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Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 04:16
Replies: 6
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Posted By idrougge
PureBasic is another modern alternative.

PureBasic is another modern alternative.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 October 2019, 21:51
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By idrougge
If you're going to use C, use the system C...

If you're going to use C, use the system C headers. You've already bypassed the assembly programmer's argument about minimising assembly times and external dependencies.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2019, 20:46
Replies: 332
Views: 33,930
Posted By idrougge
Exactly this.

Exactly this.
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2019, 11:34
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By idrougge
Wow, that looks like the cars from that American...

Wow, that looks like the cars from that American TV programme where they always spray-paint cars so that they look like themselves – tattooed men with the aesthetic sensibilities of a ten-year-old.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2019, 00:03
Replies: 814
Views: 42,538
Posted By idrougge
The A4000/030, for its rather short lifetime, was...

The A4000/030, for its rather short lifetime, was rather affordable.
Forum: support.Other 14 October 2019, 02:34
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By idrougge
Here you go. http://aminet.net/driver/moni

Here you go. http://aminet.net/driver/moni
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 02:22
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By idrougge
Did you look at them? Look at the girl's...

Did you look at them?

Look at the girl's face. Is that a skin colour? No, it's an EGA approximation of skin colour. The Amiga can reproduce skin colours, yet Sierra games don't, because they never...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 October 2019, 02:10
Replies: 211
Views: 23,566
Posted By idrougge
I wouldn't use Inkey$ for reading a file, but in...

I wouldn't use Inkey$ for reading a file, but in case the debugger is bothering you, you can turn it off and on for specific blocks of source code. The commands are Runerrsoff/Runerrson.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2019, 13:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By idrougge
Here you go:...

Here you go: https://www.keyboardco.com/keyboard/beige-usb-keyboard-incorporating-a-ps2-mouse-port.asp

Classic keyboard in classic beige/grey, new with a sub-£60 price. If you want an Amiga logo,...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2019, 13:27
Replies: 141
Views: 34,092
Posted By idrougge
I have read that using csync instead of h/vsync...

I have read that using csync instead of h/vsync in your cable leads to smoother scrolling, but at the cost of going into the menu and selecting YUV mode each time the monitor is started.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 10:07
Replies: 89
Views: 3,341
Posted By idrougge
The SNES came out in Europe in mid-1992, around...

The SNES came out in Europe in mid-1992, around the time Amiga games were actually becoming good.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2019, 10:01
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By idrougge
You do know that you need to populate two sticks...

You do know that you need to populate two sticks at a time and that you can't have any RAM in it if the VXL has RAM at the same time?
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2019, 09:57
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By idrougge
The charity being Simulant himself? I fail...

The charity being Simulant himself?

I fail to see what's even remotely Amiga about this standard PC keyboard, apart from a logo to which he hasn't got the licence.

It might work for the Acorn,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 00:14
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,206
Posted By idrougge
It doesn't cause any physical harm at least. And...

It doesn't cause any physical harm at least. And I think searching by itself doesn't cause immediate insertion of the image in question.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2019, 00:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By idrougge
What exactly is "Amiga" about this? It looks just...

What exactly is "Amiga" about this? It looks just like a PC keyboard.

And oh, it's also Acorn, Amstrad, etc. So it's just a money-grabbing scheme aimed at gullible retro enthusiasts?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2019, 23:27
Replies: 141
Views: 34,092
Posted By idrougge
Do it again, both for text and graphics.

Do it again, both for text and graphics.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2019, 16:53
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,206
Posted By idrougge
Did you set the maxtransfer correctly?

Did you set the maxtransfer correctly?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2019, 11:21
Replies: 89
Views: 3,341
Posted By idrougge
Isn't that the worst version of Civilization?

Isn't that the worst version of Civilization?
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2019, 10:03
Replies: 141
Views: 34,092
Posted By idrougge
Why would 640x256 fill the screen? Use overscan...

Why would 640x256 fill the screen? Use overscan if that's what you want.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2019, 15:06
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By idrougge
I run my 600 with Furia for days on end. The heat...

I run my 600 with Furia for days on end. The heat sink is already enormous. Don't see why you would need an additional fan unless the new batch has got CPUs with lower tolerances.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 02:23
Replies: 89
Views: 3,341
Posted By idrougge
Both games are perfect examples of bad game...

Both games are perfect examples of bad game design. Even though they are adventure games, both end in action scenes requiring perfect reflexes, to be executed with a 280 dpi mouse.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2019, 16:44
Replies: 89
Views: 3,341
Posted By idrougge
However, I think the gold medal must go to Giana...

However, I think the gold medal must go to Giana Sisters.

It's a clone of an 8-bit game from 1985 for a platform from 1983, which is in itself something that shouldn't impress on a 16-bit computer...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2019, 16:41
Replies: 89
Views: 3,341
Posted By idrougge
I don't think I ever liked Supercars much, but I...

I don't think I ever liked Supercars much, but I still see it being a go-to game for people returning to the Amiga and the original going for quite a lot of money on online auctions.

Supercars has...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 October 2019, 16:38
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By idrougge
Alt-Å, alt-¨, alt-shift-Å

Alt-Å, alt-¨, alt-shift-Å
Forum: support.Apps 08 October 2019, 00:36
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By idrougge
http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/InstallerGen ...

http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/InstallerGen

I think the format (it's actually a Lisp dialect) must originally have been documented either in Commodore's AmigaMail or in the proceedings of one...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2019, 23:16
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,206
Posted By idrougge
The ZZ9000 certainly does. I don't see why the...

The ZZ9000 certainly does.
I don't see why the older cards wouldn't, considering that they are totally programmable.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 23:10
Replies: 38
Views: 1,496
Posted By idrougge
I don't think your son plays the game the same...

I don't think your son plays the game the same way an adult does. Civ 1 doesn't scale very well and is rather light on variation even in comparison with Civ 2.

To add insult to injury, the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 02:25
Replies: 38
Views: 1,496
Posted By idrougge
They are hard drive installable anyway.

They are hard drive installable anyway.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 03 October 2019, 15:29
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By idrougge
The flash should indicate that the function was...

The flash should indicate that the function was executed.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 October 2019, 15:27
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,206
Posted By idrougge
Daxb says it. Modern (as in past 1993 or so),...

Daxb says it. Modern (as in past 1993 or so), well-behaved programs should use PROGDIR: instead.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2019, 03:49
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By idrougge
Do the drives even click when empty?

Do the drives even click when empty?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 02 October 2019, 23:45
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By idrougge
What if you instead of a pointer to a Blitz...

What if you instead of a pointer to a Blitz procedure supply a pointer to a small piece of assembly? e.g.
myFunction:
Even
MOVE $0f00, $dff180
RTS
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2019, 23:40
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By idrougge
That's funny, I know people often remove the...

That's funny, I know people often remove the sliders since they are in the way when inserting some absurdly large cards.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2019, 11:17
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By idrougge
So, what plungers do you need?

So, what plungers do you need?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 October 2019, 11:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By idrougge
Is that based on their code or the hardware they...

Is that based on their code or the hardware they used?

Even the Japanese requested Jez San's services.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 October 2019, 10:11
Replies: 2,369
Views: 353,206
Posted By idrougge
In the Amiga era (and before that), RAM chips was...

In the Amiga era (and before that), RAM chips was between 1 and 4 bits wide, so there was nothing RAM-wise stopping you from building a 7-bit, 14-bit or 12-bit computer.

Regarding DOS and BPTR,...
Forum: support.Apps 01 October 2019, 19:10
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By idrougge
If you have OS 3.9, it has its own WBRun as...

If you have OS 3.9, it has its own WBRun as standard, and I think it's called RunWB or OpenWB in 3.1.4.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2019, 18:01
Replies: 409
Views: 62,812
Posted By idrougge
Please read the entire thread to avoid...

Please read the entire thread to avoid embarrassing yourself (and bothering others) by repeating the same questions over and over.

Other also have lives, respect that instead of being arrogant.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2019, 17:58
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By idrougge
Probably a plunger has been borrowed from another...

Probably a plunger has been borrowed from another keyboard.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 October 2019, 02:36
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By idrougge
Icon -> Leave out

Icon -> Leave out
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