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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:20 pm 
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Does anyone think I should increase the # of metatiles? Currently my code can use up to 51 (5 bytes each). But with a slight modification, that could be 102.

In my mind (before) you could swap metatile definitions for each type of level. I thought 51 should be enough.

Just wondering what other people think.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:28 pm 
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Since it's a tutorial for learning about the nes, yes, it should be fine. Once the user know enough to do things on their own, they can update the code and add those extra metatile they are missing. It should be part of the learning process anyway, to extend to make it work the way you want :)


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Most of my games use 16 or 32 as per "section", I think it's more than enough.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:08 am 
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Banshaku wrote:
Since it's a tutorial for learning about the nes, yes, it should be fine. Once the user know enough to do things on their own, they can update the code and add those extra metatile they are missing. It should be part of the learning process anyway, to extend to make it work the way you want :)


Agreed. It's a tutorial, not an all-purpose framework. Arbitrary limitations are fine. People following your tutorials are eventually going to have to learn to do things themselves.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:38 am 
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True. Just trying to anticipate "how do I expand your code to do X" questions.

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