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ColEm PSP

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ColEm PSP
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General
AuthorAkop Karapetyan
Last Updated2010/09/12
TypeConsole
Version2.6.1
LicenseMixed
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ColEm PSP is an emulator for the CBS ColecoVision home video game console (1982-1984) on PSP, written in C and uses GU (Graphical Utility toolkit) for rendering by Akop Karapetyan (aka Uberjack).

This is a port of the ColEm emulator to the Sony PlayStation Portable platform.

Features

  • Load rom from ZIP files.
  • Custom key mappings.
  • Screen size adjustment.
  • CPU clock frequency adjustment.
  • Show FPS.
  • Screenshots.
  • Save states.
  • Turbo mode.
  • Other miscellaneous options.

Installation

Unzip colempsp.zip into /PSP/GAME/ folder on the Memory Stick.

System ROM must reside in the same folder as EBOOT.PBP file (uncompressed or inside SYSTEM.ZIP).

Game ROM may reside anywhere (the ROMS subdirectory is recommended, but not necessary).

User guide

Button configuration

By default, changes are not retained after button mapping is modified.

Please make sure to save (with Square button) after desired mapping is configured.

Controls

ColecoVision:

Analog/D-Pad - Joystick Up/Down/Left/Right

Square - Joystick Left button

Cross - Joystick Right button

Circle - Joystick Blue button

Triangle - Joystick Purple button

R - Display the virtual keypad, for as long as the button is held

L+R - Return to emulator menu

Virtual keypad:

D-Pad - Select virtual button

Square - Press a virtual button

Button configuration:

Square - Save changes

Screenshots

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Changelog

v2.6.1 2010/09/12

  • Now clearing all RAM to zeros (Heist works).
  • Now padding smaller ROMs with 0xFFs in LoadROM().
  • Fixed Reset9918() to reset VDP completely (Boulder Dash and Frogger).
  • Implemented SCREEN2 table address masking, thanks to Daniel Bienvenu.
  • New save file format – not compatible with previous version.

v2.5.2 2010/05/16

  • PSPLIB updated to latest version.
  • Images are now saved under PSP/PHOTOS/ColEm PSP.
  • Screenshot previews added to file browser.
  • Time rewind – use Control tab to set any button as the ‘Rewind’ button.

v2.5.1 2008/08/15

  • Maintenance update, mainly to synchronize with the main release.

v2.4.1 2008/03/05

  • PSP version brought up to date with the official release (changes are mostly internal).
  • Replaced the rendering engine with a more stable one.
  • When switching games, latest save state will be automatically highlighted.

v2.2.2 2007/07/24

  • Fixed buffer overflow error affecting units without a battery.

v2.2.1 2007/06/21

  • Initial release.

Credits

Marat Fayzullin - ColEm. Simon Tatham - fixed.fd font on which the emulator’s font is based. Gilles Vollant - Minizip library. Ruka - PNG saving/loading code.

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