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Forum: Amiga scene 17 June 2018, 23:35
Replies: 624
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Posted By Dunny
Although it can't run x86 software, I have a...

Although it can't run x86 software, I have a stripped-down linux install running FS-UAE at fastest possible with JIT enabled - it boots in about 30 seconds and runs everything I throw at it like a...
Forum: project.MAGE 15 June 2018, 23:59
Replies: 961
Views: 71,177
Posted By Dunny
Check the first post, dude. He give instructions...

Check the first post, dude. He give instructions on how to do just that.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 June 2018, 23:56
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
Hell, instruction sets were irrelevant to me back...

Hell, instruction sets were irrelevant to me back in the 80s - all they were was a way to tell the silicon how to do what I wanted it to do. The end result was the goal, be it z80, 6502, 68k, x86 or...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2018, 15:57
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
I'm afraid that "You were eaten by a Steril707"...

I'm afraid that "You were eaten by a Steril707" doesn't have the same ring to it.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2018, 13:12
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
:D I suspect that any text adventure that...

:D

I suspect that any text adventure that required that amount of hardware would have awesome photographic scene pictures and a story that ran to several years' worth of telling :)

I'll see...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2018, 11:46
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
Can I just clarify, are text adventures allowed?...

Can I just clarify, are text adventures allowed? If not, which genres are allowed in the competition? If they are allowed, will they be marked down due to graphics not being present, despite the...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2018, 14:19
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
Do I smell another resident evil project but in...

Do I smell another resident evil project but in competition form here?
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2018, 19:41
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
Removing points simply because it's a port is...

Removing points simply because it's a port is grossly unfair. The problem with you lot is that you don't seem to understand that just because the graphics are a done deal doesn't mean that the game...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2018, 12:02
Replies: 161
Views: 5,373
Posted By Dunny
I gave up on AROS after it totally failed on...

I gave up on AROS after it totally failed on multiple PCs both desktop and laptops, so went with Amilator - and it runs flawlessly on all of them, so I have an authentic Amiga on powerful hardware...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 May 2018, 01:02
Replies: 181
Views: 19,375
Posted By Dunny
Oh, cool! I'll try it out next time I get to a...

Oh, cool! I'll try it out next time I get to a machine with FS-UAE :)

Does it do the RF shadowing of bright pixels into darker? Yellow next to blue was a classic combination back in the 80s and...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 21:01
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
Really? How did I manage to use AmosPro for many...

Really? How did I manage to use AmosPro for many years on my A1000 then?
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 20:58
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
Then add VSTs to the mix also. The halting...

Then add VSTs to the mix also. The halting problem tells you that we cannot possibly calculate what resources we will need ahead of time; VSTs are not coded by us.

And... Mic sample mixing is...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 14:05
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
Imagine you have a track made of around 20 or...

Imagine you have a track made of around 20 or thirty sampled instruments. Each one has a sample per note (127 of those), one per velocity per note (so each of those 127 notes has 127 samples) and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 May 2018, 11:23
Replies: 142
Views: 18,151
Posted By Dunny
It's not so much the glare or the curvature (I...

It's not so much the glare or the curvature (I had a perfectly flat screen for my Amiga) but rather the RF/PAL colour bleed, which is a completely different beast to the colour bloom we're seeing in...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 11:18
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, we are - parts of it that the compiler...

Yeah, we are - parts of it that the compiler can't handle, at least :D
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 00:38
Replies: 161
Views: 5,373
Posted By Dunny
I work for a multi-million dollar s/w company and...

I work for a multi-million dollar s/w company and we're gearing up for an imminent move from x64 to ARM (as in, when it happens we're prepared). So there's that, and we're not the only ones.

And I...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 00:07
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
Having 64bit instructions makes my job much...

Having 64bit instructions makes my job much easier - audio processing. 64 bit floats are handled atomically for starters and having extra RAM immediately addressable is a godsend for working with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 May 2018, 00:02
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By Dunny
The +2A/B were pretty much awful machines - they...

The +2A/B were pretty much awful machines - they were +3s with the FDD removed and a tape player attached like the +2. The ROM was the same image as the +3, which introduced the disk handling system,...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 May 2018, 23:59
Replies: 66
Views: 3,577
Posted By Dunny
I don't like it. In the original, the snakes were...

I don't like it. In the original, the snakes were smooth but now they're kinda cracked. The logo wasn't smooth shaded, it was banded with some dithering. The logo didn't have that enormous "+" mark...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By Dunny
Hmmm, some sort of bridgeboard, you say? Whoever...

Hmmm, some sort of bridgeboard, you say? Whoever would buy such a thing? :D
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 16:53
Replies: 161
Views: 5,373
Posted By Dunny
Apple are in the process of dropping x86 right...

Apple are in the process of dropping x86 right now, very soon no apps will be allowed unless they're x64.

And as they're gearing up their own chip fabrication at a frightening rate (7nm now!) it...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2018, 23:57
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By Dunny
I think he's saying that we should be able to...

I think he's saying that we should be able to remove the 68k emulation and in its place talk directly to hardware on the main PC board, with maybe a 68k CPU in FPGA to execute the 68k instructions....
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2018, 13:24
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
I think it will be square, flat, with pins on the...

I think it will be square, flat, with pins on the underside.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 22 May 2018, 01:11
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By Dunny
"Why do I need Mindguard?" Because, and I...

"Why do I need Mindguard?"

Because, and I shit you not:

"David Hasselhof continues to impress German TV viewers."
Forum: support.FS-UAE 21 May 2018, 19:22
Replies: 33
Views: 2,683
Posted By Dunny
None here, but I'm not that well up on linux...

None here, but I'm not that well up on linux internals. Nobody (forum member) may be able to help if you send him a PM.
Forum: News 21 May 2018, 10:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Dunny
...1200 :d

...1200

:d
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2018, 00:26
Replies: 75
Views: 3,269
Posted By Dunny
Well, there of course will be emulators.... ...

Well, there of course will be emulators....

But that's the beauty of open source. When the intel line finally dies and something better comes along, WinUAE will just be ported over to it and it'll...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 May 2018, 15:18
Replies: 33
Views: 2,683
Posted By Dunny
Do you have a CDRom in your PC?

Do you have a CDRom in your PC?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2018, 14:43
Replies: 75
Views: 3,269
Posted By Dunny
Toni isn't the original creator of WinUAE.

Toni isn't the original creator of WinUAE.
Forum: support.Apps 20 May 2018, 10:39
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By Dunny
PCx is available as a demo on Aminet, and there...

PCx is available as a demo on Aminet, and there appears to be a crack for it on the FTP, if I'm not much mistaken?

But it's crap anyway. PC Task is a far better x86 emulator.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2018, 00:40
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
Yes, I was thinking primarily of games made in...

Yes, I was thinking primarily of games made in Backbone, RedPill etc. Games that should have run on a basic OCS machine which for some reason require an accelerator and RAM expansion.

If you think...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2018, 17:52
Replies: 363
Views: 66,825
Posted By Dunny
...Which would result in tonnes of Kickstart...

...Which would result in tonnes of Kickstart 1.2-era quality games that require a minimum of an '030 with 4MB RAM to run...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2018, 23:46
Replies: 161
Views: 5,373
Posted By Dunny
Amiga was "drawers". MS-DOS was "directories" ...

Amiga was "drawers".
MS-DOS was "directories"
Windows pre Win95 were "groups"
Windows post Win95 was "folders"

:)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 17 May 2018, 00:06
Replies: 137
Views: 9,557
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, that doesn't sound like proof. If you don't...

Yeah, that doesn't sound like proof. If you don't take steps to protect your work when you release it publicly, then anyone can take it - not just (perceived) evil mega-corporations...

You did...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 137
Views: 9,557
Posted By Dunny
As I said, I'm going to need proof that a huge...

As I said, I'm going to need proof that a huge corporation stole your IP. Otherwise it's just hearsay, "everyone knows", anecdotal evidence at best.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 May 2018, 18:49
Replies: 137
Views: 9,557
Posted By Dunny
Going to need examples of that. Proof that it was...

Going to need examples of that. Proof that it was yours, proof that you didn't give it to them, proof that if you uploaded it somewhere that didn't give them (or the hosting company) explicit...
Forum: OT - General 13 May 2018, 01:39
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Dunny
Don't report them. You might get banned :p

Don't report them. You might get banned :p
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 01:11
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
And you're right, but when you have 20 effects...

And you're right, but when you have 20 effects per channel for EQ, distortion etc then lowering the sampling rate before those effects are applied is asking for trouble when the aliasing starts.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 23:51
Replies: 624
Views: 25,019
Posted By Dunny
For one instrument, with 128 voices sampled at...

For one instrument, with 128 voices sampled at 128 velocities (and other parameters) usually sampled at 192KHz in 5 channels. And all that is just one instrument - and the samples are quite often...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2018, 23:45
Replies: 160
Views: 21,023
Posted By Dunny
What exactly did Amstrad do that improved the...

What exactly did Amstrad do that improved the Speccy?
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