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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 17:37
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Posted By roondar
No problem, glad to be of assistance :great

No problem, glad to be of assistance :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 17:28
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By roondar
The first step is in realizing that it doesn't...

The first step is in realizing that it doesn't matter what buffer you want to scroll - the steps stay the same. If you understand how to scroll one buffer, you also understand how to scroll another...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory Yesterday, 16:36
Replies: 54
Views: 915
Posted By roondar
Whoops! Missed that bit :D That's how I...

Whoops! Missed that bit :D


That's how I remember it, yes. But: please be aware that although I'm relatively sure this works, I'm still talking about one of many random tests I did over three...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 13:01
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By roondar
Huh... I need to go and change my DDFSTOP setting...

Huh... I need to go and change my DDFSTOP setting in AGA code then. I could've sworn I read the "you need to change modulo to -4/-8 for AGA FMODE 2x/4x" in several places and always assumed that was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 12:55
Replies: 48
Views: 441
Posted By roondar
I don't actually own a Vampire, but it will be...

I don't actually own a Vampire, but it will be interesting to see where you end up.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory Yesterday, 12:50
Replies: 54
Views: 915
Posted By roondar
You could solve the solve the issue of hardware...

You could solve the solve the issue of hardware sprites moving between objects by masking out part of the sprite data with the Blitter as and when needed. This is clearly slower than just using a...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 January 2020, 15:53
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By roondar
This is from memory, so it could be wrong but...

This is from memory, so it could be wrong but here goes: AFAIK the modulo for FMODE 4x is -8 and FMODE 2x is -4.

I remember having similar issues when I set up an FMODE 4x screen and it turned out...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 January 2020, 13:48
Replies: 54
Views: 915
Posted By roondar
Yes, this is exactly why I "voted" for an A500...

Yes, this is exactly why I "voted" for an A500 port. It would be interesting to see how close it can get :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 January 2020, 11:43
Replies: 54
Views: 915
Posted By roondar
A better A500 port would be nice to see :great

A better A500 port would be nice to see :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 January 2020, 11:30
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By roondar
Oh, right... I see what you mean. Didn't consider...

Oh, right... I see what you mean. Didn't consider that because I tend to code for 68000 only :p

Anyway, that does change things quite a bit, yeah. Might be a very useful feature and a lot more...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 27 January 2020, 11:25
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By roondar
I'm not a Blitz Basic expert, but do recall an...

I'm not a Blitz Basic expert, but do recall an earlier discussion about DisplayScroll and how to use it for Dual Playfield scrolling. It's over here: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=71875
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 January 2020, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By roondar
I'd recommend this route as well. It's a bit...

I'd recommend this route as well.
It's a bit more work to get started, but it will make your life a lot easier in the end.

For help setting it up, mcgeezer did a YouTube video a while back on...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 January 2020, 10:54
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By roondar
I don't think warning for "pauses" is truly...

I don't think warning for "pauses" is truly viable.

Meaning, I suppose you could create something that detects loops and if you then emulate the full logic involved* you may even detect that...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 January 2020, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By roondar
Yup, ross gave a good answer there. The...

Yup, ross gave a good answer there.

The alternative (assuming this is something you'd start from the CLI/Workbench) would be to dynamically allocate space using the Exec function AllocMem (and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2020, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By roondar
Yes, I like to tinker a lot with technical stuff...

Yes, I like to tinker a lot with technical stuff and have repeatedly found my own forum threads on similar subjects. Sometimes, I even forgot I made those threads/posts :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 16:09
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By roondar
There's obviously quite a few arcade games that...

There's obviously quite a few arcade games that do things better than what I was talking about. But for every R-Type or Mortal Kombat, there's a Ghouls 'n' Ghosts or Sinistar.

Anyway, I think I...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2020, 12:01
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By roondar
Thanks for the offer, I might take you up on it...

Thanks for the offer, I might take you up on it :great
Personally I'm mostly interested in newly released Amiga games for the Classic platforms, but for completeness the NG games might be nice to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 11:57
Replies: 79
Views: 2,455
Posted By roondar
I got an A570 for my A500 instead. Turns out that...

I got an A570 for my A500 instead. Turns out that Amiga+CD is pretty much a match made in heaven (Forget encyclopedias and interactive movies... All those PD and later Aminet CD-ROMs were awesome),...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2020, 11:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By roondar
I really, really have to check out Black Dawn...

I really, really have to check out Black Dawn Rebirth. It's totally gone under my radar and looks to be a very nice game indeed. Anyway, I voted too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 11:32
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By roondar
Some small points to end this up here (and again,...

Some small points to end this up here (and again, interesting subject - we could open a thread about it if you like?).

In my neck of the woods the "end after a single round" thing was pretty...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 21:37
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By roondar
I'm sure you and I actually agree on many things,...

I'm sure you and I actually agree on many things, maybe we'll find some of those things one of these days :p

I didn't say all arcade games are like that. Some are quite fair but limit playtime in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 17:25
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By roondar
In all honesty, I think that is actually a very...

In all honesty, I think that is actually a very reasonable argument to make.

Arcade games are designed to take as much money as possible from the player. This causes a lot of them to be either...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2020, 14:05
Replies: 26
Views: 1,077
Posted By roondar
Elfmania does look awesome, but suffered in...

Elfmania does look awesome, but suffered in playability.

On a technical level, I've always been impressed by Pioneer Plague. Runs in HAM mode all the way, which is neat. I've also always had a...
Forum: MarketPlace 23 January 2020, 13:58
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By roondar
I agree, that's a pretty awful move. The...

I agree, that's a pretty awful move.

The labels do look nice by the way.
Forum: support.Apps 23 January 2020, 13:49
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By roondar
That'd be my suggestion too. Wordperfect never...

That'd be my suggestion too. Wordperfect never looked good, but it had a very robust feature set. I didn't even know about WP* back in the day, so I used Kindwords. Work fine overall, but I'd not...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 17:00
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By roondar
Aww man, the Dutch edition is scheduled right as...

Aww man, the Dutch edition is scheduled right as I'm leaving on my holiday so I can't make it. If it's anything like Amiga 30, it'll be great fun though :)

Gonna have to do some serious thinking...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 January 2020, 14:49
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By roondar
I use...

I use https://www.nxp.com/files-static/archives/doc/ref_manual/M68000PRM.pdf. I think that might actually be the same file, considering the name. It does mention the scaling on the pages about...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 January 2020, 12:20
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By roondar
This means the instruction doesn't use a fixed...

This means the instruction doesn't use a fixed address, but rather an offset to the PC (program counter). This is similar to using bra label, which also doesn't use an address but rather an offset....
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 11:20
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By roondar
I'll definitely check them out, thanks :great

I'll definitely check them out, thanks :great
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 11:08
Replies: 386
Views: 43,093
Posted By roondar
That'll be fun to watch! No idea if I can...

That'll be fun to watch!

No idea if I can actually make the stream though, so I hope it'll be available afterwards as well.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 11:07
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By roondar
Question List of all new Amiga game releases?

Recently I was pointed to the Retro Gamer Nation poll for "best new Amiga game of 2019". On that poll I didn't just see games I knew about, but also a whole bunch I had never heard of before (and one...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 January 2020, 10:45
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By roondar
As an alternative to the code above, you can also...

As an alternative to the code above, you can also consider using something like

move.w frame(pc),d1
move.w 0(a0,d1),d0
; now simply update the contents of frame as needed
; etc

frame:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2020, 17:09
Replies: 249
Views: 59,042
Posted By roondar
Isn't it basically impossible to prevent cracking...

Isn't it basically impossible to prevent cracking on a system like the Amiga where you can more or less read out everything in memory at 'all times'?

I'd say your best bet to prevent cracking...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 16:49
Replies: 234
Views: 6,520
Posted By roondar
I've been really rather impressed with RGCD's...

I've been really rather impressed with RGCD's Amiga physical releases. Priced very nicely compared to what you get. They may not be put in a beautiful cardboard box, but they have a charm all their...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 16:13
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By roondar
Edit: shortened this a bit. Walls of text have...

Edit: shortened this a bit. Walls of text have their place, but perhaps not here ;)

I do agree with this. The difficulty spikes and worse level design in later levels can and do hurt games. I...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 15:54
Replies: 234
Views: 6,520
Posted By roondar
I have zero problems with physical collectors...

I have zero problems with physical collectors editions. Especially at Psytronik as they almost always have a non-collectors version as well and generally offer a much cheaper digital version. Same...
Forum: Coders. Contest 21 January 2020, 15:35
Replies: 1,699
Views: 132,963
Posted By roondar
I hope you win, mcgeezer. Rygar AGA is awesome :)...

I hope you win, mcgeezer. Rygar AGA is awesome :)
(and yes, I did vote :D)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 18:17
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By roondar
It still looks better though :D (IMHO, don't...

It still looks better though :D
(IMHO, don't kill me :laughing)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 17:55
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By roondar
I see you're feeling particularly brave today :p ...

I see you're feeling particularly brave today :p

Anyway, I've personally always found the Amiga version of Rod-Land to look better than the Arcade version. I know it has far fewer colours and the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2020, 13:03
Replies: 42
Views: 1,684
Posted By roondar
I seem to recall you could just start from the...

I seem to recall you could just start from the second disk. Might be faulty memory though, there were so many Amiga games with intro disks.

On the topic of games I just can't force myself to play...
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