Re: [stella] 18 extra lives

Subject: Re: [stella] 18 extra lives
From: Chris Wilkson <ecwilkso@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 17:24:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 31 Aug 1998, Eckhard Stolberg wrote:

> I couldn't resist and have turned the 18 sprites demo into
> an 18 extra lives demo. On a real VCS this demo displays 18 
> sprites, which can be turned on and off with the joystick.

Pretty cool.

> Both emulators have their difficulties with this demo.
> PCAE does the spacing wrong, so that the hiding doesn't work

Hmm.  Stella also does some weird spacing stuff, but only for the first
few sprites (from the left).

> Also my real VCS seems to do a humming noise, that gets louder
> the more sprites are displayed. The emulators don't do that. :-)

Gotta love that RF interference!  You should try doing more/less lines,
and see if you can get different tonal qualities! :P


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