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Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2021, 00:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,708
Posted By IanS
How 'good' a piece of music sounds to you,...

How 'good' a piece of music sounds to you, subjectively, as in "I like this song" has nothing to do with measurable 'sound quality'. The quality of the electronics is important. Just as having a high...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 January 2021, 05:26
Replies: 584
Views: 36,090
Posted By IanS
If you just 'liked' the CD32, nobody would have a...

If you just 'liked' the CD32, nobody would have a problem. But you seem to worship it, ignoring it's bad points and misrepresenting it's good points, based on a fundamental lack of understanding....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2020, 06:58
Replies: 392
Views: 38,251
Posted By IanS
Forget VF... who needs it when we have IK+ ? If...

Forget VF... who needs it when we have IK+ ? If you can't drop your trousers, then it's not a proper fighting game! ??
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2020, 19:02
Replies: 330
Views: 24,416
Posted By IanS
Much depends on exactly how your emulator is set...

Much depends on exactly how your emulator is set up, whether on a Pi or a high end PC. His testing was very haphazzard. I'm sure a little bit of experimentation would yield better results if you were...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2020, 18:39
Replies: 330
Views: 24,416
Posted By IanS
It seems that, like many people, you...

It seems that, like many people, you misunderstand what the Raspberry Pi Foundation is. It is an >>>educational charity<<<, aiming to bring programming and hardware 'hacking' to the fore, with an...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2020, 08:03
Replies: 56
Views: 12,610
Posted By IanS
The difference between a BBC Micro and an Amiga...

The difference between a BBC Micro and an Amiga is so great you could park a mountain range between them. The Beeb was an excellent machine, but if you are trying to compare it to the Amiga for...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2020, 07:25
Replies: 558
Views: 133,185
Posted By IanS
Don't you think you're being overly aggressive?...

Don't you think you're being overly aggressive? This is a piece of software, so it may well have some issues, it may also be user error... but ranting and raving is hardly likely to get you any help...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2020, 06:29
Replies: 584
Views: 36,090
Posted By IanS
You are extremely amusing, trolling to extremes...

You are extremely amusing, trolling to extremes like that. If you're not trolling... you need to spend some time with a mental health professional. People have explained to you the misconceptions and...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2020, 15:39
Replies: 1,022
Views: 167,904
Posted By IanS
As I said before, try reading what was written...

As I said before, try reading what was written and apply some basic comprehension skills. That way you might actually say something useful.

The desktop market is still very much alive. Just ask...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 December 2020, 15:22
Replies: 1,022
Views: 167,904
Posted By IanS
As I said before, try reading what was written...

As I said before, try reading what was written and apply some basic comprehension skills. That way you might actually say something useful.

The desktop market is still very much alive. Just ask...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 August 2020, 17:22
Replies: 1,022
Views: 167,904
Posted By IanS
Before telling me to shut up, you might want to...

Before telling me to shut up, you might want to actually read my post. :rolleyes

I CLEARLY stated that these ideas aren't new, they are not "my" ideas and that nobody is likely to do any of them....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2020, 02:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,851
Posted By IanS
AB3D 2 was very atmospheric, there's something...

AB3D 2 was very atmospheric, there's something about the lighting, the textures and design of the surroundings. Not to mention the audio. The layout of the levels wasn't as good as AB3D and overall,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2020, 02:36
Replies: 32
Views: 3,603
Posted By IanS
I have to agree. I thought RoF was amazing...

I have to agree. I thought RoF was amazing considering the limitations of the hardware, but on a modern computer, a direct remake would be disappointing. It would have to push the limits of modern...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 02:10
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
I would imagine that over 50 percent of the...

I would imagine that over 50 percent of the topics on this forum have already been discussed at some time. There's very little on here that is genuinely new. Most are just minor variations of a...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 02:00
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
MS has had several very high profile court cases,...

MS has had several very high profile court cases, although none of the recent ones have disputed ownership of MS Windows. If one did, then MS would almost certainly be ordered to stop selling it....
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2020, 01:36
Replies: 330
Views: 24,416
Posted By IanS
If your Amiga believes it has an 060, the same...

If your Amiga believes it has an 060, the same software runs on it as on a real 060 and the speed is equal to or surpasses a real 060... does it matter if that '060' is FPGA or emulated on a...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2020, 23:50
Replies: 330
Views: 24,416
Posted By IanS
Software that is optimised for different Amigas...

Software that is optimised for different Amigas has existed since the early days. A1000, A500, A1200, OCS, ECS, AGA, the various RTG cards, 68000, '020 etc. Vampire is just another variation.
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Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2020, 21:42
Replies: 330
Views: 24,416
Posted By IanS
There have been several conversations where...

There have been several conversations where people have said they were investigating such things. Quite how far they progressed, I don't know. Nothing moves fast in the Amiga world. A certain Mr Drew...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2020, 21:01
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
You certainly don't understand me correctly....

You certainly don't understand me correctly. Firstly, my opinion (or yours for that matter) of who is in the right or wrong is irrelevant, the simple point is, nobody is sure of who has what rights...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2020, 19:31
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
And yet, in the discussions on this very forum,...

And yet, in the discussions on this very forum, requests have been made, developers have responded and statements made regarding what is or is not likely to make it in to version 3.2 . If what has...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2020, 19:05
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
I agree, this is a storm in a teacup situation,...

I agree, this is a storm in a teacup situation, and it really shouldn't be an issue after all these years. :rolleyes But there's a *slight* flaw to his logic. It matters not if he isn't sure who can...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2020, 02:28
Replies: 330
Views: 24,416
Posted By IanS
Are there FPGA clones of the 040 and 060...

Are there FPGA clones of the 040 and 060 processors? An FPGA 060 would outpace the real thing but would cost less.

There's always the option of an accelerator using an ARM processor running 68K...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2020, 01:48
Replies: 58
Views: 4,819
Posted By IanS
I don't pretend it is more advanced, in certain...

I don't pretend it is more advanced, in certain respects, it simply is. I don't disagree that it has faults and needs work... because it does. I don't attack people who say any of these things. But...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 August 2020, 01:16
Replies: 43
Views: 6,990
Posted By IanS
But is it possible for an installer/program to...

But is it possible for an installer/program to query whether you have a particular processor in your Amiga? If it is, then a program can be prevented from running? If yes to both, then we arrive back...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2020, 00:56
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
I'm not quite why you think there were any...

I'm not quite why you think there were any negative connotations in my post. I clearly stated that 3.2 is a new product and you will have to pay for it. But it is essentially only going to be a...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2020, 00:36
Replies: 58
Views: 4,819
Posted By IanS
Yet again, you completely ignore the realities......

Yet again, you completely ignore the realities... something you seem good at. The only ludicrous thing around here is your blinkered, distorted view of the Amiga world.m:nuts

Aros has inherent...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 11:31
Replies: 58
Views: 4,819
Posted By IanS
The only fly in the ointment is the small matter...

The only fly in the ointment is the small matter of ownership and subsequent licensing. Because, so far, nobody can prove they own the rights to Amiga OS 3.x. Until that is settled once and for all,...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 11:00
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
I think you ought to actually read what I wrote,...

I think you ought to actually read what I wrote, then you might understand what I said. I really don't want to repeat it. But just for you.

Create a separate company. Cloanto and Hyperion transfer...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 10:49
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
According to at least one developer, 3.1.4 is now...

According to at least one developer, 3.1.4 is now deprecated and 3.2 will be a separate purchase, even for those who have bought 3.1.4. Therefore you can consider it to be a 'new' product. And as...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 July 2020, 16:07
Replies: 58
Views: 4,819
Posted By IanS
Well there is an answer. Instead of lining the...

Well there is an answer. Instead of lining the pockets of Hyperion with their legally dubious rights to OS 3.1, work on getting Aros to a state where it has parity or surpasses OS 3.1/3.9

Whether...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 July 2020, 15:51
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
There's absolutely no reason to fork AOS again....

There's absolutely no reason to fork AOS again. Considering how long ago the last official update to OS 3.9 was, it is hardly relevant today. I'm not aware of any outlets selling 3.9 as an new,...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 16:30
Replies: 641
Views: 109,145
Posted By IanS
Perhaps that has more to do with your personal...

Perhaps that has more to do with your personal setup than with PCs in general. I have no problems with inaccurate mice on my computer's unless the processor and HDD are under heavy load. Maybe a...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 16:18
Replies: 39
Views: 2,843
Posted By IanS
I can't say whether he is good, bad or...

I can't say whether he is good, bad or indifferent, but I think you're panicking too soon. Unless he promised to have your Amiga back by a certain date, perhaps patience is the key? You only sent it...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 16:02
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
We can tell who you think are the good guys here,...

We can tell who you think are the good guys here, despite absolutely no evidence. I think you'll probably find that Cloanto have legal rights too. But obviously, you didn't bother to read my post...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2020, 01:45
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
Lawyers are the only ones making any money from...

Lawyers are the only ones making any money from the Amiga. Why they just don't set up a separate limited company, transfer all legal rights of 3.1x to that company and then start afresh with new...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2020, 00:11
Replies: 982
Views: 128,026
Posted By IanS
I would hate to be the one trying to track down...

I would hate to be the one trying to track down the whole trail of ownership, licences, contracts and copyright etc. Then some poor judge has to interpret everything.

All the money spent on...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2020, 23:31
Replies: 43
Views: 6,990
Posted By IanS
I understand that, especially the 030, but it...

I understand that, especially the 030, but it still doesn't answer the question. ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2020, 20:48
Replies: 43
Views: 6,990
Posted By IanS
As per the original question, did anybody come up...

As per the original question, did anybody come up with a game that absolutely required an 030, 040 or 060 to actually run, as opposed to games that just ran better on faster a CPU? As I recall, there...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2020, 19:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,352
Posted By IanS
Probably for the same reason they read your...

Probably for the same reason they read your 'bizarre' comments. I personally was unaware of many of these, so some did seem strange and bizarre. As for clickbait, I don't agree. I dislike his nasal...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2020, 17:55
Replies: 1,022
Views: 167,904
Posted By IanS
There were various ideas floating around the...

There were various ideas floating around the internet over the years, although I've not followed this particular one, but I wish them luck. My suspicion is it will, unfortunately, be treated like...
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