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Re: [GUIDE/INFO] for Flash Carts, Retrode, repros, and more!

by Anapan Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:31 am

That's a cool addon - I wish I had a CD32. I recently tried emulating the CD32, and I was happy to find that some community members had converted some great Amiga games into CD32-compatible images. Makes for a great addition to my arcade cab as the controls are consolidated to a standard instead of me having to remap per-game.
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Re: [GUIDE/INFO] for Flash Carts, Retrode, repros, and more!

by Jagosaurus Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:18 am

Anapan wrote:That's a cool addon - I wish I had a CD32. I recently tried emulating the CD32, and I was happy to find that some community members had converted some great Amiga games into CD32-compatible images. Makes for a great addition to my arcade cab as the controls are consolidated to a standard instead of me having to remap per-game.


That's great to hear. Has CDi emulation progressed at all in the past few years?
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Re: [GUIDE/INFO] for Flash Carts, Retrode, repros, and more!

by Anapan Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:16 pm

I was able to get some CDi games running well (with occasional crashing) using MAME's MESS core by launching the CDi bios/core to run the software package/CHD like this:
mame64 cdimono1 pacpanic
The Pac Panic CHD is located @ C:\Emulators\mame\software\pacpanic\pac-panic (1995)(namco - philips)(eu)[!].chd
It took a while to figure out how to turn off the console LCD emulated screen; You have to do it from the [TAB] menu disabling the screen that is docked at the top by default.
I'm using GroovyMAME so I am able to get 1:1 emulation on a 240p screen resolution (tho it's a NTSC screen so the top & bottom are cut off a little).
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Re: [GUIDE/INFO] for Flash Carts, Retrode, repros, and more!

by Anapan Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:30 am

I just heard about a new chinese Everdrive GB clone that works perfectly, but is much cheaper than the original.
Here's a video review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jByCGV4evM4
Purchase links in the video description.
Sorry for double post, but this is unrelated to the previous posts.
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