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Forum: News 09 December 2018, 08:47
Replies: 44
Views: 2,181
Posted By alpine9000
I bought it, Amiga version contains adf, dms and...

I bought it, Amiga version contains adf, dms and lha versions.

Edit: Contents:

TigerClaw-manual.pdf, TigerClaw.info, TigerClaw, tigerclaw-amiga-poster-reverse.pdf, tigerclaw.adf, tigerclaw.dms,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 December 2018, 21:04
Replies: 87
Views: 8,880
Posted By alpine9000
I am pretty sure someone posted the code on here...

I am pretty sure someone posted the code on here is a thread very similar to this one, but at least an initial version made it into blocky skies:
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 December 2018, 20:34
Replies: 87
Views: 8,880
Posted By alpine9000
I ended up leaving the OS running. I had a pretty...

I ended up leaving the OS running. I had a pretty decent clock restore routine that worked most of the time, but I could never crack the nut of things like network stacks.

And when the OS is...
Forum: News 23 November 2018, 21:43
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
I’m sure Adam will send you a replacement if you...

I’m sure Adam will send you a replacement if you ask. Did you try re-writing the original one ? I guess you can’t make it any worse.
Forum: News 23 November 2018, 00:22
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
Someone else had a similar issue, they contacted...

Someone else had a similar issue, they contacted me on Facebook. He said he asked for a replacement floppy and I didn't hear from him again (I guess it fixed it ?).

If you do get a chance to test...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 November 2018, 00:03
Replies: 361
Views: 70,828
Posted By alpine9000
Wow, congratulations on pulling this off! ...

Wow, congratulations on pulling this off!

Not only the technical achievements but also getting this across the line legally. Amazing effort and well done to all involved.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 08:03
Replies: 384
Views: 31,839
Posted By alpine9000
What’s “a stock machine”? I made my most...

What’s “a stock machine”?

I made my most recent game work on I think (didn’t test below 1.3) all Kickstarts, what a pain and it barely uses any OS functions.

For me the reason it would be...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 13:00
Replies: 384
Views: 31,839
Posted By alpine9000
Do you have a link to the statement?

Do you have a link to the statement?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 12:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,541
Posted By alpine9000
You won’t have much luck running older demos on a...

You won’t have much luck running older demos on a real AGA machine without using WHDload patched versions.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 09:34
Replies: 31
Views: 1,541
Posted By alpine9000
You get glitches running the ADF's or using...

You get glitches running the ADF's or using WHDLoad ?

I find 99% if WHDLoad stuff works perfectly on my A1200.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 October 2018, 11:23
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By alpine9000
WinUAE source code is a good reference for...

WinUAE source code is a good reference for chipset behavior.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 October 2018, 04:31
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
I think unless the example is of a "reasonable"...

I think unless the example is of a "reasonable" size (or the tests are a mix of different sizes from tiny to huge) then it is still fairly meaningless.

Sure there are cases where you can have a...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 October 2018, 02:45
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
It's completely meaningless. Even if you "fixed"...

It's completely meaningless. Even if you "fixed" the comparison and compared the binary output of each sample excluding OS interation it would still be meaningless as it's an isolated example.

In...
Forum: Coders. General 14 October 2018, 03:12
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By alpine9000
Don’t forget Windows paths don’t always have a...

Don’t forget Windows paths don’t always have a drive letter.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 09:20
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By alpine9000
GCC never really free’s any ram. It allocates the...

GCC never really free’s any ram. It allocates the ram it needs the lets the OS free the ram when it quits. This technique is quite incompatible with AmigaOS obviously.

I ported gcc 5 to an OS that...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 05 October 2018, 03:47
Replies: 63
Views: 9,361
Posted By alpine9000
That would be because they are a direct rip of...

That would be because they are a direct rip of those - the gfx were placeholders.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 October 2018, 12:10
Replies: 63
Views: 9,361
Posted By alpine9000
I could try and rebuild the trackloaded version,...

I could try and rebuild the trackloaded version, it probably only needs 512k
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 October 2018, 00:18
Replies: 63
Views: 9,361
Posted By alpine9000
I’m pretty sure that is the most recent build I...

I’m pretty sure that is the most recent build I did. I remember taking some cd32 fixes from else we get mad when I originally made the build for earok.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 October 2018, 23:59
Replies: 63
Views: 9,361
Posted By alpine9000
I can’t remember if that was a special build for...

I can’t remember if that was a special build for cd32 or not, if it doesn’t work let me know and I can try and make a normal build.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 02 October 2018, 03:04
Replies: 63
Views: 9,361
Posted By alpine9000
That's blocky skies. I haven't released Climby...

That's blocky skies. I haven't released Climby Skies myself, the only versions "out there" are the ones that Earok and AmigaJay have released on their CD32 compilation CDs.
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 09:35
Replies: 587
Views: 61,042
Posted By alpine9000
Congratulations on the release. I kinda wish...

Congratulations on the release.

I kinda wish there was a bundle with all roms as well.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 September 2018, 08:54
Replies: 63
Views: 9,361
Posted By alpine9000
Well, this is what happened: (1) As I was...

Well, this is what happened:

(1) As I was working on Climby SKies jojo asked me to do Else We Get Mad for him, and I was struggling with the artwork myself in climby skies and I knew Else We Get...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 02:40
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
I don’t remember exactly but I think the number...

I don’t remember exactly but I think the number of blinks tells you the error.

It’s also possible the worthy floppy is causing the problem.

Are you able to copy stuff to your CF card? You could...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 02:16
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
There should be no problems with that setup. Do...

There should be no problems with that setup. Do you have other floppies that boot ok?
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 02:05
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
The floppy is NDOS so you won’t be able to access...

The floppy is NDOS so you won’t be able to access it from workbench.

What is your setup?
Forum: Coders. Contest 10 September 2018, 04:23
Replies: 29
Views: 1,901
Posted By alpine9000
That's looking awesome!!

That's looking awesome!!
Forum: Coders. Contest 09 September 2018, 12:47
Replies: 31
Views: 2,266
Posted By alpine9000
Can I play as Mr Miyagi ? :)

Can I play as Mr Miyagi ? :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 September 2018, 09:29
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
This is a topic about a dead architecture that...

This is a topic about a dead architecture that no-one but a handful of us grumpy old men care about, neither are important.

I certainly don't care if someone posts code that is un-tested if they...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 September 2018, 09:16
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
The same person that posted results then edited...

The same person that posted results then edited the post because he made a mistake and wasn't running the code he thought he was ?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 15:32
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
Time it took? The problem was I spent no time on...

Time it took? The problem was I spent no time on it, Less than 5 minutes total (not like I didn’t warn you that I wasn’t testing).

It’s fun to compare hand crafted asm with C generated equivalent,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 12:08
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
How about we do a non trivial algorithm ? Got...

How about we do a non trivial algorithm ? Got anything more complex that would likely have a C implementation?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 11:46
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
ok - this is my last try, as the code gets bigger...

ok - this is my last try, as the code gets bigger every time it gets less interesting


#define __REG(reg, arg) register arg asm(reg)
#define abs(x) ((x) < 0 ? -(x) : (x))

extern
void...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 September 2018, 02:01
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
ok - I actually did a couple of simple tests on...

ok - I actually did a couple of simple tests on this version, not saying it's 100% for all cases however :spin

It's still just a cut and paste from here...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 September 2018, 10:54
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
OK, try this one (same level of checking as my...

OK, try this one (same level of checking as my previous effort :cheese:)


extern void
putpixel(register int x0 asm("d1"),
register int y0 asm("d2"),
register int c...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 September 2018, 10:17
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
Realised it was passing the params to putpixel...

Realised it was passing the params to putpixel via the stack so update:


extern void putpixel(register int x0 asm("d1"),
register int y0 asm("d2"),
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 September 2018, 10:12
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
Just for fun I thought I would see what GCC could...

Just for fun I thought I would see what GCC could do with this. I grabbed the algorithm from here (https://www.thecrazyprogrammer.com/2017/01/bresenhams-line-drawing-algorithm-c-c.html), quickly...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 September 2018, 03:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By alpine9000
This is looking great! Can't wait to see how this...

This is looking great! Can't wait to see how this progresses!

I am interested in your blit system. When I did a test of a similar system, the IRQ overhead seemed to make it slower compared with...
Forum: News 07 September 2018, 03:20
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
Hopefully it was worth(y) the wait :cheese

Hopefully it was worth(y) the wait :cheese
Forum: News 07 September 2018, 00:21
Replies: 217
Views: 19,653
Posted By alpine9000
At last!!!!

At last!!!!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 September 2018, 23:48
Replies: 975
Views: 34,103
Posted By alpine9000
I wrote a multi tasking OS in C, but yeah the...

I wrote a multi tasking OS in C, but yeah the context switches had to be asm. And a few other little things like atomic operations for locks etc.
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