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by Jazzem » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:11 pm

Cheeky Devlin wrote:Switch emulator Yuzu keeps continuing to improve and impress. Some optimisations have now made Super Mario Odyssey very playable on my machine. You can see it dropping resolution at times to keep the framerate up and some areas do still lag a bit, but it's extremely impressive.


To that effect, apparently the latest build (currently only available to crowdfunders) has eliminated a good deal of perfornace issues thansk to asynchronous audio:



Apparently turning off audio in current free build can have the same effect, but the above update should be coming to free build very soon anyway.

Honestly, part of my desire for a Switch Pro style upgrade is being able to homebrew my original Switch, rip all my games and try this out. Amazing progress :'D

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by Cheeky Devlin » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:14 pm

Yeah I played the early access version the other day and it was impressive the improvement. Apparently the one they put out not long after it has an even bigger bump. I'm hoping it's going to get me closer to a locked 60fps and less resolution dips.

Gonna check it out tonight.

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by Jenuall » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:15 pm

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That is pretty incredible. Hoping to dabble in a bit more up to date emulation when I get my new PC build done later in the year. Things like this and RPCS3 are going to be fun to investigate!

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by Jazzem » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:18 pm

Cheeky Devlin wrote:Yeah I played the early access version the other day and it was impressive the improvement. Apparently the one they put out not long after it has an even bigger bump. I'm hoping it's going to get me closer to a locked 60fps and less resolution dips.

Gonna check it out tonight.


Nice one! Yeah resolution's an interesting case with how many Switch games use dynamic res. Going to be bonkers when this thing gets resolution increase options

Jenuall wrote::shock:

That is pretty incredible. Hoping to dabble in a bit more up to date emulation when I get my new PC build done later in the year. Things like this and RPCS3 are going to be fun to investigate!


Enjoy! I still need to set up RPSC3. With a modern CPU you should easily be sorted on that :)

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by Lazy Fair » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:42 pm

Anyone able to add a load of PAL N64 games to the folder? Getting weird issues with Japanese and US ROMs through an overdrive clone using a RAD2x cable. PAL Roms seem to run fine. It's strange, as the US and Japan ones run fine using a component cable and that cart.

Grateful if anyone could fire in whatever PAL N64 ones they have.

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by Cheeky Devlin » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:00 am

Lazy Fair wrote:Anyone able to add a load of PAL N64 games to the folder? Getting weird issues with Japanese and US ROMs through an overdrive clone using a RAD2x cable. PAL Roms seem to run fine. It's strange, as the US and Japan ones run fine using a component cable and that cart.

Grateful if anyone could fire in whatever PAL N64 ones they have.

I may have cleared the entire folder and currently be replacing it with a full N64 set with ROMs from every region. It's around 951 files and should be done in an hour or two.

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by Lazy Fair » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:22 am

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Lazy Fair wrote:Anyone able to add a load of PAL N64 games to the folder? Getting weird issues with Japanese and US ROMs through an overdrive clone using a RAD2x cable. PAL Roms seem to run fine. It's strange, as the US and Japan ones run fine using a component cable and that cart.

Grateful if anyone could fire in whatever PAL N64 ones they have.

I may have cleared the entire folder and currently be replacing it with a full N64 set with ROMs from every region. It's around 951 files and should be done in an hour or two.


Thanks mate. Appreciate it!


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by Lazy Fair » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:22 am

Meant to ask, you’re in Scotland yeah? You going to Glesgames in March? Anyone else from here going?


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by Cheeky Devlin » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:47 am

Lazy Fair wrote:Meant to ask, you’re in Scotland yeah? You going to Glesgames in March? Anyone else from here going?


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I live just outside Glasgow (Like a 5-10 minute drive) but I wouldn't be going.

It's not really my kind of event. I like places I can buy retro games.

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by Lazy Fair » Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:02 pm

Cheeky Devlin wrote:
Lazy Fair wrote:Meant to ask, you’re in Scotland yeah? You going to Glesgames in March? Anyone else from here going?


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I live just outside Glasgow (Like a 5-10 minute drive) but I wouldn't be going.

It's not really my kind of event. I like places I can buy retro games.


Really? It’s usually a cracking night. I’m just near Clydebank. Can’t be too far from you then.


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by Cheeky Devlin » Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:13 pm

Lazy Fair wrote:
Cheeky Devlin wrote:
Lazy Fair wrote:Meant to ask, you’re in Scotland yeah? You going to Glesgames in March? Anyone else from here going?


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I live just outside Glasgow (Like a 5-10 minute drive) but I wouldn't be going.

It's not really my kind of event. I like places I can buy retro games.


Really? It’s usually a cracking night. I’m just near Clydebank. Can’t be too far from you then.


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by Lagamorph » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:20 pm

Does anyone have a guide for modding an Xbox 360 to play games from an external HDD?
I'm assuming you can softmod them anyway and be fine so long as you keep it offline.

If you can is there an application similar to a modded original Xbox that allows you to rip game discs to the HDD?

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by Cheeky Devlin » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:48 pm

Lagamorph wrote:Does anyone have a guide for modding an Xbox 360 to play games from an external HDD?
I'm assuming you can softmod them anyway and be fine so long as you keep it offline.

If you can is there an application similar to a modded original Xbox that allows you to rip game discs to the HDD?

There's no 360 Softmod that I am aware of.

The link below basically details how to get backups running and your choices essentially boil down to hacking the disc drive to accept backups, or getting an ODE (Optical Drive Emulator) which you can load all your ISOs on.
https://gbatemp.net/threads/guide-how-t ... 60.334203/

Semi-related I, but I think once you start looking at PS2/XB/GC era onwards, the methods of playing backups really start to ramp up in terms of how technical they are and what you need to do.

Cartridge based systems are so much easier because they generally just need an everdrive of some kind and off you go.

I've just finished (More or less) setting up my PS2 for backups and it did require a bit of technical ability. Nothing major and if you can follow a Youtube tutorial you'll probably be fine. GC or XBox is probably next.

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PostRe: The Emulators Thread - RPCS3 now runs PS3 Games in 4K
by Pedz » Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:23 pm

I use my Wii U for Wii U/Wii/ Game Cube. Only issue is it looks gooseberry fool on vWii on a 4k TV.

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