Blog Posts in 2022
Loonies 21.0.1 released
The DOS port of Loonies has been updated and now has the "Scanlines" and "Fullscreen" options present in other ports.
This is a bugfix update to my custom ship skin editor. It adds native macOS dialogs and fixes the "Triakis" team texture bug recently reported.
minidb 2.0.6 released
A new release of the nifty mini-ORM for Python 3. This release makes the VACUUM-on-close behavior optional.
urlwatch 2.25 released
urlwatch 2.25 brings better man pages, and takes into account the new VACUUM-on-close fix from minidb 2.0.5.
MD Remote Resistor Values
The wired remotes for MD portables use a resistor ladder to detect button presses. Here's a few I measured myself, plus some information on behavior between generations.
The VEXX File Format
With the WipEout Pure engine, the VEXX file format was introduced, which contains a serialized version of a Maya scene, used for both tracks and ships. This contains a basic overview of the format.
PyOtherSide 1.6.0 released
The lightweight Python QML plugin for Qt gets a new release, including for the first time Qt 6 support!