GBC emulator for the DS?

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Feb 13, 2009

GBC emulator for the DS? by UltraMagnus at 10:50 PM (3,386 Views / 0 Likes) 27 replies

  1. UltraMagnus
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    yes, I checked the sticky, but the link is dead....

    so does anyone know of anywhere else i can download the latest version of that one? or if the is a better one?

    and what is the compatibility like?

    thanks.
     


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    Lameboy is EXCELLENT. All you need, really.
     
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    Fair enough.
     
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    Is there a list of games it supports, or does most GB\C Games work on it?
     
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    Most game work perfectly on it, so there's not much of a need for a list. The only game I tried that didn't work was Conker's Pocket Tales. It doesn't work in Goomba apparently too.
     
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    Alright, thanks. Now i just have to find a site that actually got the games i'm looking for. D=
     
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    version .12 (hosted) here also supports alot of sgb titles partially and even has rumble support
     
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    thanks.

    one question though, will it play gameboy original games like they appeared on the GBC, ie, "colourised"
     
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    Unfortunately that's not possible, at least not at the moment. That colorization data is actually hardcoded directly into the GBC's BIOS, with each game having its own entry. As nobody has been able to dump the GBC BIOS, we cannot get access to that data.

    There's nothing to stop us from creating our own database of colorization data, but we'd have to do it ourselves for each game. Perhaps a Game Boy Player + compatible video card could be used to get a screenshot of the game and capture the appropriate color values in a way the emulator could accept, but this is purely theoretical at this point.

    Fun fact: the original Game Boy BIOS is similarly difficult to dump. The only way it was accomplished was through the use of dyes, an electron microscope, and a lot of patience in reading back ones and zeros bit-by-bit. Same approach doesn't appear to be possible for the GBC though, sadly.
     
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    Yes, version .11 is the latest, released April last year. It went a long time without an update last time, so Nutki might still be developing it.
     
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    It's certainly possible, but I feel that he would have kept his subdomain on nutki.com if that was true.
     
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    Looks like it's more than just the subdomain that's gone. I'm guessing he let the whole domain expire and someone else snatched it up in the downtime.
     
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    It only went down recently, right?
     
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    Yeah, I'd say it was in the past couple of weeks or so.
     
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    I don't really get it. Why did all the emulator authors for DS pretty much vanish? Doesn't make sense.
     
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    Which domain are you talking about?
    http://lameboy.nutki.com/ works for me.
     

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