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Old 27th August 2019, 10:19 AM
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Question How do you configure the default settings for unknown ROM's?

I would like to know how to configure the emulator's (v2.3.2) default ROM settings to match the Ocarina of Time game-specific settings.

This would allow me to provide people with instructions on how to make the emulator compatible with the Ocarina of Time Randomizer project without telling people to make the changes every single time they wish to play a newly generated randomized ROM (each new ROM has a new CRC).

As is, the default settings that are used for unidentified ROM's seems to be the cause behind crashes that occur under various specific circumstances in the game such as draining the well at night time or entering the Kakariko Potion Shop for example.

The developers and community revolving around the Ocarina of Time Randomizer project advocate the use of either Bizhawk or RetroArch while dissuading people from using Pj64 because of these issues. I'd like to get PJ64 working well with the project so that people have more options and to reduce the hostility some people have been showing towards PJ64 lately.

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Old 28th August 2019, 03:18 PM
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Sorry, don't have time for a full response, but you can check this:

https://github.com/project64/project.../Project64.rdb
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Old 28th August 2019, 04:26 PM
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I know that file is plain text, I don't know what to change in it though (and previously didn't know if the changes I wanted to make involved that specific file).
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Default How do you configure the default settings for unknown ROMs

"We hear you. We are dedicated to this game long-term."

Side-note: Can they rename the Imperial Edition to the Golden Throne edition, because if anyone buys it they are keeping the game on life support?
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Old 29th August 2019, 12:44 PM
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You'll need to find the ID of the randomizer then make an entry for it (basically copy paste from normal OoT, but change the ID).
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Old 29th August 2019, 01:13 PM
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You'll need to find the ID of the randomizer then make an entry for it (basically copy paste from normal OoT, but change the ID).
The problem with that is that the ID is a CRC and each time you generate a new game using the Randomizer program you're left with a ROM with a new CRC. So I could add an ID for the first ROM I generate, but each successively generated ROM (generated using a different Seed # or settings) will not match that newly added ID. See the attached image for example.

So what I want to do is change the configuration that PJ64 uses for ROM's that have no entry in the database (or a way for the emulator to pre-apply a settings configuration that doesn't rely on CRC checksums to determine which configuration to apply)
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