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Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 15:46
Replies: 18
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Posted By jotd
hardware was designed with backwards...

hardware was designed with backwards compatibility in mind. And the OS was supposed to fill the gaps. But most games don't use the OS, or only partly, or use code that depends on the CPU speed...
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Forum: Coders. C/C++ 13 July 2020, 22:22
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By jotd
Which compiler are you using? if you're using gcc...

Which compiler are you using? if you're using gcc you should set -noixemul option
Forum: support.Games 13 July 2020, 18:14
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By jotd
we discover new stupid stuff every time we try to...

we discover new stupid stuff every time we try to fix another game.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 13 July 2020, 13:50
Replies: 143
Views: 11,735
Posted By jotd
Your neighbours are like us: they probably prefer...

Your neighbours are like us: they probably prefer when you're coding Super Sprint :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 13 July 2020, 09:38
Replies: 143
Views: 11,735
Posted By jotd
nothing is easy when you're doing it for the...

nothing is easy when you're doing it for the first time.
Forum: support.Games 12 July 2020, 21:00
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By jotd
I just hate bugs that I can't reproduce myself....

I just hate bugs that I can't reproduce myself. There are a lot of them in whdload mantis. Some happen because of broken hardware or corrupt files... I'm sure the user had the issue, but not being...
Forum: support.Games 12 July 2020, 17:55
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By jotd
nevermind, I wrote my own specific patcher for...

nevermind, I wrote my own specific patcher for this game. Was really simple. I sent the install to whdload page so if game is re-installed the problem won't occur; thanks all for finding the issue.
Forum: support.Games 12 July 2020, 17:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By jotd
In the whdload slave, I patch the executable when...

In the whdload slave, I patch the executable when loaded (from one of those files). That's very strange that the data is present in 3 files! I'm pretty sure there's a lot of code/data duplication and...
Forum: support.Games 12 July 2020, 17:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By jotd
Yeah, I had the level codes, and just forced the...

Yeah, I had the level codes, and just forced the cheat for help key.

Info was in whdload readme already :) http://www.whdload.de/games/Cedric.html

BTW I didn't test the floppy fixed version....
Forum: support.Games 12 July 2020, 15:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By jotd
I had to edit 3 files for this !! zoned the...

I had to edit 3 files for this !! zoned the files. Floppy users don't deserve it, but for you I'll make an exception :)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 July 2020, 13:31
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By jotd
yeah, DamienD you're right. The install distro is...

yeah, DamienD you're right. The install distro is faulty. But the "CD32" version is exactly the same (not AGA, just CD). When I copied those files over the floppy distro it worked perfect.

thanks...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 July 2020, 10:31
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By jotd
Cedric floppies

This game has no SPS release. And some whdload distros seem to indicate that some files are missing (for levels 9 and 10)


anyone with the original disks (even ADF is okay, there is no protection...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 July 2020, 21:52
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By jotd
graphical glitches don't come with bad cracks....

graphical glitches don't come with bad cracks. Blitter errors are the cause most of the time. Easy to figure out: use "immediate blitter" in winuae and see if the errors go away.

If not, then it...
Forum: support.Games 11 July 2020, 14:59
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By jotd
Maybe there's a rerelease... I compared both...

Maybe there's a rerelease... I compared both cracked & IPF releases, and this file has a big diff between offset $1E400 and $21000. That explains a lot... I was testing with my own data files, which...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2020, 23:43
Replies: 404
Views: 62,785
Posted By jotd
Main contributor was Rick that time, designing 4...

Main contributor was Rick that time, designing 4 entire levels. Madman's task (I did that once, not going to do it again)

so now game has 3 4-level sets plus demo level. Hours of fun figuring out...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2020, 23:06
Replies: 404
Views: 62,785
Posted By jotd
New version online, with new Rick levels &...

New version online, with new Rick levels & joystick working again (I have to use a DLL and it needs to be in 64 bits now that most JREs are 64 bit)

Enjoy! (I wasn't able to get past 1.2 of Rick...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2020, 21:35
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By jotd
All Gremlin source code isn't gone. I have Lotus...

All Gremlin source code isn't gone. I have Lotus & Lotus 3 plus Supercars 2 source by Codetapper. Maybe I'll get hold of Harlequin...

The SC2 source helped me to improve my Supercars III java...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2020, 08:10
Replies: 36
Views: 2,796
Posted By jotd
Getting sources for Agony & Great Courts !! it's...

Getting sources for Agony & Great Courts !! it's really great!! That will probably be impossible to rebuild those games from the sources but it gives a good insight of how they're done.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 07 July 2020, 21:39
Replies: 65
Views: 4,543
Posted By jotd
@mc I already sent the same message...

@mc I already sent the same message https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1407759#post1407759

In a nutshell, spend less time in posting ghost updates on EAB and more time coding/designing stuff....
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2020, 21:35
Replies: 36
Views: 2,796
Posted By jotd
At this pace, we'll have the source of all amiga...

At this pace, we'll have the source of all amiga games in 2134
Forum: support.Games 07 July 2020, 21:33
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By jotd
Since you logged a bugreport, I'll look into it....

Since you logged a bugreport, I'll look into it. Not much time ATM
Forum: support.Games 06 July 2020, 23:49
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By jotd
see the readme. A user asked for this feature to...

see the readme. A user asked for this feature to build an arcade cabinet and I guess he didn't want to destroy a cd32 controller for that. Much easier to map all controls to joystick buttons &...
Forum: EAB's competition 05 July 2020, 23:55
Replies: 36
Views: 1,029
Posted By jotd
I don't have time to try to match Harry score....

I don't have time to try to match Harry score. Pity.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2020, 11:28
Replies: 404
Views: 62,785
Posted By jotd
my remakes page:...

my remakes page: https://jotd.pagesperso-orange.fr/ where Gods can be downloaded
Forum: EAB's competition 04 July 2020, 23:53
Replies: 36
Views: 1,029
Posted By jotd
RuySan you can check a Gods walkthrough or a YT...

RuySan you can check a Gods walkthrough or a YT longplay you'll see that there are no bugs only secrets :). And to get the diamond at level 1.2 you have to pull the right lever first, then the left...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 July 2020, 22:44
Replies: 404
Views: 62,785
Posted By jotd
I used to work with PaintShopPro, Gimp is also a...

I used to work with PaintShopPro, Gimp is also a possibility. I don't you what Yasir used. You'll have to ask him...

Palette editor is just meant to map image rectangles to frame names.

The...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 July 2020, 22:11
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By jotd
nasty mode means that it has priority over cpu so...

nasty mode means that it has priority over cpu so it should be okay. I've seen that done in games like Danger Freak.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2020, 07:46
Replies: 45
Views: 2,116
Posted By jotd
Talking about Kingsoft, Gravity Force isn't crap,...

Talking about Kingsoft, Gravity Force isn't crap, and crashes at the end of a game because it calls ROM address directly like good old 8-bit times. Of course it is kick 1.2 ROM address :)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 02 July 2020, 22:03
Replies: 105
Views: 14,278
Posted By jotd
Amigajay what kind of CD32 controller do you have?

Amigajay what kind of CD32 controller do you have?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 02 July 2020, 22:02
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By jotd
get a CD32 joypad & whdload. Most games are...

get a CD32 joypad & whdload. Most games are enhanced, and Twinworld is one of them, you can use a second button to jump, and change shots with another button instead of space.
Forum: EAB's competition 02 July 2020, 21:57
Replies: 36
Views: 1,029
Posted By jotd
There are no secrets in Gods anymore. I know ALL...

There are no secrets in Gods anymore. I know ALL the secrets. Kroah level viewer killed the suspense :)
Interesting challenge. I remember someone tried to get the maximum score for level 1 already....
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 21:52
Replies: 45
Views: 2,116
Posted By jotd
Seven Cities of gold also need a 1.2 or even more...

Seven Cities of gold also need a 1.2 or even more ancient kickstart.

Those EA games are historically interesting but boring to play. Maybe Archon is special. And most old games have been patched...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 00:25
Replies: 45
Views: 2,116
Posted By jotd
has more digits in its name

has more digits in its name
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 30 June 2020, 21:45
Replies: 1,173
Views: 123,451
Posted By jotd
excellent. You could have avoided downloading the...

excellent. You could have avoided downloading the wheel file, but now that you have it, you can perform an offline installation: open a DOS command prompt as administrator (very important) and just...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 30 June 2020, 17:22
Replies: 1,173
Views: 123,451
Posted By jotd
windows? click on "compilation_maker.py" linux?...

windows? click on "compilation_maker.py"
linux? "python3.8 compilation_maker.py"

As i said you'll probably need the wx package as it's not standard in python. Very easy to install it.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 30 June 2020, 10:14
Replies: 89
Views: 12,532
Posted By jotd
I hope not! the project was really promising....

I hope not! the project was really promising. mcgeezer can't possibly rewrite that one too :)
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 30 June 2020, 10:07
Replies: 1,173
Views: 123,451
Posted By jotd
yes, and it's on my github. It's called...

yes, and it's on my github. It's called compilation maker (python). It has a GUI (using python wx) and it's really simple to use.
...
Forum: support.Other 29 June 2020, 23:12
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By jotd
1.2, 1.3 (.a500) files have a size of 256k. Newer...

1.2, 1.3 (.a500) files have a size of 256k. Newer versions (4006x.A600/A1200/A4000) have a size of 512k.

whdload needs the kick & .RTB files for some slaves, but not for all slaves, and it depends...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 29 June 2020, 21:45
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By jotd
Can you try a cpu not 68000 in winuae?

Can you try a cpu not 68000 in winuae?
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 28 June 2020, 11:06
Replies: 43
Views: 3,110
Posted By jotd
3 installs zoned

3 installs zoned
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