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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 21:17
Replies: 57
Views: 2,260
Posted By Rotareneg
And for a slightly more productive post: The...

And for a slightly more productive post:

The only way to get the emulated software running anywhere near the speed you're looking for is by turning on JIT mode set to fastest possible. That...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 21:04
Replies: 57
Views: 2,260
Posted By Rotareneg
What computer do you plan on running UAE on that...

What computer do you plan on running UAE on that you expect a chess program running on the emulated 68000 CPU to be as fast as a chess program running directly on an i9 9900K?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2020, 02:13
Replies: 42
Views: 2,609
Posted By Rotareneg
Super Skidmarks used super highres sprites.

Super Skidmarks used super highres sprites.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 23:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By Rotareneg
Dual playfield and HAM are mutually exclusive.

Dual playfield and HAM are mutually exclusive.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 20:44
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By Rotareneg
I think they typically used the Copper to load...

I think they typically used the Copper to load the new palette, so it wasn't specifically CPU intensive, but unless you have some fast RAM the CPU isn't going to be doing much as there's little DMA...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 20:32
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By Rotareneg
Instead of using a single 16 color palette for...

Instead of using a single 16 color palette for the whole screen, it loads a new palette for each scanline, which can help reduce HAM artifacts, depending on the image.

There is also the similar...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2020, 17:20
Replies: 83
Views: 3,948
Posted By Rotareneg
No one mentioned the real reason it failed: It...

No one mentioned the real reason it failed: It used caddies. :D

The only thing I remember doing with a CDTV back when they came out was to watch a CD+G disc.
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 January 2020, 00:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By Rotareneg
Checked a bit more and it depends on the clock...

Checked a bit more and it depends on the clock chip used. A3000 and A4000 used a RP5C01 which includes 104 bits of RAM, while the MSM6242B on the A2000 and A501 was just the clock. Looking at A1200...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2020, 22:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By Rotareneg
Interesting, I did not know that. Looked it up...

Interesting, I did not know that. Looked it up and there was even a bit reserved for this purpose, to set the timeout value for SCSI device selection to either 128 ms or 2 seconds.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2020, 19:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By Rotareneg
Since no Amiga (besides the CDTV and CD32) have...

Since no Amiga (besides the CDTV and CD32) have non-volatile memory to store such settings, that's not possible.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2020, 00:58
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Rotareneg
On my decidedly non-gaming oriented laptop with...

On my decidedly non-gaming oriented laptop with an i5-3230M (and the integrated Intel HD 4000 GPU) AB3D2 runs just fine, 50 fps or so.

I loaded it from floppy using the A1200 4 MB Fast RAM...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 December 2019, 05:55
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Rotareneg
It is related to the size of the WinUAE display:...

It is related to the size of the WinUAE display: With an 800x600 window everything is fine, but at 1024x768 the image scales differently and the HAM artifacts appear. It also seems to happen at any...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 December 2019, 17:54
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Rotareneg
It's an emulator hack that lets you enable far...

It's an emulator hack that lets you enable far more chip ram than a real Amiga could actually have. Can be handy if a program is system-friendly enough to not freak out because it expected to never...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 December 2019, 17:17
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Rotareneg
Filter overscan setting causes HAM artifacts

When rendering an overscanned HAM display, HAM artifacts are visible on the left edge if the image is cropped off by the filter overscan settings. Is this an expected result or a bug?


I was...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 17:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By Rotareneg
To start with, you might try just a regular...

To start with, you might try just a regular quickstart A500 config with the "1.3 ROM, ECS Agnus, 1 MB Chim RAM" option should work with one tweak on the Chipset tab to select A2024 in the Video port...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 07:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By Rotareneg
The A2024 did indeed come with a "driver" disk...

The A2024 did indeed come with a "driver" disk for 1.3, it's on the EAB file server. It works by loading new versions of the exec, graphics, and intuition libraries in RAM and then rebooting.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 05:37
Replies: 28
Views: 2,225
Posted By Rotareneg
The 64 bit version of WinUAE does have JIT.

The 64 bit version of WinUAE does have JIT.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 November 2019, 05:11
Replies: 27
Views: 2,263
Posted By Rotareneg
I'm fairly sure the person you replied to knows...

I'm fairly sure the person you replied to knows that, being that they are who you are referring to.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2019, 21:04
Replies: 41
Views: 5,334
Posted By Rotareneg
What hardware and documentation should this...

What hardware and documentation should this emulation be based upon?

I'm sure Toni will get right on to adding AAA to WinUAE as soon as he's got Lorraine and Ranger emulation finished. ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2019, 21:37
Replies: 162
Views: 8,054
Posted By Rotareneg
Turrican: I played it a ton back in the day but...

Turrican: I played it a ton back in the day but can't stand it now because of the irritating "walk to the edge of the screen to scroll, get hit by something that suddenly appears right in front of...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 October 2019, 17:44
Replies: 31
Views: 2,295
Posted By Rotareneg
Everyone knows the best 68000 programmer was Sven...

Everyone knows the best 68000 programmer was Sven Torgenson, a systems engineer at Milwaukee Industrial Equipment in 1987. He wrote the control software for their M4X88 milling machine, saving the...
Forum: support.Other 30 September 2019, 20:26
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Rotareneg
Password protecting the archive will stop it from...

Password protecting the archive will stop it from being scanned too.
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 September 2019, 09:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Rotareneg
Actually, that is sort of already in WinUAE: It...

Actually, that is sort of already in WinUAE: It can emulate a genlock and replace the background color with a still image or even video.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 September 2019, 01:58
Replies: 50
Views: 4,688
Posted By Rotareneg
An undocumented feature in ECS Agnus and AGA...

An undocumented feature in ECS Agnus and AGA Alice that is suspected to have been intended to allow a high resolution video output, possibly similar to the A2024 monitor but integrated into the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 September 2019, 18:14
Replies: 37
Views: 2,662
Posted By Rotareneg
Because it's yet another poorly made "Now in 4K!"...

Because it's yet another poorly made "Now in 4K!" port by a shameless corporation? I'm surprised they haven't released separate VR versions too...



I had been interested in the AOE2 version...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2019, 22:14
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Rotareneg
Yeah!

Yeah!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 September 2019, 17:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By Rotareneg
Doesn't seem so bad:...

Doesn't seem so bad: http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Libraries_Manual_guide/node0346.html
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2019, 22:04
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Rotareneg
Welcome to the wonderful world of 4-bit RGBI...

Welcome to the wonderful world of 4-bit RGBI video: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_monochrome_and_RGB_palettes#4-bit_RGBI

A good question would be "Why on earth did Commodore include that...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 August 2019, 01:30
Replies: 51
Views: 6,406
Posted By Rotareneg
The blinking sprites/flickering background trick...

The blinking sprites/flickering background trick worked a lot better when using CRT TVs which had phosphors with enough persistence to not seriously flicker when displaying interlaced video. I wonder...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 August 2019, 21:50
Replies: 51
Views: 6,406
Posted By Rotareneg
You do no understand what the copper does or how...

You do no understand what the copper does or how it works. It can literally only do THREE THINGS:


WAIT until the specified location on screen has been drawn onto the screen.
MOVE a value...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 July 2019, 04:15
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By Rotareneg
Just in case you didn't find it, in the filter...

Just in case you didn't find it, in the filter settings there are vertical and horizontal size and position sliders.
Forum: support.Games 17 June 2019, 20:33
Replies: 40
Views: 1,999
Posted By Rotareneg
When I completed SOTB for the first time...

When I completed SOTB for the first time recently, the buttons I assigned on the gamepad to quick save and quick load got used far more than the attack button. Afterwards I did't feel like I had beat...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 June 2019, 02:47
Replies: 56
Views: 7,754
Posted By Rotareneg
Although it probably qualifies as the inverse of...

Although it probably qualifies as the inverse of the thread title, M1 Tank Platoon used EHB for some reason on the cutscenes.
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 June 2019, 20:49
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By Rotareneg
Ah, I do so miss the days of having to fiddle...

Ah, I do so miss the days of having to fiddle around with all the different CRT adjustments like pin cushion, convergence, etc... Oh, wait... no I don't! :p
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 May 2019, 23:57
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Rotareneg
Uh, most of what you said made no sense. Direct3D...

Uh, most of what you said made no sense. Direct3D is very much not out of date on Windows, and Glide was 3dfx's 3D API for Voodoo cards and was long before GPU shaders were a thing. The shaders the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 April 2019, 21:04
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Rotareneg
Not sure about the first problem, but the second...

Not sure about the first problem, but the second one is from using automatic scaling.
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 April 2019, 17:57
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Rotareneg
The built-in scalers are software based.

The built-in scalers are software based.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 April 2019, 19:02
Replies: 69
Views: 20,412
Posted By Rotareneg
In the Host/Miscellaneous menu, the State Files...

In the Host/Miscellaneous menu, the State Files selector box accepts typed text, but strangely reverses everything typed so that typing "Shadow of the Beast" results in "tsaeB eht fo wodahS".
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2019, 02:59
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Rotareneg
The 68030 added a cache inhibit output signal to...

The 68030 added a cache inhibit output signal to make controlling an external cache easier. Also, the '030 manual goes into a bit of detail about how to implement an external cache while the '020...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 March 2019, 19:45
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Rotareneg
The beam synced mode in WinUAE renders at the...

The beam synced mode in WinUAE renders at the display refresh rate times the number of slices per second, so 300 or 360 fps with a 50 or 60 Hz display. Shadowplay very likely can't record at that...
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