1. The dispute thread is not your safe space

    09-16-2019 at 09:43 PM

    From the Billy Mitchell dispute thread. I thought it might be removed, so I am posting it here on my blog as well.
    This dispute thread isn't a safe place for people to come and bash Billy.

    I know that there are lots of weak-minded people out there that can only act in the crowd ...
  2. Take a break!!

    09-15-2019 at 04:33 PM

    I took a break from work yesterday and took my son on a train ride. The city of Ottawa just opened the Light Rail Train project to the public. 10 years in the making, lots of false starts, 2 years of construction delays.It was worth it. The line is gorgeous. The tunnel is 8 stories under ...
  3. New Reactions

    09-14-2019 at 04:54 PM
    ThanksRogerpoco thanked this post

    I hope some day Twin Galaxies will upgrade the website to allow for more than LIKE and THANK. There is a world of emotional responses that we can make to a post.
    Like / DislikeAgree / DisagreeLaugh / LOL What the fudge?I am confusedRolling my eyesSMOKE THAT IS HOLY!Etc.

  4. Wall Entry at 09-13-2019 09:16 PM

    09-13-2019 at 05:24 PM

    I just want to recognize another Billy Mitchell achievement. He is now the first video game player to follow through with his threats to get a lawyer and sue somebody. He is my kind of villain. He knows how to trigger everyone!I had a longer post, but TG ate it.
  5. Getting access to the General Forums via the TG App

    09-08-2019 at 05:27 AM
    This is a link to the forums.
  6. Arcade Retro Clock: PacDot algorithms

    09-07-2019 at 09:32 PM

    You may have heard that the ghosts in PacMan have unique behaviours. Well, in my version PacDot they pretty much were zipping about randomly until they "see" Pacdot, then they would follow for a few squares. By then, PacDot fled and they went back to just aimless wandering.Every once ...
  7. TG website is down

    09-05-2019 at 12:58 PM
    @admin staff

    the website is down for browsers.
  8. Weather Sensor

    09-03-2019 at 04:11 PM
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    This new sensor came in the mail today. it plugs right into a Raspberry Pi and provides unique display of 7 LEDs 4-Digit digital display. it has three touch sensors it can detect temperature barometer ...
  9. 32blit: home brew console?

    09-02-2019 at 09:44 AM
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    @HectorTelloc You should check this out. This is a home brew game console fully open source. Made by the same people that creat the displays I use in my projects (Pimoroni) I am sad I missed out ...
  10. Arcade Retro Clock running on 16x16Ubercorn

    09-02-2019 at 09:33 AM
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    My Arcade Retro Clock supports multiple displays automatically. Here the game is running on a 16x16 Ubercorn, by Pimoroni.The video is a bit blurry because I ran it through a stabalizer and then compressed it. I'll try the reverse next time. My upload speed still sucks donkey fur. I ...
  11. Pokemon Go?

    08-29-2019 at 11:59 AM
    LikesBarthax liked this post

    Does anyone still play Pokemon Go? My friend created this and released it. I am not familiar with the game, but this does sound intriguing.
  12. Article: 30 years of TruboGrafx-16

    08-29-2019 at 10:16 AM
    LikesRogerpoco liked this post

    Great article in Old School Gamer Magazine:
  13. FInally an interesting documentary about Polybious

    08-28-2019 at 03:17 PM
    LikesPat Larocque liked this post

    I just started watching this. I like it so far, so I thought I would share.
  14. Latest GG Podcast: Video Edition

    08-27-2019 at 10:15 AM
    ThanksBarthax, JJT_Defender thanked this post

    Check out the latest GG Podcast video. @ToddRoy and a bunch of other people talking about EVO misconduct allegations, mass shootings, gun ownership and how some misinformed people are blaming video games.

  15. 3 carts for $7 total. Not bad.

    08-25-2019 at 11:35 AM

    €‹ My latest rescue run!!

    Updated 08-25-2019 at 11:54 AM by datagod

  16. Raspberry Pi: distributed graphics project

    08-25-2019 at 09:52 AM

    I post a lot about Raspberry Pi's, and give little glimpses into what I am doing. This time, I am going to use my blog here at Twin Galaxies as a running commentary on my next project, and to allow me to document my thoughts as I go along. Synchronized Multi Unit ...

    Updated 08-25-2019 at 07:04 PM by datagod

  17. sensor hat

    08-23-2019 at 05:05 PM

    this Raspberry Pi 3 b+ is about a $45 computer. it has 4 USB ports and ethernet port HDMI and audio. it comes with built in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as well. installed on top is a sensor hat. The sensor hat can detect current temperature air pressure humidity ...
  18. Resource Monitor

    08-23-2019 at 05:01 PM

    I am using an excellent little resource monitor called s - t u i. I installed it on a Raspberry Pi alpha which is a single core Raspberry Pi device that cost about $25. I believe this particular one has 512 megabytes of memory. this square version ...
  19. TG mobile app pic size

    08-23-2019 at 04:28 PM
    well I have been avoiding posting a lot of photos using TG mobile app because there's no way to resize the photos. so today I did a quick search I found an app in the Android store that resizes photos just the way I like it. not being a cheapskate I went and bought the full version without ads for 15 ...
  20. Joys of Programming

    08-19-2019 at 08:37 PM
    Thanks90skidJohnny thanked this post
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    Johnny was talking about his social network database project, and I had a long comment. Then I realized it might be a bit rude and I didn't want to hijack his thread. So I moved it here to its own thread. Wow, I feel like Alpigger all of a sudden.=============================I think that social ...
  21. RTM - Great trivia about some Funspot games

    08-19-2019 at 10:51 AM
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    I asked RTM about the marble racing game. I did not know the name, but I play it all the time. Monte Carlo!
    From the desk of RTM:============================================== ====The marble racing game -

    There's a history to this purchase worth sharing ...

    Updated 08-20-2019 at 08:04 AM by datagod

  22. ASM on Raspberry Pi? Neat!

    08-18-2019 at 09:32 AM
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    With all this talk lately of Dragster, reverse engineering and Assembly Langue, I got a little curious about what programming ASM would be like on a Raspberry Pi. Pi devices use an ARM chip. ARM = Advanced RISC Machines. RISC = Reduced Instruction Set. Here is a link to a tutorial. ...
  23. ACAM / Funspot poster 2014

    08-13-2019 at 03:12 PM
    ThanksThe Evener thanked this post
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    I probably shared this before, but this time I just want to point out that I have this poster hanging in my arcade. I have become good friends with many of the people in this poster, and it always gives me great memories of the tournaments I attended, the last one being the Bro Fest in 2015.That image ...

    Updated 08-13-2019 at 03:15 PM by datagod

  24. The Hulk on Star Trek??

    08-13-2019 at 02:58 PM

    I was proud to be a founder of this incredible fan-made series. Star Trek continues is so enjoyable, I have really taken my time with the episodes. Like a fine wine, I will enjoy with family and friends and episode here and there.This particular episode stars Lou Ferrigno himself as an Orion ...
  25. Thanking RTM

    08-13-2019 at 02:53 PM

    I just wanted to acknowledge Robert RTM's contribution to the arcade word, specifically his multiple massive donations to Funspot over the years. How many people out there would be willing to part with MINT condition arcade games such as this fun zombie shooter? He even donated a still-in-its-packing-crate ...
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