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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 22:50
Replies: 6
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Posted By eXeler0
Used to play it a lot, but probably not top 10...

Used to play it a lot, but probably not top 10 most played.
Such an nice and obvious use of 3d. Most snooker or pool games were top down before this one or had some "unnatural" aiming scheme like 3d...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 22:41
Replies: 272
Views: 39,458
Posted By eXeler0
This blog entry explains the situation ...

This blog entry explains the situation
http://www.amigawarp.eu/1_3_blog.html
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2021, 17:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By eXeler0
That is actually a real possibility fortunately....

That is actually a real possibility fortunately. ;-)
We need to think of a new comment for this (assumed) performance level. "phone me now!!!" doesnt cut it anymore ;-)

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Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2021, 17:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By eXeler0
Sysinfo *screenshot* or it didnt happen?...

Sysinfo *screenshot* or it didnt happen? [emoji16]

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Forum: Hardware mods 02 May 2021, 00:23
Replies: 96
Views: 10,060
Posted By eXeler0
You're not wrong, but for some reason, the second...

You're not wrong, but for some reason, the second you do it on a PC it loses its appeal. Nostalgia is a strange thing, like love, is not logical :-)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2021, 15:24
Replies: 760
Views: 137,907
Posted By eXeler0
Lol, yea, you'd think so :D Otoh, if you...

Lol, yea, you'd think so :D

Otoh, if you traveled back in time and show Dread to Amiga designers they'd fall off their chairs.. ;-) There would be idol posters of KK Altair on every wall of CMB...
Forum: Hardware pics 30 April 2021, 01:39
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By eXeler0
AGA chipset unboxing

Howdy,
if you ever wondered what you get if you order a full AGA chip-set from iComp, now's your chance ;-)
I uploaded a short (2 min) video here:
https://youtu.be/OctTDoRwDGQ
Forum: Hardware mods 28 April 2021, 23:19
Replies: 96
Views: 10,060
Posted By eXeler0
This discussion will go on until it can run...

This discussion will go on until it can run Crysis :D
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 April 2021, 20:11
Replies: 63
Views: 9,764
Posted By eXeler0
Looks really promising, good stuff [emoji106] ...

Looks really promising, good stuff [emoji106]

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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 April 2021, 22:08
Replies: 46
Views: 2,640
Posted By eXeler0
Anyone knows if the sources for any of the more...

Anyone knows if the sources for any of the more advanced 3d-poly engines were ever released to the public... as open source?
Would probably be a nice starting point for any idie-teams or...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2021, 15:24
Replies: 760
Views: 137,907
Posted By eXeler0
It *IS* time-consuming to do a video where you...

It *IS* time-consuming to do a video where you are very specific about what you are showing and telling. You can't blame a guy to try to do a video as good as it can be to get his message across...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2021, 16:40
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
Yes, different CPUs for different use cases. I...

Yes, different CPUs for different use cases. I agree about the Blizzard 1230 it still is a great card (I have it my second 1200 but sadly it doesn't get much use these days). But if we ignore the FPU...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2021, 01:09
Replies: 143
Views: 17,622
Posted By eXeler0
Nice, thanx. I played through the previous...

Nice, thanx. I played through the previous version of the (entire) game.
Really enjoyable stuff. Will download this one too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2021, 00:56
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
Yea there are also alot of procedural textures in...

Yea there are also alot of procedural textures in that scene. Imagine 3d included over 100 of procedural "textures" / materials that used very little memory compared to using bitmaps. Some of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2021, 00:52
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
Thanx man, Regarding render speed, the real...

Thanx man,

Regarding render speed, the real performance killer was RayTraced soft shadows". Imagine did a brute force trick to simulate soft shadows.. it simply created a bunch of instances of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2021, 23:47
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By eXeler0
Ahh, nostalgia.. I grew up with Zzap64 before the...

Ahh, nostalgia.. I grew up with Zzap64 before the Amiga years.
Fortunately, it was readily available in Sweden back in the 80s (along with most big UK mags (C+VG, Commodore User etc) and some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2021, 22:03
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
Well Philips took a dump on the 070 name with...

Well Philips took a dump on the 070 name with their custom 68000 variant in the CDi. ;-)
Anyway, I think its a good idea to look at the situation from several perspectives.. Motorola CPU designers...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2021, 00:12
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
I would imagine a lot of demos run heavily 060...

I would imagine a lot of demos run heavily 060 optimized code. 060 arrived after Commodore went bankrupt so probably not a whole lot of commercial software that was carefully optimized for 060...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 April 2021, 23:52
Replies: 1,097
Views: 199,928
Posted By eXeler0
Putting a physical 3.2 ROM into your real Amiga...

Putting a physical 3.2 ROM into your real Amiga is more fun than copying rom files to the WinUAE folder ;-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2021, 23:47
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
The one metric 040 wins clearly these days is...

The one metric 040 wins clearly these days is performance / dollar ;-)
But one important thing to understand is that the 060 is a dual instruction pipeline design, so in theory, running perfectly...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2021, 18:51
Replies: 87
Views: 9,219
Posted By eXeler0
Yea that's the Electroware PSU, ...

Yea that's the Electroware PSU, ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2021, 18:41
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
I was a Imagine3d user, (Lightwave not so much)....

I was a Imagine3d user, (Lightwave not so much). Off the top of my head, 50MHz 060 render times were 5x faster than 50Mhz 030 (Both Blizzards).
Here's a fun little story for ya.
My last big project...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2021, 01:05
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
A 50MHz 030 is great for most people, but then...

A 50MHz 030 is great for most people, but then there is obviously a clear line where the 030 simply doesn't cut it, so it really depends on which category you belong to.
Even if we ignore...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 April 2021, 23:33
Replies: 87
Views: 9,219
Posted By eXeler0
Noticed that iComp added "200-240V" to the PSU...

Noticed that iComp added "200-240V" to the PSU name..
https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/shop/product/ca-psu.html?psu_type=compact_200-240V

Also.. I'm running out of new PSUs to test ;-)
Here's a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2021, 14:13
Replies: 66
Views: 4,043
Posted By eXeler0
Even 060 is "too slow" to play TKG at full screen...

Even 060 is "too slow" to play TKG at full screen 1:1 ;-)
Except for maybe towerized 1200 with overclocked 060 and RTG patch (+voodoo) Vampire was probably first hardware to play the game at a...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2021, 18:44
Replies: 1,097
Views: 199,928
Posted By eXeler0
That moment when you realize you have 11 Amigas...

That moment when you realize you have 11 Amigas that could all use the new ROMs ;-)
Forum: Hardware mods 12 April 2021, 23:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By eXeler0
Very nice, thanx for sharing

Very nice, thanx for sharing
Forum: News 12 April 2021, 16:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,425
Posted By eXeler0
Cool, maybe I could do a 060 vs and 50MHz 030...

Cool, maybe I could do a 060 vs and 50MHz 030 video soon.
Btw, I see you're a fellow "Göteborgare", nice ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2021, 00:06
Replies: 41
Views: 5,816
Posted By eXeler0
I think that sounds like a good plan. Good to...

I think that sounds like a good plan. Good to hear you're recovering. If you don't have your health you have nothing. So start from the perspective of your well being and downgrade the ambitions to...
Forum: Member Introductions 09 April 2021, 17:49
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By eXeler0
Welcome, @itdoesntmatter, its nice to see ppl...

Welcome, @itdoesntmatter, its nice to see ppl coming back to "Amigaland" ;-)
lots of active users and plenty of nostalgia in these forums. ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 01:07
Replies: 29
Views: 2,409
Posted By eXeler0
Well the Indivision ECS has grafitti built in...

Well the Indivision ECS has grafitti built in doesn't it?
Nemac IV is one of those rare games that support it, and yea ok, it runs on a 030. Not great but back then we would have gladly accepted...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 01:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By eXeler0
One can sure believe, but.. why though? :) CPU...

One can sure believe, but.. why though? :)
CPU may be equal to N64 (I say n64 because not many other ports were done AFAIK) but then there's the whole GPU thing which Vamp really isn't close to....
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2021, 17:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By eXeler0
Pretty sure you'd need a 3d capable GPU in the...

Pretty sure you'd need a 3d capable GPU in the Nintendo 64 ballpark for a decent port ;-) A software renderer would struggle.. a lot. ;)
Forum: support.Apps 07 April 2021, 17:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By eXeler0
I ordered this just recently from sordan.ie...

I ordered this just recently from sordan.ie (haven't received it yet)
https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Extended-Licensed-Upgrade-ROM-Set-U34-35-V2-30-Kickstart-3-1-Amiga-CDTV-637/113479558390
...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2021, 00:51
Replies: 29
Views: 2,409
Posted By eXeler0
No one mentioned VIDEL yet? Falcon was out by 92...

No one mentioned VIDEL yet? Falcon was out by 92 so Atari must have realized that Chunky mode would be good to have a couple of years before that. Not sure their design was the most elegant though..
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2021, 00:49
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By eXeler0
Few things are impossible ;), but I really don't...

Few things are impossible ;), but I really don't see a lot of people succeeding in their attempts to get accelerators working with CDTVs.
If you succeed, I'm pretty sure you'll have the instant...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2021, 00:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By eXeler0
What is the real/actual question here? How many...

What is the real/actual question here?
How many Commodore officially sold while still in business or how many units were produced and are possibly in circulation?

For the record, I have 3 of them...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 April 2021, 00:36
Replies: 36
Views: 2,788
Posted By eXeler0
Yea.. That's basically what I and some other ppl...

Yea.. That's basically what I and some other ppl here are saying.. IF you need to run software that requires an FPU.. what you really need is to get a 040 or 060 instead.. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2021, 23:51
Replies: 29
Views: 2,409
Posted By eXeler0
@foebane You probably heard about SAGA and its...

@foebane You probably heard about SAGA and its chunky modes without breaking compatibility with legacy stuff (Apollo core / Vampire).
For a deep technical dive you could probably ask this guy ;-)...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 April 2021, 16:17
Replies: 36
Views: 2,788
Posted By eXeler0
Ok, so.. there is already plenty of 1230 cards...

Ok, so.. there is already plenty of 1230 cards with FPU if one thinks that's really necessary so get one of those by all means? I mean, they've been around for 27 years or so so its not like there...
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