Speeding up Sega CD games played in PicoDrive (Retroarch)

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Knight of Time, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Knight of Time
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    Hi all,

    Anyone here besides me ever used the RetroArch version of PicoDrive to play Sega CD games? I currently use it to play Sonic 1 Megamix v 4.0 (a Sonic 1 hack that as of the version I mentioned, was transferred from Sega Genesis to Sega CD), though I heavily prefer using the turbo feature to get some much-needed extra speed when playing. It's a decent amount of speed (not quite full speed, but almost), but is there a way to increase how much faster the turbo function makes a game run at? If I was able to do this, it would be awesome.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    First things first, n3ds or o3ds just for reference.
     
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    Try Genesis Plus GX.
     
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    Either way, it is possible to inject genesis games into sonic 2 3D. Some games are slightly buggy, and boring up another game afterwards crashes the 3ds. It's perfect sure though.
     
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    Well, I have an o3DS (sorry I didn't mention earlier), but I prefer PicoDrive over Genesis Plus GX because it's faster for me. I have tried Genesis game injections before, but I don't think I'll do that here, thanks anyway though.
     
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    I know there are tons of injects on that iso site I'd you're interested
     
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    He wants to run a sega CD game that wouldn't work as an inject
     
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    Thanks for clarifying for me, xtheman166. I'm also tempted to try Sonic CD, now that I finally got it working right (with the music) in a PC emulator after ages of wondering how to get the music to correctly play. So yeah, it would be great to play either Sonic 1 Megamix or Sonic CD in PicoDrive at full speed in one way or another.