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Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 12:43
Replies: 5
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Posted By jPV
Yeah, standard Workbench installation doesn't...

Yeah, standard Workbench installation doesn't write anything to HD, it must be some 3rd party program or ClassicWB stuff. Quite rare programs launched at startup write anything either, I only...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2018, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By jPV
Where are you going to use it? If you connect to...

Where are you going to use it? If you connect to your private router, it acts like a firewall itself and nothing is needed in softwarewise.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 October 2018, 13:11
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By jPV
For anything else than OS4? The point was that...

For anything else than OS4? The point was that MUI is a common standard for all of our platforms, and still in development. I don't see much point of using a closed GUI toolkit which is only...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 October 2018, 11:20
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By jPV
Hmm.. IIRC I had to install ReAction classes from...

Hmm.. IIRC I had to install ReAction classes from OS3.9, because ClassAct in Aminet wasn't enough for some programs. That makes it a bit less trivial. Also it still makes it more 3rd party, because...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 October 2018, 07:14
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By jPV
MUI is a de-facto standard after all, pretty much...

MUI is a de-facto standard after all, pretty much everyone using their machines for other than gaming do have it installed already. Also "next generation" systems come with it by default (MorphOS is...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 17 October 2018, 20:22
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By jPV
MUI rules and is pretty sweet to program, is very...

MUI rules and is pretty sweet to program, is very versatile for users, and is available for about all flavours in the Amiga world. But I woudn't go to those newer MUI versions in your link, if you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 18:51
Replies: 75
Views: 1,470
Posted By jPV
I haven't tried those, but I remember hearing...

I haven't tried those, but I remember hearing that they were different in other ways too...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 15:18
Replies: 75
Views: 1,470
Posted By jPV
I thought that too, but then I had to admit that...

I thought that too, but then I had to admit that it doesn't quite fulfil this requirement "really couldn't be improved upon even if it ran on the fastest gaming computer today."

I love Settlers...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 07:17
Replies: 75
Views: 1,470
Posted By jPV
SlamTilt (http://hol.abime.net/1972) Just a...

SlamTilt (http://hol.abime.net/1972)

Just a perfect flipper game that gets even new players impressed and hooked still today.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 07:16
Replies: 75
Views: 1,470
Posted By jPV
All Terrain Racing (http://hol.abime.net/3337) ...

All Terrain Racing (http://hol.abime.net/3337)

The speed, the playability, the graphics, the feel of eternal progress when you learn it, wouldn't change about anything in it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 07:13
Replies: 75
Views: 1,470
Posted By jPV
Superfrog (http://hol.abime.net/2223) I just...

Superfrog (http://hol.abime.net/2223)

I just always wonder how good it still looks and how well it plays, a perfect platformer.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 10 October 2018, 14:52
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By jPV
I have this as an original too if needed, and a...

I have this as an original too if needed, and a WHDLoad version would be nice. My wife forced me to buy this few years ago, because it's one of her childhood favourites. I hate it, but for her,...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 October 2018, 10:35
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By jPV
The benefit is that you can still use Zorro II...

The benefit is that you can still use Zorro II cards. For me the plain Mediator was certainly out of question, because I appreciated my Delfina Lite too much :) CPU heavy Sound Blaster on PCI, no...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 October 2018, 10:26
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By jPV
IIRC there was at least a CV64/3D version which...

IIRC there was at least a CV64/3D version which took advantage either of the actual Zorro IV slot or one of those double speed Zorro II slots the busboard offers. Maybe some I/O card too?

But even...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 22:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By jPV
If you say so then. I personally don't want x86...

If you say so then. I personally don't want x86 version, because I like 68k compatibility and I'm happy with PPC.

And again, "x86 version already exists" but x86 version of what? AROS isn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 21:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By jPV
Why's that? Only because AROS is free and runs on...

Why's that? Only because AROS is free and runs on more common HW? Do you expect that they're exactly the same otherwise (features, maturity, etc)? Why do you think there would be three different OS...
Forum: News 24 September 2018, 20:40
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By jPV
Yeah, we'd really love to get it more south...

Yeah, we'd really love to get it more south again, but so far we've failed to find an organizer there. We've been asking for this every year since 2014 when it was at Tampere... but no volunteers, so...
Forum: News 24 September 2018, 19:48
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By jPV
More photos from the event: ...

More photos from the event:
http://saku.bbs.fi/yhdistys/tapahtumat/saku2018/kuvat/index.html

And couple videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEVK5sMNjw4...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 16:12
Replies: 48
Views: 1,639
Posted By jPV
Stunt Car Racer Turbo <3

Stunt Car Racer Turbo <3
Forum: News 20 September 2018, 22:12
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By jPV
Timetable, special guest (Mike Battilana), and...

Timetable, special guest (Mike Battilana), and computer list announced:
http://saku.bbs.fi/yhdistys/tiedotteet/1809202.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 20:11
Replies: 48
Views: 1,639
Posted By jPV
I've played both a lot, and in my opinion it's...

I've played both a lot, and in my opinion it's opposite. Lotus can be very frustrating at later levels and it's just memorizing the tracks and obstacles, not much to do with driving. SCR is very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 16:39
Replies: 48
Views: 1,639
Posted By jPV
Stunt Car Racer definitely. You just can improve...

Stunt Car Racer definitely. You just can improve your laptimes and get better and better in the game forever, it gives replayability value much more. Physics are cool and nobody can make perfect...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 17:35
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By jPV
Finnish Amiga Users Group's Saku 2018 Event on September 22nd

Finnish Amiga Users Group holds its 11th Saku event in Oulu, Finland on Saturday, September 22nd.

The event will feature many classic Amiga setups from A500 to A4000, FPGA computers like Minimig...
Forum: support.Apps 14 September 2018, 13:38
Replies: 78
Views: 4,966
Posted By jPV
Heh yeah, the whole point using .KEY is to ask...

Heh yeah, the whole point using .KEY is to ask parameters for the script, and .DEF is just used to have some default values if user doesn't happen to give any parameters.

If you wouldn't want an...
Forum: News 07 September 2018, 14:34
Replies: 206
Views: 16,811
Posted By jPV
I would love some serious AGA games too, world is...

I would love some serious AGA games too, world is full of half-assed OCS->AGA conversions and "let's make it run on both" attitude, but something that shows the full potential of AGA machines would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2018, 20:13
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By jPV
Yeah, SCR is a great game, and especially fun...

Yeah, SCR is a great game, and especially fun with serial linkup and multiplayer (max 8 players in the same league).

Here are some random "highlights" from our Amiga events if someone wants to...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 11:23
Replies: 60
Views: 2,986
Posted By jPV
I think that's way too low. If Vampires have sold...

I think that's way too low. If Vampires have sold something like 3000 units in the recent years, total amount of active users must be much bigger.

Counting forum users also doesn't mean anything,...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 11:09
Replies: 60
Views: 2,986
Posted By jPV
Even if it'd be a rare minority, it doesn't mean...

Even if it'd be a rare minority, it doesn't mean they'd be inactive, quiet, or even that small group. On the contrary, Vampire users are probably the most active part of the Amiga scene currently and...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 10:38
Replies: 60
Views: 2,986
Posted By jPV
It's a rare minority of active users who are...

It's a rare minority of active users who are looking for Vampire and new stuff, at least here in Finland.. most I know are happy with 030 etc accelerators and their old stuff.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 10:31
Replies: 60
Views: 2,986
Posted By jPV
If you have working Amiga(s), for example, since...

If you have working Amiga(s), for example, since 90s and you have upgraded what you need when the prices were cheap, where would you spend money now? There are many people happy with what they have...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 12:07
Replies: 60
Views: 2,986
Posted By jPV
Heh yeah, if comparing to me, I don't watch much...

Heh yeah, if comparing to me, I don't watch much Amiga stuff from Youtube (I find it mostly waste of time, because I'd read articles coverig the same stuff much quicker), never bought anything Amiga...
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 17:09
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By jPV
Yeah, just like I said, source and destination...

Yeah, just like I said, source and destination directories must be different when using wildcards that may pick the destination file too. There's no magic or tricks, just remember that.
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 10:57
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By jPV
Same as I have then. And my Join command is...

Same as I have then. And my Join command is version 37.1 (10/01/91).

I guess you just have to experiment what's up with your system. Try simple example like I did without using the PC drive etc.
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 10:25
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By jPV
Well, works for me. I made a quick test under...

Well, works for me. I made a quick test under emulator with a very plain OS3.1 setup, here's a screenshot what I did. Did you have 3.1 or some older AmigaOS?
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 09:39
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By jPV
#? means all files with or without "." character,...

#? means all files with or without "." character, so practically the same as *.* on MSDOS. But if you only want files which exactly have the "." character, then #?.#? would be more exact, but that's...
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 07:07
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By jPV
AmigaOS comes with the Join command. ...

AmigaOS comes with the Join command.

Examples from the shell:
Join file1 file2 AS file3
Join file#? AS allfiles
Join #? AS megafile

Also DOpus has a builtin function for joining, and you can...
Forum: support.Apps 23 August 2018, 11:00
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By jPV
It depends what TCP/IP stack you are using, or...

It depends what TCP/IP stack you are using, or you have to rely on some 3rd party utilities.

If using AmiTCP/IP based stacks (AmiTCP/IP, Genesis, EasyNet...), you can mount TCP: device, which is...
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2018, 10:50
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By jPV
Works fine with B1260 here too, I'd also suspect...

Works fine with B1260 here too, I'd also suspect wrong set up of 680x0.libraries. You need a very small "dummy" 68040.library and a proper 68060.library.
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 13:57
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By jPV
Works here under MorphOS at least. So there...

Works here under MorphOS at least. So there shouldn't be nothing outdated in the program itself.
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 09:41
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By jPV
The latest Amiga specific GUI based, and which...

The latest Amiga specific GUI based, and which used to be popular too, is RC-FTPd (http://aminet.net/search?query=rc-ftpd). It's freeware nowadays and worth to try.

There was some other GUI based...
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