Re: [stella] What would you do with more RAM?

Subject: Re: [stella] What would you do with more RAM?
From: "Fabrizio Zavagli" <rasty@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 11:02:23 +0200

Andrew wrote:

>To modify the vertical position of a player requries you to 'draw' the
player shape in the correct spot in the strip of RAM - but, and here's the
beautiful bit, to actually draw the player in the kernel it's just...

>    lda P0strip,y
>    sta GRP0

>That's just, what, 8 cycles per player

Eheh that's nice..!
We still would need to put quite some time into clearing the sprites' ram
and then drawing on it, but that's not kernel time so it's still fine!

Anyway I believe that most will think of RPGs when thinking of extra ram :)
(that's including myself of course!)


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