2 days ago
posted by  Edman

I wrote the site's code back in 2008 and since then I haven't updated the code beyond some basic bug fixes, and the end result of all this laziness is that the site's been running on some end-of-life server software for pretty much the last half a decade. It was impossible to update the server software, because it would break the site's code.

So, now I have updated the server software, I updated the site's software so it works with the new server software, replaced the old vBulletin forum with a brand new and shiny Xenforo (that should fix some issues with spam, registration problems and email deliverability), imported all the old posts and replaced the login integration between the site and the new forum.

I want to replace the old layout with the "new" one currently used by the music section. The music section's retro layout has gotten some very positive reviews from members. I also want to make some skin changes to the forum's layout to match the rest of the site, so that's all coming up.

If you notice any bugs that need to be fixed, please post here!


5 days ago
posted by  dlevere

DH, the founder of RPCS3 (PS3 Emulator), has shared an update on a PS4 Emulator he's been working on, named RPCS4.

Very little detail is available on the work in progress, but the RPCS3 team has shared the information through reddit today, with a short video showcasing graphics rendering.

https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/comments/cxx5h3/we_are_team_rpcs3_the_playstation_3_emulator_we/eyoqzes/

Source


14 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Scene veteran Zecoxao has shared (with permission from spinedev) a fresh update to the PS4 Emulator for Linux, Spine.

This is a new build dated September 1st, which increases the number of playable games.

https://wololo.net/2021/09/08/release-spine-ps4-emulator-v-20210901-ps4-emulator-for-linux/


16 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Silhouette is said to be an official Super Famicom (SNES) emulator developed by Nintendo for easy testing and debugging for 1st party developers.

In this episode we take a closer look at the emulator, and uncover why I believe that this may not be true.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAfPGAOGbpo


18 days ago
posted by  martini


AmiArcadia and WinArcadia had been updated to 28.02
- 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)."


18 days ago
posted by  martini


Emu Loader version 8.9.2 has been released:
- URL

Emu Loader is a Frontend for MAME for the Windows platform.


18 days ago
posted by  martini

melonDS version 0.9.3 has been released:
- URL
- Github


melonDS is an open source Nintendo 3DS emulator for the Windows and Linux (64bit) platforms. It is released under the GNU GPL V3 license.


18 days ago
posted by  martini



AppleWin 1.30.4.0 has been released:
- URL

AppleWin is an Apple II emulator for Windows platform. It is open source under the GNU GPL V2 license.


18 days ago
posted by  martini


WinUAE 4.9.0 Beta 31 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.


18 days ago
posted by  martini



LaunchBox 11.17 has been released:
- URL

"LaunchBox is a emulator frontend for the Windows Platform. It supports several emulators, including support DOSBox, Steam and ScummVM launching. It also downloads the games artwork from several sources. It is freeware but you can also buy "LaunchBox Premium" that has more customization options."


18 days ago
posted by  martini

Flycast Dojo version 0.4.13 had been released:
- Git

"Flycast Dojo is a fork of Flycast, a multiplatform Sega Dreamcast, Naomi and Atomiswave emulator. Intended for netplay and quality of life improvements for training & online tournament play"


18 days ago
posted by  martini

Flycast 1.1 had been released:
- Releases
- URL

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


26 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Duckstation, an emulator that allows users to run PlayStation games, was recently made available for installation onto the latest generation of XBox consoles.

It's time to jog those nostalgia muscles, as the emulator will not only be able to play your PS1 favorites, but also scale those games up to native 4K resolution at 60 fps.

In addition to the 4K treatment, Duckstation will let gamers improve the overall look of the emulation experience in a couple of other ways.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU5Cs1tz66Q

Source


37 days ago
posted by  MrRichard999

Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden for the Sega Genesis is now fully playable in English! Now you can enjoy playing this Fire Pro style wrestling game without the language barrier.

https://www.zophar.net/translations/genesis/english/thunder-pro-wrestling-retsuden.html


39 days ago
posted by  Azul Fria

Two more Retroachievements emulators have been added. One is RAppleWin - based on Apple Win for Apple II

The other is RAQUASI88 based on QUASI88 for PC80 and PC88

you can also download them and more at Retroachievements.com


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