Re: [stella] CLD

Subject: Re: [stella] CLD
From: "nj bloodline" <njbl00dline@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 21:26:21 -0400
On Nintendo we called "frying" pulling out the joystick a bit.. that caused
some funky stuff to happen. One time on Baseball we were throwing 30MPH
balls and the computer swung and missed everytime.

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From: "Paul Slocum" <paul-slocum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <stella@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: [stella] CLD

> >>I guess this is why the Stella Programming Guide tells you to assume
> >>the Atari starts up in a completely random state.  Gotta follow the
> >>rules, Dan Oliver, where ever you are.
> >
> >Isn't that also why "frying" works?
> Well most games seem to work fine whatever the startup state of the
> registers and memory are.  My guess is that "frying" messes up the program
> counter at startup, causing the Atari to start executing code at some
> random point.
> -Paul
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