Re: [stella] High Scores

Subject: Re: [stella] High Scores
From: Erik Mooney <emooney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 09:13:03 -0400 (EDT)
> a) come up with a top-5 list of games that this would be best for

River Raid (#1 by far)
Missile Command
Star Raiders would be interesting...

> b) disassemble these games and find out
> 	1) how the score is encoded
> 	2) how the game selection is encoded
> 	3) how the game mode (in play or not in play) is determined.
> So we'd like to open this up to the list.
> What do you guys think?  Crank open your DISTELLAs!

I think I'm not gonna have time to do anything till the end of the week :)

Something I would suggest is to not hardcode those games into the program,
but have some sort of .INI file with the necessary data, so more games
could be added easily.  Homebrew authors could then just provide the
necessary data for their games to be included in this too.

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