Pac-Man Diary #13

I did some more work on Wobman last night. Odd things still seem to occur with the sound even with the latest version of Blitz (v1.35). However, I’ve managed to overcome what I think is a bug in Blitz and got the sound working. Compiled the exe and everything still Read more…

Pac-Man Diary #12

Errr…this diary is waaaayyyy behind. A year and half since I last posted here? Where does time go? Anyway, since my last post I’ve rewritten the whole shebang in Blitz3D, and most recently I’ve tried it with the new BlitzPlus which is designed specifically for 2D games. The game has Read more…

MAME Cabinet #17

I tested the control panel out at the weekend and….it works perfectly! I have to say, I didn’t expect it to. The i-Pac worked at treat and it appears it is as easy to set up as everyone says. So, I got my first taste of playing MAME using genuine arcade controls. Read more…

MAME Cabinet #15

Okay, my control panel is pretty much finished! Just need to apply some T-Molding to the edge – I didn’t have time this weekend. Anyway, the panel looks pretty cool, at least I think it does. I’m quite happy with my button and joystick positions, they feel natural. Here’s a Read more…

MAME Cabinet #14

Well, the missing coin door was sent to me within a couple of days of my pointing out it’s absence to Happ Controls – so they’ve redeemed themselves a bit on that one. I’ve finished drilling all the button holes and completed one of the joystick positions. I wanted a Read more…

MAME Cabinet #12

I’ve given up on getting MAME to work in pure DOS. I’ve installed Windows 98 and I’ve settled for running Advance MAME in DOS mode under Windows 98. Not ideal, but hey…at least it works. After two and a half months my order from Happ Controls finally turned up! I think that’s Read more…