Subject: Re: [stella] 2600 emu for Amiga|
From: Nick S Bensema <nickb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 13:00:25 -0700 (MST)
>On Wed, 30 Apr 1997, Piero Cavina wrote: >> Don't you have a 2600 emulator for the Amy? I've started programming for the > >If he's using an A500 I doubt it would be fast enough to run one. And >even if it's got an 040 in it the one 2600 emulator for the Amiga is buggy >and incomplete and really not well suited for the Amiga chipset. Perhaps it would be possible to write an Atari 2600 emulator for the Amiga. Perhaps, even, the creative use of copperlists could make it easier than on a PC or Mac or such things. Is it possible to tell the Amiga to display the same scanline all the way down? if so, an emulator could be made to run full-speed on a significantly fast machine. In fact, it may HAVE to if we use that approach, unless the changes are kept in some kind of cache or something. Unfortunately nobody seems up to the challenge, as I have yet to hear of an Atari 8-bit emulator for the Amiga that is not a port of the Unix C version. -- Archives available at http://www.biglist.com/lists/stella/archives/ E-mail UNSUBSCRIBE in the body to stella-request@xxxxxxxxxxx to be removed.