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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 08:19
Replies: 46
Views: 1,685
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 Yesterday, 19:54
Replies: 46
Views: 1,685
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 Yesterday, 18:03
Replies: 46
Views: 1,685
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: 368
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: 368
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: 1
Views: 231
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: 436
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: 5
Views: 776
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: 3,999
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: 3,999
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: 1,621
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: 1,621
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: 1,408
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: 866
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: 22,856
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: 673
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: 4,175
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: 887
Views: 93,205
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: 131
Views: 17,894
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: 1,167
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: 1,949
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: 1,242
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: 119
Views: 6,900
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: 1,996
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: 119
Views: 6,900
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: 1,936
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: 1,640
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: 140
Views: 12,084
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: 1,242
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: 1,363
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: 1,614
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: 810
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: 3,054
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: 4,048
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: 4,048
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!?
Forum: support.Other 23 December 2019, 08:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Minuous
Easiest way to install ReAction is just to copy...

Easiest way to install ReAction is just to copy the classes to SYS:Classes. (Gadget classes into SYS:Classes/Gadgets and image classes into SYS:Classes/Images). This shouldn't require any assigns you...
Forum: Coders. System 19 December 2019, 22:25
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Minuous
OS3.0 and 3.1 are very obsolete and lacking lots...

OS3.0 and 3.1 are very obsolete and lacking lots of features. Upgrading to OS3.9 will solve this particular problem and many others.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 December 2019, 12:22
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Minuous
Funny that the "turbo" one has the slowest...

Funny that the "turbo" one has the slowest autofire :-D What liars...
Forum: support.Games 08 December 2019, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Minuous
You can edit your saved games with MCE, this...

You can edit your saved games with MCE, this should make it easy enough to complete any level.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 December 2019, 15:12
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By Minuous
It spreads because people tend to automatically...

It spreads because people tend to automatically believe whatever is on Wikipedia.

I'd fix it but it would probably just get reverted back to the wrong info anyway.
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