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|Release date(s)|| JP December 14, 2001|
NA September 15, 2002
AUS October 17, 2003
EU September 24, 2004
|Input methods||GameCube Controller|
|GameIDs||GAFP01, GAFE01, GAFJ01, GAFU01|
Animal Crossing is a video game series developed by Nintendo, in which the player lives his/her own virtual life in a village populated with anthropomorphic animals. The game takes place in real time, reflecting the current time of day and season. The individual games have been widely praised for their uniqueness and innovative nature, which has led to the series becoming one of Nintendo's leading franchises. As of January 2010, over 15,000,000 units of games from the Animal Crossing series have been sold.
Shadows and text boxes sometimes flicker when using OpenGL.
The PAL release crashes at launch, with error "iCacheJIT: Reading Opcode from 4800008. Please report."
Some revisions experience black screen beyond opening Nintendo logo, audio/music play as normal and a 1px line at bottom of screen is rendered correctly. Using wire-frame mode seems to show things being emulated appropriately. (setting the "Texture Cache" to it's safest settings got it working correctly on.)
These problems might not occur in Revisions fromto , nor on new revisions which no longer include Texture Cache adjustments.
When trying to type in name of city or your characters. A max character reached error comes up when only half way through the text. Also may not be able to type anything at the beginning of the name and characters reached would come up (UsingDec 28, 2010).
NES Games don't work right, graphic glitches with all graphic modes DirectX 9/11, OpenGL.
Cheats codes make the emulator crash, cause of crashes is because the (M) code not supported message.
Graphic Freezing & Blacking Out
When you move a window in front of the game window sometimes it blacks out parts of the screen, you can fix the game by ending emulation by clicking on the [X].
After the Nintendo logo at the start of the game, there can sometimes be an odd effect where it seems like you are looking through some window blinds, only in technicolor fashion. This only happens if the External Frame Buffer under Graphics > Hacks is set to Real, so to fix it just change it to Texture.
Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.
|On||This significantly improves in game text and other graphics|
|Position 1||Avoids black screen at game start|
The graph below charts the compatibility with Animal Crossing since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 7 x64||AMD Tri core||nVidia GeForce 8800 GT||Runs stable, glitch with text limits at start of new game|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 @ 2.2GHz||nVidia GeForce 230m GT||Perfect, text limit glitch||GM3000|
|Linux Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx x86_64||AMD Phenom II X3 720||nVidia GeForce 8800 GT||Running 2x Native Resolution, 2x AA, 4x AF @100%. I did not experience any of the issues mentioned above, perfect.||keller999|
|^||Windows 7 x86||AMD Phenom 960T @ 4GHz||ATI Radeon HD 4200||Perfect ~60 FPS 1080p||LumbeeChief|
|Windows 7 x64||AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE||AMD Radeon HD 6570||Runs 100% never had a single glitch. Ran at 1440x900 with 16x AF and 8x AA.||Kritis|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.3GHz||nVidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti||Perfect ~50 FPS||Fabolous|
|Windows 8 Consumer Preview||AMD C-50 @ 1GHz||AMD Radeon HD 6250||Game works great, sticks around at 25 FPS.|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i7-2670QM||nVidia GeForce GT 540M||Runs perfect, no error or problems yet except the cheats, but those are for cheaters anyway. 100% speed but my old computer could barely run it at all. Aside from how well it runs, it is a fun game that I LOVED and was glued to for months at a time. One of my all time favorite games!|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Pentium E6700||nVidia GeForce GTS 450||100% speed with OpenGL plugin, 2560x1440 with 16xQCSAA and 16xAF||soapgoat|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i5-480M||AMD Radeon HD 6550M||Runs perfect, no problems at all! been playing for the last 2 hours and it is a beast so fun! =)|