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BackgroundLink

NXEngine is a open source reproduction of the Cave Story game engine.

Why use this core?Link

Awaiting description.

How to get and install the NXEngine core:Link

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

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

  1. Browse through the list and select 'Cave Story (NXEngine)'.

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

How to start (after installation):Link

  1. You now need to obtain NXEngine's data files. You can do this by going back to the previous menu screen. From there, select 'Content Downloader'.

  1. Select 'NXEngine', then select 'Cave Story (En).zip'. This should download and extract this file to RetroArch's Downloads directory.

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

  1. Select the 'Cave Story (en)' directory, then select 'Doukutsu.exe'.

  1. If you are asked which core to select, choose 'NXEngine'.

The content should now start running!

AuthorsLink

  • Caitlin Shaw

LicenseLink

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

The NXEngine core is licensed under

ExtensionsLink

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

  • .exe

DatabasesLink

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

FeaturesLink

RetroArch-level settings or features that the NXEngine 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

DirectoriesLink

The NXEngine core's directory name is 'NXEngine'

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

RetroArch's Save directory

  • profile#.dat (Save data profile)

Geometry and timingLink

  • The NXEngine core's internal FPS is 60
  • The NXEngine core's internal sample rate is 22050 Hz
  • The NXEngine core's core provided aspect ratio is (Ratio)

ControllersLink

Device typesLink

The NXEngine 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
Jump
Settings
Inventory
D-Pad Up
D-Pad Down
D-Pad Left
D-Pad Right
Fire
Show/Hide Map
Previous Weapon
Next Weapon

CompatibilityLink

Awaiting description.