https://youtu.be/v9KsTlVcG2Q This link is to the scrolling test on Youtube for the Atari 2600 Parsec I am programming. lots of slight of hand to make it look decent. I have a sprite at the bottom that changes after each pass and one dot that moves all over the screen really fast to look like more… Continue reading Parsec 2600 update: scrolling
It’s now past the 5th episode of Star Trek: Discovery and I thought I would weigh in on the show that has inflamed passions and angst hearts as bad as the last time that a new Star Trek show came on and did the same (come on guys, it’s just a show). First off, I… Continue reading Some thoughts concerning Star Trek: Discovery
Writing some Star Trek Enterprise fan fiction to celebrate the start of ‘The Orville’ and ‘Star Trek Discovery’. Enjoy. https://scribefieldmouse.wordpress.com/
(picture above, just an excuse to put the NX-01 into a blog 🙂 ) A lot, dare i say most, sci-fi uses what I have heard called, ‘magic artificial gravity’. This is gravity that is just like what we have on Earth; about 1g, everything on a flat plain (like it’s a flying building) and… Continue reading Artificial gravity: part 2
Gravity in SciFi: part 1 Editor note: This article came about with me researching artificial gravity for a little sci-fi novel I’m writing. What I found in the research was there are two types of articles on artificial gravity: ones so superficial they end up saying nothing and ones so bogged down with the math… Continue reading Artificial gravity, Part 1
By the end of this article I’m going to find someway of blaming this on someone else. A few months back I purchased an Nintendo DS lite from a local thrift store for $15. It had one game and I bought a couple more from my local retro store ‘Game Over’ (https://gameovervideogames.com/). I quickly found… Continue reading I bricked an NDS or the tale of a color change that went bad
Star Trek Impulse Drive Since I don’t have any builds going at the moment I thought I would talk about some Star Trek tech. Now there are a lot of people who talk about Star Trek tech, with one of the best being Trekyards on Youtube, but I haven’t talked about it, so there. Star… Continue reading Star Trek Impulse drive and how do they stop the thing?