General chat related to ScummVM, adventure gaming, and so on.
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Is there any chance of a release of scumm vm on the nintendo DS. Surely with the stylas replacing the old point n' click cursor drag of these classic yet dated games, the match up would be grand. Why use a cursor when you can use your finger. The top screen could even serve as the menu where the text is held and the action buttons, the D-pad could be used to select text and objects. So how long do you think it will take?
actually there is an unofficial port for DS, a google search should help you find it, also there has been official ports for palmOS, pocketpc, and windows moble that use the stylus for quite some time. you will need additional hardware to run the ds version of scummvm, but as of yet this port is unofficial and unsupported by this forum. Google will help you find the right venue to ask for help.
I think it's because you have to put all the game files into a zip-folder to get it working on the Nintendo DS. And the FAQ says, the ScummVM-team doesn't want to add a support for zipfiles. Read this. And this also.clem wrote:why exactly isn't that DS port "official" anyways?
So there, the Nintendo DS port is unofficial because it stands out by using zipfiles.
But I don't know how I would get this working since I don't have a Nintendo DS. But maybe I think about buying me a PocketPC soon.
Anyway, what were your intentions to create this poll? If we'd get 1000 votes for it what would change? Or are you going to work on the port? Then go help Neil. Maybe you want to contribute couple DSes for the Team members to speed up porting?tindoggy wrote:Is there any chance of a release of scumm vm on the nintendo DS.
How would zip files make it easier? You still have to copy the original files off the CD's and then an additional step of zipping them....tindoggy wrote:Ok, thanks for that guys, much appreciated. I can’t use it yet but the unofficial one sounds pretty nifty. I'm waiting to get a DS Lite so I will try it out then, I hope It works. Plus zip would make it easier...