I’m making a video player and spent an unmentionable amount of time figuring out that it’s not possible to load a WAV file directly from the console’s Data folder. It'd be great to add a mention about this in the
sampleplayer section of the Lua SDK documentation. Inside Playdate
I ended up figuring this by search for the
Wrong file type: no header error I got and stumbled on Dave’s post mentioning “we don't support WAV playback directly”.