Spectrum and Odyssey 1 - Not Working

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Spectrum and Odyssey 1 - Not Working

Post by scottbright » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:48 pm

I've got most emulators working except Odyssey 1 and ZX Spectrum.

- Spectrum: won't load any roms and the Start Spectrum doesn't do anything. Get the Initializing window them back to the front end.

- Odyssey 1: The CARTS are just text files. I think that's correct, but again nothing loads.

Anyone get these working?
These are both using MAME correct? I don't see separate emulators for them.
ok, found a different set of roms for spectrum. I can only get the .rom format to work.
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Re: Spectrum and Odyssey 1 - Not Working

Post by WheatPasta » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:56 pm

scottbright wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:48 pm
Anyone get these working?
While I have not tried the Spectrum or Odyssey 1 like you mention the stock front end should be using MAME to run these, and MAME looks for roms to be written and compressed a certain way. This is the way it is with Coleco at least. ZX81 should be in the Retro Reload if I remember right, but i am not sure about the Odyssey.
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