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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2018, 03:38
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Matt_H
It doesn't sound wrong to me from a raw musical...

It doesn't sound wrong to me from a raw musical standpoint, only in comparison to the definitive Amiga version. In other words, if I'd never heard the Amiga version I wouldn't think there was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2018, 23:10
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Matt_H
My understanding is that Tim Wright wrote the...

My understanding is that Tim Wright wrote the Amiga versions of the tunes first, and then other musicians were responsible for the ports to other platforms. Somewhere in that process another musician...
Forum: support.Apps 26 September 2017, 18:58
Replies: 28
Views: 1,343
Posted By Matt_H
I can only speculate, but my guess is the...

I can only speculate, but my guess is the combination of added graphical/mathematical complexity (I believe there's a lot more 24-bit/skin/gradient rendering in there now), un-/less-optimized gcc...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2017, 05:47
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Matt_H
I can't remember exactly what the mechanism is,...

I can't remember exactly what the mechanism is, but the system will give you temporary unique device names so as to not cause a conflict. It will work. Use DOpus or the Info CLI command to see the...
Forum: support.Apps 25 September 2017, 22:07
Replies: 28
Views: 1,343
Posted By Matt_H
Well, they are probably faster than the...

Well, they are probably faster than the (non-existent) plain 68000 builds of MUI 4 & 5 :)

But it likely means that they use/require 68020 CPU instructions, even if the raw horsepower of a...
Forum: support.Apps 25 September 2017, 06:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,343
Posted By Matt_H
I imagine a 68020+ version was planned at one...

I imagine a 68020+ version was planned at one point, hence the message, but it was never released/finished. Remember that development stalled after 3.8 for a very long time. My guess is that if...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 24 September 2017, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Matt_H
This Old Workbench was also a semi-regular column...

This Old Workbench was also a semi-regular column in Amazing Computing by the same author. The website was originally hosted on Geocities, of course.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2017, 14:35
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Matt_H
I'm by no expert in this area, but my...

I'm by no expert in this area, but my understanding is that USB only provides a 5V line. I imagine you'd need a very complex cable with some in-line voltage converters to get the 12V lines out of it.
Forum: HOL data problems 19 September 2017, 00:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By Matt_H
@ DrBong Thanks for the update! Still a few...

@ DrBong

Thanks for the update! Still a few issues/comments on the MB 3.0 page:
-3.1 may also be a fake/hacked version (unsure). It is not referenced in the history section of 4.0's...
Forum: support.Apps 17 September 2017, 02:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matt_H
There are a lot of different drivers for the...

There are a lot of different drivers for the 2065. The a2065.device from the SANA package should work, but I believe Envoy shipped with a version as well. It might be newer and will definitely be...
Forum: support.Apps 16 September 2017, 17:10
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matt_H
@ Toni In older versions of WinUAE I sort of...

@ Toni

In older versions of WinUAE I sort of remember WinPcap was required to pass network packets from the emulator out to the host hardware. If that's still the case I wanted to make sure selco...
Forum: support.Apps 16 September 2017, 02:41
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matt_H
Try using the emulated A2065 and report back. ...

Try using the emulated A2065 and report back.

Is WinPcap still required for network sharing?
Forum: support.Apps 16 September 2017, 00:34
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Matt_H
@ mark_k Olaf Barthel is the man to ask - he...

@ mark_k

Olaf Barthel is the man to ask - he wrote the new version. There is definitely some excellent documentation included with 4.1 but I don't know if it gets to the precise level of technical...
Forum: HOL data problems 10 September 2017, 22:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By Matt_H
That's fair. It should just be noted that it is a...

That's fair. It should just be noted that it is a hacked/pirated/unofficial version.
Forum: HOL data problems 10 September 2017, 21:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By Matt_H
That line is absent from the history in the...

That line is absent from the history in the documentation included with 4.0. It's full of spelling and grammar errors and doesn't sound like the authors' style of language. I'm 99% certain it was...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 September 2017, 06:42
Replies: 215
Views: 11,128
Posted By Matt_H
I'd be interested in a fully assembled board if...

I'd be interested in a fully assembled board if anyone is doing those...
Forum: HOL data problems 10 September 2017, 06:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By Matt_H
There was never a 3.3 or 3.8. If those are...

There was never a 3.3 or 3.8. If those are circulating, they're either mislabeled, leaked betas, or created by hackers. After 3.0 (which was semi-officially called Megaball AGA even though a non-AGA...
Forum: request.Apps 09 September 2017, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By Matt_H
I uploaded a new set to The Zone, made from my...

I uploaded a new set to The Zone, made from my original disks.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2017, 21:38
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Matt_H
I have one of those 8-Up cards - there's no...

I have one of those 8-Up cards - there's no switch on mine. My guess is that a previous owner installed it to disable some of the RAM as needed.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 06 September 2017, 19:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By Matt_H
Probably not Defender of the Crown? One of...

Probably not Defender of the Crown?

One of the Koei (http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?find=Koei&detail=publisher) games?
Forum: support.Apps 02 September 2017, 08:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matt_H
Envoy is very sensitive to subnets as well. I...

Envoy is very sensitive to subnets as well. I don't know how WinUAE presents its IP address to the rest of the network, but I've only ever gotten Envoy to cooperate if all machines were on the same...
Forum: support.Apps 01 September 2017, 00:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matt_H
I'm a big Envoy fan but have never used it in...

I'm a big Envoy fan but have never used it in UAE. Some notes:

The Network Config tool where you select the device driver, IP address, etc. can only select device drivers that exist on disk in...
Forum: support.Other 29 August 2017, 01:16
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Matt_H
You're joking, right? This is impossible for...

You're joking, right? This is impossible for several reasons.
1. No port to the Amiga exists.
2. No PS2 emulator for the Amiga exists.
3. No Windows XP emulator for the Amiga exists.
4. Even with...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 August 2017, 20:15
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Matt_H
dd is a command-line tool, so you'll need to use...

dd is a command-line tool, so you'll need to use OSX's Terminal program. There are two basic things you'll need to do:
1. Find out the device name of your Amiga hard drive when it is connected to...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 August 2017, 21:31
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Matt_H
Sounds like you're pretty new to Amiga emulation?...

Sounds like you're pretty new to Amiga emulation? Once starting FS-UAE Launcher, the program will automatically create a directory structure under [home]/Documents/FS-UAE. My setup includes these...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 August 2017, 23:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By Matt_H
What is your kickstart version? Anything below...

What is your kickstart version? Anything below 3.1 (v40.63) could be problematic with the PCMCIA port and internal IDE. Are the PCMCIA pins undamaged?

Do you know who did the refurbishment of your...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2017, 23:14
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By Matt_H
Before you send the motherboard off for repairs,...

Before you send the motherboard off for repairs, check your monitor. Does the same thing happen on another monitor or if you use the composite video out? Are you using a scan doubler? If so, reseat...
Forum: support.Apps 22 August 2017, 23:09
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Matt_H
Nope

Nope
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 18 August 2017, 05:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By Matt_H
You checked the various Amiga ports on this page?...

You checked the various Amiga ports on this page? http://www.unsatisfactorysoftware.co.uk/index.php?pg=alsd
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 August 2017, 22:43
Replies: 20
Views: 2,261
Posted By Matt_H
@ jazzyalba2108 I think you are seriously...

@ jazzyalba2108

I think you are seriously overreacting to a very reasonable variable that Amigakit suggested you try to eliminate: the cleanliness of the floppy drive. They ever offered to send...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2017, 22:30
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Matt_H
That doesn't look too bad. Mop up the residue...

That doesn't look too bad. Mop up the residue with some rubbing alcohol and q-tips/cotton buds. Make sure to get all the legs of the chip at U12, as well as Gary, and the area in between. Check the...
Forum: Hardware mods 07 August 2017, 21:18
Replies: 42
Views: 4,147
Posted By Matt_H
Serious question: What can one put in a 4MB...

Serious question: What can one put in a 4MB Kickstart? Does 4MB of ROMable stuff even exist? I've got Poseidon and ROM updates in my Deneb Flash, and it's nowhere near full...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2017, 23:27
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Matt_H
If you were not already aware, a bit of work has...

If you were not already aware, a bit of work has been done in this area. See: http://aminet.net/package/misc/misc/fmovecr_dump

Perhaps you and the other author can compare notes :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 August 2017, 18:40
Replies: 31
Views: 1,824
Posted By Matt_H
In short, RTG graphics cards can display higher...

In short, RTG graphics cards can display higher resolutions and more colors than the native chipset. e.g., you can get a 1024x768 256-color display on an A2000, which is not possible natively. But...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2017, 17:19
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Matt_H
bitman has been trying to track these over at the...

bitman has been trying to track these over at the Big Book of Amiga Hardware forum (http://www.bigbookofamigahardware.com/forum/yaf_postsm236_CBM-A4000T-serials.aspx). As you can see, only the...
Forum: request.Apps 28 June 2017, 02:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By Matt_H
I found it! It was on the hard drive of another...

I found it! It was on the hard drive of another machine. I've sent it to Aminet - should appear in the next day or so.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2017, 16:43
Replies: 27
Views: 669
Posted By Matt_H
As a general note, I think the keymap can also be...

As a general note, I think the keymap can also be identified from a sticker on the underside of the keyboard. I think it says something like "A1200 Keyboard US" or "A1200 Keyboard GB" or "A1200...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2017, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Matt_H
v7 ROMs fix a lot of bugs, including some having...

v7 ROMs fix a lot of bugs, including some having to do with removable media. Your cabling setup sounds good, so the ROMs are an important variable to eliminate. Here's...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 June 2017, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Matt_H
IDEfix is irrelevant in this case since you are...

IDEfix is irrelevant in this case since you are dealing exclusively with SCSI. The IBM PC/AT stuff is also irrelevant - it probably just has to do with the "official" instructions and software that...
Forum: request.Other 18 June 2017, 07:26
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Matt_H
The Commodore-era font, as used on the...

The Commodore-era font, as used on the A500/600/1200/4000 and other cases is ITC Garamond Bold Italic.
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