Emulating through the PC

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by EliteKill, May 23, 2010.

  1. EliteKill
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    I know that there are homebrews that allow you to control the PC with your DS, but my question is this: will PC emulation (I want SNES, but VirtualBoy is also important) work with these hombrews?
     
  2. Bently

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    Yes it would probably work, but it would be running slowly. Why not just use the SNES emulator on the DS?
    But then again, the compatibility isn't perfect.
     
  3. jurassicplayer

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    The only thing that is bothering me about this idea is the keymap. I've never actually used one of the PC controllers before, but if they use the normal keyboard...that might not be such a fun thing to do xD (its like playing with 1 finger).
     
  4. EliteKill
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    How about modifying the homebrew so you can assign the DS keys to the PC keyboard? Won't that work? This way you could use the DS only as a controller and watch the action on the PC (it's way more fun playing with a controller than with the keyboard).
     
  5. SignZ

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    I had this very same idea and tried DS2Key with VBA. It was working nice. [​IMG]
     
  6. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    Exactly what I was going to suggest.

    DS2Win/Win2DS has this feature built in, but you might be better off with DS2Key since that's specifically for DS-As-Gamepad.
     
  7. EliteKill
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    Thanks! Now I can finally play Super Metroid using my DS!