C64 preservation society - how do you 'preserve' your old computers?

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Wild World Demo

My friend Misfit (Jurrian H.) created a demo called Wild World. A scrolling text, music and some nice ripped pictures and custom made display routines.



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C64 Demo X

Graphics, scrolling text, a little music by someone... er I forgot. Anyways, here's the craptro:



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Mad Demo & New Force demos

Vice sure is good at outputting video and sound. Great option for recording some of your game play. Here's a couple of demos.



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PacBlob demonstration

I discovered Vice has the ability to output AVI's of the action on the screen. Here's a vid I made of me playing 'PacBlob'.
I was experimenting with AI and the 'simplesticks' are hunting down the 'pacblob' that is trying to get all the pills before time runs out. Contrary to a game like PacMan the 'ghosts' are not walking around the maze with patterns that can be 'broken' by your position to them. Instead they either feel like chasing you or they don't. And when you get further on in the game they will chase you more and more and it will be harder for you to escape them. It is a rough idea and I used basic charset graphics to work out the game play.



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C64 programming I did way back...

And again the sound is crap - but I have worked it out. Future videos will have better sound. If the vid fails to load properly you could check out my Facebook page instead.



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I've seen people on TV with little clips they put on their shirt. Seems to pick up the audio very well and isn't nearly as blocky as a headset. I guess one of those ear bud things they use for mobile phones might work too.

I have a wireless lapel microphone I picked up for cheap off of eBay a while back. I think it was $20. I have yet to try it, but there are certainly options. It all depends if the camera has a microphone in. The other option - not ideal - is just to purposely speak up. The other option is to artificially enhance it in editing. Regardless, I feel for the desire to do these quickly with not too much effort...



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I've seen people on TV with

I've seen people on TV with little clips they put on their shirt. Seems to pick up the audio very well and isn't nearly as blocky as a headset. I guess one of those ear bud things they use for mobile phones might work too.

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You need a BT headset

You need a BT headset speaker thing so its always near your mouth.

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Yeah the audio is hideous. I

Yeah the audio is hideous. I know. I have some problems getting the right sound volumes when recording. Just look at it from a trial and error point of view. ;-)



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Audio problem here---having

Audio problem here---having a hard time hearing you, Mark!!! I *hope* you are not trying to outdo me in being even less decipherable! ;)

Do note, though, it's nice to be able to see your face occasionally when you talk. (hint hint to our other video junkies!)

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