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Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2021, 14:32
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Yes, it's still being worked on. Sorry for the...

Yes, it's still being worked on. Sorry for the lack of updates. Real life has been getting in the way a bit as I started a new job a while ago. But, I'm still nibbling away at it when I get the...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2021, 15:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By Old_Bob
I was planning on doing this one myself after...

I was planning on doing this one myself after Tapper is finished. Guess I won't need to, now. An A500 should be capable of a near perfect version of it. Hopefully, these guys can do it justice.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 July 2021, 22:23
Replies: 800
Views: 71,511
Posted By Old_Bob
It surely wouldn't have cost much per unit to...

It surely wouldn't have cost much per unit to stick a cheapo three button pad like this in the Batman Pack box...
...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2021, 12:05
Replies: 1,300
Views: 141,255
Posted By Old_Bob
There's a small piece I remember coming across in...

There's a small piece I remember coming across in an old Byte (I think) issue on Google books that has the volume pricing for all the Motorola chips. I can't remember which issue, sorry, but the...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 June 2021, 21:34
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
I've stuck a new ADF for testing in The Zone. ...

I've stuck a new ADF for testing in The Zone.

I've increased the handicap values for the easy and normal by quite a bit, those of you who were stuck on the earlier versions should hopefully find...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2021, 23:49
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
They move a bit faster on the later rounds. As...

They move a bit faster on the later rounds. As well as speeding up gradually the longer you take during the round. I may fiddle around with the values a touch more before it's done.



In easy...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2021, 14:33
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Have you all tried the different difficulty...

Have you all tried the different difficulty settings? If so, what did you think?

Too easy? Too hard? Hmm???

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Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2021, 20:31
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Sorry for the delay, dudes. I've finally...

Sorry for the delay, dudes.

I've finally picked this up again after a little break and have a new version for testing.

I've added a little menu on game start that adds a handicap value to the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 April 2021, 01:16
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Old_Bob
First off, I made a small mistake with the...

First off, I made a small mistake with the bitplane modulo value I suggested earlier. In this case it should be 136, of course... :banghead

Having had a little fiddle around with it, I was able...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 April 2021, 19:37
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Old_Bob
Sorry, dude. I guess I didn't word my reply very...

Sorry, dude. I guess I didn't word my reply very well.

The DDF and DIW start and stop values need to be set as you would for a normal 320 pixel screen. Something like this...

...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 April 2021, 17:07
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Old_Bob
The only things that you need to change are the...

The only things that you need to change are the bitplane modulo values to account for the extra four bytes of line width. All the other stuff can stay the same as for a normal 320 pixel wide screen....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2021, 20:12
Replies: 69
Views: 7,100
Posted By Old_Bob
I don't suppose anybody has ever tried it but, I...

I don't suppose anybody has ever tried it but, I wonder how 040 and 060 would compare if both were clocked at 40mhz?

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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2021, 16:28
Replies: 69
Views: 7,100
Posted By Old_Bob
I did the very same test with the candle scene in...

I did the very same test with the candle scene in Real3D on my machines when I finally got my 1230MKIV. I may even still have the sheet of A4 somewhere with the numbers scribbled on it...

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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 19:34
Replies: 824
Views: 143,573
Posted By Old_Bob
I've decided I'm going to take this one on after...

I've decided I'm going to take this one on after I finish Tapper. I want to try a scrolling engine for my next one in this seems a good choice. Plus, it's a great game that an A500 can do a superb...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 19:20
Replies: 824
Views: 143,573
Posted By Old_Bob
Interesting that the subject of Green Beret...

Interesting that the subject of Green Beret should come up... :cool

http://eab.abime.net/picture.php?albumid=480&pictureid=3353

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Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 09 February 2021, 16:25
Replies: 45
Views: 12,571
Posted By Old_Bob
That may be because it was restricted to the very...

That may be because it was restricted to the very highest of high end Quadra machines. If every Mac of the time period had been fitted with one, things may have turned out differently.

That said,...
Forum: News 07 February 2021, 16:50
Replies: 172
Views: 34,776
Posted By Old_Bob
Just spent an hour or so playing this and it is...

Just spent an hour or so playing this and it is absolutely fantastic work by all involved. :bowdown

In addition to a few bugs that others have already mentioned, I did have an interesting one when...
Forum: Coders. General 05 February 2021, 16:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Old_Bob
Just to add, that is a classic Murray Walkerism,...

Just to add, that is a classic Murray Walkerism, right there. I can even hear James Hunt saying "How else do you expect people to see it, Murray?"

:D

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Forum: Coders. General 05 February 2021, 16:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Old_Bob
I agree with absolutely every bit of this. I...

I agree with absolutely every bit of this. I can't even imagine the horrors involved in making an Amiga game without using WinUAE.

Many thanks to Toni! And, to all the other people have...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2021, 16:36
Replies: 165
Views: 19,920
Posted By Old_Bob
Just had a quick go. I'll have a proper fiddle...

Just had a quick go. I'll have a proper fiddle around with it later but it's looking great, dude. :great

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Forum: support.WinUAE 02 February 2021, 16:54
Replies: 53
Views: 7,062
Posted By Old_Bob
I have to say that I don't quite get the hate for...

I have to say that I don't quite get the hate for the GUI debugger. I find it to be easy enough to use. However, some kind of modern multi-window setup would certainly be an improvement.

Is...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2021, 16:15
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Sorry, dudes. Didn't notice that some of you had...

Sorry, dudes. Didn't notice that some of you had posted in the thread.







This is good news. I'm fairly sure that bug has been successfully eliminated.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2021, 19:55
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Okay, dudes. I've uploaded a new test...

Okay, dudes.

I've uploaded a new test version that should fix the freezing control problem.

I've just spent an hour playing all the way through to round 40 and it seems to be sorted. If some...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2021, 17:14
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
The A500 will need 1mb Chip RAM, with the extra...

The A500 will need 1mb Chip RAM, with the extra memory starting at address $80000. Not a Slow RAM expansion that has memory at $C00000. This probably is why you can't see any of the customers using...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2021, 15:00
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Yes, it does. ...

Yes, it does.

http://www.system16.com/hardware.php?id=603

The main sprite even looks the same...

http://eab.abime.net/picture.php?albumid=480&pictureid=3350

You'd think Tapper would want...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2021, 01:53
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
The number of customers in each round is the same...

The number of customers in each round is the same as the coin op. Interesting that it didn't freeze again for you. I was doing some testing today myself and was unable to replicate it. This...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2021, 01:36
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Interesting, as well as slightly infuriating,...

Interesting, as well as slightly infuriating, that two of you have encountered the very same problem. I've played the game right through all the levels several times over here with no issue which is...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2021, 00:25
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Dammit!!!! :banghead This has only happened...

Dammit!!!! :banghead

This has only happened to me a couple of times in early testing here and I thought I had it squashed. I guess I'll need to look in to it some more.

You should still be...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2021, 21:09
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
I believe that what you are referring to is...

I believe that what you are referring to is because the sample rate for the music samples is a rather low 11khz which inevitably comes at some cost in fidelity, especially when compared directly to...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2021, 20:33
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
There should be no sound of any kind when the...

There should be no sound of any kind when the front end is running. So, I've no idea what's going on here. Can you possibly make a small video of it running so I can see what's up?

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Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2021, 03:18
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
A new ADF is on The zone, dudes. You ears...

A new ADF is on The zone, dudes.

You ears should notice a difference with this one... :cool

Background music for each of the rounds and most of the sound effects are now in the game, with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2021, 15:21
Replies: 153
Views: 11,474
Posted By Old_Bob
I'd also like to say that this is a beautifully...

I'd also like to say that this is a beautifully sneaky solution. I simply *have* to have a little fiddle around with this... :bowdown



At a guess, I think using the CPU would be the best...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2021, 20:14
Replies: 153
Views: 11,474
Posted By Old_Bob
It certainly doesn't hurt. As you correctly...

It certainly doesn't hurt. As you correctly point out, the overhead for the logic code driving everything would be fairly minimal in comparison to everything else and a 68020 would rip through that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2021, 20:04
Replies: 153
Views: 11,474
Posted By Old_Bob
2mb actually isn't much, dude. At least, not if...

2mb actually isn't much, dude. At least, not if you're expecting 256 or even 128 colour games. A game like SF2 would devour that fairly quickly. The only real option that leaves is realtime...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2021, 19:53
Replies: 153
Views: 11,474
Posted By Old_Bob
This is a key weakness of AGA that, it seems, a...

This is a key weakness of AGA that, it seems, a lot of people don't fully appreciate. We didn't get a beefed up blitter that could hack the extra workload required when using the extra...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 15:40
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Yes, it does. I should clear this up. ...

Yes, it does.



I should clear this up. The previous test versions could get away with 512kb and the game, in its current state, could possibly still run in 512kb. Although there would only be...
Forum: News 09 January 2021, 20:43
Replies: 103
Views: 21,690
Posted By Old_Bob
Excellent! :D The Amiga has long been due a...

Excellent! :D

The Amiga has long been due a port of this classic and I've even done some exploratory work of my own regarding a conversion.

Really looking forward to having a go at this! I...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 January 2021, 16:42
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Hey, dudes. I've uploaded the latest test...

Hey, dudes.

I've uploaded the latest test version to The Zone. Give it a whirl and see what you all think. All the animation frames for the beer drinking bobs are now in and you will be also...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2020, 20:08
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
With the last three aliens done, that's all the...

With the last three aliens done, that's all the bob stuff finally finished.

See what you think...

http://eab.abime.net/picture.php?albumid=480&pictureid=3347

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Forum: Amiga scene 18 December 2020, 19:35
Replies: 133
Views: 23,229
Posted By Old_Bob
Yes, dude. It's still ongoing. Right now...

Yes, dude. It's still ongoing.

Right now I'm just at the end of (as it turned out) a very long Deluxe Paint tunnel.

I've got another three bobs to draw up then I'm mostly done with graphics. ...
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