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Forum: Hardware mods 16 April 2018, 10:41
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By E-Penguin
Is the spi/SD card driver rom-able? it would be...

Is the spi/SD card driver rom-able? it would be great to be able to boot off it.
Forum: News 13 April 2018, 17:35
Replies: 279
Views: 19,382
Posted By E-Penguin
I am appalled. +1 for the automatic...

I am appalled.

+1 for the automatic configuration based on ram then.

Although... At what point does it make the decision? If you boot without fast but then AddMem some in, what should it do?...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 16:06
Replies: 63
Views: 2,007
Posted By E-Penguin
Check out their Christmas post on their website -...

Check out their Christmas post on their website - they're making more.
Forum: News 13 April 2018, 16:02
Replies: 279
Views: 19,382
Posted By E-Penguin
Of course it can. You can just count backwards...

Of course it can. You can just count backwards from 65535 (=-1), assuming it's a 16-bit field. If you can't do 2's complement in your head then you have no business using computers, quite frankly...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 11:07
Replies: 63
Views: 2,007
Posted By E-Penguin
His achievements will be difficult to emulate.

His achievements will be difficult to emulate.
Forum: News 13 April 2018, 10:57
Replies: 279
Views: 19,382
Posted By E-Penguin
Negative buffer sizes to indicated small mode,...

Negative buffer sizes to indicated small mode, perhaps?

-30 => small mode, 30 buffers.

side note; I am unable to write "buffers" without typing "buggers" the first few times. Is it just me?
Forum: Hardware mods 12 April 2018, 10:51
Replies: 40
Views: 7,541
Posted By E-Penguin
Do you use the 2Mb on the A590? I'm after...

Do you use the 2Mb on the A590? I'm after something similar for my A500+/A590. Are you selling them?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2018, 22:49
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By E-Penguin
It should say on it, bottom right, near where it...

It should say on it, bottom right, near where it says Rock Lobster. There might be a yellow sticker you need to peer under.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2018, 22:36
Replies: 63
Views: 2,007
Posted By E-Penguin
You could always drop Jens an email, he's a very...

You could always drop Jens an email, he's a very reasonable chap going by my dealings with him.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2018, 11:17
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By E-Penguin
I certainly find newer monitors to be less...

I certainly find newer monitors to be less forgiving with non-standard VGA modes.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 April 2018, 14:13
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By E-Penguin
This is presumably why you & Toni had to do...

This is presumably why you & Toni had to do special tricks to make the 'matze' RTG graphics card work with your Zorro adaptor and the ACA500+'s Fast ram?

Still very stable, btw. Excellent work.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2018, 22:25
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By E-Penguin
Just the Agnus. Get yourself a proper plcc puller...

Just the Agnus. Get yourself a proper plcc puller and some clean underwear on standby as the old chip makes a horrible noise when it comes out.

http://www.vesalia.de have some in stock for about...
Forum: News 01 April 2018, 22:17
Replies: 279
Views: 19,382
Posted By E-Penguin
Is that 30k per partition? That might start to...

Is that 30k per partition? That might start to add up for some people
Forum: News 29 March 2018, 19:54
Replies: 109
Views: 7,842
Posted By E-Penguin
The Amiga scene is sometimes little different...

The Amiga scene is sometimes little different from my toddler daughter fighting with her friends over the toys...

Fundamentally though, it isn't wrong for a software developer to want to be paid...
Forum: News 29 March 2018, 14:02
Replies: 109
Views: 7,842
Posted By E-Penguin
Not a Coffin user, but I would very much like to...

Not a Coffin user, but I would very much like to buy a license for the vampire enhanced version of your emulation tools.

Please don't abandon amiga, or vampire, development due to the actions of...
Forum: News 26 March 2018, 10:02
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By E-Penguin
Awesome! :D

Awesome! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2018, 01:36
Replies: 89
Views: 3,029
Posted By E-Penguin
Unless you're a subsistence farmer living in a...

Unless you're a subsistence farmer living in a cash only economy, some corporation has information on you and is using it to increase sales in some way. Unavoidable consequence of modern life. I'm...
Forum: request.Other 21 March 2018, 13:37
Replies: 133
Views: 9,556
Posted By E-Penguin
Your frustration is justified and understandable....

Your frustration is justified and understandable. But, please don't tar us all with the same brush... Many of us Vampire owners don't use Coffin and plenty of those that do have bought Roadshow as a...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 March 2018, 15:54
Replies: 130
Views: 6,447
Posted By E-Penguin
On the V2, perhaps, but V4 and standalone ought...

On the V2, perhaps, but V4 and standalone ought to be faster.

PPC is a dead end.
Forum: request.Other 20 March 2018, 15:50
Replies: 133
Views: 9,556
Posted By E-Penguin
One of the things I'd particularly like to do...

One of the things I'd particularly like to do with my Vampire is run MacOS so that I can run Settlers II (I'm not a very exciting person). I'm sure others would happily buy a licence for a...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 March 2018, 09:50
Replies: 130
Views: 6,447
Posted By E-Penguin
I definitely see the Vampire as an "NG" machine....

I definitely see the Vampire as an "NG" machine. It's got a reasonable amount of oomph in it, runs 68k directly but has evolved things with more RAM, RTG, and the forthcoming SAGA. Not everyone may...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2018, 23:51
Replies: 216
Views: 17,940
Posted By E-Penguin
I'd be happy to contribute to the Send Toni a...

I'd be happy to contribute to the Send Toni a Casablanca Fund, if you're still collecting.
Forum: News 18 March 2018, 23:47
Replies: 36
Views: 4,891
Posted By E-Penguin
Fair enough, thanks for the update

Fair enough, thanks for the update
Forum: News 18 March 2018, 09:30
Replies: 36
Views: 4,891
Posted By E-Penguin
Was there ever a final release of FFSAIO? I'm in...

Was there ever a final release of FFSAIO? I'm in the mood to fiddle with my A590 / scsi2sd and thought I'd give this a go.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 11 March 2018, 17:29
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By E-Penguin
It's about 154k for a 320*240 word lookup...

It's about 154k for a 320*240 word lookup table... Perhaps worth it if collisions are taking up a lot of processing - you could skip the multiplications too and store the result of the hypotenuse...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 11 March 2018, 01:31
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By E-Penguin
Fascinating to read the thread so far. I was...

Fascinating to read the thread so far.

I was planning on doing collision detection by first comparing the radii of the shapes to the distance between them (if distance is less than radii then...
Forum: Collections 08 March 2018, 18:46
Replies: 54
Views: 2,639
Posted By E-Penguin
I submitted the links to the Internet archive, I...

I submitted the links to the Internet archive, I guess they will be mirrored on the way back machine eventually.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2018, 19:52
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By E-Penguin
You might find autoconfig does strange things...

You might find autoconfig does strange things with several things in parallel on the expansion bus
Forum: News 24 February 2018, 21:46
Replies: 279
Views: 19,382
Posted By E-Penguin
If you're using a flash-based memory device, the...

If you're using a flash-based memory device, the full format will use up a lot of the limited number of write cycles for the device.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 February 2018, 11:43
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By E-Penguin
I saw the for-sale thread sadly too late....

I saw the for-sale thread sadly too late. Interesting machine though. Interesting that it was an '020 not the '020ec from the A1200. Wouldn't that cause some problems?
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2018, 17:35
Replies: 63
Views: 2,204
Posted By E-Penguin
Sell your house and get both! :) The A500s...

Sell your house and get both! :)

The A500s are cheaper. *Most* games were written for the A500 + 512k expansion configuration. There's WinUAE for AGA-only games.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2018, 20:47
Replies: 216
Views: 17,940
Posted By E-Penguin
Is the Casablanca (or DraCo) emulatable in...

Is the Casablanca (or DraCo) emulatable in winuae? Seems worthy of an evening's fiddling.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2018, 12:56
Replies: 709
Views: 98,147
Posted By E-Penguin
It works fine with my 2mb modded A500, which is...

It works fine with my 2mb modded A500, which is practically identical to an A500+.
Forum: Hardware mods 26 January 2018, 10:20
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By E-Penguin
Servos. Lots of servos. Replace your gotek with a...

Servos. Lots of servos. Replace your gotek with a stack of floppies and a robot arm.

https://www.adafruit.com/product/1429
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 January 2018, 10:57
Replies: 111
Views: 8,050
Posted By E-Penguin
The 68000 has no hardware multiplier (afaik), and...

The 68000 has no hardware multiplier (afaik), and no hardware divider. If you really wanted to pack data in, you'd be better off doing something with bit shifts and bit masks.

Eg, if your ID is...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 22 January 2018, 20:28
Replies: 111
Views: 8,050
Posted By E-Penguin
In 15.16 binary.... 2.9 is ...

In 15.16 binary....

2.9 is
10.1110011001100110

2.89999 is
10.1110011001100110


2.900001 is also
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 22 January 2018, 17:30
Replies: 111
Views: 8,050
Posted By E-Penguin
what if you change it to fr.q? I wonder if it is...

what if you change it to fr.q? I wonder if it is truncating too soon.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 January 2018, 21:42
Replies: 111
Views: 8,050
Posted By E-Penguin
Thanks all. I'll have another go at the dual...

Thanks all. I'll have another go at the dual playfield then and just blit the ones I need.

idrougge, I thought about replacing it with a select/case. In the end a nested if block did the trick.
...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 January 2018, 21:40
Replies: 111
Views: 8,050
Posted By E-Penguin
Thanks. I meant like (if it was java) if...

Thanks. I meant like (if it was java)


if (test1){
do_thing_1
}
else if (test2){
do_thing_2
}
else{
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 January 2018, 21:33
Replies: 111
Views: 8,050
Posted By E-Penguin
Also; how does one get dual playfields to work? I...

Also; how does one get dual playfields to work? I just can't seem to get the background to display. I guess it's a palette issue, but I'm not sure which colour to set.

To make matters more...
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