The Game Boy is Nintendo's first programable handheld console (prior handheld games were dedicated LCD units only playing one game) that has set the standard for all handheld consoles to follow.

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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 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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Is it possible to get two monsters of the same kind?

It's an old game but I found it recently and I'm playing it now. I got a monster, a Gremlin, which has a fire attack so I gave it to the guy near the bazaar with a grill (after which the grill ...
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Is it possible to reach the other side of the heart pit on the second world of GBC croc?

I began playing Croc again for the first time since I was a kid, and I suddenly encountered something I spent a long time trying to defeat in my youth. There's a ledge to the left of the heart pit ...
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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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What are games for GameBoy Color considered as?

I want to know if the games for GameBoy Color are considered to be 16-bit games? If not, what category do they fall under?
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Is Lemmings on Game Boy actually completable?

Feeling nostalgic, I decided to dig out my old copy of Lemmings on Game Boy. However, I soon remembered why I never completed the Mayhem section - level 4 appears to be completely impossible due to a ...
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How far does Gameboy Advance SP's backwards compatibility go?

What other systems' games does the Gameboy Advance SP support?
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What is the object near the exit of the escape tunnel in Metroid II: The Return of Samus?

Gunpei Yokoi has been teasing me with this since 1992! In Metroid II: Return of Samus Near the mouth of the tunnel to the surface of SR-388 from the Queen's lair there appears to be some kind of ...
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How do you clear the saved-games, high-scores, etc. from (some GameBoy) cartridges?

I bought a used copy of some games and cannot figure out how to clear some of the saved-game data from them. With Mario & Luigi - Superstar Saga (GBA), I can clear the main game “files”, but ...
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How can I obtain Final Fantasy Adventure for a Mobile phone in the US?

A little back story. The first (quasi) RPG I ever played was Final Fantasy Adventure. At that time, I was quite the platformer fan and NES Zelda games, although moderately fun, never caught my ...
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What is the best way for me to back up and restore my Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance commercial cartridge game saves?

I would prefer to work with my GBA and Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard, but I've also got a GBC and a Windows XP machine hanging around.
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Pokémon Generation IV (Platinum, Pearl, Diamond): What's new since Gameboy versions?

I recently started playing Pokémon Platinum on my Nintendo DS. Last one I played was Pokémon Yellow on my Gameboy. Ever since then, a lot has changed in the Pokémon World. I've tried going through ...
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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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Game Boy Player with Wii

I used to play GBA games at home with the Game Boy Player accessory for the Nintendo Gamecube. It connects to the bottom of the GameCube, adding a base to it. Is there any way that it could be ...