[Coco] [Color Computer] The evolution of the Coco..
golgotha at toughguy.net
Sat Apr 23 00:27:11 EDT 2005
James Diffendaffer wrote:
>I found the HOT CoCo article with the lowercase mod.
>I got to thinking about it and by adding a larger ROM and a paging
>circuit + a register to select different character set pages you could
>scroll the characters just by writing a single byte.
>It does require creating lots of character tables and a screen to go
>This would even let you make the demo in Basic! The scroll takes
>place with a single poke! Sure it's cheating but it would work!
The problem is that in the classical Matrix-style demo, each character
falls at a different rate - so scrolling the whole text screen isn't
useful in this case
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