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- Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:03 pm
- Forum: Emulators
- Topic: Can't hear speech in "Ruairi Says Rectum"
- Replies: 7
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There was a Spanish game that used speech on the mic port, ZXSpin emulates it pretty well but it's been a while since we did that
Extremely impressive what can be done in such a small amount of memory just goes to show how much is wasted within a PC. Agreed! If iD had tried just a little bit harder, we could have had Quake in less then 32kb. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.kkrieger At the risk of going further off topic - Yeah...
The amount of data and processing you'd need would indeed be too much for a Spectrum, especially in BASIC unless you're going to dumb it down rather a lot. Have you considered doing this on a PC? Or if you absolutely must do it on a speccy, then maybe target ones with mass storage (the +3e, Next etc)?
- Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:43 pm
- Forum: Hardware
- Topic: The Spectrum ULA: How to Design a Microcomputer (BOOK)
- Replies: 12
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And sometimes they are even jealous of sharing their knowledge. That's hard to believe, given that they are writing a book/article to share knowledge. Ramsoft. Back in the days before accurate emulation was considered the norm, they claimed to have a "99% accurate" ULA<>z80 interaction in their emu...
Move everything you can to the top. The rule of thumb is that the more time a program spends in a particular routine, the further up it should be. As JoeFish says, you need to move your main game loop to the top, and use a GO TO (or ideally, a GO SUB) as the first line to jump further down for the t...