What features would you want on an emulation handheld

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What are your most important emulation device features

Landscape orientation (like GBA, PSP Game Gear)
55
19%
Portrait orientation (like DMG, GBC, Pocket etc)
14
5%
8/16 bit gen only (up to SNES and equivalent)
22
7%
32 bit gen capability (PS1, N64, dreamcast)
63
21%
Analog stick(s)
48
16%
Small format (like GB micro)
22
7%
Medium format (DMG, PSP)
51
17%
Large format (Wii U tablet, switch
19
6%
 
Total votes: 294

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Re: What features would you want on an emulation handheld

Post by hherrington04 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:28 pm

i was thinking use the same button layout as a 3ds so people who like the dpad can use that but people who like the analog for people who want to use that

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Re: What features would you want on an emulation handheld

Post by Wailer » Wed May 30, 2018 1:55 am

What about (a working) touchscreen or even (ds/dsi/3ds) dual screen support.
A MintyPi with two screens would be freakin' cuwl 👍
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Re: What features would you want on an emulation handheld

Post by abrugsch » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:34 am

not entirely sure there's enough oomph in the GPU for a usable second screen. MAYBEEEE for a second info screen, but probably not a Usable DS second screen. also I don't think DS emulation is that viable on a Pi. maybe in vertical orientation...

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Re: What features would you want on an emulation handheld

Post by Wailer » Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:44 am

abrugsch wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:34 am
not entirely sure there's enough oomph in the GPU for a usable second screen. MAYBEEEE for a second info screen, but probably not a Usable DS second screen. also I don't think DS emulation is that viable on a Pi. maybe in vertical orientation...

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It was more "wishfull thinking" :D

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Re: What features would you want on an emulation handheld

Post by abrugsch » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:19 am

actually, I've been doing some investigation and it seems Pi3 emulates DS fairly well with various options for the orientation of the screens. but not as far as i can tell over 2 actual screens. mainly side by side etc

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