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New Android CPC emulator, Droid-CPC!
« on: 19:42, 10 June 13 »
This is interesting :)


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Droid-CPC is an Amstrad CPC emulator for Android.The Amstrad CPCs were 8 bits computers popular in Europe.You can now play thousands of CPC games on your Android device.Droid-CPC supports:
- Virtual Joystick on touchscreen (analog or directions keys)
- Virtual keyboard
- Hardware gamepads (XB360, Moga, etc.) with customable controls
- Hardware keyboards
- Snapshots (you can save / restore the state of the CPC, so any game can be saved / loaded)
- OpenGL renderer
"Sorcery +" is provided with the emulator so you can quickly check how the emulator works .
How to install and launch games:
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You can install games (.dsk files) in /sdcard/Kokak/droidcpc/Disks
For each .dsk file you add, you can add a .opt file (= a text file with the same name as the dsk) containing the name of the executable on the floppy disk. So, when you will select the dsk in the launch window, the game will be launched automatically.
Example: for sorceryp.dsk, sorceryp.opt contains "SORCERY.BIN" which is the executable.
To launch games manually, under the basic prompt, simply type:
RUN", where executable is the .BAS or .BIN file on the floppy disc.
You can list the files by typing the "CAT" command.

Droid-CPC should work at full framerate on any device.
There are options on the launch window (please scroll it if necessary).
Check "Use Arrows" to replace the virtual analog stick by 4 directions keys.
Uncheck "LowRes Buffer" to have a readable "Mode 2" (slower on low-end devices)
Uncheck "Full Screen" to have original screen ratio.
Inside the emulator, tap the '+' icon to see disks, snapshots, turbo, joystick mapping & reset options.
You can download about 1700 CPC games from here:
http://www.cpcgamereviews.com
Next release:
- Better keyboard support. Currently it is difficult to find non alphanumeric symbols.



It's not free, but I'll gladly pay the €1.79 to support development...


By the author of the S60-series emulator.


Get it here: play.google.com/store/apps/details#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5rb2thay5kcm9pZGNwYyJd
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Re: New Android CPC emulator, Droid-CPC!
« Reply #1 on: 03:19, 07 November 13 »
*rise from your grave*


I remember this! I bought it, and he replied to my review a while back and I'm trying to get his email address so I can reply in more detail..
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Re: New Android CPC emulator, Droid-CPC!
« Reply #2 on: 21:34, 09 November 13 »
Hm, the URL in the OP doesn't work... here it is again: Droid-CPC - Android-apps op Google Play


Also, the author's address is right there on the Play page!

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Re: New Android CPC emulator, Droid-CPC!
« Reply #3 on: 01:21, 11 November 13 »
Yup! I found it buried away deep at the bottom of the page in tiny blue text!


Having a 1080p display has it's disadvantages!


but i had a bunch of issues with the emulator so i emailed him and i'm still waiting on a reply..
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Re: New Android CPC emulator, Droid-CPC!
« Reply #4 on: 12:59, 11 November 13 »
On my 24", 1920x1200 resolution, it's quite clear under "More information". Can't imagine what font sizes you're working with, but it can't be good for your eyes :D