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posted on Wednesday 23 March 2016 at 8:22 pm

new prj: LrcView extension

Since i wanted a lyrics viewer for VLC that badly i ended up learning a bit lua and writing my own extension.

It is still a bit buggy and will be improved slowly.

I've also added an entry in the official VLC addon site, so hopefully will get some help to fix the bugs.

posted on Tuesday 07 October 2014 at 04:46 am

how to map emulation functions to old gamepads

solution1: use a joy-2-key mapper like Xpadder or AntiMicro

 this is the best choice if your gamepad has many unused buttons.

solution2: use a shift key on the pad (actually supported only by Retroarch, see also this request here )

In your retroarch cfg file add these lines:

 # rewind and fastforward with combos (start+left/right)
input_enable_hotkey = enter
input_hold_fast_forward = right
input_rewind = left

solution3: attach a small IR remote to your gamepad (sample photo)

If your gamepad has only a few fire buttons (like the Sega Master System pad) you cannnot use any of them as a shift key. To add some buttons without modding the gamepad i've found these small IR remotes handy. Combined with a generic MCE IR receiver, you can map the remote buttons to keyboard keys using programs like EventGhost or ir-keytable.

posted on Saturday 12 January 2013 at 05:14 am

gambatte-libretro wth color palettes

I've just committed GBC BIOS palettes support to my gambatte-libretro fork!

Per-game custom palettes has already been merged into the master repo a few days ago.

To make the new feature more useful, i've also written a goomba2gambatte palette converter in python (based off kuwanger's txt2pal.py).

Download and enjoy!

posted on Friday 30 November 2012 at 6:48 pm

new program released: powerlog

A cheap PC power consumption logger for Windows: powerlog.

posted on Tuesday 13 November 2012 at 10:39 am

new CLI tool: pec2epsxe

A quick'n'dirty converter in python for the PEC codelist.inf to the new epsxe 1.8 cheat format:
(currently cheats comments are removed.)

EDIT: after some tests i reccomend using the old PEC plugin since the new epsxe cheat feature has many limitations.

posted on Tuesday 24 January 2012 at 01:20 am

PHP site rewrite almost finished!

There may be some non-working links, but most of them are ok.

Also there is a new project: portableapps launcher scripts

posted on Monday 27 June 2011 at 11:25 pm

PHP site rewrite in progress

You can see the current progess here.

posted on Sunday 12 September 2010 at 12:08 am

New command-line tools released

The new tools are:  ss, mab and gamma.

Goto check them on the cmdline-tools project page.

They still need a bit of debugging, but they are already quite usable.

posted on Tuesday 12 May 2009 at 09:59 am

mSDL first public release

After more than a year of development i am pleased to announce the first public release of mSDL!
This is currently my most ambitious project: an high-level library for videogames programming "that aims to be for PC what PAlib is for NDS".

Get more infos at the project page.

posted on Monday 02 February 2009 at 1:44 pm

command-line MESS launcher

For the command line warriors here it is a MESS frontend (both in Windows and Linux' shell sauce) that will let you launch the emulator without remembering its criptic internal system and device names.
Download from the cmdline-tools project page.

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