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No, I got that, I'm just trying to figure out what the significance of using that song in particular is.  Unless it's just because it's a really goofy song?  I'm confused.
There's no significance, I just love that he used one of those songs that happens to be very silly.
And of course, you use that song as a test. :smile:
I had to get used to Ctrl+PgUp and Ctrl+PgDown myself because some programs on Linux support only those. So luckily, that means I was used to both anyway... I'm glad that your editor supports both by default. :)

more ergonomically convenient
This I don't get... You only need one hand to press Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab while PgUp and PgDown are all the way on the other side of the keyboard. I guess you use right Ctrl a lot? :P And I guess it saves one extra keystroke.

Anyway, I'm actually quite stoked on the recent progress on this. Been waiting for Sphere to truly enter cross-platform territory; not just with its engine but with its editor as well!
The fact that you've got those sprites loaded and displaying is already very promising! :)
Projects / Re: Sphere 6502 emulator
This is very neat. I played a little bit of adventure.asm.

I guess in a way this adds compatibility to a whole bunch of (simple) games to miniSphere all at once! :P
Game Development / Re: The Screenshot Thread
This is turning out to be excellent and aesthetically pleasing - yet also retro in a way. I'm a fan of the shading.
Spherical News / Re: Forum updates thread
Thanks - fixed. :)
Spherical News / Re: Forum updates thread
Just a note: I tried updating ElkArte to the latest version but something seems to have gone wrong. I reverted the update but we've lost useful plugins for now. Will attempt to fix this once I figure out how to get the new version of ElkArte installed. Registrations are disabled until I figure it out. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Resources / Re: Free sound effects for your projects.
This is great! I've noticed a trend where entirely too many people rely on Sfxr or Bfxr for their sound effects, making the sounds always sound the same. It makes a game lose its uniqueness characteristic a little.* So it's very nice to have some libraries of sound effects readily available like this.

Additionally to your links, the Spherical Downloads Drive also has a bunch of sounds and music readily available for any game projects. Those are developed by the community members over here, and are available over here.

*To be fair, I also used Bfxr in Sir Boingers but that's before everyone started doing it. I'd replace them if I still worked on that game though.
Projects / Re: Project ZeC (My Zelda-esque Clone)
That sounds less like development hell and more like a forced hiatus! It's nice that you're still keeping busy by thinking of new ideas, however. Can't wait to see what you'll show us once you're able to continue developing the game. :)
Site Comments / Re: Discord server
I do like Discord, but does it seem like it kind of killed forum activity? This wouldn't be the first time I've seen this happen to a community.
Rather than that, I've noticed that when there's a lot of activity on the Discord, there tends to be more activity on the forums as well, and when the Discord is quiet, the forums are also quiet. In our case, I guess Discord promotes quick development and discussion of things which then find their way back to the forums.
Game Development / Re: DragonBall Z: Saiyajin Legend
I've seen some of this on before and I gotta say... this looks impressive and excellent, and I can't wait to see a release. And I say this as someone who's not even into DBZ. Nice work!  :D
Off-Topic Discussions / Happy new year everyone!
I'm spending time with my wife in Texas right now, so it'll still be a few hours before it turns midnight here, but...

Happy new year, everyone!

I hope you all have a very good 2018!
Engine Development / Re: miniSphere 5.1.0
@Radnen If you feel like it, you could join the Discord chat while experimenting with the new API. Really helps to leave feedback on it especially when you find a bug, or you'll get a quick response on how something works. :)
Engine Development / Re: miniSphere 5.0.1
Looks pretty good to me, and generic enough to Just Work on both platforms.