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Atari 2600 dev resources

Postby Vanja » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:46

Atari 2600 dev resources

Emulators


Programming



Music



Hardware
  • Harmony SD/Micro SD cartridge for the Atari 2600
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Re: Atari 2600 dev resources

Postby Andreas » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:17

Here are a couple of pictures I've found useful:

NTSC and PAL palettes:
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Description of the weird pixel layout of the three playfield registers:
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And finally a timing diagram showing at exactly which clockcycles updates need to be done the display an asymmetric playfield:
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Re: Atari 2600 dev resources

Postby Craig » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:56

Interesting stuff, thanks for sharing - I shall peruse!
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Re: Atari 2600 dev resources

Postby Roysterini » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:16

Definitely something I'd be interested in having a fiddle with some time.
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