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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 08:35
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By jotd
I don't know about Kixx. Sometimes Kixx =...

I don't know about Kixx. Sometimes Kixx = (official) crack so you never know. Kixx = budget = maybe less disks.

I don't find it suspicious.

One version is german with midi MT32 support and...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 08:09
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By jotd
there are versions of Larry 3 with 4 or 5 disks.

there are versions of Larry 3 with 4 or 5 disks.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2021, 11:02
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By jotd
Flashback is not a sequel of Another World. The...

Flashback is not a sequel of Another World. The sequel is "Heart of the Alien"
Forum: support.Games 09 May 2021, 23:40
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By jotd
plays too fast: check the version of the .slave...

plays too fast: check the version of the .slave (what is displayed in the splash screen window, which version).

preinstalled packs sometimes have outdated slaves. Happens all the time.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 May 2021, 23:38
Replies: 40
Views: 1,247
Posted By jotd
I don't know if that counts but when I bought my...

I don't know if that counts but when I bought my second CD32 machine, the delivery guy throwed it over my gate (which is 7 foot high) despite the "fragile" red sticker because I wasn't at home.
...
Forum: support.Games 09 May 2021, 23:36
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By jotd
yeah probably missing preload issue. Game is made...

yeah probably missing preload issue. Game is made of insane number of small files. Without PRELOAD it probably flashes like crazy.
Forum: support.Games 09 May 2021, 22:54
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By jotd
do you have the latest .slave? it's been updated...

do you have the latest .slave? it's been updated with speed regulation a few months ago
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2021, 09:26
Replies: 143
Views: 10,438
Posted By jotd
in the video we can see that the tornado is...

in the video we can see that the tornado is leaving a few pixels behind. Apart from that, the video certainly looks very nice and interlacing is not noticeable

I tested on my machine but...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2021, 21:43
Replies: 143
Views: 10,438
Posted By jotd
Err I don't think whdload can fix interlace. it...

Err I don't think whdload can fix interlace. it can fix a lot of things, but not that :)

@str0m ah no worries.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 08 May 2021, 18:26
Replies: 53
Views: 11,761
Posted By jotd
the mpeg CD32 modules are very rare indeed so...

the mpeg CD32 modules are very rare indeed so nobody supports them... And since there aren't a lot of titles and FMV is still inferior to any modern device I think it's just too late...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 08 May 2021, 17:48
Replies: 53
Views: 11,761
Posted By jotd
Coïncidence? I think so but... got news from Piko...

Coïncidence? I think so but... got news from Piko interactive. They got the batch pressed.

Only issue is with NTSC CD32 machines. I sent a fix but the existing CDs are okay for PAL machines. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 May 2021, 17:19
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By jotd
Chaos Engine 2 is totally different (and not as...

Chaos Engine 2 is totally different (and not as good) as the first one. They even recycled some tiles from level 1, but those who expected something similar were really disappointed (I was)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2021, 15:20
Replies: 143
Views: 10,438
Posted By jotd
I felt a bit guilty not to pre-test when I had a...

I felt a bit guilty not to pre-test when I had a chance, and I know that you put some great effort for the bounce mechanism (one of the hardest challenge to make right)

I never play on emulators,...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2021, 11:26
Replies: 143
Views: 10,438
Posted By jotd
I tested it and it works fine. The graphics and...

I tested it and it works fine. The graphics and the sound are very impressive. I love those FM sounding tracks.

Graphical bug: the bob of the Tornado has a tendency to partially remain on screen...
Forum: EAB's competition 08 May 2021, 09:09
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By jotd
Supercars 2 Silkworm Qwak Lotus 2

Supercars 2
Silkworm
Qwak
Lotus 2
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2021, 23:10
Replies: 143
Views: 10,438
Posted By jotd
@str0m well in the meantime I realized that the...

@str0m well in the meantime I realized that the game isn't free. I just bought it and there's a CD32 iso image in the package already => just buy it
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2021, 17:15
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By jotd
for one-disk games like Titus the fox you can...

for one-disk games like Titus the fox you can improve your configuration by unticking the second drive.

A lot of game manuals stated "TURN OFF YOUR EXTERNAL DRIVES". Extremely unconvenient since...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2021, 10:39
Replies: 143
Views: 10,438
Posted By jotd
you need ISOCD/ISOCDWin + a CD32 trademark file....

you need ISOCD/ISOCDWin + a CD32 trademark file. Easy. I can do it for you if you want.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 May 2021, 10:28
Replies: 40
Views: 1,247
Posted By jotd
reading all this hurts. Specially when you see...

reading all this hurts. Specially when you see that all people are still active on the amiga scene years after.

I almost sold my A1200/060 tower at some point, but the sale didn't work out, and...
Forum: support.Games 06 May 2021, 23:40
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By jotd
if you install from your own floppies using the...

if you install from your own floppies using the latest installer, that's the hard & best way.

If you download a whd pack and whdload tells that the slave is outdated, get the new one but check the...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 May 2021, 23:38
Replies: 98
Views: 8,117
Posted By jotd
I just had a quick go, the colors are great, the...

I just had a quick go, the colors are great, the features are there. Excellent work

(please change the main character sprite to the amiga version :))
Forum: support.Games 06 May 2021, 23:23
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By jotd
there's a "syndicateCD32.slave" in your installed...

there's a "syndicateCD32.slave" in your installed directory. Grab the new one on www.whdload.de and copy the new one over the old one.

With that installation that should work....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2021, 21:40
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By jotd
Damien I'm not going to check all your list but...

Damien I'm not going to check all your list but there are a lot of titles that only require 512k chip + 512k fast

Titus The Fox, Operation Stealth, Great Courts 2 come to mind

Anyway, on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2021, 18:59
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By jotd
Sensible World of Soccer has 2 executables on the...

Sensible World of Soccer has 2 executables on the first disk. One is designed for 512k chip and the other for 1MB chip

Enhancements must be in the sfx.

DamienD I think 1MB chip is rarely...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2021, 18:42
Replies: 40
Views: 1,247
Posted By jotd
if first experience of the CD32 is microcosm with...

if first experience of the CD32 is microcosm with original CD32 pad I can understand why.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2021, 17:21
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By jotd
I prefer Team 17 Arcade Pool. Archer IK+ I'm...

I prefer Team 17 Arcade Pool. Archer IK+ I'm playing to death!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2021, 17:02
Replies: 40
Views: 1,247
Posted By jotd
I threw a A1200 motherboard that went dead after...

I threw a A1200 motherboard that went dead after years of usage. But bought 2 other ones. That was 20 years ago and I still have the 2 "new" motherboards, one is currently running my A1200/060.
...
Forum: support.Games 06 May 2021, 14:43
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By jotd
yeah, you have to disable all network cards and...

yeah, you have to disable all network cards and stuff that can trigger hardware interrupts as whdload isn't going to handle them and it will crash

Also make sure you don't have a pirated whdload...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 May 2021, 10:53
Replies: 98
Views: 8,117
Posted By jotd
don't worry, a lot of "os compliant" games just...

don't worry, a lot of "os compliant" games just ignore the OS when they run.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 May 2021, 08:57
Replies: 98
Views: 8,117
Posted By jotd
Well, simplest thing: if you have one programming...

Well, simplest thing: if you have one programming error like game writing slightly out of allocated memory block, then you corrupt the system when returning to the OS.

with whdload it can't really...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 May 2021, 08:41
Replies: 98
Views: 8,117
Posted By jotd
Muzza this is a lot cause. Even TinyAbyss games...

Muzza this is a lot cause. Even TinyAbyss games (which have a very good startup/end wrapper) end up crashing on some configurations

There are so many differences that can exist (DTack, MMU zero...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2021, 21:23
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By jotd
Anyway the CD32 version is a A1200 (hard disk)...

Anyway the CD32 version is a A1200 (hard disk) version. It has parallax, and even on chip music so with whdload it runs perfectly on a A1200 and doesn't miss any features (except maybe the MFM+code...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 May 2021, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By jotd
as Dan said. Encode/decode the data as a...

as Dan said. Encode/decode the data as a bitstream with only used bits. Easy with masks & shifts (as you already know).

Then try to pack it using any available packer, and if the size is smaller,...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 May 2021, 15:52
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By jotd
when disassembling some code, disassemblers...

when disassembling some code, disassemblers convert LEA ADDRESS to the relevant label, but leave MOVE.L #value as is (because it could be a non-address value)

=> coders from the past please use...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 May 2021, 13:13
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By jotd
branching to a label + an offset is very bad...

branching to a label + an offset is very bad practice BTW :)
Forum: project.Killergorilla's WHD packs 04 May 2021, 22:48
Replies: 17
Views: 13,494
Posted By jotd
doing one at the moment, which apparently fixes...

doing one at the moment, which apparently fixes the slowdown issues with accelerators.

The game isn't AGA but using fast memory isn't exactly trivial (but it's doable) which probably explains why...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2021, 14:30
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By jotd
It's not feasible to port using SDL. It is doable...

It's not feasible to port using SDL. It is doable but by rewriting everything graphics & sound to adapt to the amiga.

Those ports are pretty difficult to do. I ported my own Bagman game from SDL...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 May 2021, 21:08
Replies: 236
Views: 66,825
Posted By jotd
AlexH also told me that CDTV ROM sources aren't...

AlexH also told me that CDTV ROM sources aren't in the package (example: cdtv.device)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 03 May 2021, 19:25
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By jotd
I fixed something like this in enchanted lands...

I fixed something like this in enchanted lands http://hol.abime.net/2854

it was self-modifying code.
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 03 May 2021, 10:08
Replies: 53
Views: 11,761
Posted By jotd
They had duplication problems so I sent them my...

They had duplication problems so I sent them my "original" for them to test. No news since...

I'm really sorry about this since the version was completed 1 year ago now.
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