Unfortunately no full-screen mode is provided, and if you don't have a StrongARM you may encounter some problems, since even on a Risc PC 700 the emulator is too slow if you're in a high-colour screenmode. The window is also too small unless you zoom it (or change to a small desktop mode), but the
zoom slows it down enormously. If you have a Risc PC, however, it's worth downloading
both versions of the emulator to see which you prefer.
||David McEwen (email@example.com)
||Marat Fayzullin's VGB
||David's web site, or Acorn Gaming
||Virtually all games, including the new colour ones!
||Full on StrongARM; about half-speed on other Risc PCs
||2.03 - 6/12/00 (as of 29/12/00)
The Gameboy makes up over 95% of portable game system sales. Nintendo's most recent rechristening of the breed is the Color Gameboy, which is just that - a Gameboy with full colour. Retailing at around £60, the latest version of the extremely successful portable games machine is twice as fast as the earlier models, and clearly considerably nicer to look at! An emulator is already available for the machine in the form of VGB, the 'Virtual Gameboy'. On some other platforms this is a commercial product, but prolific Acorn emulator author David McEwen has produced an Acorn version that is completely free!
This latest release is faster, supports cheat codes, is more stable and has various fixes and improvements. It now also runs Zelda DX correctly. Please do note, however, that it is quite blatant and inexcusable piracy to run brand new Color Gameboy games if you do not own the actual game cartridge itself (or any Gameboy games, for that matter).
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