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The Great 64-bit Culling

07-07-2017, 10:47 AM
#1
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 103
The Great 64-bit Culling

With iOS 11 Beta in full swing & the public release date closing in on us, I thought I'd fire up a thread with a few gems I'm really hoping will get an update. In my list some are;

- Already confirmed as not being updated (e.g Soccer Physics)
- No longer on the App Store (Err... Soccer Physics)
- LONG not updated & highly unlikely to come back

There's another thread here where people are picking one game they would like to be updated to 64-bit but, I thought it might be interesting to see what other gems we may lose that aren't on everyones radar.




Here's the order of my list that it's in, it goes:

- Peggle
- Super Monster Ate My Condo
- Realistic Summer Sports Sim
- Hoggy (1)
- Finding Teddy
- Sunburn!
- Surgeon 2
- Steambirds
- Hero Academy
- Techno Kitten
- Wonderputt
- Dream of Pixels
- Liquid Sketch
- QatQi
- Wurdle
- porTable
- Bug Princess
- Dream Smiles
- Pinball Dreams HD (Although the older 2D port is fine)
- Pinball Fantasies HD (As above)
- R-Type
- R-Type II
- Another World
- Speedball 2
- Shuffle Puck Cantina
- Shantae: Risky's Revenge
- Blazing Star

And here's my calls to the devs... Just in case they notice;
https://twitter.com/russdca/status/883344135859601408
https://twitter.com/russdca/status/883349536638369793

Shame this is happening really, but it happens generation after generation. The only difference I feel is that these aren't the kind of things you can imagine being emulated in the future.
07-08-2017, 06:25 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 103
Had a couple of messages on Twitter.

DotEmu have confirmed that R-Type will be updated (Not sure about R-Type 2, but hopefully).

RaptiSoft have just replied too saying they're updating. Good news there too.

07-08-2017, 09:45 AM
#3
Will Square Enix ever update FF Tactics and will Lunar ever be?
07-08-2017, 09:50 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Ibaraki, Japan
Posts: 1,023
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkfyra View Post
Will Square Enix ever update FF Tactics and will Lunar ever be?
SoMoGa is working on Lunar but have warned that it's a really complicated fix that might take time. SE hasn't said anything about FFT. It's pretty much their only major game that hasn't been updated, so I'm kind of expecting them to do it, but who knows.
07-08-2017, 11:33 AM
#5
Sadly they could not do it because of how unstable the port is and how much it tended to crash.
07-08-2017, 05:29 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Indiana USA
Posts: 35
Other apps not 64 bit

The appshopper app plus the touch arcade apps both donít work and the people at the appshopper app said they werenít updating instead they going to focus on there website.
07-08-2017, 08:10 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 7,913
How, exactly, do you know if a game is or isn't 64 bit compatible?
07-08-2017, 08:12 PM
#8
I forgot about Dream Pixels

Sunburn is that old?
07-08-2017, 08:24 PM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by rIcHrAnDoM View Post
How, exactly, do you know if a game is or isn't 64 bit compatible?
Settings/General/About/Applications

This will show you which apps on your device are not 64 bit.
07-08-2017, 08:24 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Indiana USA
Posts: 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by rIcHrAnDoM View Post
How, exactly, do you know if a game is or isn't 64 bit compatible?
Iím on public beta iOS 11 and if itís 32-bit it just wonít load. Not sure for 10.3.2