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September Let's Play Together!
Nintendo Entertainment System Castlevania

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This thread was originally created to encourage traders here at GTZ to do more trading, especially retro related stuff. It has turned into a lot more and I am so grateful to everyone who contributed to this thread and have kept it going for nearly 6 months now. I hope this thread will continue to thrive and everyone who reads/participates in this thread will gain some value or knowledge out of it.

We will still have Trade lists up here, though it's been a while since anyone updated. I encourage everyone to look over their lists and post updates.
There is also a section for gorgeous pictures of game rooms that active participants of this thread have shared. Feel free to share some pics of your collection or game room.
I will be adding another section for information regarding video quality of retro gaming systems on modern displays and how to improve them.
There is rather some extensive discussion regarding how to improve the display quality of retro gaming systems and if you are new to this like I am, you will find it very informative.

Old Topic Description


GTZ has become a marketplace where the most commonly traded commodity is PayPal. I want to start an effort to get some trades going and to discuss some good games perhaps you never heard of or interested in but want to discover/know more of. For example, I just got intto shmups after years of ignoring the genre and I love to discover new(to me) and rediscover old ones(Sonic Wings comes to mind).

No pressure here. Feel free to discuss anything retro. Perhaps throw out some WTTF targets and what you have to offer. I am sick of browsing people's year old Available lists.

Some examples:

- WTTF/WTB/LF
- What you think is awesome game/series/whatever
- Potential games you have up for trade
- Pics of what you have/what you would love to get/what you think is the bestest awesomest game ever
- Show off your latest finds/adds to your collection

3rd Generation: Nintendo Entertainment System Famicom Sega Master System Atari
4th Generation: Super Nintendo Super Famicom Sega Genesis Mega Drive (Japan) Sega CD Sega Mega CD NEC TurboGrafx-16 NEC PC Engine Neo Geo CD-i (Compact Disc Interactive)
5th Generation: PlayStation Sega Saturn Nintendo 64 3DO Sega 32X Virtual Boy Atari Jaguar NEC PC-FX
6th Generation: PlayStation 2 Sega Dreamcast Microsoft Xbox Nintendo GameCube
Handheld: PlayStation Portable Game Boy Game Boy Color Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS Game Gear Nokia N-Gage Atari Lynx

Info on Improving the Quality of Video Output For Retro Systems on Modern Displays
Coming Soon

In the meantime , check out:

My Experience with Upscaling (DVDO Processors)
https://www.youtube.com/user/mylifeingaming

Reference Links
http://retrorgb.com/
http://retrogaming.hazard-city.de/

Retro Resources
The PC Engine Bible
Neo Geo Master List
Famicom Game List

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Let's Play Together!

Nintendo Entertainment System Castlevania - September 2017
Nintendo Entertainment System Ninja Gaiden - August 2017


Games Beat in 2017
Lunar's Completed Games

Sega CD Sega CD - Lords of Thunder (2-3-17)
PlayStation 2 Japanese PS2 - Mushihimesama (2-15-17)
Sega Saturn Japanese Saturn - X-Men vs. Street Fighter (2-17-17)
Neo Geo Neo Geo CD - Sonic Wings 3 (4-17-17)
NEC PC Engine NEC CD-ROM 2 Red Alert (5-16-2017)
NEC PC Engine NEC CD-ROM 2 Seirei Senshi Spriggan (5-17-2017)
PlayStation Portable Neo Geo Heroes: Ultimate Shooting (5-19-2017)
Sega Saturn Street Fighter Alpha (6-3-2017) w/Ryu on 4 Stars
image Arcade Gears Wonder 3 (7-24-2017)
Nintendo Switch Kamiko (7-30-2017) w/Yamato
Nintendo Switch Kamiko (7-30-2017) w/Uzume
PlayStation 4 Root Letter (7-31-2017) Crossing Paths Ending
Nintendo Switch Kamiko (8-4-2017) w/Hinome
Super Famicom Ghost Sweeper Mikami (8-7-2017)
Super Famicom Final Fight (8-13-2017)
Nintendo Entertainment System Ninja Gaiden (8-14-2017) Clear Time - 1:27
Nintendo Entertainment System Contra (8-18-2017)
Nintendo Entertainment System Bucky O'Hare (8-18-2017)
PlayStation Bust-A-Groove (8-25-2017) w/Heat
Famicom Akumajou Dracula (9-10-2017)


Retro Posters/Ads/Brochures - I love looking through these.


Retro Nostalgia - Random pics snapped from old magazines that really got my nostalgia flowing.


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Game Rooms
Antipop's Game Room


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ErickRPG's Game Room



KiltedGunstar's Game Room

sharif's Game Room






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DefaultGen
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6-Sep(#2)
DiamondDave wrote:
> They censor the dumbest crap in the Steam releases to make sure it stays on the marketplace.

Like boobies.

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6-Sep(#3)
how badly are these altered/censored? I was getting ready to grab but don't want them even cheap if they are too cut down. not a total perv just hate when they go overcensoring.

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Lunar
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6-Sep(#4)
You mean I've been playing censored Hunie Pop when there is a XXX version? Tell me more...

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6-Sep(#5)
Lunar wrote:
> You mean I've been playing censored Hunie Pop when there is a XXX version? Tell me
> more...
>

You put a file in your Steam directory: https://steamcommunity.com/app/339800/discussions/...

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* 6-Sep(#6)
Eh, actually I'm ok with the censorship. I was having fun with the game before I was even aware of the censor.

If i really want to, I'd just watch porn. But i like the anime girl tease and the smack talk from the lolita girl. Can't even remember her name(I like Tiffany)

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6-Sep(#7)
It's all about Kyu. Or if she doesn't count, the milfy one.

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6-Sep(#8)
Any male options? Afaf.

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6-Sep(#9)
I don't even like HuniePop that much but I'd get that DLC.

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* 6-Sep(#10)
Gypsy wrote:
> Any male options? Afaf.
>

Play Norn9, it's in the Virtual Box

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6-Sep(#11)
Hunie Pop is hard. Also I suck at puzzle games, especially ones that involves planning 10 steps ahead

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6-Sep(#12)
The hardest part is finding the motivation to continue knowing there's no additional story and you're just going to grind out the same conversation options and do it again. raspberry

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6-Sep(#13)
DefaultGen wrote:
> The hardest part is finding the motivation to continue knowing there's no additional
> story and you're just going to grind out the same conversation options and do it
> again. raspberry
>

This sounds like missionary sex. winking raspberry until you try role play and designate a safe word.


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6-Sep(#14)
Off today but have life chores I need to take care of. Really want to finish Nintendo Entertainment System Castlevania today.

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6-Sep(#15)
@Gypsy's games always smell like wheat bread wink

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6-Sep(#16)
Lunar wrote:
> @Gypsy's games always smell like wheat bread wink
>
>

haha, wheat bread of all things Lunar!


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* 6-Sep(#17)
Let's see, what else is collecting dust...

Black Gamecube with controller and hooks, GB Player and Disc, Metroid Prime 1 and 2, Resident Evil 4 and Mega Man Network Transmission - $100 (US)
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* 6-Sep(#18)
Damn it DD! I am out of monies.

What happened to those Sonic Advances?

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* 6-Sep(#19)
Last call for a trade or sale of PlayStation 4 Darius Burst CE sealed before eBay.

I think I should just stick to retro crap, LRG isn't for me.

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6-Sep(#20)
I have an extra copy of PlayStationThunder Force V (Complete, overall "good", 7/10, disc is meh but manual looks pretty good though, definitely not @ErickRPG level) - $75 shipped

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6-Sep(#21)
Lunar wrote:
> Damn it DD! I am out of monies.
>
> What happened to those Sonic Advances?
>

Oh, they're still around.
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6-Sep(#22)
Lunar wrote:
> Off today but have life chores I need to take care of. Really want to finish Nintendo Entertainment System
> Castlevania today.
>

Clean your pins this time.

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6-Sep(#23)
I'm on that N8ED. That was weird. I'm sure the system didn't move since im using wireless controller

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6-Sep(#24)
Lunar wrote:
> @Gypsy's games always smell like wheat bread wink
>
>

Someone on another forum started referring to me as The Bakery. 100% serious.

DiamondDave wrote:
> Let's see, what else is collecting dust...
>
> Black Gamecube with controller and hooks, GB Player and Disc, Metroid Prime 1 and
> 2, Resident Evil 4 and Mega Man Network Transmission - $100 (US)

Damn. The games are free here people. FREE! I mean crap I'm tempted for the GB player and disc but I just dropped a bunch to you and pended a deal for 28 games with @tonymack21

Lunar wrote:
> Last call for a trade or sale of PlayStation 4 Darius Burst CE sealed before eBay.
>
> I think I should just stick to retro crap, LRG isn't for me.
>
>

Lol. I love that Darius game. My JP Vita copy isn't going anywhere.

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6-Sep(#25)
Gypsy wrote:
> Lunar wrote:
>> @Gypsy's games always smell like wheat bread wink
>>
>>
>
> Someone on another forum started referring to me as The Bakery. 100% serious.
>
> DiamondDave wrote:
>> Let's see, what else is collecting dust...
>>
>> Black Gamecube with controller and hooks, GB Player and Disc, Metroid Prime 1
> and
>> 2, Resident Evil 4 and Mega Man Network Transmission - $100 (US)
>
> Damn. The games are free here people. FREE! I mean crap I'm tempted for the GB player
> and disc but I just dropped a bunch to you and pended a deal for 28 games with @tonymack21
>
>
> Lunar wrote:
>> Last call for a trade or sale of PlayStation 4 Darius Burst CE sealed before eBay.
>>
>> I think I should just stick to retro crap, LRG isn't for me.
>>
>>
>
> Lol. I love that Darius game. My JP Vita copy isn't going anywhere.
>
>

Are those bread bags you protect them in? smile
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6-Sep(#26)
Best Gamecube can do is what S-Video? without modding or $300 YPbPr cable....

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* 6-Sep(#27)
Lunar wrote:
> Best Gamecube can do is what S-Video? without modding or $300 YPbPr cable....
>

You can get that console-frying HDMI mod too (or a real, soldered HDMI mod).

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6-Sep(#28)
The HDMI mods are pretty noice.
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6-Sep(#29)
$$$ homey

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6-Sep(#30)
Lunar wrote:
> $$$ homey
>

If you're obsessed enough with Gamecube that $5 Wii component cables aren't good enough, you're already a Gamecube baller.

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6-Sep(#31)
My Wii Component cable is OEM now, and that crap is worth $20!

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6-Sep(#32)
I spent like $6 on an s-video cable. Dedication.

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sharif wrote:
> I spent like $6 on an s-video cable. Dedication.

Me too. But honestly, s-video in combination with an upscaler like iscan or OSSC looks really good for gamecube games. It is true that s-video is the biggest jump in picture quality. So you don't have to be an upscaling fiend like me to enjoy the benefit of a nice s-video cable. None of my TVs take S-video anyway, so that was one of my many long lists of excuses to go ahead and get into upscalers.

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OEM Microsoft Xbox, Microsoft Xbox 360 Xbox 360
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6-Sep(#34)
S-Video is the big reason I went out and found a high-end CRT. It's totally been worth it so far.

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6-Sep(#35)
nice, I bet it does. I play on my flat screens with the upscaler but I look forward to messing with the scanline options with the OSSC.

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DefaultGen
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6-Sep(#36)
Scanlines on LCDs are my favorite. I took a picture for Castlevania month:

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6-Sep(#37)
So S-video Nintendo GameCube is decent? hmmm, DD, take something else of mine!

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6-Sep(#38)
I spy Ghost Sweeper Mikami.
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6-Sep(#39)
So how's everyone doing with Castlevania month?

So far IIRC, the people who has beat C1:

@DefaultGen
@FrictionPin

DG also has Rondo beat?

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6-Sep(#40)
Lunar wrote:
> So how's everyone doing with Castlevania month?
>

I'm playing Yakuza Kiwami and Luminous Arc.


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6-Sep(#41)
I'm gonna try C1 again, maybe Friday. Too late tonight.

Also working on Dawn of Sorrow, but can't stand the blurriness of the 2DS.

Bought a DSi XL coming my way. Will resume when that arrives.

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* 6-Sep(#42)
Gypsy wrote:
> Lunar wrote:
>> So how's everyone doing with Castlevania month?
>>
>
> I'm playing Yakuza Kiwami and Luminous Arc.
>

You are already winning. Castlevania 1 isn't even that good.

Look how stupid he looks when he jumps.

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6-Sep(#43)
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6-Sep(#44)
Lunar wrote:
> I'm gonna try C1 again, maybe Friday. Too late tonight.
>
> Also working on Dawn of Sorrow, but can't stand the blurriness of the 2DS.
>
> Bought a DSi XL coming my way. Will resume when that arrives.
>
>

Supposedly "If you hold Start or Select, then the 3DS will boot into a 1:1 resolution mode for DS and GBA games. Picture quality is razor-sharp in this mode."

Lunar wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> Lunar wrote:
> |>> So how's everyone doing with Castlevania month?
> |>>
>>
>> I'm playing Yakuza Kiwami and Luminous Arc.
>>
>
> You are already winning. Castlevania 1 isn't even that good.
>
>
>

I think they made some weird choices with Kiwami tbh buuuut at the end of the day it's Yakuza and I don't mind playing through this story again, it's been a long time since I've played the first 2.

Luminous Arc is my bathroom time killer and play until I crash in bed game. So progress isn't the best but I'll probably beat it this year.

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BleedingViolet
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6-Sep(#45)
The worst part about playing Castlevania 1 again is that it totally reaffirms for me how great of a game it is. It's even better than Ninja Gaiden 1 for many reasons. The stiffness of his jumping is absolutely NOT one of those reasons.

It also reaffirms for me that it's superior to sotn in a lot of ways as well. This game and Ninja Gaiden hold up amazingly well after almost 30 years each it's crazy how good they still are!
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6-Sep(#47)
Gypsy wrote:
>
> Supposedly "If you hold Start or Select, then the 3DS will boot into a 1:1 resolution
> mode for DS and GBA games. Picture quality is razor-sharp in this mode."
>

Is this like one of those "try Alt+F4" pranks?

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sharif
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6-Sep(#48)
About to go live with my playthrough of NES Castlevania: https://www.twitch.tv/sharif162

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6-Sep(#49)
Lunar wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>>
>> Supposedly "If you hold Start or Select, then the 3DS will boot into a 1:1 resolution
>> mode for DS and GBA games. Picture quality is razor-sharp in this mode."
>>
>
> Is this like one of those "try Alt+F4" pranks?
>
>

Honestly idk, someone on shmups said it and I never looked into it.

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7-Sep(#50)
Okay just finished Castlevania (finally I've had it on pause for way too long during that auction)

Umm stage 19 what the fudge?!?
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7-Sep(#51)
Castlevania is a bad game and Frankenstein can actually go suck all of the dicks.

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7-Sep(#52)
Lol, Frankenstein is actually slow as fudge. It's the jumping Igor throwing flaming balls who's annoying.

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7-Sep(#53)
Reed's suspension ends today, and the lad gets the year hammer, it seems the era of the lad is at an end. lol. there wont be an expensive don the lad collection from working designs.

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7-Sep(#54)
tonymack21 wrote:
> Reed's suspension ends today, and the lad gets the year hammer, it seems the era
> of the lad is at an end. lol. there wont be an expensive don the lad collection
> from working designs.
>
>

Lol what have I missed. What this in chat or general?

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7-Sep(#55)
what the fudge
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lol, I think it was for spamming in the forums again, which he didn't think he was doing. its worth a visit to his page to read his comments on the matter, since we are all nerd sheep in our own way.
I think it might have been a way to just ex-communicate, at the end of the day I suppose it was bad for business.

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Oh well. Back to Leaptrade, which is superior raspberry
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7-Sep(#58)
GAMETZ is a places of opreshen a site of dream sqashers.

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Donlad only posted once in RTT frown

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7-Sep(#60)
I have an urge to buy a CRT.

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7-Sep(#61)
What a bummer. At least we'll get a good Youtube video out of it, but he would have been an endless source of entertainment otherwise.

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7-Sep(#62)
40% off one item on halfpricebooks.com

Doesn't look like they have games on the site (unless I'm missing something obvious) but if you are in to obsolete hobbies like movies or printed media, there are good deals to be had.

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7-Sep(#63)
Lunar wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>>
>> Supposedly "If you hold Start or Select, then the 3DS will boot into a 1:1 resolution
>> mode for DS and GBA games. Picture quality is razor-sharp in this mode."
>>
>
> Is this like one of those "try Alt+F4" pranks?
>
>

Not a prank. I do it whenever I play Pokemon soulsilver


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7-Sep(#64)
@Dashey Good info, thanks. Is the image smaller? Ie not encompassing the entire screen.

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The image is smaller but it's crisp.

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7-Sep(#66)
Makes sense. I'll stick to my DSi but good to know.

@DefaultGen I saw that post.

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> @DefaultGen I saw that post.
>

I figured it out! I can use computers! Not an old man yet. I just can't find anything I want on HPB. Their prices really aren't superb. Is there anything that would be a great deal? I looked for comic collections but would only be saving a couple bucks on most things over Amazon.

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7-Sep(#68)
40% at hpb? do we have to do a code, may be able to find some of those pricier guides that have been eluding me for 40% off

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7-Sep(#69)
DefaultGen wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> @DefaultGen I saw that post.
>>
>
> I figured it out! I can use computers! Not an old man yet. I just can't find anything
> I want on HPB. Their prices really aren't superb. Is there anything that would be
> a great deal? I looked for comic collections but would only be saving a couple bucks
> on most things over Amazon.
>
>

Nothing spectacular from what I was seeing. I was looking at saving $13 on a bluray set compared to market value ($30 instead of $43).

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7-Sep(#70)
Anyone here up for a boxed Jaguar with 2 controllers, oem composite cable, oem ac, nba jam te and club drive cib but rough?
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7-Sep(#71)
Got MSG 08th MS Team blu with the coupon.

Looks SO good @DiamondDave

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Fudge yeah dude, rep that crap, best Gundam in all the land deserves the best Bluray treatment. Do you know if that includes the movie as well, Wesker's Report I believe Miller's Report? Don't think I popped it in before selling it off, needed some juice during our steals if I recall.
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7-Sep(#73)
Wheels617 wrote:
> Anyone here up for a boxed Jaguar with 2 controllers, oem composite cable, oem ac,
> nba jam te and club drive cib but rough?

Price? May be interested but would like to know what you want to get for it
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7-Sep(#74)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Fudge yeah dude, rep that crap, best Gundam in all the land deserves the best Bluray
> treatment. Do you know if that includes the movie as well, Wesker's Report I believe?
> Don't think I popped it in before selling it off, needed some juice during our steals
> if I recall.

Miller's Report and yes it is included. RS/Sunrise have been real good about content in these releases.

0083 is next on my to buy list. Wanted to watch these before Zeta.

I want to get Origin as well but the last episode just came out in Japan. There is a blu release here that is the first 4 episodes but that seems dumb to buy when they should put out a release with all 5.

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7-Sep(#75)
#corrections
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7-Sep(#76)
@Gypsy Nice pickup. I may snag 08th MS Team myself sometime.

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7-Sep(#77)
I think 08th MS Team and Zeta are the only two series I can still enjoy going back to. G, Seed and even the original wore out pretty quickly.
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7-Sep(#78)
sailorneorune wrote:
> @Gypsy Nice pickup. I may snag 08th MS Team myself sometime.
>
>

yes Looks really good. I'm getting in a few episodes of the original per night so I should have it done by the time this arrives.

Not sure if I can bring myself to watch IGLOO. Boring + CG is a deadly combo....

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7-Sep(#79)
DiamondDave wrote:
> I think 08th MS Team and Zeta are the only two series I can still enjoy going back
> to. G, Seed and even the original wore out pretty quickly.

Yeah I don't see myself rewatching the original. I don't hate it, but it's a huge time commitment. If I ever did want to go through the material again, there is the movie trilogy which would suffice.

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Now with pictures.

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7-Sep(#81)
08th ms team is so good.

anyone tried psn today? seemed spotty last night, i couldn't update anything and the store wasn't working

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7-Sep(#82)
I've slept on it, and I've decided I'm still mad at Castlevania.

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7-Sep(#83)
sharif wrote:
> I've slept on it, and I've decided I'm still mad at Castlevania.
>

I stopped watching after you got crushed by the spikes for the nth time lol. Did you end up using stop time?


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7-Sep(#84)
Lunar wrote:
> sharif wrote:
>> I've slept on it, and I've decided I'm still mad at Castlevania.
>>
>
> I stopped watching after you got crushed by the spikes for the nth time lol. Did
> you end up using stop time?
>
>
>

I got through it without stop time. I got to Frankenstein's set of stages in about an hour then spent 2 hours dying over and over. The last straw is when I died when he had 1 bar of health left, then we double KO'd right after.

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Yea Frankenstein took me several tries. I tried to stop time him lol

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Lol you should have seen me with Ninja Gaiden, at least 5 different times I got killed by Jacquio with him having 1 bar.

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7-Sep(#87)
Jaquio is the reason I've never beaten Ninja Gaiden either. I have a bone to pick with both games.

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7-Sep(#88)
Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.

Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I may be finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.

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* 7-Sep(#89)
Watching sharif die is pretty fun

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His strategy of stand in the middle of the room and get hit by everything was spot on though.

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7-Sep(#90)
Lol which part? I need to watch

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7-Sep(#91)
Lunar wrote:
> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
>
> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I may be
> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
>
>

Baller ass trade. I think it wasn't super great with 480p content but maybe that's been helped out a bit with custom profiles. Better ask a Framemeister expert like @DefaultGen

I kinda want an XRGB-3 for the versatility.

Right now I'm playing lolball with the projectors I mentioned awhile back. Doesn't seem like there is much if any other interest so I'm trying to get them as cheap as possible. Then if that happens I've earmarked the funds to get some speakers for the set-up in the $850 range.

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7-Sep(#92)
hahahahahaha. I got better by the end. I did figure out you actually need to move.

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7-Sep(#93)
Lunar wrote:
> Lol which part? I need to watch
>

He gets an axe at 3:20:41 and kills Frankenstein. He then has a solid second to jump to dodge an incoming fireball but instead chooses celebrate and die.


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7-Sep(#94)
Yeah that's the double KO I was talking about. I didn't realize the fireball had spawned because I was looking at Frankenstein.

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7-Sep(#95)
@Lunar

Use FirebrandX's profiles. The only thing I need to tweak about them is vertical centering. The deep color noise reduction profiles are a must IMO, especially for Sega CD FMV segments which generate lots of noise for whatever reason.

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7-Sep(#96)
Ok that was hilarious.

Any of y'all mother fudgeers near Yorba Linda, CA?

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7-Sep(#97)
Maybe one of the SoCal guys? @Dashey? @whitefire?

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@BleedingViolet Might be as well. The speakers I'm looking at are there so it would have to be someone okay with shipping such an item too. I'd pay for time, especially since I could presumably get a discount for local pick-up. The person is willing to ship but I have no idea how competent they are so I'm weighing all my options here.

Edit: It would also have to be someone I trust with $700+ so that narrows the pool a lot.

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7-Sep(#99)
Gypsy wrote:
> Ok that was hilarious.
>
> Any of y'all mother fudgeers near Yorba Linda, CA?
>
>


1.5hrs north of my office, which is 1hr north from my house in southeast san diego
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7-Sep(#100)
What is so special about these speakers that you need them shipped by someone competent? Can you not go to good old Newegg and buy a speaker?

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7-Sep(#101)
sharif wrote:
> Maybe one of the SoCal guys? @Dashey? @whitefire?
>
>

Not me. I live in Central California now near Bakersfield. I did live in Santa Ana which was nearby.


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7-Sep(#102)
Cheap shots at modern gaming, my favorite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDGh0t6iVo0

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* 7-Sep(#103)
DefaultGen wrote:
>
> Can you not go to good old Newegg and buy a speaker?
>
>

Lol.

So yeah, these are older and fairly compact (essential for me). Also pretty damn good value for the quality. Obviously I'm not looking to drop like 50k or more on speakers. But anyway this is a ways off (need to get the projectors first) and I may just end up having the seller ship them.

DefaultGen wrote:
> Cheap shots at modern gaming, my favorite
>
>
>

yawn

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7-Sep(#104)
Dashey wrote:
> sharif wrote:
>> Maybe one of the SoCal guys? @Dashey? @whitefire?
>>
>>
>
> Not me. I live in Central California now near Bakersfield. I did live in Santa Ana
> which was nearby.
>
>
>

Ah gotcha. Bakersfield is kind of a bummer.

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7-Sep(#105)
Don't blame ya. Bakersfield has In-N-Out at least lol. I live in Porterville if that helps.


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Quick, I've got $155 in Amazon bucks. Someone make a good suggestion or find something for me to buy for them at a moderate Paypal discount.
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Gypsy wrote:
> Ok that was hilarious.
>
> Any of y'all mother fudgeers near Yorba Linda, CA?
>
>

I'm pretty close, about 30 minutes with no traffic.



Check out the steals thread (insane deals) https://gametz.com/?A=Forum&area=General_Marketpla...
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7-Sep(#108)
What's in Yorba Linda?

Gamedude is in North Hollywood 😊
That's where you should be asking about. @whitefire you've been to gamedude right?

And I'm out in the desert in Palmdale in the ghetto at that! I worry even getting mail here since we have tiny mailboxes and I don't want to have any packages left in front of my apartment either. But the rent is super low it's insane. I also can't have pets here and I've been wanting a dog or another rattlesnake.

I finally bought some heavy duty garage style plastic shelving though. I can finally sort stuff out a little easier. Hopefully I can figure out what I have that I don't need and update all my lists here.
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7-Sep(#109)
Lunar wrote:
> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
>
> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I may be
> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
>
>

Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the xrgb camp?!?

I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.

Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic 64s, Gameboy Micros.
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7-Sep(#110)
PlayYing wrote:
> Lunar wrote:
>> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
>>
>> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I may
> be
>> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
>>
>>
>
> Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the xrgb
> camp?!?
>
> I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.
>
> Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic
> 64s, Gameboy Micros.

Why? I thought you were all about your hardware. What color 64s you selling?
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7-Sep(#111)
BleedingViolet wrote:
> PlayYing wrote:
>> Lunar wrote:
> |>> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
> |>>
> |>> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I may
>> be
> |>> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
> |>>
> |>>
>>
>> Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the xrgb
>> camp?!?
>>
>> I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.
>
>>
>> Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic
>> 64s, Gameboy Micros.
>
> Why? I thought you were all about your hardware. What color 64s you selling?

It's a preemptive sale to fund repairs on my condo (assuming the worst from Irma), Tennant's are so need, wanting a roof and AC and all....

I'll get a list today, and field some offers, knowing that I may not ship until next Wendesday.
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7-Sep(#112)
BleedingViolet wrote:
> What's in Yorba Linda?
>

Some speakers. I got around to joining the site they are fs on and the seller has excellent feedback. Probably going to send an offer by the weekend, I'm stewing on it.

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7-Sep(#113)
PlayYing wrote:
> BleedingViolet wrote:
>> PlayYing wrote:
> |>> Lunar wrote:
>> |>> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
>> |>>
>> |>> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I
> may
> |>> be
>> |>> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
>> |>>
>> |>>
> |>>
> |>> Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the xrgb
> |>> camp?!?
> |>>
> |>> I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.
>>
> |>>
> |>> Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic
> |>> 64s, Gameboy Micros.
>>
>> Why? I thought you were all about your hardware. What color 64s you selling?
>
> It's a preemptive sale to fund repairs on my condo (assuming the worst from Irma),
> Tennant's are so need, wanting a roof and AC and all....
>
> I'll get a list today, and field some offers, knowing that I may not ship until next
> Wendesday.

Hope you have somewhere safe to go.

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7-Sep(#114)
PlayYing wrote:
> BleedingViolet wrote:
>> PlayYing wrote:
> |>> Lunar wrote:
>> |>> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
>> |>>
>> |>> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence), I
> may
> |>> be
>> |>> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
>> |>>
>> |>>
> |>>
> |>> Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the xrgb
> |>> camp?!?
> |>>
> |>> I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.
>>
> |>>
> |>> Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic
> |>> 64s, Gameboy Micros.
>>
>> Why? I thought you were all about your hardware. What color 64s you selling?
>
> It's a preemptive sale to fund repairs on my condo (assuming the worst from Irma),
> Tennant's are so need, wanting a roof and AC and all....
>
> I'll get a list today, and field some offers, knowing that I may not ship until next
> Wendesday.

Wow I'm sorry to hear that. I already bought too much stuff this month so I may be selling some stuff too. I hope people give you reasonable offers though. Especially considering why you need the money.

I hope you stay safe.
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7-Sep(#115)
Anyone interested in D&D collection for Saturn?

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7-Sep(#116)
@Wheels617 @dunno001

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7-Sep(#117)
Gypsy wrote:
> PlayYing wrote:
>> BleedingViolet wrote:
> |>> PlayYing wrote:
>> |>> Lunar wrote:
> |>> |>> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
> |>> |>>
> |>> |>> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence),
> I
>> may
>> |>> be
> |>> |>> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
> |>> |>>
> |>> |>>
>> |>>
>> |>> Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the
> xrgb
>> |>> camp?!?
>> |>>
>> |>> I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.
> |>>
>> |>>
>> |>> Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic
>> |>> 64s, Gameboy Micros.
> |>>
> |>> Why? I thought you were all about your hardware. What color 64s you selling?
>
>>
>> It's a preemptive sale to fund repairs on my condo (assuming the worst from Irma),
>> Tennant's are so need, wanting a roof and AC and all....
>>
>> I'll get a list today, and field some offers, knowing that I may not ship until
> next
>> Wendesday.
>
> Hope you have somewhere safe to go.
>
>

Option 1

Air BNB in ATL

Option 2

Bunk with @Lunar

Really it all depends on the Category. Cat 3+ GTFO. Cat 2 Hurricane Party. Cat 1 Hold by beer.
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7-Sep(#118)
@gypsy what kind of shape and how complete?
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PlayYing wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> PlayYing wrote:
> |>> BleedingViolet wrote:
>> |>> PlayYing wrote:
> |>> |>> Lunar wrote:
>> |>> |>> Woot! Thanks for the trade @sharif.
>> |>> |>>
>> |>> |>> Depending on the xrgb mini's quality(which I have very high confidence),
>> I
> |>> may
> |>> |>> be
>> |>> |>> finally able to replace the DVDO VP30.
>> |>> |>>
>> |>> |>>
> |>> |>>
> |>> |>> Wait what the fudge? Display hardware being exchanged? @Lunar going to the
>> xrgb
> |>> |>> camp?!?
> |>> |>>
> |>> |>> I was going to give you guys a sneak peek, but fudging Fall hurricanes again.
>> |>>
> |>> |>>
> |>> |>> Next Wendesday I'mma have a hardware sell off. AVS, toploader, SNES Jr, Funtastic
> |>> |>> 64s, Gameboy Micros.
>> |>>
>> |>> Why? I thought you were all about your hardware. What color 64s you selling?
>>
> |>>
> |>> It's a preemptive sale to fund repairs on my condo (assuming the worst from Irma),
> |>> Tennant's are so need, wanting a roof and AC and all....
> |>>
> |>> I'll get a list today, and field some offers, knowing that I may not ship until
>> next
> |>> Wendesday.
>>
>> Hope you have somewhere safe to go.
>>
>>
>
> Option 1
>
> Air BNB in ATL
>
> Option 2
>
> Bunk with @Lunar
>
> Really it all depends on the Category. Cat 3+ GTFO. Cat 2 Hurricane Party. Cat 1
> Hold by beer.

YEAH! Come hang in queens! ... and bring all you're games
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Wheels617 wrote:
> @gypsy what kind of shape and how complete?

No outer box. Does have spine and reg cards. Discs are vg-ex. Can include a 4MB cart.

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PlayYing wrote:
> Option 1
>
> Air BNB in ATL
>
> Option 2
>
> Bunk with @Lunar
>
> Really it all depends on the Category. Cat 3+ GTFO. Cat 2 Hurricane Party. Cat 1
> Hold by beer.

Easy decision then. NYC > ATL.

We can play pew pews all night.

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8-Sep(#122)
Gypsy wrote:
> Anyone interested in D&D collection for Saturn?

I'dve been interested if I didn't already own a copy...

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* 8-Sep(#123)
Had a few good laughs watching sharif's video. Everyone should check it out.
The struggle is real! I will try to beat it again today.

Frankenstein tip

Get a bunch of hits in before the monster(Igor?) starts jumping around



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image Radiant Silvergun (Complete/VG) - $175 shipped

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Lunar wrote:
> image Radiant Silvergun (Complete/VG)
> - $175 shipped
>

Cool game with a cool website.

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$75 shipped on D&D Saturn w/o ram cart. I can include a ram cart for another $20.

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Partial trades @lunar? Also my newest poorly selling portable console adventure has begun. Any guesses?
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Got a few more PlayStation CIBs in. I am more excited about Hot Shots Golf than Diablo TBH

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Keep Freezing, let's try Famicom Akumajou Dracula

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhI_xG5Zdog

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Wheels617 wrote:
> Partial trades @lunar? Also my newest poorly selling portable console adventure
> has begun. Any guesses?

wonderswan?

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Turbo Express 😍
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Wheels617 wrote:
> Also my newest poorly selling portable console adventure
> has begun. Any guesses?

Game Wizard

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NGage!
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I wish it was turbo! Bit more modern
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Castlevania spoilers

Lunar for gods sake, jump over Dracula's fireballs stop whipping them. We've been on this fight for an hour and a half now.



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I'm not reading that until I beat Dracula on my own!

Aside from technical difficulties, I should be able to beat him!

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That's why I tagged it. I'll be here to watch the struggle raspberry

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Lunar wrote:
> I'm not reading that until I beat Dracula on my own!
>
> Aside from technical difficulties, I should be able to beat him!
>
>

When will you be streaming again?

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aw, I missed the ragequit
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Not sure, it may have to wait until Sunday.

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> aw, I missed the ragequit

Haha, wasn't rage quit. My DualShock 4 got all funky mid boss. Then I switched to a dog bone. and It was awkward.

SO I tried to re-pair the DS4 and put it back then I must have moved the system too much and it froze.

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8-Sep(#144)
You're playing an NES game on a Dualshock 4?

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Yes grin

Much better than Wii U Pro Controller I used during NG runs.

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sharif wrote:
> You're playing an NES game on a Dualshock 4?
>
>

@Lunar is a man that lives his life on the edge.

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8-Sep(#147)
DefaultGen wrote:
> Castlevania spoilers
> ...
>
>

Actually that's the funny thing about these bosses, you can read and watch all the videos you want but ultimately you can still win with your own play style. There's almost enough wiggle room in the boss mechanics where you could beat all of them without sub weapons (except one unless you're able to predict the future maybe)

Some ways are slightly easier but this is not really one of them. It's however you feel comfortable.

I'm glad he's doing it on his own. He may come up with some new tech that can shave some time off someone else's speed runs. I'm not talking about this scenario in particular but some of his earlier footage had him moving pretty quickly through a stage.
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8-Sep(#148)
DefaultGen wrote:
> Wheels617 wrote:
>> Also my newest poorly selling portable console adventure
>> has begun. Any guesses?
>
> Game Wizard
>
>

game.com
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8-Sep(#149)
newer, and also actually fun
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NGPC?

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8-Sep(#151)
Is it just a Vita?

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8-Sep(#152)
you are quite warm sharif
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PSP (Go)

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* 8-Sep(#154)
Yep, thats the ticket Lunar. Horrible system if you are using it stock, one of the best portable retro emulation systems though. Only thing that sucks on the go is the heinously expensive memory cards. Sony really should have learned their lesson on this and not made the vita memory cards proprietary.
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Do they use the same PSP memorycards? I've got an adapter for those.
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Just get a adapter as DD mentioned, so you can use micro sd cards

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no they use some stupid M2 mem cards :( only shared with the go and some sony cell phones.
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8gb sticks arent stupid unreasonable at like $20-25, 16gb though and you are talking $100+
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Lol Sony. Also 8GB for $25 still feels awful to me but yeah I get what you mean, compared to 16GB it's a bargain...

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As to why they're proprietary memory, it's to hopefully, fingers crossed, keep people from casually rooting their devices and getting all the games for free.
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Well hey, "New" NES Classics on Amazon's sellers market (G&L Discount Store), found something to spend $160 and some change on.

It's ...a doable price, which makes me wonder if it's more fake crap. He DOES sell fake crap, but generally marks it as such in his listings. We'll see. I'd hate to have to return two packages in a row. Should be here Monday, I'll fill you guys in if it's legit. It's not MUCH under market, but Amazon's usually way over market so less than market's doable. Especially if you've got Amazon credit up the ass.
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8-Sep(#162)
DiamondDave wrote:
> As to why they're proprietary memory, it's to hopefully, fingers crossed, keep people
> from casually rooting their devices and getting all the games for free.
Meanwhile it turns everyone else off from ever touching the stupid thing, and pirates eventually find a way around it anyways.
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9-Sep(#163)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Well hey, "New" NES Classics on Amazon's sellers market (G&L Discount Store), found
> something to spend $160 and some change on.
>
> It's ...a doable price, which makes me wonder if it's more fake crap. He DOES sell
> fake crap, but generally marks it as such in his listings. We'll see. I'd hate
> to have to return two packages in a row. Should be here Monday, I'll fill you guys
> in if it's legit. It's not MUCH under market, but Amazon's usually way over market
> so less than market's doable. Especially if you've got Amazon credit up the ass.

That is a decent price sir. Hopefully it's the real thing. Did you say he had more than one of them at that price? Wasn't @KingofGames just looking for a nes Classic?

I recently saw the start up screen and realized it had a couple of extra features I wasn't even aware of before after I looked at that and did some searching. It really is a cool little system worth having even if only just for save states.

Good luck on your purchase.
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9-Sep(#164)
DRM in a nutshell

Missile wrote:
> DiamondDave wrote:
>> As to why they're proprietary memory, it's to hopefully, fingers crossed, keep
> people
>> from casually rooting their devices and getting all the games for free.
> Meanwhile it turns everyone else off from ever touching the stupid thing, and pirates
> eventually find a way around it anyways.
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9-Sep(#165)
Man, what great value Super Famicom games are. This Contra game is fan fudging tastic btw. Big ups @DiamondDave

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9-Sep(#166)
Oh yeah, she's a good girl. All that crap's solid. smile
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9-Sep(#167)
SNES that bundle woulda cost you... $380, plus you'd still have to get Parodius Da on SFC because it doesn't even exist otherwise.
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9-Sep(#168)
DiamondDave wrote:
> SNES that bundle woulda cost you... $380, plus you'd still have to get Parodius Da
> on SFC because it doesn't even exist otherwise.

Megaman 7 is the main offender right? $15 or less vs $160+. Lol ok.

Parodius is solid. I just play Saturn burns of them, but I wasn't going to ask you to cut something from the bundle. For anyone looking to get into the series the Saturn is actually the best way to do it, the entire series is on there (sorry Paro Wars you do not count) and it's easily cdr'd.

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9-Sep(#169)
Apparently people pay more for MM7 repros than legit Super Famicom carts.

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Yeah, it's got that REAL LOOK and they somehow are able to convince themselves it's just as good as the real deal!
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9-Sep(#171)
One more SFC bundle to let loose.

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Hyundai Super Comboy Super Mario World 2 (licensed Korean SFC shell, fully-English game), Super Metroid (also fully English), Jerry Boy (Super Ball with the cutscenes that were removed from SNES game) and Kirby Super Deluxe (Kirby Super Star) - $60
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9-Sep(#172)
Selling only?

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Mmmmm, I could probably trade, just don't really know what I'd wanna trade it for.
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9-Sep(#174)
Okay. Currently have too much to pay for to buy. If you see something I have that you would want hit me up.

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9-Sep(#175)
Didn't spot anything in Avaliable. Radiant Dawn popped up in your collection but trading that particular collection piece for these, I wouldn't expect to be very enticing. raspberry

Any bits unlisted you wager I might throw down for?
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9-Sep(#176)
Have a Sands of Destruction for DS that I don't think it listed. As well as a cart/manual Infinite Space. Also this reminds me, cleaned some stuff up, and added some things to available.

Do you have a Saturn? This D&D set is pretty rad.

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9-Sep(#177)
Sadly I do not. I'll recheck your list
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9-Sep(#178)
Gypsy wrote:
> DiamondDave wrote:
>> SNES that bundle woulda cost you... $380, plus you'd still have to get Parodius
> Da
>> on SFC because it doesn't even exist otherwise.
>
> Megaman 7 is the main offender right? $15 or less vs $160+. Lol ok.
>
> Parodius is solid. I just play Saturn burns of them, but I wasn't going to ask you
> to cut something from the bundle. For anyone looking to get into the series the Saturn
> is actually the best way to do it, the entire series is on there (sorry Paro Wars
> you do not count) and it's easily cdr'd.
>
>

So then you're saying you're looking to trade sfc paradious yes?

Muahahaha

Maybe when I start figuring out all my stuff I'll see if you still got it. 😉
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9-Sep(#179)
@BleedingViolet Definitely. :)

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9-Sep(#180)
Gypsy wrote:
> @BleedingViolet Definitely. :)
>
>

Then I shall definitely get back to you when I start going through stuff. Or even possibly buy it out right if I sell some stuff I don't need, we shall see, but just so you know you've got at least one potential trade or sale for it 😍
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9-Sep(#181)
Argh what a pain, i got one of those buyer who was obsessing over the color quality of the box art saying it's SLIGHTLY lower than he though, and wants a refund. He says the disc holder is broke too, which i'm not necessarily doubting, but the whole thing just seems suspect.
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9-Sep(#182)
Alright, I'll take Castlevania for a spin now. Mostly blind, haven't made it much further than... well crap, Medusa I guess!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jAWBLn-0Vo
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Missile wrote:
> Argh what a pain, i got one of those buyer who was obsessing over the color quality
> of the box art saying it's SLIGHTLY lower than he though, and wants a refund. He
> says the disc holder is broke too, which i'm not necessarily doubting, but the whole
> thing just seems suspect.

I list all my stuff on eBay as acceptable and no returns (I know it doesn't actually matter) to avoid these kinds of buyers. Whenever I get crazy condition inquiries I generally politely tell people I don't need their sale.

Anyway, what was the game and LOL.

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9-Sep(#184)
Holy crap that hallway is just... ass. It's not even the hallway, it's the damage in this stage in general
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> Holy crap that hallway is just... ass. It's not even the hallway, it's the damage
> in this stage in general

Which one?

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Stage 15. First 20 minutes of the run were pretty brilliant actually, didn't think I'd see Death so quickly.
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Fudging death and his flying bananas

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10-Sep(#188)
Tried Castlevania again, got past Frank this time in about an hour, died a bunch in Stage 15 and declared moral victory. Sleep time.

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> Tried Castlevania again, got past Frank this time in about an hour, died a bunch
> in Stage 15 and declared moral victory. Sleep time.
>

Was it that dreaded hallway or Death?

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10-Sep(#190)
Connnnnnntraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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10-Sep(#191)
Lunar wrote:
> sharif wrote:
>> Tried Castlevania again, got past Frank this time in about an hour, died a bunch
>> in Stage 15 and declared moral victory. Sleep time.
>>
>
> Was it that dreaded hallway or Death?
>
>

There's a couple ways that make that hallway easier ..... There is nothing that makes Death easier or less unpredictable. Hardest boss in the game easily even with the right weapons. I can only imagine what that hallway and the Grim Reaper are like the second time through.
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I think i KO'd Death 1 shot with my 2nd play through

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10-Sep(#193)
Lol one shot? You used a spin slash on the Grim Reaper?!? 😉

You just meant the second time you started playing it again right?

I was working on a method to pass him without the best sub weapon. It's totally doable but you kinda just get the one shot so ..... I ended up using the best one when I got past that stage on Wednesday. Even with that though you still have to move and not get pinned down anywhere. And still "Whip it Good!" Lol.
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BleedingViolet wrote:
> Lol one shot? You used a spin slash on the Grim Reaper?!? 😉
>
> You just meant the second time you started playing it again right?
>
> I was working on a method to pass him without the best sub weapon. It's totally doable
> but you kinda just get the one shot so ..... I ended up using the best one when I
> got past that stage on Wednesday. Even with that though you still have to move and
> not get pinned down anywhere. And still "Whip it Good!" Lol.

Haha I mean I got through him with just the one try.
The only times I've played(twice) is when I streamed, so you guys see all my noobish mistakes.

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* 10-Sep(#195)
I feel like you just got to kill all the bananas then whip the crap out of him, rinse and repeat.


Having the cross helps and they made it pretty obvious where they placed the cross. It's like screaming: "don't forget to take this power up, you'll need it"

Will try to stream later this evening for you sadistic fudges.

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10-Sep(#196)
So you guys, uh... ready for a new... NES game...?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xshfG54oIfk
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10-Sep(#197)
Ever have one of those moments when you accidentally stream instead of record
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10-Sep(#198)
No thanks. If I wanted to play an endless runner mobile game that looks like it fails to capture what I love about the original thing, I'd get Super Meat Boy Forever.

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BleedingViolet
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10-Sep(#199)
DiamondDave wrote:
> So you guys, uh... ready for a new... NES game...?
>

That looks cool but I only got to see the title screen. I have unlimited 3 or 4g on my iPhone but I don't during the day somehow. AT&T is cool and all but they are stealing from me I think.

Later tonight I'll try and look at it though. You know when they let me watch the videos I'm paying extra every month just to see 😞
BleedingViolet
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10-Sep(#201)
That was sooo not on the first try but you did better than I do with single boomerangs.

I been putting a cabinet together today but I really oughtta see if I can pass the hard version later.
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10-Sep(#202)
Alright, done, let's go read DG's pro tip.

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* 10-Sep(#203)
DefaultGen wrote:
> Castlevania spoilers
> ...
>

I tried that, turns out im better at timing them to whip them gone instead!

This run I took longer with Frank and Death I think

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10-Sep(#204)
Well I only saw the grim reaper fight once this time, and not much else. Did you start again? 😊
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10-Sep(#205)
I just streamed this new one and finally beat it. Death took me many more tries. So did Frankenstein.

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10-Sep(#206)
Good job beating Akumajou Dracula. When are you beating Castlevania?

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10-Sep(#207)
Never, turns out I can never beat the hidden boss: Random Freeze

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* 10-Sep(#208)
Lunar wrote:
> Never, turns out I can never beat the hidden boss: Random Freeze
>
>

I got killed by the same boss today in the SNES pile of garbage Unholy Night

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* 10-Sep(#209)
Bought a DSi XL from eBay, seller listed as New(Other), and described it as perfect condition.

I sent a message telling the seller: "Hey, the DSi is far from perfect conditon! There are two deep scratches that actually hinders game play"

I got back: "There was no deep scratches when I shipped the item sir"

Quality sellers on eBay...

EDIT: lol, seller denied there were scratches but now when confronted, they said: "When I turned the device on the scratches did not mess up screen quality."

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10-Sep(#210)
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10-Sep(#211)
make him pay buy having him have to lose shipping + return shipping. Maybe that will teach him a lesson to take ebay seriously.

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10-Sep(#212)
"New:other"

lol

Was this from the lot you bought? Highly unlikely the system was new given how many games came with it.

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10-Sep(#213)
Yep. Seller keeps apologizing but fails to offer any sort of return or partial refund. I opened a case.

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10-Sep(#214)
Got GBA emulation up and running on Recalbox, murdered Brock (and by that I mean my level 9 Ratatta at the end of the match was lucky Pikachu managed to pull off a Paralyze and a few Tail Whips before it and every other Pokemon on the team faceplanted to every Rock Tomb that got off)

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10-Sep(#215)
Playing Heavy Rain on PS3 lol, irony intended.
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10-Sep(#216)
Lunar wrote:
> Yep. Seller keeps apologizing but fails to offer any sort of return or partial refund.
> I opened a case.
>
>

Awhile back I had a seller instantly accept a return but then didn't send me a label. They ignored my messages. The soonest I could I escalated to eBay so they sent me a return label and the seller then just immediately refunded me before I even shipped the item back.

Btw I probably worried you about this PS4 for nothing. It did freeze but I think a lot of it was on the VP50pro end. It just started giving me crap with a standalone blu player tonight. Pretty sure the fans in it don't work right and I even replaced them. :/

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10-Sep(#217)
Overheating? Check heatsinks and thermal paste
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10-Sep(#218)
PlayYing wrote:
> Playing Heavy Rain on PS3 lol, irony intended.

I played through that whole game without doing any of the QTEs and got the worst possible ending. It was great.

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* 10-Sep(#219)
So who have already beaten Castlevania/Akumajou Dracula(smile) since we started the challenge?

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10-Sep(#220)
Man Super Castlevania IV stage 1-7: "I'm just fudging around." Super Castlevania stage 8: "No more fudging around"

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10-Sep(#221)
I'm gonna go in order. CV2 next. Did anyone do that one yet?

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10-Sep(#222)
Lunar wrote:
> I'm gonna go in order. CV2 next. Did anyone do that one yet?
>

Later this week for me. I might play Redacted because I'm a cheater unlike you purists. Not sure if the popular opinion that it's impossible without Nintendo Power is overblown or not.

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10-Sep(#223)
Popular opinion says CV2 is harder than CV1?

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10-Sep(#224)
It's not, it's all avatar power. It's annoying when you game over and have to grind out hearts again but I would never call CV2 "harder" than CV1. It's a joke in comparison.
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* 10-Sep(#225)
Lunar wrote:
> Popular opinion says CV2 is harder than CV1?
>

Nintendo Power didn't give you platforming skills, it told you where the F to go. If you CV people say it's beatable I'll play the real game.

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10-Sep(#226)
Lunar wrote:
> sharif wrote:
>> Tried Castlevania again, got past Frank this time in about an hour, died a bunch
>> in Stage 15 and declared moral victory. Sleep time.
>>
>
> Was it that dreaded hallway or Death?
>
>

The hallway. I never actually got to Death. I think I was too tired to fcous by the time I got past Frank.

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10-Sep(#227)
DefaultGen wrote:
> PlayYing wrote:
>> Playing Heavy Rain on PS3 lol, irony intended.
>
> I played through that whole game without doing any of the QTEs and got the worst
> possible ending. It was great.
>
>

You monster!


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10-Sep(#228)
Castlevania 2 Simons quest is almost like a different type of game than 1 or 3. I believe there was an actual rpg element to it as well.

I saw it at the retro game store a little over a week ago and bought foxs Peter Pan and the Pirates instead of something I had actually ever heard of ...... I'd be down to trade for Simons Quest maybe. It's not a game I remember as well as the other games but it still has some positives in my memories.

Also I don't remember Simons Quest being hard at all. The only one I beat that gave me trouble was the first one I believe. It kind of sets you up mentally for the others.

Damn now I really want to see if I could pass the harder second playthrough of Castlevania. I doubt it but at least it will be challenge.
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10-Sep(#229)
Gypsy wrote:
> Have a Sands of Destruction for DS that I don't think it listed. As well as a cart/manual
> Infinite Space. Also this reminds me, cleaned some stuff up, and added some things
> to available.
>
> Do you have a Saturn? This D&D set is pretty rad.
>
>


I might be interested in Saturn D&D @DiamondDave if you want to check my list also.
No promises you will find anything.
...and no, my Super Mario RPG won't work for this deal unless something more is added. :D
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10-Sep(#230)
Oh man, that's rough. Feel free to check my list though, SMRPG is on my wants. :)
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11-Sep(#231)
creagan wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> Have a Sands of Destruction for DS that I don't think it listed. As well as a
> cart/manual
>> Infinite Space. Also this reminds me, cleaned some stuff up, and added some things
>> to available.
>>
>> Do you have a Saturn? This D&D set is pretty rad.
>>
>>
>
>
> I might be interested in Saturn D&D @DiamondDave if you want to check my list also.
> No promises you will find anything.
> ...and no, my Super Mario RPG won't work for this deal unless something more is added.
> :D
>

Yeah didn't see much. Oddly enough probably most interested in the PS2 slim power supply but shipping would probably be more than that is worth.

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11-Sep(#232)
Do any of you have a PVM and is it worth it?

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11-Sep(#233)
I don't but I know it is. Depending on the price you can get.

Is it worth shipping? Probably not.
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11-Sep(#234)
There is a guy who has some local but his prices seem too high.

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* 11-Sep(#235)
DefaultGen wrote:
> Lunar wrote:
>> Never, turns out I can never beat the hidden boss: Random Freeze
>>
>>
>
> I got killed by the same boss today in the SNES pile of garbage Unholy Night
>
>

Dang! Is it really that bad?! What about it didn't you like: the controls, graphics, sound, or a combination of all three? Are there any redeeming qualities to it?! A mini, mini review would be nice, if possible. I'm just so disappointed that this thing flopped so hard. frown
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* 11-Sep(#236)
Noid wrote:
> DefaultGen wrote:
>> Lunar wrote:
> |>> Never, turns out I can never beat the hidden boss: Random Freeze
> |>>
> |>>
>>
>> I got killed by the same boss today in the SNES pile of garbage Unholy Night
>>
>>
>
> Dang! Is it really that bad?! What about it didn't you like: the controls, graphics,
> sound, or a combination of all three? Are there any redeeming qualities to it?!
> A mini, mini review would be nice, if possible. I'm just so disappointed that
> this thing flopped so hard. frown


It runs at like 10 frames per second, so I'm already done. There's no way I'm playing a fighting game that runs poorly when there are so, SO damn many random fighting games that look and run great. There are a whopping 6 characters and 2 songs. The stage backgrounds are almost entirely static. It's hard to tell if the character animation is good because the game runs so poorly. The sprite work seems OK. It's easy to play at least. If you look at the combo sheet, it's almost entirely quarter circle + any button or double quarter circle + any button for any character. That's good because no one is going to ever spend the time learning this game. And yeah, the first time I tried to play through it, it crashed on me.

A second positive is that the translation is so nonsensical, it's hilarious. It reads like it was run through Google translate from Japanese to English and back 4 times, then put into the game.

RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> Do any of you have a PVM and is it worth it?
>

I have a tiny 14" one that I almost never use except sometimes for shooters (mostly because it's on a desk, so easy to put a joystick in front of it). I like to lean back when I play so basically every PVM is just too small. Maybe there's some huge one you can spend $5000 on, if you can even find it. I think @Gypsy has one though.

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11-Sep(#237)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> but his prices seem too high.
>
>

2017 pvm prices often involve vital organs or sexual favours.

RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> Do any of you have a PVM and is it worth it?
>
>

DiamondDave wrote:
> I don't but I know it is. Depending on the price you can get.
>
> Is it worth shipping? Probably not.

I do. Depends on the price like DD says. When you could easily get 20'' w/ RGB for under $200 and in good shape, then it was probably worth it. If you already have or can get a cheap VGA monitor and a good line doubler I'd do that. Certainly more sustainable and cheaper to replace the display when it goes. Probably cheaper initially too.

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11-Sep(#238)
I played through Super Castlevania IV yesterday. As much as I love the first game, this is probably better. 10/10 for me. It's definitely better than Birdthrow of Blood because the Belmont character is a superman badass.

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11-Sep(#239)
@gypsy i might be into d and 2 as well if you find anything to partial trade. As usual most of my lunch money is going to @lunar
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* 11-Sep(#240)
Wheels617 wrote:
> @gypsy i might be into d and 2 as well if you find anything to partial trade. As
> usual most of my lunch money is going to @lunar

I'll give it a look.

Trade value will probably be a bit more than $75 which was a rock bottom sale price.

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11-Sep(#241)
DefaultGen wrote:
> I played through Super Castlevania IV yesterday. As much as I love the first game,
> this is probably better. 10/10 for me. It's definitely better than Birdthrow of Blood
> because the Belmont character is a superman badass.
>
>
>

So far just on the annoyance factor of Death alone, I think I'm inclined to agree. But CV 4 was also significantly easier in ...almost every way, like how you don't have to buy an engagement ring for your jump arcs and how the whip just fixes every problem you have in the game
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11-Sep(#242)
NES classic came in. It's fake. frown

Haven't even plugged it in and I'm already 100% on that. Will post pics and details tonight, since it's here I may as well fudge around with it a bit I guess...
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11-Sep(#243)
I thought the difficulty was about right. It's not hard, but once you hit the castle it's not a super breeze like the first half of the game. The checkpoints are crazy forgiving. There's the 4-boss gauntlet in the B block at the end, but you get a checkpoint after every boss (or at least you get one before Death). Some gauntlet!

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11-Sep(#244)
@DefaultGen This podcast is pretty good, good topics covered in past episodes.

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11-Sep(#245)
DiamondDave wrote:
> NES classic came in. It's fake. frown
>
> Haven't even plugged it in and I'm already 100% on that. Will post pics and details
> tonight, since it's here I may as well fudge around with it a bit I guess...

What gave it away? Also, will you try to get a partial refund from the seller and keep the bootleg or just return it outright for a full refund? Finally, what's the going price for one of these counterfeits when they're actually sold as such? I'm curious if it's even worth keeping as an oddity.
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11-Sep(#246)
Fake NES Classic is worth less than nothing to me. Box was stuffed way past the usually-tight fit of the real crap, thought it might have been a repack in that case (still not new) but after pulling out the box you notice things immediately. Controller textures are all off and have elevated button areas where there were none. Ports are poorly aligned on the system. Box thickness is off. Serials don't match system and box. All the official text is ALMOST there but something's off. And the box itself has that "...wait, something's off" thing about it, where it's just not as clear and crisp as it's supposed to be. Because it's a photocopy.

I'll post some of the tells, I'm actually planning on editing a short video with some functional stuff that I presume I'll find when I plug it in, but the UI should start lagging if left on too long, and changing languages should have no effect. It should also stretch games out to widescreen dimensions instead of keeping proper aspect ratios like the real deal.
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* 11-Sep(#247)
I might be interested in one on the cheapy-cheap just as a ROM box so I don't have to bear the guilt of having adulterated an official Nintendo Entertainment System product. winking raspberry
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11-Sep(#248)
Considering I spent $160 on it, I'm not looking to sell it off on the cheapy-cheap. I'm looking to shove it up the seller's ass and get my money back.
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11-Sep(#249)
Gypsy wrote:
> Wheels617 wrote:
>> @gypsy i might be into d and 2 as well if you find anything to partial trade.
> As
>> usual most of my lunch money is going to @lunar
>
> I'll give it a look.
>
> Trade value will probably be a bit more than $75 which was a rock bottom sale price.
>
>

Holy cow! Dungeons & Dragons Collection (Saturn) is an arcade-perfect compilation of two of my favorite video games. At USD $75.00, I honestly have no idea how this hasn't been snatched up by now. If I didn't already own it, I'd be all over it at this price 'cause I know I paid more than that for mine back in the day. envy
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11-Sep(#250)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Considering I spent $160 on it, I'm not looking to sell it off on the cheapy-cheap.
> I'm looking to shove it up the seller's ass and get my money back.

Oh, I definitely remember reading how much you paid for yours and I pretty much figured I wouldn't be getting that one on the cheapy-cheap. wink
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11-Sep(#251)
Noid wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> Wheels617 wrote:
> |>> @gypsy i might be into d and 2 as well if you find anything to partial trade.
>> As
> |>> usual most of my lunch money is going to @lunar
>>
>> I'll give it a look.
>>
>> Trade value will probably be a bit more than $75 which was a rock bottom sale
> price.
>>
>>
>
> Holy cow! Dungeons & Dragons Collection (Saturn) is an arcade-perfect
> compilation of two of my favorite video games. At USD $75.00, I honestly have no
> idea how this hasn't been snatched up by now. If I didn't already own it, I'd be
> all over it at this price 'cause I know I paid more than that for mine back in
> the day. envy

Because it's Gametz. I have no doubt it would sell on eBay for this price the same day (I'd list higher on eBay, tbh). But I don't NEED the money so I'm willing to hear out offers here and perhaps trade.

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11-Sep(#252)
If I had a Saturn, I'd definitely emulate D&D on MAME
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11-Sep(#254)
Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
https://batonrouge.craigslist.org/ele/d/sony-34-te...
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11-Sep(#255)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
>

RIP your back.

Also I better not see 4:3 games stretched on that thing.

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11-Sep(#256)
DefaultGen wrote:
> RobotVendingMachine wrote:
>> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
>>
>
> RIP your back.
>
> Also I better not see 4:3 games stretched on that thing.
>
>

RIP the person who I convince to come get this thing with me.

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11-Sep(#257)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
>

Solid TV. Be sure you can lift it, it's around 200 pounds. I'd try to get them down on the price. Also it is 16:9 and will have digital processing.

I have a similar model I've been using that is starting to show some issues from heavy use. Absolutely fantastic for film and 480/720p content.

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11-Sep(#258)
Gypsy wrote:
> RobotVendingMachine wrote:
>> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
>>
>
> Solid TV. Be sure you can lift it, it's around 200 pounds. I'd try to get them down
> on the price. Also it is 16:9 and will have digital processing.
>
> I have a similar model I've been using that is starting to show some issues from
> heavy use. Absolutely fantastic for film and 480/720p content.
>
>

Yea I am going to use it for my TG16 and Laser Disc player.

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11-Sep(#259)
DefaultGen wrote:
> RobotVendingMachine wrote:
>> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
>>
>
> RIP your back.
>
> Also I better not see 4:3 games stretched on that thing.
>
>

The default display method does 4:3 correctly with black bars on the side. He'd have to go out of his way to do that and make it look awful.

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11-Sep(#260)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> |>> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
> |>>
>>
>> Solid TV. Be sure you can lift it, it's around 200 pounds. I'd try to get them
> down
>> on the price. Also it is 16:9 and will have digital processing.
>>
>> I have a similar model I've been using that is starting to show some issues from
>> heavy use. Absolutely fantastic for film and 480/720p content.
>>
>>
>
> Yea I am going to use it for my TG16 and Laser Disc player.
>
>

LaserDisc on these is superb.

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11-Sep(#261)
Gypsy wrote:
> DefaultGen wrote:
>> RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> |>> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
> |>>
>>
>> RIP your back.
>>
>> Also I better not see 4:3 games stretched on that thing.
>>
>>
>
> The default display method does 4:3 correctly with black bars on the side. He'd have
> to go out of his way to do that and make it look awful.
>
>

You know if this thing does scanlines?

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11-Sep(#262)
Also especially if you have paying the full $50, make sure you test it. $50 + hernia is a lot to pay if the geometry is effed.

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* 11-Sep(#263)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> DefaultGen wrote:
> |>> RobotVendingMachine wrote:
>> |>> Instead of a PVM I am going to pick up this bad boy
>> |>>
> |>>
> |>> RIP your back.
> |>>
> |>> Also I better not see 4:3 games stretched on that thing.
> |>>
> |>>
>>
>> The default display method does 4:3 correctly with black bars on the side. He'd
> have
>> to go out of his way to do that and make it look awful.
>>
>>
>
> You know if this thing does scanlines?
>
>

Nah, it's digital. It's really not close to a PVM for 240p content, especially over composite. Of course wear/tear/usage is going to be a factor too. If this has seen daily use since shortly after these came on the market, it could be showing issues.

Too bad I don't have capture equipment or I could really show the difference tonight with some captures.

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11-Sep(#264)
ok so here is my dilemma, I can get the Sony tv for 50.00 or get a 20" PVM. I would have to trade away a few good NES games Kirby, Metroid, Neir Automata and Fire Emblem Path of Radiance for the PVM though.

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11-Sep(#265)
@RobotVendingMachine

Model/price of the pvm?

Of course all areas are different but when I was accumulating displays like they were going out of style I got multiple HD Wegas like the one you linked to or slightly better (sfp models) I got just about all of them for free. I did pay like $10 for one with sfp.

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11-Sep(#266)
Gypsy wrote:
> @RobotVendingMachine
>
> Model/price of the pvm?
>
> Of course all areas are different but when I was accumulating displays like they
> were going out of style I got multiple HD Wegas like the one you linked to or slightly
> better (sfp models) I got just about all of them for free. I did pay like $10 for
> one with sfp.
>
>
Ikegami TM20-17R and he is asking 200.00

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11-Sep(#267)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> ok so here is my dilemma, I can get the Sony tv for 50.00 or get a 20" PVM. I would
> have to trade away a few good NES games Kirby, Metroid, Neir Automata and Fire Emblem
> Path of Radiance for the PVM though.
>
>

...15, 15, 40, 100? Skip, get the Sony TV.
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11-Sep(#268)
Ikegami kind of looks like Ikaruga. That gets my vote.

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11-Sep(#269)
Are you a gamer, a collector, or someone who just ekes off the life essence of the things you buy and then throw them back into the void?

You're not a gamer until you decide to keep a Wii U until you at least give Sonic Boom a shot imo. Sonic Boom came in today.
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I'm definitely buying Sonic Boom at some point. I just want to be as cheap as possible.

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* 11-Sep(#271)
Is it supposed to be a bad game? If so, count me out! Sure, I may enjoy collecting, playing, and sucking the life essence out of video games; but, I will not play a stinker just because it's somehow cool to play a bad video game and get frustrated by it. Fudge that! raspberry
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11-Sep(#272)
It's not even that it was a stinker I think, it had some broken elements and wasn't a FAST Sonic game, and it incorporates some of the last popular aspects of modern game development. I wanted to see if it was more playable than Sonic 06, which is the textbook definition of "So bad that it's still bad"
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11-Sep(#273)
I still want to get to Sonic 06 one day, but it's too expensive. I'm curious but not like more than $5 curious.

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It's ...it's really not worth the plastic it was printed on. Often times the loading times eclipse the gameplay times.
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11-Sep(#275)
Neither is sonic boom, really, it's just a more boring Sonic 06.
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* 11-Sep(#276)
If I'm ever at the point where I've played through all my truly good video games -- and, at this, rate that'll never happen -- I may look into giving it a shot. But, right now, Valkyrie no Densetsu (NEC PC Engine HuCard) just arrived at my doorstep thanks to the wonderful people at eBay. Let the good times roll! cool smile
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11-Sep(#277)
WELL, WE SHALL SEE. If it's fudging playable it's already leagues ahead of Sonic '06
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11-Sep(#278)
Legend of the Valkyrie's not too bad but you'll be over it shortly I'd wager
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11-Sep(#279)
I'm sure I will. frown
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11-Sep(#280)
...but, don't forget that, after I'm done playing it, I still get to feed off its life essence! grin
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* 11-Sep(#281)
It's only playable if you like your sonic to stutter because the console can't handle 30fps
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Sonic '06 had that problem too, so if it's at least like... playable... and has moments where it is fun to play... I think it'll easily overcome Sonic '06. If not, I'll sell all this crap and never look back, NEVER LOOK BACK I SAY, WHO WANTS THIS WII U WITH SONIC BOOM, MARIO MAKER, HYRULE WARRIORS AND MARIO + LUIGI U WITH SMASH 4 AND SPLATOON PREINSTALLED
Noid
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11-Sep(#283)
Does Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo Entertainment System) run at less than thirty frames per second? If so, then I guess I don't really care about frames per second. wink
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11-Sep(#284)
Sometimes, yes. I recall moments of slowdown on SMB
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11-Sep(#285)
If the Nintendo Wii U used cartridges instead of discs, I'd be all over that failed lil' system. broken heart
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11-Sep(#286)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Sometimes, yes. I recall moments of slowdown on SMB

That's right! It kinda chugged down to a crawl when [the real] King Koopa started throwing hammers. I remember that! grin
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> If the Nintendo Wii U used cartridges instead of discs, I'd be all over that failed lil'
> system. broken heart

You know, for a failed little system it had a good 9-12 great games come out for it, more than I can say still for the PS4/XBO
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11-Sep(#288)
Noid wrote:
> Does Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo Entertainment System) run at less
> than thirty frames per second? If so, then I guess I don't really care about frames
> per second. wink
Mario isn't sonic though, his fat ass don't care about going fast.
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11-Sep(#289)
I own Sonic 06 but have no recollection of ever buying it. It's as bad as its reputation, I assure you.

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11-Sep(#290)
I redacted Sonic 06 from my brain.

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11-Sep(#291)
So who here's excited for sonic '17 aka Forces?
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* 11-Sep(#292)
sharif wrote:
> I own Sonic 06 but have no recollection of ever buying it. It's as bad as its reputation,
> I assure you.
>
>

Then, why do you still keep it?! In addition to a high standard of cosmetic condition, my video game collection has only what I enjoy. If I don't like it, I don't buy it and I definitely don't keep it. While I do own a few select titles that others may not enjoy, i.e. Ultraman (Super Nintendo), I do. I don't have anything that's so-bad-it's-good or for-the-LOLs. If it's a bullcrap video game, don't buy it and don't keep it: simple as that! yes
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11-Sep(#293)
Don't judge me.

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11-Sep(#294)
Why the fudge I buy this Switch
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Why lord why
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sharif wrote:
> Don't judge me.
>
>

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I haven't played any switch since we started these nes game challenges. @DefaultGen, Mr podcast co-host, did you pick out a game for October.

Will listen to that episode when I get a chance.

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11-Sep(#298)
hahahahaha, I usually sell games I really don't like or won't play, but I have a few consoles where I keep all my games. 360 is one of those consoles.

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11-Sep(#299)
Lunar wrote:
> I haven't played any switch since we started these nes game challenges. @DefaultGen,
> Mr podcast co-host, did you pick out a game for October.
>
> Will listen to that episode when I get a chance.
>
>

I never thought we'd have a celebrity in our midst.

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11-Sep(#300)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Why the fudge I buy this Switch

...because you love Nintendo Entertainment System.
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11-Sep(#301)
sharif wrote:
> Don't judge me.
>
>

positive

I can't speak for anyone else so I'll just speak for myself since I have a lot of games and movies/shows I don't really like. Sometimes I plan to watch/play something, and I just never get to it. Generally I research stuff before I buy it, but I'll also impulse buy movies/anime in particular when they are cheap. Then I find, I don't care for them that much. Then I just don't care enough to list them on eBay to get like $2, just not worth my time. So it sits on my shelf.

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Noid
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11-Sep(#302)
That's what the GameTZ Freebie Forum's for, silly! raspberry
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11-Sep(#303)
Well the seller didn't let me shove this fake crap up his ass, he just refunded. Fine
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11-Sep(#304)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Well the seller didn't let me shove this fake crap up his ass, he just refunded.
> Fine

This has been my general experience. Sellers USUALLY know when they are selling a fake and don't want it back due to losing shipping both ways.

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Noid
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11-Sep(#305)
DiamondDave wrote:
> Well the seller didn't let me shove this fake crap up his ass, he just refunded.
> Fine

...so, about that cheapy-cheap on the cheap. wink
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* 11-Sep(#306)
I should say, initially they sent me a shipping label with "Postage Due" plastered in the corner, to which my direct response was "Why does it say 'postage due' when it's you who mailed me out fake crap?" at which point about an hour and a half later I had a full refund.

May possibly sell this but right now I'm infatuated with the thought of documenting it and studying it.
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11-Sep(#307)
DiamondDave wrote:
> May possibly sell this but right now I'm infatuated with the thought of documenting
> it and studying it.

Do it for science.

@DefaultGen listened to the one with you on it. Good crap man. Kept it real with that NES top 3.

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* 11-Sep(#308)
By all means, keep, document, and study it...FOR SCIENCE!! But, if a grubby little line begins to form for it, count me at the front. wink
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* 11-Sep(#309)
Gypsy wrote:
> DiamondDave wrote:
>> May possibly sell this but right now I'm infatuated with the thought of documenting
>> it and studying it.
>
> Do it for science.
>
> @DefaultGen listened to the one with you on it. Good crap man. Kept it real with
> that NES top 3.
>
>

The bad news is you beat me to the punch line and that made me look bad. The good news is we had the same joke in mind and that makes me look good. I guess they end up cancelling each other out and I end up looking just like...me. frown
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So didn't think the Framemeister would be here so quick. Still need to get a cable I think.

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PlayStation 2 Gigawing Generations (Complete/VG) - $60 shipped

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11-Sep(#312)
Lunar wrote:
> So didn't think the Framemeister would be here so quick. Still need to get a cable
> I think.
>
>

My bad.

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> My bad.
>

All good! I was just so excited to try it, then realized the cable isn't here yet.

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Gypsy wrote:
> I can't speak for anyone else so I'll just speak for myself since I have a lot of
> games and movies/shows I don't really like. Sometimes I plan to watch/play something,
> and I just never get to it. Generally I research stuff before I buy it, but I'll
> also impulse buy movies/anime in particular when they are cheap. Then I find, I don't
> care for them that much. Then I just don't care enough to list them on eBay to get
> like $2, just not worth my time. So it sits on my shelf.
>

I dump garbage movies at @Gypsy

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12-Sep(#315)
Lunar wrote:
> So didn't think the Framemeister would be here so quick. Still need to get a cable
> I think.

whataryoutryingtodo, oneup me? I only have a lowly OSSC coming in.

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ErickRPG wrote:
> Lunar wrote:
>> So didn't think the Framemeister would be here so quick. Still need to get a cable
>> I think.
>
> whataryoutryingtodo, oneup me? I only have a lowly OSSC coming in.
>
>

Just brag about how laggy Framemeisters are. That's the OSSC way.


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12-Sep(#317)
Noid wrote:
> If I'm ever at the point where I've played through all my truly good video games
> -- and, at this, rate that'll never happen -- I may look into giving it a shot. But,
> right now, Valkyrie no Densetsu (NEC PC Engine HuCard) just arrived
> at my doorstep thanks to the wonderful people at eBay. Let the good times roll! cool smile

There is a good can translation of that, fwiw :)
Noid
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12-Sep(#318)
Gredler wrote:
> Noid wrote:
>> If I'm ever at the point where I've played through all my truly good video
> games
>> -- and, at this, rate that'll never happen -- I may look into giving it a shot.
> But,
>> right now, Valkyrie no Densetsu (NEC PC Engine HuCard) just arrived
>> at my doorstep thanks to the wonderful people at eBay. Let the good times roll!
> cool smile
>
> There is a good can translation of that, fwiw :)

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12-Sep(#319)
Lunar wrote:
> Gypsy wrote:
>> I can't speak for anyone else so I'll just speak for myself since I have a lot
> of
>> games and movies/shows I don't really like. Sometimes I plan to watch/play something,
>> and I just never get to it. Generally I research stuff before I buy it, but I'll
>> also impulse buy movies/anime in particular when they are cheap. Then I find,
> I don't
>> care for them that much. Then I just don't care enough to list them on eBay to
> get
>> like $2, just not worth my time. So it sits on my shelf.
>>
>
> I dump garbage movies at @Gypsy
>
>

It's true. I'm like Pacman and bad movies are the dots.

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Hallelujah!

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12-Sep(#322)
ErickRPG wrote:
> Lunar wrote:
>> So didn't think the Framemeister would be here so quick. Still need to get a cable
>> I think.
>
> whataryoutryingtodo, oneup me? I only have a lowly OSSC coming in.
>

Yes, I mushroom you. Keep up @ErickRPG!


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12-Sep(#323)
Hopefully at some point the scalpers will give the crap up. The mini systems are an elegant solution to the "This crap costs too much" problem.
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* 12-Sep(#324)
I was thinking about a possible permanent solution to the scalper problem...like maybe start a group of gamers who will buy one plus (1 or more) to give other legit gamers who missed out on it for MSRP.

RTT peeps(@dunno001, @tonymack21 and couple others) actually are already doing it for LRG releases this past month.

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12-Sep(#325)
Count me in i'll try to help
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I will as well but honestly working 9-5 M-F chances that I can get an extra or even ONE are awful slim. I'd probably end up being a beneficiary more than a helper. wry smile

MAYBE I CAN STOP GETTING FAKE CRAP TOO.
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Im off most Fridays, so I can try for the LRG stuff on Fridays most of the time.

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DiamondDave wrote:
> I will as well but honestly working 9-5 M-F chances that I can get an extra or even
> ONE are awful slim. I'd probably end up being a beneficiary more than a helper.
> wry smile
>
> MAYBE I CAN STOP GETTING FAKE CRAP TOO.

That's ok. You never know when crap will drop. Remember when SNES mini dropped in the early AM?


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Haha yeah those were super fun times.
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nintendo-Wii-U-Deluxe-32GB...?

$210 if you wanna skip eBay and do it here.
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12-Sep(#331)
Looking to get some crap gems gone.

Breath of Fire III + Power Stone Collection both PlayStation Portable $34 SHIPPED.

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12-Sep(#332)
looks like more SNES classics and NES classics coming

https://kotaku.com/nintendo-bringing-back-the-nes-...

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12-Sep(#333)
Gypsy wrote:
> Looking to get some crap gems gone.
>
> Breath of Fire III + Power Stone Collection both PlayStation Portable $34 SHIPPED.
>
>

yes to Power Stone Collection. Save the good games from the depths of the Dreamcast.


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12-Sep(#334)
Lunar wrote:
> I was thinking about a possible permanent solution to the scalper problem...like
> maybe start a group of gamers who will buy one plus (1 or more) to give other legit
> gamers who missed out on it for MSRP.
>
> RTT peeps(@dunno001, @tonymack21 and couple others) actually are already doing it
> for LRG releases this past month.
>
>

I just saw Porksta is selling DariusBurst at cost. Is the LRG bubble bursting? surprise Only Wonder Boy and Night Trap have been really hard to grab recently I think. Even Ys was gettable if you were there when it went up. If anyone needs me to get an LRG game, I'm always awake and at work when they go up even if I don't always want them.

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* 12-Sep(#335)
Lol at not just putting Darius on eBay when it was scalping well. This crap is time sensitive.

I'm always willing to help with LRG as well, I don't bother buying most of their games.

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