Hand-rolling a CP/M machine
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 16:10:21 CDT 2007
On 4/24/07, Warren Wolfe <wizard at voyager.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-04-24 at 12:01 -0400, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> > Ah... now we are onto something - games... are there many games for
> > CP/M that require a video card, or were most happy with whatever sort
> > of TTY-type device (ANSI codes or not) was out there?
> Video card manufacturers often produced games.
Fair enough. Any really interesting ones to recommend?
> Probably the most
> common target video card was the VDM-1 card... VDM-1 cards require
> S-100 bus, or massive hacking. That makes them, probably, outside the
> parameters of the "quickest and cheapest" setup you've set.
My SDS Z80 Starter Kit already has two S100 slots built in, so the
only expense to outfit that one is a 100-pin backplane connector.
I'll keep it in mind as an upgrade for later.
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