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Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 15:23
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
It was solved as part of OS3.5 in 1999. Most...

It was solved as part of OS3.5 in 1999.

Most modern applications provide a GlowIcon. If a developer insists for some reason on only providing icons in an obsolete format and refuses to provide...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 13:44
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
That issue has been solved for twenty years.

That issue has been solved for twenty years.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2020, 13:36
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Minuous
@Steve: Yes, while it seems most commercial...

@Steve:

Yes, while it seems most commercial and PD software is preserved, a lot of licenceware software, especially Deja Vu Licenceware, seem to have disappeared into the abyss :-(
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2020, 12:26
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
In some ways yes, in some ways no. OS3.2...

In some ways yes, in some ways no.

OS3.2 will be more advanced than OS3.9 in almost all areas.



3.10 is equal to 3.1 which is an already-used release number.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2020, 11:59
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
@kamelito: Yes, there will be a 3.2 NDK.

@kamelito:

Yes, there will be a 3.2 NDK.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2020, 08:19
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
@demon-knight: No, for the same reason as...

@demon-knight:

No, for the same reason as for OS3.1.4:...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 19:54
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
The block cursor is used in replace (overwrite)...

The block cursor is used in replace (overwrite) mode.



1Mb RAM, same as for OS3.1.4.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2020, 18:03
Replies: 173
Views: 9,297
Posted By Minuous
@Samurai Crow: Do you mean layout.gadget?...

@Samurai Crow:

Do you mean layout.gadget? That is not going away, and in fact has had a lot of work done on it. It is part of ReAction not GadTools, so any changes to GadTools will not affect it....
Forum: support.Apps 29 March 2020, 17:13
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Minuous
I was thinking of WB windows, missed the part...

I was thinking of WB windows, missed the part about programs.

There's no way to close programs and deallocate all their resources safely on any version, as there is no record kept of what task...
Forum: support.Apps 29 March 2020, 10:52
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Minuous
There is no system-legal way to do this prior to...

There is no system-legal way to do this prior to OS3.5.
Forum: support.Apps 27 March 2020, 04:26
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Minuous
OS3.9, at least, has a preferences option for...

OS3.9, at least, has a preferences option for whether to have icon borders, it also has keyboard shortcuts for protection bits. So these features were not dropped.
Forum: request.Apps 28 February 2020, 10:54
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Minuous
Is there any way to get in contact with Cliff? I...

Is there any way to get in contact with Cliff? I am still searching for his "Ten Exciting Programs for ZX81 1K" cassette or dump thereof, published by Melbourne House.
Forum: support.Apps 25 February 2020, 04:06
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Minuous
Yes, a proper ROM image rather than one of...

Yes, a proper ROM image rather than one of Cloanto's hackjobs ;-)
Forum: support.Games 24 February 2020, 14:20
Replies: 47
Views: 4,104
Posted By Minuous
DamienD's save disks also work in the MCE editor...

DamienD's save disks also work in the MCE editor (it is identical to the format used by WHDLoad), so you can edit your health, strength, food, water, etc.
Forum: support.Games 18 February 2020, 00:35
Replies: 47
Views: 4,104
Posted By Minuous
The game is probably using timing-dependent code...

The game is probably using timing-dependent code or similar to access the floppy.

You could use the WHDLoad version instead.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 12:03
Replies: 41
Views: 1,656
Posted By Minuous
I just tried Commando again on NES and it is just...

I just tried Commando again on NES and it is just as flickery as on C64 but with worse sound and colours.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 10:27
Replies: 41
Views: 1,656
Posted By Minuous
The very best NES games (eg. Skate or Die) are...

The very best NES games (eg. Skate or Die) are similar to the C64 versions. The majority are inferior. So I don't see how the NES has better games than a C64 let alone an Amiga. I was given a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2020, 14:11
Replies: 23
Views: 1,508
Posted By Minuous
@Jope: You can play it in 2D mode; the only...

@Jope:

You can play it in 2D mode; the only delay will be while the computer thinks.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 07 February 2020, 18:59
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By Minuous
You should use angle brackets around system...

You should use angle brackets around system includes, not quotes.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 21:25
Replies: 202
Views: 22,936
Posted By Minuous
That hasn't been my experience I'm afraid. See...

That hasn't been my experience I'm afraid. See http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1375757&postcount=69 for example.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 04:54
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Minuous
PCs, yes, but Macs have always been notorious for...

PCs, yes, but Macs have always been notorious for their poor/nonexistent expansion options and lack of forwards/backwards compatibility, so their customers have to keep buying new machines.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 04:07
Replies: 83
Views: 4,217
Posted By Minuous
@d4rk3lf: It's an Amiga program, why would...

@d4rk3lf:

It's an Amiga program, why would it require Windows 10?
Forum: Amiga scene 01 February 2020, 00:55
Replies: 901
Views: 95,174
Posted By Minuous
AROS is deficient in terms of its compatibility,...

AROS is deficient in terms of its compatibility, and its support for existing AmigaOS features. So this statement makes no sense.
Forum: News 01 February 2020, 00:45
Replies: 132
Views: 18,565
Posted By Minuous
Imagine how much further along we would be if the...

Imagine how much further along we would be if the community had put that effort into advancing AmigaOS, rather than reinventing the wheel by implementing a poor clone of it.
Forum: request.Other 31 January 2020, 05:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Minuous
You could ask him for the source. He is still...

You could ask him for the source. He is still active in the community.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 04:28
Replies: 24
Views: 1,961
Posted By Minuous
Is there an external FPU that can be used in...

Is there an external FPU that can be used in conjunction with that CPU?
Forum: News 29 January 2020, 04:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By Minuous
The site hosting situation is back to normal. The...

The site hosting situation is back to normal. The Releases Page has moved back to its original location at http://amigan.1emu.net/releases/
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 28 January 2020, 10:04
Replies: 124
Views: 7,620
Posted By Minuous
Maybe it should be a multiload when running on a...

Maybe it should be a multiload when running on a 512K machine; that way not all graphics data needs to kept in RAM at all times.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 January 2020, 05:28
Replies: 46
Views: 2,015
Posted By Minuous
Unfortunately the Amiga version of Bubble Bobble...

Unfortunately the Amiga version of Bubble Bobble is far too slow compared to the coin-op, even if you run it in NTSC mode.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 January 2020, 05:35
Replies: 124
Views: 7,620
Posted By Minuous
If the point of the exercise is to show that the...

If the point of the exercise is to show that the Tiertex conversion is poor, the reconversion should run on the same configuration (512K A500). Otherwise no direct comparison between the versions...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2020, 11:17
Replies: 28
Views: 1,960
Posted By Minuous
Some of us still do :-) You can see mine at...

Some of us still do :-)

You can see mine at http://amigan.1emu.net/releases/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 January 2020, 00:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By Minuous
That site only compares MAME vs. standalone...

That site only compares MAME vs. standalone emulators for Linux. Therefore it ignores all the cases where a standalone emulator for Windows, MacOS, etc. emulates the game better than MAME. So, that...
Forum: News 20 January 2020, 07:44
Replies: 141
Views: 12,570
Posted By Minuous
Any relation to Coco Banana? :D

Any relation to Coco Banana? :D
Forum: News 18 January 2020, 11:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By Minuous
1emulation is offline, at least for the time...

1emulation is offline, at least for the time being.

So I have uploaded the Releases Page to http://amigan.yatho.com/rel/

Not sure yet whether this will be a permanent or temporary move,...
Forum: support.Apps 17 January 2020, 13:06
Replies: 31
Views: 1,392
Posted By Minuous
Someone should fix those old viruses so they work...

Someone should fix those old viruses so they work on newer Amigas!! :-D

(Only joking of course...)
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 January 2020, 03:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By Minuous
Oddly, WinUAE seems to only support 96 bits...

Oddly, WinUAE seems to only support 96 bits rather than 104.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 07:48
Replies: 26
Views: 830
Posted By Minuous
Nebulus 1 & 2 have an awesome reflective wavering...

Nebulus 1 & 2 have an awesome reflective wavering water effect at the base of each tower.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 05:17
Replies: 53
Views: 3,093
Posted By Minuous
Since they are OCS games, they wouldn't be using...

Since they are OCS games, they wouldn't be using any AGA features.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 04:42
Replies: 62
Views: 4,126
Posted By Minuous
It was bigger than the A1000 for no sane reason,...

It was bigger than the A1000 for no sane reason, whereas it should have been sized more like the A1200. The A600 and A1200 fit a PCMCIA port, RF modulator, RTC, better chipset and hard drive into...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 01:28
Replies: 62
Views: 4,126
Posted By Minuous
It was a good machine, except for the form...

It was a good machine, except for the form factor. Why did it have to be so bloody huge!?
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