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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #735 on: March 03, 2022, 01:03:29 AM »
Thanks for the great work as usual , Gab  :cool:

Any chance of seeing Pssst and Lunar Jetman in FBNeo in the future ?

2 of my favourite speccy games ever , both by Ultimate Play the Game

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Hi ClessxAlghazanth,
both will be added to the next ZX Spectrum update! ;)

EDIT:
Lunar Jetman is already on the roster... ;)
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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #736 on: March 03, 2022, 01:17:30 AM »
NES/Famicom stuff:

added the support to Zelda 1 & 2 Redux versions (as requested by Neville):
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/5752/
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/5440/

... updated the support to Slow Mole (from 1.1 to 1.2b):
https://slowmoledev.itch.io/slow-mole

... added the support to 2 new homebrews:
Nin-Nin (2020)
Panda World (20??)

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #737 on: March 03, 2022, 07:17:51 AM »
Hi ClessxAlghazanth,
both will be added to the next ZX Spectrum update! ;)

EDIT:
Lunar Jetman is already on the roster... ;)

Wow , thanks a lot , Gab  :biggrin:

I must have missed it somehow  ;p

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #738 on: March 03, 2022, 01:02:25 PM »

added the support to Zelda 1 & 2 Redux versions (as requested by Neville):
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/5752/
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/5440/


Thank you! I also requested "Heavy Metal" for the ZX Spectrum, if it's possible.

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #739 on: March 03, 2022, 08:47:39 PM »
The ZX Spectrum +2A/+3 (compared with ZX Spectrum 128K) have the same total RAM, but with a different architecture: 4 chips of 32 kbytes each (64 kbit x 4) instead of 16 chips of 8 kbytes each (64 kbit x 1). This causes a difference in the memory contention and, in some cases, compatibility issues between Sinclair and Amstrad systems.

After adding +2a emulation to FBNeo for a few games a week or 2 ago, some things about it I'd like to share:
The Speccy 128k has 128k of ram, but it can't map all of it at once, it has to bank in 16k chunks of ram in order to use them.  The +2A / +3 has the feature to unmap the bios roms and map the ram in their place, allowing the cpu/program to access 2 more 16k banks of ram concurrently than the standard 128k can.
It's this feature that the +2a/+3 only games use which won't work on a standard 128K.

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #740 on: March 05, 2022, 01:12:16 AM »
Added the support to 11 new ZX Spectrum titles (7 classics + 4 homebrews):
Blue Max (1984)
Express Raider (1987)
Final Assault (1988)
Heavy Metal (1990)
Leader Board (1987)
Pssst (1983)
Road Runner (1987)
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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #741 on: March 05, 2022, 01:13:44 AM »
... and here the homebrews:
Amidar (2022)
Federation Underwater EN/SP (2022)
QI (Spanish) (2022)
STARS - Gumi 2 (2022)

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #742 on: March 05, 2022, 06:02:40 AM »
Thanks! :biggrin:

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #743 on: March 07, 2022, 02:53:09 PM »
Added the support to a new Channel-F homebrew:
Wrdl-F (2022)

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #744 on: March 07, 2022, 05:20:01 PM »
In Start II Gumi, the guy always goes, all I can do is jump, is this how the game really is?

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #745 on: March 08, 2022, 12:59:35 AM »
In Start II Gumi, the guy always goes, all I can do is jump, is this how the game really is?

Yes, you need to jump "at the right time and place" ! ;)

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #746 on: March 08, 2022, 08:32:42 AM »
I remember playing a one-button remake of Manic Miner that followed the same concept. Pretty nifty.

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #747 on: March 08, 2022, 02:25:57 PM »
Added the support to 2 new MSX homebrews:
Shadow Switcher (2022)
Word (2022)

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #748 on: March 09, 2022, 05:28:42 AM »
An English translation for the FDS game Druid: Kyoufu no Tobira (Japan) has just surfaced:

http://www.romhacking.net/translations/6470/

Being an RPG I think it should be added to its roster.

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Re: Game Consoles (Gab75 adds and more...)
« Reply #749 on: March 10, 2022, 02:56:16 AM »
An English translation for the FDS game Druid: Kyoufu no Tobira (Japan) has just surfaced:

http://www.romhacking.net/translations/6470/

Being an RPG I think it should be added to its roster.

As far as I know, Druid is more a Gauntlet-style game than a real RPG... in any case, the only noticeable variation (I had only a quick look) seems to be in the title screen... are there other significant differences?