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DJ Sundog - from the toot-lab @djsundog

Wherein one of the developers of Dance Dance Revolution offers to release a baremetal c graphics library he developed for the game and ported to the pi

Wherein said developer drops the code

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(big bonus for bitbank's bitchen forum sig)

@slipstream they were very heady days, money was everywhere

@slipstream (or it matched the target arcade hardware close enough to be useful?)

@djsundog according to wikipedia, the arcade hardware was based on the PSX (later, the PS2, and later still, PC hardware)

@slipstream huh, dunno then, but I bet it'd be an interesting tale

@slipstream @djsundog I would guess it made more sense for an arcade game since they could probably put more CPU and memory in it, making the ease of development/resource overheard tradeoff work.

@slipstream looking at his linkedin looks like he's an image processing optimization (and optimization overall) monster - motorola, ibm, microsoft, private consulting