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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2019, 01:23
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By Cubemon
It certainly does, but neither you or the topic...

It certainly does, but neither you or the topic did. So now you've got a general 3D rendering history discussion on your hands. :D

Be careful what you wish for! :laughing

And regarding...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 16:01
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By Cubemon
At least Blasteroids used pre-rendered 3D sprites...

At least Blasteroids used pre-rendered 3D sprites in 1987.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE4VHvGlsmE

Mukor rules all galaxies.
Forum: OT - General 22 July 2019, 12:27
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Cubemon
I just remembered the man a while back and...

I just remembered the man a while back and decided to find out what happened to him.

Apparently there was an event where MTV had him do a live show in Germany, and Die Toten Hosen were advertised...
Forum: support.Apps 24 June 2019, 00:34
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Cubemon
My guess is: Amiga does specifically SMBv1 ...

My guess is:

Amiga does specifically SMBv1

Win10 specifically does not do SMBv1
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 12:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By Cubemon
Indeed. We managed to surprise our history...

Indeed. We managed to surprise our history teacher a few times with some things we picked up playing Civilization. :D
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2019, 12:09
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Cubemon
To be honest, that's a horrible idea. :D But by...

To be honest, that's a horrible idea. :D But by all means, don't let that stop you!

The Amiga is at its best with trackers and making sample-based music. That is, prerecorded samples being played...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 07 November 2018, 11:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,202
Posted By Cubemon
There was a PD game called Stoneage (or Stone...

There was a PD game called Stoneage (or Stone Age, I'm not 100% if it was that at all), that was a reaaaally cheap Boulder Dash clone. I got it back when ordering PD disks via mail order was a thing....
Forum: OT - Technical 27 September 2018, 14:41
Replies: 57
Views: 5,206
Posted By Cubemon
I don't know about your country, but in my...

I don't know about your country, but in my country there are laws to keep one's private communications secret. So if you're not suspected being involved in serious enough criminal activity, there's...
Forum: OT - Technical 27 September 2018, 10:02
Replies: 57
Views: 5,206
Posted By Cubemon
I know you are trolling, but this is actually an...

I know you are trolling, but this is actually an interesting point. So many people have been saying the same thing seriously. The "I don't have anything to hide, so who cares if they get my data"...
Forum: OT - Technical 22 September 2018, 02:37
Replies: 57
Views: 5,206
Posted By Cubemon
Well, I have an I7 system and a GTX 1070, I've...

Well, I have an I7 system and a GTX 1070, I've never had much trouble running any of the games I play. I mean, I usually play Fallout New Vegas or Civilization III, it would be kind of weird if they...
Forum: OT - Technical 21 September 2018, 13:41
Replies: 57
Views: 5,206
Posted By Cubemon
I've seen people saying this, but nobody is...

I've seen people saying this, but nobody is actually telling WHAT in particular is better. It always makes me think that there are hired MS shills, who are paid to praise Windows 10 without any...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2018, 22:05
Replies: 43
Views: 3,950
Posted By Cubemon
I was watching the stream last night and I...

I was watching the stream last night and I noticed there were a couple of Amiga demos with 16:9 aspect ratio.

How does that work? Is the picture cut from the top and bottom, or is the screen...
Forum: support.Other 12 March 2018, 01:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cubemon
Lightbulb I finally got around to sorting this one out. ...

I finally got around to sorting this one out.

I actually changed the connection mode to a client bridge. It "forces" me to put the Amiga (and other possible network connections on my Retro Drawer)...
Forum: support.Other 08 June 2017, 22:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cubemon
The Amiga's network connection seems to work...

The Amiga's network connection seems to work fine, if I connect a laptop to the wireless bridge and constantly ping the gateway with it.

So... there's not much rhyme or reason to this, at least...
Forum: support.Other 08 June 2017, 21:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cubemon
The gateway's DHCPd gives out static ip addresses...

The gateway's DHCPd gives out static ip addresses for my own devices according to MAC addresses. For guest devices the DHCPd gives out addresses beyond the static range, i.e. from 192.168.0.21...
Forum: support.Other 07 June 2017, 23:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cubemon
Thanks for the reply. I installed AmiTCP 3...

Thanks for the reply.

I installed AmiTCP 3 from Aminet. As soon I ifconfig eth0, it's the same as with MiamiDX. A few pings and that's it.

I can ping/access all the other hosts on the network...
Forum: support.Other 07 June 2017, 01:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cubemon
Wireless bridge networking problem

Hi guys,

I'm having a weird brain-seizure inducing problem with my network. My setup is as follows:

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=53346&stc=1&d=1496787206

The whole net is...
Forum: request.Modules 07 September 2016, 07:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,889
Posted By Cubemon
Yup. ...

Yup.

http://cube.cubicle.fi/image/100patterns.png

"Setup" from the menu -> "2" from the right upper corner -> "Switch toggles"

This was a bit before there were clear rules on designing a...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2016, 22:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By Cubemon
You could get a WLAN access point with the DD-WRT...

You could get a WLAN access point with the DD-WRT system (or similar) for around 20-30 moneys and make it act as a wireless bridge. That way you can hook all your Amigas, C64s and other TCP/IP...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2016, 15:32
Replies: 60
Views: 11,190
Posted By Cubemon
Any love for remastering old modules and SIDs?...

Any love for remastering old modules and SIDs? Here's my take on Audiomonster's Melonmania:

https://soundcloud.com/user-598161662/melonmania-recubed-2016
Forum: Hardware mods 13 November 2015, 16:42
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
Oh hey, I've never seen or heard anyone else...

Oh hey, I've never seen or heard anyone else having an X-Arcdade stick in Finland. Woo!

After doing some testing, the controls feel a bit laggy. There are two adapters after all, and I'm using an...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 November 2015, 12:11
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
I would guess the power is drawn from the correct...

I would guess the power is drawn from the correct +5V pin. The signal path is as follows:

A1200 joystick port-> Amiga-to-PSX adapter (http://kipper2k.com/psx.html) -> X-Arcade 5-in-1 adapter...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 November 2015, 02:16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
X-Arcade Tankstick with Amiga

Whoa, nice catch. I think there was a 4.7K somewhere in the schematics and then a 4.7 in the joystick port part, so I didn't even notice. I'm glad I didn't start soldering those resistors...

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Forum: Hardware mods 08 November 2015, 13:51
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
To see if it's a power issue, I'd like to try...

To see if it's a power issue, I'd like to try adding an external power source.

I've been reading this tutorial...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 November 2015, 11:41
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
The Tankstick is a complicated beast, I'm afraid....

The Tankstick is a complicated beast, I'm afraid.

In its core it's a ps/2 keyboard packaged as a dual joystick. It's also programmable, you can attach a ps/2 keyboard and assign any key to any of...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 November 2015, 01:46
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
After some testing, it seems there's something...

After some testing, it seems there's something fishy after all.

I never tested the tankstick with the C64 in detail, just enough to see that it seemed to work. It does work alright, but not...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 November 2015, 16:10
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
Right, I usually just measure voltages and...

Right, I usually just measure voltages and figured that joysticks are just simple switches anyway, but didn't realise they don't connect +5V and ground, but the respective joystick signals instead......
Forum: Hardware mods 07 November 2015, 04:47
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
Holy crap. It works! I was up to my neck in...

Holy crap. It works!

I was up to my neck in doubt because of my soldering skills, but I finally got around to opening my A1200.

I checked the schematics and found out the resistors in question...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 August 2015, 11:58
Replies: 16
Views: 3,303
Posted By Cubemon
Question More power to A1200's joystick port

I have an X-Arcade Tankstick. I bought the 5-in-1 (Playstation, Gamecube and Dreamcast) adapter for it, as well as two PSX to Amiga adapters from Kipper2k.

I went through my retro collection and...
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