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DefleMask

Posted in Audio, music with tags , , , , on November 9, 2012 by pcedev

DefleMask version 8 is out. It’s a multisystem tracker, with huc6280 support, for all you tracker fans out there 😉

http://www.delek.com.ar/deflemask

I hope we see some Battleofthebits compo’s for huc6280 now 🙂

Oh and it has sample support (all six channel if you need it).

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PC-Engine tracker

Posted in Audio, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on May 19, 2012 by pcedev

DefleMask author has included the huc6280 audio into his tracker app. I messed with it a bit and once you figure out how to edit the instruments and waveforms, then it becomes fairly familiar tracker territory. It has a macro function (in envelope form) for waveform updating, which is nice (ala Bloody Wolf and a few other rare PCE games). Doesn’t seem to emulate the ‘click’ for the offset waveform pointer though (maybe I’ll put in a request for it). You can find it here: http://www.delek.com.ar/forum/changelogs/changelog-6/

The native format is DWF, but VGM is now spec’d for 6280 so you can save it in that format too. Shouldn’t be too hard to write a VGM player for PCE. So far, I haven’t seen any support for DDA mode in the tracker yet (VGM format supports it though).