Jump to content
LaunchBox Community Forums
gamerforhire

Unable to open Genesis games through Launchbox - Retroarch works fine

Recommended Posts

Hello all!

Launchbox/BigBox has worked fine for me since I switched to it earlier this year, but recently it has stopped working for one particular system: Sega Genesis. All my ROMs use Retroarch as the emulator and all the paths/settings/etc have all stayed the same. Nothing has changed. As of right now, only Genesis doesn't work, all the other systems work fine.

In either Launchbox or Big Box, when I try to play a Genesis game, it tries to load, and then does nothing. When checking the Emulation tab under the "Edit Game" property, it's pointed to Retroarch, and I don't have any special commands running. Everything is default.

Now, when I go into Retroarch and launch a Genesis game, works fine.

What's the next thing I should check? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Edit the emulator, check the associated platforms tab. Double check the name and the default command line parameter for Genesis. Make sure the name here in Associated Platforms matches the name of your platform on the left panel in LaunchBox, and make sure the command line is still accurate. There are 2-3 cores for Genesis available, so if the command line is set to the core you were using before, try a different one.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hot damn, you guys are fast!

Ok, I see the problem, it's set to "genesis_plus_gx_libretro.dll", but I was using "picodrive_libretro.dll". 

Odd, because I never changed anything in either Retroarch or Launchbox. Or at least not that I remember. 

 

Anyway, thanks for the help! Works perfect now! :D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...