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Forum: support.FS-UAE Yesterday, 22:42
Replies: 10
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Posted By MartinW
You're right, I can't see that option any more...

You're right, I can't see that option any more either. It's curious because I thought that any unrecognised options were automatically removed when you saved the settings but maybe I'm wrong on that,...
Forum: support.FS-UAE Yesterday, 02:00
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By MartinW
It's not long been back to Apple to have it's...

It's not long been back to Apple to have it's keyboard replaced which not very sensibly involved replacing the entire upper half laptop shell because Apple didn't have enough common sense to make the...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 17 July 2019, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By MartinW
So, I have to say, I've been distracted from what...

So, I have to say, I've been distracted from what I planned to do and haven't used it much lately but I'm sat here now on the sofa using the MacBook on battery and the fan isn't coming on...

I...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 17 July 2019, 15:20
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By MartinW
I'll try to remember tonight for you.

I'll try to remember tonight for you.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 July 2019, 01:10
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By MartinW
I'm still happily running 3.9 on my 060 based...

I'm still happily running 3.9 on my 060 based machine. I'd dearly love to get rid of the double-boot as it takes ages and am very tempted by 3.1.4, especially since i have it on my other machine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 July 2019, 13:49
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By MartinW
Thanks for sharing - that was a really...

Thanks for sharing - that was a really interesting watch!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 July 2019, 14:56
Replies: 6,018
Views: 1,023,650
Posted By MartinW
:laughing Most unintuitive shop ever! I had this...

:laughing Most unintuitive shop ever! I had this query when it first came out. It will only appear in the shop for users that are registered and logged in to the website / shop. Very arse-about-face,...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 July 2019, 14:42
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By MartinW
And despite the fact that for now it means I...

And despite the fact that for now it means I don't get to play it, I actually think that is a good thing. I realise that in this case that may be little more than a speed thing but the more Vampire...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 July 2019, 14:33
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By MartinW
I would suggest that Vampired Amiga is not just...

I would suggest that Vampired Amiga is not just recommended but a must. I tried on my 100Mhz 060 machine with RTG and it ran pretty slow. For example the part where the fairy comes along and wakes up...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2019, 21:52
Replies: 29
Views: 3,157
Posted By MartinW
Just so you know, on the MiSTer while, yes, you...

Just so you know, on the MiSTer while, yes, you can buy a little RTC addon board for it, provided you have a network connection you don't really need it because the Amiga side will pick up the time...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 July 2019, 12:15
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By MartinW
Well I did consider that perhaps I should be...

Well I did consider that perhaps I should be using a timer but I was more thinking about that from a knowing my FPS point of view which in the end I just enabled the onscreen display in Win-UAE and...
Forum: Coders. General 28 June 2019, 15:56
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By MartinW
Nice, I'm actually in the process of setting...

Nice, I'm actually in the process of setting something similar up at work for Java development! I might have to give this a try (the OS3.x one anyway).

With the latest VSCode insiders builds being...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 21:53
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
Thanks for the explanation. I'm going to go away...

Thanks for the explanation. I'm going to go away and do some quick tests to visualise the shift vs. &. Bitwise maths has never been my strong point, as has maths in general!

I will plough on for...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 21:37
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
No worries :great I hope my code isn't too...

No worries :great I hope my code isn't too embarrassing. Been a few years since I worked professionally with C so I'm a bit on the ropey side to put it mildly and have never really worked in ASM....
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 21:01
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
Are you referring to the fact that I'm not...

Are you referring to the fact that I'm not assigning the vertical position in CTRL correctly? If so, I know, I haven't got to that yet so I know I can only go part way down the screen until I handle...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 20:57
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
OK, I don't really understand, I thought the...

OK, I don't really understand, I thought the bitwise & was doing the same thing but I've changed it to the following and I now get my sprite regardless of fast memory or not so good call (will test...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 17:58
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
@a/b : Sorry, was reading on my phone earlier and...

@a/b : Sorry, was reading on my phone earlier and I didn't spot that you said BPLCON3, not BPLCON1 (or indeed, BPLCON0! which is what I really meant to say and didn't). I certainly haven't done...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 15:29
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
Will sort something out tonight. Could be...

Will sort something out tonight.

Could be BPLCON1 though because at the moment I only have BPLCON0_4BPP_LORES. That will be because originally I was just testing the bitplanes and not sprites :D
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2019, 14:18
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By MartinW
Question Sprite Problems

I'm programming in C but I'm hitting the hardware directly so I'll post here...

Are there any "gotchas" related to hardware sprites and different models of Amiga? I have a simple program that sets...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 June 2019, 23:13
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By MartinW
That's a fair question :lol Dunno, I just...

That's a fair question :lol

Dunno, I just seem to be forever tweaking. Display settings especially. I can never seem to find something that I'm 100% happy with. And for example this afternoon I...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 June 2019, 22:23
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By MartinW
Not really. It annoys the hell out of me :D ...

Not really. It annoys the hell out of me :D

It's just one of those things, I don't expect people to understand or agree really.

If some other emulator works well enough but doesn't do that then...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 June 2019, 21:51
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By MartinW
@AMIGASYSTEM: Although that thread talks about...

@AMIGASYSTEM: Although that thread talks about deleting config files, it also describes the behaviour when saving configs. Delete 'configuration.backup' from the config folder and trying saving a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 June 2019, 21:46
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By MartinW
Thank you! I didn't realise it had always been...

Thank you! I didn't realise it had always been like it - could have sworn it started relatively recently for me.

It looks like it only overwrites to the recycle bin when the file...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 June 2019, 20:42
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By MartinW
Didn't make any difference - backups are still...

Didn't make any difference - backups are still being created in the recycle bin. Neither did the now deleted reply that suggested to untick 'Cache Configuration Files' since that is already unticked.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 23 June 2019, 18:21
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By MartinW
You have to have an RTG graphics card in the...

You have to have an RTG graphics card in the system. Since you're posting in FS-UAE I assume you are not talking about a real system, so have you tried adding a virtual graphics card?
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 June 2019, 18:18
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By MartinW
Config backups

My copy of WinUAE is creating a 'configuration.backup' file in the recycle bin every time I save a change to a config. I'm sure it started to do this when I temporarily used a pre-release version.
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 June 2019, 18:04
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By MartinW
Understanding framerate

I think I'm confusing myself!

Simple question...

If I have a main loop such as this (pseudo code):


while (!mouseClick())
{
gameLogic();
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 June 2019, 17:40
Replies: 34
Views: 1,721
Posted By MartinW
Oh how I wish this were true! Sadly, my A1000...

Oh how I wish this were true! Sadly, my A1000 (GBA, not original) uses it's original power supply that is louder than my Windows PC which is extremely quiet indeed even with i7 and GTX1080 graphics....
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 June 2019, 13:12
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By MartinW
I need to have a look and see if there are other...

I need to have a look and see if there are other settings that need to be used together with 'cpu_idle'. I just did an initial quick test with cpu_idle set to it's max of 10 and the cpu running at...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 June 2019, 01:01
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By MartinW
Best settings to keep laptop cool and quiet?

I like to use FS-UAE on my MacBook Pro and Win-UAE on my PC to develop a bit and test stuff out before going to my real Amigas.

So in an ideal world I'd just run everything as fast as possible on...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 June 2019, 00:50
Replies: 33
Views: 2,290
Posted By MartinW
Just another thank you! Really nice to see...

Just another thank you! Really nice to see activity :great:great
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2019, 12:44
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By MartinW
Along similar lines to the original post, I've...

Along similar lines to the original post, I've got a plipbox (SANA-II, plipbox.device) that I currently run through MiamiDX. I assume Roadshow would work fine with this setup? Would I see any sort of...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2019, 12:29
Replies: 274
Views: 16,689
Posted By MartinW
I have to say that I have an RTG based 68060...

I have to say that I have an RTG based 68060 machine running at 100Mhz and a MiSTer FPGA based machine for gaming and even for me the Vampire V4 standalone or potentially the 1200 running the V4 core...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 June 2019, 20:07
Replies: 2,279
Views: 335,663
Posted By MartinW
I can’t tell you why Commodore did it, but medium...

I can’t tell you why Commodore did it, but medium res (24Khz) monitors were pretty common for a while in the wider world. There’s a whole series of arcade games like Paperboy, Marble Madness, Indiana...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2019, 19:24
Replies: 274
Views: 16,689
Posted By MartinW
This is a slightly strange view of the world! As...

This is a slightly strange view of the world! As far as I am aware, Vampire doesn't attempt to replace a Windows PC or let you launch all of your Windows tools from classic hardware. Emulation is the...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 June 2019, 17:55
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By MartinW
Yeah, it's not that unusual and is well...

Yeah, it's not that unusual and is well documented particularly with the otherwise great BenQ LCDs (702 / 912). If there is a pixel clock adjustment then it should be able to sort the problem in the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 June 2019, 14:49
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By MartinW
For what it's worth, I've tried both the FastATA...

For what it's worth, I've tried both the FastATA and the Rapid Road and I would not recommend either. You may of course have a different experience but neither worked well for me and both were...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 June 2019, 14:44
Replies: 21
Views: 2,089
Posted By MartinW
Question: Do the standard display modes route out...

Question: Do the standard display modes route out through the digital out as well as RTG or does it require two monitors, or some form of signal multiplexing?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2019, 15:03
Replies: 274
Views: 16,689
Posted By MartinW
Ahh, thank you! I really should use my copy of...

Ahh, thank you! I really should use my copy of 4.1FE for emulation more!!

And as for the original point, I'm coming round a lot more to the standalone concept. BUT I have a MiSTer now so while...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2019, 18:38
Replies: 274
Views: 16,689
Posted By MartinW
I was going to ask similar - sorry, I know it's...

I was going to ask similar - sorry, I know it's OT for the topic :)

If I for example attempt to start a traditional 68k demo that obviously needs the original chipset, does OS4 know this somehow...
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