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<div style="font-size:162%; border:none; padding:.1em; color:#000;">Welcome to the Emulation General wiki,</div>
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<div style="font-size:162%; border:none; padding:.1em; color:#000;">Welcome to the Emulation General Wiki,</div>
 
<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:95%;">the wiki dedicated to all things emulation.</div>
 
<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:95%;">the wiki dedicated to all things emulation.</div>
 
<div id="articlecount" style="width:100%; text-align:center; font-size:85%;">There are [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles already. Why not explore them?</div>
 
<div id="articlecount" style="width:100%; text-align:center; font-size:85%;">There are [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles already. Why not explore them?</div>
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If you're looking for ways to contribute, see the [[Talk:Main_Page#TODO|TODO discussion]].
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If you're looking for ways to contribute, you can [[GetInvolved|start here]].
 
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<font size="3"><b>[[Arcade emulators|Arcade]]</b></font> [[File:PacmanGhost.png|20px]]  
 
<font size="3"><b>[[Arcade emulators|Arcade]]</b></font> [[File:PacmanGhost.png|20px]]  
 
* [[Arcade LaserDisc emulators|Arcade LaserDisc]]
 
* [[Arcade LaserDisc emulators|Arcade LaserDisc]]
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* [[Discrete Circuitry-Based Arcade Games|Discrete Circuitry-Based]]
 
* [[Neo Geo and variants|Neo-Geo MVS]]  
 
* [[Neo Geo and variants|Neo-Geo MVS]]  
 
* [[Sega Model 1]]  
 
* [[Sega Model 1]]  
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* [[Taito Type X and variants]]  
 
* [[Taito Type X and variants]]  
  
<font size="3"><b>[[List of computers|Personal Computers]]</b></font> [[File:Crt-monitor.png|22px]]  
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<font size="3"><b>[[List of computers|Personal computers]]</b></font> [[File:Crt-monitor.png|22px]]  
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* [[Desk-Size Computers / Supercomputers / Mainframes]]
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* [[Portable Computers (Miscellaneous)]]
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* [[Intel CPUs]] ([[Windows 95/98/ME emulators|Windows 9x series]])
 
* [[PLATO Computer System|PLATO]]  
 
* [[PLATO Computer System|PLATO]]  
 
* [[Altair 8800|MITS Altair 8800]]   
 
* [[Altair 8800|MITS Altair 8800]]   
 
* [[Apple I emulators|Apple I]]  
 
* [[Apple I emulators|Apple I]]  
 
* [[Apple II Line|Apple ][ Line]]  
 
* [[Apple II Line|Apple ][ Line]]  
* [[apple /// Line|apple /// Line]]
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* [[apple /// Line|apple /// Line]]
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* [[Apple IIGS emulators|Apple IIGS]]
 
* [[Macintosh line]]
 
* [[Macintosh line]]
 
* [[Atari 8-bit|Atari 8-bit (400, 800, XL, XE)]]  
 
* [[Atari 8-bit|Atari 8-bit (400, 800, XL, XE)]]  
 
* [[Atari ST Line]]  
 
* [[Atari ST Line]]  
* [[Intel CPUs]]
 
 
* [[Sinclair ZX81 emulators|Sinclair ZX81]]   
 
* [[Sinclair ZX81 emulators|Sinclair ZX81]]   
 
* [[ZX Spectrum Line]]   
 
* [[ZX Spectrum Line]]   
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* [[Commodore 128 emulators|Commodore 128]]
 
* [[Commodore 128 emulators|Commodore 128]]
 
* [[Fujitsu FM-7 emulators|Fujitsu FM-7]]  
 
* [[Fujitsu FM-7 emulators|Fujitsu FM-7]]  
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* [[FM Towns emulators|Fujitsu FM Towns]]
 
* [[Camputers Lynx emulators|Camputers Lynx]]  
 
* [[Camputers Lynx emulators|Camputers Lynx]]  
 
* [[MSX emulators|MSX]]   
 
* [[MSX emulators|MSX]]   
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<font size="3"><b>[[Atari]] Consoles</b></font> [[image:atari logo.png|21px]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[Atari]] consoles</b></font> [[image:atari logo.png|21px]]
 
* [[Atari 2600 emulators|Atari 2600]]       
 
* [[Atari 2600 emulators|Atari 2600]]       
 
* [[Atari 5200 emulators|Atari 5200]]
 
* [[Atari 5200 emulators|Atari 5200]]
 
* [[Atari 7800 emulators|Atari 7800]]
 
* [[Atari 7800 emulators|Atari 7800]]
* [[Atari_8-bit#Atari_XEGS|Atari XEGS]]
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* [[Atari 8-bit#Atari XEGS|Atari XEGS]]
 
* [[Atari Jaguar emulators|Atari Jaguar]]
 
* [[Atari Jaguar emulators|Atari Jaguar]]
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Atari]] Handhelds</b></font> [[image:Atari-Lynx-I-Handheld.png|30px]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[Atari]] handhelds</b></font> [[image:Atari-Lynx-I-Handheld.png|30px]]
 
* [[Atari Lynx emulators|Atari Lynx]]
 
* [[Atari Lynx emulators|Atari Lynx]]
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Nintendo]] Consoles</b></font> [[File:n64 logo.png|21px]]  
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<font size="3"><b>[[Nintendo]] consoles</b></font> [[File:n64 logo.png|21px]]  
 
* [[Nintendo Entertainment System emulators|NES / Famicom]]
 
* [[Nintendo Entertainment System emulators|NES / Famicom]]
 
* [[Super Nintendo emulators|Super Nintendo / Super Famicom]]
 
* [[Super Nintendo emulators|Super Nintendo / Super Famicom]]
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* [[Nintendo Switch emulators|Switch]] ([[Amiibo]])
 
* [[Nintendo Switch emulators|Switch]] ([[Amiibo]])
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Nintendo]] Handhelds</b></font> [[File:Gameboy Advance.png|30px]]  
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<font size="3"><b>[[Nintendo]] handhelds</b></font> [[File:Gameboy Advance.png|30px]]  
 
* [[Game &amp; Watch]]
 
* [[Game &amp; Watch]]
 
* [[Game Boy/Game Boy Color emulators|Game Boy/Color]]
 
* [[Game Boy/Game Boy Color emulators|Game Boy/Color]]
 
* [[Virtual Boy emulators|Virtual Boy]]
 
* [[Virtual Boy emulators|Virtual Boy]]
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* [[Pokémon mini emulators|Pokémon mini]]
 
* [[Game Boy Advance emulators|Game Boy Advance]] ([[GBA e-Reader emulators|e-Reader]])
 
* [[Game Boy Advance emulators|Game Boy Advance]] ([[GBA e-Reader emulators|e-Reader]])
* [[Nintendo DS emulators|Nintendo DS / DSi]]
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* [[Nintendo DS emulators|Nintendo DS]] ([[Nintendo DSi emulators|DSi]])
 
* [[Nintendo 3DS emulators|Nintendo 3DS]] ([[Amiibo]])
 
* [[Nintendo 3DS emulators|Nintendo 3DS]] ([[Amiibo]])
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Sega]] Consoles</b></font> [[File:dreamcast logo.png|23px|link=Category:Sega consoles]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[Sega]] consoles</b></font> [[File:dreamcast logo.png|23px|link=Category:Sega consoles]]
 
* [[SG-1000 emulators|SG-1000]]
 
* [[SG-1000 emulators|SG-1000]]
 
* [[Master System emulators|Master System]]
 
* [[Master System emulators|Master System]]
 
* [[Sega Genesis emulators|Genesis / Mega Drive, CD &amp; 32X]]
 
* [[Sega Genesis emulators|Genesis / Mega Drive, CD &amp; 32X]]
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* [[Sega Pico|Pico]]
 
* [[Sega Saturn emulators|Saturn]]
 
* [[Sega Saturn emulators|Saturn]]
 
* [[Sega Dreamcast emulators|Dreamcast]]
 
* [[Sega Dreamcast emulators|Dreamcast]]
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Sega]] Handhelds</b></font> [[File:Game Gear.png|28px]]  
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<font size="3"><b>[[Sega]] handhelds</b></font> [[File:Game Gear.png|28px]]  
 
* [[Master System emulators|Game Gear]]
 
* [[Master System emulators|Game Gear]]
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* [[Sega VMU emulators|VMU / VMS]]
  
<font size="3"><b>NEC Consoles</b></font> [[File:NEC.png|30px]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[NEC]] consoles</b></font> [[File:NEC.png|30px]]
 
* [[PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16) emulators|PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16, CD]]
 
* [[PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16) emulators|PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16, CD]]
 
* [[PC-FX emulators|PC-FX]]
 
* [[PC-FX emulators|PC-FX]]
  
 
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<font size="3"><b>[[Sony]] Consoles</b></font> [[File:playstation logo.png|25px]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[Sony]] consoles</b></font> [[File:playstation logo.png|25px]]
 
* [[PlayStation emulators|PlayStation]]
 
* [[PlayStation emulators|PlayStation]]
 
* [[PlayStation 2 emulators|PlayStation 2]]
 
* [[PlayStation 2 emulators|PlayStation 2]]
 
* [[PlayStation 3 emulators|PlayStation 3]]
 
* [[PlayStation 3 emulators|PlayStation 3]]
 
* [[PlayStation 4 emulators|PlayStation 4]]
 
* [[PlayStation 4 emulators|PlayStation 4]]
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* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[PlayStation 5]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span>
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Sony]] Handhelds</b></font> [[File:Sony-PSP.png|30px]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[Sony]] handhelds</b></font> [[File:Sony-PSP.png|30px]]
 
* [[PocketStation emulators|PocketStation]]
 
* [[PocketStation emulators|PocketStation]]
 
* [[PlayStation Portable emulators|PlayStation Portable]]
 
* [[PlayStation Portable emulators|PlayStation Portable]]
 
* [[PlayStation Vita emulators|PlayStation Vita]]
 
* [[PlayStation Vita emulators|PlayStation Vita]]
  
<font size="3"><b>[[Microsoft]] Consoles</b></font> [[File:xbox logo.png|23px]]
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<font size="3"><b>[[Microsoft]] consoles</b></font> [[File:xbox logo.png|23px]]
 
* [[Xbox emulators|Xbox]]
 
* [[Xbox emulators|Xbox]]
 
* [[Xbox 360 emulators|Xbox 360]]
 
* [[Xbox 360 emulators|Xbox 360]]
 
* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[Xbox One emulators|Xbox One]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span>
 
* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[Xbox One emulators|Xbox One]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span>
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* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[Xbox Series X and Series S|Xbox Series X/S]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span>
  
<font size="3"><b>Other 90s Consoles</b></font><!-- Sorted by release -->
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<font size="3"><b>Other 90s consoles</b></font><!-- Sorted by release -->
 
* [[Neo Geo emulators|Neo Geo AES/CD]] <!-- 1990 -->
 
* [[Neo Geo emulators|Neo Geo AES/CD]] <!-- 1990 -->
 
* [[Philips CD-i emulators|Philips CD-i]] <!-- 1991 -->
 
* [[Philips CD-i emulators|Philips CD-i]] <!-- 1991 -->
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* [[Amiga_emulators#Amiga_CD32|Amiga CD<sup>32</sup>]]
 
* [[Amiga_emulators#Amiga_CD32|Amiga CD<sup>32</sup>]]
  
<font size="3"><b>Other 90s Handhelds</b></font>
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<font size="3"><b>Other 90s handhelds</b></font>
 
* [[Neo Geo Pocket emulators|Neo-Geo Pocket/Color]]
 
* [[Neo Geo Pocket emulators|Neo-Geo Pocket/Color]]
 
* [[WonderSwan emulators|WonderSwan/Color]]
 
* [[WonderSwan emulators|WonderSwan/Color]]
 
* [[Tiger LCD Handhelds]]
 
* [[Tiger LCD Handhelds]]
  
<font size="3"><b>First/Second Generation Consoles</b></font>
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<font size="3"><b>First/second generation consoles</b></font>
 
* [[Magnavox Odyssey emulators|Magnavox Odyssey]]  
 
* [[Magnavox Odyssey emulators|Magnavox Odyssey]]  
 
* [[Fairchild_Channel_F_emulators|Fairchild Channel F]]   
 
* [[Fairchild_Channel_F_emulators|Fairchild Channel F]]   
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* [[ColecoVision emulators|ColecoVision]]  
 
* [[ColecoVision emulators|ColecoVision]]  
 
* [[Vectrex emulators|Vectrex]]  
 
* [[Vectrex emulators|Vectrex]]  
* [[First and Second Generations of video game consoles|1970s/1980s Console Boom]]
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* [[First and Second Generations of video game consoles|1970s/1980s console boom]]
* [[Strange and Forgotten Console emulators|Strange and Forgotten Consoles]] (1980-2000)
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* [[Strange and Forgotten Console emulators|Strange and forgotten consoles]] (1980-2000)
  
<font size="3"><b>Mobile Phones</b></font>
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<font size="3"><b>Mobile phones</b></font>
 
* [[Cellphone emulators|Cellphones]]
 
* [[Cellphone emulators|Cellphones]]
* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[Cellphone emulators#N-Gage (Nokia)|N-Gage]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span> <!-- Placeholder link until individual page ready -->
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* [[Cellphone emulators#N-Gage (Nokia)|N-Gage]]
 
* [[Android emulators|Android]]
 
* [[Android emulators|Android]]
 
* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[IOS emulators|iOS]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span>
 
* <span title="No Playable Emulators">[[IOS emulators|iOS]] <sup>&Dagger;</sup></span>
 
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==Emulating On Other Systems==
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==Emulating on other systems==
 
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<font size="2"><b>On Consoles</b></font>
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<font size="2"><b>On consoles</b></font>
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* [[Emulators on Wii]]
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* [[Emulators on Switch]]
 
* [[Emulators on PS2]]
 
* [[Emulators on PS2]]
* [[Emulators on Wii]]
 
 
* [[Emulators on PS3]]
 
* [[Emulators on PS3]]
  
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<font size="2"><b>On Handhelds</b></font>
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<font size="2"><b>On handhelds</b></font>
 
* [[Emulators on GBA]]
 
* [[Emulators on GBA]]
 
* [[Emulators on DS]]
 
* [[Emulators on DS]]
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* [[Emulators on PSP]]
 
* [[Emulators on PSP]]
 
* [[Emulators on Vita]]
 
* [[Emulators on Vita]]
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<font size="2"><b>On mobiles</b></font>
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* [[Emulators on Android]]
  
 
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<font size="2"><b>Official Emulators</b></font>
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<font size="2"><b>Official emulators</b></font>
 
* [[Official Nintendo Emulators]]
 
* [[Official Nintendo Emulators]]
 
* [[Official Sony Emulators]]
 
* [[Official Sony Emulators]]
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<font size="2"><b>Other</b></font>
 
<font size="2"><b>Other</b></font>
* [[Emulating on a web browser|Emulators on Browsers]]
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* [[Emulating on a web browser|Emulators on browsers]]
 
* [[Emulators on TI Calculators]]
 
* [[Emulators on TI Calculators]]
 
* [[Virtual Reality|Emulators with VR support]]
 
* [[Virtual Reality|Emulators with VR support]]
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==Not Really Emulators==
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==Not really emulators==
 
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<font size="2"><b>[[Compatibility layers|Compatibility Layers]]</b></font>
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<font size="2"><b>[[Compatibility layers]]</b></font>
 
* [[Wine]]
 
* [[Wine]]
 
* [[Proton]]
 
* [[Proton]]
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* [[Pinball]]
 
* [[Pinball]]
 
* [[Game & Watch]]
 
* [[Game & Watch]]
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* [[Magnavox Odyssey]]
  
 
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* [[RetroArch]]
 
* [[RetroArch]]
 
* [[Lakka]]
 
* [[Lakka]]
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* [[RetroPie]]
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* [[TWiLight Menu++]]
  
 
<font size="2"><b>[[FPGA]]</b></font>
 
<font size="2"><b>[[FPGA]]</b></font>
 
* [[MiSTer]]
 
* [[MiSTer]]
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<font size="2"><b>[[Preservation projects]]</b></font>
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* [[Flashpoint]]
  
 
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<font size="2"><b>Miscellaneous</b></font>
 
<font size="2"><b>Miscellaneous</b></font>
* [[Flashpoint]]
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* [[Flash]]
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* [[Hypervisors]]
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* [[Wrappers]]
 
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* [[Auto-load next disc]]
 
* [[Auto-load next disc]]
 
* [[Black frame insertion]]
 
* [[Black frame insertion]]
* [[Computer specs|Computer Specifications]]
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* [[Building RetroArch]]
* [[Resolution|Console Display Resolutions]]
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* [[Dummies Guide: RetroArch]]
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* [[Using RetroArch]]
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* [[Computer specs|Computer specifications]]
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* [[Decapping]]
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* [[Resolution|Console display resolutions]]
 
* [[Controllers]]
 
* [[Controllers]]
 
* [[Cue sheet (.cue)]]
 
* [[Cue sheet (.cue)]]
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* [[Emulation Accuracy]]
 
* [[Emulation Accuracy]]
 
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* [[Emulator Files|Files and BIOS for Emulators]]
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* [[Emulator Problems FAQ]]
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* [[Emulator Files|Files and BIOS for emulators]]
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* [[Licensing]]
 
* [[List of filetypes|Filetypes]]
 
* [[List of filetypes|Filetypes]]
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* [[Famicom Color Palette]]
 
* [[Frames per second]]
 
* [[Frames per second]]
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* [[Game problems FAQ]]
 
* [[High/Low level emulation]]
 
* [[High/Low level emulation]]
 
* [[Input lag]]
 
* [[Input lag]]
 
* [[Netplay]]
 
* [[Netplay]]
* [[List of notable ports|Notable Ports]]
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* [[List of notable ports|Notable ports]]
 
* [[Overclocking]]
 
* [[Overclocking]]
 
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* [[Port Forwarding Guide For Netplay]]
 
* [[Recommended N64 plugins]]
 
* [[Recommended N64 plugins]]
 
* [[Recommended PS1 Plugins]]
 
* [[Recommended PS1 Plugins]]
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* [[ROM & ISO Sites]]
 
* [[ROM & ISO Sites]]
 
* [[Save Converters]]
 
* [[Save Converters]]
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* [[Save Disk Space for ISOs|Alter dumps to save disk space]]
 +
* [[Scam Emulators]]
 
* [[Support emulation projects]]
 
* [[Support emulation projects]]
* [[File Hashes|Verifying Dumps]]
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* [[File Hashes|Verifying dumps]]
 
* [[Vsync]]
 
* [[Vsync]]
 
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==Shaders/Filters==
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==Shaders/filters==
 
* [[CRT Shaders]]
 
* [[CRT Shaders]]
 
* [[Dithering]]
 
* [[Dithering]]
* [[List of shaders and filters|List of Shaders and Filters]]
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* [[List of shaders and filters]]
 
* [[NTSC Filters]]
 
* [[NTSC Filters]]
 
* [[Shaders and Filters]]
 
* [[Shaders and Filters]]
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==Modding==
 
==Modding==
* [[60 FPS Cheat Codes|60 FPS Hacks]]
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* [[60 FPS Cheat Codes|60 FPS hacks]]
 
* [[Achievements Support]]
 
* [[Achievements Support]]
* [[Save Disk Space for ISOs|Alter Dumps to Save Disk Space]]
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* [[Save Disk Space for ISOs|Alter dumps to save disk space]]
 
* [[Cheats and Patches]]
 
* [[Cheats and Patches]]
 
* [[Modding Consoles/Flashcarts]]
 
* [[Modding Consoles/Flashcarts]]
 
* [[Mods, Hacks and Fan-Translations]]
 
* [[Mods, Hacks and Fan-Translations]]
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* [[Apply ROM Hacks and Translations]]
 
* [[ROM Hacking Resources]]
 
* [[ROM Hacking Resources]]
 
* [[Texture Packs]]
 
* [[Texture Packs]]
* [[Widescreen Hack|Widescreen Hacks]]
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* [[Widescreen Hack|Widescreen hacks]]
 
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