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Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2020, 15:35
Replies: 23
Views: 7,015
Posted By MickGyver
To get started, you will need the Terasic...

To get started, you will need the Terasic DE10-Nano, an SDRAM board (32 or 128MB, some NeoGeo and Gameboy Advance games need 128MB), a cheap OTG hub, heatsink and 5V 40mm fan.

If you want to use a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2020, 13:46
Replies: 6,254
Views: 1,145,914
Posted By MickGyver
Finally bought the book "Amiga Hardware Reference...

Finally bought the book "Amiga Hardware Reference Manual, Third Edition"! I have been looking for it for years!
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2020, 06:31
Replies: 231
Views: 20,854
Posted By MickGyver
That IS a really good track! :)

That IS a really good track! :)
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 April 2020, 16:40
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By MickGyver
That did it indeed. I tried the brackets but it...

That did it indeed. I tried the brackets but it also needed the return variable. Thanks a lot! :)
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 April 2020, 07:40
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By MickGyver
Serial communication?

I'm trying to use the serial port but I get a syntax error for the OpenSerial command. Am I missing something obvious here?

OpenSerial "serial.device",0,9600,0

(Documentation: OpenSerial...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2020, 16:56
Replies: 501
Views: 80,004
Posted By MickGyver
And check! Keep up the good work! :)

And check! Keep up the good work! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2020, 20:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
That's up to you, but I have them setup to the...

That's up to you, but I have them setup to the two black buttons in the photo below.

Sorry, I misunderstood, do you mean that you don't like their positions?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2020, 17:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
I now have a "final" version of the PCB so if...

I now have a "final" version of the PCB so if anybody is interested in making their own arcade style joystick for the CD32/Amiga, send me a PM!

The price for a kit is 22€. This includes the PCB,...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 07 March 2020, 06:28
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By MickGyver
I think you need to add a "Use Palette 0"...

I think you need to add a "Use Palette 0" command.
Forum: News 20 February 2020, 08:17
Replies: 51
Views: 7,802
Posted By MickGyver
I am making (a limited run) of these again. I...

I am making (a limited run) of these again. I have a few ready for shipping now. Price is 47€ + shipping (5.20€ to Europe, 12.70€ to anywhere else on the planet). PM me if you are interested! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 17 February 2020, 20:37
Replies: 501
Views: 80,004
Posted By MickGyver
Looks very good! Keep up the good work! :)

Looks very good! Keep up the good work! :)
Forum: News 11 February 2020, 10:47
Replies: 51
Views: 7,802
Posted By MickGyver
Glad you like it! :) I sent you a PM!

Glad you like it! :) I sent you a PM!
Forum: Amiga scene 10 February 2020, 20:53
Replies: 628
Views: 64,028
Posted By MickGyver
It is very important to get as much feedback as...

It is very important to get as much feedback as possible BEFORE the game is released. The developer(s) can then filter the feedback any way they want. The more people that come with similar...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2020, 16:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By MickGyver
Nice list, very useful, thanks! :)

Nice list, very useful, thanks! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2020, 12:08
Replies: 628
Views: 64,028
Posted By MickGyver
That will be interesting, looking forward to...

That will be interesting, looking forward to trying it out! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2020, 13:25
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
That's a good idea, but there are two problems...

That's a good idea, but there are two problems with this design when it comes to that. It's asymmetrical so it's not so comfortable when turning it around, the other issue is that LEFT and RIGHT are...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2020, 13:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
I added chamfer to the top of the 3D model for...

I added chamfer to the top of the 3D model for better ergonomy.
http://daemonbite.com/ktrl/photos/ktrl-cd32-plus-arcade-model.png


These are the prices:
PCB + components (incl. programmed...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2020, 12:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
Sounds evil! :) The Seimitsu LS-40 and...

Sounds evil! :)


The Seimitsu LS-40 and LS-56 both have short throws, but not as short as the Suzo I guess.
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/products/Seimitsu-LS-40-Arcade-Joystick.html

I have a...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2020, 08:16
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
I wish! I grew up in the forest basically! :)...

I wish! I grew up in the forest basically! :) There were some arcade machines in neighbouring towns but rarely played those. I played some pinball machines though.


This will be a DIY project so...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 21:08
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
Yes, the joystick can also be on the left. I just...

Yes, the joystick can also be on the left. I just printed mine with the joystick to the right, since that's what I'm used to. I won't be selling any assembled joysticks, the 3D printing takes way too...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 20:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
No arcade machines had joysticks on the right I...

No arcade machines had joysticks on the right I guess but I (and most of my friends) used the Atari/C64/Amiga joysticks with the right hand (left hand for button). Was this uncommon practice? :)
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 20:44
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
Thanks! Here you go! :) ...

Thanks! Here you go! :)
http://daemonbite.com/ktrl/photos/ktrl-cd32-plus-arcade-1-left-small.jpg
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 20:34
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By MickGyver
Amiga CD32 Joystick (KTRL CD32+ Arcade)

I made a PCB for building an arcade joystick for the Amiga CD32. It has all the functions of my KTRL CD32+ gamepad. For this I created a 3D printable "compact" arcade joystick shell that can be used...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2020, 09:00
Replies: 628
Views: 64,028
Posted By MickGyver
I really wanted to try this out after watching...

I really wanted to try this out after watching the Twitch stream, so thank you for this playable demo! :)

The demo mostly plays great, solid movement etc. The number of times you need to shoot...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2020, 18:40
Replies: 378
Views: 77,782
Posted By MickGyver
I'm guessing a soldering error. You can send it...

I'm guessing a soldering error. You can send it to me and I will have a look at it. I have a newer version out (KTRL CD32+), I can swap out the PCB with the new version. I will send you a PM!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 01 February 2020, 14:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By MickGyver
Thank you for the help Daedalus! :) Will try...

Thank you for the help Daedalus! :) Will try something out.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 31 January 2020, 08:00
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
Hmm, there is an extension called atom-beautify...

Hmm, there is an extension called atom-beautify but it would need to be configured for BB2. https://atom.io/packages/atom-beautify. I haven't looked into how involving that work would be though.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 28 January 2020, 11:04
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
I should be able to allow for the .label format...

I should be able to allow for the .label format also, will look into it.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 27 January 2020, 21:59
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
Yes! :great

Yes! :great
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 25 January 2020, 19:18
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
Hmm, if you want, I could try and help you over...

Hmm, if you want, I could try and help you over Skype or another video chat where you can share the screen. I will send you a PM!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 January 2020, 16:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By MickGyver
Thanks for the answer! I saw that question and...

Thanks for the answer! I saw that question and though I could use the same function, but looking at the fadepalette function it seems to be able to only fade to/from black. I want to fade between the...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 January 2020, 12:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By MickGyver
Fade between palettes

Any good ideas (ready made routines etc.) how to fade between two palettes in BB2? I'm using the display library.

Do I need to take the long route and lerp the R,G and B values separately for...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 18:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,976
Posted By MickGyver
"Amiga 35th UK" seems to be planned for 3....

"Amiga 35th UK" seems to be planned for 3. October 2020.

I will definitely try to make it to Amiga35 in The Netherlands, maybe even have a table there or something. Would be fun to meet people...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 January 2020, 09:21
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
Version 0.5

I uploaded a new version with these improvements:


Changed the path of the BB2 executable in the blitzbasic2.rexx script to 'Blitz2:Blitz2', instead of the 'hardcoded' path that needed user...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 January 2020, 08:13
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
About the path to Blitz Basic 2. You need to set...

About the path to Blitz Basic 2. You need to set the correct path in the 'blitzbasic2.rexx' script. It seems I have forgotten to add that to the instructions, sorry about that. Change the two paths...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 January 2020, 10:47
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
Oh man, you really are having problems with this!...

Oh man, you really are having problems with this! :)

I can't help much since I don't have access to your computer, but is the error on the Windows side? In that case, WinUAEArexx can't be found.
...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 January 2020, 10:43
Replies: 61
Views: 4,147
Posted By MickGyver
Version 0.4

I uploaded a new version with these improvements:


run.bat is now less confusing to configure.

Use same download link:
http://gamephase.net/files/linked/AtomBB2.zip
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2020, 20:52
Replies: 70
Views: 13,018
Posted By MickGyver
I agree! The MiSTer has quite a few filters etc....

I agree! The MiSTer has quite a few filters etc. to tweak the scaling to your needs.


Yeah, it's not too bad, but still much more lag than a FPGA solution like the MiSTer. Might not be noticeable...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2020, 22:06
Replies: 70
Views: 13,018
Posted By MickGyver
Quite often the problems are due to people not...

Quite often the problems are due to people not knowing how to configure it properly (it's easy though). Some cores where the original hardware wasn't meant to be connected to CRT TVs will have issues...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2020, 20:50
Replies: 70
Views: 13,018
Posted By MickGyver
MiSTer + CRT shouldn't be problematic. I have...

MiSTer + CRT shouldn't be problematic. I have tested several CRT TVs with both the IO board and using direct video (hdmi->vga->scart) and the picture is perfect. I have actually never seen such a...
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