Your Retina, Atari and You, Part I

Bro! Don't!

or: How to connect my Atari ST to a modern Monitor and other fun activities

We all know that situation: your new(ish), shiny(ish) Atari ST just arrived - but apparently there‘s no way to get this thing to display a picture anywhere. No HDMI port, no DVI port, no VGA - heck, what where those Atari guys even thinking?

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Porting Ilmenit's Mona to the Atari ST

Yes, some image degradation happened over the centuries. What can one do

Ever since I saw Ilmenit’s fantiastic, highly artistic intro Mona I have been entertaining the thought of making an Atari ST port. Here’s how it came into existence.

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GGN

Blaster sprites, Advanced

Pew-pew-pew-pew-Blast!

Update on emulator issue, Oct 31st, 2018

Atari legend Nicolas Pomarède points out that it doesn’t really make sense to combine the NFSR and FXSR bits the way I do. And he’s right!

My mistake was relying on emulators while writing this, and using the NFSR and FXSR bits this way was the only way I could make it work. So…

Wanted!

Someone to figure out what is going wrong here. Please email me your findings at per@brainfish.net - thanks in advance!


v 1.04, Oct 23rd, 2018 - There was bug in X clipping when showing fewer than the 16 rightmost pixels. It displayed fine in STEem, which is why I missed it.

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