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Another Update for Draker Quest

Posted by frankodragon, 24 October 2014 · 13 views
Atari 7800
Coding with the use of banks have been a bitch.  I've been getting errors ever since I had to change from 48k to a size higher like 128 or 256k.  It's possibly my coding, but as I added more graphics, that's when I had to choose a higher rom size and then all the errors started happening.  But there's one thing that saved my butt: a backup...


Use a better text editor when programming.

Posted by frankodragon, 05 October 2014 · 131 views

Nothing is more frustrating when you're making a game and you have to "find" the error when the compiler gives an "error" message.  I used notepad to write code and now I wish I knew about other text editors which have number lines as references.  So I downloaded an application called Notepad ++ which is free and has reference line numbers....


WIP Draker Quest (a working title)

Posted by frankodragon, 25 September 2014 · 133 views

Instead of posting on the 7800 forums, I've decided to blog about the next project I'm working on: Draker Quest.  The original concept is the Zelda example by Atarius Maximus .  Although I've been trying to reach him through PM's I cannot.  If you're out there, AM, I just wanted to ask, with your permission, is it okay to use your Zelda pro...


Shatneroids on Atari 7800 Emulator for Xbox original

Posted by frankodragon, 23 September 2014 · 78 views

My camera isn't great but it shows Shatneroids works pretty well on an emulator for the original Xbox.



My Experience Making an Original Xbox Eeprom Reader

Posted by frankodragon, 26 August 2014 · 209 views

There are many tutorials describing on how to make an eeprom reader for the original Xbox console and then there are readers you can buy.  So thinking after all the projects I've fried over the years, maybe it was better to buy one.  Problem is I could get one overseas and pay $20+ for one and maybe use it a few times.   So I went ahea...


Let's Play Madlibs!

Posted by frankodragon, 23 June 2014 · 181 views

I was playing ________________________ when my ________________ sister came along and wanted to watch
                        (name of game system)               ...


Yay! Another kids graphic novel on Kindle

Posted by frankodragon, 26 May 2014 · 145 views
graphic novel, kids, fantasy and 1 more...
I have finished another graphic novel for kids (and the young at heart) based on my cartoon dragons.  This link is for the Kindle version:  http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Vastia-Andrea-Versus-Mech-ebook/dp/B00KJMX1Y6/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1401141095&sr=1-1&keywords=andrea+versus+red+mech
 
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I made it on Svengoolie!

Posted by frankodragon, 19 May 2014 · 139 views
Svengoolie, HO Model Train
While checking on Youtube someone uploaded a clip of a current mail segment of Svengoolie and I sent him a model HO boxcar with a custom paint job.  Turns out he displayed it on his show!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 


O Shatner Tree, O Shatner Tree...

Posted by frankodragon, 18 December 2013 · 195 views

Just a silly pic for the Holidays:
 
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Now There Are Two

Posted by frankodragon, 25 October 2013 · 174 views
graphic novels, kindle
For those who have a Kindle or other ebook compatible device, I have two graphic novels available for $3.99 US on Amazon for kids and kids at heart.  One is from a previous blog but I lowered the price.  These are entirely created by myself and published through Amazon in full color.
 
 
 
 
The Black Dragon  http://www....