Dream On - Dreamcast Game Contest

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Post by MetaFox » Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:39 pm

Lik-Sang did a write-up about Dream On and the Dream On contest, so the deadline has been extended to March 17, 2004 to accomodate anyone just finding out about the contest who may want to enter, and of course give all of you guys more time and less headache over the holiday season. :)

Also, Dreamcast-Scene has joined the contest as a sponser, and is offering Hais VGA boxes to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners - as well as their as-of-yet-unreleased GP32 to DC adapter to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. :mrgreen:
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Post by Ender » Tue Dec 09, 2003 2:41 pm

MetaFox wrote:Lik-Sang did a write-up about Dream On and the Dream On contest, so the deadline has been extended to March 17, 2004 to accomodate anyone just finding out about the contest who may want to enter, and of course give all of you guys more time and less headache over the holiday season. :)

Also, Dreamcast-Scene has joined the contest as a sponser, and is offering Hais VGA boxes to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners - as well as their as-of-yet-unreleased GP32 to DC adapter to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. :mrgreen:



MORE TIME!!!! WOOHOO!!!
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Post by Warmachine » Tue Dec 09, 2003 4:39 pm

MetaFox wrote:Also, Dreamcast-Scene has joined the contest as a sponser, and is offering Hais VGA boxes to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners - as well as their as-of-yet-unreleased GP32 to DC adapter to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. :mrgreen:


MUST GET FIRST OR SECOND OR THRID!!!
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Post by az_bont » Tue Dec 09, 2003 4:48 pm

MetaFox, when's the magazine shipping?
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Post by BlackAura » Wed Dec 10, 2003 4:57 am

That means it's supposed to be done by mid-March now? Hmm...

Well, that makes it a little easier. I wasn't really happy with what I have at the moment.
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Post by BaldMonk » Wed Dec 10, 2003 5:10 am

Neither was I BA... that AND my mum has just been admitted to hospital... we may be able to use 3D after all eh?
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Post by Celeryface » Wed Dec 10, 2003 7:26 pm

What tools and editors are available for developing on the Dreamcast? I am new to the scene and am very interested in developing on the Dreamcast platform for this contest.

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Post by OneThirty8 » Wed Dec 10, 2003 7:50 pm

First, you'll need a *nix environment... this can be Linux, Cygwin or MinGW on a Windows box, etc. The compiler we use is GCC. You'll need toolchains for the SH4 and ARM processor. Then, you'll want to get KallistiOS.
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Post by Celeryface » Wed Dec 10, 2003 8:29 pm

OneThirty8 wrote:First, you'll need a *nix environment... this can be Linux, Cygwin or MinGW on a Windows box, etc. The compiler we use is GCC. You'll need toolchains for the SH4 and ARM processor. Then, you'll want to get KallistiOS.


Thanks for the info!

What does the KallistiOS include?

What are toolchains? :)

Thanks again.
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Post by OneThirty8 » Wed Dec 10, 2003 8:51 pm

You can probably get better help in the Programming Discussion forum. KallistiOS is your development libraries, and the embedded operating system that most homebrew and emus on the DC use. It also includes SDL (be warned, the DC port has some problems) as an 'addon'.

The toolchains are the tools you'll need to compile programs for the Dreamcast. There are several build scripts that should download and compile everything for you once you've got a Linux or Cygwin environment set up, or there are a few precompiled toolchains out there too.
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Post by Celeryface » Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:29 am

Thanks for your help.
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Post by MetaFox » Sat Dec 13, 2003 8:26 pm

az_bont wrote:MetaFox, when's the magazine shipping?

I'm having a few kinks to iron out with the layout, plus I accidently lost about 6 pages. :oops:

Everything should be sorted out by early next week. :)
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Post by JuniorCrb » Sat Dec 13, 2003 9:38 pm

that's ok were patient
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Post by az_bont » Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:17 am

Brilliant :D.
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<----Outside of null :o
Will the losers be posting there games on the homebrew page?
just cuz it's not the best doesn't mean it wont be fun.
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Post by OneThirty8 » Wed Dec 17, 2003 10:44 pm

If I finish something in time for the contest and it doesn't win, I plan on releasing it anyway...
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Post by impetus » Wed Dec 17, 2003 10:44 pm

There is no set protocol for the devvers to go by. Most have expressed that their games will be freely available in some form or another, but its entirely their own choice.
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Post by BlackAura » Thu Dec 18, 2003 12:51 am

Assuming it ever gets finished, mine will be available somewhere, in some form. If it wins, there will probably be a demo. If not, either a demo or the full version would be available somewhere.
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Post by FETUS » Thu Dec 18, 2003 5:02 pm

Who are all the teams from dcemu?
and can we get more teasers Im getting excited
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Post by impetus » Thu Dec 18, 2003 6:04 pm

click here

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