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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 December 2018, 03:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By Toffee
FLATLINE: How The Amiga Languished

Don't let the title fool you this is a nice tonic to the AVGN video.

Another high quality video from Ahoy.

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

Sorry if already posted.
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 26 September 2018, 21:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,731
Posted By Toffee
It's a shame AGA doesn't help this trick. Would...

It's a shame AGA doesn't help this trick. Would be cool doing a full screen 8 bitplane zoomer.

If you increase scroll register between reads does it give you blank data?

I still find it...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 26 September 2018, 01:23
Replies: 16
Views: 2,731
Posted By Toffee
I'm assuming scroll register zoom doesn't work...

I'm assuming scroll register zoom doesn't work with AGA fmode register set to 3 as you can only shrink at every 64 pixels?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2017, 00:34
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Read the AAA specs from DevCon 93 written by Dave...

Read the AAA specs from DevCon 93 written by Dave Haynie it deffo had no Texture Mapping support. I can upload if you want ?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2017, 00:24
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Yeah AAA had no 3d features. The built in...

Yeah AAA had no 3d features.

The built in CPU was twice as fast as PlayStation and was 64 bit vs 32 bit. Hombre had no T + L built in but high end systems could have another HP processor as the...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2017, 23:26
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Vertex transformation wasn't added until Nvidia...

Vertex transformation wasn't added until Nvidia Geforce 256 which was around 2000.

As a graphics card you could use the onboard HP PA with its 55 MIPS for that where as Vodoo didn't have a CPU to...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2017, 23:06
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Hombre was designed to also be run on a PCI card....

Hombre was designed to also be run on a PCI card. Do you think putting that chipset on a PCI card before the other PC 3d accelerators E.G Vodoo in late 1996 would have been a good path for Commodore...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 19:37
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Why do you think a 'System Copier' was added when...

Why do you think a 'System Copier' was added when there is already a 64 bit Blitter with copy mode ?

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=53265&stc=1&d=1496079374
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 14:00
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=5...

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=53263&stc=1&d=1496059255
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 13:51
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Nice idea I wonder if that was one of the use...

Nice idea I wonder if that was one of the use cases for hardware playfield scaling.

It's an interesting feature that's not been mentioned about Hombre before. It seems you get it for free as the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 13:01
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
I just zipped the files > 20 meg. All...

I just zipped the files > 20 meg.

All uploaded now !
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 12:05
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
There are 7 PDF files of which 4 are over the 20...

There are 7 PDF files of which 4 are over the 20 meg limit (25 meg is the largest).

I've uploaded the first one.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 11:56
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
A few high level specifications from the...

A few high level specifications from the documents (a few conflicts with Wikipedia).

2 chip system sub $40 cost (0.6 micron).


CPU/Renderer 64 bit Chip (Nathaniel)
HP PA RISC (64 bit)...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 11:20
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Dr Ed Hepler has said it's okay with him as long...

Dr Ed Hepler has said it's okay with him as long as it's not sold or edited and the proper acknowledgement is made.

I don't have permission to upload to the zone.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2017, 00:14
Replies: 50
Views: 7,922
Posted By Toffee
Hombre Amiga Chipset

Dr Ed Hepler who worked on the next generation Amiga chipsets AAA and Hombre at Commodore has kindly sent me some documentation on Hombre.

I can't find these documents online:-

Hombre: Beyond...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 26 May 2017, 23:18
Replies: 40
Views: 12,272
Posted By Toffee
The landscape effect was very very slick in the...

The landscape effect was very very slick in the third one !
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 November 2016, 23:25
Replies: 152
Views: 15,271
Posted By Toffee
Dan what are you working ON ?

Dan what are you working ON ?
Forum: MarketPlace 11 October 2014, 16:38
Replies: 1,796
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 365,213
Posted By Toffee
I'm selling off my Amiga collection to hopefully...

I'm selling off my Amiga collection to hopefully a better home:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321549070089?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
Forum: News 05 May 2014, 22:03
Replies: 23
Views: 3,194
Posted By Toffee
Wow great work thank ! - horizontal scaling...

Wow great work thank !

- horizontal scaling are now accurately emulated and much more.

Is this the scroll register zoomer issues ? I remember Paradroid said it took him some effort to get his...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 October 2012, 02:08
Replies: 485
Views: 143,925
Posted By Toffee
Commodore Amiga 500 Greatest Demo Effects ...

Commodore Amiga 500 Greatest Demo Effects

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3HUp7LH5ig&feature=plcp

http://ada.untergrund.net/forum/index.php?action=vthread&forum=1&topic=446
Forum: Coders. General 14 December 2009, 00:21
Replies: 9
Views: 4,490
Posted By Toffee
Would be nice to see some dissasembles of some...

Would be nice to see some dissasembles of some famous Amiga demo effects. It would be a shame if some of those techniques were lost forever :0(
Forum: Coders. General 14 December 2009, 00:19
Replies: 8
Views: 3,738
Posted By Toffee
I've never heard this before? As Bitplane DMA is...

I've never heard this before? As Bitplane DMA is 4x faster on AGA leaving more time for the Blitter I guess in general use you could consider the Blitter faster on AGA.

It's just a shame they...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 December 2009, 00:07
Replies: 46
Views: 7,681
Posted By Toffee
I will just specify OCS games as comparing AGA...

I will just specify OCS games as comparing AGA games is a bit unfair.

1. Elfmania - Looks as good as Street Fighter 2 the arcade machine on a 1985 home chipset! High colour, nicley done parallax...
Forum: News 13 December 2009, 23:29
Replies: 474
Views: 57,933
Posted By Toffee
The Pandoras looking really great! I would love...

The Pandoras looking really great! I would love to have one but for me I would need a drop in price before I can justify purchasing one. Hopefully it will be successful and following larger batches...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2009, 23:25
Replies: 58
Views: 5,897
Posted By Toffee
The game looks great! I will deffo have a blast...

The game looks great! I will deffo have a blast on this over Xmas. A shame I can't see the Aliens scanner beep... beep.. beep! I'd guess that would be to blantant though!
Forum: Coders. General 21 October 2009, 20:59
Replies: 15
Views: 4,670
Posted By Toffee
If the A1200 had 1 meg of chip and 1 meg of fast...

If the A1200 had 1 meg of chip and 1 meg of fast ram with an updated 32 blitter with a chunky screen we would have been much better off!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2009, 16:33
Replies: 93
Views: 9,552
Posted By Toffee
I just want a clean A1200 with an 060 for a fair...

I just want a clean A1200 with an 060 for a fair price :0)
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 23 August 2009, 01:42
Replies: 187
Views: 16,270
Posted By Toffee
Well thank for lowering expectations :laughing

Well thank for lowering expectations :laughing
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 21 August 2009, 20:59
Replies: 187
Views: 16,270
Posted By Toffee
Damn the pressure is on now :banghead :D

Damn the pressure is on now :banghead

:D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 August 2009, 20:29
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
Haha I love stuff like that!

Haha I love stuff like that!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 August 2009, 20:28
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
LOL thats classic !

LOL thats classic !
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2009, 23:39
Replies: 58
Views: 6,069
Posted By Toffee
I wouldn't mind writing one old school effect if...

I wouldn't mind writing one old school effect if you would like me to contribute ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2009, 23:34
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
Haha I just noticed that. What a beautiful game !...

Haha I just noticed that. What a beautiful game ! Damn it was hard to. Respect for beating it !
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2009, 22:53
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
Bingo! But it's the background that's done...

Bingo!

But it's the background that's done with hardware sprites (the repeating mountains). I imagine the foreground is just blitter objects using what little Blitter time you have left ;)

Of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2009, 20:56
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
My favorite Copper trick can be seen here:- ...

My favorite Copper trick can be seen here:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZzeA6JmRqc

Yeah the game is just using AGA 2*4 bitplane screens. The textured cylinder background is done by resizing...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2009, 20:24
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
I think Lionheart only has 1 16 colour playfield....

I think Lionheart only has 1 16 colour playfield. The background is also 16 colours (excluding Copper colour changes) and is made from repeating sprites. I found this in another thread:-

"I don't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2009, 22:01
Replies: 334
Views: 46,926
Posted By Toffee
Really interesting reading all of this thread! :)...

Really interesting reading all of this thread! :)

Did you ever try to include parallax scrolling in your games ? It was only really custom Amiga games which did this well E.G Shadow of the Beast,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2009, 17:38
Replies: 58
Views: 5,897
Posted By Toffee
I'm really looking forward to this although I...

I'm really looking forward to this although I will check the demo out first.

There is a decent interview with Martyn Brown here:-
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2009, 21:11
Replies: 23
Views: 2,966
Posted By Toffee
Thanks not seen that site before. When I...

Thanks not seen that site before.

When I hit record in Winuae my Dual Core 3ghz pc slows to a crawl (understandable as it's emulating an amiga and encoding a video). So there is no way I could...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2009, 20:53
Replies: 23
Views: 2,966
Posted By Toffee
Wow thanks for posting they are the best quality...

Wow thanks for posting they are the best quality Amiga recordings I've seen on YT!

How did you make the recordings ? Do you record the the game in Winuae as a macro and then play it back with...
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