Someone ported classic game Quake to...an oscilloscope?!?!?

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  1. Mr Pink

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    While there are only about 13 of us left alive who could appreciate all the nuances represented in this, it still had made my day.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Had to look up what a oscilloscope was for ha. That is cool though.
     
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    Am I one of the 13? This is right up my alley!
     
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    Hmmm, pewhaps, Wabbit. Pewhaps.
     
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    It's the green electric eye which confirms proper modulation. No kidding, this is the machine dad Stern was referring to.
     
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  7. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    Those sounds bring back a lot of memories of Quake2 LAN play with my college roommates, the boss battles in that game were killer.
     
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    Peau de Soie Edit Button? Thanks LaserTilt!

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    That's no Asteroids. :)
     
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    No it's not. The green eye was actually just a special radio tube that stuck through the case of the radio. An oscilloscope has a screen similar to the old TV.[​IMG]

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    This. The man knows his stuff.
     
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    51 now, been doing it since I was 12.
     
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    No shit? Thanks for the correction. What's that called?
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    ok somebody please explain how to move about in the game.. with the probes! hahha
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    Um, ouch?
     
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    Cathode ray tube, or CRT for short. It just a simple picture tube.
     
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    The probes have to go to an interface circuit that is connected to a game system or computer.
     
  17. smichal

    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    that's cheating!!!
     
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    Or you could hold one probe in each hand like joysticks.
     
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    slab0meat negative creep

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    The person that did this must have nothing going on.. probably eats meat, too.
     
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    An oscilloscope is simply a device that let's you see a picture of what an electrical current looks like compared to something else (time, another current...).
     
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