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#94194 05/05/14 10:38 PM
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Could new PONG code made by DICE team in MAME bring development in consoles based in PONG for MESS in any way?

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The code in MAME is not from DICE, only a large percentage of the actual circuit layout is common between the too (think of it like roms being common between emulators).

The missing thing here is the schematics from the home pong consoles. While arcade pong was created using off the shelf parts and the schematics are available, home pong had the entire thing shrunk down into an ASIC. It would be possible to decap one and trace it out, but it would be very hard and I haven't heard of anyone doing it.

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I been waiting for the home version get added to MESS. smile


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What about the GI chips like AY-3-8500 or AY-3-8600?

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The GI chips are specifically the sort of ASIC smf was talking about.


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