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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #50 on: 07:33, 13 June 18 »
New ISO version now downloadable via HTTP.

If anyone is into torrents and such and wanna help create one of those, please do.
I don't use torrents myself, and I don't have the servers available to create one. So the torrent link is still the old version.

Thanks.

I downloaded the new version at work to test if the download worked. And then I tried playing it with VLC 3.0.3 on Ubuntu. It seems the critical bugs are gone now. I left it running to see if it would crash upon track-change in the playlist, and it didn't. So those of you who experienced these problems might want to give it another go now.

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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #51 on: 21:44, 13 June 18 »
And now a small wiki page has been created:

http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/8-bit_Memoirs

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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #52 on: 20:39, 16 December 18 »
It's been a year already!  :o

I already posted about this in another thread, but thought I better update the "official" thread too:

I've created an eBook version of 8-bit Memoirs now. It contains the same content as the Blu-ray version, except for the 5 hours of background music and the 9 hours of supplemental videos.

So the downside of the eBook version, is of course the exclusion of all the audio and video.

The upside is that the eBook can be viewed on your cellphone and tablet. (Even the old dumb phones can view it using Albite Reader).

Here are the download links:

http://www.8bitmemoirs.com/dl/1/8bitMemoirs-Issue1.epub

http://www.8bitmemoirs.com/dl/1/8bitMemoirs-Issue1.pdf

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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #53 on: 22:45, 17 December 18 »
Now that's good news! Like I told you the BluRay format is really not working for me, even though I tried many versions of VLCs, this didn't make a comfortable reading. I'll upload the ePub to my ebook reader! Thanks!!

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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #54 on: 23:14, 17 December 18 »
Well I hope you'll find it entertaining and worth your time.

One of the reasons I made 8-bit Memoirs was also to give something back to all of you who has created awesome CPC-related projects.

Now we just need someone to start authoring their own issues.  :)

Gotta say I was surprised how easy it was to create an ePub. Just get your hands on Calibre and get started.  :)

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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #55 on: 00:39, 18 December 18 »
Yup, upload worked flawlessly, as is the reading. No damn buggy display or app killed whenever the music loops :). I'll start (re-)reading during my holidays :).

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Re: 8-bit Memoirs Issue #1 released!!!
« Reply #56 on: 09:47, 18 December 18 »
Yup, upload worked flawlessly, as is the reading. No damn buggy display or app killed whenever the music loops :) . I'll start (re-)reading during my holidays :) .

Cool  8)

Few things are flawless though. I've already received feedback from someone saying it isn't working with Play Books on Android. "Can't open file".
I can't reproduce the error though, and other testers says it works fine with them too on Play Books.

I've also seen that some readers don't scale the images to fit the width of the screen. Classic buggy web tech.
It's possible there exists some other clever way of making sure images scale to screen width, and I just haven't found it. (And it's also possible that whatever clever technique works now, won't work in the next version of the reader).

But I hope all is fine with whatever reader it is you're using.  :)