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How to end the game in 2-player Lemmings (Super Nintendo), with no "Nuke" option?

I found the answer in an internet forum, but I thought I'd post it here to better ensure the answer is preserved for posterity. This is quoted from another source that wasn't properly cited, but I ...
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Why do older generations games have a common look and feel by console?

Much of the "look and feel" of games of that era (up to roughly the early 3D era) was driven largely by technical limitations and tradeoffs of the consoles themselves. The Sega Genesis, for ...
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Counterfeit NES/SNES Games-how to know if it's fake?

There are a couple of tell-tale signs which actually seem common for just about all Nintendo, cartridge-based systems. Look for these qualities when attempting to identify counterfeit cartridges. ...
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What are the correct specs for an SNES power supply?

I just went and checked the power supply on my SNES (an original Nintendo power supply)--it's 10 V at 850 mA. Your supply is slightly lower voltage. Speaking as an electrical engineer with some ...
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Was "SD Art of Fighting" ever released?

This Super Famicom game was actually released as SD Hiryū no Ken, part of the Flying Dragon franchise. The header of the snippet confirms this with the name of the studio that produced it (Culture ...
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Nintendo (SNES, N64, etc.) Cartridge Revisions

Nintendo has two forms of revision numbers that they use for their cartridge games. The first one is the "-n" identifier on the end of the serial number which means that something physical about the ...
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What are the correct specs for an SNES power supply?

I'm assuming you're referring to the NTSC SNES released in 1991, due to the power supply being rated for 120V 60Hz, and due to asking about the SNES and not the Super NES Classic Edition (also known ...
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Counterfeit NES/SNES Games-how to know if it's fake?

As a Famicom collector with 185 games, 51 Sufami games and a handful of Famicom disk games, I have never once doubted the validity of the games I am buying- because I've never thought of it (probably ...
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Sharpen the SNES

Natively, yes you have options depending on your model SNES and TV. Your best bet is S-Video, as that is the most common plug available, but optimal is RGB but that isn't typically supported on modern ...
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Counterfeit NES/SNES Games-how to know if it's fake?

Just last night I received a copy of a SNES game that was a fake/reproduction that I bought off EBay. How did I discern that? Image/Look - Compare it to a real one. Sometimes this involves ...
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Did DOOM for SNES support the SNES mouse and Super Scope?

Looking into the manual for DOOM (SNES Version) it clearly states that: This product is not designed for use with the SUPER NES MOUSE, SUPER NES SUPER SCOPE or SUPER NES MULTI-PLAYER ADAPTERS. I ...
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SNES Mode 7 - What are Mode 1 through 6?

Basically, modes 0 through 6 are the different background modes. They determine how many background layers are available to use, what bit-depth the graphics are in and what extra features are ...
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How to activate the multiplayer feature with the multitap in EA's NHL series on SNES?

Okay, after a lot of testing in the past months, here are the results of my research. NHLPA 93 doesn't seem to support more than 2-player, which was expected. NHL 94 Plugged in the Super Multitap ...
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Trouble importing SNES ROM with Higan on Mac OS X

Super late answer, but I hope it helps someone at least. In order to emulate anything on higan you need to get the manifest.bml and the ipl.rom for whatever system you're emulating. You can find ...
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How do I throw bombs closer in Bad Bomber Cart in Super Bomberman 4 for SNES?

I have noticed the same behavior, and I believe I have figured it out. (The following does not seem to be documented in any manuals that I’ve been able to find.) The Bad Bomber Cart becomes available ...
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SNES acting weird

Try inserting a shim between the cartridge and the chassis door to make sure that the contacts are touching consistently. Over time i think the contacts lose stiffness and need to be coaxed.
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Activating godmode in Super Star Wars for SNES?

Per this Gamefaqs Cheat guide, you are not entering in the code during the game play which is required to be done by the 2nd controller. (Emphasis my own) Press A, A, A, A, X, B, B, B, B, Y, X, X, ...
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How to deinterlace SNES video for PC play/capture?

I've found some useful information in the following posts: https://obsproject.com/forum/resources/capturing-streaming-your-retro-consoles-the-right-way.289/ https://www.reddit.com/r/speedrun/...
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Why does RetroArch make my SNES games look so low-resolution?

The image on the left is how the game looks by default. The image on the right has a shader applied. This is not necessarily a "higher resolution" - in this case, it looks like a simple ...
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Did Donkey Kong Country for the SNES use any kind of special hardware in the cartridge?

The cartridges do not contain any special hardware for this. The specifics of the game is that it uses pre-rendered graphics to render each sprite using "footprints", so that it only needs to load ...
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Which SNES emulators can support >2 player (local) multiplayer?

I know Bizhawk with the Snes 9x Core does as I just tried it out with NHL 98 for SNES. The only thing that is somewhat tricky is setting it up. On the menu bar go Snes -> Settings There go to to ...
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Equivalent of Nintendo Seal of Quality for non-Nintendo titles?

created by Nintendo back in the days to win back reputation They have no reputation to win back, as Nintendo's previous home consoles were non-cartridge closed systems only sold in Japan. The 1983 ...
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Is there a way to play BS Zelda: Inishie no Sekiban?

"BS Zelda Inishie no Sekiban", translated to English is "BS The Legend of Zelda: The Ancient Stone Tablets". Doing a quick google search for the English title has provided a few ...
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Can you put SNES roms on a Super Mario Bros Game & Watch?

This question was downvoted mostly because we do not help with modding, and that is very probably against the TOS of that collectible. My personal guess? Well you can't usually use the exact same ...
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Can a power reduction of 0,3 Amp in a Snes power cable be consequent?

Now that you have added the photo my advice is to buy the adaptor listed on the label. If you search for 'NES-200E' you can buy one with the exact specs required. I will leave the advice below as ...
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Control SNES emulator from different machines

Parsec seems to accomplish what you want through streaming video and allowing for control passthrough. Parsec is typically used to stream and play a couch co-op PC game that doesn't support network ...
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How do you do a sweep kick in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 for snes

If you hold Away/Back/<-- and Light Kick you can do the leg sweep.
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RetroPie iBuffalo usb controller can't hold down y button

The iBuffalo USB SNES controller issues are rather common, particularly in RetroPie and with ZSNES. Several users in various forums (too many to cite specifically) report ghost button presses and the ...
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Has the composite to HDMI converter better quality than composite to SCART to HDMI?

The yellow-RCA is Composite (1ch), which is not as good as S-video (2channel - both are analog). You may need to replace the s-video cable(s) (most are DIN but SCART and DVI also support s-video), ...
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Trying to connect my SNES to new TV using RF cable - can't get it to auto tune or manual tune

You have to tune it manually to Chanel 3 or 4
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