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Re: Vogons Video Announcement Thread

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Let's throw some DACs at the ISA bus! Retroianer aka matze79 is back with another sound card. This one is for all the poor PCs that don't have any sound card, but desperately want to play stereo MOD files! Will it work? Will I ruin the card?? Only one way to find out! Sunday, 1st Nov 2020, 20:30 CET …

Re: Vogons Video Announcement Thread

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The Greaseweazle: Inexpensive Rescue of Old Floppies There are many solutions to image old floppies on a very low, flux based level: Kryoflux, Catweasel, Fluxengine or Supercard Pro, to name a few. The Greaseweazle is a low cost, open source variant that can be had for less than 10 EUR. It is …

Re: Using an ISA VGA card on an AVR

If you forward the VGA ports to the PCem on the STM32, you could do hardware based scrolling. That should be pretty efficient. Awesome work anyway! This is like emulation++, using emulated core, but real peripheral hardware. Extremely cool!

Re: Vogons Video Announcement Thread

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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 …

Re: Best game to test Roland LAPC-i

Wing Commander is a good test because it uses custom instruments and the game is speed dependent, so much can go wrong haha. Any Sierra game that uses the AGI engine and supports the MT-32 would be a great test also, as Sierra made extensive use of custom instruments. Space Quest III and Quest for …

Re: Vogons Video Announcement Thread

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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 …

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