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'Storm Blasters' - The Journey to Create New Software & Hardware for Whirlwind

By applejuice

8 years ago


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#55 7 years ago

Very cool project. I'm a software engineer and a Whirlwind owner. It was great looking through your code. I liked seeing the way that you had it all laid out and broken up.

If you ever make it available, I'd love to test it out.

4 years later
#87 3 years ago

Between this and the Whitewater reorchestration, i'm waiting on a couple of long running projects to come to fruition. But given the amount of works that's all being done in spare time, it's no wonder they take a long time. Then kids show up and take up all of that extra time...

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#100 3 years ago

got a github repo?

#108 3 years ago
Quoted from applejuice:

Uh oh, looks like rain...
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I'm trying to figure out how someone will complain about this since there's no original to compare it to.

Needs more clouds.

#111 3 years ago
Quoted from cait001:

uhhhh no projection mapping?

You're kidding me..

I'm out.

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#149 2 years ago

Does this mean that your board would work with any system 11?

I know that you have the older code shared, but are you interested in sharing any of the new stuff?

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#168 2 years ago
Quoted from goingincirclez:

I'm down for a DIY kit whenever they're ready... but don't wish to rush perfection of course Take your time!
Is the board designed for all thru-hole components or will I have to learn SM skills?

It looks 100% thru hole.

7 months later
#192 2 years ago

Looking good!

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#214 2 years ago

3 possible scenarios here:

1. there was an issue
2. it's so much fun that he can't stop playing
3. The entire machine and Applejuice just exploded due to the sheer awesomeness.

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#237 2 years ago

I like the font.

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#253 2 years ago

ohhh, that's very nice!

2 months later
#297 1 year ago
Quoted from applejuice:

No, it’s just my new version. The hardware is geared towards that . Trying to run emulated original code just adds all sorts of unnecessary headaches and costs
If you want to run the original game use your original hardware

I won't lie, I was hoping for a mode selection to go between the two versions. But it's also not my project

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#349 1 year ago

I'm on board.

All of the components are through hole, right?

#362 1 year ago

I just realized that i need one of these.
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https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/SparkFun/TOL-13114

My lead bends are never great.

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