Emulating the NES Zapper?

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    Author GBAtemp Fan

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    Hi. I recently downloaded two NES emulators (FCEUMM & NEStopia by the libretro team) and I was wondering if there is any way to make one of these be able to emulate the NES Zapper to fully be able to play Duck Hunt. tyty
     
  2. Jwiz33

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    Perhaps with the touch screen. That'd be awesome.
    Nice sig by the way, totally expresses the noobs here in the 3DS section :D
     
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    Author GBAtemp Fan

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    Thank you.

    OT: I wonder if there is a romhack of the game that basically has a cursor controlled with the d pad. That would be cool.
     
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    Couldn't find anything with google. It doesn't seem that hard, I wonder why it hasn't been done.
     
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    I know, right? It would probably be one of the most useful ROM hacks of all time.
     
  6. UraKn0x

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    It is actually hard. You'd need to make a disassembly of the game, create graphics for the cursor, make a routine that stores the cursor position and modifies it according to the d-pad, locate the routines that manage the zapper and edit them to use the cursor position. Quite hard to make for something quite not rewarding.
     
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