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Any Hidden Emulators In Appstore Currently?

04-14-2013, 02:44 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 7
Any Hidden Emulators In Appstore Currently?

Hey mates! I wanted to make this thread so people would know when any new emulators have gotten past the gates and into the store. Games like Gridlee, Awesome Baby Names, and *Slider Puzzle*. Please help me find out all the emulators that currently reside in the store!

Currently Exist In Appstore:
-*Slider Puzzle*
(Note: *Slider Puzzle* has many bugs including no GBA roms and the inability to use the start button. This is due to BIOS not working. If anyone can fix please help.)


Removed From Appstore:
-Gridlee
-Awesome Baby Names


Please say of any others that reside in the appstore. I have heard of some using HP Calculators and Etc. Anyone know of any? Thanks!

Hope I helped!


(P.S. This is my first post so sorry if I messed up in any way )
04-14-2013, 03:00 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 437
Quote:
Originally Posted by IdreesInc View Post
Hey mates! I wanted to make this thread so people would know when any new emulators have gotten past the gates and into the store. Games like Gridlee, Awesome Baby Names, and *Slider Puzzle*. Please help me find out all the emulators that currently reside in the store!

Currently Exist In Appstore:
-*Slider Puzzle*
(Note: *Slider Puzzle* has many bugs including no GBA roms and the inability to use the start button. This is due to BIOS not working. If anyone can fix please help.)


Removed From Appstore:
-Gridlee
-Awesome Baby Names


Please say of any others that reside in the appstore. I have heard of some using HP Calculators and Etc. Anyone know of any? Thanks!

Hope I helped!


(P.S. This is my first post so sorry if I messed up in any way )
Where did you hear about the emus hidden in calculators ? I'd like to know too. But as far as I know only slider puzzle is the only hidden emu on the AppStore right now.

04-14-2013, 03:06 PM
#3
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 7
It was just a rumor I heard but I may have misinterpreted. It was from long ago so even if it existed it is probably gone now. Have you downloaded Slider Puzzle? And if so, was it successful?
04-14-2013, 04:33 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 7
I have just downloaded *Slider Puzzle* and I am actually enjoying it. I am playing Pokemon Red on it and it is working well. The music is slightly distorted but I think it is just the rom that I downloaded. I will edit later to check the save status.

EDIT: Save seems to not be working. I am dissapointed but will look to see if i can fix this

Last edited by IdreesInc; 04-14-2013 at 04:41 PM.
04-15-2013, 07:40 PM
#5
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I downloaded *slider puzzle*. How do I get the emulator, all I see is a slider game
04-15-2013, 10:43 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 3,693
Quote:
Originally Posted by IdreesInc View Post
Removed From Appstore:
-Gridlee
-Awesome Baby Names
Gridlee = MAME emulator (probably the best emulator to have)
Awesome Baby Names = GBA emulator


Quote:
Originally Posted by trevytrev View Post
I downloaded *slider puzzle*. How do I get the emulator, all I see is a slider game
prob find more info here http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=183269

also you can probably trouble shoot this version by reading up on the older other version as i heard they are similar http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=182581

now we need a SNES/Sega Genesis, N64 and C=64 emulator

Last edited by mrbiggles; 04-15-2013 at 11:05 PM.
04-16-2013, 12:40 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 372
Fair Warning about Slider: 4A devices (like iPod Touch 4th generation) don't work! The screen only draws one frame at a time.

It does (poorly) play GB and GBC games. The sound is awful, and you can't save. (The start button works just like the original gameboy).

Only download Slider if you're a real GB(C) fan. . . I say that because 90% of people are going to be really disappointed with it. Slider's GBA functionality is hopelessly broken (Apple may of intervened, after seeing baby names in the App).

There's a few legit emulators on the store like Spectrum, C64, Activision Anthology. . .I said this in Slider's thread, but, I'll say it again here: If Ninetendo made a legit Gameboy app where the games cost $1-3 each, I would be happy to invest $15-25 in the app.
04-16-2013, 12:48 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: USA
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work with bios

Quote:
Originally Posted by IdreesInc View Post
Currently Exist In Appstore:
-*Slider Puzzle*
(Note: *Slider Puzzle* has many bugs including no GBA roms and the inability to use the start button. This is due to BIOS not working. If anyone can fix please help.)
dont own this, like you said i read "NO gba play" just a gb + gbc emulator, u need to rename .gbc to .gb to play...and there is NO saving features, plus sound sucks bad!

did you get this working? read some say the bios is in the app so you just add your .gb and run. read other say add the bios or GBA4IOS.
04-16-2013, 12:54 AM
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bios in it or add it?

Quote:
Originally Posted by m44 View Post
Fair Warning about Slider: 4A devices (like iPod Touch 4th generation) don't work! The screen only draws one frame at a time.
thanks for the info...

read some say the bios is in the app so you just add your .gb and run. read other say u need to add the bios or GBA4IOS?
04-16-2013, 01:07 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrbiggles View Post
thanks for the info...

read some say the bios is in the app so you just add your .gb and run. read other say u need to add the bios or GBA4IOS?
We all messed around with GBA a good bit, and never got it working. (The guy in the App Store review that says "it works great, just make sure to add the bios file". Unfortunately, he's a troll. )

Here's a mini rundown of what was tried. (Any one is free to jump in here with ideas )

*Roms that are known to be good.

*Several different bios. With multiple variations to the file's name.

*Emulator files that work as bios, but aren't Nintendo's.

*Ensuring file permission were set to 755.

*Adding files from GBA4iOS in an attempt to patch Slider.

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So far no luck with GBA. I'm not really a "computer guy", but, the computer guys in the main thread are stumped too.

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*Edit* If you were talking about GB or GBC games, no bios is needed. Just transfer whatever.gbc to Slider as whatever.gb and it should work.

Last edited by m44; 04-16-2013 at 01:11 AM.