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TITLE

  Frodo

VERSION

  2.2

AUTHOR

  Christian Bauer

  EMail: bauec002@goofy.zdv.uni-mainz.de
  SMail: Christian Bauer, Max-Planck-Str.60, 55124 Mainz, Germany

DESCRIPTION

Frodo is a multitasking freeware C64 emulator for the Amiga and DraCo.

This emulator focuses on the exact reproduction of special graphical
effects possible on the 64, and has therefore relatively high system
requirements.  Using a 68060-50 and a CyberVision card gives about 140-160%
of the original C64 speed in standard text mode in the emulation's most
precise mode and about 700% in its fastest mode.

Using a line-based VIC model, Frodo is capable of running most games and
demos correctly, even those with FLI, FLD, DYCP, open top/bottom borders,
multiplexed sprites etc.  A single-cycle version of the emulator, "Frodo
SC", is included that runs even those programs that fail on the line-based
emulation.

A graphics card (any one whose modes are selectable with a screenmode
requester will do) is strongly recommended for faster display as the
emulator's routines have been designed for a chunky display memory.

Some small demo programs and the full source code in C and assembly
language are included in the archive.

Changes from V2.1:
 - OtherIEC gadget disabled on DraCo
 - Overscan type can be set again
 - D64 rouines read 1 byte too much from files, causing trouble with
   some decrunchers
 - $d41c returns random values
 - TOD clocks wrap around at 11:59:59.9
 - SID registers are reloaded when changing the SID emulation type

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

OS2.1 and a 68020 (or better) are required, as well as copies of the
original C64 ROMs, which are not included.

AVAILABILITY

  Aminet sites: /misc/emu/Frodo.lha
  Next Generation BBS, Germany
    Port 1: +49-261-805012  (Zyx19.2/ISDN)
    Port 2: +49-261-84280   (V.FC)

STATUS

Freeware

DISTRIBUTABILITY

Freely distributable