So can you play snes games?

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Oct 29, 2006

So can you play snes games? by carmulus at 1:47 AM (992 Views / 0 Likes) 4 replies

  1. carmulus
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    I know this problem has been adressed before but I just bought my G6 and the description said that it came wtih a snes emulator which indicates to me that you can just copy and paste snes roms right to the cart. Now is this true or do you have to convert, patch, download emulator, etc. It prob goes without saying that I'm new at this so if this question seems like me asking if cheese melts if you put it in an oven forgive me.
    any help greatly appreciated.
     
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    I rarely like to use built in emulators so I would use seperate ones if possible.
    I am in a rush so I will just link them all and you will have to read the bundled readme for getting it to work:
    SnezziDS: A port of snezziboyDS and probably the best DS code emu at this point.
    http://www.forwardcoding.com/projects/snezzids/snezzids.html

    SNESDS: port/enhancement of snes advance, inactive but will run some games.
    http://www.cs.utah.edu/~tew/snesDS/

    snesemulDS:
    port of a PC emulator, will run some games but due to early status and with very little of the code in ASM they will generally run slow. Active status though and has great potential.
    Original version:
    http://snemul.free.fr/ds/
    GBFS version (what you want of the G6): http://boards.pocketheaven.com/viewtopic.php?t=4760
     
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    Thanks for the info. So basically it's a long shot that I'll be able to play Super Mario RPG efficiently on my DS? Oh well I just wish a good emulator would come out where you can play snes games as easy as it is to play nes games.
     
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    SNES emulation is still fairly early on and I have high hopes that somebody will come along and make a hacked version (a lot of these emulators are open source) that has support for the special chips (there were several hacked versions of snes advance that were made to support certain games better).

    Super Mario RPG is however one of the special chip using games so you will be in for a wait: http://wiki.pocketheaven.com/SNES_games_with_special_chips
     
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    Ahh now I understand why snes games are so hard to emulate. Thanx for the info. I still think someone should devote their entire life to making an emulator that will run them, but thats just my opinion.
     

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