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Forum: Coders. General 24 February 2019, 13:01
Replies: 488
Views: 32,352
Posted By donnie
To port metal slug you would have to re do...

To port metal slug you would have to re do everything, like the neogeo pocket one. It will be a completely different game. Might as well make an entire new game completely of your own design.. Then...
Forum: Coders. General 19 February 2019, 18:34
Replies: 488
Views: 32,352
Posted By donnie
No its your fucking opinion and not fact. ...

No its your fucking opinion and not fact.


There are more games on amiga than mega drive and snes combined. There are so many games in genres you would never se on a 16bit console.


Alot of...
Forum: Coders. General 16 February 2019, 20:46
Replies: 488
Views: 32,352
Posted By donnie
No, that is your opinion. And i completely...

No, that is your opinion. And i completely disagree.


And amiga had completely different type of games library.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 January 2019, 08:59
Replies: 43
Views: 8,437
Posted By donnie
the world needs a new long lasting storage...

the world needs a new long lasting storage format.

vhs tapes lasts. I have 40 year old tapes that still work.

I wonder why diskettes are so shitty when tapes are so durable.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2019, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By donnie
16c single playfield vs dual playfield for bobs n sprites

If you want to display lots of animated sprites and bobs what is best?


Dual playfield or single playfield with 16 colours.


ocs hardware, everything else equal.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2019, 18:40
Replies: 53
Views: 2,398
Posted By donnie
That is perfect parallax. Gives a great sense of...

That is perfect parallax. Gives a great sense of depth, which is the point. It would not look remotely as good if it was full screen paralax. Then it would look cheap mega drive paralax that northway...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2019, 21:30
Replies: 53
Views: 2,398
Posted By donnie
Fullscreen is much more important to me. Very few...

Fullscreen is much more important to me. Very few games on amiga are fullscreen.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2019, 21:18
Replies: 53
Views: 2,398
Posted By donnie
I think dual playfield was a bit overused on...

I think dual playfield was a bit overused on amiga.

A lot of amiga games that did dual playfield parallax almost look monochrome, or extremly dithered. The ones that look truly good integrated...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 10:23
Replies: 147
Views: 7,945
Posted By donnie
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fBIIIX6xvos

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fBIIIX6xvos
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2019, 20:50
Replies: 147
Views: 7,945
Posted By donnie
There is nothing erroneous about my statement....

There is nothing erroneous about my statement. Its a fucking opinion.


And i did not say paula was inferior to yamaha ay. I said it had aged better in SOME ways. Namely that there is less room...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2019, 23:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By donnie
Big grin Fuck final fight! we got DOMAN!

Holy shit what a game. The art is just incredible in this game. Tom finland meets golden axe, with more blood and guts than an italian genre movie from the 70s.

...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2019, 19:39
Replies: 199
Views: 21,246
Posted By donnie
looks great!

looks great!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2019, 19:07
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By donnie
Start by doing some graphics, so you can show...

Start by doing some graphics, so you can show what you can do and engage and make people interested in you project.
Forum: News 01 January 2019, 23:10
Replies: 46
Views: 2,588
Posted By donnie
I have not played it myself. Only watched...

I have not played it myself. Only watched youtubes.

But isnt it very impressive technically.

relatively fast scrolling 50fps
paralax scroll
32 color mode.

On an standard amiga 500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 December 2018, 08:26
Replies: 52
Views: 3,396
Posted By donnie
Comming from consoles and amiga, playing 2d games...

Comming from consoles and amiga, playing 2d games just wasn't a pleasant experience in the 90s on pc.

Even though some games on paper might be superior. It just was not in the real world.

You...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2018, 22:56
Replies: 52
Views: 3,396
Posted By donnie
There is more than just pure specs here. Just the...

There is more than just pure specs here. Just the fact that pc had so many configurations meant there where tonnes problems with 2d scrolling. Judder, micro stutters, frame rate drops, screen tear...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 December 2018, 16:03
Replies: 74
Views: 10,354
Posted By donnie
I dont think there are many old school atari st...

I dont think there are many old school atari st games that are worth playing, if you have an amiga.

But there seems to be quite a few new cool games.

escape 2024
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 December 2018, 11:26
Replies: 147
Views: 7,945
Posted By donnie
Amiga (Paula) vs Atari ST (Yamaha AY)

that looks awesome. Graphics are incredibly good.

This just proves with modern color management. 16 colors is more than you need.

In some ways the atari st sound chip has aged better than...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 December 2018, 11:26
Replies: 74
Views: 10,354
Posted By donnie
What's worth playing on Atari ST today?

that looks awesome. Graphics are incredibly good.

This just proves with modern color management. 16 colors is more than you need.

In some ways the atari st sound chip has aged better than...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2018, 17:28
Replies: 71
Views: 4,060
Posted By donnie
Snatcher for msx/megadrive has to be a better...

Snatcher for msx/megadrive has to be a better fit. It is a better game as well.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 December 2018, 20:29
Replies: 71
Views: 4,060
Posted By donnie
Interesting thing about megaman 2. It only has...

Interesting thing about megaman 2. It only has horisontal scroll. when the levels move vertically its basically a flickscreen game with the same sort of in between screen scroll that the first zelda...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 December 2018, 20:24
Replies: 71
Views: 4,060
Posted By donnie
n/m

n/m
Forum: Amiga scene 19 December 2018, 10:25
Replies: 71
Views: 4,060
Posted By donnie
Japanese developers where always great at working...

Japanese developers where always great at working within the boundaries of the hardware instead at constantly working against it.

Just compare the euro centred atari st with japanese msx. Neither...
Forum: News 11 December 2018, 20:49
Replies: 44
Views: 3,245
Posted By donnie
floppy is already sold out?

floppy is already sold out?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 17:50
Replies: 28
Views: 2,904
Posted By donnie
amiga 500 with aca 500 and a floppy emulator is...

amiga 500 with aca 500 and a floppy emulator is the cheapest and best way.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 18:42
Replies: 67
Views: 3,603
Posted By donnie
Amiga sounds better.

Amiga sounds better.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 17:48
Replies: 67
Views: 3,603
Posted By donnie
mi sounds better on amiga. Imho. while ...

mi sounds better on amiga. Imho.

while mt-32 might be superior technically, it sounds like a cheap o soundtrack.

I prefer graphics too, since i can play them on a pvm.

Mi2 looks pretty...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2018, 12:37
Replies: 92
Views: 4,020
Posted By donnie
Lionheart is an extremely polished game....

Lionheart is an extremely polished game. Especially for an european made amiga game. Unlike a lot of games on home computer back in the 80, 90s this game is balanced, thought out, and rigorously play...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 23:01
Replies: 92
Views: 4,020
Posted By donnie
I never liked mi2 graphics either. Its hand drawn...

I never liked mi2 graphics either. Its hand drawn on paper and then scanned in. Like beneath a steel sky. Or atleast it looks like it. Which gives it that compressed jpeg look.

I much prefer...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 22:37
Replies: 92
Views: 4,020
Posted By donnie
The chaos engine Turrican 2 Lionheart ...

The chaos engine
Turrican 2
Lionheart
Another world
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 October 2018, 09:58
Replies: 94
Views: 7,826
Posted By donnie
Two things that makes the amiga turrican much...

Two things that makes the amiga turrican much supperior imho:

turrican c64 has no music. This is a total deal breaker.

Weird "rubberband" scrolling. It has a to large dead zone before the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2018, 19:22
Replies: 94
Views: 7,826
Posted By donnie
The general consensus among c64 fans is that c64...

The general consensus among c64 fans is that c64 games have aged better, and that they are more responsive and the amiga games are often too focused on cinematics, are slow, monochrome colored with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2018, 14:13
Replies: 58
Views: 3,817
Posted By donnie
no they are horrible. They have digital filters...

no they are horrible. They have digital filters that smear the picture and add latency.


personally I only play on crt. The games where made for the crt in mind.
Forum: News 30 May 2018, 10:38
Replies: 156
Views: 15,320
Posted By donnie
looking great man. great use of color.

looking great man. great use of color.
Forum: Coders. Contest 27 May 2018, 13:23
Replies: 437
Views: 77,930
Posted By donnie
2d art benefits from an lower spec machine. This...

2d art benefits from an lower spec machine. This is very obvious on c64. especially if you are less skilled.

smaller pallet makes better art. with smaller teams. Graphics are going to look better...
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 May 2018, 22:06
Replies: 437
Views: 77,930
Posted By donnie
the amiga community in a nutshell. Lets have more...

the amiga community in a nutshell. Lets have more categories than contestants. I am just waiting for an vampire category...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 20:59
Replies: 356
Views: 60,951
Posted By donnie
Sadly no. If it was in Stockholm i might have.

Sadly no. If it was in Stockholm i might have.
Forum: Coders. Contest 23 May 2018, 20:56
Replies: 437
Views: 77,930
Posted By donnie
limitations are good and a driver for innovation....

limitations are good and a driver for innovation. Just look at the c64.

Scourge of the Underkind is showing the way with the 1 meg, one floppy, 16 color, ocs target.

that game is going to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 20:41
Replies: 319
Views: 156,923
Posted By donnie
thanks man!

thanks man!
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 20:40
Replies: 356
Views: 60,951
Posted By donnie
excellent work. i would like to buy an...

excellent work.

i would like to buy an assembled ktrl when you have one ready.
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