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Emulation central - recommendations in 1st post

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by spekkio, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. deuxhero Arcane

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    They're remaking the first game with a non-RPS combat system, and that's basically confirmed to be getting an English translation. Hopefully the dev's comment that CCC might be too lewd to remake was a jest.
     
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  2. Puukko Arcane

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    Baten Kaitos (GC) has one of the more interesting fatal crashes I've come across: you get cards as loot (it's a card based JRPG) and some are bugged so that they flicker on the loot screen and then crash the emulator a few seconds later if you don't proceed. They also flicker in the deck menu but that doesn't seem to cause crashes. Time to start hammering through the loot window and use save states I guess.

    Edit: scratch that, they crash in the shop menu at least. Of course, those glitchy cards are the ones you want to sell...
     
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  3. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    Disable Dual Core.
     
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  4. Puukko Arcane

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    Huh, that seems to have fixed it.

    Not the first thing I would have thought of, is dual core prone to causing issues?
     
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  5. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    Timing errors.

    I wouldn't say its prone, but things not syncing up properly can happen.
    The Gamecube wasn't exactly set up for multi-threading and those cards may have been particular finnicky.

    Sadly, issues like this are usually low on the priority list. Adding to that this was reported as *fixed* once (maybe it worked for a while) and never reopened.
     
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  6. BLOBERT Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    BROS NEW COMPUTER NEW PROBLEMS

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    MOVING ALL MY FILES AND SHIT TO NEW COMPUTER

    MOST EVERYTHING WORKED GOOD

    FOUND OUT I NEVER FIXED MY SATURN EMULATOR PROBLEM

    MEDNAFEN IS SHIT SO EITHER YABAUSE OR SSF SINCE WINDOWS 10 MOUNTS ISOS I MIGHT JUST USE SSF

    AMIGA AND COMMODORE WORK FINE THANK FUCKING GOD THOSE WERE A BITCH TO SET UP WITH A FRONTEND
     
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  7. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    Driver 2 got unofficial PC port. Better option than bug ridden emulation experience.
    https://www.dsogaming.com/news/play...-gets-an-unofficial-pc-port-running-at-60fps/

    Not the first time something like that happened.

    This was accomplished because the developers left PSX debug symbols in the retail build of the game, something which SCEA reminded developers not to do. This was the era of Bleem! after all.

    If they make online playable then it would be a blast.
     
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  8. Rinslin Merwind Arbiter

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    Sorry for maybe a stupid question, but what best ways to emulate Mario 64, Mario Galaxy (1 & 2), Luigi Mansion 3 (if not possible, then earlier games in series), Zelda games (there so many of them and many reviewers bring them on any occasion, I decided to check for myself to decide shall I send another reviewer to fuck himself for bringing comparison X game to X Zelda game)?
    Normally I wouldn't ask about this, but I skimmed through my memory and found out that many PC games that I wanted to play - finished (not all but still) or haven't came out, so I decided to try something different.

    Edit: I know that in first post there long ass list of emulators, but thread started 7 years ago, so I decided to ask in case something changed.
     
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  9. flyingjohn Arcane

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    NES:
    Messen

    SNES:
    Pick any of the bsnes cores in retroarch of your choosing.

    N64:
    ParaLLEl or mupen64 plus available in retroarch.

    Gamecube-Wii:
    Dolphin(use standalone and not retroarch)

    gb/c/a:
    MGBA

    Ds:
    Melonds and desmume if there are problems

    Switch:
    Yuzu
     
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  10. spekkio Arcane

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    Sheet. And I thought we have a list of recommended emus in 1st post of this thread for a reason.


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    Yeah. A lot changed since 2013, son. For example, the list appeared a couple of years later.

    :roll:

    tl;dr

    Maybe you should consider sticking to PC AAA games and console exclusives, instead of sailing the demanding seas of emulation.

    Show Spoiler
    I'm kidding
    Show Spoiler
    Equip the ring next time
     
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  11. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    In that case might I suggest adding Sameboy core on RA for GB/GBC? Most accurate Gameboy emulator for a while. No idea why that one always gets under the radar.
    And of course Duckstation for PS1 which has recently mostly caught up to Beetle PSX and surpasses it in some cases.
     
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  12. spekkio Arcane

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    ^
    I will consider these for the upcoming 2025 update.
     
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  13. flyingjohn Arcane

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    Mobygames is something else.

    Rpg genre has rpg elements category????
    Yakuza is a rpg while system shock has rpg elements???
    Dungeon crawler theme doesn't exist but social simulation does for the rpg genre????

    Also love how they have 3 separate libraries with all of them being useless without each other.
     
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    Mobygames is nice, but is has a shitton of incorrect information. What genre something is depends entirely on what the submitter or editor selected and its rarely changed, only when new elements are added. Don't forget that narrative, setting and theme are impossible to parse down into something readable, gotta look through all of them now, because that's fun. Oh, you know all those magazine ratings? They're almost always pointing to the wrong issue. TBH, knowing the kind of people who get into positions of power on sites like that its no wonder the site is slowly becoming unusable.
     
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  15. Vyahdis Educated

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    Is Panzer Dragoon saga fully playable on a saturn emulator yet? Its a title I always wanted as a kid but no saturn and I really don't want to spend thousands of dollars for a copy.
     
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  16. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    Yes, it works fine on Kronos (Retroarch core)
     
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  17. flyingjohn Arcane

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    For anyone interested in emulation with a gates box:
     
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  18. deuxhero Arcane

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    You know what's even more of an emulation beast? A PC.
     
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  19. Vyahdis Educated

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    Is it possible to trade between emulators for Pokemon Heartgold/Soul Silver for dsmelon or melonds? Will it work with the retroarch cores?
     
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  20. deuxhero Arcane

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    MelonDS supports emulated Nintendo WiFi Connection from what I can tell, and Pokemon is one of the games that actually has emulated NWFC to use it with. No idea on direct connection.
     
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  21. Vyahdis Educated

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    Do you know if I need to use the stand alone MelonDS or if I can launch it from retroarch?
     
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  22. deuxhero Arcane

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    Why the fuck would you use RetroArch for anything except possibly emulators with no/worse GUI than RetroArch (something that doesn't include MelonDS)?
     
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  23. Vyahdis Educated

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    You're right, I'm fucking retarded and thought the retroarch version was different or something. I'm just sticking to regular melonDS.

    Another emulator question but was there ever any fix for the lag/loadtimes in the psp port of FFT? I really liked the extra jobs and content of that version.
     
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  24. flyingjohn Arcane

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    Slowdown fix:
    https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/979/
    If that one doesn't work try any other slowdown fixes available on that site
     
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  25. Duraframe300 Arcane

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    MelonDS has really gone ahead in the last year. Though I (sadly) wouldn't be surprised if the author offs himself someday in the future (severely depressed tranny using the project and community as distraction/enabling). So I dunno about its future.
     
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