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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Using mouse axes with ePSXe?

I'm using the ePSXe emulator to play Spyro the Dragon. I have a controller, but like a good PC gamer, I prefer to use keyboard and mouse. I know you can turn the camera in Spyro with the bumpers, but ...
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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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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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Calibrating Gamecube C-stick

I have gone through the default windows calibration menu like a gazillion times and everything works fine, except my c stick. It is always recognized as slightly to the left and any small movement is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 ...