Nintendo - Game Boy / Color (TGB Dual)

Background

TGB Dual is an open source (GPLv2) GB/GBC emulator with game link cable support.

Author/License

The TGB Dual core has been authored by

  • GIGO
  • Hii

The TGB Dual core is licensed under

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

Extensions

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

  • .gb
  • .gbc
  • .sgb

Databases

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

Features

Frontend-level settings or features that the TGB Dual 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

Directories

The TGB Dual core's internal core name is 'TGB Dual'

The TGB Dual core saves/loads to/from these directories.

Frontend's Save directory

  • 'content-name'.srm (Cartridge battery save)
  • 'content-name'.rtc (Real time clock save)

Frontend's State directory

  • 'content-name'.state# (State)

Geometry and timing

  • The TGB Dual core's core provided FPS is 59.7275005696
  • The TGB Dual core's core provided sample rate is 44100 Hz
  • The TGB dual core's core provided aspect ratio is (Ratio)

Core options

The TGB Dual core has the following option(s) that can be tweaked from the core options menu. The default setting is bolded.

Settings with (Restart) means that core has to be closed for the new setting to be applied on next launch.

  • GB Link Enable (restart) [tgbdual_gblink_enable] (disabled|enabled)

    Emulates two Game Boy units side by side for multiplayer support.

GB Link Enable - Enabled

  • Screen placement [tgbdual_screen_placement] (horizontal|vertical)

    Switches the screen layout for multiplayer support.

Horizontal

Vertical

  • Switch player screens [tgbdual_switch_screens] (normal|switched)

    Switches the player screens for multiplayer support.

  • Show player screens [tgbdual_single_screen_mp] (both players|player 1 only|player 2 only)

    Displays the selected player screens for multiplayer support.

Controllers

The TGB Dual 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 types

  • None - Doesn't disable input. There's no reason to switch to this.
  • RetroPad - Joypad - Stay on this.
  • RetroPad - Joypad - Same as RetroPad. There's no reason to switch to this.

Controller tables

Joypad

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

Compatibility

Awaiting description.

See also

Nintendo - Game Boy (+ Color)