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Forum: support.WinUAE Today, 11:07
Replies: 5
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Posted By Foebane
Is there a maximum number of characters for the...

Is there a maximum number of characters for the name?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 10:04
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Foebane
Isn't it possible for any product to become "not...

Isn't it possible for any product to become "not commercially viable"?
Forum: support.WinUAE Yesterday, 18:32
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Foebane
Funnily enough, I tried to play Quake on WinUAE...

Funnily enough, I tried to play Quake on WinUAE but never had any joy: the sound would come on but no visuals. However, Quake 2 ran OK.

As we know, in Quake 1, the animations were jerky, but John...
Forum: support.WinUAE Yesterday, 15:35
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Foebane
I never ever played Quake on Amiga, only on PC,...

I never ever played Quake on Amiga, only on PC, but that looks like normal behaviour for me. Quake's animations were always jerky like that, and your video sums it up well. But why is the sound so...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 November 2018, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Foebane
I made the changes in my OP here and saved the...

I made the changes in my OP here and saved the config in WinUAE, and the "uaehf#" numbers were changed to be sequential, so I guess that answers my question. However, the "DH#" drives were unchanged.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 November 2018, 13:07
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Foebane
Do hard drives in configurations need to be sequential?

I've got many configurations that use multiple hard drives, and a typical example is this:


kbd_lang=us
hardfile2=rw,DH0:C:\Users\Foebane\Amiga\System\System.hdf,32,1,2,512,0,,uae0...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 November 2018, 07:38
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Foebane
There was this early CGI short, which will...

There was this early CGI short, which will probably induce nightmares, even though the subject matter is so ordinary:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=munTr4vmxYE

And if I remember, the Quantel...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 November 2018, 09:42
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Foebane
FMV on Amiga never took off (as far as I know),...

FMV on Amiga never took off (as far as I know), but I did see the FMV cart for the CD32 performing in my local computer shop: Top Gun and Star Trek 6 had never looked so... digital. The quality...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 November 2018, 01:05
Replies: 26
Views: 512
Posted By Foebane
"One second reboot pause" is also highly useful...

"One second reboot pause" is also highly useful when holding down both mouse buttons to get the useful "Amiga Early Startup Control" menu. :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 November 2018, 20:46
Replies: 26
Views: 512
Posted By Foebane
Yes, "Reset" is the Amiga reset, as in...

Yes, "Reset" is the Amiga reset, as in Ctrl+LAmiga+RAmiga, and in WinUAE also achieved with (RAlt+)RCtrl+Insert+Home.

"Restart" is to close the current running WinUAE emulation and get ready to...
Forum: support.Games 10 November 2018, 23:00
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Foebane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mMqe_QTBvk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mMqe_QTBvk

Ah. Now I see. :banghead

I did read the thread, but I didn't bother to look up the game before and didn't know it was a Wings-style filled polygon 3D...
Forum: support.Games 10 November 2018, 21:45
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Foebane
Flip, have you tried the Quickstart A500 (most...

Flip, have you tried the Quickstart A500 (most common) configuration? That, along with the other Amiga models listed there, are preset ideal configurations for WinUAE to get the most accurate...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 November 2018, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Foebane
High-score tables in retro computer games must've been pointless

High-score tables, I always figured, were best implemented in arcade video game machines, where the machines would be turned on in the morning and stay on until night, and many people would play them...
Forum: support.Games 09 November 2018, 22:47
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Foebane
What is the exact filename of this .adf, and...

What is the exact filename of this .adf, and where did you download it from?

Chances are it's a TOSEC file, and a lot of those tend to be broken or glitchy.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 November 2018, 19:38
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Foebane
I thought as much. Thanks for the clarification,...

I thought as much. Thanks for the clarification, Toni! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2018, 19:09
Replies: 143
Views: 7,138
Posted By Foebane
I could've gotten a PC in 1991-92, but seeing as...

I could've gotten a PC in 1991-92, but seeing as there were no good games whatsoever, I thought, what's the point?

PS. Wolf3D sucks balls, and so does Wing Commander.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 November 2018, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Foebane
I know, I myself have written programs that...

I know, I myself have written programs that create image files using standard formats for DOS/Windows. I created a test image in the format I wanted to use, and then looked at the file header to see...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 November 2018, 14:49
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Foebane
I tried it out with one file, and whilst it...

I tried it out with one file, and whilst it recognised an .lha archive without the extension, it failed with a .7z.

The idea was to use a batch file to copy an Amiga file to a specific folder and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 November 2018, 13:35
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Foebane
Filenames in configurations - do extensions need to be specified?

Does WinUAE need to know the extension (adf, dms, lha, zip, etc.) of any floppy disks or hard drive files mentioned in configuration files? Or does it simply look at the file header of any files it...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 23:00
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
200Mb is plenty for me, as there's not that many...

200Mb is plenty for me, as there's not that many Amiga games I like. In fact, I think I'm being generous with the 60 games I've already installed. However, I have 600 demos as well, and I've always...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 21:30
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
I heard that Workbench 3.1 balks at more than 2Gb...

I heard that Workbench 3.1 balks at more than 2Gb in a hardfile. :crazy
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 21:16
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
Yeah, I just tried to create a test .hdf with...

Yeah, I just tried to create a test .hdf with it's own configuration and "launch" archive (which have worked fine for the read-only demos), but it really is a lot of hassle, especially having to...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 20:43
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
:) If I could take a whole bunch of small...

:)

If I could take a whole bunch of small .hdfs, equal to the number of games, and extract each game fresh onto each one, then there would be a unique configuration for each one and I could bypass...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 19:42
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
1. How do I avoid WB altogether? Put the .lha...

1. How do I avoid WB altogether? Put the .lha archive as the only boot option?
2. Where do I modify this global WHDLoad variable?
3. How can I run a game from the Shell?



I could extract each...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 19:29
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
This is only speculation at this time, I've got a...

This is only speculation at this time, I've got a system that uses a modified ClassicWB Lite HDF with the games already installed and set up, but I was thinking about by-passing the mass install...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2018, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Foebane
The only obvious Microvitec I've had personal...

The only obvious Microvitec I've had personal experience with is the trusty old Cub, connected to practically every BBC Micro in the land. But it couldn't manage Amiga colours without alteration, as...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 17:54
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Foebane
Possible to run WHDLoad games as Read-only?

I'm thinking about trying to run WHDLoad games (in .lha archives from Retroplay) as bootable read-only archives in WinUAE, but some of these games require the saving of high-score tables or other...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2018, 18:11
Replies: 143
Views: 7,138
Posted By Foebane
I should point out that the PC had a major...

I should point out that the PC had a major DISadvantage when it came to gaming in the early 1990s: it was called MS-DOS. Enough said. :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 November 2018, 22:57
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Foebane
There is always the cracktro (as they're called)...

There is always the cracktro (as they're called) by itself, here:
https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=21486

Pouet.net is a brilliantly useful site for such material. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2018, 02:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
Mancave? I'm in a bedsit (shared accomodation)...

Mancave? I'm in a bedsit (shared accomodation) and I'm 46! I haven't got the luxury of real hardware.
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 November 2018, 02:10
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Foebane
What website did you get the Pinball Dreams...

What website did you get the Pinball Dreams download from? Is it WHDLoad?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 13:49
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
I had a wooden computer desk for a birthday of...

I had a wooden computer desk for a birthday of mine in the 1980s, and my Atari 800XL fitted fine on it. But then I got an ST, and later on, an A500, and those last two were hanging off of the edge of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 10:17
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
I always figured out that was the best single...

I always figured out that was the best single all-round Amiga to get, as it has everything, especially expandability.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 20:33
Replies: 42
Views: 1,901
Posted By Foebane
You'd get on fine with my sister, she is OBSESSED...

You'd get on fine with my sister, she is OBSESSED with Smurfs and Gargamel, and that is an understatement.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 15:40
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
I use WHDLoad for games, but not for demos. I...

I use WHDLoad for games, but not for demos. I don't want to discuss it here any further.

EDIT: Apologies if I went off-topic or killed this thread, that wasn't my intention.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 October 2018, 14:31
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Foebane
If you want AGA support, there's always Blitz...

If you want AGA support, there's always Blitz Basic. ;)
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 October 2018, 14:12
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Foebane
I wasn't in the right state of mind last night,...

I wasn't in the right state of mind last night, so I didn't think of that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 14:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
Thank Toni for WinUAE, then! ;)

Thank Toni for WinUAE, then! ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 10:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
ADFs. The glitches in demo emulation are...

ADFs. The glitches in demo emulation are manifested by odd palette shimmering or parts where the visuals slow to a crawl and the sound is heavily stuttered - the latter is most common, I think it's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 09:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Foebane
What I would like to know about real hardware...

What I would like to know about real hardware here is: if I was to get hold of a super-accelerated A1200 with lots of memory, would I be able to run ANY demo, or would a lot of them be too fast or...
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