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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2017, 03:53
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By gary
I thought that Nebulus was very good - simple,...

I thought that Nebulus was very good - simple, playable and addictive. Nebulus 2 is a good example of a game that had too many new features added, resulting in a much larger game (4 disks instead of...
Forum: request.Demos 07 October 2017, 04:20
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By gary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8V7Wq0CUtyQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8V7Wq0CUtyQ

This is the version that I have seen. Your memory may be failing you re; the John Farnham music, unless there was a hack and the sample was replaced.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 01 May 2017, 03:09
Replies: 25
Views: 4,040
Posted By gary
Yes, I should have used a proper FTP client...

Yes, I should have used a proper FTP client instead of my browser.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 01 May 2017, 01:38
Replies: 25
Views: 4,040
Posted By gary
I think the archive has been moved or removed...

I think the archive has been moved or removed from the ftp site. It is no longer in ~Uploads/CD32 and I couldn't find it in other likely folders.

Here is a Mega.nz link:
...
Forum: request.Demos 15 August 2016, 12:32
Replies: 1
Views: 1,414
Posted By gary
Kenny Everett "We'll be back before you can say..."

Can someone help name this Amiga demo for me? I think the intro copied a bit from the old British TV show "The Kenny Everett Video Show" where he would say "We'll be back before you can say......
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 March 2016, 03:31
Replies: 88
Views: 9,735
Posted By gary
Haha! Radar Rat Race was one of the first C64...

Haha! Radar Rat Race was one of the first C64 games we had because it was on cartridge and came in a 'Family Pack'. We normally turned the TV volume way down because of the annoying 3 blind mice...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2016, 02:54
Replies: 19
Views: 3,356
Posted By gary
Does anyone know if they've actually got CD32...

Does anyone know if they've actually got CD32 games running on this device or a standard Raspberry Pi 3? The reason I ask is that I have an AMD E-350 system running at 1.6 ghz that can struggle to...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2016, 02:23
Replies: 37
Views: 4,869
Posted By gary
Paradroid 90? I guess anyone who liked this...

Paradroid 90? I guess anyone who liked this hadn't played the C64 original or the heavy metal edition. Even Andrew Braybrook apologised later for doing a simple (and painfully slow) Atari ST port.
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 July 2014, 07:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By gary
You might want to consider using WHDload instead...

You might want to consider using WHDload instead of floppy images where possible. Emulate a hard disk with WHDload and don't bother with floppy images.
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 May 2013, 15:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,238
Posted By gary
PAL 60? Did you really mean PAL 50? I have...

PAL 60? Did you really mean PAL 50?

I have used old ATI cards and haven't found any that could not provide PAL 50hz signals using SVGA out. I've run WinUAE using 720x576 50hz output with direct...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2013, 02:13
Replies: 12
Views: 2,423
Posted By gary
Just because you are booting from floppy disk...

Just because you are booting from floppy disk does not mean that all system commands, libraries, devices, etc must be loaded from floppy disk. Boot from floppy with a very minimal install:
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 January 2013, 06:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By gary
Please post this how-to guide!

Please post this how-to guide!
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2012, 06:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By gary
Search for SET2ANIM. I've used it in the past to...

Search for SET2ANIM. I've used it in the past to convert moviesetter animations to ANIM5. Here is a site that seems to already have done the work for you:

Eric W. Schwartz anims for download...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2012, 02:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By gary
Thanks, the last animation program I used was...

Thanks, the last animation program I used was Dpaint4. I've got to get up to date - the zooming video clips alone would look great playing behind the game menu on my HTPC or Mame cabinet.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2012, 13:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By gary
Can anyone tell me what video/animation software...

Can anyone tell me what video/animation software would be used to do this?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 05 February 2012, 02:51
Replies: 477
Views: 72,593
Posted By gary
On-Screen virtual keyboard?

I had a quick look through the README but I didn't see a mention of a virtual keyboard. This is a feature I miss on C64 and Amiga emulators. Sure, we can change the keyboard layout but that is very...
Forum: support.Apps 01 January 2012, 11:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,763
Posted By gary
I knew of people that hacked 2 mice so that the...

I knew of people that hacked 2 mice so that the left button on one would also trigger the left button on the other. They started songs on 2 Amigas running protracker and merged the audio output.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2011, 07:08
Replies: 49
Views: 12,303
Posted By gary
Yeah, but he along with another great SID...

Yeah, but he along with another great SID composer Ben Daglish, didn't seem to try very hard on the Amiga. I wish they had. They may have spared us from David Whittakers mediocre soundtracks for the...
Forum: support.Games 22 October 2011, 07:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,019
Posted By gary
Monkey Island 1 on my Amiga500 was OK. Scrolling...

Monkey Island 1 on my Amiga500 was OK. Scrolling across a long scene was far from smooth but I don't think any of the Lucasfilm advanture games made good use of the Amiga hardware. Disk loading was...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2011, 12:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By gary
Most Amiga games used a joystick and CD32 games...

Most Amiga games used a joystick and CD32 games with a joypad. Some games like turrican allowed special weapons to be activated with keys like SPACE.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 01 May 2011, 04:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,834
Posted By gary
ZINE Behind The Scene

ZINE Behind the Scene (http://zine.bitfellas.org/)

I found this website by accident and thought others here might be interested. It contains the first few issues of the Amiga disk magazine 'Zine'...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2011, 06:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By gary
I've emailled my (small) collection of...

I've emailled my (small) collection of demos/intros to souri. The scene was great fun back in the late 80s/early 90s. Even if a new Amiga came out it would be difficult to replicate those days.
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 April 2011, 07:39
Replies: 87
Views: 15,259
Posted By gary
Toni, When an Amiga game waits for VBlank,...

Toni,

When an Amiga game waits for VBlank, how does WinUAE signal it under emulation? I'm guessing that it uses a calculated value instead of the real (PC monitor) VBlank as it would be too fast...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 April 2011, 17:56
Replies: 87
Views: 15,259
Posted By gary
Dr Venom, Its nice to see someone else that...

Dr Venom,

Its nice to see someone else that appreciates proper smooth scrolling without the associated stutter that often occurs because of the slight differences in timing, but I think that by...
Forum: News 15 April 2011, 03:58
Replies: 9
Views: 2,990
Posted By gary
I agree. When I saw the tracklist I only noticed...

I agree. When I saw the tracklist I only noticed 2 or 3 tunes that I would consider very good or excellent Amiga originals. The rest were pretty average or just forgettable. I hope there is another...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 07 March 2011, 04:11
Replies: 196
Views: 48,054
Posted By gary
In many cases you will need to modify the game...

In many cases you will need to modify the game code if you want more than one CD32 game on a disk complete with CD audio.

For example, generally a game will simply play a track on the disk:
Game...
Forum: support.Other 20 January 2011, 01:34
Replies: 45
Views: 9,346
Posted By gary
Hippoplayer streams samples and plays mod files...

Hippoplayer streams samples and plays mod files on 68000 amigas. There are kickstart 1.3 and 2.0+ versions. It has a playlist and features like most mod players and should be all that you need. It...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 23 December 2010, 12:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,610
Posted By gary
No, thats OK, the sound sample isn't important -...

No, thats OK, the sound sample isn't important - I was just curious about the origin of the animation.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 23 December 2010, 01:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,610
Posted By gary
It works - at least the animation itself is...

It works - at least the animation itself is intact but the sound sample is missing. I remember hearing back then (1992) that Channel 9 Australia used an Amiga generated animation for a promo - is...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 December 2010, 15:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By gary
CD32-200 was compiled using WinUAE using Amiga...

CD32-200 was compiled using WinUAE using Amiga 1200 emulation (CD32 wasn't emulated back then). The compilation will work on an A1200 but you need to put the CD32-200 files on the primary partition...
Forum: support.Other 03 October 2010, 04:53
Replies: 35
Views: 3,582
Posted By gary
A CD32 will not boot from a RAD device, RAD just...

A CD32 will not boot from a RAD device, RAD just survives a cold reset
The startup script in cd32-200 checks for RAD: and then continues the bootup sequence from it.


Of course a RAD device...
Forum: request.Other 11 June 2010, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By gary
The best option is to record the movies yourself...

The best option is to record the movies yourself as when I've searched for similar movies I've found them all to be very low quality. Low framerate (so all scrolling games look like crap) and also a...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2009, 01:39
Replies: 227
Views: 41,114
Posted By gary
That is probably because he wasn't using the...

That is probably because he wasn't using the Anim5 format which allows for better compression (smaller file size) but requires more CPU time to decompress and play the animation back. The Anim7...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2009, 01:21
Replies: 227
Views: 41,114
Posted By gary
I think I ended up soft-kicking to KS2.x and...

I think I ended up soft-kicking to KS2.x and using the player from the CD32 development kit.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2009, 16:21
Replies: 227
Views: 41,114
Posted By gary
Even if they were very simple Ham6 animations I...

Even if they were very simple Ham6 animations I doubt that you could get such high frame rates (25fps) on a 7.xx mhz 68000 in a standard A1000. You would need to find a compromise between high...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 September 2009, 05:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By gary
I had perfect PAL scrolling but with a 'sound...

I had perfect PAL scrolling but with a 'sound wobble' problem on two PCs in the past. On one of them I upgraded the video card (not due to this problem) and reinstalled DirectX then the problem went...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 June 2009, 08:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By gary
Did you move the folder that contained the...

Did you move the folder that contained the operating system ROMs to another place or drive? Your save state may have the absolute path to the ROM and can't load it.
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2009, 12:15
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By gary
Try increasing the priority of WinUAE when active...

Try increasing the priority of WinUAE when active to see if that help with your varying sound pitch problem. In my case while watching the emulation status squares on the bottom of the screen the...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2009, 09:40
Replies: 36
Views: 2,966
Posted By gary
Rick Dangerous (The "Whaaaaaaaugh!" scream) ...

Rick Dangerous (The "Whaaaaaaaugh!" scream)
Chuck Rock
Bubba'n'Stix
Lucas Arts games

To be honest I think the previous generation 8-bit machines had funnier games. Amiga games were more serious...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2009, 09:11
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By gary
I can confirm that on my systems WinUAE and full...

I can confirm that on my systems WinUAE and full screen + sound can achieve almost perfect 50hz scrolling with sound enabled, using full screen vsync and 100% emulated sound.

1. Standard video...
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