Nintendo DS (melonDS)Link
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An up-and-coming Nintendo DS emulator by StapleButter, ported to libretro.
Why use this core?Link
How to get and install the melonDS 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 'Nintendo DS (melonDS)'.
After this has finished downloading, the core should now be ready for use!
How to play (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 'Nintendo DS (melonDS)'.
The game should now start running!
- Nintendo DS (DeSmuME) - Shared platforms.
A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores have found here.
Content that can be loaded by the melonDS core have the following file extensions:
RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the melonDS core:
Required or optional firmware files go in RetroArch's system directory.
|firmware.bin||NDS Firmware - Required||e45033d9b0fa6b0de071292bba7c9d13|
|bios7.bin||ARM7 BIOS - Required||df692a80a5b1bc90728bc3dfc76cd948|
|bios9.bin||ARM9 BIOS - Required||a392174eb3e572fed6447e956bde4b25|
|Crop Overscan (in RetroArch's Video settings)||✕|
The melonDS core's directory name is 'melonDS'
Core provided aspect ratioLink
The melonDS 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
- RetroPad - Joypad
- Nintendo DS - Joypad
Joypad and analog device type tableLink
|User 1 input descriptors||Nintendo DS|