Is emulating old console games you find online illegal?
cuetip 1 year ago
I would really like to play some of my old games from the 16 bit era but my consoles seem to have succumbed to old age. Some of these titles, like Zelda: A Link to the Past, are available for purchase on the Wii but I'd rather not pay the fee to download a straight port of a game I already own.So upon searching the internet for games, I have come across several sites for game emulation. I have some skepticism because certain sources state that it is illegal while others claim that there are stipulations such as a "24 hour rule" that allows you to download the game, yet you must delete it after said time period if you don't own it. Others state it is completely illegal while some say that only certain portions of the process are illegal. I'd really like to download some games to play when I have downtime, but I'd rather not get in trouble for doing so.I would really like some clarification on the matter, if possible. Thanks!
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