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Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 19:31
Replies: 375
Views: 28,543
Posted By Dunny
And yet I didn't have to, did I? The Amiga was...

And yet I didn't have to, did I? The Amiga was working for a good couple of years before I discovered MWB.

I mean, I installed 3.1 to the HDD, and I marvelled at the boot time. I installed...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2018, 18:35
Replies: 375
Views: 28,543
Posted By Dunny
I didn't do any of that. I had no internet...

I didn't do any of that. I had no internet access, so I got all my software from mates and magazines. The most I ever did was install MWB and AMOSPro so I could code on it and play games. Never...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 12:21
Replies: 375
Views: 28,543
Posted By Dunny
To be fair, I had an A1200 with 1230-IV and a...

To be fair, I had an A1200 with 1230-IV and a 360MB HDD. Didn't need any patches for workbench etc - it just worked. Same for the A1200 when I got it new, I didn't need to acquire patches for...
Forum: OT - General 08 November 2018, 22:19
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By Dunny
Jeez, I change my tyres pretty much every year......

Jeez, I change my tyres pretty much every year... 10 years? Really?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 November 2018, 11:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dunny
When Amilator first appeared on EAB: ...

When Amilator first appeared on EAB:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=88707

Contains info on how to get it to run.

Personally I don't use floppies much (until I get my util finished)...
Forum: project.MAGE 07 November 2018, 11:29
Replies: 1,427
Views: 117,961
Posted By Dunny
Another cracking update. Hats off all round, sir.

Another cracking update. Hats off all round, sir.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 17:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dunny
Debian running FS-UAE would probably be very...

Debian running FS-UAE would probably be very similar, depending on what else you have running - Amilator is stripped down barring the essentials for USB, graphics and network access.

As for...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 11:42
Replies: 375
Views: 28,543
Posted By Dunny
Official backing to AROS would be nice. Even...

Official backing to AROS would be nice. Even though it's currently slow as hell, it's still way, way faster than any other (mainstream) x86 OS out there.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 01:39
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dunny
Yes, it's a stripped-down Debian install running...

Yes, it's a stripped-down Debian install running FS-UAE. When configured to use a directory as HDD, you get to use the storage natively and it boots in less than 30 seconds. Soft-reboot is on the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 17:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dunny
If you want the gaming environment then Amilator...

If you want the gaming environment then Amilator is what you need. It runs very well indeed.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 November 2018, 21:36
Replies: 627
Views: 31,784
Posted By Dunny
For seamless integration with 68k software, you...

For seamless integration with 68k software, you either have to be running a 68k or emulating one.

Which means that in order to beat "uae on fast pc" you would need a GHz-class 68k (which doesn't...
Forum: News 04 November 2018, 20:06
Replies: 587
Views: 57,200
Posted By Dunny
So 3.1.4 ROM images can't be used with WB3.1? Is...

So 3.1.4 ROM images can't be used with WB3.1? Is that right?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 November 2018, 20:04
Replies: 375
Views: 28,543
Posted By Dunny
Hyperion promised they would do some things, and...

Hyperion promised they would do some things, and that they would not do other things. They've been caught doing the opposite of those things, so they've palmed some of their things off on other...
Forum: News 03 November 2018, 12:00
Replies: 587
Views: 57,200
Posted By Dunny
Back in the day, I had an A1200 w/Blizzard...

Back in the day, I had an A1200 w/Blizzard 1230-IV and a very clean Workbench 3.1 install on a 360 MB 2.5" HDD - no extras, no enhancements. Running 40k demoscene productions required a clean boot,...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2018, 01:12
Replies: 42
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dunny
Oh man. There are so many. I mean there's the...

Oh man. There are so many. I mean there's the obvious one, the "Windows PG". But there are others - like the NeoGeo, PG Engine, ZX Spegtrum, Gommodore 64, Amstrad GPG, etc etc. We're gonna need to...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2018, 01:09
Replies: 71
Views: 2,126
Posted By Dunny
You hit the nail right on the head there and I...

You hit the nail right on the head there and I can only nod in agreement. AROS should be MagicWB through and through.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 31 October 2018, 20:07
Replies: 196
Views: 26,457
Posted By Dunny
Is it me or does the new shader darken the...

Is it me or does the new shader darken the dithered areas considerably? Most noticeable in the Gods comparison.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2018, 03:26
Replies: 42
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dunny
Eh, I'll leave it as is. I don't want to have to...

Eh, I'll leave it as is. I don't want to have to go dig out the bloody 1230-IV just for one little game's danglies.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 October 2018, 02:29
Replies: 42
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dunny
I heard that the horse testicles had to be (ahem)...

I heard that the horse testicles had to be (ahem) dropped from the AGA version due to chipset<>RAM limitations. Anyone confirm?
Forum: OT - General 30 October 2018, 12:22
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By Dunny
It was your birthday yesterday? Many happy...

It was your birthday yesterday? Many happy returns, DamienD!
Forum: News 22 October 2018, 11:38
Replies: 587
Views: 57,200
Posted By Dunny
That lack of chipmem is a worry indeed. ...

That lack of chipmem is a worry indeed.

Also, does WBPattern still do tiled background images?
Forum: project.MAGE 16 October 2018, 14:15
Replies: 1,427
Views: 117,961
Posted By Dunny
Spent the last few days testing DamienD's latest...

Spent the last few days testing DamienD's latest uploads. All good so far, it's excellent to have the whole thing in one package.

Damned big package though :)
Forum: HOL news 12 October 2018, 18:22
Replies: 219
Views: 13,715
Posted By Dunny
He would have the last word, literally. If he...

He would have the last word, literally. If he remembers... But yeah, if this is that important then he should be contacted.
Forum: HOL news 08 October 2018, 15:06
Replies: 219
Views: 13,715
Posted By Dunny
I'm not sure that a requirement for 512KB of RAM...

I'm not sure that a requirement for 512KB of RAM is any indication that a game must have come out later on - I bought my A1000 at launch and opted for the 512Kb expansion, which it was delivered with.
Forum: project.MAGE 05 October 2018, 18:03
Replies: 1,427
Views: 117,961
Posted By Dunny
Please do. With all the updates I'm sure I've...

Please do. With all the updates I'm sure I've cocked something up somewhere and it would be nice to refresh the whole thing.
Forum: HOL data problems 05 October 2018, 17:58
Replies: 62
Views: 5,421
Posted By Dunny
DUDE!!! WWN is my favourite Amiga game. My...

DUDE!!!

WWN is my favourite Amiga game. My GO-TO for a quick platformer. First game I always install and configure on any device I'm emulating on.

I cannot thank you enough for that game. In a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2018, 13:20
Replies: 35
Views: 1,436
Posted By Dunny
And let's not forget Archipelagos :D

And let's not forget Archipelagos :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2018, 18:24
Replies: 35
Views: 1,436
Posted By Dunny
Oh, nice :) Being a poor teenager, I never...

Oh, nice :)

Being a poor teenager, I never had the original.

As for depth, it was amazing. Setting up supply lines, planning repairs, assaulting islands and taking them for myself from under...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2018, 17:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,436
Posted By Dunny
For me, it was Carrier Command. The cracked...

For me, it was Carrier Command. The cracked version I had was literally a couple hundred Kb on the disk iirc, which having just come from a Speccy was jaw-dropping. The sheer depth of that game was...
Forum: support.Other 02 October 2018, 11:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,809
Posted By Dunny
No, you're wrong there. AROS 68k is not fit...

No, you're wrong there.

AROS 68k is not fit for purpose at present. Every other 68k Amiga operating system is fit for the hardware that it is being run on. 3.1 runs just fine on a vanilla A1200....
Forum: News 02 October 2018, 01:13
Replies: 587
Views: 57,200
Posted By Dunny
Is this because of the new icons and suchlike?...

Is this because of the new icons and suchlike? I'm only interested in updating my existing WB3.1 install - as I asked previously, will my own custom icons survive, or do I have to go through and...
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 02:30
Replies: 587
Views: 57,200
Posted By Dunny
Hrm. If I install this, will it: 1....

Hrm. If I install this, will it:

1. Overwrite my own icons
2. Kill my WBPattern? I use a tiled bitmap image for the background.
Forum: News 30 September 2018, 21:50
Replies: 341
Views: 52,515
Posted By Dunny
£26.65 for each of the builds for various Amigas....

£26.65 for each of the builds for various Amigas. I wonder if they'd do a bundle of them all for emulation purposes?

I'd buy it. Not because I need all of them, but because I want to encourage...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 15:49
Replies: 197
Views: 9,073
Posted By Dunny
Personally, I'm getting for a better framerate in...

Personally, I'm getting for a better framerate in AB3D2. Oh, and the Freescape games with any luck.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 00:57
Replies: 197
Views: 9,073
Posted By Dunny
Mining Bitcoin? Stealing personal data? Good god,...

Mining Bitcoin? Stealing personal data? Good god, Nexus is right - this is awful. What about when governments start installing Vampires in their networks, or even replacing their Amigas with them?...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 September 2018, 19:55
Replies: 197
Views: 9,073
Posted By Dunny
I fully intend, once a standalone version is out,...

I fully intend, once a standalone version is out, to junk my A1200 mobo in the landfill and hook up one of these bad boys instead.
Forum: support.Other 26 September 2018, 14:23
Replies: 21
Views: 3,809
Posted By Dunny
So still slow then? That's on an 060 and you can...

So still slow then? That's on an 060 and you can watch the windows drawing! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 12:43
Replies: 197
Views: 9,073
Posted By Dunny
The same can be said of AMD vs Intel - if the...

The same can be said of AMD vs Intel - if the 68080 is "emulating" the 68k, then the 68060 must also be emulating a 68k... and by extension, AMD CPUs are also emulating the Intel chips.

Since...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 03:11
Replies: 197
Views: 9,073
Posted By Dunny
An FPGA has a mutable system that lets you...

An FPGA has a mutable system that lets you construct the gates and transistors in a CPU without having to commit it to silicon in the same way as a regular CPU. I'm having difficulty seeing where...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 25 September 2018, 01:54
Replies: 2,223
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 722,125
Posted By Dunny
I'd be Ok with kicking them off after 12 hours...

I'd be Ok with kicking them off after 12 hours tbh. Or after each file they have downloaded completes.
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