Tuesday, December 13, 2005

They are alive!

No... this can't be happening.
Something is weird. Really weird... could it be... no. Impossible.
I think my browser is faulty.

Look at that:

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Some news at zophar.net
And they're only a couple of days old.

Back from the dead?

Monday, December 12, 2005

Arcade@Home better stay home

Blatant lie! Arcade@Home newsposter claims that they have updated Kawaks:

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Source: Arcade@Home

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Double News on gp32x.com

I DO know that posting the same thing twice is better than not posting it at all.

But is it really that hard looking what news posts already do exist before posting new news?

Well, it happened at gp32x.com - with the Reminiscience news post.

Anyways, here is the first newspost, posted by EvilDragon:
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... and here is the second newspost, posted by hando:
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Well, at least he didn't just copy the news from his own site without giving credits :P

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Hoax news on Emu-France

Emu-France is spreading Hoax news!! :-)

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Source: Emu-France

Sunday, October 30, 2005

pspupdates: copy and paste madness

We got an email from Heinrich, saying this:

From the news update for "HuE for PSP v0.62pre1"

"The PC Engine was and is a very small video game console, due
primarily to a very efficient three-chip architecture and its use of
HuCards, credit-card sized data cartridges."

From the wikipedia entry for PC Engine

"The PC Engine was and is a very small video game console, due
primarily to a very efficient three-chip architecture and its use of
HuCards, credit-card sized data cartridges."

Pretty nice how they copy and paste useless information to add some
substance to their articles. (What does the size of a console have to
do with an emulator for it?)

Great little site, keep up the good work.


Source: Heinrich & pspupdates

1emulation: response

Hi there, I was hoping you can post our response on EmuNoobs to the last 3 news posts you made on us and recognize that we have fixed our mistakes. See here: http://www.1emulation.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=15501 Thank you,GameCop

Source: GameCop | 1emulation.com

Saturday, October 29, 2005

1emulation: news now with credits but wrong version number

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We at emunoobs are unsure what General Plot had for breakfast today, but it must caused a big harm to him. Now he credits emulation9 for an obsucre TI calculator. But instead of getting the correct version number as statet out on emulation9, General Plot just decides to post about the previous old release. What a black day for 1emulation.

Source: 1emulation

1emulation: stealing news - exact copy and paste from other pages

we at emunoobs are really happy about the reactivation of 1emulation. this way we present this scandalous thing:

news from retroguru:
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news from 1emulation:
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does this look familiar? shame on your general plot! (-;

Source: 1emulation

dsupdates: out of news, lets post twice

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the dudes at ndsupdates are out of news, why not posting things twice? best strategy: three days time difference, so no person will recognize it. what a shame we at emunoobs did recognize it! (-;

Source: ndsupdates

1emulation: wrong headline

"General Plot" from 1emulation reports about Nonpareil? Well - not exactly! The text of the description fits to nsim, but not Nonpareil. Even the nsim port page is linked. Probably you should have checked the headline twice before submitting news? (-; Thanks to Kojote for the news, whom we at emunoobs will get again in the future [-:

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Source: 1emulation

Thursday, October 27, 2005

What does "kthx" and "jnjhh" mean?

vg-network.com - once upon a time a real good newssite (called Daves Videogame Classics, one of the first emulator related newspages ever) also seems to go down the drain...

Okay, by the name of the page, we now know that they use Joomla (an OpenSource CMS).

But... what the heck do you mean with "kthx" and "jnjhh" in your Main and User Menu?
What language is that? Old Greek? Alien?

Anyways, here's a screenshot:

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But that's not all!
The "Privacy Policy" page simply doesn't exist...

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... and the news are still from the Mambo Team (well, Mambo is the former name of Joomla)... maybe you should change all the default texts and links BEFORE you make a CMS public...?

Maybe you might consider getting the help from somebody who knows what he's doing...?

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Oh, and looking at the banners on top of the page... you surely are a worthy competitor for PSPUpdates.com for having most banners on least space...

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

German forks are the best

Our german visitor XTale kindly submitted this odd german emunews site. Three different domains one content one mistake.

This is what XTale said:

why you need to run 3 different emu-news sites? To put the wrong
version number on all of them:
- emunews24.de
- emukult.net
- emu-world.net

They all found mame 0.100u2"

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EXEmu More babes!

Apparently EXEmus visitors don't care for emulation related news. The news are months old - yet the visitors just beg for more babes. Maybe this could save Zophars also? :-)

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Source: EXEmu.net

ngemu: on zophar's domains path

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we hope you guys are not on the same path as zophar's domains - 3 weeks no update? what a shame!!! (-;

Source: NG Emu

zophar's domain: 592 news in queue

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I was bored and was thinking, let's send news to Zophars Domain once again. 592 news are in queue - we at emunoobs wonder if anyone checks that stuff ever? (-; maybe it also just goes to /dev/null (-: so many staff members and all of them seem to be lazy. a real shame - as we mentioned it a couple of times, the glory times of this page are for sure history.

Source: zophar's

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

pspupdate: stealing news without credits - back to the roots

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a new version of pspgba is out - released at psp-news ( http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=12848 ). pspupdates have stolen the news, they even ripped the picture without credits to psp-news. how poor is this? i guess nothing you would expect from a 24/7 #1 trusted newspage

Source: pspupdates

Friday, October 21, 2005

pspupdates: news 24/7

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or maybe not? (-:

Source: pspupdates

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

flame of the day: pspupdates user check

Today we start to have something new - yes! Emunoobs is proud to present "FLAME OF THE DAY". For the first "FLAME OF THE DAY" we look at the userbase of our beloved "#1 trusted - 24/7 hours" news page "PSPUpdates". Of course this posting should not mean that everyone at pspupdates is a zero [-:

Here are comments of the recently released GBA Emulator PSP GBA v1.0:

Why in the world is this so slow? The PSP is much more powerful than a GBA. The GBA is essentially the same hardware as the SNES (just smaller), and we already have perfect SNES emulators. Is this just shabby coding?

By nightrose, at 1:40 PM

Oooooii! Why in the world you don't code yourself?

Pokemon doesnt run fast enough :(

So far the only fully playble game Ive found was "Love Hina",becouse its basicly only still pictures and you answere questions in it.

By FaSMaN, at 1:46 PM

Ooooi! No Pokemon? What a pitty!

i would also like a 1:1 screen size...if possible the actual screen looks awful.

By asher, at 5:38 PM

Ever heared that magic word called "please"?

I was wondering when a GBA emu was gonna be made. Took long enough.. heh

By Yatahaze, at 5:54 PM

Yeeeeeeeea! If you would follow the scene, you would know that there was a port of Visual Advance before. As for most things: First get information - then talk

well, its great, but the sound is crap because the sound card opn the PSP is different than the GBA also. so ti needs work, but is great progress so i give big kudos to thsi guy! and i wanna see improvements REAL bad!

By RaiderX, at 7:32 PM

Soundcard??? (-; Allright! [-:

As we see, many experts! Almost as leet as the guys who run the page (-;

Source: pspupdates vbulletin board

Monday, October 17, 2005

emufrance: typo fun

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Nothing amusing, just a tiny typing error - or maybe a brandnew emulator? (-;

Source: emu-france

pspupdates: monotone banner hammering

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Not sure how useful this is - but three times the same banner in such a tiny area? (-; You guys rock!

Source: pspupdates

psp-news: wrong news facts galore

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Even PSP-News mentions PSPInside 0.9p on the top of the news - just because someone announces a new version it doesn't mean there is a new one (-;

Source: PSP-News

Sunday, October 16, 2005

pspupdates: just released

The demogroup Hitmen just released PSPInside 0.9p right?
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At least according to PSPU this is a "just released" tool. Too bad that the homepage of the group "Hitmen" says 31.08.2005
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Basicly the release is "only" 1 month and 2 weeks old. So that is what pspupdates are calling "just released". We at emunoobs must admit, we never seen such a fast news service. *thumbsup* (-;

Source: pspupdates

Thursday, October 13, 2005

pspupdates: what is what?

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the amiga 500 is now a CONSOLE, yes a CONSOLE. probably someone should explain them the difference between

* homecomputer
* console
* handheld
* calculators

could keep the permanent blames back (-;

Source: PSPupdates

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Can't agree more

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Source: The Whirlpool

Articulate better next time

GameCop discovered a new emulator called Articulator. Unfortunately he himself is not very articulate ... the emulator is called Arculator.

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Source: 1Emulation.com

Emulated circles

Well, I tried my best to find any other sites with mistakes besides PSPUpdates. I'm afraid I haven't found one.
Don't blame me for that, I don't post errors 24/7!

Anyways, I found this interesting sidenote by Dan at a homegrewn game news post:

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Cool. An emulator emulating circles - written in LUA! That surely is some great news!

Maybe somebody should tell Dan that not EVERYTHING released on the PSP is an emulator...?

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

pspupdates: experts at work

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little mike from this 24/7 "up to the minute news" page called pspupdates is a true expert, no doubt. does anyone on earth knows why he just simply copy and paste a link and does not bother to remove the session id?

While we are at 24/7 news - how comes most psp-news-related pages had those news yesterday night?

questions over questions

Source: pspupdates (refused to link)

Monday, October 03, 2005

The world's first SidPlayer!

Hey, did you know the world's first SID Player had been released recently?
If it wasn't for PSPUpdates.com, I wouldn't known this. I could've sweared that there had been some SID Players around since years... but maybe that was just my imagination.

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Hmm... maybe someone should tell these guys there's more in the world than the #1 PSP... and that some SID Players may have been released on the PC years ago...

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Please don't contact us!

Well, I tried to contact the most down-to-date emulator site Zophar Net...
But look what happens when you press on "Contact us" using Internet Explorer:

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Maybe they don't like the IE? I tried using Opera:

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Well, at least it works... but maybe I should just exit as perl suggests in the first line... this site is getting more and more dead, no?

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

emu noobs: Contribute or what?

This Yuri guy is listed on our contributor list since weeks now. He has not contributed a single noob line of text to our beloved blog. I cannot tolerate this so I must take action. I am sure Nadeiko has his fingers on this one... Yuri, post something or get noobed to hell *g

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Source: emu noobs

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

psp-news: hidden affiliation codes

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Wraggster, famous for his network of various console sites and former advertisment banner king, is working on new steps to get millionaire. He reports about "new products" like this brandnew and great ceramic white PSP, but wait - is that a tracking link? OH MY GOD (-;

Source: psp-news

aep-emu: another copy & paste madness

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this type of news posting seems to get popular (-; first retroguru now aep-emu. where will this end? (-; we at emunoobs recommend to check each post twice before submitting anything. this will avoid you getting blamed in the public (-;

Source: AEP-Emu

MAME is Arcade, Arcade is MAME

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The latest MAME release seems to cause a lot of confusion. Our friends from Emu-France didn't even bother to give the release a name. Beware, as Arcade 0.100 has been released!

Source: Emu-France.com

retroguru.com after 0.99 comes 1.00

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Oh, no - not again. Kojote thinks he is smart by applying mathematics to emulator release numbers. Kojotes brain: "After 0.99 comes 0.100 ? No thats wrong because that would mean 0.10. So the new release must be 1.00. Lets post some news..."

If he would have thrown a closer look at the credited site AEP Emulation Page he would have known better. ;-)

Source: retroguru.com

Monday, September 12, 2005

Copy & Paste Madness

Not much going on lately... who can blame Kojote for misspelling the latest Mame U update. There have been more U updates the last two weeks than news at Zophars for the last two months! Talk about progress ;-)

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Source: retroguru.com

Friday, September 09, 2005

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Hell has frozen over

OMG! EmuFanatics, Emulation64 and Emutastic joined forces in a desparate struggle to rule over the whole Emulation Scene. There are now more admins at the Emulation64 Forums than lamers! Green nicknames everywhere...
This is shocking news for us, three noob'able sites merged into one. Our source material is shrinking. ;-)

Whats next? A merger of VGN and Zophars? Very scary!!

Source: The Emulation64 Network

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

freepspupdates - illegal pyramidsystem?

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A new sideproject of pspupdates: giving away free goodies if you refer your friends. we at emunoobs smell an illegal pyramidsystem. pyramidsystems are prohibited in most countries, only the people on the "top" will have an advantage out of it. another step which proofs the professional status of p$pupdate$.

source: freepspupdates.com

pspupdates: more garbage

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You just don't understand, there are only a few members on our forums that accept the new FreePSP's, I myself do not support it, but I still support the site because they need money, they need to do this to have the site stay up.
True. It is so extremly expensive to run a webpage these days. We bet, FrozenIpaq, you never had to care about webhosting and similar things before. You have no clue so just shut up and don't tell garbage.
I do not quite agree with the new freepsp's, but a site has to stay up. You have not even participated in the forum community, this is PSPUpdates strong point, the community. These forums are the best their is with over 20,000+ members and over 100,000 posts.
We must accept the fact that there are 20.000+ members, not everyone is running a lame referral-competition and cheats his sponsors like pspupdates. Clever step, money making is not everyone's bussiness. If only 500 of those 20k+ members pay for a premium account: Uuu, let's do a calclation:

500 Premium Members x 2,99 US$ / month
Total income per month = 1495 US$

This is ENOUGH money to pay a server even with terrabytes of transfers, but don't forget they are having Popups and over 4 regular ads too and how could we forget - the google ads are there too. Remember: The calculation is done for 500 paying members per month but they have 20k+ members. No one in this world can say this is a community service. PSPupdates are even cheating their own boardmods and say they are so poor. Sad!
Plus, we don't ban people because they disagree with the site, that is totally wrong. We may close their thread to prevent flaming, but now we have a rant section.
We at emunoobs have seen that several times, so stop talking garbage again. Even myself (Nadeiko) has bad experience with pspupdates deleting normal critism.

Emunoobs used to be a newspage which gently uses mistakes to report about them in a sarcastic way, but PSPupdates are an exception. We also suggest you to inform everyone about their actions.

Source: pspupdates (you know the link)

pspupdates | freepspupdates: something which has to be said

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EvilDragon joins the forces of fighting against questionable bussiness strategies. Here a posting he made on pspupdates. Let's see if it get's deleted:

Sure thing. "One of our affiliates".
If you just check nic.com for freepspupdates.com and pspupdates.com, it's not an affiliate, it's the same owner, making even more money this way.

BTW: Be sure to read the terms and conditions agreement on freepspupdates.com!
Especially check out this out:

"2. All addresses must be in the United States of America. Addresses not in the United States of America will not have items shipped to."

So, if you just signed up and are NOT from America, be happy, you just did this for nothing.


"8. By registering for an account on FreePSPUpdates.com, you agree to receive any 3rd party messages that we wish to send to you. Including, but not limited to, 3rd party advertisements and offers."

Means: They sell your adresses for money you you will receive lots of nice offers (what, in my eyes, is spam. Just not officially, because you agreed getting it).

And lastly:

"1. FreePSPUpdates.com is allowed to place any account on hold for any reason.
2. FreePSPUpdates.com is allowed to deny credit for any offer for any

If they don't like you, you don't get a free PSP.

Enjoy the scheme ;)

We at emunoobs could not say it better (-;

Source: pspupdates webboard

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

pspupdates: jipajipa andale

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speedy "clay" gonzales has spoken. too bad pspupdates is often HOURS behind other psp news pages. we at emunoobs wonder why people pay for such a questionable service at all.

source: pspupdates.com

pspupdates: more piracy support

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always a pleasure again to see how psp indirectly supports piracy. just release the name of the person, that gives enough information to google it up. you people are just plain *****.

Source: pspupdates.com

pspupdates: something new: double action

we at emunoobs refused to post missing credits from pspupdates, as there are still plenty of them but today we saw something new. a DOUBLE POST. it's good to see they have more news than the rest. we are sure they will double the premium member fee too, as you get the double to read (-;

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Monday, July 18, 2005

pspupdates: neverending story

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pspupdates are still claiming to support developers. too bad they even do not know the developers homepage, but do not worry. we at emunoobs help you out. syn-z' homepage is here.

Source: pspupdates

Pete reloaded

Pete Bernert has released a new version of - himself! Now that is what I call scary ...

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Source: EXEmu.net

Friday, July 15, 2005

0.0.1 != 1.0

Wow, amazing version jump here - from 0.0.1 to 1.0 - a developers dream come true! ;-)

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Source: Emulatronia

Update: Kojote jumps on the bandwagon too! ;-)

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Source: retroguru.com.