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Forum: Coders. System Today, 01:06
Replies: 2,423
Views: 321,786
Posted By Minuous
@kolla,hexaae,gulliver: Rewriting RAWBInfo...

@kolla,hexaae,gulliver:

Rewriting RAWBInfo to use some other GUI wouldn't help (and frankly would be a retrogressive step), as the bugs are nothing to do with ReAction.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 July 2018, 14:58
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Minuous
They are both good; each has its own strengths,...

They are both good; each has its own strengths, which is why I play both... :-)

IK has more variety of backgrounds.
IK+ has 3-player support and better bonus rounds.
Each has different moves and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 July 2018, 12:28
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Minuous
If you mean having the option to be either good...

If you mean having the option to be either good or bad, Archon allowed it in 1983, but there are probably many others from earlier than that.
Forum: News 16 July 2018, 22:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,938
Posted By Minuous
According to here...

According to here https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?topic_id=5774&forum=9&start=75 QEMU 3.0.0 was not tested properly on Windows before being released and has bugs. Oh well, maybe...
Forum: News 16 July 2018, 16:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,938
Posted By Minuous
Has anyone had any luck yet emulating MorphOS via...

Has anyone had any luck yet emulating MorphOS via QEmu?

I followed the instructions here: http://zero.eik.bme.hu/~balaton/qemu/amiga/#morphos

but the guest screen (sm501) always just says...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 July 2018, 07:00
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By Minuous
Our local one suddenly disbanded and gave all its...

Our local one suddenly disbanded and gave all its money and assets to the local Apple Users Group (!), I was not impressed...Surely they could have given it to somewhere that was not a direct...
Forum: support.Apps 30 June 2018, 05:12
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Minuous
Yes, that is the latest available version AFAIK.

Yes, that is the latest available version AFAIK.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 28 June 2018, 06:45
Replies: 135
Views: 5,485
Posted By Minuous
Well, that matter is currently before the courts....

Well, that matter is currently before the courts. (From my readings of the various legal documents it seems Hyperion have a much stronger case.) I'm not saying there is no copyright on those - of...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 June 2018, 01:20
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Minuous
@Solderbro: What is your basis for thinking...

@Solderbro:

What is your basis for thinking it was an OCS version? What model of Amiga were you running it on?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 15 June 2018, 10:38
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Minuous
OK, as promised I have added support to MCE 10.32...

OK, as promised I have added support to MCE 10.32 for editing BT2 (& 1) items files: specifically, Garth's inventory, bank account balances and party location; including reset to defaults function...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 June 2018, 00:46
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Minuous
I've uploaded a vanilla items file to the Zone,...

I've uploaded a vanilla items file to the Zone, just unlha it and copy to your character disk.

I will add support for editing of these items files to the next version of the Multi-game Character...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 23:36
Replies: 106
Views: 4,010
Posted By Minuous
@plasma: >Amiga OS is what Commodore gave...

@plasma:

>Amiga OS is what Commodore gave us.

I don't see what's so special about Commodore. That's like saying an Escom A1200 is not a real Amiga, only the Commodore ones are.

>Everything...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 21:59
Replies: 106
Views: 4,010
Posted By Minuous
They would be better getting it compatible with...

They would be better getting it compatible with AmigaOS first, shouldn't try to run before they can walk. Given that the most AROS software is just ports, I can't see any benefit to adding...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2018, 21:30
Replies: 106
Views: 4,010
Posted By Minuous
>AROS is way past OS3.9 levels of functionality ...

>AROS is way past OS3.9 levels of functionality

No, it isn't. In fact according to their own page http://www.aros.org/introduction/status/everything.php the OS3.1 implementation is only 82%...
Forum: support.Apps 04 June 2018, 00:10
Replies: 506
Views: 89,460
Posted By Minuous
It's probably necessary to hold down the Alt key.

It's probably necessary to hold down the Alt key.
Forum: support.Apps 03 June 2018, 23:09
Replies: 506
Views: 89,460
Posted By Minuous
Between equals (=) and backspace normally; it...

Between equals (=) and backspace normally; it depends what keymap you are using.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 03 June 2018, 11:29
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
>Or maybe those entities were not interested in...

>Or maybe those entities were not interested in licensing their work yet again, as they might for example have moved on to OS4 and are now under contract with Hyperion.

Even assuming that it had...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 01 June 2018, 02:47
Replies: 71
Views: 4,596
Posted By Minuous
Yep, looks good...

Yep, looks good...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2018, 03:34
Replies: 106
Views: 4,010
Posted By Minuous
>I think in the last part he is just suggesting...

>I think in the last part he is just suggesting to pick Aros because given it's open there is the hope that at some point in the future it will improve? But I may be wrong :)

Well, hopefully...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2018, 03:14
Replies: 106
Views: 4,010
Posted By Minuous
@gulliver: If I understand you, you are...

@gulliver:

If I understand you, you are suggesting that Amiga application developers abstain from making use of any of the improvements in OS3.5/3.9/4.0/4.1/MOS/AROS?

That doesn't seem very...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2018, 08:59
Replies: 106
Views: 4,010
Posted By Minuous
It seems anything that runs on something other...

It seems anything that runs on something other than 680x0 is referred to as "NG".

However it's rather meaningless because AROS, for example, is supposed to be one of these "NG" operating systems,...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 28 May 2018, 08:46
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
>Under a license, by individuals who pretty much...

>Under a license, by individuals who pretty much volunteered to do it, and who may or may not have had contracts that also gave them the copyrights to whatever software they wrote, including Reaction...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 27 May 2018, 16:49
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
>What does ReAction have to do with H&P anyways?...

>What does ReAction have to do with H&P anyways? All they did was license it.

They also further developed it.

Cloanto have pretty randomly mish-mashed OS3.5 and OS3.9 together. I have never...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 27 May 2018, 07:09
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
@kolla: >BB3+4 is bashing Cloanto over...

@kolla:

>BB3+4 is bashing Cloanto over instabilities/obsolete versions/whatever

I'm afraid I don't see the connection. If there is some specific problem with BB3&4 feel free to report it,...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 May 2018, 11:57
Replies: 71
Views: 4,596
Posted By Minuous
Yes, some entirely new backgrounds would give it...

Yes, some entirely new backgrounds would give it freshness; this just seems to me be in the middle where it is neither authentic nor fresh. But we will see with the final version.
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 May 2018, 18:18
Replies: 37
Views: 2,453
Posted By Minuous
@White: >Could you explain the concept of...

@White:

>Could you explain the concept of how to use a 68k application?

Double-click on it from Workbench, or type its name from CLI. That is what is meant by "transparent": Petunia is...
Forum: support.Apps 22 May 2018, 23:28
Replies: 506
Views: 89,460
Posted By Minuous
@HanSolo: Taken from the Boing Bags 3&4...

@HanSolo:

Taken from the Boing Bags 3&4 readme:

- Changed all AllocMem calls to MEMF_FAST (Moving the VBR or remapping the
ROM makes no sense if the required Fast RAM is not available )
-...
Forum: support.Apps 17 May 2018, 05:34
Replies: 506
Views: 89,460
Posted By Minuous
Actually it came from here:...

Actually it came from here: http://www.mtxia.com/js/Downloads/Editors/MicroEMACS/index.shtml but it is identical to the one on Aminet. That site is missing any warning about it being...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 May 2018, 17:00
Replies: 37
Views: 2,453
Posted By Minuous
Petunia is built into OS4, it is a transparent...

Petunia is built into OS4, it is a transparent 68K emulator. System-compliant Classic Amiga software should, in theory, be runnable from the CLI or Workbench of OS4 just like OS4 software is. (In my...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 05 May 2018, 07:23
Replies: 17
Views: 4,133
Posted By Minuous
That acc.umu.se mirror is several years out of...

That acc.umu.se mirror is several years out of date (2015).

de.aminet.net is up to date.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 04 May 2018, 01:04
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
Good to know those bugs have been fixed, but...

Good to know those bugs have been fixed, but really the broken versions never should have been inflicted on users without testing in the first place.



I have heard several users say they use...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 03 May 2018, 22:50
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
@mcb: See Hawkeye's post above. See also: ...

@mcb:

See Hawkeye's post above. See also:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=89386
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=81472
http://www.amiga.org/forums/showthread.php?p=801298
etc.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 April 2018, 23:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,994
Posted By Minuous
@MigaTech: Arkanoid was actually published...

@MigaTech:

Arkanoid was actually published by DSI, not Ocean.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 24 April 2018, 23:29
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By Minuous
@Asman: Any word about Pac-Man '87? It has...

@Asman:

Any word about Pac-Man '87? It has been listed as 99% complete for several years now. Probably better to release it as-is and then later the disk size can be reduced, presumably that part...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 22 April 2018, 16:16
Replies: 52
Views: 5,565
Posted By Minuous
>My goal is always to support good software ...

>My goal is always to support good software

Their software is clearly not good.

>I like Cloanto

Why!?

Tell them their product is defective and you want a refund. They have known it is...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2018, 19:20
Replies: 65
Views: 2,576
Posted By Minuous
Emulation, real hardware is too slow and...

Emulation, real hardware is too slow and expensive...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 April 2018, 13:47
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Minuous
TSCC is a codec. The other two are APIs.

TSCC is a codec. The other two are APIs.
Forum: project.MAGE 02 April 2018, 08:40
Replies: 1,056
Views: 79,508
Posted By Minuous
Thanks DamienD, got them all now. :)

Thanks DamienD, got them all now. :)
Forum: project.MAGE 01 April 2018, 07:21
Replies: 1,056
Views: 79,508
Posted By Minuous
@DamienD: I tried to respond to your PM but...

@DamienD:

I tried to respond to your PM but your inbox is full...so will post my reply here instead...

Thanks for these updates Damien, I finally have a decent net connection so today I tried...
Forum: Coders. System 30 March 2018, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Minuous
The allocations are more likely to be successful...

The allocations are more likely to be successful if you ask for individual small chunks. If you ask for a single 350K chunk, it will fail unless a contiguous 350K chunk is available.
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