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Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2017, 23:52
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By dlfrsilver
looks like flux residues never cleaned to me.

looks like flux residues never cleaned to me.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 06 October 2017, 14:29
Replies: 50
Views: 1,908
Posted By dlfrsilver
I agree, it's private, and not a public...

I agree, it's private, and not a public ressource. Only our members should access it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2017, 11:30
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By dlfrsilver
same as retro-nerd. These games are utterly...

same as retro-nerd. These games are utterly boring.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 28 September 2017, 22:39
Replies: 155
Views: 13,082
Posted By dlfrsilver
Ok, i got an IPF this time :) It use the EA key...

Ok, i got an IPF this time :) It use the EA key on track 0.1.

Thanks for the dump :)
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 28 September 2017, 18:15
Replies: 155
Views: 13,082
Posted By dlfrsilver
Ok quick check, all the tracks are seen as either...

Ok quick check, all the tracks are seen as either modified/not duplicated.

tracks 80.0 to 83.1 are amigados formatted, and tracks 82 / 83 looks bizarre.

The protection used from what i see is...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 28 September 2017, 15:54
Replies: 155
Views: 13,082
Posted By dlfrsilver
hi ! yes i m reading, so i ll check it once home,...

hi ! yes i m reading, so i ll check it once home, i m leaving work :)
Forum: Coders. General 28 September 2017, 14:50
Replies: 309
Views: 14,396
Posted By dlfrsilver
the game on amiga from what Pierre Adane told me,...

the game on amiga from what Pierre Adane told me, as well as thierry Levastre, the game screen is cut in stripes, each of them using 16 new colors each time.

The game is in real 16x4 = 64 colors...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 14:46
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
there is no problem, i know Phil from a long time...

there is no problem, i know Phil from a long time here, we will stay gentlemen :)

At Ocean France they did the best for both machines. Mcoder and Alain Boisramé did the ST versions, while Michel...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 01:09
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
It was not about the future. Publishers agreed,...

It was not about the future. Publishers agreed, as this PR guy said.



the neogeo, with 12 years :)



You're absolutely right here. They have indeed shortened the life span of the machines,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 01:04
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
You can't say that, he is older than you and me,...

You can't say that, he is older than you and me, and he did coding to live way before you started coding yourself !



You know like me that some coders prefered to use 16 colors only instead of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 00:31
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
Sorry Phil :) I have found this information on a...

Sorry Phil :) I have found this information on a site about Amiga Power or Amiga Format slagging off the Team 17 games. On it, a PR manager explained what i said : a machine was worked on for 10...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 15:30
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
the falcon has a serious advantage in term of...

the falcon has a serious advantage in term of graphic display.

But well back to outrun. If crazy cars III can be this good, then outrun can too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 12:02
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
I don't have the time to take care of that....

I don't have the time to take care of that. Software Preservation take already too much of my time.

You are only right if you think that porting ST shit games from a "subpar computer" machine is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 11:50
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
But it's true, and you're wrong. converting a...

But it's true, and you're wrong. converting a game from St to Amiga took 1 month (if i refer to the interviews i read from back in the day), when converting a game from Amiga to ST could took 2 weeks...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 11:43
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
i see what you mean. But look, that's what the...

i see what you mean. But look, that's what the publishers did back in the day, and it had no sense.

It's incredibly stupid to use the Amiga do to lower rated ST shovelwares.

It's a nonsense,...
Forum: project.Maptapper 27 September 2017, 11:38
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By dlfrsilver
nope :) i use a special mame version + tiled :)

nope :) i use a special mame version + tiled :)
Forum: Coders. General 27 September 2017, 11:36
Replies: 309
Views: 14,396
Posted By dlfrsilver
a good example of an outrun-like game is Crazy...

a good example of an outrun-like game is Crazy Cars III. It has great colors, and incredible speed, way way faster than Lotus 2 for instance.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 11:30
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
of course they don't follow the same rules since...

of course they don't follow the same rules since the machines are different.

It's easier to do amiga to St than St to Amiga because :

Amiga to st : you need to tone down the colors from 32 to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 10:58
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
i fully understood what he said. Hence what i...

i fully understood what he said. Hence what i wrote.



It seems that you didn't understood what i said :)

making an identical port from the amiga to st is hard if not impossible. You have to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 08:09
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
he is french as i am too, and his answers were...

he is french as i am too, and his answers were clear. he is not a lover of a particular platform. what mattered for him in his job was to be able to make the coding in the slickest and most efficient...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2017, 06:55
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
This is not my personal opinion. But what a...

This is not my personal opinion. But what a professional Amiga ST programmer of this era told me. That makes quite a difference.



that's not its opinion. When i asked him why, he said that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2017, 21:37
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
depends how the code is organized. If...

depends how the code is organized.



If you plan to make an STF game, better not overload the CPU with a strong AI.

The Amiga allows a better AI to be used and graphics with more colors,...
Forum: Coders. General 26 September 2017, 10:08
Replies: 309
Views: 14,396
Posted By dlfrsilver
something it's even better to make the player...

something it's even better to make the player thinks the amiga is really doing it (computing), when in fact it simply do the illusion, it's just displayed images. The CPU cost is of course not the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2017, 10:02
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
from a programmer point of view, when a program...

from a programmer point of view, when a program is targeted at the atari st, if you want to take and use the full possibilities on the Amiga side, you have to recode the whole program.

That's...
Forum: project.Maptapper 25 September 2017, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By dlfrsilver
hehehe lol Well it took me 6 hours to process...

hehehe lol Well it took me 6 hours to process them :)
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2017, 20:09
Replies: 52
Views: 3,850
Posted By dlfrsilver
Well do you want the sprites with the arcade...

Well do you want the sprites with the arcade colors ? :D

I can do them, as well as the ingame objects :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2017, 09:10
Replies: 73
Views: 11,907
Posted By dlfrsilver
skate ball would be a good idea (i will get this...

skate ball would be a good idea (i will get this week an atari St original).

So if anybody wants to adapt it, be my guest :)
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2017, 23:59
Replies: 52
Views: 3,850
Posted By dlfrsilver
Ah so you finally didn't used the arcade tiles...

Ah so you finally didn't used the arcade tiles i've uploaded lol :)

PS : the AI in the arcade machine is HD6309 asm. To me it's chinese like, so no help on that matter.....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2017, 18:02
Replies: 323
Views: 27,959
Posted By dlfrsilver
But it's an ST port. The graphics could be way...

But it's an ST port. The graphics could be way way better than that.

16 colors from the ST palette, yuk !
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 22 September 2017, 09:36
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By dlfrsilver
we lack the last dylan dog 14, and also diabolik...

we lack the last dylan dog 14, and also diabolik 12. Once done, all the simulmondo titles will be preserved.
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 September 2017, 01:10
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By dlfrsilver
it happens often to get corrupted archives with...

it happens often to get corrupted archives with LZX. That's why i prefer LHA.

It compress less, that's true, but i prefer stability. LZX is buggy somewhere.
Forum: support.Apps 22 September 2017, 01:08
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By dlfrsilver
well, yes, but it's always good to remind people...

well, yes, but it's always good to remind people this :)

However, this issue is strange.... What kind of hardware do you use to be able to plug an SSD disk in your Amiga ?
Forum: support.Apps 22 September 2017, 00:12
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By dlfrsilver
just one thing : never use a tool like disksalv...

just one thing : never use a tool like disksalv or Quaterback on a PFS3-AIO partition.

This will corrupt the sectors .....
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 22 September 2017, 00:10
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By dlfrsilver
Well to begin with, if only i could code...

Well to begin with, if only i could code :laughing !

Ok now galahad get off your filthy hands outta Hook Italian :D

(shit, i need Harry Potter magic wand for that :lol)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 21 September 2017, 09:08
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By dlfrsilver
I can't, my disk is not in good shape enough, and...

I can't, my disk is not in good shape enough, and i've only been able to image it via whdload RAWdic imager.

I must send it to wepl so that it gets supported.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 20 September 2017, 23:20
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By dlfrsilver
nice a new BC kid revision !

Hi, i have bought lately BC kid, and it appears this version is not supported by whdload.

the game loads, but just before the game menu display, the Amiga is making a disk access :) !

I have...
Forum: support.Games 20 September 2017, 20:17
Replies: 63
Views: 1,818
Posted By dlfrsilver
the RPM is not involved on copylock. It's a...

the RPM is not involved on copylock. It's a special sector.

Lethal Weapon use a copylock.


btw,I done more games using powercopy

stormlord => copylock
gods => copylock
rainbow islands =>...
Forum: support.Games 20 September 2017, 15:23
Replies: 63
Views: 1,818
Posted By dlfrsilver
With $3500 in length, you can reply almost any...

With $3500 in length, you can reply almost any protection using longtracks.

Special protection with weakbits, no flux area, i don't know, i have never seen or used such a drive.
Forum: support.Games 20 September 2017, 14:18
Replies: 63
Views: 1,818
Posted By dlfrsilver
the information has been given here, on EAB. the...

the information has been given here, on EAB. the drive was tweaked by Jens Schoenfeld if i remember correctly.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 September 2017, 13:13
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By dlfrsilver
the codes change depending on the number of...

the codes change depending on the number of character you're able to pass from one level to the next one.
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