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Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2020, 17:28
Replies: 498
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Posted By Steril707
There would be literally no software for Coldfire...

There would be literally no software for Coldfire CPUs.
The Atari scene tried that ten years ago with the Firebee, and apart from being an interesting experiment, nothing much every grew out of it...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2020, 18:39
Replies: 231
Views: 20,448
Posted By Steril707
You save the time for the 'save'-blit. Speeds...

You save the time for the 'save'-blit.
Speeds up blitter stuff a lot..
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 18:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By Steril707
This will come in handy for my 64k intro for next...

This will come in handy for my 64k intro for next years revision... ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 12:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By Steril707
That sounds indeed interesting... :)

That sounds indeed interesting... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 11:13
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By Steril707
Sorry for the stupid question/statement, but am I...

Sorry for the stupid question/statement, but am I right in thinking that this is "just" an Amiga based softsynth?
I mean, there was a lot of hype around this around Revision, and I don't get quite...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 11:04
Replies: 188
Views: 11,376
Posted By Steril707
On the contrary (I don't even use an "NG" Amiga)....

On the contrary (I don't even use an "NG" Amiga).

These 99% I am referring to are just the majority of people using the internet, imo.
My guess is most people do social media and streaming.

If...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 10:15
Replies: 188
Views: 11,376
Posted By Steril707
That exaggeration and the resulting dichotomous...

That exaggeration and the resulting dichotomous view is the problem here, though.

If something is good enough for 80% to 90% of what you will do, I'd say that will keep most (99%?) people happy...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2020, 10:58
Replies: 188
Views: 11,376
Posted By Steril707
That's a case of "why let the perfect ruin the...

That's a case of "why let the perfect ruin the good" though.

Most people would be happy with a browser that can do the things that Rotzloeffel mentioned.

For me that would be browsing forums,...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2020, 09:52
Replies: 498
Views: 45,748
Posted By Steril707
For me it would be more in the field of UI and...

For me it would be more in the field of UI and user interaction what I would like to see improved in the future..

3.2 seems to be doing some good steps into the right direction.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2020, 07:52
Replies: 498
Views: 45,748
Posted By Steril707
I concur that the Vampire is more than fast...

I concur that the Vampire is more than fast enough to run Amiga OS. No need to put man hours into that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 16:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Steril707
I think on the sm124 screen gem looked really...

I think on the sm124 screen gem looked really nice.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 May 2020, 00:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By Steril707
When the Amiga 1000 came out its beige was still...

When the Amiga 1000 came out its beige was still quite nice and stylish.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2020, 14:02
Replies: 165
Views: 14,866
Posted By Steril707
Mehdi Ali by far, imo The time when McEwen...

Mehdi Ali by far, imo
The time when McEwen stepped up, the Amiga was already pants anyway..
And with 68k being on the resurgence, his decisions are not that felt anymore. There is no 'red vs blue'...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2020, 08:58
Replies: 628
Views: 63,834
Posted By Steril707
Naaah, I won't include it. Already commented out...

Naaah, I won't include it. Already commented out again..

And there won't be an Inviyya 2, I think. Too many shooters already around.
Next game will be the one with the Barbarian in it.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2020, 09:10
Replies: 188
Views: 11,376
Posted By Steril707
This. So much.. Either something is...

This.
So much..

Either something is nostalgic, or it is practical.

OS4 is neither.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2020, 11:59
Replies: 628
Views: 63,834
Posted By Steril707
@Buzzybee: Thanks, Richie, looking forward to our...

@Buzzybee: Thanks, Richie, looking forward to our next meetup and some beers together.. :)

Yesterday when I repaired some stuff on the enemy bullet code (bullets getting blocked by obstacles...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 18:53
Replies: 498
Views: 45,748
Posted By Steril707
Dito

Dito
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 08:48
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Views: 63,834
Posted By Steril707
Game is now content and engine code complete, we...

Game is now content and engine code complete, we are entering beta testing phase right now...
Never thought I'd experience that day... :D
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2020, 09:57
Replies: 498
Views: 45,748
Posted By Steril707
Okay, nice... :) Btw, are there any ideas...

Okay, nice... :)

Btw, are there any ideas about a future effort to support a unified skinning /palette prefs system in Amiga OS?

Seems everybody is using Visualprefs and Birdy right now, which...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2020, 08:04
Replies: 25
Views: 1,489
Posted By Steril707
R-Type, by far. I was extremely disappointed by...

R-Type, by far.
I was extremely disappointed by the greyish graphics of the second one, while the first one was so colourful.

They recaptured that magic in the third one on the SNES again, imo.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 May 2020, 08:14
Replies: 498
Views: 45,748
Posted By Steril707
Do we have an introduction or tutorial on using...

Do we have an introduction or tutorial on using Reaction in your own code?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2020, 12:29
Replies: 628
Views: 63,834
Posted By Steril707
http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=6...

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=67153&stc=1&d=1588415363

The last level of the game in action... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2020, 16:23
Replies: 628
Views: 63,834
Posted By Steril707
Damn, it feels so good to implement a feature,...

Damn, it feels so good to implement a feature, that you had in your head for three years to do.. :D
(was also the last thing still missing in the engine).
Even if it's just a trivial thing like...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2020, 13:44
Replies: 74
Views: 4,356
Posted By Steril707
I was quite happy that Fumito Ueda, the game...

I was quite happy that Fumito Ueda, the game designer who created Ico, Shadow of the Collossus and Last Guardian was an Amiga dude...
Forum: News 30 April 2020, 11:23
Replies: 104
Views: 14,652
Posted By Steril707
from what I have seen this looks super amazing...

from what I have seen this looks super amazing and promising..

Hope you can finish the game, agedCode... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2020, 09:28
Replies: 204
Views: 31,467
Posted By Steril707
Amazing work, Earok. Wish I was as productive...

Amazing work, Earok.
Wish I was as productive as you are... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2020, 08:35
Replies: 122
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steril707
I remember seeing the package of this game for...

I remember seeing the package of this game for the C64 in a local department store, and I could not believe how amazing this looked on the screenshots on its back after being used to Atari VCS and...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 April 2020, 07:48
Replies: 188
Views: 11,376
Posted By Steril707
Yep, OS3/68K is where it's at (again) now.

Yep, OS3/68K is where it's at (again) now.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2020, 06:59
Replies: 90
Views: 5,097
Posted By Steril707
"It's nice to want things", the thread.. ;) ...

"It's nice to want things", the thread.. ;)

(and like it#s been said a few times already, we have the Apollo Core /Vampire cards)
Forum: project.EAB 24 April 2020, 21:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By Steril707
My stance as well. On the other side, I...

My stance as well.

On the other side, I understand your reservations as EAB mods to allow what is basically free promotion for an income scheme...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 April 2020, 15:34
Replies: 95
Views: 6,473
Posted By Steril707
Well, the thing is, in 1990/91, Wing Commander...

Well, the thing is, in 1990/91, Wing Commander 1&2 dropped.

My options to play this game were:

PC-side: Spend 2400 Deutsche Mark, for a completely new system including a VGA screen

Amiga...
Forum: project.Sprites 17 April 2020, 10:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By Steril707
Why use IFF format if you can convert directly to...

Why use IFF format if you can convert directly to raw ILBM??
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 April 2020, 14:09
Replies: 142
Views: 8,900
Posted By Steril707
And that's where you are thinking wrong. The...

And that's where you are thinking wrong.
The Amiga has tried to go that route and it failed already.
It is a hobby box these days.

And I (and most other people) am cool with that.

In all the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 April 2020, 11:07
Replies: 142
Views: 8,900
Posted By Steril707
I don't understand the "end game" in that. We...

I don't understand the "end game" in that.
We have an Apple and a Microsoft OS, plus Linux for those who don't want a corporate OS on x86.
There is literally nothing that you would gain by having...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 April 2020, 07:29
Replies: 142
Views: 8,900
Posted By Steril707
I'd still say that a Vampire with an ASIC instead...

I'd still say that a Vampire with an ASIC instead of an FPGA would be the modern version of an Amiga.

It's really hard to see what would be left of Amiga tech after bringing it to modern...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 April 2020, 15:35
Replies: 55
Views: 3,716
Posted By Steril707
You end up with something that doesn't look much...

You end up with something that doesn't look much better than OCS in that mode, though.

It's still only 16 colours in the foreground with a ridiculously colourful background as a parallax layer,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 April 2020, 13:19
Replies: 55
Views: 3,716
Posted By Steril707
I summon @Roondar to make the calculations for...

I summon @Roondar to make the calculations for you on this topic...

From my gut feeling, I'd say you'd want to avoid using 8 bitplanes for a 50fps game, even on AGA.

And from my experiments and...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2020, 19:57
Replies: 95
Views: 6,473
Posted By Steril707
Well, five to six years of no tech upgrade since...

Well, five to six years of no tech upgrade since the A1000 made people pay a lot more for their 25 mhz VGA PCs just to make the jump and get some new tech, which Commodore wasn't able to give them.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2020, 19:33
Replies: 95
Views: 6,473
Posted By Steril707
Hmm, well, some of us were already working...

Hmm, well, some of us were already working regularly at that point of time.

And I remember fairly well, that after three years, if you upgraded your setup that involved a new mainboard, CPU and...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2020, 11:18
Replies: 95
Views: 6,473
Posted By Steril707
From my point of view, the Amiga (and especially...

From my point of view, the Amiga (and especially the A500) has always been a home computer in a way. Like the C64 before.
I didn't even know you could upgrade it with anything other than those 512kb...
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