I feel a need to share this from twitter.
TRSI (no less) did the most insane thing ever done in computer history.
Releasing a good looking, well playable #Wolfenstein 3D clone on the VANILLA C64 homecomputer from 1982.
This makes games people thought to be amazing like Quake, Half Life 2, the Metro games and what not just look silly from a technical point of view.
Computer #programming probably cannot get more optimized, more insane, more better than this. Ever again.
Because the control panels of your washing machine or your kitchen stove are pretty sure about magnitudes faster and more capable for this than a bloody 8bit C64 with its 0.98 MHz [PAL] clock..
I bought a Turbo Master CPU accelerator and received it yesterday. It works well, apart from being unable to mirror $d000-$dfff to the C64 RAM and thus graphics in that area won't update correctly. I tried Bruce Lee II by first running it disabled and then enabled to get the static sprite images to look right.
Cool stuff, #Fediverse ...
"SearchHut indexes from a curated set of domains." 🤩
Loving this 💖
Now when I could test the game on the NTSC machine I could verify that what I thought was wrong colors due to an emulator bug was actually the correct colors! Color 8, light orange, looks very different on NTSC. I need to use different colors on different platforms actually since the color combinations I chose look horrible on NTSC right now.
Psh, all these companies thinking they started the "metaverse"
Fools, cower before the original, from the mid-1980s, running on the commodore-effing-64 https://venturebeat.com/2022/07/08/chip-morningstar-interview-how-the-metaverse-started-with-habitat/
Anyway, great interview with Chip Morningstar :)
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