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    • JustAnotherSaver
    • By JustAnotherSaver 13th Jan 19, 3:39 PM
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    What emulators do you use?
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    • 13th Jan 19, 3:39 PM
    What emulators do you use? 13th Jan 19 at 3:39 PM
    I was looking on YouTube for a bit of memory lane videos.


    The old Amstrad CPC 464. The Dizzy games, Renegade, Peter Pack Rat etc.


    Made me think about looking in to playing these again on the PC as i know you can get emulators for this kind of thing. Back when i had an Amstrad the joystick was the controller. What do you guys use now? Just keyboard controls or do you have some other input device for it?


    And what are you emulating? I guess some will be doing the Amstrad but many will no doubt be playing games from other machines. Just interested to see what others are using out there.

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    • RichL74
    • By RichL74 14th Jan 19, 12:49 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 12:49 PM
    Mainly just Win UAE an Amiga emulator.
    • SuperPikachu
    • By SuperPikachu 14th Jan 19, 12:58 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 12:58 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 12:58 PM
    Same on Win UAE cause I wanted to play Outrun and Nebulus.
    "Wild Pikachu appeared!"
    • almillar
    • By almillar 14th Jan 19, 1:02 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 1:02 PM
    PC - STEem (Atari ST) and umpteen others.


    but Android is also full of emulators - Android devices are easily powerful enough to emulate 16 bit stuff. I've played about with some of these so consider it a 'partial personal recommendation.
    They work similarly to each other - you need to put the ROMS (the disk/tape/cartridge as a file) into a certain folder for each emulator. You might also need an OS/firmware file for the computer or console.
    Controls - this is more difficult. You can connect a USB Mouse and Keybord to most Android devices, with a USB hub and USB A - MicroUSB adaptor, for example. Or of course, bluetooth mouse/keyboard. And again for controllers - you can connect brilliant bluetooth controllers, or tiny cheap ones in you just want to dip your feet. Can be time consuming to set up on each emulator, but way better than on screen controls of course.


    Hataroid/SToid - Atari ST
    John NES Lite - NES
    My Boy! Free - Gameboy Advance/Colour
    My Oldboy! Free - Gameboy
    Snex 9x EX+ - SNES
    Speccy - Spectrum 48k/128k etc.
    UAE4droid - Amiga
    • SuperPikachu
    • By SuperPikachu 14th Jan 19, 1:37 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 1:37 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 1:37 PM
    Some stuff you can just play online nowadays too, pretty much upto Sega Medadrive.

    https://classicreload.com/search?search_api_views_fulltext=dizzy
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