C64 Improvements On Gp2x


jwh1977

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Hi peeps!

I'm am a real big C64 fan and have been waiting for USB keyboard and joystick support on the GP2x for ages. It's a real shame VICE and FRODO are lacking it and I can't see why as the standard Linux port works fine with these USB devices.

Lets start a bounty up for successful implementation of the code.

I am willing to contribute £30 into the pot. Who else will join the fray??

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jimbob jones said:
Hi peeps!

I'm am a real big C64 fan and have been waiting for USB keyboard and joystick support on the GP2x for ages. It's a real shame VICE and FRODO are lacking it and I can't see why as the standard Linux port works fine with these USB devices.

Lets start a bounty up for successful implementation of the code.

I am willing to contribute £30 into the pot. Who else will join the fray??

:unsure:
Ive never tried a USB keyboard with either C64 emu's. Seems if they support keyboard actions when run on a system that always has a keyboard it should work on the GP2X side.
The keyboard your trying to use, does it work with other applications that are known to support keyboards?
 
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Always nice to see improvements on c64 emulation. I don't care about USB keyboard or USB joystick support though, I've got a PC ;)
Would love to see touch screen support, that would make a lot more games fully playable on the F200.
 

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Yea - both the joysticks and keyboard work on other Apps fine so I know its definitely a Frodo and VICE issue.

I basically want to be able to use the GP2X as a C64 replacement - the on screen keyboard is no good for many games and I don't want to wear out the GP2x buttons - so USB with cradle seemed to be the way to go.
 

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jimbob jones said:
I basically want to be able to use the GP2X as a C64 replacement - the on screen keyboard is no good for many games and I don't want to wear out the GP2x buttons - so USB with cradle seemed to be the way to go.
Nothing can replace a real C64
 
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foleyjo said:
Nothing can replace a real C64
The pandora will be a fantastic mini C64 :)


jimbob jones said:
Yea - both the joysticks and keyboard work on other Apps fine so I know its definitely a Frodo and VICE issue.

I basically want to be able to use the GP2X as a C64 replacement - the on screen keyboard is no good for many games and I don't want to wear out the GP2x buttons - so USB with cradle seemed to be the way to go.
There is no on screen keyboard yet, so it's even worse. For real C64 addicts like you, it could be a nice addition. Good luck :)
 
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VICE GP2X does have one of the best virtual keyboards I've seen for any GP2X emulator. It's *almost* as good as the real thing. I've even written in BASIC with it.

Is this only for F100s? Does the F200 USB situation make keyboards impossible?
 

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Yes, I'd say put your 30 quid towards a Pandora - I expect there will, at some stage, hopefully be a great, touchscreen support, C64 emu :)

I am very much looking forward to when pre-orders open.... :)
 

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centrlink said:
Yes, I'd say put your 30 quid towards a Pandora - I expect there will, at some stage, hopefully be a great, touchscreen support, C64 emu :)

I am very much looking forward to when pre-orders open.... :)
Doesn't help us F100 users (sniff) :(
 
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