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Arcade (SAME_CDI) WIP

Background

SAME CDi is a S(ingle) A(rcade) M(achine) E(mulator) for libretro, forked from MAME libretro, which is in turn a fork of MAME. It includes only the Philips CD-i driver, and simplifies the loading of CD content to provide a 'plug and play' experience.

The SAME_CDI core has been authored by

  • zach-morris

The SAME_CDI core is licensed under

  • GPLv2

A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores can be found here.

Extensions

Content that can be loaded by the SAME_CDI core have the following file extensions:

  • .chd
  • .iso

Databases

RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the SAME_CDI core:

BIOS

SAME_CDI does require BIOS (bootrom) files to work. You'll need to have following directory under retroarch system folder and put bios files: ../same_cdi/bios/

Filename Description
cdibios.zip cdi200.rom, cdi220b.rom and zx405042p__cdi_slave_2.0__b43t__zzmk9213.mc68hc705c8a_withtestrom.7206
cdimono1.zip cdi200.rom, cdi220.rom, cdi220b.rom, zx405037p__cdi_servo_2.1__b43t__llek9215.mc68hc705c8a_withtestrom.7201 and zx405042p__cdi_slave_2.0__b43t__zzmk9213.mc68hc705c8a_withtestrom.7206
cdimono2 philips__cdi-220_ph3_r1.2__mb834200b-15__02f_aa__9402_z04.tc574200-le._1.7211, zc405351p__servo_cdi_4.1__0d67p__lluk9404.mc68hc705c8a.7490 and zc405352p__slave_cdi_4.1__0d67p__lltr9403.mc68hc705c8a.7206

Features

Feature Supported
Restart
Screenshots
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay
Core Options
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controls
Remapping
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem
Softpatching
Disk Control
Username
Crop Overscan (in RetroArch's Video settings)

Directories

The SAME_CDI core's doesn't create any directory.

Geometry and timing

SAME_CDI's core provided aspect ratio is 1/1.

Core options WIP

Controllers WIP

Device types

The SAME_CDI core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):

User 1 - 1 device types

  • None - Input disabled.
  • RetroPad - Joypad
  • RetroPad w/Analog - Joypad - There is no reason to switch to this.

Controller tables

Joypad and analog device type table

RetroPad Inputs User 1 - 5 input descriptors
Z
X
S
A
D-Pad Up
D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right

See also


Last update: 2022-08-07