Properly emulating FF8?

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by earlynovfan, May 24, 2014.

  1. earlynovfan

    earlynovfan Tactical enthusiast.

    Jan 3, 2013
    United States
    Hey guys, so I've been trying to emulate FF8 (with the original discs) using a custom save file. I'm starting at the beginning of Disc 3 but everytime I go to meet Quistis at the front gate, ePSXe encounters a "Problem" and closes. Does anyone have perfect settings for this game?

    Also, in the scenes with Elone and Squall on the elevator platform, they always fly off the screen.

    ~Thanks everyone!
  2. Vanth88

    Vanth88 Private

    Oct 1, 2007
    United States
    It could be your save file but.. yeah you'll want to use ePSXe or PCSXR. Latest revision as of this post:

    Also for sound you'll want to use as that's considered the best. For graphics you'll want to use petes opengl2(without getting into details click best on the gpu config)

    There are game hacks as well and I "think" FF8 requires one of them. You'll want to enable the game hack in the GPU setting.

    That's all there is to it. As I said though it sounds like the save file is messing up but who knows. Try PCSXR.
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