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by sam
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Merging video output?
Replies: 59
Views: 11475

Re: Merging video output?

(thanks for the pointer, oric display is definitely trickier than I thought. And sorry for interrupting the thread. Now I'll figure out how to tune my tools for better conformance.)
by sam
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Merging video output?
Replies: 59
Views: 11475

Re: Merging video output?

I find that LibPIPI doesn't do a nice job on the Turrican character: Color-clashes seem too numerous for me. With my own conversion tools , running others/ostro_oric.lua under graphx2, I get this which should respect oric gfx constraints: xxx.gif Now it is certain that the best is to have 3 independ...
by sam
Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Tape and floppy disk converters
Topic: Parity check live
Replies: 14
Views: 3650

Re: Parity check live

"Data yoyo" makes laugh french litterates (well... people that lived in France in the 70's).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcD5twysKkw
by sam
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Summer break
Replies: 9
Views: 2732

Re: Summer break

by sam
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Space:1999 feedback and review thread
Replies: 36
Views: 51470

Re: Space:1999 feedback and review thread

still off topic , sorry. ( Last time I used gcc6809 it tend to either bug (refusing to compile reasonable-sized functions due to spilled register problem), or to produce either buggy code or (most often) fat and inefifcient. However I succeded to compile some quite heavy source-code resulting in an ...
by sam
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Space:1999 feedback and review thread
Replies: 36
Views: 51470

Re: Space:1999 feedback and review thread

I am tempted to stop making games based on old TV series or movies :cry: Oh don't do that ! ;) You might try instead to do a game about Dr Who , who can't die but simply re-incarnate into a new person. This time (season 13), the Dr will be a woman for the first time ever. (Btw I'm fascinated by the...
by sam
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Games
Topic: Space:1999 feedback and review thread
Replies: 36
Views: 51470

Re: Space:1999 feedback and review thread

Just a quick side note to this thread. It appears this morning that Martin Landau starring Cdt Koenig has just passed away.
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R.I.P.
by sam
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: Orix playing a video on real hardware
Replies: 13
Views: 4396

Re: Orix playing a video on real hardware

Hello! This is sam speaking, coming from the Thomson galaxy . I've come about this thread by accident and discovered what you attend to do on the Oric. This reminds me of what was done on the Thomson machines few years ago. Since the Thomsons and the Orics almost share the same gfx capabilities, I t...