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Post by reaper2k2 » Sun Aug 18, 2002 12:20 pm

Big thank's to the author of this emulator, its dam fantastic ......


Now on to the games.
I' ve tested 105 games so far and I was surprised to find that almost all games worked, even 512k roms.
Most, if not all games work close to full speed, 95 to 100%, and are very playable.
It has a nice simple menu. To get back to the menu after playing a game, just hold down all the buttons in (the four coloured ones) and press start.
This allowing you to play more games with out turn it off on.

Here are the games I tested:

15-in-1 Mega Collection (J) [b1] (this is a commodore VIC20 EMULATOR) WORKS GREAT BY PROXY GIVING THE DC ANOTHER EMU ONLY 15 GAMES BUT ITS WORTH NOTING

1941 Counter Attack (SGX) (J) (non-SGX) [a1][h1] does not work
Adventure Island (J) working 95% to 100%
Aero Blasters (J)working 95% to 100%
After Burner II (J) working 95% to 100%
Alien Crush (J) working 95% to 100%
Andre Panza Kick Boxing (U) working 95% to 100%
Atomic Robokid Special (J) working 95% to 100%
Ballistix (J) working 95% to 100%
Batman (J) working 95% to 100%
Battle Lode Runner (J) DOES NOT WORK
Be Ball - Taisang Version (J) working 95% to 100%
Bloody Wolf (U) SOME GRAFIX PROBLEMS
Bomberman (J) working 95% to 100%
Bomberman '93 (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Bomberman '94 (J) working 95% to 100%
Chase HQ (J) working 95% to 100%
Columns (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Darius Alpha (J) [b1] working 100%
Darkwing Duck (U) working 95% to 100%
Davis Cup Tennis (U) DOES NOT WORK AWW
Detana!! Twinbee (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Devil Crash (J) working 95% to 100%
Double Dungeons (J)
Dragon Spirit (J) working 95% to 100%
Dragon's Curse (U) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Drop Rock Hora Hora (J) [b1]
Drop Rock Hora Hora Sound Rips (PD)
Dungeon Explorer (J) working 95% to 100%
Dungeon Explorer Sound Rips (PD)
F1 Circus (J) working 95% to 100%
Fantasy Zone (J) working 95% to 100%
Galaga '88 (J) working 95% to 100%
Galaga '90 - working 95% to 100%
Ghost Manor (U) working 95% to 100%
Gradius (J) working 95% to 100%
Hyperdyne Sidearms (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
King of Casino (U) working 95% to 100%
Klax (U) working 95% to 100%
Legendary Axe II, The (U) working 95% to 100% BUT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN JUMPS
Legendary Axe, The (U) working 95% to 100%
Liquid Kids (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Magical Chase (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Makai Prince Dorabo Chan (J) working 95% to 100%
Makyo Densetsu (J) working 95% to 100%
Mr. Heli no Dai Bouken (J) working 95% to 100%
Neutopia (U) working 95% to 100%
Neutopia II (U) working 95% to 100%
New Adventure Island (U) working 95% to 100%
New Adventure Island Sound Rips (PD)
New Zealand Story, The (J) working 95% to 100% GRAFIX ARE MESSED
Ninja Gaiden (J) [a1] working 95% to 100%
Ninja Spirit (J) working 95% to 100%
Ninja Warriors, The (J) working 95% to 100%
Operation Wolf (J) [b1] seems to be missing the ememys 90%
Order of the Griffon (U) working 95% to 100%
Ordyne (U) working 95% to 100%
Paranoia (J) 95%
Parasol Stars (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Parodius (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Parodius (J) [b2] working 95% to 100%
Parodius (J) [b3] working 95% to 100%
Pc Genjin (J) [a1] working 95% to 100%
Pc Genjin 2 (J) [b1] working 95% to 100%
Pc Genjin 3 (J) working 95% to 100%
Psychosis (U) working 95% to 100%
Raiden (J) working 95% to 100%
Rastan Saga II (J) [b1] grafix are messed up but it works
R-Type (J) working 95% to 100%
R-Type Complete (U) working 95% to 100%
R-Type II (J) working 95% to 100%
Shanghai (J) [b1] working 100%
Sinistron (U) some grafix errors but is working 95% to 100%
Soldier Blade (J) working 95% to 100%
Space Harrier (U) working 95% to 100%
Spin Pair (J) working 95% to 100%
Splatterhouse (J) [b1] 85% to 95% this one is playable but its slower
Street Fighter II Champion Edition (J) [a1]players are messed up
Strip Fighter II (J) [b1] works 95 to 100%
Super Mario Bros (from 6-in-1) works very well
Super Metal Crusher (J) [a1] has some grafix errors 95 to 100%
Super Momo Tarou Densetsu (J) [o1] works 95 to 100%
Super Star Soldier (J) 100%
Susano Oh Densetsu (J) did not work
Takahashi Meijin no Shin Boukenjima (J) [b1] 95 to 100%
Takeda Shingen (J) 95 to 100%
Takin' It to the Hoop (U) 95 to 100%
Talespin (U) does not work
Tank Demo V0.1 by David Michel (PD) 100%
Tatsujin (J) 95%
Tennokoe Memory Bank (J) did not work
Tenseiryu Saint Dragon (J) 100%
Terra Cresta II (J) slight slow down but plays well
Tetris V0.0 (PD) 100%
Thunder Blade (J) 90%
Tiger Road (U) works 100%
TToilet Kids (J) working
Tora E no Michi (J) 95 to 100%
Toriyuu Siyoujin no Jitsen Kabushiki Bai Bai Game (J)95 to 100%
Tower of Druaga, The (J) 95 to 100%
Toy Shop Boys (J) 95 to 100%
Tricky (J) 90 to 100%
Tricky Kick (U) works good
Tsuppari Sumo Wrestling Game (J) some errors on the title screen but fine 95 to 100%
Turrican (U) 100%
TV Sports Basketball (J) 95 to 100%
TV Sports Football (J) [o1] 95%
TV Sports Hockey (U) 95%
TV Sports Ice Hockey (J) [o1]
USA Pro Basketball (J) 95 to 100%
Valkyrie no Densetsu (J) 100% speed
Veigues Tactical Gladiator (J) 95 to 100% has some slight grafix errors
Victory Run (J) 95 to 100%
Vigilante (J) [o1] works but slower then 95% but still fully playable
Violent Soldier (J) 95 to 100%
Volfied (J) 95 to 100%
Wai Wai Mahjong (J) 95 to 100%
Wallaby!! (J) 95 to 100%
Winning Shot (J) working
world jockey (j) 100% works great and is my fav game lol
Wonderboy in Monsterland (J) [b2][T-English] 94 to 100%
World Beach Volley (J)
World Circuit (J) 95 to 100%
World Class Baseball (U) 95 to 100%
World Court Tennis (J) 95 to 100%
World Sports Competition (U) 95 to 100%
Xevious (J) working
Youkai Douchuuki (J) [h1] working
Yuu Yuu Jinsei (J) working
Zero 4 Champ (J) near fullspeed
Zipang (J) [b1] working has some bug that the time runs out thou


That was my test Dreamengine 01.
It's a great emulator!!!

Good luck to the authour.
I really enjoyed this emu. Thanks for the fun!
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Post by BlackxKnight » Mon Aug 19, 2002 8:03 am

is there a download avaiable? because this sounds phat and i didnt notice final lap twin on ure list and i loooooove that game i hope it works good. also ne screen shots of this new version
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Post by EighteenthVoid » Mon Aug 19, 2002 11:04 am

Oh hell yeah, Final Lap Twin was the shit. That, Legendary Axe, and Keith Courage.
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Post by ZacMc » Mon Aug 19, 2002 11:17 am

BlackxKnight wrote:is there a download avaiable?
DJ image with 70 pd roms included.
Scrambled 1st_read.bin -THX to Huma for hosting
also ne screen shots of this new version.
Well this isn't a new version.. Its still 0.01 but here's a fewScreenshots
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Post by SlimDady » Mon Aug 19, 2002 9:04 pm

That wass the first system I ever owned it was awsome.. do any of you remember that bonk game it was sweet.

So is this emulation with sound, ive never head of this emu yet
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no its only a first version

Post by reaper2k2 » Mon Aug 19, 2002 9:33 pm

There is no sound right now but its worth the burn its very playable in the furture the author said he will add sound and even cd surport i really like this emulator i now can play world jockey full speed im going to do a better game chart next time i burn it with more games all the pd roms i tested work fullspeed most normal games are close to it and the .Auther says this has not been optimized much.. AGAIN THANKS FOR SUCH A GREAT SURPRIZE its a shame its so hard to find i happend on it on a old thread on this forum .. should be on the main site all so its runs at a nice pace and does not hurt the eyes full screen too grafix look nice

THANX again for your work
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Bug reports

Post by EighteenthVoid » Tue Aug 20, 2002 5:15 pm

The games do run at a decent speed, I wouldn't say 95-100%, more like half speed, but still decent for a still early beta. The menu is very simple, but there were a few problems certain games that would show up with the name of another game on the same line...
(eg: Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (U).pceKickBall (J).pce) and the sencond game is listed again underneath it. but when the game was selected, (Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (U).pce) the game in the list before it (Katutobi Takuhai Kun (J).pce) would load up instead. I made my iso with long filenames (-l), joliet (-J), and rock ridge (-R) attributes, so that might have had something do to with that.
Also i noticed while playing Legendary Axe/Makyou Densetsu that I died if hit just once (not supposed to happen)
But, shit, this most promising, keep up the good work.
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Re: Bug reports

Post by anal=probe » Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:03 am

EighteenthVoid wrote:The games do run at a decent speed, I wouldn't say 95-100%, more like half speed, but still decent for a still early beta.
I agree. I think it is more like %50 speed than 95%. I'm not complaining. I just don't want people to be mislead thinking it is as playable as say Dream SNES.

Edit - Sorry for being an ignorant ass. It was a while since I last played it. It is way faster than 50%, but I still say the average game is more like 85%-95%.
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Post by reaper2k2 » Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:15 am

We i dont no what verson you playing with cuz the one i have is much more playable then dreamsnes its faster by far no one will be misslead i have a real turbografix machine and the games are runing close to real speed sorry to say thats how the machine runs well my machine i have playes the games allmost the same as this emu so i was basing the speed ........ on a real machine i have its been moded for pal australia


my dreamcast is moded one if that makes any diffrents but 50% speed no way some games are over speed one of the shooter games is too fast to play ............. 75% to 85% is the lowest speed ive seen on the roms i tested wich were romcenter fixed and named

try magic engine then this on the same rom this little or no diffrents in speed my test pc was a 233mhz 64 meg of ram it ran the same speed as this emu does and you have to pay for it THIS AUTHOR HAS DONE A GREAT JOB ON IT


one thing my fav game world jockey plays 100% speed is why im happy with it
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Re: Bug reports

Post by ZacMc » Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:28 am

anal=probe wrote:
EighteenthVoid wrote:The games do run at a decent speed, I wouldn't say 95-100%, more like half speed, but still decent for a still early beta.
I just don't want people to be mislead thinking it is as playable as say Dream SNES.
I'd say its about as playable as DreamSNES :P
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Post by reaper2k2 » Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:34 am

thanx zac it sure is as playable as dreamsnes my real turbografix machine i have was allways a bit slow it might be faulty all i know but it runs only a bit faster then this emulator
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Post by BlackxKnight » Wed Aug 21, 2002 11:14 am

can you take the file extention of the end of the file name?
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Post by EighteenthVoid » Wed Aug 21, 2002 5:18 pm

Yeah, I don't know what up with your TG reaper, but the one I used to play on played a lot faster than this. That also goes for playing under MagicEngine as well. Maybe your mod slowed down you system a little?
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well for me its very close to full speed

Post by reaper2k2 » Wed Aug 21, 2002 5:45 pm

Maybe.
My TG plays games not much faster than this emu.
I always thought it was not as good as snes or megadrive. Anyway, try World Jockey it runs 100%. It is my fav. game. There's nothing in the way of horse racing games as good as this one, except perhaps Stakewinner on neogeo.
My tv is pal, and the system is moded to output pal (Australia).
Since I got the real thing, the screen kept flipping, and the emulator does not.
I'm happy with this emu as it's running as fast as dreamsnes, or as playable as it.
So there is nothing really to complain about.
It's only a first version, and to be this good is, well, amazing.
Saying that it's running at the 50% is not true. Darcnes was running at 50% and its not playable and will not load roms larger then a bit over 100k. This emu loads the larger roms, no worries.

If you love the TG, then this is your nester. For example, try some of the emulators this was based on, on the pc they run no faster.

My judgement is only mine as I've never seen a unmoded TG running on ntsc.

Try this game: Super ST. It's running over speed!

The in-game menus run slower, but the in-game speed is faster.
I have noticed this so dont judge it by the start screens, or title screens.
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Post by ZacMc » Wed Aug 21, 2002 9:46 pm

EighteenthVoid wrote:Yeah, I don't know what up with your TG reaper, but the one I used to play on played a lot faster than this. That also goes for playing under MagicEngine as well. Maybe your mod slowed down you system a little?
It just depends what game you are playing not all run at near 100% but some do.. R-Type runs at very close to 100% speed.. If you don't agree with me take a look at the video of it playing on this page.. Bonk runs at about 50% speed.
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Post by anal=probe » Wed Aug 21, 2002 11:43 pm

I just gave Dream Engine another go. I tried AfterBurner, Bomberman, Bonk's Adventure, Kieth Courage, R-Type, Space Harrier. They all seem to 95% like reaper said, but I wouldn't say 100%. I think I thought it was slower before because they games I tried were Splatterhouse and Blazing Lazers. They seem more like 75%. The Street Fighter 2's I tried were messed up like he said. The weirdest thing about it is the timer goes from 99 to 00. Space Harrer is really fast though.
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Post by archduke » Fri Aug 23, 2002 7:35 pm

good to see this emu getting attention :D ... i noticed timer problems with chase hq as well it just ends levels as timer counts down in about 5 seconds
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Post by zickfun » Sat Aug 24, 2002 2:50 am

hmmm one of my favourite shooter's on 2d console's was raiden, i heard the pc/engine one was the best. does it work with this emu? (ran out of cd's to test)
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Post by zickfun » Sat Aug 24, 2002 2:51 am

whoops...didn't see it was working already
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Post by doragasu » Tue Aug 27, 2002 6:09 pm

I tried this emu with several roms, and works great. Hopefully we'll see all games working fullspeed in a later version, but most games I tried are pretty playable. I put all games uncompressed, made the ISO with -R -l switches, and I had no problem with menus, they worked fine. Do anybody know if this emu supports zipped roms?
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