Monthly Archives: December 2016

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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Playing around with Arduino and mbed

As code changes to my own projects and framework implementations on different architectures become less and less now that DC2N5-LC is nearly finished, I decided to get my hands on Android, Arduino and the online mbed development toolkits. Android programming resulted … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC PRG file playback tested successfully

The test rig for PRG playback in DC2N5-LC is as per below: The signal on Tiny C2N Monitor and the DC2N4-GUI looks very good indeed: And the report in TAPClean looks quite good too: Header test : PASS [Sig: OK] … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC PRG file playback

I finally found some time and motivation to add the PRG file playback feature in DC2N5-LC 🙂 Although I had implemented a PC tool for aiding this development, PRG2TAP, I decided to rewrite the whole conversion using some code I had drafted before I … Continue reading

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