Re: [stella] Displaying Scores

Subject: Re: [stella] Displaying Scores
From: Dennis Debro <ddebro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 11:38:03 -0400
Hi Brian,

> Hi, I'm not big on programming the VCS, but I do program in other assembly 
> languages. I am working on a game right now, and I am interested in how 2600 
> programmers display the player's score. If someone coud give me a small 
> routine or something like that, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Typically you use a 6 digit display which is made of the player registers GRP0 and GRP1. Instead of me going through the whole discussion again read these threads:

Also you could use the playfield graphics to display the score. You can look at the Combat source for an example of that. It can be found here

Take care,

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