Nintendo - NES / Famicom (QuickNES)Link

BackgroundLink

Nes_Emu, the core NES emulator library used by QuickNES, began as a very simple NES emulator sometime in 2004. It was based on the 6502 CPU core and APU sound core used in the Game_Music_Emu sound engine.

Author/LicenseLink

The QuickNES core has been authored by

  • blargg
  • kode54

The QuickNES core is licensed under

A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores have found here.

ExtensionsLink

Content that can be loaded by the QuickNES core have the following file extensions:

  • .nes

DatabasesLink

RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the QuickNES core:

FeaturesLink

Frontend-level settings or features that the QuickNES core respects.

Feature Supported
Restart
Screenshots
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay
Core Options
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controls
Remapping
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem
Softpatching
Disk Control
Username
Language
Crop Overscan
LEDs

DirectoriesLink

The QuickNES core's directory name is 'QuickNES'

The QuickNES core saves/loads to/from these directories.

Frontend's Save directory

  • 'content-name'.srm (Cartridge battery save)

Frontend's State directory

  • 'content-name'.state# (State)

Geometry and timingLink

  • The QuickNES core's core provided FPS is 60
  • The QuickNES core's core provided sample rate is 44100 Hz
  • The QuickNES core's core provided aspect ratio is 4/3

ControllersLink

The QuickNES core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):

User 1 - 2 device typesLink

  • None - Doesn't disable input.
  • RetroPad - Joypad
  • RetroPad w/ Analog - Joypad - There's no reason to switch to this.**

Controller tablesLink

JoypadLink

User 1 - 2 Remap descriptors RetroPad Inputs
B
Select
Start
D-Pad Up
D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right
A

CompatibilityLink

Game Issue
Burai Fighter Softlocks when entering a level.
Crisis Force Crashes on start.
Family Circuit '91 Crashes on start.
Gradius II Crashes on start.
Huge Insect No enemies spawn.
Lagrange Point Crashes on start.
Mickey's Safari in Letterland Graphical glitches on the sides of the screen and on the status bar. (1)
Ms. Pac-Man (Tengen version) Graphical glitches on the sides of the screen.
Skull & Crossbones Crashes on start.
(1)

See alsoLink

Nintendo - Nintendo Entertainment SystemLink