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3 days ago
posted by  martini


MEWUI for Windows had been updated to version v1.70.1. (2016/02/01)
- Web Site

"MEWUI is a MAME / MESS / UME Extended Windows User Interface.

MEWUI stands for MAME Extended Windows User Interface. MEWUI is a frontend for MAME, which unlike the other uses its internal graphics interface. The benefit is that it is cross-platform, can be compiled in any OS supported by MAME itself, always keeping the same look.

It is open source under the BSD/GPL/LGPL license."

Changelog 1.70.1 - 01.02.2016

- Fixed broken displaying of DATs info. [Thanks to h0tw1r3]
- Preliminary fixing for toolbar's scaling. [Thanks to ppriest]
- Zip files is now compressed in more standard mode. [Thanks to balr0g & Robbbert]


3 days ago
posted by  martini

Cemu v1.3.1 (2016-02-03) is available for download:
- WebSite

Cemu is an experimental Wii U emulator for the Windows platform.


3 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

I have released new versions of Speccy and AlmostTI emulators for Android, as well as new VGBA for Android, Windows, and Linux.

The new Speccy fixes World Of Spectrum screenshots and adds periodic state saving. AlmostTI release wraps up about six months of minor changes previously introduced in my other apps. VGBAnext comes with the GB/GBC HALT instruction fix, making more games work at default settings. I have also jumped VGBAnext version from 1.4 to 5.2, to reflect VGBA version it is based on. See below for all the changes.

VGBAnext 5.2 -- GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.emu
* Version numbering now based on VGBA releases!
* Disabled GBZ80 DI+HALT bug when DI occurs right before HALT.
* Enabled GBZ80 DI+HALT emulation by default (reinstall app to activate).
* Added support for cartridge type 0x97 (Karate Joe).
* Robocop runs with DI+HALT emulation enabled now.
* The Smurfs runs with default settings now.
* Thunderbirds runs with default settings now.

VGBA 5.2 -- GameBoy Advance Emulator for Windows and Linux
http://fms.komkon.org/VGBA/
http://fms.komkon.org/VGBA/VGBA52-Windows-bin.zip -- free Windows binary
http://fms.komkon.org/VGBA/VGBA52-Ubuntu-x86-bin.zip -- free Linux binary
* Added 14bit EEPROM setting for Aladdin (all versions).
* Disabled FlashROM for all NES Classics games.
* Fixed FlashROM/EEPROM size selection menu in VGBA-Windows.
* Added "Play Sound When Inactive" option to VGBA-Windows.
* Added "Clear File Associations" option to VGBA-Windows.
* Made color raster effects stronger.

AlmostTI 2.8.1 -- Universal TI Graphing Calc Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.ati
* Fixed BACK key on devices where it did not exit emulation.
* Now automatically creating /sdcard/AlmostTI if missing.
* When AlmostTI cannot write SD card, it will save to /sdcard/AlmostTI.
* Added exception for LG Optimus Zone 2 (does not show submenus).
* Switched to android-22 platform and tools (Android Lollipop 5.1.1).
* Returned gradient to the action bar (flat is ugly).
* Improved the What's New dialog.

Speccy 4.0.2 -- Sinclair ZX Spectrum and Its Clones Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.speccy
* Fixed World Of Spectrum screenshots.
* Added ability to periodically save gameplay.
* Added "General | Save Emulation State" selector.
* Removed "General | Save State on Exit" option.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


12 days ago
posted by  nglide


nGlide version 1.05 had been released: (2016/01/31)
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"nGlide is a 3Dfx Voodoo Glide wrapper. It allows you to play games designed for 3Dfx Glide API without the need for having 3Dfx Voodoo graphics card. All three API versions are supported, Glide 2.1 (glide.dll), Glide 2.4 glide2x.dll) and Glide 3.0 (glide3x.dll). nGlide translates all Glide calls to Direct3D. Glide wrapper also supports high resolution modes. "


nGlide 1.05 changelog:

Glide2:
-added support for F-16: Fighting Falcon
-added support for Space Haste
-fixed Actua Golf 2 ui issues with older Radeons
-fixed Actua Soccer 2 seams glitch
-fixed Driver missing lens flare effect and wrong drawing distance
-fixed Killer Loop buggy time indicator background
-fixed Powerslide blinking car shadows
-fixed Time Warriors glitches with 320x200/640x400 viewports
-fixed Total Soccer 2k disappearing goal nets
-fixed Ultimate Race Pro incorrect fog and low texture detail with v1.50
-fixed Warzone 2100 invisible map after building command center
-fixed lack of gamma correction control with games utilizing SST_GAMMA

Glide3:
-added support for Les Visiteurs: La Relique De Sainte Rolande
-fixed NFL Blitz 2000 missing ui text with 3x renderer
-fixed Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2000 long loading time
-fixed Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2001 wrong target arrow distance and long loading time
-fixed Xtreme Air Racing resolution issue

Miscellaneous:
-added support for windowed mode (press Alt+Enter while in game to switch)
-added support for extended resolutions
-added support for edge anti-aliasing
-"4:3" aspect ratio option in nGlide configurator renamed to "Preserve original"
-framerate is now capped at 1000fps with VSync=off or windowed mode to reduce power consumption / coil whine
-fixed Alt+Tab switching in multithreaded games
-fixed regressions

Source: NGlide Site


14 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

I have released new versions of Speccy and AlmostTI emulators for Android, as well as new VGBA for Android, Windows, and Linux.

The new Speccy fixes World Of Spectrum screenshots and adds periodic state saving. AlmostTI release wraps up about six months of minor changes previously introduced in my other apps. VGBAnext comes with the GB/GBC HALT instruction fix, making more games work at default settings. I have also jumped VGBAnext version from 1.4 to 5.2, to reflect VGBA version it is based on. See below for all the changes.

VGBAnext 5.2 -- GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.emu
* Version numbering now based on VGBA releases!
* Disabled GBZ80 DI+HALT bug when DI occurs right before HALT.
* Enabled GBZ80 DI+HALT emulation by default (reinstall app to activate).
* Added support for cartridge type 0x97 (Karate Joe).
* Robocop runs with DI+HALT emulation enabled now.
* The Smurfs runs with default settings now.
* Thunderbirds runs with default settings now.

VGBA 5.2 -- GameBoy Advance Emulator for Windows and Linux
http://fms.komkon.org/VGBA/
http://fms.komkon.org/VGBA/VGBA52-Windows-bin.zip -- free Windows binary
http://fms.komkon.org/VGBA/VGBA52-Ubuntu-x86-bin.zip -- free Linux binary
* Added 14bit EEPROM setting for Aladdin (all versions).
* Disabled FlashROM for all NES Classics games.
* Fixed FlashROM/EEPROM size selection menu in VGBA-Windows.
* Added "Play Sound When Inactive" option to VGBA-Windows.
* Added "Clear File Associations" option to VGBA-Windows.
* Made color raster effects stronger.

AlmostTI 2.8.1 -- Universal TI Graphing Calc Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.ati
* Fixed BACK key on devices where it did not exit emulation.
* Now automatically creating /sdcard/AlmostTI if missing.
* When AlmostTI cannot write SD card, it will save to /sdcard/AlmostTI.
* Added exception for LG Optimus Zone 2 (does not show submenus).
* Switched to android-22 platform and tools (Android Lollipop 5.1.1).
* Returned gradient to the action bar (flat is ugly).
* Improved the What's New dialog.

Speccy 4.0.2 -- Sinclair ZX Spectrum and Its Clones Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.speccy
* Fixed World Of Spectrum screenshots.
* Added ability to periodically save gameplay.
* Added "General | Save Emulation State" selector.
* Removed "General | Save State on Exit" option.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


21 days ago
posted by  martini


Nemulator 4.01 has been released:
- URL

Nemulator is a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Sega Master System emulator for the Windows Vista, 7, 8, or 10 platforms.


21 days ago
posted by  martini


VirtualBox 5.0.14 has been released and its available for download:
- URL

Check the new features of this release on the changelog document.

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.


21 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

I updated three of my emulators this week: VGB, fMSX, and ColEm for Android. In VGB, I fixed the handling of DI+HALT CPU bug emulation to accommodate cases where DI instruction occurs immediately before HALT. In fMSX and ColEm, I changed the way video processor accesses VRAM, removing extra steps not found on a real TMS9918 VDP diagram.
All three emulators now come with an option to automatically save your gameplay state every few minutes. See below for more details.

VGB 4.8.3 -- GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic, and Super GameBoy Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.vgb
* Disabled DI+HALT bug when DI occurs right before HALT.
* Enabled DI+HALT emulation by default (reinstall app to activate).
* Added support for cartridge type 0x97 (Karate Joe).
* Robocop runs with DI+HALT emulation enabled now.
* The Smurfs runs with default settings now.
* Thunderbirds runs with default settings now.
* Added ability to periodically save gameplay.
* Added "General | Save Emulation State" selector.
* Removed "General | Save State on Exit" option.

fMSX 4.4.2 -- MSX, MSX2, and MSX2+ Home Computer Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.fmsx
* Changed VRAM access logic according to TMS9918 datasheet.
* Added ability to periodically save gameplay.
* Added "General | Save Emulation State" selector.
* Removed "General | Save State on Exit" option.

ColEm 3.5.3 -- ColecoVision Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.colem
* Changed VDP VRAM access mechanism according to datasheet.
* Added ability to periodically save gameplay.
* Added "General | Save Emulation State" selector.
* Removed "General | Save State on Exit" option.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


35 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

This week, I released new major versions of iNES and MasterGear emulators for Android, with Windows/Linux binaries coming some time next week. The iNES adds four more hardware mappers and fixes a few others.
The MasterGear completely fixes the way video memory and registers are accessed and adds automatic recognition for CodeMasters cartridges.
See below for details.

iNES 4.5 -- Nintendo NES, Famicom, DiskSystem, and VS System Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.ines
* Added mapper #90 (Aladdin, Final Fight, etc).
* Added mapper #118 (Alien Syndrome, etc).
* Added mapper #209 (Samurai Spirits 2, etc).
* Added mapper #211 (Donkey Kong Country 4, etc).
* Fixed interrupts in mappers #17, #18, #168.
* Fixed mapper-specific I/O port reads.
* Returned gradient to the action bar.

MasterGear 3.5 -- Sega MasterSystem, GameGear, and SG-1000 Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.mg
* Switched to the new VRAM/CRAM/VDP access mechanism.
* Added new CodeMasters mapper detection scheme.
* Fixed serial port status (CJ Elephant Fugitive GG).
* Fixed artefacts in Wolf Child.
* Added CodeMasters game CJ Elephant Fugitive GG.
* Added CodeMasters game Cosmic Spacehead GG.
* Added CodeMasters game Micro Machines GG.
* Added CodeMasters game Micro Machines 2 GG.
* Added CodeMasters game Pete Sampras Tennis GG.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


42 days ago
posted by  Azul Fria

The new year is upon us and to start things off, we got a series of Super Mario World by forum member christxstar aka x-star which features five episodes of boss-a-thons and a special episode.

http://www.zophar.net/hacks/snes/super-mario-world2.html

Scroll down to the Endless Boss series.


48 days ago
posted by  martini

Cemu v1.2.0 (2015-12-26) is available for download:
- WebSite

Cemu is an experimental Wii U emulator for the Windows platform.


48 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

Three emulator upgrades made this Christmas week include VGB, MasterGear, and fMSX emulators. All three have got a bunch of user-reported bugs fixed, come with the new DropBox SDK, and use OAuth2 to authorize with DropBox.

I have also brought gradient back to title bars. The flat Material Design version was just to ugly to gaze on. Sorry, Google, keep it to yourself.

VGB 4.8.2 -- GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic, and Super GameBoy Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.vgb
* Fixed Cheat Editor not finding .cht files in private SD card folders.
* Fixed BACK key on devices where it did not exit emulation.
* Fixed the first/second gamepad detection.
* Fixed a crash in the File Selector when showing grid.
* Returned gradient to the action bar (sorry, Material Design).
* Amplified pixel color raster effects.
* Switched to v2 authentication in DropBox.
* Upgraded to DropBox SDK 1.6.3.
* Improved the What's New dialog.

MasterGear 3.4.6 -- Sega MasterSystem, GameGear, and SG-1000 Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.mg
[SAME CHANGES AS VGB]

fMSX 4.4.1 -- MSX, MSX2, and MSX2+ Home Computer Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.fmsx
[SAME CHANGES AS VGB]


Merry Christmas!


54 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

This week, I've released new versions of VGBAnext, iNES, and ColEm
emulators for Android. All three fix the BACK key not exiting emulation on some devices, eliminate a stray File Selector crash, and switch to the newer DropBox authentication.

I would also like to ask for your help. If you are using my apps and like them, please, tell your friends about my emulators: this is the only way to spread the word about them, since Google Play makes them virtually invisible among other apps.

Since we live in market economy, I can only keep maintaining these apps if people are buying them: the more people use them, the more effort I can put into developing and supporting BOTH paid AND free emulators (such as ColEm, fMSX, or VGBA-Windows).

See below for the complete list of changes.

VGBAnext 1.4.4 -- GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.emu
* Fixed BACK key on devices where it did not exit emulation.
* Fixed the first/second gamepad detection.
* Fixed a crash in the File Selector when showing grid.
* Amplified pixel color raster effects.
* Switched to v2 authentication in DropBox.
* Upgraded to DropBox SDK 1.6.3.
* Improved the What's New dialog.
* Improved the backdrop image.

iNES 4.4.2 -- Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Famicom Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.ines
* Fixed BACK key on devices where it did not exit emulation.
* Fixed the first/second gamepad detection.
* Fixed a crash in the File Selector when showing grid.
* Amplified pixel color raster effects.
* Switched to v2 authentication in DropBox.
* Upgraded to DropBox SDK 1.6.3.
* Improved the What's New dialog.

ColEm 3.5.2 -- ColecoVision Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.colem
* Added "Input | Assign Keyboard Keys" option for mapping arbitrary keys.
* Renamed "Assign Keys" to "Assign Joystick Buttons".
* Fixed BACK key on devices where it did not exit emulation.
* Fixed the first/second gamepad detection.
* Fixed a crash in the File Selector when showing grid.
* Returned gradient to the action bar (sorry, Material Design).
* Amplified pixel color raster effects.
* Switched to v2 authentication in DropBox.
* Upgraded to DropBox SDK 1.6.3.
* Improved the What's New dialog.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


57 days ago
posted by  martini



The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library. It is also important to us because they also preserve the video games history and old webpages with the WaybackMachine.

Please donate and help spread the word of the Telethon this Saturday 19 -12:00 PM to Sunday 20 -12:00 PM (PST).

Visit the Telethon: http://telethon.archive.org/

Please Donate at: http://archive.org/donate/


63 days ago
posted by  martini

Hello, All!

This week, I released fMSX 4.4 for Android and Speccy 4.0 for Android, Windows, and Linux. Both Android apps now let you map your gamepad buttons to arbitrary keyboard keys, something many people requested.

fMSX 4.4 -- MSX, MSX2, MSX2+ Home Computer Emulator for Android
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.fmsx
* Added "Input | Assign Keyboard Keys" option for mapping arbitrary keys.
* Renamed "Assign Keys" to "Assign Joystick Buttons".
* Switched to android-22 (Lollipop 5.1.1) Android SDK.

Speccy 4.0 -- Sinclair ZX Spectrum Emulator for Windows and Linux
http://fms.komkon.org/Speccy/
* Added special effects simulating individual pixel components.
* Added EPX and EAGLE image scaling algorithms.
* Merged scanline options into "Simulate Scanlines" in Speccy-Windows.
* Merged scaling options into "Interpolate Video" in Speccy-Windows.
* Merged palette options into "Color Palette" in Speccy-Windows.
* Added "Clear File Associations" option to Speccy-Windows.
* Added "Play Sound When Inactive" option to Speccy-Windows.
* Added "Apply Color Raster" submenu to Speccy-Windows.
* Added -rgb and -cmy command line options.
* Added -epx and -eagle command line options.

Speccy 4.0 -- Sinclair ZX Spectrum Emulator for Android
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.speccy
* Added "Input | Assign Keyboard Keys" option for mapping arbitrary keys.
* Renamed "Assign Keys" to "Assign Joystick Buttons".
* Switched to android-22 (Lollipop 5.1.1) Android SDK.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


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