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Offline Zoe Robinson

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #75 on: 17:58, 04 February 20 »
But then it wouldn't be like Teletext! :D

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #76 on: 18:19, 04 February 20 »
Eh, similar problem now. Difference is it'll be more functional 😉

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #77 on: 23:50, 04 February 20 »
Just read the whole. Very enjoyable! Even though I read all in about 10 minutes. But I think the texts were good and the tone refreshing.

The interface could be improved in very simple ways:
- Please allow space/left/right to scroll through the texts
- Why needing to type a number to reach a topic? A simple letter could be enough.
- The ever changing color on each page is maybe not the best of idea. Idea, let the user choose them via "C" for example.
- No music, but in fact it didn't bother me much.

I even liked the cartoon :).
So all in all, it's a great effort you did, in such a short time, congrats!
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Re: Disczines
« Reply #78 on: 00:16, 05 February 20 »
Thanks for the tips; I’ll see what I can do.

And yeah, no music. I ran out of memory. Going to have to work out a much smaller footprint for the text and code next time!

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #79 on: 09:47, 05 February 20 »
What I really liked about this is how pure and 'old' it looks and feels, really helps bring back memories of sitting down on my original CPC and mucking around with it... =)

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #80 on: 10:12, 05 February 20 »
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Going to have to work out a much smaller footprint for the text and code next time!

No, I think you should simply load texts from the disk! Or run sub-Basic code for each topic.
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Re: Disczines
« Reply #81 on: 16:00, 08 February 20 »
Loading the text from disk is something I've definitely considered doing. I could also severely reduce the footprint of the comics pages by not having them drawn step by step (something I did mostly because I was essentially drawing each item in turn). Issue 2 is definitely going to be more refined, let's put it that way. :)

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #82 on: 07:06, 09 February 20 »
Finally had some time to read.
I must agree with everything Targhan said.

I feel that it has exactly the vibe it should have: A nice relaxing positive feel.  :)  Definitely worth taking your time to read, rather than rushing through it (like I know most of us have a tendency of doing, because we don't have enough time in daily life).

Well done Zoe! Much respect for your constant energy and CPC creativity!

Will read it again later, and look forward to next issue.  :)

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Re: Disczines
« Reply #83 on: 18:04, 10 February 20 »
Aww, thank you. :D