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Forum: support.Games 13 September 2018, 08:07
Replies: 74
Views: 11,730
Posted By Rotareneg
The "laser hole" claim was debunked a while back:...

The "laser hole" claim was debunked a while back:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=89662
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 17:51
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Rotareneg
The die will be hotter than the surface...

The die will be hotter than the surface temperature of the chip due to the plastic not being a particularly good thermal conductor. Interestingly, the shielding on the 128 doubled as a heat sink...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 August 2018, 23:46
Replies: 222
Views: 46,419
Posted By Rotareneg
How much data is on the Turrican 2 disc?

How much data is on the Turrican 2 disc?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 21:02
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Rotareneg
Sorry, I guess I wasn't clear: I didn't mean "rip...

Sorry, I guess I wasn't clear: I didn't mean "rip the chipset out of an Amiga as it actually existed and stick it in a PC." I meant, just as a thought experiment, "what if the Amiga chipset was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 18:59
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Rotareneg
What if the Amiga had been an audio/video card for PCs?

I had recently watched a video ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUCNDNJHItw ) that included a PC soundcard that used a SID chip on it which got me thinking: Why not a retro soundcard with Paula on...
Forum: support.Games 11 June 2018, 16:34
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Rotareneg
Battle Squadron

Battle Squadron
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2018, 22:38
Replies: 472
Views: 50,214
Posted By Rotareneg
Yep, seems to be working correctly now, thanks!

Yep, seems to be working correctly now, thanks!
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2018, 18:24
Replies: 472
Views: 50,214
Posted By Rotareneg
I just checked and it happens with all 4.0.0 beta...

I just checked and it happens with all 4.0.0 beta versions except with one slight difference: At version 8 and older it doesn't even try to switch to full screen when I click on the tray icon, it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2018, 02:26
Replies: 472
Views: 50,214
Posted By Rotareneg
There's no window or screen remaining to interact...

There's no window or screen remaining to interact with, and the focus reverts to the window that I launched winuae from.

I just noticed that WinUAE is actually still in the system tray (I didn't...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 May 2018, 01:06
Replies: 472
Views: 50,214
Posted By Rotareneg
With winuae64.exe 4000b10: Start WinUAE...

With winuae64.exe 4000b10:

Start WinUAE using A500 quickstart config (no floppy required) set to full-screen mode. Pause emulation and open WinUAE UI with F12. Press "OK" to close UI. The UI will...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 April 2018, 17:14
Replies: 472
Views: 50,214
Posted By Rotareneg
Fixed the crashing by clearing the...

Fixed the crashing by clearing the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Arabuusimiehet\WinUAE\AVConfiguration registry key. That config file still opens to 640x480 though.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 April 2018, 17:06
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Rotareneg
You might try setting frequency to 48000.

You might try setting frequency to 48000.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 April 2018, 00:36
Replies: 472
Views: 50,214
Posted By Rotareneg
Two separate issues here: WinUAE64 crashes...

Two separate issues here:

WinUAE64 crashes when I try to open the Output tab, .dmp file in attachment.

When running the attached config WinUAE switches to full screen at 640x480 resolution even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2018, 16:59
Replies: 35
Views: 1,311
Posted By Rotareneg
To add to the SotB complexity: Some objects don't...

To add to the SotB complexity: Some objects don't slow down when the player flips direction. In the following video the vertical spike continues to move at 50 Hz while the green balls and even the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2018, 15:42
Replies: 35
Views: 1,311
Posted By Rotareneg
You're right, it's 60 fps. I don't know what's...

You're right, it's 60 fps. I don't know what's wrong with all you people's Amiga's which run 10 fps slower than they're supposed to.
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 April 2018, 02:18
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
Just measured again and that TV is around 50-60...

Just measured again and that TV is around 50-60 ms behind the laptop's internal display. I primarily use that TV for watching videos anyway, so I'm not surprised I never noticed the latency on it.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 April 2018, 19:43
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
It does not. I checked with a camera that has a...

It does not. I checked with a camera that has a 220 FPS mode and it appears that the external monitor image is delayed by about 2 frames (or 1/30s) compared to the internal screen, and that's both...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 April 2018, 00:45
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
Ah, that explains things! Last night I played...

Ah, that explains things! Last night I played around with various breakout clones and was getting a bit confused as the low latency vsync still felt a bit laggy.

I just tried the new version and...
Forum: support.Other 02 April 2018, 08:51
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Rotareneg
It changes the video timing, which on some...

It changes the video timing, which on some versions of the hardware just make the screen refresh faster, but on others could cause the CRT voltages to go way higher than normal:...
Forum: support.Other 01 April 2018, 20:21
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Rotareneg
No more so than typing POKE 59458,62 into a PET...

No more so than typing POKE 59458,62 into a PET emulator would.

Or more concisely: No.
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 March 2018, 17:23
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
My laptop is running Windows 10 Home on a Core...

My laptop is running Windows 10 Home on a Core i5-3230M with the integrated GPU (Intel HD Graphics 4000.) When using the built-in screen it hardly jitters as all, but has a fixed wrap-around of the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 March 2018, 20:03
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
Yep, working again on the laptop, thanks. :D ...

Yep, working again on the laptop, thanks. :D

Here's a 40 second video showing how the bottom slice wraps around to the top when on adaptive power management vs prefer maximum performance mode....
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 March 2018, 02:59
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
I'm not on my desktop right now so I can't check...

I'm not on my desktop right now so I can't check the actual amount (and see if it changed with number of slices.) The input lag seems better, but I haven't done a double blind test to verify that I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2018, 01:55
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Rotareneg
HAM mode is essentially a hardware accelerated...

HAM mode is essentially a hardware accelerated image compression mode, it's not suitable for real time stuff like games as it's difficult to avoid artifacts when moving/drawing objects over the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 March 2018, 21:39
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
I just found what was causing the last slice to...

I just found what was causing the last slice to wrap around to the top of the screen on my computer: NVIDIA's power management was throttling the GPU clocks down to idle.

On optimal and adaptive...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2018, 02:16
Replies: 44
Views: 2,165
Posted By Rotareneg
Musical reconceptualization of a previously...

Musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work is called making an arrangement. Making a good arrangement, especially when working in with a very different medium than the original...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 March 2018, 17:20
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
Just tried the new version and, strangely enough,...

Just tried the new version and, strangely enough, it seems to run slightly better on my laptop which is using the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 on the Core i5-3230M CPU than on my desktop with an...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 March 2018, 22:51
Replies: 230
Views: 24,492
Posted By Rotareneg
I am getting a steady vsync tear near the top...

I am getting a steady vsync tear near the top edge of the screen when using this new version. However, I'm not sure if I'm just setting something wrong as I'm not entirely clear on what "Amiga...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 March 2018, 18:48
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Rotareneg
60 or 59.94 Hz for NTSC?

I was just curious if there was any reason to use a display refresh rate of 59.94 Hz instead of 60 Hz with WinUAE, or I guess more directly, which frame rate does WinUAE want to use in NTSC mode?
Forum: Amiga scene 05 March 2018, 17:41
Replies: 177
Views: 6,560
Posted By Rotareneg
"Why are we here?" Nostalgia. Using the...

"Why are we here?"

Nostalgia.

Using the 68000 CPU is hardly unique to the Amiga, so lets be sure to not forget how timeless and enduring the Atari ST and Macintosh are.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2018, 04:07
Replies: 177
Views: 6,560
Posted By Rotareneg
Android 8.1 runs pretty darn well on my HP48GX.

Android 8.1 runs pretty darn well on my HP48GX.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2018, 18:13
Replies: 44
Views: 3,878
Posted By Rotareneg
The literal weak bit is just that: flux...

The literal weak bit is just that: flux transitions with an amplitude low enough to not be reliably read, like from physical damage to the disk. Then there is the common one where an out of spec...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2018, 00:28
Replies: 24
Views: 934
Posted By Rotareneg
Yes, just get a sheet of transparent green...

Yes, just get a sheet of transparent green plastic and put it in front of your display, problem solved. ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2018, 18:26
Replies: 44
Views: 3,878
Posted By Rotareneg
Dungeon Master had a similarly passive-aggressive...

Dungeon Master had a similarly passive-aggressive protection where it checked a fuzzy bit on the disk and if it failed to validate one of the possible results would be your whole party suddenly dying...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2018, 15:33
Replies: 44
Views: 3,878
Posted By Rotareneg
Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but if...

Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but if his explanation of "Trying to write to a physical hole in the disk" was true it wouldn't be able to work with write protected disks.

Surely it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2018, 06:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,233
Posted By Rotareneg
It seems to me to be a terrible idea to allow...

It seems to me to be a terrible idea to allow external memory reads to occur speculatively. What happens when it speculatively reads a memory mapped I/O register that is changed by reads, like the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 December 2017, 06:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rotareneg
In 3.6.0 beta 10 if you use the A1200 4 meg fast...

In 3.6.0 beta 10 if you use the A1200 4 meg fast RAM quickstart config the cracked version will get almost all through the intro, skipping at the point where the coin insert sound effect plays, right...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 December 2017, 06:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By Rotareneg
Just checked and 3.4.0 and 3.6.0 beta 10 play...

Just checked and 3.4.0 and 3.6.0 beta 10 play that particular cracked version differently: 3.4.0 partially plays the game intro and 3.6.0 skips over it as soon as the music starts. The intro runs in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 November 2017, 06:23
Replies: 1,944
Views: 267,420
Posted By Rotareneg
The simple explanation: 8 bit is noisier than 16...

The simple explanation: 8 bit is noisier than 16 bit, this noise is called quantization noise (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantization_(signal_processing)).

It's most obvious when comparing...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 October 2017, 06:48
Replies: 112
Views: 5,253
Posted By Rotareneg
It seems to be working almost 100% perfectly, the...

It seems to be working almost 100% perfectly, the only slight imperfection I can identify is that the recorded audio when restoring a save state has a tiny glitch at the beginning of the frame and is...
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