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Starting this thread because I have in the past and actually present use an Emulator of my liking to Emulate Older games to play on my Current ( Or Non Current) PC!

Would Love to have some input from the Community on what Games are great to play on (Select Emulator) and The Best Roms To Play for Entertainment!

Please Let Us Know!

I Have a small list of Emulating Sites that are great to browse Through!

Emuparadise

Cool Roms (Roms and Emulator HQ)

Emulator Zone (Remember This One From my Childhood wink.gif )

And Lastly a Write UP about Emulators from Digital Trends


(This Idea Popped into my head because the Woman Couldn't Find a Way to Play Super Mario World and Was becoming distraught redface.gif )


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EDIT: Adding a dropbox Link to ZNES Emulator

And Drop Box Link to

1. Super Mario World
2. Super Mario World 2 (Yoshi Island)
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Some fans released a rom hack of Chrono Trigger called "Crimson Echoes" . I played it not too long ago, and they did a really quality job on it. Its definitely worth playing for anyone who's a fan of the old school JRPGs.

I played all these at some point, and they got fan translation patches, and never made it outside of Japan originally:

- Seiken Densetsu III (Secret of Mana II) - ARPG. One of the best games on the SNES IMO.
- Bahamut Lagoon - SRPG with dragon pets.
- Live A Live - Its unique, not another game like it that I can think of.
- Romancing Saga III - Its like Saga Frontier, but I think its better.
- Front Mission - SRPG with robots. It might be the best one in the series.
- Treasure Hunter G - SRPG
- Ring of Rudra? - This was closer to FF type combat. All I remember was that you could name the spells, and the spells had different power and properties depending on what you named them.

These are like 20-30 hour games that aren't really grindy. I like the old JRPGs, but I don't care that much for the newer ones.
Edited by chaosblade02 - 7/25/16 at 7:56pm
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Some fans released a rom hack of Chrono Trigger called "Crimson Echoes" . I played it not too long ago, and they did a really quality job on it. Its definitely worth playing for anyone who's a fan of the old school JRPGs.

I played all these at some point, and they got fan translation patches, and never made it outside of Japan originally:

- Seiken Densetsu III (Secret of Mana II) - ARPG. One of the best games on the SNES IMO.
- Bahamut Lagoon - SRPG with dragon pets.
- Live A Live - Its unique, not another game like it that I can think of.
- Romancing Saga III - Its like Saga Frontier, but I think its better.
- Front Mission - SRPG with robots. It might be the best one in the series.
- Treasure Hunter G - SRPG
- Ring of Rudra? - This was closer to FF type combat. All I remember was that you could name the spells, and the spells had different power and properties depending on what you named them.

These are like 20-30 hour games that aren't really grindy. I like the old JRPGs, but I don't care that much for the newer ones.

Thanks a ton for the recommendations! I will check them out. Picked up Chrono Trigger already but will look up the ones you like. This is getting interesting!

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For anyone who's into fighting games, or even coop in some old arcade games there is an emulator and matchmaking tool for that called GGPO:

http://ggpo-underground.blogspot.com/

I don't play it anymore, but I used to play SSF2T there. Unless you're really good most of the player there will mop the floor with you. I remember some Ken player on there destroyed me like 20-zip, perfected me like 6x. Turns out it was Alex Valle.
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