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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2018, 13:20
Replies: 18
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Posted By Al82
Just uploaded a new article: A Personal History...

Just uploaded a new article: A Personal History of Computing: Remembering the Commodore Amiga (http://www.vintageisthenewold.com/a-personal-history-of-computing-remembering-the-commodore-amiga/)
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 March 2018, 14:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
I've written a couple of new review articles you...

I've written a couple of new review articles you might like:


Cannon Fodder Review (Amiga)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2018, 20:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
Just thought I'd update this thread to say that I...

Just thought I'd update this thread to say that I hadn't dropped off the face of the Earth :) I accepted an offer to write content for the lovely people over at Vintage Is the New Old...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2018, 15:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
New review for Zorro on the Commodore 64:...

New review for Zorro on the Commodore 64: http://al82retro.blogspot.com/2018/02/game-review-zorro-commodore-64.html :)

Fairly short as it's not a very big game!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2018, 12:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
New review for Donkey Kong on the Nintendo Game...

New review for Donkey Kong on the Nintendo Game Boy: https://al82retro.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/game-review-donkey-kong-nintendo-game.html :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2018, 13:16
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
New review for Retrograde for the Commodore 64:...

New review for Retrograde for the Commodore 64: https://al82retro.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/game-review-retrograde-commodore-64.html :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2018, 14:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
Just published a new review for Gods:...

Just published a new review for Gods: https://al82retro.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/game-review-gods-commodore-amiga.html :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2018, 20:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
Just uploaded a new review of Elvira: Mistress of...

Just uploaded a new review of Elvira: Mistress of the Dark for the Amiga:
https://al82retro.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/game-review-elvira-mistress-of-dark.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2018, 21:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By Al82
New Retrogaming Blog

Hi folks,

Just thought I'd post this here as it might be of interest to some my fellow retrogamers. I recently started a new blog to publish my retrogaming reviews and news articles on (mostly...
Forum: support.Games 03 December 2017, 14:30
Replies: 46
Views: 3,557
Posted By Al82
I did a longplay of the game using the WHDLOAD...

I did a longplay of the game using the WHDLOAD version and came up against this issue - you can get around it by activating cheat mode at the Intex console and pressing F9 to walk through walls ;)
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 November 2017, 01:38
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By Al82
There is a pattern - I did a longplay of the C64...

There is a pattern - I did a longplay of the C64 version and I used a map that someone had published online. It was a while ago now, but I remember it was highly frustrating! As I recall, the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2017, 23:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By Al82
It has to be Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior for...

It has to be Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior for me

Dungeon of Drax really was rubbish...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 October 2017, 23:39
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Al82
Pinball Dreams: Flipping Good Pinball...

Pinball Dreams: Flipping Good
Pinball Fantasies: Flipping Awesome
Fire Force: GET TO DA CHOPPA!
Moonstone: The Dog's Baloks!

I'll get my coat :D
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2017, 02:43
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Al82
I read about that and I can't say for a fact that...

I read about that and I can't say for a fact that it's true, but I felt that about halfway through the game that speed and responsiveness of my truck didn't feel as sharp as when I'd first had it...
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2017, 02:05
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Al82
No problem at all ;) Yeah, I remember...

No problem at all ;)



Yeah, I remember that Cracktro (although I didn't remember which game it was actually from!) :D

I'll have a video uploaded of my efforts some time this week - one thing...
Forum: support.Games 28 October 2017, 18:17
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Al82
Yes - for some reason I always seem to remember...

Yes - for some reason I always seem to remember it as Super Off Road Racer, probably because that's how my original Amiga disk had been labelled ;)

Spent about 3 days (on and off) playing.
Forum: support.Games 28 October 2017, 15:28
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Al82
105 races won and no ending so far - conclusion...

105 races won and no ending so far - conclusion is that it loops ;)
Forum: support.Games 26 October 2017, 16:15
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Al82
Ivan ''Ironman'' Stewart's Super Off Road: ending?

I've been playing through Super Offroad Racer and I wondered if anyone knows just how many races there are?

I've seen details for other versions saying 99 levels, but I didn't know if this was the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 October 2017, 22:51
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I tried another recording session with Shadow...

I tried another recording session with Shadow Warriors, but I couldn't replicate the issue. I deliberately resumed recording from loading a state whilst the screen was scrolling and it was fine...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 October 2017, 17:38
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
It probably is the interpolation - it's set to...

It probably is the interpolation - it's set to 'Anti' by default, but I found that you'd get a tiny, audible 'tick' when recording from a save-state. I generally don't get this when disabling it :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 October 2017, 02:21
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I tried Shadow Warriors with your config and...

I tried Shadow Warriors with your config and didn't have any issues.

Have you tried recording using a different video codec to see if that resolves the issue? I'd definitely give Lagarith a try -...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 October 2017, 00:22
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
OK - I had a hunch that it might have been the...

OK - I had a hunch that it might have been the TSCC codec compression settings and I think I've replicated the issue. I just moved the slider all the way to the right for 'Better Compression' and the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 October 2017, 23:58
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Cheers - was able to grab it from that URL :) ...

Cheers - was able to grab it from that URL :)



Does the actual game speed up in the emulator, or is it only in the actual video recording that you're seeing/hearing the issues?
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 October 2017, 21:00
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Are you able to upload the video somewhere else?...

Are you able to upload the video somewhere else? That link says I have to wait over an hour.
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 October 2017, 21:16
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I tried Shadow Warriors and didn't have any...

I tried Shadow Warriors and didn't have any problems - perfect recording as far as I can tell. I joined about 4 avi clips together recorded from a loaded state and it was fine.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2017, 23:58
Replies: 3,786
Views: 553,425
Posted By Al82
Capcom's CPS1 and CPS2 games are amazing. I loved...

Capcom's CPS1 and CPS2 games are amazing. I loved The Punisher so much I went out and blew £120 on a 2-player X-Arcade stick many years ago. Superb piece of hardware, but absolutely huge and nowhere...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 October 2017, 23:31
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Just tested it with Shadow of the Beast's...

Just tested it with Shadow of the Beast's scrolling intro and joined 2 clips together - video and audio appear to be seamless!

I'm sure some of the other guys will want to test it, but huge thanks...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 October 2017, 23:03
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Apologies for the delay in getting round to...

Apologies for the delay in getting round to testing it; I'm back at work this week.

I think you've solved it!!! :bowdown

Need to do some further testing...

* Edit *
Uploaded a video showing...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 October 2017, 13:56
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I've tested the new build and the cropping issue...

I've tested the new build and the cropping issue appears to be fixed :)

I recorded multiple clips by loading a state multiple times and recording from clean start and whilst the emulator was...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 21:12
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I just recorded a series of 10 clips back-to-back...

I just recorded a series of 10 clips back-to-back by loading the same save state each time; the behaviour with the 8-pixel cropping is not consistent - sometimes it occurs, other times it doesn't.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 21:01
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Reproduced the error as per the video -...

Reproduced the error as per the video - screenshot attached showing the bottom half being cropped.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 20:55
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Something VERY weird just happened. I just went...

Something VERY weird just happened. I just went to re-record another clip so I could upload a screenshot for you, but it hasn't cropped it this time; very odd!

I've got a video of the first...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 20:11
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I've run the test again (Winuae.exe modified...

I've run the test again (Winuae.exe modified 14/10/2017 18:37:44):

Unfortunately, the missing frames are still evident. However, there's a new issue now with part of the image (8 pixels) being...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 19:37
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I've run the test again (as per Toni's...

I've run the test again (as per Toni's instructions) to record a clip from when the emulator starts AND when it is running, then compared the output to an earlier clip to check frame positions.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 15:51
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Thanks Toni - I'll be out this afternoon, but...

Thanks Toni - I'll be out this afternoon, but will be sure to test it when I get back.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 14:58
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I've worked through the following steps, but...

I've worked through the following steps, but you'll need to confirm if these are what you wanted:

1) Load emulator (clean start)
2) Load config
3) Load a previously created state file
4) Begin...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 13:53
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
I've re-run the tests again and the frame is...

I've re-run the tests again and the frame is still missing.

Using the same Alien Hunter as an example, the arrows to the right of the arena cycle between 2 colours (red/grey). The red state should...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 13:15
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Looks like I was still using the old version by...

Looks like I was still using the old version by accident - just loaded up the file again in a clean directory and got the prompt about the beta software with new build date.

I'll re-run the tests...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 12:47
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Thanks Toni - I've tried the updated files (it...

Thanks Toni - I've tried the updated files (it still says 3.6 Beta 5?) and the results are the same.

It looks as if the first frame of the second clip was missed when recording started.
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 October 2017, 22:16
Replies: 112
Views: 4,690
Posted By Al82
Just tested with the latest files. Behaviour...

Just tested with the latest files.

Behaviour when Capture Before Filtering = ON is the same as before; there's a frame missing in exactly the same place.

Behaviour when Capture Before Filtering...
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