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Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 02:19
Replies: 13
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Posted By Galahad/FLT
I only mentioned RAWDic as its the only software...

I only mentioned RAWDic as its the only software natively on the Amiga that I knew could access IPF files and output to ADF file without needing the IPF written to disk first.

Later versions of...
Forum: support.Games 31 May 2020, 22:36
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By Galahad/FLT
IPF files can also be used on a real Amiga, using...

IPF files can also be used on a real Amiga, using RAWDic for instance will turn an IPF file of an AmigaDOS formatted game into plain ADF files.
Forum: support.Games 31 May 2020, 21:17
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Whilst Mr.Crowther had fun with the protection on...

Whilst Mr.Crowther had fun with the protection on Knightmare and Captive, there is no on disk protection on Liberation II.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 May 2020, 20:28
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Beauty of it is though, once written, never needs...

Beauty of it is though, once written, never needs to be done again :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 May 2020, 17:13
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Galahad/FLT
If you can be arsed, you can just pull the...

If you can be arsed, you can just pull the details from the stack and print them to the screen, but I tend to just then activate Action Reply so I can then disassemble the code in real time to spot...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 May 2020, 03:15
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Is that a typo in your code? you have...

Is that a typo in your code?

you have move.w #$fffff/$34,d0

That is 1 more $f than a move.w can handle, i.e. are you sure its not $ffff/$34 which would be $4ec ?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 May 2020, 22:26
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Galahad/FLT
:great Don't forget that if your code...

:great

Don't forget that if your code returns back to AmigaDOS cleanly, to restore those exception addresses with their original contents before you enable system interrupts.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 May 2020, 17:15
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Galahad/FLT
OK, so you could try installing Action Replay...

OK, so you could try installing Action Replay that would help, or write your own exception handler, very easy to do.

$8 = Access Fault
$C = Address Error
$10 = Illegal instruction
$14 = Divide...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 May 2020, 14:54
Replies: 529
Views: 140,653
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Can someone clean the thread up please, this talk...

Can someone clean the thread up please, this talk has ZERO to do with the thread title and its being derailed quite badly.

Ta
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 May 2020, 05:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Er, not quite. That is in reference to the...

Er, not quite.

That is in reference to the protection being cracked, compromised, fucked!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 May 2020, 20:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Most of the early Amiga crack groups were from...

Most of the early Amiga crack groups were from c64. Quartex for instance was The Dynamic Duo on C64.

I think on Amiga, cracking stepped up a gear, needing more people and thus some felt a new...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2020, 19:00
Replies: 47
Views: 1,841
Posted By Galahad/FLT
And also it's not really far fetched because some...

And also it's not really far fetched because some of the Hit Squad and Kixx budget releases are known cracked versions.
Forum: Coders. General 21 May 2020, 13:57
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Putty Squad used Psy-Q.

Putty Squad used Psy-Q.
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2020, 11:03
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Yes you have to use the assigned quit key and...

Yes you have to use the assigned quit key and then you will find your saves should work ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2020, 11:02
Replies: 47
Views: 1,841
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think what he means is they would pick the...

I think what he means is they would pick the cracked version that had the NTSC check protection removed, which not all games had and not all cracks removed.

It was to stop grey importers selling...
Forum: support.Games 21 May 2020, 01:15
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Galahad/FLT
After you've saved, how have you exited WHDLoad...

After you've saved, how have you exited WHDLoad and the game in question?

Do you get black OS flashing when saving during game?

If you don't, are you using the correct Quit Key (in the blue...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 May 2020, 15:23
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Probably the same reason that no A1200 version of...

Probably the same reason that no A1200 version of Uridium 2 was released either, and which did exist and was completed.

I don't know how it happened, but somehow Andy Jolly, the guy in charge of...
Forum: Coders. General 18 May 2020, 15:16
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The majority of the systems were run on PC, but...

The majority of the systems were run on PC, but i'm pretty sure SNASM had variations that ran on Amiga as well as i'm sure Team 17 used them, but typically most of the systems were PC because of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2020, 21:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,764
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Sounds excellent, really clear sounds.

Sounds excellent, really clear sounds.
Forum: EAB's competition 13 May 2020, 13:07
Replies: 339
Views: 16,987
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Someone else can take my go.

Someone else can take my go.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2020, 02:31
Replies: 58
Views: 2,578
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I always knew it as PSX before release, it was...

I always knew it as PSX before release, it was never PS or PS1, in fact it wasn't ever known as the PS1 until that tiny PSOne thing was released.

As Retro Nerd said, if you look at the early mag...
Forum: EAB's competition 13 May 2020, 00:38
Replies: 339
Views: 16,987
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Legends?

Legends?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2020, 22:23
Replies: 58
Views: 2,578
Posted By Galahad/FLT
You're not getting what i'm saying. 3D was...

You're not getting what i'm saying. 3D was always the future, but Sony pushed it harder and persuaded publishers that were going to do 2D versions of older games to not, and convert them to 3D.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 15:02
Replies: 58
Views: 2,578
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Of course it was overly reliant on 3D titles. ...

Of course it was overly reliant on 3D titles. Sony made a point of putting off 2D games and wanting publishers to go for 3D.

Why?

Because the PS1 was so much better at 3D than the Saturn, it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 14:33
Replies: 24
Views: 1,195
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I liked the Falcon, I very nearly got one but the...

I liked the Falcon, I very nearly got one but the price put me off. I also liked the A1200, but its lack of spec in comparison to the Falcon, but I still got one all the same.

I don't think Atari...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 14:20
Replies: 58
Views: 2,578
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Theres nothing "unfair" about it, the 3D on most...

Theres nothing "unfair" about it, the 3D on most of the PS1 titles looks objectively bad today, and coupled with the low resolution, it doesn't help.

That isn't to say that all looked bad, a few...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 13:34
Replies: 58
Views: 2,578
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I just can't get back into it like I used to be...

I just can't get back into it like I used to be back in the 90's.

I think what was its strength when it was released is now its failing, and its the 3D that you pointed out. I think the only...
Forum: request.Other 10 May 2020, 15:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Therefore it is reasonable to assume that it is a...

Therefore it is reasonable to assume that it is a revised version with bug fixes and the like.
Forum: request.Other 10 May 2020, 13:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Galahad/FLT
You might want to read his first post again ;)

You might want to read his first post again ;)
Forum: Coders. General 08 May 2020, 18:49
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Ok, so, Amiga isn't tile based, but due to how...

Ok, so, Amiga isn't tile based, but due to how the blitter works, most programmers choose graphics that are 16x16 pixel sized blocks.

So right off the bat, that's how you need to get your head...
Forum: support.Games 08 May 2020, 10:39
Replies: 81
Views: 5,353
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Not the same on this game. Gods used the...

Not the same on this game.

Gods used the copy lock to decrypt some long words which would alter how the game played.

Magic Pockets used the copylock to decrypt the level data for every level...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 May 2020, 22:35
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Try booting with no startup sequence from the...

Try booting with no startup sequence from the early startup menu and trying WHDLoad.

That way you can be sure that NOTHING is loaded before the CLI activates and can start ruling out what is...
Forum: support.Games 07 May 2020, 22:32
Replies: 81
Views: 5,353
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No worries, the only thing I spotted was when I...

No worries, the only thing I spotted was when I did the ADF version was later in the code there was several checks on the location of where the protection code was stored and I thought it might check...
Forum: support.Games 07 May 2020, 19:46
Replies: 81
Views: 5,353
Posted By Galahad/FLT
How was the NTSC version cracked in the WHDLoad...

How was the NTSC version cracked in the WHDLoad version?

Did you skip the code entry completely or did you crack the compare?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2020, 13:45
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Out to Lunch on CD32 and A1200 have all the same...

Out to Lunch on CD32 and A1200 have all the same features as SNES including parallax backgrounds.

There was no specific Desert Strike for CD32 but the A500 is regarded as better than than the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 May 2020, 19:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By Galahad/FLT
In the case of 68020+ notations, there is little...

In the case of 68020+ notations, there is little point in using them when the alternative of the notation for 68000 will work on everything.

The most important thing to remember is if you're not...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 May 2020, 01:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Right, the book is correct but its not displaying...

Right, the book is correct but its not displaying how the majority of 68000 assemblers make that instruction look.

So in the book it says essentially lea (D16,PC) and then whatever address...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2020, 20:07
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I liked the idea of the game, but I found it too...

I liked the idea of the game, but I found it too hard too quickly.

There was no gentle progression, no learning curve, I think the furthest I ever got was level 3.

it could have had a lot...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 May 2020, 14:27
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No-one seems to have Hook Italian as an original....

No-one seems to have Hook Italian as an original.

If there was an IPF version, it would be impossible to create a working ADF set because of the Copylock protection, hence my version in the zone...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 May 2020, 10:27
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Check out the zone.

Check out the zone.
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