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New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« on: 10:22, 29 November 17 »
I attended the long-running (for us Aussies) Syntax demoparty down in Melbourne this past weekend. Since my 6128 was 2cm too long for my luggage, I needed something else to write a demo submission on, so I pulled my NC100 out of storage. It's just a simple rotozoomer and scroller, but it placed 2nd in the Wild category (missed out by 1 point!)

Sadly my NC100 is a bit the worse for wear, with a cold joint somewhere that causes memory corruption pretty regularly (which is a real hassle when there's only battery-backed memory as storage, and the only way to get files across is to download via a serial cable... the number of times I had to pull batteries and reload the entire demo just to make it through the party was nuts.) Not to mention picking a platform with no video output, a low-contrast LCD and a busted speaker to try and show live at the party... let nobody say I shy away from a challenge :)

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Re: New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« Reply #1 on: 10:35, 29 November 17 »
Cool demo. You need to upgrade to an NC200 and make demos for that. :)

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Re: New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« Reply #2 on: 11:11, 29 November 17 »
That’s so cool!


Now, can we fit the Abbey of Crime in a NC200?...  :P


Oh, and please let us know where can we download it!

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Re: New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« Reply #3 on: 14:34, 29 November 17 »
It's up on scene.org, and there's a link on the demozoo page here: https://demozoo.org/productions/180328/


You're somewhat on your own for actually getting it on to an NC100 though. "*EXEC sui.bas.txt" then "RUN" in BBC Basic should get it started.

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Re: New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« Reply #4 on: 10:37, 14 January 18 »
Is there a video of it? :)

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Re: New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« Reply #5 on: 04:34, 18 January 18 »

If/when I find the nc100 again (it's gotten buried somewhere) I'll load it up and take a video, and figure out where to put it.

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Re: New Amstrad demo... for an NC100!
« Reply #6 on: 10:16, 18 January 18 »
Thanks mate :)