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Atari Gfx

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5728
14 Apr 2018 19:34


Using SAGA NATIVE ATARI GFX mode
   

 

 




Steve Ferrell

Posts 410
14 Apr 2018 21:29


Very nice!


Vincent Rivière

Posts 87
15 Apr 2018 15:42


Very good progress!


OneSTone O2o

Posts 159
16 Apr 2018 22:08


Is it already an ST as the base? If Amiga, how did you do that?


Anthony Jacques

Posts 11
17 Apr 2018 19:32


oneSTone o2o wrote:

Is it already an ST as the base? If Amiga, how did you do that?

Judging by the last post on page 1 of this thread: CLICK HERE - I would guess that is an ST emulator running on Amiga, but taking advantage of SAGA features to speed up emulation.

Although I notice that Bombjack is the first game mentioned in the emuTOS read me as compatible, I assume that it hits the hardware for sound etc so presumably does t run natively on Amiga hardware yet.


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5728
18 Apr 2018 07:44


Anthony Jacques wrote:

  I would guess that is an ST emulator running on Amiga, but taking advantage of SAGA features to speed up emulation.
 

 
Yes this is correct.
SAGA does support native ATARI GFX modes.
This means 2 color Planar, 4 color Planar, 16 color Planar.
These modes can be displayed in the original resolutions, but also used in higher resolutions.
This means you could in theory also use 16 color mode on Emutos in FULLHD.
 
Right now we updated the ATARI ST Emulator to use the NATIVE ATARI GFX modes - this makes the emulator much faster.
 
We hope that someone will update Emutos soon,
to allow people using all the modes there too.
 
In parallel we test the Vamp as accelerator in real ATARI ST.
This bringup is on going.


Kresimir Lukin

Posts 65
18 Apr 2018 10:24


Great, put Vampire in Amiga and have Atari, put Vampire in Atari and have Amiga :)
  I hope that Falcon compatibility will be achieved as well,beacause to have one is hard and expensive.


Cyprian K

Posts 20
20 Jul 2018 12:25


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

  In parallel we test the Vamp as accelerator in real ATARI ST.
  This bringup is on going.

Hi Gunnar,
do you have a roadmap for the Vamp for the ST?
We know you're busy with V4, but would be cool to know what is the current status.

thanks


Saladriel Amrael

Posts 162
20 Jul 2018 13:33


Does this mean that a Standalone V4 could one day be booted both as an Amiga or an Atari without using emulators?

That would be insanely cool


Vojin Vidanovic
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20 Jul 2018 18:59


Saladriel Amrael wrote:

Does this mean that a Standalone V4 could one day be booted both as an Amiga or an Atari without using emulators?
 
  That would be insanely cool

V2 can boot now EmuTOS/FreeMINT. Its Atari OS that does not bang Atari chipset, so apps and only GEM/Mint works. V4 might have some elements of Atari blitter etc. that could bring further Atari compatibility.


Cyprian K

Posts 20
21 Jul 2018 15:09


Saladriel Amrael wrote:

Does this mean that a Standalone V4 could one day be booted both as an Amiga or an Atari without using emulators?
 
  That would be insanely cool

actually, for me it would be insane to have mounted Vampire inside my ST :) And I asked about that version Vampire.

EmuTOS on Amiga is ok but I have no Amiga

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