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Forum: support.WinUAE 18 May 2018, 22:41
Replies: 409
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Posted By mcbpete
DamienD - As videocard buddies what's happening...

DamienD - As videocard buddies what's happening is the following error that'll get logged when you choose 'Lagless VS (BR), 50/60Hz':



So it tries Lagless VSync but then notices the display...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 April 2018, 17:50
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
This is actually a real good point, has anyone...

This is actually a real good point, has anyone here in Europe bought a laptop in the last few years and the screen does indeed support 50Hz? I'm from the UK and got my laptop custom built here so...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 April 2018, 23:10
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
Damien - As a gfx card buddy, just to mention...

Damien - As a gfx card buddy, just to mention d3d11 has been working absolutely fine at my end since it was introduced around 3.6.x. Seemed to drop the CPU usage from when I had WinUAE running d3d9...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2018, 18:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By mcbpete
Marty2AGA - That does look really good. Love the...

Marty2AGA - That does look really good. Love the very sight bedroom reflection in the screen as well :)
Out of interest how tricky would it be to stack the LEDs like the following, so it takes up...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2018, 15:41
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
Apologies, thought so .... Let's try this again...

Apologies, thought so .... Let's try this again :)

winuaelogLL.txt is the Low Latency VSync mode
winuaelogLL5060.txt is the Low Latency VS 50/60 mode

EDIT: Aha - I think I've found an...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2018, 15:00
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
Apologies for not knowing this: is winuaelog.txt...

Apologies for not knowing this: is winuaelog.txt different from winuaebootlog.txt ?

Attached is the latter (LLBootlog.txt being 'Low Latency VSync' and LLVSBootlog.txt being 'Low Latency VS...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2018, 14:31
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
As Damien has the same GPU as mine then I imagine...

As Damien has the same GPU as mine then I imagine he has the same thing, but here's the information displayed in the lower right 'leds' depending on which of the two Low Latency modes I choose...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2018, 19:26
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
Sure thing, find attached below. The only GPU I...

Sure thing, find attached below. The only GPU I have on this laptop is the onboard Geforce 540m
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2018, 18:43
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
Oddly it doesn't appear offer that - I have the...

Oddly it doesn't appear offer that - I have the following (unless I'm looking in the wrong section, which is likely !):

http://www.ilovecubus.co.uk/pete/winuae_display.png
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2018, 18:23
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
I can't seem to work out how to get the 'Low...

I can't seem to work out how to get the 'Low Latency VSync' mode to run at 50fps, it always seems to be locked at 60 (or will fluctuate around 60 if slices are set to '4', as the CPU led seems to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 April 2018, 00:34
Replies: 126
Views: 15,892
Posted By mcbpete
I've recently become a fan of using D3D:Lanczos16...

I've recently become a fan of using D3D:Lanczos16 combined with the Rgb.png mask (both available in the standard WinUAE install). It just completely throws me back on how I remembered my old 'miggy...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 April 2018, 23:39
Replies: 409
Views: 32,101
Posted By mcbpete
What's the difference between the two modes 'Low...

What's the difference between the two modes 'Low Latency VSync' and 'Low Latency VS, 50/60hz' ? The former seems to keep fluctuating wildly between 50 & 60 fps (mainly towards 60fps, even though it's...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 December 2017, 18:35
Replies: 410
Views: 63,992
Posted By mcbpete
In the latest beta build I've finally switched...

In the latest beta build I've finally switched all my profiles from dx9 to dx11 and swapped the video filter from 'PAL' to 'd3d: Lanczos16' (seemed to 'blend' the colours and soften the pixels closer...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 November 2017, 11:26
Replies: 410
Views: 63,992
Posted By mcbpete
Hell yeah, it boots fine now - Thanks, that'll...

Hell yeah, it boots fine now - Thanks, that'll teach me not to read a changelog properly !
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 November 2017, 00:09
Replies: 410
Views: 63,992
Posted By mcbpete
Ah, good shout. Running Windows 10, this is the...

Ah, good shout. Running Windows 10, this is the log that's displayed - It vanishes as soon as the crash occurs but was able to ALT+TAB and grab a printscreen on the relevant last few lines:
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 November 2017, 22:48
Replies: 410
Views: 63,992
Posted By mcbpete
Supposedly my card is a DX11 GPU (Top line of the...

Supposedly my card is a DX11 GPU (Top line of the features here: https://www.geforce.com/hardware/notebook-gpus/geforce-gt-540m/features ) but alas WinUAE bombs out if I choose it (unfortunately...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 May 2017, 15:48
Replies: 177
Views: 42,956
Posted By mcbpete
Curious about this ... My configs are system...

Curious about this ... My configs are system based rather than game based (e.g. I've configs called A500 (512k), A500 (1mb), A500+, A1200, CD32), and then run the games based on what system they're...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2013, 21:00
Replies: 35
Views: 3,071
Posted By mcbpete
DH - Another thanks for the site from me too....

DH - Another thanks for the site from me too. Such much amazing info and downloads in there. Added to favourites !
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 January 2013, 01:08
Replies: 80
Views: 5,669
Posted By mcbpete
Brutal Sports Footbal (and Speedball II) would've...

Brutal Sports Footbal (and Speedball II) would've been ace in Arcade friendly form
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 August 2012, 14:58
Replies: 17
Views: 3,266
Posted By mcbpete
Am I right in thinking Robocop 3 had a dongle...

Am I right in thinking Robocop 3 had a dongle with the original release which was then removed for the budget version ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 July 2012, 20:47
Replies: 115
Views: 24,283
Posted By mcbpete
Isn't that a trackball rather than a joystick ?

Isn't that a trackball rather than a joystick ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2011, 15:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,495
Posted By mcbpete
M.E.S.S. was the first one to come to my mind -...

M.E.S.S. was the first one to come to my mind - http://www.mess.org/
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 September 2011, 22:32
Replies: 485
Views: 111,813
Posted By mcbpete
I've always meant to ask (being endlessly...

I've always meant to ask (being endlessly fascinated but not having the slightest idea about decrypting/reverse engineering/cracking), what sort of time scale does/did it take to crack Amiga stuff....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 June 2011, 19:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,866
Posted By mcbpete
I'd love to think that those videos were...

I'd love to think that those videos were something other than someone just spending an inordinate amount of time creating some pre-rendered sequences on Maya/3d max/some 3d package, but somehow I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2011, 18:57
Replies: 27
Views: 6,534
Posted By mcbpete
What did it look like if you tried playing back a...

What did it look like if you tried playing back a VHS with backups on it on a TV ?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 April 2011, 15:12
Replies: 173
Views: 30,216
Posted By mcbpete
Loving the site man, I love reading the 'gory...

Loving the site man, I love reading the 'gory details' even if most of them go way over my head !
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 March 2011, 21:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,987
Posted By mcbpete
Yeah, I remember they also used the bonus round...

Yeah, I remember they also used the bonus round of Paperboy too - the show was called First Class ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Class_%28game_show%29 )
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 March 2011, 13:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,987
Posted By mcbpete
Yeah I remember that, I think it was one of those...

Yeah I remember that, I think it was one of those touch tone games where viewers phoned up that were so big in the late 80s/early 90s (that were clearly someone playing it with a real joystick at the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 December 2010, 16:04
Replies: 61
Views: 12,548
Posted By mcbpete
I still remember the dream I had when I was about...

I still remember the dream I had when I was about 10 years old where I visited this small museum full of old Argos and Index (does that company even exist anymore ?!) catalogues. That was all the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 October 2010, 19:56
Replies: 24
Views: 4,371
Posted By mcbpete
1. OctaMED 3 (Amiga) 2. ProTracker 2 (Amiga) ...

1. OctaMED 3 (Amiga)
2. ProTracker 2 (Amiga)
3. OctaMED 6 (Amiga - The tracker that I finally understood what I was doing)
4. Fast Tracker II (PC)
5. ModPlug tracker (PC)
6. Jeskola Buzz (PC -...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2010, 10:52
Replies: 457
Views: 49,557
Posted By mcbpete
I thought that two but john4p converted me with...

I thought that two but john4p converted me with this 'finding' - http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=637299&postcount=405 (and this: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=637320&postcount=407 )
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2010, 01:26
Replies: 457
Views: 49,557
Posted By mcbpete
Sorry for the bump but I've just upgraded to...

Sorry for the bump but I've just upgraded to 2.3.0 and I've lost the ability to use these 'prettier' scanlines as discussed on the last page (i.e.. Scanline transparency-25, scanline level-0). What's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2010, 20:12
Replies: 544
Views: 83,558
Posted By mcbpete
What the .... I've never seen that cover before -...

What the .... I've never seen that cover before - I always knew it as looking like this :

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/23/Impossible_Mission_Coverart.png
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 September 2010, 18:20
Replies: 252
Views: 36,716
Posted By mcbpete
The absolute revelation for me with Zombi was...

The absolute revelation for me with Zombi was watching the long play and realising there were rooms behind you - Obviously I knew about the reverse button but when I went down those left->right...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2010, 20:15
Replies: 9
Views: 2,240
Posted By mcbpete
Going by that video I'd say: Me ! (apologies...

Going by that video I'd say: Me !

(apologies I'm a comedy snob...)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2010, 18:26
Replies: 946
Views: 114,292
Posted By mcbpete
Yeah ampersand characters in particular can botch...

Yeah ampersand characters in particular can botch up some programmes.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2010, 18:23
Replies: 33
Views: 4,053
Posted By mcbpete
Hmm, I've just taken a screenshot from a .tap of...

Hmm, I've just taken a screenshot from a .tap of Hawkeye and pasted it into Photoshop, replaced the black colour with white and no 'hidden' message found anywhere on the loading screen ....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2010, 01:41
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By mcbpete
I have absolutely no idea what was going on...

I have absolutely no idea what was going on there, but it sure was pretty !
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2010, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By mcbpete
To put it bluntly, yes ! Before you even begin...

To put it bluntly, yes ! Before you even begin to start work on any section of the site, decide why people would specifically come to your site and no other.

There's far too many 'me-too' sites...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 May 2010, 00:31
Replies: 27
Views: 3,067
Posted By mcbpete
Or an easy way to patch up your games in one...

Or an easy way to patch up your games in one simple programme.
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