Re: [stella] New guy / my game

Subject: Re: [stella] New guy / my game
From: KirkIsrael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: 7 Sep 2004 17:50:49 -0000
> Okay, well, since you're the second person who's asked....I'm still 
> working out some of the game design, but the game is tentatively called 
> "Bell the Cat"....if you aren't familiar with the fable, look up "Aesop" 
> and "bell the cat" on Google. =)

Heh...we used to own "Miss Belle".  Who was a cat.

(It was short for "MISSing invisiBELL"....she disappeared for 
a few days when we first got her.)

> P.S. How do most people move images into their code? I've been 
> blistering my eyeballs copying pixel-by-pixel from Photoshop (the 
> adjustable pixel aspect ratio in 8.0 really helps do mock-ups!) into a 
> text editor, and then writing Perl scripts to manipulate them as needed 
> (interlacing/deinterlacing data, doing binary math, etc). I suppose I 
> could use perl-fu with GIMP...

I don't know if you'll find it too primitive to meet your needs, 
but I got some work done with my Javascript based tool "PlayerPal":
There's also a Playfield version:

(Both of these are linked of my 2600 page, )

Weird.  I can feel my blood getting heated to restoke up 
some 2600 programming efforts...there's so many other things
in my life I should look into doing first though...

PROCRASTINATION "Hard work often pays off after time, but laziness 
                   always pays off now." --Demotivators,

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