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Forum: News Yesterday, 23:22
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
The game is coded mainly in C using bebbo’s gcc...

The game is coded mainly in C using bebbo’s gcc (modified to use vasm/vlink instead of binutils). The tools used to import art assets are custom.

I’ll let Tsak fill you in on the tools used to...
Forum: News Yesterday, 11:35
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
DaemonClaw in many ways is less taxing that...

DaemonClaw in many ways is less taxing that MetroSiege - the Amiga target would definitely be A500
Forum: News 09 May 2021, 10:15
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
This is the last one of these I post - I promise...

This is the last one of these I post - I promise :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDQ2JcSRLs4
Forum: News 09 May 2021, 04:24
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
More fun with with animation decomposition (now...

More fun with with animation decomposition (now with reconstitution!)

This time it's the Amiga version running on an A500 (emulated).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nna9wvZPLgo
Forum: support.OtherUAE 08 May 2021, 11:59
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By alpine9000
Great stuff! Looking forward to this being...

Great stuff! Looking forward to this being released!
Forum: News 08 May 2021, 11:55
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
I did a little hack today to demonstrate how...

I did a little hack today to demonstrate how Metro Siege composites character animation frames from many smaller images. Full disclosure - the video below is not running on an Amiga, but the mac...
Forum: News 07 May 2021, 23:32
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
Mike and Corey featured on the RetroHour podcast...

Mike and Corey featured on the RetroHour podcast this week. Mike talks (amount other things) about the (long) history of Metro Siege and how the project came together.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2021, 01:26
Replies: 774
Views: 140,712
Posted By alpine9000
Every new update continues to (re)blow my mind -...

Every new update continues to (re)blow my mind - the positional sfx and new textures in particular had that extra mind blowing impact on me.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 May 2021, 14:30
Replies: 92
Views: 3,125
Posted By alpine9000
What are the pitfalls of LoadView(NULL) followed...

What are the pitfalls of LoadView(NULL) followed by direct hardware access?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 May 2021, 01:54
Replies: 92
Views: 3,125
Posted By alpine9000
Interesting - I haven't done that - but can't see...

Interesting - I haven't done that - but can't see the harm in adding it :great
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 May 2021, 01:15
Replies: 92
Views: 3,125
Posted By alpine9000
As well as registering an input handler to null...

As well as registering an input handler to null out any input events, you would also probably want to set the pr_WindowPtr of the current Process/Task to -1 to stop any requesters silently waiting...
Forum: News 22 April 2021, 02:53
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
I just found out today that Metro Siege makes a...

I just found out today that Metro Siege makes a (tiny) cameo appearance in the awesome new pro wrestling game released for modern systems RetroManiaWrestling (https://www.retromaniawrestling.com/)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2021, 06:29
Replies: 936
Views: 113,291
Posted By alpine9000
Picked up the digital today - tried to order the...

Picked up the digital today - tried to order the physical but couldn't seem to stop it trying to charge me 58euro or something for shipping. I'll try again at some point.

Great game - very smooth...
Forum: Coders. Releases 06 April 2021, 00:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By alpine9000
Fantastic work. I found this to be a really well...

Fantastic work. I found this to be a really well balanced demo that kept my interest throughout. Best 64k I’ve seen in a while! Congrats!!
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 March 2021, 07:10
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By alpine9000
Which gcc are you using ? The details are...

Which gcc are you using ? The details are different if you're using for example bebbo's vs Bartman's
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2021, 21:31
Replies: 57
Views: 4,788
Posted By alpine9000
Testing my games to make sure they work on...

Testing my games to make sure they work on accelerated Amigas :)

One thing I really enjoy is how fast a big lha file extracts on a 50mhz 030 compared to a stock Amiga - speeds up the test cycle.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 11:59
Replies: 191
Views: 7,274
Posted By alpine9000
For the game I am working on (Metro Siege) I have...

For the game I am working on (Metro Siege) I have two versions.


A bootable floppy version which disables the OS.
A "system friendly" version which keeps the OS running.


When I say...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 February 2021, 03:17
Replies: 34
Views: 2,222
Posted By alpine9000
I did some unusual (incorrect?) blitter setup...

I did some unusual (incorrect?) blitter setup write ordering in a game I was working on in maybe 2017. It would work under WinUAE but would glitch on real hardware. I sent Toni the code and he...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 February 2021, 23:47
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By alpine9000
Celtic Heart contains hardware trackdisk routines...

Celtic Heart contains hardware trackdisk routines for reading and writing:

http://server.owl.de/~frank/CelticHeart.lha (trackdisk.asm)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 February 2021, 10:48
Replies: 84
Views: 8,364
Posted By alpine9000
I bet you were happy when you worked out you had...

I bet you were happy when you worked out you had enough free ram to avoid copper split blits!

Thanks for sharing the info!
Forum: News 07 February 2021, 08:54
Replies: 148
Views: 16,709
Posted By alpine9000
Absolutely outstanding work!

Absolutely outstanding work!
Forum: Coders. General 02 February 2021, 06:39
Replies: 88
Views: 5,973
Posted By alpine9000
Why is that cheating?

Why is that cheating?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2021, 06:35
Replies: 60
Views: 4,627
Posted By alpine9000
It’s a really interesting question as to if...

It’s a really interesting question as to if distribution of a cracked game would be legal even with the permission of the rights holder of the original game. A cracked game would be an unauthorised...
Forum: News 19 January 2021, 03:00
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
Unfortunately we can’t give you a definite answer...

Unfortunately we can’t give you a definite answer to any of these questions. Things change and we obviously can’t predict the future, but I can let you know our current intentions.

Completion...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 January 2021, 00:07
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By alpine9000
Not truely random but maybe good enough for this...

Not truely random but maybe good enough for this application.

Use various bits of a random number to swap pairs in the table if the bit is set.

Maybe two small loops, swapping pairs up and then...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 02:19
Replies: 111
Views: 8,994
Posted By alpine9000
Case closed

Case closed
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 January 2021, 04:15
Replies: 25
Views: 2,137
Posted By alpine9000
Just use AllocVec and FreeVec instead as they...

Just use AllocVec and FreeVec instead as they track the allocation size
Forum: request.Other 23 December 2020, 23:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By alpine9000
http://amigadev.elowar.com/ (HTML version,...

http://amigadev.elowar.com/

(HTML version, not PDF conversion book images)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 17 December 2020, 02:54
Replies: 50
Views: 5,148
Posted By alpine9000
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 02 December 2020, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By alpine9000
If you had no black in your palette and enabled...

If you had no black in your palette and enabled ecs border blanking, it would be cool if it was black - free new palette index :)

But I’m guessing it would be color 0
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2020, 11:02
Replies: 144
Views: 20,353
Posted By alpine9000
I don’t think he was talking about IRN. Mentioned...

I don’t think he was talking about IRN. Mentioned the comments were not in English.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2020, 09:15
Replies: 144
Views: 20,353
Posted By alpine9000
To me the game is looking awesome and I really...

To me the game is looking awesome and I really look forward to playing it.

Please try and ignore negative comments. You have created something that you like, and you should trust your own...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 21 October 2020, 01:03
Replies: 287
Views: 40,895
Posted By alpine9000
I love the fact that this is interlaced. ...

I love the fact that this is interlaced.

Other than that, it' shaping up amazingly well, can't wait for it to be finished.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2020, 23:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By alpine9000
I use a word for each column with each bit...

I use a word for each column with each bit mapping to a tile. This is ok for a horizontal scrolling game up to 256 high. Means you can check if a column has any dirty bits by checking if the word is...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2020, 23:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By alpine9000
In my tests it was slightly slower, but not that...

In my tests it was slightly slower, but not that much. All blits being the exact same size and configuration helps save on blitter setup for each tile. It's important that the code for managing dirty...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2020, 21:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By alpine9000
I use the tile based restore in Metro Siege and...

I use the tile based restore in Metro Siege and phx uses it in his recent games (he gave me the idea)

Main advantage is obviously no third buffer or restore buffers which fior me was a must as my...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2020, 01:25
Replies: 87
Views: 6,831
Posted By alpine9000
The things that will be interesting for me are: ...

The things that will be interesting for me are:


Keyboard/mouse - can you have an Amiga without a working keyboard and mouse ? Will it have have a nice keyboard ?
Licensing - Really interested...
Forum: News 11 September 2020, 12:29
Replies: 274
Views: 38,874
Posted By alpine9000
A few people have had similar issues and from...

A few people have had similar issues and from what I understand this tends to be a bad floppy. You could try and verify the disk against the ADF using an ADF tool?
Forum: Amiga scene 11 September 2020, 09:16
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By alpine9000
Works for me Edit: works on Telstra mobile,...

Works for me

Edit: works on Telstra mobile, not iiNet broadband
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 23:15
Replies: 443
Views: 54,272
Posted By alpine9000
Mike doesn’t hang out on this forum, so you’ll be...

Mike doesn’t hang out on this forum, so you’ll be waiting a while to get any answers from him here :)

As I mentioned earlier, there will not be any special configurations for more powerful...
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