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Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 July 2018, 21:18
Replies: 1,250
Views: 277,116
Posted By Dunny
He was on the FS-UAE Discord server a few days...

He was on the FS-UAE Discord server a few days ago. He's just busy is all.
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 11 July 2018, 23:05
Replies: 1,257
Views: 296,165
Posted By Dunny
Yes, was the first thing I tried. It's no big...

Yes, was the first thing I tried. It's no big deal as I run Amilator now, which runs very well indeed delivering a blisteringly fast Amiga with enormous compatibility.
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 11 July 2018, 01:28
Replies: 1,257
Views: 296,165
Posted By Dunny
I stopped using it because it wouldn't run on any...

I stopped using it because it wouldn't run on any of my PCs (and I have a LOT of them). Always the bouncing ball, never a workbench.

As for the legality of using it - I couldn't give much of a...
Forum: project.MAGE 10 July 2018, 02:15
Replies: 1,075
Views: 80,808
Posted By Dunny
TOSEC is a way to catalogue all the old games and...

TOSEC is a way to catalogue all the old games and apps. They store the checksums of disks and stuff so you can check which games you have against their database, and they also rename the files so you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2018, 21:12
Replies: 328
Views: 34,062
Posted By Dunny
Actually, SEGA have historically been very...

Actually, SEGA have historically been very generous with their I.P, for example with fan-made recreations and mods of their Sonic franchise. It would be worth at least enquiring.
Forum: Coders. General 09 July 2018, 13:28
Replies: 584
Views: 41,972
Posted By Dunny
Indeed. I used to use the trapdoor to store cash,...

Indeed. I used to use the trapdoor to store cash, for example that I didn't want anyone to find. I suspect there may have been other things one could hide in there.
Forum: support.Apps 09 July 2018, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Dunny
So there were no improvements in 2.1? I had a 2.1...

So there were no improvements in 2.1? I had a 2.1 registered pack back in the day so it was definitely a thing. Wish I still had all my old disks, I had it backed up too.
Forum: support.Apps 09 July 2018, 00:58
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Dunny
As Thomas says, only 2.0 is registered. There are...

As Thomas says, only 2.0 is registered. There are no copies of 2.1 registered floating around the web as far as I know.
Forum: support.Games 06 July 2018, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Dunny
There's a lift - just walk onto it.

There's a lift - just walk onto it.
Forum: Coders. General 04 July 2018, 10:27
Replies: 584
Views: 41,972
Posted By Dunny
Because it's really not worth it unless you're...

Because it's really not worth it unless you're pretty much a hobbyist? I mean, the Amiga market is pretty limited after all, what with it being a dead platform.

Let's see... I think that I would...
Forum: support.Games 02 July 2018, 14:49
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Dunny
Can't say I found any software that was...

Can't say I found any software that was incompatible with my Blizzard 1230-IV tbh. Apart from the usual kickstart version issues, that is, and I'd been having those way back on the A1000 when I...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 29 June 2018, 17:10
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
Hint! Hint! :D

Hint! Hint! :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2018, 09:22
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Dunny
Perfectly understandable, thanks for the...

Perfectly understandable, thanks for the clarification. Congrats on the sprog, mate.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 28 June 2018, 15:00
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
I might just point out that the WOS IDSA furore...

I might just point out that the WOS IDSA furore was a complete mistake, as the IDSA's automatic filename trawler flagged up files that contained the names of popular films/games from current (for the...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 28 June 2018, 11:20
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
I know that a sample size of 1 is pretty poor,...

I know that a sample size of 1 is pretty poor, but if people have sent them disks for imaging and not gotten any form of reply (or their disks back) for years then they quite rightly deserve that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 June 2018, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Dunny
WTF? You shutting up shop?

WTF? You shutting up shop?
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 June 2018, 14:07
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
So the library has been opened (and that's...

So the library has been opened (and that's great), but is there a file format specification anywhere? If I were to support IPF images in my emulator, I'd need to basically reverse-engineer the format...
Forum: Coders. General 27 June 2018, 13:39
Replies: 584
Views: 41,972
Posted By Dunny
To be fair, he also explained very concisely and...

To be fair, he also explained very concisely and clearly why you were monumentally, totally wrong.



How good a programmer is can be very subjective. Many coders with no knowledge beyond Blitz...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 June 2018, 13:24
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
What about the IPF file format specification? The...

What about the IPF file format specification? The only description of the format (including the CAPS data) that I can find is speculative based on the behaviour of the library. Is there an official...
Forum: OT - Technical 26 June 2018, 15:35
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dunny
Bhodi linux has recently shut their forums down...

Bhodi linux has recently shut their forums down due to GDPR so you'll have to go somewhere else for help if you need it.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 26 June 2018, 13:38
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
Lol, SPS isn't dead, they've just had life issues...

Lol, SPS isn't dead, they've just had life issues for the past twelve years :D
Forum: OT - Technical 24 June 2018, 22:36
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dunny
Got my start on Slackware back in about '06 iirc....

Got my start on Slackware back in about '06 iirc. Went for that due to the steep learning curve, and didn't regret a moment of it - installed KDE and loved it. As far as the desktop went it was on a...
Forum: OT - Technical 24 June 2018, 02:05
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dunny
I'm running two Mint boxes - one with Cinnamon,...

I'm running two Mint boxes - one with Cinnamon, one KDE. One ARM XFCE machine on Angstrom, one MacOS and three Windows machines (a 7 and two 10s). Oh, and an Amiga but that's by the by.

Cinnamon...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 June 2018, 00:53
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dunny
Linux is pretty great, IMO. I run a few distros...

Linux is pretty great, IMO. I run a few distros on various bits of hardware and it's really good fun - feels much more like being back in the late 80s with the Amiga CLI, and in a really good way.
...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 21 June 2018, 18:01
Replies: 135
Views: 5,570
Posted By Dunny
To be fair, they behaved like cocks towards...

To be fair, they behaved like cocks towards emulator authors when we asked for a file format specification - they allowed us to use their library code or GTFO. We got the feck out and made our own...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2018, 23:11
Replies: 58
Views: 2,972
Posted By Dunny
I used to like the way the colours changed -...

I used to like the way the colours changed - yellow text on a blue background would get a black shadow, that sort of thing. Of course at the time I would have killed for a proper CRT monitor but...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 June 2018, 14:27
Replies: 144
Views: 11,386
Posted By Dunny
And here I was thinking I was mad, but no -...

And here I was thinking I was mad, but no - people are actually thinking that BB is more important than this. We have a real life rocket ship pilot in our midst.

Jeez, I love this place.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2018, 12:39
Replies: 58
Views: 2,972
Posted By Dunny
I miss the old CRT. And nobody seems yet to be...

I miss the old CRT. And nobody seems yet to be able to mimic it with Shaders. They're all too... Monitor-style CRT, like Arcade Cabs. Now don't get me wrong, that's not a bad look at all. But I do...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 June 2018, 12:34
Replies: 144
Views: 11,386
Posted By Dunny
Nonononono! I was referring to this: ...

Nonononono! I was referring to this:



What are you not telling us?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 June 2018, 01:18
Replies: 144
Views: 11,386
Posted By Dunny
Wait. Just wait a minute. Why is nobody talking...

Wait. Just wait a minute. Why is nobody talking about this?



I mean, come on...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2018, 23:35
Replies: 625
Views: 27,231
Posted By Dunny
Although it can't run x86 software, I have a...

Although it can't run x86 software, I have a stripped-down linux install running FS-UAE at fastest possible with JIT enabled - it boots in about 30 seconds and runs everything I throw at it like a...
Forum: project.MAGE 15 June 2018, 23:59
Replies: 1,075
Views: 80,808
Posted By Dunny
Check the first post, dude. He give instructions...

Check the first post, dude. He give instructions on how to do just that.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 June 2018, 23:56
Replies: 625
Views: 27,231
Posted By Dunny
Hell, instruction sets were irrelevant to me back...

Hell, instruction sets were irrelevant to me back in the 80s - all they were was a way to tell the silicon how to do what I wanted it to do. The end result was the goal, be it z80, 6502, 68k, x86 or...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 June 2018, 15:57
Replies: 383
Views: 68,577
Posted By Dunny
I'm afraid that "You were eaten by a Steril707"...

I'm afraid that "You were eaten by a Steril707" doesn't have the same ring to it.
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 June 2018, 13:12
Replies: 383
Views: 68,577
Posted By Dunny
:D I suspect that any text adventure that...

:D

I suspect that any text adventure that required that amount of hardware would have awesome photographic scene pictures and a story that ran to several years' worth of telling :)

I'll see...
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 June 2018, 11:46
Replies: 383
Views: 68,577
Posted By Dunny
Can I just clarify, are text adventures allowed?...

Can I just clarify, are text adventures allowed? If not, which genres are allowed in the competition? If they are allowed, will they be marked down due to graphics not being present, despite the...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 June 2018, 14:19
Replies: 383
Views: 68,577
Posted By Dunny
Do I smell another resident evil project but in...

Do I smell another resident evil project but in competition form here?
Forum: Coders. Contest 03 June 2018, 19:41
Replies: 383
Views: 68,577
Posted By Dunny
Removing points simply because it's a port is...

Removing points simply because it's a port is grossly unfair. The problem with you lot is that you don't seem to understand that just because the graphics are a done deal doesn't mean that the game...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2018, 12:02
Replies: 161
Views: 5,698
Posted By Dunny
I gave up on AROS after it totally failed on...

I gave up on AROS after it totally failed on multiple PCs both desktop and laptops, so went with Amilator - and it runs flawlessly on all of them, so I have an authentic Amiga on powerful hardware...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 May 2018, 01:02
Replies: 181
Views: 20,503
Posted By Dunny
Oh, cool! I'll try it out next time I get to a...

Oh, cool! I'll try it out next time I get to a machine with FS-UAE :)

Does it do the RF shadowing of bright pixels into darker? Yellow next to blue was a classic combination back in the 80s and...
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