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No.419440
Emulator/Rom ThreadAnonymous
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An important thing that must be remembered, since particular companies go out of their way to remove Roms from existence of games they will never go back to thus depriving people of a chance to experience them.

This goes double for games that were never translated and thus you only ever had a chance to play through fan-translation-patches.
Anyone have personal stories when it comes to that? Live A Live was mine, in the process became one of my favorite rpgs now.
https://fantasyanime.com/legacy2/live_about.htm

The ones behind the patching
http://agtp.romhack.net/

Feel free to talk/share about emulators overall, which ones you prefer, asking for technical help to get them running optimally or simply express oldfag nostalgia over the topic.
No.419441
Anonymous
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Zophar has manboobs.

>>419440
>Anyone have personal stories when it comes to that?

I got as far as extracting text in some games I wanted to see translated, but I don't have the ability to do things like re-arrange script files to add translated text, or get around things like the compression it uses so I can only insert random stuff in RAM while the game is running. Shit is not as easy as one thinks, especially for older games that have script baked in to the game code.
No.419443
Anonymous
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>>419441
It seems a little late to be posting flash-based files.
Unless there's an emulator for it.
No.419445
Anonymous
>>419443
You can still download it and run it on the flash projector or even media player classic.
No.419448
Anonymous
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There's one game I really wanted to emulate back in the day (Robot Alchemic Drive) because it never came out in Europe. But when I tried the thing was so slow and stuttering as to be unplayable. Wonder if it was a problem with my PC or a problem of emulation.
No.419449
Anonymous
>>419448
>PS2 game
You either used a toaster of a PC, or you misconfigured the emulator. I was playing PS2 games on emulators as far back as 2007 or so.
I remember the huge jump in speed when they made it multicore capable, after the first dual core Athlon 64 X2s came out; Disgaea finally ran at full speed.
No.419450
Anonymous
>>419449
I played other PS2 games on the same emulator but just RAD didn't work.
No.419455
Anonymous
>>419440
Metal Max Returns is another good SNES rpg from amongst them.

https://agtp.romhack.net/project.php?id=mmr
https://cdromance.com/snes-rom/metal-max-returns/
No.419497
Anonymous
What consoles do other people emulate? I've always stuck to the older ones.
No.419526
Anonymous
>>419497
yeah, same here, although apparently Xbox OG can be now emulated. That could be pretty neat.
No.419547
Anonymous
>>419440
>since particular companies go out of their way to remove Roms
theme of thread
As Nintendo I Forbid Emulation - /v/ The Musical VIyoutube thumb
No.419548
Mister Twister
>>419497
In the future I will emulate PS1, PS2, PSP and PS3. Right now however, I need to emulate none of those.
No.419549
Mister Twister
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>>419547
One day I will listen to the full /v/ The Musical.
No.419551
Anonymous
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>>419547
I remember back when you could get peoples site deleted by forwarding legal complaints to the host about the Nintendo roms they hosted.
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Anonymous
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No.419712
Anonymous
>>419549
You might find that pretty difficult, they don't seem to have been stored in any ordered fashion?
No.420075
Anonymous
Its shameful how companies treat their consoles nowadays, when obsolescence is basically built-into the machine mechanically and via software to fuck over the customers when they've run their course.

Praise emulation!
No.420110
Anonymous
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>>419497
No.420127
Anonymous
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>>419547
>>419551
Nintendo can blow me.
No.420227
Anonymous
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>>420110
like literally shaking fam
No.420272
Anonymous
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>>419449
Isn't it the case that there are some games that simply don't emulate well?

Or was this more a case when videogame emulators were in their infancy and was more a fault of the program.
No.420273
Anonymous
>>420272
>Isn't it the case that there are some games that simply don't emulate well?

That's inevitable given that the PS2 library is thousands of games, but as far as I know most titles already emulate perfect. Worst case is that you have to use software video modes, meaning no upscaling but in return much less video bugs.

N64 and Xbox emulators are the ones still shit, PS2 is near perfect by now.