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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:21
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By eXeler0
God damn it, I've been wondering that for 30+...

God damn it, I've been wondering that for 30+ years. :D
Could easily had been a very nice launch title.

The video above (by retro-nerd) seems to show pixel perfect arcade graphics in the...
Forum: Member Introductions 15 February 2020, 00:53
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By eXeler0
Välkommen @Genssy, WinUAE is great, but a lot...

Välkommen @Genssy,
WinUAE is great, but a lot of ppl are returning to real hardware now, lots of nice projects going on in the Amiga scene right now.. ;-)
Forum: support.Games 07 February 2020, 17:54
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By eXeler0
Frontier runs nicely on a fast 40-50MHz 030 CPU...

Frontier runs nicely on a fast 40-50MHz 030 CPU which you can add as an accelerator to the A500. There a bunch of accelerators called "TerribleFire" which are quite affordable.
Go check out the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2020, 12:48
Replies: 455
Views: 24,977
Posted By eXeler0
As you know, I've been dissecting Virtua Racing...

As you know, I've been dissecting Virtua Racing :-)
http://www.exretro.com/galleries/sega/VirtuaRacing/index.html

If you look at the game closely you'll notice that Virtua Racing actually has...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2020, 21:32
Replies: 455
Views: 24,977
Posted By eXeler0
Winning Run was quite something back then when it...

Winning Run was quite something back then when it came out. Late 88 /early 89. However if you look at the hardware it was running on you could guess that a "port" wouldn't be so easy. Although the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2020, 00:33
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Although I'm a big fan of Virtua Racing and I'd...

Although I'm a big fan of Virtua Racing and I'd probably like that one as well, its something "unholy" about playing that on my PC with a RTX 2070 SUPER card and admiring the flat shaded, untextured...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2020, 00:27
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Driller on C64! I win :D

Driller on C64! I win :D
Forum: News 03 February 2020, 02:07
Replies: 120
Views: 13,935
Posted By eXeler0
Interesting, soon we will know..

Interesting, soon we will know..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 January 2020, 02:37
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
@VladR PMd link to some screenshot of a...

@VladR PMd link to some screenshot of a test-track mesh ;-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2020, 22:58
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Howdy, @ValdR, I sent you a pm, with a link to a...

Howdy, @ValdR, I sent you a pm, with a link to a low poly race car model which you can freely play around with. I did it all quads (unless I missed something).

Let me know if it works for you.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 January 2020, 14:00
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Yes, in 3dsmax the older EditMesh always works...

Yes, in 3dsmax the older EditMesh always works with triangles regardless if you make edges visible or invisible. In a way thats the beauty of EditMesh, but for quads, for sure, Edit Poly, however...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 January 2020, 00:09
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Yes, I can provide you with some models. If you...

Yes, I can provide you with some models. If you have a little patience then I was thinking about remaking Stage 1 from OutRun with polygonal assets ;-)
I actually started "mapping out" the track...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2020, 14:22
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Howdy Vlad, I was just looking at a bunch of...

Howdy Vlad,
I was just looking at a bunch of different situations in the game. I assembled some screenshot here:
http://www.exretro.com/galleries/sega/VirtuaRacing/index.html
Take a look at the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 January 2020, 02:49
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
@VladR theoretical question: How would you create...

@VladR theoretical question: How would you create the 3d track - from a driving *simulation* programming perspective.
I mean... the way I *think* its done is that the road geometry is only a...
Forum: support.Games 24 January 2020, 13:54
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By eXeler0
No worries, I'm glad to share uncovered obscure...

No worries, I'm glad to share uncovered obscure stuff with fellow Amiga fans :-)
Forum: support.Games 23 January 2020, 22:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By eXeler0
Grap the files here: EDIT 2020.01.24: Now...

Grap the files here:

EDIT 2020.01.24: Now that the files are safely in the zone, I removed the DL link that was previously here in this post.

@DrBong, yes you can use screenshots for HOL.
Forum: support.Games 23 January 2020, 01:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By eXeler0
Ait guys, I got the game. Along with the...

Ait guys, I got the game.
Along with the original disk, a backup disk was included (Thats the one Ive tried so far). The game is HD installable so not strictly necessary to make an adf...
Forum: support.Games 19 January 2020, 01:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By eXeler0
Howdy I'll get back when I 1. received it ...

Howdy
I'll get back when I
1. received it
2. tested the disks. Seller did show a screenshot of working game so should be ok :)

/eX
Forum: support.Games 18 January 2020, 23:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By eXeler0
I'm the one who bought it :-)

I'm the one who bought it :-)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2020, 00:12
Replies: 153
Views: 5,974
Posted By eXeler0
Sure SNES was good, but StarFox with its GSU-1...

Sure SNES was good, but StarFox with its GSU-1 coprocessor on the game cartridge is not the best example of the SNES's power. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2020, 01:07
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Virtua Racing was one of a bunch of untextured...

Virtua Racing was one of a bunch of untextured poly games SEGA released on the Model 1 platform, specs:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Sega_arcade_system_boards#Model_1_specifications
Main...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 01:51
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Maybe as some pointed out conistent framerate is...

Maybe as some pointed out conistent framerate is more important than hitting 60 fps. Amiga ppl are used to lower FPS in many games :-) We used to think doom clones were perfectly playable at 15 fps...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 01:46
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Actually I think you are mistaken here. OutRun...

Actually I think you are mistaken here. OutRun arcade was 30fps, but then the Japanese version of Sega Ages for Saturn featured a "secret" (-ish) 60Hz mode.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2020, 03:08
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
Well, I didn't actually say textured polys ;-)...

Well, I didn't actually say textured polys ;-) Think Virtua Racing on Sega Saturn. But then you can adjust draw distance (Far Clip plane) and the distance at which LOD levels are drawn to make it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2020, 11:37
Replies: 87
Views: 3,077
Posted By eXeler0
It's and old wish I had that until now didnt make...

It's and old wish I had that until now didnt make much sense, but to do a low/medium poly 3d racing for high end Amigas (040 or better) where you can let users mod it to change trace tracks and cars...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2019, 21:17
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,321
Posted By eXeler0
Its one of those moments in history where a lot...

Its one of those moments in history where a lot of stuff was happening fast for PC compatibles in terms of graphics / multimedia.. (late 92 ish)
Commodore would have needed to get their shit...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 October 2019, 01:55
Replies: 41
Views: 5,271
Posted By eXeler0
Now that's a good attempt at derailing this...

Now that's a good attempt at derailing this thread. :blased
Forum: News 12 October 2019, 01:21
Replies: 49
Views: 6,052
Posted By eXeler0
Just wanted to say that I've received the gamepad...

Just wanted to say that I've received the gamepad and tried it out. Works great and looks and even package are very nicely done. (you get a manual! :-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2019, 01:08
Replies: 42
Views: 2,677
Posted By eXeler0
Still preferring Kick Off 2 on my A500 over...

Still preferring Kick Off 2 on my A500 over FIFA19 on my Xbox One X ;-)
Forum: News 24 September 2019, 01:27
Replies: 49
Views: 6,052
Posted By eXeler0
Interested in one fully assembled kit. I have...

Interested in one fully assembled kit.
I have the old version, but this new one sounds cool.
Forum: Member Introductions 22 September 2019, 01:24
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By eXeler0
@Mickoz, welcome - pretty soon there will be...

@Mickoz, welcome - pretty soon there will be another option for convenient retro-Amiga gaming.. A standalone "Vampire V4" board/computer.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2019, 00:25
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By eXeler0
Could be a number of reasons, but if it hasn't...

Could be a number of reasons, but if it hasn't been recapped it might be some bad caps, or even damaged mobo from leaks.
But It could also be something as weird as a keyboard issue where the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 22:50
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By eXeler0
I was looking around for something similar a...

I was looking around for something similar a couple of years ago because I destroyed som pads on one of my CD32 while removing caps.
The proper way to fix this is time consuming and requires some...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 September 2019, 16:37
Replies: 314
Views: 36,821
Posted By eXeler0
OMG finally a killer app for my CDTV! Its about...

OMG finally a killer app for my CDTV! Its about time :D
Forum: Amiga scene 04 September 2019, 00:18
Replies: 314
Views: 36,821
Posted By eXeler0
You still hold a grudge 35 years later towards...

You still hold a grudge 35 years later towards the ppl who opted for bitplane graphics, fine, that can be your thing, I don't mind.
But don't you get the thing about a challange of doing something...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2019, 00:34
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By eXeler0
I desoldered mine with a crappy 30W Soldering...

I desoldered mine with a crappy 30W Soldering Iron couiple of years ago. Even did a small tutorial .. -ish......
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 August 2019, 01:02
Replies: 103
Views: 5,645
Posted By eXeler0
Mr Robot on c64 ~1983 Edit: Or it might have...

Mr Robot on c64 ~1983

Edit: Or it might have been Aztec Challenge (also ~1983)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 August 2019, 22:07
Replies: 163
Views: 13,869
Posted By eXeler0
Its easy to say CD32 could have done well if it...

Its easy to say CD32 could have done well if it had really good software. However, the reality is that a lot of companies had a wait and see approach back then because console releases were not like...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2019, 02:58
Replies: 33
Views: 4,081
Posted By eXeler0
Congrats on finishing your game. I spent many...

Congrats on finishing your game. I spent many hours playing H.E.R.O. on the c64, nice to se this Amiga remake :-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 July 2019, 17:27
Replies: 163
Views: 13,869
Posted By eXeler0
Over the years, I've heard a lot of talks by Dave...

Over the years, I've heard a lot of talks by Dave Haynie, RJ Mical, Carl Sassenrath, Dave Pleasance and a few others but one thing I never heard anyone talk about the..(and please send link to such a...
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