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    melonDS inches closer towards a version 1.0 with the emulator's latest release: 0.9.2. There are a few new improvements and changes with the latest revision to melonDS this time around, namely the ability to load ROMs that are archived, along with a GUI that shows you what games you played last, so that you can quickly access them again. macOS users will be pleased to know that overall performance is smoother, especially in regards to OpenGL. Games like WarioWare DIY are now playable in the emulator, too, as melonDS has added support for NAND save memory. If you're a fan of using 16:9 widescreen hacks for your favorite games, melonDS can do that as well. Check out all the new changes by grabbing the latest build at the source below.

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  3. raxadian

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    Good but for now my DS and 3DS still work.
     
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    melonDS will be there for us in 10 years, but will our DSes? :P
     
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    Why would someone play a game in an archive? Like a zip? :blink:
     
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  6. AshuraZro

    AshuraZro Belongs in a museum.
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    Probably. Nintendo handhelds seems to survive just about everything except hinges. Oh wait. :|
     
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    I suppose it's most useful for people who download fullsets and don't want to bother with extracting them all?
     
  8. raxadian

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    I dunno my Master System still works and is freaking old, but the thing is sturdy as hell.
     
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    Maybe not but I can't say the same for our 3dses
     
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    They're Nintendos. So probably
     
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    Tell that to my friend's decade old dsi
     
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    i called dibs man no fair
     
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    Filesize compression, for purposes of saving storage space.
     
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    has anyone gotten 16:9 hacks to work ¿ mine just stretch the entire screen rather than increasing the aspect ratio
     
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    DS roms are notorious for having huge filesizes relative to the actual content if they are not compressed or trimmed.

    Many 256MB games only take ~40-50MB zipped for example. Playing games directly from zip archives is a great convenience cause you can save lots of disk space.
     
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    It's always nice to see the DS get some love :D
     
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    my dad got a dsi xl on launch and he gave it to me:toot:
     
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    BaamAlex S̶̥͝l̷̹̀͗e̶̼̖̩̅͊e̷̛̦͉̦p̷̘͌͝i̵͇̠̞̿̌n̷̰͚͌̓͝g̷̦̲̍̆͝
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    I would say yes. The build quality is awesome. My mothers ds lite still works and has a charged battery. And the charge is from a few years ago :D
     
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