[REQUEST]Half-life (Xash3D) on New 3DS. Is it possible?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Damin72, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. Damin72
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    After CS1,6 and Half-life was porting on Android, i think it would be nice having Half-life on N3DS. Controls from Dreamcast, Xash3D Sources. Why not? Is it possible? Or stupid idea?
     
  2. DutchyDutch

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    CS1.6 wasn't ported to android. I believe it was emulated.
     
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    "Ported". But it only engine. You need originals game files from Steam-version.
     
  4. MasterFeizz

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    It has been asked before many times. Yes, it is possible but will require a lot of rewriting. Not only on the rendering and sound parts, but the way it handles the game code itself since it will have to be statically compiled into a single binary.
     
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    Okay... =(
     
  6. Chrisser_75

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    Rinnegatamante portet some big titles e.g.:
    ctrHexenII > Hexen II porting for Nintendo 3DS.
    or
    ctrWolfen > Wolfenstein 3D port for Nintendo 3DS.

    i think this could be the same method here?
     
  7. MasterFeizz

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    I've ported Quake and Duke3D, trust me when I say its not that simple.
     
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    If FPS games weren't worthless on the o3ds, I would consider it.
     
  9. MasterFeizz

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    I wouldn't say worthless, the controls on the N3DS is far better but I've enjoyed playing on my 2DS. And the DS had some decent FPS games (Metroid).
     
  10. TarableCode

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    Almost anything is possible if you have a developer that wants to put the time and effort into it.
    The thing is that there isn't a huge amount of 3ds homebrew devs kicking around that aren't already working on their own things.

    That being said I would totally love Half-Life on my n3ds.
     
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    What?
     
  12. daxtsu

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    It's a shame that the Circle Pad Pro is still not supported by ctrulib..
     
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    if theres a source, it could be possible if someone or a team of people put effort into making it a reality but for now, its only a dream... like having a 3ds sandbox garry's mod like game that extracts models from your downloaded games...
     
  14. TimX24968B

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    I THOUGHT I SAID IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE CALLED "HALF LIFE 3(DS)", not XASH....

    anyway, sorry for caps. I dished the idea out on the 1990s pc port thread a while ago, and said that the name HAD TO BE "HALF LIFE 3(DS)"

    i'm pretty sure the source is out there.
     
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  15. william341

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    It's possible.
    @MasterFeizz had a semi-working prototype of it, ask him.
     
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  17. MasterFeizz

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    [​IMG]

    It's not a prototype, its half-life running on ctrQuake. Most of the time it crashes during the portal opening part, but if you skip that it kinda works.
     
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  18. TimX24968B

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    I swear once this makes way, IT HAS TO BE CALLED "HALF LIFE 3(DS)"
     
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    Ha, the 3(DS) actually made me laugh, thank you for that sir :3
     
  20. Chrisser_75

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    I never said that this would be simple ;)