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Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2020, 04:11
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There is a waiting list to buy Vampires. That...

There is a waiting list to buy Vampires. That may be why you didn't get an immediate reply.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2020, 02:50
Replies: 455
Views: 25,029
Posted By Samurai_Crow
When the topic of flat shaded polygons came to...

When the topic of flat shaded polygons came to mind I immediately thought of Lightspeed by MicroProse. https://youtu.be/_q-TgFdVQF4

I never played it through because it's a DOS game but I thought...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 31 January 2020, 12:05
Replies: 71
Views: 2,495
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Metro Siege uses partial animation bobs using an...

Metro Siege uses partial animation bobs using an old version of Spriter for the part alignment editing.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 30 January 2020, 06:23
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I've never used the Amos non-pro editions. I...

I've never used the Amos non-pro editions. I don't know.
Forum: Coders. Nextgen 29 January 2020, 00:06
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Samurai_Crow
My question was answered on AmigaWorld.net by...

My question was answered on AmigaWorld.net by directing me to a tutorial on Morph.zone .

To make a long story short I found conditional Assembly for OS4 startup code by defining a macro from the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 January 2020, 12:16
Replies: 340
Views: 49,007
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Last update 2018, FEBRUARY Yes. It needs...

Last update 2018, FEBRUARY
Yes. It needs updating.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 24 January 2020, 19:30
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The AmosPro manual has an appendix on the...

The AmosPro manual has an appendix on the subject. See https://www.ultimateamiga.co.uk/HostedProjects/AMOSFactory/AMOSProManual/14/1401.html.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 22 January 2020, 11:16
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:Hollywood audio ...is AHI all the way...

Re:Hollywood audio

...is AHI all the way with CPU based mixing if you don't have a sound card.
Forum: Coders. Nextgen 21 January 2020, 07:57
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Samurai_Crow
ECX bootstrap codes on MOS and OS4 using VAsm

I'm in the process of starting a new fork of ECX, the AmigaE compiler for PPC and 68020+. I've run into a snag. The startup codes are bootstrapped in Assembly and I don't know what the settings...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 20 January 2020, 05:34
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The 128k limit for samples is a Paula hardware...

The 128k limit for samples is a Paula hardware limit. CDXL streams audio interleaved with the data stream leaving two voices unused. I'm not as familiar with YAFA but I know there is a codec for...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 17 January 2020, 22:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By Samurai_Crow
You might be right. François posted something to...

You might be right. François posted something to that effect this morning on one of his feeds. It may be under the license Pietro put on it when he released the AmosPro source and the rest is under...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2020, 13:24
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Java Classpath is the runtime library. It's the...

Java Classpath is the runtime library. It's the hard part. Bytecode translation isn't easy either but you need both to run real Java applications.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 17 January 2020, 02:08
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Update: Freddix (Frédéric) will rerelease his...

Update: Freddix (Frédéric) will rerelease his code as a closed source extension to an older version of AmosPro.

François is no longer on the AmosPro coders group on FB and is therefore not an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2020, 15:49
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Has everybody forgotten about Metro Siege? Its...

Has everybody forgotten about Metro Siege? Its engine is not second-rate. It originates on Amiga also.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 16 January 2020, 04:10
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By Samurai_Crow
François is bipolar. He may just be on a manic...

François is bipolar. He may just be on a manic high right now. Let's see if he cools off after a while.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 16 January 2020, 02:34
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By Samurai_Crow
François Lionet is an admin on that FB group (as...

François Lionet is an admin on that FB group (as am I). He kicked Frédérik off and retroactively declared the Amos sources as GPL3. This not only threatens AmosPro X but also threatens the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2020, 08:05
Replies: 87
Views: 3,144
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Re:polygon racer 320x180 using the 16:9 aspect...

Re:polygon racer
320x180 using the 16:9 aspect ratio hack could hit 30 FPS using the blitter unless you back it off to 16 colors max. The blitter is that slow guys. Fortunately the Vampire has a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2020, 22:12
Replies: 87
Views: 3,144
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The Vampire v2 is 78 MHz on a x11 core and the v4...

The Vampire v2 is 78 MHz on a x11 core and the v4 is around 100 MHz. It isn't as fast as a RasPi but is about 4 times more efficient per clock cycle.
Forum: Coders. Language 11 January 2020, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Samurai_Crow
D0/D1/A0/A1 are scratch registers so yes. All...

D0/D1/A0/A1 are scratch registers so yes. All other registers need to be preserved.

Whether it's a pointer or not matters.

Yes, GCC has register directives for passing parameters in to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2020, 19:06
Replies: 340
Views: 49,007
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://aminet.net/package/game/race/CannonBall is...

http://aminet.net/package/game/race/CannonBall is the download. It requires an 060 minimum. (No AMMX.)
Forum: News 02 January 2020, 19:32
Replies: 27
Views: 4,101
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Based on what I've seen, it's only a processor...

Based on what I've seen, it's only a processor JIT like Petunia on OS4 and Trance on MorphOS. Chipset needs separate emulation whether it be FPGA-based or software.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 19 December 2019, 09:01
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Samurai_Crow
No.

No.
Forum: Coders. General 16 December 2019, 16:57
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If you are using a TempRast, you can always...

If you are using a TempRast, you can always invert the minterms of the final blit to apply the mask.
Forum: Coders. General 15 December 2019, 06:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
That's going to make the explanations harder but...

That's going to make the explanations harder but maybe I can manage.

The gist of a copper block sorter is that you have to have your copper list buffered in chunks in fast RAM so you can determine...
Forum: Coders. General 15 December 2019, 00:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It is difficult because the copper splits need...

It is difficult because the copper splits need sorting by vertical screen position. Are you doing this in C?
Forum: News 05 December 2019, 23:25
Replies: 49
Views: 6,079
Posted By Samurai_Crow
PM MickGyver about one.

PM MickGyver about one.
Forum: support.Apps 04 December 2019, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Samurai_Crow
http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/WaitNotify-1.1...

http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/WaitNotify-1.1 requires a filesystem that supports file notification and kick 2+ I think.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 19 November 2019, 23:32
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thanks for posting here! I appreciate what...

Thanks for posting here! I appreciate what you're doing!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 November 2019, 06:29
Replies: 286
Views: 27,702
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Are you sure you want the output redirection...

Are you sure you want the output redirection operator backwards from AmigaDOS?
Forum: Coders. AMOS 09 November 2019, 09:50
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Which version are you running?

Which version are you running?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2019, 02:41
Replies: 316
Views: 37,178
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The line mode planar texture mapper has been...

The line mode planar texture mapper has been done. C2P is faster on an 030+ using the CPU and a 68000 doesn't have the oomph to pull it off either way. A blitter-based C2P is the right way to boost...
Forum: News 31 October 2019, 22:09
Replies: 49
Views: 6,079
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Sorry, I shouldn't have snapped.

Sorry, I shouldn't have snapped.
Forum: News 31 October 2019, 18:50
Replies: 49
Views: 6,079
Posted By Samurai_Crow
What part of "send a pm" doesn't apply to...

What part of "send a pm" doesn't apply to you?
Forum: Coders. General 30 October 2019, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Samurai_Crow
AROS has a way in its version but AmigaOS'...

AROS has a way in its version but AmigaOS' Kickstart doesn't.
Forum: support.Other 29 October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If the no-click utility doesn't work, quit using...

If the no-click utility doesn't work, quit using it. The no-click can damage the drive in such a situation.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 11:15
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Transparency masked blits take twice as long as a...

Transparency masked blits take twice as long as a straight copy because the blitter needs to read the mask for each bitplane separately.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 10:20
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Samurai_Crow
By "tiles" I mean a regular opaque blit.

By "tiles" I mean a regular opaque blit.
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2019, 06:23
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Tiles are quicker than Bobs.

Tiles are quicker than Bobs.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 October 2019, 04:24
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,383
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There was piracy in the US but few gamers stayed...

There was piracy in the US but few gamers stayed past the A500. The A4000 was a Video Toaster 4000 shell here. Some people thought the Amiga and NewTek Video Toaster card were synonymous.
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