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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 February 2018, 17:52
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Leffmann
The snippet I posted in the other thread does...

The snippet I posted in the other thread does exactly this. It moves the ufo to Bombjack in a fixed number of steps, so it moves slow if he's near and fast if he's far. You only have to add code to...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 February 2018, 15:53
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Leffmann
From a video of the arcade game, it looks like a...

From a video of the arcade game, it looks like a simple linear interpolation over about 1 second, probably 64 image frames.

Simple pseudo-example:

; initialize for each flight

move.w ufo_x,...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 27 January 2018, 21:07
Replies: 42
Views: 3,917
Posted By Leffmann
It's in the Zone.

It's in the Zone.
Forum: News 20 January 2018, 11:39
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By Leffmann
Thanks a lot Toni.

Thanks a lot Toni.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 January 2018, 11:33
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By Leffmann
:laughing damnit! I think LE is clearly...

:laughing damnit!

I think LE is clearly superior to BE, but I feel his question is misguided and wholly founded on a misunderstanding, as if it were a major deciding factor on new software...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2018, 00:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By Leffmann
Someone is sharing their Amiga game disks and...

Someone is sharing their Amiga game disks and related files on the Soulseek P2P network, that's all. There's nothing bizarre or strange about it.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 15 January 2018, 23:50
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Leffmann
Post Andrew Braybrook's blog

Andrew Braybrook (Fire & Ice, Paradroid, Uridium, etc.) has a blog on https://uridiumauthor.blogspot.com.

The posts are mostly about what game development was back in the 80's and 90's, the...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2018, 15:01
Replies: 432
Views: 30,464
Posted By Leffmann
That's a great point. The argument that the...

That's a great point.

The argument that the disks in themselves are just useless plastic could, somewhat, be applied to any old thing. I'm sure someone must have suggested that we should take a...
Forum: Coders. Releases 13 January 2018, 21:05
Replies: 28
Views: 5,258
Posted By Leffmann
Thanks, I've done a thorough offline scan of the...

Thanks, I've done a thorough offline scan of the whole drive, and Windows Defender can't find that virus in the archive, or anywhere on my computer.

The installer is now updated to use the latest...
Forum: Coders. Releases 11 January 2018, 23:51
Replies: 28
Views: 5,258
Posted By Leffmann
I've updated the binary archive with the latest...

I've updated the binary archive with the latest versions, you can just place them in the vbcc/bin directory to update. The installer archive is still not updated.

I always check everything with...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 January 2018, 19:44
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Leffmann
What keyboard waits 10 seconds though? I remember...

What keyboard waits 10 seconds though? I remember that my A500's seemed to reset instantly, and my A1200 waits about 1 second if there's no handshake, and you have to hold the keys down for about 0.1...
Forum: News 01 January 2018, 23:09
Replies: 30
Views: 2,608
Posted By Leffmann
Really smooth and polished!

Really smooth and polished!
Forum: project.EAB 01 January 2018, 23:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Leffmann
How are they able to post anyway? What happened...

How are they able to post anyway? What happened to having to post in Support/New/Introduction before being allowed to post elsewhere? I thought RCK made that change years ago when the discussion was...
Forum: Coders. System 01 January 2018, 23:03
Replies: 29
Views: 5,768
Posted By Leffmann
Glad someone found this useful! And no, no...

Glad someone found this useful! And no, no updates, but please post if you come up with something.
Forum: Coders. General 01 January 2018, 22:59
Replies: 25
Views: 3,926
Posted By Leffmann
Here's a Windows executable if anyone else needs...

Here's a Windows executable if anyone else needs it:
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2017, 18:14
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By Leffmann
I rarely have the Amiga set up these days, but...

I rarely have the Amiga set up these days, but go-to game would be Emerald Mines I guess.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2017, 18:11
Replies: 184
Views: 14,036
Posted By Leffmann
Thanks for the confidence, but it's above my...

Thanks for the confidence, but it's above my level.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 December 2017, 19:30
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Leffmann
I can't build it, some files are missing, but...

I can't build it, some files are missing, but from the link-script it looks like the two relevant sections are placed about 128K apart.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 14 December 2017, 20:25
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Leffmann
Can FS-UAE display fullscreen, letterboxed, and on a separate desktop?

I have this configuration for an NTSC machine, to get the first 240 visible scanlines, and 16 lores pixels overscan on each side in 1:1 scale:


viewport = * * * * => 42 0 704 480
window_height =...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 December 2017, 20:16
Replies: 184
Views: 14,036
Posted By Leffmann
It's not about the graphics, it's about how...

It's not about the graphics, it's about how people join not to contribute or discuss, but to bully and shoot the thread down. It makes people wary of starting new discussions and sharing ideas, and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 December 2017, 19:44
Replies: 73
Views: 4,338
Posted By Leffmann
By Blaizer / The Silents, IIRC.

By Blaizer / The Silents, IIRC.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 December 2017, 19:39
Replies: 184
Views: 14,036
Posted By Leffmann
Don't be such a loser and asshole Akira. Convert...

Don't be such a loser and asshole Akira. Convert the graphics yourself if you're so damn good?

OP specifically asked for a civilized discussion from people who were interested in the topic, and...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 06 December 2017, 18:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By Leffmann
CIA 391078-01 in an A1200 1D.4 Button...

CIA 391078-01 in an A1200 1D.4

Button released:
--*- --*-
Button pressed:
***- --*-

If I press the button repeatedly it prints any of these, if it's useful to know:
--*- --*-
-**- --*-
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2017, 15:18
Replies: 1,724
Views: 217,597
Posted By Leffmann
It's just regular horizontal hardware scrolling...

It's just regular horizontal hardware scrolling in super-hires accuracy, which you can do on AGA, and ECS with some restrictions.

There's no need to use super-hires for the actual screen...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2017, 23:19
Replies: 3,740
Views: 522,918
Posted By Leffmann
I've just been chalking most of it up to complete...

I've just been chalking most of it up to complete randomness so far, in particular how they declare war on you, but yeah it's obviously got to be more sophisticated than basically the roll of a die....
Forum: Coders. General 20 November 2017, 23:10
Replies: 40
Views: 3,873
Posted By Leffmann
Not particularly fast, but that's never stopped...

Not particularly fast, but that's never stopped anyone from finding uses for those screen modes, and with everything we've seen in demos and games you can't honestly suggest that noone would find use...
Forum: Coders. General 20 November 2017, 17:49
Replies: 40
Views: 3,873
Posted By Leffmann
How much, much higher exactly? How much memory...

How much, much higher exactly? How much memory does some of the existing modes use, such as 16 color Hires interlaced for example?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2017, 22:08
Replies: 3,740
Views: 522,918
Posted By Leffmann
Civilization V. It's pretty good, but the...

Civilization V. It's pretty good, but the computer opponents keep declaring war on me out of the blue every time I play.
Forum: project.EAB 13 November 2017, 22:00
Replies: 65
Views: 2,882
Posted By Leffmann
I think that little Tapatalk advertisement is a...

I think that little Tapatalk advertisement is a bit annoying too, and signatures as part of the post like these have explicitly been against the rules since like forever, but none of the mods have...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 October 2017, 17:12
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Leffmann
For an interleaved bitmap aligned on 8 bytes: ...

For an interleaved bitmap aligned on 8 bytes:


move.w #bpl_8bpl|bpl_ham|bpl_hires|bpl_color, bplcon0
move.w #0, bplcon1
move.w #0, bplcon2
move.w #bpl_pf2offs8|bpl_spreslo, bplcon3...
Forum: OT - Gaming 18 October 2017, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Leffmann
So, over on the less sane side of the Atlantic...

So, over on the less sane side of the Atlantic they now have a patent for tricking people into buying things in online video-games...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 October 2017, 23:06
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By Leffmann
Cool! You could make it more user-friendly by...

Cool! You could make it more user-friendly by putting the temporary data on the stack, instead of tasking the caller with allocating and freeing that memory.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 October 2017, 23:00
Replies: 1,724
Views: 217,597
Posted By Leffmann
I learned the first steps on the C64 and Amiga...

I learned the first steps on the C64 and Amiga from an Atari scener, Mega/Sync, and picked up a lot from coding tutorials in magazines, and looking and experimenting with other people's code.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 06 October 2017, 18:44
Replies: 1,892
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 618,873
Posted By Leffmann
For what it's worth, the site has always been...

For what it's worth, the site has always been super fast for me. Thanks for hosting it.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 October 2017, 18:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Leffmann
I'm not sure how to interpret that Dunny guy's...

I'm not sure how to interpret that Dunny guy's words... is he slagging off AMIGASYSTEM, Italian-speaking people, the Amiga Mini project, or all of them?

Anyway I think it seems like a cool...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 06 October 2017, 18:34
Replies: 57
Views: 5,283
Posted By Leffmann
No. From Turran's own posts, it seems there...

No.

From Turran's own posts, it seems there would be no benefit in doing so, it would only prevent other people from finding Amiga resources, and what's the point of that? Are we trying to stop...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 04 October 2017, 00:26
Replies: 88
Views: 5,674
Posted By Leffmann
The team who made RE had years of prior...

The team who made RE had years of prior experience making games, and this game probably took a couple of years to finish as well.

Hate to be a party-pooper, but you're underestimating just how...
Forum: Coders. Releases 28 September 2017, 18:35
Replies: 28
Views: 5,258
Posted By Leffmann
It's a false positive. Anything that says "gen"...

It's a false positive. Anything that says "gen" or "generic" is not a virus, just a generic warning.

The 7-zip SFX module extracts all installation files and then executes another program, the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 September 2017, 13:21
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Leffmann
Motorola's own MC68020 User's Manual has...

Motorola's own MC68020 User's Manual has everything:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/7wpf4f92irhudsn/MC68020UM.pdf?dl=1
Forum: Coders. General 22 September 2017, 00:10
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Leffmann
I'm using Git when cross-developing, mainly...

I'm using Git when cross-developing, mainly because it seemed to be the most popular choice.

I use a simple script that clones a default repo acting as a starter project. The build-script...
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