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GBAtemp SMWiki VG Emulation for Newbies > ePSXe Tutorial Contents About ePSXe This tutorial is to help you with ePSXe. ePSXe is considered the #1 PSX emulator. Most games emulate flawlessly, but you may encounter lock-ups and an assortment of bugs. ePSXe lets you play any of your Playstation games on your computer via your CD-ROM or with Playstation ISO's (FYI, an ISO is a file or archive of files which build up a single CD video game). Having a good video card is important if you want the best ePSXe experience. *If you would like to download ePSXe, I have it in my emulators page. Introduction to the plug-in system Playstation 1 emulation revolves around the plug-in system (just like Playstation 2 and N64 emulation). 1. a graphic plug-in (also called video) 2. a sound plug-in 3. a CDR plug-in (also called cdrom) 4. the Playstation BIOS They need to be set up the first time you open ePSXe. Back to top BIOS and plug-ins downloads • Playstation 1 BIOS (236 KB) • ePSXe plug-ins Collection (1.39 MB) - Contains all the best plug-ins! 1. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4.

The Emulator Zone ROM hacking ROM hacking is the process of modifying a video game ROM image to alter the game's graphics, dialogue, levels, gameplay, or other elements. This is usually done by technically inclined video game fans to breathe new life into a cherished old game, as a creative outlet, or to make essentially new unofficial games using the old game's engine. Communities[edit] Many ROM hackers form or join groups for various reasons, such as for web space to host hacks and/or screenshots, for the support of or collaboration with other members of the group, for privileged status on the group's message board (if it has one), for the prestige associated with the group, or just for the comradeship. Most hacking groups offer web space for hosting hacks and screenshots (sometimes only hosting hacks by the group's members, sometimes hosting almost any hack), a message board, and often have an IRC channel. Methods[edit] Hex editing[edit] Editing text is one of the most basic forms of hacking. Graphics editing[edit]