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Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 20:30
Replies: 28
Views: 3,828
Posted By volvo_0ne
Ultimate Amiga??

Does anyone know what happened to Ultimate Amiga?

https://www.ultimateamiga.co.uk

Shame if the site has dropped offline for good :(
Forum: Member Introductions 18 June 2019, 21:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By volvo_0ne
@mik3d3nch ...

@mik3d3nch


ftp://ftp:any@grandis.nu/~Uploads/BippyM/Tosec (2018-07-27) - Individual Files/Commodore Amiga - Applications - [ADF] (TOSEC-v2018-03-05)/SoundFX (1988)(Linel)[cr QTX].zip
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 June 2019, 21:38
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By volvo_0ne
Had this a few times over the years. It's...

Had this a few times over the years.

It's the old problem of "I didn't do anything wrong so it should work"

But sometimes the hardware doesn't agree :) :)

Remember the old addage....
...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 24 April 2019, 20:21
Replies: 6
Views: 2,477
Posted By volvo_0ne
Examine & replicate. If you did it in the...

Examine & replicate.

If you did it in the first place, you (probably) can do it again.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2019, 22:05
Replies: 2,641
Views: 409,244
Posted By volvo_0ne
Thanks Jope & Daedalus, I figured it must be...

Thanks Jope & Daedalus, I figured it must be something like that, just struggled with the filesize thing :)

regards
V1
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2019, 13:54
Replies: 2,641
Views: 409,244
Posted By volvo_0ne
When you add a 'Filenote' to an Amiga file, where...

When you add a 'Filenote' to an Amiga file, where is the filenote stored?

listing the file in Shell or Opus reports the filesize is exactly the same size before & after adding the filenote.
Forum: Coders. System 29 March 2019, 23:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,912
Posted By volvo_0ne
Thank you I vaguely remember now, I used...

Thank you
I vaguely remember now, I used something like

List >RAM:files.asc lformat %S:%C

which formatted the filename then the filenote delimited by a colon.

I then scanned the asc file...
Forum: Coders. System 28 March 2019, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,912
Posted By volvo_0ne
Filenote?

Years (and Years) ago, I ran a BBS and came up with an idea to use AMOS & DOS to write filenotes to the files, and then read them back dynamically for output to the BBS via a door program...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2019, 20:57
Replies: 63
Views: 17,541
Posted By volvo_0ne
Age & Alcohol have taken their toll :D

Age & Alcohol have taken their toll :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2019, 20:35
Replies: 63
Views: 17,541
Posted By volvo_0ne
Didn't the rollercoaster part of...

Didn't the rollercoaster part of Switchblade(Rebels) have a rehashed tune too?

Cant remember what it was though?
Forum: support.Demos 21 February 2019, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 3,016
Posted By volvo_0ne
Apparently you're not.

Apparently you're not.
Forum: support.Games 18 February 2019, 21:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By volvo_0ne
Here endeth the first lesson. ;););)

Here endeth the first lesson. ;););)
Forum: Coders. AMOS 12 February 2019, 21:48
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By volvo_0ne
Whoa, that is WAY over my head. I don't even...

Whoa, that is WAY over my head.

I don't even know what to do with the downloaded zip file :-O

Thanks for your help though :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2019, 22:01
Replies: 27
Views: 3,045
Posted By volvo_0ne
Oh! and "action biker" which obviously didn't...

Oh! and "action biker" which obviously didn't have anything to do with the cardboardy corn snacks which tasted worse than the wrapper of a mouldy McDonalds muffin you found in a refuse bin over a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 20:59
Replies: 28
Views: 5,056
Posted By volvo_0ne
Alien: Isolation I've not seen this one before...

Alien: Isolation
I've not seen this one before (nor heard of it)

Is it as good as the "Dead Space" games for PS3?

If so I may try to track down a copy
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2019, 20:34
Replies: 68
Views: 3,826
Posted By volvo_0ne
Gurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Never completed any! ...

Gurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

Never completed any!

I used to play another world, but my daughter found my progress codes and finished it before me cos I was at work!!!!

I was absolutely...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2019, 01:32
Replies: 920
Views: 187,593
Posted By volvo_0ne
A couple of years ago we went to "grange over...

A couple of years ago we went to "grange over sands" (rivviting eh?)

There was a boozer there called "The Commodore" infact I took a photo, but lost it now.

Anyway......... It reminded me of...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 12 January 2019, 01:21
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By volvo_0ne
Now I need a faster "rotate" of a 16*16 block...

Now I need a faster "rotate" of a 16*16 block which only manipulates 1 plane, but it must be a pure rotate (rather than the built in rev command)

I'm sure this must be possible as I would only be...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2019, 23:48
Replies: 178
Views: 27,050
Posted By volvo_0ne
I guess Lamers are "wannabe's" who don't know...

I guess Lamers are "wannabe's" who don't know stuff yet?

Gurus are the ones who help them.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 23:15
Replies: 25
Views: 2,332
Posted By volvo_0ne
Make a more scary "Alien Breed" intro screen than...

Make a more scary "Alien Breed" intro screen than this....

https://www.team17.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/alien-breed-featured-1260x709.jpg
Forum: support.Games 09 January 2019, 00:14
Replies: 69
Views: 11,397
Posted By volvo_0ne
Is that in WinUAE only though?

Is that in WinUAE only though?
Forum: support.Games 08 January 2019, 23:55
Replies: 69
Views: 11,397
Posted By volvo_0ne
Just being (a little)pedantic, but if you think...

Just being (a little)pedantic, but if you think the game is too slow (IN EMULATION)...

Try altering a few settings, you never know..............
Forum: request.Apps 08 January 2019, 21:40
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By volvo_0ne
WBstars? ...

WBstars?

http://aminet.net/package/util/wb/wbstars
Forum: support.Apps 07 January 2019, 22:53
Replies: 42
Views: 1,787
Posted By volvo_0ne
Do you have KingCon installed? If so...

Do you have KingCon installed?

If so reinstall your complete C: folder from a reliable workbench disk (obviously just the files on the WB disk and NOT a total overwrite of the folder which will...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 23 December 2018, 21:13
Replies: 2,687
Views: 440,967
Posted By volvo_0ne
:laughing:laughing:laughing I never looked at...

:laughing:laughing:laughing
I never looked at the dates, but I was seriously disappointed with the whole Cloverfield concept

:sad
Forum: OT - Entertainment 22 December 2018, 23:21
Replies: 2,687
Views: 440,967
Posted By volvo_0ne
Wait till you see "10 Cloverfield Lane" If...

Wait till you see "10 Cloverfield Lane"

If you thought Cloverfield was poor, then you'll be giving this dross negative ratings!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_Cloverfield_Lane
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 12 December 2018, 21:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By volvo_0ne
Maybe someone will now make one & post it on...

Maybe someone will now make one & post it on Aminet as an Amiga converter?

You never know....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2018, 21:45
Replies: 4,322
Views: 781,208
Posted By volvo_0ne
Pinball Fantasies (Partyland) AGA WHDload with...

Pinball Fantasies (Partyland) AGA WHDload with "highs" deleted :D
And "extra balls" & "earthquake".

It's the only game to play :)
Forum: Coders. AMOS 12 December 2018, 21:03
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By volvo_0ne
Update...... I created a routine for...

Update......
I created a routine for re-colouring the main icons so that I only need 1 copy of each icon (instead of one for each colour).
The speed is quite good but not instant for a redraw from...
Forum: support.Apps 11 December 2018, 21:45
Replies: 26
Views: 2,605
Posted By volvo_0ne
Runback.

Runback.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 December 2018, 22:23
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By volvo_0ne
Immediate Blitter & Wait for Blitter...

Just a question....

Is Immediate blitter mode more or less compatible with real hardware?
Forum: Coders. AMOS 02 December 2018, 22:49
Replies: 6
Views: 3,139
Posted By volvo_0ne
This is true... Try writing a routine with...

This is true...

Try writing a routine with bobs v bobs & collision detection

then the same routine using sprites v sprites or even sprites v bobs.

You'll find the change of pace amazing
...
Forum: request.Demos 28 November 2018, 21:49
Replies: 1
Views: 3,108
Posted By volvo_0ne
OMG!!! Bragging 16 million colours in a...

OMG!!!

Bragging 16 million colours in a black & white intro is pretty poor I think.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 27 November 2018, 21:24
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By volvo_0ne
The memory overhead isn't all that crucial, but...

The memory overhead isn't all that crucial, but 16k seemed very excessive for all the door definitions, I've got it down to 898 bytes now :)

Also as the routine is configurable, I may (with the...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 26 November 2018, 21:47
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By volvo_0ne
Thanks for that, it made me wonder if I could do...

Thanks for that, it made me wonder if I could do all that in one routine, and I found a workable (if slow) solution.

I pasted the "UP" icon to a small backscreen, then rotated it and picked it up...
Forum: request.Other 23 November 2018, 23:14
Replies: 3
Views: 2,807
Posted By volvo_0ne
I seem to think that there were some instructions...

I seem to think that there were some instructions on one of the LSD doc disks, but I could be mistaken (it was a long time ago)

That may be a good place to begin.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 22 November 2018, 22:28
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By volvo_0ne
rotating & colouring Icons on the fly?

Is there a way to rotate and/or re colour icons on the fly?

For instance I'm thinking of an arcade/adventure with lots of rooms, but the doorways are different colours and in different directions...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 21 November 2018, 21:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By volvo_0ne
I'd like to know too, they always seem to be in a...

I'd like to know too, they always seem to be in a random palette order too!
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2018, 23:26
Replies: 361
Views: 81,564
Posted By volvo_0ne
@Galahad/FLT Thank you for this, I've had a...

@Galahad/FLT

Thank you for this, I've had a short play this evening, and it seems to run very very smoothly.

It looks like lots of work has been put in to improve the (sprite/bob)gfx
and
You...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 13 November 2018, 19:56
Replies: 2
Views: 2,540
Posted By volvo_0ne
Excellent! That does exactly what I want. ...

Excellent!
That does exactly what I want.

Many many thanks for your help.

V1
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