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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 20:01
Replies: 45
Views: 749
Posted By Dunny
That reminds me I have a 486 laptop in the garage...

That reminds me I have a 486 laptop in the garage that I need to bring in and get going again...

Wish me luck :D
Forum: support.Games 14 January 2019, 12:02
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By Dunny
That is so weird. I have never owned an external...

That is so weird. I have never owned an external drive and used to play RR regularly on my A1000.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2019, 22:30
Replies: 653
Views: 45,229
Posted By Dunny
Thread lock requested. I don't see this becoming...

Thread lock requested. I don't see this becoming positive any time soon.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2019, 04:12
Replies: 197
Views: 29,382
Posted By Dunny
Consumer CRT TVs were badly affected by...

Consumer CRT TVs were badly affected by interference and cross-talk on the RF cable. That has not been emulated yet by any shaders, just attempts at doing phosphor glow.

I'd love PAL RF emulation...
Forum: support.Games 11 January 2019, 23:38
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By Dunny
No - I played from the original disks (same boxed...

No - I played from the original disks (same boxed version as that image) on a single-drive A1000 without any issues at all.
Forum: support.Games 11 January 2019, 19:24
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By Dunny
I used to play it on my A1000 (expanded to 512Kb)...

I used to play it on my A1000 (expanded to 512Kb) back in the day - worked fine for me. Maybe a kickstart thing? I used 1.2 for many years before I was finally forced to upgrade to 1.3 when my...
Forum: MarketPlace 11 January 2019, 01:27
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Dunny
Looks like I know what my next purchase will be...

Looks like I know what my next purchase will be then :)
Forum: MarketPlace 10 January 2019, 12:13
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Dunny
If you have a scanner then it might be a good...

If you have a scanner then it might be a good idea not to let this book disappear off the face of the earth... y'know?

It's out of print, after all.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 January 2019, 02:50
Replies: 132
Views: 4,121
Posted By Dunny
AY can simulate the SID - it's been done....

AY can simulate the SID - it's been done. Unfortunately, there's no CPU time left over to actually do anything while it's running.
Forum: HOL news 07 January 2019, 16:41
Replies: 16
Views: 5,349
Posted By Dunny
It's down here right now.

It's down here right now.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2019, 15:42
Replies: 341
Views: 14,446
Posted By Dunny
If you used graphics that belong to someone else,...

If you used graphics that belong to someone else, then no, you cannot charge money for it no matter how much work you added to it. That is the law, and is not up for debate.

What Amiten did was...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2019, 12:33
Replies: 341
Views: 14,446
Posted By Dunny
Of course he can. But with someone else's...

Of course he can. But with someone else's graphics in there that he hasn't paid for the rights to use means that he's also charging money for those assets as well as the code. The law is pretty clear...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2019, 02:16
Replies: 341
Views: 14,446
Posted By Dunny
Indeed not :D But seriously, we don't want...

Indeed not :D

But seriously, we don't want to draw too much attention to our scene by our software creators making money from large game companies' intellectual property either!
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2019, 01:41
Replies: 341
Views: 14,446
Posted By Dunny
There is literally nothing wrong with using...

There is literally nothing wrong with using graphics taken from the internet and modifying them to fit your game. Nothing at all. At the absolute worst you'll get the IP owner (Capcom in this case)...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2018, 18:21
Replies: 341
Views: 14,446
Posted By Dunny
AMOS is purely an interpreted BASIC. It's quite...

AMOS is purely an interpreted BASIC. It's quite efficient, but there's no getting around that. The AMOS compiler simply cuts out portions of the interpreter, but it's still a (slightly faster)...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2018, 11:56
Replies: 341
Views: 14,446
Posted By Dunny
Ah, I was wondering when this would start after...

Ah, I was wondering when this would start after the previous thread got locked... :)

Charge what you want for the game - people will either buy it, or they won't.

And for heavens' sakes -...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2018, 17:39
Replies: 60
Views: 3,777
Posted By Dunny
And 1MB Real Fast RAM comes as stock on how many...

And 1MB Real Fast RAM comes as stock on how many Amigas, precisely?
Forum: support.Apps 27 December 2018, 11:56
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Dunny
It's because all your pixels at 640x256 are...

It's because all your pixels at 640x256 are double height. I run at higher resolution, and this is what I get:
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2018, 11:50
Replies: 60
Views: 3,777
Posted By Dunny
I suppose the problem here is that anyone running...

I suppose the problem here is that anyone running a stock Amiga - of any variety - is not going to be able to run it, regardless of whether or not they have a hard drive in there.

This seems to be...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2018, 02:06
Replies: 60
Views: 3,777
Posted By Dunny
Yeah, this isn't gonna run on a stock machine...

Yeah, this isn't gonna run on a stock machine even though it looks like it should be fine on a 512Kb A1000 tbh. Why are the minimum specs so high?
Forum: project.MAGE 19 December 2018, 03:37
Replies: 1,676
Views: 141,612
Posted By Dunny
Good Heavens man, you're a machine! ...And...

Good Heavens man, you're a machine!

...And both Chuckie Eggs? I know what I'm doing tomorrow :)

Many thanks, and all the best for the new year that's coming.
Forum: project.MAGE 13 December 2018, 22:33
Replies: 1,676
Views: 141,612
Posted By Dunny
DamienD! I notice a distinct lack of SEUCK...

DamienD!

I notice a distinct lack of SEUCK games on your list.

Thankyou.
Forum: OT - General 13 December 2018, 02:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By Dunny
No, there's a small outfit down the way that do...

No, there's a small outfit down the way that do race tuning for local teams - I did some work for the owner so I get that sort of thing with them.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 December 2018, 11:24
Replies: 32
Views: 2,969
Posted By Dunny
If the claims that AROS is extremely lightweight...

If the claims that AROS is extremely lightweight and comparable to classic AmigaOS then the Pi will be more than enough to run it and run it well - boot times should be almost instant if that is the...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 10 December 2018, 19:35
Replies: 240
Views: 34,427
Posted By Dunny
You've pretty much covered every single game I...

You've pretty much covered every single game I ever played on the Amiga, I'm afraid (aside from a really, really weird Amiga-BASIC-like game with tripod war machines in a polygon 3D world that for...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 December 2018, 14:09
Replies: 121
Views: 8,908
Posted By Dunny
I'm reminded of: ...

I'm reminded of:

http://www.smbc-comics.com/comics/1543681019-20181201%20(2).png
Forum: Amiga scene 08 December 2018, 03:39
Replies: 121
Views: 8,908
Posted By Dunny
Indeed, Q.E.D.

Indeed, Q.E.D.
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 December 2018, 15:48
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By Dunny
Looking at the WinUAE sources, it looks like you...

Looking at the WinUAE sources, it looks like you can't do it from uae-configuration, but uae-control utility might work from the Amiga side.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2018, 01:08
Replies: 94
Views: 4,356
Posted By Dunny
That would be nice, but I just can't see it...

That would be nice, but I just can't see it happening. At least with Amilator you get Debian in the backend running the hardware so there will at least be drivers for newer hardware.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2018, 16:56
Replies: 94
Views: 4,356
Posted By Dunny
Which is precisely why I run Amilator - yes, it's...

Which is precisely why I run Amilator - yes, it's emulated but it runs as fast as the CPU allows (with JIT which can switch on/off on the fly) and runs a classic chipset for whichever flavour of...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2018, 11:36
Replies: 94
Views: 4,356
Posted By Dunny
AROS will, eventually, fit the bill quite nicely....

AROS will, eventually, fit the bill quite nicely. It is precisely what you're after - a reimplementation of a kind-of-3.1-compatible AmigaOS with a workbench and CLI. It will never become the...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2018, 00:55
Replies: 94
Views: 4,356
Posted By Dunny
Yes, that's all very nice and stuff, but would...

Yes, that's all very nice and stuff, but would you kindly answer the question please?

What do you see happening that will bring the Amiga back to the masses, to the mainstream? How will AmigaOS...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2018, 21:36
Replies: 94
Views: 4,356
Posted By Dunny
No, Retro-Nerd is right. The Amiga is done,...

No, Retro-Nerd is right. The Amiga is done, relegated to the past. It won't come back, not with AROS, not with Vampire, not with PPC. It's gone. All that remains is emulation for classic software.
...
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2018, 21:35
Replies: 44
Views: 3,187
Posted By Dunny
Oh, aces - much better thanks!

Oh, aces - much better thanks!
Forum: project.MAGE 25 November 2018, 19:53
Replies: 1,676
Views: 141,612
Posted By Dunny
Cheers D! Good work on the latest update btw....

Cheers D! Good work on the latest update btw. You're still rocking it :)
Forum: project.MAGE 25 November 2018, 16:39
Replies: 1,676
Views: 141,612
Posted By Dunny
God damn that there Starquake has waaaaay too...

God damn that there Starquake has waaaaay too many unskippable pointless screens before you get to the game.

Anyone fancy doing a cracked version that lets you start playing in less time than it...
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2018, 16:39
Replies: 44
Views: 3,187
Posted By Dunny
God damn that there Starquake has waaaaay too...

God damn that there Starquake has waaaaay too many unskippable pointless screens before you get to the game.

Anyone fancy doing a cracked version that lets you start playing in less time than it...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 21:21
Replies: 361
Views: 72,332
Posted By Dunny
OMG, thanks guys :) I was so looking forward...

OMG, thanks guys :)

I was so looking forward to this game, then I saw the video... I'll test it myself as soon as I get chance.

Looking forward to the updates, Galahad, and good job with the...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 19:14
Replies: 361
Views: 72,332
Posted By Dunny
Jesus, what Amiga was that recorded on? It's slow...

Jesus, what Amiga was that recorded on? It's slow as hell! Even the Spectrum version was faster than that!

I used to play the Speccy version to death, and still do. I've seen videos of the ST...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 19:31
Replies: 653
Views: 45,229
Posted By Dunny
And yet I didn't have to, did I? The Amiga was...

And yet I didn't have to, did I? The Amiga was working for a good couple of years before I discovered MWB.

I mean, I installed 3.1 to the HDD, and I marvelled at the boot time. I installed...
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