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Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 15:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By Shatterhand
Loading times? I was playing Shadow Fighter...

Loading times?

I was playing Shadow Fighter yesterday from Floppies just to test something random on my A600.

The loading times aren't bad at all. It's a lot better than on Super Street Fighter...
Forum: Coders. General 14 October 2019, 01:24
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
All 3 Amiga games I made took me less than 3...

All 3 Amiga games I made took me less than 3 weeks to code.

Though none of them were Flight Sims :D
Forum: project.WHDLoad 14 October 2019, 01:20
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Shatterhand
The MSX version is called "Break-In" and its very...

The MSX version is called "Break-In" and its very fun to play.

I find curious that the 2 games from Methodic Solutions that appeared on Amiga had their names changed.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 13 October 2019, 22:28
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Shatterhand
Bank Buster WHDLoad

Any chances we may get this game:

http://hol.abime.net/30

a WHdload Slave ?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 13 October 2019, 17:54
Replies: 99
Views: 21,948
Posted By Shatterhand
Has anyone made an ADF of this?

Has anyone made an ADF of this?
Forum: support.Apps 12 October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Shatterhand
hxCFEMNG for Windows (Old Version?)

I got the latest hxCFEMNG.exe Windows version to use with the Gotek (It's the program you use to "insert" .adf files on the slots of the Gotek with either the HxC or Flash Floppy firmware)
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2019, 03:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By Shatterhand
Here in Brazil we say "O Amiga" too, instead of...

Here in Brazil we say "O Amiga" too, instead of "A Amiga".

I remember when I told my female cousin I wanted an Amiga as a Christmas gift, she looked a bit sad and weird to me and said "But I am...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2019, 17:14
Replies: 101
Views: 3,791
Posted By Shatterhand
Kolibri it's not very good IMO. I always heard...

Kolibri it's not very good IMO. I always heard good things about it and when I finally managed to play it on a friend's 32X I was like "Heh?".

Also it was made by the guys who butchered...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2019, 16:48
Replies: 84
Views: 5,532
Posted By Shatterhand
You never throw a grenade on a hut while standing...

You never throw a grenade on a hut while standing still, you start moving before the grenade exploded, so there's time for everyone to run.

Now that I am thinking about it, yeah, it was a lot of...
Forum: request.Other 26 September 2019, 01:35
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Shatterhand
http://kestra.exotica.org.uk/files/screenies/67000...

http://kestra.exotica.org.uk/files/screenies/67000/82857.png

Nearly sure it was that one, but on Exotica it says it has no music..... weird.
Forum: request.Other 25 September 2019, 22:36
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Shatterhand
Arabian Nights specific Crakctro/Trainer

I am 100% sure I've asked about it here like 10+ years ago, but I searched and couldn't find the thread. So let's go.

Back at the day I had an Arabian Nights version with a trainer that had a VERY...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2019, 22:15
Replies: 100
Views: 3,959
Posted By Shatterhand
I remember there was a crack that required two...

I remember there was a crack that required two drives. It was either that or you had to count how many times the drive led flash and change disks "on the fly". If you failed to do so the game would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 September 2019, 21:12
Replies: 100
Views: 3,959
Posted By Shatterhand
I remember Richard Aplin saying he left some...

I remember Richard Aplin saying he left some space to add ingame music and asked US Gold to hire a musician to give him some music. They said they would do it but never did. And to me this explained...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 22 September 2019, 03:12
Replies: 57
Views: 5,123
Posted By Shatterhand
So this was João Paulo Almeida? He added me...

So this was João Paulo Almeida?

He added me on Facebook a couple of years ago. We speak the same language so it wasn't a problem on translation or something. He kept me asking a shitload of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2019, 03:00
Replies: 38
Views: 1,436
Posted By Shatterhand
I used to do some retrogaming sessions at my...

I used to do some retrogaming sessions at my home, and sometimes young guys around 18 years would show up.

Brutal Sports Football, a game that I always seem regarded as "crap" around here was a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2019, 02:49
Replies: 100
Views: 3,959
Posted By Shatterhand
I've seen Richard Aplin saying more than once he...

I've seen Richard Aplin saying more than once he never liked Final Fight or the Double Dragons game, that he finds them "boring" or something to that effect.

This makes me believe he didn't get...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2019, 16:47
Replies: 100
Views: 3,959
Posted By Shatterhand
I don't know. I thought Final Fight on Amiga had...

I don't know. I thought Final Fight on Amiga had serious issues when I first played it, but I believe I had already played Streets of Rage at home on the Mega-Drive, so I had something proper to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 September 2019, 15:40
Replies: 84
Views: 5,532
Posted By Shatterhand
This made me laugh :D You never blow a hut...

This made me laugh :D

You never blow a hut from the front, because you know the door will kill you, but at least the doors always moves the same way.

And it's possible to avoid the roof, you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2019, 00:53
Replies: 100
Views: 3,959
Posted By Shatterhand
Saimon69, is that using just 2 channels? Wow, I'm...

Saimon69, is that using just 2 channels? Wow, I'm impressed, very good job!

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I haven't watched the video completely (for now), but Final Fight on Amiga plays very badly, and from what I heard...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 September 2019, 21:45
Replies: 84
Views: 5,532
Posted By Shatterhand
Can I just answer "The whole of Cannon Fodder" ? ...

Can I just answer "The whole of Cannon Fodder" ?

First the game opening with a SONG WITH LYRICS. That was just "OH MY GOD WHAT IS THIS?" when I first heard it. (And both CF1 and CD2 have brilliant...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 18 September 2019, 05:55
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Shatterhand
Hey, you used the graphics you draw for my game....

Hey, you used the graphics you draw for my game. That makes me happy :)

I'll surely take a look at your demo. I am not doing nothing amiga related for the next 4 weeks because I got an extra temp...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 September 2019, 16:13
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Shatterhand
No idea of where to find what games PCI released...

No idea of where to find what games PCI released here. I am pretty sure they just imported the games from Europe and added a small label with a little info in portuguese

This is the box of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 September 2019, 07:33
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Shatterhand
PCI were the guys who oficially sold the Amiga...

PCI were the guys who oficially sold the Amiga here in Brazil. My A600 from back at the day was a PCI one. The case of my current A600 is also a PCI one (So brazilian Keyboard, hey!), though the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 September 2019, 04:27
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Shatterhand
The drop from 50 to 25 fps is a lot worse than...

The drop from 50 to 25 fps is a lot worse than the drop from 60 to 30, at least to me. That's one small disadvantages on PAL displays IMO.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2019, 03:57
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Shatterhand
How did you find this out? I remember seeing...

How did you find this out?

I remember seeing the CD32 being sold here alongside other consoles. We actually had adverts for the Amiga on Brazilian MTV, and I remember Brasoft (who used to be the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 September 2019, 17:06
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Shatterhand
Is this how Lotus 2 works? This is really...

Is this how Lotus 2 works?

This is really interesting and I hadn't thought about doing this.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 September 2019, 15:01
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Shatterhand
This may be your problem. Blocks are fast...

This may be your problem.

Blocks are fast when compared to Blit, Qblit, etc, but it's not like they don't take time. You can't block a FULL screen and still expect things to run on a single...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 06 September 2019, 06:08
Replies: 161
Views: 20,483
Posted By Shatterhand
Erm... Shouldn't a VWait Print...

Erm...

Shouldn't a


VWait
Print VPos


Always show exactly the same result?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 23:52
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
OH MY GOD. Thank you for this explanation. Makes...

OH MY GOD. Thank you for this explanation. Makes 100% sense.
Forum: News 05 September 2019, 20:58
Replies: 158
Views: 11,193
Posted By Shatterhand
Yeah yeah, I had understood that :)

Yeah yeah, I had understood that :)
Forum: News 05 September 2019, 19:22
Replies: 158
Views: 11,193
Posted By Shatterhand
I actually feel that hold a button and pushing a...

I actually feel that hold a button and pushing a direction is more unintuitive and hurts the game flow more than puttting the joystick in neutral *just vertically* to start comboing.

But well,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 September 2019, 18:00
Replies: 332
Views: 12,555
Posted By Shatterhand
Yes... except by the sloped platforms, I think...

Yes... except by the sloped platforms, I think what you did with Rygar with very few adjustments could work very well with Wonder Boy as far as scrolling/enemy spawning/game logic etc routines go.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 September 2019, 16:02
Replies: 332
Views: 12,555
Posted By Shatterhand
It has great ports for the NES (named Adventure...

It has great ports for the NES (named Adventure Island) and Master System, and "that's what we could do" ports for the MSX and SG-1000 (which are not identical,the first one done by Hudson, while the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 15:16
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
I remember when I first read that the waterfall...

I remember when I first read that the waterfall slowdowns and sometimes even completely stops in Elfmania and I was like "NO WAY". Then I went to play and saw it, and I was like "Holy crap how come I...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 15:03
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
I think he meant if I try to blit bobs half...

I think he meant if I try to blit bobs half inside the Bitmap, half outside, using the "technique" (I use the term loosely) I described here.

Which means I'll be showing the "outside" of the...
Forum: Coders. General 05 September 2019, 14:56
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shatterhand
I had some x86 ASM in College, but some very...

I had some x86 ASM in College, but some very simple stuff (Add two values from a register, load it in a third register, INC and DEC, this kind of stuff). And this was like moons ago.

Every time I...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 02:33
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
Yes, but I think if you are showing the crease...

Yes, but I think if you are showing the crease of the bitmap, and you blit there, the colors will work. If you blit outside the bitmap but you tell the program to SHOW this "outside", colors are...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 02:08
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
Hmm.. I only tried doing blocks and they would...

Hmm.. I only tried doing blocks and they would fit perfectly either completely inside the bitmap or outside it.

But i believe colours would be correct if I scrolled the crease into screen.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 01:25
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
YOLO I LIKE TO LIVE DANGEROUSLY. This...

YOLO I LIKE TO LIVE DANGEROUSLY.



This means I had a lot of free memory still when I did the test :p

It's true, now that you said it, I remember first time I read about the corkscrew...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 September 2019, 00:28
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By Shatterhand
Yes ;) Also doubles the amount of blocks you have...

Yes ;) Also doubles the amount of blocks you have to blit on screen.



The link Retro1234 shared has an example that shows exactly how to do that. I took a quickly glance at it and I was only...
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