[stella] Emulator features (was Qb/Demo)

Subject: [stella] Emulator features (was Qb/Demo)
From: "Thomas Jentzsch" <tjentzsch@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 12:46:55 +0100
Manuel Polik wrote:
> Talking about BIG moving objects, most impressive thing I've seen so far
> is 'Dolphin'. How on earth did they do that?!? These two very big, even
> animated sprites + that object in the water in the same scanline without
> any flicker... 
> I bet, both the dolphin & the kraken(?) are made of one sprite + one
> missile, but just think how much work they must've spent to make it look
> that great! I think they even horizontally move & change the # (&size)
> of missile copies in every line for both objects!! 
> Absolutely pushing the VCS to it's limits and even beyond :-)

Hey, that would give a great extra feature in the emulators (Eckhard? ;-), if you could select which objects (player, missiles, ball, playfield-registers etc.) should be displayed or not
That would help analysing existing games very much. Shouldn't be very difficult to implement this.
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