Dreamcast Emu Information

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Notes about a few popular Dreamcast Emulators

If you can find the bin, ISO or burn files for these particular Emulators for the Sega Dreamcast, you’ll have a collection of some of the best Sega and other games released. Below I provide my experience with and tips for using them that are not otherwise obvious. A few of them had some difficulty running specific games, but all of them in general have games that are worth the cost of a CD disk since they are so cheap these days.

(2014) Genesis Emu M to Z.

  • Most games work –  but Not all games work
  • Only use the (D. pad) and (Start) button, because the other buttons change the emu software settings.
  • To exit a game back to the menu, hold the (Start) button and then push the (Thumb Stick) up.

(2015) Sega DC Genesis Emu

  • Scroll down to (ROMS) and press (A) button.
  • Use the Plus Pad (+) to scroll the menu to desired game.
  • Use (Left Trigger) or (Right Trigger) to fast browse the games.
  • Press (A) button on the game you want to play.
  • To return to the main menu before starting a game. Press the Blue Button (B)
  • Choose (Start Game) to begin and Press (A) button.
  • Notes: To exit the game press and hold the (Start) button and press the (Thumb STICK) UP.  Use the Plus Pad (+) to Scroll down to and select Main Menu and press the Red (A) Button.

(2014) Colecovision EMU

  • The game menu scrolls both left to right.
  • Press (A) button to select a game
  • To exit a game, hold in both (Trigger) buttons and press the (Start) button.
  • Notes: To figure out how to operate the game control buttons, visit the controller options in the menu first.

(2014) NES EMU Ripfire

  • Choose (Select ROM X) and press the (A) button.
  • Scroll down and select (CD) and press the (A) button.
  • Choose (ROMs)  and press the (A) button. 
  • Use (D. Pad) or (Triggers) to scroll game list  and press the (A) button on the desired game.
  • You will be returned to the Main Startup menu.  
  • Use (D. Pad) and Scroll down to (Run L) and then press the (A) button.
  • Notes: To exit the game press and hold the (Start) button and press the (Thumb) Stick left.

(2014) GameShark Lite

  • Boot Dreamcast console with GameShark Lite disk.
  • Remove GameShark Lite disk after running and disks stops.
  • Click the menu to view the list of Dreamcast Games available.
  • Click on the game cheat codes for the game you want to play.  Make sure they are highlighted.
  • Return to the main menu.
  • Select – Start Game With Cheats Enabled.

(2015) NES (Nester DC)

  • Press Start.
  • Choose the Game Cart/CD Graphic and press Red (A) Button.
  • Use the Plus Pad (+) to browse the games in press left or right or up, down Position.
  • Use the Plus Pad (+) press up, down Position to view the game cart, game play screen shots, label graphic, original box.
  • Use (Left Trigger) to fast browse the games from the first towards the last.
  • Use (Right Trigger) to fast browse the games from the last towards the first.
  • Press the (Start Button) on the game to see information, play game, add to favorites or listen to NSF..
  • Select (Play) from the menu and Press the Red (A) button to start a game.
  • Select – Start Game With Cheats Enabled.
  • Notes: To exit the game press and hold the (Start) button and press the (Thumb STICK) UP.  Use the Plus Pad (+) to Scroll down to and select Main Menu and press the Red (A) Button. 

(2015) Sega SmashPack Volume 1

  • Press Start.
  • Use the Plus Pad (+) or Thumbstick to navigate the menu.
  • Press Red (A) Button on the desired game.
  • Use the Plus Pad (+) to select the desired option of Start Game, Controls, Show Credits, Return to Menu).
  • Press Red (A) Button on the desired option
  • Notes: To exit the game press and hold the (THUMB STICK) UP and while holding the Thumb Stick in the up position, press the (Start Button).  Use the Plus Pad (+) to select the desired option of Start Game, Controls, Show Credits, Return to Menu).

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