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Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) Yesterday, 10:49
Replies: 35
Views: 11,415
Posted By idrougge
I also uploaded a few extra Workbench/Extras...

I also uploaded a few extra Workbench/Extras disks in my usual upload thread.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 01:35
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By idrougge
Commodore were well aware of the TMS34010....

Commodore were well aware of the TMS34010. http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/a2410
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 18 June 2018, 21:14
Replies: 61
Views: 23,306
Posted By idrougge
A new load of diskettes were donated to the club,...

A new load of diskettes were donated to the club, so once more I have ripped some original applications, some old system and driver disks, some packs and some demos.

app:
A500 board level system...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 18 June 2018, 00:22
Replies: 35
Views: 11,415
Posted By idrougge
The "Draw Plus" art package boots with a "Release...

The "Draw Plus" art package boots with a "Release 1.2 version 33.46" message. Was there a 33.46 release or was that just a developer seed?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2018, 17:47
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By idrougge
Ah, that one. I tried it yesterday. • Several...

Ah, that one. I tried it yesterday.
• Several frames worth of lag — moving the mouse makes you seasick.
• Always 60 hz — scrolling is uneven.
• Can't handle moving objects — mouse pointer leaves...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 June 2018, 03:35
Replies: 48
Views: 2,067
Posted By idrougge
Flat panels, at least those with LED...

Flat panels, at least those with LED backlighting, can give you an overdosis of blue light which also doesn't seem healthy for your eyes or general wellness.

For Amigas, which we don't run for...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 June 2018, 15:27
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By idrougge
Try ?score to access the score label. Do not...

Try ?score to access the score label.

Do not touch A4 or above, and end the statement with AsmExit.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 June 2018, 15:17
Replies: 111
Views: 2,479
Posted By idrougge
That's just absurd. Are there any edge cases...

That's just absurd. Are there any edge cases RectsHit must handle? Otherwise I can't understand how Acid Software could come up with a library routine that is slower than basic.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2018, 19:27
Replies: 197
Views: 6,873
Posted By idrougge
I repeat: Why does it matter if there are...

I repeat: Why does it matter if there are A3010-exclusive games if Archimedes games are already on par with the A1200 and Falcon?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 13 June 2018, 14:20
Replies: 111
Views: 2,479
Posted By idrougge
I would rather treat shots as a single point (or...

I would rather treat shots as a single point (or a one-dimensional object if needed). It saves you three (two) collision checks and should still have the precision needed for a convincing game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2018, 14:10
Replies: 197
Views: 6,873
Posted By idrougge
Why would they need to look better on an A3010...

Why would they need to look better on an A3010 than on an A3000? It was the A1200 and Falcon that were playing catch-up to the A3000 in the first place.
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2018, 20:25
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By idrougge
If you persist in using AS225, at least try to...

If you persist in using AS225, at least try to get a hold of INet 225, the last version published commercially.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2018, 23:41
Replies: 197
Views: 6,873
Posted By idrougge
I think that last sentence sums up why you failed...

I think that last sentence sums up why you failed to find any A3010 specific software. The A1200 and Falcon were substantial upgrades over the A500 and ST, so they got (or should have got) specific...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 June 2018, 23:27
Replies: 111
Views: 2,479
Posted By idrougge
Actually, Blitz has a ShapesHit and a RectsHit...

Actually, Blitz has a ShapesHit and a RectsHit command to do that in few lines of code, this thread is just about possible optimisations by writing your own collision detection routine.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 June 2018, 23:07
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By idrougge
I think the FNS library should be preinstalled...

I think the FNS library should be preinstalled into deflibs if you run the Blitz version from the Ultimate Blitz CD. At least it is on my installation and I can't remember installing it. Otherwise,...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 09 June 2018, 02:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By idrougge
I wonder if the difference between mine and...

I wonder if the difference between mine and MickGyver's asm-only functions is that mine always end with AsmExit.

I also wonder if it's a good idea to end a function with RTS.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 09 June 2018, 02:15
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By idrougge
"Block" is the fastest blit, but limits you to...

"Block" is the fastest blit, but limits you to multiples of 16 pixels.
I don't know if the ExcessOnOff parameter for Blit saves you any cycles, but you could try that out.
There is also the FNS...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 08 June 2018, 19:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By idrougge
That's also very odd, I never use it in my asm...

That's also very odd, I never use it in my asm procedures and they tend to be quite stable. Of course, I never touch the reserved registers.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 08 June 2018, 16:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By idrougge
That's very odd, it's not in the Amigaguide...

That's very odd, it's not in the Amigaguide version of the 2.1 manual, nor is it part of the other PDF version of the Blitz manual.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 08 June 2018, 13:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By idrougge
Where did you find out this?

Where did you find out this?
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2018, 09:56
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By idrougge
Note that these connectors are for PCB mounting...

Note that these connectors are for PCB mounting and not making cables – which makes them more useful for some than for others.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2018, 11:42
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By idrougge
Why would you want to do that?

Why would you want to do that?
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2018, 15:15
Replies: 363
Views: 66,848
Posted By idrougge
I never said anyone did, but what people have...

I never said anyone did, but what people have been doing for the last couple of pages is discussing how they should be handled in a hypothetical competition.

Mind you, discussing vapourware is a...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 30 May 2018, 13:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,778
Posted By idrougge
Using a newtype in a statement/function is easy....

Using a newtype in a statement/function is easy. Define the statement as
Statement MoveEnemy{*enemy.Enemy}
enemy\x + 1
End Statement

And call it using MoveEnemy{robot}

Cylon gives some...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2018, 13:32
Replies: 363
Views: 66,848
Posted By idrougge
Why are you spending page upon page on debating...

Why are you spending page upon page on debating how many classes you should have in a yet-to-be-organised competition? This is unproductive even by Amiga standards.

People will code (or backbone)...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2018, 12:31
Replies: 363
Views: 66,848
Posted By idrougge
Even an SDL Tetris clone crawls on a 68040 with...

Even an SDL Tetris clone crawls on a 68040 with graphics card.
Forum: request.Other 23 May 2018, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By idrougge
AGReader comes with a test document.

AGReader comes with a test document.
Forum: Hardware mods 14 May 2018, 15:47
Replies: 380
Views: 317,871
Posted By idrougge
I have rebuilt a fair amount of Sony MPF-920...

I have rebuilt a fair amount of Sony MPF-920 drives (different revisions spanning ten years) and at least they boot SWIV, which is what I use as the basic disk drive test.
Forum: Collections 03 May 2018, 15:43
Replies: 231
Views: 18,702
Posted By idrougge
I have uploads on your server that are several...

I have uploads on your server that are several years old, Mai. If you need more disk images to sort through, feel free to take them.
Forum: support.Apps 02 May 2018, 20:57
Replies: 71
Views: 3,343
Posted By idrougge
Anything but ~ # " ? or any kind of...

Anything but ~ # " ? or any kind of parentheses/brackets is fine.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 April 2018, 00:24
Replies: 625
Views: 25,268
Posted By idrougge
Technical things may change for technical...

Technical things may change for technical reasons, but non-technical things change because of other reasons. It should be perfectly possible to make a MacOS with a MacOS philosophy but without the...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2018, 11:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By idrougge
Does it matter if you terminate the bus?

Does it matter if you terminate the bus?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 April 2018, 11:02
Replies: 5,696
Views: 878,425
Posted By idrougge
Benq BL702A and BL912, just to put them in...

Benq BL702A and BL912, just to put them in storage before they are discontinued.

One Atari Mega ST 4.
Forum: support.Apps 25 April 2018, 00:11
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By idrougge
Is there any reason you're not running one of the...

Is there any reason you're not running one of the mainstream Amiga terminal programs?
Forum: support.Other 24 April 2018, 23:59
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By idrougge
You can't see the entire PAL screen in NTSC mode...

You can't see the entire PAL screen in NTSC mode because the PAL screen simply is taller.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 24 April 2018, 11:24
Replies: 41
Views: 2,147
Posted By idrougge
Sooner or later you will use those gosubs,...

Sooner or later you will use those gosubs, because they have much smaller overhead in Blitz than procedure calls.
Forum: HOL news 24 April 2018, 11:17
Replies: 46
Views: 19,038
Posted By idrougge
Aren't cases like these more in the domain of...

Aren't cases like these more in the domain of AGTW?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 April 2018, 02:31
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By idrougge
http://www.amigascne.org/abyss/ahx/main.html#downl...

http://www.amigascne.org/abyss/ahx/main.html#download
Forum: Coders. AMOS 23 April 2018, 14:18
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By idrougge
Mid$ gives you the character at a certain...

Mid$ gives you the character at a certain position, Asc() will give you the ascii code for a character, so Asc(Mid$(S$,T,1)) will give you the ascii code for the character at position T (which could...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2018, 14:09
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By idrougge
Most load is on the 5 V line, so the Xbox PSU, no...

Most load is on the 5 V line, so the Xbox PSU, no matter how powerful it is, will not do.
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