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Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2021, 17:53
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Nightshft
That's because Drag&Drop is something a program...

That's because Drag&Drop is something a program is meant to receive and not to send IMHO. I am no expert to windows messaging, maybe if you study there you find more information about such...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 April 2021, 14:21
Replies: 12
Views: 4,201
Posted By Nightshft
That's interesting. And I think it shows how...

That's interesting. And I think it shows how Stunt Car Racer was an early forerunner to Trackmania. Or with other words, if you create an advanced version of SCR you get an early version of TM :p...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 April 2021, 19:36
Replies: 2,767
Views: 466,819
Posted By Nightshft
The "PrintScreen" Key is another name for the...

The "PrintScreen" Key is another name for the Numpad Multiply Key on the Miggy. Take a look at WinUae options - Input. Your PC Numpad Multiply should be mapped to that key. Works for me.

Note also...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 April 2021, 23:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By Nightshft
Related to this: Can you blit shapes opaque...

Related to this:

Can you blit shapes opaque (so colour 0 gets written to target and is not transparent) without using "block"?

What I tried:
When you turn Autocookie off before GetAShape, so...
Forum: support.Demos 09 April 2021, 18:14
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By Nightshft
I remember some startup code that detects system...

I remember some startup code that detects system specs from M.Gibbs and IIRC it denied start on Aga :shocked:p, not sure if it was a demo or a game though.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 April 2021, 17:42
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Nightshft
Second that. I use my A1200 with an Aca1233...

Second that. I use my A1200 with an Aca1233 (030+Fpu) with a 2,5A Power Supply. It works stable. First I forgot to check but when I looked I was surprised that it works with that small PSU. I once...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 02:51
Replies: 44
Views: 3,722
Posted By Nightshft
Never heard of it before, but it's cool and an...

Never heard of it before, but it's cool and an awesome conversion. Thanks!
Wrote it to disk and played it on the miggy and crt.
It really get's harder quickly each level, but hey I guess that makes...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 29 March 2021, 02:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nightshft
Ah, sorry, guess I should install some updates ;)...

Ah, sorry, guess I should install some updates ;)

This refered to the zips in your ftp upload folder. I was searching for the cracked version - not so much for me, but to investigate where it...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 27 March 2021, 13:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nightshft
and about a possible cheat: in the Video...

and about a possible cheat:
in the Video comments a dev meant that there's a cheat:
Enter "BOAHSATTEHALLUSEY!" while playing. But I couln't get that to work. I even did a quick mem scan with...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 27 March 2021, 13:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,766
Posted By Nightshft
Meanwhile I tried out Dr. Cubes Magic Lands. It's...

Meanwhile I tried out Dr. Cubes Magic Lands. It's really well done, high fps, smooth scrolling and some nice gameplay features. Its quite a cool game, however I played it up to level 4 and can tell...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2021, 18:57
Replies: 535
Views: 155,961
Posted By Nightshft
Haha, yes that'd be interesting. I just...

Haha, yes that'd be interesting.


I just checked the bootblock of "Dr. Cubes magic lands" by Scienide.

See picture.
And here the translation from german:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 March 2021, 20:34
Replies: 36
Views: 1,739
Posted By Nightshft
@Predseda, try Wonderboy Monsterland if you...

@Predseda, try Wonderboy Monsterland if you didn't. My favourite platformer btw (okay, the Arcade version, you got me, but IIRC the Amiga Version is nice too).
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 March 2021, 14:06
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Nightshft
IIRC AGA Dualplayfield uses pen 0 for...

IIRC AGA Dualplayfield uses
pen 0 for background
pens 1..7 for playfield 1, normally foreground
pens 9..15 for playfield 2, normally background
to keep ocs compatibility.

However, looks like...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 March 2021, 13:52
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By Nightshft
- remap picture so it doesnt use color 0 - do...

- remap picture so it doesnt use color 0
- do copper effects on color 0 (which affects background/border)
- done

Of course it very much depends on how easy or hard step 1 is possible.
Have you...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2021, 17:04
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Nightshft
I read out my original A1200 Kickstart roms. The...

I read out my original A1200 Kickstart roms. The rom called HI sits at U6A and LO sits at U6B.

True ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2021, 16:37
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Nightshft
According to what i just found it confirms that: ...

According to what i just found it confirms that:

words1 is HI
words2 is LO

where HI means the high Words of the DWords (being at the lower adresses of the source file)
and LO means the low...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2021, 14:35
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Nightshft
Glad you guys find it helpful. :) About the...

Glad you guys find it helpful. :)

About the split files:

filename_words1 are bytes 00,01,04,05,08,09
filename_words2 are bytes 02,03,06,07,0a,0b
(also see the Button Hint)

So I guess that...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 February 2021, 17:04
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Nightshft
Now it works. Yesterday my testcode (which...

Now it works.
Yesterday my testcode (which pokes the values to the memory-bank and then, in a second loop prints what it peeks() there) yielded in all zeros, like in Tolkiens try.

I think that...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 February 2021, 15:25
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Nightshft
It doesnt work for me too. For debuging -...

It doesnt work for me too.

For debuging
- I checked if bank returns a valid adress. Yes it does, at least when I do initBank with memtype=2 (chipram). I get memory f.e. at 0x0012 9c58.
- I do...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2021, 01:43
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Nightshft
It's been a while and my Amiga is stored away at...

It's been a while and my Amiga is stored away at the moment, so from the top of my head:

acaTune is a Cli Program.
Typically you would call it as the first program in the startup-sequence with...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 February 2021, 01:10
Replies: 88
Views: 6,237
Posted By Nightshft
It's really hard to settle on 5. I guess about 20...

It's really hard to settle on 5. I guess about 20 games would be my absolute favourites from back then. However, let's mention (the best?) five of them:

- Another World
- F/A 18 Interceptor
-...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 February 2021, 02:05
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By Nightshft
I really liked this game as a kid. My friend...

I really liked this game as a kid.
My friend had a nice C64 with floppy and Speeddos+ and when our game choice wasn't Wintergames, Ghostbusters or Quest for Tires it often was Pitfall II.
It was a...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2021, 01:12
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Nightshft
Thank you supaduper. The next version will...

Thank you supaduper.

The next version will be able to check files of certain size (256 or 512kB) for a valid kick checksum.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2021, 21:26
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Nightshft
Glad you like it :) There are also some...

Glad you like it :)

There are also some bonus functions that aren't so obvious at the beginning:

"Double" .. is a nice shortcut to copy the buffer contents after itself, f.e. if you burn a...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2021, 01:43
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Nightshft
Eprom Hexxer - Eprom Binary Tool

Working with Eproms you sometimes need to do a byteswap or even wordwise dissect (split the binary in two binaries with odd and even words). Or when you read two Eproms sometimes you want to do a...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 February 2021, 18:09
Replies: 81
Views: 52,458
Posted By Nightshft
Looking forward to this too. It was very nice on...

Looking forward to this too. It was very nice on the C64. Especially the music.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2021, 18:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By Nightshft
A 27c400 is not pin compatible with the device...

A 27c400 is not pin compatible with the device directly, that's why you need the Adapter.
Then you can burn a 27c400 as if it was an 27c4096 for example.

I paid about 25€ for it including...
Forum: request.Apps 03 February 2021, 20:21
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By Nightshft
I used Beckertext II as a word processor and IIRC...

I used Beckertext II as a word processor and IIRC it was ok. I think I still have a huge book (>500 pages) about it in the basement.
Because of screen resolution, cpu and ram constraints, of course...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 February 2021, 21:42
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Nightshft
Nice collection Foebane! Also "LinkPouet" is a...

Nice collection Foebane!
Also "LinkPouet" is a neat idea! :great
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 22:07
Replies: 111
Views: 13,373
Posted By Nightshft
Although matt for sure is correct with this...

Although matt for sure is correct with this comparison, I want to renew my vote for not making it harder but maybe implementing a couple of difficulty levels. I must say I really liked the game for...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 14:40
Replies: 111
Views: 13,373
Posted By Nightshft
To round 40 wow. I agree that the customer...

To round 40 wow.
I agree that the customer "spawn rate" is quite high. Maybe add the possibility to select one of three levels that slightly affect spawn rate?
I played it up to level 9 and 166k...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 December 2020, 01:16
Replies: 50
Views: 4,935
Posted By Nightshft
Adf updated. Nice!

Adf updated. Nice!
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 December 2020, 20:10
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By Nightshft
Hi Frode, that works fine! I checked a lot of...

Hi Frode,
that works fine!
I checked a lot of settings but I wouldn't have found this, thank you.
Happy Holidays! :xmas
Forum: support.FS-UAE 21 December 2020, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By Nightshft
Window resolutions (default)

Hi Guys,

I'm using WinUae for a long time, but am new to FS_Uae.
The launcher offers a drop down list for window resolution, with resolutions from 640x400 up to 724x566.

How would I add an...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 December 2020, 03:14
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By Nightshft
Not coding Blitz for a while, but this is what I...

Not coding Blitz for a while, but this is what I remember.
IIRC the Blitz compiler uses the Blitz and Amiga commands "stupidly" from top to down.
For example:

BLITZ
some code
gosub...
Forum: News 21 December 2020, 02:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By Nightshft
Just got it via itchio. A game that really...

Just got it via itchio.
A game that really makes you smile! :xmas
Very nice, it's a must have! Well done guys!! :great
Forum: Amiga scene 18 December 2020, 21:46
Replies: 111
Views: 13,373
Posted By Nightshft
Right on! :great

Right on! :great
Forum: Amiga scene 18 December 2020, 15:47
Replies: 111
Views: 13,373
Posted By Nightshft
Any news on this? Hey old bob, you'r continuing...

Any news on this?
Hey old bob, you'r continuing this, right? :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 November 2020, 16:50
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Nightshft
Done. Would be cool. :)

Done. Would be cool. :)
Forum: Coders. General 14 September 2020, 14:03
Replies: 203
Views: 36,371
Posted By Nightshft
We already take a look on this ;)

We already take a look on this ;)
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