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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2022, 22:57
Replies: 59
Views: 3,560
Posted By idrougge
Yes, for 1978. Not for 1985, when the ST was...

Yes, for 1978. Not for 1985, when the ST was released.



In what ways was the YM2149 better than the SID?



Let’s say »lazy« coding then.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2022, 22:55
Replies: 59
Views: 3,560
Posted By idrougge
That’s nothing compared to the graphics. It’s a...

That’s nothing compared to the graphics. It’s a flip-screen game on the ST!
Forum: support.Hardware 24 April 2022, 02:58
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By idrougge
I would also guess that it’s a cold solder joint...

I would also guess that it’s a cold solder joint or a microscopic rupture in the card that only shows up when the card is flexed from being screwed into the case.

Finding out such ruptures may...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 April 2022, 00:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By idrougge
Considering its time of release, I think it was...

Considering its time of release, I think it was rather for very die-hard Amiga users who could no longer run games from disk on their expanded machines, or preferred not to, since their machines had...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2022, 02:22
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By idrougge
Do you have functioning drives connected? Without...

Do you have functioning drives connected? Without a floppy and hard drive, it takes a very long time to reach the Kickstart screen.
Forum: Hardware mods 03 April 2022, 01:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By idrougge
Why is it shown as being slower than a standard...

Why is it shown as being slower than a standard A4000 in the Sysinfo test?
Forum: News 06 March 2022, 02:21
Replies: 14
Views: 3,798
Posted By idrougge
And memory. But if it’s not for the Amiga,...

And memory.

But if it’s not for the Amiga, I’m not interested.
Forum: Hardware mods 21 February 2022, 10:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By idrougge
You could desolder the old battery and connect...

You could desolder the old battery and connect wires to the connecting terminals. Pull those wires out through a hole in the case and solder a CR2032 coin cell holder to the other end. You can glue...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 February 2022, 01:01
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
Global in what sense?

Global in what sense?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2022, 00:56
Replies: 57
Views: 5,132
Posted By idrougge
Herzog (MSX), Herzog Zwei (Megadrive).

Herzog (MSX), Herzog Zwei (Megadrive).
Forum: Amiga scene 18 February 2022, 10:54
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
Unlike what computers, exactly?

Unlike what computers, exactly?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 February 2022, 10:54
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
So the population will first decrease in those...

So the population will first decrease in those countries where the Amiga was used.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 February 2022, 22:55
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
Haha, this is so true. To add insult to...

Haha, this is so true.

To add insult to injury, this nostalgia-driven view on Amiga games lead to a lot of late-area games, when the Amiga was no longer limited to what was reproducible on the ST,...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 February 2022, 12:01
Replies: 127
Views: 9,599
Posted By idrougge
Yes, you should go on to create the Super AAA...

Yes, you should go on to create the Super AAA chipset, just as you say. It can't be that hard, and I think it would be a great success.

You could call the model A3980, and the custom chips also...
Forum: News 14 February 2022, 11:58
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By idrougge
Lovely commit history.

Lovely commit history.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2022, 19:31
Replies: 127
Views: 9,599
Posted By idrougge
I think it is a wonderful idea and you should...

I think it is a wonderful idea and you should combine it with the 3AC (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=101903) architecture to make a new world-class computer. You could call it the Amiga 3200...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2022, 13:56
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
Who ever told you that any other home computers...

Who ever told you that any other home computers of the day will be remembered in the future?

What I wrote was that the simple fact that the Amiga is different is enough to frustrate people trying...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2022, 03:06
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
One problem the Amiga has, even for those with...

One problem the Amiga has, even for those with the right inclination, is that it is extremely unaccessible. Anyone can plug and play a SNES or a Megadrive game, and the games are generally of a high...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2022, 14:09
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By idrougge
The Amiga will be buried and forgotten with the...

The Amiga will be buried and forgotten with the generation that used it. Its legacy is thin, apart from the demoscene, and will hardly even interest historians of the future.

Deal with it.
Forum: Coders. AMOS 12 February 2022, 01:09
Replies: 8
Views: 4,858
Posted By idrougge
AMOS doesn’t have any given map format, meaning...

AMOS doesn’t have any given map format, meaning that any map format must be implemented by hand in AMOS. And that means that any map format can be used from AMOS, you just need the code to read the...
Forum: support.Other 06 February 2022, 04:33
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By idrougge
WShell is the original, but I also think ZShell...

WShell is the original, but I also think ZShell does it.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 05 February 2022, 21:51
Replies: 37
Views: 6,095
Posted By idrougge
I would assume you wrote that message on a...

I would assume you wrote that message on a computer that can run FS-UAE already.

Please don’t support the creation of more electronic junk that only hurts our environment.
Forum: News 05 February 2022, 20:53
Replies: 284
Views: 101,310
Posted By idrougge
Hey Boboo, the firmware link is dead. Thank...

Hey Boboo, the firmware link is dead.

Thank you for a wonderful card.
Forum: support.Other 02 February 2022, 16:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By idrougge
Connect both Amigas to the modem. Done.

Connect both Amigas to the modem. Done.
Forum: support.Other 02 February 2022, 16:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By idrougge
The Hydra is a normal SANA-2 network card.

The Hydra is a normal SANA-2 network card.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2022, 01:50
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By idrougge
Do you mean internally? The M1438 has extremely...

Do you mean internally? The M1438 has extremely limited external screen controls, limited to vertical height and horizontal position.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2022, 01:25
Replies: 89
Views: 20,511
Posted By idrougge
Because it’s an excellent game, one we would be...

Because it’s an excellent game, one we would be proud of if it originated on the Amiga.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 January 2022, 19:51
Replies: 42
Views: 5,146
Posted By idrougge
The advantage, as far I’ve understood it, is that...

The advantage, as far I’ve understood it, is that you can port your music to different sound routines instead of being locked into a single one, which works rather well for a sample based machine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2022, 14:20
Replies: 42
Views: 5,146
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, 04:58
Replies: 42
Views: 5,146
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, 16:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
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, 14:05
Replies: 23
Views: 3,105
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, 01:25
Replies: 23
Views: 3,105
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, 20:32
Replies: 31
Views: 3,549
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, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 382
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, 01:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
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, 01:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
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, 01:03
Replies: 16
Views: 2,845
Posted By idrougge
How much do they cost?

How much do they cost?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2022, 14:26
Replies: 21
Views: 2,114
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, 14:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
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?
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