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Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« on: April 30, 2008, 16:03:50 »

Hi there,
  first post, I'm a complete newbie... ;)

I'm currently writing a little XM player and I would like to test it using some modules. Unfortunatly in this site I can search for genre but I cannot search using more 'sophisticated' parameters. So I'm asking for your help...
Basically I need XMs that have -let's say-

  • from 8 to 16 channels max
  • at least one sample should be 16 bit
  • some looping samples... of different loop modes
  • use of volume/panning column
  • NO effects (or few it's ok anyway) ... that's because I still don't support them

I'm sure you know your music so, please, link your tunes.

Thanks! Ciao! :)



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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2008, 12:53:36 »

Well, one of the best ways to test the quality of a XM engine is Letting Go by WAVE. Compare your results to XMPlay. :) But I see that this doesn't fit your requirements, so... well :) why don't you just download a few random XMs from the archives?
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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2008, 11:05:26 »

why don't you just download a few random XMs from the archives?

mmm... that's what I did first. But some had too much channels (>16), some had effects... I wasn't lucky, maybe, but I thought it was too long to find one suitable just going on downloading random modules...

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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2008, 12:53:08 »

In this case, i can only advise you to
1) make some XMs yourself
2) improve your player routine ;D

sorry, but effects are something pretty essential ;)
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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2008, 14:14:04 »

In this case, i can only advise you to
1) make some XMs yourself
2) improve your player routine ;D
sorry, but effects are something pretty essential ;)

About 1) : That's what I did first: I took the famous axelf.mod, loaded in MilkyTracker and saved in a XM file. This tune has no effects, no volume columns, no looping samples, no envelopes, no 16 bit samples... so I could check the very minimum of my player, and it plays ok, but it was quite easy as you can imagine :)
About 2) : I never ment not to support effects, it's just that I still have to try IF looping samples, 16 bit samples, volume columns are working ok or not.
It's all about making one step before the next one.
Of course -in the while- I'm writing some XM myself, but I can't call them tunes, you know ;)

Thanks! Ciao :)


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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2008, 14:50:02 »

take a look at stuff by "robric"

they're more or less all effect-less XMs.
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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2008, 15:41:05 »

take a look at stuff by "robric"
they're more or less all effect-less XMs.

Checking now... it seems to me some of his XM are almost perfect for actual my needs.
Thank you very much!

Ciao :)
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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2008, 17:21:26 »

Back once more asking for your help :) Do you remember I asked for some XMs tunes with these limits?

  • from 8 to 16 channels max
  • at least one sample should be 16 bit
  • some looping samples... of different loop modes
  • use of volume/panning column
  • NO effects (or few it's ok anyway) ... that's because I still don't support them

well, now I will appreciate your help again in the search of some XMs with
  • as many samples/loops/effects/vol column as it's possible
  • up to 16 channels max, anyway
so that I can test my little XM Player with something 'tough' ? :)

Thanks again :)

Ciao! ;D
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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2008, 19:22:51 »

Dug up a couple of 16 channel "full" modules of mine from the archive:

http://modarchive.org/module.php?148590
http://modarchive.org/module.php?148649
http://modarchive.org/module.php?155947
http://modarchive.org/module.php?156706

I hope they're tough enough and helpful for you. :)
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Re: Searching for XM with some 'features'...
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2008, 16:27:31 »

Dug up a couple of 16 channel "full" modules of mine from the archive:

http://modarchive.org/module.php?148590
http://modarchive.org/module.php?148649
http://modarchive.org/module.php?155947
http://modarchive.org/module.php?156706

I hope they're tough enough and helpful for you. :)

Thanks a lot, they are tough enough :)

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