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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:00
Replies: 36
Views: 916
Posted By alexh
Two reasons that stand out in my mind are : ...

Two reasons that stand out in my mind are :

1) The CDTV was a "special projects"design and thus too expensive. Special projects developed low volume high earning special Amiga based designs for...
Forum: MarketPlace 23 January 2020, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By alexh
Do you have real Kickstart ROMs?I believe you do....

Do you have real Kickstart ROMs?I believe you do. You seem to have too much free chip RAM for it to be Kickstart 1.4 which loads the KS from the HDD as it uses 512K ChipRAM for Kickstart (But I could...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 01:04
Replies: 33
Views: 884
Posted By alexh
The music on the Amiga version of escape from the...

The music on the Amiga version of escape from the planet of the robot monsters is better than the arcade version. I know I own one.

http://thalion.atari.org/eprom.jpg
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 January 2020, 09:42
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By alexh
Lionheart comes with its own hard drive...

Lionheart comes with its own hard drive installer. Try that instead of WHDload? It works fine on my A4000@040. No need for WHDload
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2020, 08:26
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By alexh
The only one of these three I ever played was...

The only one of these three I ever played was platoon. So I don’t feel nostalgia for the other two. DW did some amazing tracks but for me non of these the stand out. For me I vote platoon
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 January 2020, 14:23
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By alexh
Looks very good. Thanks for all the hard work in...

Looks very good. Thanks for all the hard work in the TOG series

Is this just a technical demo?

Will a remastered version ever be completed?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 December 2019, 00:47
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By alexh
Richard Swinfen

I see this guy Richard Swinfen is credited in lots of places including Wikipedia as the coder of Shadow of the Beast Amiga. Is there any evidence for this? I was sure it was Paul Howarth with help...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 November 2019, 09:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,721
Posted By alexh
It really depends how long you can wait. Try new...

It really depends how long you can wait. Try new market places with less competition. Facebook market place for example, lots of older users (grandparents) selling items their kids left when they...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 November 2019, 13:43
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By alexh
I thought it was an interesting thing because...

I thought it was an interesting thing because I've never knowingly seen "unlk sp" in any disassembly I've come across (but then I've not seen a lot and I wasn't actively looking).

But potentially...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 November 2019, 00:16
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By alexh
FX68K a SystemVerilog open source synthesisable...

FX68K a SystemVerilog open source synthesisable cycle accurate 68000 reimplementation. Used originally in FXCast a cycle accurate Atari ST reimplementation for FPGA but now in lots of other...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 November 2019, 11:41
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By alexh
unlk sp

Just something which I came across today, a 68000 re-implementation which fails Toni's cputest with opcode 0x4e5f (unlk SP)

Is that a valid operation?

I've only ever used this instruction...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2019, 21:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By alexh
It's what someone is willing to pay for them. I...

It's what someone is willing to pay for them. I wouldn't pay £50 for an A500 as they made millions of them and they are very common. But people do....
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2019, 23:58
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By alexh
There's nothing after 2.04 but people ripped the...

There's nothing after 2.04 but people ripped the bonus code from the existing soft kick-starts and made several flavours of KS 3.1 but they use the 2.x partition and you sacrifice the use of 2.04 (no...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2019, 16:04
Replies: 58
Views: 1,852
Posted By alexh
I'm sure that the PIO2 mod works fine with...

I'm sure that the PIO2 mod works fine with A3640@25MHz and A3660@50MHz.

Perhaps your A3640 is overclocked? Even then I think it works fine.

I think you should talk to Cosmos and maybe he can...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 October 2019, 18:45
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Posted By alexh
I think he was implying that some systems with a...

I think he was implying that some systems with a "6502" series CPU lacked the RAM of later systems like C64 which in turn limited the programmers need to always get the best out of the 6502.

This...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 October 2019, 08:44
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Posted By alexh
Surely the "best" 68000 coders were on the Atari...

Surely the "best" 68000 coders were on the Atari ST platform,? They had to do much more with the CPU than other platforms to make up for the lack of custom chips and count cycles all the time to work...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2019, 17:19
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By alexh
Use a dual-CF->IDE adapter and use the Wifi-CF...

Use a dual-CF->IDE adapter and use the Wifi-CF card in the non-boot card slot formatted Fat32?

You'll need a way to install fat95 in Workbench first.

http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/fat95
...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2019, 23:13
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By alexh
Some A600s have an issue where they get sound...

Some A600s have an issue where they get sound distortion when using PCMCIA, it's more common so perhaps Google that? Stuff like an ethernet card, RAM or Compact Flash adapter. It also makes the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 September 2019, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By alexh
The credits say it was "Implemented" by Allister...

The credits say it was "Implemented" by Allister Brimble rather than composed presumably because the music was composed by the original film musicians?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2019, 17:40
Replies: 201
Views: 25,350
Posted By alexh
As with all Zorro things, if in doubt, whip out...

As with all Zorro things, if in doubt, whip out all the other cards. If the ZZ9000 is your only Zorro card then never mind.

My P4 never worked well in the Video Slot Zorro if other cards were in a...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2019, 19:09
Replies: 30
Views: 1,805
Posted By alexh
As an A3000 user definitely worth familiarising...

As an A3000 user definitely worth familiarising yourself with the work of user SpeedGeek, he's done the most work to improve the performance of stock and accelerated A3000s.

Whatever accelerator...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2019, 18:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By alexh
As already discussed it requires a PPC and a true...

As already discussed it requires a PPC and a true 3D GFX card. No way AmiCraft is coming to a CD32 near you ever.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 September 2019, 12:21
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By alexh
If you have a Wii U then surely install the...

If you have a Wii U then surely install the WiiUBru Homebrew Launcher and Appstore?

The CPU in the WiiU is more powerfull than the Wii and has Retr0Arch
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 September 2019, 10:20
Replies: 36
Views: 2,291
Posted By alexh
Yeah. ...

Yeah.

http://www..com/file/eqlgx1t0vsl0r6n/z80_to_6809_15.c.zip/file
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2019, 18:28
Replies: 36
Views: 2,291
Posted By alexh
A guy called Glen Hewlett re-sourced the PacMan...

A guy called Glen Hewlett re-sourced the PacMan Z80 code into to 6809 (which I believe is a variant of the 6502?) in an attempt to faithfully bring PacMan to the CoCo3 (unlike the link above which is...
Forum: HOL data problems 28 August 2019, 15:53
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By alexh
I didn't know this. Off topic I've always wanted...

I didn't know this. Off topic I've always wanted to know who compiled the Thalion CD32 games for Unique (aka Grandslam). It certainly wasn't any of the normal Thalion team.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2019, 15:05
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By alexh
Wow. I can't believe anyone could pull this off...

Wow. I can't believe anyone could pull this off for 10 years!! The guy who did the endtro to Jesus was a regular at our computer club back in the day. We weren't friends but I told other scene people...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2019, 09:29
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By alexh
The cheapest ROM switcher for A2000 is without a...

The cheapest ROM switcher for A2000 is without a doubt no switcher at all... just a 27C800 oversized EPROM and then connect 3-wires to 3 legs of the chip and a 3-way switch.
...
Forum: HOL data problems 16 June 2019, 21:15
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By alexh
The crack intro says that the disk(s) came from...

The crack intro says that the disk(s) came from BRUME the coordinator of Atari Legend and extreme collector of anything ST like. But an STX of the original disks would have been nice
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 June 2019, 21:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,351
Posted By alexh
Shadow of the Beast 1 was my favourite. It had...

Shadow of the Beast 1 was my favourite. It had that WOW factor over everything else when you walked into the shops and saw it playing in attract mode. The David Whittaker music is amazing (not to say...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 June 2019, 10:28
Replies: 40
Views: 2,784
Posted By alexh
It was in the OP that he already did that

It was in the OP that he already did that
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2019, 16:43
Replies: 47
Views: 2,737
Posted By alexh
Other good RPGs Legends of Valour...

Other good RPGs

Legends of Valour (http://hol.abime.net/866)
Captive (http://hol.abime.net/2927)
Liberation (Captive II) (http://hol.abime.net/883)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2019, 13:29
Replies: 47
Views: 2,737
Posted By alexh
No. The WHDload version is IMO a waste of time....

No. The WHDload version is IMO a waste of time. WHDload installs are to add HD install capability and to make it work with faster processors, fix bugs. But the original v1.07 (English) had a built in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2019, 11:58
Replies: 47
Views: 2,737
Posted By alexh
Dungeon Master would be my preferred game to play...

Dungeon Master would be my preferred game to play first. The game is so immersive and fun and the benchmark for all other dungeon crawling RPG games.

You should definitely play Amberstar before...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2019, 16:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By alexh
Cool. I bought mine from Nicolas Welt long time...

Cool. I bought mine from Nicolas Welt long time ago

http://vic-20.de/x1541/hardware/a570ram.html
Forum: OT - General 03 May 2019, 13:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By alexh
Sponsorship for old skool retr0geek

This is really off topic but as a regular contributor to the forum I thought it might be ok.

Being the super typical hw hacker dude in his bedroom I've always been a bit chunky but in 2009 I...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 April 2019, 16:57
Replies: 79
Views: 10,902
Posted By alexh
The SX1/SX32 riser did not have logic chips on...

The SX1/SX32 riser did not have logic chips on the riser they had them on the SX1/SX32 main board plugged in.

Possibly using unused or not needed (for SX1/SX32) I/O on the riser connector?
...
Forum: Hardware mods 25 April 2019, 15:25
Replies: 79
Views: 10,902
Posted By alexh
ZorroIII? Is that a typo? Surely? It will be...

ZorroIII? Is that a typo? Surely? It will be FastRAM not ZorroIII
Forum: Hardware mods 24 April 2019, 13:21
Replies: 79
Views: 10,902
Posted By alexh
It will be faster due to the nature it is PIO and...

It will be faster due to the nature it is PIO and a faster CPU means faster IDE.

I imagine they could implement PIO2 if they are not already.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2019, 12:26
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By alexh
I'd say bootblock viruses must have been...

I'd say bootblock viruses must have been considerably more prevalent on the AtariST scene. Mainly because of the way they did their cracks. The "menu" disks were (most of the time) normal OS disks...
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