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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2021, 18:23
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By LocalH
Some right-handed people would play arcade games...

Some right-handed people would play arcade games with their arms crossed, right hand on stick and left hand on button(s).
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 17:14
Replies: 542
Views: 48,135
Posted By LocalH
For what it's worth, DPaintIV in max overscan on...

For what it's worth, DPaintIV in max overscan on NTSC reports 736x241 for hires nonlace. Tested on WB1.3
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 16:18
Replies: 542
Views: 48,135
Posted By LocalH
Of course. But it wasn't just Workbench that...

Of course. But it wasn't just Workbench that exhibited the issue. I remember seeing it in some graphical word processors, for example, depending on the colors in use. Never saw it in "standard"...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 14:52
Replies: 542
Views: 48,135
Posted By LocalH
Topaz 1.x was nearly a carbon copy of the IBM PC...

Topaz 1.x was nearly a carbon copy of the IBM PC BIOS font. It wasn't any less readable, and I'm sure there were quite a few businesses using PCs on CGA monitors, which would appear on screen almost...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 01:35
Replies: 542
Views: 48,135
Posted By LocalH
There were plenty of free tools pretty far back...

There were plenty of free tools pretty far back that could change the screen font to any 8x8 font. The earliest one I found in the Fred Fish collection was on disk 41, from November 1986.
Forum: support.Apps 26 February 2021, 17:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By LocalH
Not sure what the tools were like before 1.3, but...

Not sure what the tools were like before 1.3, but 1.3's Extras disk came with a basic IconEd along with a tool called IconMerge to join/split two "normal" icons into/from one double-icon. I can...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 February 2021, 14:50
Replies: 542
Views: 48,135
Posted By LocalH
They're still lost as far as I'm concerned,...

They're still lost as far as I'm concerned, unless they make unaltered ADFs available. I haven't even seen bit-perfect representations of the works, every copy I've seen has been unevenly scaled with...
Forum: support.Apps 14 February 2021, 02:35
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By LocalH
It honestly looks like they're there to me if you...

It honestly looks like they're there to me if you mean the VU meters (I see four short green horizontal lines that seem like they'd match up with where the meters normally show up).
Forum: support.Other 14 February 2021, 02:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By LocalH
The first screenshot is likely just a matter of...

The first screenshot is likely just a matter of not having the right icon palette, I would guess? The only thing that doesn't look right is the actual icons that are coming from the CD
Forum: News 30 January 2021, 14:59
Replies: 27
Views: 6,738
Posted By LocalH
I go there and see four free books and four free...

I go there and see four free books and four free magazines
Forum: support.Other 27 January 2021, 03:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By LocalH
While I'm not Toni, D1-resolution MPEG-2 would...

While I'm not Toni, D1-resolution MPEG-2 would probably be the best option. 720x576 at 25fps (704 is also acceptable as they are largely considered equivalent, and the extra 16 pixels won't contain...
Forum: support.Apps 26 October 2019, 05:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By LocalH
The 320 modes should probably be set to Low Res.

The 320 modes should probably be set to Low Res.
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 19 September 2019, 06:46
Replies: 18
Views: 6,555
Posted By LocalH
Pretty sure that the idea is to have a way to...

Pretty sure that the idea is to have a way to press "Ctrl-Alt-Del" and "Ctrl-Alt-Esc" on the emulated Amiga keyboard without needing those key combinations on the host PC.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 August 2019, 01:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By LocalH
There exist hardware "write blockers" that are...

There exist hardware "write blockers" that are most commonly used in forensic work. There exist IDE-to-IDE blockers. Unsure as to cost, or as to whether they could be specified as part of the...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 08 July 2019, 03:20
Replies: 33
Views: 15,610
Posted By LocalH
For anyone who may be dealing with this issue, I...

For anyone who may be dealing with this issue, I Zone'd amos.library 2.30.

Also, ensure you don't also have an older version of it in your AMOS installation's APSystem directory. If there is, then...
Forum: Coders. General 17 June 2019, 00:48
Replies: 79
Views: 34,551
Posted By LocalH
Can "checks" be given a variant that only dithers...

Can "checks" be given a variant that only dithers in the X axis (i.e., produces alternating columns of vertical lines similar to that commonly seen on the Mega Drive)?
Forum: support.Apps 16 April 2019, 06:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By LocalH
MysticView 1.07 is in this folder on the author's...

MysticView 1.07 is in this folder on the author's website (http://neoscientists.org/~tmueller/binarydistillery/)
Forum: support.Apps 19 November 2018, 01:39
Replies: 51
Views: 16,782
Posted By LocalH
Has anyone with these images thought about the...

Has anyone with these images thought about the possibility of generating patches against the original ROMs/disks they were modified from, and distributing those? If the patching tool is chosen well,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2017, 08:37
Replies: 323
Views: 34,372
Posted By LocalH
Dynamic Hires/SHAM is not real HAM6. True HAM6...

Dynamic Hires/SHAM is not real HAM6. True HAM6 relies on the hardware allowing the standard "hold-and-modify" technique to access non-paletted colors, and can easily generate more than 16 colors on a...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 March 2017, 04:53
Replies: 24
Views: 4,753
Posted By LocalH
Anybody ever try this with prototype versions of...

Anybody ever try this with prototype versions of AmigaDOS (like 1.4a15 or 1.4b1, or others that may be out there in private hands)? Just wondering if it behaved any differently, especially in the...
Forum: support.Amix 06 January 2017, 04:51
Replies: 45
Views: 31,471
Posted By LocalH
It is irrelevant to this thread, but yes there...

It is irrelevant to this thread, but yes there was. From http://www.gregdonner.org/workbench/wb_20.html (emphasis mine):



SuperKickstart A3000 hardware ROM is rev 36.016, I forget whether it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2016, 02:58
Replies: 34
Views: 4,881
Posted By LocalH
I was suggesting that WinUAE be able to output...

I was suggesting that WinUAE be able to output RGBA AVI with an alpha channel constructed by the genlock emulation, not any sort of live video overlay.
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2016, 13:58
Replies: 34
Views: 4,881
Posted By LocalH
Potential to output RGBA AVI (at least when using...

Potential to output RGBA AVI (at least when using uncompressed output, codes may complicate this) using the genlock emulation to construct the alpha channel?

This would allow for later compositing...
Forum: project.aGTW 05 May 2016, 20:17
Replies: 10
Views: 5,844
Posted By LocalH
For what it's worth, the "Amiga" screenshot on...

For what it's worth, the "Amiga" screenshot on the MobyGames box scan is definitely using 1.x-era Topaz. Not a definitive proof of it being an Amiga version (as I have seen both versions of Topaz pop...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 April 2016, 21:20
Replies: 24
Views: 3,997
Posted By LocalH
Sparse file is an NTFS feature, and thus is quite...

Sparse file is an NTFS feature, and thus is quite transparent to the emulator, but won't work on a non-NTFS partition. A dynamic HDF is implemented entirely within the emulator, and thus will work on...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 April 2016, 03:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,993
Posted By LocalH
When used with a color wheel and monochrome...

When used with a color wheel and monochrome composite camera, as the original use case was intended to be, it nicely sidesteps the low-resolution chroma of a color composite signal.
Forum: Coders. General 03 April 2016, 16:54
Replies: 79
Views: 34,551
Posted By LocalH
Love this tool, especially the "checks" dithering...

Love this tool, especially the "checks" dithering method, and the fact that the 512-color ST palette can also be used to quantize for the Mega Drive as well.

Any thoughts to adding Joel Yliluoma's...
Forum: request.Other 30 March 2016, 08:07
Replies: 22
Views: 5,926
Posted By LocalH
Perhaps this is a case similar to the recalled...

Perhaps this is a case similar to the recalled Fred Fish disks (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=41307)?
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 September 2015, 02:24
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By LocalH
FFS on 1.3 is only for HDDs. 2.0 added the...

FFS on 1.3 is only for HDDs. 2.0 added the ability to use FFS on floppies.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 September 2015, 06:49
Replies: 97
Views: 49,305
Posted By LocalH
Anyone feel like making an iOS 7/8 compatible IPA...

Anyone feel like making an iOS 7/8 compatible IPA of this newer version for jailbroken devices? The version on Cydia doesn't run properly (emulator UI works, overall app doesn't hang, but after...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 April 2015, 02:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,779
Posted By LocalH
That's not what OP is asking for, though. They're...

That's not what OP is asking for, though. They're asking for a pre-scale to the largest integer scale that will fit, for a subsequent bilinear scale (which will resuly in much sharper pixel edges by...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 April 2015, 06:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,665
Posted By LocalH
I doubt the volume name has anything to do with...

I doubt the volume name has anything to do with it. As far as Workbench running normally, it may seem so at a first glance. However, any time a volume fails to validate, the system blocks any write...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 19 March 2015, 18:49
Replies: 2
Views: 3,509
Posted By LocalH
No, I haven't, at least not yet. At this point...

No, I haven't, at least not yet. At this point it's more of a historical curiosity for me, as I was never able to use such setups in the old days, and I find the old, pre-NLE production methods very...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 December 2014, 18:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,468
Posted By LocalH
Wonder if it would be possible within the...

Wonder if it would be possible within the emulation framework to report similar to CPU usage? That way, it would be understood that standard AOS usage would always report a low percentage, but when...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 December 2014, 01:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,498
Posted By LocalH
I took the other approach and installed CacheCDFS...

I took the other approach and installed CacheCDFS from IDEfix on my Amiga, then I can fully access Joliet filesystems as well as ISO9660 and Rock Ridge :)
Forum: request.Apps 13 December 2014, 19:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,771
Posted By LocalH
You can always go into WinUAE settings and set...

You can always go into WinUAE settings and set floppy speed to "Turbo" for really fast ADOS formatting :lol
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2014, 18:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By LocalH
One correction, that's the slightly more...

One correction, that's the slightly more impressive Super Mario World from the SNES, not Super Mario Land for Game Boy. Certainly was a pleasant surprise :)
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 29 November 2014, 23:34
Replies: 15
Views: 4,656
Posted By LocalH
I could see a compelling use case in the sense of...

I could see a compelling use case in the sense of emulating (and thus preserving) hard-to-find hardware like that used with the Prevue Guide/TV Guide Channel Amigas (although from my understanding...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 August 2014, 19:41
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By LocalH
It'd be interesting to digitize those tapes in...

It'd be interesting to digitize those tapes in highest quality onto a DVD for preservation purposes :)
Forum: request.Other 26 July 2014, 08:33
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By LocalH
If I remember correctly, they were animbrushes...

If I remember correctly, they were animbrushes for each glyph, right? If that's right, you can just use them in any animation-supporting paint program like DPaint or Brilliance.
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