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This board is for the discussion of classic, or "retro" games. Retro gaming means consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games on platforms launched in 1999 and earlier. With the release of the 8th generation of consoles, the Sega Dreamcast will now be considered "retro", though the remainder of the sixth generation (Xbox, PS2, GameCube) will not.

Helpful links:
Game Tech Wiki
Emulation General Wiki

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Thinking of getting this. Is Ver 2.5 good enough?
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>>5383450
Only reason to get 3.0 is for the reset. If you are really that lazy, damn.
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>>5383450
>Splurge for the 3.0, having to reset every time blows.
How lazy can you be
>Also a few games need work-arounds to work on 2.5
This is FUD spread by Krikkz's croneys.
I mean, if you can afford to buy such a frivolous thing in the first place then who cares, but, damn do people really fall for everdrive meme.
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>>5383549
Krikkz is still selling 2.5 everdrives you know.
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>>5382390
>supporting a slave
No, for me its gotta be pic related.
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>>5383630
fuck meant slav. oh well same thing.

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Let's talk about the classic Game Boy game Link's Awakening in this very innocuously timed thread.
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>>5369681
That doesn't negate it. Also there aren't
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>>5370387
None of em as good as the original. Just moneymakers and placeholders for new releases.
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>>5383254
Samus Returns sucks but disregarding Zero Mission makes you a dumb contrarian. I like the combat and gameplay of the original NES Metroid but the world is pretty fucking awful with the repeat corridors and lack of landmarks.
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>>5368964
> classic Game Boy game Link's Awakening

>search the net
>no classic version walkthroughs found

It's all DX emulated stuff from people born after it was released.
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>>5383341
>using walkthroughs in the first place
No, anon... YOU are the zoomer.

DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>5370112

DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64/CHEX/QUAKE/DUKE/ETC
Gameplay, WADs/Maps/Mods, Source Ports
All other retro FPS welcome
~~ Let's post like gentlemen ~~

FAQ/PASTEBIN
http://pastebin.com/hzDnLpct

SO YOU WANT TO PLAY SOME...
Doom, Quake, Duke, Marathon, or Thief:
https://imgur.com/a/wWS8zXz
-Album of infographics with setup information and user-made content recommendations


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>>5383553
>>5383561
What a coincidence, I also have a friend who wants pics of lewd demons!
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>>5383561
>Cute
>Rule63
>Cyberdemon

Well looked it up and it's just NSFW and the more safe is just nu-Cyberdemon with tits
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>>5383138
Episode 4 doesn't have a single level by the person who made Episode 3's levels.
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>>5383615
...It'll do, I guess.
Seriously, fuck Doom for not having any sexy female demon enemies.
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>Looks at a badly aligned texture on a wall
>Press "use"
>Nothing happens
>Shoot at it
>Nothing happens
>The mapper legitimately fucked up

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https://youtu.be/FBUNnUXhbhc

شيء خلود
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دوركا دوركا محمد جهاد
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Something something kebab.

Also, Panzer Dragoon series is fucking great. Hopefully the supposed remake will be decent.
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>>5381543
>Hopefully the supposed remake will be decent.
SOULLESS
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>>5383578
this
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>>5380463
الله الإسلام القضيب الحمار تبا تمتص الماعز

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What do you think about this?
https://helixchamber.com/2019/02/16/what-dreams-may-come/
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>>5383532
And finally some believe it's not real. Since we have zero evidence confirming it thus far.
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Sorry, but what the fuck happened now? Someone leaked a Red/Green beta rom? Or just its assets? Why there's no thread about this on /vp/?
Is bulbapedo already finished, as they refuse to accept any leak as real?
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>>5383594
>Sorry, but what the fuck happened now?
https://helixchamber.com/2019/02/16/what-dreams-may-come/
>Someone leaked a Red/Green beta rom?
No.
>Or just its assets?
Yes.
>Why there's no thread about this on /vp/?
There are quite a few.
>>>/vp/37613762
>>>/vp/37613505
>>>/vp/37607965
>>>/vp/37604712
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>>5383575

gen 3 is kino
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>>5381549
dang we really missed out on penis head psyduck

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ITT: Games you picked based on the box art when you were a kid that turned out to be fucking awesome.
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>>5377676
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>>5382353
Him, here. You're totally right. I apologize, Anon.
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It was bad ass, had an Adlib sound card tho. When I went out and got a Sound Blaster it blew my mind.
Action adventure, dungeon crawler, puzzle solving, RPG... kind of has it all.
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>>5382397
A man of refined taste I see.

In b4 fuck off, Tiberian Sun was awesome with great atmosphere.
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>>5381809
No. Maybe I should. I could never get into those text adventures.

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>you can just easily resurrect dead characters for a few peanuts
and here I thought these games actually could be fun and challenging when playing without savescumming
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>>5383015
Read the fucking manual.
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Are F/M/T worth using outside of solo runs? Seems like they'd level too slowly in a full party.
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>>5383535
Fighter Druid is pretty cool for full party
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>>5383015
Need 17 (permanent) int and 12 wis, lose fighter and berserker benefits during the dual classing process, get them back afterwards, do it at level 9, you'll need to reach mage level 10 minimum to achieve dual class
At 500k xp your character will be a berserker 9 mage 10 progressing only in mage levels with the full benefits of both classes, now try buffs and improved haste, read the fucking manual and the baldur's gate wiki article on dual classing, buy potions of genius and write scrolls for easy and quick mage xp.
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>>5383619
>and 12 wis
What? No. You need, innately, 15 Strength and 17 Intelligence to dual F->M. Wis has nothing to do with it.

So I've started reading old arcade manuals and looking at the schematics. I have no idea how to read schematics though. Could anyone recommend some good books on electronics and schematics or is this beyond the reach of someone with only a little programming experience.
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>>5381782
learn the basic electronic Schematic Symbols and follow the wires. it's not magic.
anyone can do it.
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>>5381782
This has nothing to do with programing so your meager skills with that won't help. Looks like you're sol.
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>>5381782

echoing >>5382434, schematics are all pretty much standard, once you realize what squiggles do what its pretty much just a game of connect the dots

Or are you looking to actually pick up circuit making anon?
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>>5383013
I don't know, I suppose it would just help to understand them first.

I was just wondering if there were any recommended electronics books that explain all that stuff. I suppose wikipedia would probably have everything.
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Read Radio Shack's Understanding Digital Electronics. It's on archive.org for free.

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I mean look at him he's about to fall off the cliff
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>>5383325
OK then. It just confirms that SNES is best.
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>>5383325
It's as if the GBA port was SOULESS as it were
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>>5383332
some say the gba port was JUST WHAT I NEEDED
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>>5383164
>gba
>zoomer
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>>5383349
Bing bing wahoo

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Were the Minamoto's truly evil?
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>>5381465
YOOOOOO
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>those moans she makes when she gets hit
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>>5381465
t. Genkifag

My brothers and I have owned every Nintendo handheld (except for the really weird ones like the Gameboy Micro and DSi). Honestly my only exposure to Nintendo consoles were through friends (and it was only the Wii) and the pokemon games where in your room, your character always references the latest console hooked up to the television.

The only Nintendo console I've owned is the SNES classic if you can call it a console and imaging myself in 1994, I would've been blown away by it's games. Out of all the consoles, people seem to like the Gamecube and SNES libraries the best. Some anon said to me

>They're great for Nintendo games, but other than that, they're shit

This obviously doesn't make sense for the SNES and down since there were lots of third parties and I know everyone jumped ship during the N64. But for someone who's spent a grand total of 2 hours with the Switch and maybe 45 minutes playing Wii bowling in 2007, can anyone accurately describe them to me? Is there a certain Nintendo magic or charm with them? I've always been Nintendo in my hands, Xbox, PC, Playstation for anything else. Playing an SNES classic on my tv/computer monitor was a really weird feeling for me since I was playing great Nintendo games not on a handheld.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVnyPucX4nE

TLDR: What are Nintendo home consoles like?
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>>5383540
Honestly? Eh, don't bother. Have you considered trying a Sega home console? All of the good games also available on the Nintendo platforms with even better graphics, plus some special exclusives.
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>>5383582
>giving this bad advice
For 4th gen, being Segatendo idort is mandatory.
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>>5383540
>really weird ones
Zoom zoom back to an age appropriate board faggot
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>>5383569
You have no idea what a gimmick is
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Honestly I think GameCube has the weakest library of all the Nintendo home systems. I bought one launch day and you kept running out of things to play. I'm not a fan if FPS games so maybe I'd like it more if I liked Metroid IDK. It also has the weakest entry in the mainline Mario series and Twilight Princess isn't very good IMO. It does have the best Mario Kart though. Wii U has perhaps the most underrated library of first party titles of all time but virtually no third party support.

I'd rank them

1) SNES
2) NES
3) N64
4) WiiU
5) Wii
6) GameCube

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Been messing around with crt filters for fun and ive found a couple that I actually like. Wondering which one looks better in your opinion. Here's the first one.
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>>5383334
>you'll never experience it exactly as it was intended.
So basically, graphics > gameplay
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>>5383353
>gameplay

Play the fake simulated version, or the real version. It's your choice.

And, hey, sex with a condom is nice (and safe). But it's SOOOO much better doing it for real.
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>>5383356
Real hardware is a pain in the ass.
PC emulation is as good unless you want muh scanlines.
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>>5383334
>not being emulation + CRT master race
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>>5383601
This.
>Can fast forward through grindy RPGs
>Can reduce load times drastically
>Can render PS1 and N64 games in 32-bit color; no more dirty dithering
>Cleaner signal than any console outputting RGB
Just the tip of the iceberg and enough to convince any sane persons that emulating on a CRT is THE way to go.

I need to sell my /vr/ collection to pay for some unforseen medical expenses.

How much do you think I can get for the following?
BVM-2016P, PVM-20M4A, RGB-modded SNES Jr., RGB Modded N64 + Everdrive 2.5, hacked Gamecube with Component Cable and GB Player; and the following games (all loose):
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest + II and III, Donkey Kong Country 1 and 2, Mega Man X, TMNT4, Secret of Evermore and Mana, Super Mario RPG + World and All Stars, LoZ: ALttP, Kirby Superstar and Dreamland 3, Super Metroid, Yoshi's Island, Chrono Trigger, Lufia, Breath of Fire, Legend of the Mystical Ninja, EarthBound, Star Fox; also a boxed copy of Tetris 2 and a Super GB with a GB Everdrive.

Probably not even a grand, right?
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>>5382753
Just because some fake doctor game you a weed card doesn't make your habit a medical expense and zoomers selling their shit to buy weed is hardly unforeseen.
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>>5383009
>shitposters are phoneposters with autocorrect problems
Surprise : 0%
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>>5383081
>OP is assmad and can't chill out because no weed
Surprise : 0%
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>>5382753
Prices aren't looking good lately. People have realized regular CRTs look better than meme PVM/BVMs, there's competition in the flashcart market because cheap knockoffs are just as good, and no one smart cares about component when there's S-Video. You might be able to get $700
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>>5382767
Most countries don't cover dental health.

Lmao at your life. Just like America :)

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i'm not the guy who wrote the twitter thread. i just found it very interesting.

mario 64 a masonic ritual? it sounds like a joke, or like a strech at any rate, and yet no - every single detail of the game seems to be in service to the concept of a masonic ritual.

the castle does look exactly like a masonic hall. the floors, the walls, the sun symbol, the red carpets. there is no doubt about what it is meant to represent. we're not talking slight resemblances here.

and as this fellow shows throughout the thread, the order in which you play the game and the things the game makes you perform in the stages are... there's a lot of very overt symbolism going on, basically.
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>>5383510
op said he's brazilian and the guy from twitter is form the US. could be lying but i doubt
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>>5383534
>brazilian
great, then I can express myself natively
Op é um retardado do caralho
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>>5383558
Okay I'm sold, Mario 64 is a satanic cult game designed by the mustache twirling Japanese Illuminati. Now what?
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>>5383501

probably makes Masonic initiation more thorough on subconscious level if the subject has already done it in mario64
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I'm not convinced, but man, mario 64 has been always the odd game. Just like OoT. There's something about those two that doesn't feel quite right compared to pretty much every other fucking game I've played. And I played a lot of those that people like to draw conclusions on like Earthbound, Terranigma and such. I play other games in the N64, even majora's mask sits right by me compared to those. They are unnatural in a way.


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