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Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2019, 05:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,545
Posted By alpine9000
My bank now permanently blocks indiegogo as they...

My bank now permanently blocks indiegogo as they are marked as a fraudulent vendor (guessing too many charge backs from disgruntled supporters of failed campaigns). I was able to convince them to let...
Forum: Coders. Contest 08 March 2019, 01:25
Replies: 897
Views: 53,054
Posted By alpine9000
This game should be called RygAGAr :)

This game should be called RygAGAr :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 March 2019, 11:06
Replies: 90
Views: 8,734
Posted By alpine9000
So I checked this joystick out with a multimeter,...

So I checked this joystick out with a multimeter, it's wired differently than a "normal" 2 button stick. Instead of Button2 connecting Pin 9 (Button2) with Pin 8 (GND), it connects them via a 300ohm...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 March 2019, 10:31
Replies: 90
Views: 8,734
Posted By alpine9000
Yes I already set potg to this value, but this...

Yes I already set potg to this value, but this joystick is slightly different when B2 is pressed compared to other ones. Firstly you can’t read b2 using the normal simple joystick potgo read, and the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 March 2019, 09:57
Replies: 90
Views: 8,734
Posted By alpine9000
Another weird one, very slightly off topic, but I...

Another weird one, very slightly off topic, but I have a reproduction Competition Pro joystick that was modified to allow a second button, this second button has worked on some games but not others,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 February 2019, 13:30
Replies: 90
Views: 8,734
Posted By alpine9000
Indeed, I tested my A500 (ks1.3/3.1), A600 (KS2),...

Indeed, I tested my A500 (ks1.3/3.1), A600 (KS2), Escom A1200 and CD32 with 2xCD32 pads, competition pro pad and mega drive controller. Tested with OS running and track loader with no OS.

Oh, one...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 February 2019, 13:21
Replies: 90
Views: 8,734
Posted By alpine9000
I think I have seen that condition, and it’s like...

I think I have seen that condition, and it’s like all CD32 buttons are pressed (or a whole bunch of them). From what I can see this condition is possible to detect and reject as joystick behavior...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 February 2019, 13:06
Replies: 90
Views: 8,734
Posted By alpine9000
I have been playing around with CD32 pad...

I have been playing around with CD32 pad detection and had some interesting results on my A1200.

I have two original CD32 pads, using lowlevel.library the detection of these pads as CD32 is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2019, 12:45
Replies: 66
Views: 2,653
Posted By alpine9000
I think we agree that you can’t have it all, and...

I think we agree that you can’t have it all, and it’s not really as simple as pick 2 out of 3, it’s more compromises in every area.

The thing about 25fps is that this one compromise allows you to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2019, 11:59
Replies: 66
Views: 2,653
Posted By alpine9000
It’s not just colors per line that eats DMA, if...

It’s not just colors per line that eats DMA, if you, for example, reposition lots of sprites that will chew up lots of DMA. Try doing a full screen repeating sprite background and there is barely any...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2019, 01:58
Replies: 66
Views: 2,653
Posted By alpine9000
There is a saying with cars: (*) Fast, (*)...

There is a saying with cars: (*) Fast, (*) Reliable, (*) Cheap - pick two.

I feel there is something similar with OCS Amiga games, you can't have everything, so game developers have to pick the...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 24 February 2019, 22:54
Replies: 50
Views: 4,322
Posted By alpine9000
I am guessing the problem is that the CDTV.TM is...

I am guessing the problem is that the CDTV.TM is ~22kb whereas CD32.TM is exactly the block size (2048), which probably means that when make_cd32_iso.py patches it in it’s not quite right.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 24 February 2019, 10:57
Replies: 50
Views: 4,322
Posted By alpine9000
Reviving an old thread, I tried this and it...

Reviving an old thread, I tried this and it worked great!

Only issue I have is if I use CDTV.TM then I get an error when running pathTableUtil.py uppercase

(Works fine with CD32.TM)

...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 February 2019, 20:27
Replies: 292
Views: 26,378
Posted By alpine9000
Congrats!! Quite the achievement!!

Congrats!! Quite the achievement!!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2019, 07:33
Replies: 106
Views: 20,799
Posted By alpine9000
I recently got a Hydra-mini...

I recently got a Hydra-mini (https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=159) scart switcher - perfect companion to the OSSC if you have multiple Amigas

https://i.ibb.co/0rf4CZL/2019-02-17.jpg
...
Forum: support.Amix 16 February 2019, 00:32
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By alpine9000
Edit: double post

Edit: double post
Forum: support.Amix 15 February 2019, 22:31
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By alpine9000
I tried again with “more compatible” deselected...

I tried again with “more compatible” deselected and the installer completed without errors! (Running under Wine also)
Forum: support.Amix 13 February 2019, 22:19
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By alpine9000
I followed that guide and got the same result

I followed that guide and got the same result
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2019, 23:56
Replies: 802
Views: 59,474
Posted By alpine9000
Surely a better way to resolve this dispute would...

Surely a better way to resolve this dispute would be a winner takes all game of Sensible Soccer.
Forum: News 05 February 2019, 10:22
Replies: 54
Views: 5,557
Posted By alpine9000
I think mine only is stable fully at 14mhz...

I think mine only is stable fully at 14mhz (orginal batch)
Forum: Coders. System 31 January 2019, 00:18
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By alpine9000
Well I don't have an immediate specific need for...

Well I don't have an immediate specific need for something > 6k in mind, but games programmers are always pushing the boundaries of everything, so it's nice to know where the boundary is. As for "6K...
Forum: Coders. System 30 January 2019, 10:49
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By alpine9000
Great thanks, is this configurable in a system...

Great thanks, is this configurable in a system friendly way?

Or would use switch to your own stack if you needed a bigger stack in a server?
Forum: Coders. System 30 January 2019, 10:06
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By alpine9000
Supervisor stack size?

So if I understand correctly, when you have an interrupt server it will be run in supervisor mode using the supervisor stack.

How big is the supervisor stack ? Is this documented anywhere ?
Forum: support.Amix 26 January 2019, 09:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By alpine9000
I tried to run the installer but it failed at the...

I tried to run the installer but it failed at the last step when patching the kernel. Wonder what I am doing wrong,
Forum: News 26 January 2019, 01:46
Replies: 256
Views: 25,117
Posted By alpine9000
Ah yeah, it will be using NVRAM if it can detect...

Ah yeah, it will be using NVRAM if it can detect it on a CD32 (if it detects akiko present).
Forum: News 25 January 2019, 22:01
Replies: 256
Views: 25,117
Posted By alpine9000
The save file is called "worthy.dat", it should...

The save file is called "worthy.dat", it should be in the Worthy directory.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 January 2019, 01:07
Replies: 1,111
Views: 107,967
Posted By alpine9000
Niiiice!!!:bowdown:bowdown:bowdown

Niiiice!!!:bowdown:bowdown:bowdown
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 January 2019, 05:57
Replies: 1,111
Views: 107,967
Posted By alpine9000
Another thing to try is -O2 but with -fbbb=- ...

Another thing to try is -O2 but with -fbbb=-

This enables the default GCC optimisations but disables the new bebbo optimisations. If it works with the above but fails with -O2, there is a good...
Forum: News 31 December 2018, 21:34
Replies: 46
Views: 2,582
Posted By alpine9000
Shatterhand sums it up nicely! Congrats on...

Shatterhand sums it up nicely!

Congrats on getting the final release out phx! Really lovely work.
Forum: Coders. Contest 28 December 2018, 09:50
Replies: 897
Views: 53,054
Posted By alpine9000
I agree, I think it looks great

I agree, I think it looks great
Forum: Coders. Contest 27 December 2018, 09:58
Replies: 897
Views: 53,054
Posted By alpine9000
It would be really interesting to see what would...

It would be really interesting to see what would happen if someone did release a killer new game requiring a two button stick.

I mean, Turrican 2 kind of needs two buttons, it’s sub-optimal with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 December 2018, 03:22
Replies: 45
Views: 3,216
Posted By alpine9000
Some of the highlights: New games: Road...

Some of the highlights:

New games: Road Avenger, Bomb Jack Beer Edition, Alco-Copter, Powerglove Reloaded, Trap Runner, Golden Wings (and lots more I can't remember).

New Amiga CD32 Scene...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 December 2018, 21:29
Replies: 81
Views: 6,157
Posted By alpine9000
Congrats on the release! Looks great!!

Congrats on the release! Looks great!!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 December 2018, 00:36
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By alpine9000
vlink has another option for relocation. It’s...

vlink has another option for relocation. It’s simpler than hunk and you can always relocate in place.

Check out this post from phx: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1149568&postcount=4
Forum: Coders. Contest 18 December 2018, 03:49
Replies: 897
Views: 53,054
Posted By alpine9000
Starting to look really good!

Starting to look really good!
Forum: News 17 December 2018, 22:12
Replies: 216
Views: 27,454
Posted By alpine9000
I agree, it's really up to Hyperion to make sure...

I agree, it's really up to Hyperion to make sure 3.1.4 is compatible.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 December 2018, 05:49
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By alpine9000
Yeah that was the conclusion I came to, but I...

Yeah that was the conclusion I came to, but I thought I would ask just in case there was some weird trick with descending mode or something else I couldn't think of.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 December 2018, 02:48
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By alpine9000
I am doing a (potentially shifted, so extra word)...

I am doing a (potentially shifted, so extra word) cookie cut blit of something "small" to the screen bitplanes "big", so I don't think your technique would work unless the source and dest modulo are...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 December 2018, 02:31
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By alpine9000
Blitter flip with interleaved bitplanes (single blit)

Is it possible to flip an an image with the blitter around the x-axis when you're using interleaved bitplanes with a single blit?

I have it working if I blit plane-by-plane, justing using a...
Forum: News 09 December 2018, 08:47
Replies: 50
Views: 3,876
Posted By alpine9000
I bought it, Amiga version contains adf, dms and...

I bought it, Amiga version contains adf, dms and lha versions.

Edit: Contents:

TigerClaw-manual.pdf, TigerClaw.info, TigerClaw, tigerclaw-amiga-poster-reverse.pdf, tigerclaw.adf, tigerclaw.dms,...
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