Rocknesx - Sheet1 Page 1 RockNES X a nintendo entertainment system(8-bit emulator First release(version 1.0 March 9th 2000 This release(version 2.0

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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 RockNES X a nintendo entertainment system (8-bit) emulator First release (version 1.0): March 9th, 2000 This release (version 2.0): April 14th, 2002 developed by Alexandre da Veiga original DOS version (RockNES) developed by Fx3 ([email protected]) [email protected]--------------------------------------------------------------- INDEX 1. Disclaimer 2. Warning about bad dumps 3. Minimum Requirements 4. RockNES X description/features 5. Playing with RockNES X: the basics 6. Netplay 7. Optimizing the RockNES X performance 8. About the RockNES X development 9. The RockNES X History (development progress) 10. Special thanks----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. DISCLAIMER I am not affiliated with Nintendo or any other company, nor advocate the piracy of Nintendo games. This software is freeware, for absolutely non-commercial use. It may be distribute freely *as is* (non-modified). Commercial games cannot be packaged with this emulator. When you use this software you do so at your own risk. The author cannot be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the use or misuse of this software.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2. WARNING ABOUT BAD DUMPS (BAD ROMS) There are tons of bad dumps, most of them with incorrect information in its header. Use a tool that is able to recognize the rom content and fix its header.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS- Pentium MMX or greater processor- a 3D (Direct3D-compatible) videocard for 3D support- A DirectSound-compatible soundcard- Microsoft DIRECTX 8.1 (get it from www.microsoft.com/directx if you don't have it)- Windows 98/ME/2000/XP supported Sheet1 Page 2 Netplay recommended requirements:- xDSL, cable or LAN connection----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4. ROCKNES X DESCRIPTION/FEATURES This software is a Nintendo Entertainment System 8-bit (NES) emulator. This is the Windows version for the original RockNES developed for DOS (by fx3). What is emulated:- NES 2A03 CPU (by Metthey Conte)- NES 2C02 PPU emulation with scanline gfx engine- NES I/O- Sound emulation of all 5 channels: pulses, triangle, noise and PCM- Video Palette, very close to real NES- Color emphasis and monochrome mode- WorkRAM (battery)- Accurate emulation of sprite #0 hits- Accurate emulation of PPU I/O (pass ok in the test program). The following extra hardware is also emulated:- Konami's jap. VRCVI sound hardware emulation (used by Akumajou Densetsu/Madara)- VS Unisystem arcade machines (missing linked-system) in iNES format- Famicom DiskSystem, emulated as mapper #20 (BIOS 'disksys.rom' required, must to be in the same directory of the RockNESX executable)- Mappers: 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,13,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,...
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Rocknesx - Sheet1 Page 1 RockNES X a nintendo entertainment system(8-bit emulator First release(version 1.0 March 9th 2000 This release(version 2.0

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