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Forum: News Today, 06:02
Replies: 138
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Posted By NovaCoder
Thanks mate :)

Thanks mate :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory Today, 04:52
Replies: 193
Views: 41,173
Posted By NovaCoder
My ports of ScummVM are heavily optimized with a...

My ports of ScummVM are heavily optimized with a native Amiga back-end, give it a try :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SZ8JVhBP4A
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory Today, 04:10
Replies: 193
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Posted By NovaCoder
Glad to see people are still interested in my old...

Glad to see people are still interested in my old DOTT port but if you are actually interested in playing DOTT properly on a real Amiga then use one of my ScummVM ports for the best experience.
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Forum: News Today, 03:38
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
I assume so, it's based on WinQuake which was the...

I assume so, it's based on WinQuake which was the original official source port from way back in the day. I have not done anything to improve functionality, I've actually be removing functionality...
Forum: News Today, 00:58
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
Yep I remember commenting out a lot of that code...

Yep I remember commenting out a lot of that code and don't want to try and put it all back in (could break something else).
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory Yesterday, 13:24
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Yes it's in the Zone, been there for ages...

Yes it's in the Zone, been there for ages :laughing

I've also included ECS LOOM for someone to test on a real Amiga.

Thanks
Forum: News Yesterday, 06:55
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
Oh OK, I'll take a quick look. Has anyone...

Oh OK, I'll take a quick look.

Has anyone notice any speed improvements with v1.19? Hopefully it's not slower :laughing
Forum: News Yesterday, 01:09
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
What does it do? No sorry, that would be...

What does it do?


No sorry, that would be too much work
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 17 November 2018, 00:29
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
It's very tricky to develop for hardware you...

It's very tricky to develop for hardware you don't own but I'll make one more attempt on this sucker to try and get it working a bit better :guru

Thanks for testing :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 November 2018, 00:54
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By NovaCoder
It obviously depends what you are after but it...

It obviously depends what you are after but it sounds like you'd be better off with an A1200. You have to remember the bus is very slow in the A500/A600 so plugging in a fast accelerator still won't...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 November 2018, 00:30
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Thanks, I'll look at fixing the corruption next

Thanks, I'll look at fixing the corruption next
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 November 2018, 06:12
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By NovaCoder
I wouldn't play DOOM on a real Amiga with...

I wouldn't play DOOM on a real Amiga with anything less than a 060.

It was 'playable' on an 040 at 40Mhz but not PC smooth until I'd moved up to a full fat 060, I also tried it on my 56Mhz 030...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 15 November 2018, 02:30
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Another attempt in the Zone for testing, this...

Another attempt in the Zone for testing, this version has an auto scaling CPU which seems to work well for WinUAE but no idea how it will work on real hardware.

The idea is that it just adjusts...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 04:39
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By NovaCoder
I don't think it will ever be released now. It...

I don't think it will ever be released now. It was 'finished' years ago but Jens obviously didn't think it made financial sense to release it and you'd have to assume it would make even less sense...
Forum: News 13 November 2018, 02:41
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
OK thanks, I think some of the updates to the...

OK thanks, I think some of the updates to the sound effects are causing issues... I'll take a look.

Update: I think I've fixed those sound issues and also increased performance of the particle...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 12 November 2018, 08:30
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
OK thanks, that helps. I think I know what the...

OK thanks, that helps. I think I know what the bug is.

No, don't have a Vampire or even an Amiga
Forum: News 12 November 2018, 05:35
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
I retired :p Recently had some time to kill...

I retired :p

Recently had some time to kill so I thought I'd revisit some of my old Amiga ports and see if I could improve them but I only have WinUAE to test with so you don't always get an...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 12 November 2018, 04:44
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Interesting, looks like 3000 is too much for your...

Interesting, looks like 3000 is too much for your CPU at the moment. This port really needs a faster core implementation to see the improvements I've made to the rendering code.
Forum: News 12 November 2018, 04:39
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
Cool, could you tell any difference in the...

Cool, could you tell any difference in the quality of the sound effects? The sound should be a little clearer with this new build. Also I've doubled the amount of particles and both of these...
Forum: News 12 November 2018, 04:35
Replies: 574
Views: 117,223
Posted By NovaCoder
No sorry, it's disabled. I could add it but...

No sorry, it's disabled. I could add it but don't really want to build this project ever again (it's huge!)



Thanks mate, much appreciated :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 November 2018, 23:53
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
It's in the config file :) It's a tricky...

It's in the config file :)

It's a tricky setting because it is directly tied to performance but if you set it too high it actually performs worse.

From my tests in WinUAE I think dott needs...
Forum: News 11 November 2018, 05:08
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
No worries :) Yes this is pure software...

No worries :)

Yes this is pure software rendering, very basic and old school.
Forum: News 11 November 2018, 03:28
Replies: 138
Views: 29,197
Posted By NovaCoder
I found my old AmiQuake source code the other day...

I found my old AmiQuake source code the other day and noticed that I'd made a few little mistakes (due to optimizations) so I've just built a new version in the Zone for testing on a real 060.
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 November 2018, 03:16
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Cool, can you try 4000 cycles and see if it's...

Cool, can you try 4000 cycles and see if it's better or worse.

I think I need to revisit the auto cycle option to try and get it to adjust to the host CPU
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 November 2018, 01:03
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
That's strange, are they VGA games? Which...

That's strange, are they VGA games?

Which build are you using, there are about 4 different versions in the Zone right now?

I've only been testing with the DOTT demo and that seems fine to me...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 November 2018, 12:13
Replies: 5
Views: 2,271
Posted By NovaCoder
Badly :laughing

Badly :laughing
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 November 2018, 00:45
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Cool, is it any faster than than the build on...

Cool, is it any faster than than the build on AmiNet?

You are correct about needing more horsepower! It dawned on my last night (I'm a bit slow) that even if I've improved the rendering...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 07 November 2018, 02:52
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
No worries, mate :) I'll keep uploading...

No worries, mate :)

I'll keep uploading newer versions to the Zone as I go..

I've got an idea about optimizing the core using GCC 6, not much else I can do after that to improve performance.
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 November 2018, 05:16
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
v0.74.011 now in the zone with optimized cpu loop...

v0.74.011 now in the zone with optimized cpu loop with gives me better results in WinUAE.

I've managed to break the EGA code somehow, only VGA is working.

I think to be able to run something...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 01:52
Replies: 42
Views: 1,901
Posted By NovaCoder
It wasn't me!

It wasn't me!
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 October 2018, 03:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,418
Posted By NovaCoder
Cool, great work :)

Cool, great work :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 October 2018, 23:08
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Thanks for the videos, that really helps me to...

Thanks for the videos, that really helps me to see how they run. Screen update routine looks very different and seems to be skipping less frames on v0.69 but the core looks slightly slower than...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 October 2018, 14:11
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Cool :) I've managed to get the executable...

Cool :)

I've managed to get the executable size down from 24 MB to about 8 MB and I should be able to get it to about 6 MB.

It's still very rough and buggy BTW
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 October 2018, 02:17
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
I hacked it :laughing Basically I removed...

I hacked it :laughing

Basically I removed all unnecessary code and cleaned it up to make it look pretty (which should improve performance hopefully).

In the zone is a rough Alpha build of...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 October 2018, 05:35
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Thanks guys :) Thought the coders might like...

Thanks guys :)

Thought the coders might like to see the before and after shots

Original SDL based renderer:



enum SCREEN_TYPES {
SCREEN_SURFACE,
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2018, 02:28
Replies: 67
Views: 3,249
Posted By NovaCoder
You can actually play the other versions on your...

You can actually play the other versions on your native AGA Amiga anyway so it's all good either way ;)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 October 2018, 03:10
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
Yep I'll be adding RTG support when it runs...

Yep I'll be adding RTG support when it runs properly, it's pretty easy to add rtg
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 October 2018, 03:47
Replies: 156
Views: 28,554
Posted By NovaCoder
I've recently had some time to kill so I thought...

I've recently had some time to kill so I thought I'd revisit my old AGA port. After spending time analysing the 0.74 source code I can see that the render pipeline is expensive. I'm currently...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 11:47
Replies: 248
Views: 13,820
Posted By NovaCoder
This is the kind of new retro Amiga hardware that...

This is the kind of new retro Amiga hardware that makes me smile :)
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2018, 04:37
Replies: 59
Views: 13,735
Posted By NovaCoder
I also did this HAM video on a real Amiga a few...

I also did this HAM video on a real Amiga a few years back, I think it came out pretty well and kinda looks like an Amiga demo (helps that Space is mostly black LoL)

HAM8 AVI (Event Horizon)...
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