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Forum: project.EAB 14 November 2017, 11:34
Replies: 32
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Posted By alpine9000
I’m pretty sure that cookie warning is an EU...

I’m pretty sure that cookie warning is an EU directive.
Forum: Coders. General 10 November 2017, 11:20
Replies: 117
Views: 4,673
Posted By alpine9000
Yes, but you need more than 320x256 because you...

Yes, but you need more than 320x256 because you need extra ram for scrolling.

Don’t forget you also need ram for the sprite masks.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 30 October 2017, 04:57
Replies: 502
Views: 35,471
Posted By alpine9000
Hopefully bebbo will apply the bbb-opts.c patch...

Hopefully bebbo will apply the bbb-opts.c patch to his repo.

The submodules/libnix/Makefile.in will require more work before we would be able to ask him to commit it.
Forum: request.Modules 29 October 2017, 22:35
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By alpine9000
I used sox to convert to raw in this project. I...

I used sox to convert to raw in this project. I think only the wavs are in the repo tho:

https://github.com/alpine9000/game2/tree/master/game/assets
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 22 October 2017, 04:16
Replies: 502
Views: 35,471
Posted By alpine9000
I can see why this fails. The libnix build...

I can see why this fails. The libnix build deletes a bunch of files then re-creates them, but on OSX this fails due to awk complaining of "too many files open" or some such. I am not sure if these...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 October 2017, 14:09
Replies: 502
Views: 35,471
Posted By alpine9000
I’ll try and build the full tool chain with...

I’ll try and build the full tool chain with Xcode9 tomorrow, hopefully it’s an easy fix.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 October 2017, 10:15
Replies: 502
Views: 35,471
Posted By alpine9000
Haha yes, but to be fair I think it’s because gcc...

Haha yes, but to be fair I think it’s because gcc redefines abort() and this is what causes the issue with the latest Xcode.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 October 2017, 02:22
Replies: 502
Views: 35,471
Posted By alpine9000
I looked into this and it seems to be an issue...

I looked into this and it seems to be an issue since Xcode9 (I had the same problem since upgrading xcode).

I was able to fix it, and I have sent bebbo a patch. If you're up to patching the gcc...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 17 October 2017, 07:51
Replies: 502
Views: 35,471
Posted By alpine9000
It should work fine on MacOS. If you are having...

It should work fine on MacOS. If you are having problems I can help you get it working.
Forum: Coders. General 13 October 2017, 10:54
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By alpine9000
One advantage of an 8 bitplane planar system is...

One advantage of an 8 bitplane planar system is you can have 2 independent 4 bitplane
playfields, which would be good for parallax scrolling and other similar effects.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 October 2017, 05:39
Replies: 487
Views: 44,136
Posted By alpine9000
It's certainly a hard slog to get up to full...

It's certainly a hard slog to get up to full speed with Amiga hardware programming.

You can see how I learn't both the hardware and ASM in my github repo:
...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 07 October 2017, 03:35
Replies: 57
Views: 3,187
Posted By alpine9000
I voted “no” because when it comes to Amiga...

I voted “no” because when it comes to Amiga stuff, if the question is “should this be locked away or open”, I will always answer “open”.

In my ideal world everything from the OS to binaries (and...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2017, 12:35
Replies: 600
Views: 70,933
Posted By alpine9000
I think it was “Relaxing->Shifting Sands”

I think it was “Relaxing->Shifting Sands”
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2017, 08:39
Replies: 600
Views: 70,933
Posted By alpine9000
I created a real time video of a full install: ...

I created a real time video of a full install:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBKVKsO6brg
Forum: Amiga scene 20 September 2017, 11:11
Replies: 600
Views: 70,933
Posted By alpine9000
The new installer is great! ...

The new installer is great!

https://preview.ibb.co/kC6D3k/IMG_3159_HEIC.png
Forum: Coders. General 13 September 2017, 04:01
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
That sounds a lot more interesting (for me) than...

That sounds a lot more interesting (for me) than just writing a boring SDL game.
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 14:23
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
@MartinW Obviously something like unity is...

@MartinW

Obviously something like unity is out of the question, but something similar to cocos2d would be viable on a vampire if someone ported it.

You could write vampire games with gcc6's C++...
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 11:03
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
Having an SDL library would certainly be a good...

Having an SDL library would certainly be a good way of being able to port games or for some people, to write amiga games.

For me personally however that takes out all the fun, and I'd probably...
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 09:15
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
The main thing that is good about using an...

The main thing that is good about using an emulator for testing (apart from speed) is the full computer debugger. Especially if the target doesn't have an MMU and a bug in your code can take out the...
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 08:46
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
One thing that might help get people interested...

One thing that might help get people interested in vampire development would be if the apollo team (or someone else) would make a *-UAE compatible emulator.

The development/test cycle is just so...
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 07:56
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
Well yeah, I guess the vampire re-implementation...

Well yeah, I guess the vampire re-implementation of an AGA chipset won't have the same limitations as a CPU card on an original chipset.
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 06:49
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
I think one problem is that unless you are using...

I think one problem is that unless you are using an RTG card, the chip ram bandwidth only allows so much extra stuff. Obviously an 060 can do a hell of a lot more than a 68000, but my guess it is...
Forum: Coders. General 03 September 2017, 10:58
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
I can speak for myself only. So far I have only...

I can speak for myself only. So far I have only developed for basic Amiga configs. I can see myself doing something in the future for "faster" Amiga configs, but without emulation support I'd never...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2017, 09:36
Replies: 194
Views: 22,537
Posted By alpine9000
Looks great. Screen bounce is spot on.

Looks great.

Screen bounce is spot on.
Forum: Coders. General 29 August 2017, 13:10
Replies: 220
Views: 11,360
Posted By alpine9000
Isn't the main game people play on Vampires...

Isn't the main game people play on Vampires called "SysInfo" or something? I see people posting screenshots of their hi-scores on Facebook all the time.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2017, 12:40
Replies: 487
Views: 44,136
Posted By alpine9000
Haha, yes of course.

Haha, yes of course.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2017, 10:39
Replies: 487
Views: 44,136
Posted By alpine9000
Using C for something like a blit is a matter of...

Using C for something like a blit is a matter of reading the hardware reference manual and then directly interfacing with the hardware via structures mapped over the hardware registers.

It ends up...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 August 2017, 01:56
Replies: 40
Views: 5,315
Posted By alpine9000
You could delete the gcc git repo and build...

You could delete the gcc git repo and build folders once gcc is installed if you wanted to make the image smaller.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 August 2017, 04:20
Replies: 194
Views: 22,537
Posted By alpine9000
Very nice indeed. I like the progression and it...

Very nice indeed. I like the progression and it is quite a full sound for 2 channels!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 18 August 2017, 12:05
Replies: 40
Views: 5,315
Posted By alpine9000
I'll email you. I built it under ubuntu when I...

I'll email you. I built it under ubuntu when I was helping bebbo find bugs in the gcc port.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 August 2017, 11:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,837
Posted By alpine9000
I also got a floppy with my PCMCIA card from...

I also got a floppy with my PCMCIA card from amigakit. I didn't really care about what was on the disk (you can get everything you need for PCMCIA cards on aminet), but I was super excited, because...
Forum: News 18 August 2017, 09:54
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
I got around to testing my cold boot issues with...

I got around to testing my cold boot issues with Cortex and it also fails to cold boot with one of my USB sticks.
Forum: News 18 August 2017, 04:40
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
I don't think I heard a sound either (I normally...

I don't think I heard a sound either (I normally do).
Forum: News 18 August 2017, 04:38
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
Yes, it gets power from the USB.

Yes, it gets power from the USB.
Forum: News 18 August 2017, 04:37
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
My other jumpers were S0, so I don't think that...

My other jumpers were S0, so I don't think that makes any difference.

I had to initially hunt it down in device manager to install the driver (windows 10 device manager looked quite different to...
Forum: News 18 August 2017, 04:28
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
Double checked the two jumpers are configured...

Double checked the two jumpers are configured correctly for DFU mode ?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2017, 00:47
Replies: 600
Views: 70,933
Posted By alpine9000
https://preview.ibb.co/cscC4v/IMG_3096.jpg ...

https://preview.ibb.co/cscC4v/IMG_3096.jpg


I emailed you the game also.
Forum: News 17 August 2017, 12:35
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
Yes, stock a1200 with 3.1 roms. One file on...

Yes, stock a1200 with 3.1 roms.

One file on the stick. I tried my "slow" stick and ironically it booted fine from cold boot.

I will test it with the cortex firmware tomorrow with both sticks.
Forum: News 17 August 2017, 09:37
Replies: 722
Views: 50,477
Posted By alpine9000
OK, so I did that modification to the motherboard...

OK, so I did that modification to the motherboard and it works much better now (almost perfectly). The selector now detects the drive.

The only issue I have now is that during a cold boot it will...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2017, 03:23
Replies: 600
Views: 70,933
Posted By alpine9000
My plus is unstable at anything > 14mhz :(

My plus is unstable at anything > 14mhz :(
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