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Forum: support.WinUAE Today, 09:03
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Foebane
In that last image, the scanlines don't quite...

In that last image, the scanlines don't quite match up with the vertical pixels in the image, unlike a real CRT. Might need some adjusting.
Forum: support.Demos 13 August 2018, 08:01
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Foebane
Love the music in this demo!

Love the music in this demo!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2018, 18:55
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By Foebane
You have a point there: I remember arguments...

You have a point there: I remember arguments occurring between software houses and magazine publishers because of the rating the latter would give the former, it was really political. If I remember...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2018, 17:26
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By Foebane
Why read a modern review when there's countless...

Why read a modern review when there's countless ORIGINAL reviews written in the popular magazines of the time, and most of them easily accessible on Hall Of Light/Amiga Magazine Rack?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 August 2018, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By Foebane
ALL Bitmap Brothers games did, as far as I...

ALL Bitmap Brothers games did, as far as I remember.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 August 2018, 22:55
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By Foebane
If I remember, most if not all of the Amiga...

If I remember, most if not all of the Amiga magazines in their over-saturated market covered this game to ridiculous extremes, and if I remember correctly, the entire market nearly collapsed when the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2018, 05:26
Replies: 36
Views: 1,040
Posted By Foebane
You mean, like these...

You mean, like these (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZX_Microdrive)? Wow, that sure was a facepalm moment.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2018, 11:09
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By Foebane
I personally love the SuperTed closing theme:...

I personally love the SuperTed closing theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tERFidV8z4I

I don't know what is meant about Skeleton "flaming", neither - I only remember Texas Pete as the main...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2018, 14:56
Replies: 36
Views: 1,040
Posted By Foebane
I don't miss cassettes used for data storage. ...

I don't miss cassettes used for data storage.

On some large Atari 8-Bit games, you could expect to wait more than HALF AN HOUR for them to load???
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2018, 10:59
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By Foebane
Dogtanian (D'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers)...

Dogtanian (D'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers) and Willy Fog (Around the World in 80 Days) were cartoons made by BRB Internacional, and they were famous for all of the characters being animals (not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2018, 10:43
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By Foebane
And in the UK... Thundercats Ulysses...

And in the UK...


Thundercats
Ulysses 31
Dogtanian
Dungeons & Dragons
Around the World with Willy Fog
Mysterious Cities of Gold < MY PERSONAL FAVOURITE
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2018, 18:30
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Foebane
Oops.

Oops.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2018, 13:23
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Foebane
Thanks, AmigaSystem, but I was referring to this...

Thanks, AmigaSystem, but I was referring to this (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synthetic_cannabinoids), not his location. And I asked this question because he seemed to have his facts mixed up, as...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2018, 15:45
Replies: 98
Views: 8,630
Posted By Foebane
The way things turned out, we can only read this...

The way things turned out, we can only read this (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amiga_Hombre_chipset) and cry.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2018, 10:07
Replies: 98
Views: 8,630
Posted By Foebane
We can speculate all we like, but one thing...

We can speculate all we like, but one thing would've killed the Amiga stone dead even if Commodore HADN'T gone bust:

The Sony PlayStation

Honestly, the Amiga was being hammered by the PC and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2018, 20:22
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Foebane
I second this. The Amiga should be promoting its...

I second this. The Amiga should be promoting its own home-grown games like this, not just porting from other platforms. Don't you think the Amiga platform has had enough of ports from other platforms?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2018, 09:16
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Foebane
So not only was the Amiga chosen by NASA for data...

So not only was the Amiga chosen by NASA for data processing work, Commodore were extremely enthusiastic about selling the machines to them by giving them technical specifications up the wazoo. The...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2018, 19:10
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
Oh. :( How disappointing, and direct from a...

Oh. :( How disappointing, and direct from a programmer who knows the OCS/ECS/AGA chipsets inside and out. Oh, well...

It seems I've had a vastly inflated opinion of AGA, or as of now, I did have....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2018, 13:13
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
I remember experiencing AGA on Workbench as slow,...

I remember experiencing AGA on Workbench as slow, yes, and games were mainly cosmetic upgrades like copper lists being 24-bit, but I've seen AGA demos for 68040/060 hardware that are quite fast, full...
Forum: support.Demos 31 July 2018, 11:34
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By Foebane
List your favourite Demos here!

This thread is for listing all of your favourite demos and/or those you have in your own collection, and optionally listing the WinUAE configs you use to run them.

I'll start with mine...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2018, 05:02
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
In terms of colours on-screen, AGA easily equals...

In terms of colours on-screen, AGA easily equals VGA and certainly surpasses those consoles.
In terms of resolution, AGA surpasses the consoles.
VGA's only strengths are a chunky mode, but then...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 22:04
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Foebane
Funnily enough, I thought of starting a thread a...

Funnily enough, I thought of starting a thread a week or so ago along the lines of: What if the Amiga chipset was based on an Intel 8086-based CPU?

:)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 19:59
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
AGA was not slow on high-end systems like...

AGA was not slow on high-end systems like 68040/060 systems, judging by what I've seen on emulation. A lot of AGA demos on such systems are really impressive. In any case, yes, the flexibility of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 19:50
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Foebane
The Amiga chipset was designed to work with a...

The Amiga chipset was designed to work with a Motorola 680x0 CPU, how are you going to get it to work with an Intel CPU?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 13:18
Replies: 147
Views: 5,406
Posted By Foebane
The Amiga was nothing of the sort at all, it...

The Amiga was nothing of the sort at all, it wasn't even designed for that.

The Amiga was initially designed as a games console, until the Videogame Crash of '83 forced its designers to turn it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 08:33
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
I remember using Workbench on my A1200 back in...

I remember using Workbench on my A1200 back in 1993, and being a bit disappointed by the amount of "bitplane flicker" as I moved the windows around, and yes, the graphics were slower with the maximum...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 July 2018, 22:47
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
At least AGA was following the same design...

At least AGA was following the same design principles of the Amiga chipset, but in 32 bits instead of just 16 bits. The things that make Amiga graphics unique is the use of bitplanes, overscan,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 July 2018, 21:33
Replies: 32
Views: 2,073
Posted By Foebane
Are you TRYING to troll? AGA is not...

Are you TRYING to troll? AGA is not "shit".
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 July 2018, 16:45
Replies: 147
Views: 5,406
Posted By Foebane
I think, for one thing, these people want the...

I think, for one thing, these people want the mantle of "first ever multimedia home computer" to go to the IBM PC, not the Amiga, to which it RIGHTFULLY BELONGS.
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 21:34
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Foebane
I have expanded the lister width, both sides....

I have expanded the lister width, both sides. They're at 64.

As for the filenames, I mean that they're shortened, mostly three-letter-acronyms, and so forth. It's not fair to call them cryptic,...
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 20:04
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Foebane
I have no idea. Seems a bit silly to have two...

I have no idea. Seems a bit silly to have two "run" commands, frankly.

EDIT: In DOpus, some buttons have two functions, accessible via a left- or right-click, and the extra function is indicated...
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 18:53
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Foebane
So this is the new system: left side is for...

So this is the new system: left side is for single executables, and right side is for extracted folders with original short filenames inside. I use these names to try and remain consistent throughout...
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 16:27
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Foebane
Oh man, did I really do that? Things have changed...

Oh man, did I really do that? Things have changed a lot since then. The long filenames are still there, however, just not that configuration crap at the start :)
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 11:33
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Foebane
I think I found a solution that works without...

I think I found a solution that works without having to modify any config:

Look at the filename, if it is less than a certain length and is not cut off on the end, then it will EXECUTE with...
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Foebane
DOpus: Doesn't like executing files with long names

I have had the situation lately of trying to execute (double-clicking) on files in DOpus, but a lot of them have 30 or more characters, and the longer file names will not execute but crash with a...
Forum: support.Apps 27 July 2018, 01:08
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Foebane
Thanks, daxb, that's brilliant!

Thanks, daxb, that's brilliant!
Forum: support.Apps 26 July 2018, 20:45
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Foebane
DOpus: Keyboard shortcut(s) to select/toggle view?

Is there a keyboard shortcut that will let anyone quickly switch to one of the left/right file views on Amiga DOpus?

I have googled this search, but it's 99% Windows DOpus that comes up.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 July 2018, 15:31
Replies: 147
Views: 5,406
Posted By Foebane
To be honest, in Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home,...

To be honest, in Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home, when Spock is having his memory tested on a three-screen transparent screen computer on Vulcan, I always thought that plain OCS/ECS Amiga graphics were...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2018, 17:54
Replies: 147
Views: 5,406
Posted By Foebane
Is that an actual still from one of the Wayne's...

Is that an actual still from one of the Wayne's World movies? Cool!

I never saw those, even though I like Mike Myers in other things like Austin Powers and Shrek. Really must get around to seeing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2018, 01:16
Replies: 147
Views: 5,406
Posted By Foebane
OK guys, I said it before and I'll say it again:...

OK guys, I said it before and I'll say it again: Amigo79 is just a troll, out to rile up devoted fans of the Amiga computer. I say we stop feeding... it.
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