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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 10:13
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Posted By Foebane
I think Jizmo is just horrified and mortified of...

I think Jizmo is just horrified and mortified of the possibility of the idea of a world where the Atari ST never existed. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 09:00
Replies: 455
Views: 50,959
Posted By Foebane
The irony is, from my own experience of such...

The irony is, from my own experience of such computer ownership around 1990, that I probably put in more gaming hours on my Atari 520STFM than my Amiga 500, with a whole slew of games I bought with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 19:49
Replies: 455
Views: 50,959
Posted By Foebane
Some? How about most? Put it this way, I...

Some? How about most?

Put it this way, I look at huge YouTube videos with several hours of gameplay footage on Amiga from hundreds of games, about 10 seconds each, and I'm shocked at how many have...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 April 2021, 17:32
Replies: 455
Views: 50,959
Posted By Foebane
They were all mostly cheap bastards during the...

They were all mostly cheap bastards during the development of those lazy ports, that's one main reason I hate the ST. :mad:scream:guru
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 April 2021, 17:03
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
At the moment, ADLaunch is using ShellExecute to...

At the moment, ADLaunch is using ShellExecute to open WinUAE with various configurations, but I still drag and drop the demo archive to the Taskbar.

I thought that if I added the demo archive to...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 April 2021, 16:47
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By Foebane
I wish people wouldn't call these electronic...

I wish people wouldn't call these electronic devices by that name, it constantly reminds me of a GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP!

What the hell has GOLF got to do with electronics and computers???
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 April 2021, 14:18
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
I've completed v2.0 of ADLaunch now, with an...

I've completed v2.0 of ADLaunch now, with an editable configuration file and a launchpad for WinUAE itself, plus other features!

If anyone's still interested, I'll put the source code for v2.0 in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 April 2021, 08:05
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
Took me a while to figure out how to install the...

Took me a while to figure out how to install the component in Lazarus, and then to find a demo that I could adapt for my own use. Wonder why they make it so difficult?

I will also make use of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2021, 00:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,741
Posted By Foebane
Any Amiga is too underpowered for such PC games,...

Any Amiga is too underpowered for such PC games, I'd rather play games released on a platform FOR that platform (emulation aside).
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 April 2021, 14:49
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
I've since added a filter which helps to make...

I've since added a filter which helps to make isolating certain demos easier.

Source code is in The Zone!

Thanks to Haps for the software I needed for the key part. Much appreciated! :great
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 April 2021, 08:01
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
Right, after a lot of research and working on a...

Right, after a lot of research and working on a launcher, I've come up with ADLaunch (short for Amiga Demo), which is a nice front-end for my demo collection and the way it was laid out in post #6,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2021, 10:02
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
Thanks for the link, Haps, but the article (like...

Thanks for the link, Haps, but the article (like every other I've seen on the Internet) only mentions how a Lazarus application receives an item dragged TO it from somewhere else.

I'M after the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2021, 08:16
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
I forgot to mention, DamienD: my system is...

I forgot to mention, DamienD: my system is RELIANT on drag'n'drop, there is no alternative.

I couldn't find the code I needed to drag'n'drop into WinUAE from my menu program, but I've got a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2021, 20:18
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
Just because I've got almost infinite...

Just because I've got almost infinite possibilities with emulation, doesn't mean I should act on them by "tweaking" for each individual demo so it's absolutely tip-top perfect.

Say you have a lot...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2021, 18:21
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
Be puzzled all you want, it's the best I can do...

Be puzzled all you want, it's the best I can do until I solve this programming problem.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2021, 08:25
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
At the moment, this is my Amiga Demos menu for...

At the moment, this is my Amiga Demos menu for WinUAE:

I select the demo from the PNG thumbnails on the left, find the @ number on the right and then drag the corresponding zip file into the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 April 2021, 19:49
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
It was difficult to describe my request, yes. ...

It was difficult to describe my request, yes.

That helps a lot. I'll try experimenting with Free Pascal Compiler and the Lazarus IDE sometime later, as they weren't working properly neither...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 April 2021, 17:55
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
I've given up on the menu program, as it turns...

I've given up on the menu program, as it turns out I already have software that can more or less do this, just less refined.

I don't know also if no-one understood my query, or if it was some kind...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 April 2021, 09:08
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
How does WinUAE receive dragged archives?

I am writing a menu program for my Amiga archives so that I can select them, and then drag'n'drop, each, into WinUAE as it is running on the Taskbar.

What I would like to know is, what information...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 April 2021, 00:19
Replies: 192
Views: 33,882
Posted By Foebane
Oh boy, this reminds me of a time when I was at...

Oh boy, this reminds me of a time when I was at college, I had my A1200, and someone in my course was selling his Amiga for PC for college work and he'd brought in his entire collection of Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 10:12
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
In the end, it's down to personal preferences as...

In the end, it's down to personal preferences as to what constitutes a "good" sound chip.

In my case, it's the following:

Paula - Pure awesomeness
SID - OK
POKEY - A bit tone deaf, but great...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 April 2021, 19:32
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
Yes, it does. I want samples from my...

Yes, it does.



I want samples from my sound chip, not synths.



Samples will always be better than synths for sound accuracy, and I had enough of this synth stuff back on POKEY.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2021, 17:01
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
I mean 8-bit as in address bus, as the C64 is...

I mean 8-bit as in address bus, as the C64 is 8-bit.

Yes, it would be adequate to judge sound chips based on emulation, if that's the only option open to someone.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2021, 13:44
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
Basic? Simple? ... Redundant? I was...

Basic?
Simple?
...
Redundant?

I was thinking, why use a word to describe it at all? Just remove the C word.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2021, 12:43
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
After reading about how so many people like the...

After reading about how so many people like the sound chip of the Atari ST, I would like to change that word in the topic title that is likely offensive and would cause friction. What would be a good...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2021, 13:15
Replies: 480
Views: 31,148
Posted By Foebane
As I only really used my real Amiga for demos, I...

As I only really used my real Amiga for demos, I wonder how things would've panned out had Doom not caught my attention.

I had an A1200 that was unexpanded except for an 85Mb HDD, and it was great...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2021, 21:04
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
I read somewhere recently that some people PREFER...

I read somewhere recently that some people PREFER GEM to Workbench!

Sure, enjoy your fixed basic icons and 8.3 filenames, Atarians! :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2021, 20:54
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
Since you're bringing PC mods and other mod...

Since you're bringing PC mods and other mod formats into the mix, here's my collection (forgive the naming convention):



It's just 60, and it's staying that way, but I had 140 once, but I...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 07:43
Replies: 480
Views: 31,148
Posted By Foebane
What are you trying to say? That we Amiga zealots...

What are you trying to say? That we Amiga zealots are our own worst enemy?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2021, 00:35
Replies: 480
Views: 31,148
Posted By Foebane
The story of Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home's...

The story of Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home's "negotiations" with Commodore to feature an Amiga in the "transparent aluminum" scene where Scotty famously says "hello computer" into the mouse could've...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 08:37
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
I think that's because most MOD musicians, when...

I think that's because most MOD musicians, when offered twice as many channels, will not make eight unique parts of a song, but just copy a 4-channel MOD twice for stereo panning effects instead.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2021, 22:49
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By Foebane
At the start of the Action game, I don't know if...

At the start of the Action game, I don't know if the enemy carrier is always going to come to the start island I leave or not, but it happened at least twice, and the second time I just thought I'd...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 April 2021, 01:12
Replies: 38
Views: 1,755
Posted By Foebane
Nope, most of us Amiga fans are in our 40s and...

Nope, most of us Amiga fans are in our 40s and growing grey hairs... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 April 2021, 01:02
Replies: 38
Views: 1,755
Posted By Foebane
Any idea since when? I know the standards have...

Any idea since when? I know the standards have increased, just wondering when that happened.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2021, 13:15
Replies: 29
Views: 2,238
Posted By Foebane
I remember going into my computer shop and seeing...

I remember going into my computer shop and seeing a CD32 playing Top Gun (a shower scene if I recall correctly) with the FMV, and later on Star Trek 6, and they both looked good, I thought.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2021, 12:36
Replies: 480
Views: 31,148
Posted By Foebane
Thanks for the explanation, Bruce! :great

Thanks for the explanation, Bruce! :great
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2021, 10:43
Replies: 38
Views: 1,755
Posted By Foebane
I thought Twitch was for gaming, anyway? ...

I thought Twitch was for gaming, anyway?



What does that stand for?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2021, 00:45
Replies: 38
Views: 1,755
Posted By Foebane
Prudish GITS. If they saw the amount of PR0N in...

Prudish GITS. If they saw the amount of PR0N in Amiga demos...! :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2021, 20:20
Replies: 194
Views: 9,443
Posted By Foebane
Oh, come on, let the ST have this minor victory....

Oh, come on, let the ST have this minor victory. It was the only blow it struck against the Amiga in this brutal broadside of cannon fire amongst galleons:

(Amiga) ---------GRAPHICS--------> (ST)...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2021, 17:26
Replies: 480
Views: 31,148
Posted By Foebane
And here, all this time, I was wondering if the...

And here, all this time, I was wondering if the reason they curtailed AGA so much was because of running out of time and/or money during development, not because of something like "process nodes".
...
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