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Forum: project.MAGE 16 October 2018, 13:15
Replies: 1,303
Views: 106,276
Posted By Dunny
Spent the last few days testing DamienD's latest...

Spent the last few days testing DamienD's latest uploads. All good so far, it's excellent to have the whole thing in one package.

Damned big package though :)
Forum: HOL news 12 October 2018, 17:22
Replies: 202
Views: 8,962
Posted By Dunny
He would have the last word, literally. If he...

He would have the last word, literally. If he remembers... But yeah, if this is that important then he should be contacted.
Forum: HOL news 08 October 2018, 14:06
Replies: 202
Views: 8,962
Posted By Dunny
I'm not sure that a requirement for 512KB of RAM...

I'm not sure that a requirement for 512KB of RAM is any indication that a game must have come out later on - I bought my A1000 at launch and opted for the 512Kb expansion, which it was delivered with.
Forum: project.MAGE 05 October 2018, 17:03
Replies: 1,303
Views: 106,276
Posted By Dunny
Please do. With all the updates I'm sure I've...

Please do. With all the updates I'm sure I've cocked something up somewhere and it would be nice to refresh the whole thing.
Forum: HOL data problems 05 October 2018, 16:58
Replies: 62
Views: 4,016
Posted By Dunny
DUDE!!! WWN is my favourite Amiga game. My...

DUDE!!!

WWN is my favourite Amiga game. My GO-TO for a quick platformer. First game I always install and configure on any device I'm emulating on.

I cannot thank you enough for that game. In a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2018, 12:20
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Dunny
And let's not forget Archipelagos :D

And let's not forget Archipelagos :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2018, 17:24
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Dunny
Oh, nice :) Being a poor teenager, I never...

Oh, nice :)

Being a poor teenager, I never had the original.

As for depth, it was amazing. Setting up supply lines, planning repairs, assaulting islands and taking them for myself from under...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2018, 16:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Dunny
For me, it was Carrier Command. The cracked...

For me, it was Carrier Command. The cracked version I had was literally a couple hundred Kb on the disk iirc, which having just come from a Speccy was jaw-dropping. The sheer depth of that game was...
Forum: support.Other 02 October 2018, 10:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,405
Posted By Dunny
No, you're wrong there. AROS 68k is not fit...

No, you're wrong there.

AROS 68k is not fit for purpose at present. Every other 68k Amiga operating system is fit for the hardware that it is being run on. 3.1 runs just fine on a vanilla A1200....
Forum: News 02 October 2018, 00:13
Replies: 363
Views: 31,271
Posted By Dunny
Is this because of the new icons and suchlike?...

Is this because of the new icons and suchlike? I'm only interested in updating my existing WB3.1 install - as I asked previously, will my own custom icons survive, or do I have to go through and...
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 01:30
Replies: 363
Views: 31,271
Posted By Dunny
Hrm. If I install this, will it: 1....

Hrm. If I install this, will it:

1. Overwrite my own icons
2. Kill my WBPattern? I use a tiled bitmap image for the background.
Forum: News 30 September 2018, 20:50
Replies: 341
Views: 50,369
Posted By Dunny
£26.65 for each of the builds for various Amigas....

£26.65 for each of the builds for various Amigas. I wonder if they'd do a bundle of them all for emulation purposes?

I'd buy it. Not because I need all of them, but because I want to encourage...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 14:49
Replies: 197
Views: 8,348
Posted By Dunny
Personally, I'm getting for a better framerate in...

Personally, I'm getting for a better framerate in AB3D2. Oh, and the Freescape games with any luck.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 23:57
Replies: 197
Views: 8,348
Posted By Dunny
Mining Bitcoin? Stealing personal data? Good god,...

Mining Bitcoin? Stealing personal data? Good god, Nexus is right - this is awful. What about when governments start installing Vampires in their networks, or even replacing their Amigas with them?...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 18:55
Replies: 197
Views: 8,348
Posted By Dunny
I fully intend, once a standalone version is out,...

I fully intend, once a standalone version is out, to junk my A1200 mobo in the landfill and hook up one of these bad boys instead.
Forum: support.Other 26 September 2018, 13:23
Replies: 21
Views: 3,405
Posted By Dunny
So still slow then? That's on an 060 and you can...

So still slow then? That's on an 060 and you can watch the windows drawing! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 11:43
Replies: 197
Views: 8,348
Posted By Dunny
The same can be said of AMD vs Intel - if the...

The same can be said of AMD vs Intel - if the 68080 is "emulating" the 68k, then the 68060 must also be emulating a 68k... and by extension, AMD CPUs are also emulating the Intel chips.

Since...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 02:11
Replies: 197
Views: 8,348
Posted By Dunny
An FPGA has a mutable system that lets you...

An FPGA has a mutable system that lets you construct the gates and transistors in a CPU without having to commit it to silicon in the same way as a regular CPU. I'm having difficulty seeing where...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 25 September 2018, 00:54
Replies: 2,194
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 710,695
Posted By Dunny
I'd be Ok with kicking them off after 12 hours...

I'd be Ok with kicking them off after 12 hours tbh. Or after each file they have downloaded completes.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 00:51
Replies: 197
Views: 8,348
Posted By Dunny
I always understood emulation to be a piece of...

I always understood emulation to be a piece of software that executes code from another architecture by translating instructions from that software into instructions for the host to execute, trapping...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2018, 11:57
Replies: 102
Views: 6,233
Posted By Dunny
Is WinUAE useless without any of the official...

Is WinUAE useless without any of the official kickstart images or any ADF images?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 17:29
Replies: 48
Views: 1,589
Posted By Dunny
Lotus 2, no contest for me.

Lotus 2, no contest for me.
Forum: OT - Technical 17 September 2018, 16:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By Dunny
Nope, it's a technique used quite often to fix...

Nope, it's a technique used quite often to fix bad solder joints and such - reflow the solder by baking the whole thing. Of course, the card will eventually die but this can give it a few months of...
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 11:53
Replies: 341
Views: 50,369
Posted By Dunny
It's really, really slow on my unexpanded A1200....

It's really, really slow on my unexpanded A1200. Major fail.
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 10:29
Replies: 341
Views: 50,369
Posted By Dunny
Personally, I'm hoping that this will continue to...

Personally, I'm hoping that this will continue to evolve over time and completely surpass 3.9 and AFA-OS, both being the worst, most bloated and glacial OS the Amiga has ever had inflicted upon it. ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2018, 12:46
Replies: 78
Views: 3,665
Posted By Dunny
But that's what 18 year old boys do, isn't it?...

But that's what 18 year old boys do, isn't it? They go for form over function, as they say. A flashy fast car despite it being pointless in a country where they have speed limits. In relationships...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2018, 11:05
Replies: 78
Views: 3,665
Posted By Dunny
I think that 18 year old kids are, ironically...

I think that 18 year old kids are, ironically enough, too immature to properly appreciate games that look like they're made for kids.
Forum: News 13 September 2018, 15:38
Replies: 23
Views: 2,121
Posted By Dunny
Everything looks quite stretched, also: ...

Everything looks quite stretched, also:

Havie's version:

http://www.lemonamiga.com/games/screenshots/full/dino_runner_02.png

And the Chrome version:
...
Forum: News 13 September 2018, 01:37
Replies: 23
Views: 2,121
Posted By Dunny
Do you also have the cake and party hat/balloons?

Do you also have the cake and party hat/balloons?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 September 2018, 13:15
Replies: 78
Views: 3,665
Posted By Dunny
I too found Doom to be pretty juvenile back in...

I too found Doom to be pretty juvenile back in the day. I didn't play Sonic until I was 20, and loved the hell out of it. Mario games continues to astound with awesome gameplay.

Doom 2016 is a...
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2018, 13:03
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dunny
I know I'm gonna be that guy, but please don't...

I know I'm gonna be that guy, but please don't refer to floppy disk images as "ROMs" - they're not. ROM has a specific use case.

Many thanks.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2018, 15:54
Replies: 102
Views: 6,233
Posted By Dunny
As long as no IP is distributed (such as BIOS or...

As long as no IP is distributed (such as BIOS or system ROMs) with the emulator then there's nothing they can do about it.
Forum: project.MAGE 08 September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 1,303
Views: 106,276
Posted By Dunny
Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is...

Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is instant (as expected due to OS caching) but on first run after a reboot, it can take some seconds to start. I'm not complaining, not at all.

And...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 29
Views: 840
Posted By Dunny
Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is...

Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is instant (as expected due to OS caching) but on first run after a reboot, it can take some seconds to start. I'm not complaining, not at all.

And...
Forum: project.MAGE 07 September 2018, 17:45
Replies: 1,303
Views: 106,276
Posted By Dunny
Running from internal SSD on Intel Core i7-7820HK...

Running from internal SSD on Intel Core i7-7820HK @2.9GHz with 16GB RAM:

Uncached configs (complete DamienD set): 38 seconds to start.
Cached: 7 seconds.

I can live with that, but damn it...
Forum: project.MAGE 07 September 2018, 11:27
Replies: 1,303
Views: 106,276
Posted By Dunny
DamienD: Might be worth asking Toni if he would...

DamienD: Might be worth asking Toni if he would change the way that WinUAE manages configs. A fix might possibly be a button that enumerates configurations and stores their filenames in a settings...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 27 August 2018, 00:54
Replies: 38
Views: 4,595
Posted By Dunny
It's completely live. Installing to HDD is not...

It's completely live. Installing to HDD is not particularly easy if you're unfamiliar with Linux.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 23:59
Replies: 102
Views: 6,233
Posted By Dunny
Okay, so previous generations to the Wii were not...

Okay, so previous generations to the Wii were not terribly underpowered - but that just underlines my point that even though it was seriously underpowered compared to the competition, the Wii still...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 13:48
Replies: 102
Views: 6,233
Posted By Dunny
Well, the switch version of Sonic appears to be...

Well, the switch version of Sonic appears to be pretty much identical to the PC version so there's that. And of course I can play it on the bus or train... Can't do that with a PS4. Nor with a Wii-U...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 21:07
Replies: 102
Views: 6,233
Posted By Dunny
Well the games are a matter of opinion I suppose....

Well the games are a matter of opinion I suppose. For me, I've been loving Zelda, Mario, MarioKart, Gungeon, Sonic and a few others and have had nothing but good times with it since I bought it.
...
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