Re: [stella] Jumping back to VSync

Subject: Re: [stella] Jumping back to VSync
From: Erik Eid <eeid@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 18:24:25 -0400
On Monday 29 September 2003 07:48, Dennis Debro wrote:
> Why not suppress the TIA output for a frame instead? I think that would be
> less noticable than jumping back to VSYNC. This would also give you more
> time (a full frame) to do anything you may need before starting the game.

This is a technique similar to the one I used in Euchre.  I blanked the screen 
for eight frames - plenty of time to fully shuffle the deck (it took about 
five scan lines to pick two cards to swap) - and it's not at all disruptive.

- Erik

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