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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby tofro » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:42 pm

Andrew wrote:
tofro wrote:If DIY "w" doesn't help, send me a PM. Provided I have a bit of time, I could write a simple SB extension that does what you need - I would assume you're not loading complete screen files.

Tobias

I made some tests using DIY volume W - windows_code and it works like a charm !
The screens were compressed to 51% and the loading speed is ok for unexpanded QL
Thank you for the tip !


Great! Wasn't sure it would help, have never used the W volume myself - Just browsed through the docs some time ago.

Tobias


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby Andrew » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:45 pm

tofro wrote:
Andrew wrote:Great! Wasn't sure it would help, have never used the W volume myself - Just browsed through the docs some time ago.

Tobias

The only downside is that compression is achieved by saving only red or green.
So when you load the image you have to recolor it to get white pixels - and you get red or green flicker.
But is acceptable (and the flicker is not visible at GC or SGC speed)


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby stephen_usher » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:58 pm

Andrew wrote:
tofro wrote:
Andrew wrote:Great! Wasn't sure it would help, have never used the W volume myself - Just browsed through the docs some time ago.

Tobias

The only downside is that compression is achieved by saving only red or green.
So when you load the image you have to recolor it to get white pixels - and you get red or green flicker.
But is acceptable (and the flicker is not visible at GC or SGC speed)


Load the 8 pixel block into a register and use move.w to write both bytes in one operation?


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby thorsinclair » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:30 pm

Great stuff - looks fantastic.

Next stop something like this - the colour scheme would fit, black / white / red :-)

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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby Andrew » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:23 pm

TESTERS NEEDED !

I am looking for 2-3 testers for my game. I prefer 2 of them to be native english speakers, as I am not and the texts might need corrections.
For QA tests use expanded bbQLs (256kb minimum + storage), QEmulator or QPC2.
Volunteers please contact me on PM and send your email.

Any volunteers ?

:D


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby robheaton » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:08 am

Andrew wrote:TESTERS NEEDED !

Any volunteers ?


Yes! I'll drop you a PM now :D


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby vanpeebles » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:50 pm

And me!


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby Andrew » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:20 pm

Thank you !
I have sent email to all 3 !
As gmail blocked the picole.zip file you will also receive a link for downloading it from WeTransfer.com

Thank you all !


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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby robheaton » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:22 pm

Got it!
I'll get cracking tomorrow night :)


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ZX80 Clone, ZX81 + Chroma + ZXPand + Zeddynet, Just Speccy 128, Speccy 48K x2, Spectrum 128 +2, BB Sinclair QL + Trump Card Clone, Aurora + Super GC + QubIDE.
BBC Model B 32k + Datacenter + Z80 Tube, BBC B+64K, BBC Master 512, BBC Master 128k + Datacenter & 6502 Tube, Risc PC x2.
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Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Postby badaman » Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:44 pm

Andrew wrote:Some more screens
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It really is a great tribute to Torpedo 1936, the spanish comic series of Abulí and Bernet and others comics of that genre.

Congratulations. It looks great.



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