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Forum: Coders. General 21 April 2018, 12:26
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By StingRay
One hint: Cohen-Sutherland. It's a pretty...

One hint: Cohen-Sutherland. It's a pretty straightforward clipping algorithm which can be easily implemented. Shouldn't take more than an afternoon of work to have a completely working 68k asm...
Forum: Coders. General 20 April 2018, 21:17
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By StingRay
There is no built-in hardware support for...

There is no built-in hardware support for clipping lines. Go and code your clipping routine. :)
Forum: support.Demos 20 April 2018, 14:34
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
No spat at all. And no deleted posts either, the...

No spat at all. And no deleted posts either, the off-topic postings have been moved to a separate thread (thanks Damien! :) )
Forum: project.WHDLoad 20 April 2018, 11:23
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By StingRay
Errm, how about you stop spreading such false...

Errm, how about you stop spreading such false information for a change? High score tables are extracted like any other file and not modified at all! Besides, it might help to check the WHDLoad...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 20 April 2018, 09:55
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By StingRay
Code is modified on the fly and only in memory so...

Code is modified on the fly and only in memory so there is no problem at all. Besides, I can't think of any sane reason why any demo or game coder should have a problem with his/her code to be...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 April 2018, 07:52
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By StingRay
There is an SPS image available for Cybernoid and...

There is an SPS image available for Cybernoid and I have compared the files, they are exactly the same as in dlfrsilver's image.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 April 2018, 17:31
Replies: 148
Views: 7,488
Posted By StingRay
Because the blitter is, as we all know, very...

Because the blitter is, as we all know, very useful for high resolutions...




Quite a few ray casting engines have been made on the Amiga and the blitter was used in almost none of them.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2018, 13:24
Replies: 478
Views: 110,051
Posted By StingRay
Cybernoid

He's referring to DOC's "Demons are Forever" demo.


And before that:
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 April 2018, 12:02
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By StingRay
I can easily adapt the source not to use any LVOs...

I can easily adapt the source not to use any LVOs if needed. :)
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 April 2018, 10:31
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By StingRay
Lock the directory, use Examine() to fill the...

Lock the directory, use Examine() to fill the FiB, then use ExNext() until you get ERROR_NO_MORE_ENTRIES.

Edit: just noticed it's the BB2 section here but as I know you are able to read/code asm...
Forum: support.Demos 19 April 2018, 10:19
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
The "Cycle-exact" checkbox can be found in the...

The "Cycle-exact" checkbox can be found in the "Hardware->Chipset" settings. It needs to be enabled for the scroller to be displayed correctly.







I've updated both (Ode to Ramon 1 and 2)...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 April 2018, 00:07
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By StingRay
Haha, I made that in the future because I needed...

Haha, I made that in the future because I needed to test on the 512MB OCS machine which wasn't possible yet in 2018. :D

In other news, just for fun I've coded a decrypter for the Cybernoid...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 April 2018, 18:38
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By StingRay
Can be easily defeated though as there are not...

Can be easily defeated though as there are not that many different decryption loops (so coding an "intelligent" decrypter which "guesses" next decryption loop is possible). I do like the movep loop...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 April 2018, 18:07
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By StingRay
I'd like to have such an OCS machine too. :D ...

I'd like to have such an OCS machine too. :D

On topic: boot is neatly encrypted. :)
Forum: support.Games 18 April 2018, 11:03
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By StingRay
Fine. Now guess who coded that very patch you are...

Fine. Now guess who coded that very patch you are using. And guess what would've happened had you opened a bug report or even bothered to upload your disk image.



V2.0 is the version for the...
Forum: Coders. General 17 April 2018, 20:50
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By StingRay
First question that springs to mind (without...

First question that springs to mind (without checking the code): is blitter DMA enabled?
Forum: support.Demos 17 April 2018, 17:21
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
I have now checked using WinUAE 3.6, if...

I have now checked using WinUAE 3.6, if cycle-exact is not enabled the scroller will look buggy, once cycle-exact mode is enabled the scroller looks fine.
Forum: support.Demos 17 April 2018, 16:35
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
I'm not using the WinUAE V4 beta yet but I'll...

I'm not using the WinUAE V4 beta yet but I'll check it on 3.6 (which is the WinUAE version I'm using), I guess this problem is config related.



Reporting problems is fine, it's much better...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 April 2018, 14:26
Replies: 43
Views: 2,069
Posted By StingRay
I'm not Dan but as I've been involved in the...

I'm not Dan but as I've been involved in the final version of the demo I can tell you that there has been quite a bit of work to make the demo run fine on the majority of Amigas out there. Final...
Forum: support.Demos 17 April 2018, 14:21
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
I have now checked the patch and there's no...

I have now checked the patch and there's no problem with the scroller on my 4060 (on which I originally coded the patch) and neither on Frequent's Amiga. I will update the patch anyway as I have...
Forum: support.Demos 17 April 2018, 12:13
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
Hi Ross, it's caused by a very low DDFSTRT value,...

Hi Ross, it's caused by a very low DDFSTRT value, on OCS machines the scroller has a scanline effect, on ECS/AGA machines it's completely trashed as the modulo is wrong and the scanline effect isn't...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 April 2018, 11:06
Replies: 87
Views: 5,969
Posted By StingRay
ASM-Pro supports startup parameters too, it will...

ASM-Pro supports startup parameters too, it will only open the settings requester if preferences have not been saved yet I think (no popups here). F.e. ASM-Pro \r sources:bla.s\a\j\ would load,...
Forum: support.Demos 17 April 2018, 10:53
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By StingRay
This actually should not be possible as the...

This actually should not be possible as the scroller code has been redone in the WHDLoad patch (regardless of the chipset).

Edit: But I'll check the patch code and update it if necessary, it's...
Forum: support.Games 17 April 2018, 10:45
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By StingRay
The OCS slave was completely recoded too by yours...

The OCS slave was completely recoded too by yours truly.




So you didn't use an original disk image anyway!
Forum: support.Games 16 April 2018, 17:42
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By StingRay
How about reporting that on the Mantis bug...

How about reporting that on the Mantis bug tracker? It is there for a reason you know. Please upload an image of your James Pond 2 disk and I'll see about supporting your version in an updated...
Forum: HOL data problems 13 April 2018, 11:30
Replies: 56
Views: 1,375
Posted By StingRay
Thanks for the "friendly" reply, good to know how...

Thanks for the "friendly" reply, good to know how much you appreciate "useless" info! Will save me a LOT of time in the future!
Forum: project.WHDLoad 13 April 2018, 08:38
Replies: 68
Views: 10,643
Posted By StingRay
Heh, missed the previous replies in this thread....

Heh, missed the previous replies in this thread. I have indeed created a new patch quite a while ago already and the freezing problems are fixed (can't even remember what I actually did to fix these,...
Forum: HOL data problems 13 April 2018, 08:35
Replies: 56
Views: 1,375
Posted By StingRay
As I already wrote, OCS is fine, ECS isn't needed...

As I already wrote, OCS is fine, ECS isn't needed for this game.
Forum: HOL data problems 12 April 2018, 22:53
Replies: 56
Views: 1,375
Posted By StingRay
Definitely not! Game works fine with OCS chipset!

Definitely not! Game works fine with OCS chipset!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 April 2018, 22:02
Replies: 54
Views: 2,110
Posted By StingRay
Dynamix, Crack,Inc.

Dynamix, Crack,Inc.
Forum: support.Apps 12 April 2018, 10:07
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By StingRay
*Chuckle*. :D ASM-One can be...

*Chuckle*. :D





ASM-One can be easily installed, just copy all files from the disk to a directory on your HD. Same for the IFF-Converter. There are better choices for that one if you want to...
Forum: OT - Technical 09 April 2018, 20:19
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By StingRay
If the game is not protected you can use any disk...

If the game is not protected you can use any disk imaging tool you like. If you encounter many errors then the game uses a non-standard disk format and your best choice would indeed be the Kryoflux.
Forum: Collections 09 April 2018, 19:06
Replies: 178
Views: 12,516
Posted By StingRay
Disk contains some logos/pictures/fonts and some...

Disk contains some logos/pictures/fonts and some Dytec/SR intros (normal released prods), no sources on disk.

Thanks for making this old stuff public and creating the images, always fun to check...
Forum: support.Demos 06 April 2018, 16:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By StingRay
Why should the demo suddenly have a new name? And...

Why should the demo suddenly have a new name? And if you mean the WHDLoad version, that's 99% finished on my HD. Fixed almost everything during the Christmas holidays but there is still something...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2018, 11:12
Replies: 54
Views: 2,110
Posted By StingRay
Different one but they were friends with Thrust....

Different one but they were friends with Thrust. :)



Haha, when I read Level 42 I actually immediately thought of Vortex 42. :D Great classic and I still watch it nowadays from time to time. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2018, 10:20
Replies: 54
Views: 2,110
Posted By StingRay
Can't remember that one at all, try to find it,...

Can't remember that one at all, try to find it, I'd like to have a look. :)

Another early, also trackloaded, classic is the Megademo by Antitrax 2010 (http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=9146). I...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 06 April 2018, 10:15
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By StingRay
That should do the trick. Level 7...

That should do the trick.



Level 7 vector is $7c.w which is valid for all 680x0 processors as long as the VBR is not moved.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2018, 16:52
Replies: 54
Views: 2,110
Posted By StingRay
Hehe, the classic "Fuxxorings to Lord Helmet"...

Hehe, the classic "Fuxxorings to Lord Helmet" scroller. :)

Not from 1988 but 1987 instead. And definitely deserves to be mentioned here: Tech Tech by Sodan and Magician 42...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 April 2018, 12:13
Replies: 133
Views: 9,614
Posted By StingRay
Excellent project (ace looking graphics!), happy...

Excellent project (ace looking graphics!), happy to help. :)
Forum: Coders. General 04 April 2018, 21:32
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By StingRay
Not entirely true. It depends on who creates the...

Not entirely true. It depends on who creates the release, those I made for Flashtro were all 680x0/AGA fixed and trained.
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