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by FedePede04
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: Fast Devpac Question...

If you're using Steem (i.e. PC), maybe you shoud consider working in vasm - in that case only the sky's the limit. :) I have hear about vasm before, but i would have no idea where to start, in vasm can you run you ST code or do you need to run it from a Emulator? Thx for the suggestion the setup th...
by FedePede04
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: Fast Devpac Question...

Happy birthday Peter! I remember the Bullfrog Tutorial that came with Devpac 2 on ST Format. It had at least 20 includes, incbins etc. As others have mentioned I think this is limited by available memory and not a hardcoded limit. I remember thinking if that was commercial quality code then it was ...
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Demos - Requests
Topic: Looking for GoGo Dancer Demo
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Looking for GoGo Dancer Demo

got it to run under STeem, and by the look of it, i does not sound like it was the one you was after, no sound only an animations,
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: Fast Devpac Question...

yes i have think about that, (but it will be the last thing that ill do), it was also one of the reason why i asked. example if you can have 65535 incbin files, then i will never run into problems, and i don't have to start thinking about alternative ways. and also one of the reason why i am not so ...
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: Fast Devpac Question...

thanks for all your input :cheers: it not so much the size of the code that worry me, its more the number of files. right now all the sources code and graphic / music files is 478 kb the exec file (right now) is around 332 kb in size. but some of the graphic is store as full pictures, but they can b...
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: Fast Devpac Question...

actual not so many around 73 for the source code that i had a fast look thought (there are probably some more) :D
but i have a long way to go before that i am finish with the game....

i am working in STeem and i have set to use 14mb so i hope that I don't run out of memory...
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: Fast Devpac Question...

Many thx :cheers: , one of the days that I don't speak so much of anymore :D
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Demos - Requests
Topic: Looking for GoGo Dancer Demo
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Looking for GoGo Dancer Demo

Only thing that i could find over at Atari Mania with this name was this
http://www.atarimania.com/demo-atari-st ... 26471.html
by FedePede04
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fast Devpac Question...
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Fast Devpac Question...

hi my game is coming along nice and slowly, maybe its because that i am turning 50 in 2 hours :( 8-O so for the first time in my life i am trying really to structure my code, in case if other have to take over :lol: if i go cold or something else should happen.(i have even share them with Steve Atar...
by FedePede04
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Ym rockin'
Topic: Project-Ymer...2017
Replies: 15
Views: 4986

Re: Project-Ymer...2017

Hi just to let You know that i have seen it, i am on holliday right now. Ill contact You when i get home again
by FedePede04
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Noob hardware questions
Replies: 21
Views: 1136

Re: Noob hardware questions

that an ok price, thought they was more expensive Peter Putnik has more than a thousand games adapted for HD, CF, SD, Pendrive ... etc; most need 2 Mby or more of RAM. If you spend money on expanding the ST's RAM: do it for 4 Mby. http://atari.8bitchip.info/fromhd2.php Gotek is very limited, to work...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

Thx for the link, more to read :D
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

ok progress for today. here is my code for now, tomorrow i will tried one of the other method. but it takes a little more then 12 scanlines for printing 2 numbers (with 6 digits) to the screen Text ;---------------------------------------------------------- ; D0 Data To Be Converted and Printed Long...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: 680x0
Topic: Bad Mood : Falcon030 'Doom'
Replies: 2345
Views: 250884

Re: Bad Mood : Falcon030 'Doom'

last time i talk to him was in november, and he was in the process of moving house, i have tried to PM one time after that late JAN, but he did not answer...
but maybe he need a break from the Atari, i don't hope something happen to him, he is always nice to help others.
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

Thx mfro and ggn
i will try out your code tomorrow and see how much faster they are compared to mine :)
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

for some reason i like my program to use hex numbers inside and to show decimal on the screen. You can have two separate variables, one normal int that you use for logic (e.g. bonus life when achieving a certain score) and one BCD used for display. Just increment both at the same time. yes i can se...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

yes you are right mfro binary numbers.
i just write hex because its what i see in Devpac and also because i thought it made it easier to describe my problem, but i want to see them as decimal numbers :D
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

i need to print a score and a high score to the screen :) What about using the BCD instructions? No need to convert except for simple mask and shift. http://meseec.ce.rit.edu/eecc250-winter99/250-1-20-2000.pdf Mange Tak ;) i have seen the BCD instruction before, never really got around to use it.. ...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

Out of curiosity, why would you want an optimised routine for task like this? btw i forgot to say it is a Spectrum game from 1983 (msx1984) (done on many platforms) that i am play around with but i doing it from the ground and up not using any of the original code, i have taken the original graphic...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

ok i been thinking a little. my max score is 999999 (hex F423F) so if i use my routine it would not work because the result will be greater then $ffff but if i divided instead with 100, and use a lookup list, then i think its should work and it would only take 3 div. pseudo code (can contain errors ...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

if you like to have a look, then i would be very happy, i have a hard time to overlook this routine.
my brain is pretty scramble at the moment, been very stress over a long period, so i does not work like it use to :lol:
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

Here's a small gem I unearthed from Turbo Assembler's source some years ago: ************************************************************************ * Dezimal-Zahl in D1 ausgeben * * Anzahl der Stellen in D4 * ************************************************************************ dezw_out: movem...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

i need to print a score and a high score to the screen :)
but i want to keep it a little close for the moment, if i should go dead in the project...
by FedePede04
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: Need idea to do something faster

Hi
Many many thx i have a look at this later when i wake up (get filled with coffee)....
and you right the my example only works with a word and i have to show numbers in the hundred thousand so my routine would not work. and it would take around 500 clk cycles.
by FedePede04
Thu May 31, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Need idea to do something faster
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Need idea to do something faster

Hi. i need to convert and print a Hex number as an decimal number one digit at the time, the only way i can think of is some like this i have not tested it, its just writing it down right now, (but have been thinking over) :D Move.w Number,D0 Divu #10,D0 Move.w D0,D1 Swap D0 Bsr PrintTheOne (D0) Div...

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