GP32 and the Vectrex revisited

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About a year ago, when I got my GP32 handheld, I put some pics up here
with it running a Vectrex emulator. As stated, it was reeeeally slow.
However, now another Vectrex emulator for the GP32 is being made, just
tried the first alpha/beta version and the speed is as good as on the
real thing. No sound yet (which will potentially slow it down) and no
game loading (so it's only MineStorm so far). Keeping my fingers
crossed for a truely portable Vectrex finally :)

Manu

PS. The file can be downloaded from the GP32x.com message boards, if
you are a registered member.

I'll keep you guys posted.
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  1. Archived from groups: rec.games.vectrex (More info?)

    On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, Manu wrote:

    > However, now another Vectrex emulator for the GP32 is being made, just
    > tried the first alpha/beta version and the speed is as good as on the
    > real thing. No sound yet (which will potentially slow it down) and no
    > game loading (so it's only MineStorm so far). Keeping my fingers
    > crossed for a truely portable Vectrex finally :)

    Sounds good! Another reason to buy a GamePark32.

    Truly,
    Robert Bernardo
    Fresno Commodore User Group
    http://videocam.net.au/fcug
  2. Archived from groups: rec.games.vectrex (More info?)

    I saw a mob in the UK selling special genuinely overclockable 166/180Mhz
    GP32. More than enough for many emulations. If it wasn't for the DS,
    PSP, etc the GP32 would be the way to go.

    Wayne.

    On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 18:11:13 -0500, Robert Bernardo <rbernardo@iglou.com>
    wrote:

    > On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, Manu wrote:
    >
    >> However, now another Vectrex emulator for the GP32 is being made, just
    >> tried the first alpha/beta version and the speed is as good as on the
    >> real thing. No sound yet (which will potentially slow it down) and no
    >> game loading (so it's only MineStorm so far). Keeping my fingers
    >> crossed for a truely portable Vectrex finally :)
    >
    > Sounds good! Another reason to buy a GamePark32.
    >
    > Truly,
    > Robert Bernardo
    > Fresno Commodore User Group
    > http://videocam.net.au/fcug


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  3. Archived from groups: rec.games.vectrex (More info?)

    Hi,

    > I saw a mob in the UK selling special genuinely overclockable
    >166/180Mhz GP32. More than enough for many emulations....

    It's a great little handheld indeed.

    There's a company calling themselves "GBAX.com" advertising them for sale in
    "Retro Gamer", along with various classic systems and hacking/development
    tools for classic systems.

    The website is at "www.gbax.com", I haven't checked it out myself yet
    though.


    TTFN - Pete.
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