Game Boy / Game Boy Color (TGB Dual)Link

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BackgroundLink

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

Why use this core?Link

Awaiting description.

How to get and install the TGB Dual 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 'Game Boy / Game Boy Color (TGB Dual)'.

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 'Game Boy / Game Boy Color (TGB Dual)'.

The content should now start running!

AuthorsLink

  • GIGO
  • Hii

See alsoLink

GB/GBCLink

LicenseLink

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

The TGB Dual core is licensed under

ExtensionsLink

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

  • .gb
  • .gbc
  • .sgb

DatabasesLink

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

FeaturesLink

RetroArch-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

DirectoriesLink

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

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

RetroArch's Save directory

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

RetroArch's State directory

  • 'content-name'.state# (State)

Geometry and timingLink

  • The TGB Dual core's internal FPS is 59.72
  • The TGB Dual core's internal sample rate is 44100 Hz
  • The TGB Dual core's core provided aspect ratio is (Ratio)

UsageLink

Awaiting description.

Core optionsLink

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) (Off/On) (restart)

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

GB Link Enable - Enabled

  • Screen placement (horizontal/vertical)

Switches the screen layout for multiplayer support.

Horizontal

Vertical

  • Switch player screens (normal/switched)

Switches the player screens for multiplayer support.

  • Show player screens (both players/player 1 only/player 2 only)

Displays the selected player screens for multiplayer support.

ControllersLink

Device typesLink

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 typesLink

  • None - Input isn't disabled.
  • RetroPad - Joypad
  • RetroPad w/Analog - Joypad - There is no reason to switch to this.

Controller tablesLink

Joypad and analog device type tableLink

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

CompatibilityLink

Awaiting description.