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[Game] Nes Emulator -[R]- 5th Jan 2011 -[U]- 14th Feb 2011 -[V]- 1.2

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By Tuska, Junior Member on 5th January 2011, 01:40 PM
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Name: NES Emulator for Windows Phone 7

Instructions for loading rom files:

1) Sideload the app to the phone by dev tools or some other means
2) The app appears in the xbox live tab among with other games.
3) Roms are added by typing in an direct http url (ie. http://www.myhomepages.com/roms/somegame.nes) and clicking download, if all goes well the rom appears on the main listbox.
3.5) Zip files are not supported. Get that Rom directly somehow
4) select rom and click play


Gaming mode application buttons are pause/play, save, load and sounds on/off
Most of the nes roms should work.


Source: Me.

Download Link: http://www.cs.uta.fi/~tp79800/nes/Emu120.xap

update: updated xap url, but still same old emulator
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5th January 2011, 07:45 PM |#2  
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5th January 2011, 09:42 PM |#3  
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i didn't get this. how does this emulator work?

if i sideload it, no app appears in my list. if i type in your site in the mobile IE theres just a big button with "download silverlight".

"tested" on HTC HD7
6th January 2011, 10:21 AM |#4  
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same for me. Is there anything in the XAP ?
6th January 2011, 02:35 PM |#5  
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App or the emulator should appear in the xbox live panel where other games are.
6th January 2011, 02:49 PM |#6  
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It's really slow on my LG Quantum. @ First I thought it did not work, but my zelda rom must be corrupt ( or unsupported here ). It played super mario bro's just fine, just slow & no sound at all.

I dl'd it to my laptop, chevron-unlock ( 'cause my phone locks every 5 minutes or so ), tom's xap install. Put in the url to my nes rom, hit download, hit play & it plays.

Note: can ONLY be played in portrait mode. In landscape mode, the controller takes up half the screen, so you don't see much of the game screen.

recommendation: allow users to map buttons to controls in-game. ie, my Quantum has a nice slide-out keyboard so I wouldn't need the dodgy on-screen controller.
6th January 2011, 03:04 PM |#7  
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Damn that it's slow.

First priority should be to increase framerate to playable rate. Then the UI improvements.

Sounds are enabled by pressing the gearwheel button.
7th January 2011, 03:02 AM |#8  
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confused:
"Type in url to some .nes file of your choosing and click middle button (download)"
anyone elaborate on this?
7th January 2011, 04:14 AM |#9  
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i would also like to know how to do this
7th January 2011, 07:32 AM |#10  
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You need to get .nes files to your device somehow.

Currently only implemented way is to download it to the device by typing in a direct link to a rom file ie. http://www.myhomepages.com/upload/mario.nes (imaginary link)

Upload your rom files to your own homepages or find some files online and use those links.
7th January 2011, 07:52 AM |#11  
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thats what i figgered i had to do. but still cant get it to go. keeps bringing up a error when i try to load the .nes...

edit: found out i can download the file if i rename it to 'rom.nes' (AKA case sensitive) but still gives a error when trying to play it.

edit edit: tried 5 diff. roms. all come back as "ROM was not valid"
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