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Forum: News 07 September 2019, 10:24
Replies: 158
Views: 10,245
Posted By BSzili
Regrettably I'm not into SHMUPs (which is what...

Regrettably I'm not into SHMUPs (which is what the Amiga homebrew scene seem to be focused on), so I'm glad someone thought of making a beat 'em up. If it's going to play half as good as it looks,...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 September 2019, 11:26
Replies: 140
Views: 10,473
Posted By BSzili
This was very impressive. The main things are:...

This was very impressive. The main things are: organizing the pixels in a blitter-friendly interleaved format (2-pass blitter C2P), very tight pre-compiled CPU scalers using the stack register,...
Forum: News 13 May 2019, 18:33
Replies: 46
Views: 4,883
Posted By BSzili
I'd be most interested in your tools. Most of the...

I'd be most interested in your tools. Most of the tutorials out there involve using WinUAE and/or outdated programs, and I never got very far with them. The quality of the HAM conversion can make a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2019, 18:51
Replies: 191
Views: 21,410
Posted By BSzili
The 2D part of the display uses planar graphics,...

The 2D part of the display uses planar graphics, but on PC the 3D view is drawn using EGA write mode 2, which does "on the fly" chunky to planar conversion as you write the memory. I wish the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2018, 11:23
Replies: 224
Views: 14,111
Posted By BSzili
AVGN videos are not meant to be educational, so...

AVGN videos are not meant to be educational, so it's not a big deal if not everything is a 100% factually correct. He is not that off in most cases anyway. His theme song says he "plays shitty game...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 20:39
Replies: 823
Views: 70,672
Posted By BSzili
3.1.4 is also a downgrade from 3.9 and it also...

3.1.4 is also a downgrade from 3.9 and it also introduced new bugs and compatibility issues, you should check out the feedback. I'm very surprised that you of all the people ignore this, since you...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 14:31
Replies: 823
Views: 70,672
Posted By BSzili
Cloanto released 3.x, that's an update. Also were...

Cloanto released 3.x, that's an update. Also were they approached by Thor and Olsen to release 3.1.4, and they refused to publish it? What is the claim here? :confused
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 September 2018, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By BSzili
Thanks. It looks like libnix does the same thing...

Thanks. It looks like libnix does the same thing (clearing cli_Module) with some gymnastics with the stack pointer. These should be more than enough to make my own version.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 September 2018, 13:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By BSzili
Thanks, that put me on the right path. You have...

Thanks, that put me on the right path. You have to set cli_Module to NULL so it won't get freed, the detacher startup code in AROS does just this.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 September 2018, 12:58
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By BSzili
What would be a system-friendly way of detaching...

What would be a system-friendly way of detaching from the CLI? The trivial method would be to use SystemTagList to restart the program with some argument, but then I might as well just use Run and be...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 September 2018, 09:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By BSzili
I also remember seeing a few that could do this,...

I also remember seeing a few that could do this, but none of them were open source, so I don't know where to start.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 September 2018, 21:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By BSzili
Creating a removable patch in C

I'm working on a patch for a lowlevel.library function that is almost finished, and all I need is a small program that can install and remove it. I already made a remove function that checks if there...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2018, 10:40
Replies: 34
Views: 5,931
Posted By BSzili
Freesync wouldn't make sense here. The tears are...

Freesync wouldn't make sense here. The tears are here, because the Indivision reads the framebuffer asynchronously from how the Amiga writes it. The Indy is already in sync with the monitor, the...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 September 2018, 09:18
Replies: 64
Views: 6,489
Posted By BSzili
I personally can't wait for the Blizzard PPC IX...

I personally can't wait for the Blizzard PPC IX with DDR4 memory! He posted photos of low profile DDR4 slots on Facebook before, so it must be around the corner ;)
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 September 2018, 08:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By BSzili
That looks like an ancient repo, this one is the...

That looks like an ancient repo, this one is the official:
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/pixman/
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 September 2018, 19:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By BSzili
SDL 1.2 is still perfectly functional in EasyRPG....

SDL 1.2 is still perfectly functional in EasyRPG. I used it in my ports, because the SDL2 for MorphOS is still incomplete. You are going to have trouble with Pixman, which is used for all the...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 September 2018, 16:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By BSzili
Maybe it could run on the Vampire if they made an...

Maybe it could run on the Vampire if they made an accelerated Pixman for it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 August 2018, 11:12
Replies: 65
Views: 6,259
Posted By BSzili
I can see what they were going for with the...

I can see what they were going for with the angled d-pad, it's about the same as my thumb's angle when I hold the controller, but I'm just too used to straight D-pads from other controllers at this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2018, 21:39
Replies: 65
Views: 6,259
Posted By BSzili
I never liked the D-pad on PSX controllers, but...

I never liked the D-pad on PSX controllers, but it's an improvement over the bumps on the CD32 pad.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2018, 10:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By BSzili
Who is this "The Amiga" you are talking about?...

Who is this "The Amiga" you are talking about? :spin Do you think if you stopped people from porting open source software in their free time, they would start developing original software from...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2018, 18:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By BSzili
This sounds like an interesting project. It will...

This sounds like an interesting project. It will probably need an 060, since the DOS version needed at least a 486/DX. Also there's no 68k assembly whatsoever in the source release, because the Mac...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 31 July 2018, 22:36
Replies: 48
Views: 12,491
Posted By BSzili
I think it's about a dozen bytes, so that would...

I think it's about a dozen bytes, so that would make 2 blocks.
Forum: News 02 July 2018, 17:02
Replies: 256
Views: 27,412
Posted By BSzili
Yes and yes. That's how I'm playing it at the...

Yes and yes. That's how I'm playing it at the moment.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 June 2018, 20:39
Replies: 72
Views: 12,457
Posted By BSzili
Blake Stone doesn't have separate strafe keys,...

Blake Stone doesn't have separate strafe keys, AFAIK the first id engine that had them was Doom.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 June 2018, 09:24
Replies: 72
Views: 12,457
Posted By BSzili
Interesting, I didn't need cycle exact chipset to...

Interesting, I didn't need cycle exact chipset to get it to work. The strafe key is ALT by default.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 June 2018, 22:27
Replies: 72
Views: 12,457
Posted By BSzili
I see. I just upgraded to WinUAE 4.0 and don't...

I see. I just upgraded to WinUAE 4.0 and don't have this problem, so I have no idea either.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 June 2018, 19:52
Replies: 72
Views: 12,457
Posted By BSzili
What do you mean by "speeds again"? Could you...

What do you mean by "speeds again"? Could you capture some footage of the problem?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 21 June 2018, 19:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By BSzili
Since I've hit a barrier, I decided to release...

Since I've hit a barrier, I decided to release what I have now. It's a gameplay demo so there are no menus or any bells and whistles, but you should be able to complete all the levels. You can also...
Forum: News 19 June 2018, 14:59
Replies: 256
Views: 27,412
Posted By BSzili
A Hungarian gaming news site took notice as well:...

A Hungarian gaming news site took notice as well:
https://www.gamekapocs.hu/hir/59157/worthy_amiga_exkluziv_jatek_a_lathataron
Forum: News 19 June 2018, 08:28
Replies: 256
Views: 27,412
Posted By BSzili
Let's hope getting slashdotted will get you to a...

Let's hope getting slashdotted will get you to a 1000 sales :great
Forum: News 15 June 2018, 13:31
Replies: 156
Views: 16,286
Posted By BSzili
Thank you for the thought, but you deserve the...

Thank you for the thought, but you deserve the support for producing this game. I'd have felt guilty if I got a copy for free :)
Forum: News 15 June 2018, 13:06
Replies: 156
Views: 16,286
Posted By BSzili
Just ordered the digital version. It was tempting...

Just ordered the digital version. It was tempting to go for the physical release, but I'm a bit short of space. Anyway it's great to see a quality Amiga game to be finished and released in 2018! I...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 June 2018, 08:28
Replies: 65
Views: 17,164
Posted By BSzili
The aforementioned "next version" took quite a...

The aforementioned "next version" took quite a while to come out, but it's finally there:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/uhexen2/files/Hammer%20of%20Thyrion/1.5.9/

Although the changelog...
Forum: News 05 May 2018, 10:22
Replies: 96
Views: 18,245
Posted By BSzili
"BlackStone"? Ouch :(

"BlackStone"? Ouch :(
Forum: support.Games 30 March 2018, 08:55
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By BSzili
You can't. Only the first game had AdLib music,...

You can't. Only the first game had AdLib music, which was a 16 second loop so it can fit on a 360k floppy. I put it on the CD for the official release, but it's not available in the regular Amiga...
Forum: support.Games 27 March 2018, 11:23
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By BSzili
Cat3D, Abyss, Armageddon and Apocalypse are the...

Cat3D, Abyss, Armageddon and Apocalypse are the one of interest to you. Just pop in the Amiga executables in these, transfer it to your Amiga, and you are good to go.
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2018, 22:01
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By BSzili
You need almost every file, which includes the...

You need almost every file, which includes the original DOS executables, since they contain necessary embedded data.
I have no idea how to extract them without installing. You don't necessarily need...
Forum: News 24 March 2018, 11:48
Replies: 131
Views: 29,474
Posted By BSzili
You are constantly moving the goalpost. You...

You are constantly moving the goalpost. You started with "it's not FOSS", then went on to "suppressing the binary", and now this ;) Most open source licenses explicitly allow commercial use, you can...
Forum: News 24 March 2018, 11:29
Replies: 131
Views: 29,474
Posted By BSzili
What does "suppressing the binary" means? You can...

What does "suppressing the binary" means? You can get the nightly builds for every architecture from the AROS website. You don't have to pay a dime for it.
So you clam that because AROS is FOSS...
Forum: News 24 March 2018, 11:13
Replies: 131
Views: 29,474
Posted By BSzili
AROS is FOSS, you can get it via the link I gave...

AROS is FOSS, you can get it via the link I gave you. Icaros Desktop is an AROS distribution. Do the existence of commercial Linux distributions mean Linux is a scam, and somehow no longer free or...
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