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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #75 on: 17:37, 30 December 12 »



Waiting a CPC Pac-Man emulator video on Youtube...  :P
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #76 on: 19:47, 30 December 12 »
Hee-hee :)


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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #77 on: 03:26, 31 December 12 »
Old... yet still amusing. :)

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #78 on: 20:01, 01 January 13 »
I'm ashamed to admit it's taken me exactly 8 months to track down everything I needed to try it...

... but I can definitely say this is the most awesome thing so far this year as well as last year. ;)

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #79 on: 21:07, 01 January 13 »

I'm ashamed to admit it's taken me exactly 8 months to track down everything I needed to try it...
Sure, you have bought a old Pac-Man arcade machine in Aultralia, ship it to UK "by boat", extracted the PCB and unsolder all the ROM chips to make a backup off their content to your PC using a brand new Willem programmer, ordered in China. Then renamed and stripped to the good size to inject them to a CPC floppy and play legally to the emulator.

Congratulations !!!  ;D
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #80 on: 15:40, 01 March 13 »
Do you believe a decent Moon Patrol emulator would be  possible on 6128? This is the very first ever arcade game I saw as a kid...

Specs seem equal to pacman board.
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #81 on: 16:23, 01 March 13 »
The main problem is to emulate the display.
Moonpatrol get 3 paralax panes with some sprites on screens. So, I think that will be not easy to get a descent result.

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #82 on: 21:47, 10 March 13 »
Well, obviously you forget about parallax scrolling. But even with a single plance it needs some really good scrolling routines to be playable...

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #83 on: 21:38, 11 March 13 »
Slightly off-topic, but not completely  ;) : Norbert Kehrer recently released an Asteroids-emulator for C64/C128.


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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #84 on: 23:27, 11 March 13 »
So is there a CPC verison planned, or why do you mention it?
 
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #85 on: 23:32, 11 March 13 »
Do you believe a decent Moon Patrol emulator would be  possible on 6128? This is the very first ever arcade game I saw as a kid...

Specs seem equal to pacman board.
With respect to Moon Patrol, it's a two years later hardware with respect to Pac-Man and two years in arcade was a big difference, maybe no emulation, but a decent port would be a nice project for the rom competition ;)

Slightly off-topic, but not completely  ;) : Norbert Kehrer recently released an Asteroids-emulator for C64/C128.


Follow this link: Norbert's Emulators
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Yes, it's not off-topic, they use the same technique that us with Pac-Man, only they have choosen an arcade based in a 6502 cpu, of course ;)

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #86 on: 23:37, 11 March 13 »
Looks like a 512 * 256 Mode 2 screen ;-)
 
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #87 on: 12:28, 21 August 14 »
Speccy users got jealous... :D

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #88 on: 12:37, 21 August 14 »
As wrote on the first page of this topic, it's the original project by the great Simon Owen.
The CPC version came from his work!  :-\
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #89 on: 12:38, 21 August 14 »
Ohhh right. Apologies then :) Looks pretty impressive though, bar the colour clashing (which is not much).

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #90 on: 12:40, 21 August 14 »
SyX made an amazing work to make it possible to run on CPC with the 1:1 Arcade ratio display!  8)
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #91 on: 13:45, 21 August 14 »
Ohhh right. Apologies then :) Looks pretty impressive though, bar the colour clashing (which is not much).


Yeah it don't look too bad though the colour clashing still looks to me like a children's colouring book where they just can't keep within the lines.
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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #92 on: 16:01, 21 August 14 »
Yeah, I definitely think the CPC's emulator is better, simply because the CPC supports the arcade screen resolution. Still, the Spectrum version did well to scale it down effectively, even though the attribute clash is terrible.

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Re: Pac-Man emulator for CPC
« Reply #93 on: 16:09, 21 August 14 »
I think it's one of those cases where if you don't know about the differences of the hardware you'll say "oh, that's nice but simple". But of course it's anything but!