Re: [stella] copy protect idea

Subject: Re: [stella] copy protect idea
From: Mark De Smet <de-smet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 21:33:07 -0600 (CST)
> For now, you could also just use a different bankswitching algorithm
> (e.g. Parker, TigerVision), because nobody seems to be able to make
> boards for copies of Lord of the Rings.

Simpler yet, just make up your own bank switching, and implement it in a
programmable logic device.  This way anyone who takes the cart apart
cannot figure out what logic is implemented.  A potential dumper would
have to download the direct 4k, then dissasemble to figure out.  I am
skeptical that anyone would go to this much work, especially as it would
be a heck of a lot of work to re-write to use a different bankswitch
method to be able to run on an emulator anyway.

I guess I missed it, but why are we on this thread anyway?  I have never
found the binaries of a home-brew game anyway.(games that were only
released in cart form).  For instance merlins walls.  I think everyone who
purchases a home brew respects the author enought not to download and


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