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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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Make new CRTs designed for classic gaming.
Make them light in weight and sell them for like $200.
I'm sure there's someone talented enough to make a modern-tech CRT in their garage (given enough time and resources,) but it would be at least mildly dangerous and each custom set would probably cost thousands of dollars.
Maybe if SED or FED screens weren't stuck in patent hell we could make lightweight CRTs. It is gonna be another 4 or 5 decades before someone goes "yea CRTs are dying left and right, maybe we should see if any of the boomer generation is still alive to fund a new CRT product"

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Awesome Downloads:
>OpenRCT2 - Currently the best way to play Rollercoaster Tycoon. We use the stable version for multiplayer unless otherwise noted:

>RCT1 recreations - updated and meticulously crafted in 2013 by Crappage for near-perfect accuracy, right down to available rides and research order (contains "Real" parks and gaming magazine parks):

>/v/ pack - updated to include the latest scenarios and tracks made by 4chan users and some other communities (We're updating this file as more stuff is created, currently has 120 scenarios and 161 tracks, includes sandboxes):

>UCES - includes all objdata files already extracted from each scenario upon loading, and includes tracks:

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given how clueless he is, clearly not
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Stengel was a bitch who talked Pötzsch out of building this.
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Why does this board almost never have pinball threads? Do sticker collectors not enjoy pinball?
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Jokerz is pretty fun, I nearly bought a beat-down one just because the music is so good.

I don't like this table but I respect the choice, it's objectively a good table. I hope your friend likes repairing his pinball because this one is extremely prone to troubles.
The chance to win a free game (you know, on the two last score digits) was an issue in some countries. The opportunity to get free games for reaching a highscore or making some combo, meaning you could win multiple free games per game, also something of an issue in some places. The argument that pinball is a game of SKILL, not GAMBLING, was usually ignored.

Ergo; BAN!
Wasn't that basically avoided when they added the infamous "for amusement only" label?
I dunno ... never noticed those. There are some tables I could always get free games on and usually just told some (other) kid "there's a few credits on this one, have fun." I played those tables to 'warm up' basically, then move to a different game (in a small arcade in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland they had a verion of QIX with stages where you uncovered manga girls; I'd play a pinball, qix, other pinball, qix ... ahhh, fond mammaries. Uhm ... memories.)

In the Netherlands the places that had pinball tables and videogames and slots on the other side suddenly all went slots only :( the big pinball drought began and never ended.
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>a small arcade in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland they had a verion of QIX with stages where you uncovered manga girls

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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread: >>7991112

Gameplay, WADs/Maps/Mods, Source Ports
All other 90s FPS welcome
~ Let's post like gentlemen ~


(or Quake, Duke, Marathon, Thief, Deus Ex)

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Went through the first wad like a breeze, now I load up the second with GZDoom and I get all kinds of problems. First, some particles or actors or something is causing the game to become extremely laggy (like the big fire in the first level once you go up the elevator). Second, enemies don't actually attack me unless I get into melee range. They still get alerted by my presence but just stand there until I get close. If I move away they stop acting as well. This shit is fucked up and I don't know what to do.
Playthrough video of map07 of HFFM is up (Full Thrust). This is my first time playing the shortened version of this level. Getting past the starting area with the secret berserk is much easier. Also, I show off the bug that makes the map unbeatable.
Was Duke Nukem 3D ahead of its time?
I'm here to sneed and feed some seed, but I'm all out of seed
is this from nuclear winter?

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Jarpig for people who dont like Jarpigs. You have to try to lose
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I've only ever heard this repeated on this board.
JRPG fans are punching bags for they have to pretend their children's games have literary merit meanwhile why erotica literature fans will always be patricians for they are proud of being disgusting wastes of space.
Pokemon comes to mind. Many kids who played it didn't even realize it was an RPG.
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It's not particularly retro, but I quite like the Etrian Odyssey series even though I usually despise JRPGs.
The combat is more JRPG-based even if people describe it as a "dungeon crawler" (quite incorrect, in my opinion.)
Choosing party compositions and character specializations is one of my favourite things in RPGs, and while it's brilliant in Etrian it's one thing JRPGs often manage to overlook completely. I've started Final Fantasy games only to find out that 8 characters, wildly different in appearance, all have basically the same powers and abilities—that absolutely outrages me, I tell you, its outrageous.
Also, the best parts in JRPGs are often long slogs through dungeons where you have to carefully preserve your party's resources, and the tension that creates—and Etrian's built around that kind of experience. If I could make my own Etrian Odyssey clone, it'd look like a full-on hardcore dungeon survival simulator with intricate JRPG combat (a million mechanical systems) and lots of fun and unusual classes.
I'm not comfortable with the lolis but Wiglaf is alright.

What /vr/ games could qualify as legitimately appealing and not too redundant/outdated for 2021 kids?
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No one gives a fuck. Call me when I can make a buck of your neurosis. Until then, stop blogging on my lawn.
My nephew really enjoyed Super Mario RPG on the Wii U Virtual Console a few years back. Its colorful, easy to play. Still a good introductory RPG all these years later
>thing I like good
>thing kid like bad
This except unironically.
Nostalgia only helps subpar products.
There are objectively good pieces of media that can be enjoyed by most people.

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>you don't actually play enough N64 games to make this worthwhile, because most of the <400 titles are shit, and even the best have aged like (You) so you never play them
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No, but that's because I have a young baby and work 6 days a week. I stay up late to play games.
I beat the entire SuperGrafx library.

Your move gaytheist.
Just playing the same 10 games I had as a kid makes it worth it due to the insane prices these days.
If you lost all your old games, everdrives usually pay for themselves if you simply want to play all the old popular games everyone owned but now cost $40 each.

Go beat an NES game from your backlog today.
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>he's not older than the shitpoters dad
Bitch please
fair enough.
to use the non buzzword version of the definition, I recently played ff7 and ffx and really enjoyed them. ff6 is in the backlog, might pick it up pretty soon.
You’ve been hanging around /v/ too long
A backlog is just games you wanted to play and never got round to it
You're autistic
Mate, get real. People have been using the phrase "backlog" before Steam was even a thing. Only one thats attributing negative cogitation is you.

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So what's the status of the emulation scene for consoles in general? Last I heard things like Saturn, original Xbox, and maybe PS2 were still hard, but most everything else is looking up. I could be wrong though, which is why I'm asking. I hear even 7th gen is doing good.

Quick rundown on the hardest to emulate consoles still remaining? And which ones are more or less complete as far as playability?
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>low latency monitor
>run ahead
Does it? Does it...?
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Densha de Go controller emulation could be a bit better.
That is one distractingly puffy pussy. Lern SMB networking like the other guy said.
Shit. #LookinGood
Heard about this one too. Does it have any known issues and will it work with my slim?
Also where can I find a good guide on this cause it does also sound like a really good option for me considering that theres like 10 ps2 games I have on literally every machine in my house.
I'm not against getting a fat and modding it with a HDD like that one anon said if it just works but idk shit about that and I would prefer to keep some pocket change.

This mentality sucks. I donated to PCSX2 back when they actually had a fucking button for it and I try to help by getting all my programming friends to take an interest in it. If I were a programmer I'd be programming this shit myself.
I think approaching all criticism with "ITS A FREE PIECE OF SOFTWARE AND IT WORKS ON MY MACHINE AND ITS GOOD CAUSE I SAID SO" is just fucking reductive, we need to vocalize this cause its been shit for like 10 years (it has gotten way better mind you) but we just want to play the games like everyone else we just don't want to put up with weird issues constantly or some piece of software that isn't the most user friendly.
Maybe I'm wrong for wanting an emulator as good as PPSSPP or Cemu for my favorite system but I think someone has to say this shit so we can actually get an improved piece of software.

Why ?


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But why did the tank controls work and age so well though? The first two games are 8/10s at minimum not in spite of but because they have it.
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The grid based movement system always sucked and immediately became outdated once Mario 64 launched later in 1996.
Correct. Tomb Raider’s controls were a workaround for the PlayStation controller only having a d-pad at the time.
>everything should look and play the same
>everything should have one if two standard camera perspectives and the same standardized control scheme
>Age so well
lol. They aged like a 60 year old Tomb Raider
Sauce? Reverse send me back to 4chan

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Is this the most soulful racing game?
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No. It's a bore too. Rage Racer is better. Most soulful? Literally any SEGA racing game in the 90s.
Soundtrack sure but Sega ruled racing in the 90s
Yes it is. SEGA may have the most upbeat racers but none are as artistic as R4.
>lost Dreamcast
It means it's the best around
No one's ever gonna keep its soul down
Dreamcast isn't a good racing game platform

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New episode: Game Center CX 318 - The Legend of Zelda (2) [GooseCanyon]

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Marchen Maze Subs when?
Turns out translating because you want to own the libs Seriously, look up the previous threads will suck the life force out of you faster than covid.
Can't you just find some place that's not your home to use the internet to get them? Or do the Japanese not fuck around and will still find you?
They'll probably save it for a big event on something that's once a season. Like they did when they lifted the dreamcast/Saturn/PS bans

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It's like it's hard to find them on sale just because of the stupid name for the next ones. No, I don't want the Xbox ONE I want the Xbox 1!

Anyway, what's a good price for the Original Xbox? What are the must haves?
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>How hard is it to put an HDD in one of these and play off that?
Not difficult. Watch MrMario2011's tutorials on youtube and see if that's too much for you.
>Are there any issues with doing so?
None. It's the preferred way to use an original xbox
No, because the Xbox can do 720p and even do 1080i over component
You can't do progressive resolutions over SCART on Xbox
If it's an NTSC console, it would depend on the jumpers in the scart cable (and you'd be pushing component video through it).
There are no "jumpers" in a SCART cable

No one ever talks about the best Resident Evil game.
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RE4 is firmly a millennial game, weirdo.
Millennials love and hate RE4, depending on how into the classics they are. 100% of zoomers who are into RE love RE4. Zoomers are drawn to RE4 like flies to shit.
Everyone loves RE4 because its one of the best video games ever made and everyone but a bunch of fat nerds who spend their time trying to be contrarian on chinese cartoon boards can realize this within an hour of playing it.
I liked RE4 when I was young and dumb in 2005. Around 2007 I realized it was garbage and have not played it since. It's trash for brainlets who would rather shoot than think.
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RE4 is best enjoyed when treated like the following:
Anyway OP, this game looks kinda neat. Some clips show that it has a basically aim-assist built in by default. Probably helps players focus more on movement and placement rather than always trying to make tough shots.

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