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Port of Mednafen VB to libretro.
Why use this core?Link
How to get and install the Beetle VB core:Link
Start up RetroArch. Inside the main menu, go to 'Online Updater'.
Just to make sure we have the latest info files, select 'Update Core Info FIles'. Wait until this is done. Then, select 'Core Updater'.
Browse through the list and select 'Virtual Boy (Beetle VB)'.
After this has finished downloading, the core should now be ready for use!
How to start (after installation):Link
Go back to RetroArch's main menu screen. Select 'Load Content'.
Browse to the folder that contains the content you want to run.
Select the content that you want to run.
If you are asked which core to select, choose 'Virtual Boy (Beetle VB)'.
The content should now start running!
A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores have found here.
Content that can be loaded by the Beetle VB core have the following file extensions:
RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the Beetle VB core:
RetroArch-level settings or features that the Beetle VB core respects.
The Beetle VB core's directory name is 'Mednafen VB'
The Beetle VB core saves/loads to/from these directories.
RetroArch's Save directory
- 'content-name'.srm (Cartridge battery save)
- 'content-name'.sav (Cartridge battery save)
RetroArch's State directory
- 'content-name'.state# (State)
Geometry and timingLink
- The Beetle VB core's internal FPS is 50.27
- The Beetle VB core's internal sample rate is 44100 Hz
- The Beetle VB core's core provided aspect ratio is 12/7
The Beetle VB 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.
- Anaglyph preset (restart) (Off/red & blue/red & cyan/red & electric cyan/red & green/green & magenta/yellow & blue)
These Analglyph preset screenshots have been taken with the Palette core option set to black & red
Anaglyph preset - Off
Anaglyph preset - red & blue
Anaglyph preset - red & cyan
Anaglyph preset - red & electric cyan
Anaglyph preset - red & green
Anaglyph preset - green & magenta
Anaglyph preset - yellow & blue
- Palette (restart) (black & red/black & white)
Palette - black & red
Palette - black & white
Right Analog to Digital (Off/On)
The Beetle VB core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):
User 1 device typesLink
- None - Doesn't disable input.
- RetroPad - Joypad
- Retropad w/Analog - Joypad - There is no reason to switch to this.
Joypad and analog device type tableLink
|User 1 Input descriptors||RetroPad Inputs|
|Left D-Pad Up|
|Left D-Pad Down|
|Left D-Pad Left|
|Left D-Pad Right|
|Right D-Pad Up|
|Right D-Pad Left|
|Right D-Pad Down|
|Right D-Pad Right|
|Right D-Pad X||X|
|Right D-Pad Y||Y|