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What console is NX based on?

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nousername010 2020-05-03 03:22

Just a simple question I want to ask so that when i make a new project, i can control the scale of the project and know what to expect in the final result, as well as not overflow the game memory :/


was8bit 2020-05-03 06:35

On an upcoming update, NX will show how much memory your game is using :)

https://mobile.twitter.com/timo_inutilis


Timo 2020-05-03 09:02

The main inspiration was the Game Boy Color, but it has some more features, like two BG layers. The sound is inspired by the C64.


nousername010 2020-05-03 12:14

@was8bit Though i rarely use the iOS ver. (pc user here), this is a pretty useful update!

@Timo So it's like two consoles put together, interesting.

Thanks guys!


was8bit 2020-05-03 12:25 (Edited)

I am virtually all ipad ;) I would get ipad pro if i could afford one... in fact, i would love a huge one if I was stinkin' rich, like a special ipad made about 3ftx2ft to carry, and one 6ftx4ft to put on a wall ;).... the special big ones, I would want special graphics display that would "upscale" all graphics to match the resolution so blocky lower res graphics would smooth out and look great ;)


Timo 2020-05-03 14:46

The two BGs and "priority" are from the Mega Drive / Genesis. So it's a mix of three systems basically, but all simplified to make it easier to program.


G_9 2020-05-04 08:31

"The main inspiration was the Game Boy Color, but it has some more features", And some less features !
(Where are START and SELECT ?)


nousername010 2020-05-04 10:01

@was8bit Woah, that's quite the setup

@Timo Nice.

@gamer_12321 Probably the pause button. Timo did say that it is an simplified version of the three.


G_9 2020-05-04 11:56

:) yeah


Timo 2020-05-04 15:54

Oh, of course the physical design and the buttons are inspired by the Sega Game Gear :)


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