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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 01:05
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Thats because if the floppy speed isn't set to...

Thats because if the floppy speed isn't set to 100%, then it will fail the Speedlock check, which is a timing dependent copy protection check like Copylock.

It loads up that picture and the data...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 00:26
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Galahad/FLT
On some games that piracy warning either stayed...

On some games that piracy warning either stayed on screen longer if it detected a copy, or on others it was displayed regardless (Elite Systems used it a lot)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 23 February 2020, 19:57
Replies: 45
Views: 997
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dr.Bong says the version cracked by Queen works

Dr.Bong says the version cracked by Queen works
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 23:53
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Then by your own measure, Xenon 2 is objectively...

Then by your own measure, Xenon 2 is objectively bad ;)

If I play it and I can't have fun with it because of its design shortcomings prevent me returning to it, then it has failed.

I don't see...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 23:46
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No offence, but I don't even need to look on HOL...

No offence, but I don't even need to look on HOL to know who did what graphics for the Bitmap Brothers.

Mark Coleman did the graphics for Xenon, Xenon 2, Magic Pockets, Gods

Dan Malone started...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 February 2020, 23:33
Replies: 45
Views: 997
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Problem with track 81 with wwp file :( EDIT:...

Problem with track 81 with wwp file :(

EDIT: DrBong... empty PM :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 23:09
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Sorry, but Xenon 2 is objectively bad because it...

Sorry, but Xenon 2 is objectively bad because it is incapable of delivering a smooth experience that translates to a decent game playing experience.

1). Music is good
2). Graphics are good...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 20:57
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I second that, Hybris evoked typical early 80's...

I second that, Hybris evoked typical early 80's coin ops, and gave the impression of an arcade machine on a home computer.

The choice of colours was important, because it highlighted why there...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2020, 20:52
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No, I only did 1.4a And i'm pretty sure...

No, I only did 1.4a

And i'm pretty sure Ghostrider / Slipstream didn't do the original Relokick either, i'm pretty sure it was done by someone else and just hacked in his name and released.

My...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 14:45
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Er, Dan Malone didnt join until Speedball 2, all...

Er, Dan Malone didnt join until Speedball 2, all Bitmap Bros games before then were Mark Coleman.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2020, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Galahad/FLT
When i wrote Relokick 1.4a, I hacked the 1.3 ROM...

When i wrote Relokick 1.4a, I hacked the 1.3 ROM itself to put in disable caches and ntsc/pal switching.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2020, 17:04
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Hybris would be a major one before. Not many...

Hybris would be a major one before.

Not many before then because programmers were still getting to grips with the Amiga, which Xenon 2 shows.
Forum: support.Games 20 February 2020, 01:34
Replies: 47
Views: 3,376
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Oh, I got paid by Future Publishing for it, their...

Oh, I got paid by Future Publishing for it, their usual payment method was to pay by byte size of whatever was on the coverdisk, but for me the gave me a nominal £100 as the files were so small.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 23:34
Replies: 83
Views: 2,828
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I also prefered the first Xenon musically on the...

I also prefered the first Xenon musically on the ST. Yes I know it uses one less channel, but Whittaker insisted on using that nasty electric guitar sample on the Amiga version, and its cut too...
Forum: support.Games 18 February 2020, 22:54
Replies: 47
Views: 3,376
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Basically they got arsey because I fixed...

Basically they got arsey because I fixed Speedball 2 for AGA machines for free, whereas their solution to the problem was to re-release the Kixx budget version again and charge those that already...
Forum: support.Games 18 February 2020, 03:55
Replies: 47
Views: 3,376
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Shadowlands fix

In the zone you will find the Shadowlands fix I did for the Amiga Format coverdisk back in.... 1996!!!

Execute the file "SHADOWLANDS-FIX" before you run the game. When the screen does weird...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 15:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By Galahad/FLT
the only reason Cannon Fodder was 1meg chip ram...

the only reason Cannon Fodder was 1meg chip ram when I first wrote it was because WHDLoad wasn't intended for 68000 based Amigas, it was intended for big box and anything 020+, i.e. mainly AGA...
Forum: News 16 February 2020, 00:53
Replies: 30
Views: 2,765
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I've heard that name. Is this the clown that...

I've heard that name. Is this the clown that sent Chucky (Mr.Hertell) some processor cards but they didn't have the required ground plane in them so they were junk?
Forum: News 15 February 2020, 23:43
Replies: 30
Views: 2,765
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Who did this?

Who did this?
Forum: HOL data problems 15 February 2020, 12:40
Replies: 24
Views: 2,122
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Can this thread just be locked now? Its...

Can this thread just be locked now?

Its purpose has long since been solved, i.e. to get Gateway Y credits onto HOL.

Gateway Y is 100% cracked and working, but as I explained several times in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 February 2020, 11:12
Replies: 71
Views: 13,827
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Pinball Prelude AGA when multiball is active uses...

Pinball Prelude AGA when multiball is active uses Hires.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 10:59
Replies: 41
Views: 1,488
Posted By Galahad/FLT
To be fair, Kid Chaos was a pretty close...

To be fair, Kid Chaos was a pretty close approximation of Sonic on Amiga
Forum: support.Apps 12 February 2020, 00:09
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Awesomely :)

Awesomely :)
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 22:56
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Check the zone for a revision, montyboot2, that...

Check the zone for a revision, montyboot2, that should work!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2020, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It is because Beast was a watershed moment for...

It is because Beast was a watershed moment for the Amiga, meaning, that finally, someone had shown what the Amiga was actually capable of when the hardware was actually utilised properly, i.e. when...
Forum: support.Games 11 February 2020, 13:26
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By Galahad/FLT
If you download the installer and slave from...

If you download the installer and slave from WHDLOAD.DE, then you can at least know if your disk is ok or not as the imager in that install is configured to only read in an original disk of James...
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 05:08
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By Galahad/FLT
So it was document check and Copylock! In...

So it was document check and Copylock!

In the zone is the file "montyboot", copy that to your hard drive and execute it, when prompted, put your original Monty Python into DF0: and follow onscreen...
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 04:36
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Trivial fix Angus, pretty sure Monty Python was...

Trivial fix Angus, pretty sure Monty Python was Copylock, so as long as you only copy the bootblock from the IPF, your original should be good to go again.

EDIT: Actually its just a document...
Forum: HOL data problems 10 February 2020, 21:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,122
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Then feel free to tell them. They are both...

Then feel free to tell them.

They are both adults, im sure they will cope admirably.
Forum: HOL data problems 10 February 2020, 17:57
Replies: 24
Views: 2,122
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Sigh. You know EXACTLY why it hasnt been...

Sigh.

You know EXACTLY why it hasnt been released so far.

Until the light gun routines can be properly converted, there is no game!

CfOU has agreed to look at it further when he has time.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 February 2020, 17:00
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I take it you have a blit wait at the start of...

I take it you have a blit wait at the start of all your blitter routines?

And that the blit wait comes before you start poking any blitter registers?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 10:06
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Galahad/FLT
David Pleasance was/is a force of nature, he was...

David Pleasance was/is a force of nature, he was very well respected by software companies, and I think that had CBM UK been successful, there would have been a much slower exodus to leave the Amiga....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 00:54
Replies: 19
Views: 3,452
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It was definitely popular because I remember the...

It was definitely popular because I remember the coverdisk demo on a magazine and it gave a flavour of what to expect, but the problem Thalion had, is their distribution absolutely sucked!

It why...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2020, 18:38
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Once i'm done on something, I want nothing more...

Once i'm done on something, I want nothing more to do with it.

Once its released, its liked or loathed, and its done.

I certainly don't like playing anything i've done, thats not because I...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 January 2020, 23:04
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Galahad/FLT
He did, but he's a dick!

He did, but he's a dick!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 January 2020, 21:13
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Galahad/FLT
change blk.l to dc.l change blk.b to dc.b

change blk.l to dc.l

change blk.b to dc.b
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 January 2020, 00:47
Replies: 73
Views: 2,847
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think there are more 512kchip/512kslow machines...

I think there are more 512kchip/512kslow machines than there are 1meg chip.

1Meg chip came with the later 1.3 Kickstart about 6 months before the A500+ came out I think.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 January 2020, 00:27
Replies: 81
Views: 14,213
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The irony is not lost on me lol :laughing

The irony is not lost on me lol :laughing
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2020, 23:03
Replies: 81
Views: 14,213
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Its not that its French that bugs me, its the...

Its not that its French that bugs me, its the typical coding style of French games back then.

They seemed to love a combination of ASM/C/Fortran or whatever other obscure shit they could use to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 January 2020, 12:20
Replies: 73
Views: 2,847
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The type of loading used in those games is not...

The type of loading used in those games is not some kind of free no penalty resource, valuable DMA resources are lost for that loading process, and not suited to high action games.

It shouldnt...
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