Re: [stella] Supercharger CD

Subject: Re: [stella] Supercharger CD
From: Piero Cavina <p.cavina@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 1999 15:00:23 +0100
At 8:37 -0500 9-01-1999, bwmott@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

>> One thing that is missing from any 2600 emulator, is a record/playback
>> feature like the one that is present in MAME. Think about what could be
>> done... a complete walktrough of Indiana Jones, or Adventure could be
>> recorded, and saved to file for others to see..
>So does it record the user's controller state or does it create something
>like an AVI file?

It records the user's controller state. The files it produces aren't very big.

>  If it records controller state how does it work with
>games that contain random elements?

Well, I think that there isn't anything really random in an emulator. It's
a deterministic system, the  random number generators are based on a seed
that is always the same when you boot the emulator.


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