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Old 12 June 2011, 23:07   #1
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Demos in WHDLOAD format

Hello All,
Where can I download Amiga demos in WHDLOAD format?

Thanks!
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Old 12 June 2011, 23:12   #2
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http://whdload.de/download.html
http://www.whdownload.com/games.php?...hButton=Search
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Old 12 June 2011, 23:12   #3
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If you goto www.whdload.de, many of the installs for demos will direct you to the version they support with a link.
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Old 12 June 2011, 23:16   #4
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Magix's magic : http://www.whdownload.com/demos.php
Or KG's magic of course : http://kg.whdownload.com/kgwhd/
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Old 12 June 2011, 23:18   #5
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Thanks, the http://whdload.de has only the installer for these demos. I need demos that are already converted into WHDLOAD format, and are ready to be played on Amiga.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 12 June 2011, 23:23   #6
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Try the links in my post then
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Old 12 June 2011, 23:39   #7
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Thanks. It worked! Although I wish it had ALL DEMOS!
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Old 16 June 2011, 15:53   #8
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Would the demos run on the machine it were written for, or will they need three times the resources to run them?
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Old 16 June 2011, 16:00   #9
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Why don't you just try the demos on the machine they were written for? You'll see that they'll run fine without needing much more resources than the original demos.
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From my own experience, running about ~200 demos, I found out that many of them have problems, especially the old A500 ones.

I'm not an Amiga coder, but from what I understood its usually related to waits added for faster CPUs.
On my two 68030 machines this resulted in very buggy effects (partially seen, not seen at all or just random junk on the screen, sometimes with flashes) and also slowdowns, especially in vector parts with lots of action in them.
There's also a problem with some effects running too fast & losing sync with the music, compared to their floppy version running on an A500.

I also tried running nearly all available demos on an unaccelerated A600, I figured they should run correctly on their originally intended CPU.
Wrong... it seems like most of the slaves dont detect the CPU so patching is applied on 68000 too, which results in major slowdowns throughout.
I started making lists of all affected demos, but at some point the list became so big that I just gave up and ended up going back to floppies, but thats just me
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