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Where do Nintendo ROMs (GBC/GBA) come from?

I was wondering, who created the ROMs for GBA and GBC emulators? Are they "converted" from the actual games or are they created from scratch trying to recreate the game? I think the first one, ...
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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 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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What does a BIOS file do in an emulator like 'MyBoy!'?

Recently, I got MyBoy! full, and when I go through the "Settings" page, I see an option that says "Use BIOS" (Settings > Advanced) and a file explorer with it that allows you to search the BIOS file. ...
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NESBox to VirtualBoy Advance Save File Conversion

I have used the NESBox Emulator with my dumped Pokemon Emerald .gba and I have used the "Save state" button. I have played a lot on NESBox and now that I would like to use VirtualBoy Advance I cannot ...
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MAME shows 'the selected game is missing one or more required rom or chd image' error message

I now have a problem with MAME playing some old arcade titles. I tried to search for the issue on google first but I still haven't got a viable answer. My problem is this: I've downloaded MAME by ...
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Can I start with Eevee?

I want to play Pokémon Heartgold with Eevee as my starter. I tried using Universal Randomizer (I think it was called that) but the game froze after a short while. Is there some other way to start with ...
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Restoring Emulator Data

Is it possible to restore the emulator data (save data) from a previous emulator on to a new emulator for a game like for example "Pokemon Crystal" if you have the files on an Iphone 6 ? Thank you. ...
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How do I load downloaded save files?

I have the GBA emulator "My Boy!" (full version) for Android, and I am playing Pokemon Leaf Green. I downloaded some save files from gamefaqs.com and would like to know how to use them with the ...
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Is there a way to disable the save states on PPSSPP menu?

I want to hide or disable the save states on the PPSSPP pause menu since I don't use it so I'd rather have the interface clean of it. I've checked out every section in the settings and can't seem to ...
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Is it possible to use my Pokemon Ruby save file from the online flash version on an emulated version?

I played a game on the website en.gamslol.net which has flash games to play. I saved my game as a .sav file which worked fine on the website. The game has now been removed but I have my save file ...
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Trouble importing SNES ROM with Higan on Mac OS X

This is the first time I've ever tried to use Higan, so I may have missed a few things. Please bear with me. I have some ROM files for SNES with names like *.rom, *.smc, *.srm and I'd like to play ...
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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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Message in white box behind game graphics in Dolphin emulator (4.0, Stable)

I recently bought The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker. Before I got hit really hard with the flu, I took apart my GameCube / entertainment center in my bedroom to put something else precious in its place. ...
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How to save Cheat Engine modifications in a pnach file

I am using many pnach files to cheat in many ps2 games and I can play them by using pcsx2 - The best playstation 2 emulator ever! I also use Cheat Engine 6.5 to make even more cheats that do not ...
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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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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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Help with Higan GBC Controller Setup

I have actually had this problem and never asked about it before and have never really fixed it but now I'm just fed up. How tf do you set up GBC controller in Higan??? It only gives me options for GB ...
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My boy broken my save!

I played in the Golden Sun The Lost Age for My Boy emulator on my phone. Today, save the game on save state and save the game in the game then I reset the phone. When I turned it on again and I wanted ...
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Is it possible to scale an emulator's video to see more of the level?

I don't know if it's possible, but is there a way to tweak the video settings of any emulator to see a level (e.g. Super Mario Bros) from the beginning to the end? Like here: I know the image from ...
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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 fix audio emulation on PCSX2?

I've been playing Zone of the Enders on PCSX2 and frequently the audio will slow down for a bit. Is there any way to fix this?
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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?
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MAME command line configuration

Do you know know how to configure MAME command line for Windows ? I'm setting up a Windows XP box to use on an Arcade project. I've always used MAMEUI for playing mame roms, it's a great emulator ...
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Genesis and Mega Drive Classics Collection: PAL or NTSC versions? Are games in these two packs the same?

Are these games PAL or NTSC versions? Or maybe it's PAL for the Mega Drive collection and NTSC for Genesis ROMs? Are there any other differences between games in those two Sega bundles? I wasn't able ...
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Problem playing NES games on an Emulator

I have a setup to play NES games according to this link. I ordered two of these controllers. I am not able to play the games smoothly. Problem: when playing Contra I press the down button on D-pad ...
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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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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 automatically restart mGalaxy (MAME) if it crashes?

I fixed up an old arcade cabinet my office has and everything is working just trying to out the finishing touches on it. The cabinet is hooked up to a Windows 7 machine running MAME. I am using ...
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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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Citra and roms not work

I'm trying to fix citra for a long time. Recently, I found out that I have to get some dlls. Still doesn't work. When I launch citra-kt file in the log there is this message: [ 0.292675] Fronted ...
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How can I change the default folder path for PCSX2 settings?

When I install and set up PCSX2, by default all the various settings folders install to C:\Users\myname\Documents\PCSX2. How can I change it to whatever path I want? Within that default folder, I ...
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How do I access the “config” menu in FCEUX?

I am using FCEUX 2.2.2 on Kubuntu 14.10. This help page alleges the existence of a "Config menu", with various useful options in it. I can't find this Config menu anywhere though. This is what the ...
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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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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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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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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, as seen here: The Legend of Zelda ocarina of ...
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Hyperspin with Retroarch black screen on all but the most recently loaded emulator

So I know this is specific, but it seems some other articles/posts run into a somewhat similar issue. I have Retroarch, and from the RocketLauncherUI I am able to successfully load all of the ...
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My emulated game of Twilight Princess has a strange texture for water

I have tried playing Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, GameCube version, on the Dolphin emulator. My problem is that water has weird lines over it that look like this: However, when I swim, the ...
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Game emulation legally [closed]

If I buy a GBA game on e-bay for example but I don't have the console for it, can I proceed to then smash the game with a hammer then download the ROM for it and play it through an emulator, exact ...
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How can I make an emulated game run faster? [closed]

On my MacBook Pro (2.9 GHz i7) I want to play a legal emulated copy of Pokémon Colosseum. I would like to be able to speed play by having the game run faster than normal. I already have perfect frame ...
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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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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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How can I copy a ROM from a DS cartridge to my computer?

I love Pokémon. I used to play Pokémon 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 Pokémon ROMs from the internet is ...
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Can I transfer Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Subsistence saves to PlayStation and unlock trophies?

I played and completed MGS 3: Snake Eater Subsistence on the PCSX2 emulator and have a post-credits save file. If I transferred it to my Playstation, would it automatically unlock any trophies 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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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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Is it possible to install linux on a steam machine?

I would really like to use the system for emulation and GZDoom (especially on the portable steam machine) but it's probably not possible on Steam-OS. EDIT: I know that Steam-OS is linux, but it is a ...
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higan not working properly

So i have downloaded higan v094 - 32bit, and I cant import any games to it (except ALTTP). Every time I navigate to game folder to import games it doesn't show any game files like .sfc .gba and so on. ...