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Fantasy Consoles

  • tiny8bit is a toolbox of 8-bit chip-emulators, helper code and complete embeddable system emulators in dependency-free C headers (a subset of C99 that compiles on gcc, clang and cl.exe).
  • A list of fantasy consoles
  • http://8bit-slicks.com/ a remake of the legendary 90s game for the Apple 2, Commodore 64, Atari 8bit, Atari Lynx, NES, and Oric 1/Atmos.

Pico

PICO-8 is a fantasy console for making, sharing and playing tiny games and other computer programs. It feels like a regular console, but runs on Windows / Mac / Linux. When you turn it on, the machine greets you with a commandline, a suite of cartridge creation tools, and an online cartridge browser called SPLORE.

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Games

Tools

Consoles

C64

C64 Mini

Links

ZX Spectrum Next

Details on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Next: https://www.specnext.com/

Play in Browser: https://rgb.yandex.ru/2020?lang=en#no-opened-game

Games

Tools

AtariSID like engine for the ZX Next: https://github.com/em00k/NextSID

Programming challenges

N64

SNES

Maps: https://noclip.website/

Super Mario World Widescreen HD

To play "Super Mario World" on SNES in Widescreen (16:9) do the following:

  • Get ROM "Super Mario World (USA)"
  • Get Vitor's Super Mario World widescreen patch
  • Run FLIPS and click "Apply patch".
  • Pick Vitor's Super Mario World widescreen patch.
  • Select the "Super Mario World (USA)" ROM and give the new ROM a name e.g. "smw-widescreen.sfc".
  • Note that .bso and .smc must have the same name and are in the same folder!
  • Run bsnes-hd and open the pathed ROM.
  • Use settings menu to optimze image quality.

ROM Hacks

To futher mod the ROM you can use these tools:

Useful documents for understanding SA-1:

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Calculator

TI

https://ticalc.org/ https://www.thirtythreeforty.net/posts/2021/10/ti-calculator-innovation/

HP

https://www.hpcalc.org/