I finally got around to zipping up and releasing my chiptune
accompaniment software that I debuted at San Mateo Maker Faire 2012.
It's called Chip-o-Matic and it runs off Pure Data. I figured it'd be
of interest to people on this list. Plus, it comes with a small
document that talks about the history of chiptunes and how they work.
Basically, you load it up in Pure Data, and then you can set the beat
pattern/arpeg speed/tempo, choose the bass note with the lower octave,
play arpeggios with the middle octaves, and play leads with the top
It can be gotten at http://extentofthejam.com/Chip-o-Matic-1.0.tar.gz
And here's a small thrown-together sample of me noodling with it:
Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!
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