new Satourne on the way

hi folks,

i think there are some people who might be interested in this. today i've heard from Fabien (the author) that a release is planned. though he doesn't seem to know a specific date yet he says that maybe within the next two months there will be the next one.

let's hope for the best and wish him good luck!
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he said today that he rewrote the emu from scratch and implemented a much better 68k emulation routine. also there will be a plugin-interface which certanly will speed up things a lot what goes for development.

i just got the specs from him...
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here's the text:

> does it mean that sound really is an issue in the next release? :)

Yes! I have been able to add 68000 emulation through the use of turbo68k.

This is a good thing since before that I was obliged to patch the sound

memory access routines to be able to boot the saturn and the STV. Now I can

boot both without any problem. the difficulty for me isn't to add 68000

emulation, it's to add sound output.. I really don't know how to do this, I

have never thought about this point before.. I took a look at direct sound

but the SCSP is quite complex to my eyes.

So yes, sound is an issue for my next release.

 
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