NeoGeo on the Blackberry Playbook
A NeoGeo emulator for the Blackberry Playbook.
The startup UI works just like it would on a PC. Drag the mouse to the game that you want to play and press once to select it and double click it to open it. If you don't see an image to the left of the game list then you don't have a game selected. If you are using a keyboard you can also navigate this list using the up and down arrows and start a game using enter.
Besides the dpad and the coin, start, A (red), B (yellow), C (green), and D (blue) buttons there are also 4 buttons in the top right that are not visible during gameplay. Clockwise from the top left they are:
- switch between 1st and 2nd player controllers,
- open the ROM select screen,
- load a saved state,
- and save the state.
The load and save state buttons will require you to pull out the keyboard by swiping towards the centre of the screen from the bottom left.
The keyboard layout for playing with two players is:
coin -> 9
start -> 0
up -> up
down -> down
right -> right
left -> left
a -> n
b -> m
c -> j
d -> k
coin -> 1
start -> 2
up -> w
down -> s
right -> d
left -> a
a -> f
b -> g
c -> r
d -> t
A NeoGeo bios is needed to play games and will be composed of several files all which should be stored in shared/misc/gngeo/bios. BIOS - gxgeo - Details about the BIOS Files has a nice table that shows all of the bios files. Make sure the files are named as they are on the left hand side of the table and the uni-bios is not supported.
ROMs need to be zip files and should be placed into shared/misc/gngeo/ROMS. You also need an rc file for each ROM. They should have the extension rc and be placed in shared/misc/gngeo/ROMS/romrc.d. If you open them with a text editor you should be able to find the name of each file in the zip file somewhere in this file. If you get a message saying that a driver could not be found for your game then you are missing the appropriate rc file or the file names in the rc file aren't correct.
GnGeo-pb | Free Games software downloads at SourceForge.net
Just search the forum if you don't know how to sideload bar files onto your playbook.
GnGeo is a portable NeoGeo emulator for Linux. See its homepage at:
gngeo - Unix NeoGeo Emulator
Last edited by travisredpath; 09-29-13 at 08:23 PM. Reason: Update
- CrackBerry User
11-04-12, 11:35 PM #4
- 17 Posts
Re: NeoGeo on the Blackberry Playbook
Cant seem to get it working here
I have the following structure and files
Directory of Y:\misc\gngeo 05/11/2012 04:32 <DIR> . 05/11/2012 04:28 <DIR> .. 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> ROMS 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> bios 05/11/2012 04:15 <DIR> save 05/11/2012 04:33 65 test.txt 1 File(s) 65 bytes Directory of Y:\misc\gngeo\ROMS 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> . 05/11/2012 04:32 <DIR> .. 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> romrc.d 05/11/2012 04:15 <DIR> shots 10/12/2011 09:34 13,165,412 mslug.zip 1 File(s) 13,165,412 bytes Directory of Y:\misc\gngeo\ROMS\romrc.d 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> . 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> .. 05/11/2012 04:24 99 mslug.rc 1 File(s) 99 bytes Directory of Y:\misc\gngeo\ROMS\shots 05/11/2012 04:15 <DIR> . 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> .. 0 File(s) 0 bytes Directory of Y:\misc\gngeo\bios 05/11/2012 04:27 <DIR> . 05/11/2012 04:32 <DIR> .. 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 000-lo.lo 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 asia-s3.rom 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 japan-j3.bin 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sfix.sfix 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sm1.sm1 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sp1.jipan.1024 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sp-1v1_3db8c.bin 24/12/1996 23:32 524,288 sp-45.sp1 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sp-e.sp1 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sp-j2.sp1 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sp-s.sp1 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 sp-s2.sp1 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 usa_2slt.bin 24/12/1996 23:32 131,072 vs-bios.rom 14 File(s) 2,228,224 bytes
201-c1.c1 201-c2.c2 201-c3.c3 201-c4.c4 201-m1.m1 201-p1.p1 201-s1.s1 201-v1.v1 201-v2.v2
Re: NeoGeo on the Blackberry Playbook
longname Metal Slug 2 - Super Vehicle-001/II game mslug2 MVS "Metal Slug 2 - Super Vehicle-001/II" CPU 0x300000 241-p1.rom 0x0 0x100000 NORM 241-p2.rom 0x100000 0x200000 NORM END SFIX 0x20000 241-s1.rom 0x0 0x20000 NORM END SM1 0x20000 241-m1.rom 0x0 0x20000 NORM END SOUND1 0x800000 241-v1.rom 0x0 0x400000 NORM 241-v2.rom 0x400000 0x400000 NORM END GFX 0x2000000 241-c1.rom 0x0 0x800000 ALTERNATE 241-c2.rom 0x1 0x800000 ALTERNATE 241-c3.rom 0x1000000 0x800000 ALTERNATE 241-c4.rom 0x1000001 0x800000 ALTERNATE END END
- 12-11-12, 03:34 AM #14
this is excellent; this will have to be a project for the new year but i'm glad it's ready to go. Along with the snes and genesis emulators i really won't need to buy a portable gaming system like i've been thinking about.. ...although; at this rate i may need to buy a new playbook since i only have a 16g....here is a thought; can those files be saved on a cloud storage??
- 07-25-13, 02:37 PM #15
I HAVE PROBLEMS GETTING GAMES.. RC DID NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT.. :c
someone can explain how I go the games because I did not understand anything, and install the emulator on my playbook and get the king of fighters 2002 and 2001 and not know how to make them work, the games are compressed in Zip, what I have to do? Help ..! Dksculpen if there is an error in my msg, is that I speak Spanish and I write with a translator ..!
If you don't mind going back to King of Fighters '98 or '99 I recommend using the Neo Geo CD emulator instead. It's still a little bit of a pain to set up but not quite as bad as this and the menu is so much better.
- 07-25-13, 08:10 PM #17
For all the people who find this emulator a pain to set up, here is a pack containing all the files you need in the right folders:
Just install the newest Gngeo-pb bar, open the emulator then close it, then go to /accounts/1000/shared/misc/ and replace the folder called gngeo with the one with the same name inside the above zip file (you have to unzip the file first) and you are ready to go, Gngeo-pb with 35 games included that work perfectly and you just had to replace a folder!!!! and you can now play games like metal slug 1-5 and kof 2002 with a friend thanks to the multiplayer support in the newest version of Gngeo-pb!!
Let me know if it worked for you.
Last edited by Blackman91; 10-15-13 at 04:47 PM.
- 07-26-13, 02:37 PM #22
Tambien no se te olvide poner los archivos de la bios, esos si descomprimidos en la carpeta bios:
Por cierto en link que puse antes en un archivo zip con muchos archivos rc, bajalo es util.
- By ddj247 in forum BlackBerry PlayBookReplies: 58Last Post: 05-27-11, 04:30 PM
- By sf49ers in forum PlayBook Apps & GamesReplies: 24Last Post: 05-05-11, 04:05 AM
- By bigdad84 in forum BlackBerry PlayBookReplies: 5Last Post: 05-02-11, 03:14 AM
- By sf49ers in forum BlackBerry PlayBookReplies: 11Last Post: 04-17-11, 10:24 PM
- By lengend in forum BlackBerry PlayBookReplies: 3Last Post: 02-22-11, 01:06 PM