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Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« on: November 08, 2011, 12:11:51 pm »
I'm just curious. :D
GameGear is 8-bit (I believe) and since nspire v2 (ndless 2) can emulate NES and GBC successfully, won't it be possible as well?
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Re: Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2011, 08:36:05 pm »
I'm sure it's possible, but somebody would have to either write or port the emulator.
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Re: Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2011, 09:39:52 pm »
I'm just curious. :D
GameGear is 8-bit (I believe) and since nspire v2 (ndless 2) can emulate NES and GBC successfully, won't it be possible as well?
I don't see why not.

A GameGear is pretty much a mini Master System.
And the master system's processor is a Z80!  :D
(So the GBC emulator got about 25% of the work done already.)
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Re: Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2011, 11:32:08 pm »
I'm just curious. :D
GameGear is 8-bit (I believe) and since nspire v2 (ndless 2) can emulate NES and GBC successfully, won't it be possible as well?
I don't see why not.

A GameGear is pretty much a mini Master System.
And the master system's processor is a Z80!  :D
(So the GBC emulator got about 25% of the work done already.)
Except the GBC emulator's source got lost and it wasn't a real Z80 anyway.
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Re: Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2011, 11:39:12 pm »
speaking of gbc you said the 83+se and 84+se with 128kb ram could run gbc games with tiboy if you add compatability plaease add it
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Re: Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2011, 01:40:47 am »
Except the GBC emulator's source got lost and it wasn't a real Z80 anyway.
Darn!  That's a shame.  :\

speaking of gbc you said the 83+se and 84+se with 128kb ram could run gbc games with tiboy if you add compatability plaease add it
There's a problem in that the instruction set is a little bit different, and the sprite hardware has to be emulated, so if he added GBC compatibility, it would be really slow.  (The GBC has to run at twice the speed as the GB.)

Note that it's not impossible.  It's just near impossible.  ;)
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Re: Can GameGear games be emulated in nSpire v2?
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2011, 04:32:54 am »
Note that it's not impossible.  It's just near impossible.  ;)
+1, because its just so well worded.