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Forum: News Yesterday, 23:47
Replies: 87
Views: 2,809
Posted By Havie
Just saw this and had to copy across to a real...

Just saw this and had to copy across to a real floppy! played on my A1200 030 50 mhz and played well.

Two baddies got stuck on level 12 and I agree that the letters are far too infrequent but...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 22:20
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Havie
I thought they had to be screwed together to work...

I thought they had to be screwed together to work properly - you learn something new everyday!



Maybe I didn't scrub enough times?

Anyway, took the plunge(r) :D - see what I did there - and...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2020, 23:23
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Havie
I did this a few times but no difference...

I did this a few times but no difference :confused:confused Perhaps I didn't wipe enough timers although I was worried I was going to wipe all the carbon off.

Problem with the keyboard is...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2020, 20:08
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Havie
I know it's the plunger as the ENTER key wasn't...

I know it's the plunger as the ENTER key wasn't working so I opened the keyboard and swapped it and now the ENTER key works but the key I swapped doesn't!

I have found copper tape on Amazon for...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 August 2020, 15:26
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Havie
Keyboard plungers

I have worked out that one of the keyboard plungers isn't working on my 500. Before I go through the whole screw removal saga (again) - can I nick one from a 600 or 1200 (I was thinking of one of...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 August 2020, 23:35
Replies: 73
Views: 5,630
Posted By Havie
Your right - have got to level 25 so not as much...

Your right - have got to level 25 so not as much time as I thought!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 August 2020, 21:13
Replies: 73
Views: 5,630
Posted By Havie
Music sounds really good and I think you've...

Music sounds really good and I think you've nailed the 'plinky' sound perfectly...

Currently playing Rodland so this better be out when I have got to level 100...(that potentially gives you a lot...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 August 2020, 15:47
Replies: 73
Views: 5,630
Posted By Havie
Wow - one of my all time favourites and always...

Wow - one of my all time favourites and always been disappointed with the Amiga version - no more! Great work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 August 2020, 18:56
Replies: 582
Views: 59,629
Posted By Havie
Didn't have a clue on 25 but felt it was an Amiga...

Didn't have a clue on 25 but felt it was an Amiga title...

Pleased that all the ones I didn't get, I wouldn't have got - didn't miss anything obvious.

Well done guys - good quiz! Roll on...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2020, 21:14
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By Havie
Reading the post and the listing I realised I...

Reading the post and the listing I realised I have bought the wrong thing...not powered and not automatic! Read first paragraph in conjunction with the second one and thought I was looking for a...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2020, 11:42
Replies: 71
Views: 7,886
Posted By Havie
A few graphic bugs crept in but now sorted. Also...

A few graphic bugs crept in but now sorted. Also changed dive slightly so game is better to play. New version uploaded to zone.

http://eab.abime.net/zone/Floppy.adf
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 August 2020, 00:10
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Havie
That's really helpful! Thanks - will do.

That's really helpful! Thanks - will do.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 July 2020, 22:22
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By Havie
I bought one of these (unopened apparently) from...

I bought one of these (unopened apparently) from ebay to test so will see if it is better than what I have already.

And I blame thread starter but also bought a digital one with a remote...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2020, 22:17
Replies: 128
Views: 5,927
Posted By Havie
Thanks got it now!

Thanks got it now!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 31 July 2020, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Havie
I am using Blitz 2.1 and below is the message: ...

I am using Blitz 2.1 and below is the message:

https://i.ibb.co/HHqBg1G/amiga.png (https://ibb.co/z4ZQfjP)
how to create a dice (https://freeonlinedice.com/)



That's what I was thinking but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2020, 19:51
Replies: 582
Views: 59,629
Posted By Havie
As is no. 12 and 17 and 25! Managed one more...

As is no. 12 and 17 and 25!

Managed one more - thanks Mr H for forcing us in the direction of Angry Video game Nerd - next time just give me the spoon and I'll gladly hand you my eyes!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2020, 18:38
Replies: 128
Views: 5,927
Posted By Havie
I get a 'can't access page' when I click on the...

I get a 'can't access page' when I click on the drive link!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 31 July 2020, 18:36
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Havie
Making Games that work on basic A500

So, my completely rewritten Flappy Bird port is up and I did a bit of testing in Winuae and on my 1200. All seems well except for the basic A500 config. At first I thought it was lack of chip ram...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 31 July 2020, 18:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,678
Posted By Havie
I have uploaded a finished revamped Floppy Bird...

I have uploaded a finished revamped Floppy Bird to the zone.

http://eab.abime.net/zone/Floppy.adf
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2020, 18:24
Replies: 71
Views: 7,886
Posted By Havie
I was never happy with this especially the...

I was never happy with this especially the flapping code so I thought I'd have a quick revisit to make it better...

...a good few months later I have ended up rewriting the whole thing with the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 July 2020, 22:58
Replies: 128
Views: 5,927
Posted By Havie
That's the danger with Winuae - you think...

That's the danger with Winuae - you think something is running well but it's not always representative of real hardware unless you set it up right.

It sounds like a break is a really good idea for...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 July 2020, 14:56
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By Havie
I've spent a lot of time investigating this too...

I've spent a lot of time investigating this too as I have multiple scart devices. I have tried a few different scart switches and even at one point had two daisy chained (this cause a lot of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 July 2020, 14:42
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Havie
I really like the arcade game but sadly the Amiga...

I really like the arcade game but sadly the Amiga port was a shadow of it's former self even if you could forgive the lack of rotary joystick.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 29 July 2020, 21:39
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Havie
I assume you have installed the Compiler for Amos...

I assume you have installed the Compiler for Amos Pro as I think the compiler was updated when Amos pro was released?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 July 2020, 21:32
Replies: 67
Views: 2,708
Posted By Havie
I had an Apollo 040 40mhz and had a blast playing...

I had an Apollo 040 40mhz and had a blast playing doom (I used Doom Attack if I remember) as it seemed perfectly playable to me. I got along way in but never finished it.

This was after...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 28 July 2020, 20:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Havie
Nice one - looking forward to this!

Nice one - looking forward to this!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2020, 19:04
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
So I was writing up a piece for my website and I...

So I was writing up a piece for my website and I thought I'd better try different difficulty levels and to be fair the other cars seem faster at higher difficulty levels. Will try and get through...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Havie
Quite possible - I remember getting Golden Axe...

Quite possible - I remember getting Golden Axe sprites when I was playing with Amos from an St disk (I don't think it was a dual disk ST/Amiga but might have been). Nothing sophisticated, I just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 21:56
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
That's true - haven't tried that! Nearly at...

That's true - haven't tried that!

Nearly at then end of my Top Gear adventure...have set up a YouTube channel to host the video and will put all the info from this page in to a web page on my very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 20:42
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
I'm not sure that's the case as I think the Amiga...

I'm not sure that's the case as I think the Amiga version that runs in pal only runs in 200 lines compared to the SNES vertical resolution of 224 which would squash the Amiga graphics a bit. (I am in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2020, 18:38
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
OK - so with a bit of help from younger Havie I...

OK - so with a bit of help from younger Havie I have made a comparison video of the various versions (I didn't include the CD32 as this is basically the same as the AGA version).

Please ignore my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 July 2020, 22:48
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
I did under CPU not sure about the rest. I did...

I did under CPU not sure about the rest. I did try running from the built in A1200 config as well. Will check...thanks.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 July 2020, 20:26
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
Thought I'd try recording the first level off...

Thought I'd try recording the first level off Winuae using different configs and versions to compare but the AGA version seems pretty smooth however I set Winuae up. I must be doing something wrong?...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 July 2020, 00:21
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Havie
Yes - I don't see why not. It may not be the...

Yes - I don't see why not. It may not be the most sophisticated AI but I'm sure Amos would be up to it and there is the compiler for extra speed.

Obviously, it'll be better in Blitz! :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2020, 20:17
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Havie
Possibly but with good programming? My...

Possibly but with good programming?

My understanding is that you have a pre-set array that can identify a move or attack with some random element depending on the situation so it's I guess with an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2020, 12:50
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
Wrong game...and stop bumping my bottom!

Wrong game...and stop bumping my bottom!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2020, 12:48
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Havie
But if you used hardware scrolling I don't think...

But if you used hardware scrolling I don't think that'd be any hit to the speed of the game as you'd just have an extra wide background and the hardware just creates a viewport for you.

Now if you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2020, 12:23
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Havie
I remember this - it probably wouldn't be too...

I remember this - it probably wouldn't be too difficult to add hardware scrolling! And surely this adds a lot to Street Figher debate..?

Amos has been misunderstood all these years (and that's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2020, 00:57
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
Whoops - forgot. Forum police will be after...

Whoops - forgot. Forum police will be after me...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2020, 23:03
Replies: 69
Views: 3,284
Posted By Havie
Found a Battle of the Ports on this game but...

Found a Battle of the Ports on this game but sadly doesn't include the A500 version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtXej9T4Ers
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