Sidplay

i had no idea that it's been ported to the d.c.

the pc version's excellent however

and i really like c64 music

so, doubly cool

now let's all play the chicken song
 
It's among the best DC homebrew so far
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I was sat listening to Crazy Comets last night and enjoying a warm, nostalgic glow
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I hope BigBoy continues work on his C64 emulator for DC...
 
this is awsome! anything C64 ported is -- i wish i had a burner that could make this disk playable on my DC

how close does it sound to the C64 itself
 

antime

Extra Hard Mid Boss
Originally posted by googlefest1@Jan. 06 2003, 7:49 pm

how close does it sound to the C64 itself

Can't speak for the DC version, but the PC version of Sidplay is very close to a real SID on most tunes. On others (eg. the ones by PVCF) it fails miserably though they too sound better than a few versions ago.
 

Taelon

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The main difficulty in emulating the SID being the analog filters...and resonance. Mostly resonance.
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The SID had this unique sound where, if you went too far with resonance, the sound would start bubbling and crackling but in a very cool way. Best example I can think of is the Alien tune from Final Synth II (a compilation of ripped game tunes, I think). Also, I've yet to hear a nice rendition of Theatre Europe... Whew. Maybe it's time the SID programmers create some kind of a fuzzy-logic/random resonance thing.
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