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Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2022, 20:10
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By mcgeezer
and source code to Bomb Jack Beer Edition, Rygar...

and source code to Bomb Jack Beer Edition, Rygar and Turbo Sprint are on my mcgeezer.itch.io page.

I should upload them to github to be honest.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2022, 21:36
Replies: 46
Views: 4,539
Posted By mcgeezer
This looks like a decent engine. As you're...

This looks like a decent engine.

As you're not in Dual Playfield mode I can only assume you're holding a mask of the front playfield allowing you to plot sprites either behind or in front. I tried...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2022, 13:21
Replies: 46
Views: 4,539
Posted By mcgeezer
Hardly any developer knew about the hardware...

Hardly any developer knew about the hardware scrolling on the Amiga back in 1988, I posted about this very topic in my Rolling Thunder thread.

We mustn't be too harsh on the developers, they were...
Forum: News 15 May 2022, 19:51
Replies: 55
Views: 5,171
Posted By mcgeezer
From the quick look I had the other day,...

From the quick look I had the other day, basically the tunnel sequence is one huge animation, probably the rotation too as it only ever rotates in one place. Only the top half of the tunnel is...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2022, 22:57
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By mcgeezer
It's been a while since I did an update but I've...

It's been a while since I did an update but I've been working on the game.

Here's levels 1-6 of the game, still plenty to do and some annoying bugs to fix.

https://youtu.be/IXxiiSBYjN8

Game...
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 10:01
Replies: 135
Views: 36,144
Posted By mcgeezer
No, I didn't try that. :great

No, I didn't try that. :great
Forum: Coders. General 11 May 2022, 09:49
Replies: 135
Views: 36,144
Posted By mcgeezer
It's a nice game, well done. I couldn't quite...

It's a nice game, well done. I couldn't quite get it to work with the 4mb Fast but did with more 8mb.

You might want to add a warning that it might not be suitable for people with epilepsy, I got...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2022, 15:02
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Maybe with a 68040 and 64mb fast ram a good port...

Maybe with a 68040 and 64mb fast ram a good port could be done.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2022, 01:30
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Did he try the original game?

Did he try the original game?
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2022, 21:54
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Ehhh??

Ehhh??
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2022, 00:52
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
This is why I said the game is a port from the ZX...

This is why I said the game is a port from the ZX Spectrum. There's even evidence in the code that suggests they were working from the Z80 code template.
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 April 2022, 00:38
Replies: 83
Views: 8,231
Posted By mcgeezer
The hardware sprites on the Amiga are simply...

The hardware sprites on the Amiga are simply awful to deal with.

However, if they'd added a lot more of them.. maybe to 64 it would have been a game changer. Just look at the Neogeo and what it...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 23:45
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks mate, Just an A500 config with 0.5 mb...

Thanks mate,

Just an A500 config with 0.5 mb of slow ram will do.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 21:56
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Sure, bash it over... don't spend too much time...

Sure, bash it over... don't spend too much time on it, you can't polish a turd.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 21:45
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
And here's me thinking I was doing you all a...

And here's me thinking I was doing you all a favour by removing the sound hahahah....

If I have time I'll look at the sound routines to see if I can fix them and re-release with a few other...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2022, 00:48
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Rewriting the game for an A500 with one eye on...

Rewriting the game for an A500 with one eye on the arcade is a very tall order, the hardware between them is chalk and cheese, even a stock A1200 will struggle, possible maybe at 25fps.

What is...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2022, 23:20
Replies: 53
Views: 5,610
Posted By mcgeezer
Rolling Thunder

Might get wrong for it but in the zone is Rolling Thunder unfucked featuring the replacement of some heavy lifting CPU routines with those from our beloved blitter, several other routines changed...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 April 2022, 12:52
Replies: 46
Views: 2,342
Posted By mcgeezer
indeed... no interlace here and on a real Amiga....

indeed... no interlace here and on a real Amiga.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SNjXeEGBO4
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 April 2022, 12:19
Replies: 46
Views: 2,342
Posted By mcgeezer
Let me put you straight on a couple of things...

Let me put you straight on a couple of things buster.

It's a port of the arcade game and if you play Turbo Sprint on a modern display it should deinterlace for you into a 512x384 progressive frame...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2022, 16:24
Replies: 59
Views: 3,670
Posted By mcgeezer
The ST is a great machine and i have lots of fond...

The ST is a great machine and i have lots of fond memories of it especially in the demo scene. Programming it there’s very little in IO to custom chips to help you so you have to do everything using...
Forum: News 16 April 2022, 00:45
Replies: 821
Views: 92,358
Posted By mcgeezer
Direct your question to Retro games Ltd, not the...

Direct your question to Retro games Ltd, not the developer of the game who likely spent a long time testing the game on real hardware.
Forum: News 14 April 2022, 22:22
Replies: 821
Views: 92,358
Posted By mcgeezer
Really it's the emulation that's not quite right,...

Really it's the emulation that's not quite right, as opposed to the game developer's problem to deal with. Before we know it mate we'll be supporting the games on the A500 mini.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 10 April 2022, 10:31
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By mcgeezer
Well the good news is that it seems to do this...

Well the good news is that it seems to do this with any executable I try to run via the generic slave on the mini, so it's not something fundamental to my project.

I think leave this one for the...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 09 April 2022, 22:24
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks asman, I enabled that and sadly it...

Thanks asman,

I enabled that and sadly it doesn't give me any more info.
I may have to go to the lengths of running it on Amiberry 3.3 to replicate - which is what the A500 mini is running.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 09 April 2022, 21:20
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By mcgeezer
Getting Debug on a WHDload slave?

Hi all,

I'm trying to get my project working on the Amiga mini, I've created a generic slave which I've proved works in emulation and on my real A1200.

When i try to get it working on the Amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2022, 22:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By mcgeezer
A500 could do xevious ( or slap fight ) with ease...

A500 could do xevious ( or slap fight ) with ease
Good project for someone to do for sure.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2022, 13:57
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By mcgeezer
I'd thought about this previously and I believe...

I'd thought about this previously and I believe it is possible. I'd use the blitter to update the copper list with the specific colour values per line. Tricky but doable.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 April 2022, 19:58
Replies: 41
Views: 2,979
Posted By mcgeezer
Problem here is blitter waits. Set Wait for...

Problem here is blitter waits. Set Wait for blitter on in Winuae and the problem goes away with fast ram enabled.

Make sure you load your blitter regs after your blit waits.

Tip:- Check your...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2022, 21:48
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By mcgeezer
Thanks... If I can, I will... the problem...

Thanks...

If I can, I will... the problem isn't the coding as I already did the first two levels of KFM.... it's the disk space creeping the game across to three disks as opposed to two.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 April 2022, 21:17
Replies: 384
Views: 61,008
Posted By mcgeezer
For those following the thread I've posted an...

For those following the thread I've posted an updated promo video on my Youtube channel.

https://youtu.be/0-E7GFX-vWg


Also, announcements will now land in this thread:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2022, 20:04
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By mcgeezer
Devil's Temple

Here's my Devil's Temple promotional video... getting near to the end of development now so things are firming up.

Enjoy.

https://youtu.be/0-E7GFX-vWg

Geezer
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2022, 20:17
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By mcgeezer
That really is awful... Truly awful.

That really is awful... Truly awful.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 March 2022, 23:33
Replies: 21
Views: 2,265
Posted By mcgeezer
Great initiative jotd, certainly a bigger project...

Great initiative jotd, certainly a bigger project as I've just had a look at it on MAME.

I haven't checked but it looks like you can straight blit copy the character bitmaps into each bitplane and...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 February 2022, 00:34
Replies: 62
Views: 9,783
Posted By mcgeezer
Apples and Oranges for sure, one product aimed at...

Apples and Oranges for sure, one product aimed at business to consumer and the other direct to consumer. CPU's don't account for much when you have
programmable custom hardware able to do all of...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 February 2022, 09:53
Replies: 141
Views: 12,513
Posted By mcgeezer
Brilliant work! Cant wait to have a go of this...

Brilliant work! Cant wait to have a go of this on my miggy, love the game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2022, 22:27
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By mcgeezer
I’m not based in the South West, but i am based...

I’m not based in the South West, but i am based in the North East.
I can probably do something 1-2-1 remotely with you over discord or Teams.
You’ll appreciate i don’t want to do it for nothing so...
Forum: News 06 February 2022, 22:52
Replies: 49
Views: 12,139
Posted By mcgeezer
I updated the link now.

I updated the link now.
Forum: News 06 February 2022, 19:21
Replies: 49
Views: 12,139
Posted By mcgeezer
You'll have to show me because I don't know what...

You'll have to show me because I don't know what you mean.
Forum: Coders. Contest 04 February 2022, 14:24
Replies: 68
Views: 36,333
Posted By mcgeezer
The game was made for PAL systems due to a number...

The game was made for PAL systems due to a number of factors. Switch your Amiga into PAL mode. While I could have put the attract mode in it would have caused increased load times.

The...
Forum: News 15 January 2022, 00:45
Replies: 112
Views: 12,999
Posted By mcgeezer
Google reckons....E-Flite V1200 Speedmodell Smart...

Google reckons....E-Flite V1200 Speedmodell Smart Bnf Basic Fastest E-Flite Flight Model EFL1235

About same price as a stock A1200 mate. :D

(Sorry, I'll probably go to hell for that but Galahad...
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