Re: [stella] [Stella] Help on emulators needed

Subject: Re: [stella] [Stella] Help on emulators needed
From: Chris Wilkson <cwilkson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 1998 19:12:45 -0700 (PDT)
> > There's one thing I'd like to see.  I've developed a new bankswitching
> > method which supports 128KB of ROM and 32K battery backed RAM.  But it's
> > a chicken-and-the-egg situation.  Game authors can't develop games for it
> > because emulators don't support it.  And emulator authors don't support
> > it because no games exist for it.
> > 
> > If I provide the specs, could you add this BSing mode to Stella?  It would
> > really help get the ball rolling on RAM intensive games.
> Send me the specs and I'll see what I can do.  It shouldn't be hard 
> to add expect for possible the battery backed RAM part.  I guess the
> RAM could be written out to another file.  Also if you have a 
> sample ROM that uses the BS method send it as well.

Cool.  This is exactly the way I'd do it...a separate file,
maybe with the name "<gamename>.ram"?

I'll dig up the spec tonight and send a copy your way.


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