How to Play N64 Games on Your PC Using Project64

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Introduction: How to Play N64 Games on Your PC Using Project64

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Hey guys! Today I will show you how to play any N64 video game in the world on your PC! This uses an emulator called Project64. Anyways, off to the start? Come on, then!

Step 1: Downloading Project64

OK, so now you're wondering "How do I do this?!". Well I'm gonna tell you! Well first, goto http://www.pj64-emu.com/

Click on the big yellow button saying "GET PROJECT64" and click on the latest version. If it says "Illegal download attempt", go for the second latest version. It will automatically download it for you. Then, open "setup Project64.exe" and install it the way you want. Once installed, go to the next step.

Step 2: Adding Games

So, now you actually add games! Goto http://www.coolrom.com/roms/n64/all/ and choose any game you want! Download it and create a folder wherever you want. Then go onto Project64 and select "File". Then "Choose rom directory" and select your folder. Put your downloaded game into that folder, and it should appear in your games list!

Step 3: Playing the Games!

Double-click the game in your list you want to play and hey-presto! Your playing an N64 game on your PC! There is one more little instruction for this!

Step 4: You Little Cheater!

While you are playing games, you can enable cheats! During the game, press Ctrl+C. Then a cheats menu will come up! Enable all the ones you want and play with them! Hope you like running about, you little cheater!

Step 5: See You Later!

Hey guys! Now you can play N64 games wnever you want without even having to have an actual N64! See you later!

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    7 Comments

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    khadenwill01
    khadenwill01

    Question 2 months ago

    hey im trying to play a game after connecting the right file and now it doesn't pop up in project 64 it just says it's extracting the game at the bottom border. what do i do?

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    cutg432
    cutg432

    4 months ago

    Ummm didn't work.... when i select my file that i put the game on,Then prees ok, nothing happen the game don't lanch ....

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    huyavovef
    huyavovef

    Tip 2 years ago on Step 2

    You can use OpenEMU or Mupen64Plus Emulators if you MAC user

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    yurijaeger13
    yurijaeger13

    Question 3 years ago

    "Cannot open a ROM because plugins have not succesfully initialized"

    What do I do when this appears?

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    samc_110
    samc_110

    Answer 3 years ago

    I'm not entirely sure. Try redownloading Project64 and try again. If that fails, try contacting the developers of PJ64 and see what they say.

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    AbnormU
    AbnormU

    6 years ago on Introduction

    How do pair a USB controller to actually play the games with a cotroller?