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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 October 2019, 08:03
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By meynaf
There are two copperlists in the system : a...

There are two copperlists in the system : a global one, which hardly ever changes, and a local one, which depends on the screen being displayed. Or something like that.
First one is set in COP1LC....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2019, 12:41
Replies: 52
Views: 1,568
Posted By meynaf
For me the typical game which looked absolutely...

For me the typical game which looked absolutely stunning visually, but ended up as crap for gameplay, is Another World.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 October 2019, 12:31
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By meynaf
The numpad keys giving []{} are configured for...

The numpad keys giving []{} are configured for these in French keyboard as well.
Under winuae you can normally access them with start/end keys which don't exist in Amiga keyboards.
As a rule of...
Forum: support.Games 01 October 2019, 22:22
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
Perhaps you need some torch or something that can...

Perhaps you need some torch or something that can produce light...
Forum: Coders. General 30 September 2019, 21:26
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By meynaf
The problem here is that VERTB and BLIT share the...

The problem here is that VERTB and BLIT share the same interrupt vector.
And the IRQ is set even if not enabled (this is actually useful, you may want to poll events this way).

Therefore the code...
Forum: Coders. General 30 September 2019, 19:18
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By meynaf
This code does not disable other interrupts...

This code does not disable other interrupts before.
Read the interrupt register at start of the function and you will see this.
Forum: Coders. General 30 September 2019, 18:38
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By meynaf
Does it still occur if you don't enable...

Does it still occur if you don't enable INTF_VERTB ?
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 30 September 2019, 08:26
Replies: 75
Views: 29,847
Posted By meynaf
If you really want to wait for the top of frame,...

If you really want to wait for the top of frame, why not just this :

move.w #$20,$dff09c
.wait
moveq #$20,d0
and.w $dff01e,d0
beq.s .wait

And if you use vert beam interrupt, it's even...
Forum: support.Other 28 September 2019, 09:32
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By meynaf
Don't do that, this is reserved for asm source...

Don't do that, this is reserved for asm source code :p

I use ".script" for shell scripts, to remind me of what the file is for.
I may suggest ".scr" if really 3 letters are required, but i fail...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 September 2019, 09:28
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By meynaf
Nope, I did not. I wrote "blit", which means...

Nope, I did not. I wrote "blit", which means bit-block transfer and is an operation that can be done with cpu as well. I did not write "blitter".
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 September 2019, 20:17
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By meynaf
Who told about the blitter ? It's of course about...

Who told about the blitter ? It's of course about copying from fast to chip with the cpu.
Forum: support.Games 26 September 2019, 09:18
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
It wasn't a bug, it was game copy protection that...

It wasn't a bug, it was game copy protection that was not fully cracked.
Forum: support.Games 26 September 2019, 07:21
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
There are no bugs that prevent finishing the...

There are no bugs that prevent finishing the game.
Only bad installs so you cannot save (easy to fix) and poorly cracked versions needing some patch - which i made many years ago.
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2019, 21:44
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
Not in particular. But someone must have made a...

Not in particular. But someone must have made a mistake some day... ;)
(And it can't be me :p)



It's certainly not mine. I don't archive Amiga stuff in ZIP format.



I don't seem to have...
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2019, 21:12
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
Ok, to be more precise, you have to create...

Ok, to be more precise, you have to create single-letter dirs from A to P.
Dir Y is already here and seems to contain original game state. It MUST be here and contain its normal files otherwise the...
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2019, 21:05
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
Got it ! HALT3 ! So no, i doubt everything...

Got it ! HALT3 !
So no, i doubt everything present in the archive is in your game.
At least, not the empty directories. There must be one per save slot. Be sure you use the relevant options when...
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2019, 20:54
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
You must have a "DIR" file in sub-dir "SAVE". Do...

You must have a "DIR" file in sub-dir "SAVE". Do you have it ?
There must also be several single-letter dirs in here.
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2019, 20:44
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
Perhaps it doesn't like 68060 (maybe even 68040)....

Perhaps it doesn't like 68060 (maybe even 68040). What happens when you setup winuae for 68030 ?



Then it's not fs problem. For me it saves fine when i do it to RAM.
It might well be a bad...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2019, 20:25
Replies: 47
Views: 2,443
Posted By meynaf
Thieves always bring your objects to the same...

Thieves always bring your objects to the same place. Follow them and you will know where.
Forum: support.Games 23 September 2019, 10:01
Replies: 72
Views: 7,158
Posted By meynaf
Are you 100% sure the game's directory isn't...

Are you 100% sure the game's directory isn't write protected in some way ?

Try doing this from your game dir :
protect all #? +rwed


Also make sure of the way it is launched (with a script in...
Forum: Coders. General 22 September 2019, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By meynaf
Apparently the code was made to assemble with...

Apparently the code was made to assemble with Devpac and Asm-one does not recognise the options.
Forum: support.Games 19 September 2019, 10:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By meynaf
Bloodnet is already HD installable out of the...

Bloodnet is already HD installable out of the box, no need for whdload.
Forum: support.Apps 16 September 2019, 14:08
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By meynaf
The problem is that Execute command (as invoked...

The problem is that Execute command (as invoked indirectly by cli or WB) doesn't work with quotes - but works when invoked directly.

The following demonstrates this :

4.Ram Disk:> echo "echo...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2019, 11:14
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By meynaf
Thanks. This answers the question.

Thanks. This answers the question.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 September 2019, 09:13
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By meynaf
Apparently the current method is to clear the...

Apparently the current method is to clear the whole screen, then render it, right ?

Another idea could be to clear one line, then do it, clear next line, do it, etc.
If the overall process is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2019, 09:07
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By meynaf
Civilization when it shows the city, maybe ? ...

Civilization when it shows the city, maybe ?
What happens if you just rotate the view by 45 degree on y axis ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2019, 22:20
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By meynaf
Like in The Settlers or Foundation, for example....

Like in The Settlers or Foundation, for example. Something viewed by face rather than by the side.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2019, 22:06
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By meynaf
Alas i don't know/remember the purpose of the...

Alas i don't know/remember the purpose of the buildings...

Anyway, how do they look if rotated from isometric view to more "top down" view ?
I just hate iso :p
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 September 2019, 12:53
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By meynaf
Frame flipping is possible under OS. But it's...

Frame flipping is possible under OS. But it's quite tricky.



I know how Oric display works. It's not at all straightforward to convert.
The best solution would be to completely rewrite the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 September 2019, 09:30
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By meynaf
There are three ways to do that : 1. Frame...

There are three ways to do that :
1. Frame flipping (aka double buffer).
2. Using a back-buffer (blit somewhere in fastmem, then copy back very fast).
3. Be fast enough so the beam doesn't catch...
Forum: support.Apps 06 September 2019, 11:53
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By meynaf
It appears the system doesn't like the spaces in...

It appears the system doesn't like the spaces in your file name.
Then the WB will add double quotes around it, which is usually fine.
But for some reason execute doesn't like these and fails...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 06 September 2019, 07:16
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By meynaf
Have you tried : A equr D0 This is pretty...

Have you tried :
A equr D0

This is pretty standard.
Forum: support.Apps 26 August 2019, 21:15
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By meynaf
Try typing in shell : setpatch ?

Try typing in shell : setpatch ?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 August 2019, 13:35
Replies: 2,364
Views: 351,926
Posted By meynaf
AmigaOS is soft RTOS, not hard RTOS, but...

AmigaOS is soft RTOS, not hard RTOS, but nevertheless, if running under OS you can still perform tasks with sub-millisecond accuracy which is better than many "true" RTOS. It also does have pretty...
Forum: support.Apps 21 August 2019, 17:11
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By meynaf
I don't know for DPaint, but if you want to use...

I don't know for DPaint, but if you want to use more than 32 or 64 colors and you have an AGA machine, at least PPaint can choose 128 or 256 colors. It can also perform color reduction if you change...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2019, 11:16
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By meynaf
In WHAT will the drive be mounted ? If it's not...

In WHAT will the drive be mounted ?
If it's not mounted at all, then it does not have to be read only.
If it's mounted on some peecee, then it could be mounted read only (emulators can normally do...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2019, 19:02
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By meynaf
As an alternative, have you tried calling...

As an alternative, have you tried calling dos.library/GetProgramDir (and then changing directory to the returned lock) ?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2019, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By meynaf
Initial dir is bogus when a program is run from...

Initial dir is bogus when a program is run from WB.
You can use PROGDIR: assign to get the directory from which the program has been run.
It is also possible it is available somewhere in the WB...
Forum: support.Apps 14 August 2019, 15:08
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By meynaf
In some cli, type following command : lock...

In some cli, type following command :

lock dh0: on

(replace on by off to unlock ; this does not survive a reset anyway)
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 August 2019, 08:33
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By meynaf
You may try something like : Dim...

You may try something like :

Dim map.b(16,375)

or :

Dim map.b(15,376)

to see if it's alignment problems.
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