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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 12:24
Replies: 27
Views: 615
Posted By stevelord
If only your superior game dev skills could've...

If only your superior game dev skills could've been employed in the 80s and 90s, perhaps Commodore wouldn't have gone bust. Alas, I guess we'll never know what could've been.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 27 May 2022, 14:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By stevelord
Not Amiga-specific but designed for 68k machines:...

Not Amiga-specific but designed for 68k machines:

http://www.frogfind.com/
http://68k.news/
http://grandis.nu
http://www.cornica.org/
Forum: request.Apps 20 May 2022, 16:20
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By stevelord
1.3 C Environments

I'm going to go through the Abacus C Programming books as I learn how to write C programs for 1.x WB. The books make reference to Lattice and Aztech C.


I'm fairly familiar with SAS/C, and have...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2022, 10:36
Replies: 34
Views: 4,415
Posted By stevelord
Clearly not. Or in this case, claim to...

Clearly not.



Or in this case, claim to provide but didn't actually provide. Glad you got the refund though.

Not having a pop at you. But we get the crap we put up with and Amiga users...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 May 2022, 15:04
Replies: 34
Views: 4,415
Posted By stevelord
That's sadly all too common for AmigaKit to say...

That's sadly all too common for AmigaKit to say something is in stock when it's on order, then find that there's going to be a delay getting the goods in. The only real way to be sure of service in a...
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 14:58
Replies: 137
Views: 38,224
Posted By stevelord
Looks like it doesn't like my 060/50 with 3.2. I...

Looks like it doesn't like my 060/50 with 3.2. I tried booting without a startup sequence and managed to get as far as a Loading... screen that initially animated then disappeared. The entire machine...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2022, 14:57
Replies: 31
Views: 2,487
Posted By stevelord
I went a different route with my A4000. Others...

I went a different route with my A4000. Others are right in saying there's no need to max it out or try all at once. As you have an 030 in there, your first upgrades should take advantage of the 030:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2022, 15:17
Replies: 170
Views: 14,957
Posted By stevelord
That's a horrible thing to say about STs. Atari...

That's a horrible thing to say about STs. Atari STs are hefty enough to keep doors open. I don't see how the A500 Mini could manage that. :crazy
Forum: project.APoV 27 April 2022, 02:16
Replies: 22
Views: 104,094
Posted By stevelord
Have a chat with Amigafan (on here) about WhatIFF...

Have a chat with Amigafan (on here) about WhatIFF Magazine. I suspect the two of you could compare notes, contacts and if you're both up for it, content. If it helps you both get issues out of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2022, 02:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By stevelord
If you plan on using Octamed Soundstudio a...

If you plan on using Octamed Soundstudio a Blizzard 1230-MkII should get you 12 channels at 14-bit if you optimise the playback, 8 unoptimised. If you're purely using Midi it won't make much of a...
Forum: support.Demos 25 April 2022, 16:58
Replies: 21
Views: 11,990
Posted By stevelord
My CDTV does this. I have an ECS chipset with 1.3...

My CDTV does this. I have an ECS chipset with 1.3 and a SCSI HD. It's not that hard to run a HD with 1.3, it all boils down to your SCSI interface being supported.
Forum: support.Amix 03 March 2022, 10:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By stevelord
Doing a disk image backup is great if you want to...

Doing a disk image backup is great if you want to restore to the same physical disks. For your 3.2.1 system, Abackup on Aminet will give you more options for a file-based backup you can then put...
Forum: News 02 March 2022, 13:16
Replies: 338
Views: 83,254
Posted By stevelord
Would it be feasible to open up CDXL/Agablaster...

Would it be feasible to open up CDXL/Agablaster support for FMV-oriented games? I.e. - users would convert the video files to CDXL and ScummVM Amiga could play that instead of whatever compression...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2022, 13:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,769
Posted By stevelord
These threads pop up every now and again, usually...

These threads pop up every now and again, usually from people getting back into Amigas who spot the 30 year difference since they left. The short version is that running an Amiga native on Intel...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 February 2022, 13:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By stevelord
First Steps Amiga Surfin' by Karl Jeacle (of...

First Steps Amiga Surfin' by Karl Jeacle (of AmiGemini fame) and Dale L. Larson's Connect Your Amiga are probably worth a look. Both are available at...
Forum: support.Games 23 February 2022, 13:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By stevelord
Wrath of The Demon's music (by David Whittaker)...

Wrath of The Demon's music (by David Whittaker) sounds awfully like Shadow of the Beast. Not the same patterns but definitely the same instruments.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 February 2022, 16:32
Replies: 35
Views: 3,799
Posted By stevelord
It'd be good to know a bit about your budget, how...

It'd be good to know a bit about your budget, how comfortable you are opening things up, and some of the things you might want to do. I expect you'd like to play games but would you also like to play...
Forum: support.Apps 09 February 2022, 19:45
Replies: 47
Views: 15,495
Posted By stevelord
Very nice! I'm sure you're expecting to be asked,...

Very nice! I'm sure you're expecting to be asked, but any idea on an ETA for release?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2022, 18:16
Replies: 51
Views: 5,699
Posted By stevelord
Great work guys, this is really going well. Loved...

Great work guys, this is really going well. Loved the Brilliance tutorials and Carl interview!
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2022, 22:04
Replies: 14
Views: 2,992
Posted By stevelord
Am I reading this right in that the only way to...

Am I reading this right in that the only way to get these in the UK is to now go through RP? I.e. if a customer for whatever reason doesn't want to or can't go through RP they won't be able to buy...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2022, 12:48
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By stevelord
Obviously WinUAE has decent CDTV support and that...

Obviously WinUAE has decent CDTV support and that can be used. There are some issues around booting CDTVs without the TM file that are now resolved with CaptFuture's excellent OS 2.35 ROM.

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2022, 16:00
Replies: 24
Views: 2,489
Posted By stevelord
Putting discussion about who said what where and...

Putting discussion about who said what where and when to one side, maybe get in touch with SWAG (https://www.southwestamiga.org.uk/). Still a stretch from Cornwall but manageable. They sometimes have...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2022, 15:21
Replies: 165
Views: 21,010
Posted By stevelord
Amiga 4000, OS 3.2.1, ZZ9000, Cyberstorm MkII at...

Amiga 4000, OS 3.2.1, ZZ9000, Cyberstorm MkII at 55mhz, 386mb of RAM and a PFS CF running off a Fastata. Absolutely screams. I have a fairly fast Duke port for Mac, but that's nowhere near these...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2022, 17:52
Replies: 165
Views: 21,010
Posted By stevelord
Just tried this port. Jaw on the floor material....

Just tried this port. Jaw on the floor material. I'm amazed at both how fast and feature complete this is. Well done!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 11:53
Replies: 62
Views: 6,332
Posted By stevelord
I always thought Earthworm Jim should've had an...

I always thought Earthworm Jim should've had an Amiga port. Would've made for a great AGA game.
Forum: support.Apps 25 December 2021, 16:14
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By stevelord
It's a two-pane FTP client. If you've used...

It's a two-pane FTP client. If you've used DirWork, DOpus or Norton Commander you'll feel at home. https://winscp.net/eng/index.php is legit (AFAIK).
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 25 December 2021, 03:39
Replies: 32
Views: 23,135
Posted By stevelord
I always enjoy checking in on your posts. It'd be...

I always enjoy checking in on your posts. It'd be really helpful if you had RSS support. Any chance of it?
Forum: Amiga scene 25 December 2021, 03:33
Replies: 51
Views: 5,699
Posted By stevelord
Well I didn't want to say it but Amigaguide is...

Well I didn't want to say it but Amigaguide is available for 1.3...

I don't know about current AmigaGuide. I suspect AGReader would compile on OS X but I don't have anything modern enough to try....
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2021, 21:09
Replies: 51
Views: 5,699
Posted By stevelord
There are a bunch of options for people who don't...

There are a bunch of options for people who don't have access to an AmigaGuide reader:


UnixGuide (http://aminet.net/util/conv/unixguide.lha) converts AmigaGuide to HTML
AGReader...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 22 December 2021, 13:35
Replies: 42
Views: 8,001
Posted By stevelord
I have a way with colours that would sicken...

I have a way with colours that would sicken normal people, I know.
Forum: News 21 December 2021, 22:17
Replies: 74
Views: 21,628
Posted By stevelord
AmigaOS 3.2.1 Update released

Looks like it's now live on Hyperion's site (https://www.hyperion-entertainment.com/). I think I'm ok to post the Changelog:


Summary Changelog
-----------------

Enhancements:

- TextEdit...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 December 2021, 23:18
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By stevelord
Best to use a terminal connection to your Mac,...

Best to use a terminal connection to your Mac, download to the mac and use the lrzsz suite of utilities to transfer files via a tool like A-Talk or NComm. Shot97 did a video on serial connections...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2021, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By stevelord
Thanks for raising that. Sorry, I should've been...

Thanks for raising that. Sorry, I should've been clearer. What I meant was:

If you have If you have fast RAM and an 030 or higher consider OS 3.2 (in general). This includes JPEG Datatypes, so you...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 December 2021, 21:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By stevelord
Thanks for the kind words, @coldacid! It was...

Thanks for the kind words, @coldacid! It was indeed me behind that.

@lubaki, welcome to the world of Amiga productivity! Sorry for the long response but I thought you'd appreciate something...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2021, 12:42
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By stevelord
Looking at the Linux project I think Jope is...

Looking at the Linux project I think Jope is right, it looks reliant on UDF (http://iomrrdtools.sourceforge.net/). AllegroCDFS (http://www.elbox.com/products/allegro_cdfs.html) claims to support UDF....
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2021, 19:09
Replies: 118
Views: 14,557
Posted By stevelord
Replace. No,, that's not gonna happen. Release...

Replace. No,, that's not gonna happen. Release Python 3? Ehhh maybe. Python 2.4 on an 060/50 is fairly slow anyway. It makes sense on PPC but I don't see it working well on non-virtualised 68k....
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2021, 15:27
Replies: 231
Views: 57,542
Posted By stevelord
What's that GUI tool at the start of the video?

What's that GUI tool at the start of the video?
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2021, 10:39
Replies: 41
Views: 5,168
Posted By stevelord
Just a heads up, when talking to people about the...

Just a heads up, when talking to people about the zine I'm getting much better reactions calling it What IFF? than from calling it Aminet Report. I think What IFF? is more memorable for people.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 November 2021, 00:14
Replies: 41
Views: 5,168
Posted By stevelord
That's good it frees you up from being tied to a...

That's good it frees you up from being tied to a particular format or style. As much as I'd love to have Amiga in the name I think it risks asking for drama, with one possible exception below. There...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2021, 20:53
Replies: 20
Views: 2,507
Posted By stevelord
I've used various 060 libs without issue with...

I've used various 060 libs without issue with both Cyberstorm (MMULibs, Cyberstorm MKII libs) and A3660 (MMULibs and some random A3660-specific lib floppy image I found). 060 Libs don't affect...
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