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Offline KRIKzz

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #150 on: February 11, 2014, 04:47 AM »
Actually gb cart almost ready, but i still want to reduce power consuption and thinking about rtc, so, i will make new prototype boards and it will take some time. I hope that all be done this spring

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #151 on: February 11, 2014, 11:25 AM »
Do you think if you decided against RTC in the upcoming release, you'd consider it for a potential future v2?

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #152 on: February 11, 2014, 12:00 PM »
Actually gb cart almost ready, but i still want to reduce power consuption and thinking about rtc, so, i will make new prototype boards and it will take some time. I hope that all be done this spring

thanks for giving a time frame. i can gladly wait for some more time for new features and stability.
PM me if you want to sell your Everdrive MD.

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #153 on: February 11, 2014, 02:59 PM »
Do you think if you decided against RTC in the upcoming release, you'd consider it for a potential future v2?

Woow be careful !
Don't you ever read about the "Everdrive64 v2" gate ?

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #154 on: February 11, 2014, 06:14 PM »
I love the idea of a GB everdrive, but what the world realy needs is a GBA everdrive XD

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #155 on: February 11, 2014, 06:27 PM »
Sounds great Krikzz, thanks for the time frame. I'll add my support for requesting RTC functionality. Something I'm unclear about, will Retrogate offer GB Everdrives with a shell/label, or will I need a GB "donor cart" to house the Everdrive like the Turbo Everdrive? Keep up the phenomenal work!

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #156 on: February 11, 2014, 08:54 PM »
Woooo!

https://twitter.com/krikzz/status/432047521234309120




check it

looks awesome with sgb palete. others everdrives needs an option to change menu colours



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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #157 on: February 12, 2014, 05:40 AM »
Actually gb cart almost ready, but i still want to reduce power consuption and thinking about rtc, so, i will make new prototype boards and it will take some time. I hope that all be done this spring

You are a miracle worker.
It's so great to see a person care so much about the quality of his work, even if the current product might be ready as is.
I really REALLY hope you'll include the RTC but honestly, I'm gonna buy this regardless.  ;D

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #158 on: February 12, 2014, 05:48 AM »
Will using the GB Everdrive require the ROM fixes needed for the EMS cart right now?  (see http://forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5804 )

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #159 on: February 12, 2014, 06:51 AM »
Will using the GB Everdrive require the ROM fixes needed for the EMS cart right now?  (see http://forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5804 )
I will check. Should work as is, without patches

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #160 on: February 12, 2014, 09:50 PM »
If I understand it correctly, the reason the EMS cart needs all those fixes is because it's just a MBC5 cart without proper mapper emulation for MBC1/2/3.

MBC5 is backwards compatible with MBC1/2/3 (except the RTC in MBC3) but there are apparently some small differences between MBC5 and the others. Other mappers like MBC7, HuC1, HuC3, Rocket, MMM01 etc might not work either.

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #161 on: February 13, 2014, 10:32 AM »
Most of the fixes are because of that, yes, but there are some others.  One is because certain addresses are memory-mapped registers and at least one case of that seems to be intentional copy protection (according to the thread, anyway--ny technical knowledge about this is very limited).

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #162 on: February 13, 2014, 02:40 PM »
unmodded gb and gbc are too hard to see unless you are right under a light source.

I've played probably eight different GBCs in my lifetime, and only one of them was difficult to see. The contrast pot looks unmolested, I haven't tried adjusting it to see if it helps at all. Maybe your GBC was a similar case.

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #163 on: February 13, 2014, 03:24 PM »
unmodded gb and gbc are too hard to see unless you are right under a light source.

I've played probably eight different GBCs in my lifetime, and only one of them was difficult to see. The contrast pot looks unmolested, I haven't tried adjusting it to see if it helps at all. Maybe your GBC was a similar case.

well i tried a few of them and all were the same. of course everybody's taste is different. one can be very satisfied with the screen while i think it is too dim.

also i should mention i like to play gb/gbc at home (not outdoors) and generally at nights and my room isn't too bright as my eyes are sensitive.
PM me if you want to sell your Everdrive MD.

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Re: GB/GBC Everdrive!
« Reply #164 on: February 13, 2014, 03:32 PM »
i remember, when i was young, playing at my GameBoy (DMG one) ; the best place at my parent's home was to be sat at the bottom of my parent's bed, with the window on the back side of the shoulder.
i used to play always at that spot, because fo the best light with no reflect i could get :)