Re: [stella] Pitfall! LFSR

Subject: Re: [stella] Pitfall! LFSR
From: "Thomas Jentzsch" <tjentzsch@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 10:41:28 +0200
Glenn wrote:
> >I'm currently disassembling Pitfall! and found
> >something (i think) quite interesting:
> >The game uses a one byte (what I'd call) bidirectional
> >LFSR for random scene generation.
> David Crane talks about this a lot in Stella at 20.
> I'm surprised more people on the list haven't ordered the video, but it is 
> NTSC-only so I can understand anyone in europe not getting one.

As I'm just finishing the Pitfall! disassembling, I would like to know, if David has a name for that special LFSR.

Have fun!
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