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Forum: request.Old Rare Games 17 August 2017, 19:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By ImmortalA1000
I just checked and it is that disk! It looks like...

I just checked and it is that disk! It looks like they just tacked on the SMW rip-off pointless map section but the first two levels look the same on a quick go. Thanks :)
Forum: project.aGTW 26 January 2017, 03:12
Replies: 11
Views: 5,587
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Get the zombie powder out!! It is so sad...

Get the zombie powder out!!

It is so sad that this has gone missing from the world, of course you didn't need a Pentium chip to do a game like that. An Amiga 1200 could easily have been as good...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 December 2016, 21:16
Replies: 64
Views: 9,774
Posted By ImmortalA1000
It was ransom as well as calculated deceitful...

It was ransom as well as calculated deceitful marketing.

They withheld both physical and real copies of the game from the Amiga community AFTER a full version was found with OUR help so they also...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2016, 00:20
Replies: 60
Views: 12,957
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Based on every SNES 2.5D racing game I have seen...

Based on every SNES 2.5D racing game I have seen it clearly can not do it. Top Gear is more like Lotus III on A500 really and has nothing like the roadside objects of Lotus 2 or arcade quality 2.5D...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2016, 12:58
Replies: 60
Views: 12,957
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Putting aside the difference in the much superior...

Putting aside the difference in the much superior OS Kernal of Amiga 1000 I think whilst the IIGS is a nice machine I doubt very much Shadow of the Beast top level 1/Lotus II/Mega Typhoon and...
Forum: Coders. General 03 February 2016, 17:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Thanks for the response. Four mb/s level is...

Thanks for the response. Four mb/s level is pretty impressive for 1985/86, of course it's not as simple as that but a good ball park. As long as both machines use standard 512k Agnus setup the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 03 February 2016, 03:12
Replies: 13
Views: 2,328
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Sorry if this is way out of line but you guys...

Sorry if this is way out of line but you guys clearly know about this (and it has been 20 years since I used Blitz at all).

What is the fastest blitter operation in Blitz bar none?

Let's say I...
Forum: Coders. General 03 February 2016, 02:59
Replies: 56
Views: 6,072
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Many many moons ago when my hair follicles were...

Many many moons ago when my hair follicles were as strong as Superman I wrote my own database program using Blitz Basic 2.0. It allowed you to store text only details about used cars and then would...
Forum: Coders. General 03 February 2016, 02:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Original Amiga 512kb KS 1.2 version Amigas custom chip bandwidth?

I was wondering if anybody had reliable and accurate information as to the chipset bandwidth in something like a PAL Amiga 1000 (or revised NTSC ones with EHB) or original release of A500?
...
Forum: Coders. General 03 February 2016, 02:43
Replies: 2,133
Views: 229,318
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Personally I would design it to run on a rev.2...

Personally I would design it to run on a rev.2 NTSC A1000 or any PAL A1000 as that is what Marble Madness runs on and is pretty arcade perfect and from a similar time frame for Daphne/Agnus/Portia...
Forum: project.Sprites 22 November 2015, 22:22
Replies: 11
Views: 7,225
Posted By ImmortalA1000
The Gauntlet II Amiga sprites and backgrounds use...

The Gauntlet II Amiga sprites and backgrounds use no more than 16 colours, it is a DIRECT ST port with only 16 colours used and shrunken sprites compared to Megadrive/Arcade of the mid 80s. Don't...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2014, 02:41
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Exactly and that's exactly why the sales will...

Exactly and that's exactly why the sales will never go to significant levels until they do something as effective as the C64DTV with ASICs as Jeri was well into producing for Mammoth Toys before the...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2014, 02:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Which is a real shame because KS 1.4 is a much...

Which is a real shame because KS 1.4 is a much less childish doodle looking version of 1.0-1.3. Look at the arrows for scrolling the windows for example, much cleaner looking.

I don't like the 2.x...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2014, 03:00
Replies: 18
Views: 2,235
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Speaking of PPC, it must be pretty cool to play...

Speaking of PPC, it must be pretty cool to play Wipeout 2097 on your Amiga 1200 :D

(the demo on youtube shows it as a resizable desktop window running on the OS GUI...try that in Windows XP...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2014, 02:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By ImmortalA1000
But if the bob size affects the performance then...

But if the bob size affects the performance then setting it to 16x16 is meaningless because who wants 1978 TI99/4A quality graphics on their $2000 Amiga 1000.

I'd rather know how many 16 colour...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 04 March 2014, 02:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Magic thanks for ADFing it! I wonder if it is...

Magic thanks for ADFing it! I wonder if it is different (more like the console versions) as I remember it or just the same game unfinished lol

Sorry to be a pain but can someone point me to the...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 March 2014, 19:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Mr Nutz demo coverdisk (disk1 May 94 The One)

I just watched a video of the released game being played and I think the pre-release demo I played from the coverdisk had significant differences.

Checked my stash of coverdisks I have as ADFs and...
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2014, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 2,048
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Was Vista Pro 4 a PC exclusive then?

Was Vista Pro 4 a PC exclusive then?
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2013, 03:29
Replies: 105
Views: 12,272
Posted By ImmortalA1000
I would like to see a decent remake of the...

I would like to see a decent remake of the PC-Engine CD version of It Came From The Desert myself with all the regular graphics replaced with interactive (very interactive) video quality rendered 3D...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2013, 03:21
Replies: 15
Views: 2,850
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Whereas the TI99/4A from the 70s does indeed have...

Whereas the TI99/4A from the 70s does indeed have 16x16 pixel sprites with individual colour registers which pre-dates the Intellivision by 2 years. And the 1981 VIC-II chip may have only 16 colours...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2013, 15:43
Replies: 15
Views: 2,850
Posted By ImmortalA1000
But on the 2600 and Atari 400/800 they had...

But on the 2600 and Atari 400/800 they had independent palettes and also MSX, Memotech, Coleco ADAM, 464PLUS, C64, TI99/4A they all use independent palettes. I really can't think of a 70s machine,...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2013, 14:03
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By ImmortalA1000
There was one theme I couldn't find on the 2nd CD...

There was one theme I couldn't find on the 2nd CD (1st CD is regular songs licensed for inclusion in the film and the 2nd IIRC is instrumental/incidental music bespoke for the film).

I always like...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2013, 13:59
Replies: 15
Views: 2,850
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Cheers buddy, doesn't look like I can use them in...

Cheers buddy, doesn't look like I can use them in my game I wanted to convert though. Luckily it is such a simple game despite being on the SNES I can even squeeze it onto the Atari ST....maybe lol
...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2013, 06:15
Replies: 109
Views: 11,905
Posted By ImmortalA1000
“I can’t wait to see people playing this at retro...

“I can’t wait to see people playing this at retro shows across the country” System 3’s Mark Cale enthusiastically declares during Retro Gamer’s interview.

That would imply something different to...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2013, 05:03
Replies: 15
Views: 2,850
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Need some help about specs of OCS Sprites please

After googling for a bit I couldn't find any detailed info about Amiga sprites.

e.g.

I don't know if there are or aren't any sprite expansion facilities in hardware
I don't know if sprite...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2013, 03:07
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Fair enough, I personally can't stand ripped/torn...

Fair enough, I personally can't stand ripped/torn boxes.

The boxes are not 100% identical in either text on them or construction (I'm not investing in an A2 photo printer just to do Cinemaware...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 September 2013, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Reproduction boxes for Amiga games?

You may know that there is a thriving industry supplying various replacement cartridge boxes from Atari VCS to Super Nintendo and I was wondering if people would be interested in such things for...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 September 2013, 18:23
Replies: 53
Views: 5,285
Posted By ImmortalA1000
If it was my business I would put aside an hour a...

If it was my business I would put aside an hour a day going through the games, as it is easy enough to spot games that have a lot of value even for someone like me who isn't a dealer you just put...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 18 September 2013, 18:16
Replies: 13
Views: 3,868
Posted By ImmortalA1000
lol guess I am sticking with 2.1 then on real...

lol guess I am sticking with 2.1 then on real hardware as at least I have a manual for that and it works without FPU.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 September 2013, 20:02
Replies: 192
Views: 22,630
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Ahh I should have said first program to display...

Ahh I should have said first program to display HAM6 images from Amiga 500/1000/2000 not first to display more than 16 colours on screen in lo-res mode :) It's the 4096 colours business like C64...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 September 2013, 02:25
Replies: 192
Views: 22,630
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Quantum Paint was first, loads Amiga 320x200 HAM6...

Quantum Paint was first, loads Amiga 320x200 HAM6 images. Uses C64 style palette color alternating to simulate 4096 colours.

AFAIK 640x512 display uses up pretty much all bus bandwidth in pre-AGA...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 29 August 2013, 16:55
Replies: 13
Views: 3,868
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Is there a manual for Amiblitz 3, specifically...

Is there a manual for Amiblitz 3, specifically that discusses using audio/graphics?

Is Amiblitz 3 code faster than Blitz 2.1 when using blitz mode for Paula/Agnus/Denise related programming for...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 July 2013, 12:47
Replies: 27
Views: 4,939
Posted By ImmortalA1000
You sir are wrong, and a bit of a wally if you...

You sir are wrong, and a bit of a wally if you don't think Jeri Ellsworth was either telling the truth or capable of doing this to 100% completion whilst being funded by the C64DTV makers(I think it...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 July 2013, 12:31
Replies: 62
Views: 6,289
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Wings is an interesting one, Blazing Angels and...

Wings is an interesting one, Blazing Angels and Heroes Over Europe etc are pretty much spiritual successors to Wings on the Amiga so how do you still make it 'Amiga like' when using DirectX 11...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 July 2013, 12:21
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Soundmon 2.0 NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So it turns out one of my all time favourite tunes on the Amiga pretty much is in some new(to me) format called Soundmon so if anyone knows of a program to convert it to something I can play on a...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2013, 16:36
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By ImmortalA1000
You have to think of the 1200 as nothing more...

You have to think of the 1200 as nothing more than a 256 colour version of an A500 and nothing more. The same way the C64DTV joystick is just a 256 colour version of a real C64.

You have to think...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2013, 16:29
Replies: 51
Views: 6,036
Posted By ImmortalA1000
I started programming my Buck Rogers style...

I started programming my Buck Rogers style texture mapped game for 2 reasons

1. I always wanted to make that game on the Amiga (which is why it was going to be free)
2. The Amiga is a really nice...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 March 2013, 21:35
Replies: 25
Views: 3,066
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Someone should replace the Amiga backgrounds with...

Someone should replace the Amiga backgrounds with 3DO ones for A CDTV/CD32 ISO :)
Forum: Amiga scene 19 March 2013, 22:16
Replies: 31
Views: 2,808
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Copiers/devices capable of duplicating my original commercial game disks?

After a recent scare with some of my favourite games on the old C64 because floppy disks for that are so flimsy it's time to start thinking about how to make backups of my originals to use instead.
...
Forum: MarketPlace 17 March 2013, 23:48
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By ImmortalA1000
Wtb Cinemaware Sinbad/sdi/antheads Big Box Editions.

If you have the full retail packaged Mirrorsoft releases (not Mirror Image or bundled pack of Desert+Antheads) please let me know.

SDI I would accept just a set of original disks that work (I have...
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