Re: [stella] 2600/5200/7800 Programming Tutorial

Subject: Re: [stella] 2600/5200/7800 Programming Tutorial
From: Rob <kudla@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 22:21:01 -0500
At 09:54 PM 10/30/00 -0500, Tempest wrote:
>I've scanned the Stella archives, but I can't seem to find a simple "hello
>world" program that is heavily commented.  The code snippets are commented,
>but there is no explanation as to why they're doing each step.  Can anyone
>help me out, or at least point me in the right direction?

Ironically, displaying "Hello World" onscreen would require some fairly
sophisticated programming no matter how you do it ;)  (well, I suppose you
could do it with the playfield without a sophisticated kernel, but then it
would be Hello Hello World World...)

Nick Bensema's playfield tutorial is where you need to start.  Well, and of
course you need DASM to build your binfiles for testing in an emulator or
the Supercharger.  Get thee to for a
good start, and look for his tutorial at .  After that it's all zen ;)


kudla@xxxxxxxxx ... ... Rob

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