How to Use Makaron Naomi Bios to Emulate Dreamcast Games
If you are looking for a way to play Dreamcast games on your PC, you might have heard of Makaron Naomi Bios. This is a modified version of Makaron, a popular Dreamcast emulator that can run some games better than its rival Demul. In this article, we will show you how to download, install and configure Makaron Naomi Bios to enjoy your favorite Dreamcast titles.
What is Makaron Naomi Bios
Makaron Naomi Bios is a custom version of Makaron, a Dreamcast emulator that was developed by dknute. Makaron was released in 2010 and was praised for its accuracy and compatibility with many Dreamcast games. However, Makaron was also criticized for its complex user interface and lack of updates. The last official version of Makaron was released in 2013.
Makaron Naomi Bios is an unofficial update of Makaron that was created by an unknown developer. It was first published on npmjs.com in 2023 under the name makaron_naomi_bios_12sq4[^1^]. It claims to include a completely different and improved emulator that can run Sega Naomi arcade games as well as Dreamcast games. It also claims to have a simpler user interface and better performance than the original Makaron.
How to Download and Install Makaron Naomi Bios
To use Makaron Naomi Bios, you will need to download two files: the emulator itself and the BIOS images. The emulator can be downloaded from this link[^1^]. It is a .7z file that you will need to extract using a tool like 7-Zip or WinZip. The BIOS images are files that contain the firmware of the Dreamcast console and are required for the emulator to work. However, these files are copyrighted and cannot be legally distributed online. You will need to obtain them from your own Dreamcast console or from other sources.
Once you have these files, you will need to copy them to the Data folder inside the MakaronEX folder that you extracted from the .7z file. You can use any file manager you like, but we recommend WinZip or 7-Zip.
How to Configure and Run Makaron Naomi Bios
After you have installed the emulator and the BIOS files, you are ready to configure and run Makaron Naomi Bios. To do that, follow these steps:
Launch the emulator by double-clicking on the MakaronEX.exe file.
You will see a window with several tabs. Click on the Options tab and then on the Paths sub-tab.
Here you can set the directories where the emulator will look for your game files. You can use ISO, CDI, GDI or CHD formats for your games. Click on the Browse button next to each option and select the folder where you have your games stored. 061ffe29dd