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Forum: Coders. General 24 June 2022, 12:38
Replies: 41
Views: 1,941
Posted By WayneK
As said earlier, Mr Nutz has to be a top...

As said earlier, Mr Nutz has to be a top candidate for best engine. I thought Kid Chaos was pretty slick too.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 June 2022, 12:31
Replies: 551
Views: 169,798
Posted By WayneK
Ringo Star/Classic might also be involved? I...

Ringo Star/Classic might also be involved? I have a beta (alpha?) version of Deep Core, really nothing more than the main character running around a test level - in the background there are tiles...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 June 2022, 15:25
Replies: 551
Views: 169,798
Posted By WayneK
I'm pretty sure Deep Core is the work of...

I'm pretty sure Deep Core is the work of Sauron/Miracle with some loader + disk stuff by Conqueror/Agile - not surprised it requires some work to crack :)
Forum: Coders. General 01 June 2022, 15:02
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By WayneK
And just to be clear, you are playing directly...

And just to be clear, you are playing directly from the compressed register dump? There's no need to unpack the register dump in memory before playback, right?
Forum: support.Games 04 May 2022, 11:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By WayneK
Haha, nice find! From the intro text to the...

Haha, nice find! From the intro text to the game, it definitely sounds as if this was created out of personal experience :)
Forum: News 27 April 2022, 12:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By WayneK
Thanks for releasing this update Pink, might give...

Thanks for releasing this update Pink, might give me the push to finish something :P
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2022, 15:16
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By WayneK
Simple + clean interface, and some great tunes. ...

Simple + clean interface, and some great tunes. Like Galahad said, I really like the sound of PreTracker songs (in the hands of someone capable like Virgill especially!).
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 08 February 2022, 11:49
Replies: 20
Views: 3,633
Posted By WayneK
For gfx conversion I would also add KingCon by...

For gfx conversion I would also add KingCon by Hannibal, which is part of his WinUAE demo toolchain... for native Windows IFF conversion.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2022, 11:24
Replies: 89
Views: 20,638
Posted By WayneK
Just to be clear, the megadrive only has 2 tile...

Just to be clear, the megadrive only has 2 tile layers (called ScrollA and ScrollB respectively) not 3.
Forum: Member Introductions 25 January 2022, 12:16
Replies: 32
Views: 5,391
Posted By WayneK
Welcome, I'm familiar with some of your stuff on...

Welcome, I'm familiar with some of your stuff on C64 :)If you're half as productive on Amiga, that's a good thing!
Forum: Amiga scene 07 January 2022, 15:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By WayneK
Shit, really sorry to hear that. I knew Stewart...

Shit, really sorry to hear that. I knew Stewart personally from my time in Aberdeen (when he worked in a computer shop by day, and coded bad demos for Fingerbobs on Atari ST by night...).

Had...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2022, 15:11
Replies: 36
Views: 4,154
Posted By WayneK
Awesome crack/fix, and released with an awesome...

Awesome crack/fix, and released with an awesome crack intro as well (lovely design + especially the music).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 December 2021, 12:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By WayneK
Yes, so called "AT+T syntax"... this is why...

Yes, so called "AT+T syntax"... this is why anyone working with GDB has:


"set disassembly-flavor intel"


in their init :)
Forum: Amiga scene 20 November 2021, 11:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,518
Posted By WayneK
https://github.com/ianhan/BitmapFonts Should...

https://github.com/ianhan/BitmapFonts

Should have something that fits your needs :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 November 2021, 12:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By WayneK
Decent interview, and as a bonus I discovered...

Decent interview, and as a bonus I discovered Fairlight TV so I got to waste hours watching C64 cracking videos... :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2021, 21:10
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By WayneK
Thanks, you don't see many articles on Speccy...

Thanks, you don't see many articles on Speccy hacking since most of the modern stuff is cracked/trainer in Russia!

When I was messing around cracking some Spectrum stuff last year, I ended up...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 September 2021, 18:40
Replies: 81
Views: 16,210
Posted By WayneK
Hearing the "World of Wonders...ahahaha" sample...

Hearing the "World of Wonders...ahahaha" sample on the Dungeon Master crack, when I owned an Atari ST at the time which could only go BEEP! :P
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 August 2021, 12:14
Replies: 23
Views: 9,554
Posted By WayneK
Didn't Mortal Kombat have a mastering error as...

Didn't Mortal Kombat have a mastering error as well? The release date copies of the game had corrupt gfx data on one of the disks if I remember correctly...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 August 2021, 18:39
Replies: 21
Views: 7,013
Posted By WayneK
Are you sure there is no kind of watchdog timer...

Are you sure there is no kind of watchdog timer that you need to acknowledge? This behaviour seems odd...
Forum: News 18 July 2021, 17:18
Replies: 134
Views: 18,959
Posted By WayneK
Interesting read, I liked the CRC stuff - I...

Interesting read, I liked the CRC stuff - I vaguely remember discussing writing a "crack me" that used this technique with you many years ago :)
Forum: request.Apps 23 May 2021, 11:57
Replies: 17
Views: 9,307
Posted By WayneK
Just so this doesn't happen again: ...

Just so this doesn't happen again:

https://github.com/ianhan/BitmapFonts

Probably more fonts than you'll ever need!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 May 2021, 12:58
Replies: 32
Views: 4,735
Posted By WayneK
Really good explanation of everything, thanks! ...

Really good explanation of everything, thanks!
I always thought that rotozoomers precalced 90 degrees of rotation and just used 4 pre-rotated versions of the source image (pre-rotated during...
Forum: Coders. Releases 06 April 2021, 16:02
Replies: 18
Views: 4,200
Posted By WayneK
Thanks for releasing the source, and bundling all...

Thanks for releasing the source, and bundling all the tools/your notes along with it in one place.
Watching the stream (Amiga intro) this was the clear winner by some distance, the multi-lightsource...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2021, 16:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,798
Posted By WayneK
I do remember there being guys out there (who...

I do remember there being guys out there (who remembers "Free Kuwait" Quartex BBS?) who funded the originals that were supplied, on the understanding that once it was supplied/warped they were sent...
Forum: Coders. General 06 March 2021, 11:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By WayneK
You've pretty much covered how it's done exactly...

You've pretty much covered how it's done exactly :)
The reflection is done using modulo, usually according to a table for a 'ripple' effect, to show specific lines of the image you want reflected. ...
Forum: Coders. General 05 February 2021, 14:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By WayneK
Exactly as said above, during my time on Amiga...

Exactly as said above, during my time on Amiga "back in the day" (tm) I was too stupid to code anything - it was only coming across WinUAE many years later that re-ignited my interest in Amiga + made...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 February 2021, 12:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By WayneK
I do exactly the same as Dan, basically store the...

I do exactly the same as Dan, basically store the 8x8 font in a large vertical strip, 8x972 or whatever vertical size... then the indexing is just ascii-adjust, *8, done :)
Forum: News 10 January 2021, 15:34
Replies: 103
Views: 23,771
Posted By WayneK
This looks great, and that title screen is...

This looks great, and that title screen is superb. Thanks for all the hard work creating these "tiny" games Pink!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 December 2020, 16:16
Replies: 31
Views: 2,875
Posted By WayneK
A good way to find locations for things you don't...

A good way to find locations for things you don't know (yet), but you do know other locations (lives for example) - put a memory watchpoint on the lives location when you're at the main menu, before...
Forum: News 23 December 2020, 12:44
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By WayneK
Nice find, I wonder when this was actually...

Nice find, I wonder when this was actually produced? I'd be interested in seeing a commented disassembly of it (not that I couldn't do it myself, but... just in case you already had one :) ).
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2020, 16:36
Replies: 113
Views: 13,962
Posted By WayneK
This happened a few times, some games were...

This happened a few times, some games were (pre)released and there were identifying features (watermarks) that led to a certain reviewer or someone being blacklisted from receiving any future games...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 November 2020, 12:34
Replies: 8
Views: 2,105
Posted By WayneK
It's quite tricky/unusual on Amiga, I know...

It's quite tricky/unusual on Amiga, I know Mr.Spiv implemented a combined disk-loader/decrunch (almost certainly based on STC?) for the game "Elfmania" but 99.9% of games/demos simply load entire...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 October 2020, 15:52
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By WayneK
This ^^ Most of the time I remember them,...

This ^^


Most of the time I remember them, if I don't then I look them up :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 October 2020, 11:33
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By WayneK
I don't know devpac specifically, but could it be...

I don't know devpac specifically, but could it be because you haven't given the size directive to move/add? eg:

move.w #2,d0
move.w #2,d1
add.w d0,d1
rts

There are 3 possiblities for the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 September 2020, 12:07
Replies: 29
Views: 3,706
Posted By WayneK
They are actually easier than the game(s) you...

They are actually easier than the game(s) you just trained! In the vast majority of cases, the files will load to a fixed address - no deltas/offsets, just writing to a fixed address with $4E71 or...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2020, 11:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,925
Posted By WayneK
But the C64 side also "respects" new commercial...

But the C64 side also "respects" new commercial titles (partially because 90% of them are produced by "sceners"...) - the cracked/trained version is spread on BBSes, but online databases like CSDB...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 June 2020, 13:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By WayneK
Building pic #2 is more what I expected when I...

Building pic #2 is more what I expected when I think of my 1 visit to Bristol :P
I don't remember MetaComo, cool that they produced/distributed all these languages, even for the Sinclair QL (pretty...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 June 2020, 11:48
Replies: 25
Views: 4,984
Posted By WayneK
Tommy Telecom was my favourite... a french guy...

Tommy Telecom was my favourite... a french guy who would call group members and connect them together on 3way to chat, complete with "thank you for using Tommy Telecom" :P
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 May 2020, 14:59
Replies: 25
Views: 4,984
Posted By WayneK
If you look at c64 intros from late 80's, you...

If you look at c64 intros from late 80's, you will see lots of scrolltexts containing stuff like "this is my last crack on c64 I'm moving to Amiga" or "if you can get Amiga originals get in touch"......
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 April 2020, 12:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,434
Posted By WayneK
I remember the Cynix SNES stuff, it was pretty...

I remember the Cynix SNES stuff, it was pretty decent at the time. Although people *did* indeed have docs (I had a copy, and I couldn't even code at this point) but there was a lot of innovation in...
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