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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 10:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By stevelord
This is going to sound weird, but I think this...

This is going to sound weird, but I think this look would also work really well for a sokoban-type game. It'd also let you play with the game mechanics a bit without having to push too hard (no pun...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 August 2022, 17:55
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By stevelord
I think you might be thinking I'm thinking of...

I think you might be thinking I'm thinking of something different to what I'm thinking. I'm not talking about switching to a non-68000 CPU. I'm talking about switching from a 7mhz to a 14mhz crystal....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 August 2022, 13:30
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By stevelord
I was specifically thinking about work like...

I was specifically thinking about work like Mathezar's 14mhz accelerator (https://github.com/Mathesar/14mhz-accelerator). Admittedly his 2.4x speed comes from zero waitstate RAM which isn't what I'd...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2022, 10:18
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By stevelord
68000 was absolutely the right choice for the...

68000 was absolutely the right choice for the A1000. At the time it was being designed the standard for home computers were still Z80 and 6502. Although the 68000 isn't exactly fast by even '91...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 July 2022, 11:44
Replies: 79
Views: 5,322
Posted By stevelord
Many thanks!

Many thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2022, 11:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By stevelord
I've done this on an A4000/060, it takes a *long*...

I've done this on an A4000/060, it takes a *long* time but it works. Some PDFs are a little wonky on the kerning but that might be my GhostScript config.


What I did have working temporarily was...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2022, 11:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By stevelord
If anyone knows of a reasonable modern inkjet...

If anyone knows of a reasonable modern inkjet that doesn't cost a fortune in replacement ink that works I'd love to hear any recommendations.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 July 2022, 12:32
Replies: 79
Views: 5,322
Posted By stevelord
Really great job. Runs smooth as silk on my...

Really great job. Runs smooth as silk on my 060/55. Unfortunately I don't have any capture stuff set up. Would be nice if someone with a known 040 config could post something.

I think with some...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2022, 23:15
Replies: 52
Views: 5,636
Posted By stevelord
Big grin Oh do can it! (sorry, couldn't resist :crazy) ...

Oh do can it! (sorry, couldn't resist :crazy)


Brilliant work Betajaen, love it!
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2022, 21:29
Replies: 52
Views: 5,636
Posted By stevelord
Goodsoup - Curse Of Monkey Island on Amiga

Spotted this (https://github.com/betajaen/goodsoup) on my travels around the interwebs. Looks like there's not much there yet but a 0.4 release. Amazed to see an 020 targeted for this.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 July 2022, 12:56
Replies: 25
Views: 5,288
Posted By stevelord
Dune would make for a fantastic AGA port target....

Dune would make for a fantastic AGA port target. Likewise, it would've been amazing on CD32 but sadly not to be.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 12:24
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By stevelord
If only your superior game dev skills could've...

If only your superior game dev skills could've been employed in the 80s and 90s, perhaps Commodore wouldn't have gone bust. Alas, I guess we'll never know what could've been.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 27 May 2022, 14:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By stevelord
Not Amiga-specific but designed for 68k machines:...

Not Amiga-specific but designed for 68k machines:

http://www.frogfind.com/
http://68k.news/
http://grandis.nu
http://www.cornica.org/
Forum: request.Apps 20 May 2022, 16:20
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By stevelord
1.3 C Environments

I'm going to go through the Abacus C Programming books as I learn how to write C programs for 1.x WB. The books make reference to Lattice and Aztech C.


I'm fairly familiar with SAS/C, and have...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2022, 10:36
Replies: 41
Views: 6,359
Posted By stevelord
Clearly not. Or in this case, claim to...

Clearly not.



Or in this case, claim to provide but didn't actually provide. Glad you got the refund though.

Not having a pop at you. But we get the crap we put up with and Amiga users...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2022, 15:04
Replies: 41
Views: 6,359
Posted By stevelord
That's sadly all too common for AmigaKit to say...

That's sadly all too common for AmigaKit to say something is in stock when it's on order, then find that there's going to be a delay getting the goods in. The only real way to be sure of service in a...
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 14:58
Replies: 137
Views: 40,885
Posted By stevelord
Looks like it doesn't like my 060/50 with 3.2. I...

Looks like it doesn't like my 060/50 with 3.2. I tried booting without a startup sequence and managed to get as far as a Loading... screen that initially animated then disappeared. The entire machine...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2022, 14:57
Replies: 37
Views: 3,339
Posted By stevelord
I went a different route with my A4000. Others...

I went a different route with my A4000. Others are right in saying there's no need to max it out or try all at once. As you have an 030 in there, your first upgrades should take advantage of the 030:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2022, 15:17
Replies: 170
Views: 15,980
Posted By stevelord
That's a horrible thing to say about STs. Atari...

That's a horrible thing to say about STs. Atari STs are hefty enough to keep doors open. I don't see how the A500 Mini could manage that. :crazy
Forum: project.APoV 27 April 2022, 02:16
Replies: 22
Views: 112,883
Posted By stevelord
Have a chat with Amigafan (on here) about WhatIFF...

Have a chat with Amigafan (on here) about WhatIFF Magazine. I suspect the two of you could compare notes, contacts and if you're both up for it, content. If it helps you both get issues out of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2022, 02:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,673
Posted By stevelord
If you plan on using Octamed Soundstudio a...

If you plan on using Octamed Soundstudio a Blizzard 1230-MkII should get you 12 channels at 14-bit if you optimise the playback, 8 unoptimised. If you're purely using Midi it won't make much of a...
Forum: support.Demos 25 April 2022, 16:58
Replies: 21
Views: 12,727
Posted By stevelord
My CDTV does this. I have an ECS chipset with 1.3...

My CDTV does this. I have an ECS chipset with 1.3 and a SCSI HD. It's not that hard to run a HD with 1.3, it all boils down to your SCSI interface being supported.
Forum: support.Amix 03 March 2022, 10:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By stevelord
Doing a disk image backup is great if you want to...

Doing a disk image backup is great if you want to restore to the same physical disks. For your 3.2.1 system, Abackup on Aminet will give you more options for a file-based backup you can then put...
Forum: News 02 March 2022, 13:16
Replies: 341
Views: 89,096
Posted By stevelord
Would it be feasible to open up CDXL/Agablaster...

Would it be feasible to open up CDXL/Agablaster support for FMV-oriented games? I.e. - users would convert the video files to CDXL and ScummVM Amiga could play that instead of whatever compression...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2022, 13:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,836
Posted By stevelord
These threads pop up every now and again, usually...

These threads pop up every now and again, usually from people getting back into Amigas who spot the 30 year difference since they left. The short version is that running an Amiga native on Intel...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 February 2022, 13:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By stevelord
First Steps Amiga Surfin' by Karl Jeacle (of...

First Steps Amiga Surfin' by Karl Jeacle (of AmiGemini fame) and Dale L. Larson's Connect Your Amiga are probably worth a look. Both are available at...
Forum: support.Games 23 February 2022, 13:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By stevelord
Wrath of The Demon's music (by David Whittaker)...

Wrath of The Demon's music (by David Whittaker) sounds awfully like Shadow of the Beast. Not the same patterns but definitely the same instruments.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 February 2022, 16:32
Replies: 35
Views: 4,647
Posted By stevelord
It'd be good to know a bit about your budget, how...

It'd be good to know a bit about your budget, how comfortable you are opening things up, and some of the things you might want to do. I expect you'd like to play games but would you also like to play...
Forum: support.Apps 09 February 2022, 19:45
Replies: 47
Views: 15,643
Posted By stevelord
Very nice! I'm sure you're expecting to be asked,...

Very nice! I'm sure you're expecting to be asked, but any idea on an ETA for release?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2022, 18:16
Replies: 51
Views: 5,739
Posted By stevelord
Great work guys, this is really going well. Loved...

Great work guys, this is really going well. Loved the Brilliance tutorials and Carl interview!
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2022, 22:04
Replies: 14
Views: 3,111
Posted By stevelord
Am I reading this right in that the only way to...

Am I reading this right in that the only way to get these in the UK is to now go through RP? I.e. if a customer for whatever reason doesn't want to or can't go through RP they won't be able to buy...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2022, 12:48
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By stevelord
Obviously WinUAE has decent CDTV support and that...

Obviously WinUAE has decent CDTV support and that can be used. There are some issues around booting CDTVs without the TM file that are now resolved with CaptFuture's excellent OS 2.35 ROM.

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2022, 16:00
Replies: 24
Views: 2,557
Posted By stevelord
Putting discussion about who said what where and...

Putting discussion about who said what where and when to one side, maybe get in touch with SWAG (https://www.southwestamiga.org.uk/). Still a stretch from Cornwall but manageable. They sometimes have...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2022, 15:21
Replies: 165
Views: 22,110
Posted By stevelord
Amiga 4000, OS 3.2.1, ZZ9000, Cyberstorm MkII at...

Amiga 4000, OS 3.2.1, ZZ9000, Cyberstorm MkII at 55mhz, 386mb of RAM and a PFS CF running off a Fastata. Absolutely screams. I have a fairly fast Duke port for Mac, but that's nowhere near these...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2022, 17:52
Replies: 165
Views: 22,110
Posted By stevelord
Just tried this port. Jaw on the floor material....

Just tried this port. Jaw on the floor material. I'm amazed at both how fast and feature complete this is. Well done!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 11:53
Replies: 65
Views: 8,098
Posted By stevelord
I always thought Earthworm Jim should've had an...

I always thought Earthworm Jim should've had an Amiga port. Would've made for a great AGA game.
Forum: support.Apps 25 December 2021, 16:14
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By stevelord
It's a two-pane FTP client. If you've used...

It's a two-pane FTP client. If you've used DirWork, DOpus or Norton Commander you'll feel at home. https://winscp.net/eng/index.php is legit (AFAIK).
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 25 December 2021, 03:39
Replies: 32
Views: 23,806
Posted By stevelord
I always enjoy checking in on your posts. It'd be...

I always enjoy checking in on your posts. It'd be really helpful if you had RSS support. Any chance of it?
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2021, 03:33
Replies: 51
Views: 5,739
Posted By stevelord
Well I didn't want to say it but Amigaguide is...

Well I didn't want to say it but Amigaguide is available for 1.3...

I don't know about current AmigaGuide. I suspect AGReader would compile on OS X but I don't have anything modern enough to try....
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2021, 21:09
Replies: 51
Views: 5,739
Posted By stevelord
There are a bunch of options for people who don't...

There are a bunch of options for people who don't have access to an AmigaGuide reader:


UnixGuide (http://aminet.net/util/conv/unixguide.lha) converts AmigaGuide to HTML
AGReader...
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