Goomba or Lameboy?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Unchi-san, Apr 26, 2008.

Apr 26, 2008

Goomba or Lameboy? by Unchi-san at 11:18 PM (2,992 Views / 0 Likes) 18 replies

  1. Unchi-san
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    Whats the better GB and GBC emulator?

    what are the pros/cons of each?
     
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    woops for the ds... not the pc
     
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    Do you have a Slot-2 device, at all?

    If you do, which one is it, as many of them will play the roms without the need for an emulator?
     
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    He said GBC. Even with a slot 2 you still need an emulator for gbc or gb.
     
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    Not with the Supecard Lite, and several others, you don't ... they natively play NES, GB/C, PCE, SMS, and others.
     
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    If you have a slot-1, Lameboy is your best choice!
     
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    Goomba is better, duh! Why do you think they call it Lameboy?!!

    JK I use Lameboy and it has never had any problems. I have never used Goomba Color, but Lameboy is great!
     
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    Lameboy is the best, if you only have a Slot-1 device ...
     
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    yeah sorry i have the 3 in 1... i dont have the funds for the m3 perfect lite haha.

    lameboy seems to be the consensus

    whats so great about goomba? i remember when it came out w/ the super gameboy update or whatever, people were raving about goomba
     
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    slot2 devices that play retro games are using the same emulators we are using to building compilations and flash to our cards. the software simply builds the comp for you and then flashes it over to your card. the m3 team confirmed this to me via email. if you check the package contents for the supercard lite it says "FC, NES, SNES, GB, GBC, PCE, SEGA-MS & GG systems support with emulators."

    as for goomba, the goomba color fork is still actively updated by dwedit. dwedit made some nice advancements on pocketnes that were added to goomba color and have solved some speed issues. if you have a slot2 you should give it a try. goomba color supports gameboy, gameboy color and super gameboy roms.

    it really doesn't do anything special, it just emulates those roms very well and has good support by the current author.
    http://www.dwedit.org/gba/goombacolor.php

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    currently is lameboy still superior to goomba?
     
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    I don't get it...If you've got the means then just Download them both and give them a try running the same, say...10 games. 5 GB and 5 GBC play each game for about 10 minutes and see which one works better. Then you can post here for everyones convenience, kapeesh?
     
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    Lameboy has higher compatibility and runs a higher percentage of games at ~60 FPS
     
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    They're free - try them both! (that is, you have a Slot-1 flashcart and a Slot-2 flashcart)

    I'm sure both of them play different games, well, differently.

    One may play a game with glitchy graphic; the other may play a game with fucked up sound.
    One may play not even load a game; the other may load it up, etc.

    Really depends on the game you're trying to play, I'd say.
     
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    cool thanks
     
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    Lameboy's .11 update really sped things up; it's your best bet. Try Goomba for backup.
     
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    Best post in this thread. Between the two you can play almost the entire GBC library. Lameboy isn't the only one to receive substantial speedups in a recent release - the latest Goomba Color has a specific Speedhacks menu you can play with to get many games running at full speed or better (turn off Vsync to get rid of the 60 fps limit if you want to see how well the speedhacks work).

    What sets Goomba Color apart at the moment in the way of Super Gameboy support is its ability to show both the Super Gameboy border and GBC colors for dual-mode games (black GBC cartridges). This includes games like Pokemon Pinball, Zelda DX, Azure Dreams, and others that can be run on both the SGB with special borders and the GBC with enhanced colors. Currently Lameboy can only show SGB borders when in regular 4-color mode.

    Lameboy is easier to use and maintain save files with due to DLDI support, which gives it an advantage. The ability to zoom-in with the bilinear filtering is also nice, and it does have savestates (though they crashed my DS last time I tried them). Even still, it's worth giving Goomba Color a shot.

    Both are excellent emulators and should be seriously considered.
     
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    kool thanks. great post
     

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