The well known Bad Apple demo on the Acorn Electron

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The well known Bad Apple demo on the Acorn Electron

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This has been my project for a while now. I proudly present version 0.1 of my Bad Apple demo for the Acorn Electron. With a proper intro and outro. And some proper music by Simon M (original BBC tune by Inverse Phase).

Watch it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdW0XDB928E
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!!!!!
=D> =D>
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Very impressive! :D
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Amazing work! Love the high-res scanline look. =D>
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=D> =D> =D> =D>

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Beautiful =D>
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Blimey. That is impressive!
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Nice job .... looks really good .. =D>

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Thank you all for the kind words, much appreciated! :D
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That looks incredible! :D Presumably it streams from disc .. but does it need a fast MMC disc?
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Thank you! Yes, it streams from floppy disk. Two double sided disks to be exact. Which translates to 4 single sided disks on MMFS (SD-card). I can't test on real floppy disks at the moment. And it seems MMFS is actually slightly slower than DFS. I am using the ElkSD64 by Ramtop.
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Something tells me that a Gotek might not be fast enough. That said, I think Bad Apple works on the Master using my Gotek.
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4 to 5 KB/s should be fast enough. And this is the (max) speed I measure on DFS and MMFS. I don't know anything about Gotek. I would like to test on some more configurations and also experiment with (more) data compression to maybe get it all down to one double sided floppy disk.
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My goodness, who'd have thought that the Elk could run Bad Apple - splendid work, sir!
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Colour me seriously impressed. I've seen less done with more capable hardware and still thought that was good, but this is mind-blowing!
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:shock:

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Thank you everyone! :D
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If it'd fit into 640kb then a single ADFS disc should suffice? Should run off the gotek with a higher data rate than FM too...

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Without any actual Electron disk images, this could simply have been done on a PC.
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wrdiffin wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:13 am
Without any actual Electron disk images, this could simply have been done on a PC.
You're right. It could have been.

By the way, did you just join stardot to post this?
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There are always people who’ll look at retro demo videos on YouTube and post comments questioning whether it was really done on original / unexpanded hardware. (Sigh)...
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VectorEyes wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:00 pm
There are always people who’ll look at retro demo videos on YouTube and post comments questioning whether it was really done on original / unexpanded hardware. (Sigh)...
Which could arguably be seen as the greatest compliment possible :mrgreen:
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Cor! =D>
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