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by NekoNiaow
Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Megadrive/Genesis
Topic: DMA transfer to CRAM visible however the screen is off.
Replies: 28
Views: 4570

Re: DMA transfer to CRAM visible however the screen is off.

Hey no worries, that happens to me every 10 minutes. ;)

So to get back to my original questions: did you try with more colors than just one palette? ;)
by NekoNiaow
Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Megadrive/Genesis
Topic: DMA transfer to CRAM visible however the screen is off.
Replies: 28
Views: 4570

Re: DMA transfer to CRAM visible however the screen is off.

A VDP palette has 16 colors. You can't use 56+8 colors. If you make a heap of layers than you should transfer a lot of image index data for each layer. VDP barely can transfer them for one single layer. Thanks for the answer! Ok, so If I understand you correctly this implies that your image is dyna...
by NekoNiaow
Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Megadrive/Genesis
Topic: The Video Game History Foundation: Digging for treasure in Aladdin’s source code
Replies: 5
Views: 1402

Re: The Video Game History Foundation: Digging for treasure in Aladdin’s source code

Really Cool stuff... i only have a doubt ... they keep this stuff just for them or will they share that stuff with the community? The source code of Aladdin is obviously copyrighted so if by "they keep this stuff just for them" you mean "they are respecting the copyright and avoiding a lawsuit", th...
by NekoNiaow
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Megadrive/Genesis
Topic: DMA transfer to CRAM visible however the screen is off.
Replies: 28
Views: 4570

Re: DMA transfer to CRAM visible however the screen is off.

Out of curiosity, why were you using 8 + 8 colors for the image instead of say 56 static + 8 dynamic?
Did you intend to display some sprites or a moving layer on top of the image?

Just curious. ;)
by NekoNiaow
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Announcement
Topic: Bill paid
Replies: 16
Views: 6334

Re: Bill paid

A note from a newcomer to the forum: I would be happy to pay 1 USD per year to pay for the running costs of the forum. One US dollar per year is bearable by even the poorest of us and if every registered user had to do that, this would pay way more than the needed costs, thus allowing investment in ...