Subject: Re: [stella] Controller issues|
From: Glenn Saunders <krishna@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 1998 21:03:26 -0700 (PDT)
On Sat, 11 Apr 1998, PatMan wrote: > > On a somewhat-related note -- does anyone know the pinouts for the > Keyboard Controller? I assume they must be wired to the joystick > pins in some combination.... The way the keyboard controller is read seems very time consuming. Just look at Star Raiders for an example of the delay involved between pressing a key and seeing the results. That alone would invalidate its usage in action games of this sort, but even more importantly it takes up an entire controller port which would kill the ability to allow two players. If two ports were used the logical choice would be to use another joystick ala Radar Lock, Stargate, and Raiders, for the extra "buttons". -- 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!!