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Difference: PluginPacbox (r17 vs. r16)

Pacbox

Pacbox is an emulator of the Pacman arcade machine hardware. It is a port of PIE - Pacman Instructional Emulator.

Getting Started and ROMs

To play Pacman, you'll need a copy of the Pacman ROMs from a Midway Pacman or Puckman arcade board.

FilenameMD5 checksum
pacman.5e 2791455babaf26e0b396c78d2b45f8f6
pacman.5f 9240f35d1d2beee0ff17195653b5e405
pacman.6e 290aa5eae9e2f63587b5dd5a7da932da
pacman.6f 19a886fcd8b5e88b0ed1b97f9d8659c0
pacman.6h d7cce8bffd9563b133ec17ebbb6373d4
pacman.6j 33c0e197be4c787142af6c3be0d8f6b0

Copy these files to the /.rockbox/pacman/ directory on your player. Any other files found in the archives can be discarded as they are not required.

Keys

Functioniriveririver remoteiriver H10 (5Gb)iPodiAudio X5Gigabeat
Move Up RIGHT VOL+ Scroll UP NEXT RIGHT UP
Move Down LEFT VOL- Scroll DOWN PREV LEFT DOWN
Move Left UP REW <-- MENU UP LEFT
Move Right DOWN FF O PLAY DOWN RIGHT
Insert Coin REC MODE FF SELECT REC A
1-Player Start SELECT -10 REW SELECT SELECT SELECT
2-Player Start ON +10 POWER n/a POWER POWER
Menu MODE A-B PLAY SELECT+MENU PLAY MENU

Note that on all targets apart from the Gigabeat and iriver H10 5GB, the Pacman screen is rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The H10 screen does not however, show the score or lives.

Screenshots

  • 160x128 greyscale screenshot (iriver H1x0, iAudio M5 and iPod 1G/2G/3G/4G):
    pacbox-160x128.png
  • 176x132 screenshot (iPod Nano and iAudio X5):
    pacbox-176x132.png
  • 220x176 screenshot (iriver H300 and iPod Color/Photo):
    pacbox-220x176.png
  • 320x240 screenshot (iPod 5G/Video):
    pacbox-320x240.png
  • 240x320 screenshot (Gigabeat):
    pacbox-240x320.png
  • 176x200 screenshot (Sansa e200):
    pacbox-176x200.png

Other GPL'd arcade machine emulators

Here are some links to some GPL'd emulators which could theoretically be ported to Rockbox (note that Mame is not released under a GPL-compatible license):

  • SIDE - Space Invaders Didactic Emulator - from the same author as PIE (the source for PacBox);
  • siemu - Another GPL'd Space Invaders emulator
  • vecsim - Atari 6502 vector-game emulator: Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battle Zone, Black Widow, Gravitar, Lunar Lander, Red Baron, Space Duel and Tempest.

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CategoryPlugin: Pacman arcade machine emulator [ H10DONE, H100DONE, H300DONE, iPod ColorDONE, iPod NanoDONE, iPod VideoDONE, iAudio M5DONE, iAudio X5DONE, GigabeatDONE, Sansa e200DONE]

r18 - 14 Sep 2010 - 11:30:30 - MichaelStummvoll

Revision r17 - 16 May 2010 - 22:52 - JustinHannigan
Revision r16 - 12 Nov 2007 - 20:17 - RobertMenes
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