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| version    = 1.1
 
| version    = 1.1
 
| licence    = Freeware
 
| licence    = Freeware
| download    = http://todo
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| download    = http://wii-psycho.googlecode.com/files/pycho.zip
| website    = http://todo
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| website    = http://enno-blog.blogspot.com/p/wii-games.html
| discussion  = http://todo
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| discussion  = http://enno-blog.blogspot.com/p/wii-games.html
| peripherals = {{Wiimote}} {{SensorBar}}
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| peripherals = {{Wiimote4}} {{SensorBar}} {{FrontSD}}
 
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Psycho is a shameless clone of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychedelia_%28light_synthesizer%29|"Psychedelia"], a light synthesizer created by Jeff 'Yak' Minter in 1984 for the Commodore 64.
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Psycho is a shameless clone of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychedelia_%28light_synthesizer%29 Psychedelia], a light synthesizer created by Jeff 'Yak' Minter in 1984 for the Commodore 64.
  
 
Psycho is freeware, can be distributed freely and should never be charged for.
 
Psycho is freeware, can be distributed freely and should never be charged for.
 
 
 
TODO:
 
* add to [http://wiibrew.org/wiki/List_of_homebrew_in_development List_of_homebrew_in_development]
 
  
 
== Controls ==
 
== Controls ==
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=== Free Play Mode Controls ===
 
=== Free Play Mode Controls ===
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Up to four people can play at the same time.
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Point the controller at the screen and press and hold the A button to produce a pattern.
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Use the other buttons to change parameters that affect the pattern.
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{| class="wikitable"
 
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! style="min-width: 66px;" | {{WiimoteHorizontal}} !! Action
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! style="min-width: 66px;" | {{Wiimote}} !! Action
 
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| align="center" | {{WiimoteAButton}} || Draw
 
| align="center" | {{WiimoteAButton}} || Draw
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=== Demo Mode Controls ===
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=== Demo Mode Controls (controller 1 only) ===
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While the program generates pretty pictures, you can still change the parameters with controller 1.
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Press A to skip to the next picture.
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{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
|-
 
|-
! style="min-width: 66px;" | {{WiimoteHorizontal}} !! Action
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! style="min-width: 66px;" | {{Wiimote}} !! Action
 
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| align="center" | {{WiimoteAButton}} || Start Next Drawing
 
| align="center" | {{WiimoteAButton}} || Start Next Drawing
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| align="center" | {{WiimoteDPadLeft}} / {{WiimoteDPadRight}} || Linger Shorter/Longer (a.k.a. Melting Time)
 
| align="center" | {{WiimoteDPadLeft}} / {{WiimoteDPadRight}} || Linger Shorter/Longer (a.k.a. Melting Time)
 
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| align="center" | {{WiimoteDPadDown}} / {{WiimoteDPadUp}} || (While holding {{WiimoteMinusButton}} of controller 1) - Change Cell Size (1, 2, 4, 6, 8 pixels)
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| align="center" | {{WiimoteDPadDown}} / {{WiimoteDPadUp}} || (While holding {{WiimoteMinusButton}}) - Change Cell Size (1, 2, 4, 6, 8 pixels)
 
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| align="center" | {{WiimoteHomeButton}} || Exit "Demo Mode" (controller 1 only)
 
| align="center" | {{WiimoteHomeButton}} || Exit "Demo Mode" (controller 1 only)
 
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== Music ==
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If you like the sound track, you can copy a longer version from
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[http://code.google.com/p/wii-psycho/source/browse/trunk/resources/01_Om.wav here]
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Copy it to sd:/apps/psycho/ on your SD card.
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Note that it's a little over half a Gig (530MB).
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I wonder if it can be compressed better.
  
 
== Development Log ==
 
== Development Log ==
 
=== v1.1 ===
 
=== v1.1 ===
*Released 7th May 2010
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*Released May 14th, 2010
  
 
== Known Issues/Missing Features ==
 
== Known Issues/Missing Features ==
 
* Currently only works from an SD card.
 
* Currently only works from an SD card.
 
* GameCube Pad, Classic Controller not supported
 
* GameCube Pad, Classic Controller not supported
 
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* Features found in Psychedelia, but not in Psycho:
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** Record, Play Back, Save and Load the light shows you create
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** Create your own Patterns and Color Palettes
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** Load/Save Custom Settings (and assign these to keyboard keys)
  
 
== Credits & Thanks ==
 
== Credits & Thanks ==
* Jeff Minter
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* Jeff “Yak, the Hairy” Minter. "Psycho" is a complete rip-off of Jeff’s “Psychedelia” for the Commodore 64 (Llamasoft, 1984).
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** Check out his latest: “Space Giraffe” and “Space Invaders Extreme” for Xbox Live Arcade. Buy them!
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** Search for “llamasoft space giraffe” on YouTube, you’ll crap yourself !!!
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* The people that made it possible to hack the Wii:
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** wiibrew.org
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** bannerbomb v2
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** WiiLoad
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** Home Brew Channel / Browser
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** devKitPro
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** SDL Wii
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** and Nintendo :-)
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* Buttons and Logos – http://cooltext.com
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* Fonts:
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** Ray Larabie (http://larabiefonts.com), 
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** Apostrophic Lab (http://moorstation.org/typoasis/designers/lab/)

Latest revision as of 19:56, 14 May 2010

Psycho
General
Author(s)Enno
TypeOther game
Version1.1
LicenceFreeware
Links
Download
Website
Discussion
Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser
Peripherals
Wiimote4.svg SensorBar.svg Loads files from the Front SD slot


Psycho is a shameless clone of Psychedelia, a light synthesizer created by Jeff 'Yak' Minter in 1984 for the Commodore 64.

Psycho is freeware, can be distributed freely and should never be charged for.

Controls

Menu Controls

Wiimote.svg Action
Wii Remote Aim Point/choose menu item
Wiimote A Button Press to Select menu item

Free Play Mode Controls

Up to four people can play at the same time. Point the controller at the screen and press and hold the A button to produce a pattern. Use the other buttons to change parameters that affect the pattern.

Wiimote.svg Action
Wiimote A Button Draw
Wiimote B Button Toggle Symmetry (None, X, Y, Z, Quad)
Wiimote 1 Button Toggle Pattern
Wiimote 2 Button Toggle Color Palette
Wiimote + Button Toggle Effect
Wiimote D-Pad Left / Wiimote D-Pad Right Linger Shorter/Longer (a.k.a. Melting Time)
Wiimote D-Pad Down / Wiimote D-Pad Up (While holding Wiimote - Button of controller 1) - Change Cell Size (1, 2, 4, 6, 8 pixels)
Wiimote HOME Button Exit "Free Play Mode" (controller 1 only)

Demo Mode Controls (controller 1 only)

While the program generates pretty pictures, you can still change the parameters with controller 1. Press A to skip to the next picture.

Wiimote.svg Action
Wiimote A Button Start Next Drawing
Wiimote B Button Toggle Symmetry (None, X, Y, Z, Quad)
Wiimote 1 Button Toggle Pattern
Wiimote 2 Button Toggle Color Palette
Wiimote + Button Toggle Effect
Wiimote D-Pad Left / Wiimote D-Pad Right Linger Shorter/Longer (a.k.a. Melting Time)
Wiimote D-Pad Down / Wiimote D-Pad Up (While holding Wiimote - Button) - Change Cell Size (1, 2, 4, 6, 8 pixels)
Wiimote HOME Button Exit "Demo Mode" (controller 1 only)

Music

If you like the sound track, you can copy a longer version from here Copy it to sd:/apps/psycho/ on your SD card.

Note that it's a little over half a Gig (530MB). I wonder if it can be compressed better.

Development Log

v1.1

  • Released May 14th, 2010

Known Issues/Missing Features

  • Currently only works from an SD card.
  • GameCube Pad, Classic Controller not supported
  • Features found in Psychedelia, but not in Psycho:
    • Record, Play Back, Save and Load the light shows you create
    • Create your own Patterns and Color Palettes
    • Load/Save Custom Settings (and assign these to keyboard keys)

Credits & Thanks

  • Jeff “Yak, the Hairy” Minter. "Psycho" is a complete rip-off of Jeff’s “Psychedelia” for the Commodore 64 (Llamasoft, 1984).
    • Check out his latest: “Space Giraffe” and “Space Invaders Extreme” for Xbox Live Arcade. Buy them!
    • Search for “llamasoft space giraffe” on YouTube, you’ll crap yourself !!!
  • The people that made it possible to hack the Wii:
    • wiibrew.org
    • bannerbomb v2
    • WiiLoad
    • Home Brew Channel / Browser
    • devKitPro
    • SDL Wii
    • and Nintendo :-)
  • Buttons and Logos – http://cooltext.com
  • Fonts: