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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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Cringe: the game
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/v/-tier thread ..
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>>5896269
you watch your filthy mouth

what are you playing this weekend, /vr/?
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>>5896209
is that a list of Switch online roms?

maybe more Master Quest, maybe something new
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>>5896240
>medabots
based

>>5896246
idk i just got it from google images
master quest was neat i never really played it tho
was just playing the original zelda for NES and it sucks ass
idk what games to play so i made this thread lol
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>>5896253
>idk what games to play
you like freeware games? are you looking for anything in particular?
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>>5896263
just something new that i wasn't aware of before. played pocky and rocky this week, maybe i'll play pocky and rocky 2. i have shenmue but i feel like i don't have the time to immerse myself in it. have some dreamcast shmups (mars matrix, giga wings 2, psyvariar 2) i could play too. yeah i'll probably play those, forgot about them, so tired not thinking straight
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lttp randomizers

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>Sequel has a remake of the original game as well
Any other games like this?
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>>5894069
Pretty sure the Wii U version was always or at least more commonly bundled together.
>>5894080
It's based on it, but not what I'd consider a remake. It's about as much as Kirby's Blowout Blast is also a 'remake' of Kirby's Dream Land.
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>>5893660
what makes the gamecube/wii games worth playing over the GBA titles
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>>5893828
Based and Kagapilled
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>>5894418
I'm sure that it's a good game, but I swear it has the ugliest art style I've ever seen in a game.
I'll probably still play it, though.
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>>5896260
Only in the combat animations and the overworld sprites. The rest is gorgeous. The characters were designed by the Ghost in the Shell artist for crying out loud

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>clusterfuck: the frontend
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>just scroll for 10 minutes to get to anything
>this is fine
>this design philosophy is ok
Meanwhile the "official" frontend is official in name only.
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>>5896216
Wow, that was embarrassingly simple. Thanks. Time to blow up shit as a sub.
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/v/-tier thread
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>>5896245
Have you considered it wasn't designed for unlawful pirates who expect it to manage all 748 various dumps and hacks of link to the past?
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>>5886942
It used to be garbage until this year. Now it's all I use. It just werks. To think autists work on that for free and brainlets like me get to use it for 0 cost. The days we live in.

Before this year it would take minimum of hours of troubleshooting to get set up, then a few days in x core would cause crashes or the menu would crash at x submenu etc etc but it's great now

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What did Ed Boon mean by this?
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>>5895381
The literal goddamn person who said "sex is a social construct" recanted their IRL shitpost.
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>>5896072
Transvestites and transsexuals are different and both have been around in various forms for a long time. The internet has provided a forum (as it has for many things) that didn't exist before which majes their existence much more apparent.
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I mean considering Mileena's whole thing is that she's a genetic fuckup it's plausible that she's got some big sausage tucked in there isn't it?
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>>5896172
We can only hope.
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>>5895825
/pol/ is actually for intelligent anons who aren't afraid to question conventional views on race, social issues, etc., instead of just believing what ever they hear on TV. It's unfortunate that you're too retarded to understand that anon.

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>no playable Toad or Princess
fuck this shit
i'm going back to playing superior SMB2
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>>5895661
The quality of the threads does seem to be dipping lately. There’s been an influx of younger posters and with them they’ve brought a bevy of shitty tendencies.
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>>5894631
>>5895715
>prototype featured Mario characters
>several Mario staff worked on it, including Shigeru Miyamoto (who was barely involved with the other SMB2)
>conversion to SMB2 was worked on by the SMB3 team (one of Mario’s sprites was recycled into SMB3 and Princess Toadstool has the same sprite)
>was rereleased in Japan as SMB USA
>was included in their Super Mario All-Stars
>was later rereleased AGAIN on the Satellaview with new cutscene graphics
>is part of the Super Mario Advance series
>Shyguys, Bob-ombs, Snifits and more return in later mainline titles
>”GUISE ITS NOT RAELLY A MARIO GAME!!!1”
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>>5895848
but muh diduknow dick
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>>5895848
cope harder burger gamecuck
SMB2 is the lost levels
"SMB2" (doki doki panic with mario characters) was only released in north america and PAL regions
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>>5895082
>You prefer the easiest Mario game?

The easiest Mario game is either Super Mario Land or Super Mario Land 2. Leaning towards 1 since I once beat it so drunk that I was playing it mainly to stay conscious.

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remember that time your friend told you how to unlock green thwomp?
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Holy shit @ the boku no pico shit in this thread

I think my friend was diddled now i hope he was just a homo
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>>5895450
Most homos were diddled. That's usually leads one to become a faggot p
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>>5895465
Source: Yourself
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>>5895693
There is an indisputable link between childhood molestation and adult homosexuality
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>>5896257
He looks like he's created several thousand gay men

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Is beat 'em up the most brainlet retro genre?
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>>5894131
The Sailor Moon games are all girls. Sailor Moon had a bunch of beat em ups on consoles iirc and one in arcades
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>>5895850
It's also worthless garbage for cumbrains.
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>>5895853
you shouldn't talk about your mom like that
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>>5894075
This. If you don't know wtf you're doing and mash mindlessly you get your ass handed and have to pay your way to victory.
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>>5895789
Trans ''women'' are men with their dicks chopped off.

grinding: the game
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/v/: the thread
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>>5893280
Dragon Warrior 1&2 are pretty bleh. 3 was when the series started to get good.

>>5895319
yikes. cope. seethe. cringe. rent free. have sex. dilate.
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>>5895441
I liked 1 and 2, but I've been having a hard time getting into 3. I don't really like having to manage so many party members.
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>>5893280
>jr high me during summer in mid nineties
>setup Dragon Warrior on shit 13"crt I had for years
>setup broadcast TV on slightly larger shit crt I just got from grandparents
>grinded through that game while watching syndicated daytime TV for half the summer
Those old rpg's left a lot to the imagination, and the grinding that was part of the adventure definitely does not hold up today. And it wasn't just leveling up, it was searching for what the fuck to do next.
Still though, won't deny I have good memories from it.
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/v/-tier thread.

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>"Chew you havisfaction a singlicious satisfact to snack that up?"
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>>5896052
OH YUMYE
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNUNx319UCM

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So uh, what are you guys gonna do in 10-20 years when all the PCBs in your old ass cartidges and all the components in your old systems die? One day all of these retro games and systems will be gone and you will be forced to buy repros.
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>>5894883
Still not using LARP correctly.
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>>5891683
I'm already in the process of selling everything. I played the originals in their time, and experienced the real thing. Needing anything beyond flash carts, and emulation is autism.
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If this stuff is stored properly it will likely outlive me and my children.
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>>5894893
u mad summer?
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I'm going to upload my own consciousness along with all my games into a supercomputer and live forever playing them in a simulated reality.

Or, maybe I already did it, and you're all just the NPCs in my retro heaven.

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this is cool as fuck. check it out:
>be me
>playing mega man X4
>get to the room before the mushroom boss
>take the disc out (music stops playing)
>put in my x5 disc
>move to the boss room
>shadow devil music starts starts playing
>boss fight seems normal
>die to the boss
>respawn
>dark dizzy stage theme starts playing
>take the disc out
>put in my x6 disc
>x6 stage select theme starts playing

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>>5896028
No shit, does that actually work? Why would it load anything at all, shouldn't the game just stop once you swap discs?
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>>5896120
Psx was always really interesting about that sort of thing. Monster Rancher games had you inserting your random CDs to generate your new monsters, then swapping back to the disc. It even had unique monsters if you had certain albums, like Raggae Plant from a Bob Marley album

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ITT low-key best games in their genre.
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The low-key best western fighting game is Killer Instinct.

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>>5895232

.........I__I....!
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Switch to the Japanese language if you dare!?
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>>5896060
Did it and blew my load.
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>>5893012
After buying the pi, the controllers, a case and then the sd card you would end up spending more that the cost of the mini console. The mini console is also better because the emulator is better than lag ports you get on the pi. The cost is also cheap, less than a days pay for the experience of getting a brand new official classic console. I will get one later because after the snes and nes mini fiasco where they were limited but then very easy get even now, I predict no trouble finding this console.
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>>5896160
You can't honestly believe people don't see right through this shill post. Just read the thread, everybody knows the Gen mini has lag. The jig is up.


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