tag: gaming

Super Nintendo Wavetable Sample Explosion

Unlike the NES Sound Effect and Bumper Explosion, these are not necessarily sound effects, phrases, or samples that may be recognized as vocal, percussive, or even musical.

Nintendo NES Sound Effect and Bumper Explosion

Mystify Your Mind With the Kinect

Not much to say. It's a processing.js script that's controlled by the Microsoft Kinect using puredata and OSC. There is also resulting MIDI data that may be sent to a loopback and used to control music in Ableton Live. The painting is controlled with both hands, and whether or not your right hand is on the canvas is controlled by its distance from your torso. The End.

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Virtual Machine

I wanted to create a DOS VM to allow people to play Infocom's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Interactive Fiction Game as it was originally designed to be played. The recently rehashed web-based versions available online which include additional graphics and maps I find to be a little tacky and lend to removing the player from their own imagination. This can also be done with other DOS emulators and the original floppy images, but I think grabbing VirtualBox, and firing up a 3MB VM is a little easier for most people than setting up DOSBox and wrangling the files; Free to illegally download due to the inclusion of MS-DOS.

Minecraft Rice Krispie Treats

It's an hour before a holiday dinner with your multitudes of relatives, and you need to be a good uncle. Go! Go! Go!