Originally Posted by FromWithin
BTW, although I built my career on it, and it sounded better than anything bar the SID at the time, the Paula chip is a bit crap really. 8-bit, four sample channels, and that's it. No filters or anything. Full marks to people like Jochen Hippel and Rhino (TeamHoi) for writing players with generated synth sounds in (not "chip" sounds).
It makes you wonder what the sound chip would have been like if the guys who went on to make the ensoniq synth company had stuck around....something like the apple IIGS sound chip maybe??