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Forum: project.EAB 06 July 2020, 11:13
Replies: 131
Views: 18,392
Posted By Dunny
It's more of a question that any person, at any...

It's more of a question that any person, at any time might reasonably ask - "Why not Shrooms?"
Forum: project.EAB 03 July 2020, 17:54
Replies: 131
Views: 18,392
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, noticed that. Glad to see Damien is still...

Yeah, noticed that. Glad to see Damien is still here.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2020, 14:33
Replies: 1,220
Views: 87,391
Posted By Dunny
I worked for a small outfit writing code for the...

I worked for a small outfit writing code for the local authority, so we have 286s and a couple of 386 boxes in the office. Myself, I had an A1000 512Kb and comparing games (such as Zool, Jazz et al)...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 14:55
Replies: 1,220
Views: 87,391
Posted By Dunny
So that's four people who don't like Doom vs the...

So that's four people who don't like Doom vs the 2 or 3 million that did (and that's just actual sales!).

So yes, minority. Just because you in particular don't like something doesn't mean that...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2020, 21:43
Replies: 1,220
Views: 87,391
Posted By Dunny
D4rk3lf: But you were just one tiny insignificant...

D4rk3lf: But you were just one tiny insignificant person. The vast majority of people were not like you, and they did want Doom. Just because you did not does not invalidate this.

You were very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2020, 21:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By Dunny
Scorpio was a big fave of mine BITD. Loved it,...

Scorpio was a big fave of mine BITD. Loved it, and was able to wrap it several times on one life :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2020, 17:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By Dunny
Like Marcuz above, I loved Xenon II. Great game,...

Like Marcuz above, I loved Xenon II. Great game, fantastic fun gameplay and some lovely little tweaks to the format. One of the all-time Amiga classics.

However, I also enjoyed Xenon. Not as much...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2020, 01:02
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Dunny
The version I played BITD had backgrounds that...

The version I played BITD had backgrounds that had a daytime moon rising over a forest as the background. I could never get off the first level :)

I wonder which hack that was? It had the same...
Forum: OT - General 17 June 2020, 11:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By Dunny
Grand Idea! I'll start: ...

Grand Idea! I'll start:
...
Forum: OT - General 16 June 2020, 19:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By Dunny
He had previously expressed a wish to step down,...

He had previously expressed a wish to step down, but there were no mods active at the time; it was just him. I can't blame him, but I am very saddened that he appears to have left EAB - he has some...
Forum: OT - General 16 June 2020, 17:41
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By Dunny
I see DamienD is a "disengaged" user now. This is...

I see DamienD is a "disengaged" user now. This is a very, very sad day. Was it really necessary to remove his mod status?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2020, 21:15
Replies: 120
Views: 11,019
Posted By Dunny
Emphasis mine. I think it's safe to say that...

Emphasis mine. I think it's safe to say that you're talking utter crap as you haven't even tested it.

Why do you think this has no bridges? Have you any idea whatsoever what capabilities the...
Forum: project.EAB 12 June 2020, 18:47
Replies: 131
Views: 18,392
Posted By Dunny
It ain't gonna be the same without you dude, take...

It ain't gonna be the same without you dude, take care and enjoy being one of the regular users for a change. At least now you only have to read the threads that actually interest you.

And where...
Forum: OT - Technical 12 June 2020, 12:28
Replies: 38
Views: 1,983
Posted By Dunny
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUaJ8pDlxi8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUaJ8pDlxi8
Forum: OT - Technical 11 June 2020, 16:09
Replies: 38
Views: 1,983
Posted By Dunny
You are joking, yes? Every time Apple...

You are joking, yes?

Every time Apple updates they break enormous swathes of applications. These last two major system updates have rendered thousands of VST instruments useless, and that's just...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 June 2020, 14:04
Replies: 121
Views: 14,690
Posted By Dunny
Started Killing Eve on iPlayer. Good god, this is...

Started Killing Eve on iPlayer. Good god, this is the stuff. Marathoned the first season in one night.
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 June 2020, 23:56
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Dunny
I'm using the Rift CV1 paired with a Ryzen...

I'm using the Rift CV1 paired with a Ryzen 3900X/32GB RAM/RTX2070 Super.

And it's bloody incredible.
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 June 2020, 11:37
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Dunny
I find it's a chill experience - I log in to solo...

I find it's a chill experience - I log in to solo mode only and I fly out ... somewhere, often doesn't matter where. Do a bit of combat, maybe hunt some pirates around resource areas, or just bum...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 June 2020, 14:44
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Dunny
I could see that working - and planets classed as...

I could see that working - and planets classed as "inhabited" with large cities (such as earth) off limits due to a law against operating spacecraft drives near settlements or somesuch.

Which...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 June 2020, 01:41
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Dunny
You can't have a blue sky without an...

You can't have a blue sky without an atmosphere... And they're definitely wandering around a planet with an atmosphere. As for whether or not we get vegetation or cities etc... I guess we wait and...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 June 2020, 01:06
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Dunny
I feel they could have shown it off better than...

I feel they could have shown it off better than using a lifeless deserted planet. Literally the only difference between that and what we have now is a blue sky.
Forum: OT - General 03 June 2020, 17:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By Dunny
It's not really about that though. It's about...

It's not really about that though. It's about someone bringing to the attention of the mods that the FTP contains software that is barred by the EAB rules, so the FTP has to be taken down to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2020, 17:56
Replies: 17
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dunny
Once they went higher resolution than the old...

Once they went higher resolution than the old 320x256 Worms went right downhill. The PC versions are just awful.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 June 2020, 00:43
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By Dunny
If you want realistic physics then you need to...

If you want realistic physics then you need to look at friction mostly. But for a game like Supercars, you could probably fake it.

The car tends towards the direction it's currently headed in, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2020, 11:03
Replies: 73
Views: 7,455
Posted By Dunny
Bezel link is invalid now :)

Bezel link is invalid now :)
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2020, 20:50
Replies: 82
Views: 14,239
Posted By Dunny
I followed your link to the stackexchange page...

I followed your link to the stackexchange page with the data and implemented it in SpecBAS, then rendered it to 1920x1080. It's using the same coordinates, just scaled up - and it doesn't look half...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2020, 16:58
Replies: 120
Views: 11,019
Posted By Dunny
The author wasn't interested in doing AB3D2, and...

The author wasn't interested in doing AB3D2, and I'm not sure it can be done in gzDoom anyway - it has per-pixel lighting on the enemies for starters.

I've made a start on Breathless in GZDoom...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2020, 21:58
Replies: 120
Views: 11,019
Posted By Dunny
Found the fix on another forum. Put the pk3 file...

Found the fix on another forum. Put the pk3 file into the root of your Osiris install folder. Then edit the GZDoom-USERNAME.ini file in Notepad, and add this to the bottom of the file:

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2020, 13:28
Replies: 120
Views: 11,019
Posted By Dunny
There are only four files in there - you can see...

There are only four files in there - you can see them for yourself if you open the .pk3 file as a zip. And no, I can't get them working either :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 14:56
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By Dunny
You don't just change the border colour. You can...

You don't just change the border colour. You can draw in the border. It's CPU intensive and practically useless (not to mention having a very low horizontal resolution), but many demoscene...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 11:52
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By Dunny
Spectrum had an effective display size of...

Spectrum had an effective display size of 352x296, and yes you could use it, albeit at a low resolution.
Forum: OT - General 02 May 2020, 00:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dunny
Didn't mention that my brother has also been...

Didn't mention that my brother has also been diagnosed with it - I'm pretty much the only member of the family that isn't affected.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2020, 01:55
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By Dunny
Hard? Two words: "Swimmer's Delight" Feckin'...

Hard? Two words: "Swimmer's Delight"

Feckin' hated that level.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2020, 13:19
Replies: 80
Views: 6,207
Posted By Dunny
He got into a lot of bother when he came down...

He got into a lot of bother when he came down hard on a youtuber who was using Horace in her videos. That got him an enormous amount of negative publicity, and rightly so.

What's really amusing...
Forum: OT - General 30 April 2020, 13:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Dunny
While I'm not autistic, many of my cousins are,...

While I'm not autistic, many of my cousins are, my dad was and both my kids are. It's something you just get on with for the most part and manage issues as they arise.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2020, 17:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By Dunny
Yes, I'm aware. The Spectrum doesn't use those...

Yes, I'm aware. The Spectrum doesn't use those file formats. They're ripped from RAM.

I've been instrumental in emulating and coding for the Spectrum for many decades now.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2020, 17:07
Replies: 80
Views: 6,207
Posted By Dunny
Bear in mind that the term "A500" is a registered...

Bear in mind that the term "A500" is a registered trademark in the UK, so you won't be able to market using that.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2020, 17:01
Replies: 1,220
Views: 87,391
Posted By Dunny
Sinclair sold to Amstrad because of two things:...

Sinclair sold to Amstrad because of two things: First, he was disappointed with the reception his machines gained - they were used almost exclusively for videogames and secondly his disastrous QL...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 April 2020, 13:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By Dunny
None of those are formats. They are software for...

None of those are formats. They are software for creating music.

The concept of a file format doesn't exist on the Spectrum the same way that it does on the Amiga or ST - tunes are usually...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 April 2020, 00:59
Replies: 80
Views: 6,207
Posted By Dunny
Will it run Resident Evil and Metal Slug amiga...

Will it run Resident Evil and Metal Slug amiga remakes?
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