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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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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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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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How do I see my inputs? [closed]

I use my emulators to take some of my console games on the go. I want to write some scripts to use with my controllers/emulators. I am running Windows 7x64. I use several usb devices (game ...
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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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How do you disable "emulate format changes" in Dolphin?

I've been trying to emulate Mario Kart: Double Dash, on Dolphin, and am getting 10 FPS, and I was told by the state rating for the game to disable "emulate format changes." I have gone through every ...
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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 (30-...
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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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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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Beagleboard SNES with non-Tomee controller?

Anyone here know anything about using non-Tomee controllers with BeagleSNES? The guide says there is only official support for Tomee, I was wondering if there was any unofficial.
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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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Can I use my computer's Wi-Fi connection with the DeSmuME core in OpenEmu?

I'm using the emulator-conglomerating application OpenEmu, and to emulate the Nintendo DS it uses the DeSmuME core. I've been able to find tutorials online to use the computer's Wi-Fi connection with ...
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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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How can I play Age of Mythology on WMware Fusion with Windows 7?

Thanks to Google I found this video on youtube: I followed the instructions that Nolnar posted - they are the same as those in the youtube video. But now I get this ...
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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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Contra Rebirth Wii on Dolphin: can't move when shooting

I run Contra Rebirth WiiWare at Dolphin Emulator for Ubuntu. I'm using Logitech Rumblepad2 that I use to emulate Wiimote. And I can't run when I'm shooting. What's wrong?
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2nd player control doesn't work in ZNES 1.42 using netplay

Although the question is more technic- and not game-content-related I hope that someone here might help with this issue: We are 2 players who tried to play a ROM over ZSNES 1.42 on two different ...
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Can I switch RetroArch's GBC core from gambatte to mednafen?

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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Are DS/DSi flash cards compatible with the 3DS and 3DS XL?

I love to play emulated SNES games in my DSi XL, using an Acekard 2i. I'm about to buy a 3DS XL and I need to know if it will suffice all my emulation needs. Thanks.
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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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Difference in performance of my Dolphin Emulator on Windows and Mac

I had a few problems running Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness on my Mac as it crashes. So I downloaded Windows Vista home premium via bootcamp - but the game lags. All my settings are the same as on my ...
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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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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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Configuration gets reset, and cannot find BIOS in ePSXe

I downloaded the PlayStation emulator, ePSXe and it worked fine last night. When I attempted to start a game today, it says it is not configured despite the fact the nothing was changed. When I ...
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Is there a way to get the "Wonder Skin" ability without having access to the Dream World?

I'm interested in getting a few (actually all) Pokemon with the "Wonder Skin" ability. However I've recently learned that I'd need to have access to the Dream World in order to do this: ...
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Wind Waker's cutscenes freeze in Dolphin Emulator 3.5

I'm currently playing Wind Waker on Dolphin (not using it on Wii), and when I get to one of the first cut scenes (after you get the telescope and go back to your Grandma) it freezes/shows a black ...
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How to increase speed and flow of movement on Dolphin Emulator

I am trying to play Super Smash Bros Brawl on the Dolphin Emulator but the speed of the game is incredibly slow. What can I do to prevent this problem, so that I get faster character animations and ...
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How do I fix the "Your NAND dump is probably incomplete" error on the Dolphin emulator?

"There must be a ticket for 00000001/00000002. Your NAND dump is probably incomplete." - This is the error message that appears when I try to open up a ROM on the Dolphin emulator. What does ...
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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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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 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 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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Grapple doesn't work in Zelda Wind Waker

Problem For some reason my grapple has never quite worked in Wind Waker. The only way I can latch on is by aiming very high above the grapple zones. Solution? Has anybody ever seen this problem ...
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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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Can I run an SNES emulator without it having input focus?

I'm trying to let someone play an emulator on another monitor while I use my computer normally on the main monitor. I need to set up an emulator for SNES that will continue the emulation and accept ...
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How do you load a saved game in FFVI

So, I finally started playing Final Fantasy 6 (well, Final Fantasy 3 technically) and I'm really enjoying it. Except, now I've saved my game after a few hours of play, but when I (yes, you guessed it) ...
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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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Why do my controls stop working when I start a new game?

I am emulating Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards using Project 64, but every ROM that I have found says "Issues (plugin)" under the status column. When starting the game, the controls work up until the ...
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Do PS2 emulators support joypads with varying button sensitivity

The PS2 joy-pads had variable button sensitivity. For example, in MGS3, slightly holding the square was used for aiming, and pressing it all the way to the end meant shoot. Does any Playstation 2 ...
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How to fix pSX error Incorrect Header

I have pSX v1.13 running on my computer, but when I downloaded CTR: Crash Team Racing from doperoms.com, the emulator comes back with the following error on the console: iso9660: incorrect header ...
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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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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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How do I delete a save in a slot in Final Fantasy 1 for GBA?

I accidentally saved to the 3rd slot by mis-clicking (I use an emulator). Now I have two copies of the save. How do I delete the save I have on the 3rd slot? If it's not possible natively in-game, are ...
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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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Retrolink SNES USB controller not working

The Retrolink SNES USB Controller says that it works without drivers or anything, but then doesn't seem to work with any of my SNES emulators. Here's a link to it. i tried it with snes9x and ...
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SNES9x slow when fullscreen on Windows 8

When I run SNES9x emulator in fullscreen I get seriously bad FPS. If I run windowed mode it's perfect, and it runs fine before when I had Windows 7 on. I've updated my drivers from the Nvidia site ...
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Linking with Gameboy Advance Emulators?

Are there any Gameboy Advance Emulators that can simulate linking, that way two computers running the emulator can link with each other over an Internet connection? If one does support this feature,...
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How to use the HORI Real Arcade Pro EX stick for Xbox 360 in WinKawaks?

Currently I got my hands on the WinKawaks, and tried to hook up the HRAP EX stick on my computer, after done some homework on Google, I found this link on shoryuken forum, I followed the route there ...
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GBA Emulator for iPad [closed]

Is there an iPad emulator for the Gameboy Advance? I don't want to jailbreak my phone. I am using the new iPad.
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Is it possible to catch all the Leaf Green Pokemon using a Gameboy emulator?

I am currently playing Pokemon Leaf Green on a GameBoy Advance emulator. Is there any way to catch all the Pokemon? I understand that to get all the Pokemon, you need to trade to get Pokemon that are ...
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