RetroMining Litecoins on an SGI O2

Part of my reason for doing another RetroChallenge this year was to try something whimsical and lighthearted and those kinds of projects are often hard to plan or come up with in advance. I've been puttering away slowly at the 2014 Read More...

IRIXBASIC on a PIC32 Microcontroller

This weekend I ported my award winning Summer 2012 Retrochallenge entry IRIXBASIC from Silicon Graphics IRIX to run on a Microchip PIC32 microcontroller. What is IRIXBASIC? IRIXBASIC is a BASIC programming language interpreter that lets Read More...

Mini-Sub Game – RetroChallenge 2013 Winter Warmup Finale

Mini-Sub Game for IRIX/Mac/Linux V1.0 Created by Andrew Hazelden Game Description In the Mini-Sub game you have to navigate a yellow submarine through a dangerous ocean filled with sea mines. Use your torpedoes wisely to clear a Read More...

Adding WAVE Audio Playback to my Mini-Sub Retrochallenge Entry

This is a quick 2013 Winter Warmup RetroChallenge update. At this point I have a Mac build of the game running using the same source code as the IRIX build with the help of a Mac specific makefile. Tonight I spent time cleaning up Read More...

RetroChallenge Post #3 Creating a Mini-Sub IRIX Makefile

At this point in the RetroChallenge I have created new makefiles that let me compile and run the Mini-Sub game title sequence on Silicon Graphics IRIX and Mac OS X Lion. I also created untested makefiles for Solaris and Linux. The Read More...

Winter Warmup RetroChallenge 2013 Post #1

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j4zO-NkbOA] To prepare for the Winter Warmup RetroChallenge 2013 event I had to swap the power supply on my Silicon Graphics O2 and tinker with the RAM. Since the old power supply died in Read More...