Super Game Boy
Super Game Boy

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Setname:  supergb   
Year: 1994
Manufacturer: Nintendo
Status: good  works
Type: Game Console
Parent: Game Boy
Emulation info
   
Overall emulation:  good   
Color emulation:  good  
Sound emulation:  good  
Graphics emulation:  good  
Savestates:  supported   

Tech info
Chips
LR35902 ("maincpu")cpu 4295454 Hz
Speaker ("lspeaker")audio
Speaker ("rspeaker")audio
LR35902 Sound ("custom")audio
Screens
Screen ("screen")lcd horizontal 256 x 224 @ 59.732155
Media devices
cartridge ("gbslot") cartridge cart bin, gb, gbc
Software lists
gameboyoriginal
gbcolorcompatible


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Configurations

NameValue
[HACK] Skip BIOS Logo check Off
 On

Romset info
ROM NameSizeCRC32SHA1Dump StateBIOS option
sgb_boot.bin256 ec8a83b9aa2f50a77dfb4823da96ba99309085a3c6278515good
Sysinfo



Usage


MESS requires a cart dump (in one of the following formats: .gb, .gmb, .cgb, .gbc, .sgb, .bin) in the "cartridge" (cart) device to run supergb emulation. You can launch emulation using, at command line

mess supergb -cart "C:\pathtogame\gamename.gb"


Known Issues


Like most Super GB emulators around, MESS does not use SNES emulation combined with GB emulation. It is on the TO DO List, though, and it will be properly emulated eventually.


History and Trivia


The Super Game Boy is an adapter for the SNES that let you play Game Boy games on your television screen, using the SNES
controllers and deck as an interface. It also had some extended features like backgrounds around the game and primitive color, although not all games take advantage of this. It possible for Super Game Boy games to make use of the SNES sound hardware for extra effects. Try compairing Asteroids/Missile Commmand, Space Invaders or Donkey Kong to see some excellent use of the of enhancements.

There also was a Super Game Boy 2 released in 199?. It has the same features of the original Super Game Boy but adds a green game link LED, a red power LED and a Game link port.


Links


* FAQs -- http://www.gamersgraveyard.com/repository/snes/peripherals/sgbfaq.txt


Other Emulators


* bsnes -- http://byuu.org/ (the only emulator combining SNES + GB emulation for the SGB; it relies on Gambatte for the Game Boy side of the emulation)
* no$gmb -- http://nocash.emubase.de/gmb.htm
* BGB -- http://bgb.bircd.org/
* KiGB -- http://kigb.emuunlim.com/
* GEST -- http://koti.mbnet.fi/gest_emu/



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