I need a guide to setup "VisualBoy Advance"

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Nov 26, 2006
  1. Yggdrasill
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    Im pretty sure Ive been to amost every siteon emulators after spending over 5 hours just trying to set one up, I wasted my saturday night on this... Im sure someone can brighten it up with a nice simple, easy to understand guide, im dying in search of this, I would get on my hands and knees and beg for this, I am so erritated. [​IMG]

     


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    download vba
    unzip vba
    run vba
    open gba game
    play gba game
     
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    Unzip as in extract?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Yes.

    edit- you beat me :'(
     
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    It says "No image found 'Item location'"
    Then after another error messge.
    Now?
     
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    What did you tell it to open? It should be a .gba.
     
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    I just Dled a file, dled bot, extracted to a file called emulators then started it, opened the game and then the messages popped up.
     
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    Why do you have a file called emulators?
    Where did you download VBA?
    How do you download a bot?
    Are you on a mac?
    What?
     
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    What file do I extract to?
    I downloaded it from here
    Click on the file and press download
    No im on a laptop sittin on my bet :\
     
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    Yes, download from this link if you didn't already: http://vba.ngemu.com/downloads/VisualBoyAd...1.8.0-beta3.zip

    You extract everything in that .zip file to wherever you want on your computer. Put your rom of Yggdra Union, "whateveryounamedit.gba", in that same folder that you extracted VBA. Open VBA. File > Open... > Select "whateveryounamedit.gba" > Open. Play game.
     
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    Put your rom of Yggdra Union, "whateveryounamedit.gba", in that same folder that you extracted VBA.
    I dont quite understand what the Yggdra union is (ex: of name?)
     
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    put the lime in the coconut.
     
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    Put whatever rom you want to play in the same directory as VBA. I just assumed you are playing Yggdra Union and was trying to make it as straight-forward and complete as possible. I don't know what you named you rom, so i called it "whateveryounamedit.gba".
     
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    Hey its 3 am and Im tired as hell, cut me some slack.

    Edit.
    Should I make a diff folder in the directory just for the Roms?
     
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    It shouldn't matter, just try to get your game working man. [​IMG]

    You should also just be able to drag and drop games into VBA if you ever got the program open.
     
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    Sure thing bro, if the next two attempts dont work I should give up. -.-
    So tired..

    Edit.
    Yeah I tried it.. I extracted the files into the Emulator folder but then nothing was showing up wheen I went into open section.
     
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    Haha, sorry for my outburst man. When computer things that should work, don't, it's very frustrating, so best of luck.

    Maybe try it on a different computer?
     

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