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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,344
Posted By stevelord
To go a bit further down the MorphOS rabbit...

To go a bit further down the MorphOS rabbit hole... Yes some Amigas can run MorphOS, but it's really a premium experience on a Mac. It genuinely brings those systems back to life, has a modern...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2022, 11:57
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By stevelord
Big Wordle fan, definitely looking forward to...

Big Wordle fan, definitely looking forward to trying it. I just haven't had the time yet but I definitely will, thanks for making it.


Does it support custom wordlists? Might be handy for...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2022, 00:58
Replies: 71
Views: 11,578
Posted By stevelord
Amazing. Watched it on the telly, I loved every...

Amazing. Watched it on the telly, I loved every moment. Going to run this through Agaconv and watch again on the A4000 this weekend. Because a show about the Amiga, made with Amiga should really be...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 September 2022, 12:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,635
Posted By stevelord
I did some domain digging.Commodorealliance.com...

I did some domain digging.Commodorealliance.com (http://www.commodorealliance.com/) appears to use the NWAG logo and appears to be site in progress and was registered with Tucows on the 10th of...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 September 2022, 02:21
Replies: 39
Views: 2,635
Posted By stevelord
Ok, it gets worse, by which i mean no disrespect...

Ok, it gets worse, by which i mean no disrespect to mates from rokkerdale but seriously what is this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZED8_Lfdwuk&).
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2022, 19:05
Replies: 39
Views: 2,635
Posted By stevelord
In unrelated unfortunate naming news, Caga is the...

In unrelated unfortunate naming news, Caga is the feminine singular form of the Spanish verb for crapping.


I want to believe. Maybe something can come out of it from Amiga 37. But I don't see...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2022, 00:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,635
Posted By stevelord
Commodore Amiga Global Alliance

This... seems 20 years late for me. And charging press outlets twice the cost of other retailers seems counterproductive. But hey, maybe it just might work.

...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 13 September 2022, 14:24
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By stevelord
Run is such a strong word for this game. Crawl,...

Run is such a strong word for this game. Crawl, maybe. I couldn't find a video on real A500 hardware, how slow is it?
Forum: support.Apps 13 September 2022, 12:36
Replies: 24
Views: 2,302
Posted By stevelord
The big stumbling block for 68000 is the lack of...

The big stumbling block for 68000 is the lack of functioning IP stack. Technically there's AS225 and KA9Q NOS but neither are particularly well supported or well-suited to develop for. The second big...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 September 2022, 11:17
Replies: 68
Views: 3,306
Posted By stevelord
You'd be surprised at how buggy cartridge games...

You'd be surprised at how buggy cartridge games could be. Nintendo's quality assurance didn't mean bug-free, it just meant that the company had signed an agreement with Nintendo, that the game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2022, 15:44
Replies: 68
Views: 3,306
Posted By stevelord
I played Cannon Fodder on a mate's SNES bitd and...

I played Cannon Fodder on a mate's SNES bitd and it was ok. The sound isn't as good, the pad controls work quite well. It's a pretty lazy port otherwise as I remember it. My mate bought it and we...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2022, 10:48
Replies: 68
Views: 3,306
Posted By stevelord
There were plenty of crap SNES games, it just...

There were plenty of crap SNES games, it just cost a lot of money to find out if the one you bought was one of them. There are plenty of AGA games that would meet the SNES bar (low as it was). For...
Forum: request.Apps 02 September 2022, 17:10
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By stevelord
It looks like Zimdump (which is part of zim-tools...

It looks like Zimdump (which is part of zim-tools (https://github.com/openzim/zim-tools)) might be able to extract the data from a zim archive. If it could be converted to Markdown with something...
Forum: request.Apps 31 August 2022, 19:03
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By stevelord
I'm not aware of a Kiwix app, but instead of...

I'm not aware of a Kiwix app, but instead of supporting Kiwix, what about converting Kiwix format to AmigaGuide?

The Amiga has offline hypertext with datatype support and across multiple files....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 August 2022, 12:51
Replies: 21
Views: 2,523
Posted By stevelord
Have to say I'm loving Sorbet Leopard...

Have to say I'm loving Sorbet Leopard (https://macintoshgarden.org/apps/sorbet-leopard) on my G4. Not as quick as MorphOS but close to that sweet spot for peak OSX before everything started going...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 August 2022, 10:57
Replies: 36
Views: 3,682
Posted By stevelord
This is going to sound weird, but I think this...

This is going to sound weird, but I think this look would also work really well for a sokoban-type game. It'd also let you play with the game mechanics a bit without having to push too hard (no pun...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 August 2022, 17:55
Replies: 45
Views: 3,026
Posted By stevelord
I think you might be thinking I'm thinking of...

I think you might be thinking I'm thinking of something different to what I'm thinking. I'm not talking about switching to a non-68000 CPU. I'm talking about switching from a 7mhz to a 14mhz crystal....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 August 2022, 13:30
Replies: 45
Views: 3,026
Posted By stevelord
I was specifically thinking about work like...

I was specifically thinking about work like Mathezar's 14mhz accelerator (https://github.com/Mathesar/14mhz-accelerator). Admittedly his 2.4x speed comes from zero waitstate RAM which isn't what I'd...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2022, 10:18
Replies: 45
Views: 3,026
Posted By stevelord
68000 was absolutely the right choice for the...

68000 was absolutely the right choice for the A1000. At the time it was being designed the standard for home computers were still Z80 and 6502. Although the 68000 isn't exactly fast by even '91...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 July 2022, 11:44
Replies: 81
Views: 7,837
Posted By stevelord
Many thanks!

Many thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2022, 11:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By stevelord
I've done this on an A4000/060, it takes a *long*...

I've done this on an A4000/060, it takes a *long* time but it works. Some PDFs are a little wonky on the kerning but that might be my GhostScript config.


What I did have working temporarily was...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2022, 11:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By stevelord
If anyone knows of a reasonable modern inkjet...

If anyone knows of a reasonable modern inkjet that doesn't cost a fortune in replacement ink that works I'd love to hear any recommendations.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 July 2022, 12:32
Replies: 81
Views: 7,837
Posted By stevelord
Really great job. Runs smooth as silk on my...

Really great job. Runs smooth as silk on my 060/55. Unfortunately I don't have any capture stuff set up. Would be nice if someone with a known 040 config could post something.

I think with some...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2022, 23:15
Replies: 58
Views: 8,035
Posted By stevelord
Big grin Oh do can it! (sorry, couldn't resist :crazy) ...

Oh do can it! (sorry, couldn't resist :crazy)


Brilliant work Betajaen, love it!
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2022, 21:29
Replies: 58
Views: 8,035
Posted By stevelord
Goodsoup - Curse Of Monkey Island on Amiga

Spotted this (https://github.com/betajaen/goodsoup) on my travels around the interwebs. Looks like there's not much there yet but a 0.4 release. Amazed to see an 020 targeted for this.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 July 2022, 12:56
Replies: 25
Views: 5,784
Posted By stevelord
Dune would make for a fantastic AGA port target....

Dune would make for a fantastic AGA port target. Likewise, it would've been amazing on CD32 but sadly not to be.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 12:24
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By stevelord
If only your superior game dev skills could've...

If only your superior game dev skills could've been employed in the 80s and 90s, perhaps Commodore wouldn't have gone bust. Alas, I guess we'll never know what could've been.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 27 May 2022, 14:33
Replies: 11
Views: 2,408
Posted By stevelord
Not Amiga-specific but designed for 68k machines:...

Not Amiga-specific but designed for 68k machines:

http://www.frogfind.com/
http://68k.news/
http://grandis.nu
http://www.cornica.org/
Forum: request.Apps 20 May 2022, 16:20
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By stevelord
1.3 C Environments

I'm going to go through the Abacus C Programming books as I learn how to write C programs for 1.x WB. The books make reference to Lattice and Aztech C.


I'm fairly familiar with SAS/C, and have...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2022, 10:36
Replies: 41
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevelord
Clearly not. Or in this case, claim to...

Clearly not.



Or in this case, claim to provide but didn't actually provide. Glad you got the refund though.

Not having a pop at you. But we get the crap we put up with and Amiga users...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2022, 15:04
Replies: 41
Views: 6,775
Posted By stevelord
That's sadly all too common for AmigaKit to say...

That's sadly all too common for AmigaKit to say something is in stock when it's on order, then find that there's going to be a delay getting the goods in. The only real way to be sure of service in a...
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 14:58
Replies: 137
Views: 42,033
Posted By stevelord
Looks like it doesn't like my 060/50 with 3.2. I...

Looks like it doesn't like my 060/50 with 3.2. I tried booting without a startup sequence and managed to get as far as a Loading... screen that initially animated then disappeared. The entire machine...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2022, 14:57
Replies: 43
Views: 4,454
Posted By stevelord
I went a different route with my A4000. Others...

I went a different route with my A4000. Others are right in saying there's no need to max it out or try all at once. As you have an 030 in there, your first upgrades should take advantage of the 030:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2022, 15:17
Replies: 170
Views: 16,795
Posted By stevelord
That's a horrible thing to say about STs. Atari...

That's a horrible thing to say about STs. Atari STs are hefty enough to keep doors open. I don't see how the A500 Mini could manage that. :crazy
Forum: project.APoV 27 April 2022, 02:16
Replies: 22
Views: 119,887
Posted By stevelord
Have a chat with Amigafan (on here) about WhatIFF...

Have a chat with Amigafan (on here) about WhatIFF Magazine. I suspect the two of you could compare notes, contacts and if you're both up for it, content. If it helps you both get issues out of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2022, 02:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,774
Posted By stevelord
If you plan on using Octamed Soundstudio a...

If you plan on using Octamed Soundstudio a Blizzard 1230-MkII should get you 12 channels at 14-bit if you optimise the playback, 8 unoptimised. If you're purely using Midi it won't make much of a...
Forum: support.Demos 25 April 2022, 16:58
Replies: 21
Views: 13,446
Posted By stevelord
My CDTV does this. I have an ECS chipset with 1.3...

My CDTV does this. I have an ECS chipset with 1.3 and a SCSI HD. It's not that hard to run a HD with 1.3, it all boils down to your SCSI interface being supported.
Forum: support.Amix 03 March 2022, 10:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By stevelord
Doing a disk image backup is great if you want to...

Doing a disk image backup is great if you want to restore to the same physical disks. For your 3.2.1 system, Abackup on Aminet will give you more options for a file-based backup you can then put...
Forum: News 02 March 2022, 13:16
Replies: 341
Views: 92,166
Posted By stevelord
Would it be feasible to open up CDXL/Agablaster...

Would it be feasible to open up CDXL/Agablaster support for FMV-oriented games? I.e. - users would convert the video files to CDXL and ScummVM Amiga could play that instead of whatever compression...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2022, 13:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,925
Posted By stevelord
These threads pop up every now and again, usually...

These threads pop up every now and again, usually from people getting back into Amigas who spot the 30 year difference since they left. The short version is that running an Amiga native on Intel...
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