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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:15
Replies: 45
Views: 1,162
Posted By jotd
can't we just shitrate shit games here instead of...

can't we just shitrate shit games here instead of derailing the thread and insulting each other?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW4CDWyhxLw&ab_channel=WorldofLongplays
Forum: project.WHDLoad Yesterday, 20:39
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By jotd
you can't unless the generic slave is configured...

you can't unless the generic slave is configured with NEEDFPU macro.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 16:26
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By jotd
We have modern tools, we have talented coders, so...

We have modern tools, we have talented coders, so it would be possible to create a new Lotus-like game that is blazingly fast, from scratch.

If I had to reuse one of the Lotus source code base,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 16:22
Replies: 27
Views: 554
Posted By jotd
Oh of course, and the new Bubble Bobble, and...

Oh of course, and the new Bubble Bobble, and Tiny(Invaders|Galaga|Whatever). Sorry I had forgotten all abyss work which is awesome :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 13:44
Replies: 27
Views: 554
Posted By jotd
Makes sense. I mastered MK at one point (in the...

Makes sense. I mastered MK at one point (in the arcades) but at the same time got destroyed by MK2 on arcade, MAME or even Amiga. I've read all the damn guides about the game, but still no dice.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 11:35
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By jotd
I played it a lot, and I like it. With continues...

I played it a lot, and I like it. With continues you can try all the mazes. And even if the joystick controls suck, at least the game is as playable with MAME without trackball than in the arcade...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 11:04
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By jotd
there's no such thing as an engine. If you want...

there's no such thing as an engine. If you want to reuse code you have to strip the specific parts and reinsert specific parts of your new game.

Take Supercars 2 AGA conversion, I added the AGA...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 00:04
Replies: 27
Views: 554
Posted By jotd
the manual has all the moves, 1 and 2 buttons. I...

the manual has all the moves, 1 and 2 buttons. I had the original back in 1994 and played it to death. One of my best game buys besides Chaos Engine & Cadaver
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 21:51
Replies: 27
Views: 554
Posted By jotd
Ghosts'n'goblins also had the limitation of not...

Ghosts'n'goblins also had the limitation of not being able to turn back while jumping. This also has been fixed by the whdload version

@TCD Like MK2, MK can use 2 buttons. It's pretty good with 2...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 June 2022, 23:16
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By jotd
okay, I plead guilty I never used that method,...

okay, I plead guilty I never used that method, and I rarely create tickets. I use to close them instead :)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 27 June 2022, 18:14
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By jotd
don't use whdload page use...

don't use whdload page use https://mantis.whdload.de/
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2022, 10:55
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By jotd
Okay but I'm concerned about YOUR mental health...

Okay but I'm concerned about YOUR mental health after playing hours of crap games.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 24 June 2022, 22:52
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
I've created another slave, can you test with...

I've created another slave, can you test with cache? (in the zone)
Forum: Coders. System 24 June 2022, 08:20
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By jotd
Good web-debugging Galahad!

Good web-debugging Galahad!
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 17:07
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By jotd
you can blame Team 17 for a lot of things, but...

you can blame Team 17 for a lot of things, but not for creating lazy ST versions and porting them to the amiga as-is.
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 14:00
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By jotd
they probably shared some code, that's probable....

they probably shared some code, that's probable. David Broadhurst wasn't new, though. He did Led Storm very early on.

And there's no such thing as an "engine". It's just blocks of code that you...
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 13:19
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By jotd
4 bitplanes or 5? both games looks very colored....

4 bitplanes or 5? both games looks very colored. Unless they mix up multiplexed composite sprites, in which case it's starting to be not that generic.

And Assassin scrolling is as smooth as...
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 12:22
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By jotd
Having seen Shaun Southern source code, and...

Having seen Shaun Southern source code, and Andrew Braybook disassembly, those are completely different coding styles.

Shaun code is pragmatic and easy to maintain. Andrew's look very technical...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 June 2022, 21:18
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
seems that a level 3 interrupt arrives but it's...

seems that a level 3 interrupt arrives but it's not either copper/vblank or blitter... whdl_register file would be much appreciated!
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 June 2022, 18:26
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
no worries, it's already more than enough with...

no worries, it's already more than enough with the expmem offset, forget it.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 June 2022, 16:14
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
can you zone the .whdl_register file from the...

can you zone the .whdl_register file from the coredump?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 June 2022, 14:17
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
what happens with CACHE?

what happens with CACHE?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 June 2022, 16:39
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
whdliad page will have the release very soon

whdliad page will have the release very soon
Forum: support.Games 19 June 2022, 09:19
Replies: 61
Views: 4,844
Posted By jotd
I know this unit A crack. the only difference is...

I know this unit A crack. the only difference is that they stripped the symbol table of the C library... If only the coder forgot the symbols in the main game we would have had more info on the cde...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 June 2022, 00:21
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By jotd
please update the rules

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=15429 is completely outdated if you ask me




There's a request thread a mile long and there's no problem with it:...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 June 2022, 00:14
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By jotd
ok, but please can you use...

ok, but please can you use https://mantis.whdload.de to report whdload bugs?

this isn't possible to track down the bugs in the whdload section of this forum.

Maybe it should be put a sticky...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 00:02
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
strange: the game saves to this file but nothing...

strange: the game saves to this file but nothing is recorded. It still has the same contents as at startup or so it seems. The tutorial always resumes at mission 1 for instance.

It's like save...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 June 2022, 00:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By jotd
I've noticed that WinUAE wait for blitter option...

I've noticed that WinUAE wait for blitter option doesn't work or fix things for me when blitter waits are missing in the game. Immediate blitter does the trick, always.

Best way to code is to wait...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2022, 20:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By jotd
those are blitter errors. use "immediate blitter"...

those are blitter errors. use "immediate blitter" in WinUAE, or whdload version
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 June 2022, 17:51
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
I'm afraid that the elections are already over :)

I'm afraid that the elections are already over :)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 June 2022, 14:09
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
I hope to find the save issue and release the...

I hope to find the save issue and release the full version at the end of the week
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 June 2022, 14:08
Replies: 61
Views: 3,197
Posted By jotd
level codes exist on an already played game. It's...

level codes exist on an already played game. It's written to disk and different (randomly generated).



- game is faster on consoles
- on consoles bomb makes screen shake horizontally which...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 16 June 2022, 10:05
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
Another good news, I fixed the graphical glitches...

Another good news, I fixed the graphical glitches and the slave runs with fastmem, so the game should be much faster on real machines.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2022, 20:58
Replies: 61
Views: 3,197
Posted By jotd
you're very welcome! note that on...

you're very welcome! note that on Amiga/Atari/Archimedes it doesn't really end. It starts again with increased difficulty. Complete it again and difficulty increases again. And stays like that.

On...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 15 June 2022, 20:57
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
FILELOG logs everything even if PRELOAD is used.

FILELOG logs everything even if PRELOAD is used.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 15 June 2022, 19:27
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
thanks, I'm going to have a look.

thanks, I'm going to have a look.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 15 June 2022, 06:11
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
yes, use the quit key or NOWRITECACHE setting. ...

yes, use the quit key or NOWRITECACHE setting.

Will be happy to check the bug. I hacked some stuff so the game runs in fastmem it's probably that.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 14 June 2022, 23:22
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=43845 ...

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=43845
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=98375
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=64818
...

as I said, reported many times. Saving works.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 14 June 2022, 22:39
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
awww but no. You have to quit the game using quit...

awww but no. You have to quit the game using quit key (F10) so whdload saves the games when quitting. Very common problem discussed here a lot of times.

Or use option to save to disk immediately.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 14 June 2022, 21:18
Replies: 111
Views: 17,733
Posted By jotd
how do you "close" the game ? quitkey? or...

how do you "close" the game ? quitkey? or reboot?
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