Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Question & Answer

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Please post it here!

59 comments:

  1. I have old Turbo grafix games how do I put them on the htc mytouch

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  2. There are couple ways.

    First, extract zip file into *.pce file.
    If they're on your pc, take out sdcard from your phone and put it on your pc to copy.

    You can copy into any directory.

    That's it!

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  3. Q:
    Jose said...
    Great Emulators! They run really well for me. I just bought the PCE 16 emulator and am having trouble with loading the CD-Rom games mainly because im not sure what a .toc file is or how to open one. I converted all the MP3 files of super raiden and put all the files in the root of my SD, but the emulator does not detect any of the files. Any help with this one? thanks!

    A:
    Just open a new text file and type the file name.

    eg. notepad raiden.toc and type
    Leadin
    Track01.wav
    Track02.iso
    .
    .
    Leadout

    And save it. (save as raiden.toc)

    Put this file in the same folder where your track files are.

    Run pce16 and select raiden.toc!

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  4. Could this run an old 3d game like might and magic 7

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  5. I bought Your emulator on the market, i have a HTC hero (no keyboard) and i'm very disapointed because it's impossible to use it...
    1) how can i remap keys to start games (run/select) ?
    2) in landscape view, there is no dpad and no buttons
    3) speed is not optimized at all, but i think that htc hero (G3) is as powerful as the G1...
    Thanks for your reply.

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  6. 1. slide finger from top to bottom
    2. keypad overlay is only available on 0 degree rotation.
    3. CD games might run slow but most cartridge games should run fine. If not, try to set the frame skip level higher.

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  7. Where do you download the roms, how do you convert zips to whatever they need to be to run(*.pce?), what type of file do they need to be to run? Thanks

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  8. hey followed intstructions for cd games, not working. (i downloaded the bios and renamed it syscard.pce. i downloaded the .cue and other files for Ys 1& 2. I converted all mp3s to wav files. i made a .toc file exactly how it should be. when i run the .toc file from the emu, all i get is a black screen. although the rom DOES work on my pc at home.)

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  9. I haven't tried Ys. Can you try raiden CDROM and let me know if it works for you?

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  10. ok i tried super raiden. it works on my pc fine no problems using a .toc file and converted .wav files. but it does NOT work on your emulator. not sure what i'm doing wrong.

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  11. ok correction: i had my pce16 directory in my downloads folder. i moved it to the root of the sdcard and it started automatically pulling up the syscard on its own when i ran the .toc files. super raiden works, but ys still does not. (rom works on pc) really want to play this on my phone bad, help!

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  12. also one other question:

    most times when i download games, its only a .bin and .cue file. how can i make these work?

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  13. I'm running the emulator on a droid. When I run turbo, games run too fast. Non-turbo, they run too slow. Would it help to underclock the device if running in turbo mode (or overclock droid running non-turbo mode)? Just trying to get games to run normal speed. Thanks.

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  14. so hey jrioni did you ever check out ys?

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  15. hi, sorry..can't seem to get ys to work.
    i can't match the toc file right now...will keep looking at it.

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  16. ok thanks. also as to my other question, all i can find are .bin and .cue files when i dl turbo cd games.

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  17. yes, those are to make the actual CD and not being used in this emulator.

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  18. yea i know. i can run em on my pc with daemon tools. my problem is if i want to play turbo cd games on my phone, i've only found 2 downloads that are .cue's with the mp3's for me to convert: super raiden and ys. it seems everywhere i look the downloads are just the .bin and .cue files.

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  19. What application should I be using to create a toc file? Can microsoft notepad do this?

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  20. yes, you can use any editor including ms notepad.

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  21. I tried running Dragon Slayer. The opening movies play but the video gets out of sync with audio (video is too slow even with turbo mode on). Also, the pce16 quits once the actual game begins. This was done using the toc creation method shown above for Raiden. Does this actually work without starting offset data (2 different methods are listed in "how to play cd-rom" section of site)?

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  22. I've tested the following 3 cd-rom games: Dragon Slayer (ds), Cosmic Fantasy 2 (cf2), Dungeon Explorer 2 (de2). Each loads the title screens but then crash when starting the game (ds, de2) or have graphics problems making it unplayable (cf2). Based on this blog and the reviews on the app store, it appears the only cd-rom games that have worked are Super Raiden and Dracula X.

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  23. The things is that for more CD game, you need the exact file track info and most of zip file is not including it.

    Other CD game will run fine just by having a file name listed (default) in toc file.

    For example, try this and it should work fine.

    Gradius II CD or Lords of Thunder

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  24. well if you want to advertise that this product plays turbo cd games, maybe you should make an effort to get these other games working and post instructions

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  25. First, i apologize for any confusion.
    It supports CD games but you need to have the original toc file matching to *.iso/*.wav files.

    I'll see if I can hack around at least to play the game even with track mismatch...

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  26. OK, then can anybody test original cd games for Dragon Slayer, Cosmic Fantasy 2, or Dungeon Explorer 2 to verify they work? I have originals for Ys book I and II, Gate of Thunder, and Lords of Thunder and can test these 3 titles.

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  27. http://www.ysutopia.net/index.php?ind=downloads&op=entry_view&iden=4
    I used tocfixer (link above) to verify toc file matching on Dragon Slayer, Cosmic Fantasy 2, and Dungeon Explorer 2. Still get same bugs as before with pce16. Also, Ys I and II doesn't work. Lords of Thunder and Gate of Thunder do work. Cut scenes have formatting problems. Also, cannot let Gate of Thunder CD load Bonk intro or get sound errors. Finally, both Lords and Gate were missing some sound effects. For example, no voices when picking up powerups in Gate.

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  28. Hello. Are you going to release the source code?

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  29. yes, i'll be releasing pce16 library source :)

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  30. ok, so no updates to software? no fix for the cd issues? wtf other emulators get updates constantly!

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  31. Sorry about delay...:(

    I'm currently working on some major update for CPS2HD emulator (network play).

    ...will work on pce16 enhancement after this.

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  32. ...................

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  33. So.... what was in the update besides u letting people know there's a "limited compatiblity list" for the cd games? (Which basically means what, only super raiden and other games no one wants to play?) Even yongzh's emu's are better and the only updates he ever bothers with are on-screen controls. Please fix the cd issue or explain how to get other games working!

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  34. Jrioni should simply change the pce16 description in the apps store to read "cd-rom emulation in experimental stage".

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  35. well, i never update my apps unless there's a description of the update, so... What did the update do exactly?

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  36. Can you make Snatcher CD-ROMantic work? I think part of the issue is that it has two data tracks... I get the Konami logo, and then the game crashes.

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  37. This is the CUE for Snatcher:
    FILE "snatcher.bin" BINARY
    TRACK 01 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 00:00:00
    TRACK 02 MODE1/2352
    PREGAP 00:03:00
    INDEX 01 00:52:49
    TRACK 03 AUDIO
    PREGAP 00:02:00
    INDEX 01 08:27:44
    TRACK 04 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 09:32:40
    TRACK 05 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 12:02:02
    TRACK 06 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 14:39:10
    TRACK 07 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 17:26:63
    TRACK 08 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 19:39:40
    TRACK 09 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 20:46:65
    TRACK 10 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 21:20:18
    TRACK 11 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 28:22:33
    TRACK 12 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 33:06:11
    TRACK 13 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 35:12:45
    TRACK 14 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 36:29:41
    TRACK 15 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 37:56:70
    TRACK 16 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 38:11:49
    TRACK 17 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 40:48:41
    TRACK 18 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 43:01:20
    TRACK 19 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 43:19:02
    TRACK 20 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 46:30:00
    TRACK 21 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 46:59:53
    TRACK 22 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 47:03:53
    TRACK 23 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 47:07:54
    TRACK 24 MODE1/2352
    PREGAP 00:03:00
    INDEX 01 52:07:24

    Here is the TOC file I made:

    Leadin
    snatcher01.wav 00:00:00
    snatcher02.iso 00:52:49
    snatcher03.wav 08:27:44
    snatcher04.wav 09:32:40
    snatcher05.wav 12:02:02
    snatcher06.wav 14:39:10
    snatcher07.wav 17:26:63
    snatcher08.wav 19:39:40
    snatcher09.wav 20:46:65
    snatcher10.wav 21:20:18
    snatcher11.wav 28:22:33
    snatcher12.wav 33:06:11
    snatcher13.wav 35:12:45
    snatcher14.wav 36:29:41
    snatcher15.wav 37:56:70
    snatcher16.wav 38:11:49
    snatcher17.wav 40:48:41
    snatcher18.wav 43:01:20
    snatcher19.wav 43:19:02
    snatcher20.wav 46:30:00
    snatcher21.wav 46:59:53
    snatcher22.wav 47:03:53
    snatcher23.wav 47:07:54
    snatcher24.iso 52:07:24
    Leadout

    Does the pregap cause any issues?

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  38. dude is this getting updated? most cd games don't work and it doesn't seem like jrioni cares. too busy with that arcade emu perhaps? way to steal my $$. (i'd like to add that another dev who makes emus, yongzh, has nes, snes, genesis, gameboy color, gameboy advance, and gamegear emus, and still finds the time to update all of them constantly!)

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  39. Hey JRIONI,
    I can't find a single video of either emulators running on an Android phone on youtube. Can you post one? Thanks.

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  40. the support for this app sucks... not exactly sorry i wasted my $ on it, but pissed that almost all the cd games don't work and certain tg-16 roms don't work properly. also the fact that i can't back it up on my sd card because it's write protected also sucks. not gonna ever give jrioni another $1 of my money ever again. EVER.

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  41. weak-sauce is the flavor of the day here at jrioni's house of no app support.

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  42. I have FroYo on my DROID and am wondering if this is still compatible...

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  43. yea good luck w/ that cuz the dev hasn't updated or commented in quite a while

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  44. dear jrioni I have a nexus one and you sent me a code and it isnt working...it is 20ad02dd and it tried everything...my name is christopher stevens and resent a message through the program as well for a resend for the code but the last two time you sent that code but I am just getting around to dealing with this and so please let me know...my e-mail I use mostly is cls2k77@hotmail.com or cls2k77@gmail.com thanks Chris

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  45. Hi, for those who's still having a trouble with passcode, please click step.1 and send the auto email. Don't change anything.

    If it still doesn't work, please send me an email with order number.

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  46. Are you going to update the compatibility list?... Air Zonk, Blazing Lazers and Dragons Curse aren't working and they should be... they're .pce files.

    Others games runs pretty much perfectly.

    I'm wondering which emulator you ported from the pc?

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  47. it works...please use this one.

    Air Zonk (U) [h1].pce
    Dragon's Curse (U) [h1].pce

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  48. thanks going to give it a try.

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  49. hey jrioni how about fixing the cd games so they actually work?

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  50. Are there plans for any updates or fixes? The Y's games don't work and they are the reason I bought this emulator.

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  51. yea same here. i was dying to play Ys on my phone. I've been bugging jrioni about this for months and he hasn't done sh^t about it. no updates for a long time either. all the Oid emulators (snesoid, etc.) get updates constantly. wtf jrioni?!

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  52. Is it possible to add support for Arcade Card Game?

    I would like to play Sapphire.

    Thanks.

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  53. Y's games work flawlessly on PCE.emu. NO need for creating TOC files.

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  54. All games that i have tried, the display is very large, I cant see anything. What needs to be done to shrink the display to make it proportional to the display on my Samsung moment Android?

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