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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 19:18
Replies: 32
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Posted By mcgeezer
I didn't know that, and if that's the case then I...

I didn't know that, and if that's the case then I can only agree it's a hefty price.
Forum: Amiga scene Today, 18:57
Replies: 32
Views: 277
Posted By mcgeezer
I dunno.... there's one going on Ebay for £770...

I dunno.... there's one going on Ebay for £770 and going....

and I have a long pokey nose.[/COLOR
Forum: Amiga scene Today, 17:31
Replies: 32
Views: 277
Posted By mcgeezer
I may be able to shed some light on this. ...

I may be able to shed some light on this.

The first thing you have to take into account is Inflation, in 1992 £14 is the equivalent to £25 in today's prices, and £25 in 1992 is £45.
...
Forum: Coders. Contest Today, 11:00
Replies: 1,688
Views: 130,787
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks guys! Very much appreciated.

Thanks guys! Very much appreciated.
Forum: Coders. Contest Yesterday, 15:51
Replies: 1,688
Views: 130,787
Posted By mcgeezer
Rygar AGA has been selected as one of the...

Rygar AGA has been selected as one of the finalists for the Retro Gamer Nation 2019 Amiga Gamers Choice poll... please if you have a couple of minutes and enjoyed Rygar then vote for it at:
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 11:29
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mcgeezer
Any chance you could let me in on how you did...

Any chance you could let me in on how you did that buddy? :bowdown

I wasn't able to get adpcm to work that Dan linked above.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 02:00
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mcgeezer
I don't have any fast ram though.

I don't have any fast ram though.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 01:20
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mcgeezer
This implies I would be using another ram type...?

This implies I would be using another ram type...?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 00:31
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mcgeezer
OK so I had a play around with this and I guess...

OK so I had a play around with this and I guess it's a bit challenging...

What I'm trying to do is get the audio sample here:
https://www.amigagamedev.com/Downloads/newblack_raw.mp3

which is 2...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2020, 22:23
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
I'm not sure as it depends on the game. Some...

I'm not sure as it depends on the game. Some could have been done quickly... others slowly... others not at all because when I was 17 I wasn't mentally tough enough to code games.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 January 2020, 17:55
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mcgeezer
Nice one Roondar, thank's for pointing that out ...

Nice one Roondar, thank's for pointing that out



That looks very good, cheers Dan.

Always best to ask the EAB first on stuff like this.

Geezer
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 January 2020, 16:55
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mcgeezer
Playing a long running sample...

I have (currently) a 2 minute sound byte that I to sample and convert to be played as part of a scene on the A1200.

Now using this site https://www.colincrawley.com/audio-file-size-calculator/
i...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
As a reminder... the question is "which machine...

As a reminder... the question is "which machine is better as a gaming machine...". Fair or unfair it makes no odds because when I started the thread I was only considering stock machines.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 18:25
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By mcgeezer
yeah - what were the dip settings though. :D

yeah - what were the dip settings though.

:D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 18:04
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By mcgeezer
I got barred from one of the arcades I used to go...

I got barred from one of the arcades I used to go to for spending all day in Defender with one credit.

I used to get a few people around me playing Robotron, Bomb Jack, Hyper Sports and Side Arms....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 17:01
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
If the Amiga devs of the day wanted to ship their...

If the Amiga devs of the day wanted to ship their games with bespoke Fast ram cards in their boxes then they could have.... it's no different.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 14:35
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
yeah - for clarity...it's stock Amigas and not...

yeah - for clarity...it's stock Amigas and not mega expanded ones that require 4Mb of Fast Ram to run a game.
Forum: Coders. General 15 January 2020, 09:12
Replies: 82
Views: 7,373
Posted By mcgeezer
This ^^^ The old saying applies here... "A...

This ^^^

The old saying applies here... "A stitch in time saves nine"

How to set-up an Amiga dev toolchain on Windows, just watch the slides and ignore the arsehole in the top right corner. :D...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 January 2020, 19:19
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
Yup - Or look at the first couple of minutes of...

Yup - Or look at the first couple of minutes of this game... when the big cruiser ship turns up with the exploding circles...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a6doLHsPRc

An A1200 can't do that.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 January 2020, 18:43
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
^^^ THIS. It's a shame there's no real...

^^^ THIS.

It's a shame there's no real hardware reference manual (like with an ISBN) for AGA because I think that would really help devs unlock it's power, only yesterday I was struggling to get...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 January 2020, 19:25
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks Ross, this has sorted it. :bowdown ...

Thanks Ross, this has sorted it. :bowdown

I'm still wrapping my head around the logic slightly. I'll get there.

Graeme
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 January 2020, 18:14
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By mcgeezer
Yeah, I read this one too... and the default does...

Yeah, I read this one too... and the default does not make sense.

| 12 | PF2OF2=0 | Determine bit plane color table offset when playfield 2|
| | | has priority in dual...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 January 2020, 17:52
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By mcgeezer
So yeah, i read those docs... and then I...

So yeah, i read those docs...

and then I read this doc...

https://github.com/rkrajnc/minimig-mist/blob/master/doc/amiga/aga/AGA.guide

Specifically....

| 12 | PF2OF2=0 | Determine bit...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 January 2020, 17:38
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By mcgeezer
AGA Dual Playfield Colour Assignment

I'm mucking around with some dual playfield stuff on the A1200.

I've assigned my colours into the colour regs 0-31 and I'm expecting 0-15 to be assigned to playfield 1 and 16-31 assigned to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 23:52
Replies: 53
Views: 2,508
Posted By mcgeezer
For some enemies I hold two copies of the their...

For some enemies I hold two copies of the their sprites in memory, a hardware sprite version and a BoB. The playfield has zones, upper, mid and lower and each hardware sprite is multiplexed...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 January 2020, 22:42
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By mcgeezer
I have this working now. If only I had asked...

I have this working now.

If only I had asked the question coding Rygar, the performance would likely be much better as it is in x2 mode.

I live, I learn (from the best).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 January 2020, 15:00
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By mcgeezer
DMA slots on AGA

Hi,

I've been playing around with x4 Fetch mode for bitplanes on AGA and wondered if anyone knows if the same rules that apply on OCS also apply to AGA?

In the HRM the OCS DMA slot allocation...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 18:50
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
I think what we need here is a Amiga vs Megadrive...

I think what we need here is a Amiga vs Megadrive game off.
Present the best Mega drive games and an Amiga game to match it and vice-versa.

I think technically with the tile based playfields...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 20:43
Replies: 152
Views: 4,479
Posted By mcgeezer
A1200 or a SEGA Megadrive - which is better...

as a gaming machine...?

I'm in a little discussion on Twitter about this and I'm saying that the A1200 with AGA is better. I've not programmed a Megadrive and I'm not about to start so I can only...
Forum: Coders. General 06 January 2020, 22:19
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By mcgeezer
Looks like you PPA boys couldn't resist having...

Looks like you PPA boys couldn't resist having another Rygar wank-fest over at the PPA again. :D

Put this in your favourite translator for amusement:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2020, 12:20
Replies: 166
Views: 24,370
Posted By mcgeezer
Superb work Earok. In the current climate it...

Superb work Earok.

In the current climate it might be better renaming it to ‘Raid over Tehran’. :D
Forum: Amiga scene 04 January 2020, 23:04
Replies: 114
Views: 8,505
Posted By mcgeezer
Absolutely love it jotd...really well done! ...

Absolutely love it jotd...really well done!

I played it on an A1200 standard WinUAE config.

Only seen one little bug, when I died it left the player sprite in one of the buffers - looked like...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2020, 14:07
Replies: 113
Views: 7,020
Posted By mcgeezer
You see, as usual with all of your posts you...

You see, as usual with all of your posts you don’t substantiate anything with fact or put forward any theories, that is me pointing out fact and not trolling you (i have better things to do). You’ve...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 23:48
Replies: 54
Views: 2,954
Posted By mcgeezer
Big grin Yeah, but saved enough money for a years...

Yeah, but saved enough money for a years subscription to Razzle.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 21:33
Replies: 54
Views: 2,954
Posted By mcgeezer
I was never in a cracking group but i can...

I was never in a cracking group but i can understand the rivalry and that first to release was key. My point is that if you had two cracks and one was on one disk and the other was two disks then...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2020, 22:25
Replies: 54
Views: 2,954
Posted By mcgeezer
Every game is crackable, what is important is the...

Every game is crackable, what is important is the quality of the crack.

Two disking a one disk game is a poor quality crack in my opinion. The best protections were always the ones that screwed...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 22:12
Replies: 113
Views: 7,020
Posted By mcgeezer
I wouldn't mind a batch of some of the pills...

I wouldn't mind a batch of some of the pills you're on sunshine.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 19:44
Replies: 113
Views: 7,020
Posted By mcgeezer
It's a good job your opinion doesn't actually...

It's a good job your opinion doesn't actually count for anything.

There's quite a few reasons to have ~8 bit planes over byte-per-pixel graphics, thankfully (for me) I'd rather explain them to...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2019, 00:22
Replies: 128
Views: 6,169
Posted By mcgeezer
You are some fuckin boy Galahad!

You are some fuckin boy Galahad!
Forum: Coders. General 27 December 2019, 11:11
Replies: 82
Views: 7,373
Posted By mcgeezer
It's looking excellent agermose, a real treat for...

It's looking excellent agermose, a real treat for the Amiga this and I love that you take the time to do short and sweet dev updates. :bowdown

Keep it up!
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