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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 15:20
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Posted By idrougge
MML derivatives were used on all Japanese...

MML derivatives were used on all Japanese computers.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2022, 05:58
Replies: 33
Views: 3,149
Posted By idrougge
Most music was made by writing it in a music...

Most music was made by writing it in a music macro language like MML.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 22 January 2022, 17:32
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By idrougge
How about 3.0 then? It seems to work for I/O only...

How about 3.0 then? It seems to work for I/O only cards even if you have 8 MB of memory.
Forum: Coders. General 22 January 2022, 15:05
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By idrougge
Yes, and MuchMore was rewritten in Oberon, AFAIK....

Yes, and MuchMore was rewritten in Oberon, AFAIK.

However, Oberon was designed to be a simpler, more restrained language than Modula-2, so it might not have appealed to seasoned Modula...
Forum: Coders. General 22 January 2022, 02:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By idrougge
In any case someone wonders why Pascal was so big...

In any case someone wonders why Pascal was so big on PCs and not on the Amiga, it’s partly because Turbo Pascal was an excellent development environment on the PC, but also because Modula-2, which...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2022, 21:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,499
Posted By idrougge
Well, considering that you probably will want...

Well, considering that you probably will want both a certain amount of memory to hold 24-bit bitmaps and a certain amount of CPU performance to handle those 24-bit bitmaps, you will probably not be...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2022, 22:30
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By idrougge
Try cleaning the »stamps« and the contact pads...

Try cleaning the »stamps« and the contact pads beneath. Jope recommends polishing them with a blank printer paper.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 06 January 2022, 02:31
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By idrougge
The drive should be auto-mounted, not requiring...

The drive should be auto-mounted, not requiring any »Mounter« tool. How exactly is it connected?

You could also try running GiggleDisk to see if it recognises any partitions.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 06 January 2022, 02:08
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By idrougge
I don’t understand this kind of reasoning. The...

I don’t understand this kind of reasoning. The ANSI standard, which is some kind of lowest common denominator made for devices pre-dating the Amiga, is apparently not sufficient to handle this.
...
Forum: News 06 January 2022, 02:03
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By idrougge
How much do they cost?

How much do they cost?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2022, 15:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By idrougge
A lot of the joysticks made in the Amiga’s glory...

A lot of the joysticks made in the Amiga’s glory years were obviously not made based on observations of humans playing games, or even of human hands. Instead, many joysticks were based on previous...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 05 January 2022, 15:05
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By idrougge
KCON: supports shift-backspace, is that also not...

KCON: supports shift-backspace, is that also not working with console.device?

Perhaps console.device needs an update if it is causing drawbacks such as these?
Forum: support.AmigaOS 05 January 2022, 15:04
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By idrougge
The »Execute« window on OS 3.2 supports this,...

The »Execute« window on OS 3.2 supports this, does it not for you?
Forum: News 04 January 2022, 13:14
Replies: 40
Views: 4,345
Posted By idrougge
It features UW-SCSI.[/QUOTE] Sorry, I should...

It features UW-SCSI.[/QUOTE]

Sorry, I should have phrased that better.
What I meant to ask is what Alex H meant by this:
Forum: support.AmigaOS 04 January 2022, 13:02
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By idrougge
I think Directory Opus 5 will do that for you. :)

I think Directory Opus 5 will do that for you. :)
Forum: News 02 January 2022, 15:23
Replies: 40
Views: 4,345
Posted By idrougge
What sets the Cyberstorm Mk III apart from the Mk...

What sets the Cyberstorm Mk III apart from the Mk I or II, SCSI-wise?
Forum: News 01 January 2022, 22:03
Replies: 40
Views: 4,345
Posted By idrougge
Can’t the drive's bit mask be set to utilise Z3...

Can’t the drive's bit mask be set to utilise Z3 RAM instead of a blanket priorisation of said RAM for all purposes?
Forum: Coders. AMOS 01 January 2022, 17:38
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By idrougge
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Coders. AMOS 31 December 2021, 03:48
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By idrougge
Could you explain a bit about how it works?

Could you explain a bit about how it works?
Forum: request.Apps 31 December 2021, 03:45
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By idrougge
http://www.l8r.net/install/video.html has the...

http://www.l8r.net/install/video.html has the installer disk for the original SuperGen; AFAIK the SX basically just adds Y/C capability.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2021, 03:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By idrougge
Have you tried removing the speaker from the...

Have you tried removing the speaker from the monitor?
Forum: Coders. AMOS 29 December 2021, 15:42
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By idrougge
Do yourself a favour and use Amos Pro — it’s a...

Do yourself a favour and use Amos Pro — it’s a better programming environment and what everyone else uses. The original has no advantage unless you’re running it on a 512 k A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 December 2021, 03:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By idrougge
The scrolling looks rather smooth for MSX. Is it...

The scrolling looks rather smooth for MSX. Is it due to the capture or are you using some trick to hide the fact that the MSX (1) doesn't have scroll registers?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 December 2021, 15:41
Replies: 84
Views: 5,725
Posted By idrougge
Personally, one of the most beautiful things...

Personally, one of the most beautiful things about the C64 scene compared to other 8-bit scenes is that a standard-issue C64 and a standard-issue 1541 have always been good enough for all productions...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 December 2021, 22:08
Replies: 84
Views: 5,725
Posted By idrougge
Obviously Sonic MD is possible at 16,6 Hz,...

Obviously Sonic MD is possible at 16,6 Hz, possibly even at 25 Hz.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 21 December 2021, 21:48
Replies: 18
Views: 5,706
Posted By idrougge
It does using the Get Fonts, Set Font and Text...

It does using the Get Fonts, Set Font and Text commands.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2021, 13:59
Replies: 84
Views: 5,725
Posted By idrougge
The source code for Sonic has been disassembled,...

The source code for Sonic has been disassembled, reverse-engineered and meticulously documented a long time ago, as is to be expected of a game with as ardent a fandom as Sonic’s.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2021, 03:48
Replies: 18
Views: 9,274
Posted By idrougge
John Sands is a retailer of hardware and...

John Sands is a retailer of hardware and electronics in New Zealand, I think. They imported Sega computers, amongst others.
Forum: Coders. General 19 December 2021, 03:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By idrougge
MS-DOS, you mean? If you want a 70s computer...

MS-DOS, you mean? If you want a 70s computer experience, why are you on an Amiga forum?
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2021, 22:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By idrougge
There is already Hispeed Pascal from HiSoft. It...

There is already Hispeed Pascal from HiSoft. It is Turbo Pascal compatible.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2021, 01:54
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By idrougge
Virtually all Amiga keyboards use the same...

Virtually all Amiga keyboards use the same Mitsumi keys, but colour-wise, the A1200 keys would be the best fit.

I suspect replacement keysets will be plenty once A1200.net manages to get its...
Forum: support.Games 13 December 2021, 01:25
Replies: 92
Views: 7,208
Posted By idrougge
Was Iridion 2 GAX? That’s some of my favourite...

Was Iridion 2 GAX? That’s some of my favourite game music.
Forum: support.Games 12 December 2021, 03:58
Replies: 92
Views: 7,208
Posted By idrougge
Fascinating that you as a musician would say...

Fascinating that you as a musician would say that.
I have always found SNES music repetitive and rather lo-fi compared to the Amiga. Not that Amiga music isn’t formulaic or lo-fi, but the reverb and...
Forum: support.Games 12 December 2021, 03:54
Replies: 92
Views: 7,208
Posted By idrougge
One round of enemy movement in UFO: Enemy Unknown...

One round of enemy movement in UFO: Enemy Unknown on the A500 takes so long you manage to both cook and eat dinner in the meanwhile.
Forum: support.Apps 12 December 2021, 03:34
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By idrougge
If you’re using the composite output, I believe...

If you’re using the composite output, I believe it has always been really bad, at least on PAL.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 December 2021, 00:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By idrougge
It’s a wiki. You can fix that instead of...

It’s a wiki. You can fix that instead of »moaning«.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2021, 00:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By idrougge
For the A600, that is.

For the A600, that is.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 November 2021, 00:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By idrougge
I think there were QWERTZ Samsungs as well.

I think there were QWERTZ Samsungs as well.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2021, 14:56
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By idrougge
Good to know, I will have a look through my A4000...

Good to know, I will have a look through my A4000 keyboards to see if they all use the same mechanism.



There are also A600s with Samsung keyboards. I have never seen a blue membrane yet, do...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 November 2021, 23:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By idrougge
The A1200, A600 and A4000 keyboards feel the same...

The A1200, A600 and A4000 keyboards feel the same as the A500. The A2000 and A3000 keyboards have a more distinct feel.

The C64 keyboard uses a totally different mechanism and feels rather cheap,...
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