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HM Kaiser
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#1 - Posted: 6 Jan 2012 21:53
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Hi all !
A few years ago (2005) I began learning hardware coding, with some friends we wanted to release some small intros. Unfortunately my friends gave up, and I let my code abandoned for years. Recently I wanted to try again, and I finished my first small intro, there were soooo long time since I last coded in assembler (6809 CPU) in my high school time (1997) and some stuff on 68k (2005) !
No impressive stuff here, but I'm happy because it works ! during my teenage time I loved cracktros and demos, but I lacked documentation on hardware and could not code graphic stuff.
Today on internet it's easy to find interesting information :-)

The intro has a clean startup, a 1-bitplan hires screen, and the display is managed by a small copperlist.
The text writer is dumb because the offset to font data is not calculated, it's in an offset table. Anyway it works.

With this intro I learnt so many things on hardware and 68k assembler !!
I'm now working on more complex copperlists, and scrolltexts.

here's a link to see the intro:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzfb7obXk3w

If there's anyone interested in coding intros / demos, beginner or experts, I would be VERY happy to be in contact :-)

See you
Kaiser
z5_
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#2 - Posted: 7 Jan 2012 12:36
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Good work Kaiser! Getting something finished, no matter how small, is an important step to take.

Keep going and hope to see more from you!
Corial
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#3 - Posted: 7 Jan 2012 14:49
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Congratulations on finishing your first prod - consider that a milestone!Keep it up,Kaiser!
korruptor
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#4 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012 00:13
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Good stuff :D
slayer
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#5 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012 09:46
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Nice. We look forward to more :) Maybe you should think about some small intro at Revision 2012?
d0DgE
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#6 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012 15:24
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Yea, we desperately need guys in the intro-rink :D
The last *real* 64k intro competition AFAIR was at BP 2009 with 5 serious entries.
bonkers
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#7 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012 19:01
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Congratulations, well done! Getting somethings finished is a big step. Hope that you manage to keep motivation up. You should try to make it to Revision.
HM Kaiser
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#8 - Posted: 13 Jan 2012 19:00
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Thanks for your messages ! I'm currently working on my second learning-intro.
I've written the screen copperlist and a far more clever, shorter and quicker textwriter for 8x8 fonts. I'm still looking for improving the design, and I'm learning blitter aspects (starting with simple things : clearing screen, and shifting for a scrolltext).
Then I'll start to experiment on color fading and how to time effects (to swap text pages for instance).
jack_3d
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#9 - Posted: 17 Jan 2012 13:01
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Good job, good start, keep it up, looking forward to your next intro ;o)
Lonewolf10
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#10 - Posted: 12 Mar 2012 22:41
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It's always a great moment when you finish something new and bonus points for the ASCII art ;)


Regards,
Lonewolf10

 

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