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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2021, 22:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By Dunny
It's probably not this one, but back in the ......

It's probably not this one, but back in the ... early 90s? When I went to see the VR suite at Hull university, they were running a VR demo which was green polygonised mountains over which an orange,...
Forum: OT - General 22 February 2021, 21:58
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Dunny
Had a lovely spring day here today, was warm...

Had a lovely spring day here today, was warm (about 12 degrees), sunny with little wind.
Forum: OT - Technical 22 February 2021, 15:21
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Dunny
Meh. Clamshell + Keyboard or GTFO.

Meh. Clamshell + Keyboard or GTFO.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 February 2021, 02:49
Replies: 78
Views: 4,130
Posted By Dunny
It gets worse; I've been known to store...

It gets worse; I've been known to store executable code in strings too, and run it from there.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 February 2021, 18:50
Replies: 78
Views: 4,130
Posted By Dunny
I store all my data in strings. Is that bad?

I store all my data in strings. Is that bad?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2021, 17:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,458
Posted By Dunny
"Shit game time" YOU TAKE THAT BACK. Death...

"Shit game time"

YOU TAKE THAT BACK. Death Mask was bloody wonderful fun. It got just as much if not more play time than AB3D, Gloom, Fears and Breathless.
Forum: OT - Gaming 09 February 2021, 01:20
Replies: 139
Views: 17,108
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, it's multiplayer now so you can't compress...

Yeah, it's multiplayer now so you can't compress time - the only way is for two FTL drives (one to move around inside a system and another to jump between stars). It works quite well, though as I...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2021, 13:05
Replies: 63
Views: 3,834
Posted By Dunny
Given that I know all of the FL Studio developers...

Given that I know all of the FL Studio developers (obviously) I reckon I probably do :D
Forum: OT - Gaming 08 February 2021, 12:41
Replies: 139
Views: 17,108
Posted By Dunny
You can only land on barren planets that have no...

You can only land on barren planets that have no atmosphere currently. The upcoming "walking around" expansion will let you land on barren planets with atmosphere.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2021, 13:33
Replies: 167
Views: 9,139
Posted By Dunny
Fun fact: Andrew Braybrook will block anyone on...

Fun fact: Andrew Braybrook will block anyone on Twitter who admits to pirating Amiga or C64 games.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2021, 16:22
Replies: 63
Views: 3,834
Posted By Dunny
You're right about export - and given that pretty...

You're right about export - and given that pretty much all of the output in FL Studio is via Plugins (both Fruity and VST) then there's really no point in exporting any Amiga format.

But for...
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 February 2021, 19:34
Replies: 139
Views: 17,108
Posted By Dunny
Jesus no. I dropped into Open for a look last...

Jesus no. I dropped into Open for a look last weekend. Never again.
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 February 2021, 18:00
Replies: 139
Views: 17,108
Posted By Dunny
More like who needs Open. Solo only for me.

More like who needs Open. Solo only for me.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2021, 12:44
Replies: 63
Views: 3,834
Posted By Dunny
Well you're in luck. We've got a tracker...

Well you're in luck. We've got a tracker interface (that loads PT, we'll see about exporting maybe) on the to-do list for a future version of FL Studio.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2021, 23:37
Replies: 272
Views: 19,761
Posted By Dunny
Don't get your hopes up. This was called out way...

Don't get your hopes up. This was called out way back as a cynical low effort cash grab aimed at nostalgic Turrican fans and it's turned out to be exactly that.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2021, 12:56
Replies: 167
Views: 9,139
Posted By Dunny
Anyone who plays Wibble World Giddy is betraying...

Anyone who plays Wibble World Giddy is betraying Jet Set Willy, so yeah.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2021, 12:41
Replies: 98
Views: 5,462
Posted By Dunny
Sickle-apps

Sickle-apps
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 02:51
Replies: 98
Views: 5,462
Posted By Dunny
So long as you pronounce it with a hard "g"...

So long as you pronounce it with a hard "g" you're good.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2021, 14:47
Replies: 98
Views: 5,462
Posted By Dunny
No, he went on record saying that as he invented...

No, he went on record saying that as he invented it, he gets to decide how it's pronounced - and it's "Jiff" after which the rest of the internet told him he's wrong. Which he is.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2021, 14:44
Replies: 98
Views: 5,462
Posted By Dunny
"puh-sigh-guh-no-sis" Anything else is just...

"puh-sigh-guh-no-sis"

Anything else is just wrong. Including the people who created it - even the guy who invented the gif format pronounces it wrong, after all.
Forum: OT - General 03 January 2021, 01:54
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Dunny
Oh, it's Manic Miner.

Oh, it's Manic Miner.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 24 December 2020, 20:52
Replies: 169
Views: 25,158
Posted By Dunny
I started watching BSG (the new one) and I'm up...

I started watching BSG (the new one) and I'm up to the final season, and it's finally starting to get good. God this show was a massive disappointment.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2020, 18:47
Replies: 143
Views: 19,626
Posted By Dunny
My Speccy emulator might not be updated anymore...

My Speccy emulator might not be updated anymore (possibly will be though) but my Speccy BASIC interpreter for PCs certainly is: https://github.com/ZXDunny

Apologies for the slight derail.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2020, 21:50
Replies: 483
Views: 61,363
Posted By Dunny
It really doesn't matter that Foebane doesn't...

It really doesn't matter that Foebane doesn't like simulated CRT for his Amiga emulation - other people do like it and they're gonna use it whether he likes it or not. And it just gets better as GPUs...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2020, 12:46
Replies: 641
Views: 109,145
Posted By Dunny
Stock 1200 doesn't come with Fast RAM. Once you...

Stock 1200 doesn't come with Fast RAM. Once you add some, then the speed of the game increases because it's able to access in-memory assets without contention.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 November 2020, 11:22
Replies: 513
Views: 96,303
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, but Scorched Tanks was phenomenal fun with...

Yeah, but Scorched Tanks was phenomenal fun with your mates and a few beers :D
Forum: support.FS-UAE 13 November 2020, 15:05
Replies: 115
Views: 35,067
Posted By Dunny
Updating it is difficult - you have to unpack the...

Updating it is difficult - you have to unpack the filesystem blob, replace FS-UAE or update the host OS, then re-pack it before copying it to a USB stick and transferring it via command line to the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 November 2020, 17:25
Replies: 32
Views: 3,210
Posted By Dunny
PT3 is the Speccy's mod tracker format, same as...

PT3 is the Speccy's mod tracker format, same as for the Amiga. Others, such as .ay, are dumps of memory including player code which the player then uses to emulate.
Forum: project.MAGE 03 November 2020, 17:23
Replies: 4,089
Views: 520,288
Posted By Dunny
Wow, how did we miss Feud? I spent months on that...

Wow, how did we miss Feud? I spent months on that game BITD :)
Forum: OT - General 31 October 2020, 01:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By Dunny
Many Happy Returns Damien :)

Many Happy Returns Damien :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2020, 13:52
Replies: 87
Views: 6,460
Posted By Dunny
:D But yes, all speculation based on already...

:D

But yes, all speculation based on already released by the Arthur Daley of the retro world. No reason to suspect that they'll do anything different at this stage.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2020, 02:35
Replies: 87
Views: 6,460
Posted By Dunny
It will be based on already-used hardware (The64...

It will be based on already-used hardware (The64 was the same thing as the Vega, no reason to suggest this will be any different) and therefore will probably just about manage an A500 1MB.

It...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2020, 01:04
Replies: 87
Views: 6,460
Posted By Dunny
One word: Horace.

One word: Horace.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2020, 16:35
Replies: 292
Views: 14,665
Posted By Dunny
So why does this place exist? The Amiga certainly...

So why does this place exist? The Amiga certainly didn't fail, a huge number of people bought one and it's still one of the most well-beloved retro platforms there is, with a healthy community that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2020, 01:37
Replies: 292
Views: 14,665
Posted By Dunny
Vascillious: What's your aim here? You want...

Vascillious: What's your aim here? You want people to stop using their Amigas? Maybe put an end to WinUAE/WinFellow/UAE development maybe?

Somehow, despite the indisputable fact that these...
Forum: OT - Gaming 28 September 2020, 16:41
Replies: 25
Views: 2,972
Posted By Dunny
I felt that Daggerfall was quite disappointing...

I felt that Daggerfall was quite disappointing when moving up from Arena - the world size dropped considerably (which was a trend that Bethesda kept up for subsequent sequels... we will eventually...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 25 September 2020, 01:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,065
Posted By Dunny
Also try disabling sound in one or both instances...

Also try disabling sound in one or both instances and see what happens.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2020, 02:34
Replies: 272
Views: 19,761
Posted By Dunny
....and split them over two almost empty carts so...

....and split them over two almost empty carts so you can profit hard. I mean, as was mentioned you could have put the Amiga versions on one cart and the consoles on another. But no, split 'em so...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2020, 12:45
Replies: 272
Views: 19,761
Posted By Dunny
Well, you bundle them all up with an emulator,...

Well, you bundle them all up with an emulator, I'd have thought. It's really not that hard. Then you mass-produce.

I'd go on but I think Dreadnought above has it covered. Can you detail precisely...
Forum: project.MAGE 17 September 2020, 13:19
Replies: 4,089
Views: 520,288
Posted By Dunny
So glad to see you back again DD. You have been...

So glad to see you back again DD. You have been missed.
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