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Forum: Amiga scene 04 September 2020, 14:38
Replies: 29
Views: 2,030
Posted By Korodny
What do you mean, "even"? A mobile Phone has CPU...

What do you mean, "even"? A mobile Phone has CPU and GFX resources available that are several hundred times bigger than those of an Amiga.
Forum: request.Apps 04 September 2020, 14:33
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Korodny
The initial release on the 3.9 CD was still MUI...

The initial release on the 3.9 CD was still MUI based, IIRC . the Reaction GUI version was delivered in one of the updates,

I don't think it's still available.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2020, 16:03
Replies: 197
Views: 9,174
Posted By Korodny
Factor 5 is no longer a real company, it's a...

Factor 5 is no longer a real company, it's a German "Gesellschaft des b├╝rgerlichen Rechts", which basically means a bunch of guys shaking hands and agreeing on calling themselves some cool name. A...
Forum: support.Games 03 September 2020, 14:05
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Korodny
"The Machine" is an actual Williams Pinball...

"The Machine" is an actual Williams Pinball machine from 1991, which I used to own. There definitely was no Amiga conversion of this.

There are pinball emulators for moderb systen that can use the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 August 2020, 00:03
Replies: 197
Views: 9,174
Posted By Korodny
I was still on the 64 when Turrican 1+2 came out...

I was still on the 64 when Turrican 1+2 came out - and to me, they'll always be Manfred Trenz' games. I don't get all the F5 hype - they did competent Amiga implementations of Trenz' game design, and...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2020, 17:18
Replies: 29
Views: 2,030
Posted By Korodny
And every other 16/(early)32 bit platform has...

And every other 16/(early)32 bit platform has that exact same problem. I'm not aware of any browsers for any of these system (TOS, DOS, OS/2, Win3, RiscOS etc.) that are actually useful for anything...
Forum: support.Apps 08 August 2020, 15:12
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Korodny
You should not create separate UnZip, UnLhA and...

You should not create separate UnZip, UnLhA and UnLZX buttons - create one "Extract" button instead, which extracts all sorts of archives:

While editing the button, don't make it invoke "AmigaDOS:...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 05 August 2020, 21:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,968
Posted By Korodny
http://aminet.net/package/game/shoot/bikerbabe ...

http://aminet.net/package/game/shoot/bikerbabe
http://aminet.net/package/game/shoot/bikerbabe_src
Forum: project.WHDLoad 24 July 2020, 23:29
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By Korodny
Does anybody remember the URL or name of the...

Does anybody remember the URL or name of the Adult furry/cartoon site Schwartz was running for a while?

Must have been 15+ years ago, I didn't even know "furry" was a thing back then. Imagine my...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 24 July 2020, 23:27
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Korodny
There's a C64 port that was released commercially...

There's a C64 port that was released commercially via Psytronik in 2016, plus a follow-up (with more levels, I guess?) 'Platman Worlds' from 2017. The developers of that port should probably know how...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2020, 18:45
Replies: 58
Views: 4,111
Posted By Korodny
ApolloOS - if it ever evolves into something...

ApolloOS - if it ever evolves into something useful - would be a legal, open source replacement for the illegal, proprietary CoffinOS. That's a good thing.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 28 June 2020, 05:32
Replies: 24
Views: 6,615
Posted By Korodny
You can load a save states by specifing...

You can load a save states by specifing "--load_state=N" as an argument, where "N" is the number of the save slot you want to load. I do that for all the games I'm currently playing - nice and very...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 June 2020, 23:32
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By Korodny
According to Pleasance himself, they lost heir...

According to Pleasance himself, they lost heir main investor (Newstar) who were talked out of buying the technology by ESCOM.

ESCOM did run into the problems you mentioned though,


Cloanto...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 June 2020, 19:46
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By Korodny
I never was a big fan of Petro T. Most of the...

I never was a big fan of Petro T. Most of the time, his hands were tied due to lack of funding, but he was just an accountant and a logistics manager. Maybe a really good one, but an accountant...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 June 2020, 23:08
Replies: 23
Views: 2,721
Posted By Korodny
http://aminet.net/package/game/misc/amiganitzusrc...

http://aminet.net/package/game/misc/amiganitzusrc
http://aminet.net/package/game/shoot/AntiISDAWarior
http://aminet.net/package/game/shoot/AntiISDA_Warrior2...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 03 May 2020, 18:17
Replies: 40
Views: 6,126
Posted By Korodny
I have to say I'm not a big fan of keeping the...

I have to say I'm not a big fan of keeping the sources of AMOS Pro AGA closed. I didn't witness all the FB drama, but that's just even more reason to put any new stuff under a copyleft license, no?
Forum: News 30 April 2020, 17:45
Replies: 104
Views: 16,058
Posted By Korodny
What changed your mind? You started out with a...

What changed your mind? You started out with a very polished teaser video, after all...
Forum: support.Apps 26 April 2020, 16:22
Replies: 123
Views: 33,082
Posted By Korodny
"A software worth using is a software worth...

"A software worth using is a software worth buying" (or something along those lines ;))

I find it amusing how people in this thread come up with all sorts of excuses - just to get a better freebie...
Forum: support.Apps 15 April 2020, 21:42
Replies: 123
Views: 33,082
Posted By Korodny
Let's use this as a definition then. So...

Let's use this as a definition then.


So the definition you came up with just one sentence ago isn't the actual definition you're applying here?

"It can be purchased, but not in the way I want...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 April 2020, 14:57
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By Korodny
I stumbled across this thread just now. The...

I stumbled across this thread just now. The Dropbox links were dead, and it took 1.5 hours (and seven resumes) to actually download the 70 MB archive. I took the liberty to upload it to Aminet, had...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 March 2020, 17:34
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By Korodny
Never saw TD3 before, that looks extremely...

Never saw TD3 before, that looks extremely cheesy... The stupid mish-mash opf GFX styles, the ugly cars...

And the video makes me think going full 3D - i.e. polygons for cars instead of...
Forum: News 15 February 2020, 23:23
Replies: 30
Views: 3,825
Posted By Korodny
I am certainly not defending Salvador Gomez, but...

I am certainly not defending Salvador Gomez, but the quoted statement is a mess. We know GenerationAmiga took a rather... creative approach to reporting news, so let's not get all worked up just yet....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 04:54
Replies: 83
Views: 4,772
Posted By Korodny
Yeah, but at that time, Commodore was already...

Yeah, but at that time, Commodore was already desperately trying to get rid of its CDTV stock, since it was a massive commercial failure.

And I don't think Amiga CDs were common in 1992? The way I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 23:13
Replies: 83
Views: 4,772
Posted By Korodny
It was way more expensive than an A500. And while...

It was way more expensive than an A500. And while it basically was an A500 with a CD drive attached, it couldn't run any existing Amiga software unless you bought keyboard, mouse and disk drive...
Forum: support.Apps 12 January 2020, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Korodny
Personally, I'd reinstall the system froms...

Personally, I'd reinstall the system froms scratch. It's going to be less work and you'll be able to finetune the system to your liking if you want to and learn a lot about it while doing so.
Forum: support.Other 27 October 2019, 16:18
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By Korodny
I wouldn't backup 2 gig of data at once, that's...

I wouldn't backup 2 gig of data at once, that's pretty much asking for trouble. Depending on your setup, your file system might not be able to handle files that big, you might run out of memory, LhA...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 13 July 2019, 20:07
Replies: 35
Views: 6,856
Posted By Korodny
Most of 3.9's noticable improvements are in the...

Most of 3.9's noticable improvements are in the GUI/Workbench area. If you plan to use the system mostly for gaming, forget about 3.9 and get a decent game launcher and filemanager instead - the main...
Forum: support.Apps 03 July 2019, 14:58
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By Korodny
AmiSSL is only used for downloading messages. If...

AmiSSL is only used for downloading messages. If the messages show up in your Inbox, AmiSSL should be configured properly.


What's the exact error message?


POP3 doesn't make a difference...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 July 2019, 02:55
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By Korodny
Is this a max-out-this-machine-no-matter-what...

Is this a max-out-this-machine-no-matter-what project? If yes, ignore this post.

Unless you're good at metal work, forget about towering the A4000 - tower cases are hideously expensive and very...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2019, 17:00
Replies: 979
Views: 155,047
Posted By Korodny
Why the hell would anybody start hyping a release...

Why the hell would anybody start hyping a release 10 days in advance when he has to rely on Hyperion not to fuck this up?

You're new here, obviously.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 02 July 2019, 00:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By Korodny
Why the hell would anybody want to run 3D games...

Why the hell would anybody want to run 3D games on a PPC emulator running AmigaOS? They're all just ports, in 99,9% of the cases it's open source software. Easier to install the Mac OS version...
Forum: support.Apps 02 July 2019, 00:41
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By Korodny
YAM only does POP3, make sure your provider still...

YAM only does POP3, make sure your provider still supports that before investing more time.

If BT supports POP3, be aware that POP3 by default means "download all mail from the server, then delete...
Forum: support.Apps 29 June 2019, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By Korodny
Aminet's web interface works 100% with both...

Aminet's web interface works 100% with both IBrowse and AWeb, we made sure of that when developing it.

It should also work with Voyager, but you should really stay clear of that one. I'm pretty...
Forum: support.Apps 13 May 2019, 22:14
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Korodny
DOpus 4.12 is using non-standard language files,...

DOpus 4.12 is using non-standard language files, since it also has to work on Kick 1.x. They're called DO_<language>.str and CO_<language>.str, IIRC. They should be in S:, or <Dopusdir>/s.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2019, 19:35
Replies: 25
Views: 3,314
Posted By Korodny
Yeah, but they also increased the price... And...

Yeah, but they also increased the price... And they didn't fix any of the other issues this thing has, like cables breaking. The build quality is abysmal, I'd still recommend to stay clear.

I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2019, 15:28
Replies: 202
Views: 24,398
Posted By Korodny
Assuming "we" refers to the 3.1.4 team: That team...

Assuming "we" refers to the 3.1.4 team: That team is providing quite a lot of revenue for Hyperion, via 3.1.4 sales - that's the exact opposite of being mere "spectators and commentators".

...
Forum: support.Other 31 March 2019, 15:59
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Korodny
Nicer how? More work, eats up more HD space,...

Nicer how? More work, eats up more HD space, contradicts every Amiga installer ever written, more confusing to have 6-8 versions of a library lying around...

Additionally, many tools (archivers,...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2019, 19:44
Replies: 206
Views: 16,978
Posted By Korodny
No, it wouldn't. "Open Source" doesn't mean...

No, it wouldn't. "Open Source" doesn't mean everybody and his favourite pet would suddenly get write access to the source tree. You could create the next OS update exactly the same way you build the...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2019, 19:35
Replies: 206
Views: 16,978
Posted By Korodny
kolla gets banned for being "too negative" - but...

kolla gets banned for being "too negative" - but some jerk who just registered here, lists "disliking Cloanto" as his occupation and has links to pirated Cloanto IP in his profile gets to start a...
Forum: Collections 10 March 2019, 16:05
Replies: 26
Views: 8,535
Posted By Korodny
Wow, that's awesome, thanks! Could we maybe...

Wow, that's awesome, thanks!

Could we maybe split up the whole collection among various users and produce file listings for all of those? I don't feel like downloading 70 ISO images myself...
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