Playing Tetris on a mechanical teleivision

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Playing Tetris on a mechanical teleivision

Postby smeezekitty » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:50 am

Just having a little fun. I wrote an implementation of Tetris which outputs NBTV to the sound card so I can play it on my mechanical monitor


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Re: Playing Tetris on a mechanical teleivision

Postby DrZarkov » Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:30 pm

Looks great! I've tried some years ago a Tetris version for the Philips CDi console from the 1990s through an Aurora converter on my mechanical TV. It also works good, of course in black and white only. What hardware are you using for the game?
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Re: Playing Tetris on a mechanical teleivision

Postby Harry Dalek » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:01 pm

Looks Great first mechanical tv video game ever ?
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Re: Playing Tetris on a mechanical teleivision

Postby smeezekitty » Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:11 am

DrZarkov wrote:Looks great! I've tried some years ago a Tetris version for the Philips CDi console from the 1990s through an Aurora converter on my mechanical TV. It also works good, of course in black and white only. What hardware are you using for the game?

Thank you! No real special hardware. It is just connected to a sound card and I wrote a custom implementation of Tetris that outputs NBTV directly. Software does all the heavy lifting

Looks Great first mechanical tv video game ever ?

The first one designed for mechanical TV? Maybe. The first one shown on mechanical TV? Nah
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