[SNES VC] Is it possible to emulate the SuperFX Chip?

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  1. Octoling
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    I would like to know if it is possible to inject games like StarFox to n3ds VC. Would it be possible?
     
  2. DiscostewSM

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    It would likely require VC that already has Super FX chip emulation incorporated into it.
     
  3. Raylight

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    Who wants to know?
    doesnt FZero have superfx chip?
     
  4. Octoling
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    Nope
     
  5. gbaboy123

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    tree with wi fi
    we have to wait for donkey kong country
     
  6. AtlasFontaine

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    IIRC Donkey Kong Country doesn't use the Super FX.
     
  7. ElyosOfTheAbyss

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    I need super fx 2 chip :/
     
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    It seems like this post was snipped, Sorry about that :unsure:
     
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    F-Zero uses Mode 7. Super FX is for geometry and some math support. I'm curious though, has anyone actually tried injecting it to see if it actually does have Super FX support and we just don't know?
     
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    No, Fzero just uses mode 7 by rotating a background on a single plane so it doesn't need FX.

    This guy explains it early in this video.
     
  12. loco365

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    I'm aware of that. I was just telling someone else that F-Zero doesn't use it.
     
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    Who wants to know?
    we are bound to get starfox if nintendo thought this through.
     
  14. SLiV3R

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    Donkey kong Country games don't use any special chips. If those games had a special chip inside, those would almost look like early ps1 games :)
     
  15. Jawertae

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    Wait for starfox... and then bam. Megaman X... also, doesn't alttp use it for the intro triforce animation or was that pre rendered?
     
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    IIRC it had some funky programming to get the 3 3D triangles. But no, it didn't have any extra chips.

    Afaik, DSP-1 is the only chip we have at the moment. Which is used for Pilotwings and Mario Kart.
     
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    Ten four, thanks!
     
  18. ground

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    donkey kong 64 needed an extra chip thingie (or ram expansion or something), but country doesnt need anything extra.
     
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    Hopefully we'll find a way to emulate the CX4 Chip (Megaman X2 and X3)
     
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    tree with wi fi
    so dkc doesn't use super fx. we are going to get mario rpg for sure so we can use that one