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Pang DS

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Pang DS
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General
Author(s)Copper
TypeArcade Emulator
Version2.1
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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Pang DS is a Pang and Super Pang arcade emulator.

Installation

Note: In order to use this emulator, you will need to obtain MAME rom.

Download and extract file.

DLDI .nds file and copy it to the root directory of the card.

Put the MAME's ROM files at the root or in the /MAMERoms/ subdirectory on flashcard.

User guide

Supported sets

Name ROM Parent ROM
Pang (World) pang
Pang (bootleg, set 1) pangb pang
Pang (bootleg, set 2) pangbold pang
Buster Bros. (US) bbros pang
Pomping World (Japan) pompingw pang
Super Pang (World 900914) spang
Super Pang (Japan 901023) spangj spang
Super Buster Bros. (US 901001) sbbros spang

2 Players (NIFI)

Launch server:

  • Select the set and the settings.
  • Press A to launch the game normally.
  • Once the rom is initialized, press Select to launch the server.
  • A player waiting screen appears.
  • The B key allows you to return to normal mode if necessary.

Launch client:

  • Select the same set as the server (the settings will be ignored).
  • Press Start to launch the game in client mode.
  • A screen for selecting waiting players appears (DS name + MAC address).
  • If necessary (several players waiting) select the right player with the D-Pad.
  • Press A to start the 2 player game.
  • The B key allows you to return to the menu if necessary.

Confirm server:

  • When a player wishes to play a message confirmation appears.
  • Press Y to start the game with this player or X to reject this player.
  • If the server has been started on the title screen with at least 2 tokens the game starts automatically.

In 2 players mode:

  • Each player can then press Start to join the game.
  • Each player can add tokens by pressing X.
  • The server DS controls the player in blue and the client DS controls the red one.
  • If blocked for more than one second, it is possible to return to single player mode by pressing Select.
  • Once back in solo mode 2 players control the blue one (the other will still be present on screen but uncontrollable).
  • State loading is not available in 2 player mode but state saving is still available.

Controls

Menu:

Stylus - Select game

A - Play selected game

B - Zoom images list

L/R - Accelerate, Slow down, Reverse images scrolling

In game:

D-Pad - Play

X - Insert coin

A - Fire

Start - Start game (one player)

R - Save state

L - Load state

Y - Yes, Confirm save/load state, Screens swapping

X - Exit, Cancel save/load state

Screenshots

Pangds2.png Pangds3.png

Changelog

V2.1 08/05/2011

  • Compiled with libnds libnds 1.5.0+ & devkitarm R32.
  • Compatible with CYCLODS iEvolution B6 in DSi mode.
  • Emulator settings stored.

V2.0 19/01/2010

  • NIFI version.
  • Compiled with devkit pro R27 and libnds 1.4+ (FIFO optimised).
  • Game screens swapping added.
  • Improved scaled screen display.

V1.0.2 12/10/2009

  • Emulator state loading fixed (thanks Conderock).

V1.0.1 07/10/2009

  • Display bugs fixed (thanks progds).

V1.0 05/10/2009

  • First version.
  • Compiled with devkit pro R26 and libnds 1.3.8+ (FIFO debugged).
  • File rom is unziped by the emulator.
  • Hi-scores are saved.
  • Emulator state.
  • Optimised display with scrolling.

Credits

MAME Teams

Reesy for DrZ80 emulator