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How can I evolve trade Pokemon like Kadabra using the VBA Emulator?

I want to evolve Kadabra in Fire Red (using vba) and noticed that in the videos people used they simply were using the link option. But my problem is that the VBA emulator I have was a different ...
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Record a video in Mednafen preserving filtering

I know I can record a Qt video using the below syntax with Mednafen: mednafen -qtrecord videogame ROM.nes The problem I have is that the video has the native resolution instead of the "filtered" ...
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What happened to the SmartGaGa Andriod emulator? [closed]

What happened to this supposedly best andriod emulator? why did they shutdown the downloading service?
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How do I trade Pokemon between two emulated generation 4 games?

I want to know how to trade Pokemon between 2 Emulated generation 4 games like Platinum and Heart Gold, but as far as my research showed it is only possible through GTS, which is shutdown, so I can't ...
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How can I find my PPSSPP saves in Ubuntu?

I am using the "PPSSPP" PSP emulator in Ubuntu but I don't know where the save files are, so I can't create a backup copy. Does anyone know a method to do so?
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Running original xbox game in a virtual machine

I have an ISO file for Medal of Honor: Rising Sun. I am wondering if it is possible to use Oracle's VirtualBox to run the game in a virtual machine and use my Xbox 360 controller with the receiver to ...
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PS2 emulator showing only the upper half of the game

I just installed on a brand new PC the ps2 emulator (pcsx2 1.4.0) and I'm having the following error. Whenever I launch a game it only shows the upper half of the game screen I haven't changed any of ...
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How to play (almost) all [original] Zelda games [closed]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Zelda#history Given all listed games here what would be the most feasible option to play all the games (preferably legally)? Remastered/updated versions ...
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Can I import and use MyBoy emulator's saves on the Bittboy PocketGo?

I have used MyBoy's Link Local feature to trade all 3 starters on one Pokemon Emerald save. Now I would like to move that save into the Bittboy PocketGo and continue playing there. Is this possible?
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Dolphin emulator: Skyward Sword won't pass the “Connect motion plus” screen

I'm wondering how to enable motion plus. I'm using a control configuration from a youtube video, except adapted to my specific controller. I know Dolphin 5.0 has native motion plus support, but ...
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Will shiny Pokemon appear when playing Pokemon Rumble on an emulator?

I know there are shinies for Rumble on the Wii console but I've been playing it on PC as an emulator because I don't have my Wii anymore. So can shinies appear when playing Rumble in dolphin emulator? ...
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Use an xbox controller with MAME for light gun games?

How do you use an Xbox 360 or generic USB controller for MAME light gun games? The sensitivity is too high and the gun cursor always goes back to the center of the screen when you release the control ...
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Can you access the DS's online shop from an emulator in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon?

In response to this question, I was told that the Elysian Whip can be bought from the online shop. Unfortunately, I'm using an emulator. Can you still access the online shop from there?
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Xbox One S controller (via Bluetooth to Linux) isn't binding Start or Select in Nestopia

I'm trying to use the emulator Nestopia with my Bluetooth Xbox One S controller. I'm able to use the controller completely fine in other games and emulators, but for whatever reason when I'm binding ...
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Found a Jamma cabled cabinet. Can I replace the board with a multigame one?

I found an arcade cabinet. The seller told me he cabled it as a Jamma standard. It has an old CRT monitor and a pcb with one game running on it. I would like to replace this board with a multigame one....
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How to configure MAME to run ColecoVision games?

Since it was merged with MESS, I guess MAME should emulate all those systems, ColecoVision included. But emulating this seems like an impossible task for me. Despite my best efforts, nothing was ...
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PCSXR plays .BIN but not .ISO images - why?

I'm running pcsxr on Ubuntu Bionic (18.04) which works great. However, I notice that it will play .BIN images but not .ISO images. Pcsxr has the option to play games either from CD (File -> Run CD) or ...
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Where can I find My Boy! .sav files after running multiple instances?

I'm using the android emulator My Boy to play Pokemon Fire Red. There is an option to run multiple instances of the same game, and link with yourself. I used this option, but it looks like I saved a ...
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Renaming a save file reverts the save to an older one in MyBoy! emulator?

I have FireRed and LeafGreen on MyBoy! and am trying to manage my .sav files. I changed the filename of both the .zip file and the .sav file to clean them up (they had long and unwieldy names from ...
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Where are VisualBoyAdvance's save files stored?

I am using the VisualBoyAdvance emulator and I am trying to find the save file location (not the save state location, the one from the actual game.) The game is Final Fantasy VI if it helps. I have ...
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Is it possible to run PUBG MOBILE on Mac OS?

I am facing this big dilemma since many people say they did run PUBG Mobile on a Mac when the official emulator is made for Windows OS. What I've tried: Bluestacks I saw many videos on YouTube ...
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How can I play Virtua Cop (Sega Saturn/MAME) with light guns on a modern display?

I want to play Virtua Cop, with a light gun or "equivalent" (Wiimote would suffice). But using my old Sega Saturn is too difficult (old CD laser, no HDMI, etc). An emulator for the PC is preferable. (...
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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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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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Is it possible to trade Pokemon from one Nintendo DS emulator to another?

Is it possible to trade Pokemon from say, my phone's NDS Emulator to a PC NDS Emulator, in order to evolve for Pokemon like Slaking or Garchomp? I'm using NDS on my phone and Desmume on PC.
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Keymapping for Azur Lane with Bluestacks 2 Mac

I recently downloaded Azur Lane on my mac using Bluestacks 2. However, the controls aren't configured to my control and I'm not sure how to make them be connected with my keyboard. Can someone tell ...
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What do the negative/positive throttles in the DS3 trigger buttons do?

I have no idea what the difference between the five options of throttle. In whatever choice, only one button is triggerable even both two are assigned, be it's pressed slightly or held long. The ...
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Real DS to emulated Pokemon trade / Mystery Gift?

I recently dug up my old DS and Pokemon HGSS cartridge. However, I finished the game, so there is not a lot to do, that's why I wanted to start anew. Problem is, I would lose the Mystery Gift (Yellow ...
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How to convert a MyBoy save file to a No$GBA save file?

I am playing Pokemon Ruby with my phone using MyBoy Premium, and I want to continue to play using No$GBA using my computer. The save file's format is .sav, and I think I have to convert it to .sna. ...
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Intel Graphics card unable to compile shaders

While trying to load Mario Kart Double Dash on a copy of the Dolphin Emulator running on an ASUS laptop with an Intel Graphics card running Windows 10, I got the following error message: Failed to ...
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Random dots on screen while playing game (Screenshot attached)

I play PUBG on Tencent Gaming Buddy. It worked fine until a couple of days ago when random dots started moving all over the screen mid-game, something like static bubbles in old TVs. A screenshot ...
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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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Is it possible to play a PSP Game brought from the Playstation Store on a PSP Emulator?

So i've been looking into how i can go about ripping all my PSP Games for when i am unable to play any of my PSPs (i know it's going to happen) and while 99% of my collection is physical i have 2 ...
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Control SNES emulator from different machines

Say I have 3 machines connected to the same network, M1, M2 and M3. I want to do the following: Run a SNES emulator on M1 Setup M2 so that it can control player 1 on the emulator running on M1 via ...
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Did Game Boy emulation exist for the 486 era (MS-DOS and Windows 3.1)? [closed]

The title says it all: Did we have working emulators for the 486/MS-DOS era back then? Would a 486 be capable enough to run a Game Boy emulator? If so what were they like?
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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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Can I play 3DS games on an NDS emulator?

What is the (or is there any) difference between 3DS and NDS games? Is it possible to play 3DS games on NDS emulator?
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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Dolphin+VBA-M multiple controllers problem

I've followed all the instructions on this wiki page. It works, except that inactive windows do not receive input from their respective controllers. Only the active VBA window receives input making ...
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How can I downgrade the OpenEmu core for Mupen64Plus?

I have an older Mac with Intel HD graphics. I have the same issues described in this OpenEmu issue, where Nintendo 64 games, which worked fine in earlier versions of OpenEmu, are now having ...
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Pokemon Black 2 Emulator save issue

So here's my situation now. I've started a Pokemon Black 2 game on Desmume, and the game warned me that I already have a saved game, so I said I want to start a new game anyway. Now, I'm usually ...
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How can I play a NES emulator in grayscale video mode?

I'd like to play some emulated NES games in grayscale. Is there a video mode/effect I can apply that displays the games in grayscale instead of color?
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How to map certain function buttons on Kega Fusion to a gamepad?

My specific problem is with the use of "Kega Fusion", a Sega Genesis emulator, with a specific hard-coded keyboard presses for a certain functions (i.e.: Backspace = Fast Forward, F5/F8 = save/load ...
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Mario Party 2 Online; How does it work?

A youtuber I follow has started playing Mario Party 2 online. How does it work? What software do you have to use for it to work?
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Pokemon 4th Gen: Is there a way to trade pokemon on emulator after GTS shutdown?

I am playing Pokemon Diamond on Desmume and have a few Pokemon in my team that can only be evolved through trading. For the guides I found online that teach how to do trading using a emulator, all of ...
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I'm playing on a Nintendo DS emulator and the screen breaks, can anyone help me?

It is usually fixed whenever I do a quicksave and reload the game, but it goes back like this whenever I entered new room in the game. It's just fine when I play pokemon black2 & platinum.
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Unwanted Menu Shown in PSX Fullscreen Mode

I see the File Quicksave and Debug menu even when in Full-screen mode in the PSX emulator (psxfin.exe v1.13). Since the forum is closed I thought I'd post the issue here. Platform is Win10 64-bit. ...
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Why won't PPSSPP load my state on a different computer account?

I've recently installed PPSSPP to play Fate/Extra, and so far so good. Today I logged into another computer account to use, but the emulator won't find my save data for the game, nor will it find my ...
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Will my saves carry over if I purchase My Boy! Premium?

I have the free version of the 'My Boy!' GBA emulator for Android. If I were to get the full version would I still be able to carry the saved game files from the free version to the full version? I'm ...
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Emulated version of Twilight Princess has a strange water texture in Dolphin 4.0

I have tried playing the GameCube version of Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess on Dolphin 4.0-5973 for Mac. My problem is that water has weird lines over it that look like this: However, when I swim,...
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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 ...