Hakchi vs Project Lunar

There are two programs you can use to hack the Sega Genesis Mini. This page will list what each one can do and the advantages/disadvantages of both.

Hakchi

Both:
  1. Install Emulators
  2. Add more Games
  3. Add more Storage
  4. Run Emulators on the Sega Mini Home Screen
Hakchi Benefits:
  1. Add Custom Folders – This is the real benefit of Hakchi. The home screen can only hold 100 or so games until the whole Mini lags.
    • With Custom Files, users can place their games in folders that bypass this cap.
Hakchi Missing:
  1. Scraper – Manually apply game art and descriptions.

Project Lunar

Both:
  1. Install Emulators 
  2. Add more Games
  3. Add more Storage
  4. Run Emulators on the Sega Mini Home Screen
Project Lunar Benefits:
  1. Online Scraper – Automatically searches for game art and description.
PROJECT LUNAR Missing:
  1. No Folder Support – Can’t go above 100+ games otherwise the whole home screen will lag.¬†