Beebdroid

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Beebdroid
Beebdroid logo.png
Starquake running under Beebdroid
Starquake running under Beebdroid
Developer(s)Little Fluffy Toys
Initial releaseOctober 2011; 7 years ago (2011-10)
Stable release
1.3 / 17 February 2012
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemAndroid 2.2+
TypeMicrocomputer emulator
Websitegithub.com/littlefluffytoys/Beebdroid

Beebdroid is a free software[1][2] emulator for the BBC Micro, based on B-Em for Linux by Tom Walker.[3] It runs under Android and was developed by Reuben Scratton and Kenton Price and released [4] by Little Fluffy Toys in 2011.[5][6][7][8][9]

Features[edit]

It features a full onscreen keyboard, optimised controls for the Xperia Play smartphone/console, access to games via disk images provided by stairwaytohell.com and caters for saved games.[10]

Popular titles[edit]

The Google Analytics service led to publication of a list of popular game titles downloaded by users of the emulator.[11]

14 November 2011[11]
Rank Title
1 Chuckie Egg
2 Elite
3 Arcadians
4 Frak!
5 Citadel
6 Castle Quest
7 Jet Set Willy
8 Killer Gorilla
9 Manic Miner
10 Thrust
Rank Title
11 Repton
12 Mr.Ee!
13 Snapper
14 Stryker's Run
15 Super Invaders
16 Daredevil Dennis
17 Hopper
18 Hyper Viper
19 The Hobbit
20 Planetoid

References[edit]

  1. ^ Relive The Magic Of The BBC Micro On Your Android Phone With The Beebdroid Emulator | RetroCollect
  2. ^ Retro tech: BBC Micro (1981) - PC & Tech Authority
  3. ^ Beebdroid (BBC Micro emulator) - Android App & Reviews Archived 2012-06-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ In da 80's
  5. ^ BBC Micro emulator Beebdroid beta available now | Slatedroid info
  6. ^ BBC Micro emulator Beebdroid beta available now | Android Community
  7. ^ BBC Micro emulator optimised for the Xperia Play | Beebdroid news | Multiformat | Pocket Gamer
  8. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20160304072210/http://www.littlefluffytoys.com/?lang=en&p=434. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved June 22, 2012. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20160304074027/http://www.littlefluffytoys.com/?lang=en&p=441. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved June 22, 2012. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ Beebdroid - Linux Links - The Linux Portal Site
  11. ^ a b Beebdroid Top Twenty

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