Wednesday, June 15, 2005

MAME Quickies

I've submitted 2 updates to MAME in the last 3 days. The first is the much improved Space Raider. The second one hooked up the starfield generator code to Zero Hour and Red Clash. I'm still planning to write up something bigger on this - describing how it all works - but I've been too busy this week.

Sunday, June 12, 2005

Space Raider Stars - done

Just a quick note to say that I've got the graphics on Space Raider 100% correct, including the starfield behavior. I've still got a couple things to look at, but my plan is to submit a driver update tommorrow. I'll try to add some screenshots a that time as well.

Fun with FPGAs - recreating the Atari TIA, Part 1

I have been playing with recreating the Atari TIA chip as used in the original 2600 in an FPGA.  I know this has been done a few times alrea...