[stella] How did Activision black out the "comb" effect?

Subject: [stella] How did Activision black out the "comb" effect?
From: "Dennis Debro" <ddebro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2002 06:53:53 -0400
Activision blacks out the "comb" effect when they reposition sprites.
How do they do that? Do they time the write of the background color to
show black on the left and then once they're pass the "black comb" start
outputting the scanline's background color? Can someone point me to an

I'm experimenting with Piero Cavina's PCMSD source and was curious.

Dennis Debro

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