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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 17:10
Replies: 63
Views: 13,009
Posted By activist
Is the x-arcade possible ? Can be laggy but it's...

Is the x-arcade possible ? Can be laggy but it's 'tight' at least
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2021, 00:15
Replies: 508
Views: 40,722
Posted By activist
the design brief for the A600 was something to...

the design brief for the A600 was something to replace the C64. The 64 was still in production in 1994 as you know.



it was designed small so as to appear 'console like' and cater for the C64...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 March 2021, 13:49
Replies: 508
Views: 40,722
Posted By activist
the consensus seems to be then the Amiga failed...

the consensus seems to be then the Amiga failed because it wasn't a PC. And there was only room for two platforms in the market. Apple or PC.
What did Apple do exactly ( that Commodore and Amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2021, 14:27
Replies: 508
Views: 40,722
Posted By activist
the A600 design brief was actually to capture the...

the A600 design brief was actually to capture the still going (and to 1994) C64 market with a reduced, low cost 500 spec, entry level machine.
Instead they ended up with a unit costing more than the...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 March 2021, 22:50
Replies: 508
Views: 40,722
Posted By activist
possibly add Amiga software piracy to the why...

possibly add Amiga software piracy to the why didn't thrive list. Commodore happy to shift a mountain of hardware on the back of pirated software in 89/90. Commodore, being hardware only, don't do...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 March 2021, 13:31
Replies: 508
Views: 40,722
Posted By activist
Well Commodore certainly had a sort of 'stab' at...

Well Commodore certainly had a sort of 'stab' at the business/office productivity market. And licensing someone to develop software for your hardware when you have none yourself is a valid strategy....
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2021, 18:19
Replies: 508
Views: 40,722
Posted By activist
I think you are overly sympathetic with the...

I think you are overly sympathetic with the Commodore defense. Sure they did some good work but given what they had (the A1000, or even 2 years later) Commodore should have been at least been able to...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2021, 02:32
Replies: 42
Views: 2,370
Posted By activist
that sounds great, thanks. How are you getting...

that sounds great, thanks.
How are you getting cdda + amiga audio out/mixed with that setup?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2021, 02:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,370
Posted By activist
Great. Can you describe your cd rom setup? I...

Great. Can you describe your cd rom setup? I would like to try and get that running.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2021, 23:32
Replies: 42
Views: 2,370
Posted By activist
The CD32 version of Disposable Hero sounds 10...

The CD32 version of Disposable Hero sounds 10 times better than the 1200 version (win uae). So if I could emulate that version on my real 1200, with all the audio, with an external CD drive, I'd be...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 25 January 2021, 12:43
Replies: 60
Views: 12,616
Posted By activist
Sorry to post in an old thread but, has anyone...

Sorry to post in an old thread but, has anyone saved or have these video tutorials anywhere? Part 2 & 3 are gone from the channel unfortunately. Part1 is still there thankfully. Thanks
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 August 2020, 23:00
Replies: 82
Views: 19,614
Posted By activist
Have you an example .gdbinit file ? Seems to...

Have you an example .gdbinit file ?

Seems to work ok on command line.

e.g. On the target (amiga), type 'bgdbserver helloworld' I get 'Running GDB server on port 2345'.
Then on host (windows 7...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 June 2020, 12:43
Replies: 82
Views: 19,614
Posted By activist
No. When I start the debug server on Amiga and...

No. When I start the debug server on Amiga and then, from Eclipse, select Run/Run History/<my remote application debug profile> it says:

'Connection closed by foreign host.'

Excuse ignorance...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 25 June 2020, 00:04
Replies: 82
Views: 19,614
Posted By activist
I realise this is not stackoverflow.com but...

I realise this is not stackoverflow.com but getting same as @rocho08 trying to debug the Hello World ANSI C Project on windows 7 64-bit.

Debug seems to start well:

Process helloworld created;...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2020, 14:16
Replies: 22
Views: 2,379
Posted By activist
Seems like a nice guy David Pleasance and...

Seems like a nice guy David Pleasance and obviously very smart. But seems there would have been funding/liquidity issues there.
So if had won I think 'Commodore UK' would have just ended up,...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 June 2020, 13:55
Replies: 1,372
Views: 248,774
Posted By activist
yes calm down ferrelsl, there was nothing said...

yes calm down ferrelsl, there was nothing said directed at you. What are you trying to defend exactly with your outburst?
You seem to have taken exception to my statement of how wonderfully user...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2020, 13:17
Replies: 1,372
Views: 248,774
Posted By activist
a real OS competitor to what ? Windows, MAC OS...

a real OS competitor to what ? Windows, MAC OS no. But the future, long term is SOC and the world is moving on again. So it depends on what you're using it for.
68k aside, just speaking for OS...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 May 2020, 15:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By activist
generally in uae, 3.1 & rtg, you'll get a black...

generally in uae, 3.1 & rtg, you'll get a black screen when you run some bb code
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 May 2020, 13:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By activist
All depends on what you are doing in workbench. ...

All depends on what you are doing in workbench.
E.g RTG and Blitzbasic 2 is a no go
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 May 2020, 13:27
Replies: 120
Views: 15,911
Posted By activist
shit, wow. like one or two others, selling...

shit, wow.

like one or two others, selling the blizzard 1230 IV was mine. Where did they all go eh
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2020, 17:03
Replies: 188
Views: 17,334
Posted By activist
Enough with the browser already. You could use...

Enough with the browser already.
You could use any one of the available browsers, they'd all be modern/up to the job.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2020, 14:09
Replies: 188
Views: 17,334
Posted By activist
:great Amithlon for ARM...

:great

Amithlon for ARM (https://jonlennartaasenden.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/the-amiga-arm-project/) basically..
Amiga +Raspberry + Chromium..a perfectly modern, cheap, powerful NG machine right...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2020, 18:18
Replies: 145
Views: 15,163
Posted By activist
Native ARM OS4.1 (with the underlying Linux...

Native ARM OS4.1 (with the underlying Linux Kernel well, well hidden)
Forum: Coders. General 05 March 2020, 16:52
Replies: 129
Views: 11,039
Posted By activist
although these threads do convey a 'feeling' of...

although these threads do convey a 'feeling' of active development. So are still useful. Even when the reality is there's little or nothing happening re the topic in question. And these type of...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2020, 12:46
Replies: 1,197
Views: 494,849
Posted By activist
because they want to. Good enough reason for...

because they want to.
Good enough reason for you
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 26 February 2020, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By activist
Fantastic effort well done on this, really...

Fantastic effort well done on this, really welcome and much needed.

Any thing else planned or in the works?

If I might add, 'proper', up to date documentation like this (be it in BB,C,ASM) is...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 February 2020, 14:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,303
Posted By activist
Nice work. Just wondering if you tried any of...

Nice work.
Just wondering if you tried any of the cross compiler solutions with this ?
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 31 January 2020, 18:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,303
Posted By activist
thanks for that. Nice example, easy to follow. ...

thanks for that. Nice example, easy to follow.

These kind of ones are very good for beginner imo. At least you go off then and reference the RKRM if interested and need more info.

If know any...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 14:16
Replies: 157
Views: 22,441
Posted By activist
So how is the Amiga working out, did you sell it...

So how is the Amiga working out, did you sell it on again ?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 09:23
Replies: 28
Views: 6,321
Posted By activist
Great news. Fucking god damn ebay Amiga...

Great news. Fucking god damn ebay Amiga scavengers and their extortion
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 05 November 2019, 15:09
Replies: 14
Views: 7,268
Posted By activist
Fair play for the huge effort getting this going

Fair play for the huge effort getting this going
Forum: News 17 October 2019, 12:26
Replies: 78
Views: 14,413
Posted By activist
Read it. Kept me entertained. Worth a buy. ...

Read it. Kept me entertained. Worth a buy.
Although remain puzzled why he seemed confident his 'business plan' would work in late 1995 - continue to sell now obsolete (IMO) CD32, 1200's, 4000's...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 13:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By activist
Amazing work. The detail..

Amazing work. The detail..
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 26 September 2019, 15:36
Replies: 255
Views: 46,537
Posted By activist
another noob question with winuae with rtg...

another noob question with winuae with rtg enabled.
When run a blitz game demo from workbench sometimes the native screen the blitz game runs on is hidden. I can hear game sounds, but no video....
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 19 September 2019, 11:38
Replies: 27
Views: 6,981
Posted By activist
No worries,thank you and fair play for sharing...

No worries,thank you and fair play for sharing all the code so far.

Question. Do you know of any examples of old school pseudo 3d 2d driving game in blitz. Doesn't seem to be much out there. Am...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 September 2019, 23:11
Replies: 255
Views: 46,537
Posted By activist
Thanks, copied the installer from: ...

Thanks, copied the installer from:
http://aminet.net/package/dev/basic/ubbinstall
to the ultimate bb cd and ran that. 2 assigns - blitzlibs and blitz2. No errors or issue running compiling or...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 September 2019, 17:00
Replies: 255
Views: 46,537
Posted By activist
software failure

New to Blizbasic, and playing about with some of the code on the ultimateblitzbasiccd e.g. triplanes.bb2 in Examples/tedsdemos folder

However, when compile and run, they run fine but when I exit...
Forum: News 10 September 2019, 14:37
Replies: 160
Views: 36,494
Posted By activist
Thanks. Turns out I didn't wait around long...

Thanks. Turns out I didn't wait around long enough to see it boot. Takes about 5 mins using a 68040 uae configuration. Eventually it renders but the screen refresh rate is so poor I wasn't able to do...
Forum: News 20 August 2019, 23:49
Replies: 160
Views: 36,494
Posted By activist
Does the AROS-68k.hdf work with fs-uae ? Gave...

Does the AROS-68k.hdf work with fs-uae ?
Gave it a go with fs-uae 3 with the roms,hdf and uaegfx configured.
No boot, no error. Just grey screen. Get the Aros boot screen (the eyes) if eject the...
Forum: News 20 August 2019, 16:59
Replies: 160
Views: 36,494
Posted By activist
Shit sorry my bad

Shit sorry my bad
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