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Displaying pixels on a canvas at 60 hertz [closed]

I'm (new to SO and) attempting to code an "emulator" for an 8-bit CPU I am making with a friend. I have only ever used Java to make simple GUIs with Swing, and from reading similar questions it seems ...
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If I own the rights to a third party game on a defunct console, can I republish it without the permissions of the console manufacturer? [closed]

Suppose I owned the rights to a third party game published on the NES. Could I make a ROM of it and sell the emulated version?
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Crash on start-up when running on x86_64 Android emulator 5.0 & 6.0

My game crashes on start-up when using the following emulators installed from Android Studio: Android 5.0 x86_64 emulator Android 6.0 x86_64 emulator My app does not start, and instead it displays ...
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Can I 'emulate' a device by booting its BIOS on my PC?

So for example let's take a SEGA Genesis (Mega Drive). Let's say I have a usb Genesis cartridge loader with Sonic 1 plugged in. In that case, could I 'hardware emulate' a Genesis by booting a Genesis ...
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Why does an emulator use more RAM than the original system?

Why does an emulator use more RAM than the original system? What are emulators doing that requires so much more power? For example, when using the PSP emulator PPSSPP I'm experiencing lag on a modern ...
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Running an Existing Game Inside of Unreal Engine

Goal Be able to add an overlay (a webcam feed with greenscreen processing) to an existing VR capable flight simulator so that the user can see their physical controls and the sim utilizing green ...
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Screen tearing in emulator

I'm trying to make a game boy emulator, and I'm using Windows for the graphics (StretchDIBits). I'm getting screen tearing like this. I tried enabling vsync in ...
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Hundreds or even thousands of “slow” running CPUs emulated on GPU?

Introduction This question is specific to GPU programming. It's not primarily about the game idea. However, to better understand the question i will detail what it is i want to achieve in my game. ...
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How does 8-bit computers emulator work on modern days computer if the 8-bit computers software is proprietary? Do they need a permission? [closed]

How does 8-bit computers emulator work on modern days computer if the 8-bit computers software is proprietary? I mean, that e.g. ZX Spectrum has a copyright on the stuff how it works etc. so how it ...
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Prince of Persia - Original code [closed]

Any way to run original Prince of Persia code? The code is hosted here. Or if it is out of possible what is the best incarnation of this game ? PC/Amiga or whatever porting ?
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How are game console reverse engineered so emulators are created? [closed]

How do people reverse engineer consoles such as the Wii, to create emulators for their game executables?
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How to emulate PSX's graphics with OpenGL?

I want to know what options (or shaders) to set so that my OpenGL game looks like Playstation 1 game. I know it probably can not be achieved 100 % because PSX used television and television renders ...