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Forum: project.WHDLoad 25 April 2018, 16:13
Replies: 21
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Posted By DrBong
It would be weird if CFOU didn't test under...

It would be weird if CFOU didn't test under emulation before releasing the patch as he's usually thorough. Perhaps it is a bug that occurs only with more recent versions of UAE only(?).
Forum: project.WHDLoad 25 April 2018, 16:05
Replies: 21
Views: 397
Posted By DrBong
@Retro-Nerd Yep, that's what looks to have...

@Retro-Nerd
Yep, that's what looks to have happened. CFOU changed the status of the Mantis bug report to "resolved and fixed" 9 days after he released the last patch update that supposedly remedied...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 25 April 2018, 13:52
Replies: 21
Views: 397
Posted By DrBong
You would be better off removing "Custom1=1" from...

You would be better off removing "Custom1=1" from the tooltypes of the game icon if that is present. That will force the game to automatically default to English when running under WHDLoad. Please...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 22:53
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By DrBong
@nogginthenog Again, you'd have to ask him! :p...

@nogginthenog
Again, you'd have to ask him! :p As with most large team projects of this kind, it wouldn't surprise me if there were at least one or two people who contributed bits 'n' pieces of code...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 16:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By DrBong
@idrougge Depends on your interpretation, I...

@idrougge
Depends on your interpretation, I guess (i.e. the info. available about WB development, whether AmigaDOS should be demarcated from Workbench or not etc. ; cf. this AmigaOS article...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 15:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By DrBong
@Retro1234 Workbench 0.0 = Tripos - OK, now I'm...

@Retro1234
Workbench 0.0 = Tripos - OK, now I'm with ya!



Luckily, I'd come from owning a C64 and using a bunch of other 8-bit computers before that when I got an A500 in 1989/90. I was used...
Forum: HOL news 22 April 2018, 14:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By DrBong
@Crown Well, I tried.....we'll get hold of this...

@Crown
Well, I tried.....we'll get hold of this game one way or another one day, even if it kills me! :p
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 14:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By DrBong
If you read the Workbench 1.0...

If you read the Workbench 1.0 (http://www.gregdonner.org/workbench/wb_10.html) webpage I linked to above, you'll see his name in the notes. He's also in the notes for the Workbench 1.3...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 April 2018, 14:35
Replies: 8
Views: 5,190
Posted By DrBong
@hawkeye Take your pick! ...

@hawkeye
Take your pick!

https://is.gd/RoHmOs
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 14:18
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By DrBong
@Retro1234 Not sure what you mean by Workbench...

@Retro1234
Not sure what you mean by Workbench 0.0 exactly, but yeh Dr Tim King (http://www.tim-king.com/amiga.html) was responsible for AmigaDOS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaDOS) and ABasiC...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 09:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By DrBong
Dale Luck and RJ Mical spring to my mind as the...

Dale Luck and RJ Mical spring to my mind as the chief architects of Workbench. RJ Mical was notably responsible for Intuition. You can find some hidden credits for WB 1.0 on Greg Donner's Workbench...
Forum: HOL news 20 April 2018, 23:39
Replies: 43
Views: 16,527
Posted By DrBong
I wondered when someone was going to bring this...

I wondered when someone was going to bring this up. It's been on my TODO list for a long while to change the HOL entry and detail the story posted by Glenn Corpes. It's probably better to do that and...
Forum: HOL news 20 April 2018, 23:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By DrBong
Unhappy I did ask the Ebay seller for some contact...

I did ask the Ebay seller for some contact details for the buyer, but he wanted to maintain the seller's privacy. He was happy, though, to relay an enquiry to the buyer concerning the possibility of...
Forum: AMR news 20 April 2018, 22:58
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By DrBong
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=75880 ...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=75880



See above.



Well, there's quite a large selection of Byte magazine issues at the link below. It's the largest I know of outside Archive.org...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2018, 22:53
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By DrBong
Thanks Toni for the informative explanation! It...

Thanks Toni for the informative explanation! It sounds like the Toccata was a little underdone in terms of specs and software support (for professional use, at least) compared to its only real...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2018, 21:50
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By DrBong
You may well be right! There's nothing to suggest...

You may well be right! There's nothing to suggest simultaneous recording and playback in the English version of the Toccata manual (http://www.amiga.org/forums/showthread.php?t=24147) (see posts #9...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2018, 10:17
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By DrBong
Well, the U.S. advert...

Well, the U.S. advert (http://amiga.resource.cx/adcoll/adcoll.pl?id=toccata&pg=1&lang=en&res=hi) for the Toccata on the website says that it is capable of simultaneous recording and playback. You'd...
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 22:02
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
Yes, yes....ho capito Ross! :D

Yes, yes....ho capito Ross! :D
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 20:13
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
@Toni An intended feature rather than a bug...

@Toni
An intended feature rather than a bug with a happy side-effect then? Interesting! :cool
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 20:00
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
Thumbs up Just tested it on A500/OCS/KS3.1/2MB chip and...

Just tested it on A500/OCS/KS3.1/2MB chip and sorry to say that it doesn't work - it produces exactly same result as in photo #3 (http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=57842&d=1523701329)...
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 16:06
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
As I said before in post #36...

As I said before in post #36 (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1234530&postcount=36), despite F1 Licenceware using a newer version of pplib/reqtools than you did in your ADF in the Zone......there...
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 14:52
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
Yep, but the Agnus revision will limit how much...

Yep, but the Agnus revision will limit how much chipram can be addressed.

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1104046&postcount=13
http://www.bigbookofamigahardware.com/bboah/product.aspx?id=1478...
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 12:27
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
Post The results are in.....if anyone still cares!

Right, over a couple of hours today while chugging some strong percolated coffee, I tested Willy's Weirdy Nightmare (http://hol.abime.net/4685) on a variety of Amiga configurations using real...
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 00:50
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
Sorry, but that doesn't sound right. All game...

Sorry, but that doesn't sound right. All game versions I checked on the FTP server make use of pplib 36.10 (http://aminet.net/package/util/libs/pplib16) and the KS1.3 version of reqtools (rather than...
Forum: HOL data problems 14 April 2018, 00:18
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
That had occurred to me too as I remember reading...

That had occurred to me too as I remember reading over the years that compiling with Amos can be buggy and sometimes "lateral" thinking was required to get it done.



Yeh, I found that commented...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 April 2018, 23:30
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By DrBong
Yep, was just about to say that it's on Gamers'...

Yep, was just about to say that it's on Gamers' Delight 2 in the "English" folder and was gonna up it. No need as it's in TOSEC and on the FTP server too:

https://is.gd/qb0xLs
Forum: HOL data problems 13 April 2018, 10:47
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
Which is useless without knowing if the usual...

Which is useless without knowing if the usual 512k/1Mb chipram is sufficient or whether 2Mb chip is required. I asked for that info. in the part of my post that you quoted, didn't I??!! If no special...
Forum: HOL data problems 13 April 2018, 00:55
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
@Damien The last time I looked A1000/500/600s...

@Damien
The last time I looked A1000/500/600s all could happily use OCS or ECS with 68020/030 CPUs, but not an AGA chipset. Why are you so quick to dismiss what the coder stated in the docs?? He...
Forum: support.Games 12 April 2018, 23:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By DrBong
Well, can you replace the parasol with a door...

Well, can you replace the parasol with a door using the level editor then?! :p

@Don Adan
Doubt it's a crack issue as the files in the TOSEC version are supposed to be from the original Kingsoft...
Forum: HOL data problems 12 April 2018, 23:23
Replies: 56
Views: 1,429
Posted By DrBong
RTFM! :guru The author successfully tested the...

RTFM! :guru The author successfully tested the game on an A1200 and A3000. He couldn't get it to work on an A500 (most probably a 1MB machine), so I'm guessing the game requires OCS/ECS and >1MB ram...
Forum: support.Games 12 April 2018, 19:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By DrBong
I gather this happens for all versions of the...

I gather this happens for all versions of the game on the FTP server (https://is.gd/JJl60S)?

The reason I ask is that only the first ADF in the search results (i.e. TOSEC version without error)...
Forum: HOL news 04 April 2018, 17:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By DrBong
Which game are you asking about - Delta Patrol or...

Which game are you asking about - Delta Patrol or Monkey Business?



It's a great pity that your copy of the game doesn't work, but at least we have a scene release for Delta Patrol (albeit on...
Forum: HOL news 03 April 2018, 07:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By DrBong
Post My low down, dirty shame on how I missed out on buying Monkey Business!!

@Denis
In response to your PM request for a raw dump of Monkey Business (and for anyone else who's taken the wrong end of the stick!)......let me fill in more of the background story to this thread....
Forum: HOL news 02 April 2018, 12:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By DrBong
Question Questions, questions, questions!

In HOL, of course! :p Incidentally, I'm not sure how a crack of this game hasn't managed to surface after all these years.....even on one of those dodgy scene compilation disks! :cheese
...
Forum: HOL news 01 April 2018, 23:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By DrBong
Eek Monkey Business: First Commercial Amiga Game - It Exists! BELIEVE IT or NOT!!!

Hello EAB Peeps!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. At last, here's definitive proof that Monkey Business exists on the Amiga!!! :cool

Check out the brand spanking new HOL entry for...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 November 2017, 14:16
Replies: 58
Views: 3,873
Posted By DrBong
Can you email me the ADF that you made please...

Can you email me the ADF that you made please Damien? I may be able to solve the problem of having to leave out the readme file.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 06 November 2017, 13:06
Replies: 2,027
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 646,132
Posted By DrBong
Unfortunately the more you try to accommodate...

Unfortunately the more you try to accommodate ungrateful leeches in this modern day and age of ours, the more you will be crucified for your efforts (no matter how arduous they are, more's the pity!...
Forum: request.Apps 06 November 2017, 12:21
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By DrBong
That's on AMOS PD CD Vol. 2...

That's on AMOS PD CD Vol. 2 (https://is.gd/9WYf6M), but I've upped it to the Zone for you in both ADF and DMS archives.

It also contains SetKey V2.0, which you asked for in another thread...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2017, 12:02
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By DrBong
@Marchie Yep, but made a bit easier by YouTube...

@Marchie
Yep, but made a bit easier by YouTube vids like this one. The guy explaining the hack is an Aussie to boot!

https://is.gd/Xw38tA


The alternative to doing a hack is finding something...
Forum: support.Games 01 November 2017, 08:55
Replies: 82
Views: 8,955
Posted By DrBong
@Denis Yep, I'm not all that surprised......the...

@Denis
Yep, I'm not all that surprised......the disk looks a bit hammered. I found a spare original disk, so I will make a raw dump of that and send to you.
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