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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 22:20
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By mcgeezer
It looks like we have a few camps here... ...

It looks like we have a few camps here...

The first camp is those who have real Amiga's that have some sort of expansion

The second are those who run WinUAE

The third are those that run some...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2021, 21:22
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By mcgeezer
What do you use your accelerated Amiga(s) for?

I was having a think earlier on today about my next game and had the thought about making additional improvements if the game is running on accelerated Amigas.

I then got on to the thought of...
Forum: MarketPlace 04 March 2021, 15:24
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By mcgeezer
Wanter: Amiga Intern (Abacus)

If you have this book and would like to sell could you please PM me.

Electronic copy is available here:

https://archive.org/details/Amiga_Intern_1992_Abacus/page/n107/mode/2up

Cheers,...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 00:53
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Let’s see it then.

Let’s see it then.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 20:59
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Absolutely it is hard to spot, couple that with...

Absolutely it is hard to spot, couple that with the assumption that "it worked then (back in the day) so it will work now" it adds to the problem.

This is all about gaining experience, but it...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 19:41
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I have mine next to me, let me know when you find...

I have mine next to me, let me know when you find yours so you can direct me to the page number.

Also, which paragraph in your links do you think applies to the code i posted?
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 18:50
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I don't mind giving a classic error I made when I...

I don't mind giving a classic error I made when I came back to the Amiga after 28 years.

This is from an early backup of Bomb Jack Beer Edition.


WAIT_FOR_FRAME:
lea CHIPBASE,a5 ...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 18:26
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I'll tell you what bonny lad, come back and have...

I'll tell you what bonny lad, come back and have a chat about game coding when you've made one. Until then, keep wishing and trying.

Let's heed the second post in this thread from Bippy and get...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 17:48
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I see, so you haven't written a game then on the...

I see, so you haven't written a game then on the Amiga.

Your point of view is to call other coders lazy and ignorant when it's pretty clear now that you don't have the credentials yourself to...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 15:40
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Can I just ask, have you ever written an Amiga...

Can I just ask, have you ever written an Amiga computer game in assembler?
Forum: Coders. General 01 March 2021, 14:21
Replies: 813
Views: 77,510
Posted By mcgeezer
Yeah, i mean SNK were really shit are doing games...

Yeah, i mean SNK were really shit are doing games weren’t they. :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 March 2021, 14:05
Replies: 260
Views: 18,885
Posted By mcgeezer
No - this is BULLSHIT. :D

No - this is BULLSHIT. :D
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 12:42
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I'm talking about the OS routines that Commodore...

I'm talking about the OS routines that Commodore supply to access the hardware, I'm pretty sure you (and others) know what I meant - maybe I'll do it a third and fourth time though so you can keep...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 20:30
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Celtic heart Trap runner Sqrxy 1 & 2 ...

Celtic heart
Trap runner
Sqrxy 1 & 2

Those are the ones i know of.

All very good games.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 19:58
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Real developers as opposed to who? Game coders...

Real developers as opposed to who? Game coders today? Game coders back in the day? You're advocating any new game developers should only use the OS along with the Commodore documentation to build...
Forum: Coders. General 28 February 2021, 15:46
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By mcgeezer
You’ll need to adjust your modulo too. ...

You’ll need to adjust your modulo too.

Expected value -4 if fmode x2
Expected value -8 if fmode x4

It’s in the Randy Aga programming text.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 23:22
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
You know why they run from floppy? Because...

You know why they run from floppy?
Because it's easier for the programmer to implement their game on without complaints.


Does anyone seriously do productivity (*) work on an Amiga these days?...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 February 2021, 22:51
Replies: 281
Views: 35,578
Posted By mcgeezer
I watched that just now and I thought it was...

I watched that just now and I thought it was excellent.

Thank you ever so much for posting it!
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 20:24
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I don't call them bad programmers, I call them...

I don't call them bad programmers, I call them inexperienced and there's a massive difference.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 20:21
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
So because they didn't follow Commodore's...

So because they didn't follow Commodore's official documentation on making games it makes them shite programmers does it? My last look at Commodores documentation on how to make games was to do...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 19:30
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
I'm sorry but this is exactly my point about poll...

I'm sorry but this is exactly my point about poll option #3. Simply saying it's the programmers fault/bad programming is just a total cop out because the odds are not stacked in their favour.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 13:38
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Programmers don't know they're making mistakes,...

Programmers don't know they're making mistakes, 30 years past or not and you're assuming they've been programming the Amiga for that length of time. Consider that a programmer only made an OCS game...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 12:55
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
This is easy for you to say though PHX because...

This is easy for you to say though PHX because you're an experienced programmer, But would you expect a programmer new to the Amiga and who wants to make a game to go and understand all of that stuff...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 12:39
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Why do they have to be compatible with faster...

Why do they have to be compatible with faster hardware though? Please elaborate.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 00:01
Replies: 191
Views: 5,795
Posted By mcgeezer
Should game devs have to support new hardware?

I posted this on Social media due to a bit of frustration last night and it generated a bit of discussion so, I'd be interested to know what the thoughts of the EAB members are.

Even for...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 February 2021, 22:53
Replies: 792
Views: 94,135
Posted By mcgeezer
Looks absolutely superb mate... looking forward...

Looks absolutely superb mate... looking forward to buying a copy.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 February 2021, 02:02
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By mcgeezer
Ross’ ocean loader can load files from a dos file...

Ross’ ocean loader can load files from a dos file system with the system off.
It doesnt save though but may get part of what u need.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2021, 23:53
Replies: 590
Views: 37,729
Posted By mcgeezer
What's the matter Gilbert, Are you annoyed...

What's the matter Gilbert, Are you annoyed because your thread and time wasting didn't get you the attention you crave?
Forum: Coders. General 25 February 2021, 22:01
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By mcgeezer
Awesome - I have it now and all good.

Awesome - I have it now and all good.
Forum: Coders. General 25 February 2021, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By mcgeezer
amiga.lib - Can I get it from anywhere?

Hi everyone,

I'm trying to track down amiga.lib for use with uaedbg, the versions of amiga.lib that I can find don't seem to load into uaedbg properly as it doesn't parse anything.

Does anyone...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 February 2021, 12:57
Replies: 281
Views: 35,578
Posted By mcgeezer
I have near 30 bugs recorded from the beta, all...

I have near 30 bugs recorded from the beta, all of them have different levels of complexity to fix.

I'll release it once all of the bugs have been fixed.

Cheers,
Graeme
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2021, 13:42
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By mcgeezer
I've found that it's best to do stuff in...

I've found that it's best to do stuff in assembler that is readable, then right at the end of your project, go over the code and apply optimisations at the most used routines per frame.

Often...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2021, 13:27
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By mcgeezer
Just be aware, you'll need to change my code to...

Just be aware, you'll need to change my code to run on 68000 as my examples are for 68020.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2021, 12:02
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By mcgeezer
Very much what Dan Scott said, I don't use the rs...

Very much what Dan Scott said, I don't use the rs directives though (I probably should).

Here's my routine for casting a bob object in Super Sprint. So whenever I want to put a sprite (blitter...
Forum: News 20 February 2021, 17:54
Replies: 43
Views: 7,495
Posted By mcgeezer
As i’m taking a short break from super sprint...

As i’m taking a short break from super sprint i’ll take a little look over the next couple of days. Can you pm me exactly what happens please.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 February 2021, 20:19
Replies: 51
Views: 2,685
Posted By mcgeezer
i want to do a shooter at some point but it’s a...

i want to do a shooter at some point but it’s a big job.

Axelay is in my top 5 all time games. Certainly tempting for an A1200 challenge.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 19:46
Replies: 823
Views: 135,110
Posted By mcgeezer
Neither do I, and I'm kicking myself where I got...

Neither do I, and I'm kicking myself where I got it from... I think it might have popped up in my youtube list or something.

Nothing will come of it though.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 19:41
Replies: 823
Views: 135,110
Posted By mcgeezer
Nice one. Give me a shout if you get stuck...

Nice one.

Give me a shout if you get stuck on the scrolling, there's a right way to do it and about 10 wrong ways to do it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 19:25
Replies: 823
Views: 135,110
Posted By mcgeezer
Amiten was doing one for sure ...

Amiten was doing one for sure

https://youtu.be/llsQ7qVTQd0

From a technical point of view, storing the entire level as a scrolling bitmap means you’ll need an Amiga from 2050 to run it.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 18:31
Replies: 823
Views: 135,110
Posted By mcgeezer
Pretty sure that was the Amiten one. I...

Pretty sure that was the Amiten one.

I wouldn’t hold your breath.
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