Running old school games on your PSP? It's definitely possible
#418411 by esmjanus
Mon May 22, 2017 6:30 pm
This is a fork from 173210/snes9xTYL and has the following changes:

snes9xTYL Mod 170727.
-Fixed Speed hacks option that wasn't saved separately for each game.
-Added optimizations for SA1 games.**
-Added support for Super Mario World VLDC 9 romhack.**
-Added code to apply hardcoded speedhack patches for the main CPU and SA1 games.**
-Added instructions to specifically allow games to wake the SA1 chip from the main CPU.**
-Implemented SA1 sleep speedhack on the following games:**
Super Mario RPG.
Kirby’s Dreamland.
Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius.
Kirby Super Star.
Marvelous.
Super Robot Taisen.
Panic Bomber World.
Dragon Ball Hyper Dimension.
SD Gundam Next.
Power Rangers Zeo.
Daisenryaku Expert 2.
Masters New Augusta 3.
Bass Fishing.
J96 Dream Stadium.
Shining Scorpion.
Pebble Beach New.
PGA European Tour.
SD F1 Grand Prix.
-Minor changes and optimizations.
**Changes based on snes9x 3DS

snes9xTYL Mod 170521.
-Fixed getting back to XMB menu at starting the emulator due to a wrong Heap size on ME version. Thanks to kylon for the advice.
-Fixed savestates.
-Fixed SAVES folder detection.
-Enabled PSP Clockspeed change on ME version.
-Enabled adhoc/netplay suppport.
-Added standby/sleep mode on ME version, but it is disabled during netplay to prevent losing adhoc connection.
-Optimized Offset per Tile renderer, this gives an speed boost on some games like StarFox, Tetris Attack, Kirby's Avalanche, Strike Gunner STG, etc. Thanks to snes9x_3DS by bubble2k16.

Download: https://github.com/esmjanus/snes9xTYL/releases
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Last edited by esmjanus on Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:59 am, edited 3 times in total.
#418436 by Joel16
Wed May 24, 2017 12:28 am
Nice work!

Glad to see people still working on PSP homebrews :)
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#418457 by Nismo
Thu May 25, 2017 6:53 pm
Doesn't work for me, PSP-1000 CFW 6.60 ME.

Tested both versions of snes9xTYL Mod 170521.

s9xTYLcm_mod_170521 try to load the game until psp shutdown, it happens with all my games.
s9xTYLmecm_mod_170521 gives error when trying to load game, "couldn't allocate memory", it happens with all my games.

I'm playing with s9xTYLmecm 0.4.2 without problems. Any help please?

Regards.

Edit: tested Snes9xTYLcm Rev. 091127 MOD R28 and it's working for me too, so there must be some problem with s9xTYLcm_mod_170521.
#418463 by Nismo
Thu May 25, 2017 8:49 pm
Yes, maybe it's a problem of the low memory from PSP-1000 model, but older versions are working, only latest version doesn't work.
#418471 by Nismo
Fri May 26, 2017 8:04 am
As I said in one of my previous posts, I have tested Snes9xTYLcm MOD R26 and s9xTYLmecm 0.4.2 (no mod version) working without problems.

I have tried R27, when I press X to load a game, PSP freezes and shutdown, it doesn't show the blue boxes with loading messages, just freezes and shutdown.
R28 from github link you provided it's working but unstable, with screen freezes in some games like captain commando, it was working very well in 0.4.2 (no mod). Also when launching emulator it's always asking for creating the saves dir, even if the saves dir already in memory stick.
On Snes9xTYL Mod 170521 no problems with saves dir and it almost show some loading messages inside a blue box (checksum, loading settings...) PSP freezes and shutdown while showing loading default settings blue box.

R26 it's working perfect, it load games without problems and no screen freezes.

There's no one emulator version than if I select Ltrigger+Rtrigger for menu, it doesn't work. This is for mod and original (no mod) emulators too.

Remember this is a PSP-1000 with 6.60 ME firmware.

Regards.

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