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Forum: Coders. General 06 November 2015, 15:53
Replies: 17
Views: 4,108
Posted By Anding
Thanks Jonathan. I had not expected this to show...

Thanks Jonathan. I had not expected this to show up exactly 7 years to the month after posting the original thread!
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2010, 11:18
Replies: 1
Views: 2,688
Posted By Anding
Floppy disk Andre Lamothe's Tricks of the 3d game programming gurus

This was never an Amiga specific book (Andre Lamothe used Windows), but it's a great introduction to writing 3D graphics software and the code is very transferable.

I bought the book second hand...
Forum: request.Apps 07 March 2010, 05:31
Replies: 75
Views: 17,050
Posted By Anding
thx!

thx!
Forum: request.Apps 07 March 2010, 03:07
Replies: 75
Views: 17,050
Posted By Anding
KGWDH file is still there - sorry for the...

KGWDH file is still there - sorry for the trouble! BUT I can't activate using Page Up. Am I missing something?

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Could someone be kind enought to Zone the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 November 2009, 00:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,462
Posted By Anding
Forbidden Forest

Which Amiga game do you think came closest to the C64's Forbidden Forest in terms of atmosphere?

Maybe Agony? I was playing that this weekend and the trees, esp. in level 2 make for quite a good...
Forum: support.Games 08 November 2009, 09:51
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By Anding
Cheat for Marble Madness????

Hi all,

Any Marble Madness fans have a cheat to get unlimited or extra time in the levels? Did check Lemon Amiga and Google but no luck so far.

Many thanks!
Forum: Coders. General 04 September 2009, 17:00
Replies: 23
Views: 10,951
Posted By Anding
It's back in the zone. If you downloaded...

It's back in the zone.

If you downloaded it elsewhere just check that you have the most recent version, it should have the picture diagrams in.
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2009, 06:19
Replies: 40
Views: 7,596
Posted By Anding
I use Devpac 3. There is a great manual available...

I use Devpac 3. There is a great manual available in PDF format and the package includes an IDE. I'm sure there are technical reasons for preferring some of the alternatives, but for ease of use for...
Forum: Coders. General 23 May 2009, 18:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Anding
Good spot! I wondered if someone would ask. ...

Good spot! I wondered if someone would ask. Yes, I've been learning 68k assembler for a relatively short time, and also my way around the Amiga hardware. It's a real discipline. For fun I wrote a...
Forum: Coders. General 23 May 2009, 17:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Anding
Thanks guys, this was a really interesting bug....

Thanks guys, this was a really interesting bug. Basically MonAm was protecting me from a subtle problem in by code by kindly zeroing all the registers before running. The CLI is not doing that. My...
Forum: Coders. General 23 May 2009, 16:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Anding
I think the length is OK as in MonAm, d0 after...

I think the length is OK as in MonAm, d0 after the call = d3 before the call, which is the full length of the buffer that I expected. The odd thing is that I get all my output when running from the...
Forum: Coders. General 23 May 2009, 16:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Anding
Question _LV0Write() output lost?

I'm calling _LVOWrite from assembler under WB1.3. A very curious thing is happening. When I run my program from the CLI only the first half dozen or so characters from the buffer appear at the...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 23 May 2009, 09:50
Replies: 51
Views: 12,227
Posted By Anding
Hope this is no intrusion. I just found the...

Hope this is no intrusion. I just found the thread and literally today was finishing off a very simple 'on-demand copper bars' demo called from the CLI, so I thought I would put it up. It seems to...
Forum: Coders. General 20 May 2009, 19:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,895
Posted By Anding
Thanks Toni. I think that might be it. Actually...

Thanks Toni. I think that might be it. Actually it is quite easy to dispense with COPLOC2 all together, at the expense of having the cooper a bit more busy after Vp>127 'falling through' all the...
Forum: Coders. General 20 May 2009, 13:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,895
Posted By Anding
Question Behaviour of COPJMP2?

Sorry to post again with a problem so soon but I'm pulling my hair out on this one. According to the HW manual writing to COPJMP2 should force the copper to load it's PC with the address of COP2LC...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2009, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Anding
StingRay, thomas, Thank you both for such...

StingRay, thomas,

Thank you both for such speedy help! :)
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2009, 17:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Anding
@ Thomas, Yes I include to define _LVOWait,...

@ Thomas,

Yes I include to define _LVOWait, and have an RTS in the following section. I assume I must have a problem elsewhere in my program that sets this up to fail. When I run a simple...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2009, 17:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Anding
Thanks Stingray. What I am trying to do though is...

Thanks Stingray. What I am trying to do though is put my task to sleep until it is killed with CTRL-C. If possible I would like to avoid a busy loop, hence my hopes with _LVOWait? (The reason for...
Forum: Coders. General 19 May 2009, 17:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By Anding
Question SIGBREAK_CTRL_C from assembler?

I'm trying to write a small routine that waits until CTRL-C is pressed. The program is run from the CLI on WB1.3 (AmigaForever A500). For some reason the following just locks up the machine at the...
Forum: Coders. General 13 April 2009, 13:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By Anding
Loedown, Asking for the best programming...

Loedown,

Asking for the best programming language is a bit like asking which religious sect should you join.

If you're making a living from IT development then you'd better let the market...
Forum: Coders. General 12 April 2009, 16:57
Replies: 23
Views: 10,951
Posted By Anding
Revised version of the Amiga Hardware Manual in...

Revised version of the Amiga Hardware Manual in PDF format now in the zone:
- Updated fonts and typesetting
- Inserted figure images
- Optimized for printing double sided on A4

I'm hoping this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 February 2009, 16:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By Anding
OK - wait for it: Monkey Island Chess! ...

OK - wait for it: Monkey Island Chess!

Chessboard drawn on the same perspective as the typical game scenes. Game background behind the chessboard. Chess pieces are MI characters and they walk...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 February 2009, 14:05
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By Anding
I think there are ways around these - Guybrush...

I think there are ways around these
- Guybrush doesn't need a pose to shoot (the camels didn't), he could just change colour and fire a bullet
- Backs don't need to be continuously looped, they...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 February 2009, 13:30
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By Anding
Ironclaw, did you very play Revenge of The Mutant...

Ironclaw, did you very play Revenge of The Mutant Camels on the c64? Basically anything and everything was thrown up in the air and the camel had to kill it. How about doing this? The scrolling...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 February 2009, 03:35
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By Anding
>>> you play as Guybrush, your task is to walk...

>>> you play as Guybrush, your task is to walk around and fetch beer to the pirates

Ironclaw, this sounds risky. These pirates have been at sea for weeks and now they are back on shore getting...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 February 2009, 12:56
Replies: 8
Views: 3,851
Posted By Anding
Yes - I did see that actually! But it was...

Yes - I did see that actually! But it was 1991. That's getting on 20 years ago now. Just curious as to what some of the talented 80's game developers are working on these days.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 February 2009, 11:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,851
Posted By Anding
Paul Woakes

I was happily playing Encounter again and wondered what the author, Paul Woakes, did after that?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 February 2009, 15:33
Replies: 18
Views: 3,671
Posted By Anding
Ironclaw is right, but I didn't hear the PC...

Ironclaw is right, but I didn't hear the PC version music because...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 February 2009, 15:02
Replies: 18
Views: 3,671
Posted By Anding
Well, you're right, but I do put the emulator in...

Well, you're right, but I do put the emulator in full screen mode :)

Original hardware is the best, but you can't beat an emulator when it comes to cost and convenience. I would love to own an...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 February 2009, 14:57
Replies: 18
Views: 3,671
Posted By Anding
Thanks! Now I'm in business. No harm in...

Thanks! Now I'm in business. No harm in playing both versions ;-)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 February 2009, 14:38
Replies: 18
Views: 3,671
Posted By Anding
Dune

Appeal for help here... I'd like to download Dune in English but I can only find French and German versions from the usual sources. Anyone be kind enough to zone the ADF's? :help Many thanks in...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 February 2009, 16:02
Replies: 88
Views: 21,399
Posted By Anding
I love stripboard and programming...

I love stripboard and programming microcontrollers, but once we're buidling ready made designs on a PCB then I'd sooner just buy. Kit form can be the most cost effective I think.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2009, 16:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By Anding
I'd been looking for this picture :) Not an...

I'd been looking for this picture :)
Not an Amiga, but a Commodore 64 in the Kuiper airborne observatory (an infrared telescope in a converted military C-141). 1987/88
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2009, 13:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By Anding
Hubble Space Telescope

Sorry if this is too off topic, but the Hubble was launched in 1990 when the Amiga scene was also heading towards it's zenith.

Did any games come out featuring the Hubble, or did any of the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2009, 13:10
Replies: 20
Views: 2,338
Posted By Anding
I just finished the game for the first time....

I just finished the game for the first time. Great fun but some of the puzzles are more wacky than logical :spin I'd have been lost without the cheat sheet... Did people really get to the end...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 February 2009, 17:26
Replies: 103
Views: 17,498
Posted By Anding
Are we possibly on meaning number 1 of the below...

Are we possibly on meaning number 1 of the below with the mentioned review? ;)

gay

adjective, -er, -est, noun, adverb
–adjective
1.having or showing a merry, lively mood: gay spirits; gay...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2009, 02:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,338
Posted By Anding
I can see I've got a lot more to look forward to...

I can see I've got a lot more to look forward to when I manage to solve parts II and III! :)
Forum: Coders. General 12 February 2009, 01:07
Replies: 27
Views: 7,468
Posted By Anding
redblade, no worries - have a safe trip! :)

redblade,

no worries - have a safe trip! :)
Forum: Coders. General 11 February 2009, 16:41
Replies: 27
Views: 7,468
Posted By Anding
redblade, THANK YOU very much for these...

redblade,

THANK YOU very much for these disks!

Now, what could pursuade you to scan the hardcopy book of Total Amiga Assembler and upload the pdf to the zone? ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 February 2009, 16:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,338
Posted By Anding
Best scene in The Secret of Monkey Island?

My votes:

1. LeChuck in his ship on the river of lava. He's :nuts!

2. Outside the sword-fighting trainer's house. Fabulous night scene with stars and a willow tree. :great

Anyone else???...
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