RE: [stella] Star Fire - Return of the Starfield ?!?

Subject: RE: [stella] Star Fire - Return of the Starfield ?!?
From: "Albert Yarusso - AtariAge" <albert@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2002 14:30:47 -0500
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-stella@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-stella@xxxxxxxxxxx]On
> Behalf Of Paul Slocum
> I know it's kind of an established standard in vintage video
> games to have
> stars flying towards you, but it's not very realistic.  The stars should
> really be stationary and just pan in different directions when you steer
> the ship.  I don't know if this would help much or even if you'd want to
> stray from the standard "flying starfield", but it's an idea.  ;o)

They're not *really* stars, but just a projection by the computer onto your
viewscreen to give you a visual indicator of your ship's relative velocity.

Albert Yarusso - albert@xxxxxxxxxxxx -
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