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SEGA Genesis (aka Megadrive) DGEN Emulator Ported to the BlackBerry PlayBook!

Super Hang On  Sega Megadrive/Genesis

Another day and now we have another emulator for the BlackBerry PlayBook. This new one is for the SEGA Genesis (aka Megadrive) and was done by developer Froggyface. Duke @OpensourceBB noticed the new project (GitHub) and the developer announcing the port on his blog. The emulator port is based on DGen SDL which is a popular opensource emulator for the Sega Genesis. Right now it has some limitations like ROM cycling and zipped ROM support but they are on Trevor Nunes to do list!

You can download and sideload the DGEN emulator for the PlayBook from MediaFire and find instructions on Trevor’s blog. Keep in mind you will have to “acquire” your own SEGA Genesis ROM files but a quick Google search should point you in the right direction.

Let us know if you get it working and kudos to Trevor!

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  1. This is awesome to be able to play this old games on my PlayBook

  2. can somebody help me how to port this emulator, I sideload the bar file using DDPB the emulator crashes when attempting to start, how can I add third party library to my playbook? is it copy and paste? I am so sorry, I have no idea how to do this but I want to make this emulator run in my playbook, please help, thanks

  3. I hope these emulators are submitted and accepted in App World. This would be great to pit in advertisements!

  4. I am so happy about this! So many fond memories of my megadrive hours.

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