+stephena Posted June 23, 2018 Share Posted June 23, 2018 There are also potential issues with Genesis controllers, in that Stella needs to 'know' that a Genesis is plugged in. So if a ROM has been programmed to work with such a controller, there needs to be a ROM properties entry telling it to treat the input as 'Genesis' input, and not something else. Also, related to this, we've recently fixed Genesis autodetection issues with some sample ROMs, and found out that it's unclear why a Genesis controller actually works on a real Atari console That is, the pinouts are such that the power to the Genesis controller isn't even connected to the same pin that powers a 2600 joystick! This leads me to another rant, in that everyone seems to think that an FPGA is the end-all solution to perfect emulation. I'm willing to bet that some of the esoteric things (such as this) that happen on a real console wouldn't necessarily work on an FPGA anyway. 5 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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