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by Crazyace
Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Chat forum [ENG]
Topic: What could Atari have done better with the ST?
Replies: 167
Views: 50395

Re: What could Atari have done better with the ST?

With a main pallette of 512 colours, and 16 colour entries a 256 colour mode where 4 bits are pallette, and 4 bits replace lower bits of RGB (1:2:1) would allow a selectable 256 from 512 without much extra silicon. With an 8MHZ 68000 it would only take all memory b/w during the active 320x200 area -...
by Crazyace
Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Chat forum [ENG]
Topic: What could Atari have done better with the ST?
Replies: 167
Views: 50395

Re: What could Atari have done better with the ST?

My 2cents... Chunky modes - also 256 colour chunky ( like the archimedes mode, with 16 pallette combined with fixed colours ) Faster 68000 - 10Mhz or 12Mhz if possible. Writeable screen address registers Writeable screen display start/end and display enable to allow fine scrolling and wider displays...

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