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image=[[Image:nesterdcse.gif]]<br />[[Image:nesterdcsescreen.png|center|250px]]|
 
image=[[Image:nesterdcse.gif]]<br />[[Image:nesterdcsescreen.png|center|250px]]|
 
homepage=[http://www.sch3rz0.com/nesterdcse/ Homepage]|
 
homepage=[http://www.sch3rz0.com/nesterdcse/ Homepage]|
version=7.1|
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version=1.1 (Unofficial)|
downloads=[http://dcemulation.org/files/emulators/nesterdcse/NesterDCSE_2005-12-10.zip Emulator and CD Builder]<br/>(CD builder is Windows-only)|
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downloads=[http://dchelp.net/nesterdcse/NesterSEv11_plain_files.rar Plain Files]<br>[http://dchelp.net/nesterdcse/NesterSEv11_cdi.rar DiscJuggler] (w\ Homebrew)|
release date=December 24, 2005|
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release date=December 9, 2008|
author=[[Scherzo]]|
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author=[[Scherzo]]; 1.1 by<br>[[Christuserloeser]]|
original=Nester|
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original=[http://web.archive.org/web/20040129112711/http://nester.dranalli.com/ Nester]|
systems=Nintendo|
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systems=NES, Famicom|
best=Yes.|
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best=Yes|
refreshrate=50Hz / 60Hz|
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refreshrate=50Hz/60Hz|
 
isactive=No
 
isactive=No
 
}}
 
}}
  
NesterDC SE is an excellent feature-rich version of the [[NesterDC]] NES emulator for the Dreamcast. It was created by [[Scherzo]]. It is the best NES emulator available for the Dreamcast.
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NesterDC SE is an highly polish and updated version of NesterDC 7.1, an already splendid NES emulator, under development by Scherzo.
  
Here are the release notes by [[Scherzo]]:
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In late 2008 (December) [[Christuserloeser]] released an "Unofficial" update to NesterDC SE that makes changes to the main menu and implementation of SE's hidden directory listing ROM browser [http://dcemulation.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=97683 posted] by Scherzo in August of '08. These changes were done via JavaScript so if the source code is what you are looking for grab 1.0's source below.
  
''Many questioned me when I decided to work on an emulator, many considered more than adequate. I had two main purposes for the creation of this newest incarnation of NesterDC.
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Official DCEmulation Forum Threads:<br>
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[http://dcemulation.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=74417 NesterDC SE 1.0]<br>
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[http://dcemulation.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=72&t=98192 NesterDC SE 1.1 (Unofficial)]
  
''First, improve compatibility and speed. The release of NesterDC 7.1 brought seemingly fullspeed emuation, but somehow compatibility dropped a couple of notches. Many games no longer worked that were fine in version 6.
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'''Features:
 
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*Greatly Improved Compatibility (VS ROMs correctly supported)
''Second, I wanted to see an emulator that had many useful extras such as screen shots, NSF music, cartridge scans, a favorites list, and more.
 
 
 
''In the end, I have accomplished my goals. The result is an emulator that is, at the core, functionally an improvement over its predecessors but has a uniqueness that can easily be appreciated.
 
 
 
==Features==
 
*Fullspeed emulation on 99.9% of games
 
*The most compatible Nester-based emulator on any platform, including PC
 
*Various game related images by which you can use to browse the ROM libary
 
*Configurable stereo separation of each NES sound channel
 
 
*An NSF player
 
*An NSF player
*Insanely configurable controllers
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*Controller buttons can be remapped
*Full-screen sretched and pixel-for-pixel video modes
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*Stereo separation of each NES sound channel
*Built-in Game Genie codes for many games
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*Full screen stretched and pixel-for-pixel video modes
*Full color instruction manuals for many games
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*Game-Genie implementation
*User definable "favorites" lists
 
*Zipped ROMs support
 
 
*Multiple save state slots (with the first slot being backwards compatible)
 
*Multiple save state slots (with the first slot being backwards compatible)
*VS games correctly work
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*Supports Zipped ROMs
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*CD Builder grabs Manual & Cartridge, Game-Genie and more from master list
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*Various game related images by which you can use to browse the ROM library
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*Favorite Game list
 
*Ability to enter your own personal notes about a game and save these notes on your VMU
 
*Ability to enter your own personal notes about a game and save these notes on your VMU
  
==Source Code==
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==Older Versions==
[http://dcemulation.org/files/emulators/nesterdcse/NesterDCSE-src_2005-12-24.zip Source Code] - ''This includes the source for the emulator itself, the Dreamscript JS scripting library, and the CD Builder. The CD Builder requires you to have the WxWidgets cross-platform GUI library. It was also designed using VisualWx as the IDE.''
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*1.0 [http://dcemulation.org/files/emulators/nesterdcse/NesterDCSE_2005-12-10.zip Plain Files] - 12/9/05
 
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*1.0 [http://dcemulation.org/files/emulators/nesterdcse/NesterDCSE-src_2005-12-24.zip Source] - 12/24/05
[http://dcemulation.org/files/emulators/nesterdcse/NesterDCSE-KOS-src_2005-12-24.zip KOS Source Code] - ''I had to make a couple tweaks to KOS here and there throughout development. I will eventually spell out what they are, assuming I can remember them all. Basically, trying to compile NesterDC SE with any other version of KOS other than this one will most likely either produce compile errors or might cause the emulator to crash at certain points.''
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*1.0 [http://dcemulation.org/files/emulators/nesterdcse/NesterDCSE-KOS-src_2005-12-24.zip KOS Source] - 12/24/05

Revision as of 00:39, 13 December 2008

NesterDC SE
Nesterdcse.gif
Nesterdcsescreen.png
Homepage Homepage
Latest Version 1.1 (Unofficial)
Downloads Plain Files
DiscJuggler (w\ Homebrew)
Release Date December 9, 2008
Author Scherzo; 1.1 by
Christuserloeser
Based on Nester
Systems Emulated NES, Famicom
Best Available Emulator
For this system(s)?
Yes
Active No
Refresh Rate 50Hz/60Hz

NesterDC SE is an highly polish and updated version of NesterDC 7.1, an already splendid NES emulator, under development by Scherzo.

In late 2008 (December) Christuserloeser released an "Unofficial" update to NesterDC SE that makes changes to the main menu and implementation of SE's hidden directory listing ROM browser posted by Scherzo in August of '08. These changes were done via JavaScript so if the source code is what you are looking for grab 1.0's source below.

Official DCEmulation Forum Threads:
NesterDC SE 1.0
NesterDC SE 1.1 (Unofficial)

Features:

  • Greatly Improved Compatibility (VS ROMs correctly supported)
  • An NSF player
  • Controller buttons can be remapped
  • Stereo separation of each NES sound channel
  • Full screen stretched and pixel-for-pixel video modes
  • Game-Genie implementation
  • Multiple save state slots (with the first slot being backwards compatible)
  • Supports Zipped ROMs
  • CD Builder grabs Manual & Cartridge, Game-Genie and more from master list
  • Various game related images by which you can use to browse the ROM library
  • Favorite Game list
  • Ability to enter your own personal notes about a game and save these notes on your VMU

Older Versions