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Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2017, 20:59
Replies: 98
Views: 11,649
Posted By Jack Burton
Seems an Amiga user is/was working on an A500 (7...

Seems an Amiga user is/was working on an A500 (7 MHz) version of Double Dragon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1EEWJW8Xds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHYem3WWD5o
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2017, 02:45
Replies: 43
Views: 3,013
Posted By Jack Burton
Some broadcast monitors have a degauss system. My...

Some broadcast monitors have a degauss system. My PVM (14M4E) does an automatic degaussing when powered on. So far I never experienced any typical purple/red image artefact with my external...
Forum: Coders. General 18 June 2017, 19:25
Replies: 2,165
Views: 305,038
Posted By Jack Burton
:great

:great
Forum: Coders. General 18 June 2017, 18:41
Replies: 2,165
Views: 305,038
Posted By Jack Burton
Black Dragon would be cool too, and maybe not...

Black Dragon would be cool too, and maybe not that difficult to convert. Well, at least I think it wouldn't be worse than the atrocity we got. Amiga's Black Dragon port deserves to join Lem Lee in...
Forum: Coders. General 16 June 2017, 19:12
Replies: 2,165
Views: 305,038
Posted By Jack Burton
I already know that. I was refering to the...

I already know that.

I was refering to the mountain (and the lake) tiles in the first level. Replacing the mountains with the (eventually color reduced) originals ones would make Rygar conversion...
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2017, 15:15
Replies: 2,165
Views: 305,038
Posted By Jack Burton
Good job, it looks very nice in 64 colors !...

Good job, it looks very nice in 64 colors ! :great

But if you guys use 64 colors, will it be possible to display the same amount of sprites/bobs as shown in this old version of Rygar without...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2017, 14:51
Replies: 2,165
Views: 305,038
Posted By Jack Burton
:great

:great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2017, 12:56
Replies: 197
Views: 8,512
Posted By Jack Burton
I don't know which one is better but these videos...

I don't know which one is better but these videos can give an idea of what a Falcon030 is capable of :

Game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87EMhNkTkeo

3D engine...
Forum: News 10 April 2017, 18:01
Replies: 71
Views: 10,458
Posted By Jack Burton
It's maybe time for a clockport FM soundcard...

It's maybe time for a clockport FM soundcard (fitted with an YM2151).
There are dozen of PCM soundcards on the Amiga, but not any FM... :mad
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2017, 20:18
Replies: 55
Views: 7,396
Posted By Jack Burton
As for UFO (for AGA) I always wondered if it was...

As for UFO (for AGA) I always wondered if it was the way it was coded that made it run so slowly/jerky or if it was because of the video chipset limitation since it literally crawls on my Blizzard...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2016, 16:00
Replies: 140
Views: 15,085
Posted By Jack Burton
In Spain they have word which could apply here...

In Spain they have word which could apply here too I guess : "cada loco con su tema" = it's when someone only listen to himself/herself and discussion becomes impossible... The funny thing is that...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2016, 12:38
Replies: 95
Views: 10,754
Posted By Jack Burton
I tried DatatypeToHam. I sent you a PM.

I tried DatatypeToHam. I sent you a PM.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2016, 12:37
Replies: 95
Views: 10,754
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, true, I didn't think about that. I did...

Yes, true, I didn't think about that.
I did some test again, I scaled the image to 512x512 as you advised me, and this time the color counting result was 63526 colors ! :) It's quite impressive...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 October 2016, 23:52
Replies: 95
Views: 10,754
Posted By Jack Burton
OK, thanks Alain ! So to reach ~262144...

OK, thanks Alain !

So to reach ~262144 colors we need a 16M pixels image, which can't be displayed on a standard Amiga. So finally these HAM8 256K colors are nothing more than a theoretical...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2016, 12:45
Replies: 95
Views: 10,754
Posted By Jack Burton
Just out of curiosity I made a test on ImageFX...

Just out of curiosity I made a test on ImageFX 2.6 with an image representing the 24bit full color palette. Of course as it was expected my A1200 couldn't display a 4096x4096 image, I got some memory...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 September 2016, 21:37
Replies: 55
Views: 5,880
Posted By Jack Burton
A "Kung Fu Master" like game.

A "Kung Fu Master" like game.
Forum: Coders. General 10 August 2016, 15:53
Replies: 2,165
Views: 305,038
Posted By Jack Burton
Hi Sandruzzo, you really did an very good job so...

Hi Sandruzzo, you really did an very good job so far with your conversion of Rygar for the Amiga ! :great
This game was among my favorites and I played a lot to Rygar in the arcades in the mids 80s...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 June 2016, 09:13
Replies: 311
Views: 60,643
Posted By Jack Burton
Exactly. It's really what I feel when I use both...

Exactly. It's really what I feel when I use both of my pads.

OK. This 6 buttons pad seems the one to get indeed. Thanx for the info ! :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 June 2016, 00:41
Replies: 311
Views: 60,643
Posted By Jack Burton
Well, I hope the 6 buttons Megadrive pad is...

Well, I hope the 6 buttons Megadrive pad is better than the 3 buttons one. I have a 3 buttons Megadrive pad modded for my MSX2+ and the controls are hard too... It seems I have no luck with pads....
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 10 June 2016, 13:29
Replies: 311
Views: 60,643
Posted By Jack Burton
:great That's it ! It's the sprite...

:great

That's it ! It's the sprite jumping/flying with its "powerboots" that gave me this feeling. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 10 June 2016, 10:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By Jack Burton
Excellent ! It's really what I was looking...

Excellent !
It's really what I was looking after, a Blitz Basic tutorial which would start with the basic concept of programming. :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 10 June 2016, 09:23
Replies: 311
Views: 60,643
Posted By Jack Burton
I use a CD32 pad which buttons and directional...

I use a CD32 pad which buttons and directional control are a bit hard.

Anyway, would such an option add that much complexity to the code to implement ? After all, this kind of feature (redefining...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 June 2016, 08:51
Replies: 311
Views: 60,643
Posted By Jack Burton
Wow, your game looks amazing ! :great For some...

Wow, your game looks amazing ! :great
For some reason this animated gif reminds me a bit the game Cave Story.

Regarding the controls, would it be possible to keep the option to choose between up...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2016, 10:33
Replies: 623
Views: 54,703
Posted By Jack Burton
The MSX-BASIC was very good indeed. As for...

The MSX-BASIC was very good indeed. As for myself, while my friends switched from their C64 to the Amiga when the A500 was released I kept my C64 (I didn't like the Amiga back then). My dream machine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2016, 23:14
Replies: 623
Views: 54,703
Posted By Jack Burton
MSXer here ! MSXing since 1988 ! :) Proud...

MSXer here ! MSXing since 1988 ! :)
Proud owner of a MSX2+ (FS-A1WSX) which is my main gaming machine. MSX (& MSX Music) rulezzzzz !!! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 26 December 2015, 22:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Jack Burton
New game for Amiga Made In Japan

Hanafuda :)

bit.ly/1kkk4uV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6vmtIuAGow

Author page : http://d.hatena.ne.jp/EXCEED/20151225
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 December 2015, 21:22
Replies: 88
Views: 9,645
Posted By Jack Burton
Green Beret :)

Green Beret :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2015, 21:09
Replies: 238
Views: 37,417
Posted By Jack Burton
No, the VDP is not the same. The MSX2+ VDP...

No, the VDP is not the same. The MSX2+ VDP (V9958) adds 3 new video modes, screen 10, 11 and 12 (which are similar to Amiga HAM and can display up to 19268 colors), but more importantly the V9958 has...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2015, 10:47
Replies: 227
Views: 34,895
Posted By Jack Burton
Maybe to create his own sound/patch ?

Maybe to create his own sound/patch ?
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2015, 10:45
Replies: 227
Views: 34,895
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, I always liked Sonix too, it sounded a bit...

Yes, I always liked Sonix too, it sounded a bit like FM at times. As for FM, I always wished we could use FM on the Amiga (on a hardware level). But halas it's not possible since there are no...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 October 2015, 10:00
Replies: 227
Views: 34,895
Posted By Jack Burton
I think it's intended to create sounds similar to...

I think it's intended to create sounds similar to the Konami SCC audio chip (as found on some MSX game cartridges) and/or the PC Engine audio chip since it sounds similar too.

Taking this into...
Forum: project.CARE 05 October 2015, 01:40
Replies: 95
Views: 36,836
Posted By Jack Burton
I've sent you a PM.

I've sent you a PM.
Forum: project.CARE 02 October 2015, 19:19
Replies: 95
Views: 36,836
Posted By Jack Burton
Does it means that the Amiga Blitter runs at 3.5...

Does it means that the Amiga Blitter runs at 3.5 Mhz ? (I always thought it ran at 7 Mhz) :shocked
Forum: project.CARE 02 October 2015, 19:15
Replies: 95
Views: 36,836
Posted By Jack Burton
Yes, it only appears from time to time. ...

Yes, it only appears from time to time.


No, there are no programs loaded before, I just start the Falcon and then load Cho Ren Sha. I use ICD though. Could it be related to ICD ?
Anyway this...
Forum: project.CARE 01 October 2015, 00:35
Replies: 95
Views: 36,836
Posted By Jack Burton
Hi Sascha ! You did a great port of Cho Ren Sha !...

Hi Sascha ! You did a great port of Cho Ren Sha ! :great
I spent quite some time playing Cho Ren Sha on my Falcon during my summer holidays. :)

Anyway, there is a bug from time to time : an enemy...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2015, 01:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By Jack Burton
Without any doubt Fantasy Forces (add an ai for a...

Without any doubt Fantasy Forces (add an ai for a solo mode).
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2015, 15:25
Replies: 31
Views: 2,877
Posted By Jack Burton
Since my last 1084 died some time ago, I replaced...

Since my last 1084 died some time ago, I replaced it with an other 4:3 CRT, a Sony PVM that just does the job perfectly, for the Amiga at least (actually it does not like my MSX2+ :sad).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 June 2015, 22:38
Replies: 39
Views: 5,123
Posted By Jack Burton
Amiga, the computer that never rests ! :great

Amiga, the computer that never rests ! :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 May 2015, 17:41
Replies: 795
Views: 110,139
Posted By Jack Burton
I started with an Oric Atmos, then I had a C64...

I started with an Oric Atmos, then I had a C64 although my dream machine was the MSX2, but it was too expensive for me back then. Anyway I could find a MSX1 a couple of years later at a very good...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2015, 17:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By Jack Burton
The guy who did the intro screen of this game and...

The guy who did the intro screen of this game and I were both in the same class at university. :)
I tried the demo version of Tale from Heaven many years ago and I didn't really got into it, I...
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