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2021, 03:08
Replies: 270
Views: 30,116
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Yeah, not quite sure how you remembered that. ...

Yeah, not quite sure how you remembered that. David Whittaker directly sampled lots of the instruments for Amiga Beast from a Korg M1 Synthesiser, and I remember an advert by Korg at the time in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2021, 02:54
Replies: 270
Views: 30,116
Posted By Galahad/FLT
You'd be quite wrong about that, plenty of music...

You'd be quite wrong about that, plenty of music on the ST sounds better than the Amiga version.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2021, 03:25
Replies: 270
Views: 30,116
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Back on topic please chaps. Thread is asking...

Back on topic please chaps.

Thread is asking where ST version is different or better.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2021, 19:07
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It will be the music and samples that bump it up...

It will be the music and samples that bump it up on Amiga version, I would imagine the sample quality and quantity are over what the Megadrive had
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