• 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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  • Games

    I am Sensitive

    Sensitive is my fall back ‘learning to code on a new device’ game. The aim is simple, remove all of the tiles on the screen without leaving the course. Think of it as a sort of invisible maze. You can…

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