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davidgilmour (OP)

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Odroid Go
« on: July 19, 2018, 12:27:39 pm »
Anyone like it?

baka-neko

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2018, 02:22:39 pm »
I have one, and it's good enough. Probably the best cheap Gameboy clone thing available.

The form factor is exactly the same as the Gameboy Pocket (I still have one) but way thinner.

The emulation is good enough, with savestate support. The screen is good and obviously way better than the Gameboy Pocket. The firmware is updated regularly with new features, recently added ColecoVision emulator.

Overall, I like it very much and recommend it if you're looking for a Gameboy Pocket form factor thing doing much more that the original. Also, it could be an excellent and cheap gift - too bad the shipping is almost as expensive as the device itself.

lemmywinks

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2018, 05:09:21 pm »
Been looking at these, it's only a few more ? to order it from a UK supplier than to buy direct so will probably pick one up at some point. Hard to buy it over something like the RS-97 though as it is stuck with 8bit systems, I love GB and SMS though so that's not too much of an issue.
Handhelds:
GPD Win, GPD XD 64gb, Pap KIII-Plus, RS-97, RS-90, New Bittboy, 3DS XL, DSi XL, GBA SP, GBBC Clone, Gameboy Pocket, PSP Go,
PC:
HP Envy M6, Acer 522, Dell Mini 9
Psion 5 & 5MX
Tons of other old laptops and tablets.....

lordhardware

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2018, 01:45:13 pm »
I bought two of them due to the openness, save states, and everyone thats reviewed it says the controls feel great.

I havent got them yet but will do a full review once I get it.

Jutleys

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2018, 12:04:30 pm »
I think its amazing and well worth the money here is a pic compared to other devices in size i also got two of them :)

ruffnutts

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2018, 08:01:46 pm »
I bit the bullet and ordered one, this will tide me over till my RetroStone turns up lol

lemmywinks

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2018, 10:04:59 pm »
Let us know what the quality of emulation is like and if it works with problem games please Ruffnuts. Did you get it from the UK reseller?
Handhelds:
GPD Win, GPD XD 64gb, Pap KIII-Plus, RS-97, RS-90, New Bittboy, 3DS XL, DSi XL, GBA SP, GBBC Clone, Gameboy Pocket, PSP Go,
PC:
HP Envy M6, Acer 522, Dell Mini 9
Psion 5 & 5MX
Tons of other old laptops and tablets.....

Jutleys

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2018, 09:24:59 am »
I got it from the same seller its amazing device it emulates great all nes has abit of tearing which is being worked on at the moment it has good support. New emulators are being developed and also a new menu systems get on board before they all sell out.

lordhardware

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2018, 11:17:35 am »
I missed out on buying a second odroid-w because of the broadcom stock issues that happened.

I really hope there's no chip shortage or something with this one because it would be great to get a lot of people programming for it.

I got back into Assembly programming after 15 years of not looking at my gameboy because of this device.

Jutleys

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2018, 03:22:34 pm »
Flashing guide.

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tp9ML8UR_w" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tp9ML8UR_w</a>

lordhardware

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2018, 03:18:13 am »
SpectrumZX emulator has been completed and will be added shortly also.


lordhardware

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2018, 02:36:00 pm »
Ok so quick update because i got the units today.
I want to do a proper write up after spending a little more time with it so this will be short.

Firstly, assembly was simple, easy, fun, quick.

Firmware flash and update was less painless than any phone ive ever flashed. About 15 minutes to download all the new binaries and reinterpret the (slightly) out of date guide.
It worked first time.

Emulation is great:

Gamegear
Games tested: 3
All ran perfectly, controls were tight and everything felt right.

Sega MasterSystem
Games tested: 4
All perfect, full speed, 60fps, no graphical glitches, very happy.

GBC
Only tested Mario Tennis
There seems to be a flashing issue on this build of the emulator (or this rom) that's affecting the Black Layer on this game, also theres a fair bit of frame skip enabled.
Played two matches and the controls were perfect, certainly very playable, and not that distracting, need to log the issue because ive seen video of others playing this game without my GFX problems.

GB
Only tested Wario Land so far
It played perfectly.

NES
Only tested Super Mario Bros. so far
It plays really well (better than virtual console on 3DS) had an issue with backwards jumping but i think its because im used to less play in the controls (these are aftermarket GBC buttons in the odroid-go and they travel more than the NES or 3DS for instance)

« Last Edit: July 26, 2018, 02:38:41 pm by lordhardware »


lemmywinks

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2018, 07:12:30 pm »
Do SMS games support FM sound? List of games here:
https://segaretro.org/FM_Sound_Unit

Also how does Doom work with so few buttons, circle strafing is obviously out of the question?
Handhelds:
GPD Win, GPD XD 64gb, Pap KIII-Plus, RS-97, RS-90, New Bittboy, 3DS XL, DSi XL, GBA SP, GBBC Clone, Gameboy Pocket, PSP Go,
PC:
HP Envy M6, Acer 522, Dell Mini 9
Psion 5 & 5MX
Tons of other old laptops and tablets.....

Jutleys

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2018, 08:27:46 am »
Doom has no sound at the moment as its only in a testing form someone will work on it I hope but it runs very well.

Jutleys

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2018, 01:18:19 pm »
basically this is how flashing looks pretty simple i made some videos enjoy :).

Quick video showing flashing 3rd party apps https://youtu.be/jbqP9pF20SI

Quick video showing doom for odroid go Doom Odroid Go https://youtu.be/pYLVgxJ-uGU

Here you will find all the third party apps and games that have been released so far for the Odroid Go  by their contributors i will try to keep this up to date with a pack to download below enjoy.

Thanks to all the devs contributors for the apps and games.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/10mCVqaQoAi5lwgp1d_w-6wLHetvtJWgJ/view?usp=sharing

TXIDRIVR

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2018, 10:32:07 am »
Got one.

Everything is good except one thing : LCD screen run at 30FPS... not 60FPS (confirmed by the developer, didnt see anything about it on their website). So you get frameskip in games, especially in GB/GBC.
« Last Edit: July 28, 2018, 10:33:42 am by TXIDRIVR »

lemmywinks

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2018, 04:56:41 pm »
Got one.

Everything is good except one thing : LCD screen run at 30FPS... not 60FPS (confirmed by the developer, didnt see anything about it on their website). So you get frameskip in games, especially in GB/GBC.

That's a silly choice, if it means it will never emulate a lot of games without dropping frames then they should definitely mention that.
Handhelds:
GPD Win, GPD XD 64gb, Pap KIII-Plus, RS-97, RS-90, New Bittboy, 3DS XL, DSi XL, GBA SP, GBBC Clone, Gameboy Pocket, PSP Go,
PC:
HP Envy M6, Acer 522, Dell Mini 9
Psion 5 & 5MX
Tons of other old laptops and tablets.....

lordhardware

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Re: Odroid Go
« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2018, 03:30:46 am »
Got one.

Everything is good except one thing : LCD screen run at 30FPS... not 60FPS (confirmed by the developer, didnt see anything about it on their website). So you get frameskip in games, especially in GB/GBC.

Can youj link to developer talking about this? I know theres frame skip in the emulators but i cant find any reference to the screen fps

 

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