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Supergrom

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oh well, i cant find it, i guess ill go get it from somewhere else. I want Zelda:LttP at full speed =)
 

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WOOT! They FINNALY released a new version! I have been waiting for a new release for a looooong time, hope it was worth the wait.
 

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My thoughts are if you aren't intelligent enough to find it, you probably aren't intelligent enough to burn it :p
 

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yeah, i found it and burt it, no problem. I was more just trying to start conversation, and your news post kinda hinted that it was somewhere on this page. I still havent gotten around to getting all my games back on one disk, and figuring out if my saves are still good or if i will have to start over though.
 

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yeah, i love it. i have like 3 or 4 more dungeons to go i think. im in the ice one in the dark world. This new release has a noticable speed increase, but its still not perfect, but very playable. I commend the authors. And im also VERY happy to say, it supports save games from previous versions (read: I dont have to start over) :)
 

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Are you playing with sound or without? I've heard that most stuff runs nearly full speed with sound disabled...
 

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i play with sound. Yeah, i hear it runs full speed without sound, but i like the overworld theme too much to turn sound off =), even if it is a tad sluggish
 

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Supergrom: Did you use the Pike installer script? For some reason I couldn't get the thing to work - I think it can't find the GTK libs...
 

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No, i tried it. i installed everything they said, and associated *.pike files with the pike program, but it just came up with dos prompt that scrolled through a bunch of stuff, then closed before I knew what had happened. I was about to do it the other way (with cdrecord and mkisofs etc.) but then i decided that was more trouble than i really wanted to spend, since i wasted many a cd tryin to get that stuff right before. So i ended up just downloading the nero image from dcemulation and making a seperate rom cd. I dont mind swapping, and now i dont have to worry about making a new image for every new release (even if they are far between)
 

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The ####.... i've never heard of this before. So... you burn a super nintendo rom and just play it on ur dc with a special disk you buy called dreamsnes?
 

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I just played it tonight. I only tried one game (Battletoads in Battlemaniacs) so far. With sound on, the frameskip is noticeable but nothing I can't handle after my years with a 100MHz Cyrix 6x86. With sound off, it's generally pretty solid, but still skips in some places.
 

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i didnt mess with the frameskip at all, i just fired it up and started playing. LttP is the only game ive tried so far, and it runs ALMOST full speed in most places.
 

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It seems like specific things tend to slow it down. I've noticed that it seems to slow on:

- "Warping" effects (done e.g. by changing the scroll registers on every scanline)

- Mode 7 (I'm sure everyone's shocked by this)

- Semitransparency

I'm willing to bet that it stumbles a bit on mosaic too, but haven't seen anything that uses it heavily enough to be able to tell.
 

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yep, the only of those that i have encountered is semi-transparency. In the Lost Woods in the Northwest, there is shadows that are transparent and cause a fair amount of slowdown.
 
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