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Forum: News 19 January 2021, 07:00
Replies: 401
Views: 44,617
Posted By Samurai_Crow
BitBeam Cannon has a YouTube channel you can...

BitBeam Cannon has a YouTube channel you can subscribe to also. Not all of it is about Metro Siege though. Lots of it is about Daemon Claw, another game project developing in parallel.
Forum: support.Apps 16 January 2021, 17:16
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It requires a 68020, doesn't it?

It requires a 68020, doesn't it?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 January 2021, 05:24
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I agree. It's simple and effective and only...

I agree. It's simple and effective and only requires Kickstart 2 or more.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 January 2021, 02:09
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If p is a void pointer, what is sizeof(p)?

If p is a void pointer, what is sizeof(p)?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 January 2021, 12:39
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If exception handling is the culprit, try adding...

If exception handling is the culprit, try adding std::noexcept to the new allocations and check for null allocations in your code.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 03 January 2021, 12:29
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I don't think Bartman's GCC10 installation even...

I don't think Bartman's GCC10 installation even supports the C++ stdlib option. It's for writing hardware-banging demo code. If you need to allocate memory, use AllocVec().
Forum: News 31 December 2020, 20:19
Replies: 19
Views: 2,594
Posted By Samurai_Crow
...and Wayfarer 1.10!

...and Wayfarer 1.10!
Forum: support.Apps 27 December 2020, 19:54
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It sounds like it's AHI that's the culprit. Try...

It sounds like it's AHI that's the culprit. Try re-downloading it.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 December 2020, 21:19
Replies: 32
Views: 7,925
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Even if it is for Debian 68k, having LLVM would...

Even if it is for Debian 68k, having LLVM would be a good stepping-stone for Rust and WebAssembly on our machines.
Forum: Coders. General 21 December 2020, 00:54
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I'm pretty sure P96 requires an 020.

I'm pretty sure P96 requires an 020.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2020, 20:35
Replies: 392
Views: 37,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's only in the CD32 but it's useless on a...

It's only in the CD32 but it's useless on a system with an 030 plus Fast RAM because the CPU is faster.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 December 2020, 19:04
Replies: 392
Views: 37,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Palette depth would be a problem, not to mention...

Palette depth would be a problem, not to mention overlay priorities. 2 fighters in only 16 colors between them? The sprites are useful but not for what you were suggesting.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 December 2020, 18:25
Replies: 392
Views: 37,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
lol!

lol!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2020, 22:03
Replies: 392
Views: 37,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Vector balls were the inspiration for the Spriter...

Vector balls were the inspiration for the Spriter utility, which, in turn, was used to make Metro Siege. :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2020, 20:00
Replies: 392
Views: 37,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I think a better use of the sprites would be the...

I think a better use of the sprites would be the letters that overlap the scene and the backdrop.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2020, 17:45
Replies: 392
Views: 37,314
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There is one optimization I know that could help:...

There is one optimization I know that could help: storing the coordinates of the horizontal plane as polar coordinates so they can be rotated freely without having to do an extra conversion. Also,...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2020, 22:29
Replies: 641
Views: 106,928
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Well done indeed! I agree with all the kudos!

Well done indeed! I agree with all the kudos!
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 December 2020, 16:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Are you semaphore protecting the shared...

Are you semaphore protecting the shared resources? Not doing so results in undefined behavior. Sharing variables should be done in a "mutex".
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2020, 20:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,604
Posted By Samurai_Crow
4 megs of Flash memory and no need to double-boot...

4 megs of Flash memory and no need to double-boot like BlizKick requires.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2020, 19:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,604
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's an application for using custom Kickstarts...

It's an application for using custom Kickstarts in the 8 meg memory RAM expander from AmigaKit.
Forum: support.Apps 24 November 2020, 21:36
Replies: 60
Views: 10,782
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It might not be encrypting properly if it's on...

It might not be encrypting properly if it's on https.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 November 2020, 21:35
Replies: 1,244
Views: 174,920
Posted By Samurai_Crow
If CLib2 doesn't work, try LibNix.

If CLib2 doesn't work, try LibNix.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 November 2020, 20:48
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Samurai_Crow
C isn't picky. It just assumes you are right...

C isn't picky. It just assumes you are right even if you aren't.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 23 November 2020, 19:25
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Using a dot operator with a pointer requires you...

Using a dot operator with a pointer requires you dereference using a star.
Forum: Coders. System 21 November 2020, 23:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By Samurai_Crow
They're in the LVO directory in the assembly...

They're in the LVO directory in the assembly includes on the SDK.

Edit: whoops! Those are the offsets within the library structure for the jump table entries.

Edit2: If version 2 includes...
Forum: Coders. General 21 November 2020, 21:48
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It's written in Objective C++. It first needs a...

It's written in Objective C++. It first needs a compiler for that language to AmigaOS 3 or 4. Also, thread-local storage is needed in Exec.library before it has any chance of working. Finally, it...
Forum: Coders. General 21 November 2020, 05:51
Replies: 35
Views: 10,208
Posted By Samurai_Crow
How many colors are your sprites using...

How many colors are your sprites using individually? By setting the even and odd sprite banks to different palette offsets you can give each AGA sprite a separate 3 colors independent of one...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2020, 22:56
Replies: 109
Views: 9,950
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Metro Siege uses 60+ colors in the first level...

Metro Siege uses 60+ colors in the first level based on a 4 bitplane, 16 color screenmode. It was all done by doing gradient shades of pavement and sky, along with palette entry reuse in the...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 November 2020, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The blitter generates thw same interrupt as the...

The blitter generates thw same interrupt as the copper. I hope that helps your diagnostics.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 November 2020, 16:08
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Or just change part of the chipset in the FPGA.

Or just change part of the chipset in the FPGA.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 November 2020, 17:12
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thanks for the information!

Thanks for the information!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 November 2020, 07:35
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Samurai_Crow
HRT mon+WHDLoad slave=suspend&resume?

I was wondering if cutting some code out of HRT Mon to save the state of an Amiga from inside a WHDLoad slave is feasable. If so, are there any other WHDLoad slaves that use GPL code?
Forum: News 18 November 2020, 00:03
Replies: 36
Views: 8,582
Posted By Samurai_Crow
Thanks for the update, MSchulz!

Thanks for the update, MSchulz!
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2020, 17:38
Replies: 22
Views: 2,466
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It would need to be redesigned from FPGA cores...

It would need to be redesigned from FPGA cores instead of the originals because the originals were designed at the individual transistor level instead of VHDL or Verilog.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2020, 01:39
Replies: 22
Views: 2,466
Posted By Samurai_Crow
The masks were already for an out-of-date...

The masks were already for an out-of-date production process in 1998. That's part of why Gateway's Amiga Inc. didn't make any more chips.
Forum: support.Other 04 November 2020, 16:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By Samurai_Crow
There is practically no software for the x64 when...

There is practically no software for the x64 when running AROS but the ApolloOS distribution for 68080 softcore runs most AmigaOS 3.1 software.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 November 2020, 09:27
Replies: 971
Views: 150,668
Posted By Samurai_Crow
LTO stands for Link Time Optimization. It's used...

LTO stands for Link Time Optimization. It's used to shorten branch lengths and similar optimizations after linking takes place.
Forum: support.Other 04 November 2020, 02:01
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Samurai_Crow
It sounds to me like the Domain Name Server isn't...

It sounds to me like the Domain Name Server isn't right.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2020, 01:56
Replies: 199
Views: 18,928
Posted By Samurai_Crow
You're welcome!

You're welcome!
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2020, 00:13
Replies: 199
Views: 18,928
Posted By Samurai_Crow
I thought you were using the AMCAF extension on...

I thought you were using the AMCAF extension on AmosPro. It allows unlimited border bit line draws and fills in a separate step. Now that AMCAF is freeware on the Aminet there's no longer a reason...
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