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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 01:22
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Posted By Mixel
Looks amazing! Is that toothy guy capable of...

Looks amazing! Is that toothy guy capable of facing different directions? He's not looking head-on toward the player.. Being able to sneak up on enemies like in Wolf3D would be awesome! (sorry if...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 May 2022, 02:07
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Just thought I’d check in, slowly plodding along....

Just thought I’d check in, slowly plodding along. Anyone who’s been watching my streams knows I’ve done quite a lot since I last updated, but it’s not all “showable” a lot of it is minor things that...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 May 2022, 08:25
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Mixel
The Amiga brand at this point is the computer...

The Amiga brand at this point is the computer equivalent of the guy who has “a great book/game/movie/app idea that’d be really successful if someone just gave them the chance!” ideas are worthless...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2022, 17:45
Replies: 167
Views: 20,284
Posted By Mixel
Do you need to be so negative? :laughing ...

Do you need to be so negative? :laughing

This would make sense as a critique if Aarbron hadn't added a bunch of the best features of both the NES and Arcade versions? It also makes no sense on a...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 18 May 2022, 00:46
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Excellent I'm actually really glad for that, as...

Excellent I'm actually really glad for that, as it'll be hard to miss it if it makes some sort of horrible noise.. If it'd just made no noise I wouldn't know it was happening.. There are a few places...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 18 May 2022, 00:30
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
That is absolutely GREAT.. Goodbye stupid...

That is absolutely GREAT.. Goodbye stupid motorbike sounds throughout most of the game! haha.

On the other hand.. what happens when you play a sound that doesn't exist in the level? do you get a...
Forum: News 17 May 2022, 01:30
Replies: 60
Views: 5,572
Posted By Mixel
Jeez, you know the parlance if you’ve been into...

Jeez, you know the parlance if you’ve been into games for more than ten minutes. :rolleyes Half the arcade games boxes/print copy go on about how addictive they are. They wouldn’t do that if there...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 May 2022, 16:53
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Posted By Mixel
Daaamn Earok that’s amazing and great examples.....

Daaamn Earok that’s amazing and great examples.. I was thinking like the blimp in SOTB etc but things like the bg aerials are much more useful examples. They go a long way to completely counteracting...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2022, 06:57
Replies: 146
Views: 33,516
Posted By Mixel
Interesting.. Mine “feels” like it actuates on...

Interesting.. Mine “feels” like it actuates on contact with an octagonal gate? I guess that has less travel than the square ones. You can widen the base of the stick with (they recommend) heat shrink...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2022, 03:09
Replies: 146
Views: 33,516
Posted By Mixel
I’d be saying the same thing if I hadn’t replaced...

I’d be saying the same thing if I hadn’t replaced the restrictor plate. The default round one in the ArcadeR is a VERY weird/bad choice imo. The diagonals are horrid, it’s possible to make it do...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2022, 17:29
Replies: 146
Views: 33,516
Posted By Mixel
You hate all joysticks equally? I guess it maybe...

You hate all joysticks equally? I guess it maybe depends on what you play..?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 12 May 2022, 19:23
Replies: 46
Views: 2,412
Posted By Mixel
I mix things up allllll the time I scrapped and...

I mix things up allllll the time I scrapped and remade that wormy boss so many times before it was something i like :laughing

Either actor/player work in that situation on almost all my levels.....
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 12 May 2022, 18:32
Replies: 46
Views: 2,412
Posted By Mixel
You'd have to create a routine to do it, for...

You'd have to create a routine to do it, for sure. And I have no idea exactly how you would..

One silly possibility - I wonder if you could briefly switch actor type for them all to being screen...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 00:34
Replies: 146
Views: 33,516
Posted By Mixel
Strange, hehe. I do not like an analogue stick...

Strange, hehe. I do not like an analogue stick for non-analog motion at allll because it's too "loose" - finding the sweet spots between the directions is an extra thing to think about, it feels...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2022, 23:04
Replies: 146
Views: 33,516
Posted By Mixel
Odd.. This whole thread is interesting re:...

Odd.. This whole thread is interesting re: everyone's preferences.. I avoid analogue thumbsticks like the plague on any 2D games, retro or otherwise (including 3D graphics but 2D motion, eg most...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 May 2022, 15:27
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Is its performance really an issue? It runs...

Is its performance really an issue? It runs smoothly in a VM on a 2013 Macbook pro, which is a total potato by modern standards, and on my main system it's using around 5% GPU.. You can always go...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2022, 23:48
Replies: 49
Views: 2,287
Posted By Mixel
No Man's Sky. Elden Ring.. TLOU2.. A bunch of the...

No Man's Sky. Elden Ring.. TLOU2.. A bunch of the games mentioned as making history in the OP are just "older concepts with better presentation" - you don't have to have an entirely new concept or...
Forum: News 10 May 2022, 22:13
Replies: 60
Views: 5,572
Posted By Mixel
Incredible work, congrats! Really great...

Incredible work, congrats! Really great music/gameplay mix.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 10 May 2022, 20:40
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Other than the foreground layer which can only...

Other than the foreground layer which can only have tiles on it.. - they can all go on any layers, they don't have to be on seperate ones but it probably makes editing the map easier if you seperate...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 May 2022, 10:22
Replies: 81
Views: 20,613
Posted By Mixel
Congrats on the demo! Been looking forward to...

Congrats on the demo! Been looking forward to this too. :D It's such a nice looking game!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 05 May 2022, 01:19
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Agreed but there's always some fringe case trying...

Agreed but there's always some fringe case trying to run it on as low a spec as possible :spin and if WinUAE is correct it runs great at 25fps.. on a 7mhz 68000, providing it has 2Chip/1MBfast - with...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 May 2022, 21:51
Replies: 34
Views: 11,144
Posted By Mixel
Bubble Ghost isn't that hard to control once...

Bubble Ghost isn't that hard to control once you're used to it.. :D

Though that does look like an incredibly tough level!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 May 2022, 18:37
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Aha, yes! I didn't mean literally, I meant, "a...

Aha, yes! I didn't mean literally, I meant, "a game like", hehe. I have some enemies in CMO that are 5x3px size. :D It's worth looking for Duckstroma and Super Delivery boy, they both have small...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 May 2022, 17:27
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Mixel
Welcome IM76, your music is great! I hope you...

Welcome IM76, your music is great! I hope you find lots of fun stuff to work on. :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 May 2022, 17:26
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Haha! In this case, I don't think so.. It has no...

Haha! In this case, I don't think so.. It has no ability to plot individual pixels. :) Only way i can imagine it working is if you premade all of the different destructable block patterns as blocks...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 May 2022, 16:05
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
You could definitely use tiny actors/sprites......

You could definitely use tiny actors/sprites... *technically* the map has to be on a 16pixel grid but depending on your game and what sort of logic is involved, you build it from 8px tiles.. Though...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 May 2022, 02:39
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Don’t suppose anyone has an ECS system with 2MB...

Don’t suppose anyone has an ECS system with 2MB chip + some fast (or just generally non chip)? (With no accelerator, that’s the crucial thing!) + mass storage.. Most common version of this would...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 02 May 2022, 16:22
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Congrats on the soft launch this is another big...

Congrats on the soft launch this is another big update. :)

@foleyjo - the Amiga is very weak when it comes to things like zooming and effects like that. A pixel is a pixel, etc.. Depending on what...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 01 May 2022, 18:49
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Yup I couldn’t make an Amiga game without mining...

Yup I couldn’t make an Amiga game without mining a purple-magenta vaporwave-like palette occasionally! And Francis has had a purple jacket since 2002 or whenever I first drew him. So.. pfft.

It’s...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 April 2022, 21:24
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Thanks :D Its the speed/ease of creation...

Thanks :D


Its the speed/ease of creation that is making it really compelling for me, compared to the huge amount of tinkering with the CSV to get ECS copper to do cool stuff, it's really nice...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 30 April 2022, 01:58
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
And now an AGA city parallax test!...

And now an AGA city parallax test! https://youtu.be/tS8aZJvUu-o I started streaming way later than usual, health issues earlier then home stuff after but soo glad to be learning how this works. Still...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 29 April 2022, 10:13
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
Woo! Excellent update. Highscore tables seem...

Woo! Excellent update. Highscore tables seem doable now. :D Thanks! So much potential, people will do all sorts with this.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 April 2022, 17:19
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
It sounds a bit weird but you want them to sit on...

It sounds a bit weird but you want them to sit on bottom specifically but pass through platforms above? Can you put a timer event on them that switches the actor type when actor_y is within a...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 27 April 2022, 06:47
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Thanks Acidbottle! ...

Thanks Acidbottle!

https://youtu.be/Uu2nOVgqN3k - AGA parallax test. Was curious seeing everyone else post AGA parallax so had to try it too. :spin

This was partly for fun and partly to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 April 2022, 01:11
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Ahh! I think in the long term I really do need to...

Ahh! I think in the long term I really do need to get an A500mini to test this properly, and the comparitive merits of the new AGA parallax system to different iterations of ecs/copper parallax. :)...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 April 2022, 16:39
Replies: 2,192
Views: 348,471
Posted By Mixel
The flipping entire animations feature is...

The flipping entire animations feature is amazing. Thanks Earok and BitBeamCannon!

Aand thanks again for having me, that's a lot of game to have recreated in 2 sessions!
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 April 2022, 14:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By Mixel
Yes! Awesome work! You could always do a...

Yes! Awesome work! You could always do a “whatever it takes” build and then trim it down after the fact.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 April 2022, 14:49
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Thanks!! And.. It.. does? Smoothly, without the...

Thanks!! And.. It.. does? Smoothly, without the copper or sound going nuts? Sorry I haven’t put up the amiberry archive for 1.3 yet.. Interesting!

Really interested in the performance,...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 April 2022, 01:24
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Thankyou! I wish more games had used EHB and...

Thankyou! I wish more games had used EHB and targetted A3000 spec, imagine what things could've looked like if they'd just included even a tiny amount of fast ram in a standard config. Argh. :sad
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 April 2022, 00:57
Replies: 328
Views: 55,899
Posted By Mixel
Thankyou, I'm glad you like. :D The sort of...

Thankyou, I'm glad you like. :D The sort of feedback where you and a couple of others have pointed out X part doesnt look as well put together as Y part is so valuable, and there's really no reason...
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