Homebrew Any decent Genesis/Mega Drive 2 emulator for "Old 3DS"?

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Hi!

So i got hacked Old 3DS model.
I want to play Genesis/Mega Drive 2 Sonic games on it.
I tried some emulators but none of them ran smoothly.

So as the title said, Is there ANY way to run Genesis games SMOOOOOTHLY (that means 60FPS) on Old 3DS?

If you have any ideas, please post them here.

Thanks for your reply~
 
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Hi!

So i got hacked Old 3DS model.
I want to play Genesis/Mega Drive 2 Sonic games on it.
I tried some emulators but none of them ran smoothly.

So as the title said, Is there ANY way to run Genesis games SMOOOOOTHLY (that means 60FPS) on Old 3DS?

If you have any ideas, please post them here.

Thanks for your reply~
What is a mega drive 2?
 

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What is a mega drive 2?
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sega_Genesis

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Hi!

So i got hacked Old 3DS model.
I want to play Genesis/Mega Drive 2 Sonic games on it.
I tried some emulators but none of them ran smoothly.

So as the title said, Is there ANY way to run Genesis games SMOOOOOTHLY (that means 60FPS) on Old 3DS?

If you have any ideas, please post them here.

Thanks for your reply~
Picodrive for 3DS
 
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That's like calling the O3DSXL the O3DSXL2
Please don't make a philosophy out of obvious.
That's how the console is called "SEGA megadrive 2".
If you don't have anything to add to topic and troll me, than i'm gonna stop responding now.

(You know perfectly well what i meant.)

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Thank you for responding to topic.

I tried that one, its not very good for me. How does it run on your O3DS?
 
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Please don't make a philosophy out of obvious.
That's how the console is called "SEGA megadrive 2".
The sega Megadrive 2 is exactly the same as the Megadrive 1. Just the case was changed so any emulator that plays Megadrive games will work.
 
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Picodrive for 3DS
I tried it, but it stutters and not really a smooth experience. How about on your O3DS?

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The sega Megadrive 2 is exactly the same as the Megadrive 1. Just the case was changed so any emulator that plays Megadrive games will work.
The question was is there any good working emulator for O3DS, not about how console is called. If its easier, call it Genesis if you like. The point is still the same.
 

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I tried it, but it stutters and not really a smooth experience. How about on your O3DS?
I have tried about 30 games using Pico on my original 3ds it with zero stuttering

Plus you asked for an emulator for the megadrive II when you should have just said you needed a Megadrive emulator.
 
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I have tried about 30 games using Pico on my original 3ds it with zero stuttering
Ok so its working smoothly for you...interesting.

Can you please tell me your settings for that emulator, what version it is, if you made an injects or use installed stand alone emulator and what region your roms are?

'Cause for me it's not really a smooth experience, which means something is not right, if it works smoothly on your Old 3DS...
Also are you sure you're not using NEW 3DS? Cause that thing has better CPU than old 3DS...
 
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Ok so its working smoothly for you...interesting.

Can you please tell me your settings for that emulator, what version it is, if you made an injects or use installed stand alone emulator and what region your roms are?

'Cause for me it's not really a smooth experience, which means something is not right, if it works smoothly on your Old 3DS...
Also are you sure you're not using NEW 3DS? Cause that thing has better CPU than old 3DS...
Yes its an original 3ds it was brought on the very first day the 3ds went on sale.

Latest version of pico is being used. Roms are a mixture of Pal and USA

Settings

Screen Stretch Fullscreen
Font Tempesta
Hide text in bottom screen is ticked
Auto save state is unticked

Frameskip enable max 1 frame
Region default
Framerate default based on game
Low pass filter ticked

Apply volume on all games unticked
Volume amplification middle.


Games tried in emulator

Gauntlet
James Pond
James Pond 2
James Pond 3
Paperboy
Speed Ball 2
Street Fighter 2 Champ Edition prototype
Xeno Crisis

Games tried from Channel.

Sonic 1
Sonic 2
Sonic 3
Sonic and Knuckles
Sonic and Knuckles with Sonic 1
Sonic and Knuckles with Sonic 2
Sonic and Knuckles with Sonic 3
Sonic 3d Blast
Phantasy Star
Phantasy Star 2
Phantasy Star 3
Phantasy Star 4
Pier Solar And The Great Architecs
Castlevania Bloodlines
Wonder Boy In Monster World
Monster World IV
Desert Strike
Jungle Strike
Urban Strike
Toy Story
Comix Zone
Mega Bomberman
Ghouls And Ghosts


Every one of them runs perfectly
 

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Yes its an original 3ds it was brought on the very first day the 3ds went on sale.

Latest version of pico is being used. Roms are a mixture of Pal and USA

Settings

Screen Stretch Fullscreen
Font Tempesta
Hide text in bottom screen is ticked
Auto save state is unticked

Frameskip enable max 1 frame
Region default
Framerate default based on game
Low pass filter ticked

Apply volume on all games unticked
Volume amplification middle.


Games tried in emulator

Gauntlet
James Pond
James Pond 2
James Pond 3
Paperboy
Speed Ball 2
Street Fighter 2 Champ Edition prototype
Xeno Crisis

Games tried from Channel.

Sonic 1
Sonic 2
Sonic 3
Sonic and Knuckles
Sonic and Knuckles with Sonic 1
Sonic and Knuckles with Sonic 2
Sonic and Knuckles with Sonic 3
Sonic 3d Blast
Phantasy Star
Phantasy Star 2
Phantasy Star 3
Phantasy Star 4
Pier Solar And The Great Architecs
Castlevania Bloodlines
Wonder Boy In Monster World
Monster World IV
Desert Strike
Jungle Strike
Urban Strike
Toy Story
Comix Zone
Mega Bomberman
Ghouls And Ghosts


Every one of them runs perfectly
Oh great! They do run great! Not perfect but 98% perfect, yes.
Thanks a lot! :)

"Frameskip enable max 1 frame" is emulator skipping 1 frame when needed or all the time...i dont see its all the time cause sometimes when stutters for a moment it skips...
 

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There is no such thing as megadrive 2 and picodrive for 3DS works perfectly.
I'm sure there's a lot of threads adressing the best emulators for both O3DS and N3DS already, and there's no reason for the emulator to work less smoothly on your O3DS than any of ours. So either you're overly OCD about smoothness, or your 3DS is fucked, which i think you would've noticed when playing other games
 

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Genesis 2/Mega Drive 2 is fine

How the console is referred to as to denote it from the first model

But in general of course you wouldn't refer to it as such for emulation unless talking sound
 

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Well @Shadow answer this the mega drive 2 had stereo sound which some later games then took advantage of. The original mega drive 1 only had mono sound. What emulators actually output the sound correctly in stereo and not in mono??
 

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Well @Shadow answer this the mega drive 2 had stereo sound which some later games then took advantage of. The original mega drive 1 only had mono sound. What emulators actually output the sound correctly in stereo and not in mono??
Again mute point u forget this thread is about genesis emus for 3ds
 
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