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Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 11 June 2019, 19:31
Replies: 135
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Posted By StatMat
Welcome back bud. :)

Welcome back bud. :)
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 18 March 2019, 19:55
Replies: 135
Views: 23,986
Posted By StatMat
Also sorry to hear that dude. Guys like yourself,...

Also sorry to hear that dude. Guys like yourself, JOTD and earok have been doing a great service to the CD32 and Amiga community in General.

However my advice would be to make sure you don't get...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 29 December 2018, 22:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,636
Posted By StatMat
Really pleased to hear it's working well and you...

Really pleased to hear it's working well and you guys are finding it useful. As I don't own a CD32 I wasn't able to test with anything but an emulator.

I should dig out the code again soon and...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2018, 08:32
Replies: 120
Views: 37,437
Posted By StatMat
Sure, no problem. I have uploaded all of the...

Sure, no problem. I have uploaded all of the skins created by sairuk into my folder on the FTP:

AGS2-Skin-AGAWide-AmiMech.zip
AGS2-Skin-AGAWide-BatmanPack.zip...
Forum: Coders. General 14 May 2018, 20:29
Replies: 120
Views: 37,437
Posted By StatMat
Sorry for the late reply, but yes, in my uploads...

Sorry for the late reply, but yes, in my uploads folder on the EAB FTP (/~Uploads/StatMat). ;)
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 14 May 2018, 19:28
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By StatMat
No worries. Glad it's working for you. :great ...

No worries. Glad it's working for you. :great

I have never been able to check on real hardware myself and had assumed there were still significant issues to fix based on jotd's testing. Perhaps I...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 01 March 2017, 23:08
Replies: 817
Views: 209,151
Posted By StatMat
Nice work RP. This has indeed been long over due....

Nice work RP. This has indeed been long over due. :great
Forum: Coders. General 01 March 2017, 22:56
Replies: 120
Views: 37,437
Posted By StatMat
I have uploaded a current dump of screenshots...

I have uploaded a current dump of screenshots from the openretro database to my upload folder on the FTP (AGS2-Screens.7z). It contains two sets. One with the image file names that match WHDLoad...
Forum: News 21 February 2017, 09:20
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Essentially he is describing how he's now opted...

Essentially he is describing how he's now opted to use Extra Half-Brite (EHB) mode for the game screenshots which effectively doubles the amount of colours onscreen from the standard 32 to 64 by...
Forum: News 19 February 2017, 20:49
Replies: 200
Views: 53,749
Posted By StatMat
Well done! Good to see you pushing this project...

Well done! Good to see you pushing this project forward with all of your hard work. :great
Forum: News 18 February 2017, 14:43
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
I've spoken to the guys at ExoticA who have very...

I've spoken to the guys at ExoticA who have very kindly given their permission for us to use their box scans for an alternative pack. So I'll try to get something together shortly. :)
Forum: News 16 February 2017, 15:20
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
To chime in, I may be able to perform the task...

To chime in, I may be able to perform the task with a fuzzy name implementation I have. If you're interested that is. ;)

But before I do, can I make sure I have Tarzin's complete pack too. That...
Forum: News 16 February 2017, 09:28
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
So I have now created the NTSC pack which I have...

So I have now created the NTSC pack which I have uploaded to my folder on the FTP (TinyLauncher-Screenshots-And-Boxart-NTSC-v0.3.7z). Enjoy. :great
Forum: News 16 February 2017, 09:21
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
So far the packs I have produced have been...

So far the packs I have produced have been sourced from the openretro database. However as Retro-Nerd has indicated, Gibs has been using your cover images for his pack and quite a lot of yours seem...
Forum: News 15 February 2017, 18:59
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Okay, so indeed the PhotoShop dithering and...

Okay, so indeed the PhotoShop dithering and quantization was producing better results (surprise, surprise! ;)). Therefore I have modified my original approach to more closely match PhotoShop as...
Forum: News 13 February 2017, 22:13
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Cool thanks for the info. The OCS palette...

Cool thanks for the info. The OCS palette conversion may make colours a little different (hardly surprising when there's 16 shades per primary colour instead of 256! ;)). But it wouldn't affect...
Forum: News 13 February 2017, 21:57
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Indeed, if you look at the source image it's...

Indeed, if you look at the source image it's blurry to begin with:

https://openretro.org/image/b2a67258f21ad3cf9d7cf22b0c60b87bb89d4904?s=512&f=jpg

So yes, maybe we can work on the source...
Forum: News 13 February 2017, 21:43
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
I would agree that the source image Gib used for...

I would agree that the source image Gib used for that one does seem better to begin with. Another factor to bear in mind is that the palettes in my images have been converted to match the OCS 4096...
Forum: News 13 February 2017, 21:09
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Indeed, all boxart and screenshots are from...

Indeed, all boxart and screenshots are from Frode's openretro database, so there will be some missing. However it'll be fairly straightforward to perhaps release update packs as more become...
Forum: News 13 February 2017, 20:30
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Okay, so the second version of the PAL pack is...

Okay, so the second version of the PAL pack is now up on the FTP (305mb - TinyLauncher-Screenshots-v0.2.7z). I have chosen the Sierra Lite dithering algorithm in preference to Floyd-Steinberg or...
Forum: News 13 February 2017, 17:17
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
I've taken the original 0.1 archive off the FTP...

I've taken the original 0.1 archive off the FTP as I will be releasing the 0.2 version for PAL users with dithered boxart and centred screenshots very shortly.
Forum: News 12 February 2017, 17:51
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Indeed, as I said, this is the first cut. Adding...

Indeed, as I said, this is the first cut. Adding the dithering and centreing shouldn't be too difficult now and I'll post an updated pack soon. Whilst the screenshots are real size, they should be of...
Forum: News 12 February 2017, 16:56
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Well, as the core of my builder code was pretty...

Well, as the core of my builder code was pretty much there, I decided to see just how big the resultant set would be (I'd only focused on single screenshots before without boxart). Amazingly it came...
Forum: News 12 February 2017, 14:52
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
So with a bit of testing I've realised it would...

So with a bit of testing I've realised it would actually be 4bpp (16 colours for the boxart and therefore double resolution) and 5bpp for the screenshots (32 colours). Haven't implemented dithering...
Forum: News 11 February 2017, 21:06
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Indeed, the slave names come directly from...

Indeed, the slave names come directly from Frode's database, so I should be able to generate the filenames to match Gibs naming convention. I'll try to get something up shortly. And yes, the there...
Forum: News 11 February 2017, 20:47
Replies: 158
Views: 26,181
Posted By StatMat
Funnily enough my FE builder can pull all WHDLoad...

Funnily enough my FE builder can pull all WHDLoad title box art and screenshots from Frode's excellent OADB and convert to 8bpp or 4bpp IFF images whilst retaining aspect ratio. Maybe I can put two...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2017, 20:27
Replies: 15
Views: 3,180
Posted By StatMat
Nice new idea. ;)

Nice new idea. ;)
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 03 June 2016, 08:47
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
Cool bud. Hopefully no coaster this time....

Cool bud. Hopefully no coaster this time. Although I was also going to diff the two files, but they both still show as still uploading?
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 02 June 2016, 23:58
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
Thanks for testing. tbh my attempt to replicate...

Thanks for testing. tbh my attempt to replicate ISOCD's buggy date handling is a hack in itself. I guess I'll have to reverse engineer a little more and find a cleaner way to do it.



I can't...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 02 June 2016, 00:41
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
Well, I've now managed to replicate ISOCDs buggy...

Well, I've now managed to replicate ISOCDs buggy timestamp calculation which makes binary diffing a lot easier. I have tested with the ISO you provided and the only difference now is the Volume...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 01 June 2016, 12:34
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
I see. So you most likely were using something...

I see. So you most likely were using something close to the latest RUGCD release fileset.

Anyway, I'm not really sure this file is the cause of the booting problem and it concerns me that you may...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 01 June 2016, 00:18
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
That's great. Thanks for that. So far I've only...

That's great. Thanks for that. So far I've only really found one important difference which is that my code is picking up an additional UAEFSDB file stored in the Libs folder, which of course WinUAE...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 31 May 2016, 12:30
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
I see. I'm sorry to hear that. Any chance could...

I see. I'm sorry to hear that. Any chance could also provide an ISO created from the same files with ISOCD-Win such that I can diff them to see what differences there are?
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 31 May 2016, 08:18
Replies: 1,149
Views: 103,486
Posted By StatMat
Oh dear. Did ISOCD-Win create some bad images?...

Oh dear. Did ISOCD-Win create some bad images? Sorry if that was the case. :confused
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 30 May 2016, 21:44
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By StatMat
Okay, so I assumed you'd been having problems...

Okay, so I assumed you'd been having problems building your latest RUGCD release, so I extracted the contents of the new ISO and rebuilt using ISOCD-Win and sure enough it wouldn't boot. Upon...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 28 May 2016, 11:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By StatMat
Indeed, this certainly seems like a different bug...

Indeed, this certainly seems like a different bug to ISOCD. Can you share the files or ISO so that I can examine? I'd very much like to get this working for you. ;)
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 27 May 2016, 01:07
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By StatMat
Thanks for the feedback and testing. I'm sorry it...

Thanks for the feedback and testing. I'm sorry it didn't work for you. Do you think you could upload the files you were using to the file server (if it's not too big)? I am wondering if something...
Forum: Coders. General 25 May 2016, 23:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,846
Posted By StatMat
Interesting idea. Re-ordering the palette such...

Interesting idea. Re-ordering the palette such that the RLE can be more effective on the actual bitmap data. Similar behaviour can be observed by re-ordering files in solid archives.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 25 May 2016, 08:19
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By StatMat
Great, please do! And yes, I can easily add...

Great, please do! And yes, I can easily add command line support to allow it to be use in a GUI-less batch mode. I'll incorporate this into the next release.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 25 May 2016, 08:16
Replies: 14
Views: 3,199
Posted By StatMat
Sure, that's the hope. It'd be nice to have even...

Sure, that's the hope. It'd be nice to have even more releases and spark more interest. I am hoping to pick up a CD32 myself soon. :great
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