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Wednesday, April 04, 2012


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Gary J. Bivin

0x10c is hexadecimal 10c, or decimal 76. I'd pronounce it as 10-C, or oh-X-one-oh-C.

Or maybe just "76" if you want to be annoyingly correct.


Technically it's "sixteen to the power of twelve", but I'd call it "zero-ex-ten-cee".


It's 0x10 (16) to the power of 0xC (12). It's the year the game takes place in.


This should be fun. Eve Online without Goon Squads?

The problem with Eve and the board game Belter that helped inspire it is the "sit around and make money" part got increasingly hard for newcomers. And mining rocks to make money could get verrrrrrry boring.

Still, I like SF and space games, so I'll have to get into this one early. I also like the idea that your ship can do some things when you are offline. That was part of the fun of BBS games back in the day...it was always better when you logged on, but you could skip a few days with everything on autopilot.

Hamlet Au

I'm liking "10c" as a nice abbreviation, pronounced "ten see".

Adeon Writer

The C is a subscript, 0x designates the number is written in hexidecimal. So the 10 is actually a 16, raised to the C, which is 12.

So the title written in decimal is 16^12.

Which is 281474976710646, the year the game takes place. :)

But as for how to say it, but is preferring to watch people try to make sence of it for a bit or two.

Adeon Writer

The geeky title is also no doubt foreshadowing to the programing crowd it is intended to attract, :)

Arcadia Codesmith

The DCPU-16 specs are posted on the site now.

That is some seriously hardcore old-school geekiness. I'm already salivating.

Metacam Oh

Zerox 10c. Sounds awesome, Notch is the man.

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