Is there really a light at the end of the journey...?

Discussion in 'Pyra News' started by EvilDragon, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. Eight Bit

    Eight Bit Advanced Member

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    C64c cream white
     
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  2. TheOldOne

    TheOldOne Fallen Paladin

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    Oh no another case color debate, that's not light at the end of the tunnel that's a trains lamp!
     
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  3. gotwake424

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    Thanks for the update and hard work ED and everyone else involved!
     
  4. second exodous

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    Hope the case works out, the hardware side looks really good though.

    I'm starting to check daily for updates now, pretty exciting! Now it feels like the moments before the Pandora was ready.
     
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  5. elvissteinjr

    elvissteinjr Very Active Member

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    I'd totally be up to picking up my unit at Gamescom (#3 normal pre-order), but it makes me think about how the prototypes are barely arriving earlier than the normal units.
     
  6. levi

    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Think yourself lucky; I run my Pandora at 1.1GHz because at 1.2GHz it turns out some of the NEON maths goes a bit screwy. I thought it was stable at 1.2GHz for ages until Mario&Luigi 3 on DraStic started returning some garbled textures. That seemed to resolve itself at about 1.17GHz, but I round it down to make it easier to type in. Luckily 1.1GHz turned out to be enough for all of the games I tried (and that's most of them between about 2012 and last year, except those that require game data from a game I don't actually own yet).
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    It's up to ED if he releases normal pre-order units that early, but the way I see it is the prototype users are mainly there to get the software ready, with the vast majority of the killer hardware gremlins sorted out already. If you really need to be in there from day 0 when the unit will probably not have the battery to last 24h, and won't be able to do 3D graphics, and might sometimes be rendering at a 90 degree angle, that's up to you, but the rest of us can wait until the basic stuff's done.
     
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    Bosbeetle Terminally lost

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    The sweet smell of progress....
     
  9. Lambda

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    I think transparent is a proper enough colour. Will the preorders also be able to get a transparent one?
     
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  10. Mr_Loon

    Mr_Loon Can't Remember

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    Great news, pretty sure a 2GB limit would have had a negative impact on future Pyra sales and good to know that solving the 4GB issue did not appreciably slow down the project.

    Are you still planning on producing the 2GB Pyra? Sorry to spam this question but there are some pretty important considerations based on the answer IMHO.
     
  11. directive0

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    A Pyra this year?
     

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    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Or is that the headlamp of an on-coming train :-0!
     
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  13. AVahne

    AVahne Handheld-obsessed

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    Or it's Truck-kun coming to isekai us to another world where the Pyra already released, gained a consciousness, AND BECAME A GOD.
     
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    Become as gods!
     
  15. error

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    There's still time to change the keymat, right? :trollface:
     
  16. ingoreis

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    Great News with all.
    I will be this Year not on the Gamescom.(private Things)
    But i am Happy that we realy see a Pyra this Year :) :)
     
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  17. Grench

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    Back in the days of the keyboard discussions, there were people who honestly believed that the keyboard discussions themselves were holding up the release of the Pyra. Seems quaint now.
     
  18. Caine

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    Perhaps we should add a camera. It only needs minor changes to the case and PCBs :)
     
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    The 4GB eventually works, great!

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