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TFX Flies Again
« on: June 12, 2023, 09:42:41 PM »
A recent development over at EAB, user paraj has patched TFX on the Amiga to perform rendering in Fast RAM, cutting out a performance killing bottleneck on pretty much any accelerated Amiga. The results are extremely impressive.

Coming to WHDLoad near to you soon: https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1622175&postcount=222
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Offline lionstorm

Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2023, 09:56:21 PM »
thats great, I never dare to try it on my A1200+B1260, maybe the time has come !
 

Offline TribbleSmasher

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« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2023, 04:32:16 PM »
tests are being done on Pistorm as well, looks promising indeed. :)
 

Offline Gryfon

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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2023, 08:21:40 PM »
Great news, look forward to trying it on my PiStorm 32 lite.
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Offline BozzerBigD

Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2023, 11:00:21 PM »
I love the way the new Slave file comes as a 7z file, something the Amiga can't open!! Same issue with Vanilla Red Alert! Can't people use Zips?
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Offline First Ninja

Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2023, 07:19:36 PM »
Can't people use Zips?
Huh? When did LhA stop being the AmigaOS defacto way of compressing files?
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Offline BozzerBigD

Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2023, 11:41:54 PM »
You're right of course about Lha being the default, however if it's coming from a PC  using WinUAE Dev then they could at least use something that CaffeineOS/OS3.2 can open by default i.e. a zip file!
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Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2023, 11:53:28 PM »
@BigD
So how do you open a zip file with os3.2?
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A1200/Blz1260/64MB
A1200/Blz1230III/32MB
A1200/ACA1221
A600/V600v2/Subway USB
A600/Apollo630/32MB
A600/A6095
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Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2023, 11:39:38 PM »
CaffeineOS then! My mistake! Whatever works to get the new TFX Slave/Vanilla: Red Alert working on the PiStorm32! Both were packed as an unusable 7z file when a Zip or lha file would have worked! I don't use OS3.2 as much now that I have Caffeine but yeah mounting ADFs was a cool feature out of the box. I can't say anything else was better than OS3.9 other than the boot speed with the new Roms. Shame I had to get another Aminet program mount ISOs on 3.2!
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« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2023, 01:00:26 PM »
 

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Re: TFX Flies Again
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2023, 08:11:20 AM »
gave this updated version a go yesterday and was really surprised, I never realised the game could run so much faster. it is now finally playable and actually fun!
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