Re: [stella] Delurking...questioning

Subject: Re: [stella] Delurking...questioning
From: "Thomas Jentzsch" <tjentzsch@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 13:44:09 +0200
Andrew Wallace wrote:
> Hi there,


> A few weeks I decided to write a 2600 game (when I discovered that a
> convenient assembler and emulator was available).

Good luck :)

> Why am I doing it? - not quite sure yet, but it is the most fun I have had
> programming for quite a while. Even the easy things are are a challenge.

That's exactly the right attitude!

> Which is the most accurate emulator available? Currently I am doing most of
> my
> testing with Stella running under Windows 2000.

Definitely z26, best emulation by far! I've done all my developement (Thrust, Jammed, ...) with this emulator and needed only some very final testing and fine tuning on a real 2600.
But under W2k, z26 is working very slow. You should use a more DOS-friendly Windows (9x, ME) for this.

Have fun!
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