Saturday, June 21, 2014

Daily Dosis: Batman Returns (OST) Stage 1 Theme by Motohiro Kawashima, Mikito Ichikawa, and Yuzo Koshiro

Now haven't we heard this one before somewhere? ;)

Anyway, this is it for the Sega Master System Special. If you have any requests for further platform themed specials on Daily Dosis, let me know in the comments below!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Daily Dosis: Moonwalker (OST) - Bad by Takayuki Nakamura

Now here's one for the lulz:

No, it isn't just Bad, it's outright terrible. Why a talented composer like Takayuki Nakamura would butcher a simple cover song so thoroughly remains a mystery to me. Sorry for posting this, I'll make up for it tomorrow ;)

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Daily Dosis: Zillion (OST) Title Music by Tokuhiko Uwabo, Yoshiaki Kiuchi, Shingo Kobayashi, and Jun Irie

It's time for a new DD special. This week, we take a look (or rather listen) at the SEGA Master System.

As we all know, music certainly wasn't one of the strong points of the SMS, and the Texas Instruments SN76489 used by the console counts arguably as one of the worst soundchips ever made. However, if you can look beyond the the almost complete absence of bass, there were actually some pretty killer soundtracks available on the machine back in the days.

So, without further ado, here's the Daily Dosis' SMS Special.

Monday, June 9, 2014

ZeptoBars - Disassembling Microchips Is Fun!

There's people who like to take apart trucks and cars. There's people who like to take apart computers and electronic toys. And then there's people who like to take apart microchips.

Some of these, like the Russian team ZeptoBars, are kind enough to document their unusual hobby. So, if you ever wondered what an EEPROM looks like on the inside, or you want to check out some CPUs and go "Aaah! Oooh!", then I highly recommend you check out their blog at

Saturday, June 7, 2014

SC61860 Instruction Table

Since all of the currently available information on the SC61860 (aka ESR-H) CPU used in some of Sharp's pocket calculators seems to be neither complete nor free of errors, I decided to make my own mnemonics table.

It can be found here.

If you find any errors or have additional information, please let me know in the comments!

Friday, June 6, 2014

[Demo] uswave by HellMood

HellMood strikes again, this time with this 6 byte (!) visual effect for MS-DOS. Sizecoding at it's finest.


30 Years of Tetris

Happy 30th birthday, Tetris! And thanks Alexey Pajitnov for creating one of the best and most peaceful computer games of all time :)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

[Demo] Plankton by fsqrt

A rather stylish 128 byte production for MS-DOS. Didn't score so well at Outline thanks to the fierce competition (only 5th place), but I think it deserves a thumb up. Download at pouet, as usual.

I'll post more from the 128 byte compo later, waiting for some proper Youtube renders atm.

Monday, June 2, 2014

osaka - A Music Demo for the Sharp PC-1403

A noisy little production by yours truly. Got first place in the wild compo at Outline 2014. Free bleeding ears included.

More info and download at pouet.

New Jellica Album Released

Cheapbeats released a wonderful spacey album by SID master Jellica. Embrace the squelch!