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5 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Unused feature has been hidden in Animal Crossing for nearly two decades.

Fans of the early 2000's era GameCube version of the original Animal Crossing likely remember the game including a handful of emulated NES titles that could be played by obtaining in-game items for your house. What players back then didn't know is that the NES emulator in Animal Crossing can also be used to play any generic NES ROM stored on a GameCube memory card.

Security researcher James Chambers discovered the previously unused and undocumented feature buried in the original Animal Crossing game code and detailed his methodology and findings in a technically oriented Medium post this week.

Source



10 days ago
posted by  dlevere

ANESE Git (2018/07/07) is released.

ANESE (Another NES Emulator) is a Nintendo Entertainment System Emulator being written for fun and learning.

While accuracy is a long-term goal, ANESE’s primary goal is to play some of the more popular titles. As of now, most basic Mappers have been implemented, so popular titles should be working!

ANESE is built with cross-platform in mind, and is regularly built on all major platforms (macOS, Windows, and Linux).

ANESE doesn’t use any vendor-specific language extensions, and is compiled with strict compiler flags. It is also linted (fairly) regularly.

ANESE strives for clean and interesting C++11 code, with an emphasis on readability and maintainability. With that said, performance is important, but it’s not ANESE’s primary focus.

ANESE Git changelog:
* minor gui refactor + apu buffer overflow fix

Download: ANESE Git (2018/07/07)

Source: Here


15 days ago
posted by  martini



SameBoy v0.11 has been released.

- Download: SameBoy v0.11

- Source Code: Github

"SameBoy is a user friendly Game Boy and Game Boy Color emulator for macOS and Windows.

SameBoy is extremely accurate and includes a wide range of powerful debugging features, making it ideal for both casual players and developers.

In addition to accuracy and developer capabilities, SameBoy has all the features one would expect from an emulator – from save states to scaling filters. An SDL version is also available to Windows and Unix-like systems."


15 days ago
posted by  martini

Kronos v1.3.0 has been released:
- Download
- Github

Kronos is a unofficial port of Yabause SEGA Saturn Emulator( http://yabause.org/ )


15 days ago
posted by  martini



Fuse version 1.5.5 is available for download:

- URL

"The Free Unix Spectrum Emulator (Fuse): an emulator of the 1980s home computer and various clones for Unix, Mac OS X and Windows. It is open source under the GNU GPL License."


22 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Ryujinx is a work-in-progress Nintendo Switch emulator that’s been around since early February 2018. With a team of 6 developers, the lead developer being gdkchan who created gdkGBA, the emulator is seeing some great progress with some games and homebrew running already.

http://wololo.net/2018/06/26/ryujinx-an-open-source-nintendo-switch-emulator-seeing-great-progress-some-titles-like-puyo-puyo-tetris-already-in-game-playable/


24 days ago
posted by  martini


Wine version 3.11 for Linux has been released:

URL: https://www.winehq.org/

Here it is the official announcement:
URL: https://www.winehq.org/news/

"Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.

It is open source software under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.


24 days ago
posted by  martini


The SNES emulator Snes9X was updated to version 1.56.2 has been released.

- Download
- Source Code

"Snes9x - Portable Super Nintendo Entertainment System (TM) emulator"


24 days ago
posted by  martini


VirtualC64 2.0 is available for download:
- URL
- Github

"VirtualC64 is a Commodore 64 emulator for Mac OS X. It is open source under the GNU GPL license".


24 days ago
posted by  martini


WinUAE 4.0.0 has been released.

URL:

WinUAE is the Commodore Amiga emulator for Windows. WinUAE is a mostly complete software emulation of the hardware of the Commodore Amiga 500/1000/2000.

A Commodore Amiga, for those who don’t know, is a 16/32 bit computer system based on the Motorola 680×0 CPU and a few specially designed custom chips that provide very good graphics and sound capabilities. Its first incarnation, the A1000, appeared in 1985, followed by the highly successful A500 and A2000 models.

WinUAE is a port of the originally written for Unixish systems UAE; but over time, it seems the Windows port, WinUAE has become the best version available on any platform. WinUAE is free software: you are welcome to distribute copies of it and/or modify it, under certain conditions. There is no warranty of any kind for UAE. For more details concerning these issues, please read the GNU General Public License, which describes the terms under which WinUAE is distributed.


24 days ago
posted by  martini



TypeXtr 1.0.14 is available for download:

- URL

TypeXtra was designed to make setting up TypeX and Nesica Systems more straightforward.


28 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Reddit user CidVonHighwind has ported Gearboy, a Game Boy and Game Boy Color emulator, to the new Oculus Go headset.

The app projects a giant virtual screen into a darkened environment where you can play classics like Pokemon Blue (or Red, if you're on the wrong side of history), Super Mario Land 2, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and much more. You'll need to connect a game pad to your Go in order to play.

You can download the emulator via GitHub and then follow these instructions for side loading apps onto Oculus Go. Once you’re ready you can load in ROM's and be on your way.

Source


29 days ago
posted by  dlevere

This is a Enhanced Community Edition. DOSBox emulates an Intel x86 PC, complete with sound, graphics, mouse, joystick, modem, etc., necessary for running many old MS-DOS games that simply cannot be run on modern PC's and operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Linux and FreeBSD.

However, it is not restricted to running only games. In theory, any MS-DOS or PC-DOS (referred to commonly as "DOS") application should run in DOSBox, but the emphasis has been on getting DOS games to run smoothly, which means that communication, networking and printer support are still in early development.

DOSBox ECE differs from normal DOSBox in these features:

* Emulation of a 3Dfx Voodoo card through OpenGL (No external Glide wrapper needed!)
* 4x, 5x and 6x scaling in windowed mode is possible
* Pixel-perfect output mode for undistorted scaling of the picture
* Improved emulation of OPL3 (a FM sound synthesis chip from Yamaha)
* Improved sound of PC speaker emulation
* Emulation des Roland MT-32-Midisynthesizers
* Integration of Fluidsynth (a software MIDI synthesizer with Soundfont support)

Download: DOSBox ECE SVN r4119

Source: Here



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