NTRQ Used For Music Workshops

NTRQ is being used in a series of music workshops run by a Brazilian school.

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Y’all need to check out Andy Lemon (ne7) and his blog about how to put NTRQ, Pulsar or PR8 onto a real NES cartridge. Yep, that’s correct – REAL CARTRIDGE!


Massive kudos to Andy for his frankly outstanding work in making this happen

NTRQ Quest!

I thought I’d have a go at transcribing a track from Hero Quest to NTRQ.

Thought it might serve to illustrate how you might layout a whole track complete with arpeggios, duty mod, pitch slide, vibrato, auto-echo, tempo changes, different time signatures.

I don’t think I’ve done a proper song on NTRQ since it [...]

NTRQ Tools Updated (V1.2)

After I’d uploaded the ROM patcher I saw a clearer and better way to handle to patching of the NSF exporter (or more specifically, I saw a way to avoid having to patch it!) so here’s the new versions of both “NTRQ2NSF” and “DCM2NTRQ”.

One other nice improvement is you now can (have to) specify text [...]

Some news….some good news!

Wow, I didn’t realise it has been almost a month since I last posted on the blog. I have been super busy though with all manner of stuff and I seriously needed a break from NTRQ. Seriously.

Anyway, I decided to fire up the assembler at the weekend and just re-familiarise myself with NTRQ – didn’t [...]