The Nintendo 64 is a fifth generation television console by Nintendo, named for the 64-bit CPU. Use this tag if the question is about the N64's games, peripherals, or hardware.

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How do I get king Zora to move?

I played the whole game once before, and figured it out, but for the life of me I can't do it now.
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Nintendo 64 game will not boot!

I recently purchased Conkers Bad Fur Day for Nintendo 64 and it came today. I plugged it into my Nintendo 64 and I got nothing but a black screen. I cleaned the contacts on the board with isopropyl ...
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Did I just fry my Nintendo 64?

I recently bought a Nintendo 64 console online from America and since I live in Europe I plugged it into a unit that allows the american plugin to fit into our outlet (It works fine for my ...
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How do you get up the endless stairs on Super Mario 64 for Nintendo 64?

Do you need a certain amount of Stars or is there another way?
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How do I play transferred Nintendo 64 games on my Wii U

I just recently transferred all my Wii stuff to my Wii U, and when I tried to play a N64 game it, said, "This channel can not be launched on this Wii console." How do I transfer Nintendo 64 games onto ...
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Why does my Nintendo 64 randomly reset?

I have an N64 that will reset/restart back to the Nintendo 64 logo as if power cycling at random. It isn't a set amount of time into the game, or based on a button combination, but it always resets ...
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Why were the N64 analog sticks so inferior to those that came after?

The Nintendo 64 controller's Control Stick seems to have paved the way for the analog sticks adopted by all major game consoles ever since. You can tell, too, because it really rather sucked compared ...
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Nintendo (SNES, N64, etc.) Cartridge Revisions

I've got two copies of a couple of Nintendo games (Super Mario World for the SNES and Super Mario 64 for the N64). I want to sell the extra copy of each, but I don't know which one to keep since they ...
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Swapping boot and ROM chips on N64 cartridges

Is this as simple as it seems? Find a matching game that uses same boot chip and swap it over to a seemingly dead board? Or do the opposite and move the game ROM chip over to a board with a working ...
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Why did I get classified as 'Most honorable'?

Yesterday, I was playing the wonderful Goldeneye, for the n64 with a few friends. We ended up playing a match, first to 10 kills. I won the match by going 10 (kills) and 2 (deaths). At the end ...
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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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What is the significance of the times after the closing credits in Diddy Kong Racing 64?

After defeating Wizpig in space in Adventure 2 (and possible after the normal adventure; I can't quite remember as it's been some time since I've played), when the credits roll, there are times given ...
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What is the pinout of the GameShark Pro’s SharkLink cable?

I got a used GameShark Pro (for Nintendo 64) but it did not have the manual, code book, or SharkLink serial cable. It currently says there is 15% free space on the cartridge, so I’d like to connect it ...
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Unable to save progress on N64 cartridge

I have an old Super Smash Bros. cartridge for the N64 (that I purchased recently). I am unable to save any progress for the game. I have done some research and all of the online information says that ...
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Is there a difference between Nintendo 64 controllers used on PAL and NTSC systems?

Is it possible to use the controllers from an NTSC (Japanese / US) Nintendo 64 system on a PAL (EUR) system? Are they the same item or is there a difference?
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How can I play old console games on a modern TV?

First, some common terminology: Composite: The yellow video cable Component: The red/blue/green cable Coax: The only cable that you can screw in HDMI: What everything is these days Okay, so I've ...
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How do I get access to the cannon outside of the castle?

There is a cannon just outside of the castle in Super Mario Word 64 but it's locked ! It is near the water, on the beach. Can I get access to it ? If so, how ?
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Which controllers do I need for playing GameCube and N64 games on a Wii?

I'm completely new in the world of video games, so forgive me if I'm clueless. I just bought a used Wii and found out that it was modified so that it can play N64 and GameCube games. I'm not sure what ...
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Can you play a Japanese N64 Game on a European console?

Back in Europe I have a N64 console. As I am currently living in Japan, I find myself tempted to buy some old N64 games in Japanese. However, the articles about the N64's region locking usually assume ...
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Why did Donkey Kong 64 require more than 4 MB of memory?

As most of you know, the N64 Donkey Kong game had a game breaking bug on the 4 MB memory version. They needed to include the expansion memory just so that bug wouldn't happen. I can imagine in the ...
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How are the many signals of a N64 or Wii joystick sent to the console by only 2 wires?

I am curious as to how only 2 wires (perhaps 3 or 4) inside a N64 or Wii gamepad are able to send the many signals of the different inputs at once. It used to be that for just one ON/OFF input, we ...
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How do I connect my US Nintendo 64 to a monitor?

How do I connect my US Nintendo 64 to a monitor, using VGA/DVI? The Nintendo 64 would need a converter to use with a VGA/DVI port. I've seen people mention things about boxes, but I do not understand ...
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Can I save/resume game in Starfox 64?

I didn’t have a console growing up, but eventually bought a Nintendo 64 to enhance my childhood retroactively. I just got Starfox 64, and have to admit I’m puzzled. I have beaten the first few ...
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Is it possible to mod an N64 controller to connect to a computer?

Is it possible to mod an N64 controller to connect to a computer? I've read something about this online, and that the power ratings for the controller and USB are not the same. Is this possible? What ...
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Does an N64 system display a black screen when turned on without a game cart?

I bought a used N64 system and I was told it was tested and works. But I only have one old game I haven't played in years that I tried with it. When I turn it on, the light turns on on front of the ...
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AV to HDMI 1080p Scaler Video Converter Outputting Sound But Not Video

I'm trying to connect my N64 to my HP 22cwa HD monitor. I'm using an Enko Products AV to HDMI 1080p Scaler Video Converter box (as the title states). I have everything plugged in, but when turn ...
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N64 Composite to VGA

My son recently had is grandmother purchase him an old N64 console. Seeing that we don't have any CRT TVs, I purchased a composite to VGA converter box. It connected it up to his PC monitor (Dell 23 ...
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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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How do I navigate the lost woods?

I keep getting redirected back to kokiri village, and I found my way to the forest meadow once, but now I need to find it again and I can't. Is there a trick to it or do I just need to get lucky, ...
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N64 Transfer Pak

I recently received an N64 transfer pak. When I looked at the label it was orange, so I looked it up and found that it is a Japanese transfer pak. I am planning on buying an N64 and was wondering ...
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Playing games on older consoles with newer TVs with S-Video or better quality?

I am moving into an apartment with a den, which will make a great man cave. My big screen has an s-video input, but I won't be using that in the den. I will be using my pc monitor which does not have ...
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How to connect an N64 to an Apple display (non) thunderbolt?

I have an Apple display (no thunderbolt) and an N64: . I don't have a TV. Is there any way I can hook the Apple monitor up to the N64?
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What are all the ways to get the Stop 'n Swop items in Banjo-Kazooie?

I know that the Stop 'n Swop items were never able to be used for their intended purpose. If they had worked out, it would have made for some really cool features. Anyway, I'm curious about how to ...
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Setting up multiple old consoles to run through AV Switcher

I'm attempting to set up some older consoles to run into my PC monitor. The monitor is a 2 year old ASUS with HDMI, DVI, and VGA inputs. The consoles are NES, PS2, N64 and Gamecube. Right now I have ...
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Can you play American games on a French Nintendo 64? [duplicate]

I bought 2 Nintendo 64 games off the Internet and I want to know if I have to buy an adapter for my French n64. So, is it possible to play American games on a French Nintendo 64?
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N64 on HDTV white out on snow levels

I have my N64 connected to my Samsung Flat screen TV and I'm getting sound and audio, however on snow levels, the whole screen just whites out and (on Mario Kart) I can't see the track. I'm currently ...
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Is Ganon Supposed To Revive Himself?

I've been playing Zelda OOT on my N64 for a long while now, since I was around nine years old. It took me a while to first beat the game, and when I did, I discovered that I was able to beat the final ...
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Can all EUR Nintendo 64 cartridges be set to English?

I purchased Paper Mario 64 a year ago and it allowed me to set language to English. I live in Australia and most games don't have the language select functionality they are just set at English. I am ...
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N64 RF Modulator/RF Switch Incompatible with Newer TVs?

I just bought a used N64. When I turn the system on with a game in it, everything is fine except the TV screen flashes about twice per second and a clicking sound comes from the speakers (exactly like ...
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N64 hookup to hdtv

I have an rfu adapter for my n64 and it powers on and hooks up OK. But I can't get it to show up on my TV. When I plug it into the antenna in. It's acting like and antenna and I get 3 channels on my ...
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Will an NTSC N64 Rumble Pak work in a PAL controler?

I know that the question is very similar to this question (N64 Transfer Pak) (I did not ask that one) but this is for the rumble pak
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Does the original N64 Animal Forest game work with N64 Passport?

I am desperate to play the original Japanese N64 Animal Crossing/Animal Forest game - sure, I have it emulated on my PC but it's just not the same. Before I go and spend money on a cartridge and ...
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How to have rumble support in Mupen64Plus?

Since the native OUYA controllers unfortunately lack force feedback, I'd like to buy either a wired or wireless XBOX360 or PS3 controller (or any other that I can then use on both the OUYA and my PC). ...
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Can I extend the cheat screen time in NFL Blitz for the N64?

Right before you enter the stadium to play the game, there is a short period to enter (more like mash) in cheats to be applied to the football game... Is there anyway to extend that short period to ...
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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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Differences between the N64 Passport Plus versions

Last night I bought an N64 Passport Plus from someone on eBay, as there's a bigger range on N64 games, and some that I just can't find in Australia. While researching the Passport, I noticed that ...
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Fixing a N64 game

I bought the game Conkers Bad Fur Day. The game was working for a few days but now it doesn't even want to start the game. I did the same thing you did which is try out other games to make sure ...
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PAL N64 problems with S-VIdeo

I recently got an S-video cable for my PAL N64 from consolegoods.co.uk. It looks great on my CRT; much better than composite and way ahead of RF. The trouble is that on every HDTV I've tested it with, ...
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What does the 4MB N64 Expansion Pak do for Rainbow Six?

It is an odd curiosity of mine. It says Designed for N64 Expansion Pak on the box, but I can't find the answer on Google. Does anybody know what the game uses the Expansion Pak for?
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Why isn't my N64 gameshark code working?

I am trying to make a gameshark code for Super Smash Bros. with the projec64k emulator. However, I have tried many codes before, and it still doesn't work, im pretty sure that im missing something ...