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What are some lesser known cases of retro games that either contain uncompiled code in the game itself or had the code leaked by other means? One I can think of off of the top of my head is the pieces of code present in only the Dreamcast release of Hydro Thunder. The June 1999 prototype also has some more fragments that ended up slipping in for some reason.
>KARATEDO.LZH contains a karate fighting game for the Sharp X68000. It also includes the source code for the game (written in assembly) and game editing software (written in C).
Interestingly the entire game was made by 1 (one) guy except for the music. And he later made a Hajime no Ippo game on PS2 before fading into obscurity.

Pretty impressive considering the hardware.

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What's your personal "Mount Rushmore" of Retro Games? Basically your top 4 classic games
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Super Mario Bros. 3
Super Castlevania IV
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
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Ultima VII: The Black Gate, Forge of Virtue, Serpent Isle, The Silver Seed
Might and Magic 4&5: World of Xeen
The Secret of Monkey Island
SimCity 2000
In no order.
Link's Awakening
Mega Man X
Super Metroid
I can pick any of them up and just play non stop. Not particularly difficult but rewarding once you git gud.
NiGHTS into Dreams
Phantasy Star 2
Sonic 3&k
Darius Gaiden

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Any other shmups like this one that is not cave?
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Cleared half of Psikyo's shmup catalog among many others, I play non Cave games far more yet still recognize quality when I see it. You'd have to be stupid not to 2bh.

>better than all cave
what the fuck am I reading hahahahah oh shit
this nigger is dumb as fuck
Try rolling gunner if you like progear. It's basically the same thing but with a more fun scoring system
>what the fuck am I reading hahahahah oh shit this nigger is dumb as fuck.

Presented by CAVE.

By the way, ebonics is not English.
more like Dogshite

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Just here to inform you all of some reality
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It’s not that I think Genesis sounds uncool, I just think Mega Drive is a more fitting name as it doesn’t imply that it’s Sega’s first console (which I suppose it was on American shores, but still).
It might have been a smart move to sound like a fresh start instead of reminding the few people who would have known of their previous failed consoles.
>ITT: zoomer nu-males
Here's what actual people said, people that are by now adults unlike you morons:
Genesis: "sega"
SNES: "super nintendo"
PS1: "psx", or "the X"
NES: "you just lost the game"
>Genesis: "sega"
>SNES: "super nintendo"
Yes, these are correct
>PS1: "psx",
maybe by some people who needed a quick shorthand when posting on BBSes
>or "the X"
lolol no
>NES: "you just lost the game"
Nice meme, post the rules of The Game so zoomers can play it too
When Americans use Sega in reference to the Genesis (Mega Drive all the way) it makes me think of the Master System. Pretty sad that they missed out on such a great system.

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Can I get a QRD on Karnov?
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Anyone knows how to get specific ending of Karnov in Famicom? There are 3 endings.
Karnov was sent by God to destroy an evil wizard.
Last boss is dragon in NES (Famicom).
Evil wizard is last boss in arcade, but Karnov is looking for treasure, not send by god to destroy evil.
better than street fighter 2

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Early xmas present to myself.

Now i just need to kickstart a game collection. I ordered a lot of 12 famicom carts as well but they are mostly arcade ports that everyone knows.

Any obscure / hidden gems i should look out for? (including fds games)
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Pic related.
Also yeah, use a disk drive emulator or at least have one at the ready for when your disks inevitably die.
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what made you decide on a twin instead of a regular one?
I mean, apparently the composite from them has jailbars either as bad as or worse than a famicom.
Pictured: FDSemu
Any differences between this and FDSStick?
IDK if FDSStick is open source or not, but FDSemu is and I was one of the first people to buy one from the guy making them (before the official "launch," on nesdev IRC).

I don't know how FDSStick is in terms of support, but the fdsemu guy has always been responsive to issues on github and he supports multiple OSes.

I basically know nothing about FDSStick except that it works similarly.
(looks like the FDSEmu has better linux support than fdsstick.)
Also the guy's pretty cool. he was a week late shipping mine so he threw in a Doraemon famicom game I'd been looking for.

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Why did old games have such simple stories and characters?

Even in plot heavy genre's like JRPG's there wasn't a whole lot of focus on a deep, intricate narrative or characters with actual arcs or really anything more than a name and a profession.
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>Why is the average European IQ lower then?
You realise IQ tests are pseudoscience?
>Hahahaha no.
Yes. Your entire country is owned by china, when they call in your debts your economy will collapse.
Our GDP is 20 Trillion, more than your entire continent, I think we'll be ok.
>Our GDP is 20 Trillion
So what? Your country is in so much debt you've been bankrupt TWICE and had to change your own laws definition of bankruptcy to avoid it.
Economics isn't as simple as looking at the amount of debt but of course low IQ Europoors would have no understanding about advanced financial subjects.
Every single company and country is in massive debt. Japan has twice as much debt as the US has, relative to their GDP. They also have one of the strongest countries, especially compared to your Euro shitholes.
Sorry about your bad consoles and games but lashing out on the internet isn't going to help.
You can apply for citizenship like everyone else but you'll have to wait and it'll take a long time.
While you wait, buy some soap, take a bath, and stop trying to discuss topics way beyond your understanding. And don't pretend like you wouldn't give your left arm to live in the US, you're obviously obsessed. After all, you've been watching American movies and copying American culture your whole life. You'll never be an equal though.
Grow foreskin

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I don't have the copy paste for the generals, but a thread to talk about Zoo Tycoon, Roller Coaster Tycoon, or any other Tycoon for that matter.
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Why I am hesitant to play Roller Coaster Tycoon with /v/.
>But then some moron decided to impose on /vr/ the "afer two weeks of being on, thread auto-sages" rule, for no real reason or point.
That's not true anon. We had some spammer who was bumping threads about to fall off the board and then immediately deleting his post. Rather than range-ban the cunt, they did this. It got rid of the zombie threads issue, but it killed any slow moving threads and generals.
Where the fuck the tycoon nigs at?
Anno, you fucking mouth-breathing moron, is not a tycoon game.
>That's not true anon
>Proceeds to describe why it's true
It solved shit and was lazyness of the highest tier on mods' side

I'm surprised how well the models held up for Jetforce Gemini. On a crt it could pass as early PS2 in some areas.
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conkers bad fur day was great on n64

on xbox it was utter trash unfortunately, especially the fact they replaced multiplayer with another multiplayer game entirely
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never played this game or even saw it, but that reflecting blue floor that must have been some person at Rare 's thing, is like my favourite thing so glad to see it got another go
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Took me 5 seconds. Just pointing out this is the point RARE lost their fucking minds on game aesthetics.

Like this screen from Conker's Bad Fur day.
RARE: "Let's make the rock walls purple, then paint a dirt path radioactive green for no reason."

Looks like shit. Like they hired and actual toddler for the art design position.
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>shitting on N64 games being blurry
>while fucking posting Ico, the PS2 game that uses insanely heavy post processing and runs at a crisp 512x224
honestly this was pretty cool at the time for the era

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It's bout that time. Post 'em.
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>glass cabinets
>I never use my stuff

Looks really nice and clean though. And a good photo.
It's good.
It'd be better if it had something to decorate the walls though.
Also I note a distinct lack of 8-bit systems.
respectable setup
i wish i had enough room to use my glass cabinet

Chad setup, didn't fall for the PVMeme
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What is /vr/'s favorite RTS game from the 90s?
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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
It looks like a AOE2 mod.
sweet will try it.
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I know it is a later entry, but no Starcraft?
It may as well be an official mod desu
Interestin ideas though
what game is that????

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Metal Jesus gets his mind blown! Actual real hidden gems!!
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You actually got two gimped games since most of the cast was cut.
>no minmin in sd mode
>no yuka in virtual mode
it has some of the best track design of any racer i've ever played
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Hello /vr/ethren,

I recently acquired a GDEMU and whist I was very pleased with the convenience I was constantly having panic attacks thinking the game had hung when in fact it was merely loading.

Without the sound of the spindle motor whirring and the mechanism gears grinding It's impossible to know anything's happening.

After testing just a few games I was literally shaking and knew I needed a solution to experience the noises the developers originally intended.

So I created this mod, the AEEMU (Authentic Experience Emulator).

It uses an ATTiny to read the spin and seek signals from the Dreamcast and generate corresponding sound through a PC speaker using the builtin PWM outputs.

It's not quite as loud as the original, only about 120db, but is still loud enough to hear from across the room and definitely improves the aesthetic of the whole experience.

Should I do a kickstarter for this?
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>was said by a tard who didn't know what he was talking about
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I managed to synthesize a few sounds pretty well but in the end I decided to give up an use samples. There's many advantages to this. Not only is it easier but you can customize them. For example, if you want the authentic experience of playing a bad coolrom rip burned at the lowest speed possible on a clapped out old burner you can just replace the standard sample of a drive reading with one that has the drive spinning up and down and the head seeking all over the place. Or, if the DC drive just isn't loud enough for you, you could use samples from an Amiga floppy drive. I haven't written the code for it yet but there will be an option in the X7 Pro to store samples in folders by year. That way, using the RTC, your drive can gradually get noisier and and sound more unreliable in a truly authentic way.

I also have a battery mod that let's use use a CR2032 instead of the internal rechargable battery. This is convenient since every DC owner has thousands of these to feed their VMUs three square meals a day. The Pro version has a low battery sensor that uses that exact same sound. A bargain at a mere $75 more (+$85 shipping)
More like Autistic Experience Emulator
I haven't had any alcohol in a month and I shake like that.
I've had five drinks in the last three years.

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What are your favourite games to play during this period? Something that makes you glad to be inside in the warm.

Anything with winter/icey themed levels is good, but recommendations for games which are just naturally comfy and great for playing with a cup of hot chocolate would be appreciated.

Pic related. Am also planning on stating up some older CRPGs soon as I feel their slower vibe is perfect for this sort of thing.
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You're a bad loser, anon. Learn to shut up.
FFVI. This was the time of year as a kid I got it.

I just remember that weekend getting absolutely blasted by a blizzard and I just hunkered down in my room and played from Friday morning until Monday night thanks to two snow days.
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Reboot when?
It's an easy game for children, Anon There's no point in being an elitist about it.
Nobody was being elitist. Precisely because it's a children's game that's easy is because I was making fun of the other anon for not having made it to Awesome.
Also, newsflash: all games are easy and for children. Real life is the hard game for adults.
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Golden Sun 1/2
Legend of Dragoon
WC3: Custom Maps
Ogre Battle 64

I suppose something that has nostalgic feels and takes awhile while it's honestly fucking cold outside. Super Mario World is nice, but I can beat it in a lazy 4 hours with some good alcohol.

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X-COM tips and advice anyone?
Get OpenXcom.

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