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Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« on: February 18, 2009, 08:56:20 AM »
well.. im always busy working on something.. while the poll is in progress for an addition to the weatherscan emulator, i figured i would theorize on how to create a weather star xl emulator will full motion. this project is not one of those "powerpoint" or "after effects" projects, it is a programming language project. while i have no problem with powerpoint or after effects, i try to use tools that are accessible to me. LFMusicFan has seemed to sponsor my activities and allowed me to use his background sequences. this project will conquer the "still icon" with no motion handicap and "still background" with no transition. the emulator, much like the real XL will render a set of image files into a mini-movie, then play the mini-movies back at their required time slots.

here is a small example of what i put together:


comments are welcome (and encouraged)!!
« Last Edit: February 18, 2009, 03:12:13 PM by Martin »
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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2009, 04:36:32 PM »
I think that's an awesome idea! The little clip you posted looks very good.  :clap: I would definitely enjoy using it if this turns into a real project.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2009, 04:40:23 PM by twcfan68 »

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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2009, 07:35:56 PM »
If it does, indeed, turn out to be a project. Would it be possible to select from which version of the XL someone could use?
XL v1, XL v2, and XL v3.
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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2009, 08:14:32 PM »
I like this idea! I'm all for it!

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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2009, 06:00:28 PM »
I'd also go for it :smoke2: This could be a major thing to theTWC community. We have a Wx4000, maybe a Junior in the future, WxScanXL, and now a WxXL. Its an excelent idea! :clap:

(THe video is great as well)

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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2009, 06:19:42 PM »
Makes a Go!





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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2009, 05:29:15 AM »
Looks pretty good!

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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2009, 11:18:10 AM »
This is Awesome, i love this idea  :dance:

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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2009, 08:38:50 PM »
Very very awesome!! :dance: :dance: :dance: :thrilled:
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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2009, 01:08:17 AM »
I also concur that it looks really cool, and I would certainly love to see the progress and the finished product, too! :D

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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2009, 09:00:51 PM »
Go for it! This will be epic if it becomes a reality!   :biggrin: NICE JOB
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Re: Weather Star XL Emulator Idea
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2011, 11:09:56 PM »
Any updates on this? I think it would be awesome!