Subject: Re: [stella] Double-ended carts?|
From: Nick S Bensema <nickb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 1998 00:23:05 -0700 (MST)
> It would cost over twice as much if you used the same production > techniques as the other new carts, like Okie Dokie. Why? Because you > would have to scrap double-enders and they are worth more to most > collectors than your average extra pac-man and berzerk. If you were to > work out a way to use common carts and "connect" them into a double-ender, > the price would still be slightly more than twice the price of a single > cart. I much prefer the idea of a 4-in-1 or an 8-in-1 with a 2 or 3 > switch dip. Over that I prefer a menu-driven cart! :) Yes, but if you made your own circuit boards, and molded your own carts, you could sell two games for not much more, if any more, than a single game. In theory, you could attach both ends to just one 8K chip to make two 4K games. How much of this is practical, I don't know. -- Archives (includes files) at http://www.biglist.com/lists/stella/archives/ Unsub & more at http://www.biglist.com/lists/stella/stella.html Don't post pirate BINs to Stellalist. Be a programmer, not a pirate. Write the best game, win framed autographs of famous Atari alumni!!