Coding an emulator in C++

Discussion in 'Computer Programming, Emulation, and Game Modding' started by Sop, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. Sop
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    Sop groovy dude lmao

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    Need some hope and general pointers in the right direction,
    trying to learn about making emulators and most people said that the Chip8 was a good place to start.
     
  2. Foxi4

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    http://fms.komkon.org/EMUL8/HOWTO.html

    That's quite a big article on how to start and where to look for resources. You could also have a look at the open source emulators, just to have a little peak on how others manage their code.
     
  3. Ericthegreat

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    Or steal it and make it closed source and name it yourself, and since you did all that might as well charge for it too :P
     
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    The original source of all the emulators is still freely available - moreover, he openly admits that they're ports of other software. He merely closed the source on the ones he ported himself, on his builds. :P

    He still shares his resources, and even emulation cores and libraries he uses for his projects - I don't see an issue there.

    In any case, his How to is still an interesting read for a beginner - it shows the basics and it shows where to look for resources, which is what the OP asked for. Let's keep personal dislikes out of this one. ;)