[Coco] Pac Man V 0.53 - Give it a try, if you want

Ron Klein ron at kdomain.org
Wed Mar 8 20:16:52 EST 2017

Hi Glen,

i just tried it out in MAME for quick looksee.  Very nice!  It looks great
and played it for a bit.  I like to follow your progress on this.  Thanks
for sharing it!


On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 6:25 PM, Glen Hewlett <glen.hewlett at sympatico.ca>

> Hi fellow CoCo nuts,
> I’ve spent the last three months transcoding Pac Man to the CoCo3 and I’m
> at the point where I have to modify a lot of the video code from copying
> the Pac Man hardware to direct CoCo 3 hardware which will give it a speed
> boost.  As of now it runs at about 1/2 to 1/3rd the speed of the original
> Pac Man arcade machine.  The cutscenes need to be fixed and there is no
> sound.  But I think most CoCo owners will get a kick out of seeing Pac Man
> running on there CoCo 3’s.  I’ve included the source code which will I will
> be changing a lot soon (explained in the link below), so I figured this is
> a good point to share the code as it’s a good example of how the arcade
> machines in the ’80 worked.
> Feel free to read more about it and how to get it running on your 512k
> CoCo 3 at the link below:
> https://nowhereman999.wordpress.com/2017/03/08/zilog-z80-to-motorola-6809-
> transcode-part-019-you-can-try-it-if-you-want/ <https://nowhereman999.
> wordpress.com/2017/03/08/zilog-z80-to-motorola-6809-
> transcode-part-019-you-can-try-it-if-you-want/>
> CoCo forever...
> Glen
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