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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 23:45
Replies: 52
Views: 9,761
Posted By AmigaHope
Might be worth it just to reverse-engineer the...

Might be worth it just to reverse-engineer the VBS backup format in the software, then decode the videos in software. The actual data stream in VBS seems to be fairly straightforward (4 bytes per...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 23:30
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By AmigaHope
What about Deluxe Paint V? XD

What about Deluxe Paint V? XD
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 23:23
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By AmigaHope
You gotta remember that those cheap prices are...

You gotta remember that those cheap prices are from low-information sellers who are selling under the supply/demand curve. They operate under the assumption that obsolete == cheap, in much the same...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 23:02
Replies: 87
Views: 3,705
Posted By AmigaHope
Well, the planet won't be engulfed for billions...

Well, the planet won't be engulfed for billions of years (when the sun switches from hydrogen-fusing core to helium-fusing core), but the sun still gradually burns hotter as the hydrogen richness...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 22:27
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By AmigaHope
Arcade? Hit and miss. Rygar has more fun attacks...

Arcade? Hit and miss. Rygar has more fun attacks but Rastan I give the slight edge overall.

When considering all versions though, it's NES Rygar by a country mile. ...but then NES Rygar is more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 07:24
Replies: 707
Views: 155,754
Posted By AmigaHope
Omega (like most classic rogue-likes) was an...

Omega (like most classic rogue-likes) was an open-source game originally developed on Unix, and there were at least three Amiga ports made. One a straight text port, one that used a custom character...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2019, 07:07
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By AmigaHope
There were a few PC ports that were listed as...

There were a few PC ports that were listed as "1M" required but would run fine on a 768k system, because they were developed for a 640k MS-DOS machine.

I think they just didn't want to confuse...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2019, 06:50
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By AmigaHope
It was an Atari ST game, and the ST launched with...

It was an Atari ST game, and the ST launched with 512k, so that's what Brataccas used. Like most ST -> Amiga ports the code was relatively unchanged when it was brought over to the Amiga.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2019, 06:40
Replies: 780
Views: 147,149
Posted By AmigaHope
Don't know about the daughterboard, but every...

Don't know about the daughterboard, but every single A1000 produced has signatures inside the case, it was part of the mold and the mold was never changed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2019, 22:58
Replies: 50
Views: 3,176
Posted By AmigaHope
A mature quantum GPU could do movie-grade...

A mature quantum GPU could do movie-grade raytracing in the blink of an eye by simultaneously testing probability for all potential rays in a pixel. It could conceivably get so fast that you could...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 13 November 2019, 22:32
Replies: 48
Views: 9,756
Posted By AmigaHope
Remember when Aminet was the largest software...

Remember when Aminet was the largest software archive on the internet? It held that status into the late 90's.
Forum: project.CARE 13 November 2019, 22:21
Replies: 106
Views: 50,067
Posted By AmigaHope
What I meant is that you can make up for the...

What I meant is that you can make up for the slightly slower CPU by identifying bits of the code that could be handled by the custom chipset instead and rewriting for that. In the case of STE ports...
Forum: project.CARE 08 November 2019, 16:31
Replies: 106
Views: 50,067
Posted By AmigaHope
Literally anything the STE can do an ECS A500 can...

Literally anything the STE can do an ECS A500 can do, but it might require a slightly faster CPU + real fast RAM to do it (as opposed to trapdoor mem).

And in practice even a stock A500 can make...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2019, 16:18
Replies: 22
Views: 1,222
Posted By AmigaHope
The 040's caches are much, much larger and more...

The 040's caches are much, much larger and more useful than the anemic caches on the 030, and many instructions received reductions in the number of cycles they took to execute.

So yeah, the 030...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2019, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By AmigaHope
Yup, the trapdoor was basically created for the...

Yup, the trapdoor was basically created for the A501, which was released at the same time as the A500. To the best of my knowledge C= did not release a clock-only expansion.

And this led to the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2019, 14:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,439
Posted By AmigaHope
Pretty much every early-mid 1980's arcade game...

Pretty much every early-mid 1980's arcade game that got a bad OCS port. Some of them were doable on OCS (fed with more RAM) but some of them weren't. Rygar AGA is an example of how you can do an...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2019, 14:32
Replies: 31
Views: 3,263
Posted By AmigaHope
There's absolutely no way to accomplish this....

There's absolutely no way to accomplish this. Even if you had one of the Nyx boards, they don't even boot. We have no idea how Linda, Monica, and Andrea worked -- because they never worked.

It's...
Forum: support.Games 07 November 2019, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By AmigaHope
The board and chips themselves are exactly the...

The board and chips themselves are exactly the same on PAL and NTSC A4000s (there is no chroma generator on it like on the A1200). The only difference between an NTSC and PAL A4000 is the crystal....
Forum: support.Games 07 November 2019, 13:01
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By AmigaHope
Sounds like there needs to be some sort of grand...

Sounds like there needs to be some sort of grand F29 Retaliator crack that lets you install all the missions to HD.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2019, 12:54
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By AmigaHope
It would be a nice feature for future ACA1200...

It would be a nice feature for future ACA1200 cards to include some local storage that could hold basic OS and firmware for bootstrapping. The other fancy memory management features of the ACA500+...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2019, 08:12
Replies: 970
Views: 56,624
Posted By AmigaHope
Acorn lives on in your smartphone.

Acorn lives on in your smartphone.
Forum: support.Games 29 October 2019, 00:32
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By AmigaHope
Don't use that jumper! Always use the early...

Don't use that jumper! Always use the early startup menu or some other tool to switch PAL/NTSC. That jumper seems to work fine at worst, but it causes AmigaOS to expect the correct crystal for that...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2019, 00:25
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By AmigaHope
The cards don't show up separately in the...

The cards don't show up separately in the AutoConfig list?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 October 2019, 17:59
Replies: 970
Views: 56,624
Posted By AmigaHope
That was a bit of an oversight on Amiga Inc.'s...

That was a bit of an oversight on Amiga Inc.'s part back when they designed OCS. They could have easily hacked in a 31Khz screenmode which is essentially what ECS was. ECS didn't require any more...
Forum: support.Apps 27 October 2019, 04:22
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By AmigaHope
Does it support lh6, lh7, lhe, etc? A lot of...

Does it support lh6, lh7, lhe, etc? A lot of Amiga LhA tools seem to focus only on old LHA file formats that support lh5 max. =o
Forum: support.Hardware 26 October 2019, 12:23
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By AmigaHope
Why even use 2.04? I don't think there's anything...

Why even use 2.04? I don't think there's anything that requires it, pretty much everything that works on 2.04 also works on 3.1.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 October 2019, 03:13
Replies: 162
Views: 7,291
Posted By AmigaHope
You misunderstand. I mean a synth chip in...

You misunderstand. I mean a synth chip in *ADDITION* to Paula's PCM audio. You could include a Yamaha-style FM chip (like the Genesis and X68k), or some sort of "Super SID" PSG with 16 channels or...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2019, 03:08
Replies: 58
Views: 1,673
Posted By AmigaHope
Great! So glad your problem has been worked out....

Great! So glad your problem has been worked out. =) You should buy some beer for the person who helped you out by burning the GALs for ya. xD Shenzen can be a magical place (though I hear it's...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2019, 02:55
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By AmigaHope
It could also be the result of a bridge on the...

It could also be the result of a bridge on the address bus where the motherboard chips are responding to expansion addresses, but the problem doesn't show itself until the expansion is plugged in and...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 23 October 2019, 19:47
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By AmigaHope
I'm constantly amazed at the quality of WinUAE...

I'm constantly amazed at the quality of WinUAE and the amount of hardware that it emulates for completeness' sake rather than for utility. e.g. bridgeboard emulation, which lets you run absolutely...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2019, 19:42
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By AmigaHope
If you include the priority setting tool in your...

If you include the priority setting tool in your startup-sequence before any maprom or setpatch, you should be good. A few variables might get loaded into the slower memory but not enough to affect...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2019, 19:30
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By AmigaHope
Did they ever stop calling their driver...

Did they ever stop calling their driver "scsi.device"? It always drove me nuts having to deal with the C= IDE driver becoming "2nd.scsi.device", which screwed up my mountlists anytime I unplugged the...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2019, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By AmigaHope
Maybe it shipped inside the keyboard garage?

Maybe it shipped inside the keyboard garage?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2019, 19:23
Replies: 162
Views: 7,291
Posted By AmigaHope
About the only thing the Amiga could do in...

About the only thing the Amiga could do in hardware that the X68000 couldn't was line-drawing and fills in large bitmaps, plus some copper and blitter effects that made neat full-screen psychedelics...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2019, 05:48
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By AmigaHope
Does your caddy's door slide open cleanly when...

Does your caddy's door slide open cleanly when you push it with your finger?
Forum: support.Games 21 October 2019, 22:46
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By AmigaHope
Funny that you mention this cheat as I remember I...

Funny that you mention this cheat as I remember I never tried it, as SotB3 was the only one I could ever beat without cheating (and SotB2 was the one that was super hard to beat even *WITH* cheating).
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 22:42
Replies: 58
Views: 1,673
Posted By AmigaHope
OK so to clarify -- system works fine with full...

OK so to clarify -- system works fine with full data caches enabled, including copyback, as long as instruction cache is disabled? That's really weird.

Also to clarify, if MMU libraries are...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 22:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By AmigaHope
DMA doesn't work properly on some device/RAM...

DMA doesn't work properly on some device/RAM combinations. In particular some accelerator cards have local memory that does not support DMA from the Z3 bus.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 22:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By AmigaHope
I remember a huge difference in the smell between...

I remember a huge difference in the smell between classic mid-late 80's Amigas and the later AGA Amigas, probably because of the factories they came from.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 22:25
Replies: 162
Views: 7,291
Posted By AmigaHope
Big exception I think would have to be Apidya. If...

Big exception I think would have to be Apidya. If it had been released in Japan on the PC Engine or the Megadrive (and had its cutscene art improved by a better artist) it would have been...
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