Emulators

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  1. dormammu Banned Banned

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  2. Cantalope Black Belt

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    Yeah screw Nintendo for this one. Luckily I have most of the old games I play already downloaded. The main thing that sucks is the old JRPGs that didn't get a chance for fan translations.
     
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    Oof. I almost bought a Sega Genesis the other day with Zombies Ate my Neighbors. They have plug ins now that can connect old consoles through to new tvs. That sucks though. I haven't used emulators in years because my computer is trash for the most part.
     
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    I haven't been to an emulation site in years, but I did use a torrent to download some arcade roms that I needed to play online on Fightcade. I'm sure I have all the console roms that I wanted, but if not there's always torrents.
     
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    I just did a google search and found nes emulators and roms. Emuparadise still appears to be functioning.
     
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    The site is there but if you try to download a game it says it's unavailable.
     
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    Can't someone make a Go Fund Me to get a legit licensed fan translation?

    I think I saw something on TV where a large group of people from around the world in Japan go to great lengths and spend a lot of their own money to acquire old games and arcade boards and sound tapes to digitize and preserve a huge variety of video games.
     
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    Fortunately I ransacked the site before it went down.

    Emulators that I use the most:

    CEMU (Nintendo WiiU)
    PCSX2 (PS2)
    DEMUL (Dreamcast)
     
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  10. Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    I have a retro pie bartop arcade that I got recently that I play emulators though. A friend of mine actually built a few of these and I bought one from him.

    The marquees weren't quite finished when he took this picture, but he put a bezel around where the light shines through. I bought the one on the left.

    [​IMG]

    As far as getting roms here is a couple of sites that I use that have every thing and it's just a list of zip files. Unlike emuparadise you don't have any captchas or pop ups to deal with either.

    This one is for Consoles, Hand-helds, and PC roms...

    https://the-eye.eu/public/rom/

    And this is the one I us for Mame. It can be kind of tricky as you only get the file names, but most are self explanatory; and even if you're curious to what a rom might be, just do a google search of the file name.

    https://archive.org/details/MAME2003_Reference_Set_MAME0.78_ROMs_CHDs_Samples
     
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    No more dropping down a list but they are still out there. Torrent sites etc.
     
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    I really want to play fight night 2004 but haven't found a good way to emulate it yet.

    I downloaded something a while ago but it wouldn't cap the cycle time and it ran at triple speed.
     
  13. Snubnoze707 High Level

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    Pretty much all emulators require a great deal of setting up to run properly.

    I followed this guys guide and have no issues running PS2 games, in fact they look better than they ever had.

     
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    Cheers man, I'll have another go at it
     
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    Oh btw, much trouble getting a controller to work? Kind of imperitive for fight night.
     
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    if you are using an emulator and have purchased a game legally in the past you are not commiting a crime. Most people dont know that.
     
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    input, make sure your computer recognizes the controller first, then you have to configure. usually its as simple as "click on the button" and thats it.
     
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    i would be the weird guy that sits down and fights that kid at Street Fighter 2
     
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    There's still at least 4 or 5 fully functioning ROM sites with every NES/SNES/N64 game on it.
     
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    Look into Retroarch and how to set it up, has dozens of emulators for every system you can imagine. Its like a program that has all the emulators available and you download the ones you want to use. Also has a shit ton of customization options
     

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