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Forum: support.Hardware 12 November 2019, 11:50
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By dodke
If you reinserted the card try pulling it out by...

If you reinserted the card try pulling it out by 1 or 2 mm afterwards. I've had to do that with my 1230 IV.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 November 2019, 23:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,530
Posted By dodke
Seeing Klone by DCS (Amiga AGA, runs sort of ok...

Seeing Klone by DCS (Amiga AGA, runs sort of ok on 030 50mhz) at Assembly 99 is one of the reasons I got an Amiga 1200 a bit after.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2019, 01:26
Replies: 50
Views: 1,791
Posted By dodke
True, probably should have had a cheaper 3.5"...

True, probably should have had a cheaper 3.5" hard drive as an option.
Still, most publishers only released games that also booted from floppy and even when installing the small capacity would have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 October 2019, 23:02
Replies: 50
Views: 1,791
Posted By dodke
One difficulty with AGA software was also that...

One difficulty with AGA software was also that the a1200 came with an antique double density disk drive. A HD one with ~1.7 MB per disk would have made a huge difference for games.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 31 October 2019, 18:28
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By dodke
I've released a few AGA demos that didn't use the...

I've released a few AGA demos that didn't use the AGA fetch modes. They had mainly c2p effects, no sprites or hw scrolling, so there was no technical reason I couldn't use 4x fetch.
For example this...
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2019, 12:33
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By dodke
For backups I'd recommend trying something like...

For backups I'd recommend trying something like ABackup:
http://aminet.net/package/disk/bakup/abackup

If you don't want to risk rebooting the system it will probably stop at some point after...
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 11:50
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By dodke
Maybe 'copper chunky' would count as displaying...

Maybe 'copper chunky' would count as displaying graphics that's not either.

Basically using multiple colours that you update in the copperlist on each line to show an image. Or for much lower...
Forum: News 23 October 2019, 12:15
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By dodke
Looks very promising. Definitely would have use...

Looks very promising. Definitely would have use for something like this.
Forum: Coders. Releases 18 October 2019, 15:32
Replies: 91
Views: 24,381
Posted By dodke
After a sound effect stops playing I'm left with...

After a sound effect stops playing I'm left with a somewhat quiet continuous high pitched voice on the channel. This happens with and without a module playing. Any ideas what could be the cause?
I...
Forum: Coders. Releases 17 October 2019, 12:33
Replies: 91
Views: 24,381
Posted By dodke
Works perfectly, thanks!

Works perfectly, thanks!
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2019, 11:35
Replies: 375
Views: 71,520
Posted By dodke
Any chance to buy one (eventually)? Assembled...

Any chance to buy one (eventually)? Assembled would be nice but kit would do.
Forum: Coders. Releases 15 October 2019, 22:15
Replies: 91
Views: 24,381
Posted By dodke
I had some trouble with this at first but then...

I had some trouble with this at first but then realised I had an old version and the latest one was easier to set up and the C header came quite handy.
Now I've got some music and a sound effect...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 October 2019, 23:03
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By dodke
1. Is the bob static? Try moving the bob on the...

1. Is the bob static? Try moving the bob on the screen and you should see what the issue is. For example if you have your bob at the top left corner at 0,0 then the 16 bit wide bob will be in the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 October 2019, 20:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,154
Posted By dodke
Can you actually enable bitplanes for one more...

Can you actually enable bitplanes for one more scanline during the long frame?)

Btw off topic but does (win)uae support flickering the scanline filter so that current frame is bright and previous...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 October 2019, 21:47
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By dodke
There's just rotation. You'll need to have the...

There's just rotation. You'll need to have the extra word of padding after each bitplane line for bob sources and masks.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2019, 13:43
Replies: 45
Views: 1,935
Posted By dodke
I haven't managed visiting yet but once walked...

I haven't managed visiting yet but once walked past a shop called Crazy Thumbs that seemed to have a ton of stuff. It's in Tooting, South London.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2019, 13:35
Replies: 141
Views: 34,895
Posted By dodke
You can turn off the resolution notification in...

You can turn off the resolution notification in the service menu:


If you use PAL hires in WB I'd suggest maybe just increasing overscan to make it bigger.

If you don't mind resolution...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 October 2019, 14:01
Replies: 110
Views: 12,978
Posted By dodke
I don't think that many demos need an overclocked...

I don't think that many demos need an overclocked 060. I had a demo this year and did testing at home on 50Mhz. On the compo machine I didn't really notice much of a difference in speed as I think...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 August 2019, 18:31
Replies: 46
Views: 2,561
Posted By dodke
Oh sure you can. You could try a few simple...

Oh sure you can. You could try a few simple things to give your sprites a little bit more pop and contrast.

a) add more highlights. try adding some some bright colours or white to one or two...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 April 2019, 16:34
Replies: 195
Views: 25,207
Posted By dodke
there's also a bit of a 'fog' in the mipmapping...

there's also a bit of a 'fog' in the mipmapping so they don't just fade to black. And yes the graphics will be improved in the final game. I had done the wall / dithering / mipmapping conversion...
Forum: support.Other 12 April 2019, 22:47
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By dodke
Try drawing a new cursor which is half the height...

Try drawing a new cursor which is half the height :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 April 2019, 15:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By dodke
For very fast on the fly data decompression I've...

For very fast on the fly data decompression I've used lz77 a lot.
There are sources here for decompression on 68k and also a C program for compression and decompression which works on any platform:...
Forum: support.Demos 08 April 2019, 08:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By dodke
Although it's not a proper fade I've found on OCS...

Although it's not a proper fade I've found on OCS fading to black by subtracting 1-15 from the original components to me at least looks better because the components are so inaccurate. For a slower...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 04 April 2019, 17:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By dodke
There's no huge difference with those models in...

There's no huge difference with those models in terms of speed. Obviously the 030 model has a lot more memory but you might not need it for whdload and games. I'm guessing they introduced the cheaper...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 04 April 2019, 16:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By dodke
The ACA1221ec doesn't need any unlocking. It...

The ACA1221ec doesn't need any unlocking. It basically has all the features of the older ACA1221 already unlocked but doesn't support as much memory because the processor is the cheaper model with 24...
Forum: News 23 March 2019, 11:39
Replies: 76
Views: 10,296
Posted By dodke
Also a game with a complicated 'economy' system...

Also a game with a complicated 'economy' system that requires an 060 before any graphics is drawn? Sounds a bit odd. But actually the devs aren't even sure what the requirements will be. Even more...
Forum: support.Apps 12 March 2019, 14:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,721
Posted By dodke
You could try CyberQT with video files from...

You could try CyberQT with video files from really old websites like the Space Jam (film) site:
https://www.spacejam.com/archive/spacejam/movie/cmp/jamcentral/trailerframes.html
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2019, 19:05
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By dodke
Seems like the connector issue is not as much of...

Seems like the connector issue is not as much of an issue anymore as there are some boards available from smaller manufacturers like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2019, 09:27
Replies: 6,113
Views: 1,058,787
Posted By dodke
I got an Atari 2600 style clone joystick from...

I got an Atari 2600 style clone joystick from AliExpress. Played a few games and works great. Very clicky. Perhaps almost too clicky but will see how it's like after some use. Was only about £7 with...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 February 2019, 13:01
Replies: 26
Views: 3,109
Posted By dodke
What's wrong with platformers?) Anyway, looking...

What's wrong with platformers?)
Anyway, looking forward to trying it.

Btw, maybe you're not doing a physical release but one nice thing to have for new disk based games would be to have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2019, 22:21
Replies: 141
Views: 34,895
Posted By dodke
Amazing, thank you! so much better now.

Amazing, thank you! so much better now.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 February 2019, 13:00
Replies: 141
Views: 34,895
Posted By dodke
How do you disable the benq logo and / or the...

How do you disable the benq logo and / or the optimal resolution warning? I can't find anything like that in the menus.
Forum: Coders. General 23 February 2019, 15:08
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By dodke
I was thinking to have 2 lists of pointers to...

I was thinking to have 2 lists of pointers to game objects, active and inactive. If you for example decided that anything more than a whole screen or 2 away can be inactive you don't need to check...
Forum: Coders. General 22 February 2019, 17:46
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By dodke
Olo Fight does not look like it's HAM at all, how...

Olo Fight does not look like it's HAM at all, how did you come up with that? It's AGA so possibly 256 colours which is plenty.
Forum: Coders. General 21 February 2019, 23:02
Replies: 27
Views: 6,694
Posted By dodke
JAR is not exactly an archive, it's a Java...

JAR is not exactly an archive, it's a Java application container. You need Java to run it.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 February 2019, 17:23
Replies: 46
Views: 4,124
Posted By dodke
If you don't need much vertical scrolling...

If you don't need much vertical scrolling necessarily you can still use the corkscrew method if you make the buffer just slightly taller than the screen.

I'm working on a game at the moment which...
Forum: Coders. Contest 21 February 2019, 11:58
Replies: 57
Views: 8,838
Posted By dodke
Really looking forward to this.

Really looking forward to this.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2019, 16:27
Replies: 65
Views: 2,999
Posted By dodke
One example of late A500 games is also the type...

One example of late A500 games is also the type that to make the game look more modern and similar to what was available on consoles prioritised special parallax effects over everything else. I...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 February 2019, 12:36
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By dodke
DPaint might not take into account the pixel...

DPaint might not take into account the pixel aspect ratios of PAL or NTSC and uses simply 1:1 which is 'good enough' for computer graphics and probably looks better in low resolution anyway. It's not...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 February 2019, 14:08
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By dodke
For programming a500 demos using correct settings...

For programming a500 demos using correct settings with cycle exact mode will be very close to real hardware in speed. If you target any accelerated Amiga as far as I know you will need to test the...
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