These look exactly like the original graphics. But they are not??
Albeit being rendered in an xterm, they are THE original images from the Amiga version.
So. Release 0.22 is out! This one can load games directly from the Magnetic Scrolls Collection. It also introduces the “sixel” mode, which Dave suggested. Thank you for that! Just look at how beautiful it is!
My suggestion for Sixel graphics was just an off-the cuff thing. I didn’t think it would look so good. Therefore I’m seriously considering it as an option for Frotz’s curses interface. See https://gitlab.com/DavidGriffith/frotz/issues/193
Offhand, I’m unaware of any game besides dMagnetic that uses Sixel graphics.
Please do so. Let me know if you need ANY help with that.
More screenshots of Release 0.22. https://www.dettus.net/dMagnetic
So, with Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) being released, it is now easier than ever to install dMagnetic on your computer.
sudo apt-get install dmagnetic
Tell your friends!
Whoa, nice! What kind of little monitor is that, Dettus? Well done!
https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-touch-display/ it is this one.
I wonder how sixel output looks on that…
dMagnetic 0.23 is out!
As you can see from the pictures I attached to this post, the new vmode low_ansi2 is producing much more colourful pictures when playing the games from the original MS DOS binaries. It took me a while to figure out a good way how do it, but I think I got it!
Yes, Sixels still work
Today, dMagnetic saw its release 0.24. http://www.dettus.net/dMagnetic It can load the Commodore 64 binaries of the original games now. I just LOOOVE the graphics there.
Aaaand here’s version 0.25. Not much has changed, except that the images are being rendered internally with 10 bits per RGB channel.
I just discovered Cool Retro Term… That is an AWESOME program!
Hello everybody. dMagnetic just saw release 0.26. With this one, you can play using the original Amstrad CPC binaries. Enjoy!
Aaand today i released dMagnetic 0.27: https://www.dettus.net/dMagnetic