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Game Boy Player
|Game Boy Player|
|Release date(s)||JP March 20, 2003|
EU June 20, 2003
NA June 24, 2003
|Input methods||GameCube Controller, Game Boy Advance|
Dolphin Forum thread
The Game Boy Player (ゲームボーイプレーヤー, Gēmu Bōi Purēyā) (DOL-017) is a device made by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube which enables Game Boy (although Super Game Boy enhancements are ignored), Game Boy Color, or Game Boy Advance cartridges to be played on a television. It connects via the high speed parallel port at the bottom of the GameCube and requires use of a boot disc to access the hardware. Unlike devices such as Datel's Advance Game Port, the Game Boy Player does not use software emulation, but instead uses physical hardware nearly identical to that of a Game Boy Advance.
Freeze on Start
This software will freeze Dolphin with the error below due to the lack of Game Boy Player hardware emulation. See issue 2163.
No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Game Boy Player since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|r7719||Windows 7||Intel Pentium 4||NVIDIA GeForce 7600GS||Wouldn't even start emulation, kept showing error message||NaokiS|
|3.0-374||Windows 7||Intel Core i5-2400||NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+||Emulation runs, gets error message saying that Game Boy Player is not plugged in.||sonicdude558|
|4.0.2||Windows 7||AMD Phenom II x4 B55 3.2 GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250||Runs and correctly displays that there is no player connected.||Huenex|
|4.0.2||Windows 8.1||Intel Core i7-3630QM @ 2.4 GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M||It runs but stop in "Game Boy Player not connected" screen||mbc07|
|5.0-rc-0||Ubuntu 14.04||Intel Pentium B960 @ 2.2 GHz||Intel HD Graphics||Can't play any Game Boy games, because the Game Boy Player hardware is not emulated.||GameCubeFan|
- Nintendo (Developer)
- Japan (Release region)
- Europe (Release region)
- North America (Release region)
- 2003 (Initial release year)
- Utility (Genre)
- GameCube Controller (Input supported)
- Game Boy Advance (Input supported)
- 2 stars (Rating)
- Tested On (OS): Windows
- Tested On (CPU): Intel
- Tested On (GPU): NVIDIA
- Tested On (Release): 3.0
- Tested On (Release): 4.0.2
- Tested On (CPU): AMD
- Tested On (Release): 5.0
- Tested On (OS): Linux
- Tested On (GPU): Intel
- Untested for 10000+ revisions
- GameCube games