[Coco] Banked switched roms
tlindner at ix.netcom.com
Thu Jan 29 16:05:12 EST 2004
John Collyer <johncollyer at zoominternet.net> wrote:
> Hi, more questions.
> Tandy produced cartridges that used bank switching.
> 1. Mind-Roll had two banks.
> 2. Predator had four banks.
> 3. Robocop had eight banks.
> What size cartridges where these games? 16K or 32K.
Mind-Roll: 32K ROM
Predator: 64K ROM
Robocop: 128K ROM
> How did the copy to ram programs save them on disk?
While not impossible, it has not been done. I wrote a CoCo program to
dump these ROMs thru an RS-232 pak, but that is not what you are talking
> Are any of these games available on the internet?
I have never looked.
> Looking at the Feb. 1986 Rainbow I see a article about
> the Banker. Was this a 16K cartridge? Just skimming
> the article, did this ram disk use banking like the games
I have never heard of this.
> Where can I get a complete list of any banked switched
> cartridges from?
I know of no other bank switched ROMs.
tlindner at ix.netcom.com Bright
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