FCE Ultra GX looks like garbage

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by scubaslim, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. scubaslim
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    I just played FCE Ultra GX emulator on the Wii for the first time, and it doesn't look very good. I was playing Bubble Bobble and half the time you can barely see some of the the enemies. The video is very glitchy. I found this to be true in Super Dodge Ball as well. The characters were sometimes missing part of their bodies and constantly flashing.

    Is this normal? Would a different NES emulator work better? Thanks!
     
  2. Gaming4Ever

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    Kinda weird dont remember that happening with BB.....



    Whut version of FCE u have installed?

    You might wanna try RetroArch for another NES Emu see if u like that any better.....
     
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    Strange, I had never get a problem with it, it's a very good emu... use the latest version to see if happend the same, or like Gaming4Ever said, try another emu.
     
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    Is it possible that it's simply emulating the hardware quirks of the NES? Lots of old NES games had flickering due to sprite limitations when a lot of them were on the same scanline.
     
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    Try Nestopia Undead on RetroArch, it's a more accurate emulator and runs better too on the Wii, very well optimized.
     
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    I just ran it on FCEU GX 3.3.4 and didn't notice anything unusual, though I used a [!] dump, US version. A small bit of flickering, but 4 enemies + the main character were all on the same platform. At any rate, it's probably worth trying RetroArch too.
     
  7. scubaslim
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    I'm using version FCEU GX 3.3.4

    I guess it could just be the hardware quirks of the NES, but I did just try NesterDc on my dreamcast and the games ran beautifully so I think I will try RetroArch in the near future.

    Thanks for all the responses
     
  8. mrdrunkenjesus

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    Never got into bubble bobble but super dodgeball sprite's flicker bad on a real NES, likely a problem with the games themselves not the emulator