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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:04
Replies: 21
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Posted By Galahad/FLT
Well if you stick around here, you will get to...

Well if you stick around here, you will get to learn quickly what is freeware/homebred etc and make informed choices on what you buy or download.

Plenty of knowledgeable people on this forum, so...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 03:02
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Just a tad as it was never officially sold.

Just a tad as it was never officially sold.
Forum: Coders. General 02 March 2021, 16:22
Replies: 43
Views: 927
Posted By Galahad/FLT
You might want to rethink or rejig the name...

You might want to rethink or rejig the name you've given your project.

PDOS exists under an entirely different guise on Amiga and it would be a shame for your project to fly under the radar...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 16:20
Replies: 191
Views: 5,412
Posted By Galahad/FLT
You say "bad code", but a lot of it was simply...

You say "bad code", but a lot of it was simply due to how development teams worked when they had to convert several formats and the rather tedious influence of the Atari ST.

I think that had the...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 02:23
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Bought it?

Bought it?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 March 2021, 14:21
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Human Killing Machine....not even a contest

Human Killing Machine....not even a contest
Forum: support.Games 01 March 2021, 12:28
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
We just want to see if the mfm format can be...

We just want to see if the mfm format can be duplicated for play on a real Amiga.

I have removed the track read protection, all that remains is the disk format, but for a reason I can't explain,...
Forum: support.Games 01 March 2021, 01:38
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
In the zone is "blues2.mfm", MFMWarped file of...

In the zone is "blues2.mfm", MFMWarped file of the IPF from Barry.

If someone has a working real Amiga with floppy drive, if you could try and write it back to floppy.

You obviously need...
Forum: support.Games 01 March 2021, 01:30
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I'm pretty sure MFMWarp will be able to cope with...

I'm pretty sure MFMWarp will be able to cope with the MFM format of Blues Brothers if its remotely ST based, they typically have a smaller capacity sector format and the Amiga usually can write back...
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 23:09
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Track read routine bypassed completely, should...

Track read routine bypassed completely, should proceed this time, I incorrectly assumed it would time out of the MFM read of the protection track, but it takes ages.

Try new Loader in zone.
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 22:56
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Sorry, assumed once it failed the read it would...

Sorry, assumed once it failed the read it would continue, i'm guessing its stuck in the MFM read part.

Give me a second and i'll reupload.
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 22:15
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I havent checked if the MFM format of this game...

I havent checked if the MFM format of this game can be copied back to a real disk.

Only way to know for sure is wait until someone combines the latest loader file on an extended ADF, then use...
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 21:58
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Replacement "loader" file that now also cracks...

Replacement "loader" file that now also cracks the track protection read check.

Please try it out and let me know if this fixes it for you.:great
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 21:03
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I would have thought so, give me 5.mins ;)

I would have thought so, give me 5.mins ;)
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 20:58
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Nope, because disk is a combination of AmigaDOS...

Nope, because disk is a combination of AmigaDOS tracks and MFM.

If there are any ingame differences or bug fixes, I'm happy to crack it.
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 20:41
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
:great If you could chuck new image in zone...

:great

If you could chuck new image in zone for everyone, I think that's another one done
Forum: support.Games 28 February 2021, 20:17
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Apologies. Replacement "Loader" file in the...

Apologies. Replacement "Loader" file in the zone.

If this can be copied to the original coverdisk, and then the coverdisk re-imaged, it will then work under emulation without pissing about...
Forum: support.Games 27 February 2021, 22:17
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Didn't know that, unfortunately the file it...

Didn't know that, unfortunately the file it generates doesn't work.

So I thik the extended ADF is an option, or I can provide the modified "loader" file that someone needs to copy onto their...
Forum: support.Games 27 February 2021, 19:38
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Was that it?

Well, what a load of hopeless shit that was.

So, loads up the file "loader", which is internally packed with Propack which then depacks to an absolute address at the top of chip mem.

Generates...
Forum: support.Games 27 February 2021, 17:15
Replies: 78
Views: 1,921
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Someone please upload whatever it is that needs...

Someone please upload whatever it is that needs cracking in the zone ffs!

All this dicking around that can be resolved by able peeps :great
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2021, 14:39
Replies: 191
Views: 5,412
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Ultimately a developer is free to support...

Ultimately a developer is free to support whatever they like.

My own personal view is that if what I'm doing works on what Commodore originally released, then I have supported what needs to be...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 February 2021, 00:36
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I would avoid using a hardware file load/save. ...

I would avoid using a hardware file load/save. Only one I can think of that does it natively is a Rob Northen one.

But I find they are not very reliable.

My advice would be to stick with a...
Forum: support.Games 22 February 2021, 18:34
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Just out of interest which cracked version are...

Just out of interest which cracked version are you using?

Crystal or Endless Piracy?
Forum: support.Games 22 February 2021, 17:05
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Copylock is accessed before that. After the...

Copylock is accessed before that. After the intro is over, and it loads up the backdrop and has the green copper bar at the bottom, after a few disc accesses, is when the copylock is done and then...
Forum: support.Games 22 February 2021, 15:36
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Cant you just put disk 2 in the emulated DF1...

Cant you just put disk 2 in the emulated DF1 which is second drive?
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Is it enough to open and then close serial device?

Is it enough to open and then close serial device?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2021, 02:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I'm a busy boy, youre still my goto once some...

I'm a busy boy, youre still my goto once some serious bugs are fixed ;)
Forum: Coders. General 21 February 2021, 00:24
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I will put money that there isn't a big enough...

I will put money that there isn't a big enough delay between fileclose and then forbidding multitasking.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2021, 02:34
Replies: 270
Views: 30,367
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Serial link between ST and Amiga

Serial link between ST and Amiga
Forum: support.Games 15 February 2021, 01:47
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Unfortunately not. It is entirely dependent...

Unfortunately not.

It is entirely dependent whether the game you're using writes over the reset vectors or overwrites the kickstart image which is now in ram.

A total lottery im afraid.
Forum: support.Games 14 February 2021, 20:27
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The original release of the game was coded to...

The original release of the game was coded to only work on machines with slow ram in the trapdoor slot, i.e. memory mapped to address $c00000, which of course A600's didn't have, theirs were entirely...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 20:25
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I did ask Jamie Woodhouse some time ago if he...

I did ask Jamie Woodhouse some time ago if he still had the ST version source, but its long since lost
Forum: Coders. General 12 February 2021, 16:15
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Galahad/FLT
So long as you give the drive time enough to spin...

So long as you give the drive time enough to spin up, and put in a small delay after every file close, should be fine.

Consider CD a slower hard drive.
Forum: EAB's competition 12 February 2021, 15:37
Replies: 204
Views: 8,472
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Guessing it has "dragon" associated with the...

Guessing it has "dragon" associated with the second hint
Forum: News 07 February 2021, 02:42
Replies: 135
Views: 10,879
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Absolutely fantastic effort, really is polished,...

Absolutely fantastic effort, really is polished, just great detail.

Everything about it is just.... its bloody excellent :)
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 23:19
Replies: 120
Views: 8,513
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Well, its always easier if you don't have to...

Well, its always easier if you don't have to follow what someone else has written.

Elfmania, they could do whatever they wanted, exploit advantages and limitations of the OCS hardware.

With...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 20:32
Replies: 479
Views: 27,802
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Innovations are great when they are a benefit. ...

Innovations are great when they are a benefit.

Pretty much everyone agreed back in the day it really was a great looking game, well programmed and utilising the Amiga to the fullest on OCS/ECS.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 20:27
Replies: 120
Views: 8,513
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think if the OCS version was remotely close to...

I think if the OCS version was remotely close to that and had the speed of Elfmania, the Amiga could have been dealt a pretty decent version.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 18:59
Replies: 120
Views: 8,513
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Youve already spent more effort than US Gold did...

Youve already spent more effort than US Gold did in the brief time you looked at this.

Sadly, consideration for the ST rears its ugly head again with the US Gold version, I wouldnt presume it...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 16:36
Replies: 120
Views: 8,513
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dissapointed as I was with the US Gold version, I...

Dissapointed as I was with the US Gold version, I realised it could have been so much worse judging by previous US Gold released efforts.
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