Best GBA emulator for New3DS?

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  1. Phantom64
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    I'm searching for a GBA near-fullspeed emulator, i have a N3DS if it helps. I'm playing Mother 3, which is quite heavy as i can see... with mgba i get around 50-55 fps
    Thank you!
     


  2. kedest

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    Inject the rom into Nintendo's official Virtual Console.
    It has perfect performance because it's not actually emulation, it's running directly on the hardware.
     
  3. Phantom64
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    No save states, unfortunately
     
  4. Pandaxclone2

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    gpsp 1.3.3 from Retroarch should do fine. Some games may not work but they'll usually run full speed. In the future when mGBA gets dynarec I would recommend that.
     
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    Thank you! i'll try
     
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    I injected a Mother 3 rom into the official nintendo virtual console and I get pretty poor performance on my n3dsxl. Has anyone else had this issue?
     
  7. SLiV3R

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    I vote for VC injection at the moment..
     
  8. Elysium420

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    Mother 3 with translation patch runs perfectly on my N3DS. I don't know why that happens to you.
     
  9. Pandaxclone2

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    As good as GBA Injection is, it's not an emulator. Besides which the OP wants features that an emulator has which the GBA "VC" doesn't.
     
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    Does GBA injection need a lot of work? I have N3DS XL v11.0.0-33u sysnand. Do I need downgrade first? I don't want to HardMod....
     
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    Yeah, you shouldn't have updated past 10.7 really...
     
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    How did it work for you? I'm thinking of trying emulation instead of injects for Pokémon. The forced 64kb saves are causing me problems when I try to move saves between 3DS and official carts.
     
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    same boat as you OP
    Playing mother 3 (at least I want to)
    gpsp - full fps however theres a freaking line through the screen which annoys the fuck out of me, also random crashes.
    mGBA - rarely full FPS - usually around 45 to 55 which is definitely playable but not to my liking. However it never crashed on me and I love the interface.

    everyone and every thread pointed me to gpsp and it sucks - I don't think they're even working on it anymore (I heard they recently wanted to continue or have started)
    it has tons of setting options however one wrong click in the settings crashes the app....so I spent a good 2 hours trying to get the perfect setup to play mother 3. no luck btw.

    injecting means no save states and pretty much featureless - no thanks
     
  14. Clydefrosch

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    injection means you'll be playing the games the way they were meant to be played.

    anyway, if you got a line there, i suppose you're not using the recommended 1.3.3. version of gpsp.
    that only has some flicker at the very top two lines of pixels in some scenes.
     
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    Injects are the best for me if you need any help with inject issues feel free to message me
     
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    You were already told that person wants savestates.
     
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    And I was stating my opinion
     
  18. hellionz

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    Inyection for the win!!! the best way of play GBA like u play on an original cardrige.

    If u want savestates ...play gpsp and his funny random crashes

    Greetings
     
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    Can A9LH play GBA games? Why don't you use it instead?
     
  20. TimX24968B

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    thats why I didn't update past 1.3.3 I have NEVER had a crash on 1.3.3 stable.