Message: 16
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:00:13 +0000
From: Fugu ME100 <><>
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Subject: Re: [M100] List of wanna haves

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"...I use my LPT port for an OPL2 card and not sure I want to reuse the port."

OMG... You got an OPL2LPT AdLib clone working on the M100's parallel port? 
That's just awesome!

I *gotta* get one now!

The 8-Bit Guy is selling kits and pre-assembled models. I'm still debating 
about getting a kit or an assembled version (getting the kit would involve 
getting a soldering station set-up, which I want to do eventually anyway).

In a later message, Frederick Whitaker said:

Message: 19
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:27:53 -0500
From: Frederick Whitaker <><>
Subject: Re: [M100] List of wanna haves
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"...Why are we not writing programs for the Model "T" anymore? Why are we 
trying to
mimic the contemporary Desk Top Computer? Why are we not writing
assembly programs for it?"

My interest in the M100 is in writing games within its native limitations. 
Tools such as the Rex and possibly DVI would make that easier.
Might I hope that soon we'll be seeing a plethora of software written to take 
advantage of the OPL2LPT on the M100? Software to play adlib music (a lot of 
which is available on the internet), software to compose adlib music, and games 
incorporating adlib support?

Now that I know that an OPL2LPT can work with the model 100, I hope to add 
support for it in any games I write for the M100.

Game ideas I've been toying with (games have to accept the limitations of the 
slow LCD update...):
Imperial Stars - a strategy game based on "Reach for the Stars" for the C64.
The Organ Trail - A survival simulation based on the remake of "The Oregon 
and a few other ideas I'm toying with.
Side note regarding the DVI "discussion" - I haven't tested it yet, but I got 
some keyboard wedge software, Bill Redirect, that would allow me to use my M100 
as a keyboard on my Windows 7 system, connected via serial port either null 
modem or with a bluetooth adapter. This would theoretically allow me to 
"program" macros into my M100 keyboard, and with custom software on the M100 I 
could use the M100's display to provide things such as status. Again, 
theoretically, I could have custom templates on the M100 that could use to 
change the macros based upon what software I was working on on the Win7 machine 
(one template for Word, one template for Blender, one template for Everquest, 

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