Click Here
home features news forums classifieds faqs links search
5727 members 
Amiga Q&A /  Free for All /  Emulation /  Gaming / (Latest Posts)



Lost Password?

Don't have an account yet?
Register now!

Your support is needed and is appreciated as is primarily dependent upon the support of its users.

Main sections
OS4 Zone
IRC Network
AmigaWorld Radio
Top Members
Amiga Dealers
About Us
Terms of Service

IRC Channel
Ports: 1024,5555, 6665-6669
SSL port: 6697
Channel: #Amigaworld
Channel Policy and Guidelines

Who's Online
14 crawler(s) on-line.
 20 guest(s) on-line.
 1 member(s) on-line.


You are an anonymous user.
Register Now!
 Paul:  4 mins ago
 Hypex:  9 mins ago
 matthey:  10 mins ago
 NutsAboutAmiga:  17 mins ago
 jacknife:  20 mins ago
 billt:  34 mins ago
 DruggedBunny:  36 mins ago
 DenisPaul:  46 mins ago
 tygre:  48 mins ago
 amigakit:  53 mins ago

Announcement   Announcement : "Virtual" interview with Paolo Cattani
   posted by amigatronics on 25-Mar-2019 19:11:27 (725 reads)
Interview with Paolo Cattani (The Alien) creator of the game VGP (1999) - Virtual Grand Prix for the Amiga Classic and VGP 2 for MorphOS, and VGP 3 for Win-Mac.

Related Links
· More about Announcement
· News by amigatronics

Most read story about Announcement
APoV Issue 3 is Released

Last news about Announcement
Amiga Future monthly News April 2020
Printer Friendly Page  Send this Story to a Friend

Re: "Virtual" interview with Paolo Cattani
Posted on 29-Mar-2019 19:31:24
#1 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 1-Jul-2003
Posts: 633
From: Zlatibor, Serbia

Cool game! Port it on OS4 please :)

F1 Srbija

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Re: "Virtual" interview with Paolo Cattani
Posted on 29-Mar-2019 23:12:24
#2 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 20-Mar-2003
Posts: 5894
From: S.Wales

Paolo said that for a port of VGP3 to be possible we'd at least need OpenGL 2.0 which we have via GL4ES.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Re: "Virtual" interview with Paolo Cattani
Posted on 30-Mar-2019 9:15:03
#3 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 11-Apr-2005
Posts: 694
From: .fi

VGP2 is one of the best games on MorphOS, really enjoyable and the most modern simulator on our platforms. Especially with HD textures and when played with a real racing wheel controller instead of mouse/kb. I would love to see VGP3 too!

- The wiki based MorphOS Library - Your starting point for MorphOS
- Software made by jPV^RNO

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Re: "Virtual" interview with Paolo Cattani
Posted on 31-Mar-2019 15:40:09
#4 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 6-May-2007
Posts: 9832
From: Greensborough, Australia

Thanks for the post. I always knew there was something special about the VGP 3d engine. Pun accidental. It was just too fast and smooth. This confirms it was optimised for Amiga hardware. A real Amiga 3d game. I wondered if a VGP simulator was too specific and perhaps another type of arcade racing game woud have suited a bigger audience using the same engine. Also, other game genres such as FPS I also see could have beneift from this, given they are slower paced. Since a racing game needs constant action. Hard on resources.

I recall also an interview, where it was said regarding chunky against planar, that planar could do more than it was thought it could against chunky. And that planar was best of all. A strange thing to claim even back then. I don't know if that was Paolo Cattani.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Re: "Virtual" interview with Paolo Cattani
Posted on 6-Apr-2019 20:38:18
#5 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 10-Mar-2003
Posts: 8042

awesome, i didn't know about VGP3 either... i guess most of didn't...

Now if only...

See my blog and collection website! .

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
[ home ][ about us ][ privacy ] [ forums ][ classifieds ] [ links ][ news archive ] [ link to us ][ user account ]
Copyright (C) 2000 - 2019 was originally founded by David Doyle