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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    SFML Test Continued

    by Cory on July 12, 2015

    I've been struggling a little bit to add more features to the demo, mostly because I have no idea what I should do. I spent a good chunk of today just tooling around with SFML stuff and I think I made a bit of progress. Much of what I'm working on...

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    Limping without a Foot on the Beach

    by Cory on July 12, 2015

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    by Cory on July 8, 2015

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    by Cory on July 8, 2015

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    by Cory on July 6, 2015

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    by Cory on July 1, 2015

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    I found this nice tutorial on gamedev about isometric tile maps and I wanted to give it ...

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    Switching... Mode??

    by Cory on June 25, 2015

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    Explosions already!

    by Cory on June 22, 2015

    I made explosions already!!

    My roommate gave me one of his old laptop power adapter cords and I managed to break it open. As you can see from the picture, it's a 19 V DC output.

    Trying to figure out what everything inside does is going to be h...

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