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Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 December 2020, 14:05
Replies: 18
Views: 3,505
Posted By Minuous
It should work on any Amiga that has OS3.9+BB2...

It should work on any Amiga that has OS3.9+BB2 (or later) and about 10Mb RAM.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 December 2020, 13:20
Replies: 18
Views: 3,505
Posted By Minuous
MCE can be used to reset the high scores.

MCE can be used to reset the high scores.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2020, 06:29
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
Yes, I would have used this feature for the main...

Yes, I would have used this feature for the main Tunnels & Trolls display (like the Windows version has) and perhaps also for the AmiArcadia game information subwindow.
Forum: support.Apps 15 November 2020, 12:26
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Minuous
That may be enough for the application in...

That may be enough for the application in question but will not be enough to run all ReAction applications. Eg. some require texteditor.gadget.
Forum: News 27 October 2020, 09:56
Replies: 221
Views: 35,310
Posted By Minuous
OK, but if it is just a "generic loader, which is...

OK, but if it is just a "generic loader, which is identical for all P96 drivers" how are Brian King and/or Cloanto able to claim copyright on it?
Forum: News 27 October 2020, 09:06
Replies: 221
Views: 35,310
Posted By Minuous
Not really, because P96 supports various boards...

Not really, because P96 supports various boards from various manufacturers, regardless of whether iComp has the copyright on those boards or not. So it seems to be that dislike of emulation is why...
Forum: News 27 October 2020, 07:47
Replies: 221
Views: 35,310
Posted By Minuous
I never said they were.

I never said they were.
Forum: News 27 October 2020, 03:45
Replies: 221
Views: 35,310
Posted By Minuous
Why isn't UAE supported properly anymore?...

Why isn't UAE supported properly anymore? According to http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/P96 it seems to require copying and renaming of random files, editing of their tooltypes, choosing the wrong graphics...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2020, 04:55
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Minuous
There's also this version:...

There's also this version: http://aminet.net/package/game/role/Moria_gfx_1.2 which is similar and is supported for saved game editing by http://aminet.net/package/game/edit/MCE
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 October 2020, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Minuous
The point of WHDLoad is to patch deficiencies in...

The point of WHDLoad is to patch deficiencies in the original game. So, if your game is correctly programmed, there will be no need for a WHDLoad slave.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2020, 21:39
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By Minuous
No.

No.
Forum: support.Apps 07 October 2020, 14:54
Replies: 589
Views: 122,975
Posted By Minuous
@honx: It opens a WB window from CLI. With...

@honx:

It opens a WB window from CLI. With no arguments it opens the current directory, otherwise it opens the directory you specify.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2020, 17:11
Replies: 90
Views: 4,372
Posted By Minuous
Atari Lynx = Handy MS-DOS = DOSBox

Atari Lynx = Handy
MS-DOS = DOSBox
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2020, 16:49
Replies: 90
Views: 4,372
Posted By Minuous
Emerson Arcadia 2001, Interton VC 4000, et al. -...

Emerson Arcadia 2001, Interton VC 4000, et al. - WinArcadia (http://amigan.1emu.net/releases/)

It is generally acknowledged as the best emulator of these platforms for Windows. An Amiga port is...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 September 2020, 13:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,915
Posted By Minuous
I know, they are the infamous banned disks, see...

I know, they are the infamous banned disks, see http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=41307

The rest of the disks are common, only these ones are rare.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 September 2020, 12:22
Replies: 32
Views: 1,915
Posted By Minuous
Disks #57 and #88, despite being 880K downloads,...

Disks #57 and #88, despite being 880K downloads, are 0% full and missing all the programs. These are not the original intact Fish disks.
Forum: AMR contributions 25 September 2020, 17:23
Replies: 2
Views: 2,855
Posted By Minuous
Nice find there. I hope issue 3 turns up, I...

Nice find there. I hope issue 3 turns up, I recall it had an interesting article about the Australian cracking scene.
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2020, 09:04
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Minuous
Roughly half the disks are for the game and the...

Roughly half the disks are for the game and the other half are for the intro. There may have also been a separate HD install disk, but I'm not sure about that.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 September 2020, 02:25
Replies: 73
Views: 15,235
Posted By Minuous
So whatever happened to this? :-(

So whatever happened to this? :-(
Forum: request.Other 15 September 2020, 11:37
Replies: 42
Views: 7,192
Posted By Minuous
What's this on your blog about "the legality of...

What's this on your blog about "the legality of issuing disks"? They are PD!
Forum: support.Games 26 August 2020, 10:40
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Minuous
I don't think BT3 on C64 is really any better,...

I don't think BT3 on C64 is really any better, when compared in an absolute sense (ie. without reference to the hardware specifications of each machine). Each has its plus and minuses.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 August 2020, 15:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
Posted By Minuous
The right way is to allocate what you need with...

The right way is to allocate what you need with the OS. It's asking for trouble to just code for a stock 68000 512K A500 because there are many different possible configurations, of which that is...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 August 2020, 11:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
Posted By Minuous
It is just asking for trouble. Better if it is...

It is just asking for trouble. Better if it is slow on a slow machine than not to be not working at all on most configs. Plus there is not normally any noticeable speed penalty for doing things the...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2020, 21:58
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
The format is documented in prefs/locale.h. ...

The format is documented in prefs/locale.h.

I did some investigation and it looks like the decimal point is indeed wrong, it should be "." instead of ",". For the thousands separator, it would...
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2020, 23:09
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Minuous
>NIL: only affects console output, so it won't...

>NIL: only affects console output, so it won't stop GUI elements like a screen or window appearing. But many commands accept a QUIET parameter, have you tried that?
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2020, 20:15
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
Ah, I didn't realize you were joking. We get the...

Ah, I didn't realize you were joking. We get the craziest requests sometimes :-D I fully agree that the flat borderless style that is fashionable nowadays is awful.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2020, 19:07
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
Release 2 was arguably the biggest and most...

Release 2 was arguably the biggest and most important AmigaOS upgrade ever. These harsh comments about the Release 2 developer team are rather unfair.



But OS1.x looks like a toy OS; also OS1.x...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 15 August 2020, 19:41
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By Minuous
>That same code compiled with VBCC runs fine. So...

>That same code compiled with VBCC runs fine. So I dunno what to do there.

You haven't given enough info to really diagnose the issue, so using VBCC would be the obvious solution to recommend. It...
Forum: Coders. System 15 August 2020, 19:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Minuous
That's not correct, you can easily use the...

That's not correct, you can easily use the IdentifierLength option to increase it.
Forum: News 14 August 2020, 18:39
Replies: 776
Views: 52,005
Posted By Minuous
I tested on OS3.9 under WinUAE. It needs JIT to...

I tested on OS3.9 under WinUAE. It needs JIT to be turned off to get correct behaviour; presumably it is a bug in the game or otherwise it's a bug in WinUAE. I haven't tried under the OS4 emulation...
Forum: News 14 August 2020, 16:32
Replies: 776
Views: 52,005
Posted By Minuous
It loads and runs, but the graphics of the moving...

It loads and runs, but the graphics of the moving objects are not being cleared completely, resulting in pixels being left behind.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2020, 13:50
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
The fact that 68020 code runs faster than 68000...

The fact that 68020 code runs faster than 68000 code can be objectively demonstrated.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2020, 09:49
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
@coldacid: All depths are supported. It has...

@coldacid:

All depths are supported. It has all the features of the OS4 version plus support for marquee selections and move/cut/copy/paste on these.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2020, 16:20
Replies: 925
Views: 130,814
Posted By Minuous
@Steril707: Basically, yes.

@Steril707:

Basically, yes.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2020, 10:42
Replies: 973
Views: 120,225
Posted By Minuous
The terminology used is a bit different in a...

The terminology used is a bit different in a civil case but the principle is certainly the same: penalties are not imposed until the facts of the case have been ascertained. As you said, the parties...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 09:18
Replies: 973
Views: 120,225
Posted By Minuous
@ronybeck: Yes, that is clearly Cloanto's...

@ronybeck:

Yes, that is clearly Cloanto's strategy. They are probably well aware they don't have a case, but want to bankrupt Hyperion with legal fees anyway.

And yes, SCO did lots of suing,...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 08:40
Replies: 973
Views: 120,225
Posted By Minuous
That's not how it works at all: the onus is on...

That's not how it works at all: the onus is on the plaintiff to prove their case before any remedy is applied. Otherwise any company could just strategically stop their competitors from conducting...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 00:40
Replies: 973
Views: 120,225
Posted By Minuous
If someone decided to begin a years-long legal...

If someone decided to begin a years-long legal battle with Microsoft, for example, it would not mean that Microsoft would have to stop updating Windows for years until it was resolved. So I don't see...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2020, 20:23
Replies: 973
Views: 120,225
Posted By Minuous
Certain selected new features have been...

Certain selected new features have been previewed, but those make up only a small proportion of the changes. It is indeed a major upgrade from 3.1x.
Forum: support.Apps 10 August 2020, 15:35
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Minuous
Alt-Up/Down.

Alt-Up/Down.
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