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Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2022, 16:17
Replies: 44
Views: 3,962
Posted By mcgeezer
OK yeah, I know what you mean now, there's a good...

OK yeah, I know what you mean now, there's a good reason for it being like that though which pretty much comes down to the amount of DMA time I have left. I will revisit it a little later and see if...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2022, 00:43
Replies: 44
Views: 3,962
Posted By mcgeezer
:D not enough disk space or chip ram.

:D not enough disk space or chip ram.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2022, 15:37
Replies: 44
Views: 3,962
Posted By mcgeezer
Well doesn't July roll around quickly! For...

Well doesn't July roll around quickly!

For those of you hoping for the game to be released in May or June I can only apologise as I simply haven't managed to complete the development in that time...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 22:16
Replies: 48
Views: 1,920
Posted By mcgeezer
Look, all I'm saying is that Final Fight isn't in...

Look, all I'm saying is that Final Fight isn't in the same league as the likes of Renegade, Rolling Thunder or Yolanda. Maybe he should start another channel called "The really ultra shit game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 19:17
Replies: 48
Views: 1,920
Posted By mcgeezer
Final Fight wasn't shit. What RA did with...

Final Fight wasn't shit.
What RA did with that on an A500 stock Amiga is nothing short of exceptional.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2022, 17:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By mcgeezer
Yeah, I'll be there on the Saturday and most of...

Yeah, I'll be there on the Saturday and most of Sunday.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 June 2022, 15:01
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By mcgeezer
I totally didn't realise I lost the trees, thanks...

I totally didn't realise I lost the trees, thanks for pointing that out. I'll fix it.





Thanks gents :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 June 2022, 22:05
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By mcgeezer
The background sky is on 8 colours. hardware...

The background sky is on 8 colours. hardware sprites would only give me 64 pixels at 16 colours, the foreground is 32 colours. The blitter is fully cookie cutting the entire scene - just for...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 June 2022, 19:57
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By mcgeezer
Yeah, given what it is does for such a small part...

Yeah, given what it is does for such a small part of the game I'm inclined to just leave it as is... if I get time I can improve the speed of it but I'm more happy with the text processor.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 June 2022, 19:06
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By mcgeezer
So here it is... just pretty much raw blitting...

So here it is... just pretty much raw blitting the entire scene. I guess for all you go faster stripe Amiga owners you'll get a more smooth transition.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPHd_o386Ds
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 June 2022, 20:00
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks everyone for the responses, all very much...

Thanks everyone for the responses, all very much appreciated.

To clarify, I would expect the background hardware sprites containing the dark blue sky to be static, while the foreground would...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 June 2022, 17:01
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By mcgeezer
5 bitplane image with 16 colour non-repeat hw sprites?

Hi all,

Before I attempt this I'd just like to ask if it's even do-able (I may attempt it anyway).

Taking the image I've attached it is in 32 colours, however I want to apply some parallax...
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 10:49
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By mcgeezer
I recall Beast was originally a technical demo by...

I recall Beast was originally a technical demo by Paul Howarth showing the Amiga's scrolling capabilities, I wouldn't class it as a good game engine though.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 June 2022, 15:26
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By mcgeezer
You can use the vbrmove tool for this and it will...

You can use the vbrmove tool for this and it will move it.

http://aminet.net/package/util/boot/vbrmov23

Pretty sure its that one I used.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 June 2022, 00:44
Replies: 58
Views: 3,737
Posted By mcgeezer
You’re taking this piss, surely?

You’re taking this piss, surely?
Forum: Coders. General 12 June 2022, 00:44
Replies: 83
Views: 26,372
Posted By mcgeezer
Look, you’re effectively saying the Amiga can’t...

Look, you’re effectively saying the Amiga can’t do ROF. ROF ran on an Atari 8 bit at about 10 FPS which was excellent. I love the game and i play it now an again. But to say an Amiga can’t do it...
Forum: Coders. General 12 June 2022, 00:13
Replies: 83
Views: 26,372
Posted By mcgeezer
Uhuh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJyir-XEDwg ...

Uhuh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJyir-XEDwg



Now I reckon you're Kieran Hawken, or Ace Rimmer. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2022, 23:27
Replies: 58
Views: 3,737
Posted By mcgeezer
Give me Ron Klaren, Chris Hulesbeck or Jochen...

Give me Ron Klaren, Chris Hulesbeck or Jochen Hippel any day over Alister Brimble tunes.




I have a particular disdain for Project X and Superfrog. In Project X they took inspiration from...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2022, 00:25
Replies: 58
Views: 3,737
Posted By mcgeezer
I honestly fail to see what all of the hype...

I honestly fail to see what all of the hype around Team 17 was/is. I know unfortunately I'm in the minority here but apart from Alien Breed I found Team 17 games lacking in gameplay and sound every...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 June 2022, 15:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By mcgeezer
I do this aswell, it is super handy for crash...

I do this aswell, it is super handy for crash purposes and debugging.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2022, 17:00
Replies: 12
Views: 3,672
Posted By mcgeezer
Try the scoopex tutorial series, that covers alot...

Try the scoopex tutorial series, that covers alot of stuff you're wanting to do.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2022, 20:12
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Technically yes, the original does have sound.

Technically yes, the original does have sound.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2022, 20:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By mcgeezer
and source code to Bomb Jack Beer Edition, Rygar...

and source code to Bomb Jack Beer Edition, Rygar and Turbo Sprint are on my mcgeezer.itch.io page.

I should upload them to github to be honest.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2022, 21:36
Replies: 60
Views: 7,916
Posted By mcgeezer
This looks like a decent engine. As you're...

This looks like a decent engine.

As you're not in Dual Playfield mode I can only assume you're holding a mask of the front playfield allowing you to plot sprites either behind or in front. I tried...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2022, 13:21
Replies: 60
Views: 7,916
Posted By mcgeezer
Hardly any developer knew about the hardware...

Hardly any developer knew about the hardware scrolling on the Amiga back in 1988, I posted about this very topic in my Rolling Thunder thread.

We mustn't be too harsh on the developers, they were...
Forum: News 15 May 2022, 19:51
Replies: 88
Views: 9,314
Posted By mcgeezer
From the quick look I had the other day,...

From the quick look I had the other day, basically the tunnel sequence is one huge animation, probably the rotation too as it only ever rotates in one place. Only the top half of the tunnel is...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2022, 22:57
Replies: 44
Views: 3,962
Posted By mcgeezer
It's been a while since I did an update but I've...

It's been a while since I did an update but I've been working on the game.

Here's levels 1-6 of the game, still plenty to do and some annoying bugs to fix.

https://youtu.be/IXxiiSBYjN8

Game...
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 10:01
Replies: 137
Views: 38,338
Posted By mcgeezer
No, I didn't try that. :great

No, I didn't try that. :great
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 09:49
Replies: 137
Views: 38,338
Posted By mcgeezer
It's a nice game, well done. I couldn't quite...

It's a nice game, well done. I couldn't quite get it to work with the 4mb Fast but did with more 8mb.

You might want to add a warning that it might not be suitable for people with epilepsy, I got...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2022, 15:02
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Maybe with a 68040 and 64mb fast ram a good port...

Maybe with a 68040 and 64mb fast ram a good port could be done.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2022, 01:30
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Did he try the original game?

Did he try the original game?
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2022, 21:54
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Ehhh??

Ehhh??
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2022, 00:52
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
This is why I said the game is a port from the ZX...

This is why I said the game is a port from the ZX Spectrum. There's even evidence in the code that suggests they were working from the Z80 code template.
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 April 2022, 00:38
Replies: 83
Views: 9,845
Posted By mcgeezer
The hardware sprites on the Amiga are simply...

The hardware sprites on the Amiga are simply awful to deal with.

However, if they'd added a lot more of them.. maybe to 64 it would have been a game changer. Just look at the Neogeo and what it...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 23:45
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks mate, Just an A500 config with 0.5 mb...

Thanks mate,

Just an A500 config with 0.5 mb of slow ram will do.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 21:56
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Sure, bash it over... don't spend too much time...

Sure, bash it over... don't spend too much time on it, you can't polish a turd.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 21:45
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
And here's me thinking I was doing you all a...

And here's me thinking I was doing you all a favour by removing the sound hahahah....

If I have time I'll look at the sound routines to see if I can fix them and re-release with a few other...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 00:48
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Rewriting the game for an A500 with one eye on...

Rewriting the game for an A500 with one eye on the arcade is a very tall order, the hardware between them is chalk and cheese, even a stock A1200 will struggle, possible maybe at 25fps.

What is...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2022, 23:20
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By mcgeezer
Rolling Thunder

Might get wrong for it but in the zone is Rolling Thunder unfucked featuring the replacement of some heavy lifting CPU routines with those from our beloved blitter, several other routines changed...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 April 2022, 12:52
Replies: 47
Views: 3,515
Posted By mcgeezer
indeed... no interlace here and on a real Amiga....

indeed... no interlace here and on a real Amiga.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SNjXeEGBO4
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