Still working on Goomba Color

Discussion in 'GBA - Emulation' started by Dwedit, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Dwedit
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    Yes, it's been a long time, but the GBA is still a really nice emulation machine, much better than smartphones.
    I've been working on Goomba Color again, mostly to try to get Shantae working at a nice playable speed, and I've pulled it off! Many speedhacks and code optimizations later, Shantae is decently playable on the GBA.
    I've released a (buggy) test build, warning, it may be buggy.
    http://boards.pocketheaven.com/viewtopic.php?t=7791
     
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    wow.... such dedicated developers, really love them...

    thank you for the support!
     
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    thanks a lot. I have been waiting for this. Goomba color is the only way i can enjoy gb/gbc games on my gba micro.
     
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    nice, you can do it! :P
     
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    It is pretty cool to see people working on the GBA, it still is pretty useful. :)
     
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    Great to see you on here Dwedit, and even happier makes me the news that you're still working on Goomba Color!

    Definitely my favourite GB emu of all times :D Too bad I don't have my GBAs with me, otherwise I'd have given this a spin immediately!
     
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    Awesome! Can't wait to test it out!
     
  9. Sakitoshi

    Sakitoshi everything is going according the plan...

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    WOW!! I'm gonna test it right now. nice work!!

    EDIT: tested it and works excelent.
    Dwedit : for the crashes you mention in the pocket heaven thread, that's normal at least on Wendy, I have played it on an EMS GB Smartcard and sometimes a note get stuck and/or crash when you beat the level.
     
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    File recently updated...
     
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    Wow, i read you will be working on savestates Dwedit. Thanks a lot. I hope you will succeed, it will make my gba micro ultimate gaming machine. You are giving back the backwards compatibility ninty took from us.
     
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    I'm surprised you're still working on this. Just for old times sake, I loaded this up on my Micro. Great job.
     
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    Smartphones are better emulation machines if you have a BT gamepad :P
    That said, I love the GBA and Goomba Color always impressed me with its features and speed. Used that quite a lot when the GBA was my primary handheld gaming machine. Nice to see you're still working on it :)
     
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    I haven't been here for a few months so it was a pleasant surprise to see that Goomba Color lives!

    You've made me and my GB Micro very happy.

    Thanks for sharing and the best of luck with your continuing work. :)
     
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    And a new version has been released! It's REALLY fast now...
     
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    File updated again to fix some graphics bugs.
     
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    Wow. You really are working at it now! :)

    Thanks again.
     
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    how do you you the saving to work on ez flash IV.it does not seem to want to save.....now if only i could save.
    great work!
    I fixed my own problem..LOL
     
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    Dwedit : Can Goomba Color manage 128 kilobytes SRAM too, or max 64 kilobytes?
     
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    Released a new build, go to the usual site. Hopefully fixes all the crashes and SRAM save craziness.

    reprep: nope, it's limited to 64 KB. If you need more space, make more goomba compilations for now.
     
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