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Forum: support.WinUAE 30 November 2019, 17:26
Replies: 19
Views: 683
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: 683
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: 23
Views: 1,094
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: 1,811
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: 31
Views: 3,236
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: 7,201
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: 2,148
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: 982
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: 964
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: 4,468
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: 1,959
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: 449
Posted By Rotareneg
Yeah!

Yeah!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 September 2019, 17:05
Replies: 13
Views: 997
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: 519
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: 6,218
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: 6,218
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: 786
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: 1,957
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: 7,608
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: 716
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: 533
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: 501
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: 471
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: 20,015
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: 832
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: 399
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...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 February 2019, 00:39
Replies: 50
Views: 6,305
Posted By Rotareneg
F/A-18 continued on in the form of the Jetfighter...

F/A-18 continued on in the form of the Jetfighter series on the PC: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jetfighter_(series).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 February 2019, 01:02
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,173
Posted By Rotareneg
Paula handles interrupts. And if you remove...

Paula handles interrupts. And if you remove Agnus, my pick for #1 critical missing function would be the processor clock, good luck getting anything done without a running CPU. :D
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 February 2019, 23:46
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Rotareneg
In DP IV and up, but in DP III and older it...

In DP IV and up, but in DP III and older it wasn't.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 February 2019, 23:00
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Rotareneg
The original "official" aspect ratio for Amiga...

The original "official" aspect ratio for Amiga NTSC pixels was 10:11, later revised to 11/13. I think PAL was always assumed to be 1:1 although 320x256 doesn't exactly match the 4:3 display either,...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 February 2019, 21:20
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Rotareneg
According to Wikipedia, the 68882 at 40 MHz ran...

According to Wikipedia, the 68882 at 40 MHz ran at 422 kFLOPS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_68881#Versions), so your .4 MFlops sounds about right.

Not that it really mattered much, there...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2019, 23:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By Rotareneg
The early A1000s didn't have EHB, perhaps that's...

The early A1000s didn't have EHB, perhaps that's the problem? In WinUAE, enable No-EHB Denise in Adv. Chipset to check.

*update* That's not it, just checked in WinUAE.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 23:46
Replies: 277
Views: 17,618
Posted By Rotareneg
Why would we need a Robotron port on the Amiga...

Why would we need a Robotron port on the Amiga when we have Llamatron? :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2019, 20:26
Replies: 68
Views: 3,484
Posted By Rotareneg
Mind Walker and Starglider 2 were two I was glad...

Mind Walker and Starglider 2 were two I was glad to recently complete.

Mind Walker in particular was kinda funny as I discovered that starting the game at the highest difficulty actually made the...
Forum: support.Apps 06 January 2019, 04:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Rotareneg
At least for SA4D, it's definitely 3 8 bit raw...

At least for SA4D, it's definitely 3 8 bit raw images, I've converted them manually with GIMP:

24 bit:

https://i.imgur.com/pAgCvwL.png

HAM:

https://i.imgur.com/ZuKPj0h.png
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 January 2019, 06:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,355
Posted By Rotareneg
Neat! I'd love to see a modern port of SG2, even...

Neat! I'd love to see a modern port of SG2, even if the gameplay was was identical (although hopefully better frame rate. :D ) I do see an issue in the tunnel screenshot: the tunnels are mirrored...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 December 2018, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By Rotareneg
The Colony could run in hires laced. Air Support...

The Colony could run in hires laced. Air Support could too, but still rendered the game in lores so you just had a little picture floating in the middle of the screen, totally useless feature. SimAnt...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 December 2018, 03:51
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Rotareneg
You could always just compress the .hdf in...

You could always just compress the .hdf in Windows:
Right click on file, "Properties", "Advanced...", Check "Compress contents to save disk space", "Ok", "Apply".
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 December 2018, 22:29
Replies: 51
Views: 6,218
Posted By Rotareneg
There's an easy solution: Buy an old LCD that has...

There's an easy solution: Buy an old LCD that has a really slow response rate. :P
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 December 2018, 07:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,226
Posted By Rotareneg
You're describing the "Wait for Blitter" setting....

You're describing the "Wait for Blitter" setting. Immediate Blitter is the "turbo blitter" setting that makes blits finish immediately instead of trying to simulate a realistic blitter speed, nice...
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