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3 days ago
posted by  martini


AmiArcadia and WinArcadia had been updated to 27.71
- 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

Xpeccy 0.6.20210720 is available for download :
- URL (in Russian)
- GitHub

Xpeccy is a ZX Spectrum Emulator.


3 days ago
posted by  martini


XEMU - 2021-07-20 has been released:
- Github
- Releases
- Website

"xemu is an Original Xbox Emulator for Windows, macOS, and Linux "


3 days ago
posted by  martini


Wine version 6.13 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.


10 days ago
posted by  martini

Snes Central has posted this article about Near, the recently passed away author of higan and bsnes emulators.

Please visit: https://snescentral.com/article.php?id=1244


10 days ago
posted by  martini

Flycast Dojo version 0.4.11 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"


10 days ago
posted by  martini

CPCEMU version 2.3.2.1 had been released:
- URL

CPCEMU is a freeware Amstrad CPC 464, 664 or 6128 emulator with many
extensions.


25 days ago
posted by  dlevere

This version brings updates to Trophy notifications, fixes to exploding vertices and particle effects, among other things.

You can Download RPCS3 0.0.17 on the project's official page here.

Game Compatibility List Here.

Source


29 days ago
posted by  Azul Fria

Sad news and sad loss for the emulation community. Near whom most of us here knew as byuu has sadly passed away. Byuu was best known as the creator of the emulators higan and bsnes.

I won't go into extreme details on it here but you can read all about here.
https://kotaku.com/the-brilliant-snes-emulator-creator-known-as-near-has-d-1847182851


30 days ago
posted by  MrRichard999

Starfire is an action RPG for PC-9800, initially designed by Winston Douglas Wood (of Phantasie fame) and developed by StarCraft Inc. as a successor to Star Command. The game underwent major changes during the development and eventually became a more straightforward dungeon/space shooter RPG running on the Might & Magic 3 engine.

In this game, you are a member of a mercenary squad of infantry mechs contracted by the government to do dirty jobs. Eventually you gain access to a space ship and travel the galaxy to deal with an alien invasion.

The project started in 2020 when the original designer (Winston Douglas Wood of Phantasie fame) admitted during the Matt Chat interview that he never played Phantasie IV and Starfire when they came out in Japan.

https://www.zophar.net/translations/nec-pc-9801/english/starfire.html


30 days ago
posted by  martini



FCEUX v2.4.0 is available for download:
- URL
- Releases

"FCEUX is a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Famicom, Famicom Disk System (FDS), and Dendy emulator. It supports NTSC (USA/JPN), PAL (European), and NTSC-PAL Hybrid modes. It supports both Windows and SDL versions for cross compatibility."


30 days ago
posted by  martini

Ootake 3.02 is available for download:

- URL Japanese:
- Google Translate to English

"Ootake is a japanese PC Engine / TurboGrafx 16 emulator for the Windows platform."


39 days 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.


56 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.


Source

Source


59 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.


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