79w ago - Since the release of DOStoPS3 many PS3 homebrew enthusiasts have been porting DOS games to the PlayStation 3, and this weekend French user sephirothff has done so with The Elder Scrolls Arena and The Elder Scrolls II Daggerfall for fans of the series.
To quote, roughly translated: We have a little fun and discover or rediscover titles only known the Elder Scroll, the imminent release of Skyrim put me in mind to run the first two games of the series on PS3 via DOSBox.
This small project aims to run the game The Elder Scrolls correctly on PS3.
The first two games of the series is free on the official website of the series...
86w ago - Today PS3 developer d0zs has released DOStoPS3, a PS3 DOSBox Port homebrew application with source code that allows users to package DOS games for the PlayStation 3 and run them on Custom Firmware followed by versions 1.1 and 1.2 below.
86w ago - Today pete_uk has made available a Cannon Fodder (CD version) PS3 homebrew game port for the DOSBox emulator via DOSMount on the PlayStation 3 which includes custom XMB music along with The Lemmings Collection, Cool Spot, Cannon Fodder 2 and SuperFrog Custom DOSBox PKGs below.
Issues: There are still some performance bottlenecks. In testing cycle values above 10000 provided the most issues. Tweaking some values in dosbox-0.74.conf may help to improve performance.
There are still some usability issues with the on screen keyboard. If a lot of typing is necessary you may consider hooking up a physical one.
Using the fluidsynth midi synth requires a soundfont is sf2 format. Place the file on the PS3 and edit dosbox-0.74.conf to set the value 'midiconfig' to the full path to the file. It's also necessary to change the 'mididevice' option to the value 'synth'.
There is currently no PS3 optimized loader. The DOS commands needed to launch the game need to be type every time you start the app. You can reduce the typing by adding common lines to the dosbox config file's autoexec section.