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Halloween Novelty (OTR) - The Thing On The Fourble Board

icon The Thing On The Fourble Board is an Old Time Radio program from 1948, to replicate listening to a Radio show back in the old days this release does not display graphics during playback, there is also no need for any interaction with the controller - simply boot the CD, turn out the lights and step back in time.

The download contains a CD Image featuring the OTR broadcast The Thing On The Fourble Board along with Hello-Ogg by Thorsten Titze.

Radio Show Overview

A couple of roughnecks are working as the drilling crew on an oil field, the search for oil means taking samples from miles below the ground. The core samples normally contain multiple layers of rock and soil that are millions of years old, but sometimes other 'things' are found.

The Thing On The Fourble Board

Radio Show General Information

The Thing On The Fourble Board was episode number 60 of the Quiet Please radio show broadcasted by MBS (Mutual Broadcasting System), the original air date for this episode was August 9th 1948. The Thing On The Fourble Board was Written and Directed by Wyllis Cooper, the Music was performed by Albert Buhrman, the Sound Effects were created by Albert April.

Radio Show Cast of Characters

  • Porky - Ernest Chappell
  • Billy - Daniel Sutter
  • Ted - Pat O'Malley
  • The 'Thing' - Cecil Roy

Hello-Ogg

The Dreamcast homebrew test application Hello-Ogg was created by Thorsten Titze and included as an example along with the Ogg Vorbis Decoder Library (also by Thorsten Titze) distributed with KallistiOS. This release features the application edited to play an OGG-Vorbis file directly from the CD, the application is also edited to exclude ALL the original on screen text.

NOTE: the Hello-Ogg Vorbis example has two controller functions, pressing Y will restart the audio, pressing Start will quit the program (Dreamcast reboot required).

Credits

  • Hello-Ogg, SndOggVorbis Library for KOS: Thorsten Titze
  • LibOgg and LibVorbis: Xiph.org
  • KallistiOS: Cryptic Allusion Game Dev
  • CD Image presented by: The DCEvolution Team

Site Links

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