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Forum: OT - Gaming 22 April 2019, 13:14
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By Leffmann
But isn't the blame with Sapphire though, since...

But isn't the blame with Sapphire though, since they manufactured the card and offered the warranty? If your Amiga stopped working back in the day, you wouldn't call Motorola or Sony just because...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 21 March 2019, 10:27
Replies: 1,122
Views: 112,264
Posted By Leffmann
Question It's very picky about the build environment. I...

It's very picky about the build environment. I removed the manually installed dependencies and added them via Homebrew, and installed GCC instead of the older version of clang and its GCC wrapper,...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 March 2019, 10:17
Replies: 82
Views: 9,125
Posted By Leffmann
Same problem here.

Same problem here.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 March 2019, 19:41
Replies: 1,122
Views: 112,264
Posted By Leffmann
Thanks, I've already tried -noixemul and the...

Thanks, I've already tried -noixemul and the various -mcrt options, but I can't get it to work. I think the macOS build procedure somehow quietly fails, but I have no more useful info.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 March 2019, 19:37
Replies: 200
Views: 15,598
Posted By Leffmann
The Amiga vultures coming to an agreement? I...

The Amiga vultures coming to an agreement? I think they would sooner resort to cannibalism.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 March 2019, 19:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Posted By Leffmann
Do you actually have to optimize it? The cost of...

Do you actually have to optimize it? The cost of a 16-bit division on 020 is like 50 CPU cycles. At ~14.2 MHz that's like 1/20th of a single scanline, to look at it in those terms. There's...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 16 March 2019, 16:05
Replies: 1,122
Views: 112,264
Posted By Leffmann
Has anyone been able to build vasm, vlink, and...

Has anyone been able to build vasm, vlink, and vbcc? I can get the gcc toolchain to build with no errors on macOS, but when I use it to build vasm I get errors like these:

...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 March 2019, 16:48
Replies: 66
Views: 2,372
Posted By Leffmann
A 256-color chunky mode obviously. Even OCS has...

A 256-color chunky mode obviously. Even OCS has the bandwidth for it in lowres.

I understand that extending the palette register file and LUT mechanism from 32 to 256 entries would've increased...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 10:57
Replies: 30
Views: 1,665
Posted By Leffmann
Didn't the Z80 have more machine registers than...

Didn't the Z80 have more machine registers than the 6502's single accumulator and two index registers, and the ability to do some 16-bit operations as well? With that, and running at 3.5 MHz I...
Forum: Coders. Contest 10 March 2019, 10:48
Replies: 49
Views: 7,248
Posted By Leffmann
You should really let the whole Amiten thing rest...

You should really let the whole Amiten thing rest I think... fanning the flames for several days in those old threads was bad enough.
Forum: OT - General 10 March 2019, 10:44
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Leffmann
I don't know, but it's probably close to what my...

I don't know, but it's probably close to what my budget AMD can muster :agree

The fastest benchmark I could find on R20 is almost 25x faster than mine, but the single-core benchmarks are 2.5x at...
Forum: OT - General 09 March 2019, 17:00
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Leffmann
Bow down in respect, boys: 695 CB points.

Bow down in respect, boys: 695 CB points.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 March 2019, 16:53
Replies: 26
Views: 2,144
Posted By Leffmann
It's looking really good! IMO, with this...

It's looking really good!

IMO, with this being an original concept, with great graphics and no doubt great music too, and being 99% done, you've pretty much willingly passed up on the 1st prize in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 08:48
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By Leffmann
It's not an Amiga music site as such, but...

It's not an Amiga music site as such, but Kuokka77's YouTube channel has lots of high quality recordings of Amiga game music:

https://www.youtube.com/user/Kuokka77

The "Dolbyfied" recordings...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 February 2019, 16:16
Replies: 51
Views: 1,798
Posted By Leffmann
I don't think my mom ever touched a computer or...

I don't think my mom ever touched a computer or gaming console... my dad liked the pinball games, David's Midnight Magic, later on Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 February 2019, 15:00
Replies: 302
Views: 28,792
Posted By Leffmann
How come? VS 2017 community edition is still...

How come? VS 2017 community edition is still freely available.

I built the emulator with VC++ a couple of weeks ago (just to try it out, I didn't keep the files) and it'll be a bit of a chore....
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2019, 14:18
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Leffmann
The wheat is the worst, but I'm attempting the...

The wheat is the worst, but I'm attempting the impossible by quitting grains entirely.



Here's a real American salesman :)
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 February 2019, 14:13
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Leffmann
LeCaravage and phx, I think both of you should...

LeCaravage and phx, I think both of you should definitely submit your games to the competition.

Most of the other entries also seem to be in a beta state, and the general opinion of the thread is...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2019, 10:15
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Leffmann
I'm trying to give up bread myself, but it does...

I'm trying to give up bread myself, but it does look like an amazing toaster :)
Forum: Coders. General 23 February 2019, 12:45
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Leffmann
A simple way is to divide your game map into...

A simple way is to divide your game map into f.ex. 128x128 pixel regions and bin your objects into the correct region as they move. You can then directly map your view rectangle to the relevant...
Forum: Coders. General 14 February 2019, 14:35
Replies: 18
Views: 2,186
Posted By Leffmann
If you want something really fast then look at...

If you want something really fast then look at Clenched's method further up in the thread.

If you want something simpler to set up, but not quite as fast, then build to a directory-based drive,...
Forum: support.Apps 12 February 2019, 19:30
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Leffmann
If you will be using Workbench software, you will...

If you will be using Workbench software, you will eventually need reqtools.library anyway:

http://aminet.net/package/util/libs/ReqToolsUsr
http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha

You can also...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 14:58
Replies: 68
Views: 3,274
Posted By Leffmann
I don't think I've finished a single one to be...

I don't think I've finished a single one to be honest... but some day I hope to finally work through all the levels of Rock'n'Roll and Emerald Mine.
Forum: support.Apps 12 February 2019, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Leffmann
Try HippoPlayer: ...

Try HippoPlayer:
http://aminet.net/package/mus/play/hippoplayer
http://aminet.net/package/mus/play/hipkey
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2019, 14:48
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Leffmann
Does the boxed CD contain the newly updated...

Does the boxed CD contain the newly updated version, or will the purchase at least include the free download?
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2019, 18:17
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Leffmann
If you add lib:amiga.lib like Sam Crow says then?...

If you add lib:amiga.lib like Sam Crow says then?

You could also declare all the library bases and open them explicitly. Minus error checking etc.:

#include <intuition/intuitionbase.h>...
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2019, 10:19
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Leffmann
If you want to build from the command line then...

If you want to build from the command line then sc lines.c to lines link is sufficient.

You can also set up an empty project with scsetup work:project and drop your source files there. Usually the...
Forum: Coders. System 30 January 2019, 14:33
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Leffmann
What's the exact format, and what versions of...

What's the exact format, and what versions of Kickstart support this?

I always felt that the managing the stack via the c:stack command and the program icon was a terrible solution.
Forum: support.Apps 29 January 2019, 20:21
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Leffmann
tool `requestfile`

tool `requestfile`
Forum: support.Apps 24 January 2019, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Leffmann
To my knowledge the 5.0 was the last official...

To my knowledge the 5.0 was the last official version released, and the 5.2 was just a hack by someone else.

I once e-mailed Dallas Hodgson about it, and he said the 5.0 was the last version he...
Forum: Coders. General 24 January 2019, 17:26
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Leffmann
One of the many problems with ASM-One is that it...

One of the many problems with ASM-One is that it executes your program as a simple subroutine. If you started ASM-One from the Workbench then your program runs inside ASM-One's own Workbench process,...
Forum: support.Amix 22 January 2019, 15:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By Leffmann
It's neither Unix nor Linux, but if someone is...

It's neither Unix nor Linux, but if someone is just looking for a Unix-like experience, then NetBSD supports Amiga and is actively developed:

https://netbsd.org/
Forum: support.Other 16 January 2019, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Leffmann
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=86236

There's a Windows build of the program somewhere in the thread.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 22:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By Leffmann
Yes we know that much, but why? What's the...

Yes we know that much, but why? What's the technical explanation, and is/was it a peculiarity of the Amiga's disk controller and interface, or of the drive itself? To me it seems intuitive that if...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 13:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By Leffmann
I've never heard an explanation for why you have...

I've never heard an explanation for why you have to step the drive head before it can sense that a disk has been inserted. Does anyone know?
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 08 January 2019, 15:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By Leffmann
Sounds like one of the first games I played on...

Sounds like one of the first games I played on Amiga: Vampire's Empire (http://hol.abime.net/1556/screenshot)
Forum: Coders. Releases 29 December 2018, 22:37
Replies: 31
Views: 9,359
Posted By Leffmann
I have no installer for macOS, but I've added a...

I have no installer for macOS, but I've added a zip with binaries in the top post.
Forum: Coders. Releases 29 December 2018, 17:16
Replies: 31
Views: 9,359
Posted By Leffmann
I've updated the installer and binary-only...

I've updated the installer and binary-only packages with the latest versions.

The packages now also include vasmm68k_madmac, the AmigaOS 2.0+ POSIX target, and GNU Make 3.81 for compatibility with...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 December 2018, 10:31
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Leffmann
Both VBCC and SAS/C will do this as part of the...

Both VBCC and SAS/C will do this as part of the cleanup.
Forum: OT - General 27 December 2018, 23:39
Replies: 80
Views: 4,500
Posted By Leffmann
I agree. While Amiten handled the criticism...

I agree. While Amiten handled the criticism poorly I also feel he was led on, and as such I think the ban was a clear abuse of privileges.
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