Atari Jaguar (Virtual Jaguar)Link

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Virtual Jaguar is a portable Jaguar emulator which is based on the source code of what used to be Potato Emulation.

Author(s): David Raingeard|Shamus

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LicenseLink

GPLv3

ExtensionsLink

j64|jag|rom|abs|cof|bin|prg

BIOSLink

The Virtual Jaguar core does not feature BIOS use.

FeaturesLink

Feature Supported
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controllers
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem

OptionsLink

The Virtual Jaguar core has the following options that can be tweaked from the core options menu. The default setting is bolded.

  • Fast Blitter (Off/On): this option will force Virtual Jaguar to use the older, less compatible yet faster blitter. Some games will not work properly with this option checked.
  • Doom Res Hack (Off/On): Needed for Doom to run in its correct resolution.
Doom Res Hack - Disabled

doom_res_hack_disabled

Doom Res Hack - Enabled

doom_res_hack_disabled

  • Bios (Restart) (Off/On): Enables bios loading sequence.
Bios - Enabled

Bios_enabled

  • Pal (Restart) (Off/On): NTSC to PAL switch. Setting this to on switches to PAL mode.

ControllersLink

The Virtual Jaguar core supports one controller setting(s):

  • RetroPad

virtualjaguar_retropad

Virtual Jaguar RetroPad
B RetroPad_B
C RetroPad_Y
Pause RetroPad_Select
Option RetroPad_Start
D-Pad RetroPad_Dpad
A RetroPad_A
Numpad 0 RetroPad_X
Numpad 1 RetroPad_L1
Numpad 2 RetroPad_R1
Numpad 3 RetroPad_L2
Numpad 4 RetroPad_R2
Numpad 5 RetroPad_L3
Numpad 6 RetroPad_R3
RetroPad_Left_Stick
RetroPad_Right_Stick

CompatibilityLink

A reference compatibility table can be found on the bottom of this page

Game Issue
Cybermorph Graphics glitches. (1)
Doom Enable Doom core option hack for proper graphics pitch.
Iron Soldier Hangs after selecting a stage.
Iron Soldier 2 Hangs after selecting a stage. Audio glitches.
Kasumi Ninja Graphics glitches. Missing background layers (2)
Ruiner Pinball Doesn't boot.
Super Burnout Hangs after selecting a track.
Towers II Heavy flickering.
Wolfenstein 3D Doesn't boot.
(1)

(2)