I managed to get PCSX2 0.9.6 to run under Snow Leopard 10.6.5.
Well this is nothing new for you guys, BUT:
in this version of mine you can use the GSdx (DirectX Plugins of Gabet) !!!
In the package you have three GSdx plugins:
- GSdx 890 (MSVC 15.00 SSE3) 0.1.14
- GSdx 890 (MSVC 15.00 SSE4.1) 0.1.14
- GSdx 1611m (MSVC 15.00 SSE2) 0.1.15 < This plugin here, runs God of War 1 at an average of 40fps and God of War 2 at an average of 30fps on my rig !
The only problem I get is the sound, I couldn't find a decent sound plugin yet. When playing God of War, you can hear some sound glitches and sometimes there is no sound in the cutscenes.
Here is where you guys come in :)
Grab a copy of this build and try some of your magic, maybe together we can do something beautiful here :Yahoo!:
Right now I am working on a way to make this into a wrapper, i.e. unlike PCSX or zeroPCX, you can't run all the games (or almost all of them) with the same settings, each PS2 game needs specific configurations and hacks to run at optimal speeds when emulated. If we have a PCSX2 wrapper, then we can tweak it for a specific game and script it to launch only this game with the optimal settings. OR I could make a utility like ConfigSaver for the PC.
So tell me what you think, suggestions and feedback are always welcome, critics too.
Here is the full story:
I thought, if we can actually port games that use DirectX (Probably almost all of the Windows games use DirectX) so why can't we run a DirectX plugin ?
In the past two days I stumbled across a port of God of War for the PC, made by a russian group called NightLection Team, well you see, those dudes over there have ported God of the War 1 & 2 and Shadow of the Colossus for the PC using a custom build of PCSX2 0.9.6 and a custom build of the GSdx plugin.
Naturally, as curious as I am, I couldn't stay still until I ported this port to the Mac. What I got was a fully functional russian version of God of War running on the Mac (with some graphical and sound glitches, that can be completely ignored). Then exchanged the russian iso with an english one (specifically the God of War U [SCUS 97399], in the PCSX2 compatibility list it was reported to be "green"), and it worked. The tweaking begun ...
Three hours later I got my compiled PCSX2 0.9.6 to run using Wineskin2 WS5Beta3Wine1.3.9, with the GSdx plugins mentioned earlier, the third plugin is the custom one made by the russian group, which I used to play God of War.
And for the sceptic ones, here is a screen recording of me playing it:
Here is a link for PCSX2 0.9.6
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More to come later