Homebrew coder Pate has released a new version of DSx86, a feature-pack DOS emulator for the Nintendo DS.
New IRQ handling using self-modifying code, which makes the whole emulator about 8% faster than before. More info in my previous blog post.
Keyboard handling changed to support extended key codes. This will allow the mapping of some new keys like the right control key to an NDS button. Again more info in my previous blog post.
Screen update mode "Direct" was removed. It was only used in the MCGA mode, and it only speeded up certain games (Wing Commander series, mostly) by a small amount. Having that mode around meant I had to write double code for all MCGA/VGA graphics memory and BIOS operations, so now I finally got fed up with doing that.
AdLib emulation changed from effective 13-bit waveforms to 15-bit waveforms (and full 16-bit with rhythm instruments), which means that AdLib audio now has quadruple volume.
Fixed the BLASTER environment variable to state the SB type as T3 (SB 2.0) instead of T4 (SB Pro 2.0), as only mono audio is supported. Some games (Hocus Pocus, for example) attempted to use stereo FM sound when the type was T4, resulting in no AdLib audio.
Graphics problems in Gods are fixed.
Some new EGA opcodes added.
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DeSmuME SVN r4097 x86 DeSmuME is an open-source Nintendo DS emulator for PCs running either Linux, Mac, or Windows OS
This version actually has the longest list of changes in any version yet, but the great majority of the changes are new graphics opcodes and support for new INT calls and port I/O (most of which are actually just silently ignored, as in DOSBox)
NeeDS Eventhough the DeSmuME encountered some legal problems with its original developer, Normmatt was still able to pick up on the emulator and has just recently released DeSmuME v0
DeSmuME SVN r4069 64bit Here's the latest SVN revision of DeSmuME, the open source Nintendo DS emulator for Windows, Linu and Mac OS
DS2x86 Here's the latest update for DS2x86, a new version homebrew dev Pate's DOS emulator project for the Nintendo DS specially built for SuperCard DSTwo flash cart users