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Old January 20, 2010, 07:48 PM
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I know there is a bunch of us whom still retro game on our pc of systems that have come and gone and i was wondering which emulator for each system you prefer to use and why. This is not talking about roms or where to get them as it is illegal, all this is about is talking about your favourite emulator for a previous gaming console.
NES
SNES
Sega Genesis
Game Boy (Colour)
Game Boy Advanced
Nintendo DS
Nintendo 64.

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Old January 20, 2010, 07:55 PM
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NESticle
ZSNES
GENEcyst (though that was a while ago)

I can't think of any preferred ones for the other consoles off the top of my head, but I could look up what I used on my NES PC if you need--though there were some Linux specific ones in there.
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Old January 20, 2010, 08:27 PM
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SNES: ZSNES with ZBattle for online multiplayer. Can't beat it. Snes9x was pretty good but ZSNES proved to be the best.
Nintendo 64: Project64. Nothing beats it in terms of compatibility and plugins. 1964 used to be pretty good but support diminished.
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Old January 20, 2010, 08:32 PM
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ZSnes is really the best for Snes. Same for Project64. For Playstation, i love epsxe.

It's pretty legal to talk about emulators (i guess), just avoid talking about roms.
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Old January 20, 2010, 08:34 PM
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ZSNES
Project64
VisualBoyAdvance
ePSXe

Last time I used a NES emulator on PC I was using Nesticle, but that was years ago. I generally just use PocketNester on my PocketPC for NES.
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Old January 20, 2010, 08:45 PM
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Not all of these might not necessarily be the "best". Just ones that I tried and were satisfied with and rendered games I wanted correctly

NES - nemu64
SNES - Zsnes (by far the best for SNES)
Gameboy/DS- no$gba
Nintendo 64 - Project64
Playstation - Epsxe
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Old January 25, 2010, 04:43 AM
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SNES - ZSNES
N64 - Project64
PS1 - ePSXe

Now all I need to do is figure out how to play all three in 1080p on my new TV.
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Old January 25, 2010, 05:56 AM
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jnes and project64 is all i have used but work great. jm2cents
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Old January 25, 2010, 05:59 AM
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One great thing is you can buy some of the retro controlers with USB so you can connect it to your PC.
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Old January 25, 2010, 08:14 AM
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One great thing is you can buy some of the retro controlers with USB so you can connect it to your PC.
Yeah, if you look at my sega genesis mod thread i am waiting on the circuitry to manually do this myself to my sega genesis controllers. I will also be doing the same with my N64 controllers later on (once my initial build is complete, now if my packages would just get here or be delivered by university mail)
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