Reply 261 of 266, by Whiskey
It's got its own "3dfx" shortcut which I thought was interesting as the game is very much early DirectX, with it running in a window with file menus etc.
You got me wondering what the visual differences are now between the glide and d3d renderers. I should give it a try.
Reply 262 of 266, by DracoNihil
Reply 263 of 266, by Whiskey
Reply 264 of 266, by root42
Pimping the C64
A good friend of the channel by the name of matze79 supplied me with a rather cheap C64G. As I didn’t own a C64 at the moment, this was an excellent opportunity. The poort little C64 came with two missing keys, which were fixed by 3D printed replacements. While this looks interesting and is impressive in its own right, I wanted a more long lasting fix. The C64 was also missing its SID chip and came with a nice little SwinSID. But again, we have some better replacement on hand! So let’s open up the machine, fix those things and enjoy the fantastic world of programs the C64 has to offer!
Reply 265 of 266, by root42
Playing Game Music without a PC: The Roland SB55
Roland produced a number of SoundCanvas and related products. The SoundCanvas 55 came with an optional device called the SoundBrush 55. This was a floppy based MIDI recorder and player. Musicians could use it to either play back MIDI files or alternatively to record their performances. We will of course use the device to play back video game music without the need of a PC! I will have a look inside this device, which is well over 25 years old and also will hook it up to my SC55 and the MT32.
Reply 266 of 266, by FazzaGBR
Just finished uploading a video of me going through 450+ floppy disks (and more, as not all were floppy disks it turned out)...
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