The history of Cocos2d in a glimpse

Cocos2d (Python)

In February 2008, at Los Cocos, Córdoba, Argentina, we started the “Los Cocos” Python game engine. We later renamed it Cocos2d. The idea was to create a game engine for the games we were creating for PyWeek.

PyCamp 2008. Centro Allen Gardiner, Los Cocos, Córdoba, Argentina

We started the game engine with Lucio Torre, Daniel Moisset, Rayentray Tappa, and I, with the help of Alejandro Cura and other members of PyAr.

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Commodore 64 Assembly Tutorial

A few months ago we released the Argentine Songbook Vol. 1 chipdisk. And recently we released its source code including:

  • Full source code (the assembly files + makefiles + everything…)
  • Full audio sources (the SidWizard files)

And we also wrote a tutorial about how write a chipdisk, including all the tricks that we used.

If you have doubts/questions about it, let us know!

VChar64 v0.2.2 released and other news

VChar64 v0.2.2 released

Download:

Release notes here:

UniJoystiCle news

I started working on the paddle/mouse support. I’m using an ESP32 instead of the ESP8266. Progress is documented here (spanish):

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The UniJoystiCle v0.4 released

Christmas is coming. Treat yourself with The UniJoystiCle v0.4, and be the cool kid in the block by playing The Uni Games like a pro (that’s it with real unicycles!):

Highlights of v0.4

WiFi Device

The WiFi Device v0.4.1
  • Smaller real estate: Fits in all C64/128 models, including the C128D / SX-64 machines
  • Using Wemos D1 Mini instead of NodeMCU
  • Blue instead of red

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UniJoystiCle v0.4.0-RC released!

UniJoystiCle v0.4.0-RC (Release Candidate) released. Mega update!

UniJoystiCle WiFi device v0.4.1
UniJoystiCle WiFi device v0.4.1

Download:

Latest versions can be downloaded from here:  http://ricardoquesada.github.io/unijoysticle/

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Retro Challenge: announcing Commodore Home

Home automation for the masses, not the classes

We need to build computers for the masses, not the classes – Jack Tramiel, Commodore founder

commodore_home

  • A: Commodore 64 computer running the “Commodore Home” application
  • B: UniJoystiCle WiFi device connected to the joystick ports
  • C: Alarm sensor using a WiFi device
  • D: Smartphone running the UniJoystiCle Controller app with the Commodore Home plugin
  • E: Commodore MPS 803 printer
  • F: Pulleys + gears connected to the printer header + dimmer knot

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