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Old Today, 03:59   #1
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paula 2 mods playing

Hi guys,
is it possible for Paula to plays two 4 voices mods ???
Mixing them or else ??? Or perhaps a little tool ???
What is possible ??

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That's possible with software mixing but i don't see the point.
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I mean mixing them in real time !!!
I launch the 1st and the 2nd at the same time.
We know that amiga can support some tricks to have more than 4 voices.
I said perhaps there is a trick which could play the 1st mod on the 4 first voices and the second on the others 4 left ??
But something ce could launch in the startup-sequence.
It creates the 8 voices and when 2 mods are played it dspatches the tracks.
It could be interessting with some games without music...
the sndfx could work and we could launch a mod too. Possibly, in theory.
without more than 4 voices you know well the problem.
And of course all of this on the fly, if possible.
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If it's possible to emulate 8 voices within whload then perhaps it could be possible to have games like "fire and brimstone" or "ninja warriors" which have beautiffull intro music but no music in game mixing the 2 together when the 1st stage is launch.

the slave could keep the intro music in memory and keep play it together with the sfx when the 1st stage is launched.
Meynaf, i hope it's clear, if not pm me in french.
ps: It could perhaps even be possible to change the mods at the begining of each new level.
I think all of this could be possible but not on a stock amiga 500 but on amiga 1200 (yes).
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It's not as easy as running some background program.
What you ask here would require heavy patching for every game, because it needs redirecting all audio accesses to some abstraction layer.

While theoretically possible, it's a big amount of work for a relatively small benefit.
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I just think about 2 or 3 reall games without really good music no more.
But i don't know if you mean that it should be long for 1 game or for more games.
Sorry if i understand not well the difficulty.
ps : i think i see... everytime a sfx is played you will have to retarged it or something like that ! that's it in more difficult i suppose.

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It would make more sense to create a new game with your wished features instead of hacking an existing old game. Learn some more about how Amiga and games work. Then you will have your answer.
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