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VaporSpec

Background

A virtual game platform with capabilities similar to 80s game consoles.

The VaporSpec core has been authored by

  • Will Smith
  • Vladimir Serbinenko

The VaporSpec core is licensed under

  • MIT

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

Extensions

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

  • .vaporbin

Databases

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

BIOS

VaporSpec doesn't require BIOS (bootrom) files to work.

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 VaporSpec core's doesn't create any directory.

Geometry and timing

  • The VaporSpec core's core provided FPS is 60.
  • The VaporSpec core's core provided sample rate is 44100 Hz.
  • The VaporSpec core's base width is 768.
  • The VaporSpec core's base height is 576.
  • The VaporSpec's core provided aspect ratio is 4/3.

Controllers

Device types

The VaporSpec 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

Last update: 2022-03-17