gb4gb emulator for wii (Run multiple game boys at once)

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by whoomph, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. whoomph
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    gb4gb, a new game boy/color/super emulator has been released for wii by Daid
    It's an early release with quite a few noted problems/problem games but it has some fantastic features already:
    • Emulate up to 4 game boys on screen at once! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    • Working link cable emulation between 1st & 2nd game boy and 3rd & 4th (Pokemon trading works!! [​IMG] )
    I really hope this emulator keeps the author's interest for a while.
    (download link)
    (source - wiibrew)

    EDIT: Both Tetris & Mortal Kombat work while linked. Street Fighter 2 crashed after the intro music. He's still getting top marks from me.
     


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    Now THIS is awesome.
     
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    YES! I couldn't believe it hadn't been posted here yet. I shat brix at the mere thought of multiplayer game boy tetris/mortal kombat etc.
    I spotted it earlier today.

    If he keeps working on it, he might end up emulating the four way adapter!
    So much potential (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_multi..._Game_Boy_games)
     
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    I undersign that.
    People should do this more often [​IMG] (the emulator thingy, not the undersigning...)
     
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    I wonder how this got overlooked... I guess not many people here read the Wiibrew forums.
     
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    Does anyone know if you have to have the roms on SD card? I have the emulator in apps folder and roms in a folder on USB. When I click load rom nothing happens.
     
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    As is posted in the thread, you have to use an SD card for this version. The next one should have that fixed.
     
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    interesting, has anybody tryed it on Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages? (zelda)
     
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    oooooooo
     
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    Why can't we have anything like this for the DS? Damn you, WiFi!
     
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    I saw it on Homebrew Browser, I overlooked it, though it was just another side-emu, never imagined the link cable feature :wtf:
     
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    this is fuggin sweet to the homebrew browser i go to try this.
     
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    this work for gba games too?
     
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    So... If I have a save game for pokemon Ruby on my emulator and I want to transfer my pokemon to a Hert Gold copy I have to transfer the pokemon to a original cartige inserted in a GBA via link cable, and then go to a place in heart gold (dont remember the name of the place), and there insert the original cartige on my DS Lite GBA slot, and then transfer...

    Is it the only way, right?


    Well, for the fisrt time, emulated pokemon can be considered legit...
     
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    Actually, a LONG time ago we gained the ability to restore emu saves to real carts and trade that way.
     
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    Is there any modded versions of Visual Boy Advanced that support linking or multi screens?
     
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    This is a very cool proof of concept, he needs to add features though:
    -remove sound from all but one (should also keep speeds up too)
    -usb loading
    -recognition of .GBC not just .gbc as well as .zip
    -if speed can be improved, then the ability to adjust how large each screen is (can't help but feel like they could be larger)

    I mean I know this is just the initial release, but i just see the fantastic potential here. And I think if enough hard working people work on this, we could potentially one day see a 2 or even 4 way gba emulator
     
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    I hope they add network support in the future
     
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    i think vbalink will do what you want. I used it a few years ago. Im not 100% sure on that exact name, its been a while since i used it.
     
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    Member Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

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    this is fucking awesome!!!!
     

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