Re: [stella] Ho ho ho #2 (horizontal scrolling playfield thing)

Subject: Re: [stella] Ho ho ho #2 (horizontal scrolling playfield thing)
From: Piero Cavina <p.cavina@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 11:26:19 +0100
At 22.12 28/12/99 -0500, Rob wrote:

>At 01:45 PM 12/27/99 -0800, Glenn Saunders wrote:
>>How many provide full scrolling both vertically and horizontally in the 
>>same kernal?  I'm talking about scrolling with playfield graphics in tow, 
>>not just sprites acting as background ala Stargate.
>The only ones I can think of that does it in 8 directions are Time Pilot,
>which I bet does it more or less the same way I'm doing it in the next
>version of this playfield thing (but I haven't looked at its code) and
>Mountain King, my favorite 2600 game, which doesn't do it especially
>smoothly but it is asymmetrical.

The recent Thrust demo does a very good 2d scrolling. I hope it's not
abandoned yet.


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