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Post by Charles MacDonald » Thu May 05, 2011 3:02 am

An in-depth description of how to make a DRAM controller with programmable logic that supports FPM/EDO DRAM:

http://datasheets.chipdb.org/Intel/8096 ... 262801.pdf

Written for the i960, but it applies to the 68020 and any other CPU that provides indicators about sequential memory accesses to the DRAM controller.

And here's information about designing a regular DRAM controller for the 68030 using programmable logic:

http://opencollector.org/history/freeco ... roller.htm
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Post by Tanuki » Wed May 18, 2011 12:54 pm

Thanks for the link ! :D

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Post by Gravis » Sat May 21, 2011 12:49 am

awesome. i'm going to be using fourier transform for a project based on audio decomposition and this looks like a good place to learn about it. :D

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Post by Charles MacDonald » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:31 pm

How the copy protection in Spyro: YOTD was implemented:

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/3 ... at_bay.php

I wish there were more PS/PS2 developers willing to discuss their methods, it's fascinating stuff.
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Post by MooZ » Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:02 pm

Cool!

Here're documents about an older game : Ultima VI :)

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Post by Charles MacDonald » Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:43 am

This is the homepage of Ryuichi Takahashi, one of the designers of the NEC V60 CPU:

http://homepage3.nifty.com/alpha-1/index.html

He describes his time at NEC amongst other things, and has a lot of insight about microprocessor design. Almost everything is in English, though the sections are quite small.
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