Outstanding dosbox performance on custom built dosbox with optimisations for Pyra.

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  1. Silent-Hunter

    Silent-Hunter Hardcore Member

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    Sadly when emulating stuff like that you MIGHT have to use a cracked version with the security stuff removed, it's always hardware dependant.
     
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    xnopasaranx Superbad!

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    yay! I am excited for lba2, fallout and kknd! Could you try any of these please? Wing Commander Privateer, Bleifuss Fun (apparently called Ignition in the US) and destruction derby? cheers!
     
  4. ptitSeb

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    So I compiled a fresh and vanilla version of Dosbox, using (mostly) @Wally's parameters.


    And here is screamer running on the Pandora (Low res mode, default everything for Dosbox, not ompadss accelerated).


    screamer_pandora.mp4


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    It is running quite well on the Pandora in fact. I need to had a few hack, to make DPad working with ompadss, plus I have a crash everytime I quit dosbox, but it seems it handled DOS4GW games much better then what I remember.
     
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  5. Wally

    Wally I am a banana! Staff Member

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    404 Ptitseb :(
     
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    Yeah I know, I clicked "Submit Reply" too fast, it's not finished uploading yet... (still 15min or something)
     
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  9. Wally

    Wally I am a banana! Staff Member

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    More videos, unfortunately no sound yet (I'd rather not share with the world the sound of clattering keys). I will have my Elgato game capture device working at some point this weekend with sound.. hopefully if my Analogue audio method works.



    Demonstrated in order:


    Crusader - No Regret


    Redneck Rampage


    Jedi Knight Dark Forces II


    I did have a TIE Fighter video too but yeah it was pretty crappy.


    Enjoy https://www.dropbox.com/s/qahc6veedm02gwd/moregames.m4v?dl=0
     
  10. LTStone

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    So does this mean we have a faster version of dosbox for the Pandora?
     
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    that would be awesome - why is your build much better than the ones we have though ? 
     
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    I saw the video of PtitSeb, it's better than before on Pandora but still the FPS is a little too low to be perfectly playable. But still a great improvement vs the slideshow it used to be :p
     
  13. Wally

    Wally I am a banana! Staff Member

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    ARM Performance improvements likely. :)  SVN source is updated quite often.
     
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    Yes, but I still have to work on that version, package it (find a gui). That will take some time.

    I guess they (the dosbox maintener) improved the 32bit mode support, and especialy the DOS4GW extender.

    This is without omapdss for the rendering. I have some work to make it run (dpad and ABXY button are not detected without hack, but I should have a diff for that somewhere), but it may add the few missing fps to make it perfect. I did finish first on my test run, so it's getting good anyway :)
     
  15. LTStone

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    This is great news as Fallout is sooooo close to being playable for me and maybe this update will do that :)
     
  16. ekianjo

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    by the way where can one find the DOS version of Fallout ? Is it available anywhere?
     
  17. LTStone

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    I have it from an old interplay compilation from years ago..
     
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    Yay! Thanks for the update PtitSeb! That's even more stuff I can play on the Pandora and even less need for a Pyra ;)
     
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    My browser keep downloading something huge from the second page of this thread that halves my download speed, and I can't find what it is
     
  20. WizardStan

    WizardStan Mega GP Mania

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    Could be prefetching the mp4 files.


    Not sue what browser you have but if you bring up the debug window (usually F12) there should be a "Network" tab that lists everything it's downloading.
     

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