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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:40
Replies: 45
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Posted By mcgeezer
Yeah, you’re right Galahad (about the Tiertex...

Yeah, you’re right Galahad (about the Tiertex bit)

I suppose i could hold the sprites in 3 bitplanes, but i might be able to set the palette such that i blit into different planes to change the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:14
Replies: 45
Views: 1,471
Posted By mcgeezer
So I'm seriously considering porting Rolling...

So I'm seriously considering porting Rolling Thunder.

The problem is the target platform.

It's either got to be a stock A500 with 0.5mb ram expansion or an Amiga A1200.

Looking at the arcade...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 January 2020, 10:32
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By mcgeezer
Do you have any example code you can show? ...

Do you have any example code you can show?

BPLCON3 and BPLCON4 is primarily what controls these - did you look at their docs?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2020, 21:46
Replies: 45
Views: 1,471
Posted By mcgeezer
Just the rights would do, i could port the game...

Just the rights would do, i could port the game in 3 months.
Nice big box, free digital download.
Lovely.
Forum: Coders. General 22 January 2020, 17:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks Damien, i think they get the message now...

Thanks Damien, i think they get the message now which is good.

All put to bed.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 17:12
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By mcgeezer
Will be great to meet up if u do.

Will be great to meet up if u do.
Forum: Coders. General 22 January 2020, 15:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By mcgeezer
yeah, i mean it's 25 frames though... 4mb fast,...

yeah, i mean it's 25 frames though... 4mb fast, pretty lazy programming really.

*** Perhaps now you'll think twice about slagging off another developers work ***

btw, I'll be carrying on here...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 January 2020, 15:47
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By mcgeezer
yes good point. If I was doing it properly...

yes good point.

If I was doing it properly on 020/AGA I would have a CNOP 0,4 to align it.

Byte size tables are useful though, an example being sine / cosine where you can just cycle through...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 January 2020, 13:51
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By mcgeezer
Also, don't forget that as you are on AGA you can...

Also, don't forget that as you are on AGA you can use multiples in the indexed addessing.

for example...


lea Table(pc),a0
moveq #1,d0
move.b (a0,d0*4),d1

Table:
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 13:17
Replies: 386
Views: 42,867
Posted By mcgeezer
Awesome stuff! I will be tuning in!

Awesome stuff! I will be tuning in!
Forum: Coders. Contest 21 January 2020, 23:45
Replies: 1,699
Views: 132,580
Posted By mcgeezer
Appreciated guys!

Appreciated guys!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 22:53
Replies: 45
Views: 1,471
Posted By mcgeezer
I've sent an email to Tiertex to see if they'll...

I've sent an email to Tiertex to see if they'll transfer development rights to me for a re-port.

The reply should be a laugh.

"



To: gamesinfo@tiertex.com
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 18:37
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
Definitely. It's what people seem to love most...

Definitely. It's what people seem to love most about it.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 18:24
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
One thing I will say is that when I do future...

One thing I will say is that when I do future releases, there'll be no compromise on the box size. People definitely love their boxes, when I was at Amiga 34 people were nearly crying they couldn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 18:22
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
Like I said I'd be happy with making about £1,000...

Like I said I'd be happy with making about £1,000 a year which would let me get to a few Amiga events, meet people, get into adventures, walk the Earth, pay my beer.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 18:04
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
OK, well given you've asked... Bomb Jack...

OK, well given you've asked...

Bomb Jack took 6 months to make and Rygar took 12 months to make.

For digital download I would have went with about £6.99 for Bomb Jack and probably £9.99 for...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 17:45
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
And this is where I stand. I often wonder...

And this is where I stand.

I often wonder how much I would have sold Bomb Jack Beer Edition or Rygar for (if I fixed the bugs ofcourse :) )
Forum: Coders. General 21 January 2020, 00:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By mcgeezer
Not OCS then?

Not OCS then?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 21:40
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By mcgeezer
£200 return flights from Newcastle... I think I...

£200 return flights from Newcastle...
I think I may need to partake on this journey of Amiga goodness.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 13:43
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
I’m ignoring this thread mow as it has got silly.

I’m ignoring this thread mow as it has got silly.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 13:27
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
Yes, remove the poll please.... it’s not going to...

Yes, remove the poll please.... it’s not going to help the situation.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 12:36
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
Tell this to Hewitson - it's his business model...

Tell this to Hewitson - it's his business model not mine.

I'd be quite happy making enough money from game dev to travel to a few Amiga conventions throughout the year.... any Amiga dev doing it...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 11:52
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
Make no mistake Richard I have a lot of respect...

Make no mistake Richard I have a lot of respect for you and consider you a pal, but from my point of view the ratings (not the reviews) in AJ are unbalanced and a load of bollocks in my opinion.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 09:26
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
So I'll spend 1000 hours creating and developing...

So I'll spend 1000 hours creating and developing a game for free for people to digitally download and enjoy.

Sorry, but exactly how does this business model work?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 00:06
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
They probably will... However this lad knows...

They probably will...

However this lad knows the craic.....above his LEFT shoulder, TOP of the shelf, decent box that well worth £45. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaU9WQuFPeY
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2020, 23:50
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
Just so that I set the context, here is what was...

Just so that I set the context, here is what was reviewed and the respective scores in the edition of Amiga Joker.

Reshoot-R

GFX 88%
ANIMATION 89%
MUSIC 90%
SFX 85%
CONTROLS 85%
...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2020, 19:18
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
I didn't know that, and if that's the case then I...

I didn't know that, and if that's the case then I can only agree it's a hefty price.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2020, 18:57
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
I dunno.... there's one going on Ebay for £770...

I dunno.... there's one going on Ebay for £770 and going....

and I have a long pokey nose.[/COLOR
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2020, 17:31
Replies: 234
Views: 6,212
Posted By mcgeezer
I may be able to shed some light on this. ...

I may be able to shed some light on this.

The first thing you have to take into account is Inflation, in 1992 £14 is the equivalent to £25 in today's prices, and £25 in 1992 is £45.
...
Forum: Coders. Contest 19 January 2020, 11:00
Replies: 1,699
Views: 132,580
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks guys! Very much appreciated.

Thanks guys! Very much appreciated.
Forum: Coders. Contest 18 January 2020, 15:51
Replies: 1,699
Views: 132,580
Posted By mcgeezer
Rygar AGA has been selected as one of the...

Rygar AGA has been selected as one of the finalists for the Retro Gamer Nation 2019 Amiga Gamers Choice poll... please if you have a couple of minutes and enjoyed Rygar then vote for it at:
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 January 2020, 11:29
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By mcgeezer
Any chance you could let me in on how you did...

Any chance you could let me in on how you did that buddy? :bowdown

I wasn't able to get adpcm to work that Dan linked above.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 January 2020, 02:00
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By mcgeezer
I don't have any fast ram though.

I don't have any fast ram though.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 January 2020, 01:20
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By mcgeezer
This implies I would be using another ram type...?

This implies I would be using another ram type...?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 January 2020, 00:31
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By mcgeezer
OK so I had a play around with this and I guess...

OK so I had a play around with this and I guess it's a bit challenging...

What I'm trying to do is get the audio sample here:
https://www.amigagamedev.com/Downloads/newblack_raw.mp3

which is 2...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2020, 22:23
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By mcgeezer
I'm not sure as it depends on the game. Some...

I'm not sure as it depends on the game. Some could have been done quickly... others slowly... others not at all because when I was 17 I wasn't mentally tough enough to code games.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 January 2020, 17:55
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By mcgeezer
Nice one Roondar, thank's for pointing that out ...

Nice one Roondar, thank's for pointing that out



That looks very good, cheers Dan.

Always best to ask the EAB first on stuff like this.

Geezer
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 January 2020, 16:55
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By mcgeezer
Playing a long running sample...

I have (currently) a 2 minute sound byte that I to sample and convert to be played as part of a scene on the A1200.

Now using this site https://www.colincrawley.com/audio-file-size-calculator/
i...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By mcgeezer
As a reminder... the question is "which machine...

As a reminder... the question is "which machine is better as a gaming machine...". Fair or unfair it makes no odds because when I started the thread I was only considering stock machines.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 18:25
Replies: 23
Views: 545
Posted By mcgeezer
yeah - what were the dip settings though. :D

yeah - what were the dip settings though.

:D
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