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Forum: support.FS-UAE Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 29
Views: 1,950
Posted By Dunny
Do you have a CDRom in your PC?

Do you have a CDRom in your PC?
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:43
Replies: 51
Views: 2,016
Posted By Dunny
Toni isn't the original creator of WinUAE.

Toni isn't the original creator of WinUAE.
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 10:39
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Dunny
PCx is available as a demo on Aminet, and there...

PCx is available as a demo on Aminet, and there appears to be a crack for it on the FTP, if I'm not much mistaken?

But it's crap anyway. PC Task is a far better x86 emulator.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2018, 00:40
Replies: 545
Views: 53,116
Posted By Dunny
Yes, I was thinking primarily of games made in...

Yes, I was thinking primarily of games made in Backbone, RedPill etc. Games that should have run on a basic OCS machine which for some reason require an accelerator and RAM expansion.

If you think...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2018, 17:52
Replies: 545
Views: 53,116
Posted By Dunny
...Which would result in tonnes of Kickstart...

...Which would result in tonnes of Kickstart 1.2-era quality games that require a minimum of an '030 with 4MB RAM to run...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2018, 23:46
Replies: 120
Views: 2,692
Posted By Dunny
Amiga was "drawers". MS-DOS was "directories" ...

Amiga was "drawers".
MS-DOS was "directories"
Windows pre Win95 were "groups"
Windows post Win95 was "folders"

:)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 17 May 2018, 00:06
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, that doesn't sound like proof. If you don't...

Yeah, that doesn't sound like proof. If you don't take steps to protect your work when you release it publicly, then anyone can take it - not just (perceived) evil mega-corporations...

You did...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
As I said, I'm going to need proof that a huge...

As I said, I'm going to need proof that a huge corporation stole your IP. Otherwise it's just hearsay, "everyone knows", anecdotal evidence at best.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 May 2018, 18:49
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
Going to need examples of that. Proof that it was...

Going to need examples of that. Proof that it was yours, proof that you didn't give it to them, proof that if you uploaded it somewhere that didn't give them (or the hosting company) explicit...
Forum: OT - General 13 May 2018, 01:39
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Dunny
Don't report them. You might get banned :p

Don't report them. You might get banned :p
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2018, 01:11
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
And you're right, but when you have 20 effects...

And you're right, but when you have 20 effects per channel for EQ, distortion etc then lowering the sampling rate before those effects are applied is asking for trouble when the aliasing starts.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 23:51
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
For one instrument, with 128 voices sampled at...

For one instrument, with 128 voices sampled at 128 velocities (and other parameters) usually sampled at 192KHz in 5 channels. And all that is just one instrument - and the samples are quite often...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2018, 23:45
Replies: 160
Views: 20,423
Posted By Dunny
What exactly did Amstrad do that improved the...

What exactly did Amstrad do that improved the Speccy?
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2018, 21:00
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
It's not. Just because nobody here can think of a...

It's not. Just because nobody here can think of a use for a 64bit CPU doesn't mean there isn't a use-case at all.

64bit wide registers can address much larger memory spaces - which is necessary in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2018, 20:43
Replies: 160
Views: 20,423
Posted By Dunny
I will go back to developing ZXSpin at some...

I will go back to developing ZXSpin at some point. Probably later this year as I have some pretty big plans for it.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2018, 19:03
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
That's called "Security through obscurity" and is...

That's called "Security through obscurity" and is probably one of the worst ways to protect yourself you can use, short of no security at all.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 12:46
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
I think the AAA chipset would be a tad behind the...

I think the AAA chipset would be a tad behind the times, and for common productivity tasks these days you'd need a minimum of 8 GB of RAM...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 16:48
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
So let me get this straight. In order to run a...

So let me get this straight. In order to run a next-gen Amiga, swinkamort12 uses two amigas - because his NG Amiga can't run Amiga games?

Wow. I'll stick to my Core i5 Laptop running Amilator.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 03 May 2018, 20:12
Replies: 206
Views: 21,990
Posted By Dunny
The Sentinel should be in there if possible, it's...

The Sentinel should be in there if possible, it's a classic game. Not played Gridrunner, but if it's true to the original then is likely also a very good game.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2018, 20:48
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Dunny
Would it be the certificate that's in the first...

Would it be the certificate that's in the first post of this thread perchance?
Forum: project.EAB 28 April 2018, 20:37
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Dunny
"evidence" ?

"evidence" ?
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2018, 10:37
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
I suppose that any NG AmigaOS needs to be able to...

I suppose that any NG AmigaOS needs to be able to run classic binaries and media images regardless of the host architecture. I believe some modules of AROS attempt to do this, but as an OS AROS...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 April 2018, 00:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dunny
The guy who wrote the HoH remake is a member of...

The guy who wrote the HoH remake is a member of this forum btw... :)
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 23 April 2018, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Dunny
I'm assuming this is rotated in degrees rather...

I'm assuming this is rotated in degrees rather than radians?

If you rotate a bitmap through non-90 degree rotations, it will get bigger. That's just the way it is - it's either that or you lose...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2018, 12:25
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
Say what you will about Microsoft, but their...

Say what you will about Microsoft, but their backwards compatibility in Windows is quite a feat.
Forum: HOL news 21 April 2018, 13:56
Replies: 45
Views: 17,771
Posted By Dunny
It should stay on HOL, with a huge watermark...

It should stay on HOL, with a huge watermark "Vapourware" or somesuch. The fact is that it was touted as being in development for the Amiga, reported as such by the press and so it's not unreasonable...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 April 2018, 13:54
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
He's serving time in prison for trademark theft....

He's serving time in prison for trademark theft. You really need to do your research.



It has nothing whatsoever to do with being big vs being little - the rules are that if you allow even...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2018, 10:46
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By Dunny
People are hitting the hardware directly on the...

People are hitting the hardware directly on the Pi these days, including the 3D Acceleration. It does require that you don't run a traditional OS though, you boot directly into the application.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2018, 10:44
Replies: 65
Views: 2,275
Posted By Dunny
Emulation, no hardware. I don't see the point...

Emulation, no hardware. I don't see the point now, and don't have the room.
Forum: support.Games 20 April 2018, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Dunny
I wish someone would do SpeedBall 1. I never had...

I wish someone would do SpeedBall 1. I never had any time for Speedball 2, but S1 was the dog's danglies.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 April 2018, 20:50
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
If anyone wanted to convert a game, then I'd be...

If anyone wanted to convert a game, then I'd be thinking about Sonic. Sega have historically (and very recently) been very receptive to fan games that use the Sonic IP even so far as to employ the...
Forum: Coders. General 20 April 2018, 17:51
Replies: 516
Views: 35,756
Posted By Dunny
What I really hated was when they released games...

What I really hated was when they released games on the Speccy/C64/ST/Amiga all at once. Because of the lazy buggers only having one code base, all the platforms got 1 bpp 256x192 graphics and single...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 April 2018, 15:23
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
I think he's being quite serious. Capcom would...

I think he's being quite serious. Capcom would take one look at the EAB FTP and shut the whole thing down.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 April 2018, 21:26
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
You'd think, wouldn't you? I present as evidence...

You'd think, wouldn't you? I present as evidence for the defence, Mighty No. 9...

No, Capcom will absolutely not grant a license for an unofficial port of an ongoing franchise. There is such a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2018, 21:23
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dunny
Man, you got me there - quality arcade ports...

Man, you got me there - quality arcade ports indeed :D
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 April 2018, 20:43
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By Dunny
You're quite wrong if you think Capcom wouldn't...

You're quite wrong if you think Capcom wouldn't come down like a ton of bricks on this. They would, and they do.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2018, 20:33
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dunny
Hunchback was a pretty poorly coded affair, and...

Hunchback was a pretty poorly coded affair, and it didn't have much to compete with at the time. It was written in machine code as we used to say, and had big sprites (though very very simplistic...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2018, 18:04
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, they were very much a nascent "corporate"...

Yeah, they were very much a nascent "corporate" house, as opposed to many others that were as enthusiastic about the platform and the games as the coders were.

That said, I do have very fond...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2018, 17:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dunny
They had some fantastic titles in their later...

They had some fantastic titles in their later years, but their early stuff was very hit and miss - games like Hunchback were just execrable, whereas Daley Thompson's was just awesome fun.

They...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 19 April 2018, 13:14
Replies: 75
Views: 2,657
Posted By Dunny
The biscuit though is a hobnob - satisfying right...

The biscuit though is a hobnob - satisfying right up until you try to dunk it, whereupon it breaks and floats to the bottom of the cup. A hollow victory, for sure.
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