Genesis Plus GX issues

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Aug 22, 2010

Genesis Plus GX issues by sonknuck23 at 4:28 PM (1,669 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. sonknuck23
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    Every version I have wont let me play certain games. They just crash with a code-dump error. So I get a version that doesn't crash, finally. I'm guessing it's a new ver. 'cause it looks 10x better and spiffier. Then, I discover to my horror: It wont display all of my games. I open my HDD, and I see that it lists roms from #-M, but nothing else. (I have every Genesis rom.) So I'm wondering what the hell to do? So I revert to an old version, and it works, it lets me see all of my roms, BUT, a bunch of them crash. . . ?
     
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    The normal genplus-gx versions have a 500 roms limit. You could try my version (second link in my signature), I have compiled it with 2000 roms limit!
     
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    eke-eke has upped the max rom limit to 1000 in the newest revision by default.
     
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    Yeah but to be honest Where do I get the new ver.? Everywhere I look, I get the super old one which wont even read my hard-drive.
     
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    [​IMG] Like I have said, check the second link in my signature!
     
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    Ah sorry I was getting the one form the first link. It works perfectly. Thanks a lot. [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks Fix94, That rom limit crap was pissing me off extremely.
     
  8. Jacobeian

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    if it "pisses you off" so much, why don't you put your ROM files in subdirectories ? Seriously, how difficult this is, not even mentionning that it is way faster to load and way more efficient to find the ROM you want to play ?

    The lazyness of some users always surprise me...
     
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    seriously who has over 500 roms installed anyway? i have like 10!
     
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    Well, people like to have the "full romset" installed, even if they are never going to play all these games and most of them are just the same version with a few differences. I think there isn't more than 2000 unique genesis and mega drive games anyway, and if you are gonna play them all, it's easier to make sub-directories rather than having to browse the WHOLE list everytime you want to pick one, seems a quite stupid move ...
     

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