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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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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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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 ...
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Why does my GBA emulator run slow on my i7 iMac?

I have a Game Boy Advance emulator (Visual Boy Advance) on my iMac (specs below), and it has an extremely choppy frame rate. Gameboid on my Droid X however runs smooth as silk. What gives? I know ...
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Looking for a Good/Reputable Source for Hardware to Dump Old Cartridge Based Games [closed]

I love retro-games! What kid from the 80's doesn't! I'm also a software engineer by trade. Recently, I've also had to transition into designing actual embedded computer hardware which has meant that ...
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iCade bluetooth keyboard mappings for MAME?

I just got an iCade -- it is technically for an Apple iPad, but it is basically a generic bluetooth keyboard arcade controller. It's great! But once I paired it with my laptop as a bluetooth ...
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Emulation problems with Paper Mario

Has anyone successfully emulated PaperMario for N64? I'm using Project64 1.6 on Windows 7 Using Jabo's video plugin there is lots of flickering which was really annoying so I tried Glide64. Which ...
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Crash and Reboot When Running mame.exe (MAME Emulator)

I downloaded the latest version of the MAME Emulator (version 0.142 - mame0142b.exe) from the address below recently: http://mamedev.org/release.html Unfortunately, when I execute the mame.exe file ...
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Recent M.A.M.E. for MacOS [closed]

Is there any version of MAME for MACOS that is still up to date? (Still maintained). http://www.macmame.org/ last update: 2006 http://mameosx.sourceforge.net/ last update: 2009 GUI would be nice, ...
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Why is it so difficult to emulate PS2 games in a PS3?

I know that PS2 games can only be played in a 'fat' PS3 with the right hardware to run it. But why is so difficult to emulate a PS2 game in the PS3 without that hardware? Is the processor, the ...
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How to fix USB gamepad problem with Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) Classics 1

Lately I bought Sega Mega Drive Classics 1 on Get Games, featuring Golden Axe, Shadow Dancer, Crack Down and several others (also available on Steam). The games work perfectly with my ancient, ...
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Home page for 3d Analyze

I want to try 3d Analyze to see if it can get Battlefield 2 working for me. When I Google 3d Analyze I get a thousand mirror sites. Not one of them looks like the actual "Home Page" of 3d Analyze. ...
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How do I optimize PCSX2's performance?

I'm currently trying to play my all time favorite game, Final Fantasy X, on the PCSX2 emulator and I'm constantly running at around 35-40 FPS, about 70-80% of optimal performance. Does anyone know ...
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MAME “distributions”: which one is better for what thing?

I use MAME almost from the begginning of the project and love it. But today exists so many variations and "distributions" of the original that I can't keep the count. I used the MAME Plus project but ...
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Does XBox gamepad emulator software exist for the PC?

What I'm hoping to do is use a second keyboard and/or mouse in the place of a gamepad for games that require a gamepad to enable multiplayer gaming. I've noticed a few games that are XBox ports have ...
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Joystick D-Pad not working on sdlmame

I wasn't sure on which StackExchange site I should ask this, so I'll give it a try over here. I installed sdlmame (0.140-1) and qmc2 (0.2.b17-1) as a frontend on ArchLinux. I enabled a USB joystick ...
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How can I run PlayStation 1 CDs on my PC?

I have an old PlayStation 1, and I am a big fan of old games. I have a lot of game CDs for this PlayStation. Is it possible to run these games on my PC? If so, how?
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Is it possible to use a playstation save on a pc version?

I almost finished Final Fantasy VII on a PSX emulator running on Ubuntu, but now I would like to play the last hours on the pc version, maybe with graphical and audio mods (non-MIDI music and ...
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Windows Steam games on a Mac with WINE?

I love my MacBook (2008, aluminum, Intel processor with the low-end nVidia chipset). I don't like running Windows. I don't want a Windows Bootcamp partition, because I found I never used it. (I really ...
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Lord of the Rings Online & emulation

How well does Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online work in an emulated Windows XP installation using VMWare Fusion, Parallels or other emulation systems?
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Play Game Boy Color games on DS Lite

I'm thinking about homebrew-hacking my DS Lite, because I could backup my games, play music, and emulate SNES games. I was thinking, could I emulate GBC games? I have a few timeless Gameboy Color ...
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Is it possible to play Outpost on a modern OS?

I have fond memories of playing Outpost in the windows 95 era, and I pulled out the CD recently and discovered that it will not install on XP and above. I believe the problem is that it utilized DOS ...
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Play DemonFront in a emulator?

I have the PCB but my CAB is actually out of service. I saw that there is a dump of the game out there. But when I try it in MAME, there is just a kind of counter that counts to 0 and then nothing ...
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How to play Amiga games on PC

Is it possible to play Amiga games on a PC with Windows OS, and is it also possible to connect an Amiga type joystick to PC and play the games with it?