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Forum: Coders. General 11 August 2022, 20:31
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By rothers
I'd use sprites for all the cars, lorries and...

I'd use sprites for all the cars, lorries and player.

Blits for everything else.

The cars in the road are such a major part of the game and are often overlooked in many conversions.

If...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 July 2022, 23:49
Replies: 131
Views: 38,119
Posted By rothers
Sure, this one is probably the easiest to...

Sure, this one is probably the easiest to understand:

https://sf2platinum.wordpress.com/2017/01/20/the-ai-engine/

There really is no 'deep understanding' to have, it's random and based on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2022, 23:47
Replies: 32
Views: 1,637
Posted By rothers
Was 38degrees here but over 40 in my house, first...

Was 38degrees here but over 40 in my house, first time I've ever heard the fan come on in my Macbook M1 Max during normal use.

It's the closest you'll get to a fanless high powered computer these...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 July 2022, 13:29
Replies: 131
Views: 38,119
Posted By rothers
The AI has been reversed and it isn't really AI...

The AI has been reversed and it isn't really AI at all, it's just a series of scripted moves. Actually quite easy to implement.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2022, 00:25
Replies: 43
Views: 2,103
Posted By rothers
Are we forgetting the classic 'Town with no...

Are we forgetting the classic 'Town with no name'? (they also made a couple of even worse games too).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2022, 13:09
Replies: 43
Views: 2,103
Posted By rothers
Yes just like all paid for work. So unless you're...

Yes just like all paid for work. So unless you're a gentleman of leisure, you're a whore :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 July 2022, 17:11
Replies: 63
Views: 3,072
Posted By rothers
I know it's trash quality video but this engine...

I know it's trash quality video but this engine on the A500 is impressive!

https://youtu.be/j5e78_9Eo2Y?t=2289
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 July 2022, 14:05
Replies: 63
Views: 3,072
Posted By rothers
I just revisited 'Zool' a game I remember...

I just revisited 'Zool' a game I remember thinking was ass at the time and wow it was bad. I can't believe all the hype they got going for that game.

Kid Chaos, aside from it's strange palette...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 06 July 2022, 13:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By rothers
Is this M1 version compiled in Xcode? It's an...

Is this M1 version compiled in Xcode? It's an Xcode M1 silicon bug. Try upgrading Xcode and recompiling. This static sound issue has been driving me mad with apple dev lately. At one point it seemed...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2022, 13:34
Replies: 63
Views: 3,072
Posted By rothers
If there was a sequel, what direction would it go...

If there was a sequel, what direction would it go in? It'd have to be vastly improved on the original.

My suggestion would be some sort of tongue in cheek spoof of bad platform games.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 July 2022, 12:56
Replies: 49
Views: 2,655
Posted By rothers
Thread quality has improved since upgrades were...

Thread quality has improved since upgrades were made :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2022, 00:02
Replies: 49
Views: 2,655
Posted By rothers
My review of this thread: SHITE. Also I'd...

My review of this thread: SHITE.

Also I'd say there was an argument for Turrican2 being shitty due to the player being all the way over to the right side of the screen making cheap deaths etc....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2022, 15:59
Replies: 49
Views: 2,655
Posted By rothers
It's shit thread time everyone! Let's review it...

It's shit thread time everyone! Let's review it...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2022, 15:43
Replies: 1,377
Views: 303,055
Posted By rothers
That's really amazing and I have to keep...

That's really amazing and I have to keep reminding myself this is running on the A500.

I especially like the part at 3:11 where you go outside and there is that pseudo round building.

A...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 15:55
Replies: 49
Views: 2,655
Posted By rothers
Every shit game he uploads IS SHIT. Which...

Every shit game he uploads IS SHIT.


Which one so far has not been shit?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 June 2022, 15:51
Replies: 34
Views: 2,861
Posted By rothers
I'm pretty sure you could have got on to the...

I'm pretty sure you could have got on to the internet on an Amiga in the 80s?

I'm pretty sure my Grandad used to use the internet via the university dial up connection on a ZX Spectrum terminal...
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 19:09
Replies: 43
Views: 3,571
Posted By rothers
I don't think it's a very good game but in later...

I don't think it's a very good game but in later levels the colour does come alive a bit more.
Forum: Coders. General 23 June 2022, 14:31
Replies: 43
Views: 3,571
Posted By rothers
I agree on this. What an engine! Also...

I agree on this. What an engine!


Also there are mod players for the Megadrive, the sound quality of the samples isn't Amiga quality though.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 June 2022, 17:26
Replies: 23
Views: 2,426
Posted By rothers
How would sprites behave in such a resolution?

How would sprites behave in such a resolution?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 June 2022, 20:25
Replies: 59
Views: 5,627
Posted By rothers
I think it's a retro looking game in the...

I think it's a retro looking game in the graphical style of Jet Set Radio etc.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2022, 21:01
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By rothers
A published Amos(?) game, can't be many of these.

A published Amos(?) game, can't be many of these.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2022, 23:29
Replies: 59
Views: 5,627
Posted By rothers
Didn't Microbyte just put out scene disks for...

Didn't Microbyte just put out scene disks for people who didn't have modems etc? That's how a lot of people I knew got to see them.


Probably a greater good tbh - it funded them creating Team17...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2022, 16:01
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By rothers
It's odd how they rejected just doing another set...

It's odd how they rejected just doing another set of levels, which is what would happen these days and be a huge success.

They were legit trying to give the user value for money but just went a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 May 2022, 12:17
Replies: 34
Views: 2,861
Posted By rothers
Haha I almost posted this last night. They have...

Haha I almost posted this last night. They have some weird colour theme going on with the desktop. Here are a few more shots. The Amiga plays a big part in that episode (although you do see it in a...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2022, 19:01
Replies: 1,377
Views: 303,055
Posted By rothers
Perfect.

Perfect.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2022, 13:59
Replies: 1,377
Views: 303,055
Posted By rothers
I've got a better idea... it should use the...

I've got a better idea... it should use the Robocop 3 dongle instead.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2022, 11:58
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By rothers
The 3D Wolfenstein part of this game might be...

The 3D Wolfenstein part of this game might be poorly done, but it's amazing to see. So unexpected in this game.
Forum: support.Games 17 May 2022, 23:53
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By rothers
Off topic a bit, but may as well ask here: ...

Off topic a bit, but may as well ask here:

I've never really played it, but I remember seeing it on an A500, and it was slow, but isn't it faster on an A1200? Surely it's closer to being full...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 18:06
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By rothers
It's likely that was a demo made by the...

It's likely that was a demo made by the programmer, and he just wanted to put it somewhere.
Forum: News 12 May 2022, 13:59
Replies: 88
Views: 10,209
Posted By rothers
I can imagine how you could do something similar...

I can imagine how you could do something similar (but not as detailed) with 64 colours & an animation.



The rotation made me WTF though, real time explains it all.
Forum: News 11 May 2022, 17:56
Replies: 88
Views: 10,209
Posted By rothers
Is this using some clever palette manipulation to...

Is this using some clever palette manipulation to work? Can someone explain the engine? I'm not sure about the rotation stuff.

Or is it just actually rendering the whole thing in real time?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2022, 19:12
Replies: 47
Views: 3,067
Posted By rothers
lol but like 70% of stuff is made in that point...

lol but like 70% of stuff is made in that point and click game maker unity.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 May 2022, 16:58
Replies: 28
Views: 3,029
Posted By rothers
Absolutely. Up to 8 channels of stereo sampled...

Absolutely. Up to 8 channels of stereo sampled music for £399 was amazing. There were whole albums made on the Amiga. Albums which were in the charts and hugely successful.

For £399!!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 May 2022, 14:49
Replies: 28
Views: 3,029
Posted By rothers
The Amiga, by itself, was the best music making...

The Amiga, by itself, was the best music making machine of the two.

Sure if you added thousands of pounds of equipment to the ST it was better but... that's cheating. I'm sure if you hooked 4...
Forum: support.Games 03 May 2022, 19:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By rothers
Excellent service zzbylu!

Excellent service zzbylu!
Forum: support.Games 03 May 2022, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By rothers
I can't find reference to this anywhere else, so...

I can't find reference to this anywhere else, so video please, does the game have a name?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 May 2022, 13:22
Replies: 28
Views: 3,029
Posted By rothers
The comments on the article... the Amiga vs. ST...

The comments on the article... the Amiga vs. ST war is eternal.
Forum: support.Games 03 May 2022, 13:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By rothers
Longest time to find an easter egg in a game?

Longest time to find an easter egg in a game?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2022, 12:26
Replies: 47
Views: 3,067
Posted By rothers
Looking at them side by side the Spectrum version...

Looking at them side by side the Spectrum version is possibly faster? It's also got more features of the arcade...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2022, 23:56
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By rothers
This is one of those games which will detect...

This is one of those games which will detect memory manipulation (via an action reply) and pop up messages from the devs.

Plus it's a great game too, it didn't get ported to anything else, did it?
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