Droid-CPC

Droid-CPC


Droid-CPC is an Amstrad CPC emulator for Android.
The Amstrad CPCs were 8 bits computers popular in Europe.
You can now play thousands of CPC games on your Android device.

Droid-CPC supports:
- Virtual Joystick on touchscreen (analog or directions keys)
- Virtual keyboard
- Hardware gamepads (XB360, Moga, etc.) with customable controls
- Hardware keyboards
- Snapshots (you can save / restore the state of the CPC, so any game can be saved / loaded)
- OpenGL renderer

"Sorcery +" is provided with the emulator so you can quickly check how the emulator works .

How to install and launch games:
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You can install games (.dsk files) in /sdcard/Kokak/droidcpc/Disks

For each .dsk file you add, you can add a .opt file (= a text file with the same name as the dsk) containing the name of the executable on the floppy disk. So, when you will select the dsk in the launch window, the game will be launched automatically.
Example: for sorceryp.dsk, sorceryp.opt contains "SORCERY.BIN" which is the executable.

To launch games manually, under the basic prompt, simply type:
RUN"executable, where "executable" is the .BAS or .BIN file on the floppy disc.
You can list the files by typing the "CAT" command.


Droid-CPC should work at full framerate on any device.

There are options on the launch window (please scroll it if necessary).
Check "Use Arrows" to replace the virtual analog stick by 4 directions keys.
Uncheck "LowRes Buffer" to have a readable "Mode 2" (slower on low-end devices)
Uncheck "Full Screen" to have original screen ratio.

Inside the emulator, tap the '+' icon to see disks, snapshots, turbo, joystick mapping, reset, numeric keypad, arrows options (and the Escape key).
When the "Keypad" icon is selected it sends numeric keypad keycodes to the emulator when you press numeric keys on the virtual keyboard.
The "Esc" (Escape) key next to the "Keypad" icon sends the "Esc" key to the emulator.
You can use the "arrows" icon (below the "disk" icon) to swap between virtual joypad and arrows virtual keys ingame.

You can download about 1700 CPC games from here: http://www.cpcgamereviews.com

History:
V1.01
- Better keyboard support.
- Added a "Keypad" icon in the options ingame (next to the "Reset" icon). When this icon is selected it sends numeric keypad keycodes to the emulator when you press numeric keys on the virtual keyboard.
- Added an "Esc" (Escape) key next to the "Keypad" icon (to send the "Esc" key to the emulator)
- Added an "arrows" icon (below the "disk" icon) to swap between virtual joypad and arrows virtual keys ingame.

Next release:
- Debug

Recent changes:
V1.01.3
- Crash when selecting an DSK out of the /sdcard/Kokak/droidcpc/Disks folder fixed (warning, DSK have to be in this folder)
- Freeze after a few minutes fixed.
V1.01.2
- Random stack overflow fixed (crash)
V1.01.1
- Crash at launch fixed
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About Droid-CPC
Droid-CPC is an Amstrad CPC emulator for Android.
The Amstrad CPCs were 8 bits computers popular in Europe.
You can now play thousands of CPC games on your Android device.

Droid-CPC supports:
- Virtual Joystick on touchscreen (analog or directions keys)
- Virtual keyboard
- Hardware gamepads (XB360, Moga, etc.) with customable controls
- Hardware keyboards
- Snapshots (you can save / restore the state of the CPC, so any game can be saved / loaded)
- OpenGL renderer

"Sorcery +" is provided with the emulator so you can quickly check how the emulator works .

How to install and launch games:
--------------------------------------------
You can install games (.dsk files) in /sdcard/Kokak/droidcpc/Disks

For each .dsk file you add, you can add a .opt file (= a text file with the same name as the dsk) containing the name of the executable on the floppy disk. So, when you will select the dsk in the launch window, the game will be launched automatically.
Example: for sorceryp.dsk, sorceryp.opt contains "SORCERY.BIN" which is the executable.

To launch games manually, under the basic prompt, simply type:
RUN"executable, where "executable" is the .BAS or .BIN file on the floppy disc.
You can list the files by typing the "CAT" command.


Droid-CPC should work at full framerate on any device.

There are options on the launch window (please scroll it if necessary).
Check "Use Arrows" to replace the virtual analog stick by 4 directions keys.
Uncheck "LowRes Buffer" to have a readable "Mode 2" (slower on low-end devices)
Uncheck "Full Screen" to have original screen ratio.

Inside the emulator, tap the '+' icon to see disks, snapshots, turbo, joystick mapping, reset, numeric keypad, arrows options (and the Escape key).
When the "Keypad" icon is selected it sends numeric keypad keycodes to the emulator when you press numeric keys on the virtual keyboard.
The "Esc" (Escape) key next to the "Keypad" icon sends the "Esc" key to the emulator.
You can use the "arrows" icon (below the "disk" icon) to swap between virtual joypad and arrows virtual keys ingame.

You can download about 1700 CPC games from here: http://www.cpcgamereviews.com

History:
V1.01
- Better keyboard support.
- Added a "Keypad" icon in the options ingame (next to the "Reset" icon). When this icon is selected it sends numeric keypad keycodes to the emulator when you press numeric keys on the virtual keyboard.
- Added an "Esc" (Escape) key next to the "Keypad" icon (to send the "Esc" key to the emulator)
- Added an "arrows" icon (below the "disk" icon) to swap between virtual joypad and arrows virtual keys ingame.

Next release:
- Debug

Recent changes:
V1.01.3
- Crash when selecting an DSK out of the /sdcard/Kokak/droidcpc/Disks folder fixed (warning, DSK have to be in this folder)
- Freeze after a few minutes fixed.
V1.01.2
- Random stack overflow fixed (crash)
V1.01.1
- Crash at launch fixed

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A Google User
Feb 27, 2015
Good but keyboard unresponsive Trying to play 3 weeks in paradise but the keyboard controls are hut and miss as to whether they work. Trying to pick up an item by pressing 1 for example can take several hits before it works. Great to play Sorcery+ again though!
A Google User
Feb 18, 2015
Warning don't buy! Having a problem with games. Sound will start and cut off immediately before finishing the paticular noise. For example skateball when you score the cheers start but then don't finish. I have a galaxy note 4 running android 4.4. Also it's running my dsk files in foreign. Edit: how do you expect us to create these .opt files for the executable code when all games have different extentions as there executable for example .bin or .bas and why is the sorcery game foreign!! I would like a refund
A Google User
Feb 16, 2015
Doesnt work Installed electro freddy apk but cant get it to run
A Google User
Dec 21, 2014
Great Emulator
A Google User
Nov 8, 2014
Works well Used to crash all the time but now works well. Difficult to control most games using touch screen, but perhaps this can't be helped. Some sound and music seems not 100% as it should be, and digitised/sampled sound does not work eg 180; championship jet ski simulator. Not a bad interface and I like how it can resume the previous game/memory state.
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