Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #12, Thursday 25th February 2021, 7pm - 10pm (GMT)

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Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #12, Thursday 25th February 2021, 7pm - 10pm (GMT)

Post by Arcadian »

As the new games and demo coding sections of the forum are currently very active, we are now hosting weeknight "Dev sessions" on Zoom, that are primarily focused on the development of new games and graphics/music demos for Acorn computers as well as development tools, emulators and debuggers.

They take place the week in-between the 2 x Tuesday night 'general' sessions on the Thursday evening, between 7pm and 10pm.

The sessions are intended for developers to share progress updates and request/offer help and feedback. We hope that these sessions will help motivate and encourage developers to see projects through to completion.

Just to be clear - these sessions are open to everyone: programmers, graphics artists and musicians, even if you've just got an interest/appreciation of - or ideas for - new games and demos, please come along for moral support - there may be opportunities to beta-test new versions of upcoming projects :). There really isn't a limit to the number of places available - well, the maximum we can host in a Zoom meeting is 100 but it's unlikely we'll ever get anywhere near that figure!

If there are any issues you'd like help with - or would like to demonstrate something - please leave details in the thread and we'll add them to the lists of items to be covered.

If you are new to Zoom, forum member JudgeBeeb has written a handy guide to getting set up and logged in.

I've already sent invites out to most of the Dev Night regulars, but should anybody else want to attend - or if you haven't received the Zoom logins - please post in this thread and I will send them to you.


7.30 Advice Needed - Claptraps (Dave J)

8.00 Advice Needed - Fruitman (Damien S)

8.30 Rob C - P-Mode demo

8.45 Chris N - BeebEm v4.16 update

9.00 Kieran N - Breaking emulators

9.15 James W (dudleysoft71) - Smacker Player and Gameboy Emulator update

9.30 Tricky - Micro Rally-X

9.45 Jasper - Bomber man

10.00 James W (JIM) - Space Ranger game
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Re: Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #12, Thursday 25th February 2021, 7pm - 10pm (GMT)

Post by EdwardianDuck »

Bump, for visibility. I know it's only Monday, trying not too be so last minute about things...
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Re: Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #12, Thursday 25th February 2021, 7pm - 10pm (GMT)

Post by chrissawer »

I have a clash at 7 but will hopefully join about 8 - I have the zoom invite
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