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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 00:51
Replies: 132
Views: 4,223
Posted By idrougge
YM2149 or simply "YM". People generally...

YM2149 or simply "YM".

People generally don't call the Yamaha FM chips "YM", but things like OPM, OPN, OPL etc.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2019, 11:38
Replies: 132
Views: 4,223
Posted By idrougge
The POKEY was only designed for sound effects and...

The POKEY was only designed for sound effects and simple monotonous melodies (sacrificing channels for 16-bit tuning). Even the VIC-20 had a better thought-out disposition of its sound channels. And...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2019, 22:24
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By idrougge
Exactly what wiring changes? I've done it...

Exactly what wiring changes?

I've done it with a 40-pin socket inbetween before.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 January 2019, 22:22
Replies: 35
Views: 1,724
Posted By idrougge
I know that a Sega gun (with a simple adapter)...

I know that a Sega gun (with a simple adapter) works with Capone at least. But I don't know if that's compatible with the Golem.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 January 2019, 21:59
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By idrougge
Sorry, you don't have "lists" or "arrays". No...

Sorry, you don't have "lists" or "arrays". No such thing. Learn to live without them or fake them.

In many cases, QUEUE, PUSH and PULL can be used as a substitute for lists, as long as your list...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2019, 21:36
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By idrougge
It most probably is not a rev 4.0 but a rev 4...

It most probably is not a rev 4.0 but a rev 4 point something. There were a number of small motherboard fixes performed on the motherboards at the factory, making them into 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 boards.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 January 2019, 17:38
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By idrougge
I think it works much better for dynamically...

I think it works much better for dynamically generated lists than for small and static lists, as can be seen above. Dynamically generated lists will generally be "indexed" by variables and not by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2019, 15:16
Replies: 132
Views: 4,223
Posted By idrougge
Foebane, while POKEY is a Jay Miner creation, it...

Foebane, while POKEY is a Jay Miner creation, it was never meant to do music.
It has four channels with 8 bits of resolution and is totally untempered, which means that it can hardly ever produce a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2019, 02:47
Replies: 132
Views: 4,223
Posted By idrougge
often = never

often = never
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2019, 00:34
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By idrougge
Some CF cards simply won't work with a PCMCIA...

Some CF cards simply won't work with a PCMCIA adaptor (even fewer with an IDE adaptor). If you have CF0 in Devs/DosDrivers and no trapdoor card plugged in, your CF card simply isn't compatible. Try...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2019, 00:30
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By idrougge
Depends. A lot of SD adaptors were made before...

Depends. A lot of SD adaptors were made before SDHC card were introduced, meaning they only support cards of a maximum of 2 GB.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2019, 00:27
Replies: 52
Views: 9,228
Posted By idrougge
Congratulations, spudje. I have the exact same...

Congratulations, spudje. I have the exact same model. What do you think makes the Amiga a better product?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2019, 00:26
Replies: 52
Views: 9,228
Posted By idrougge
What do you do with all those 30 cm of saved...

What do you do with all those 30 cm of saved space?
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2019, 00:24
Replies: 659
Views: 45,619
Posted By idrougge
In this day and age, avoid calling people...

In this day and age, avoid calling people "trolls". Kolla pointed out a technical problem in your code, but that is no reason to be defensive.

As a fellow software developer, if Kolla wrote the...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2019, 23:14
Replies: 121
Views: 8,912
Posted By idrougge
The upside is that the Amiga communities on FB...

The upside is that the Amiga communities on FB are utter lamers.
Forum: Hardware mods 11 January 2019, 23:04
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By idrougge
How much do the components cost? Previous mouse...

How much do the components cost? Previous mouse adapter solutions have used cheap, easy-to-solder, PIC microcontrollers.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2019, 03:10
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By idrougge
Indeed there has been such a thing. I've got one...

Indeed there has been such a thing. I've got one for 8-bit ISA in a box somewhere.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 January 2019, 17:32
Replies: 659
Views: 45,619
Posted By idrougge
Wow, how could that pass? I can just imagine...

Wow, how could that pass?

I can just imagine wasting several hours making a correct script behave, then giving up thinking you're an idiot.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2019, 04:59
Replies: 55
Views: 2,452
Posted By idrougge
I would just leave Photoshop behind and use...

I would just leave Photoshop behind and use Personal Paint. It has supreme palette handling and the drawing tools are more geared towards pixel graphics.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 January 2019, 04:56
Replies: 659
Views: 45,619
Posted By idrougge
Please expand.

Please expand.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2019, 18:32
Replies: 341
Views: 14,452
Posted By idrougge
As long as your definition of "good taste" is...

As long as your definition of "good taste" is plastering COPYRIGHT AMITEN 2018 in Topaz/8 all over horribly degraded DPaint conversions of gaudy children's clip art.

There is a Swedish saying that...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2019, 16:56
Replies: 341
Views: 14,452
Posted By idrougge
All respect to you, Dani Hermans. I don't know...

All respect to you, Dani Hermans. I don't know why anyone would blame you for any part in this mess.
Forum: support.Other 25 December 2018, 21:33
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By idrougge
I've printed to HP Laserjets via network before....

I've printed to HP Laserjets via network before. You need to get the IP address of the printer and make sure LPR protocol is enabled. On the Amiga, you need some software to forward printer access to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 December 2018, 01:50
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By idrougge
The C64 also has better development tools...

The C64 also has better development tools nowadays.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 December 2018, 03:18
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By idrougge
I would like to say that I wholeheartedly agree,...

I would like to say that I wholeheartedly agree, Roondar, but I am an Amiga user too, and it hurts my pride to put the Amiga in a lower stage than the consoles. I prefer to think that the Amiga is...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 December 2018, 03:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By idrougge
Blitz doesn't directly support interlace modes...

Blitz doesn't directly support interlace modes (it was probably too much of a chore to implement for the Acid programmers), so you will have to implement it totally by yourself, probably by...
Forum: support.Apps 24 December 2018, 00:18
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By idrougge
TurboText is free, and my editor of choice, but...

TurboText is free, and my editor of choice, but beware that the installation script may be broken.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 December 2018, 00:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By idrougge
That's funny, I did a lot of "MTInstall" when...

That's funny, I did a lot of "MTInstall" when building this library. Is the relevant source the one above or something else?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 December 2018, 23:59
Replies: 52
Views: 3,058
Posted By idrougge
I think this is a fine example of how the Amiga...

I think this is a fine example of how the Amiga is hard to program. You need to juggle the blitter and the copper, choose the correct screen modes (and write a corresponding copperlist) and then add...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 December 2018, 15:12
Replies: 158
Views: 15,575
Posted By idrougge
While some_condition If foo Print...

While some_condition
If foo
Print "Error"
EndIf
Wend
Forum: support.Hardware 17 December 2018, 13:16
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By idrougge
Naturally, a 4:3 screen is preferable.

Naturally, a 4:3 screen is preferable.
Forum: News 11 December 2018, 19:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By idrougge
This.

This.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2018, 19:50
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By idrougge
That's what "easier to program" means. On the...

That's what "easier to program" means. On the Amiga, you had to work out your own hacks to provide what was hardware features on the consoles.

You could compare this to the situation with the...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2018, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By idrougge
What you could do is try another card – but...

What you could do is try another card – but beware that the cheap Sandisk 16 GB cards aren't PCMCIA compatible.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2018, 19:22
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By idrougge
http://grovdata.se/gotek/15.jpg

http://grovdata.se/gotek/15.jpg
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 November 2018, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By idrougge
I don't know, but a downgrade to 1.44 helped for...

I don't know, but a downgrade to 1.44 helped for me.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2018, 20:14
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By idrougge
Okay, I should have said: There is no maxtransfer...

Okay, I should have said: There is no maxtransfer problem on the PCMCIA port.
Notably, the CF0 dosdriver has no maxtransfer parameter.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 November 2018, 13:30
Replies: 2,018
Views: 293,970
Posted By idrougge
Is the name really that important?

Is the name really that important?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 00:54
Replies: 40
Views: 3,218
Posted By idrougge
I've worked on localisation before, so sure.

I've worked on localisation before, so sure.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2018, 00:53
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By idrougge
There is no max transfer involved on PCMCIA port.

There is no max transfer involved on PCMCIA port.
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