> > > Didn't know PDP-11/20 had a CPU but it's not a programable one. But I wouldn't
> > count
> > > on seeing this Galaxy Game emulated in mame anytime soon since only 1 or 2 have
> > been
> > > built and they are at the hands of the Video Game History Museum down in Southern
> > > California. The only way mame devs and dumpers will get their hands on it is to
> > > permission from the owner of the museum.
> > WTF are you smoking? I don't know what you're trying to say about the PDP-11/20 not
> > being programmable. Maybe you're getting confused about its hard-wired CPU (i.e. it
> > doesn't run microcode like some of the later ones). Lots of PDP-11/20s were built,
> > and the hardware is well-documented. Also, a full assembly source code listing for
> > Galaxy Game has been widely distributed.
> Yeah, it ultimately runs binary code like any other game in MAME. I think they
> actually loaded it with paper tape.
I believe your correct the original was loaded from a paper tape, but the PDP-11 have different forms of storage available also. There are floppy disc storage available in SimH (PDP-11 simulator)
How do emulate a paper tape other than having it binary file, a octal file or a text file?
Edited by Quantum Leaper (09/28/10 12:46 PM)