SimCoupe emulates a SAM Coupe – an 8-bit, Z80-based home computer released in 1989 by Miles Gordon Technology. Originally developed for UNIX and DOS systems by Allan Skillman, it has been then improved and ported to SDL by Simon Owen, Dave Laundon.

GP2X-SIM is a port of the CVS version 0.90 beta 4 of SamCoupe by ZX-81.