[Coco] Is anyone using Roger's 'Jeweled' game on real CoCo hardware?
devries.bob at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 03:24:54 EDT 2010
I know that Roger and I spent considerable time on this glitch. This type of
problem occurred on my home coco3 system also, along with jittering of the
mouse pointer. I thought we'd fixed it, but it may be hardware dependant.
Regards, Bob Devries
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Blake" <random.rodder at gmail.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 11:43 AM
Subject: [Coco] Is anyone using Roger's 'Jeweled' game on real CoCo
> Hi everyone,
> I think the subject line speaks for itself. The reason I ask is I am using
> it on real hardware and have run into an issue. First, here's the hardware
> configurations I've tried:
> CoCo3 w/6809
> CoCO3 w/6309 (2 different units)
> Color Mouse
> Deluxe Joystick
> Standard Joystick
> FD-501 w/3.5" floppy
> The problem I am experiencing is that on any configuration of the listed
> hardware, there is an area of the screen where the joystick or mouse will
> not move the 'hand' icon. the area is highlighted in white in this
> When running the game in VCC (where the screenshot was taken)
> the game is flawless.
> Has anyone seen a similar problem on real hardware? Even with the glitch I
> am seeing, it's still a fun and entertaining game.
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