Emulators

Sound Research (Pt. 2)

by Cory on July 2, 2020

This is a second part of (what's looking to be) a three part sound series!

I was looking around trying to figure out what I should do next and why my speaker amplifier wasn't working well. Today I just happened to take another look whil...


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    The Pizza Wars

    by Cory on June 10, 2020

    Tragedy has struck again, leaving these last two pizzas with lasting scars. But you know what they say--hard times make for hard pizza. Or what doesn't kill pizza makes it stronger. Something like that.

    For the third pizza, I decided last minute ...

  • Emulators

    Sound Research (Pt. 1)

    by Cory on June 7, 2020

    I've been thinking about how to add speakers to the RaspberryPi and, unfortunately, it's pretty complicated. I'm going to have to delve hardcore into some electrical/audio engineering and microcontroller work...

    Every audio setup consists of at l...

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    [Really, really NSFW] The House Party CYOA

    by Cory on June 6, 2020

    Ok, so there was a time when I was super obsessed with Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA). I mean I've always really liked comics and books, but this was right when MS Paint Adventures got huge and everyone was doing the whole text adventure style g...

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    The Dyad of Pizza

    by Cory on May 30, 2020

    I made two pizzas from the latest batch. This is the first time I'm using the pizza stone after I screwed it up by dumping a pizza upside-down onto it. I made sure to clean off the burnt crust and stuff as best I could and now it looks really old....

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    A Crust Awakens

    by Cory on May 27, 2020

    I'm having another go at making pizza after being kind of discouraged at how much information I needed to take in about making dough.

    Dough balls at the time of creation:

    I busted out the same exact recipe again, this time after reading a bit ...

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    [NSFW] The Horse Chronicles

    by Cory on May 24, 2020

    I was spring cleaning and spelunking through my old hard-drive and I realized I still haven't posted the rest of my trollmegle archive. So, ladies and gentlemen, I present to you:

    THE HORSE CHRONICLES

    Ok, this one needs a bit of context. I heard...

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    A Strange Situation...

    by Cory on May 21, 2020

    ...wherin I find Stranger 2 to be quite endearing, and yet have to admit that he gets super pwned by Stranger 1, who is probably a dick.

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    Conceptualizing

    by Cory on May 10, 2020

    I had some fun making this mock-up of how I want the casing and stuff to be. As I said before, I'm basically copying the bottom half of a New Nintendo 3DS.

    FIrst of all, it has 2 analog sticks because, c'mon. Let's be real here. I want to emula...

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