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Forum: OT - General Yesterday, 10:39
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By spiff
I knew Vietnam had some poverty, but you just...

I knew Vietnam had some poverty, but you just don’t realize how bad things are until you hear stuff like this..$0.17 is still better than?? Drugs, starving or prostitution I guess...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2020, 13:11
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By spiff
I agree that the days when 2 guys in a basement...

I agree that the days when 2 guys in a basement could design a chipset that could compete with Atari of the 80s are gone.

But home computer as amiga; Graphics design, music composing and...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 September 2020, 20:08
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By spiff
So that's where the guy that named the WII U went...

So that's where the guy that named the WII U went after being fired from Nintendo...



This must be true, it's just too poetic to be coincidence.
Forum: OT - Technical 14 September 2020, 16:25
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By spiff
Have you considered offsite backup? ...

Have you considered offsite backup?

Googledrive / microsoft one both have good low tier prices and allows random access to files + search.
While not traditional backup solutions (incremental...
Forum: News 14 September 2020, 09:16
Replies: 37
Views: 4,642
Posted By spiff
Thanks for stickning around and updating Tony :)

Thanks for stickning around and updating Tony :)
Forum: OT - General 12 September 2020, 12:52
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By spiff
Yup.. I hate that as well, especially youtube,...

Yup.. I hate that as well, especially youtube, things are starting to get out of hand there. We usually stream Spotifys (paid) radio they have pretty good normalization, even when switching between...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 September 2020, 23:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By spiff
If we're speculating about limiting aliasing; ...

If we're speculating about limiting aliasing;

If the source (game/mod) sample is 8 bit arbitrary "low" rate with plenty of quantization, wouldn't it make sense to insert dithering at this...
Forum: OT - General 11 September 2020, 23:08
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By spiff
Obviously the ads are loud by design, so the...

Obviously the ads are loud by design, so the engineers are doing their job...

Its like Metallica's - death magnetic, the engineer didn't brick wall it because he didn't know any better, he did it...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 10 September 2020, 20:21
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By spiff
I'm looking at the proportions trying to figure...

I'm looking at the proportions trying to figure out where the right shoulder is or the neck begins..
Forum: OT - Technical 05 September 2020, 11:53
Replies: 50
Views: 7,489
Posted By spiff
Cmder - Terminal emulator that bring some nice...

Cmder - Terminal emulator that bring some nice quality of life extras when you’re working in a mixed environment

https://cmder.net/
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2020, 16:12
Replies: 147
Views: 19,189
Posted By spiff
Probably because 60hz will sync on more (modern)...

Probably because 60hz will sync on more (modern) displays than 50?
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2020, 09:58
Replies: 147
Views: 19,189
Posted By spiff
Just got a terasec board and basic a500 running,...

Just got a terasec board and basic a500 running, an wow.. It even has the original PAL vs NTSC doesnt fit on the same screen hardware ”problem” :)

Huzza and boooos Will be updated as I migrate to...
Forum: Member Introductions 30 August 2020, 22:32
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By spiff
Hi and welcome If you want to keep em alive,...

Hi and welcome

If you want to keep em alive, make sure you remove that varta battery...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2020, 20:33
Replies: 179
Views: 9,185
Posted By spiff
That satisfies my curiosity on 16c art :)

That satisfies my curiosity on 16c art :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2020, 14:38
Replies: 103
Views: 10,933
Posted By spiff
A bit of Ray-storm love :) Retroarch ->...

A bit of Ray-storm love :)

Retroarch -> CRT
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2020, 10:26
Replies: 179
Views: 9,185
Posted By spiff
The red-> Orange -> Yellow is hard, as it needs...

The red-> Orange -> Yellow is hard, as it needs to be vibrant and distinct... at the same time cover the muted sack and pointer arrow. I just get mushy brown and orange too close to red. Especially...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2020, 16:26
Replies: 179
Views: 9,185
Posted By spiff
NTSC bubble 15 fps, playfield , 30 fps pointer...

NTSC bubble 15 fps, playfield , 30 fps pointer update
Tiertex bubble, as above but do it on CPU, 15 fps everything, us-gold logo and only use atari colour palette.


Bonus points for leaving out...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 August 2020, 13:43
Replies: 179
Views: 9,185
Posted By spiff
Tbh, I'm more curious to see what could be done...

Tbh, I'm more curious to see what could be done with the 16 color version re-edited.
Perceptual vibrancy is tricky in the sense strong primary colors need balanced muted colors to contrast and a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 August 2020, 12:14
Replies: 179
Views: 9,185
Posted By spiff
Not sure if pics from the source has been posted?...

Not sure if pics from the source has been posted? Its Taito system B, not the neo-geo conversion you heathens! :)


Source 151 unique colors (in gameplay)
32 color no dither
32 color floyd...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2020, 15:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By spiff
A good write-up on Mean machine. No wonder I...

A good write-up on Mean machine. No wonder I enjoyed seeing Richard in digital foundry. :)

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-06-04-the-story-of-mean-machines-magazine
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2020, 14:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By spiff
About once a month dad would pick me up to stay...

About once a month dad would pick me up to stay at his place during the weekend.
As a treat, I got to select one magazine and vhs to rent :)


CU amiga - oooh so many pages, a full game!!...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2020, 19:42
Replies: 32
Views: 1,532
Posted By spiff
Doom 2016; Best game ever; no head bobbing ;)

Doom 2016; Best game ever; no head bobbing ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 August 2020, 12:02
Replies: 32
Views: 1,532
Posted By spiff
Things that thankfully have been resolved: ...

Things that thankfully have been resolved:
"realistic" piss-filter, BLOOM!, slippery ice worlds, Borne shaky cam, 3rd person is a tank controller, Kinnect, Head bobbing

Things that we still need...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 July 2020, 18:58
Replies: 4,387
Views: 799,122
Posted By spiff
There's a pretty good patch collection MEUITM,...

There's a pretty good patch collection MEUITM, replacing ME1 with ME3 assets (and more stuff). The first game suffered from being early generation, lots of flat normal maps.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2020, 10:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,461
Posted By spiff
Hardware flip makes sense There's also the...

Hardware flip makes sense

There's also the fact that its a conversion, code and art has to fit to a medium it wasn't originally intended for, a more relevant comparison would be the file size...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 July 2020, 10:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,806
Posted By spiff
I kinda liked that you for once could get some...

I kinda liked that you for once could get some nice stuff without going through the market. I'm a sucker for the capcom/Irem style up the pixel art,

https://waneella.tumblr.com/

*edit* and...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 July 2020, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By spiff
I think mine is bigger :cheese

I think mine is bigger :cheese
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 July 2020, 23:06
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By spiff
If you can run Hd patched games, the cd32/cdtv...

If you can run Hd patched games, the cd32/cdtv version can run on joystick provided the library/ rom is present..
Playability is à bit meh compared to mouse though. But it works for som fun nostalgia
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 June 2020, 12:43
Replies: 43
Views: 3,303
Posted By spiff
I love when they do FMV remasters, you get all...

I love when they do FMV remasters, you get all the goodies of modern compression.. but still the cheesy C-list actors against a green screen retro :)

Wing commander IVs GOG release when they got...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2020, 12:58
Replies: 46
Views: 5,308
Posted By spiff
Is that games using the actual base system...

Is that games using the actual base system released 79 and not some C64 streaming from a 64 MB cartridge hack?? Cos holy shit that's good then.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 May 2020, 23:27
Replies: 46
Views: 5,308
Posted By spiff
To paraphrase the old axiom There's no...

To paraphrase the old axiom

There's no smooth scrolling that can't be resolved by adding enough buffers
There's no input lag that can't be resolved by removing enough buffers
Forum: OT - Technical 23 May 2020, 21:48
Replies: 38
Views: 2,880
Posted By spiff
If you bought an OEM (cheap) windows license,...

If you bought an OEM (cheap) windows license, you need to use the OEM driver.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2020, 18:58
Replies: 103
Views: 10,933
Posted By spiff
I think part of the "problem" is that the best...

I think part of the "problem" is that the best ps1 stuff is still around as better ps3 or 4 versions today.. It diminishes the retro nostalgia part for me. Tekken, ridge racer, final fantasy, street...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 May 2020, 18:42
Replies: 120
Views: 13,489
Posted By spiff
No worries, you just have to outlive half of us...

No worries, you just have to outlive half of us and things should be fine :P

https://www.theguardian.com/music/shortcuts/2017/may/07/elvis-presley-memorabilia-plummeting-in-price
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 May 2020, 09:24
Replies: 13
Views: 2,850
Posted By spiff
I just realized that my raspberry PI needs more...

I just realized that my raspberry PI needs more legos.. damn those Danes!! :D
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 April 2020, 11:56
Replies: 23
Views: 2,593
Posted By spiff
I didn't get it either.. the fist level with imps...

I didn't get it either.. the fist level with imps that I kept jumping away from me. So I just figured, meeh rose tinted hype from DOS days and forgot about it.

Corona hit
Started with a xbox...
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 April 2020, 18:53
Replies: 1,116
Views: 159,390
Posted By spiff
Sony did really fuck up with the PSN account hack...

Sony did really fuck up with the PSN account hack 2011... so it's not surprising if ppl still are wary about giving out information.
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 April 2020, 23:05
Replies: 1,116
Views: 159,390
Posted By spiff
PSN Uncharted 1-3 remastered and Journey are...

PSN
Uncharted 1-3 remastered and Journey are free, for anyone who logs on to PSN store and downloads. No PS+ membership needed.

You will need to enter credit card information, even if they...
Forum: support.Games 21 April 2020, 19:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By spiff
I know you said amiga titles.. buuuut.. ...

I know you said amiga titles.. buuuut..

Everyone needs to play more Nidhogg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPD0Ya4YWDU


Abstract art, so no red blood, fine for kids,
Superb gameplay,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2020, 19:14
Replies: 326
Views: 26,506
Posted By spiff
It's more than that, physics for pony tail,...

It's more than that, physics for pony tail, clothes (the hat), debris, juggling hits etc. Static animation will affect gamplay.

But then again, its a conversion... so..
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