Emulator Issues #2241

SMG: Black screen after rescuing Princess Peach

Added by fgfemperor over 10 years ago.

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What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Get 60 Stars (or more) on SMG
2. Go to the center of the universe
3. Defeat Bowser
4. Wait for them to get back to the castle. As soon as mario screams
"Welcome to a new galaxy!", you get a black screen

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
I have no idea what should happen, but I'm sure it's not the black

Also, I'm not attaching a Screenshot of a black screen. I waited for 3
minutes (hope) and nothing happened... The FPS counter kept moving (60~61),
so it was not frozen...

Related issues

Is duplicate of Emulator - Emulator Issues #1170: Super Mario Galaxy hangs before Credits (important for gathering the 121 stars)Fixed


#1 Updated by marcel.werner3 over 10 years ago

if I remember right, someone in the forum said you have to switch the audio backend
to OpenAL for it to work...not sure though...and still worth an issue of course.

#2 Updated by fgfemperor over 10 years ago

Hmm thanks, gonna try that (but still have to defeat Bowser all over =\ )

#3 Updated by ayuanx over 10 years ago

I just verified that even OpenAL gives black screen after defeating Bowser. Nothing
shows up, the only key working is HOME.

#4 Updated by LexLight5 over 10 years ago

Try disabling Dual Core mode during the game. :)

#5 Updated by ayuanx over 10 years ago

OK, found a solution: Turn off HLE sound. When the credits start to roll, you can
turn it back on to hear the music.

#6 Updated by fgfemperor over 10 years ago

Hmm, it didn`t work here.. Disabled HLE Sound and still froze at the black screen...

#7 Updated by fgfemperor over 10 years ago

What settings r u using? DC? Idle Skipping? HLE the IPL? OGL? D3D? RE0 fix? EFB copy?

#8 Updated by ayuanx over 10 years ago

you have to disable HLE sound from the boot, that's all.

#9 Updated by sl1nk3.s over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Duplicate

#10 Updated by ivanpirishanchin99 almost 8 years ago

I have the same problem but AFTER the credits
Settings: Dual Core ON;Idle Skipping ON;framelimit OFF;Limit by FPS ON;JIT Recompiler ON;Dicect3D9(DirectX);Scaled EFB Copy ON;Anisotroping Filtering 1x;Internal Resolution 1xNative;Ignore Format Changes ON;EFB Copy to Texture;Safe Texture Cache;Disable XFB ON; Disable Per-Pixel Depth ON;Disable Fog ON;OpenMP Texture Decoder ON;Enable Progressive Scan ON;Dsp LLE Recompiler ON;XAudio2;48000Hz;Skip BIOS ON;EuRGB60 Mode (PAL60)ON;
rev:Dolphin3.0-758-dirty x64
OS:Windows 7 x64

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