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This board is for the discussion of classic, or "retro" games, including consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games. Retro gaming means platforms launched in 2001 and earlier, and official game titles for those platforms released no later than December 2007 (homebrew console games made after this date will be permitted). The Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, and Sony PlayStation 2 will now be considered "retro".

Helpful links:
Game Tech Wiki
Emulation General Wiki

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what game is this /vr/?

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What in the unholy name of ass is this fuckness?
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On top of that he said his 2/5s = still playable, just not good. So he apparently only hates one entry.
Uh, yes? Are you saying it's out of the question to appreciate wildly different games in a long-running series?
>while acknowledging that half the games in it are mediocre-to-terrible.

If you count all titles, sure. If you only care about the mainline 2d console games, then no, they are all above average at worst.
Most series can't even nail ONE genre right, and you're saying someone isn't a true fan if they don't think it does them all exceptionally? Sounds like you equate fan to mean delusional.
>If you only care about the mainline 2d console games, then no, they are all above average at worst.
Then what's your problem?

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Anyone remember Taito legends 1 and 2 on the ps2? they were awful
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Taito Legends 2 was great. I bought it mostly for G-darius.
Remember Bootsy? He sucks his own dick.
I haven't watched an avgn episode for at least 5 years until this one and I don't know how to feel. I get that it's not meant to be taken seriously but most of those Taito games he called shit were at least decent. Also James is a likable guy but did his humor really never move past AYUSS and shitload of fuck?
shit, he's just reading the wiki of average games.
fucking lazy writers.

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For me, it's gotta be The New Zealand Story.
Space Invaders, Bubble Bobble, and Rastan are high on my list, but I like their Ray series the most. Darius series was also very good.

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Pong turns 48 today! What's your history with the various Pong games and clones, /vr/?
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You paid too much, but that is a sweet looking specimen, anon. And you can play against the computer, can't you?
I wanted it for years and I bought it when the chance finally came up. I don't mind if I over-payed. The condition was primo so I'm fine with it.

It has no VS against the computer to my knowledge, unless you have to edit the circuit board.

It's two player only. You put in a quarter and the screen serves the ball. The paddles won't move on their own, only via turning the knobs.
It's wrong that you have a Pong machine and you can't spell "paid".

>It's two player only. You put in a quarter and the screen serves the ball. The paddles won't move on their own, only via turning the knobs.
You can always play against yourself, take bets on which hand wins. hehe
But really I could have sworn that it allows for a one player game in some emulations I've used.
Regardless, good on you, man, you have a machine that I and many other gamers would love to own.
Thanks dude
I've played dozens of times against myself. Not as fun as it sounds, and it doesn't sound fun to begin with.

Whatever emulator you've played probably just added on a computer to play against. The arcade game has no software, CPU, or graphics. It's all hardware and timed circuits turned on or off.
>The arcade game has no software, CPU, or graphics. It's all hardware and timed circuits turned on or off.
I know, but I'm not 100% sure there's not a way. I could have sworn I watched a video of a guy who owns one playing against himself, as in, against the game. Are you sure it's not possible for the logic board to play against you? With relays it could work. Maybe I'm wrong, but I'd check that a bit more.

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Was Sega for niggers?
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Don't make me smash my genesis anon.
>tfw he wouldn’t be able to picture it at today’s prices, even with all the rapbux
Why does he look blond? Was dyeing your hair popular among normie nips in the '90s?
the Sega list looks like that list of best selling 6th gen games that got posted when people were sperging about the new rules.
Oh hai there OP. Ever wondered where the term Sonygger comes from?

> Maze like level design.
> platforming
> shooting elements
> rescue hostages/ collect things

Ocean made a lot of these types of games, so did Virgin Entertainment, as well as other Euro developers like Probe and such.
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>What happened to people who used to post like real thinking humans on this site
2010, social media and mass influx of normalfags.

Demolition Man falls into this category. But also has overhead stages too...

Alien 3 (Genesis/ Mega Drive):

The SNES game was a bit more Metroid-like:

The Terminator Sega CD/ Mega CD:
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Is Crime City the best Lethal Weapon game?
Cool Spot is also in this genre:

Earthworm Jim:

Global Gladiators:

Dunno, but Die Hard Trilogy did it best.


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>I'm not a video games guy, but I enjoy Goldeneye and Quake, the rest is gay shit
Was Manson too edgy? How would this be received in 2020?
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OP here, I was bullshitting lmao.
Says the fag who removed his ribs so he could suck his own cock LMAO
He'd be 'cancelled' for saying gay

Is there ANY alternative to this thing outside of emulation? It's pathetic. but I just want to put my carts into something that isn't a tiny no-blacklight stone slab and actually see the screen.
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Reminder, you’re a fucking retard.
a Retron 5 would do the job okay I imagine, plus it'd also let you play Famicom, NES, SNES/SFC, and Genesis/Mega Drive games as well(and Master System, SEGA Card, and Game Gear games as well with a separate adapter they sell for it) alongside the GB/GBC/GBA stuff you're primarily looking for
It feels like since Wii and wiiu have all the hardware to play gamecube games, that this thing might be hackable to work with Wii/wiiu
But I don't know anything
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>but I just want to put my carts into something that isn't a tiny no-blacklight stone
That's a good idea. Wouldn't be wanting to turn a black light on in your bedroom when your mother was in there.
gba ags-101

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Is Hang-On really the world's first full body experience video game?
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Wrong, this is a yellow fever website.
Girls are gross ewww
Not anymore
Stir the rice, pay the price
Based facechad
Do you know any other cute poems?

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Is the AV Famicom box the same size as the regular Famicom box?

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How did you deal with the Gnome Question?

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Thread title. Let us come together to talk about Sega's weird, misunderstood, tremendously charming 32 bit console.

> What are you playing?
> Have you done any hardware mods?
> Are you a collector who buys retail games, or do you prefer a mod chip for backups/an ODE?
> Did you get one back in the 90s, or did you discover the system more recently?

I never had a Saturn when I was a kid, because I was a poorfag who had a Genesis well into the 32 bit era. I picked one up around 2008 or so and bought one of those old Rackeyboy modchips and had a blast, but had to sell my physical game collections when I moved to another state. I just recently picked up a white Japanese model 2 on Ebay. I had a pseudosaturn cart for a while but a couple weeks ago my MODE arrived, so I have been using that instead.

Anyway, it's late and I'm bored so I figured I'd make a thread (inb4 some faggy bernieposter)
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Disregard that post, there's a guy who thinks it's funny to post pictures of Bernie Stolar whenever the Saturn gets mentioned. It's not funny, but what can you do I guess.
Why are you retards using those shit emulators? Just use SSF
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He isn't funny. This board would be so relaxed without his manic faggotry.

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Outside of Deluxe, they are the only Monkey Balls worth remembering.
Great games, lots of fun.
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Enjoyable but I played about 1000% more Monkey Ball Adventure
>no notched analog stick on either
>even acknowledging the 30fps, no shader shitport on PS2
What is the best party game and why is it monkey target?

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