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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 June 2018, 20:33
Replies: 6
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Posted By Marle
Aww thank you, as I say above though I am busy...

Aww thank you, as I say above though I am busy 'brushing' :D up on my skills at the moment to make sure I can pass on relevant and helpful advice. Once I feel confident I am up to speed again (I'm...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 June 2018, 19:45
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Marle
Cool! My channel:...

Cool!

My channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKwTjfQcMvAE6SiU4GzrVGQ?view_as=subscriber

Yes definitely, I am a total DPaint junkie. I must admit the 20 years away from it haven't been too...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 June 2018, 19:12
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Marle
Pixel Vixen's Videos

Hey everybody,

Hope you're all well and enjoying the summer, I hope this isn't a bad idea - if this is, please do tell me and I'll not do this but instead of posting new videos as their own thread...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2018, 13:21
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Oh I already rationalised it by spending the...

Oh I already rationalised it by spending the money :) There are much more expensive past times to be having! I've been fiddling about with a bit of pixel art on and off over the weekend, I think it's...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2018, 12:16
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Just to follow up this thread, I purchased an...

Just to follow up this thread, I purchased an SRAM card this week and it arrived yesterday. Works a treat! And yes it does speed up the A600 a wee bit, Deluxe Paint seems a bit more responsive...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 May 2018, 14:33
Replies: 108
Views: 4,645
Posted By Marle
Absolutely agree, no point disecting the whats...

Absolutely agree, no point disecting the whats and wherefores of the CD32 and its contemporaries again.

It makes sense that the price is driven by how much easier it makes it to play Amiga games...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 May 2018, 11:25
Replies: 108
Views: 4,645
Posted By Marle
I have to say I am still a bit baffled at the...

I have to say I am still a bit baffled at the CD32s recent popularity boost, and positively grimmace at the price games like Flink fetch (not that it's MegaDrive or MegaCD variants are that much...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 May 2018, 11:11
Replies: 68
Views: 8,428
Posted By Marle
I sold a great condition A3000 in early 2001 with...

I sold a great condition A3000 in early 2001 with keyboard, mouse, and possibly with some extra RAM. It may have even had a GoldenGate 386SX bridgeboard in it, I can't recall if I sold it separately...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2018, 11:47
Replies: 50
Views: 2,179
Posted By Marle
If I had to choose one, Fire & Ice, but I'm not...

If I had to choose one, Fire & Ice, but I'm not really a massive fan of either.

I found Superfrog so dull and derivative sadly.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2018, 10:34
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Haha thanks Akira. I guess female Amiga users are...

Haha thanks Akira. I guess female Amiga users are rare :D

I think trying to find an ACA620/630 is pretty much out of the question for me, and the Kipper board if that's what it is is only really...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2018, 00:32
Replies: 63
Views: 2,754
Posted By Marle
I don't know tbh if a 40mhz 68040 equalled say a...

I don't know tbh if a 40mhz 68040 equalled say a 486 DX100 but just my recollection and the 040 was also handling C2P as I only had aga then.




Me :)
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 19:38
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Guys very helpful discussion! I'm sure this will...

Guys very helpful discussion! I'm sure this will help someone with the right answer when they Google it one day.

For me, Akira is on the money, I just want a bit of extra free RAM so I can easily...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2018, 19:28
Replies: 63
Views: 2,754
Posted By Marle
Things may have changed since 1999 when I left...

Things may have changed since 1999 when I left the Amiga, but my recollection was that to play Doom on an AGA Amiga you really needed a 68040 25MHz minimum to run full screen with sound and no slow...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 16:03
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Yeah I saw those, there is someone or was someone...

Yeah I saw those, there is someone or was someone on eBay selling them, they were going for about £80, but now they're on for something like £350... :blased



Yeah that's what I was thinking....
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 14:16
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Thanks guys! I just remember I used to have a...

Thanks guys! I just remember I used to have a Squirrel card for my Amiga 1200 back in the day and remembered how much that jammed up the computer, and I was just thinking will it be dog slow!

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2018, 13:25
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By Marle
Fast RAM in an A600

Hey there folks,

I'm hopefully getting my re-capped Amiga 600 back from Amiga Kit this week (so excited to have it back!)

One thing that I think will help is some fast RAM as whilst I am...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 May 2018, 10:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
Oh right I have to say I've never seen it, if I...

Oh right I have to say I've never seen it, if I should see it somewhere I'll check it out!



Thank you so much! I'm glad there was some common affinity there. I know it may seem strange mixing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 May 2018, 10:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed it!

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed it!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 May 2018, 10:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
I have no idea who Zero Cool, Crash Override or...

I have no idea who Zero Cool, Crash Override or Acid Burn are but I will take the complement thank you :) I'm glad you enjoyed it, I really hope what I produce for the game in the end matches up with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2018, 21:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
Sure the credits are all in the description, it's...

Sure the credits are all in the description, it's by Nina from her Sleepwalking album and the track is called Beyond Memory :)

Her album is awesome, well recommended. I have actually created a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2018, 17:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2018, 12:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
I guess it's just down to personal preference. ...

I guess it's just down to personal preference.

I certainly don't have the same nostalgia for interlaced screens!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 May 2018, 22:53
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
Oh the Pixel Art one, real A600. I have a video...

Oh the Pixel Art one, real A600. I have a video capture card.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 May 2018, 22:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
Fake scanlines. I have a SCART to HDMI box. But...

Fake scanlines. I have a SCART to HDMI box. But for simplicities sake for this video I used my MacBook Air and FS UAE. Gotta love them scanlines.

In 1993 when I bought my Amiga 500 Plus, my very...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 May 2018, 21:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marle
My tribute to the Amiga

Hey gang,

I know it in this day and age it's normal to see someone dump and run for the social media likes for some half baked video they made.

And I hope this is well received.

Bit back in...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 02 May 2018, 10:54
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Marle
Oh that's ok then, I don't mind losing screen...

Oh that's ok then, I don't mind losing screen width so long as there is a reason for it. I just was scratching my head why a line from 0,0 appeared to be at 0,1 effectively!

I shall try that with...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 May 2018, 22:53
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Marle
Ok after a bit of playing around I found the...

Ok after a bit of playing around I found the artefacts at the top of the screen seem to come from not setting the coplist flags to include smooth scrolling. So adding $10 solved that.

The extra...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 May 2018, 10:02
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Marle
If I set the Y position to 26 they go away, but...

If I set the Y position to 26 they go away, but anything above that and they appear. I guess it probably is an emulation artefact perhaps and the yellow extending into the overscan on 1 bpp screen...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 May 2018, 00:34
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Marle
Thanks guys! The idea is with this one I...

Thanks guys!

The idea is with this one I don't actually want to create that traditional copper rainbow effect as in say Robocod 2 or Turrican 2, but more to subtly adapt the palette on the screen,...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 29 April 2018, 23:37
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Marle
CustomColors - how many times can I switch the palette?

Hiya,

I have been experimenting with the CustomColors command and the Display Library.

I don't know if I am using it right but the documentation is a bit vague!

As far as I can work out, I...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 29 April 2018, 23:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
Ok so this is the part of the game that needs...

Ok so this is the part of the game that needs serious work. At the moment I am just figuring out the basics like the 8 way scrolling and some advanced graphic techniques because if I can't crack the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 29 April 2018, 23:11
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
No trouble at all! And happy this has stimulated...

No trouble at all! And happy this has stimulated conversation! :D

I know what everyone is referring to, back in the day when I first properly got going with Blitz BASIC, it must have been around...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 29 April 2018, 23:07
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
That is so cool thank you so much I will...

That is so cool thank you so much I will definitely check out your music, so lovely to see another Chrono Trigger fan here. :)

I have no idea what my game will turn out like, but I'm sure it will...
Forum: Member Introductions 29 April 2018, 22:56
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Marle
Oh gosh thank you MigaTech, nothing like being...

Oh gosh thank you MigaTech, nothing like being set up for a big fall :D I'm patient so the fact it may take some time to realise what I want to do doesn't phase me!



Thank you Nibbler! Never...
Forum: Member Introductions 24 April 2018, 15:30
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Marle
Thanks for the welcome! There does seem to be but...

Thanks for the welcome! There does seem to be but having had stacked out Amigas in the late 90s I'm purely enjoying my A600 for what it is. I added another meg of chip RAM and a 4GB compact flash but...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 April 2018, 10:55
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
I got the code working last night! Yay! And it...

I got the code working last night! Yay! And it runs really well on my Amiga 600 :) (stock 68000 with 2MB Chip RAM)

Thanks so much!

My next step will be to enhance the tile map a bit with an EHB...
Forum: Member Introductions 24 April 2018, 10:50
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Marle
I never really said hello!

Hey guys,

I never really said hi, I just jumped straight into the Blitz forum :)

I'm from Worthing in Sussex in the UK, and a bit of a retro gamer (have little interest in anything much newer...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 18 April 2018, 12:00
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
Oh yes there is a lot to read, seems a bit weird...

Oh yes there is a lot to read, seems a bit weird reading an Amiga magazine for the first time since Amiga Format closed...!

Thanks for the heads up on part 9, I'm fairly conversant on some of the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 18 April 2018, 10:25
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
Ahh brilliant thanks for such a wonderful run...

Ahh brilliant thanks for such a wonderful run down!

I think most of that I won't necessarily be needing such as the Intuition/Gadtools stuff, and I'm pretty comfortable with the general logic and...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 April 2018, 15:32
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By Marle
Definitely! It's the first example of tile based...

Definitely! It's the first example of tile based scrolling that I have read that is beginning to make sense.

Would it be an awful pain in the bum to ask what other topics you covered in Amiga...
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