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Re: Nexus 7 tablet is fantastic at emulation!

Post by Scratch_Porkings » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:22 am

I've just tried a ps2 wired controller on my sons Hudl with an OTG connector, and it's worked straight off the bat. Had a little go on GTA San Andreas and didn't need to configure at all. On the down side it does mean I'm gonna lose my game pad to the little shi... err angel.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:55 am

Now you have a PS controller connected, install a PS1 emulator for that authentic experience.
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Post by quantum » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:55 am

Scratch_Porkings wrote:I've just tried a ps2 wired controller on my sons Hudl with an OTG connector, and it's worked straight off the bat. Had a little go on GTA San Andreas and didn't need to configure at all. On the down side it does mean I'm gonna lose my game pad to the little shi... err angel.

*sorry I mean ps3 controller
Thanks for testing it. Think I'll get myself a hudl over the weekend :D
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Post by the_hawk » Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:08 am

Is it possible to hook up a PS2 controller to a Nexus 7 without rooting it?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:20 am

USB On The Go shouldn't need rooting, only Bluetooth.
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Post by quantum » Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:27 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:USB On The Go shouldn't need rooting, only Bluetooth.
Do I need to use one of these to connect the PS2 wired controller to the OTG adapter?

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Post by Scratch_Porkings » Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:49 am

Is that a ps2 adaptor? I haven't tried that yet give me a minute, got an adapter somewhere... OK I just played dead trigger 2 with my ps1 dual analogue pad and a ps-usb adapter attached to me OTG. I had to set the buttons but apart from that it worked straight off. Bonus!. I actually found the analogues better to use than the ps3 pad. Good news I can give my son his ps3 pad back.
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Post by quantum » Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:26 am

Scratch_Porkings wrote:Is that a ps2 adaptor? I haven't tried that yet give me a minute, got an adapter somewhere... OK I just played dead trigger 2 with my ps1 dual analogue pad and a ps-usb adapter attached to me OTG. I had to set the buttons but apart from that it worked straight off. Bonus!. I actually found the analogues better to use than the ps3 pad. Good news I can give my son his ps3 pad back.
Cheers for the super fast testing! Too old school to own a PS3 controller, so happy my PS2 and adapter will do the job :mrgreen:
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Re: Nexus 7 tablet is fantastic at emulation!

Post by Scratch_Porkings » Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:35 am

Anytime guv. On the down-side I've got a 2 metre lead on my Ps1 pad and a metre on my ps-usb lead. I've got 3 metres of leads to play a 7 inch tab on my lap...
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Post by lemonjellydude » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:58 am

just out of curiosity, are there any PS2 emulators at the moment for android tablets and if so what are they like?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:20 pm

I have ePSXe on my tablet, same as on my PC. Only tried a few games, but it ran them really well. Ridge Racer is only about 4mb if you ditch the music tracks :)
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Post by Scratch_Porkings » Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:56 pm

I think ps2 might be a bit of a stretch for the poor old n7. I bet it ain't long before an emu gets going though. N17 maybe.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:48 pm

Oops, Iread that as just PS, not PS2. There's Reicast for DC, I think that's the most advanced hardware we have emulated on Android.
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Re: Nexus 7 tablet is fantastic at emulation!

Post by Scratch_Porkings » Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:50 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:I have ePSXe on my tablet, same as on my PC. Only tried a few games, but it ran them really well. Ridge Racer is only about 4mb if you ditch the music tracks :)
Yes ps2 you numbnut! Lol. I've bought both the decent emulators from the play store fpse and epsxe. Epsxe has the edge I think, I like the way you can transfer your save states between the PC and android. Very cool for RPGs.
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Re: Nexus 7 tablet is fantastic at emulation!

Post by Boulder » Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:30 am

I'd like to fire up some old Championship/Football Manager games on an Android tablet. Is there any way to get those running?

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