Re: [stella] Programming Contest?

Subject: Re: [stella] Programming Contest?
From: Chris Wilkson <ecwilkso@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 02:26:02 -0400 (EDT)
On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Erik J. Eid wrote:

> Regarding including hacks in the mix, I'd be cautious about putting them
> side-by-side with original works, primarily because starting with a hack
> means a good portion of the work is done (although there is work in
> disassembling or in identifying sprites, level data, etc.), and the goal is
> different - enhancing an existing game rather than creating something new.

I'd like to see a few hacks, if for no other reason than to get more people
involved.  But maybe to enter a hack, you'd have to provide a fully commented
disassembly of the original code.  Or something.  But then it's limited again
to those who already know how to do these things.

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