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Project64

Nintendo 64 emulator. One of the best in terms of compatibility. This version is nearly five years old, but still provides some of the best gameplay available in any Nintendo 64 emulator.

Application Details:

Version: 1.6
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.pj64-emu.com
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

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What works

Installer

glN64 v0.4.1

Jabo's DirectSound 1.6 (sound plugin). This works acceptably, but does produce some stuttering and wine spits out the following message quickly while it is running:

fixme:dsound:DSOUND_MixOne problem with underrun detection (mixlen=11532 < primary_done=11536)

(The values for mixlen and primary_done are different in each message.)


Jabo's DirectInput7 1.6 (input plugin)


Saving and restoring save states.

What does not

Many other plugins.

The default Direct3D video plugin.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Most non-basic features, including cheats.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

I have been able to get Project 64 to run quite well, with a bit of work. I am using the 0.9.20 wine package built for Ubuntu Dapper Drake from http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/ on Debian etch. Here's how I got it to work: 1) Download the Project64 installer from the Project64 site. 2) Install using wine. 3) Get the glN64 plugin from http://gln64.emulation64.com, and put it in your Plugin directory located in the Project64 installation directory. I used glN64_v0.4.1.dll (md5sum c96e244c2f8c8b31e7e51faedca190c9) 4) Run Project64. Click Options->Settings and set the following: Graphics plugin: glN64 v0.4.1 Audio plugin: Jabo's DirectSound 1.6 Input plugin: Jabo's DirectInput7 1.6 5) Click File->Open Rom and select a ROM image. Note: I have found that it is necessary to go into the Tools->Options dialog every time Project64 starts before trying to start emulation, or wine will crash.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowLinux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" x86-64Feb 28 20151.6.2Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 15 "Olivia"May 28 20131.5.31N/A Yes SilverCarlos Rodriguez 
ShowLinux Mint 14 "Nadia"Dec 08 20121.5.18Yes Yes SilverCarlos Rodriguez 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya"Oct 20 20121.5.15Yes Yes GoldCarlos Rodriguez 
ShowPuppy Linux 5.xAug 25 20121.4.1Yes Yes PlatinumMark 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
11985 Status bar of D3D9 app window disappearing NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

READ IF: You have installed Project64 on your Windows partition.
When you load up Project64 for the first time using Wine, if it's installed in your Windows partition, it won't be able to load ROMs, because it's looking for a different directory. You'll need to point the program to the ROM directory in your Windows partition (generally /media/disk/Program Files/Project 64 v1.6) change "disk" to whatever your primary hard drive is named in your Linux distro.

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