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Whirlwind Software Rewrite - The Journey

By applejuice

7 years ago


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#134 1 year ago
Quoted from applejuice:

The whole purpose of this project is to make a kit for people to upgrade their games so this is my new controller board that will run everything. It’s not just a rom change!
The board will be a direct drop in replacement for the original

I think I love you

1 month later
#170 1 year ago

I’m so excited for this project!!

7 months later
#197 11 months ago

Just take my money already!!!!

WW is going to be my next restoration, so I'm hoping to time it to incorporate your amazing update (I hope!). Can I ask, are you planning on keeping the original code in there also as a variant? And if so, have you thought about using the DMD to replicate the original Alphanumerical display? I love the old Sys11 pins, and as much as I love what you're doing, keeping it as original as possible appeals greatly.

I'm loving what you're doing btw!!!

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#215 11 months ago

Aaaaahhh I'm so excited What happened?? Vid footage

#219 11 months ago
Quoted from Bospins:

You are crazy and talented. Don’t mistake our demands for updates as anything more than enthusiasm. Keep it up!!! We are all rooting for you.

Totally this ^^^

#220 11 months ago

Love the test menu with added wire colours. Really nice touch!

#227 11 months ago

Just so cool!!! Was playing my Whirlwind this arvo, couldn't help but get excited about the prospect of a Whirlwind 2.0!!

3 months later
#285 7 months ago

So bloody exciting!!!

I'm about to start restoring my Whirlwind and I'm possibly preempting things, but can you offer/suggest any changes/mods I make in preparation of Whirlwind 2.0 while it's fully stripped?

#295 7 months ago

Damn this is looking impressive! Kudos Apple!! The tornado in the background of the score is brilliant!!

I think it's been brought up before, but are you planning on having a selectable 2.0 mode and original mode? As much as I love what you're doing, keeping the original Whirlwind code on such a classic pin as a option is a huge tick. If so, is replicating the Alphanumeric display a possibility?

#315 7 months ago

Add me to your list!

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