Is there a way to play my favorite snes games on the macbook pro?

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by dvader123, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. dvader123 macrumors regular

    Jun 27, 2010
    My favorite games include Chrono Trigger, Earthbound, Final Fantasy 3 (US), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, and Lost Vikings.

    Also, do they have snes controller that can be plugged in via usb to play these games?

  2. model citizen macrumors member

    Oct 25, 2009
    Yes and yes.

    Google snes9x it's a free Mac snes emulator which runs great and I believe supports controllers.

    Roms are very easy to find.
  3. ozreth macrumors 65816


    Nov 5, 2009
    Go to

    LOVE this site, been using it since like 1999.

    Click on the Emulation Lair and Download SNES9X

    Then click on the Vault and you will have access to free downloads of every single SNES game and it takes a few minutes to download one.

    Open the ROM in SNES9X and you are set

    Fast, easy, and free : )
  4. dvader123 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 27, 2010
    Thanks! Those links will help. Also, just so I know, is there any harm that can come to my macbook pro in terms of viruses or major cpu slowdown if I download emulators and roms?

    Is there any risks that I should know about?
  5. Sambo110 macrumors 68000

    Mar 12, 2007
    There aren't any viruses for OS X and no, it shouldn't slow down your Macbook.

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