Re: [stella] Give me one more cycle

Subject: Re: [stella] Give me one more cycle
From: Manuel Rotschkar <cybergoth@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 08:06:55 +0100
Hi there!

> The last one was the use of an illegal opcode: ATX, 
> wich saved me 2 cycles.

Oh, I just had to use LAX for the latest Seawolf kernel 
as well. :-)

>Questions must be made: Do you thing speed is too high?
>Does the islands shape suck?

I think it looks still very impressive. The speed seems 
ok, but one can better judge once it's getting playable.

> I downloaded DASM Version 2.20.07 from Andrew's site, 
> why doesn't support illegal opcodes? (I tried ATX, 
> DOP, TOP but in the end had to use the 
> .byte #$XX syntax)

Oh, it does I think. Maybe the names/syntax is just 
different? I don't know about ATX and TOP, but I think 
it accepts "NOP 0" for DOP. I'm also using LAX and it 

As for your missing cycle: 

...if you'd post the source... :-)

BTW: Are you per chance reading that portuguese 2600 
Yahoo group? What's going on there? Any cool projects? 


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