Nintendo 64 emulator for iOS

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by sticktron, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. sticktron

    sticktron Well-Known Member

    #1 sticktron, Nov 10, 2011
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    Would there be any interest in this?
    For legal reasons, you would have to supply certain elements yourself (eg ROMs). The hardware is ready for the challenge, I think, at least on the A5 devices.

    Playing WWF No Mercy at 960x640 (N64 ran at 25% of that), with modern graphics filters (eg. advanced texture scaling) while taking a dump would make me sooo happy. :)

    If there is enough interest, I'll open a Kickstarter fund, take investments, and start working on it.
     
  2. Foozelz

    Foozelz Well-Known Member

    I would be interested if you would also optimize it for A4 also :)
     
  3. sticktron

    sticktron Well-Known Member

    The A4 should be good enough; just tune down the graphics a bit.
     
  4. Varking

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    Wasn't there a working N64 emulator on iOS? I came from Android and we had a working one there that played real smoothly but eventually Nintendo had Google pull it. Developers name I think was Yongzh if you want to ask him about it,
     
  5. Barcâ

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    Do it.
     
  6. Akiratech

    Akiratech Active Member

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    I'm in

    I'm definitely in I want it on a4's but a optimization for a5's
     
  7. sticktron

    sticktron Well-Known Member

    ZodTTD has n64iphone, but it hasn't been updated for awhile, and doesn't have the souped up graphics I want. That's why I'm thinking maybe it's time to do it over.
     
  8. injuwarrior

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    So personally I would have never even looked twice at jailbreaking were it not simply for the possibility of being able to run super mario 64 or mario kart 64. I still don't plan on jailbreaking since I still don't want to deal with it, but I simply would love some way to play those games and a few other N64 games. So I have to ask two questions hoping there is a way to get an n64 emu w/o jailbreak (bear in mind I have no jailbreak or development knowledge really).

    I know we have seen a few emulators pop up in the appstore to be removed shortly after, but a few people were lucky to get em while they were live if the slipped through review. So ould it be feasible for a dev to try to submit one in hopes it could get through for a while, or are the repercussions too much (losing dev license, etc).

    Secondly, what about those ad-hoc type builds use din beta. Is that limited in certain ways or could a dev in theory distribute un-reviewed apps like that.

    Again, no real knowledge of this stuff, but I was curious if there is any feasible way in the near future of getting an n64 emu without jailbreak.
     
  9. MrDynamic

    MrDynamic New Member

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    Apparently, he is working on an update that should come out VERY soon that will enable it to work on iPad, iPhone 4 all running iOS 4x, iOS 5x
     
  10. TC Games

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    This would be super cool!
     
  11. Barcâ

    Barcâ Well-Known Member

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    Have you any news on this?
     
  12. Fireball926

    Fireball926 Well-Known Member

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    Thats actually a really good idea. maybe some emu devs would be willing to do this...
     
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