Game Emulators

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Nintendo NES

  • fakenes seems very good, with an excellent GUI and an excellent video support via OpenGL.
  • Mednafen is another candidate.

Sega Saturn

  • The best one on Linux seems to be Yabause. Although slow, and problematic for sound, it is impressive already.


  • You must use DOSBox. I did not find yet a good front-end for Gentoo. Write the configuration file yourself, and start the emulator directly on the command-line with as an argument the .EXE you want to load.
  • Try dboxfe as a front end.
  • Press Control-F10 to turn the mouse cursor off (useful for many games).

Commodore 64

  • Vice 1.22 is good, however I had problems with keyboard keys and speed (while reading the disks).