Plasma - An Atari 2600 VCS Demo
Release: Nordlicht 2016, 7th place in Gravedigger compo.
- code and all the rest
This demo contains just one effect with 256 variations, like the early VCS
games also has quite a couple of variations. It was coded to test production
of a cartridge on
Valuable lesson learned: the old style cartridge label look better than the
new style (silver) ones. Controls are:
- Left difficulty switch: 50/60 Hz
- Right difficulty switch: PAL/NTSC color palette
- Color/BW switch: enable/disable sound
- Select button or left joystick up/down: select high nibble (effect type)
- Start button or left joystick left/right: select low nibble (seed type)
- Left joystick fire button: automated effect and seed type switch
- Right joystick fire button: easter egg (showing only on effect type 0)
Note: This demo is SuperCharger compatible.