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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:53
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By E-Penguin
Actually... anybody want to make a Bananaman...

Actually... anybody want to make a Bananaman game? I've started creating some animations based on screen grabs from a YouTube video. I was going to do a simple Bananaman-throws-bananas-at-Dr-Gloom...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By E-Penguin
It increases the surface area of the hot object...

It increases the surface area of the hot object so yes it will make a difference. Active cooling will obviously make more difference.

I've got little heatsinks on my A500 chipset and it does keep...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:40
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By E-Penguin
49c should be OK for electronics. Heat is the...

49c should be OK for electronics. Heat is the enemy of longevity though so perhaps it's not a bad idea to put on a few small chip heatsinks
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 13:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,152
Posted By E-Penguin
but that's my favourite sort! ;)

but that's my favourite sort! ;)
Forum: Coders. Entries Yesterday, 00:11
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By E-Penguin
Still randomly generating the scrolling...

Still randomly generating the scrolling background, and now with double-buffered foreground, in the shape of a purple blob I can move about with the joystick. That's pretty much the graphics engine...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2018, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By E-Penguin
It seems to be quite well backed up here: ...

It seems to be quite well backed up here:
https://web.archive.org/web/20171109164950/http://eob.wikispaces.com:80/
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 11 August 2018, 12:06
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By E-Penguin
You mean, use blitz to automate blitz? That's...

You mean, use blitz to automate blitz? That's brilliantly recursive
Forum: Coders. Contest 11 August 2018, 01:16
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By E-Penguin
Also - I'm trying to make a bootable disk image,...

Also - I'm trying to make a bootable disk image, for testing.
I've formatted a disk, run "install df0:", created s:startup-sequence on it which just contains the name of my executable... and it...
Forum: Coders. Contest 11 August 2018, 00:46
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By E-Penguin
This may look unexciting but I've got infinite...

This may look unexciting but I've got infinite scrolling (horizontal) working. I've had to put in a couple of hacks I don't fully understand but it seems to be scrolling and not jumping about...
Forum: Coders. Entries 11 August 2018, 00:46
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By E-Penguin
This may look unexciting but I've got infinite...

This may look unexciting but I've got infinite scrolling (horizontal) working. I've had to put in a couple of hacks I don't fully understand but it seems to be scrolling and not jumping about...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2018, 19:37
Replies: 34
Views: 1,152
Posted By E-Penguin
I tried the way back machine but the files don't...

I tried the way back machine but the files don't seem to be archived
Forum: News 10 August 2018, 16:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,313
Posted By E-Penguin
I'll try this with my son, he likes robots....

I'll try this with my son, he likes robots. Hopefully he'll learn a bit of coding concepts.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 16:20
Replies: 121
Views: 7,961
Posted By E-Penguin
Low-volume licences are $5000 per year plus $1...

Low-volume licences are $5000 per year plus $1 per unit sold. It seems rather a lot of a hobby project to sustain. :(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2018, 15:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,152
Posted By E-Penguin
No more ROM downloads from EmuParadise

Whilst the stuff they had is almost certainly available elsewhere, it was a very useful site for looking for the odd ADF without wading through the gigabytes of TOSEC.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 11:15
Replies: 121
Views: 7,961
Posted By E-Penguin
I had a look at the HDMI licencing thing; it's...

I had a look at the HDMI licencing thing; it's the end product which needs a licence, so the FPGAarcade thing would require one too, whether the components used were already licensed or not. People...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 09 August 2018, 22:38
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By E-Penguin
I wonder whether one could use something like AWS...

I wonder whether one could use something like AWS to remotely start a virtual machine running winuae, compile the software and save it back to the local computer. I'll investigate...
Forum: News 09 August 2018, 14:20
Replies: 111
Views: 7,375
Posted By E-Penguin
I don't think https is enabled

I don't think https is enabled
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 09 August 2018, 10:31
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By E-Penguin
Great stuff :D Is it possible to make use of...

Great stuff :D

Is it possible to make use of MickGyver's work with notepad++ to integrate a compilation option via winuae/arexx?
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 August 2018, 23:28
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By E-Penguin
Damn that's my 3rd place gone

Damn that's my 3rd place gone
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2018, 14:00
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By E-Penguin
My son (5) and daughter (3) love Bananaman (and...

My son (5) and daughter (3) love Bananaman (and SuperTed - btw isn't Skeleton just flaming, couldn't get away with that these days). Although, frankly, they'd happily watch a video of paint drying as...
Forum: Coders. Contest 06 August 2018, 17:42
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By E-Penguin
Can anyone recommend a tool for sprite creation?...

Can anyone recommend a tool for sprite creation? I've had a go with DeluxePaint but I can't seem to get one with it. Maybe something for Windows?
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 August 2018, 22:34
Replies: 43
Views: 2,812
Posted By E-Penguin
Just about getting my head around this - if using...

Just about getting my head around this - if using double buffering, does it mean each new column has to be drawn 4 times? Eg ahead of the movement, at the back of the screen, and all again when the...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 August 2018, 19:16
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By E-Penguin
Rom disk? I know you'd need to have a ks in the...

Rom disk? I know you'd need to have a ks in the A1000 in the first place somehow, but you could do a minimum WB on that then hand over.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 04 August 2018, 12:42
Replies: 152
Views: 12,107
Posted By E-Penguin
Just lots of examples. I've not done an...

Just lots of examples. I've not done an exhaustive comparison
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 03 August 2018, 23:07
Replies: 152
Views: 12,107
Posted By E-Penguin
Probably everyone already knows about this and...

Probably everyone already knows about this and I'm late to the party as usual, but the source code for blitz2, and various examples and BUMs not on the ubb dvd can be found here:...
Forum: Coders. Contest 03 August 2018, 10:05
Replies: 390
Views: 69,751
Posted By E-Penguin
I don't think there's a cut off, but it would be...

I don't think there's a cut off, but it would be interesting to see the development of the game and how it progresses, even if it's not actually finished by the end.
Forum: Coders. Contest 03 August 2018, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By E-Penguin
Discussion: XILEF

Title: XILEF

Genre: Platform/Infinite Runner

Original concept: Yes
So original I've not entirely decided on what it's going to do.

Expected game size: Infinite is the plan - it should...
Forum: Coders. Entries 03 August 2018, 10:02
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By E-Penguin
Entry : XILEF

Title: XILEF

Genre: Platform/Infinite Runner

Original concept: Yes
So original I've not entirely decided on what it's going to do.

Expected game size: Infinite is the plan - it should...
Forum: Coders. Contest 03 August 2018, 09:52
Replies: 165
Views: 6,422
Posted By E-Penguin
Nice :) A technical question (if you don't...

Nice :)

A technical question (if you don't mind giving away your coding secrets!) - how are you using the collision bitmap to detect collisions? When blitting the foreground/sprites?
Forum: Coders. Contest 02 August 2018, 22:50
Replies: 165
Views: 6,422
Posted By E-Penguin
It's always easier to seek forgiveness than...

It's always easier to seek forgiveness than permission!
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2018, 22:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By E-Penguin
Yes it's a bridge to the WiFi network the esp8266...

Yes it's a bridge to the WiFi network the esp8266 is connected to
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2018, 08:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By E-Penguin
Where did you get slip.device from? The AmiTCP...

Where did you get slip.device from? The AmiTCP package?
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2018, 21:27
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By E-Penguin
My to do list includes making one of these but as...

My to do list includes making one of these but as a SLIP device using this ESP firmware https://github.com/martin-ger/esp_slip_router/blob/master/README.md
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2018, 21:20
Replies: 333
Views: 45,626
Posted By E-Penguin
Payment sent (couple of days ago) :)

Payment sent (couple of days ago) :)
Forum: Hardware mods 27 July 2018, 09:08
Replies: 127
Views: 14,509
Posted By E-Penguin
I think you need a 020 or better processor for...

I think you need a 020 or better processor for P96. Also make sure you're running the newest aca500plus firmware, it contains a fix/hack to the autoconfig stuff to make sure Z2 cards are properly...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 July 2018, 10:35
Replies: 33
Views: 1,260
Posted By E-Penguin
You'll find yourself limited by the clock port...

You'll find yourself limited by the clock port bandwidth. Unless... maybe you can just forward the graphics.library calls as-is to the pi and do all the drawing there.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2018, 23:29
Replies: 747
Views: 113,546
Posted By E-Penguin
I'll give this a go with the z-500 Zorro-Adaptor...

I'll give this a go with the z-500 Zorro-Adaptor & Matze graphics card and report back (next week). Unsupported though it may be...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 July 2018, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By E-Penguin
I remember reading somewhere that at 030 and...

I remember reading somewhere that at 030 and beyond, the CPU can move / modify memory quicker than the blitter. I don't recall the source. Presumably the vagaries of fast vs chip memory mean there...
Forum: OT - General 18 July 2018, 22:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By E-Penguin
How's it with emoji? 3????????????

How's it with emoji?
3????????????
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2018, 19:27
Replies: 65
Views: 5,291
Posted By E-Penguin
Sysadmin is a thankless task. If everything is...

Sysadmin is a thankless task. If everything is going well people forget you exist and if it's not then you get all the blame.

Best of luck
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