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Forum: News 31 July 2020, 13:18
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By chiark
Have shared a doc with you Steve to your substack...

Have shared a doc with you Steve to your substack email address.
Forum: News 30 July 2020, 19:17
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By chiark
And a very good read it is too Steve, thanks! ...

And a very good read it is too Steve, thanks! Pulling it all together is definitely a lot of work, and trying to boil it down to a short story is hard... I think you've pretty much nailed it...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 23:24
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By chiark
This looks excellent, thanks Jim!

This looks excellent, thanks Jim!
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2020, 23:41
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Was messaging Ross thinking that there might be a...

Was messaging Ross thinking that there might be a way to combine the two...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2020, 17:50
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Yep, keep hacking, there may be techniques that...

Yep, keep hacking, there may be techniques that complement each other well... !
Forum: Member Introductions 24 July 2020, 11:20
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By chiark
Aye, there's a few of us around :D We did...

Aye, there's a few of us around :D

We did do a curry in Bradford a few years ago: I'd be up for doing that again when things are a little more open.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 July 2020, 19:47
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Looking great, lovely work!

Looking great, lovely work!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 July 2020, 13:36
Replies: 216
Views: 20,349
Posted By chiark
The Amiga colour model was going to be Hue,...

The Amiga colour model was going to be Hue, Saturation and Luminance/Value (HSV or HSL depending on your preference) according to some interviews for Commodore: The Amiga Years. HAM would make much...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 July 2020, 11:46
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
I think I've covered OCS, so I think between us...

I think I've covered OCS, so I think between us and Superman we've given the Pal60 approach a decent shake down. That was the difficult bit ;-)

Means all that's left to do is optimisation, and...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 July 2020, 18:39
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Works with my OCS Amiga 1000 with: - M1764...

Works with my OCS Amiga 1000 with:
- M1764 Multisync (recognises as 60Hz / 15Khz)
- 1084S PAL monitor (just works)
- Scart to HDMI adaptor (recognises as NTSC signal)
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 20:27
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Want me to check this version too?

Want me to check this version too?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 16:58
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
(Yay, thanks for joining in h0ffman!)

(Yay, thanks for joining in h0ffman!)
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 16:36
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Pics attached, sorry uploaded from phone so are...

Pics attached, sorry uploaded from phone so are wrong way around it seems...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2020, 16:32
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
@Ross, Pal60 test works on my OCS A1000 with an...

@Ross, Pal60 test works on my OCS A1000 with an M1764 monitor (detected it as 60.4Hz Vsync, 15.77KHz hsync) and displayed perfectly on the same machine with a 1084S monitor)

Also gets converted...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 July 2020, 17:57
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Please don't drop OCS support - part of the...

Please don't drop OCS support - part of the appeal of this approach is that it'll run on any Amiga!

Have OCS and a few converters etc around here so am happy to test... Will PAL60 work on PAL...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 July 2020, 15:34
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Yeah, I'm confusing myself there :D . No change...

Yeah, I'm confusing myself there :D . No change from normal.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2020, 15:13
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Anything you could share yet Ross? Any help...

Anything you could share yet Ross? Any help needed?
The Music was originally FM synth based, wasn't it? Realise that the vocal version isn't :D
Answering my own question:...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2020, 14:52
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Awesome - it looks like there's two different...

Awesome - it looks like there's two different approaches here:
- Yannick + team, polygon drawing
- RobinsonB5 + team, rasterised interpretation

Robinsonb5, is there any value in looking for...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 July 2020, 14:21
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Fantastic both @robinsonB5 and sovenyimre! ...

Fantastic both @robinsonB5 and sovenyimre!

To fit on 6,600 frames on 2 floppies the target is around 256 bytes a frame... Loving the innovation that is going on here, and on other platform...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 July 2020, 10:08
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
True. But doing a lot of pre-processing will be...

True. But doing a lot of pre-processing will be the answer :)

@robinsonb5, exactly my thought: using the blitter to fill part of a rasterised image as that'd get us down to low memory usage at...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2020, 20:37
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
Thanks Yannick, interesting. I think it will...

Thanks Yannick, interesting. I think it will need to be converted from a set of points as, to my limited knowledge, drawing unoptimised lines and then filling is not that efficient... Still at work...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2020, 17:11
Replies: 176
Views: 9,121
Posted By chiark
@SteveLord, with the watch project and this I'm...

@SteveLord, with the watch project and this I'm starting to think you're my long lost and way, way more productive twin: I've been scratching my head at how to do Bad Apple well on the Amiga.
...
Forum: News 02 July 2020, 15:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By chiark
Thanks Steve, love this! Have you found a decent...

Thanks Steve, love this! Have you found a decent base to start from? The provided SimpleWatch is a little, er, basic in the extreme.
Forum: News 30 June 2020, 16:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By chiark
Mine has arrived, woohoo! ESP platform...

Mine has arrived, woohoo!
ESP platform installed, libraries installed, and I get a compilation error:
'class TTGOClass' has no member named 'bl'

The #define that is being looked for to enable...
Forum: News 04 June 2020, 00:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By chiark
That's excellent - I made a watch face for the...

That's excellent - I made a watch face for the Garmin Vivoactive, however I'm now wanting one of those watches. Especially the 2000 version!
Forum: project.EAB 20 February 2020, 11:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By chiark
True, buying and selling on Facebook is better...

True, buying and selling on Facebook is better than ebay, and has more volume than forums.

comp.sys.amiga.#? FTW!
Forum: project.EAB 20 February 2020, 10:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By chiark
"let's let a group of idiots drown out knowledge...

"let's let a group of idiots drown out knowledge being imparted": seems like a perfect allegory for Facebook.

Long live EAB!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2019, 12:43
Replies: 126
Views: 23,027
Posted By chiark
Enjoyed that - and it'll be worth the wait.

Enjoyed that - and it'll be worth the wait.
Forum: News 17 April 2018, 09:41
Replies: 57
Views: 11,057
Posted By chiark
Blame the editor... :D (That'll have been me,...

Blame the editor... :D
(That'll have been me, then - at least for the Amiga Years)
Forum: Hardware mods 27 March 2018, 12:03
Replies: 88
Views: 17,088
Posted By chiark
I've just gone fetched my hat, so I can take it...

I've just gone fetched my hat, so I can take it off to you sir. That is quite some feat. Astonishing.

Well done! What's next :D
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 March 2018, 22:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By chiark
That beta fixes the crash in 3.6.1 - thanks! 32...

That beta fixes the crash in 3.6.1 - thanks! 32 bit works right out of the box.
If I run 64 I still get a black screen, but on checking settings the A3k quickstart based setup I'd created was using...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 March 2018, 17:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By chiark
Thanks Toni, I'll check this evening and let you...

Thanks Toni, I'll check this evening and let you know. I can send you a working HDF if that would help?
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 March 2018, 11:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By chiark
Thanks Toni! egs.library is v7.9, and the...

Thanks Toni! egs.library is v7.9, and the readme.egs has the date 27 May 1994 in it. Cutting edge :) - it's from the install disks with the SD64, and I can zip/send it if it helps.
Forum: News 19 March 2018, 23:08
Replies: 20
Views: 4,039
Posted By chiark
Glad Tahoe's still got the board :D ! Brilliant...

Glad Tahoe's still got the board :D ! Brilliant stuff, Toni.
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 March 2018, 22:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By chiark
3.6.1 RTG Crashes winUAE...

My config crashes and creates a crash dump on 3.6.1 32 bit when I enable RTG for Piccolo SD64 in Z3 mode. The hard file has EGS installed. With 3.6.1 x64 WinUAE crashes and windows stops execution...
Forum: News 23 February 2018, 13:31
Replies: 29
Views: 7,376
Posted By chiark
There's been an update to the CPLD:...

There's been an update to the CPLD: http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/Buddha#CPLD_Upgrade
To program this, at the moment you will need a JTAG programmer, and also to adapt the cable to the Buddha pinout... ...
Forum: Collections 11 January 2018, 22:54
Replies: 618
Views: 91,871
Posted By chiark
Wow! Just... Wow! Saw this on facebook but...

Wow! Just... Wow! Saw this on facebook but wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in this preservation.

Definitely interested to see the demo source :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2017, 13:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,805
Posted By chiark
Oh blimey, they are so, so recognisable from...

Oh blimey, they are so, so recognisable from early demos :D . Made me smile, thanks for that. (Close your eyes and you see bouncing copper lists, scrolly text and vu meters :D )
Forum: News 12 May 2017, 12:56
Replies: 57
Views: 11,057
Posted By chiark
I certainly can see your point of view. I guess...

I certainly can see your point of view. I guess having been a little involved in a very peripheral way I am more trusting that this really will be excellent, and also be delivered.
Forum: News 11 May 2017, 20:54
Replies: 57
Views: 11,057
Posted By chiark
He is doing that. Every backer will get book 1...

He is doing that. Every backer will get book 1 and book 2 as an ebook, as I understand it. There is still editing to do no matter whether they're split or not, which will hopefully change your...
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