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by supersonic4336
Fri May 22, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: NESemdev
Topic: Can different pattern table sections be referenced in a nametable tile?
Replies: 4
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Re: Can different pattern table sections be referenced in a nametable tile?

On looking back at the nametable wiki page I'm realizing I was so focused on the algorithm the PPU uses I'd convinced myself that each scanline was the next vertical index into the nametable, and could be prepopulated to do that kind of shenanigan. ie) the nametable "height" was was 240, rather than...
by supersonic4336
Fri May 22, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: NESemdev
Topic: Can different pattern table sections be referenced in a nametable tile?
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Can different pattern table sections be referenced in a nametable tile?

Hi Everyone, just joined today and started on the NES Emulation journey. I've managed to get through the CPU and part of the PPU from the awesome info on the wiki, still in the PPU stage when a thought occurred to me. Since the nametable is just a series of indexes into the pattern table is it possi...