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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 22:58
Replies: 1,142
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Posted By Havie
It's over, I'm done...never finding those last...

It's over, I'm done...never finding those last ones.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 22:32
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
Just realised that clue 1 was a nice check to see...

Just realised that clue 1 was a nice check to see if I had any wrong. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2021, 21:35
Replies: 44
Views: 4,579
Posted By Havie
DOpus 4 for me - although I have never really...

DOpus 4 for me - although I have never really tried 5.

What does it do that 4 doesn't?

Found out by complete accident the other day that if you are displaying a graphic and press space then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2021, 12:03
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
Can't get the last three - tried everything...

Can't get the last three - tried everything...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 28 November 2021, 10:45
Replies: 138
Views: 17,896
Posted By Havie
Quickie Update After a think, I realised...

Quickie Update

After a think, I realised that checking which baddie is closest every loop and updating their state every loop leads to some interesting effects. So have now changed it so that they...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2021, 11:37
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
:( No help at all - you meanine! :bash

:( No help at all - you meanine! :bash
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2021, 09:45
Replies: 39
Views: 3,126
Posted By Havie
Agreed and Aminet Review sounds like it's going...

Agreed and Aminet Review sounds like it's going to be a review of Aminet software to me. Perhaps you could have an Aminet Review section and have the best of both worlds!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 November 2021, 23:33
Replies: 187
Views: 41,144
Posted By Havie
Exactly. Amigas boot quickly but using WinUae, I...

Exactly. Amigas boot quickly but using WinUae, I can crash the system and be up and running again in seconds. And us PC convert samples, graphics etc. And speed of compilation...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 November 2021, 20:18
Replies: 187
Views: 41,144
Posted By Havie
And there is the whole, if we knew what we know...

And there is the whole, if we knew what we know now - how much better could the games have been then. Plainly some could have been a lot better as they were just poorly programmed but programming...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2021, 20:15
Replies: 26
Views: 1,371
Posted By Havie
Can't believe my Space Invaders has got 4 votes! ...

Can't believe my Space Invaders has got 4 votes!

It's a difficult one but Tinyus has it for me and then Inviyya and I voted for Space Invaders as I thought no one else would. :laughing
Forum: News 25 November 2021, 20:11
Replies: 232
Views: 39,488
Posted By Havie
How are we doing on the next issue - any news of...

How are we doing on the next issue - any news of a date? Need a copy now!!!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 November 2021, 10:22
Replies: 138
Views: 17,896
Posted By Havie
Update 10 So my Z order routine wasn't...

Update 10

So my Z order routine wasn't working properly - seemed ok but there was a problem with the 1st baddie. So did a bit more research, ask for help and now it is working as it should. :)
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 November 2021, 10:14
Replies: 187
Views: 41,144
Posted By Havie
This is interesting as I am currently working on...

This is interesting as I am currently working on the AI in Target Renegade.

With regards to attacking - I am currently working on the principle that as soon as the baddie is in position to attack...
Forum: support.Apps 25 November 2021, 10:07
Replies: 759
Views: 180,989
Posted By Havie
Excellent = shows RedPill is up there with the...

Excellent = shows RedPill is up there with the Scorpion Engine!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2021, 00:52
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
Got 23 I think - last few are well tricky!

Got 23 I think - last few are well tricky!
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 22 November 2021, 00:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Havie
My z ordering routine wasn't working so...

My z ordering routine wasn't working so re-visited my code (after a bit of Googling) and not only does it now work properly but it's much shorter!

i=1

While i<length of list
j=i

While...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 November 2021, 18:23
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
Thanks for this - I was originally working form...

Thanks for this - I was originally working form this premise except I was checking all the x coords first which wasn't working. I have it working using squaring of numbers so will keep it like that...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 November 2021, 09:20
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
How dare you contaminate the Blitz thread with...

How dare you contaminate the Blitz thread with assembly code!!! :bash

But seriously, it's interesting to see the same concept in assembler - actually pretty clear. Thanks.

We might all be...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 November 2021, 09:17
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
Unless I have misunderstood - not sure this would...

Unless I have misunderstood - not sure this would work as if baddie A is closer than baddie B on the x axis but the opposite is true then initially A would be closer and then B would be considered...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 15 November 2021, 19:56
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
I was thinking a look up table for squares of...

I was thinking a look up table for squares of numbers as it is probably faster to retrieve a value from an array then calculate it. You'd (in theory) need the squares of 1 to 319 so the array would...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 November 2021, 20:18
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
Probably more like 10 mins!

Probably more like 10 mins!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 November 2021, 18:35
Replies: 187
Views: 41,144
Posted By Havie
Also, this might push Earok to work on...

Also, this might push Earok to work on optimisation options for graphics. I do wonder if I am going to run into the same problem with Target Renegade as currently up to 132 separate sprites and...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 November 2021, 18:34
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
Yes - I realised my stupidity as I thought about...

Yes - I realised my stupidity as I thought about it - doh!

But thanks for confirming it for me. And if I want speed, I could always put the squares in a look up table but am guessing this won't...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 14 November 2021, 16:01
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Havie
Calculate closest to player

So in my Target Renegade I have more than two attackers on screen at once.

Anyone got a suggest for the most speedy way of working out an order of closeness taking into account both x and y...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 November 2021, 12:01
Replies: 138
Views: 17,896
Posted By Havie
Update 9 Progress beginning to happen again....

Update 9

Progress beginning to happen again. have the biker frames in place and have started on their AI. Interestingly, these old games look very simple but as we know (see Pacman for instance)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2021, 20:51
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
We definitely need one next year - especially as...

We definitely need one next year - especially as we are your favourites. :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2021, 22:47
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
Welcome - hope you are going to enter! After...

Welcome - hope you are going to enter!

After a bit of an effort, have now got 20 but only know 3 and only played 1!

Whatever happened to the Amiga round???
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 09 November 2021, 20:40
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Havie
Sounds like a good idea to me. I'd be up for a...

Sounds like a good idea to me. I'd be up for a go.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2021, 13:24
Replies: 30
Views: 2,753
Posted By Havie
Looks good - reminds me of Time Soldiers. It's a...

Looks good - reminds me of Time Soldiers. It's a good time to be an Amiga owner.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2021, 13:21
Replies: 151
Views: 21,945
Posted By Havie
Perhaps we need to wait and see what actually...

Perhaps we need to wait and see what actually comes out first?

Unless you want to criticise the form factor (which they are obviously aware of - hence the ability to plug a keyboard in). For...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2021, 13:17
Replies: 82
Views: 12,181
Posted By Havie
Oo-er - the little men are running around. Looks...

Oo-er - the little men are running around. Looks soooo good!

When it's done - can we have a mash up with Cannon Fodder please :D
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2021, 13:15
Replies: 128
Views: 22,378
Posted By Havie
I never got round to buying Worthy (shame on me)...

I never got round to buying Worthy (shame on me) but would be more than happy to pay for a digital copy.

You read about how programmers were ripped off in the old days (I even had a couple ZX...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2021, 20:02
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
I take it back - I think I have played no. 19!

I take it back - I think I have played no. 19!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2021, 19:59
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
Absolutely clueless...never played one in my...

Absolutely clueless...never played one in my life! Wasn't me that voted for a Metrovania game -arghhhh!!!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 07 November 2021, 14:28
Replies: 335
Views: 38,316
Posted By Havie
My god - it's a xxx rated Amiga game!!!

My god - it's a xxx rated Amiga game!!!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2021, 19:51
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
Cheers Nobby! Well done to all - some good...

Cheers Nobby!

Well done to all - some good scores.

And as always, thanks to Mr H.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2021, 21:33
Replies: 1,142
Views: 191,995
Posted By Havie
That's tough. Hope your new pc is working well as...

That's tough. Hope your new pc is working well as a consolation.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 October 2021, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Havie
Amidar is a great game - played it lots when I...

Amidar is a great game - played it lots when I was younger! Crush Roller next please...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 October 2021, 00:13
Replies: 138
Views: 17,896
Posted By Havie
Thanks all for your support.

Thanks all for your support.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 October 2021, 15:54
Replies: 138
Views: 17,896
Posted By Havie
Sadly dad is no longer with us :sad but he was...

Sadly dad is no longer with us :sad but he was always impressed by my programming so I'm sure he would have liked the game so now I will finish it in his memory.

Have found some time to get back...
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