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In Topic: New Atari Console that Ataribox?

Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:32 PM

I'd be amazed if it was even turned into a bong.

They would gain alot more backers with a pack-in bong

In Topic: Displaying / leaving a 2600 powered on for a very long time

Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:30 AM

There is no guarantee with such old hardware and id say the 2600 would crap out before the CRT. I had wrote a very simple "screensaver" for kicks that actually kinda stresses the hardware. It's not overly intensive however it's always calculating and turning playfield pixels on and off every 60 frames. Was basically a novelty project


Attached File  screensaver.bin   32KB   10 downloads


Attached File  scree.png   17.99KB   3 downloads

In Topic: batari Basic Extension for Visual Studio Code

Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:01 AM

Yeah a one stop shop for 2600 and 7800 development will definitely bridge the gap for 7800 developing. A familiar environment when learning something new is always welcome.

In Topic: Difficulty A/B...

Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:26 PM

As Nukey Shay said it depends on how the game was programed. If the switch condition is outside the main game loop then the switches will do nothing until reset ect.

In Topic: "Endless" games?

Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:17 AM

Robot Tank = The war is endless

Reactor = Gotta maintain that core