CGF Community Links
Gaming Related Links
Being retro gaming enthusiasts, we thought it’d be helpful to provide links to emulators we use and recommend, as well as Patreon links to contribute to projects we support. If you enjoy playing retro games with emulators, we encourage you to consider supporting development of these programs, even a few dollars a month helps.
Since the summer of 2017 and the popularity of PUBG in China, internet accelerators (网游加速器) have become popular utilities for online gamers in China. What they do is reduce latency in non-Chinese online games through tunneling. Note that the services below are only available in Chinese, so if you can’t read or translate Chinese, you will need help from a Chinese speaker.
Emulators We Use & Recommend
The number one software to recommend, without question, is Retroarch. It is the emulator we use with many consoles because of the modular “core” system which it uses. Read more about that on their website at Libretro.com
If you are managing a system with multiple emulators, we recommend Launchbox as a front end.
Contribute to Retro Game Projects
Whether you’re a game developer, journalist, or a new resident to Chengdu who enjoys games, we’d love to hear from you. The best way to get in touch if you’re in China is to add us on WeChat. Otherwise, you can contact us via email at chengdugaming at gmail dot com.
Join Our WeChat Group
WeChat, being the universal social portal of China, is where our discussion group is located. If you don’t have WeChat, download it on Android here or for iPhone here.
To join the group, send a friend request to the username “justcharlie” and request to be added to the CGF group.