EmpireAndrew wrote:With that in mind I'm not sure why we feel the need to use processor intensive compression/decompression. You'll spend more time decompressing on say an ST then you save in download time.
I'm not opposed to RLE, or even zip or ARC as long as it's in a version an Atari can decompress, but I still question the need for it tbh.
Obviously you're not downloading a flux image onto an Atari and they are nigger so compressing them is fair game.
EmpireAndrew wrote:Which format can be written to floppies for use on real hardware?
I'd vote for that one.
But the descriptions in the OP it looks like I'd be voting for "none of the above"?
bfollowell wrote:I know this is an old post, and I hate to resurrect it, but I'm a little confused. I stumbled onto the atarilegend site by accident and, while it seems to have lots of information, I don't see any downloads anywhere. However, this thread seems to imply people are sending them images, which would seem make one think they have them available for download.
Am I completely off-base with my assumption?
If not, where are these downloads? I've looked over the information pages for several games and, for the life of me, I don't see any links to images or any way to download anything.
If anyone can't point out the painfully obvious to me, I'd be most appreciative.
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