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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2019, 13:33
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By drHirudo
Does the Amiga really Multitask?

Everybody knows that AmigaOS is one of the first widely available multitasking operating systems, but can the hardware itself multitask without the main CPU doing the task switching itself? I mean...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 17:53
Replies: 30
Views: 545
Posted By drHirudo
Pole Position, Contra, Ghosts 'n Goblins.

Pole Position, Contra, Ghosts 'n Goblins.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 17:46
Replies: 44
Views: 1,297
Posted By drHirudo
For me it must have been CrossFire II -...

For me it must have been CrossFire II - http://hirudov.com/amiga/Crossfire2.php
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 November 2019, 10:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By drHirudo
I coded many games in C using the graphics...

I coded many games in C using the graphics library Sprites and BOBs. Almost all my Amiga games are running from Workbench and multitasking. With screenmode requester at the beginning, so even...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 September 2019, 14:36
Replies: 89
Views: 7,377
Posted By drHirudo
The possibility to unclothe to opponents in Strip...

The possibility to unclothe to opponents in Strip Poker.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2019, 22:59
Replies: 36
Views: 2,198
Posted By drHirudo
There are many Z80 emulators with source code for...

There are many Z80 emulators with source code for 680x0 (Amiga):

Wzonka-Lad http://aminet.net/package/misc/emu/wlz80core - Emulates the slightly different GameBoy's Z80. Very well commented code...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 August 2019, 07:55
Replies: 414
Views: 19,641
Posted By drHirudo
Don't forget this is interpretive emulation -...

Don't forget this is interpretive emulation - i.e. the emulator doesn't know what instructions are coming next, so it waits and executes the instructions one by one. With the cases of Pac-Man and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 August 2019, 07:49
Replies: 414
Views: 19,641
Posted By drHirudo
Eh, people already gave examples of Z80 full...

Eh, people already gave examples of Z80 full computer emulations running at acceptable speed on 68000. Additionally, Sinclair ZX Spectrum CPU is clocked at 3.5 MHz, while the Pac-Man uses Main CPU:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2019, 12:46
Replies: 414
Views: 19,641
Posted By drHirudo
I voted for the WonderBoy, because it is a...

I voted for the WonderBoy, because it is a perfect game to utilise the Amiga chipset capabilities and it is a shame that such good game has C64 port, but not an Amiga one.

Regarding the older...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 09:39
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By drHirudo
This is an arcade game. The article I linked...

This is an arcade game. The article I linked claims the first game
i.e. usually platforms where most of the titles are done by bedroom programmers or small teams with limited budget.

For sure...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 18 August 2019, 13:31
Replies: 452
Views: 17,157
Posted By drHirudo
Did you try amiga+M?

Did you try amiga+M?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 11:27
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By drHirudo
Stardust is the first game to use pre-rendered 3D graphics?

While searching for some information about Silicon Graphics, I came to this on Wikipedia:



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong_Country

Is it true?

I remember around 1994...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 13 August 2019, 11:19
Replies: 452
Views: 17,157
Posted By drHirudo
Another good game that is unique to the Mac is...

Another good game that is unique to the Mac is Marathon

This game is what is Alien Breed 3D to the Amiga and has a deep storyline.

Here is how it runs under ShapeShifter Mac:
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 August 2019, 10:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,583
Posted By drHirudo
During my Amiga years I started and finished...

During my Amiga years I started and finished university, which had nothing to do with the Amiga (the IT class was with Windows 3.11). Except once when I've printed lecture schedules and exam's topics...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 06 August 2019, 17:31
Replies: 452
Views: 17,157
Posted By drHirudo
Macintosh Prince of Persia 2 is very hard to...

Macintosh Prince of Persia 2 is very hard to emulate on any Mac emulator. Usually it lacks the in game music, or sound is garbled.

Here is a proper longplay video that I made some time ago:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2019, 18:02
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By drHirudo
Hey, nice to see my old game remade. Will it...

Hey, nice to see my old game remade.

Will it feature music?

I used AHX replayer back then, which fitted nicely - chip music in Chips game.

The only feature I am sorry that I didn't implement...
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2019, 02:19
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By drHirudo
Check out this EAB thread about saving RAM with...

Check out this EAB thread about saving RAM with minimal WB boot --> http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=16446
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 June 2019, 15:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By drHirudo
I've tested Bars & Pipes on AmigaOne and it...

I've tested Bars & Pipes on AmigaOne and it worked pretty nice. Here is a video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZY2mb7YyALg

I used a USB2MIDI interface (~5$ from ebay) and it worked pretty...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2019, 09:33
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By drHirudo
Compression cards for Amiga?

While browsing through some old classic Macintosh software, I tested the Disk Doubler utility, which acts similar to PowerPacker and compresses files on the fly, thus effectively "doubling" the disk...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2019, 15:23
Replies: 92
Views: 8,615
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, unfortunately, AmigaOS is terribly outdated...

Yes, unfortunately, AmigaOS is terribly outdated now, and entities like Cloanto are not much of help.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 April 2019, 17:54
Replies: 58
Views: 4,465
Posted By drHirudo
Here is one: ...

Here is one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4khkkLpwI0
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2019, 17:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By drHirudo
The best ports of Flashback, Out of This World...

The best ports of Flashback, Out of This World (Another World) and Prince of Persia (1 and 2) are unfortunately for Apple Macintosh. The period in early 1990-ies, the Mac were one of the most...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2019, 11:06
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By drHirudo
There are many infected ADF files in TOSEC. I...

There are many infected ADF files in TOSEC. I even started a topic regarding this - http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=96035 just search for [v] tag

demolition said it is good to preserve...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2019, 04:27
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By drHirudo
Since the Amiga was more popular than the Atari,...

Since the Amiga was more popular than the Atari, there were more viruses on the Amiga than the Atari. Even at the later times of WWW, when people were claiming to run virus checkers often, some...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 April 2019, 17:34
Replies: 30
Views: 3,816
Posted By drHirudo
Why not just use ReloKick?

Why not just use ReloKick?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2019, 08:39
Replies: 277
Views: 17,689
Posted By drHirudo
The Apple IIGS version of Rastan can be easily...

The Apple IIGS version of Rastan can be easily done on Amiga. And there are even source code for it, in 65812 assembler - https://macgui.com/downloads/?file_id=10698

And there is a thread about it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2019, 11:08
Replies: 34
Views: 1,903
Posted By drHirudo
I have ContentID on YouTube and can help the op...

I have ContentID on YouTube and can help the op with this case, but only if he posted the original text claim and a screenshot from the claim. The copyright claim can be automatic, manual, over...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2019, 13:22
Replies: 485
Views: 146,483
Posted By drHirudo
My main YouTube channel that reached 200K...

My main YouTube channel that reached 200K subscribers today has many Amiga and Retro videos, but when I polled the subscribers if I shall post gaming videos, most of them said No. So, I had to move...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2019, 18:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By drHirudo
Okay, is there a possibility to set cycle exact...

Okay, is there a possibility to set cycle exact speed for A4000/040 or A4000/060?


I see options for A500/A1200, but no options for accelerator boards speeds (i.e. blizzard 1240/1260/viper...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2019, 17:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By drHirudo
Okay, WinUAE beta just crashed, while recording....

Okay, WinUAE beta just crashed, while recording. Here is the crash dmp file if that helps:

https://ufile.io/oqu7h
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2019, 14:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By drHirudo
The biggest benefit of extra RAM in my Amiga was...

The biggest benefit of extra RAM in my Amiga was the bigger RAM Disk:

There were time almost all the games were running mostly from the RAM disk and the hard drives were only for storage (or...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2019, 10:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By drHirudo
This issue comes when using WinUAE's internal...

This issue comes when using WinUAE's internal recording. When using external recorder (OBS) it doesn't happen.
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2019, 09:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By drHirudo
I am trying to reproduce the bug with cycle-exact...

I am trying to reproduce the bug with cycle-exact setting, but it doesn't appear yet.

Seems like the CPU Emulation in fastest possible mode utilises too much resources and the CPU can't cope with...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 February 2019, 20:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By drHirudo
Here is the CPU and FPU settings that I use: ...

Here is the CPU and FPU settings that I use:

https://i.imgur.com/vvuS6Yi.png
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 20:18
Replies: 277
Views: 17,689
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, there is Blitz BASIC effort of Amiga Streets...

Yes, there is Blitz BASIC effort of Amiga Streets of Rage:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FTMybH--NI

EAB has a thread about it -> http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=83971
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 February 2019, 14:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By drHirudo
avi recording audio problem

Thanks for the update.

I am getting some weird recording bug that appears on slower machines, but not on my faster machines.

The bug is that sometimes the recorded audio in the avi file gets...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2019, 14:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,637
Posted By drHirudo
I did several multitasking games back in the...

I did several multitasking games back in the early 2000-ies. Hardest part was doing smooth scroll and fixing the music replayer routines to be clean of any enforcer hits. I avoided the Workbench...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 February 2019, 00:25
Replies: 277
Views: 17,689
Posted By drHirudo
Yes, but I am not sure if raw A500 1MB can...

Yes, but I am not sure if raw A500 1MB can reproduce the full awesomeness of this port:
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 23:49
Replies: 277
Views: 17,689
Posted By drHirudo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJhMIGuB4h4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJhMIGuB4h4

https://ataricrypt.blogspot.com/2017/09/pole-position.html

Pole Position would be nice on the Amiga, but based on the original arcade game, not on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 16:20
Replies: 277
Views: 17,689
Posted By drHirudo
Some of the games that I allocated for you (In...

Some of the games that I allocated for you (In Alphabetical order):
Battlezone (https://www.mobygames.com/game/battlezone_)
Choplifter (https://www.mobygames.com/game/choplifter)
Crystal Castles...
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