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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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: I followed the instructions that Nolnar posted - they are the same as those in the youtube video. But now I get this ...
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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 ...
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How do you see if a tile was watered?

I am using dolphin to play this game and I cannot see a difference between tiles that have been watered and tiles that have been not watered that day. The blue tiles have been watered (at least I ...
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Using the Mayflash GameCube to USB adapter. All buttons work except the C-Stick?

I got a Mayflash "GC Controller Adapter for PC USB". I plugged the GC controller into Port 1 on the Mayflash adapter (it's a dual-port) and plugged the adapter into the USB on my computer. I noticed ...
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How do I evolve Kadabra to its final form without trading it?

I play Pokemon Emerald on the computer using VisualBoy Advance, so I can't evolve my Kadabra by trading it. Is there any other way I can turn my Kadabra into Alakazam?
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Configuration gets reset, and cannot find BIOS in ePSXe

I downloaded the PlayStation emulator, ePSXe and it worked fine last night. When I attempted to start a game today, it says it is not configured despite the fact the nothing was changed. When I ...
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Is there a way to get the “Wonder Skin” ability without having access to the Dream World?

I'm interested in getting a few (actually all) Pokemon with the "Wonder Skin" ability. However I've recently learned that I'd need to have access to the Dream World in order to do this: Wonder ...
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Cut Scene Freezes on Wind Waker

I'm currently playing Wind Waker on Dolphin (not using it on Wii), and when I get to one of the first cut scenes (after you get the telescope and go back to your Grandma) it freezes/shows a black ...
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How to increase speed and flow of movement on dolphin emulator

I am trying to play Super Smash Bros Brawl on the Dolphin emulator but can't play well as the speed of the game is incredibly slow. What can I do to prevent this problem, so that I get faster ...
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How do I fix the “Your NAND dump is probably incomplete” error on the Dolphin emulator?

"There must be a ticket for 00000001/00000002. Your NAND dump is probably incomplete." - This is the error message that appears when I try to open up a ROM on the Dolphin emulator. What does ...
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Difference between 3ds and nds roms

Are there any difference between both console roms? Is it possible to play 3ds games on nds emulator?
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Visual Boy Advance Invalid or Not Recognized Save File

Today after an annoying problem with my PC I had to format it and reinstall everything. Of course I made backup of all my files but, as always it seems that I lost something. I use Visual Boy ...
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How do I create custom savestate files in PCSX2 0.9.7 using the “Other…” option?

I'd like to be able to use the "Other" option when creating savestates in PCSX2, but whenever I try I get the following message: If this were hooked up, it would save a savestate file. I'm ...
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How to add more ROMs to MAME on X-Arcade

We take the off-hours entertainment seriously here at Stack Exchange, so we got one of the X-Arcade cabinets installed at the office. Trouble is - we can't seem to be able to add more ROMs to it. ...
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How do I use cheat codes in emulated PS1 games?

How can I use Action Replay–type cheat codes for PS1 games that my computer (Windows) emulates? I would like to play games I used to play when I was younger, such as Final Fantasy VIII, but I ...
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Grapple doesn't work in Zelda Wind Waker

Problem For some reason my grapple has never quite worked in Wind Waker. The only way I can latch on is by aiming very high above the grapple zones. Solution? Has anybody ever seen this problem ...
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Emulator problems with Brigandine

I have a scratched copy of Brigandine, an old game by Atlus on PSOne. I also have a PSOne. Now that we got that out of the way ... I'm having trouble emulating this game from a ROM, and all of my ...
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Can I run an SNES emulator without it having input focus?

I'm trying to let someone play an emulator on another monitor while I use my computer normally on the main monitor. I need to set up an emulator for SNES that will continue the emulation and accept ...
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How do you load a saved game in FFVI

So, I finally started playing Final Fantasy 6 (well, Final Fantasy 3 technically) and I'm really enjoying it. Except, now I've saved my game after a few hours of play, but when I (yes, you guessed it) ...
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Using Rin-gameboy emulator with VisualBoy Advance

I started playing Pokemon with my Android phone. I used my cartridge image with the RIN gameboy emulator. It's a port of the PSP one. My save games (when uncompressed) have 70KB. On Visual Boy ...
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Why do my controls stop working when I start a new game?

I am emulating Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards using Project 64, but every ROM that I have found says "Issues (plugin)" under the status column. When starting the game, the controls work up until the ...
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Do PS2 emulators support joypads with varying button sensitivity

The PS2 joy-pads had variable button sensitivity. For example, in MGS3, slightly holding the square was used for aiming, and pressing it all the way to the end meant shoot. Does any Playstation 2 ...
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How to fix pSX error Incorrect Header

I have pSX v1.13 running on my computer, but when I downloaded CTR: Crash Team Racing from doperoms.com, the emulator comes back with the following error on the console: iso9660: incorrect header ...
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Does the Dolphin Emulator Support 3DTV Output?

I can't figure out if the Dolphin emulator just does that red/blue 3D or actual 3D. I'm thinking about purchasing a 3D TV soon and I'm wondering if it'll be compatible.
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Emulate green-screen monochrome monitor on DOSbox / D-Fend Reloaded

I'm using DOSbox to play really old games I had on my PC XT with a green monochrome monitor. D-Fend Reloaded is set to run these games on CGA mode, it has colors, is there a way to make it more ...
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Can I play games that existed in the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive platform in my PC? [closed]

Is there any way to play Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games in the PC? e.g. Games like NBA Live 97, FIFA Soccer 95, or any other games?
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Playing oldgame in Dosbox, is sound blaster or Roland better?

I'm playing an old game in Dosbox. The game asks me whether my sound card is Sound Blaster or Roland. What should I choose for best sound? Game happens to be ...
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How do I delete a save in a slot in Final Fantasy 1 for GBA?

I accidentally saved to the 3rd slot by mis-clicking (I use an emulator). Now I have two copies of the save. How do I delete the save I have on the 3rd slot? If it's not possible natively in-game, are ...
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How to prevent sound being sporadically choppy when playing Amiga games on WinUAE?

I find that when playing Amiga games in WinUAE, the sound goes choppy for no apparent reason. Sometimes this happens right away when starting emulation, other times sound is fine for a while then ...
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Retrolink SNES USB controller not working

The Retrolink SNES USB Controller says that it works without drivers or anything, but then doesn't seem to work with any of my SNES emulators. Here's a link to it. i tried it with snes9x and ...
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SNES9x slow when fullscreen on Windows 8

When I run SNES9x emulator in fullscreen I get seriously bad FPS. If I run windowed mode it's perfect, and it runs fine before when I had Windows 7 on. I've updated my drivers from the Nvidia site ...
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Linking with Gameboy Advance Emulators?

Are there any Gameboy Advance Emulators that can simulate linking, that way two computers running the emulator can link with each other over an Internet connection? If one does support this ...
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How to use the HORI Real Arcade Pro EX stick for Xbox 360 in WinKawaks?

Currently I got my hands on the WinKawaks, and tried to hook up the HRAP EX stick on my computer, after done some homework on Google, I found this link on shoryuken forum, I followed the route there ...
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GBA Emulator for iPad [closed]

Is there an iPad emulator for the Gameboy Advance? I don't want to jailbreak my phone. I am using the new iPad.
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Is it possible to catch all the Leaf Green Pokemon using a Gameboy emulator?

I am currently playing Pokemon Leaf Green on a GameBoy Advance emulator. Is there any way to catch all the Pokemon? I understand that to get all the Pokemon, you need to trade to get Pokemon that are ...
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How can I get my copy of Murder to play?

I've got a ROM of Rabbit Software's 1983 classic, Murder. I've got it as a .t64 file, what do I need in order to play it?
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retrieving game names, year, manufacturer with MAME

I need a vanilla ASCII, tab-separated list of the arcade games which I have in my "roms" directory of MAME, with at least the following entries: game name, year, manufacturer. Also good would be to ...
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Is it possible to make memory card loads faster with ePSXe?

I've googled around for this but couldn't find a result. Besides using the quick-save/load feature of ePSXe, is there a way to make the memory card become "detected" quicker for certain games? I'm ...
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Play n64oid saves on laptop?

Is there any way to play the game saves from n64oid on my Win7 laptop? Basically I'd like to be able to hook up my USB controller and take over from a game save I have from traveling and playing on my ...
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How do I run “Frogger 2 - Swampy's Revenge” on newer Computers

Someone gave me this game as a birthday present. Unfortunataly the installation does not even start under Windows 7, Compability Mode does not help with that. It is a Windows 95 game. How can I get it ...
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Easiest way to play Super Mario World on Macbook laptop

I'd like to play Super Mario World (SNES Mario) on my Macbook laptop using a controller that's somewhat similar to the SNES controller. What's the easiest way to do this (Software, controllers etc)? ...
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How do I play an old Net Yaroze game?

I used to really enjoy the game Super Bub Contest that was given away on a few Playstation magazine cover discs. It was a Net Yaroze game, for the original PS. I no longer have the discs, or a ...