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📝 ➜ Table of Contents

  1. 🕹️ ➜ Megathread / Emulators
  2. 📝 ➜ Table of Contents
  3. 📑 ➜ Archive of Knowledge
    1. 📒 Emulation General Wiki
    2. 📒 The Emulator Zone
  4. 📑 ➜ Browser Play
    1. 🌐 Classic games online
    2. 🌐 ClassicReload
    3. 🌐 DOS_deck
    4. 🌐 Free 80s Arcade
    5. 🌐 GBA Online
    6. 🌐 Let's Play SEGA
    7. 🌐 Play Retro Games Online
    8. 🌐 RetroGames
    9. 🌐 Retro Games
    10. 🌐 SEGA Online Emulator
    11. 🐐 SSega
    12. 🌐 webЯcade
  5. 📑 ➜ Multisystem
    1. 🔗 ares
    2. 🔗 ES-DE
    3. 🔗 MAME
    4. 🔗 Mednafen
    5. 🔗 OpenEmu • MacOS
    6. 🔗 RetroArch
    7. 🔗 RetroDECK • Linux + SteamOS
    8. 🔗 Zophar's Domain
  6. 📑 ➜ Microsoft
    1. 🔗 xemu • Xbox
    2. 🔗 xenia • Xbox 360
  7. 📑 ➜ Nintendo
    1. 🔗 Cemu • Wii U
    2. 🔗 Citra • 3DS ➜ Note
    3. 🐐 Dolphin • GameCube + Wii
    4. 🔗 FCEUX • Famicom
    5. 🔗 melonDS • DS
    6. 🔗 Mesen2 • Game Boy + NES + SNES
    7. 🔗 mGBA • Game Boy Advance
    8. 🔗 puNES • NES
    9. 🔗 Project64 • 64
    10. 🔗 Rosalie's Mupen GUI • 64
    11. 🐐 Ryujinx • Switch
    12. 🔗 SameBoy • Game Boy + Color + Super
    13. 🔗 simple64 • 64
    14. 🔗 Snes9X • SNES
    15. 🔗 suyu • Switch ➜ Note
    16. 🔗 yuzu / 2 / 3 • Switch ➜ Note
  8. 📑 ➜ Sega
    1. 🔗 Flycast • Dreamcast
    2. 🐐 Kega Fusion • All consoles released before Sega Saturn
    3. 🔗 redream • Dreamcast
  9. 📑 ➜ Sony
    1. 🔗 DuckStation • PlayStation 1
    2. 🐐 ePSXe • PlayStation 1
    3. 🐐 PCSX2 • PlayStation 2
    4. 🔗 PPSSPP • PSP
    5. 🔗 RPCS3 • PlayStation 3
    6. 🔗 Vita3K • Vita
  10. 📑 ➜ Valve
    1. 🔗 EmuDeck • Steam Deck
  11. 📑 ➜ ROMs
    1. 🔗 Best NES Games
    2. 🔗 CDRomance
    3. 🔗 Cylum's Sega Master System ROM Collection
    4. 🔗 edge|emulation
    5. 🔗 Emu Games
    6. 🔗 Lategames
    7. 🔗 Myrient
    8. 🔗 NswRom
    9. 🔗 nsw2u
    10. 🐐 NXBrew
    11. 🔗 r/Roms Megathread / 2
    12. 🔗 Retro Roms "Best" Set
    13. 🔗 Retrostic
    14. 🐐 Rom Hustler
    15. 🐐 ROMhacking
    16. 🔗 Romheaven / 2
    17. 🔗 Romsever
    18. 🔗 ROMSIM
    19. 🔗 Romslab
    20. 🔗 Romspedia
    21. 🔗 ROMSPURE.CC
    22. 🐐 RomUlation
    23. 🔗 TAODUNG
    24. 🐐 Vimm's Lair
    25. 🔗 Wowroms
    26. 🔗 Ziperto
  12. 📑 ➜ Torrents
    1. 🧲 BlueRoms
  13. ➜ Check out our 🧭 All Purpose section
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📑 ➜ Archive of Knowledge

📒 Emulation General Wiki

  • Awesome list of emulators that are still active and regularly updated.
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📒 The Emulator Zone

 


 

📑 ➜ Browser Play

🌐 Classic games online

  • Play the top vintage DOS or vintage console games right now in your web browser and bring back fond memories.
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🌐 ClassicReload

  • DOS games in your browser thanks to the preservation of over 6,000 ancient retro abandonware games.
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🌐 DOS_deck

  • Vintage MS-DOS games, accessible in full-screen mode on your browser with controller support.
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🌐 Free 80s Arcade

  • Free online games from the past like Atari, NES, Colecovision, and Sega in your browser or on your phone.
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🌐 GBA Online

  • Seamless open-source emulation of games right in your web browser without spending a dime!
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🌐 Let's Play SEGA

  • Sega Retro Classics and new hacked ROMs. Experience iconic characters like Sonic, and more.
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🌐 Play Retro Games Online

  • Very convenient consoles from Nintendo, Sega, and Sony available in your browser.
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🌐 RetroGames

  • Preserving the 1980s and 1990s video games, developed for consoles and platforms that are no longer available.
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🌐 Retro Games

  • Recognizing and maintaining the heritage of numerous retro video games from various systems and genres.
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🌐 SEGA Online Emulator

🐐 SSega

  • Play every 16-bit classic SEGA Genesis/ Mega Drive game available online on your browser.
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🌐 webЯcade

  • On a wide range of platforms, games are natively executed within the browser under the control of cloud-based gaming feeds.
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📑 ➜ Multisystem

🔗 ares

  • Open source, cross-platform emulator that prioritizes accuracy and preservation.
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🔗 ES-DE

  • Frontend for gaming, compatible with RetroArch and standalone emulators, and easily customizable.
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🔗 MAME

  • Simulating arcade game systems in gaming PCs and other gaming devices.
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🔗 Mednafen

  • Portable, argument-driven, emulator that makes use of OpenGL and SDL.
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🔗 OpenEmu • MacOS

  • Adaptable and capable of simulating a broad range of video game systems.
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🔗 RetroArch

  • Its sleek graphical interface lets you to play old games on a variety of PCs and consoles.
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🔗 RetroDECK • Linux + SteamOS

  • Retro gaming solution for Linux, focusing on SteamOS and the Steam Deck.
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🔗 Zophar's Domain

  • Latest emulators, news, utilities, savestates, cheats, hacks, and heaps more.
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📑 ➜ Microsoft

🔗 xemu • Xbox

  • Open-source program that allows users to play games on all operating systems.
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🔗 xenia • Xbox 360

 


 

📑 ➜ Nintendo

🔗 Cemu • Wii U

  • Play the majority of games while continually being updated with new features.
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🔗 Citra • 3DS ➜ Note

  • No longer developed. Games can be played using this open-source emulator.
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🐐 Dolphin • GameCube + Wii

  • Excellent compatibility with the vast majority of games for both systems.
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🔗 FCEUX • Famicom

  • An all-in-one package that provides both casual gaming and realistic emulation.
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🔗 melonDS • DS

  • Provides precise and quick emulation with a good selection of features.
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🔗 Mesen2 • Game Boy + NES + SNES

  • Built in C++ and C#, this multi-system emulator works on Windows and MacOS.
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🔗 mGBA • Game Boy Advance

  • Quick enough to operate on less powerful hardware while maintaining portability.
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🔗 puNES • NES

🔗 Project64 • 64

🔗 Rosalie's Mupen GUI • 64

  • C++ based mupen64plus front-end with a straightforward user interface.
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🐐 Ryujinx • Switch

  • This emulator strives to offer superb accuracy and performance, with a simple user interface.
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🔗 SameBoy • Game Boy + Color + Super

🔗 simple64 • 64

  • It has several features, such as a GUI, netplay, and a automated updater.
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🔗 Snes9X • SNES

  • Portable emulator, letting users play SNES and Super Famicom games on their PC.
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🔗 suyu • Switch ➜ Note

  • Open-source, free, non-profit Switch emulator built on C++ with a strong compatibility focus.
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🔗 yuzu / 2 / 3 • Switch ➜ Note

  • No longer developed. Games can be played using this open-source emulator.
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📑 ➜ Sega

🔗 Flycast • Dreamcast

  • Good multi-platform emulator also supporting Naomi, Naomi 2, and Atomiswave.
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🐐 Kega Fusion • All consoles released before Sega Saturn

  • A tremendous amount of emphasis on precision, highly optimized, and functions very well.
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🔗 redream • Dreamcast

  • This little package, less than 4MB, can create a smooth 60Hz experience.
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📑 ➜ Sony

🔗 DuckStation • PlayStation 1

  • Console emulator with an emphasis on playability, speed, and long-term accessibility.
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🐐 ePSXe • PlayStation 1

🐐 PCSX2 • PlayStation 2

  • A 20+ years project capable of running the majority of games at full speed.
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🔗 PPSSPP • PSP

  • Play games in full HD or greater quality with post-processing shaders as well as other effects.
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🔗 RPCS3 • PlayStation 3

  • Bringing its extensive catalog to the PC platform to maintain the heritage of the console.
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🔗 Vita3K • Vita

  • Nice, experimental, open-source emulator available for all platforms.
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📑 ➜ Valve

🔗 EmuDeck • Steam Deck

  • Simplifies setup with configuration, bezel adjustments, hotkey assignments, and performance optimization.
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📑 ➜ ROMs

🔗 Best NES Games

🔗 CDRomance

  • Game collection from the 128-bit era of the sixth console generation, as well 8-bit titles.
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🔗 Cylum's Sega Master System ROM Collection

🔗 edge|emulation

  • Classics, including Atari, Nintendo, and Sega, are available as free ROM downloads.
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🔗 Emu Games

🔗 Lategames

  • Access ROMs + Emulators for a variety of consoles like GBA, SNES, NDS.
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🔗 Myrient

🔗 NswRom

🔗 nsw2u

  • Number of Switch ROMs that you can effortlessly and securely download.
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🐐 NXBrew

  • Most recent NSPs, XCIs, and NSZs for the Nintendo Switch with only one click.
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🔗 r/Roms Megathread / 2

  • Fantastic dump of ROMs for many different systems to start playing games.
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🔗 Retro Roms "Best" Set

🔗 Retrostic

  • Intends to give every conceivable ROM or ISO file for an archived vintage game.
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🐐 Rom Hustler

  • Most comprehensive range of excellent ROMs available for free download.
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🐐 ROMhacking

  • Hub for classic video game modifications, fan translations, console homebrew, and resources.
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🔗 Romheaven / 2

  • Decentralized initiative ensures the everlasting preservation of video games.
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🔗 Romsever

  • Download and play all ROMs and ISOs from Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox, and GBA.
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🔗 ROMSIM

  • Games for handheld consoles, ROMs, and Emulators for PC, aiming to simplify the gaming experience.
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🔗 Romslab

  • Massive collection of free Switch ROMs, including emulators, DLCs, and much more.
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🔗 Romspedia

  • Encyclopedia for ROMs and ISOs, where you may download heaps of games.
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🔗 ROMSPURE.CC

  • Explore over 30,000 verified roms, including 3000 pre-patched and 5000 fan-translations.
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🐐 RomUlation

🔗 TAODUNG

🐐 Vimm's Lair

  • Devoted to fond memories of several of the best systems and thousands of games.
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🔗 Wowroms

  • Embark on a gaming journey of game ROMs, ISOs, emulators, all freely available.
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🔗 Ziperto

 


 

📑 ➜ Torrents

🧲 BlueRoms

  • Explore a vast collection of ROMs for PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, 3DS, and more!
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