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Forum: support.Games 22 October 2018, 01:50
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Vairn
Glad you got it sorted, the black screen when...

Glad you got it sorted, the black screen when loading from floppy is familiar to me.
I remember it happening a lot back on my a500, but not sure about my 1200.
I need to investigate lol

PS. you...
Forum: project.MAGE 16 October 2018, 06:15
Replies: 1,322
Views: 108,358
Posted By Vairn
Did you ever update the config files for Spirit...

Did you ever update the config files for Spirit and Vengence of Excalibur?

I don't have the pack so I can't looksie lol.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 30 September 2018, 05:00
Replies: 59
Views: 5,795
Posted By Vairn
I have patched both your slaves here for myself...

I have patched both your slaves here for myself to have 1 meg of chip.
Yes it was a one line change, (so hard haha).
Took me longer to get my VASM install working.

So I can confirm that they now...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2018, 08:32
Replies: 176
Views: 39,431
Posted By Vairn
I think spirit of Excalibur also has extra...

I think spirit of Excalibur also has extra animation in the intro too.

It adds a bit more depth to the game making knights look different.

I never new about it until I loaded it on my 1200...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2018, 12:55
Replies: 176
Views: 39,431
Posted By Vairn
Reporting that both Spirit and Vengence of...

Reporting that both Spirit and Vengence of Excalibur enhance the graphics if you have 1 Meg of Chip ram.

Basically makes the Knights less "attack of the clones" and more distinctive
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 28 September 2018, 11:40
Replies: 59
Views: 5,795
Posted By Vairn
It is good to see that Spirit and Vengence of...

It is good to see that Spirit and Vengence of Excalibur are finally available to be WHDLoaded..
I have noticed something tho.
Both Spirit and Vengence enhance the graphics if you have 1 Meg of Chip...
Forum: News 11 May 2018, 02:08
Replies: 209
Views: 17,670
Posted By Vairn
How about a new Keyboard, my top row of keys...

How about a new Keyboard, my top row of keys stopped working, and I don't wanna touch the ribbon.
Forum: project.EAB 22 January 2018, 07:42
Replies: 19
Views: 2,537
Posted By Vairn
You could add a catchphrase, or some sort of...

You could add a catchphrase, or some sort of robot testing doodad to the register link?
Forum: project.EAB File Server 14 November 2017, 00:55
Replies: 2,208
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 713,006
Posted By Vairn
What if my last post is over 5 days old, you...

What if my last post is over 5 days old, you saying I don't post enough? :P
Forum: News 25 October 2017, 06:36
Replies: 200
Views: 50,834
Posted By Vairn
You can change the price to 0 in the checkout. ...

You can change the price to 0 in the checkout.
It just suggests paying for it, like donationware.
So if you use it and can get it working, then you can go back and "buy" it.
Forum: project.Sprites 19 October 2017, 01:03
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
It is different, but I haven't actually looked to...

It is different, but I haven't actually looked to see how different.
Forum: project.Sprites 13 October 2017, 03:08
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
They're not the same, sort of similar. Items...

They're not the same, sort of similar.
Items and monsters are stored in mm1's exe. at least in the PC version.
mm1 monsters has a max of 16 characters for names, while mm2 has only 14.
so some...
Forum: project.Sprites 12 October 2017, 08:41
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
by very similar I mean Identical, the only main...

by very similar I mean Identical, the only main difference is that the outdoor maps in mm1 are not really outdoors.

So mm2 added a new way of doing outdoor maps.

MM1 was more a maze with...
Forum: project.Sprites 11 October 2017, 08:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
Well, the maps from mm1 are stored very similar...

Well, the maps from mm1 are stored very similar to mm2.
For towns and dungeons, haven't look at outdoors yet.
from a quick investigation :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2017, 08:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,259
Posted By Vairn
The 3rd EOB used a completely new engine then...

The 3rd EOB used a completely new engine then eob1 and eob2 since it was no longer made by westwood.
Forum: project.Sprites 05 October 2017, 05:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
I would probably remake it in the mm2 engine,...

I would probably remake it in the mm2 engine, maybe "COMBINE!" them, since there are the gates to another world, in mm1.
so use the gfx from mm2 to start with, and maybe add extra special for mm1...
Forum: project.Sprites 03 October 2017, 04:41
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
It is my favourate RPG series too, I think no 2....

It is my favourate RPG series too, I think no 2. has a close spot in my heart since it was the first, followed by Worlds of Xeen.




You are probably correct in this regard. MM1 didn't have...
Forum: project.Sprites 02 October 2017, 02:53
Replies: 13
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vairn
Might and Magic 2 - Gates to a New World

It has been a lifelong goal for me, in my spare time that is, will loads of starts/stops. To figure out the file format used for the graphics in the old Amiga game, Might and Magic 2.

as of 10...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 September 2017, 07:13
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Vairn
Here are all the '.32' files converted into...

Here are all the '.32' files converted into bitmaps, into seperate frames.

The other format used in the game is .anm which is similar, it just has other information at the start of it, which I am...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 September 2017, 05:43
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Vairn
Alrighty. It is actually a lot simpler than...

Alrighty. It is actually a lot simpler than originally thought.
To sum up the .32 files.
word: frames
word: mask colour index
then it has the dimensions of each frame, with a mask colour for that...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2017, 02:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By Vairn
It would still be a cool idea, I know there were...

It would still be a cool idea, I know there were Amiga games released on the iPhone with an emulation layer, I know it was with Uae4ALL.

Would it require the source code to be released for UAE?
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 September 2017, 04:25
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Vairn
Help with understanding a file format.

Hi All,
Not 100% sure if this is the right place for this.

I am looking into the image format for the Old RPG, Might and Magic 2.

I have attached one of the files from the Game.
and a png of...
Forum: Coders. General 10 August 2017, 09:38
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Vairn
Doesn't Cubic IDE let you make VBCC projects? I...

Doesn't Cubic IDE let you make VBCC projects?
I remember doing so...

can't 100% recall how well it dealt with asm files, I cross compile via linux these days.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 August 2017, 13:03
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Vairn
What screen mode do you have set for workbench?...

What screen mode do you have set for workbench? you normally have to choose one of the Cybergraphics ones in screenmode to use it from what I recall.
I ran my A1200 off a ATX psu 600W or so.
You...
Forum: Coders. Language 13 January 2017, 00:02
Replies: 65
Views: 12,113
Posted By Vairn
Here is a post which has a setup vbcc toolchain...

Here is a post which has a setup vbcc toolchain for windows, if that helps :)

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=83113&highlight=VBCC
Forum: Coders. Language 12 January 2017, 23:51
Replies: 65
Views: 12,113
Posted By Vairn
Best suggestion would be to see if you can get...

Best suggestion would be to see if you can get the compiler which the books reference.

On the Amiga, probably easiest would be SAS/C.

For me, I use vbcc, cross-compiling under windows.
There...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 December 2016, 23:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,234
Posted By Vairn
Hey Spec-Chum, if your interested in learning...

Hey Spec-Chum, if your interested in learning ASM, I recommend Scoopex's tutorial Series, on youtube.
He goes into detail about Hardware friendly ASM coding, amongst other goodies. There are 40ish...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 17 November 2016, 21:56
Replies: 18
Views: 3,430
Posted By Vairn
I use Sublime Text 3. Under windows and linux. ...

I use Sublime Text 3. Under windows and linux.
Works well. Has loads of cool addons. Even a m68k asm syntax. All installed via sublime itself. Once you install its package control system.

I...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 16 November 2016, 01:54
Replies: 41
Views: 10,258
Posted By Vairn
Twinworld? ...

Twinworld?

http://hol.abime.net/1546/screenshot
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2016, 01:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By Vairn
Do you have another mobo to test it on? or just...

Do you have another mobo to test it on? or just the 1 a1200.
My mobo was the 1D4 with new capacitors and what ever other fixes AmigaKit do to mobo's.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2016, 09:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By Vairn
Sorry that you are having issues with the...

Sorry that you are having issues with the indivision.
I never saw it behave that way when I had it.

What revision is your mobo, have you tried cleaning it and resetting it?
It almost looks like...
Forum: MarketPlace 03 July 2016, 02:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By Vairn
Hi, I have tested the A1200. There is only 64mb...

Hi, I have tested the A1200.
There is only 64mb ram on the 030/50 provided by the SCSI Addon.

The sim in the 030/50 itself doesn't seem to be active but if I remove it, the A1200 doesn't work, so...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 June 2016, 04:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By Vairn
WTS: A1200 Goodies.

Hey all,
I am wanting to sell what is left of my Amiga 1200. It doesn't get any love anymore. So I think it can go to a new home. It was last used 3 months ago.

I will be testing it all over the...
Forum: MarketPlace 30 March 2016, 08:37
Replies: 91
Views: 22,117
Posted By Vairn
Do you have any of those white 3com dongles...

Do you have any of those white 3com dongles spare? I have a card but no dongle. I have no idea where mine went. :/
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2016, 05:10
Replies: 36
Views: 4,984
Posted By Vairn
You know, (just between you and me) that I,...

You know, (just between you and me) that I, (really) love brackets too.

Looks great, (Especially the new sprite) and making the map fit in one screen in the editor must be great (life changing).
Forum: support.OtherUAE 10 March 2016, 01:14
Replies: 145
Views: 65,356
Posted By Vairn
Do you have a 2.5 amp PSU, other wise the Rasp3...

Do you have a 2.5 amp PSU, other wise the Rasp3 maybe throttling itself due to not enough power?
Forum: News 19 February 2016, 03:49
Replies: 32
Views: 23,067
Posted By Vairn
Yeah, RIP Mequa :( I am sure that Mequa...

Yeah, RIP Mequa :(

I am sure that Mequa would have be happy to know, that these archives are still actively downloaded. on average 5x a day. Averages about 1.4gb of Traffic on my server a month....
Forum: Member Introductions 05 February 2016, 22:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By Vairn
Hello from another southern dweller, I'm also...

Hello from another southern dweller, I'm also from Melb.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 13 February 2015, 07:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Vairn
This made me think of Crystal Dragon... ...

This made me think of Crystal Dragon...
http://hol.abime.net/3136
Forum: Coders. General 28 January 2015, 11:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,002
Posted By Vairn
Ok, I have started to migrate all info to a new...

Ok, I have started to migrate all info to a new wiki system, (same one used by wikipedia).
I'll let you know when I am complete.
Will be a few days.
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