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Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 December 2018, 21:36
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Havie
Yes - have thought about this over night and...

Yes - have thought about this over night and guess this would be the answer (a part of me was hoping there might be some 'magic' solution which would mean that I don't have to add the offsets to all...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 December 2018, 00:33
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Havie
Sprites and Displaybitmap

I have a screen that is 640x400 and I am using Displaybitmap to scroll around using the mouse. My problem is that my main character is a sprite and it seems that sprite coordinates are independent...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2018, 21:21
Replies: 116
Views: 7,895
Posted By Havie
Not hassling but can we expect an issue 2? Issue...

Not hassling but can we expect an issue 2? Issue 1 was great and we need to get through the alphabet of CD32 games!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2018, 23:18
Replies: 62
Views: 7,822
Posted By Havie
I remember being impressed by the Snowman demo.

I remember being impressed by the Snowman demo.
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 November 2018, 19:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881
Posted By Havie
Looking really good!

Looking really good!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 October 2018, 23:38
Replies: 145
Views: 12,746
Posted By Havie
Just discovered one I got wrong by complete...

Just discovered one I got wrong by complete accident - is there anyway to change my answer?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 October 2018, 23:33
Replies: 145
Views: 12,746
Posted By Havie
Had a go at this stupidly hard quiz!!! Be lucky...

Had a go at this stupidly hard quiz!!! Be lucky if I get more than 3!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2018, 18:20
Replies: 67
Views: 3,368
Posted By Havie
Here's a good comparison - intro and little bit...

Here's a good comparison - intro and little bit of game play. Mainly PC with different sound/graphics cards (or not. Amiga version at 56:10. To my ears the Amiga version sounds just as good as the...
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 October 2018, 22:51
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Havie
Damn - you've seen through my clever...

Damn - you've seen through my clever name....might be a 'bit' Portal like...

Although the theory is that the warpgates take you through to the mini-games too.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 03 October 2018, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Havie
Thanks - will have a look at this and report back.

Thanks - will have a look at this and report back.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 02 October 2018, 20:33
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Havie
That's what I thought - shame. So what's the...

That's what I thought - shame.

So what's the best way to do multiple scrolling zones for a parallax effect?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 30 September 2018, 00:27
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Havie
Multiple Copperlists and Sprites

New question of the day!

If I set up a screen with 4 copperlists on top of each other with the required gap will each copperlist have it's own sprites or will the sprites be copperlist...
Forum: Coders. Entries 28 September 2018, 01:49
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Havie
Entry: Warpgate

Title: Wargate

Genre: Arcade/Platform/Puzzler

Original concept: Sort of (if portal had never been invented)

Expected game size: Planning 10 levels with a number of mini-games as part of each...
Forum: Coders. Contest 28 September 2018, 01:49
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Havie
Discussion: Warpgate

Title: Wargate

Genre: Arcade/Platform/Puzzler

Original concept: Sort of (if portal had never been invented)

Expected game size: Planning 10 levels with a number of mini-games as part of each...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 25 September 2018, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Havie
Yes - there was an End. The issue was trying to...

Yes - there was an End. The issue was trying to use too big a shape. Loading straight to the screen sorted it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2018, 23:21
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By Havie
What - no PSP?

What - no PSP?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 23:13
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Havie
Smooth fast scrolling?

Something I have always wondered about is how to do smooth fast scrolling.

If we assume the game runs at 50 fps and scrolls one pixel per frame then it can scroll 50 pixels per second. At 50 fps...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 23:02
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Havie
Colours are 16 - correct but as I am using...

Colours are 16 - correct but as I am using sprites I need a 32 colour palette in the copper list hence the 16 colour screen and 32 colours in the Initcop command. I'm finally getting a handle on...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Havie
As usual your are right D - was definitely...

As usual your are right D - was definitely something to do with memory issues. Loading the bitmap directly does the job.

Thanks again!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 19:51
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Havie
After 3 days of trying I was coming to the same...

After 3 days of trying I was coming to the same conclusion. Will try loading bitmap instead!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 02:09
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Havie
Thanks - but gives the same error.

Thanks - but gives the same error.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 September 2018, 00:29
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Havie
Problems with displaying a screen!

Help - problem driving me mad!

I am simply trying to display a background (320x200 16 colours) on a double buffered screen. When I run the program - it works first time but when it ends I get an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 21:16
Replies: 48
Views: 1,951
Posted By Havie
Lotus 2 for me. I really like SCR but found it...

Lotus 2 for me. I really like SCR but found it pretty difficult and frustrating where as Lotus was just pick and play (although prefer Lotus 1 but that wasn't the question).
Forum: News 17 September 2018, 22:51
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
Daedalus has sorted out my error and now runs as...

Daedalus has sorted out my error and now runs as I want. Clouds have now been changed into sprites so they scroll smoothly off the screen!

Have noticed a disappearing bird on occasion and might...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 22:50
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
You have PM back - hopefully you can demystify...

You have PM back - hopefully you can demystify sprite colours for me as they are extremely useful (shame that they are so limited even with multiplexing - imaging what could have been done with 64 16...
Forum: News 14 September 2018, 19:32
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
That would be great as (see above) the clouds...

That would be great as (see above) the clouds were meant to be sprites (2 sprites for each cloud) but I was having a mare with the colours and I couldn't work it out as the game on runs in 2...
Forum: News 14 September 2018, 19:31
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
Yes - I could make the bob clipped but it's...

Yes - I could make the bob clipped but it's mainly because the clouds started off as sprites which happily clip. They scroll smoothly on as the screen is wider than the viewport that you see but I...
Forum: News 14 September 2018, 19:26
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
Nope - the game only runs in 4 colours so can't...

Nope - the game only runs in 4 colours so can't really add this without upping the colour count! Might think about it but need to focus on compo game....
Forum: News 12 September 2018, 22:23
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
Cheers - not sure my game is worthy of a youtube...

Cheers - not sure my game is worthy of a youtube playthrough but now feeling very proud!
Forum: request.Modules 10 September 2018, 21:15
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By Havie
Got excited over OpenMPT but you're right about...

Got excited over OpenMPT but you're right about the number of channels so my MOD is a no go :(

Thanks for your help.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 September 2018, 21:14
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Havie
I fear that you are correct - loading into...

I fear that you are correct - loading into OpenMPT I can see the mods have a load more than 4 channels. Also (and maybe because of the multiple channels) there is no save as MOD option. :(

Not...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 09 September 2018, 23:45
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Havie
Impulse Tracker Files

Does anyone know if Blitz can play Impulse tracker files or they can be converted to be played by Blitz? Potentially could make or break my first idea for compo game...
Forum: request.Modules 09 September 2018, 23:44
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By Havie
Convert Impulse Tracker (.it) files to Amiga Mod?

I have some Impulse Tracker music files that I would really like to convert so I can play them through Blitz Basic. Does anyone know if this is possible?
Forum: News 09 September 2018, 23:26
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
I'm not sure if duck was in the original version...

I'm not sure if duck was in the original version and to be fair, you probably don't need to use it although if you get far enough in my game then it becomes essential!

Glad that those that have...
Forum: News 09 September 2018, 23:24
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
Thanks, I feel quite privileged to have a game on...

Thanks, I feel quite privileged to have a game on Lemon!
Forum: Amiga scene 08 September 2018, 13:12
Replies: 352
Views: 31,522
Posted By Havie
This months issue of RG dropped through the door...

This months issue of RG dropped through the door this morning. Nice interview! I note that you are not working on any other projects and taking a break to have a bit more time with the...
Forum: News 08 September 2018, 02:15
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
Have got some ideas for the compo - just trying...

Have got some ideas for the compo - just trying to work out what is doable in the time and whether I should do a port or something new?

And yes, seem to more entries coming all the time - happy...
Forum: News 08 September 2018, 01:21
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By Havie
New Game - Dino Run

Here is a game I've been working on for a few weeks, it's an Amiga version of the Google Chrome Dinosaur Run game.

I have attached and LHA file (just unpack anywhere you like) or an ADF. Works...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 September 2018, 13:16
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Havie
That does the trick - thanks! A couple more...

That does the trick - thanks!

A couple more things to do and then I'll upload game.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 September 2018, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Havie
Doh - wasn't coming out of Blitz mode! Strange...

Doh - wasn't coming out of Blitz mode! Strange that it works on hard disks without leaving Blitz mode but doesn't on floppy?

Created another problem though - when I leave Blitz mode it shows...
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