Screen Flickering in Majora's Mask 3D

I am experiencing screen flickering when I play Majora’s Mask 3DS using Citra for Mac. The game runs beautifully – it rarely dips below 30 fps – but as I am playing various textures will flicker, where the texture disappears in a flash, and then reappears quickly after; as such, it’s difficult to screenshot what is happening, but just imagine lights popping up around the screen, and you’ll get the general idea.

System Information

  • Operating System: macOS Catalina, Version 10.15.4
  • CPU: 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX 1GB
  • Citra Version (found in title bar): Nightly 1548
  • Game: Majora’s Mask 3D
  • Screenshot of Issue (include the full Citracitra_log.txt (19.1 KB) window including titlebar):

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Try turn off Hardware Shader in the Advanced graphics options in Citra.


Thanks for your response! I tried that, and while it solves one portion of the problem – some of the textures no longer flicker silver – the flickering issue itself remains; now, those select textures will flicker black. I tried turning off the other shaders, but that brought the frame rate down to un-playable levels.