Tandy 64, and intro for the Tandy 1000 and more

With PVM with released an intro for the Tandy 1000 HX. The Tandy 1000 HX uses the Intel 8088-2 CPU. Which is a suuuuper slow CPU (slower than the 8086). With all its wait states and its limitations on the video card (no hardware sprites, no charset redefinition) it makes it comparable with a CommodoreContinue reading “Tandy 64, and intro for the Tandy 1000 and more”

Commodore 64 Assembly Tutorial – Part II

A few months ago we (Pungas de Villa Martelli) released the 4Kindness, a 4K intro for Silesia Party 8. And recently we released its source and a tutorial detailing how we built it. Without further ado, here it is: C64 Assembly Tutorial – Part II (english) C64 cursito de asembler – Parte II (castellano) Full sourceContinue reading “Commodore 64 Assembly Tutorial – Part II”

Actualizo: Ya no se que es lo que quiere Dios

Me encuentro confundido, perdido espiritualmente. Pensé que Dios me estaba dando mensajes claros y simples, para que una persona como yo los entienda sin ambigüedad alguna, mensajes claros como: “Hacé el UniJoystiCle para la PET. No pierdas tiempo en la Plus/4”. Pero hoy el vecino me entregó un paquete… ¿qué paquete? El paquete con laContinue reading “Actualizo: Ya no se que es lo que quiere Dios”

Dios las prefiere PETs

Volví de viaje. Llego a casa con ansias de encontrarme con la Commodore Plus/4 que había pedido por Ebay. El email decía que la habían dejado en la puerta de casa el viernes a las 3:54pm. Yo llegué a casa el sábado a las 11:58am. La busqué pero no la encontré. Ni en la puertaContinue reading “Dios las prefiere PETs”

Long time no see: UniJoystiCle for all platforms

I’ve been busy. I still have no spare time to work on my retro projects, but I have a plan. And it can’t fail. I plan to port the UniJoystiCle + The Uni Games to the following platforms: Commodore VIC 20: UniJoystiCle (single joystick) + The Uni Games Commodore PET: UniJoystiCle in expansion port (singleContinue reading “Long time no see: UniJoystiCle for all platforms”

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. We started the game engine with Lucio Torre, Daniel Moisset, Rayentray Tappa, and I, with theContinue reading “The history of Cocos2d in a glimpse”

VChar64 v0.2.2 released and other news

VChar64 v0.2.2 released Download: Mac: vchar64-0.2.2.mac.dmg Win32: vchar64-0.2.2.win32.zip Source code: https://github.com/ricardoquesada/vchar64/ Release notes here: https://github.com/ricardoquesada/vchar64/releases/tag/0.2.2 UniJoystiCle news I started working on the paddle/mouse support. I’m using an ESP32 instead of the ESP8266. Progress is documented here (spanish): UniJoystiCle + Paddle/Mouse support  progress

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 Smaller real estate: Fits in all C64/128 models, including the C128D / SX-64 machines Using Wemos D1 Mini instead of NodeMCUContinue reading “The UniJoystiCle v0.4 released”

UniJoystiCle v0.4.0-RC released!

UniJoystiCle v0.4.0-RC (Release Candidate) released. Mega update! Download: iOS client v0.4.6: App Store Android client v0.4.10: Google Play macOS client v0.4.0: UniJoystiCle Controller.dmg win32 client v0.4.0: unijoysticle_controller.win32.zip Firmware v0.4.5: unijoysticle_firmware.bin Source code + schematic + layout: https://github.com/ricardoquesada/unijoysticle Latest versions can be downloaded from here:  http://ricardoquesada.github.io/unijoysticle/