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Discussion in 'Android' started by foleyjo, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. foleyjo

    foleyjo Member

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    Not much happens in the android threads so I thought I'd put up a request and see if I get any response.

    Would someone find it in there heart to make Android ports of some of the GP2X/WIZ/Caanoo emulators?
    In particular

    Picodrive - Can't find a decent Mega CD emulator on Android
    BBC - There is an Android BBC emulator but it's slow and there are very few options.
    Vectrex - Can't find anything on android = http://zx81.zx81.free.fr/serendipity/index.php?/categories/214-Vectrex
    Odyssey 2/ Philips Videopak - Again there isn't one on the android

    I'm sure Im not the only one who would love to see these
     
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  2. trooper

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    Surely it boils down to controls ?, What would be the point of having a nice selection of emulators, But be left with having to deal with atrocious, Tactile-less feedback touch screen controls ?, Which is what the majority of Android devices are based around.

    I know there are a few console based Android hand-helds with actual gaming controls, But probably not enough of them in the wild, Or owned by devs to warrant undertaking such a porting project.

    But i could be wrong.
     
  3. foleyjo

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    I don't think controls are that much of an issue. There are emulators already available which are doing well with touch screen controls and hard screen mapping.
    There is even a sega emulator available with some cd support but it's not as compatible as picodrive for the cd games.

    I agree that it is more about developers owning the devices and I'm just hoping there's someone out there trying to think of something to do.
     
  4. foleyjo

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    Good old ZX81 has been hard at work porting some of his emulators to JXDs601 so I'm no longer on the lookout for the Vectrex emulator.

    Thank You ZX


    http://zx81.zx81.free.fr/serendipity/index.php?/categories/214-Vectrex
     

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