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Author Topic: 070516 - Game console emulators  (Read 7564 times)


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070516 - Game console emulators
« on: May 16, 2007, 07:26:59 am »

blurymind has built an assortment of game console emulators, all of which are in the testing repository:

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generator-0.35-cbiere: Generator is an open source emulator designed to emulate the Sega Genesis.
generator-0.35-cbiere: This is a modified version,based on 0.35.Additional features are:
generator-0.35-cbiere: Support for bzip,gzip,and zip compressed roms.Fullscreen,automagic
generator-0.35-cbiere: cpu usage reduction,game genie codes,Sdl audio support,and more.
generator-0.35-cbiere: This package has been compiled with the GtK gui interface.
generator-0.35-cbiere: License: GPL
generator-0.35-cbiere: Homepage:

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mednafen: Mednafen is a command-line  driven multi system emulator.
mednafen: Supports:The Atari Lynx, GameBoy (Color), GameBoy Advance,
mednafen: NES, PC Engine(TurboGrafx 16), SuperGrafx,Neo Geo Pocket (Color),
mednafen: PC-FX, and WonderSwan (Color)...
mednafen: Save states are supported, as is real-time game rewinding.
mednafen: Supports keyboard and Joypad,but due the threaded model of
mednafen: emulation used in mednafen,a joystick is preffered over a keyboard
mednafen: to play games,as it will have slightly less latency...
mednafen: license: GPL
mednafen: Homepage:

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scummvm: ScummVM is a cross-platform interpreter for several adventure games.
scummvm: It allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click
scummvm: adventure games, such as "Sam and Max hit the road", "simon the
scummvm: sourcerer" ,"Beneath a steel sky","flight of the amazon queen"
scummvm: "broken sword" , "Legend of kyrandia" and "Monkey Island" series.
scummvm: Check out the rest of the titles at the compability list. You can
scummvm: also download most of the games (full) from their website and
scummvm: play them!
scummvm: License: GPL
scummvm: Homepage:

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vbaexpress+vba: visualboyadvance (a gba emulator)+vbaexpress(a gui frontend)
vbaexpress+vba: this package contains two things - visual boy advance (a gameboy
vbaexpress+vba: classic,color and advance emulator) version 1.7.1-glibc22-SDL
vbaexpress+vba: and vbaexpress (a gui frontend to visualboyadvance, useful to
vbaexpress+vba: set the audio,video and controls.Very useful if you have a   
vbaexpress+vba: Joypad!  ;) ) version 1.0
vbaexpress+vba: license:GPL 
vbaexpress+vba: homepage(vba):
vbaexpress+vba: homepage(vbaexpress):

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xe: Xe is a multi system emulator that emulates many console and
xe: handheld video game systems of the past.Curently supports:
xe: SG-1000,NES(famicon),Master System,Turbo Grafx 16 & Turbo Grafx CD,
xe: Genesis & Sega CD,SNES,Neo Geo and Neo Geo Cd,CPS Changer,
xe: Game Boy & Game Boy Color,Game Gear,Neo Geo Pocket & Pocket-color
xe: Wonder Swan & Wonder Swan Color.
xe: Features: Zip support,Joypad input,sound card and volume support,
xe: full screen mode,easy gui interface,very configurable...and more!
xe: Homepage:
xe: License: Freeware

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zsnes: ZSNES is a SNES/Super Famicom emulator for x86 computers.
zsnes: On April 2, 2001 the ZSNES project was GPL'ed and its
zsnes: source released to the public. It supports mode 7, sound, Super FX,
zsnes: Joypad input,windowed and fullscreen rendering, zip and many more.
zsnes: License: GPL
zsnes: Homepage:

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Re: 070516 - Game console emulators
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2007, 07:17:45 am »

I just tried the vba+vbaexpress package. It works fine, however the vbaexpress binary is found in /usr/games, should be /usr/bin.
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