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Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 20:50
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By rare_j
I always liked FastJPEG because it's fast on a...

I always liked FastJPEG because it's fast on a plain A1200. If the image was bigger than screen resolution you could pan around woth the mouse, if memory serves me correctly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2021, 14:17
Replies: 272
Views: 19,810
Posted By rare_j
No, I understand the technical issues. I...

No, I understand the technical issues. I understand that these are limitations that cannot be controlled. I'm not accusing anyone of being lazy or trying to rip people off.

But you must...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2021, 04:32
Replies: 272
Views: 19,810
Posted By rare_j
60hz stuttering, crashes, and 8 frames of lag -...

60hz stuttering, crashes, and 8 frames of lag - this is not very good, even for a 'casual' player. :sad
Maybe this collection would have been better off as a Windows PC only release where at least...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 February 2021, 06:33
Replies: 77
Views: 5,283
Posted By rare_j
It looks very clever. :) If you were to install...

It looks very clever. :)
If you were to install this in say, an A500+, what would the storage options be?
Are there any boards that would work with this to give you an SD card hard drive for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2021, 14:53
Replies: 153
Views: 9,214
Posted By rare_j
Ha ha, that is sneaky. I like it a lot. Took me a...

Ha ha, that is sneaky. I like it a lot. Took me a minute to figure it out.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 03:01
Replies: 168
Views: 9,484
Posted By rare_j
It was not only Doom. I was also really liked by...

It was not only Doom. I was also really liked by X-Wing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 16:13
Replies: 153
Views: 9,214
Posted By rare_j
Hey buddy, this is a good point, and a possible...

Hey buddy, this is a good point, and a possible source of negativity.
Back in the day, it's unlikely people saw arcade machines and home computer ports side by side. So if a home computer port...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2021, 05:24
Replies: 153
Views: 9,214
Posted By rare_j
I absolutely love these threads. I'm waiting for...

I absolutely love these threads. I'm waiting for the one that pops up and asks if a 68030 and 10mb fastram is good enough to do a port of port cyberpunk 2077
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2021, 18:31
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By rare_j
I've been using an 8gb sandisk ultra micro sd...

I've been using an 8gb sandisk ultra micro sd card in linux systems for six years. For four years it was in a raspberry pi running 24/7 as a file server. These days it is used for a few hours once or...
Forum: request.Other 29 December 2020, 23:18
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By rare_j
The demo of Zool on the cu amiga coverdisk had...

The demo of Zool on the cu amiga coverdisk had significantly different (better) gameplay mechanics and much better music than the final release of the game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 December 2020, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By rare_j
Only played 15 mins but this is already very...

Only played 15 mins but this is already very nice, the graphics and music are top notch and the gags are actually funny. Really good of them to do this for free.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2020, 13:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By rare_j
Yeah happy holidays fellow amiga nerds!!

Yeah happy holidays fellow amiga nerds!!
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 23:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By rare_j
It was either Zeewolf (http://hol.abime.net/1622)...

It was either Zeewolf (http://hol.abime.net/1622) or Roadkill (http://hol.abime.net/1252) in 1994.

Roadkill was ok, but it was no Supercars 2, and the track layouts were just not interesting...
Forum: project.EAB 23 December 2020, 17:14
Replies: 626
Views: 129,362
Posted By rare_j
Fingers crossed our kid puts in an appearance...

Fingers crossed our kid puts in an appearance before the big day!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2020, 05:30
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By rare_j
It'll work until it tries to read the data for...

It'll work until it tries to read the data for the files that were at the end of the image, if there were any. It might have been empty space at the end.
Dude you need to sort out that misbehaving...
Forum: project.EAB 16 December 2020, 01:28
Replies: 626
Views: 129,362
Posted By rare_j
It's just for a laugh... If we get him by the...

It's just for a laugh... If we get him by the 22nd we're doing well. ;)
Forum: project.EAB 12 December 2020, 23:53
Replies: 626
Views: 129,362
Posted By rare_j
Snowman rulez till Easter :D

Snowman rulez till Easter :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2020, 04:37
Replies: 939
Views: 78,442
Posted By rare_j
Why on earth are 9250's worth money now? A few...

Why on earth are 9250's worth money now? A few years ago they were worth pennies.
Forum: project.EAB 11 December 2020, 22:29
Replies: 626
Views: 129,362
Posted By rare_j
Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the...

Oh, the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we've no place to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Forum: project.EAB 02 December 2020, 23:23
Replies: 626
Views: 129,362
Posted By rare_j
Half the fun of christmas on eab is spamming this...

Half the fun of christmas on eab is spamming this thread until he shows up.
Love that snow man!
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2020, 03:58
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By rare_j
Windows 10 rdp has some new security features...

Windows 10 rdp has some new security features that make connecting from older clients like Windows XP problematic. There are some details here:...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 October 2020, 00:22
Replies: 22
Views: 3,804
Posted By rare_j
Would probably be more difficult as there's no...

Would probably be more difficult as there's no cpu socket for the 680ec20. It'd have to go on via the trapdoor connector I think which is more complicated.
Forum: Coders. General 21 October 2020, 23:31
Replies: 792
Views: 75,569
Posted By rare_j
This thread has been rumbling along for three...

This thread has been rumbling along for three years and there's been some top tech chat. It does seem evident though, that you can't squeeze a battleship into a phone box.
If all the pace and chaos...
Forum: Coders. General 21 October 2020, 22:33
Replies: 792
Views: 75,569
Posted By rare_j
:p Just seems a bit like a mouse trying to eat an...

:p Just seems a bit like a mouse trying to eat an elephant.
Neo Geo Pocket Color version might work.
Forum: Coders. General 21 October 2020, 21:35
Replies: 792
Views: 75,569
Posted By rare_j
Neo geo sprite limitations: No more than 96...

Neo geo sprite limitations:
No more than 96 sprites can be rendered by scanline.
Even if the VRAM has space for 448 sprites, only 381 can be displayed per frame.
1048576 tiles can be addressed...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2020, 20:28
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By rare_j
The Amiga is a funny old hobby. You can spend a...

The Amiga is a funny old hobby. You can spend a fortune on hardware and get not much, or you can spend nothing on emulation and get everything.
It depends how much you like the creak of that old...
Forum: support.Games 30 September 2020, 22:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,678
Posted By rare_j
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: support.Games 30 September 2020, 03:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,678
Posted By rare_j
Is there any more info about this anywhere? I've...

Is there any more info about this anywhere? I've only ever played the 1 disk version and had no idea it wasn't the full game (aside from the missing intro).
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2020, 04:15
Replies: 232
Views: 49,882
Posted By rare_j
Is there just a slim chance you've got a bad unit...

Is there just a slim chance you've got a bad unit or you're doing it wrong?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2020, 19:33
Replies: 939
Views: 78,442
Posted By rare_j
X-Wing is a nice one - I seem to remember playing...

X-Wing is a nice one - I seem to remember playing that on my brother's 486. There's a floppy version and a CD version. And a great game as well.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 September 2020, 23:41
Replies: 43
Views: 6,023
Posted By rare_j
It's possible that this feature has been causing...

It's possible that this feature has been causing trouble in the past.
Is there a way to tell if an archive has been generated preserving file comments?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 September 2020, 23:14
Replies: 43
Views: 6,023
Posted By rare_j
Yes it was that thread, but now I look again I...

Yes it was that thread, but now I look again I don't think stingray was talking about zip.
He was talking about extracting archives onto a non-amigados filesystem.
Additionally, temisu says above...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 September 2020, 20:29
Replies: 43
Views: 6,023
Posted By rare_j
Apparently, zip is missing support for a...

Apparently, zip is missing support for a particular amiga file attribute that breaks some game files for whdload that have been compressed, then decompressed using it.

This is why the preferred ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2020, 23:10
Replies: 939
Views: 78,442
Posted By rare_j
Yes I don't miss the driver fun and games! By...

Yes I don't miss the driver fun and games! By chance I have an actual soundblaster card, but have been through it all with the 3dfx.
I looked into a few slowdown programs but when you look into how...
Forum: News 02 September 2020, 23:30
Replies: 401
Views: 46,370
Posted By rare_j
I don't like beat em ups usually but this looks...

I don't like beat em ups usually but this looks awesome. I'm saving my pocket money like it's 1992.
Forum: support.Apps 26 August 2020, 01:54
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By rare_j
Have a look at TTtool on Aminet ...

Have a look at TTtool on Aminet
http://aminet.net/package/util/batch/TTTool

This will read the default tool and the tooltypes from an icon.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2020, 22:13
Replies: 232
Views: 49,882
Posted By rare_j
There have been loads of new features with each...

There have been loads of new features with each firmware. So it's well worth updating, and only takes a few minutes to do anyway.
Did you get a remote? It's worth getting one of those as well.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2020, 19:44
Replies: 104
Views: 12,995
Posted By rare_j
Nice write up squakbox! The only thing I'll add...

Nice write up squakbox!
The only thing I'll add is that I've always found s-video to produce a nice picture, comparable to rgb or component, as long as the cabling is good quality.
Forum: News 21 August 2020, 20:45
Replies: 25
Views: 2,836
Posted By rare_j
It's such a shame that running a forum as a...

It's such a shame that running a forum as a hobbyist is basically lo longer viable.
Whether its from gdpr or constant hack attempts you more or less need a managed service now unless your hobby is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2020, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By rare_j
Ha ha, you got me. Nicely played. I want to...

Ha ha, you got me. Nicely played.

I want to play Apidya again now.
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