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Hello from ps80

Post by ps80 » December 31st, 2019, 5:57 am

I joined a while ago and didn't get round to posting. I thought I'd post here and say hello, so my account doesn't get deleted for having no posts.
I found this site years ago and had never got round to joining as I thought progamming on the Playstaion looked too complicated, but I've followed some of the guides and look at the source codes people have posted and I've managed to get some basic tests working.

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Rubber131186
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Joined: August 14th, 2018, 9:04 am
I am a: Very Amateur Programmer, Gamer.
PlayStation Model: Net Yaroze
Want to Find: Programming on the Net Yaroze
Looking to: Learn to program on PS1
Location: England

Re: Hello from ps80

Post by Rubber131186 » December 31st, 2019, 10:42 am

Hiya ps80, i'm learning how to make games on the ps as well, I thought i would go down the Net Yaroze path first. There is a copy of the Official Net Yaroze site archived with lots of example code. I bought a Net Yaroze Playstation, but after some research I found out you can turn any grey playstation into a Net Yaroze, if it has a parallel port you can flash a cheat cartridge so you can boot burned games or a patched copy of the Net Yaroze Boot Disc and send code over via serial cable. (need to make the cable yourself)

I followed the hello world example in the help section tonight but there is a few errors in the guide. I managed to get a sprite example code for the Net Yaroze into an ps.exe and burn it to disc that booted fine.

I'm using Windows 10 64bit i have Virtualbox set up with windows xp and PSY-Q SDK set up.

whats is your setup?

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Re: Hello from ps80

Post by ps80 » January 2nd, 2020, 3:28 am

I have a PC running Windows XP for coding on. I've not looked at using Yarose, I went straight to psyq. I'll probably have a look at Lameguy64's SDK soon, as I followed the excellent tutorial on Lameguy64's site and it really helped me with getting Tim files loaded and working, which lead to animated sprites and starting on a 2D tile based platform game. I really never thought I would get as far as I have, but this site has really helped. I'm still at a very basic level of understanding C, working in 2D, but at least I can now get something loading on my PlayStation.

I use MCLaunch 1.1 to copy the exe to memory card and test games on my PlayStation or burn a disc. I really need to make a cable a some point and get that way of loading to console working.

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Rubber131186
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Joined: August 14th, 2018, 9:04 am
I am a: Very Amateur Programmer, Gamer.
PlayStation Model: Net Yaroze
Want to Find: Programming on the Net Yaroze
Looking to: Learn to program on PS1
Location: England

Re: Hello from ps80

Post by Rubber131186 » January 4th, 2020, 12:01 pm

What is LameGuy64's site? The one on his profile lameguy.tk isn't working for me. I think you're way more advanced then me. I haven't wrote any code yet or modified any example code. I'm just getting used to sending code to the playstation, and converting the code, contents and files to a PS-Yaroze.exe but it wont work on a standard PS so it has to be converted to a standard PS.exe

MCLaunch 1.1 wow didn't know there was something like this on the ps1 just thought it was free mc boot on the ps2. MCLaunch supports EXEs up to 112 KB

If you do ever want to build a cable check out this post :- viewtopic.php?f=62&t=1071

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Re: Hello from ps80

Post by ps80 » January 6th, 2020, 3:02 am

Should be this

http://lameguy64.tk/?page=tools

Works for me. The tutorial link is at the bottom of that page.

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Rubber131186
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Posts: 6
Joined: August 14th, 2018, 9:04 am
I am a: Very Amateur Programmer, Gamer.
PlayStation Model: Net Yaroze
Want to Find: Programming on the Net Yaroze
Looking to: Learn to program on PS1
Location: England

Re: Hello from ps80

Post by Rubber131186 » January 12th, 2020, 10:15 am

Thanks for the link. The login caught me out, I tried to dive straight in and was greeted with a login page.

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