Is it possible to play SNES games on the N64 without the Tristar 64?

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    Is it possible to play SNES games on the N64 without the Tristar 64 in a method similar to the above image? And from that couldn't you use adapters for NES, Famicom, Super Famicom, Genesis and GameBoy?
     
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    I don't think you can... :mellow:
     
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    You want to play snes on a N64? Wouldn't it be better to just buy an actual snes or use an emulator? Anyway, if you really want to do this, you should find a Tristar 64...
     
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    That can't be the onlt way; what was going on in the picture?
     
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    Looks like someone has just connected a load together for a joke, n64 isn't even on. Besides that, why would you want to do it? Without modding the best an N64 can do is S-video. Snes can do RGB, why would you want to play on n64 and get lower video quality.
     
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    Buy a used Wii and a SD card and a classic controller, hack it and enjoy nearly perfect SNES emulation.
     
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    The N64 doesn't have SNES hardware. I think the Tristar worked because it had SNES hardware in it (a la Super Game Boy.)
     
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    ^This. Snes9x Next for the Wii is near perfect (and often better than the VC) for emulation, and it's easier to set up.
     
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    Yes it does!!!

    You will need to open the cartridge and insert the chip in the middle of the connector.

    It does also support 4 player games such as Bomberman and FinalFight.

    The games would recognize like you are playing on a SNES with a mulpad adapter.


    There are some limited Nintendo 64 Editions made by Gradiente which the size of the cartridge slot is the same as Super Famicom (European SNES).

    With these limited models you can just insert the original PAL SNES or/and Super Famicom cartrisges into the N64 slot and would play and boot normally like a SNES.
     
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