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Forum: OT - General 10 September 2020, 23:02
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By clebin
Just don't use the slave-driving, tax-dodging...

Just don't use the slave-driving, tax-dodging fuckers. I still buy the odd thing from them but I'm finding them easy enough to avoid.

Their prices are not always that great, there's a shedload of...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 12:58
Replies: 58
Views: 4,067
Posted By clebin
Some elements have surpassed OS 3.9, others lag...

Some elements have surpassed OS 3.9, others lag behind. Some of that missing 18% is no longer relevant and will never be implemented. Bugs and missing features are a problem, yes.

All this has...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2020, 18:33
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,187,985
Posted By clebin
Two Batman games for the Spectrum - Ritman &...

Two Batman games for the Spectrum - Ritman & Drummond‘s 1985 Batman and Batman The Caped Crusader - next to my dented Amiga copy of Batman The Movie.

Ocean did an amazing job on that franchise. 3...
Forum: Coders. General 21 June 2020, 13:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,945
Posted By clebin
That’s the runtime, OS libraries, etc. Nothing to...

That’s the runtime, OS libraries, etc. Nothing to do with the language - as seen in asymetrix’s post. The compiled Java demo for Amiga is 138k, for a sense of what could be achieved.
Forum: Coders. General 19 June 2020, 19:22
Replies: 16
Views: 2,945
Posted By clebin
Not true. I’m using it now, for the first time. I...

Not true. I’m using it now, for the first time. I picked it up in no time at all. Way less time than it took me to learn C. I think your use of “M$” says everything we need to know here.
Forum: Coders. General 19 June 2020, 19:19
Replies: 16
Views: 2,945
Posted By clebin
Yeah, I realise that! I should’ve been more...

Yeah, I realise that! I should’ve been more precise with my language. Stunning is still the word I’d use though! Too much on plate right now but I’m itching to give it a try.
Forum: Coders. General 19 June 2020, 12:23
Replies: 16
Views: 2,945
Posted By clebin
Here it is: ...

Here it is:

https://www.mikekohn.net/micro/amiga_java.php

Java running on an A1000 at decent speed is frankly stunning. It'll be my first port of call whenever I come to writing another Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2020, 14:19
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,187,985
Posted By clebin
A Sam! Lovely. That must have set you back a...

A Sam! Lovely. That must have set you back a pretty penny these days.
Forum: support.Apps 25 April 2020, 12:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By clebin
I found a great page on Amiga France with details...

I found a great page on Amiga France with details of Speccy emulators and system requirements:

https://www.amigafrance.com/forums/topic/emulation-sinclair-8bits/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 April 2020, 18:48
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,187,985
Posted By clebin
Spectrum Next Accelerated. You could say I bought...

Spectrum Next Accelerated. You could say I bought it in 2017 but it finally arrived this week. What a beauty! Totally worth the wait - I just need to spend some time digging into it. Photo shows it...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 February 2020, 18:41
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By clebin
It’s lucky my Rapid Road didn’t work for years...

It’s lucky my Rapid Road didn’t work for years because of driver problems. Who knows what damage I might have done should I have actually plugged something into it?

Great purchase. /s
Forum: Coders. General 05 February 2020, 10:58
Replies: 69
Views: 6,207
Posted By clebin
Wow, this looks stunning. Can't wait to play it....

Wow, this looks stunning. Can't wait to play it. Good work! :bowdown
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 14:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By clebin
I'm imaginging play-testing was handled by some...

I'm imaginging play-testing was handled by some guy called Ace with virtually superhuman gaming skills. "Ace says it's not difficult enough". "Ace just finished Project X without losing a life".
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 14:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By clebin
Publishers were shit in the 2000s and ruined some...

Publishers were shit in the 2000s and ruined some of our best developers. The same dickheads running record companies, making themselves rich and feeding us with risk averse crap. They are the reason...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2020, 12:31
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By clebin
I saw this on OSNews and thought it was pretty...

I saw this on OSNews and thought it was pretty damn cool.

Check out the code samples:

https://github.com/mikeakohn/java_grinder/tree/master/samples/amiga

I'm definitely going to have a play...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2019, 11:22
Replies: 28
Views: 2,628
Posted By clebin
The SE had all-new level designs. And typical...

The SE had all-new level designs. And typical Team 17, they pitched the difficulty level too high in the original so the SE is much more balanced and more fun.

They spoilt that a bit with AB 2 -...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2019, 11:07
Replies: 28
Views: 2,628
Posted By clebin
I agree - it's the '92 Special Edition I really...

I agree - it's the '92 Special Edition I really loved. Does that count as Alien Breed 1?
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 December 2019, 15:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By clebin
I only hope that the PS5 has more interesting...

I only hope that the PS5 has more interesting games than the current generation. The 'Top 100' lists I've read are populated by the same tired old franchises, endless FPS games and upscaled remasters...
Forum: OT - General 13 September 2019, 14:13
Replies: 56
Views: 4,722
Posted By clebin
Now there was a guy who REALLY wants to play...

Now there was a guy who REALLY wants to play Power Tetris. :laughing :laughing
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2019, 12:33
Replies: 685
Views: 74,530
Posted By clebin
Ha! My head understands this completely, but in...

Ha! My head understands this completely, but in my heart I always believe the next project is going to be quick and easy.

I don't know if it's ego or childish optimism, but deep down I never...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 30 August 2019, 20:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By clebin
It's from 1990, but... Flimbo's Quest...

It's from 1990, but... Flimbo's Quest (http://hol.abime.net/576)?

(what an ungrateful prick of a cousin!)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2019, 11:20
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,187,985
Posted By clebin
Thanks! Yeah, that's cheaper than I'd expectged...

Thanks! Yeah, that's cheaper than I'd expectged (customs, though, ouch!). I'd love to have one of those in my garage.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2019, 10:53
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,187,985
Posted By clebin
That is awesome! If you don't mind me asking,...

That is awesome! If you don't mind me asking, where did you get it?
Forum: News 08 August 2019, 23:08
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Thanks again for the nice words, everyone! ...

Thanks again for the nice words, everyone!



It was funny watching you play. I quite like your existential crisis - I'm happy to make something that generates a reaction rather than something...
Forum: News 03 August 2019, 23:29
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Thanks man, I’m really pleased you like it. How...

Thanks man, I’m really pleased you like it. How exciting to be listed on Lemon Amiga as well!
Forum: News 03 August 2019, 22:36
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Good call Aladin! v1.0.1 released which removes...

Good call Aladin! v1.0.1 released which removes the Assign requirement.

That was an oversight as it's supposed to use PROGDIR: on KS2.0+
Forum: News 03 August 2019, 12:43
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Thanks for the info. The lha was kind of last...

Thanks for the info. The lha was kind of last minute so I’ll check it’s ok.

Could you possibly give the files from the ADF a go?

I’ve recently tested on my A1200/030 but not my A4000/040 so...
Forum: News 02 August 2019, 11:24
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Hey Neil, thanks for the mention!!

Hey Neil, thanks for the mention!!
Forum: News 02 August 2019, 10:45
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Thanks for the kind words everyone! It's been a...

Thanks for the kind words everyone! It's been a long process but it feels great to finally get it out there.
Forum: News 01 August 2019, 20:51
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By clebin
Floppy disk Landfill - new Amiga game out now

I'm pleased to say my first Amiga game is now available for download.

Landfill is written in C and features music from EAB's very own saimon69 (thanks!). It needs real-world testing so please...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2019, 15:12
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By clebin
Ah, I seee... :o :laughing

Ah, I seee... :o :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2019, 09:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By clebin
Paid, GOG.com is a good bet. They've expanded...

Paid, GOG.com is a good bet. They've expanded into new indie titles but have lots of old DOS & Windows games, DRM-free:

https://www.gog.com
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 July 2019, 13:03
Replies: 100
Views: 13,534
Posted By clebin
Alien Breed - the 'Warning, Destruction imminent'...

Alien Breed - the 'Warning, Destruction imminent' sequence. Pure tension. Honorable mention: the cool-looking laser that bounced off walls.

Lotus - being able to control the car as it zipped away...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2019, 11:15
Replies: 685
Views: 74,530
Posted By clebin
Nearly? That's selling it very short! I'd go as...

Nearly? That's selling it very short! I'd go as far as to say, if there's a better looking commercial shoot-em-up on the Amiga from back in the day I haven't seen it. Tremendous work.

I may have...
Forum: Coders. General 19 July 2019, 12:49
Replies: 66
Views: 15,596
Posted By clebin
It was a big help when I was starting out with...

It was a big help when I was starting out with Amiga C. It got me up and running with setting up the display, blitting etc. At that stage, you're overwhelmed with the sheer amount of bespoke crap you...
Forum: Coders. General 18 July 2019, 09:39
Replies: 66
Views: 15,596
Posted By clebin
Thanks - not too long now I promise! :) -- ...

Thanks - not too long now I promise! :)

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I decided I agreed with Akira and have gone back to the old layout. The TV pops up for New Combos, and there's 3 new backgrounds for the different...
Forum: Coders. Releases 11 July 2019, 12:09
Replies: 108
Views: 33,500
Posted By clebin
Great explanation. - thanks again phx. I've added...

Great explanation. - thanks again phx. I've added this page to my reading list to digest it properly.
Forum: Coders. Releases 08 July 2019, 22:02
Replies: 108
Views: 33,500
Posted By clebin
Crikey, never heard of near and far pointers...

Crikey, never heard of near and far pointers before - something else to read up on. I modified the 'ptplayer.h' that comes with PTPlayer to add the __far keyword and the module plays fine:

...
Forum: Coders. Releases 08 July 2019, 20:03
Replies: 108
Views: 33,500
Posted By clebin
I'm Using SAS\C at the moment (next time I'll...

I'm Using SAS\C at the moment (next time I'll cross-compile...)

ptplayer.asm didn't want to compile with SAS\C's 'asm' assembler - I got loads of errors: "data generation must occur in reloc...
Forum: Coders. Releases 08 July 2019, 11:20
Replies: 108
Views: 33,500
Posted By clebin
That's incredibly helpful - thanks phx. I'll give...

That's incredibly helpful - thanks phx. I'll give it a go and report back...
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