SMSPlusGX Loads but won't run ROM

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by cranky, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. cranky
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    cranky Newbie

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    I'm hoping this is a stupid mistake on my part but i have not been able to solve this issue.

    SMSPlusGX loads fine from the HBC, i can browse my ROMS but when i try to load a game i quickly see the screen flash saying "unzipping blah blah bytes" then it goes black. The game does not appear to load, i get no sound or video. No buttons do anything with the exception of the home button which brings me back to the SMSPlusGX menu.

    I have tried loading ROMS in both .zip .7z and .nes formats but get the same black screen result.

    I have sucessfully got pretty much every other emulation package running no problems but this one has me stumped.

    Any help appreciated [​IMG]
     
  2. Jacobeian

    Jacobeian GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    it's a SEGA master system emulator, it doesn't support .nes roms, only .sms and .gg, wonder what made you think otherwise [​IMG]

    you can use zipped roms but afaik, 7z is not supported, and the file in the .zip archive must obviously be one of the supported format
     
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    cranky Newbie

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    Thanks Jacobeian you are of course correct.

    I was so tired when i set up my SD card i copied the wrong folder to the SMSPLUS/ROMS directory.

    I have re-copied the correct ROMs and everything runs perfectly. Thanks for taking the time to point out my naff mistake [​IMG]

    Cheers!
     
  4. BryceOne

    BryceOne Newbie

    What is the most recent version of this emulator? The one I have is dated 12-14-2008.
     
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  6. Jacobeian

    Jacobeian GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    according to the changelog, it has now support for colecovision and sg-1000 (?), as well as a few fixes for some games... but nothing related to a new GUI.