[757labs] nes.rom files

Matt Davis mattdavis9 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 18:31:43 EDT 2012


On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 3:06 AM, J. Albert Bowden
<jalbertbowden at gmail.com> wrote:
> i've got some nes.rom files that i want to tinker with but i'm having a hard
> time figuring out how to get in them; i keep hearing i should use an
> emulator, but i don't want to play the games, i want access inside. know how
> this can be done?

These files are of a binary format.  Editing them can only be done
through a keen eye and hexeditor, and or disassembly and corresponding
reassembly according to the file format that the NES expects.

-Matt (enferex)


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>> Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:50:20 -0400
>> From: Beau Turner <beau.turner at gmail.com>
>> To: 757labs at 757labs.org
>> Subject: [757labs] Buttons???
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>> Anyone have any leads on where to get "buttons", the kind that you would
>> wear made locally or online that you have worked with?
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>> Thanks,
>> Beau
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>> Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:19:18 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: telmnstr at 757.org
>> To: 757labs at 757labs.org
>> Subject: Re: [757labs] Buttons???
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>> i think you can get a press to make them at michaels or such.
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>> On Thu, 19 Apr 2012, Beau Turner wrote:
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>> > Anyone have any leads on where to get "buttons", the kind that you would
>> > wear made locally or online that you have worked with?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Beau
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>> Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:35:01 -0400
>> From: bryan seyffert <cypher2301 at gmail.com>
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>> Subject: Re: [757labs] Buttons???
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>> My sister lives in texas but she makes these all the time.. I might
>> could get her to make them for just the price of materials?
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>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Beau Turner <beau.turner at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Anyone have any leads on where to get "buttons", the kind that you would
>> > wear made locally or online that you have worked with?
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>> > Thanks,
>> > Beau
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>> Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:10:49 -0400
>> From: Trevor Lewis <trevorl.salad at gmail.com>
>> To: 757labs at 757labs.org
>> Subject: Re: [757labs] Buttons???
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>> http://www.busybeaver.net
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>> They're surprisingly inexpensive, and they have glow in the dark buttons
>> too.  :)
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>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 3:35 PM, bryan seyffert
>> <cypher2301 at gmail.com>wrote:
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>> > My sister lives in texas but she makes these all the time.. I might
>> > could get her to make them for just the price of materials?
>> >
>> > On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Beau Turner <beau.turner at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > > Anyone have any leads on where to get "buttons", the kind that you
>> > > would
>> > > wear made locally or online that you have worked with?
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>> > > Beau
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>> From: Graham Cookson <thegforcian at gmail.com>
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>> Hey guys,
>>
>> I'm somewhat new to the lab community and have been looking for awhile for
>> an arcade machine shell/box, it doesn't need to be in working condition
>> but
>> I would appreciate it if it had the controls still in place as I'd like to
>> use authentic arcade controls.  This is for a Mamebox project for my home.
>>  If anyone has any leads or needs a trade/cash for it I'm willing to work
>> something out.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Graham
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>> Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:55:35 -0400
>> From: Lee <leep at tigerbase.com>
>> To: 757labs at 757labs.org
>> Subject: Re: [757labs] MameBox Shell
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>> I don't know how easy/difficult it would be to get real arcade controls to
>> interface with a computer, but I know X-Arcade makes awesome arcade
>> controllers designed to work with computers.  I have one on my MAME arcade
>> cabinet and it works great.
>>
>> Check out
>>
>> http://www.xgaming.com/store/category/arcade-joysticks-and-game-controllers/.
>>  They also make a full MAME arcade (cabinet, controller and PC loaded with
>> some games I believe.  Too pricey for me (I think it was around $2000 last
>> time I checked).  I ended up buying a CHEAPY CHEAPY cabinet through Craigs
>> List for $200.  Looks ugly as hell, but the X-Arcade controller it came
>> with is very nice.
>>
>> --- Lee
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>>
>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Graham Cookson
>> <thegforcian at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>> > Hey guys,
>> >
>> > I'm somewhat new to the lab community and have been looking for awhile
>> > for
>> > an arcade machine shell/box, it doesn't need to be in working condition
>> > but
>> > I would appreciate it if it had the controls still in place as I'd like
>> > to
>> > use authentic arcade controls.  This is for a Mamebox project for my
>> > home.
>> >  If anyone has any leads or needs a trade/cash for it I'm willing to
>> > work
>> > something out.
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> > Graham
>> >
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>> Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:59:19 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: telmnstr at 757.org
>> To: 757labs at 757labs.org
>> Subject: Re: [757labs] MameBox Shell
>> Message-ID: <Pine.NEB.4.62.1204200058530.1089 at users.757.org>
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>> > I don't know how easy/difficult it would be to get real arcade controls
>> > to
>> > interface with a computer, but I know X-Arcade makes awesome arcade
>> > controllers designed to work with computers.  I have one on my MAME
>> > arcade
>> > cabinet and it works great.
>>
>> The J-Pac board is an interface card that goes arcade JAMMA harness
>> connector to PC.
>>
>>
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>> Message: 8
>> Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:22:25 -0400
>> From: c flux <cyberfluxor at hotmail.com>
>> To: <757labs at 757labs.org>
>> Subject: [757labs] LAN Party - Saturday April 21st
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>> Hello there members and friends of the Lab!
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>> Tomorrow is yet another LAN Party event at 757 Labs, starting at 1pm! Come
>> out, bring a computer and plop down in an available seat.
>>
>> See the LAN page for additional information:
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>> A special announcement from Blizzard is for this weekend Diablo III is
>> running an open beta!
>>
>> http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/4963739/Diablo%C2%AE_III_Open_Beta_Weekend-4_19_2012
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>> Hope to see others there!
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>> - Matt
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>> Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 10:37:22 -0400
>> From: Geoff Parsons <skhisma at gmail.com>
>> To: "757labs at 757labs.org" <757labs at 757labs.org>
>> Subject: Re: [757labs] MameBox Shell
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>> Yeah. JPac is the way to go for real controls. The xarcade stuff isn't
>> bad though.
>>
>> /G
>>
>>
>>
>> On Apr 20, 2012, at 12:59 AM, "telmnstr at 757.org" <telmnstr at 757.org> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> >> I don't know how easy/difficult it would be to get real arcade controls
>> >> to
>> >> interface with a computer, but I know X-Arcade makes awesome arcade
>> >> controllers designed to work with computers.  I have one on my MAME
>> >> arcade
>> >> cabinet and it works great.
>> >
>> > The J-Pac board is an interface card that goes arcade JAMMA harness
>> > connector to PC.
>> >
>> > _______________________________________________
>> > 757labs mailing list
>> > 757labs at 757labs.org
>> > http://757labs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/757labs
>> > If we knew what we were doing it wouldn't be research.
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