Monthly Archives: December 2016

Last post of 2016

This time for my last post of the year I decided not to do any recap as that would take too long: I will postpone it to sometime in 2017. One thing worth mentioning is that I got going pretty well with the … Continue reading

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HC-06 Bluetooth module setup

Today I got the “Bluetooth JY-MCU HC-06 RS232 Serial Transceiver Module” I had ordered off eBay. I had documented myself on the set-up process, yet I thought I’d leave some feedback for other people who might be just starting with embedded systems … Continue reading

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Insanity has taken over

The subject of the post might be a bit of a hyperbole but it gives somewhat an idea of what is going on in my head at the moment. As USBhost-64 was mentioned again to me and as I have had quite … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC: another task bites the dust

I’ve had some time to implement the generation of bootable Turbo Tape 250 files from PRG files. Here’s a video on the outcome 🙂

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DC2N5-LC video time: PRG and IDX file support!

As promised, here’s a video about the latest development efforts on DC2N5-LC. Enjoy!

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DC2N5-LC IDX file support completed

I am glad to announce that the IDX support development went very smoothly and I am now testing the outcome with successful results 🙂 For my test I used a compilation, whose IDX I had already shared here: 0x14 Gazza’s … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC IDX file parser completed

I decided to add IDX support in DC2N5-LC as my C2NEmu project benefits from that feature too. For the time being I completed the parser for IDX files. The use of IDX files will be quite simple in DC2N5-LC: IDX … Continue reading

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DC2N5 TXT viewer being worked at

Wouldn’t it be great if DC2N5 users could have a look at a user guide or cheat list before loading a TAP into their Commodore home-computer? It sure would! So here’s the initial implementation of a TXT viewer for DC2N5!

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Thirtieth anniversary coming soon for The Last Ninja C64

And the community hasn’t yet been able to come up with anything significant in the form of a full sequel. If that’s still the case this time next year, I am pretty sure that even the Budais will be facepalming…

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DC2N5-LC PRG file playback with Turbo Tape 250 encoding completed!

Today after work I managed to finish the DC2N5-LC code that, given a PRG on the SD Card as input, streams out a signal for the Commodore 64 tape port using the Turbo Tape 250 encoding. Preliminary tests seem good so far. As … Continue reading

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