Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Mar 2012 10:49 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Little benownst to the world all this time, GoldenEye (N64) has a fully-functional ZX Spectrum 48x emulator built into it. By feeding it a proper Spectrum monitor program and calling menu 25 to load a snapshot, any Spectrum 48x program can be run. The emulator started life as a side project to see if Spectrum emulation was possible on N64 and was hooked into GE, the current game in development. It was supposed to be removed before release but was only made inaccessible and inoperable. All the registers, dependancies, and script required to run the emulator still reside in retail GoldenEye carts."
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RE[3]: Comment by henderson101
by Sparrowhawk on Thu 29th Mar 2012 21:40 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by henderson101"
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DDR is indeed bigger, but I'd say it's not nearly as good due to being too big and the place names being too similar. The way it handled army visibility was much better though.

Incidentally, Chris Wild (who did the DOS remakes which were bundled with the flawed LOM3 - the Citadel) is now working on an iOS/Android/etc port of LOM, in collaboration with Mike Singleton, LOM's author. Yep, an official remake is coming out over 2 decades after the originals ;)

Chris' blog is at: http://http://www.icemark.com/blog/

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