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nbk420
May 8th, 2003, 21:15
Hey, was just wondering what it would take to program an NES emulator? I think it would be an interesting project, and was curious what launguage would best suit it? Any tips, advice, pointers to different sites, or anything like that would be appriciated, thanks anyone who helps me out!


- Sean S.
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Falcon4ever
May 8th, 2003, 22:40
how about doing some homework first:

1. use google to search for NES docs... (there are enough of them out there)
2. download source codes from other NES emus
3. Recommed programming language C/C++

scotty
May 8th, 2003, 23:02
Originally posted by (NL)Falcon4ever
how about doing some homework first:

1. use google to search for NES docs... (there are enough of them out there)
2. download source codes from other NES emus
3. Recommed programming language C/C++
I admit, I dont know that much about emulation myself, however what you should focus on is getting a good colour palette. I usualy try the new emulators that come out.
I say that if you have good colour from your palette, and be able to support Mappers 0,1,2,3,4,5,7, and 9, then id be happy cuase that is all I use.
There are way too many illegal headers out there to worry about.
PS. only the good emulators can actually have support with games on mapper 5 (Castlevania 3, and games by Koei).

nbk420
May 9th, 2003, 02:53
Hey, thanks guys, I appriciate the responses, and so fast! I'll go look around for the NES docs and source codes. Thanks again!

- Sean S.
[email protected]