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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 September 2020, 10:27
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By khph_re
The X68000 very powerful, but it would have cost...

The X68000 very powerful, but it would have cost about $3000 dollars, or
about £2500 in my currency. My mum bought her first house for £18,000 in 1987! No way we where going to get anything other...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2020, 12:28
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By khph_re
Booti appears to be a floppy emulator. I guess...

Booti appears to be a floppy emulator. I guess it's not that different than a Gotek, which is quite affordable.


You are right though, the A500 expansion port could be used for a HDD expansion...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2020, 11:59
Replies: 37
Views: 1,464
Posted By khph_re
That's a great price. The only thing I needed an...

That's a great price. The only thing I needed an FPU for was 3D rendering, doing that on an Amiga now would be masochism. People own watches that can render 100 times faster than my A1200 could.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2020, 11:39
Replies: 37
Views: 1,464
Posted By khph_re
The A1200 runs about 1.33 MIPS, fast ram used to...

The A1200 runs about 1.33 MIPS, fast ram used to double that to 2.66.
Amiga kits new RAM board seems to do 2.91, according to specs on the website. Not bad for £60.
I'm guessing more modern...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 August 2020, 10:58
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By khph_re
If you don't mind a bit old school (and this is...

If you don't mind a bit old school (and this is Amiga after all), there's a ton of stock A1200 demo's you missed in the 92' to 94' period.

If you can get a modern 020 board, then watching demos...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2020, 17:45
Replies: 29
Views: 2,027
Posted By khph_re
back in the mobile web days there used to be...

back in the mobile web days there used to be sites that would turn the web page into an image map with clickable links, don't know if they still exist.


I also wish that rather than follow the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2020, 11:22
Replies: 112
Views: 13,018
Posted By khph_re
Reminds me of a much cooler version of saint...

Reminds me of a much cooler version of saint dragon :-)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2020, 11:19
Replies: 533
Views: 79,232
Posted By khph_re
You guys probably already know this, Sandy...

You guys probably already know this,
Sandy Peterson, who wrote the Call of Cthulhu table-top roleplaying game,
was one of the chief level designers for Doom and Doom II, and he is the primary...
Forum: Coders. General 15 July 2020, 17:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,342
Posted By khph_re
Absolutely love seeing people experiment like...

Absolutely love seeing people experiment like this!
Brilliant stuff.
Also, congrats on your demo win :-)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 July 2020, 10:20
Replies: 27
Views: 2,889
Posted By khph_re
Many LCD Tv's have both VGA and composite, I've...

Many LCD Tv's have both VGA and composite, I've got both hooked up to my
A1200 at once. It's a crappy ALBA tv, but will happily switch between 30 and 15khz. Poor man's multi-sync :-)


Don't...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2020, 15:53
Replies: 1,220
Views: 91,079
Posted By khph_re
I bought Ultima underworld off GOG recently, it...

I bought Ultima underworld off GOG recently, it came out before doom, and is way more important to where the industry went in my opinion. (although the midi sound effects are god awful)

And we got...
Forum: request.Demos 02 July 2020, 00:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By khph_re
I'm not sure of the names, but there was one that...

I'm not sure of the names, but there was one that had a moving bumpmap that used the cursor as the light source,
https://aminet.net/util/wb/WBBump.lha

Another had moving stars in the background....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2020, 23:24
Replies: 326
Views: 26,473
Posted By khph_re
I've read that HAM mode in lowres 320 pixel mode...

I've read that HAM mode in lowres 320 pixel mode can be treated as a virtual
106 pixel screen. Every three HAM pixels treated as one discreet pixel.

I'd expect that Hires would give you a 206...
Forum: support.Other 17 April 2020, 13:34
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By khph_re
Hi all, thank you for the advice. Sadly none of...

Hi all, thank you for the advice. Sadly none of my Windows OS's have FDisk on, which was the first thing I looked for.

In the end I've formatted the card, and ran a file recovery program to get...
Forum: support.Other 16 April 2020, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By khph_re
copied over my compact flash win32 bootblock

Hi Everyone,

I was using quarterback tools to fix some floppies....but it defaults to the first device in the list.

Now someone was talking to me about takeaway...as I hit install bootblock...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 March 2020, 18:01
Replies: 363
Views: 51,312
Posted By khph_re
Assuming an A1200 version turns up at some point,...

Assuming an A1200 version turns up at some point, how does 'double the speed of a 40 MHz A4000.' compare to a base 060? And is there any special 060 code that would stop demo scene stuff running on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 09:08
Replies: 57
Views: 3,549
Posted By khph_re
It's also multi threaded 64 bit vs 16/32. will be...

It's also multi threaded 64 bit vs 16/32. will be hard to work out.
Forum: support.Apps 24 January 2020, 13:57
Replies: 39
Views: 2,101
Posted By khph_re
I do remember a PD disk I had for my STFM that...

I do remember a PD disk I had for my STFM that let me use hi-res on a standard TV. I was lucky that my 14" portable allowed me to use NTSC as well as PAL.

I definitely recall drawing some Simon...
Forum: support.Apps 23 January 2020, 17:50
Replies: 39
Views: 2,101
Posted By khph_re
ST hi-res is 35.70 KHz horiz./71.2 Hz vert, not...

ST hi-res is 35.70 KHz horiz./71.2 Hz vert, not compatible with a TV.


Edit: I was recently gifted An A500, I've just ordered s half meg upgrade for it. So I might join you in having a more...
Forum: support.Apps 23 January 2020, 09:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2,101
Posted By khph_re
Hires interlace flickers on a TV. Wasn't until...

Hires interlace flickers on a TV. Wasn't until ECS that a stable monitor friendly hires mode came out. The images you see of the ST would require a dedicated monitor, Your average Joe would be...
Forum: support.Apps 22 January 2020, 21:40
Replies: 39
Views: 2,101
Posted By khph_re
Amiga excellence was..erm..excellent way back...

Amiga excellence was..erm..excellent way back when.

IFF support, Postscript, thesaurus and spell checker included.
...
Forum: support.Apps 14 January 2020, 09:08
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By khph_re
Also run SYSinfo, if you have it. Your machine...

Also run SYSinfo, if you have it. Your machine should have doubled in speed.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 December 2019, 09:03
Replies: 77
Views: 8,378
Posted By khph_re
Did the same when I worked at EB, £20 for the...

Did the same when I worked at EB, £20 for the CD32, and all the games I could carry. Wish i'd kept them! I had some cable that let my CD32 act as a CD-ROM for my A1200, very slow though!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 December 2019, 09:07
Replies: 77
Views: 8,378
Posted By khph_re
Not sure which was the last one: Alien breed...

Not sure which was the last one:

Alien breed 3D II
Minskie's furballs
Worm's the directors cut.

I'm thinking it was worms.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2018, 08:42
Replies: 2,682
Views: 418,713
Posted By khph_re
How would you go about making an actual shortcut?...

How would you go about making an actual shortcut? I have my demo's organised by group, but I'd also like other folders organised by year/chip set.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2018, 11:13
Replies: 65
Views: 3,824
Posted By khph_re
Real, when I can. for AGA demo stuff, emulation.

Real, when I can. for AGA demo stuff, emulation.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 January 2018, 18:22
Replies: 219
Views: 29,582
Posted By khph_re
Could you jusrt use pre scaled sprites, or would...

Could you jusrt use pre scaled sprites, or would that be to much of a memory hog? You could at least do that for lightbulbs/barrels.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2017, 17:10
Replies: 191
Views: 23,545
Posted By khph_re
Shame the citadel engine doesn't have source...

Shame the citadel engine doesn't have source code. Turn off the walls and floors for a speed boost, and you'd be there. (And by there I mean low frame rate and small window).
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 June 2017, 21:33
Replies: 216
Views: 22,711
Posted By khph_re
lol. very true. Disappointed in '92, but it's...

lol. very true. Disappointed in '92, but it's still my favourite.

Things I think were wrong:

1) needing a workbench disk.
2) no chunky modes
3) no MIDI
3) releasing the A1000 before the A500...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2017, 21:09
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
If you required flicker free B&W, the Atari was...

If you required flicker free B&W, the Atari was great. Of course, you couldn't play many games on the SM124. A common problem later Amiga's also suffered from.
Personally, I chose colour and...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2017, 17:45
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
Been keeping an eye on that thread, I have you...

Been keeping an eye on that thread, I have you found a link to the executable?
All iv'e seen is the screenshot of the program.

It would be nice, if after each major demo event, an OCS disk of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2017, 00:31
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
I'll continue looking, probably into alternative...

I'll continue looking, probably into alternative disk formats/ compression. If i find anything of any use, i'll post here.

There's plenty of code out there for compression and disk formats, but a...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2017, 18:31
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
some good points, I can't answer all of them, as...

some good points, I can't answer all of them, as I am an artist, not a coder.
Firstly, these images should work just fine on OCS, if anyone wants to test the IFF's I have them.

880k is the...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2017, 20:51
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
Yeah, I read a lot about this on pouet, sadly,...

Yeah, I read a lot about this on pouet, sadly, all we have to work with are old tools like hamlab+. Of course, in EHB, your limited to low res interlace.

The STE has some great tools using just...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2017, 15:47
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
Tried that, but hamlab+ save file always looked...

Tried that, but hamlab+ save file always looked corrupt- in several different viewers. I did do some sliced HAM ones as well. I looked for other programs other than Hamlab+. But all you get typing...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 May 2017, 00:59
Replies: 38
Views: 5,044
Posted By khph_re
I'll give this challenge a shot, although iv'e...

I'll give this challenge a shot, although iv'e forgotten all about crunchers...so the sizes are a bit on the big side (under half the size of these PNG's though). I think you can get more than the...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2017, 21:23
Replies: 79
Views: 15,294
Posted By khph_re
I think the Atari lynx was the closest thing...

I think the Atari lynx was the closest thing hardware wise, and designed by Dave needle and R.J. mical. 4096 colours, 4 audio channels, and the ability to change palette's per scan line. It had...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2016, 19:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By khph_re
do you have an A500 power supply handy? it could...

do you have an A500 power supply handy? it could be to much draw for the A1200's weedy power brick.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2016, 11:55
Replies: 95
Views: 13,224
Posted By khph_re
But you can change the base palette per line, so...

But you can change the base palette per line, so both HAM modes can achieve more than that. In fact, if you screen drag one HAM picture down to reveal another in workbench, that's exactly what you...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2016, 21:56
Replies: 95
Views: 13,224
Posted By khph_re
there is also sliced ham on OCS i think? as well...

there is also sliced ham on OCS i think? as well as overscan and interlace to increase the resolution.
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