An emulator is a program that allows a computer or modern console to emulate a different OS or video game console's behavior. Emulators are most often used to play older video games on personal computers and modern video game consoles, but they are also used to play games translated into other ...

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Can I copy a rom from a DS cartridge to my computer?

I love pokemon. I used to play Pokemon Black 2 on OpenEmu, but it froze and wouldn't let me play farther. In looking for a fix for this, I read that downloading pokemon ROMs from the internet is ...
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Cheat for Pokemon Emerald causes the game to freeze on the Android GBA Emulator?

I started playing Emerald few weeks back. I wanted to use cheats here. I had put the master code and the master ball code which works absolutely fine. But whenever I use pokemon code nothing happens. ...
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How to use Higan 094 on Ubuntu?

I'm new to linux so I'm having some problems. I installed higan emulator (I'm running a virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.10 in a windows 8 notebook) to play some SNES games but at launch it said I had ...
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How can I play a Gameboy game (emulated) with sound effects but no music? [closed]

I'm trying to get samples of the sound effects from one of my gameboy games, Pocket Bomberman. I'm thinking there are two ways I could do this. Either play the game without music and just record the ...
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connect to other GBA emulators over the internet [duplicate]

I would like to connect my GBA Emulator and play with other over the internet. Is this possible? I am using Visual Boy Advance.
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Can I use 2 usb NES contollers at the same time?

Is it possible to use 2 NES controllers with the USB adapters on my windows computers? If so, how? Thanks.
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Game saves on emulators

Is there a way for me to save my game when emulating on my PC. I am using nesterj and I'm emulating super Mario bros 3 from the GBA
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How to play multiplayer online with a SNES emulator?

Is there a way to play online with SNES emulators? I tried SNESbox but it was really slow, to the point of being unplayable. I want to play multiplayer over the internet, with friends in another ...
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Error installing the RetroArch Emulator on my iPhone 4S?

I go to the CoolROM website and navigate to the non-jailbroken iOS download and I tap it. It appears in my home screen and says "Waiting.." I wait until it gets about 3/4 of the way through and it ...
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Why can't I load my saved game in My Boy Free?

I was playing Pokemon Fire Red in My Boy Free on Android. I saved the game, then when I get back on my game I click Loading State and it says you need to buy the premium My Boy Free to load your saved ...
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Is There a way to move Pokemon from a ROM to physical cartridge?

So quick rundown is I was traveling for a while and forgot my Nintendo DS, so I started playing on an emulator. During this time I played Pokemon Black 2. I've grown particularly fond of my team. I ...
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Emulation of 5-7th gen consoles w/o a GamePad? [closed]

If I'm emulating 5-7th gen consoles(i.e. Gamecube, N64, PS2, and Wii, mainly), and am not using a gamepad, is it feasible to actually play without it? If it is, what sort of controls would you say ...
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Error creating file Battery Saves/Pokemon (Hack).sav

This is a new error. I haven't played pokemon on my emulator since october, but it worked perfectly since I downloaded it back in 2012. I have changed nothing the only thing that has changed is my Mac ...
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Snes9x Emulator Controller Latency

I am using Snes9x to play Nintendo games on my Mac mini. I have connected a wired USB PS3 controller and I have been successful configuring it with the emulator. However, I am experiencing a ...
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Shiny Starter Pokemon on Fire Red using a GBA Emulator on Android

I'm running Pokemon Fire Red on an Android phone using "My Boy!" emulator. Is it possible to get a shiny starter pokemon (Charmander) by reseting the game everytime I choose the starter pokemon? (I ...
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How Can You Use Djipi's Cel-Shading N64 Zelda Textures on OS X?

Someone named Djipi made a collection of hi-res textures that made Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask look like Wind Waker. They look pretty incredible. I use the console ui of mupen64plus 2.0.0 ...
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Why do some emulators need a BIOS dump? [closed]

Why do some emulators need a BIOS dump? For example Playstation emulators do, but Gameboy and SNES emulators don't.
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Is it possible to play Pokemon Puzzle League multiplayer online?

Is it possible, I imagine through some kind of emulator, to play Pokemon Puzzle League's multiplayer vs mode online? What would be required to set this kind of system up?
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Do I need the .cue file to play ps1 games on epsxe

I have been emulating ps1 for a while now so I don't ruin my cds, but I have always kept both the .bin and the .cue. Do I need the .cue or can I just use the .bin?
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How to configure WinUAE fire keys to work in different ways? (autofire on/off)

I'm trying to configure WinUAE to be able to use the RCtrl for non-autofire and RAlt for autofire. Here is how my config screen looks like: My problem is that if I change Autofire to any value it ...
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Kega Fusion not quitting on “Escape” when launched with -fullscreen

I'm building an arcade cabinet, so there is no way to use Alt+F4 for quitting the emulator. I find several mentions, that Kega should quit on Esc, when launched with -fullscreen, but at least for me ...
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Is there a Game Boy (Color) emulator capable of emulating a link cable? [closed]

I would like to start working with http://www.littlesounddj.com/lsd/ on a computer, but game boy hardware (and its emulated counterpart) only support 4 channels of audio max. However: LSDJ supports ...
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Can I Trade Between Pokemon Red (Gen I) and Pokemon Crystal (Gen II) Via VBA on my iMac?

So I'm marathoning all the pokemon games, I don't have a Gameboy Colour anymore so I'm playing the old games on an emulator (VBA) on my Mac. I remember back in the day that you could trade pokemon ...
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How do I load saved states on MyBoy Emulator (Android)?

I was playing and saving Pokémon Emerald on Android in Myboy Emulator using the in-game menu, but now I cannot figure out how to load that previous session. There is no load option in any menu. I ...
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How to get Alakazam and Gengar in Pokemon Gold on an emulator? [duplicate]

I recently discovered someone managed to get an Alakazam and a Gengar on the Virtual Game Boy on the computer, which is normally only possible through trading. How is this possible? Is there a way to ...
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Can desmume connect to wireless to trade pokemon with yourself?

I'm trying to trade Pokemon between Black and White on Desmume Wifi-capable. For some reason I cannot get the emulator to connect to a network so I can use the global trading or any of the wireless ...
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Sound lag in DeSmuME

I'm getting around two seconds of sound lag in DesMuME in all games I tried (Mega Man ZX and ZX Advent, Pokemon Heartgold, Lost Magic) and it's basically unplayable. I tried every single combination ...
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How can I transfer my PSP saves to the PPSSPP emulator?

I kept all my PSP's save data and imported it to my PS Vita, but long term my PC may get more PSP action than the Vita. Thanks to Content Manager, I DO have copies of all of my PSP games in a digital ...
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How do I enable NTSC filters / shaders + scanlines in higan?

I've tried both the ZSNES and the Snes9x SNES emulators to play SNES ROMs, and I've always preferred enabling their built-in NTSC filter (RGB) and scanlines. I'm looking to do the same for the higan ...
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ePSXe is not working in Windows 8.1

I recently built a computer for my dad to replace an aging Win. XP sp3 machine that I had built him years ago. It's a really nice little machine with the following relevant specs: AMD A10 6790k APU ...
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Copy PS2 memory cards into PCSX2 emulator

Okay, I have the following: PS2 memory cards with saves from PS2 PS2 memory card adapter for PS3 PS3 which can read those files No PS2 or fat PS3 anymore, which is why I use... PCSX2 emulator which ...
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How do I see my inputs? [closed]

I use my emulators to take some of my console games on the go. I want to write some scripts to use with my controllers/emulators. I am running Windows 7x64. I use several usb devices (game ...
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How can I trade Pokemon between my 3DS and my PC?

On one hand I have Sapphire on my PC, running with VBA emulator, and on the other I have Pokemon X on my 3DS. I wanted to trade several Gen 3 and lower Pokemon between them, but couldn't find out how. ...
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How exactly do you go about disable “emulate format changes” in Dolphin?

I've been trying to emulate Mario Kart: Double Dash, on Dolphin, and am getting 10 FPS, and I was told by the state rating for the game to disable "emulate format changes." I have gone through every ...
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How to fix PCSX2 lag? [duplicate]

I've been wanting to play some old games using PCSX2 (PS2 Emulator) but every time I load the games up, I get massive frame drops. I get around 13 frames in game, but cut scenes I get full frames ...
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Is it possible to emulate an Xbox 360 or PS3?

I'm a guy that only plays on PC, but there are some really decent games on Xbox 360 and PS3, that are made exclusively for these platforms. I was wondering if it's possible to emulate consoles of ...
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How to have rumble support in Mupen64Plus?

Since the native OUYA controllers unfortunately lack force feedback, I'd like to buy either a wired or wireless XBOX360 or PS3 controller (or any other that I can then use on both the OUYA and my PC). ...
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Beagleboard SNES with non-Tomee controller?

Anyone here know anything about using non-Tomee controllers with BeagleSNES? The guide says there is only official support for Tomee, I was wondering if there was any unofficial.
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How can I get cheats working on the My Boy! emulator?

Are cheats available on the free version of "My Boy!", a GBA emulator for Android? I have pokemon light platinum and wanted to use some cheats. Through extreme trial and error I haven't been able to ...
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Can I use my computer's Wi-Fi connection with the DeSmuME core in OpenEmu?

I'm using the emulator-conglomerating application OpenEmu, and to emulate the Nintendo DS it uses the DeSmuME core. I've been able to find tutorials online to use the computer's Wi-Fi connection with ...
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How can I run a .BIN file with the ePSXe emulator?

I have the ePSXe v1.9.0 emulator for PlayStation games. I have the ROM of Disney's "The Emperor's New Groove" game for it. It's two files: one is .BIN, and the other is .CUE. I configured the ...
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How can I play Age of Mythology on WMware Fusion with Windows 7?

Thanks to Google I found this video on youtube: ...
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Increase performance (Settings for Super Mario Galaxy 2)

I tried to play Super Mario Galaxy 2 on my laptop, with the dolphin emulator. Unfortunately it won't play over 20-30 fps and is very laggy. Also the speed is too slow. It's the same with GameCube, the ...
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Contra Rebirth Wii on Dolphin: can't move when shooting

I run Contra Rebirth WiiWare at Dolphin Emulator for Ubuntu. I'm using Logitech Rumblepad2 that I use to emulate Wiimote. And I can't run when I'm shooting. What's wrong?
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2nd player control doesn't work in ZNES 1.42 using netplay

Although the question is more technic- and not game-content-related I hope that someone here might help with this issue: We are 2 players who tried to play a ROM over ZSNES 1.42 on two different ...
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RetroArch - Can I switch GBC core from gambatte to mednafen?

So I've been playing GBC games on my Raspberry Pi using the RetroPie OS. More specifically, I've been playing Shantae using RetroArch's GBC emulator. When I found out that certain features are only ...
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How to play ROMs with MAME OS X? [closed]

I don't seem able to play games (mostly Samurai Shodown) using MAME OS X on my Mac OS X 10.8.5. I've audited all games, added the ROM files to the rom folder, and then hit the games on the list (none ...
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Are DS/DSi flash cards compatible with the 3DS and 3DS XL?

I love to play emulated SNES games in my DSi XL, using an Acekard 2i. I'm about to buy a 3DS XL and I need to know if it will suffice all my emulation needs. Thanks.
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Pokemon Black 2 Emulator save issue

So here's my situation now. I've started a Pokemon Black 2 game on Desmume, and the game warned me that I already have a saved game, so I said I want to start a new game anyway. Now, I'm usually ...
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Difference in performance of my dolphin emulators on windows and mac

I had a few problems running pokemon xd gale of darkness on my mac as it crashes. So I downloaded windows vista home premium via bootcamp - but the game lags. All my settings are the same as on my ...