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Dolphin Emulator Recommended Accessories

Dolphin Emulator Accessories

Recommended accessories for your Dolphin setup.

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Acer XF240H Optimal Monitor Settings


I wrote a post about the differences between the Acer XF240H and the KG240 found here.  I ended up  keeping the XF240H because I felt that it was the better monitor based on build quality and stand adjustability.  The colors on both displays will need to be adjusted as with most monitors out of the box as they are awful.  The settings I ended up using should work on both the Acer XF240H and the KG240 as I believe they are both the same panel.

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Common Questions Regarding Overwatch

Common Overwatch Questions

I’ve been playing Overwatch since release and had the opportunity to experience every event so far.  From the first Summer Games event to the latest Winter Veil Event.  There have been some changes though from when they first started with the events and I am sure there are quite a few new players.  These are some of the common questions I’ve noticed not only with these events, but with Overwatch in general.

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Tips to Improve Overwatch FPS on PC


I noticed that my FPS was starting to dip during intense battles in Overwatch causing some irritable lag.  I decided to do some research on some of the video settings that I could change in order to improve the FPS.  Here are some tips that I have found.

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Paper Mario: TYD Freezing in the same spot on Mac

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If you are experiencing some issues on a Mac with Dolphin Emulator while running the game, Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door, and it continues to freeze in the same location there is a fix.

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Dolphin 5.0 Released, A Major Milestone


Yesterday marks a major milestone within Dolphin Emulator with the release of Dolphin 5.0.  After almost a year of testing and 3 years (!) after the last major release the day has finally arrived.

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Insane Slug HD Texture Pack for Twilight Princess


One of the great things about gaming on PC’s is having the ability to modify and create textures to your liking.  There are countless PC games that have been modified in some way to improve upon the default settings like Skyrim or GTA V to name a few.  Dolphin Emulator is no different allowing players like you and I to create custom textures for our favorite games and being able to share those with the Dolphin Community.

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How to Update Dolphin Emulator on Windows


Not that you have installed Dolphin Emulator, it’s time to update to the latest development version.  Why the latest development version?  Well, even though it’s a development version it’s quite stable.  Also, by using the latest development version you’re reducing your chances of running in to issues.  Whether it be from game compatibility or maybe even performance.  The “latest” stable version that is available on the Dolphin Emulator website is over 2 years old.  Since then, there has been continued development released as developer builds which have fixed a lot of issues, maybe even issues you are currently experiencing.  Let me show you how easy it is to update to the latest development version of Dolphin Emulator.

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How to Install Dolphin Emulator on Windows


Looking to install an emulator to play GameCube or Wii games?  Well look no further, Dolphin Emulator is the best there is. It’s been in development for as long as the Wii has been out, so now 10+ years, and the great thing is that development is still happening on a daily basis.  Let’s get started.

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The Best Hardware for Dolphin Emulator


My current computer and Dolphin Emulator

You’re probably asking yourself if your computer is good enough to run Dolphin Emulator, right?  Or you’re planning on building a computer and wondering what’s the best hardware to purchase considering you want to run Dolphin Emulator.  Let’s get down to the details.

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