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Post by MrPocketGamer98 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:26 pm

It would be dope af to be able to play DraStic with this phone. Has support for two screens which is perfect for a Nintendo DS Emulator :o

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Re: ASUS ROG Phone

Post by SSUPII » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:23 am

If the second screen is seen as an external screen Drastic should support it. Settings for external screens can be found in Options/Video/

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Re: ASUS ROG Phone

Post by ericbazinga » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:11 am

I saw that thing on Unbox Therapy. Two screens and no buttons? Fail.
Seriously, gaming on a touchscreen with on-screen buttons is about as uncomfortable as sleeping in sub-zero temperatures in your underwear. (I'm terrible at analogies, but you get the point.) Some physical buttons on that attachment would work wonders. Twin joysticks, face and shoulder buttons, a good D-pad, etc.
Seriously, I'm just not a fan of the design. It just looks so clunky and a pain in the ass to use, like an overpowered yet poorly thought out 2DS. Reminds me of the Nvidia SHIELD portable, which I don't think did that well. (At last that had physical controls.)
However, I'd love to see the horsepower on that phone. I hope it's good for Dolphin, it'd be nice to play Zelda or Melee in a portable form factor... with shitty on-screen controls... yay...
Yeah, I wouldn't recommend that phone to anyone who likes tactile controls. At least not without making them carry around a MOGA controller or something wherever they go. I'm just surprised companies want to make gaming phones, there's not really a market for them. Why would you need enhanced graphics processors and liquid cooling in your cellphone? In order to play shitty mobile games in 4K or something? (Insert obligatory Fortnite joke here)
This thing would be better used for things like on-the-go video editing and stuff like that, things that require good horsepower but can get away with touchscreen controls. (And video editing needs plenty of extra screen real estate, I speak from experience.)

In short, I'm not gonna buy this monstrosity, but I can see the appeal.

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Re: ASUS ROG Phone

Post by captaingreenhat » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:56 am

Got the phone this week. it's a beast. can confirm that both screens work as dreamed for the twin view accessory. However, game are very unplayable as there is currently no way to move the touch screen controls down to the second screen. this phone does handle ALL android emulators flawlessly. I highly recommend the game vice controller but everything else comes off as good but not necessary. The twin view is great but I don't it no physical buttons and three times and he weight of a new 3ds it can be cumbersome. I'm sure this could handle future citra or even ryujinx builds if they get ported. This phone is a treat and one I'll want to have around for at least a decade.

FYI the twin view has it's own SD card slot, almost like Asus wants to us it as a ds. If anyone at team drastic reads this, please allow putting the buttons on the bottom screen.

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