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2 hours and 19 minutes ago
posted by  dlevere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJhx8SeI0Q8
Developer Robert Peip shows off some split-screen Game Boy Advance multiplayer gaming through his new FPGA core.

Peip's turnkey test core for multiplayer GBA emulation is currently only available by supporting his Patreon, and it is currently missing features like save states, fast forward, and visual filters available on other GBA cores.

What is an FPGA? Programming and FPGA Basics - INTEL® FPGAS

Still, we're excited to have a new, easier to use method to try the oft-ignored multiplayer modes in some classic portable titles. Now if we could only get split-screen support for those 4 player GBA titles...

No link cable needed for this emulated single machine, single display solution.


17 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Two years ago, Nintendo began a court battle against the warez-hosting website RomUniverse, suing its owner, Mathew Storman for damages. Storman defended himself on his own, without a lawyer, and attempted to dismiss the charges by claiming that he himself did not upload any ROMs to RomUniverse, therefore he was innocent. Both Nintendo's lawyers and the presiding judge disagreed, finding that Storman was responsible for the distribution of the illegal and infringing games on his site. Nintendo sought $15 million dollars in damages and legal fees, however, the US District Court Judge found this to be too harsh, instead fining Storman $35,000 per illegal ROM hosted on RomUniverse.

This added up to be $1.7 million. On top of that, Storman was hit with a charge of $400,000 in statutory damages, making the total amount a whopping $2.1 million. Nintendo also sought permanent injunction, though the Judge denied this, stating that Nintendo couldn't prove it had been irreparably damaged by the existence of RomUniverse, and that the company was not at risk, given the fact that the site has been permanently taken down.

The Court Grants Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment as to Plaintiff’s copyright infringement, unfair competition and Lanham Act claims, and awards Plaintiff $1,715,000 in statutory damages under the Copyright Act and $400,000 in statutory damages under the Lanham Act for a total of $2,115,000 in statutory damages.


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20 days ago
posted by  martini


Project64 has been updated to version 2.2.0.3 (2015/04/01).
- Download
- URL
- Source code

Project64 is a Nintendo 64 emulator for the Windows platform.


20 days ago
posted by  martini

Nintendulator had been updated (2021-05-27)
- URL
- Dowloads

"Nintendulator is an open source Win32 NES emulator written in C++."


20 days ago
posted by  martini

SDLMAME version 0.232 had been released:
- Download
- URL

SDLMAME has once been a port of the popular MAME™ emulator to the SDL library. It ran on many different platforms, including both 32- and 64-bit Linux. Since MAME 0.137 the SDL backend is part of the main source tree and no longer a port i.e. the project has been merged in the main development branch.


20 days ago
posted by  martini

Nostlan 1.20.34 had been released:

- Releases
- Github

"Nostlan is a high quality front-end launcher for video game emulators! Available on Linux, macOS, and Windows! "


20 days ago
posted by  martini

Flycast 1.0 had been released:
- Releases
- URL

"Flycast is a multiplatform Sega Dreamcast, Naomi and Atomiswave emulator "


20 days ago
posted by  martini


MESSUI 0.232 had been released:
- URL

"MESSUI is an integrated front-end of MESS, which itself emulates hundreds of computers and consoles. MESSUI is similar in appearance to MAMEUI. It is available for the Windows platform."


20 days ago
posted by  martini


MameUI version 0.232 for Windows is available for download:

- Project URL

"MAMEUI, formerly MAME32, is the GUI version of MAME. Originally authored in 1997 by Chris Kirmse, it was the first port of MAME™ to the Windows platform. MAMEUI is currently in maintenance mode with no active development taking place. The 64-bit version is still compiled and released when there is no breakage with the core."


20 days ago
posted by  martini


MAME version 0.232 had been released:
- Download
- WebSite

MAME is 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 and open source under the GPL-2.0+ license "


20 days ago
posted by  martini

Spectabis 1.2.0 had been released:
- Releases
- URL

"Spectabis is a free custom frontend for PlayStation®2 emulator PCSX2."


20 days ago
posted by  martini


BizHawk v2.6.2 is available for donwload.

BizHawk is a A multi-system emulator written in C#. It is available for Windows and MacOS. It is open source software released under the MIT License.

The supported systems are:
* Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom / Famicom Disk System (NES/FDS)
* Super Nintendo (SNES)
* Nintendo 64
* Gameboy
* Gameboy Color
* Super Gameboy
* Sega Master System
* SG-1000
* Game Gear
* Sega Genesis
* Sega Saturn
* PC-Engine (TurboGrafx-16) / CD-ROM
* SuperGrafx
* Atari 2600
* Atari 7800
* ColecoVision
* TI-83 Calculator
* Wonderswan

- URL: https://github.com/TASVideos/BizHawk


20 days ago
posted by  martini

bsnes-hd beta 10.5 is available for download:

- Download Windows/Linux

- Source

"bsnes-hd (called "HD Mode 7 mod, for bsnes" in early betas) is a fork of bsnes (great SNES emulator by byuu, currently based on version 107r3) that adds HD video features.It is available for Windows and Linux and it is open source software under the GNU General Public License v3.0. "


20 days ago
posted by  martini



DS4Windows 3.0.6 is available for download:

- Download
- Source Code

DS4Windows is a portable program that allows you to get the best experience while using a DualShock 4 on your PC. By emulating a XBox 360 controller, many more games are accessible.


45 days ago
posted by  martini


VirtualBox 6.1.22 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.


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