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by speewave
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Developmental Ideas
Topic: I happened to stumble upon this today... (Half-Life source code)
Replies: 3
Views: 2427

I happened to stumble upon this today... (Half-Life source code)

https://github.com/ValveSoftware/halflife

I wonder is there enough data here to make a legit port of the Half-Life engine to Dreamcast? or is this only suitable for mods of the engine
by speewave
Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Best way to go about updating from the Dev ISO(r4)?
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Best way to go about updating from the Dev ISO(r4)?

It's been quite some time since the release of the DDE, and theres been some major changes in KOS (including the move from SVN -> git) So i was wondering whats the best way to update this, is it simple enough to clone the repo, move it in place and recompile? also would the GCC\binutils\etc., all ne...
by speewave
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Homebrew Software and Indie Games Discussion
Topic: Coders Cable?
Replies: 7
Views: 2791

Re: Coders Cable?

i'm not sure how they are so rare, the hardest part i think to the whole process is the DC Serial connector, and it seems that the producers of the SD Adapters found away around that... and with sites like batchPCB, it's easy to make a simple PCB for the coders cable and buy the parts... (parts them...
by speewave
Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Homebrew Software and Indie Games Discussion
Topic: Coders Cable?
Replies: 7
Views: 2791

Coders Cable?

Anyone know a place to find one? (preferably US or somewhere with cheap \free shipping) are there new ones being made? I've seen the new SD adapters, so i figured since there is a lot of new connectosr that was made to fit the DCs serial port or something that already exists that fits as a Serial pl...
by speewave
Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:43 am
Forum: Developmental Ideas
Topic: Homebrew ADX Support?
Replies: 1
Views: 1847

Homebrew ADX Support?

I've seen stuff on the ADX format.. with a Wikipedia article on it explaining how it works and source code to play ADX Encoded sounds I wonder if that would be possible to play ADX music using KOS libraries. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADX_(file_format) *im not that great of a coder to really code ...
by speewave
Sat Jun 12, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Sprite Questions (Parallax)
Replies: 2
Views: 927

Re: Sprite Questions (Parallax)

also how do you work with matrix movements (Translation\Rotation\Scale) with plx_sprite_fmp
by speewave
Sat Jun 12, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Sprite Questions (Parallax)
Replies: 2
Views: 927

Sprite Questions (Parallax)

I'm trying to do sprites in Parallax... i've learned how to Load a sprite in the middle of the frame and display a texture... ========================== now how do i do multiple sprites.. My code was a modified version of Raster_Melt in the parallax examples in KOS. but using a sprite instead of a c...
by speewave
Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:56 am
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: using a siemens cable as a coders cable?
Replies: 2
Views: 1383

Re: using a siemens cable as a coders cable?

i saw one off ebay with a PC Serial plug attached... could i just use that as a coders cable? or will i still have to make the coders cable like http://dcemulation.org/?title=Homemade_Coder's_Cable
by speewave
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Hardware Modification and Repair
Topic: using a siemens cable as a coders cable?
Replies: 2
Views: 1383

using a siemens cable as a coders cable?

http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=192408&page=12 look on the last posts.. its an SD adaptor made using a Siemens Data cord (with an SD adapter at the end) Has anyone else tried this using the normal cord (with the Serial PC plug attached!) does it work without any HW modding? (i can ...
by speewave
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Games and Software Hacking, Prototypes, and Devkits Discussion
Topic: Can't get the BIOS "Hack" to work
Replies: 0
Views: 776

Can't get the BIOS "Hack" to work

i tried doing the puyopuyo hack (the cooler BIOS Menu one) from Dream Explorer(VMU TOOL) and nothings working... the BG changes, but nothing happens when i press start...

any suggestions...
by speewave
Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: First Person Shooters Development
Topic: Wolf4SDL\DC
Replies: 15
Views: 9021

Re: Wolf4SDL\DC

i thought someone had a working SDL port of it
by speewave
Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Developmental Ideas
Topic: CubicVR Lighting Pipeline in other engines..
Replies: 0
Views: 1267

CubicVR Lighting Pipeline in other engines..

So from what i've seen on the CubicVR Videos they have a pretty awesome lighting system thats done in Optimized SH4 Assembly... allowing multiple dynamic vertex point lights... there's a video of it on Youtube of it using 3\4 pointlights , ligthing a terrain and multiple boxes! just wondering, what ...
by speewave
Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Recommended Graphics for Dreamcast
Replies: 3
Views: 1273

Re: Recommended Graphics for Dreamcast

now what about RAM... will KGL-X\KGL occupy more RAM over Parallax?
by speewave
Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Recommended Graphics for Dreamcast
Replies: 3
Views: 1273

Recommended Graphics for Dreamcast

So far i've seen KGL and Paralax...

What Has better Function\Easy Code\Performance-Quality

what do most of you developers use?
by speewave
Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Disc Swap API etc.
Replies: 2
Views: 862

Re: Disc Swap API etc.

the program won't shut off when the eject button is pressed prematurely ... it sits there ... so a "Insert Disc and Press Start" method should work... (you can probably do a test for the correct files)
by speewave
Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: VQ Compressed Textures in KGL?
Replies: 1
Views: 586

VQ Compressed Textures in KGL?

Just Curious if it's possible to use VQ Compressed Textures with KGL... Just wanted to experiment with it!
by speewave
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Dreamcast Programming (Where To Start)
Replies: 20
Views: 5420

Re: Dreamcast Programming (Where To Start)

Ok i'll look around there than... just wondering if there were any tutorials...
by speewave
Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Programming Discussion
Topic: Dreamcast Programming (Where To Start)
Replies: 20
Views: 5420

Dreamcast Programming (Where To Start)

I Really would like some good tutorials on using the native DC Libraries in KOS.. (PVR\Input\Video\VMU\CD\ and whatever..)... something for a newbie to DC Programming... something that breaks it down for you