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TIC-80

Background

TIC-80 is a fantasy computer for making, playing and sharing tiny games.

The TIC-80 core has been authored by

  • Rob Loach

The TIC-80 core is licensed under

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

Requirements

None

BIOS

The TIC-80 core does not feature BIOS use.

Extensions

Content that can be loaded by the TIC-80 core have the following file extensions:

  • .tic (TIC-80 cart)

RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the TIC-80 core:

Features

Frontend-level settings or features that the Theodore core respects.

Feature Supported
Restart
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay
Core Options
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controls
Remapping
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem
Softpatching
Disk Control
Username
Language
Crop Overscan
LEDs

Directories

The TIC-80 core's internal core name is tic80.

Geometry and timing

  • The TIC-80 core's base width is 240 pixels.
  • The TIC-80 core's base height is 136 pixels.

Usage

  1. Download a TIC-80 cart

  2. Launch the cart through the TIC-80 core

Core options

The TIC-80 core has the following option(s) that can be tweaked from the core options menu. The default setting is bolded.

  • Mouse API instead of Pointer [tic80_mouse] (disabled|enabled)
  • Mouse Cursor [tic80_mouse_cursor] (disabled|dot|cross|arrow)

Controllers

The TIC-80 core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):

User 1 - 4 device types

  • None - Doesn't disable input.
  • RetroPad - Joypad - Stay on this.
  • RetroPad w/Analog - Joypad - There's no reason to switch to this.

Controller tables

Joypad

Attention

What the buttons do are game specific.

User 1 - 4 Remap descriptors RetroPad Inputs
A
X
Select
D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right
B
Y
L
R