» What is this website about?
This site has information about handheld games simulators for PC.
» What is simulation?
It's a peculiar kind of programming. A simulator is a program which reproduces the behaviour of a certain system or software.
» Why is simulation different to emulation?
- an emulator reproduces the hardware of a certain system;
You can think of simulators as a sort of "clones" or "replicas" of original items: a programmer studies a certain software and then tries to make his simulator as closer as possible to the original item.
» Finally, why simulating instead of emulating?
Because of the complete lack of information about the wide range of 4-bit
microprocessors used as "engine" in handheld video-games.
On the contrary, you'll find almost every desired information,
programming books and even ready-to-use emulators over the internet, about
almost every 8 and 16 bit microprocessor in existence. This is because
those CPU's were too much expensive and redundant for use in cheap
handheld games, so they were featured in computers, consoles and
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