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BackgroundLink

Meteor is a Nintendo Gameboy Advance emulator.

Why use this core?Link

Awaiting description.

How to get and install the Meteor core:Link

  1. Start up RetroArch. Inside the main menu, go to 'Online Updater'.

  2. Just to make sure we have the latest info files, select 'Update Core Info FIles'. Wait until this is done. Then, select 'Core Updater'.

  3. Browse through the list and select 'Game Boy Advance (Meteor)'.

After this has finished downloading, the core should now be ready for use!

How to start (after installation):Link

  1. Go back to RetroArch's main menu screen. Select 'Load Content'.

  2. Browse to the folder that contains the content you want to run.

  3. Select the content that you want to run.

  4. If you are asked which core to select, choose 'Game Boy Advance (Meteor)'.

The content should now start running!

AuthorsLink

  • Philippe Daouadi

See alsoLink

GBALink

LicenseLink

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

ExtensionsLink

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

  • .gba

DatabasesLink

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

FeaturesLink

RetroArch features that the Meteor core respects.

Feature Supported
Restart
Screenshots
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay ✔ (not link-cable emulation)
Core Options
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controls
Remapping
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem
Softpatching
Disk Control
Username
Language
Crop Overscan

DirectoriesLink

The Meteor core's directory name is 'Meteor GBA'

The Meteor core loads from and saves to to these directories.

RetroArch's Save directory

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

RetroArch's State directory

  • 'content-name'.state# (State)

Geometry and timingLink

The Meteor core's internal FPS is (FPS).

The Meteor core's internal sample rate is (Rate)

The Meteor core's core provided aspect ratio is (Ratio).

ControllersLink

Device typesLink

The Meteor 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.

Controller tablesLink

Joypad and analog device type tableLink

User 1 input descriptors RetroPad Inputs RetroPad
B B
Select Select
Start Start
D-Pad Up D-Pad Up
D-Pad Down D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right D-Pad Right
A A
L L
R R

CompatibilityLink

Awaiting description.