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Gaming => Console Chat => Topic started by: Call_me_sir on February 23, 2014, 08:18:48 PM

Title: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on February 23, 2014, 08:18:48 PM
I've been playing with this for a few days now, and I have to say, it's almost perfect. It runs at 100% speed and on Grandia 2 there's just some very slight graphical glitches. It even runs pretty well on my xperia play. Anyone else try this out?
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: darkNiGHTS on February 23, 2014, 11:46:42 PM
What device are you getting 100% on? I'll have to give it a try.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on February 25, 2014, 05:08:44 AM
On my droid razr m. I've only tried grandia 2 so far, but I've seen videos of soul calibur running at what looks like 100% speed as well. From what I hear shenmue and skies of arcadia bug out, but it's only been on the market for a few months and is being actively worked on.
I believe this is the fabled nulldce emulator that was teased years ago if anyone recalls that.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Earth on February 26, 2014, 01:27:40 AM
I have a Nvidia Shield on it's way and I've been looking forward to using Reicast on it. Does saving work yet?
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on February 26, 2014, 04:44:18 AM
Saving works, in game saves only though, no save states. Let us know how you like that shield, I've been on the fence for a long time!
PS, the build on google play is somewhat outdated, you can find test builds with much better menu's and options on the team's github page. The emulator still crashes if you minimize it though (minimize? whatever it's called on android anyway)
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: darkNiGHTS on February 26, 2014, 08:07:01 PM
On my droid razr m. I've only tried grandia 2 so far, but I've seen videos of soul calibur running at what looks like 100% speed as well. From what I hear shenmue and skies of arcadia bug out, but it's only been on the market for a few months and is being actively worked on.
I believe this is the fabled nulldce emulator that was teased years ago if anyone recalls that.
Yes, it is, it uses NullDC and NullDCE sources apparently. The best news about this is that it will be released for Windows as well. We might finally have a solid modern DC emulator for the PC.

PS - here's beta builds:
http://loungekatt.com/ReicastBot

EDIT: Holy crap, apparently a port to the Wii is planned. Please let this be real.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on March 02, 2014, 06:29:08 AM
One of the developers mentioned the possibility of porting pcsx2 next. I don't know how possible that is as my pc can't even run it very well, but it would be neat all the same.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Donkeyboy on March 12, 2014, 02:28:55 AM
I'm going to install the apk on my Galaxy S4.  I want to see if it can generate sufficient levels of hype.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Elite Evil on March 13, 2014, 02:57:45 AM
Is the name a pun on racist? I don't get it. I get the 'cast bit.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Donkeyboy on March 14, 2014, 01:58:07 AM
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20130313104340AAtR4yH

If I had to guess, it would be along these lines.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on March 15, 2014, 04:46:32 AM
Interesting, so reicast basically means nulldc.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: SKullinator on March 15, 2014, 12:50:22 PM
I'm going to have to try this out at some point.  Id love to get neo4all working in it, just so I could have my phone emulating a dreamcast, emulating the neogeo.  I could only imagine this would be godlike with the xperia play, it's too bad sony never made a follow up.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on March 16, 2014, 04:07:04 AM
It's about as good as it gets on the x play, only problem is it doesn't work on gingerbread and when I run ICS I can't get a signal from Verizon. :(
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Donkeyboy on March 21, 2014, 04:22:27 AM
It works rather well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swkjR8JOhKo
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on March 21, 2014, 11:10:28 PM
Your video? I made one of Shenmue but was too lazy to upload it. ;)
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Earth on April 29, 2014, 06:27:21 AM
I've finally got time to test Reicast on the Shield and I must say, for it's early stage this is incredibly good. I haven't noticed a framerate drop in any games so far, which have been PSO, Legacy of Kain, SA 1 and 2, and Power Stone. The South Park games don't feel like booting up in this current stage of development.
The only graphical bug I've experienced is that in PSO, the pause menu sometimes looks a little skewed but doesn't ruin the experience. http://i.imgur.com/Rr8jPB4.png

Saving works as well, and I'm sort of glad there's no save states so that I'm not tempted to use them. I mean, I know I'm emulating the games anyway, but I try to look at it as a portable DC because I don't have the smarts to take my own DC apart and make one myself.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on April 30, 2014, 04:56:43 AM
That sounds rad, I might pick one up when I can afford it.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: EKXODUS on May 07, 2014, 10:43:37 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/uSYSouu.gif)
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on May 17, 2014, 01:58:17 AM
Not getting the relevance, but nice gif.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: EKXODUS on June 19, 2014, 09:56:48 AM
Not getting the relevance, but nice gif.

Is the name a pun on racist? I don't get it. I get the 'cast bit.

(http://i.imgur.com/uSYSouu.gif)
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Earth on December 21, 2014, 01:09:19 AM
So yeah this emulator didn't go very far. Not a single update yet.
Title: Re: Reicast - Android DC emulator
Post by: Call_me_sir on December 21, 2014, 04:25:02 AM
Yeah I'm not sure why they aren't releasing the builds in the play store, but you can download the apk's from here: http://builds.reicast.com/

The latest one was released yesterday.