Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ultimate Gaming Rig Setup


Runtimes/Programs to Install on Windows

Microsoft Visual C++ Redist. x86 (x64 packages optional on x64 systems; MSVC 2017 is x64 only!)
2005-2017

Microsoft .Net Framework
1.1-4.7

DirectX Runtimes
11+ (Dependent on your GPU and Windows Version; for example DX12 is only on Windows 10)
9.0c (Jun2010) (Needed for some Games that use XAudio or Xinput Gamepads; Last version for Windows XP)

Oracle Java Runtimes x86 (x64 may be useful on x64 systems)
Oracle Java 8 SE (Java 8 will even if not supported, run on Windows XP)

Adobe Flash Player Runtime
Adobe Flash 27 AX, NPAPI, and PPAPI Browser Plugins. (AX not used in Windows 10)
Adobe Flash Player 27 Projector (Running Flash SWF and EXE files offline without a browser)

Adobe Shockwave Flash Runtime
Adobe ShockwaveFlash for Director 11 (Useful for older Macromedia Shockwave games)

Open AL 3D Audio Library
OpenAL 1.1 (Some Games and Emulators can use OpenAL as a Audio Renderer, Better than XAudio sometimes)

Open GL Graphics Library 
OpenGL 3.2 (Your OpenGL version is dependent on your GPU model)

RPG Maker RTP Runtines
2000-VXAce (Windows XP may only be able to use upto the XP RTP)

Recommended Hardware:
Nvidia GeForce GT 730 DDR3 2GB VRAM (The VRAM is built into the GPU PCI card; it doesn't matter what kind of System RAM slots the Motherboard has, the PCI is a different slot)
DirectX versions: 9.0c (WindowsXP), 10.1 (Windows Vista) 11.3 (Windows 7), 12 (Windows 10; Running at the DX11 feature level)
OpenGL version:4.6.0 (tested with a Open GL game: Minetest 0.4.16)

Recommended Windows OS:
Windows XP Black Edition x86 (if you can get everything to install on XP (Black Edition will install most of it for you); Limited to only 4GB of System Ram)
Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Supports upto 192GB of System Ram (16GB is more than enough tho); Able to install almost everything on this list, most modern laptop hardware no longer supports Windows XP)

Additional Software for Windows XP (These will still support Windows XP):
Mozilla Firefox 52.4.1 esr (32-bit) [Only use IE8 for Microsoft Features or Streaming Netflix with Microsoft Silverlight 5] (Last Stable Update for Windows XP SP2 and SP3)
Advast Anti-Virus for Windows XP (Freeware; better than Windows Defender)
VLC media player 2.2.6 (Freeware; better than WMP9/10) [Only use WMP9 for Games that require the Video Codec like Fable: TLC]

Sunday, November 5, 2017

VG Console Emulation 5

Windows 32-Bit Programs (J:/Program Files (x86))
Adobe Flash Player Projector 27.0.0.183 [Standalone/Not Installed]
RPG Maker XP 1.05a (Steam)

Windows 64-Bit Programs (J:/Program Files)
Chromium Web Browser 58.0.3029.96 [Standalone/Not Installed]

Games (J:/Program Files):
TESIII: Morrowind (Steam)
TESIV: Oblivion (Steam)
TESV: Skyrim (Steam)
Fable: The Lost Chapters (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Fable: Anniversary (Steam)
Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 (Steam)
Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 (Steam)
Left 4 Dead 2 (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Left4Dead 2 Beta (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Skullgirls 2nd Encore (Steam)
Skullgirls: Endless Beta (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Wakfu (Steam)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Grand Theft Auto V (Steam)
Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut (Steam)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (Steam)
Everlasting Summer (Steam) [Visual Novel; Hentai Patch Installed]
Victim of Xen (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Violett (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Millenium - A New Hope (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Final Fantasy III (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Final Fantasy VII (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Final Fantasy IX (Steam)
Awesomenauts (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Frosty Kiss (Steam) [Visual Novel]
An Octave Higher (Steam) [Visual Novel]
Sepia Tears (Steam) [Visual Novel]
Seduce Me the Otome (Steam) [Visual Novel]
The Legend of Korra (Steam)
Tales of Symphonia (Steam)

Games (J:/Games):
Fable III
The Sims 4 (Origin)
Minetest v.0.4.16 (MSVC; OpenGL)

Pokémon Fan Games (J:/Games/Pokemon Fan Games):
Pokémon Full Moon Version Ep. 9.3.2 (My Top Favorite Fan-Game!)
Pokémon Reborn Version Ep. 16.2
Pokémon Rejuvenation V9.2
Pokémon RaptorEX
Pokémon Omicron 1.5.5.2
Pokémon Generation 0 - Agatha's Story v.0.7.0.1

Pokémon Fan Games (J:/Games/Pokemon Fan Games/Adult Fan Games (18+)):
Pokémon Uncensored Edition 1.0.2c (GameJolt v0.4.4,  Shutdown by Nintendo)


Games (J:/ RPG Maker Games):
Bloodsphere 1.3 [RMXP]
Legionwood the Tale of Two Swords [RMVX]

Visual Novels (J:/Visual Novels):
Homeward 1.0.1 (18+) [Ren'Py 6.13.11e]
Katawa Shoujo 1.3.1 (18+) [Ren'Py 6.10.2e]
Crusoe Had It Easy (18+) [Adobe Flash 11]
Re:Maid  (18+) [Adobe Flash 11]

Emulators (J:/Emulators):
PSX: PCSX-R  1.9.93 beta
PS2: PCSX2  1.2.1 r5875 [Not Installed]
NDS: DeSmuME 0.9.12 x64 (Currrent Git Release)
GB-GBA: VBA-M 2.0.1 (Currrent Git Release)
N64: Project64 2.3.2.202 (Freemium; $5 Donation required to Remove Nagging Notifications)
GCN/Wii: Dolphin 5.0 -99 (x64)
PSP: PPSSPP 1.4.2
SNES: ZSNESW 1.51
NES: RockNES 5.41
N3DS: Citra (x64; Experimental, Mostly for Testing) [Not Installed]
Atari 2600: Stella 4.7.3
MS-DOS 7.10: [None; I use an FreeDOS 1.2 Virtual Machine]


Current Hardware Installed (Physical):
GPU: EVGA Nvidia Geforce GT 730 2GB DDR3 (Nvidia GeForce Drivers)
PSU: EVGA 500 Watt ATX Power Supply
CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor (Quad-Core)
RAM Memory (System Total): AMD Radeon 16.0 GB DDR3 (2x 8.0 GB)
HDD:  Hitachi HDS721010CLA332 ATA Device (SATA; 1 TB Hard Disk; Data Slave)
HDD 2: WDC WD2000JD-55HBC0 ATA Device
 (SATA; 186 GB Hard Disk; Windows 10 Pro x64 Boot)
USB Gamepad: PDP Rock candy 037-010 Xbox 360 USB Wired Gamepad [Connected/Windows Games Only]
Gamecube Gamepad: Nintendo WiiU Gamecube Adapter (4 Ports, USB; Modifyed the WinUSB driver using Zadig) [Original DOL-003 Gamepad] [Not Connected]
Bluetooth Gamepad: Nintendo Wiimote RVL-036 (Wiimotion Plus) [Not Connected]
Optical Drive: HL-DT-ST BDDVDRW UH12NS40 ATA Device (SATA; Blu-Ray Disc ROM)
Floppy Drive: Y-E DATA USB-FDU USB Device (USB External; Microsoft Driver) [Not Connected]
Bluetooth Adapter: Bluetooth RFCOMM (Forced Toshiba BT Stack) [Not Connected]
LAN Adapter (Ethernet): Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
WLAN Adapter (Wireless): 802.11n Wireless LAN Card (HP; Built-In) [Not Enabled]
IR Light Emitter: PowerA Wii Ultra Sensor Bar (Wireless) [Not Connected]
USB 2.0 Hub: USB Root Hub (Microsoft Drivers; 6 USB 2.0 Ports)
USB 3.0 Hub: Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub (2 USB 3.0 Ports)
Keyboard: HP USB Wired Keyboard. (Microsoft Drivers)
Mouse: BlackWeb USB Wireless Blue Trace Mouse BWA15HO123 (Microsoft Driver)
System Printer: HP Deskjet 2540 series (USB Port; HP Drivers)
System Microphone: Nintendo Wii Konami USB Mic (Logitech USB Microphone; Microsoft Driver)


Current Hardware Installed (Software Emulated):
Virtual Optical Drive: ELBY CLONEDRIVE SCSI CdRom Device (BD-Rom)
Virtual NAT Adapter: VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 (VMware Player 12.5)
Virtual Printer: Microsoft Print to PDF (Feature of Windows 10; Print to File/Save as PDF)

Friday, June 9, 2017

VG Console Emulation 4


Windows 32-Bit Programs (J:/Program Files (x86))
Adobe Flash Player Projector 26.0.0.126 [Standalone/Not Installed]
RPG Maker XP 1.05a (Steam)

Windows 64-Bit Programs (J:/Program Files)
Chromium Web Browser 58.0.3029.96 [Standalone/Not Installed]

Games (J:/Program Files):
TESIII: Morrowind (Steam)
TESIV: Oblivion (Steam)
TESV: Skyrim (Steam)
Fable: The Lost Chapters (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Fable: Anniversary (Steam)
Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 (Steam)
Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 (Steam)
Left 4 Dead 2 (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Left4Dead 2 Beta (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Skullgirls 2nd Encore (Steam)
Skullgirls: Endless Beta (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Wakfu (Steam)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Grand Theft Auto V (Steam)
Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut (Steam)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (Steam)
Everlasting Summer (Steam) [Visual Novel; Hentai Patch Installed]
Victim of Xen (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Violett (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Millenium - A New Hope (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Final Fantasy III (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Final Fantasy VII (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Final Fantasy IX (Steam)
Awesomenauts (Steam) [In Steam Library; Not Installed]
Frosty Kiss (Steam) [Visual Novel]
An Octave Higher (Steam) [Visual Novel]
Sepia Tears (Steam) [Visual Novel]
Seduce Me the Otome (Steam) [Visual Novel]
The Legend of Korra (Steam)
Tales of Symphonia (Steam)

Games (J:/Games):
Fable III
The Sims 4 (Origin)
Minetest v.0.4.16 (MSVC; OpenGL)

Pokémon Fan Games (J:/Games/Pokemon Fan Games):
Pokémon Full Moon Version Ep. 8.3.1 (My Top Favorite Fan-Game!)
Pokémon Reborn Version Ep. 16.2
Pokémon RaptorEX
Pokémon Omicron 1.5.5.2
Pokémon Uncensored Edition 0.4.4 (Game Shutdown by Nintendo)
Pokémon Generation 0 - Agatha's Story v.0.7.0.1

Games (J:/ RPG Maker Games):
Bloodsphere 1.3 [RMXP]
Legionwood the Tale of Two Swords [RMVX]

Visual Novels (J:/Visual Novels):
Homeward 1.0.1 (18+) [Ren'Py 6.13.11e]
Katawa Shoujo 1.3.1 (18+) [Ren'Py 6.10.2e]
Crusoe Had It Easy (18+) [Adobe Flash 11]

Emulators (J:/Emulators):
PSX: PCSX-R  1.9.93 beta
PS2: PCSX2  1.2.1 r5875 [Not Installed]
NDS: DeSmuME 0.9.11 x86
GB-GBA: VBA-M 2.0.0 beta2
N64: Mupen64 Plus 2.5 [Not Installed]
GCN/Wii: Dolphin 5.0 -99 (x64)
PSP: PPSSPP 1.3
SNES: ZSNESW 1.51
NES: RockNES 5.41
N3DS: Citra (x64; Experimental, Mostly for Testing) [Not Installed]
Atari 2600: Stella 4.7.3
MS-DOS 7.10: [None; I use an FreeDOS 1.2 Virtual Machine]


Current Hardware Installed (Physical):
GPU: EVGA Nvidia Geforce GT 730 2GB DDR3
PSU: EVGA 500 Watt ATX Power Supply
CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor (Quad-Core)
RAM Memory (System Total): AMD Radeon 16.0 GB DDR3 (2x 8.0 GB)
HDD:  Hitachi HDS721010CLA332 ATA Device (SATA; 1 TB Hard Disk; Data Slave)
HDD 2: WDC WD2000JD-55HBC0 ATA Device
 (SATA; 186 GB Hard Disk; Windows 7 Ultimate Boot)
USB Gamepad: PDP Rock candy 037-010 Xbox 360 USB Wired Gamepad [Connected/Windows Games Only]
Gamecube Gamepad: Nintendo WiiU Gamecube Adapter (4 Ports, USB; Modifyed the WinUSB driver using Zadig) [Original DOL-003 Gamepad] [Not Connected]
Bluetooth Gamepad: Nintendo Wiimote RVL-036 (Wiimotion Plus) [Not Connected]
Optical Drive: HL-DT-ST BDDVDRW UH12NS40 ATA Device (SATA)
Bluetooth Adapter: Bluetooth RFCOMM (Forced Toshiba BT Stack) [Not Connected]
LAN Adapter (Ethernet): Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
WLAN Adapter (Wireless): 802.11n Wireless LAN Card (HP; Built-In) [Not Enabled]
IR Light Emitter: PowerA Wii Ultra Sensor Bar (Wireless) [Not Connected]
USB 2.0 Hub: USB Root Hub (Microsoft Drivers; 6 USB 2.0 Ports)
USB 3.0 Hub: Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub (2 USB 3.0 Ports) 
Keyboard: HP USB Wired Keyboard. (Microsoft Drivers)
Mouse: BlackWeb USB Wireless Blue Trace Mouse BWA15HO123 (Microsoft Drivers)


Current Hardware Installed (Software Emulated):
Virtual Optical Drive: ELBY CLONEDRIVE SCSI CdRom Device (BD-Rom)
Virtual NAT Adapter: VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 (VMware Player 12.5)

Ultimate Gaming Rig Setup

Runtimes/Programs to Install on Windows Microsoft Visual C++ Redist. x86 (x64 packages optional on x64 systems; MSVC 2017 is x64 only!) ...