[stella] young and stupid... :)

Subject: [stella] young and stupid... :)
From: Piero Cavina <p.cavina@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 21:45:11 +0100
>Newsgroups: alt.atari.2600
>            rec.games.video.classic
>Subject: 2600 graphics
>From: Piero Cavina <p.cavina@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Date: Mon, 01 Jul 1996 23:52:21 +0200
>Organization: NETTuno
>Can anybody explain me briefly how 2600 graphics work?
>I don't understand how anything more than "players" and "missiles" can be
>put  on the screen if there is no video RAM.
>What has the software to do in order to draw a background picture?
>I've read somewhere that the 2600 uses "serial graphics", but what does
>this mean exactly? Has any other console/computer ever used a similiar
> Piero


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