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'OpenEmu' for OS X Now Supports Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1 and More

loon3y

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anyone know a good rom for N64: Star Wars Rogue Squadron.

BTW before any troll comes along, i have the game.
 
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msephton

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does anyone know if the hori pads that apple says works ??
Yes, I'm using a Horipad Ultimate from the Apple Store. It works well, though you have I manually map it in the current version. Future versions should have it automapped (ie. All button mappings set automatically). But I can send you my config file if you want?
 
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quickcalibre

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Phew, I just completed all the libraries. I'm a bit disappointed that 30% of them are missing their box art though, and it's way too many for me to individually fill in. :(
 
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Washac

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Phew, I just completed all the libraries. I'm a bit disappointed that 30% of them are missing their box art though, and it's way too many for me to individually fill in. :(

What I started doing was just filling the libraries with the so called top 100 games of each one, you can search the net for top 100 lists. That way you should get most of the best and less art gaps to fill.
 
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The emulator offers full save state support, allowing multiple ROMs to be played at once,

I know this is a long shot, but any chance that that (bolded) means that 2 separate games could be running at the same time (like in 2 multitasking windows controlled by 2 separate controllers)? For example, Pacman on the left and Pole Position on the right OF THE SAME SCREEN?

Or, is this more likely saying that because there are save states, one can play one for a while, save, play another, save, switch back to the first and pick up where they left off?

I realize it's very likely the latter, but just asking if anyone is still following this thread. I keep thinking how cool it might be to use one big screen split for 2, 3 or 4, players all able to run different games if they want. Or maybe left half playing one 2-player game and right side playing another 2-player game. If this can't do that, anyone aware of ANY emulator able to do that (even on the Windows side of the pond)?
 
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msephton

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, is this more likely saying that because there are save states, one can play one for a while, save, play another, save, switch back to the first and pick up where they left off?
It's referring to save states.

Does this play NeoGeo arcade games? I see it only says NeoGeo pocket... Or Mame games

Seems decent, if one could actually get its to recognize some system BIOS files. No luck getting the Odyssey2 to work, and I've tried multiple BIOS files from various sources. It doesn't recognize the files as a BIOS (but they are, I know), so not sure what this program really wants. No help on their main site.

:(

I spent a dull 2 hours getting the righ PSX BIOS to get this to work. I finally have the right combo. PM if you need help.

It would be nice if it supported Intellivision ROMs. But I dropped some in and it wouldn't play them without the BIOS ROM. I dropped the BIOS ROM in, and it doesn't recognize it.

That's my biggest gripe with OpenEmu - it's unbelievably fussy about ROM and BIOS formatting. Other emulators are hugely more flexible.
OpenEmu BIOS pack
http://www.mediafire.com/download/fk0swioyt9yp3eg
 
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GabKa

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it won't let me use it.

Anyone else get the following message:

"Your security preferences allow installation of only apps from the Mac App Store and identified developers."

Anyone know what i need to do?

Just right-click on the app and "open" (you only have to do this the first time)
 
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MagnusVonMagnum

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it won't let me use it.

Anyone else get the following message:

"Your security preferences allow installation of only apps from the Mac App Store and identified developers."

Anyone know what i need to do?

I'd change my security setting preference so I don't see that crap every time I install something that isn't approved by Apple.
 
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dakwar

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The keyboard on my mac (MacBookPro12,1 running 10.11.2) completely doesn't work work with OpenEmu (v2.0.1) - can't control any games. Anyone else experiencing this? Any suggestions? Thanks.
 
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MagnusVonMagnum

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Many notebook keyboards don't work right with emulators in OS X. I remember two different versions of Mame for OS X where one worked with notebook keyboards and one did not. Plug in a USB keyboard and it will work every time. I'm guessing whomever made whatever emulator wasn't using a notebook and so they didn't notice the issue (I read long ago the technical reason for the issue, but forget what it is offhand. The emulator has to support some library/call that isn't part of the regular USB standard).
 
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pat500000

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here's a youtube video for mac version of openemu. It's a tutorial of how to play mutiple disc for psx emulator.
 
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MagnusVonMagnum

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A better question is why anyone would want to keep using OS X 10.10 (the worst version of OS X ever made outside of Lion). It got way uglier and 4x slower. Nothing else to see there. Frankly, I'm still wondering why I bothered going to 10.11 when I have yet to see a single game support Metal and the GUI is only faster in the sense that it undid the damage of 10.10 (XBench reports way slower traditional scores).
 
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benguild

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A better question is why anyone would want to keep using OS X 10.10 (the worst version of OS X ever made outside of Lion). It got way uglier and 4x slower. Nothing else to see there. Frankly, I'm still wondering why I bothered going to 10.11 when I have yet to see a single game support Metal and the GUI is only faster in the sense that it undid the damage of 10.10 (XBench reports way slower traditional scores).

That's a good point... but it neglects the fact that some people hate all change and love complaining.
 
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Remind again why we want to play 70s and 80s video games again. Don't you remember the 70s and 80s? You're not missing anything, believe me. I've looked into it. There's a gas shortage and A Flock of Seagulls. That's about it.

Okay Grandpa, back to your rocking chair...

 
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