GENESIS Emulation

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GENESIS Emulation

Post by Superstrider » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:15 am

I currently have GENS Plus for my Dreamcast, but I'd like something more... Is there an Genesis emulator out there that plays at the same speed, but without the flaws in the program? (Example: Sonic 1 Cannot be played since the sprites are messed up in the emulation. However, it's perfect on the PC.) Also, it needs be be able to recognize ROM hacks, like Sonic 1 Megamix, and have a save feature. Is there one out there, and if so, how do I make a bootable disc with it?
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Post by Juan » Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:44 pm

It doesn't get any better than GenesisPlus.
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Post by Christuserloeser » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:26 pm

Superstrider wrote:(Example: Sonic 1 Cannot be played since the sprites are messed up in the emulation. However, it's perfect on the PC.)
Try to change the settings (e.g. C68K -> FAME, Auto -> JP, EU, US, etc.) - That should help in most cases.
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Post by Juan » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:42 pm

You can't go past the first boss IIRC.
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Post by Christuserloeser » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:49 pm

Hm, I'll try to ask Fox68k - maybe he got time and would be interested in updating GPDC with the latest versions of FAME and FAZE? Let's see if that fixes the problem.
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Post by TechnoWolf » Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:26 am

Yeah, I was trying to get Sonic 1 flagged back in January:
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Post by Superstrider » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:01 pm

Is there a way to get it to play hacked ROMs?
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Post by Juan » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:04 pm

Try fixing their checksums.
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Post by Superstrider » Wed May 02, 2007 10:06 am

My version of GensPLUS doesn't have that feature... Is there one that does?
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by Superstrider » Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:34 pm

Edit: Fixing the Checksums didn't work... The Emulator freezes when I load up a Sonic Hack... How do I rectify this problem?
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Post by Christuserloeser » Fri Jun 15, 2007 3:31 pm

Bad news that is. I guess an 'autofix checksum' option would be a nice thing to have in the next release then...
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by Superstrider » Sat Jun 16, 2007 11:23 am

I spoke too soon... A couple of the hacks work... But the ones that have major modifications (Like Sonic 1 Megamix, Knuckles in Sonic 1, etc.) which have features that the original ROMs did not possess, don't... Will this be fixed in later versions?
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by Christuserloeser » Sat Jan 05, 2008 12:23 am

*bump*


...maybe this tool works better: http://sonicology.fateback.com/download ... eckSum.rar
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by TechnoWolf » Tue Jan 22, 2008 9:51 am

Anyone have experience if the "fix checksum" will "fix" plain-vanilla sonic 1??
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by Dreamcast4life » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:00 pm

This emulator rocks but the problem I have now is The disc I had snapped in half and I have a back up but for some reason if I copy my ROM.TXT and the romlist snes rom tool (I heard you can use it and it works,well they were right lol) to the newest version (which I didn't have, the back up is the one with sound popping problems) It won't boot up in the dc correctly, I always get the damn audio CD screen >_<. I gave up unless someone can tell me what the hell I am doing wrong.
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by Christuserloeser » Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:39 am

Do a fresh start with these tutorials and downloads: http://www.dreamcast-scene.com/index.ph ... #howtoburn
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Re: GENESIS Emulation

Post by Dreamcast4life » Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:02 pm

well I would except the Snes Romtool renames ALL your roms into SNS_001,SNS_002 etc. *sigh*
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