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10 hours and 16 minutes ago
posted by  martini

On May 23th of 2015, Rachel Bryk, a developer of the Dolphin Emulator passed away. We are sorry for the lost.

- A Commemoration for Rachel Bryk
- Her Name Was Rachel: Honoring Rachel Bryk’s Contributions to Emulation

Rest in peace.


19 hours and 18 minutes ago
posted by  martini

No$gba version 2.8a has been released:
- URL

"No$gba (No Money GBA) is a Gameboy Advance / Nintendo DS / DSi emulator for the Windows and DOS plaforms."


19 hours and 21 minutes ago
posted by  martini


Bochs has been updated to version 2.6.8:
- URL

"Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It is available for download for the Win32, Win64 and Linux platforms. It is open source software under the GNU Lesser General Public License."


19 hours and 25 minutes ago
posted by  martini

Steem SSE v3.7.1 is available for download:
- Download
- URL

"Steem SSE is an update of legendary Atari ST emulator Steem. It is available for the Windows and Unix platforms. Source code is available to the public."


2 days ago
posted by  martini


zBoy version 0.60 is available for download (2015/04/30):
- URL
- Download


"zBoy is a multiplatform GameBoy emulator that provides a load/save feature, can perform PCX screenshots either manually or automatically (every few seconds) and emulates an internal battery for ROMs that were designed to use one (this allows to use the internal save option provided by such games, remember highest scores, etc).

Zboy is available for Windows, DOS and Linux. It is open source under the GNU GPL V3 license."


3 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

After receiving an AndroidTV box (ADT-1) last week, I have been optimizing my emulators for gamepad-only operation. Gamepad-optimized VGBAnext, fMSX, and Speccy have been released this week, with other emulators coming soon. I have added the overscan border required by AndroidTV, redesigned keys assignment dialog to make it usable with without touchscreen, and fixed the World Of Spectrum browser in Speccy. The change lists are rather long today, so read on :)


VGBAnext 1.3.1 -- GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, and GameBoy Classic Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.emu
* Optimized app for AndroidTV, tested on the ADT-1 box.
* Added overscan border on AndroidTV devices.
* Added hints to the emulator and key mapping dialog.
* Fixed crashes on devices with no web browser (e.g. ADT-1).
* Replaced AndroidTV banner image.
* Enabled gamepad-only emulation interface.
* Press BACK on gamepad to exit emulation.
* Press MODE or BUTTON_A+BACK to open menu.
* Press BUTTON_X if you have no SELECT button.
* Press BUTTON_Y if you have no START button.
* Xperia CIRCLE button now acts as BUTTON_B.
* Redesigned key mapping dialog.
* Press same key twice to remove it from assignments.
* Press same key three times to confirm key mappings.
* DPAD_CENTER key no longer confirms key mappings.

fMSX 4.2 -- MSX, MSX2, MSX2+ Home Computer Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.fmsx
* Added floating action button that starts the last played game.
* Added "Show Action Button" option to the Settings.
* Removed waveform interpolation for more realistic sound.
* Tested on ADT-1 and optimized for AndroidTV.
* Added overscan border on AndroidTV.
* Added hints to the emulator and key mapping dialog.
* Fixed crashes on devices with no web browser (e.g. ADT-1).
* Changed AndroidTV banner image.
* Redesigned key mapping dialog.
* Press same key twice to remove it from assignments.
* Press same key three times to confirm key mappings.
* DPAD_CENTER key no longer confirms key mappings.
* Enabled gamepad-only emulation interface.
* Press BACK on gamepad to exit emulation.
* Press MODE or BUTTON_A+BACK to open menu.
* Press BUTTON_L1 for MSX SHIFT key.
* Press BUTTON_R1 for MSX GRAPH key.
* Press BUTTON_X for MSX CONTROL key.
* Press BUTTON_Y to toggle virtual keyboard.
* Xperia CIRCLE button now acts as BUTTON_B.
* Enabled gamepad-only mode in File Selector.
* FIRE-R, FIRE-Y, and SELECT buttons open File Selector main menu.
* FIRE-X button opens File Selector navigation menu.
* FIRE-L button opens Gallery from the File Selector.
* FIRE-B button now exits File Selector.

Speccy 3.5 -- Sinclair ZX Spectrum and Its Clones Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.speccy
* Fixed downloads from World Of Spectrum.
* Virtual keyboard can be used without touchscreen.
* Removed waveform interpolation for more realistic sound.
* Added floating action button that starts the last played game.
* Added "Show Action Button" option to the Settings.
* Tested on ADT-1 and optimized for AndroidTV.
* Added overscan border on AndroidTV.
* Added hints to the emulator and key mapping dialog.
* Fixed crashes on devices with no web browser (e.g. ADT-1).
* Changed AndroidTV banner image.
* Redesigned key mapping dialog.
* Press same key twice to remove it from assignments.
* Press same key three times to confirm key mappings.
* DPAD_CENTER key no longer confirms key mappings.
* Enabled gamepad-only emulation interface.
* Press BACK on gamepad to exit emulation.
* Press MODE or BUTTON_A+BACK to open menu.
* Press BUTTON_A for joystick FIRE button.
* Press BUTTON_L1 for Spectrum CSHIFT key.
* Press BUTTON_R1 for Spectrum ENTER key.
* Press BUTTON_B for Spectrum SPACE key.
* Press BUTTON_X for Spectrum SSHIFT key.
* Press BUTTON_Y to toggle virtual keyboard.
* Xperia CIRCLE button now acts as BUTTON_B.
* Enabled gamepad-only mode in File Selector.
* FIRE-R, FIRE-Y, and SELECT buttons open File Selector main menu.
* FIRE-X button opens File Selector navigation menu.
* FIRE-L button opens Gallery from the File Selector.
* FIRE-B button now exits File Selector.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


3 days ago
posted by  martini


AmiArcadia and WinArcadia had been updated to v23.07 (2015/04/30):
- URL

WinArcadia is available for the Windows platform. AmiArcadia is available for AmigaOS and MorphOS.

"AmiArcadia and WinArcadia are multi-emulators of these machines:

* the Emerson Arcadia 2001 console family (Bandai, Emerson, Grandstand, Intervision, Leisure-Vision, Leonardo, MPT-03, Ormatu, Palladium, Poppy, Robdajet, Tele-Fever, Tempest, Tryom, Tunix, etc.) (1982);
* the Interton VC 4000 console family (Acetronic, Fountain, Hanimex, Interton, Prinztronic, Radofin, Rowtron, Soundic, Voltmace, Waddington, etc.) (c. 1978);
* the Elektor TV Games Computer (1979);
* PIPBUG-based machines (EA 77up2, EA 78up5, Signetics Adaptable Board Computer, Eurocard 2650, etc.) (c. 1977-1978);
* the Signetics Instructor 50 trainer (1978);
* the Central Data 2650 computer (1977);
* the Astro Wars, Cat and Mouse, Galaxia, and Laser Battle coin-ops by Zaccaria (1979-1982);
* the Malzak 1 and 2 coin-ops by Kitronix (c. 1980);
* the Chaos 2 computer (1983);
* the Dolphin trainer (1977);
* the PHUNSY computer (c. 1980);
* AY-3-8550/8600-based Pong systems (c. 1976-1977);
* the Ravensburger Selbstbaucomputer aka 2650 Minimal Computer trainer (1984); and
* the MIKIT 2650 trainer (1978)."


3 days ago
posted by  martini


Exodus 2.0.1 had been released (2015/04/30)
- URL
- Source Code

"Exodus is a software program designed to allow real physical hardware to be emulated in software (On the Windows platform). It is currently setup to load an emulated Sega Mega Drive system by default, this will change in the future as support is added for more systems.

This emulator key points are:
- Plugin model, with XML-based system definitions
- Perfect timing synchronization
- Effective multithreading
- Debug and development focused


5 days ago
posted by  martini


The Bliss-Box 4-Play is trying to get backers on Kickstarter and it is reaching its final days. It is still short of backers to reach the target goal.

The Bliss-Box 4-Play is a all in one Controller adapter to USB that has support for 16 controllers types, 4 players at once and supported under Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android, PS3, Raspberry PI and Ouya.


5 days ago
posted by  martini

MAMEUI64 versioin 1.161 ia available for download:
- URL

"MAMEUI64 is a x64 GUI version of MAME on the Windows platform."


5 days ago
posted by  martini


MAME and MESS version 0.161 had been released:
- Download
- WebSite

MAME and MESS are available for the Windows, Linux and Mac OS platforms.

"MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game's ROM and disk data, MAME attempts to reproduce that game as faithfully as possible on a more modern general-purpose computer. MAME can currently emulate several thousand different classic arcade video games from the late 1970s through the modern era.

MAME is free. Its source code is free. Selling either is not allowed. "


6 days ago
posted by  martini


Mupen64Plus version 2.5 is available for download (2015/04/27)
- Download
- URL

Mupen64plus is a N64 emulator and plugins for Linux, Mac OSX, FreeBSD, and Windows.

"Mupen64Plus is a cross-platform plugin-based N64 emulator which is capable of accurately playing many games. Included are four MIPS R4300 CPU emulators, with dynamic recompilers for 32-bit x86 and 64-bit amd64 systems, and necessary plugins for audio, graphical rendering (RDP), signal co-processor (RSP), and input. There is 1 included OpenGL video plugin, called RiceVideo. There are 3 other excellent video plugins being maintained by wahrhaft, called Arachnoid, Glide64, and Z64. It is open source under the GNU GPL V2 License. "


6 days ago
posted by  martini


AmiArcadia and WinArcadia had been updated to v23.06 (2015/04/26):
- URL

WinArcadia is available for the Windows plaform. AmiArcadia is available for AmigaOS and MorphOS.

"AmiArcadia and WinArcadia are multi-emulators of these machines:

* the Emerson Arcadia 2001 console family (Bandai, Emerson, Grandstand, Intervision, Leisure-Vision, Leonardo, MPT-03, Ormatu, Palladium, Poppy, Robdajet, Tele-Fever, Tempest, Tryom, Tunix, etc.) (1982);
* the Interton VC 4000 console family (Acetronic, Fountain, Hanimex, Interton, Prinztronic, Radofin, Rowtron, Soundic, Voltmace, Waddington, etc.) (c. 1978);
* the Elektor TV Games Computer (1979);
* PIPBUG-based machines (EA 77up2, EA 78up5, Signetics Adaptable Board Computer, Eurocard 2650, etc.) (c. 1977-1978);
* the Signetics Instructor 50 trainer (1978);
* the Central Data 2650 computer (1977);
* the Astro Wars, Cat and Mouse, Galaxia, and Laser Battle coin-ops by Zaccaria (1979-1982);
* the Malzak 1 and 2 coin-ops by Kitronix (c. 1980);
* the Chaos 2 computer (1983);
* the Dolphin trainer (1977);
* the PHUNSY computer (c. 1980);
* AY-3-8550/8600-based Pong systems (c. 1976-1977);
* the Ravensburger Selbstbaucomputer aka 2650 Minimal Computer trainer (1984); and
* the MIKIT 2650 trainer (1978)."


9 days ago
posted by  martini


Stella version 4.6.1 is available for download:
- URL

"Stella is a multi-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). "


9 days ago
posted by  martini

The Common Source Code Project had been updated (2015/04/24):
- URL

The Common Source Code Project is a open source software (GNU GPL) that contains a collection of over 60 old computer and console emulators for the Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 platform.

Changelog:
[VM/DISK] fix to check only bit4-7 of sector status (thanks Mr.Artane.)
[VM/I386] improve i386 core based on MAME 0.160
[VM/MC6809] improve mc6809 instructions (thanks Mr.Artane.)


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