From: Jim Brain (brain_at_jbrain.com)
Date: 2007-11-07 03:39:01
Anders Carlsson wrote: > Marko Mäkelä wrote: > > >> loads 192+2 bytes [..] in 10 to 15 seconds. >> > > By the way, is it specified what the cluster will do? I saw that VCF > has planned a C64 cluster thrice since 1999, and once it was mentioned > to be used as a giant, 48 voice synchronized SID chip. > No, I noticed (while searching) that Sellam has been promising the cluster for some time (I saw a 2003 iteration of it as well), but no concrete details. I had the idea of using all the monitors to play some game that showed on an 8 by 8 grid of screens, though that was just a dream for me, as I do not possess enough coding skills to pull that off. The sound option is cool as well (even in smaller numbers, like a 4 machine cluster, you'd have 12 voices and 4MHz or so of processing power at your command), but the only other thing I could think of was a true multi-line BBS strapped to the Internet. But then, I'm good at thinking of the raw materials, and others are better at thinking of ways to use them. Jim Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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