QUASI88

QUASI88
PC88-5INC.png
General
Author(s)Fukunaga
Ported byRako
TypeComputer emulator
Links
Download
Source Included
Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser
Peripherals
Wiimote1.svg WiimoteHorizontal.svg ClassicController.svg GameCube Controller USB Keyboard USB Mouse Loads files from SDHC cards in the Front SD slot


Introduction

This emulator is a port to Wii of QUASI88, NEC PC-8801 emulator, programmed by Fukunaga. The policy of this port is the minimum change. You must not ask Fukunaga about this Wii version.

original (no including wii) QUASI88 site (only in Japanese): http://www.117.ne.jp/~show/pc8801/pc88emu.html

Features

  • Wiimote, Classic, and Gamecube controllers
  • USB-mouse & USB-keyboard
  • snapshot (bmp or others)
  • state save & load

Requirements

  • USB-keyboard (may be able to execute all solo-play games without USB-Keyboard by editing /quasi88/rc/quasi88.cfg)

How to set up

1) Copy the contens in the SD_root to your SD or SDHC card.

2) Copy system roms files to /quasi88/rom directory.

3) Copy game roms files to /quasi88/disk directory.


The details of the systems roms are announced the following site (but only in Japanese) http://www.117.ne.jp/~show/pc8801/quasi88/rom.html


The psedo BIOS is available on the following site (in Japanese): http://www.retropc.net/cisc/m88/download.html However, the QUASI88 with psedo BIOS can execute the games without using N88-BASIC.

How to use

When you press wiimote plus button, you can see the menu. (menu off by pressing wiimote minus button)

Select the DISK tab, set a game disk file, and push the OK.

Next, select the reset tab, and push the rest.

Controls

Menu(when pointing monitor)

  Action
  Aim (=mouse move)
  Menu on (=F12 key)
  Menu off (=Escape key)
  Select menu item (=mouse left button)
  (=mouse right button)
  Quit

Game

      Keyboard key (default) name in quasi88.cfg
    or     or   Arrows wpad_button_up etc.
      Space wpad_button_1
      Return wpad_button_2
  Escape wpad_button_b
  wpad_button_a
      x wpad_button_minus
      z wpad_button_plus
    Left Shift wpad_button_fleft
    Right Shift wpad_button_fright
      (Quit)

You can configurate the allocations from keyboard keys to wiimote buttons by editing /quasi88/rc/quasi88.cfg file (no user interface). If you want to change the allocations, change the numbers of wpad_button_? (?=a, b, plus, minus, 1, 2, right, left, down, up, fleft, fright) according to the numbers in key_numnerlist.txt file.

Brief Change Log

  • Oct. 18, 2009, ver. 0.6.3 beta1
    • Recompile by devkitPPC-r18 & SDL-Wii-r81
    • Support play by Classic & Gamecube controllers
  • Oct. 9, 2009, ver. 0.6.3 alpha4
    • Adjust recent libralies
    • Support play by wiiremote
    • Save configurations
  • April 21, 2009, ver. 0.6.3 alpha3
    • Manipulate the menu by wiimote
  • April 6, 2009, ver. 0.6.3 alpha2
    • Sound support
  • April 3, 2009, ver. 0.6.3 alpha1
    • Initial release

Credits

  • Original developer of QUASI88
  • Many developers of the libraries and systems tools such as libogc, SDL-wii, etc..