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Forum: Coders. System 28 July 2020, 20:48
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Better idea is to figure out how much chipmem you...

Better idea is to figure out how much chipmem you need to allocate in total for a stage and allocate as one block that will take care of lots of smaller allocations.

Will likely fix your memory...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 July 2020, 23:09
Replies: 342
Views: 50,453
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Yeah, sorry to be the one to say, I presumed it...

Yeah, sorry to be the one to say, I presumed it was something you would already know.

2 years in October.

In the span of 20-30 years which doesn't seem like much, a lot of talent seems to have...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 26 July 2020, 22:03
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Psstt... Amiga version of Oids was released some...

Psstt... Amiga version of Oids was released some time ago, no need to endure it on the ST ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 July 2020, 22:02
Replies: 342
Views: 50,453
Posted By Galahad/FLT
So.......just being chatty or? Sadly Benn...

So.......just being chatty or?

Sadly Benn has now gone as well, can't believe its been nearly two years :(

Yeah, this thread is older than the development time of Ramrod.......... there's...
Forum: request.Modules 26 July 2020, 21:57
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Galahad/FLT
This sounds like quite early Soundtracker stuff...

This sounds like quite early Soundtracker stuff to me, using a lot of ST-01 samples for sure, so its quite early, 1988 onwards I would say.
Forum: Coders. General 26 July 2020, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Hmmm, I see what you mean, but i'm just not used...

Hmmm, I see what you mean, but i'm just not used to debuggers listing that instruction like that.

If I write in code

moveq #$ffffff8e,d0, I expect D0 to have $ffffff8E, I don't think its...
Forum: Coders. General 26 July 2020, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Galahad/FLT
HRTMon - Anyone still maintaining it?

Found a bug in it today with how it handles negative large numbers when using the MOVEQ instruction.

For instance the following:

MOVEQ #$ffffff8E,D1

Will be interpreted by HRTMon as:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2020, 18:31
Replies: 56
Views: 3,510
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Looks great, but anything more than 020 and...

Looks great, but anything more than 020 and fastmem seems a bit overkill to me, unless there are effects going on that are not shown in the video?
Forum: request.Music 21 July 2020, 21:34
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Galahad/FLT
What formats can't it detect?

What formats can't it detect?
Forum: request.Music 21 July 2020, 19:48
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No. IPF preserves the custom dìsk format, so...

No. IPF preserves the custom dìsk format, so unless you know how to decode that disk format, youre stuck.

However, if youre using winuae, it has built in prowizard and once a module is loaded and...
Forum: request.Music 21 July 2020, 18:54
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It doesnt matter, the data is the same, but ADF...

It doesnt matter, the data is the same, but ADF cracked disks have been around a lot longer than IPF.
Forum: Coders. General 21 July 2020, 02:45
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Galahad/FLT
GUI front end solutions

So, back in the day, AmiMasterGear and other emulators by the same guy, had a rather nice GUI frontend to select roms, do settings and that kind of thing.

Was this all custom programmed by the...
Forum: HOL data problems 20 July 2020, 02:18
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Might well have been a last second addition he...

Might well have been a last second addition he put in there and no-one spotted it or bothered to question it.
Forum: HOL data problems 19 July 2020, 22:50
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Personally, I always felt that "title" on the...

Personally, I always felt that "title" on the titlescreen in the game was a nod from Andy Davidson to let people know that the Amiga version was the original and is the way Worms was intended.

It...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 July 2020, 03:47
Replies: 133
Views: 11,987
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Yeah there is. When you stop moving, the...

Yeah there is.

When you stop moving, the ship "recoils" back to the top of the screen ;)
Forum: support.Games 13 July 2020, 11:58
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Stingray said it all, but to expand upon what he...

Stingray said it all, but to expand upon what he said.

1). Different Kickstarts rarely cause problems unless the games programmer has done something quite stupid as in directly calling routines in...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 July 2020, 00:18
Replies: 59
Views: 6,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Can I just ask you to ensure you don't let me...

Can I just ask you to ensure you don't let me know when its uploaded?

I just can't believe you're going to "play" through that shite again and re-record it.

Self flagellation can't be good for...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 09 July 2020, 21:01
Replies: 223
Views: 20,975
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I personally don't think the A500 could manage a...

I personally don't think the A500 could manage a steady 25frames with the design brief of Xenon 2.

I think if they had reduced the weaponry a little, it could still have been a hectic game and had...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2020, 22:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dude, of all the games they wrote and published,...

Dude, of all the games they wrote and published, you've got 3 out of HUNDREDS.

I might still have Premier Manager 3 Deluxe and Multi-Edit, but that would be a search.

On the Gremlin A3000...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2020, 21:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No cracking for me whilst I worked in the...

No cracking for me whilst I worked in the software industry, if you look over my release history, you can see a space of a year and a half where I didn't crack any new software, but after I left, I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2020, 17:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I'm pretty sure Beast is out in the wild, so many...

I'm pretty sure Beast is out in the wild, so many people had access to it for the various conversions that I'm sure its been leaked.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2020, 17:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By Galahad/FLT
All the Gremlin stuff has now gone. When I was...

All the Gremlin stuff has now gone. When I was there they were quite meticulous about storing it all in a locked room.

Gremlin sold to Funcom and it all got skipped!
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2020, 19:29
Replies: 36
Views: 3,138
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Maybe Unreal as well?

Maybe Unreal as well?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 July 2020, 21:56
Replies: 223
Views: 20,975
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Both also don't have remotely as many things...

Both also don't have remotely as many things going onscreen either.

When Xenon 2 gets hectic, it gets VERY hectic.
Forum: support.Games 05 July 2020, 21:27
Replies: 37
Views: 2,733
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The reality is it was AAA. It was marketed as...

The reality is it was AAA. It was marketed as such, it was expected to sell well, and it did sell well.

That MK2 wasn't all it could be, that still doesn't detract from it being an AAA title.
...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 04 July 2020, 21:38
Replies: 2,566
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 946,472
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The personal space is a temporary holding area...

The personal space is a temporary holding area until what is in it has been verified as good, that way if there are any issues, they know precisely who to contact.
Forum: EAB's competition 02 July 2020, 04:09
Replies: 446
Views: 25,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
hello?

hello?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2020, 02:02
Replies: 51
Views: 2,208
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The Amiga is dead, it's been dead since 1994,...

The Amiga is dead, it's been dead since 1994, commercially the last games developement money was eeked out in 1996/97.

If people are still only owning an Amiga today because they are clinging onto...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2020, 01:21
Replies: 51
Views: 2,208
Posted By Galahad/FLT
You realise you're discussing with the guy who...

You realise you're discussing with the guy who converted Rygar?

Obviously not.

McGeezer isn't wrong. Yes all three games you mention are good, but you clearly have no idea the amount of effort...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2020, 23:15
Replies: 51
Views: 2,208
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Simply don't have those conversations with...

Simply don't have those conversations with wankers chap. They'll bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.

Its lovely that everyone has an opinion, but unless they are paying...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 20:13
Replies: 43
Views: 1,794
Posted By Galahad/FLT
ECS typically had 1meg chip ram and could switch...

ECS typically had 1meg chip ram and could switch between the two modes, OCS Amigas couldn't.

But i'm sure there is a mod you can do to the board to achieve the same thing.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 19:32
Replies: 43
Views: 1,794
Posted By Galahad/FLT
If you A500 is ECS then i'm sure it can,...

If you A500 is ECS then i'm sure it can, certainly we could in Europe.

If its OCS then no, but there is a hack you can do to the board if memory serves to change it.
Forum: EAB's competition 28 June 2020, 19:31
Replies: 446
Views: 25,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
First to respond can have my go, I'm a lurker not...

First to respond can have my go, I'm a lurker not a ..... lover?
Forum: EAB's competition 28 June 2020, 19:19
Replies: 446
Views: 25,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Infestation?

Infestation?
Forum: Amiga scene 28 June 2020, 15:04
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Codemasters are the only ones who can claim as...

Codemasters are the only ones who can claim as they now own the entire Sensible Software back catalogue, which includes the Amiga version of Cannon Fodder and everything in it.

Virgin has no...
Forum: support.Games 27 June 2020, 02:26
Replies: 37
Views: 2,733
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The usual crap could take 3-6 months, but stuff...

The usual crap could take 3-6 months, but stuff like Cinemaware took ages to come out.

Quick conversions from the ST were a few weeks, some ports took a little longer if the programmer had the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 June 2020, 02:30
Replies: 33
Views: 1,930
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Well to be fair to the Bitmaps, they didn't...

Well to be fair to the Bitmaps, they didn't program Xenon 2, The Assembly Line did.

And the way Xenon 2 was programmed is how a modern brute force PC would do it, i.e. redraw everything onscreen.
Forum: support.Games 26 June 2020, 02:27
Replies: 37
Views: 2,733
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Lots of games had sizeable budgets still, but the...

Lots of games had sizeable budgets still, but the main cost back then was licencing for film and coin-op.

In fact I think theres no secret that Ocean started going down the more original game path...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 June 2020, 15:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,766
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think Amiga would have been in better hands...

I think Amiga would have been in better hands with Commodore UK, David certainly seemed to have a decent relationship with UK developers, but unfortunately, I feel it would only have delayed the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2020, 14:34
Replies: 33
Views: 1,930
Posted By Galahad/FLT
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