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    Baltimore, MD USA
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    Emulation of course, especially:<br /> Neo-Geo<br /> CPS 2<br /> SNES<br /> <br />Flight simulation (X-Plane User, http://www.x-plane.com)<br /><br />My car: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa 140 coupe<br /><br />Playing the violin

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  1. I too fail to see the excitement in NASCAR, nor do i find explosions and fatalities compelling reasons to watch. I much prefer technical motorsports such as FIA, F1, and WRC to watching a bunch of 'redneck jackoffs driving around in a circle for hours'. Even worse, we never get to see - 'THE PITS EXPLODE!!!!!!!' Hooray for Carlin... A recent poll does show that NASCAR fans are some of the most loyal when it comes to buying the products that sponsors their drivers - rednecks certainly do display a herd mentality in more ways than just voting. 'If i wanted to watch something race around in circles for an hour, i'd tie a sock to my dog's tail, or maybe try flushing a ping-pong ball' - anonymous
  2. Thanks a lot agozer, works great now. I'm kicking myself for not picking up on Zinc earlier...
  3. Okay, so i've given up on fixing Kawaks for the moment (if anyone gets any ideas reply in this threadhere). I've now turned my attention to Zinc, which i had never really figured out on my old computer. The use of some new BIOS files has it running perfectly, but i am having input problems. I'm using the Zinc v. 1.1 with the Aldo's Tools v2 frontend, which contains something called the Winterblast 1.5 Input Plugin. This seems to set up default configurations for only Capcom and Namco titles. I cannot modify the controller config and therefore cannot play G-Darius, Raystorm or Dead or Alive, which run on Tecmo and Taito bios files repectively, because the plugin contains no way to manipulate the config. Can anyone direct me either to a better input plugin or some way to manually setup my controllers so i can play these titles?
  4. i had already tried adjusting the compatibility, no luck... i fiddled with the Kawaks video memory (the Radeon 9000 on the new machine is an IGP) and the Kawaks blitter but still have no luck. I'm gonna read the Radeon manual and see if there are any Direct3D or OpenGl settings i can fiddle with...
  5. ouch.. i feel like nobody really understands the problem. NO versions of kawaks work on my new computer, which runs XP pro SP2. The asr.DAT file is from kawaks 1.46 on my OLD computer (XP home SP1) which works fine. I originally posted asking for help on getting Kawaks running and this suddenly turned into a Nebula thread. Any new ideas?
  6. Almost. Kawaks 1.48dev supports the so-called 'official' sets and contains no ASR.dat - all of the ROM information is preloaded. It also runs KOF2003 with the older P1 and 271-bios.bin. It marks these sets as 'original', 'alternate', 'bootleg' etc. in the ROM loader window. 1.54 is the newest legit release with official support for Rage of the Dragons, Matrimelee, and Progear, and it is correlated with the MAME set for older games. Kawaks 1.46 allows users to edit its DAT file to load newer games. Unfortunately, there are about 3 known dumps of Metal Slug 5, 2 of Metal Slug 4, and around 4-5 each of Rage of the Dragons and Matrimlee (Matrimlee especially due to the release of patches for a touchy C5 rom). Also, the C and V roms for these newer games were often released at diferent times. Therefore, the DAT files I have for 1.46 run cobbled-together romsets for Metal Slug, ROTD, and Matrimelee that may not be any recognized 'original' or 'bootleg ' sets - for example, some have encrypted V but decrypted C roms and vice versa. However, they do run. However, these certain DAT files are rejected by Nebula and i still can't figure out why. Perhaps the DAT manager is simply different, but i'm fast running out of patience for trial and error. I'm continuing my search for a kawaks fix...
  7. Yes, thank you Necromancer. Nebula indeed seems to be a bit more "picky" than Kawaks, what with the random shutdowns and all of the rest of it. I'm finding it pretty tedious to go through and reevaluate my romsets, some of which were "mashes" of different C and V data that required self-written 1.46 DATs. I'm still looking for a fix to the Kawaks issue - crash after rom loading. If i deselect 'autostart' the game stays at pause but the application closes upon unpausing with NO error message. In the meantime, the KOF2002 set is the 'original' one, as it works in Kawaks 1.48 dev (not listed as 'bootleg'). I'm still working on Metal Slug 5 (may need a new romset). Thanks to everyone for their help.
  8. alright... here was my perfect working dat for Kawaks 1.46. Of these, only SVC chaos, Samurai Shodown V and Samurai Shodown VSP are working in Nebula. System: NEO RomName: mslug5nd Game: Metal Slug 5 [Program] 268-p1.bin,0,600000,975EB06A,0 268-p2.bin,0,400000,FBF6B61E [Text] 268-s1d.bin,0,20000,64952683,0 [Z80] 268-m1.bin,0,20000,6FA01C9A,0 [samples] 268-v1.bin,0,400000,C3540E0D,0 268-v2.bin,400000,400000,077BD2F4,0 268-v3.bin,800000,400000,39B14567,0 268-v4.bin,C00000,400000,969FF3B2,0 [Graphics] 268-c1d.bin,0,800000,969C0D62,0 268-c2d.bin,1,800000,C69AE867,0 268-c3d.bin,1000000,800000,D7BEAEAF,0 268-c4d.bin,1000001,800000,E1B1131B,0 268-c5d.bin,2000000,800000,2FA1A5AD,0 268-c6d.bin,2000001,800000,6DE89589,0 268-c7d.bin,3000000,800000,97BD0C0A,0 268-c8d.bin,3000001,800000,C0D5BC20,0 [system] CartridgeID: 269 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: 0 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% System: NEO RomName: mslug4 Game: Metal Slug 4 [Program] ms4_p1.rom,0,100000,4D7E6624,0 ms4_p2.rom,100000,400000,FDB7AED8,0 [Text] ms4_s1.rom,0,20000,a9446774,0 [Z80] ms4_m1.rom,0,20000,EE1E5580,0 [samples] ms4_v1.rom,0,400000,C1B2AF81,0 ms4_v2.rom,400000,400000,CBBDC6FA,0 ms4_v3.rom,800000,400000,C4F1A3CC,0 ms4_v4.rom,C00000,400000,40126A0A,0 [Graphics] ms4_c1.rom,0,800000,361DDDA6,0 ms4_c2.rom,1,800000,15D192C4,0 ms4_c3.rom,1000000,800000,63fb79ff,0 ms4_c4.rom,1000001,800000,e8623126,0 ms4_c5.rom,2000000,400000,3348dc5d,0 ms4_c6.rom,2000001,400000,d90fc1a0,0 [system] CartridgeID: 262 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: C %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% System: NEO RomName: samsho5 Game: Samurai Shodown V [Program] 270-p1.bin,0,800000,5A01F939,0 [Text] 270-s1.bin,0,20000,33227D62,0 [Z80] 270-m1.bin,0,20000,18114FB1,0 [samples] 270-v1.bin,0,400000,6849136C,0 270-v2.bin,400000,400000,222E1774,0 270-v3.bin,800000,400000,CD9E7ADC,0 270-v4.bin,C00000,400000,8B305CAC,0 [Graphics] 270-c1.bin,0,800000,4E7BDEA1,0 270-c2.bin,1,800000,7B444985,0 270-c3.bin,1000000,800000,8C709A9B,0 270-c4.bin,1000001,800000,CFD53F5C,0 270-c5.bin,2000000,800000,C026D318,0 270-c6.bin,2000001,800000,B3D9D204,0 270-c7.bin,3000000,800000,FE03A025,0 270-c8.bin,3000001,800000,89DB2D34,0 [system] CartridgeID: 270 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: 0 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% System: NEO RomName: samsh5sp Game: Samurai Shodown V Special [Program] 272d-p1.rom,0,800000,3E3961F5,0 [Text] 272d-s1.rom,0,20000,C297F973,0 [Z80] 272-m1d.rom,0,20000,B5ABDA07,0 [samples] 272-v1d.rom,0,400000,32156CFE,0 272-v2d.rom,400000,400000,0E46D2F8,0 272-v3d.rom,800000,400000,3F0F7554,0 272-v4d.rom,C00000,400000,AD8FABB4,0 [Graphics] 272d-c1.rom,0,800000,8548097E,0 272d-c2.rom,1,800000,8C1B48D0,0 272d-c3.rom,1000000,800000,96DDB28C,0 272d-c4.rom,1000001,800000,99EF7A0A,0 272d-c5.rom,2000000,800000,772E8B1E,0 272d-c6.rom,2000001,800000,5FFF21FC,0 272d-c7.rom,3000000,800000,9AC56A0E,0 272d-c8.rom,3000001,800000,CFDE7AFF,0 [system] CartridgeID: 272 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: 1 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% System: NEO RomName: pim Game: Power Instinct Matrimelee Parent: pim [Program] pim-p1.rom,0,100000,d07b4032,0 pim-p2.rom,100000,400000,b0132cef,0 [Text] pim-s1.rom,0,10000,aff2a3be,0 [Z80] 266-m1.rom,0,10000,f692d84b,0 [samples] pim-v1.rom,0,400000,352b0a07,0 pim-v2.rom,400000,400000,945f8831,0 pim-v3.rom,800000,400000,e8362fcc,0 pim-v4.rom,C00000,400000,393c9a62,0 [Graphics] pim-c1.rom,0,800000,1db1837e,0 pim-c2.rom,1,800000,b834dd89,0 pim-c3.rom,1000000,800000,f31d68d4,0 pim-c4.rom,1000001,800000,58cfb6e9,0 pim-c5.rom,2000000,800000,f3c0e3fd,0 pim-c6.rom,2000001,800000,b53c8dcf,0 pim-c7.rom,3000000,800000,3c1fb02a,0 pim-c8.rom,3000001,800000,5ee31f80,0 [system] CartridgeID: 266 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: 0 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% System: NEO RomName: rotdd Game: Rage of the Dragons [Program] rotdd-p1.rom,0,800000,87BD2A72,0 [Text] rotdd-s1.rom,0,20000,C155D4FF,0 [Z80] rotdd-m1.rom,0,8000,EBAEC46F,0 [samples] rotdd-v1.rom,0,400000,5C77A3FE,0 rotdd-v2.rom,400000,400000,A9B7AF14,0 rotdd-v3.rom,800000,400000,17AFF92A,0 rotdd-v4.rom,C00000,400000,BC6A091E,0 [Graphics] rotdd-c1.rom,0,800000,EC9D18C0,0 rotdd-c2.rom,1,800000,B1069066,0 rotdd-c3.rom,1000000,800000,7E636D49,0 rotdd-c4.rom,1000001,800000,76892FDA,0 rotdd-c5.rom,2000000,800000,469061BC,0 rotdd-c6.rom,2000001,800000,2200220A,0 rotdd-c7.rom,3000000,800000,EDDA4BAF,0 rotdd-c8.rom,3000001,800000,82B1BA22,0 [system] CartridgeID: 264 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: C %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% System: NEO RomName: svcc Game: SVC Chaos: SNK Vs. Capcom [Program] 269-p1.rom,0,600000,14337168,0 [Text] 269-s1.rom,0,20000,BC670454,0 [Z80] 269-m1.rom,0,20000,4E81642E,0 [samples] 269-v1.rom,0,400000,E7203930,0 269-v2.rom,400000,400000,675159C3,0 269-v3.rom,800000,400000,F8810665,0 269-v4.rom,C00000,400000,B57B4EA3,0 [Graphics] 269-c1.rom,0,800000,465D473B,0 269-c2.rom,1,800000,3EB28F78,0 269-c3.rom,1000000,800000,F4D4AB2B,0 269-c4.rom,1000001,800000,A69D523A,0 269-c5.rom,2000000,800000,BA2A7892,0 269-c6.rom,2000001,800000,37371CA1,0 269-c7.rom,3000000,800000,56AC5FB9,0 269-c8.rom,3000001,800000,DE99E613,0 [system] CartridgeID: 269 GfxCrypt: 0 GfxKey: 0 ButLayout: 9 Fix: 0 EDIT: and if dats can be posted, i need one for the KOF2002 95mb romset (worked in 1.48dev), KOF 2003 (again dev version) and Progear.
  9. Yes that is the DAT format. I already have SVC chaos, Samurai Shodown 5 and Samurai Shodown 5 Special working, its just the addition of the Metal Slug data that causes the crash. I'm gonna keep trying...
  10. Sorry, i should have been more clear. This was a direct copy of my working ASR.dat from Kawaks into nebula, but when i then run the loader and press "Rescan ROMs" the program crashes. I dunno, i never thought i'd say this but i may just switch to MAME...
  11. that's weird... when i paste certain romsets into the Neogeo.dat such as metal slug 5 the program crashes on loading... just have to keep trying with both this and kawaks
  12. okey.. looks like this thread has wandered way off topic... I have acquired a loader but I am having a little trouble with the config, since it seems that each rom has to have its own DAT information file. Also, it looks like progear is not supported because nebula does not contain the XOR data. I'd still really like a fix for kawaks though...
  13. yes i have, with no luck. and sorry agozer, i've been gone too long and forgotten the rules.. i seem to remember BIOSes being banned, but not loaders
  14. nebula 224 works, but i need a url for the loader, also the asr for Progear and CRC for the correct kof2003 p rom
  15. I dunno.. i've always used Kawaks, but if someone can tell me the most recent official and loader Nebula releases i can check them out. I'd still like a Kawaks solution though...
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