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Old 05 February 2013, 09:53   #1
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WHDLoad Games and resolutions/screens

hi,

i want to test some of the WHDLoad games, so i installed lates WHDLoad "usr" version and got some games.

I am running Amiga OS3.9 in WIn-UAE 2.5.1 at fullscreen (1920x1080) resolution.
All games ive tested so far, running in that resolution, too.

Is there a way, to change the resolution for games, for example to 800x600 and run them in a window on the workbench or on another screen?

Afair, amiga os can run different applications on different screens (and resolutions)

greetings,
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Old 06 February 2013, 14:03   #2
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uuhmm, no answers? Is this impossible or just too easy and it not needs to be answered?
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Old 06 February 2013, 14:52   #3
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You're right that AmigaOS can run programs on different screens with multitasking, however WHDLoad disables the OS completely (puts it aside to a safe place) as most games are non-system friendly. It can swap the OS back in for writing save games for example but while this happens, the game is stalled.

So no, I don't think it is possible on classic Amigas. However, if you run WB4+ on PPC, it could run WHDLoad in an emulated environment in a window, just like you can on your Windows machine.
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