• Code

    Windows Shake to Find Cursor

    One of the things that Apple have done better than Microsoft in recent years, is their method of finding your mouse cursor quickly. Currently in windows, you have to enable an option to hit ‘ctrl’ to ‘highlight’ their cursor, but…

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  • Code

    Wii Classic Controller Protocol

    As part of some of the junk I have built, I have needed to know how some game controllers communicate with their consoles. In this case, I found out that the Wii Classic controller or Nunchuck is capable of using…

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  • Hardware

    PS2 to N64 adaptor

    Who here honestly can say that the N64 controller has stood the test of time? Those who even saw he design as a good one (me included) will also admit that the quality of the parts used resulted in what…

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  • Code

    WIP – Q*bert clone

    I have recently been working on a Q*bert style game, featuring my favourite character ‘Joe’. Joe was (is?) a forum member over at socoder.net, who inspired this character (not created by me) in a small game contest. Anyway, as part…

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  • Code

    FMV on Pokitto!

    I recently managed to get full screen video streaming on the Pokitto handheld device. For those of you who are interested in how I did that, here is a quick explanation… I extracted the individual frames from a movie file…

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  • Random

    I was in a book!

    A while back, when I was doing Nintendo DS homebrew, I got myself mentioned in a book! Remember those? This one was Chinese so I have no idea what it said, but I was in at all the same! I…

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  • Code

    Bitmap rotation

    There isn’t a whole lot of information about manually rotating a bitmap image out there. It seems to be a very old practice, as most graphics libraries will do it for you so you don’t need to know how. Anyway,…

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  • Code

    Pokittaire – Solitaire for Pokitto

    This is my first attempt at a solitaire game, I had no idea going into this project how much work was involved or even where to start. I would like to say that I learned a lot during this project,…

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  • Games

    Sensitive – Arduboy

    OK, I don’t often finish coding games and this is no exception. I have however got it to a point where I’m happy to show off about it. It’s my Arduboy remake (demake?) of my fav. C64 game Sensitive by…

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  • Code

    Intellivision

    Way back in September 2016 I made an adapter to use an Intellivision controller on a PC, here’s how I did that… I decided that the simplest way would be to encode the inputs as keyboard keys, rather than a…

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