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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 18:03
Replies: 100
Views: 14,041
Posted By Minuous
I agree, it's a reprehensible bullying tactic. It...

I agree, it's a reprehensible bullying tactic. It would be bad enough if they actually had some special rights to the word "Amiga" but they don't.

Next thing they will probably try to make me...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 17 June 2021, 09:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By Minuous
@Yoji: They always claimed it was a full set.

@Yoji:

They always claimed it was a full set.
Forum: News 15 June 2021, 06:14
Replies: 742
Views: 80,151
Posted By Minuous
No, both these programs are still working fine...

No, both these programs are still working fine here.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2021, 13:37
Replies: 509
Views: 41,189
Posted By Minuous
Actually CGA can also do 16-colour RGB graphics...

Actually CGA can also do 16-colour RGB graphics using this trick: http://nerdlypleasures.blogspot.com/2014/09/cga-16-color-rgb-graphics-modes.html
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2021, 15:48
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Minuous
The icons and other GUI elements are intended for...

The icons and other GUI elements are intended for approximately square pixels (ie. interlaced or RTG). Maybe an option should be added to AmigaOS or Report+ to double or halve icons along the...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 June 2021, 11:12
Replies: 1,373
Views: 249,851
Posted By Minuous
You can check the lib_Revision field of the...

You can check the lib_Revision field of the library after opening.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 June 2021, 03:42
Replies: 1,373
Views: 249,851
Posted By Minuous
ReAction has been part of the OS for over 20...

ReAction has been part of the OS for over 20 years now, since OS3.5.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 03 June 2021, 03:54
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Minuous
@AMIGASYSTEM: OK, I've downloaded it now....

@AMIGASYSTEM:

OK, I've downloaded it now. Thanks.
Forum: News 29 May 2021, 21:43
Replies: 742
Views: 80,151
Posted By Minuous
The URL is in my profile...

The URL is in my profile...
Forum: News 29 May 2021, 15:09
Replies: 742
Views: 80,151
Posted By Minuous
Some of us develop AmigaOS and other software,...

Some of us develop AmigaOS and other software, you are certainly allowed to make a donation for the other software :-) No one ever has though... :-(
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2021, 12:31
Replies: 1,373
Views: 249,851
Posted By Minuous
The OS does not assume fast RAM is or is not on...

The OS does not assume fast RAM is or is not on board, it allocates RAM intelligently according to what is available. Chip memory will not be used where fast RAM is suitable and available.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2021, 09:59
Replies: 509
Views: 41,189
Posted By Minuous
The best comparison is against the A500, as it...

The best comparison is against the A500, as it was exactly the same machine as the A2000, just without card slots.

I found an A2000 ad in ACAR Feb '88, on p. 5 of the Amiga section. The price...
Forum: support.Apps 22 May 2021, 17:42
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Minuous
Option #2.

Option #2.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 22 May 2021, 13:58
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Minuous
Thanks. Empty hardfile is 378Mb? I will have to...

Thanks. Empty hardfile is 378Mb? I will have to grab it in a few weeks when I have more transfer capacity, hopefully it will still be there.
Forum: support.Games 22 May 2021, 13:31
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Minuous
I had a look at the disk contents and there don't...

I had a look at the disk contents and there don't appear to be information sheets for those characters.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 22 May 2021, 10:07
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Minuous
@AMIGASYSTEM: OK, please attach it...

@AMIGASYSTEM:

OK, please attach it compressed ;-) and I will try that.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 21 May 2021, 20:44
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Minuous
@White: Yes, making ISOs is a possibility...

@White:

Yes, making ISOs is a possibility for importing data into the guest, however I also need a way to export data back out again.

@jPV:

I tried a USB stick but that does not work, it is...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 21 May 2021, 18:32
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Minuous
>if your goal is to swap files and put them in...

>if your goal is to swap files and put them in the morphos system

Yes, I just need to be able to move files into and out of the emulated MOS environment.

>you can use for example "googledrive"...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2021, 04:55
Replies: 509
Views: 41,189
Posted By Minuous
A2000s weren't cheap here, they were thousands of...

A2000s weren't cheap here, they were thousands of dollars. No one I knew bought one. The overpricing of the big box machines was a significant cause of the Amiga's eventual failure. The A2000 in...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 21 May 2021, 03:51
Replies: 70
Views: 7,193
Posted By Minuous
I followed the tutorial and installed it, however...

I followed the tutorial and installed it, however I have some questions regarding getting files into the emulated system: Is there a way to directly access the host filesystem from the guest? If not,...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2021, 18:44
Replies: 113
Views: 5,192
Posted By Minuous
The 68040 is one of those processors you were...

The 68040 is one of those processors you were talking about here that is more than a 68030:
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2021, 17:09
Replies: 113
Views: 5,192
Posted By Minuous
Yes, we are talking about new games though. If...

Yes, we are talking about new games though. If the guidelines are followed then there is no reason to expect it not to work across the full range, but anyway it is easy enough to test whatever...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2021, 16:58
Replies: 113
Views: 5,192
Posted By Minuous
@roondar: The 68040 was certainly supported...

@roondar:

The 68040 was certainly supported by Commodore. Just because you didn't have one is no reason to write buggy code.
Forum: News 17 May 2021, 06:41
Replies: 742
Views: 80,151
Posted By Minuous
Recognize it for what purpose? It is supposed to...

Recognize it for what purpose? It is supposed to be compatible, is it not?
Forum: News 15 May 2021, 15:57
Replies: 742
Views: 80,151
Posted By Minuous
Much of it is reinvested in further AmigaOS...

Much of it is reinvested in further AmigaOS development. Eg. the rights to ReAction were purchased.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2021, 08:59
Replies: 1,373
Views: 249,851
Posted By Minuous
I should just mention, the pointer under "Mouse...

I should just mention, the pointer under "Mouse usage" in the first screenshot is not the actual pointer, it is an inline graphic in the AmigaGuide, which is another new feature :-)

Here is a...
Forum: support.Apps 04 May 2021, 03:35
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Minuous
You would use the "Update from OS3.1" option of...

You would use the "Update from OS3.1" option of the Installer script on the OS3.9 CD.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2021, 15:00
Replies: 241
Views: 70,743
Posted By Minuous
That's not correct; it is missing a great deal of...

That's not correct; it is missing a great deal of functionality. Eg. the entire ReAction GUI subsystem, and most other AmigaOS improvements of the last 20+ years.
Forum: News 25 April 2021, 19:54
Replies: 22
Views: 5,525
Posted By Minuous
Amigan software are proud to announce the 100th...

Amigan software are proud to announce the 100th release of MCE, V12.7, now supporting (coincidentally) 100 games! Available at http://amigan.1emu.net/releases/#mce
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 15:38
Replies: 48
Views: 4,253
Posted By Minuous
Alone in the Dark does not qualify, according to...

Alone in the Dark does not qualify, according to your criteria.
There is a list here: http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_genre_dimension=4
But for some reason certain games, eg. The...
Forum: support.Apps 15 April 2021, 08:10
Replies: 593
Views: 130,569
Posted By Minuous
Yes, V1.57 is the latest version. I have...

Yes, V1.57 is the latest version.

I have just returned from holidays or would probably have noticed this sooner. It looks like most of the 1Emulation network is down at the moment. I will try to...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2021, 15:19
Replies: 509
Views: 41,189
Posted By Minuous
I'd disagree about a "smaller version of the A500...

I'd disagree about a "smaller version of the A500 was not needed". The A500 was grossly oversized.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2021, 13:26
Replies: 141
Views: 27,681
Posted By Minuous
Here's the news item in full, from the Jan/Feb...

Here's the news item in full, from the Jan/Feb 1990 issue (#4) of Megacomp:

Xenon flotches [sic] on Amiga. UK trade weekly CTW says that the big-time Xenon II (Mirrorsoft) has produced loading...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2021, 10:34
Replies: 141
Views: 27,681
Posted By Minuous
Presumably the initial version. My source is...

Presumably the initial version. My source is Megacomp #4, p. 11; it doesn't go into a lot of details.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2021, 04:06
Replies: 141
Views: 27,681
Posted By Minuous
According to Computer Trade Weekly, Xenon 2 had a...

According to Computer Trade Weekly, Xenon 2 had a failure rate of 80%. That's pretty atrocious copy protection when 4 out of 5 of your legitimate users are locked out :-(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2021, 14:22
Replies: 194
Views: 11,794
Posted By Minuous
Wrong, you can certainly play back sampled sounds...

Wrong, you can certainly play back sampled sounds on the IBM PC speaker; eg. the MS-DOS port of World Class Leaderboard plays sampled speech.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 March 2021, 20:49
Replies: 23
Views: 2,645
Posted By Minuous
@phx: There are aspects of 3.1 which are...

@phx:

There are aspects of 3.1 which are accurately documented in the 3.1 NDK but which are not accurately documented in the 3.9 NDK? That is not the case; the reverse is in fact true.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 March 2021, 04:52
Replies: 23
Views: 2,645
Posted By Minuous
Even for OS3.1 programming the 3.9 NDK is better....

Even for OS3.1 programming the 3.9 NDK is better. Not only is it free but some of the bugs of older versions such as 3.1 are documented.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 March 2021, 20:03
Replies: 23
Views: 2,645
Posted By Minuous
The 3.9 NDK has never been sold, it has always...

The 3.9 NDK has never been sold, it has always been free. And it is not contained on the Developer CD anyway.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 March 2021, 05:22
Replies: 23
Views: 2,645
Posted By Minuous
Yes, the header files are in the NDK.

Yes, the header files are in the NDK.
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