Nova

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Nova
Developer(s) Steve Kwok
Latest version 0.5
Active Yes
Platform(s) Windows
Emulates Sega Saturn, ST-V (Arcade)
Support ($) Patreon

Nova is a closed-source Sega Saturn and Sega Titan Video (ST-V) arcade hardware emulator.

Overview[edit]

The author's goals for Nova is to make it:

1. Fast
2. Compatible
3. Accurate
4. Run smoothly
5. User friendly
6. Support rich functions like cheat, states save/load, debugging, recording, texture upscaling etc.
  • Compatibility:

Nova gets better compatibility now compared with the initial release. Hector Tomazella (AKA 'literalmente-game') made a compatibility list for Nova

https://literalmente-game.github.io/compatibility_lists/nova.html

Requirements[edit]

- CPU: 2.0GHz
- Memory: 1GB
- Display card: Support DirectX9
- OS: Windows 7 and above
- In addition, you may need to install the following components:
- 1.VS2017 runtime redistributable
- 2.DirectX runtime redistributable (June 2010)

Controls[edit]

Information captured from Nova builds' readme.txt document.

1.Key mapping:

* SATURN:
UP: W
DOWN: S
LEFT: A
RIGHT: D
START: H
A: J
B: K
C: L
X: U
Y: I
Z: O
L: Y
R: P
START of Shuttle Mouse: Scroll down the wheel
* TITAN:
UP: W
DOWN: S
LEFT: A
RIGHT: D
SW1: J
SW2: K
SW3: L
COIN: Y
START: H
TEST: I
SERVICE: O
1: NBG0 ON/OFF
2: NBG1 ON/OFF
3: NBG2 ON/OFF
4: NBG3 ON/OFF
5: RBG0 ON/OFF
8: Sprite ON/OFF
9: VDP2_C++/VDP2_JIT/NO_GFX toggle

2.Note:

(1).Nova only supports one player currently.
(2).Nova can start from command line. The syntax is very simple: > nova "path"

External Links[edit]