Game Boy Color

Hugo Hromic edited this page Apr 21, 2018 · 21 revisions


The Game Boy Color was an 8 bit handheld gaming console released by Nintendo in 1998. Pokemon Yellow anyone?

Emulator Rom Folder Extension BIOS Controller Config
lr-gambatte gbc .7z .gbc .zip none /opt/retropie/configs/gbc/retroarch.cfg
lr-tgbdual gbc .7z .gbc .zip none /opt/retropie/configs/gb/retroarch.cfg
lr-mgba gbc .7z .gb .zip gbc_bios.bin sgb_bios.bin /opt/retropie/configs/gbc/retroarch.cfg

Emulators: lr-gambatte, lr-tgbdual, lr-mgba

lr-gambatte is the prefered single-player emulator, while lr-tgbdual runs two instances of the same game for either two-player link cable games or parallel play on the same system.

lr-mgba is a modern emulator that aims to be fast and accurate, supports local cable games, external BIOS, Super Game Boy emulation, among many other features. It also emulates Game Boy and Game Boy Advance.


Accepted File Extensions: .7z .gbc .zip

Place your Game Boy Color ROMs in



lr-mgba can load external BIOS for Game Boy Color (gbc_bios.bin) and Super Game Boy (sgb_bios.bin).

Place these BIOS in


The correct MD5 for gbc_bios.bin is dbfce9db9deaa2567f6a84fde55f9680 and for sgb_bios.bin is d574d4f9c12f305074798f54c091a8b4


Both emulators utilise Retroarch configurations

Add custom retroarch controls to the retroarch.cfg file in


For more information on custom RetroArch controls see: RetroArch Configuration


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