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Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2021, 23:36
Replies: 805
Views: 149,693
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Dread is 2x2 pixels on a 640 x 400 screen...

Dread is 2x2 pixels on a 640 x 400 screen (effectively 320 x 200).
Actually, it's a little more complicated than that. The sprites of the player at the front of the screen are 2x2, while the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 April 2021, 16:42
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By LongLifeA1200
How many games on the Amstrad CPC could...

How many games on the Amstrad CPC could potentially be improved and what is that potential. You've helped answered some of those questions.


I read a quote recently from a game developer, Nick,...
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 27 April 2021, 14:30
Replies: 26
Views: 2,208
Posted By LongLifeA1200
I really enjoy using the browser. Thanks to those...

I really enjoy using the browser. Thanks to those that recommended alternative browsers.

I'm pleasantly surprised Total Commander has FTP built-in.

Thank you so much Turran :bowdown for adding...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2021, 10:07
Replies: 805
Views: 149,693
Posted By LongLifeA1200
I hadn't thought about that. Now I'm a little...

I hadn't thought about that. Now I'm a little concerned.
Should A500 owners start installing heatsinks on their Agnus chips' now?
Will the line "Adequate Cooling" be added to the minimum...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 April 2021, 09:27
Replies: 75
Views: 10,073
Posted By LongLifeA1200
No update from BG on "Vesperinto" as yet. ...

No update from BG on "Vesperinto" as yet.
Another must been seen to be believed project.
Rhino's quest to prove that the Amstrad CPC was the 8-Bit King.
Hopefully he'll discuss in detail how...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 April 2021, 08:19
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Good talks about Amstrad CPC Coding Tricks?

Where are they?

Even the most spectacular recent port of Pinball Dreams from Batman Group that ran on a standard 6128 provided little to no details on how exactly they got the humble machine to...
Forum: Coders. General 24 April 2021, 01:26
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
I don't see how. It came four years after the...

I don't see how. It came four years after the A1000. That's a long time to play catch up.

People talking about adding amounts of RAM to the ASTE that could cost the same as a brand new car in...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2021, 15:14
Replies: 805
Views: 149,693
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Will the video have a link in the description on...

Will the video have a link in the description on where to buy F5 key replacements?

I need a recap (no, not related to the keyboard), talking about the engine now. Does it do something similar to...
Forum: Coders. General 23 April 2021, 14:31
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
A plain old stock Atari ST I could be interested...

A plain old stock Atari ST I could be interested in seeing what it can do but not an AtariSTAmigaEmulator which arrived four years late.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 April 2021, 14:26
Replies: 464
Views: 57,076
Posted By LongLifeA1200
The point is that Commodore might not of bothered...

The point is that Commodore might not of bothered with it if not for the competition (in this case, the Atari ST). Look at what Commodore did with the CD when it was added to the Amiga in 1991. It...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 April 2021, 15:59
Replies: 464
Views: 57,076
Posted By LongLifeA1200
The Atari seems to be getting a lot of praise on...

The Atari seems to be getting a lot of praise on this forum lately. Which reminds me, I've got to watch some more episodes of the Twilight Zone.

I hadn't thought about what things would be like if...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 April 2021, 14:49
Replies: 805
Views: 149,693
Posted By LongLifeA1200
How is that 'F5' key looking now?

How is that 'F5' key looking now?
Forum: Coders. General 02 April 2021, 14:50
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Not me. Not interested in anything the Atari...

Not me.
Not interested in anything the Atari ST*Enchanced does. The "catch up to the Amiga" computer.

*(Amiga)Emulator?
Forum: Collections 23 March 2021, 12:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Proposal for a new file format "Super ADF" (for collections)

Would you support such an idea?

A Super-ADF would contain a nominated primary/default ADF and append the differences of other versions.
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 16 March 2021, 14:41
Replies: 26
Views: 2,208
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Logging in doesn't seem to change this. Is it...

Logging in doesn't seem to change this.
Is it the browser or has something else changed?
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 16 March 2021, 14:32
Replies: 26
Views: 2,208
Posted By LongLifeA1200
"Grandis.NU wants to open this application"

Anyone else getting this message?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 March 2021, 13:58
Replies: 58
Views: 4,482
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Grand pianos or electronic keyboards? ...

Grand pianos or electronic keyboards?


Depends on how big you want the TV to be.
Forum: Collections 16 March 2021, 13:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Can Quarterback be tricked into accepting a fake...

Can Quarterback be tricked into accepting a fake disk?
How fragmented is the data when it is backed up?



A lot of us would be happy to hear from him.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 March 2021, 13:20
Replies: 58
Views: 4,482
Posted By LongLifeA1200
They are heavy. I tend to forget how heavy they...

They are heavy. I tend to forget how heavy they are whenever I try to pick one up. The other thing is weight distribution. One fell forward during transport. That was disappointing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 March 2021, 11:40
Replies: 58
Views: 4,482
Posted By LongLifeA1200
CRT Televisions are still being thrown out!

It's amazing to still see CRT Televisions (some in excellent condition & quality) on the side of the road these days. They need to be rescued.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 March 2021, 11:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Is it true that the PSP version runs at 60fps?

Is it true that the PSP version runs at 60fps?
Forum: Collections 13 March 2021, 13:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Skid Row collection ... after about 31yrs ...

I wonder if Galahad is willing to continue what Subzero only entrusted him to do?

Don't have to worry (at least for the time being) about a certain moderator that would lock stuff unnecessarily.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 March 2021, 20:15
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Eek How much did it cost to play Metal Slug to the end in the arcade?

I decided to play the game in its entirety since it's discussed so much.

The game said I used well over 20 continues (might of been closer to 30, as this was a few months ago I tried this)....
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2021, 01:20
Replies: 191
Views: 7,762
Posted By LongLifeA1200
You're talking about retro games, aren't you, not...

You're talking about retro games, aren't you, not modern ones. Should have the title of the topic changed.

Retro game compatibility is entirely within the discretion of the developer.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 February 2021, 10:24
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Thanks. So OCS doesn't switch modes? That's...

Thanks.

So OCS doesn't switch modes? That's interesting.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 09 February 2021, 23:04
Replies: 26
Views: 10,202
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Does this version play at 60fps?

Does this version play at 60fps?
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 February 2021, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By LongLifeA1200
*There sure is. I must of ignored that option a...

*There sure is. I must of ignored that option a hundred times over. I kept trying to change it in 'Display' instead of 'Chipset'.

Someone in 2002 had the exact question (and the answer)....
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 February 2021, 15:38
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Is there a way to get WinUAE to start and stay in NTSC (60fps) without 'FPS adj.'?

I've set the CPU frequency to 7.159090
Should I change anything in 'Adv. Chipset'?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2021, 15:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Forum: Collections 15 December 2020, 12:39
Replies: 274
Views: 52,434
Posted By LongLifeA1200
Jarre and TMB are about the only reason to visit...

Jarre and TMB are about the only reason to visit EAB regularly, these days.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 November 2020, 14:36
Replies: 481
Views: 38,187
Posted By LongLifeA1200
This game is really nice.

This game is really nice.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 November 2020, 14:24
Replies: 481
Views: 38,187
Posted By LongLifeA1200
I have no idea how to make the demo work in an...

I have no idea how to make the demo work in an emulator. All is hear is music (beautiful music) and see a blank screen when using either WinUAE or FSUAE.

Update:
Nevermind. Suddenly started...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 November 2020, 12:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By LongLifeA1200
What about 'Lords Of Chaos' (from the same guy...

What about 'Lords Of Chaos' (from the same guy who made UFO/X-Com and 'Laser Squad') and its expansions 'Expansion Kit One' (official name) and 'Escape From Zol' (an exclusive magazine coverdisk).
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 09 November 2020, 11:18
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By LongLifeA1200
UFO X-COM / Settlers

Never played either.
Forum: Coders. General 20 October 2020, 13:44
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
:D I used to think so too. I'd like...

:D

I used to think so too.


I'd like to attach the first 2 for the player, 3rd is unattached and extends the player's armament, 4th (detached) is the projectile, 5-8 for opponents and effects....
Forum: Coders. General 20 October 2020, 11:07
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
I remember those. Disregard them.

I remember those. Disregard them.
Forum: Coders. General 20 October 2020, 10:41
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
:D If only...

:D

If only (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1435342&postcount=670) you (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1435344&postcount=672) knew...
Forum: Coders. General 20 October 2020, 10:33
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
The foreground is the moving actors and movable...

The foreground is the moving actors and movable objects.
The background is the scenery and can be parallaxed.

Up until now, Dual Playfield was recommended. Now that appears not to be the case....
Forum: Coders. General 19 October 2020, 20:30
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
For use when the game has stopped scrolling. I'm...

For use when the game has stopped scrolling. I'm just trying understand why people prefer to use the h/w sprites as the background and blitter objects for the foreground and if switching it up, as...
Forum: Coders. General 19 October 2020, 14:57
Replies: 822
Views: 89,161
Posted By LongLifeA1200
There doesn't seem to be much enthusiasm for...

There doesn't seem to be much enthusiasm for using hardware sprites as the foreground.

Does anyone suggest switching the hardware sprites to act as the background during times when the game is not...
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