Maze Minders – Bitsy to ZZT

This post documents some work done to convert a Bitsy game to ZZT. Bitsy is a game engine designed for making small browser-based games. Graphics are based on 16×16 rooms made of 8×8 tiles. It…

SNES Slap Bass

Don’t ask me why I did this, but some time ago I found the BRR sample for that silly slap bass instrument used in early SNES games (you know, the bwoo bwoo bwoo one), and did a pattern search…

MIDI Masquerade

In 2015, someone posted a very large collection of MIDI files to Reddit, numbering at around 130,000 files total. I just downloaded and extracted it and I have now become this man. Many of these files are…

Cave Noire

Konami’s 1991 Cave Noire is a bite-sized dungeon crawler for the original Game Boy. Released in Japan only, it seems to have come and gone without much notice, outside of a small following on the…