Mechanoid

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Song title: Mechanoid
Created by: Tufty
File format: AY
Sound device: Standard 3 channel AY/YM
AY chip type: AY-3-8910 / AY-3-8912
AY channel layout: ACB
AY frequency: 1.77 MHz (Original ZX Spectrum)
INT frequency: 50 Hz (Original ZX Spectrum)
Competition: DiHalt 2016 (4, Beeper music compo)
Publication year: 2016
Duration: 2:00.35
Number of channels: 1
Title (metadata): Mechanoid
Author (metadata): Tufty
Original filename: Mechanoid.ay
Download in original format: Download in original format Tufty+-+Mechanoid+%282016%29+%28DiHalt+2016%2C+4%29.ayTufty - Mechanoid (2016) (DiHalt 2016, 4).ay
Download as MP3: Download as MP3 https://converter.dev.artweb.ee/music/90349_Tufty_Mechanoid.mp3
Rating:
4.00
Played: 29
MD5: deb91bc77971d549c9030188bed9ca03
Converted to mp3 by: ZXTune r4440
Ataritufty10.07.2016 20:06
This version only includes half of the song and the drums also sound incorrect. The tune is 2:03:00

The full version which uses 3 Beeper engines and a speech synthesizer can be found here:

http://chipmusic.org/AtariTufty/music/mechanoid

and the correct .tap version and .mp3 release from DiHalt 2016 here:

http://events.retroscene.org/dh2016/ZX_Beeper_Music
Ataritufty10.07.2016 22:54
Cheers shinilbog

I think it would be very difficult to make an .ay version of this tune as it's just a BASIC program that calls the speech synth, plays 1 beepola tune, then another, calls the speech synth again, plays the last beepola tune and finally the speech synth again.

The BASIC to call the speech synth would have to be re-written in assembly and the beepola tune .asm re-written to call the next tune.

Can .tap files or ready made .mp3s be uploaded?

Abrimaal28.07.2016 02:09
I've replaced the Basic sequence with asm, the tune is full, but the speech routine is not playing. It jumps to ROM, reads system variables and probably the Basic variable Z$. I will send it via e-mail
moroz199917.08.2016 00:08
Thanks to Abrimaal, an updated version is now available for listening to.

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