2D graphics / KOS tutorials

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Post by BlackAura » Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:16 pm

Ah, that line. I didn't even notice it before now. In the version of KOS I set up yesterday (an older version, which I need to work on Genesis Plus, because it doesn't seem to work on the newer one) I changed it the same way you did.
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Post by emptythought » Fri Oct 20, 2006 6:56 pm

Extremely sorry for bumping, but why isn't this stickied?
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Post by Roofus » Fri Oct 20, 2006 7:08 pm

I"m no coder, but this seems like a good thing to have stickied. Done.
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Re: 2D graphics / KOS tutorials

Post by Maturion » Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:56 pm

This is sooooooo helpful. Exactly what I've been searching a long time. Thank you.
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Post by Jae686 » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:14 am

BlackAura wrote:Alrighty... I've converted the tutorials to HTML, and put them up, along with a third tutorial, along with BlueCrab's PVR version. I'm going to be putting Reaper's SDL tutorial up soon too.

I've got two more 2D graphics tutes that I'm working on - one is pretty much done, the other's been coded but not written up. It's enough to do a simple game by now, so I might start doing some tutorials on controller input too. Anyone want to request a specific game to go through? Something simple, line an old arcade game would probably be best.

http://files.frashii.com/~sp00nz/Doom/f ... Aura/tutes
the link is dead. Is there a way to get those files?

thx!
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Post by OneThirty8 » Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:12 am

Jae686 wrote: the link is dead. Is there a way to get those files?

thx!
http://dcemulation.org/?title=Development#Tutorials
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Re: 2D graphics / KOS tutorials

Post by Dreamcast alive » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:58 pm

The zip and rar file downloads on these pages are broken:

http://dcemulation.org/?title=2D_Graphics_Tutorial

http://dcemulation.org/?title=Introduct ... D_Graphics

Can this be updated? Thanks in advance.
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Re: 2D graphics / KOS tutorials

Post by BlueCrab » Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:43 pm

For any sort of serious development on the Dreamcast, you probably want to avoid doing framebuffer manipulation. Both of those tutorials do just that. The first directly, and the second through SDL (which has its own fair share of problems on the Dreamcast, including those not related to the way it does drawing).

At some point, I should draw up some real tutorials that walk through some of the examples that already come with KOS...
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Post by affection56k » Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:03 am

Dreamcast alive wrote:The zip and rar file downloads on these pages are broken:

http://dcemulation.org/?title=2D_Graphics_Tutorial

http://dcemulation.org/?title=Introduct ... D_Graphics

Can this be updated? Thanks in advance.

Hello, I have found the files for you.
Dreamcast version
https://web.archive.org/web/20040204204 ... sdldc1.rar
PC version
https://web.archive.org/web/20040602122 ... s/SDL1.rar
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Re: 2D graphics / KOS tutorials

Post by HUCAST » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:11 am

Is the new KOS also available for Windows or is it Linux only?

I'd love to use it for Ghost Blade.
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Re: 2D graphics / KOS tutorials

Post by BlueCrab » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:55 am

It can be compiled/run on any OS that you can build a Dreamcast compiler toolchain for. So, you should be able to set it up just fine on Windows under Cygwin.
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Re: 2D graphics / KOS tutorials

Post by Brian.Washechek » Fri Dec 25, 2015 11:14 pm

I read "It's aimed mostly at people who have a little bit of graphics knowledge, and have already got all the DC development kit set up, and know how to compile stuff." I'm not new to programming, but I am new to D.C. development. How do I set up the D.C. development kit, and learn how to compile stuff?

And I apologize is you consider my recent posts very "newbee-ish-u-muck-a-saurus"-like , or whatever prevailing forum terminology is these days. I typically try to avoid forums. That's an obvious truth because I've only posted 5 times.

I'd like to
1. learn how to set up the D.C. development kit.
2. learn how to compile stuff.
3. learn by example by method of looking at the code for simple Dreamcast roms. Could you please provide me with links to such projects if they even exist?

(I apologize, after reviewing my posts I realize now that I think that the first 2 of my questions were basically answered in viewtopic.php?f=29&t=102800#p1041492. Number 3 is still awaiting a response, though.)
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