[Coco] Mary's arcade game nearing release (Roger Taylor)
operator at coco3.com
Sun Jan 6 23:01:03 EST 2008
At 08:47 PM 1/6/2008, you wrote:
>Roger, when you create the 50Hz PAL version, don't forget to set the
>50Hz bit in the GIME register $FF98 (bit 3), or the programme will
>scroll madly on my CM-8 monitor.
>The above problem was a real hassle when OS9 level 2 came to
>Australia. It wasn't modified for 50Hz, and for those who had
>monitors or televisions which had no adjustment for that, it was a
>no-go. Then some idiot in Tandy came up with a patch to REL, but the
>patch didn't verify the module, so it became impossible to cobbler a
>new disk from it. Grrr.
Ok this is going to require an extra two menu lines since I want to
finalize one version of the game. How do you run other CoCo games for DOS?
I might just use 5) and 6) options in the main title screen to toggle
those modes. Anything else required besides just setting the GIME bit?
And if I'm right 50hz is slower, right? :)
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