AKRPG firmware on AK2?

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  1. s0ldats
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    I just ordered an AK2 from DX at a great price. I was wondering, Is the firmware interchangeable in between the two? i wanted to try the latest collaboration firmware, but it's still unclear as to whether the firmware is compatible. Do I need to wait for a separate compile for AK2 specifically?
     
  2. Swip

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    At the moment, No but you can use bliss' custom menu.
     
  3. s0ldats
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    thanks swip for the reply. i'm excited to get it!


    so far, my r4 has been rock solid for a year. I'm hoping I can at least get the same quality of play with AK2.
     
  4. Swip

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    Looks like Normatt and Smiths are getting some progress porting over AKBBS onto the AK2

    AKBBS Discussion Thread
     
  5. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

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    Actually AKBBS is fully working on the AK2 AND AKRPG in the same binary [​IMG] and I'm looking at adding support for the AK+ aswell
     
  6. Bri

    Bri GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Excellent! When and where can this be downloaded for those of us who wish to try it on the AK2?

    -Bri
     
  7. g3p3nk

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    yup yup! been waiting to try out AKBBS on AK2 x]
    any detail information is greatly appreciated! good job! =D
     
  8. arapozo

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    I don't see it on the thread or on the webpage. Are you sure that the AKBBS is available for the AK2?
     
  9. Bri

    Bri GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Normmatt said it was fully working, but didn't say it was available. Hopefully he will make it available soon!

    -Bri
     
  10. arapozo

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    You're right. Only thing to do is wait.
    BTW Bri, you are very helpful on these boards. Thank You.
     
  11. Bri

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    Thanks, arapozo. Kind of you to say!

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  12. Smiths

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    The land of Dairy Queen
    It's coming.
    And it's lovely.

    PROTIP: Prepare to rename your __ak2/__rpg folder to __ak [​IMG]
    Hybrids are economical.

    Everyone better give major props to Normmatt for the merging... looking through the code it's amazing how there was a bit more to merge than you'd think.
    I'm just a cleaner/make sure it all workser in this; he's the master.
     
  13. Minox

    Minox I did it

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    I'll be looking forward to this ^^
     
  14. Bri

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    Thanks to Smiths, Normatt, Bliss, and everyone else who had a part in this! Some of us have been hoping for this for a long time!

    -Bri
     
  15. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

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    I've been working on the slow motion code for both ak2 and akrpg and i appear to have broken it atleast for the time being so chances are it won't be in akbbs 2.0, but will be in 2.1, I'd personally like to get this released sometime this weekend but thats assuming we don't find any bugs during testing that we need to do major recoding to fix.
     
  16. OSW

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    is akbbs 2.0 going to have an ingame menu? if so will it have backlight adjustment or soft-reset options?

    thanks for your hard work Normmatt and Smiths.
     
  17. Normmatt

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    No ingame menu in this release, hopefully in an upcoming release, possible 2.2 but don't hold me too it [​IMG]
     
  18. OSW

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    [​IMG] haha. Don't worry of course i won't hold you to it. Take your time.

    I look forward to the next release anyway.

    if you do get around to releasing an ingame menu in a future release, those would be my most requested features [​IMG]
     
  19. Bri

    Bri GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Display of a text file (i.e. in-game guide) would also be a natural option for an in-game menu.

    Just curious -- is RTS theoretically possible on an AK2, or would it require additional hardware?

    -Bri
     
  20. OSW

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    Possible, but as with everything, takes time and effort to implement.