Spectrum Games on the Sam Coupe

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Spectrum Games on the Sam Coupe

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Sorry for the (silly and a bit off-topic) question, but... can SAM Coupe load Spectrum games? Are compatible?
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Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 9:24 pm
Sorry for the (silly and a bit off-topic) question, but... can SAM Coupe load Spectrum games? Are compatible?
Probably worth starting a separate topic in an appropriate forum for that but, yes, with an appropriate emulator and ROM, you can play a wide variety of Spectrum games on the SAM... It was my main "Spectrum" for years, back in the day.
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Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 9:24 pm
Sorry for the (silly and a bit off-topic) question, but... can SAM Coupe load Spectrum games? Are compatible?
https://microhobby.speccy.cz/mhf/197/MH197_06.jpg

https://microhobby.speccy.cz/mhf/197/MH197_07.jpg

https://microhobby.speccy.cz/mhf/197/MH197_08.jpg

MicroHobby, the best Spanish Spectrum magazine.
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MicroHobby, the best Spanish Spectrum magazine.
Well, ok, too "ZX", "Todospectrum", "Input Sinclair" and all the others are good. Peace and love. :D
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I suspect that, even in Spanish, the reality was slightly different to the hype. :) Loved my SAM, though.
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Thanks for the links, @+3code ¡ :P
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The emulator that initially came with the SAM wasn't much good for playing Spectrum games. But there were soon decent third-party options, which allowed you to load in a copy of the Spectrum ROM, and run the majority of Spectrum 48K software.

I seem to remember that SC_Speclone was my emulator of choice... that had some neat options like the ability to use a SAM-connected printer with Spectrum software. https://www.worldofsam.org/products/scspeclone

128K Software was problematic, of course, although some titles were customised and adapted for use on the SAM.
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A bit of background on the SAM Spectrum compatibility is on this page...
https://www.worldofsam.org/products/spectrum-emulator
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+3code wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 2:21 am
+3code wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 1:50 am
MicroHobby, the best Spanish Spectrum magazine.
Well, ok, too "ZX", "Todospectrum", "Input Sinclair" and all the others are good. Peace and love. :D
... but not as good as Microhobby, let's face it! :mrgreen:
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