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Forum: News 07 July 2019, 16:19
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By modrobert
Great video, enjoyed it, especially the deadpan...

Great video, enjoyed it, especially the deadpan humour. Hmm, perhaps not a bad name for the channel; Deadpan Retro
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 13:20
Replies: 26
Views: 3,094
Posted By modrobert
There is a difference between shipped on time...

There is a difference between shipped on time with tracking number but delayed by postal services and not shipped yet, which one is it in this case?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 June 2019, 15:46
Replies: 34
Views: 2,006
Posted By modrobert
Agreed, I like WinUAE so much it's part of the...

Agreed, I like WinUAE so much it's part of the reason I have a VM running Windows under Linux. It's a masterpiece in reverse engineering and useful Amiga knowledge.




You got me this time,...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 June 2019, 13:49
Replies: 34
Views: 2,006
Posted By modrobert
I'm not against emulators at all, WinUAE is...

I'm not against emulators at all, WinUAE is great, it's how most people these days get their Amiga fix. Still, that doesn't prevent you from actually developing within the Amiga emulation session as...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 June 2019, 16:25
Replies: 34
Views: 2,006
Posted By modrobert
Rango, I can recommend SAS/C 6.58...

Rango,

I can recommend SAS/C 6.58 (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1079045&postcount=7) if you want to do C programming natively on the Amiga with debugger in integrated environment, otherwise...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 June 2019, 15:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By modrobert
Welcome back. If the machines have been in...

Welcome back.

If the machines have been in storage for a long time, as in "not powered on", then bad caps can be an issue.
Forum: support.Apps 31 May 2019, 16:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,467
Posted By modrobert
> say -s50 "This is your Amiga...

> say -s50 "This is your Amiga speaking."
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2019, 07:56
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By modrobert
I'm assuming you have the A1200 schematics...

I'm assuming you have the A1200 schematics (http://www.ianstedman.co.uk/Amiga/schematics/schematics.html).

Did you try to measure voltage pins on Alice using a multimeter?

Might be a good...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 April 2019, 07:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By modrobert
In my humble opinion, the only positive part...

In my humble opinion, the only positive part about Photon's comment was Jackie Chan, here's remembering double standards of the 90s (sorry for sidetracking the thread slightly, maybe worth it, not...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 April 2019, 15:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By modrobert
I'm assuming this is available in some shape or...

I'm assuming this is available in some shape or form on Amiga?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LZ77_and_LZ78

A personal favourite is the V.42bis variant of this compression modems used back in...
Forum: Member Introductions 11 April 2019, 15:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By modrobert
Good choice, and welcome. PS: Swapping disks is...

Good choice, and welcome. PS: Swapping disks is still fun.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 April 2019, 16:31
Replies: 305
Views: 47,817
Posted By modrobert
Agreed. Captain Blood (http://hol.abime.net/2924)...

Agreed. Captain Blood (http://hol.abime.net/2924) was one of the few games where I owned the original, still didn't understand what to do.

Thinking back further, Caverns of Khafka...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2019, 14:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By modrobert
Is it another one of those "lets start a limited...

Is it another one of those "lets start a limited company and handle any lawsuits" way of dealing with the copyright problem of ancient software? It's legal (until it's not for some single title among...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 27 March 2019, 15:37
Replies: 2,349
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 804,689
Posted By modrobert
Could be your ISP throttling the FTP traffic,...

Could be your ISP throttling the FTP traffic, using "traffic shaping" tools. Another possibility is that you download using a browser which handles FTP poorly or has broken toolbar plugins.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2018, 04:17
Replies: 136
Views: 12,379
Posted By modrobert
Maybe genlock would be an interesting way to show...

Maybe genlock would be an interesting way to show the browser (or anything) running on a different device/computer? While avoiding to bog down the 68k CPU you would actually use a cool Amiga feature....
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2018, 09:00
Replies: 136
Views: 12,379
Posted By modrobert
Indeed, moving in one direction towards bloat. ...

Indeed, moving in one direction towards bloat.

I've been researching security in the Chrome/Chromium browser while designing a fuzzer. Besides taking several hours to compile, the browser source...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 November 2018, 22:57
Replies: 136
Views: 12,379
Posted By modrobert
Totally agree. The web is turning into a...

Totally agree.

The web is turning into a clusterfuck of dependencies and "layer cake" technologies, not to mention websites depending on external cloud resources to load site images and other...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 November 2018, 06:56
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By modrobert
I found some old slaves here:...

I found some old slaves here: http://www.whdload.de/whdload/old-games/

Couldn't find Jim Power v1.0 though.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 09:09
Replies: 823
Views: 69,858
Posted By modrobert
For me the reason to go open source would be to...

For me the reason to go open source would be to collaborate as a community, fix bugs, add functionality in the form of maintained forks, and perhaps most important; having a common open code base to...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2018, 14:17
Replies: 30
Views: 4,028
Posted By modrobert
Thanks, I totally forgot about the early startup...

Thanks, I totally forgot about the early startup (left+right mouse button during boot) menu having PAL/NTSC settings.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 15:01
Replies: 823
Views: 69,858
Posted By modrobert
Thanks, it's worse than I thought. Labor of love...

Thanks, it's worse than I thought. Labor of love with humble claims indeed, makes this lawsuit bullshit even more insulting.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 14:31
Replies: 823
Views: 69,858
Posted By modrobert
Thinking of pirates, they might be breaking a few...

Thinking of pirates, they might be breaking a few rules here and there, but wouldn't stoop to these levels of greed and backstabbing.

Personal opinion; Olaf and Thomas thought they were doing "the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 17:36
Replies: 30
Views: 4,028
Posted By modrobert
Would it be possible to support both PAL and NTSC...

Would it be possible to support both PAL and NTSC regions only using different oscillators (or clock source like DCM) without changing custom chips?

At first I was thinking "no", but maybe the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 09:37
Replies: 42
Views: 2,352
Posted By modrobert
Shit, got read error on floppy #63985. ;) ...

Shit, got read error on floppy #63985. ;)

BTW: Anyone tried the game? Looks immersive.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2018, 06:26
Replies: 823
Views: 69,858
Posted By modrobert
We can always support the developers behind...

We can always support the developers behind AmigaOS 3.1.4 using an alternate platform, Patreon for example, but then it would be nice to know the deal first. Maybe they got paid for their time spent...
Forum: Member Introductions 28 October 2018, 20:58
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By modrobert
Welcome krautguy, greetings from Bangkok. :great

Welcome krautguy, greetings from Bangkok. :great
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2018, 14:21
Replies: 47
Views: 5,565
Posted By modrobert
You will need the "hi" and "lo" ROMs for A1200...

You will need the "hi" and "lo" ROMs for A1200 from the AmigaOS 3.1.4 release archive if you want it burned to EPROM.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2018, 16:58
Replies: 47
Views: 5,565
Posted By modrobert
I can burn AM27C400 EPROM now (A500, A600, A2000,...

I can burn AM27C400 EPROM now (A500, A600, A2000, A1200, A3000, A4000), got the hardware needed for the programmer, and did a couple of test runs.

Contact via PM if interested. PayPal OK,...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2018, 06:05
Replies: 929
Views: 117,754
Posted By modrobert
I guess it needs to be riddled with copyright...

I guess it needs to be riddled with copyright notices, no source code in sight, and mismatching ROM checksums to give that authentic Commodore feeling. ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2018, 12:30
Replies: 47
Views: 5,565
Posted By modrobert
Replied to PM. Yes, I thought it would be no...

Replied to PM.

Yes, I thought it would be no problem, but as it turns out the EPROM type for A1200 is 27C400 which requires an adapter for my programmer. I have ordered some stuff from eBay to...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 18:12
Replies: 47
Views: 5,565
Posted By modrobert
What flash/EEPROM type are the ROMs in A1200?...

What flash/EEPROM type are the ROMs in A1200? 29F400?

Snowwie,

I have several programmers, probably supported. If you send the purchased kick files I can burn the ROMs for you.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2018, 07:58
Replies: 2,308
Views: 342,183
Posted By modrobert
http://gerdkautzmann.de/cd32gamepad/cd32gamepad.ht...

http://gerdkautzmann.de/cd32gamepad/cd32gamepad.html
Forum: Coders. General 03 October 2018, 10:51
Replies: 36
Views: 8,990
Posted By modrobert
I found a bug radare2, reported it via IRC, got a...

I found a bug radare2, reported it via IRC, got a working fix five minutes later and was asked to write a regression test for it which was pulled.

If you feel at home with unix style environments...
Forum: Coders. General 02 October 2018, 06:46
Replies: 36
Views: 8,990
Posted By modrobert
I'm a fan of radare2 (https://rada.re/r/), it's...

I'm a fan of radare2 (https://rada.re/r/), it's open source and text (terminal) based, currently supports these platforms (68k highlighted).

_dAe 8 16 6502 LGPL3 ...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2018, 12:24
Replies: 232
Views: 54,462
Posted By modrobert
I meant before it turned into WHDLoad, gotek and...

I meant before it turned into WHDLoad, gotek and preservation dumping.



:great

EDIT:

I remember long ago, after leeching a "one disk version" of some jet fighter sim from the Alpha Flight...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 197
Views: 11,371
Posted By modrobert
:great

:great
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2018, 09:53
Replies: 232
Views: 54,462
Posted By modrobert
For a while there was prestige in releasing...

For a while there was prestige in releasing cracked "one disk version" of a two disk original game.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 70
Views: 3,007
Posted By modrobert
Could it be Commodore GCR...

Could it be Commodore GCR (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_coded_recording#Commodore)? Also read this article about decoding (https://www.linusakesson.net/programming/gcr-decoding/index.php),...
Forum: News 23 September 2018, 11:13
Replies: 341
Views: 60,792
Posted By modrobert
unzip '*.zip'

unzip '*.zip'
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 September 2018, 14:35
Replies: 232
Views: 54,462
Posted By modrobert
Back in the day I had problem cracking Speedball...

Back in the day I had problem cracking Speedball 2 (http://hol.abime.net/2047) (or if it was Xenon 2 (http://hol.abime.net/1605), memory fails), but this was more about me being lame than anything...
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