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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 17:14
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Posted By khph_re
The Amiga didn't take off until the A500, if the...

The Amiga didn't take off until the A500, if the wedge was released first,
some market share could have been stolen two years earlier from other platforms. As soon as possible after that, an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2021, 18:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,725
Posted By khph_re
I hate timers, and I hate exploding levels!...

I hate timers, and I hate exploding levels! That's why I have a love/Hate relationship with Alien breed/Alien Syndrome.


I love sofa co-op, probably due to C64/Amiga and 90's consoles,
and hate...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 03 February 2021, 11:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By khph_re
Simulcra is good one too.

Simulcra is good one too.
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2021, 05:00
Replies: 88
Views: 4,346
Posted By khph_re
Will you be adding a HUD, that normally takes up...

Will you be adding a HUD, that normally takes up a fair bit of real estate on the screen, and will help boost your frame rate.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 13:15
Replies: 57
Views: 3,408
Posted By khph_re
Exactly, and Amiga interlace is a flickery mess....

Exactly, and Amiga interlace is a flickery mess. I did all my artwork in Imagine in that mode, and my eyes would strobe for hours afterwards. Surprised I don't need glasses!

If you wanted a high...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 12:20
Replies: 57
Views: 3,408
Posted By khph_re
Mainly because they came with a monitor and often...

Mainly because they came with a monitor and often a hard drive, ran all the industry standard applications, and had ample room and slots customise.

The base machine for home non business use was...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 January 2021, 14:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By khph_re
Loved SWIV 3d on the PC. Still got a boxed copy...

Loved SWIV 3d on the PC. Still got a boxed copy somewhere, great soundtrack!
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 January 2021, 11:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By khph_re
Armour-Geddon 1 & 2 have serial link, and nice...

Armour-Geddon 1 & 2 have serial link, and nice 3D, you control multiple vehicles like carrier command or Zeewolf 2.

Fire Power is pretty good two player split screen.

Trick or treat, split...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2021, 11:13
Replies: 153
Views: 9,186
Posted By khph_re
Just spool the level graphics from CD or HDD like...

Just spool the level graphics from CD or HDD like laser disk.
I always thought you could do an Amiga wipeout like that.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 14:59
Replies: 168
Views: 9,277
Posted By khph_re
It isn't split by use, a lot of those PC machines...

It isn't split by use, a lot of those PC machines will be for business proposes.



My personal view is, if the A500 had been released in 1985, and not the A1000, the Amiga would have gained a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2021, 16:19
Replies: 39
Views: 2,203
Posted By khph_re
Battle Isle/History line Eye of the Beholder ...

Battle Isle/History line
Eye of the Beholder
Sim City 1.3 (the 64 colour version)
Jimmy White snooker
Mercenary
Elvira
K240
Epic
Battle Chess
Shadow lands
Forum: Coders. General 06 January 2021, 16:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,787
Posted By khph_re
Are you planning on hidden face removal or LOD's?...

Are you planning on hidden face removal or LOD's? Or have you got that far already?

Also, you could add A cockpit, that would reduce the area you need to draw.


Looks great though!
Forum: Amiga scene 06 January 2021, 11:13
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By khph_re
Doing my whole graphic design degree work on an...

Doing my whole graphic design degree work on an emulated Macintosh. It was faster than the LCII and LCIII's at uni :-)

I also got told off for 'stealing artwork' that I had rendered in Imagine,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2021, 13:47
Replies: 88
Views: 4,147
Posted By khph_re
14 in '88. Sold my ST and put my paper...

14 in '88.

Sold my ST and put my paper round money toward a 2nd hand A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 December 2020, 23:11
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
I feel your pain, we had the same problem with...

I feel your pain, we had the same problem with buggy Wii dev kits back in the day :-)

I guess the the thread could be taken to mean,: 'given the ideal engine, from an ideal coder, what spec would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 December 2020, 19:41
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
Some 030 stuff already got close to that, so I...

Some 030 stuff already got close to that, so I imagine the 040 would be a lot better. Check out videos of some of the games i mentioned earlier in the thread. Some of the demo coders would be best...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 December 2020, 12:12
Replies: 228
Views: 16,323
Posted By khph_re
A doubling of the coppers speed would give a full...

A doubling of the coppers speed would give a full copper chunky 320 x 256 if starting from super high resolution wouldn't it? Or is thst not how it works.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 December 2020, 17:50
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
The graphics system cannae cope captain! I...

The graphics system cannae cope captain!

I guess what I'm saying, is i see an 030 doing GBA
Style stuff but in less colours. Doom style games, shadow of the 3rd moon, mario kart style...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 December 2020, 12:24
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
At no point did i say 'as well as' i specifically...

At no point did i say 'as well as' i specifically said in less colours for starters. The car is is just a sprite, the trees we would have to pre-scale. That just leaves the landscape.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 December 2020, 22:28
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
I'm no expert on GBA, so I'll bow to tour greater...

I'm no expert on GBA, so I'll bow to tour greater knowledge. i never developed for it, thats pretty big. Was it final fantasy or something like that?
Anyway, we wouldn't need it all in memory at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 December 2020, 22:43
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
A good answer, but bear in mind consoles use...

A good answer, but bear in mind consoles use megabits to quote storage, not megabytes. So the biggest GBA cart is 4MB.

An A1200 with fast ram is vastly faster than the Z80/8080 derivative in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 December 2020, 19:23
Replies: 228
Views: 16,323
Posted By khph_re
To push the chipset it needs fast ram, otherwise...

To push the chipset it needs fast ram, otherwise it's running slow.

Breathless and AB3D, I think they mostly avoid the AGA bitplanes and use chunky modes?
I guess the palette depth and greater...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2020, 17:00
Replies: 51
Views: 3,457
Posted By khph_re
Yeah, I reckon 030 '25 running the same...

Yeah, I reckon 030 '25 running the same resolution as a GBA, but in less colours could possibly do it. You'd have nearly 4times the grunt of a base 1200. Flyin' high managed a good clip, and that was...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 December 2020, 21:23
Replies: 641
Views: 109,173
Posted By khph_re
Didn't gloom deluxe hsve different plugin...

Didn't gloom deluxe hsve different plugin engines? Or did i just make that up?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2020, 15:10
Replies: 392
Views: 38,265
Posted By khph_re
Dan and the other ^demogroup people are probably...

Dan and the other ^demogroup people are probably best placed to answer this.


DAN: You could always use 'celebrandil mode' :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 December 2020, 10:56
Replies: 41
Views: 2,138
Posted By khph_re
It didn't help that CGA/EGA games were 320x200,...

It didn't help that CGA/EGA games were 320x200, proper PAL Amiga games are 320x256, sometimes with overscan. Of course, more colours blends the pixels as well.



Concerning the Sierra games,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2020, 15:05
Replies: 822
Views: 190,888
Posted By khph_re
Bit of a crappy photo: 69912 A1200...

Bit of a crappy photo:

69912


A1200 64 colour WB.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 December 2020, 14:05
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By khph_re
I played doom attack a few times out of...

I played doom attack a few times out of curiosity, it ran ok. If it had come out earlier, before I had a PC, I think I would have been more excited. By the time I played it on Amiga, I had already...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2020, 15:34
Replies: 71
Views: 4,274
Posted By khph_re
Marble madness was pretty good, though it could...

Marble madness was pretty good, though it could be my memory playing tricks on me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2020, 19:23
Replies: 71
Views: 4,274
Posted By khph_re
I thought Rainbow islands was very well done.

I thought Rainbow islands was very well done.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2020, 22:44
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By khph_re
Hope you sort it Gerry.

Hope you sort it Gerry.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2020, 21:15
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By khph_re
Don't know if this is Samsung specific: Turn...

Don't know if this is Samsung specific:

Turn on mobile data and mobile hotspot.
Go into hotspot settings >three dots> configure mobile hotspot >security: open
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2020, 18:59
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By khph_re
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Android) but it worked with...

Samsung Galaxy S7 (Android) but it worked with most of my previous android phones as well.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 December 2020, 11:19
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By khph_re
When I got my new router, it was WPA2 only, no...

When I got my new router, it was WPA2 only, no WEP.

I've got data on my phone, so when I want to create a network for my A1200, I set up an open network on my phone, and connect through that. A...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2020, 16:49
Replies: 33
Views: 2,338
Posted By khph_re
I'm mainly sticking with single disks, and going...

I'm mainly sticking with single disks, and going with compilations when I can.
Sadly my Chromebook is now refusing to save to my Compact flash, so a lot of today's noodling about is on hold until I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2020, 16:47
Replies: 33
Views: 2,338
Posted By khph_re
Yeah, I ran some of these videos on my A1200 off...

Yeah, I ran some of these videos on my A1200 off compact flash, looked lovely (no sound of course...)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2020, 18:22
Replies: 33
Views: 2,338
Posted By khph_re
Thanks for the link dude, I've been looking for...

Thanks for the link dude, I've been looking for that. Now if Dread had a demo, I'd be golden. I was thinking about Legend of Valour as well, but I've never ran that on an A500.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2020, 15:34
Replies: 33
Views: 2,338
Posted By khph_re
Yes, it's all off POUET. And for games, i'm...

Yes, it's all off POUET. And for games, i'm breaking apart other compilations and ditching the games I don't like.


It's a shame no one has managed some sort of disk with a smaller OFS partition...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2020, 15:19
Replies: 33
Views: 2,338
Posted By khph_re
I've created a few, mainly older games, and demo...

I've created a few, mainly older games, and demo complications.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2020, 12:32
Replies: 33
Views: 2,338
Posted By khph_re
Thanks Damien, i'll have a look at some of those....

Thanks Damien, i'll have a look at some of those. Rod Land I've got already.
This is giving me chance to play stuff I otherwise wouldn't.

It's odd how I've got hundreds of games on HDD, most...
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