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by RetrogamerRhys
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Newbie writing a diagnostic App
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: Newbie writing a diagnostic App

Thanks for the link It was very useful, obviously this project is going to take some doing accessing the kernel rom and hardware at a very low level.
by RetrogamerRhys
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Newbie writing a diagnostic App
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: Newbie writing a diagnostic App

Could you please post the name of the book as I can't seem to get the link working, thanks.
by RetrogamerRhys
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Newbie writing a diagnostic App
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: Newbie writing a diagnostic App

I believe the best way to do this is using Amiga OS, Exec library to control disk access.
by RetrogamerRhys
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Old Computers/Games Consoles - Owned, Wanted and Missed
Replies: 8
Views: 1382

Re: Old Computers/Games Consoles - Owned, Wanted and Missed

Im currently looking to develop for the 68000 with Devpac 2. I also have AMOS on disk so I'd like to learn that. One question, can anyone recommend a C compiler for Amiga 500?
by RetrogamerRhys
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Newbie writing a diagnostic App
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Newbie writing a diagnostic App

What assembler would be useful to know when writing a diagnostic tool for the Amiga 500. I want to be able to check if the read and write procedure of the floppy disk drive works correctly by reading and writing sectors of a 3.5inch floppy disk. I want it to be able to test floppy disks for corrupti...
by RetrogamerRhys
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Making a game?
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Making a game?

How difficult was it to market a game for a retro system like the C64 or Amiga .
Are there still publishers out there who deal with niche markets these systems are. I'd love to write a title for fun and profit so these questions interest me.
by RetrogamerRhys
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Off topic
Topic: Old Computers/Games Consoles - Owned, Wanted and Missed
Replies: 8
Views: 1382

Re: Old Computers/Games Consoles - Owned, Wanted and Missed

Hi, back when I was a kid I had an Atari ST, a spectrum 48k and a VIC 20 but I always wanted a SNES since playing one over a friends house back then, I now own a SNES mini. I didn't know that much about computers back then, so I didn't know about the Amiga which is imho better than the Atari ST even...
by RetrogamerRhys
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Amiga Assembly Programming
Topic: Amiga assembler!
Replies: 4
Views: 1640

Re: Amiga assembler!

I've come across the Devpac 3 assembler, anyone know how much these go for online? Im thinking about making an offer on one with the manual.
by RetrogamerRhys
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Amiga Assembly Programming
Topic: Amiga assembler!
Replies: 4
Views: 1640

Re: Amiga assembler!

Hello, is VASM an assembler that runs in Windows and creates code for emulators to run or does VASM run on the actual Amiga 500 itself? If it doesn't run on the Amiga itself can you direct me to a assembler that does. Thanks

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