Projects of the Month: February 2021
Published by TheLastMillennial 1 month, 1 week ago (2021-12-14T03:36:19+00:00) | Discuss this article

Hello everyone! I know it's been nearly a year since the last PotM, but we haven't given up on them yet! Without further ado, lets get right into the projects:
  • A Cemetech/Texas Instruments manga!: Wavejumper3 is brainstorming some ideas for a manga! Feel free to share your ideas.
  • Banchor: Legend of the Hellspawn (TI-84+CE): JamesV is updating a port of his awesome game Banchor to full color! here's a taste of some of the new version!

  • Cesium: MateoConLechuga has released a highly anticipated update to the shell Cesium! It now supports Dutch, OS 5.6.1, but most excitingly, USB support! If you have a USB formatted in FAT32 you can now run programs off of it!
  • CEyboard: Turn your TI-84 Plus CE into an external keyboard!: TheLastMillennial updated his calculator to keyboard tool to more accurately emulate how the TI-84 Plus CE handles the [2nd] and [alpha] keys. Go ahead and try out the tool if you need to input some math equations or turn your calculator into a numpad!
  • Day of Week Calculate tool for the TI-84 Plus CE: Privacy_Dragon just ported his day of the week calculator to the TI-Nspire! It's made to be accurate for any year including November 22, 1200! (That was a Wednesday)

  • Dragonbot, a discord bot I am making: Privacy_Dragon has finished his discord chat bot which can react and respond to dozens of scenarios! It can be added to any Discord server so go ahead and try it out!
  • Flip Frog [C]: Alvajoy123 is creating a new game where you get to care for a cute pet frog! Despite being early in development, there's already some fantastic sprites and animations for you to take a look at. Go show your support in the thread!

  • gfx3 : A sprite stacking library [C]: Currently, programs which overlay sprites on top of other sprites to give the impression of a 3D world need to implement the stacking from scratch. However, with Alvajoy123's library, all the hard work would be done for you! He's already got some great progress shown in the thread.

  • HASHLIB - Cryptography Library for the CE: Need to ensure that some data for your program isn't tampered with? ACagliano has you covered with a variety of hashes and checksum functions. Check it out for all your cryptography needs!
  • HD Picture Viewer [C] [TI-84 Plus CE]: TheLastMillennial released a quick update for his image-to-calculator converter which upgrades it from a 32 bit to a 64 bit application to ensure compatibility with Mac. If you've been having issues running the application, this update should fix it!
  • Homescreen Hook - SI Prefix Appending tool: Even with Engineering mode enabled, remembering what exponent means kilo or nano is unnecessary and can suffer from human error. Iambian has created a fantastic tool which will add the correct prefix to all your results directly on the home screen!

  • Jetpack Joyride for the TI-84 Plus CE: King Dub Dub has continued working on his amazing port of Jetpack Joyride! Death is now a punishment if you hit an obsticle, and there's even a compiled pre-release you can try yourself!

  • Mario Kart CE - TI-84+CE Mode7 test (previously CSE): tr1p1ea released a small update which fixes his port of the pseudo-3D game Mario Kart. The game will now run correctly on all hardware revisions of the TI-84 Plus CE.
  • Scrabble Cheat Program - Android/Computer Programming: User Cheeze is creating a program to cheeze the game of Scrabble! If you don't like playing by the rules, go give your ideas for features to implement.
  • Sonic TI-Blast for the TI-83+/TI-84+/TI-84+ CE: Oxiti8 is continuing development on his Sonic 3D Blast inspired game! He's now working on some art and an exciting showdown to wrap up the game!

  • Terminal CE: After a bit of a break, commandblockguy has dumped a ton of new updates for his VT100 emulator! Once you connect the program to your computer, it can utilize the computer's terminal. Some of the best updates are the significantly faster scrolling method and a hardware cursor inverting the contents it's displayed over!
  • TI 84 + CE Battle Royale (TIBR) Thread: QuillPlayzYT is developing a new battle royal game in C! They need some support and ideas from the community so check it out if you have ideas!
  • TI-Command Line : Ever wanted advanced control over your TI-84 Plus through a terminal? BioHazard has created a cool program with Celtic III which can install, remove, and update programs; manage a stopwatch; and check the battery level among many other useful features!

  • UNO for the TI-84+ CE: ACagliano has made swift progress porting the popular card game Uno to the TI-84 Plus CE. It's already nearly done with most of the rules implemented! Check out the thread for a demo you can try out!
  • VAPOR - CE Online Gaming and Software Hosting Platform: Ever wanted to create an online multiplayer TI-84 Plus CE but didn't have the hardware to set up a server? ACagliano has made an incredible project which will allow online communication for calculator programs
  • VoxelRay - Blocky voxel raymarcher for the TI-84+CE: mid is creating an awesome 3D voxel program! This means you can explore a 40 voxel cubed world even with terrain!

  • VYSION CE: the ultimate CE shell: epsilon5 is hard at work creating the next version of his Windows-like shell, Vysion. This month he has been developing the library which will handle GUI elements and it's looking really good!

  • X-Wing 2.1 - Revival: Oxiti8 has made tons of updates to his 3D Start Wars game for the TI-83 Plus. You can now fly the ARC-170 Starfigher and the TIE fighter with new difficulty levels! Lots of other work has been done so go check it out!

  • Xlibc Color Picker: It's not always easy figuring out the right color for a sprite especially since calculator screens are not color accurate. Now worries! RoccoLox Programs has created a color picker that works directly from any browser!
  • [TI84PCE] DuckHunt Development [C]: Alvajoy123 is working on an awesome port of the classic Duck Hunt game by Nintendo. He has made fantastic progress implementing the game mechanics so far and has especially nailed the sprite design!


There were a ton of fantastic projects released this month. Remember to vote for your favorite in the poll!
Note: CEyboard is included in this poll since it was mistakenly omitted in January

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