Re: [stella] Linking 2600 consoles?

Subject: Re: [stella] Linking 2600 consoles?
From: Glenn Saunders <krishna@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 09:22:04 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 11 Apr 1997, Songbird wrote:
> Just curious if we could ever have a networked 2600 game... :-)

If the 2600 joystick ports are anything like the 8-bit Atari ports, I
don't think they could support data rates much higher than 1200 baud
(maybe less since the clock speed and CPU availability is lower on the
2600).  This probably wouldn't be fast enough to support a networked game. 

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