Thread: Amiga Vs ST
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Old 27 October 2013, 03:27   #386
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Originally Posted by lilalurl View Post
I wonder if the ST version uses only a panel at the bottom (compared to the Amiga which uses partially a HUD display, for the score and lives number) for technical reasons, such as the inability to use "transparency" (not sure if that is the correct word here) without a major performance impact.
That's part of it. Also notice how much of the scrollable area is missing in the ST version. The large bar at the bottom means fewer lines to scroll. There's also a large black area at the top of the screen for the same reason.
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