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Writing a ZX Spectrum emulator in GameMaker: Studio
Posted by Mike Dailly on 27 February 2015 in Tech

So if you followed my last emulator series, you'll know that I built up a lot of caches of shapes... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 8
Posted by Mike Dailly on 20 February 2015 in Tech

So in this, the last part of my Commodore 64 Emulator series, I want to talk about some of the op... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 7
Posted by Mike Dailly on 13 February 2015 in Tech

So in this chapter, I thought I'd tackle the tricky subject of SID chip emulation, both how I gen... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 6
Posted by Mike Dailly on 6 February 2015 in Tech

So, now that we have C64 sprites being rendered, how about characters? Well like sprites they are... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 5
Posted by Mike Dailly on 30 January 2015 in Tech

In this part, I'm going to start looking at sprites, and see if there's anything I can do in orde... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 4
Posted by Mike Dailly on 23 January 2015 in Tech

In this part, I'm going to start discussing how I handled the screen at the start of this process... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 3
Posted by Mike Dailly on 16 January 2015 in Tech

In this part I want to talk first about the CPU bug I had, and how I fixed it, then I want to dis... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 2
Posted by Mike Dailly on 9 January 2015 in Tech

So my next post was going to be about tracking down my CPU bug and how the memory mapping was goi... More »

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Creating a Commodore 64 emulator in GameMaker - Part 1
Posted by Mike Dailly on 31 December 2014 in Tech

So I started this very much in the "can you even do this" spirit, and have been surprised how muc... More »

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Windows 8 - The App Bar
Posted by Mark Alexander on 19 December 2014 in Tech

In the final tech blog of our Windows 8 series, and our final tech blog of the year for that matt... More »

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Windows 8 - Charms
Posted by Mark Alexander on 12 December 2014 in Tech

Last weeks tech blog was the first in a series of blogs covering the Windows 8 target platform. W... More »

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Windows 8 - Live Tiles
Posted by Mark Alexander on 5 December 2014 in Tech

In this weeks tutorial we are going to start an exploration of some of the unique Windows 8 featu... More »

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What's New In GameMaker: Studio 1.4?
Posted by Mark Alexander on 28 November 2014 in Tech

This week saw the release of the major 1.4 update to GameMaker: Studio. This update adds a great ... More »

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Introducing The GameMaker: Player
Posted by Mark Alexander on 21 November 2014 in Tech

The latest Beta Update to GameMaker: Studio (as well as the current Early Access version) n... More »

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How To Setup And Use GamePads
Posted by Mark Alexander on 14 November 2014 in Tech

With the addition of console support, as well as the release of the new GameMaker: Player, it's m... More »

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