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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DK64
by CapEnt on Thu 29th Mar 2012 16:22 UTC
CapEnt
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2005-12-18

Do someone knows if this could be related to Donkey Kong 64's Jet Pak minigame? Rumors says that Rare used a actual emulator for this.

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RE: DK64
by Valhalla on Thu 29th Mar 2012 19:51 in reply to "DK64"
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2006-01-24

Do someone knows if this could be related to Donkey Kong 64's Jet Pak minigame? Rumors says that Rare used a actual emulator for this.

I wouldn't be surprised if you are right. Rare was once known as 'Ultimate Play the Game', makers of Knight Lore, Alien 8, Sabre Wulf, Underwurdle etc and of course Jet Pak which you mentioned. They changed to 'Rare' when they started to develop games for NES (Snake Rattle & Roll, RC Pro Am I & II, Battletoads etc).

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