Help me to configure SSE for dosbox - Castlevânia X

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  1. Enigma Hall
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    Ok, i want really bad to play this game with my vita. Why? For Maria of course. Not the mod Maria with frurry powers of psp version.

    Then I remember of being sucess to emulate Castlevânia X under ten years ago with a low pc with a emulator. I remember doing this with dos, but maybe I only dont remember right.

    Researching i found SSE, a saturn emulador for dos. The oficial page says it runs castlevânia ok and my hope start here.

    What I did so far.
    Download SSE 070 DOS and put it in a /emulator/sse directory.
    Download Dosbox 0.74 and install
    Configurated cfg of dosbox to mount sse dir.
    Put japanese bios inside bios directory and updated the sse cfg.
    Put my backup DRACULA_X.bin and cue inside roms directory
    download CWSDPMI.exe and CWSPARAM.exe. The emulator needs the first to work, but also try to acess a swapfile with i dont have at c:\cwsdpmi.swp. CWSPARAM i use to disable the swap file but i dont know what values put in the other options. Maybe this is the error. Anyway, the program return a error exit sigsegv.
    But there´s also a catch. The emulator need a header file of the game. The 16 first sectors extrated to a file inside headers directory. A program comes with the emulator to do it, but need a lib from old cd drive systems to work, no sucess under win 8.1.
    Also the documentation say about use CDRWIN as a alternative, but i dont know how to.
    what i did was use a hexadecimal program called HxD and deleted all sectors beyond 15.

    Can anyone give it a try? If it run with doxbox we can try the retroark versiion.
     
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    this is not happening the way you want it to. even yabause is going to develop faster than any chance of that working
     
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    this is for dos, i only need this runing with the pc first, then becomes easy try it for vita and see. And yabause run other games but not castlevânia.
     
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    DOSBOX doesn't even work yet on the Vita and you're wanting to do something that isn't going to even work well on a PC with it.

    "easy" doesn't come into the equation at any point but you're welcome to try and prove me wrong
     
  5. Enigma Hall
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    SSE works, but is for a old plataform, and at a good speed because dont need a powerfull system. I dont have a old pc and dont know how to configure dosbox to emulate it. Someone here maybe knows better and can give it a try. That was my steps, and thats why I had choose this emulator.
     
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  6. sj33

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    The Dosbox core on Vita doesn't work yet anyway.
     
  7. TakuyaZack

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    i remember saying this already

    If you're gonna emulate dos games, the vita needs to emulate a x86 processor, and to run saturn games, you need to emulate 2 of the SH-2 processor. which is a RISC processor

    Arm > X86 > RISC

    Even if it runs, good luck getting more than 0.1fps
     
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    You could add your Saturn Emulator of choice to Steam and then stream it through Moonlight to the Vita.
     
  9. Enigma Hall
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    I want to play it way home. SSF dont have a port. Then I will have to wait.