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Forum: project.WHDLoad 20 June 2012, 10:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,510
Posted By girv
A couple of EABers have directed me back here :) ...

A couple of EABers have directed me back here :)

I've retired mostly from the Amiga scene and, in fact, no longer have a machine set up other than WinUAE. It does have all my WHDLoad sources...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2011, 11:55
Replies: 21
Views: 2,172
Posted By girv
I've posted some bloggage and photos. I think...

I've posted some bloggage and photos. I think DDNI has some better shots than me!

http://www.weedoorsbanging.com/archives/replay-expo-2011.html
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2011, 07:02
Replies: 21
Views: 2,172
Posted By girv
Bit late, but I'll be there too. Thanks to DDNI...

Bit late, but I'll be there too. Thanks to DDNI for the lift :)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 05 May 2010, 00:29
Replies: 31
Views: 3,032
Posted By girv
Nice work on these slaves Horace :)

Nice work on these slaves Horace :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2009, 11:36
Replies: 40
Views: 3,937
Posted By girv
You're assuming *I* look like my avatar ;)

You're assuming *I* look like my avatar ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 December 2009, 11:07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,937
Posted By girv
Damn, wish I'd gone now. I already had tickets to...

Damn, wish I'd gone now. I already had tickets to a show on Saturday so I couldn't, but the show turned out to be Meh and I would have been better going to the revival I suspect. Bah!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2009, 12:42
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By girv
There's some tips from Andy Clitheroe on how to...

There's some tips from Andy Clitheroe on how to beat TKG in the article. Just sayin'
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2009, 12:37
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By girv
AB3D featured in gamesTM

This month's gamesTM magazine has a feature on the history of Alien Breed 3D. It's in the shops today, but I got an advance copy 'cos I'm mentioned in the article ;)

Read all about it...
Forum: support.Games 14 October 2009, 14:45
Replies: 20
Views: 2,481
Posted By girv
Got them, thanks.

Got them, thanks.
Forum: support.Games 14 October 2009, 12:36
Replies: 20
Views: 2,481
Posted By girv
Is it always the same error and address? Send me...

Is it always the same error and address? Send me a coredump if so, and I'd like to see the video too if possible.
Forum: support.Games 14 October 2009, 11:11
Replies: 20
Views: 2,481
Posted By girv
Boo Boo what was your Mantis number?

Boo Boo what was your Mantis number?
Forum: Amiga scene 08 October 2009, 11:25
Replies: 72
Views: 5,707
Posted By girv
Checked my calendar and I have something else on...

Checked my calendar and I have something else on in Belfast on the 12th, so I won't be able to go. Shames! I nearly had DDNI buying me a plane ticket too :(
Forum: Amiga scene 07 October 2009, 14:00
Replies: 72
Views: 5,707
Posted By girv
Yup, 'twas DDNI who put me on to it :)

Yup, 'twas DDNI who put me on to it :)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 October 2009, 12:54
Replies: 72
Views: 5,707
Posted By girv
I'll make enquires with the CFO to see if I can...

I'll make enquires with the CFO to see if I can make it over from Belfast.
Forum: project.EAB 05 October 2009, 12:34
Replies: 339
Views: 51,762
Posted By girv
This is me in 1978, aged 5: ...

This is me in 1978, aged 5:

http://i333.photobucket.com/albums/m377/girv73/th_6291_1178970628798_1064108040_13192.jpg...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 October 2009, 12:29
Replies: 20
Views: 2,219
Posted By girv
Don't forget Elite: The New Kind...

Don't forget Elite: The New Kind (http://www.christianpinder.com/games/), an exact copy of BBC Elite reverse engineered from the original 6502 code ported to modern machines.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 August 2009, 15:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By girv
The old form is piped to Mantis behind the...

The old form is piped to Mantis behind the scenes, with some manual intervention, so they will show up eventually.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 August 2009, 12:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By girv
One bug / request per report please :)

One bug / request per report please :)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 August 2009, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By girv
Submit a request on whdload.de and I'll look into...

Submit a request on whdload.de and I'll look into it. I'm doing a few bugfix releases at the moment.

What was the loophole?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 August 2009, 10:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By girv
I don't get to check EAB very often these days,...

I don't get to check EAB very often these days, so please use the bug report form (http://www.whdload.de/cgi-bin/wbug.cgi?name=Bloodwych) on the WHDLoad website to submit (all) bugs. They go into the...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 28 May 2009, 11:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By girv
Sure, portfolio and CV over at...

Sure, portfolio and CV over at http://www.johngirvin.com :)

I work for one of the highest profile e-commerce software companies in the world. You can't afford our software, I promise you ;) I'm...
Forum: News 27 May 2009, 14:05
Replies: 27
Views: 3,872
Posted By girv
Many thanks Toni!

Many thanks Toni!
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 27 May 2009, 14:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By girv
Well I'm no designer, but I'm a web developer and...

Well I'm no designer, but I'm a web developer and have been for over ten years now.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2009, 23:21
Replies: 377
Views: 53,436
Posted By girv
If you're going down the Java route, I've had...

If you're going down the Java route, I've had some good results with the Slick2D framework: http://slick.cokeandcode.com/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2009, 10:30
Replies: 97
Views: 22,319
Posted By girv
Which do you use? Thoughts of getting into...

Which do you use? Thoughts of getting into gamedev have been bubbling in my brains again :rolleyes
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2009, 12:09
Replies: 30
Views: 2,716
Posted By girv
Retro gamer as I'll mess with Amstrad CPC and...

Retro gamer as I'll mess with Amstrad CPC and Vic-20 as well, but Amiga is definitely the favourite :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2009, 12:05
Replies: 30
Views: 2,247
Posted By girv
I don't have a console, but I do have a beefy PC...

I don't have a console, but I do have a beefy PC for the little bit of gaming that I get to do.

I tend to play last generation FPS games, because (1) it takes me a year or more to get around to...
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2009, 22:41
Replies: 176
Views: 12,928
Posted By girv
Can you make a full bug report on...

Can you make a full bug report on http://www.whdload.de/ please.

Core dumps and register files would be useful.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2009, 21:57
Replies: 97
Views: 22,319
Posted By girv
Did you ever look at C# / XNA ? Or was...

Did you ever look at C# / XNA ? Or was portability your goal from the start.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2009, 10:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By girv
Yes it's early days for them alright, I just...

Yes it's early days for them alright, I just figured I'd help a bit with the publicity :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2009, 10:43
Replies: 97
Views: 22,319
Posted By girv
jotd, you crazy guy. Is this one written in C++...

jotd, you crazy guy. Is this one written in C++ on SDL then?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2009, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By girv
Thumbs up Playpower - 8 bit learning games for the developing world

Thought this might be interesting:

http://playpower.org/

"We support affordable, effective, fun learning games. We're starting with an existing $10 TV-computer as a platform for learning games...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 18 March 2009, 12:04
Replies: 29
Views: 10,277
Posted By girv
Is this the original game?...

Is this the original game? http://hol.abime.net/998
Forum: Coders. General 12 March 2009, 17:09
Replies: 153
Views: 93,081
Posted By girv
I think it was Rupert Goodwin: ...

I think it was Rupert Goodwin:
http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,1000000567,10003059o-2000331777b,00.htm

(read the "Thursday" entry)

It was in the back of a "Home Computer Course" magazine....
Forum: Coders. General 12 March 2009, 16:29
Replies: 153
Views: 93,081
Posted By girv
No! I didn't write it at all - I first read it in...

No! I didn't write it at all - I first read it in an old computer magazine back in the 1980s!
Forum: support.Games 12 March 2009, 11:05
Replies: 59
Views: 7,074
Posted By girv
Re: Star Crusader, not that I've heard of,...

Re: Star Crusader, not that I've heard of, unfortunately.
Forum: support.Games 11 March 2009, 17:48
Replies: 59
Views: 7,074
Posted By girv
Long, long time ago I had some emails with the...

Long, long time ago I had some emails with the author of Wing Commander. He promised to send me the source to the extra levels so they could be converted to Amiga ... never happened.
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2009, 17:45
Replies: 153
Views: 93,081
Posted By girv
A C Man's Lament ---------------- The...

A C Man's Lament
----------------

The problem I find when I'm looking at lines
Of programs all written in C
Is that the syntax and grammar resemble the stammer
Of a dyslexic demoralized bee.
...
Forum: Coders. General 11 March 2009, 17:37
Replies: 153
Views: 93,081
Posted By girv
I really hate this damn machine, I wish that I...

I really hate this damn machine,
I wish that I could sell it.
It never does quite what I want,
But only what I tell it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2009, 01:59
Replies: 271
Views: 24,555
Posted By girv
CPC Zone is back up now, though the forums have...

CPC Zone is back up now, though the forums have moved to CPCWiki and the old posts and accounts have gone.

The text on the homepage would suggest someone just hacked a vulnerable server (the CPC...
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