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Epsi
July 22nd, 2006, 12:24
Why is the open source emulater, ScummVM not anywhere to be found on this site? Its a really great project! And emulater!

alcoatjez
July 22nd, 2006, 14:07
With the emulators on this site you can emulate on your PC an other system. With ScummVM you play PC games on your PC. I think it is an interpreter, not an emulator.

Epsi
July 22nd, 2006, 14:30
No! It can play nes version of maniac mansion! Among others!

Lefteris_D
July 22nd, 2006, 14:35
alcoatjez is correct. ScummVM is an open source implementation of the SCUMM engine, not an emulator.

It's like Microsoft DOS and FreeDOS (http://www.freedos.org).

Epsi
July 22nd, 2006, 21:03
But theres alot of ports for ScummVM! From PSP to Dreamcast, so it alows pc games on other systems! Emulator...?

UniverseJDJ
July 29th, 2006, 06:38
I don't think it would qualify as an emulator...

mhl12
August 1st, 2006, 15:41
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ScummVM

virtual machine.. not emulator

Epsi
August 1st, 2006, 19:46
... Sorry for bringing it up... Seems I'm the only one thinking so...

alcoatjez
August 1st, 2006, 19:56
... Sorry for bringing it up... Seems I'm the only one thinking so...

There's nothing wrong about a good discussion, Epsi :)
And it seems you were wrong :p

AnAutisticDog
August 26th, 2007, 16:22
I can play Doom and Quake on my PSP with it. I think it qualifies as an emulator.

Epsi
August 26th, 2007, 16:39
HAHA... AnAutisticDog you made a big mistake by digging this thread up. People around here seem to not like ScummVM for some reason.

But it is on most other emulator sites. most likely because it has a port on almost every system.

Ports:

Windows
Fedora 7
Fedora Core 5 and 6
Debian 4.0
SlackWare
Mac OS X
PSP (PlayStation Portable)
Nintendo DS
Symbian S60
Symbian UIQ 3
PalmOS 5
PalmOS Tapwave Zodiac
Windows CE ARM
Dreamcast
GP2X
Solaris 8
Solaris 10
BeOS
AmigaOS 4
Atari/FreeMiNT
OS/2
PlayStation2
Windows 64

AnAutisticDog
August 26th, 2007, 16:42
Maybe its the name.
ScummVM
ScummVM
ScummVM
LOL

Epsi
August 26th, 2007, 16:46
With the emulators on this site you can emulate on your PC an other system. With ScummVM you play PC games on your PC. I think it is an interpreter, not an emulator.

Now that I think about, isnt DOSBox (http://www.emulator-zone.com/doc.php/computer/dosbox-win.html) the same thing, and on this site under "computer".

AnAutisticDog
August 26th, 2007, 16:49
OHHHHHHHHH. The tables have turned:glare:

Lefteris_D
August 30th, 2007, 19:37
I'll quote myself again.

ScummVM is an open source implementation of the SCUMM engine, not an emulator.

The SCUMM engine was never a console or system. It's an gaming engine that some people reverse engineered(it was closed source commercial software) and ported to newer operating systems. In a sense however you can say that it is "emulated" in newer operated systems.

I might add it over the weekend.

AnAutisticDog
August 30th, 2007, 22:18
I'll quote myself again.


The SCUMM engine was never a console or system. It's an gaming engine that some people reverse engineered(it was closed source commercial software) and ported to newer operating systems. In a sense however you can say that it is "emulated" in newer operated systems.

I might add it over the weekend.

Cool

Lefteris_D
September 2nd, 2007, 20:14
Hmmmm..... (http://www.emulator-zone.com/doc.php/computer/scummvm.html)

AnAutisticDog
September 2nd, 2007, 20:27
:D AWESOME :D

Epsi
September 2nd, 2007, 21:58
Hmmmm..... (http://www.emulator-zone.com/doc.php/computer/scummvm.html)

Haha... I've been campaigning for this for years!!!! Finally.

Thanks Lefteris :bow:

alcoatjez
September 10th, 2007, 19:15
OHHHHHHHHH. The tables have turned:glare:

Nah, DOSBox is an emulator, programs like ScummVM or Sarien are interpreters. I don't care, I love them both :)