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General Category => Demos => Topic started by: matahari on 17:08, 28 December 11

Title: 256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
Post by: matahari on 17:08, 28 December 11
256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
for Amstrad 464/664/6128
by matahari

Released at 7DX Demo Party 2011 - Istanbul, Turkiye
Ranked 2nd at combined 256 byte compo.
 
http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=58248 (http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=58248)
 
Features;
- silky smooth 50 Hz hardware scroll
- 100% overscan (full) screen size
- complete Amstrad palette (27 colours) on screen at once
- And, all in 256 bytes  ::)

Hope you like it...
 
Happy new year to everyone @ CPCWiki
matahari
 
Title: Re: 256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
Post by: trocoloco on 18:32, 28 December 11
Nice trick matahari. Overscan obviously looses some pixels around corners on a CTM644 monitor but tried also with a flat CRT TV screen and it looks great.

Very smooth scroll btw
Title: Re: 256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
Post by: TFM on 03:17, 29 December 11
Good work!
 
Title: Re: 256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
Post by: matahari on 12:45, 30 December 11
Thank you very much for giving me such nice feedbacks, both here and at Pouet.
 
Upon several requests, I have just uploaded the source code to CPCWiki...
http://cpcwiki.eu/index.php/256_byte_Overscan_MEGATEXT_Intro_-_(features_50Hz_fullscreen_scroll) (http://cpcwiki.eu/index.php/256_byte_Overscan_MEGATEXT_Intro_-_(features_50Hz_fullscreen_scroll))
 
Wishing you all the very best for 2012!
 
matahari
Title: Re: 256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
Post by: 00WReX on 15:07, 30 December 11
256 bytes...wow.
Well done.
 
Cheers,
Shane
Title: Re: 256 byte Overscan MEGATEXT Intro
Post by: Gryzor on 21:41, 30 December 11
Really cool stuff; reminded me of those boot-sector ST intros... Congratulations :)