Installing the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) emulator

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Emulators for almost every old hunk of junk computer (I personally programmed with BASIC on an Atari 400) or video game console have been around for ages. The Nintendo Entertainment System is no exception. There is a project called NES.app which is being developed by "NerveGas", "NightWatch", "bwhiteman", "dshadow", "wheat", and others. This emulator is based on the InfoNES core.





Attention

I will be using Fugu to upload the files in this tutorial. These instructions can be applied to any files you want to add to your iPhone, provided you already have SSH installed. If you have not installed OpenSSH, or used Fugu before, then you must read this tutorial first.



Step 1.

Launch Cydia. Press the Featured Packages button.

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Press the NES button. Press the Install button.

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Press the Confirm button. When it has finished installing press the Home button on the iPhone and your SpringBoard will relaunch. You will see the NES icon on your second screen.

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Step 2.

Now that the emulator is installed, you need to install some games or (ROMs). Launch Fugu. Navigate to /var/modile/Media/   Click the New Folder button, then name it ROMs, and make sure it is being created Remotely, then click Create.

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Double click the ROMs folder, and click the New Folder button again. Name this folder NES, and make sure it is being created Remotely, then click Create.

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Step 3.

Double click the NES folder, and put your ROMs into it. Please do not e-mail me asking me how to do this, or where to find games, I will not reply. I do not condone the illegal piracy of copyrighted Nintendo games, and I provide no support in obtaining or using pirated images.

Copy the files over to the NES folder. Make sure all your game files have 3 Xs in the Permissions column.

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If they don't have these permissions, then right click each file, one at a time, select Get Info.

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Change your permissions to match these, and click Apply.

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Step 4.

Press the NES icon on the SpringBoard and you will be taken to your list of installed ROMs. There is also a Settings button with a lot of preferences you can change. Press a game title to play it.

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