( Wii ) Dreamcast Emulator?

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( Wii ) Dreamcast Emulator?

Post by mikog » Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:57 am

^ Well.... It is possible?
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Post by yamaharacer » Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:34 am

this will never be possible.
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Post by liquitt » Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:42 am

i doubt it
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Re: ( Wii ) Dreamcast Emulator?

Post by Josh. » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:59 pm

Anything's possible.
Although this emulator might take about a couple of months before it's in playable speed.....
...if anyone tries to create one. :D
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Post by KAISER77 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:27 pm

liquitt wrote:i doubt it
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It is posible that you can do a emulator for X games (maybe a ¿20%?), but complete imposible. I doubt so much that Wii can with a "DC Full".
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Re: ( Wii ) Dreamcast Emulator?

Post by KirovAir » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:38 pm

Josh. wrote:Anything's possible.
Although this emulator might take about a couple of months before it's in playable speed.....
...if anyone tries to create one. :D
Months? Years. Dreamcast architecture != GC architecture. Emulating such would require a more powerful processor, lot's of code optimization, and a huge load of luck. :D
So in short: No, this is never gonna happen.
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Post by Cubelover » Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:52 pm

Actually there is a nullDCe port for Wii in the works.
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Post by liquitt » Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:58 pm

actually i just found that. ported to broadway. nice!
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Post by Matron » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:10 pm

NullDCe runs pretty well on Android device. Wii is more powerful than those device so... :mrgreen:

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Post by Cubelover » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:33 pm

It has been mentioned several times by arikado on his blog: http://arikadosblog.blogspot.com/
Read through blog entries and comments and you will find out.
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Post by Matron » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:52 pm

Cubelover wrote:It has been mentioned several times by arikado on his blog: http://arikadosblog.blogspot.com/
Read through blog entries and comments and you will find out.
Or ask he via Twitter.
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Post by emu_kidid » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:03 pm

Wii has barely enough RAM but if it were to happen I don't think it'd be too fast.
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Post by mikog » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:30 pm

emu_kidid wrote:Wii has barely enough RAM but if it were to happen I don't think it'd be too fast.
:| So? wiisx and wii64 are slow! and I'm still glad that someone made them......
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Post by liquitt » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:41 am

but isn't the golden rule "emulated system x 4 = host system" when it comes to power?
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Post by emu_kidid » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:42 am

It's 3x but you'll rarely do that. For example, the Wii converted code from N64 code is 10x the amount of instructions the N64 code was... but it doesn't mean you need 10x the power.
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Re: ( Wii ) Dreamcast Emulator?

Post by yamaharacer » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:17 am

i have heard that die system which emulates an other system needs to be 7x faster than the original system.
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Re: ( Wii ) Dreamcast Emulator?

Post by KirovAir » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:57 am

yamaharacer wrote:i have heard that die system which emulates an other system needs to be 7x faster than the original system.
It's hard to define 'faster'.
Clockspeed, resolution (scaling?), video card, architecture, it all matters.
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