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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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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread: >>8919280

DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64/CHEX/QUAKE/DUKE/HERETIC/HEXEN/ETC
Gameplay, WADs/Maps/Mods, Source Ports
All other 90s FPS welcome
~ Let's post like gentlemen ~

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

SO YOU WANT TO PLAY SOME FUCKING DOOM
(or Quake, Duke, Marathon, Thief, Deus Ex)
https://imgur.com/a/wWS8zXz

Same thing, in video format:

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>>8930568
Just because some tranny cocksuckers on the other side of the planet don't give a shit about what you do doesn't mean that YOU shouldn't give a shit about what you do. We care, but that shouldn't matter either. Make quality maps for YOURSELF, nigger. Don't be down about it, having a positive mentality if half the battle. Work hard, fight hard, play hard, and you will die a happy man.
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Is Blood: Fresh Supply the best modern port?
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In Boom editing, I can't make it so that a player passing a linedef will teleport things with tag x to sector/linedef y, can I?
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>>8929636
whoever that was,he certainly doesn't speak for me.
though other appealing elements are the enemy rosters and weapons arsenals.
>>8930665
i prefer raze.
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>>8930568
You will never be a good mapper if you keep this attitude up, only caring about recognition. You probably made this post for a validation, attention whoring faggot. Prioritize the joy of mapping, not being recognized. Otherwise, you may as well give up now and die with the rest, numbnuts.

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what are some cancelled retro games you wish had came out, or would love for a prototype to see the light of day?
the Duke Nukem leak reignited the glimmer of hope. i'm still waiting on that 90% complete build of Resident Evil 1.5 to drop some day in an official capacity
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>>8925680
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what a lost!
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Ultimate fucking Journey
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Shining Legend
Koran RPG for the DS
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>>8928982
Would have loved to see how this turned out. Adventures of Batman and Robin controlled really well.
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>>8925443
Chrono Break became Final Fantasy Dimensions II, m8.

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Was it justified?
I never understood why some people freak out about violence in video games, it's not like they are real people.
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>>8930623
the North American version didn't cut away.
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>>8927681
Most of that is thanks to 3rd parties not bothering at all, practically the cause of their own prophecy
Honestly tho', being able to just okay on the gamepad was cool enough for most games
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>>8928435
Anything surrounding a military that generates film celebrity voice-overs & commercials with celebrities has to have something weird about it. I'm just wondering what Jap-only military games are like this.
>I've yet to see a single parent complain
This is part of their propaganda. What you mean is, "a non-profit organization of "parents"" have not complained. Those are the only "parents" the media caters to.
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>>8927303
Not too surprised. The Wii's marketing was fantastic while the Wii U's one was lacking as fuck. If you were a normalfag you couldn't tell what the hell the thing was
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>>8930637
Much like the DS' dual screens. Usually, gameplay was either
A) relegated to a single screen with the second one providing either a map or a status screen or
B) just traditional shit, but on 2 screens, ZOMG!

Games which used both touch controls and the second screen in neat ways were very, very rare.

To make this /vr/, I was let down a bit by the GBA cable for GC. Woulda been nice if it made your GBA into a special controller for some 4p co-op GC game, with the GBA acting as your own personal screen for you keep some shit private from the other players.

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What's the most secret video game secret you know?
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I know how to reach these signs in Herc's Adventures.
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>>8925667
abbacab*
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There's a porn magazine hidden in this room. And no it's not inside the pots.
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>>8925032
Cloud is a faggot and will take it in the ass in a gay bathhouse to get dress so he can simp gift it to a friend.
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>>8926163
>it's real
Holy shit I never knew that

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Vigilance is our shield, that protects us from our squalid past.
Knowledge is our weapon, with which we carve a path to an enlightened Thief thread.
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>>8929886
>drags on and overstays its welcome.
I didn't think so.
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>>8890768
NGL I could see myself worshipping the builder.
>Get into a brotherhood
>Get taught a good trade
>Become strong or scholarly, maybe both
>If in the Mechanist Sect, get to hit on hot Sister Nuns.
But most of all.
>Have purpose.
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>>8920538
That hurts worst of all.
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>>8894201
man or woman doesn't matter when they're beating you over the head with a sword.
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Did you guys let that one nun keep singing when you were going around the mechanist church?

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/CRT/ General Thread

>>Non-Gaming Edition

Bonus points for discussion around CRT's that aren't specially involving retrogaming.

I will start: what stuff do you prefer to watch on a CRT?

Personally I think until we get some kind of Blu-Ray, the Sonic OVA has to be on a CRT.
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>>8929030

It's only 15$ at Walmart to get an Onn HDMI to RCA converter. That's what I got for my setup with MEDNEFEN and other emulators. Keep in mind most of those units do some rather fucky scaling to the image if your settings on the device isn't just right. And mine refuses to output at any signal other than 1920x1080p without the overscan getting fucked up.

I resolved to have my PC output at 1440x1080p with a full screen stretch.

It works pretty nice. Haven't used the converter on anything else other than my PC. Worth the 15 bucks to try it imo.
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I have a CRT in front of me and i want to get rid of it to get me a flat screen.
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>>8927912
looks like breath of the wild?
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>>8930067
Then do it?
Not sure why you’d think we care what you do
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>>8929030
I bought one of those generic chink "HDMI to AV" converters and the quality is decent. Just keep in mind that they're going to output 480i instead of 240p, so not really suitable for emulating anything before 6th gen, but great for old anime and tv shows.

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If the Genesis outsold the SNES outside of Japan, why does the SNES library have a much bigger cultural influence on the Western gaming scene?
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>>8918558
Because the nintendo struck a cord with a bunch of latchkeys who basically made their game system their entire lives.
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>>8928457
stop lying to yourself
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>>8927201
>My sister
Games weren't really aimed at girls back then so it's not surprising she can't name too many.
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>>8927167
Pretty much. Nintendo IPs are mostly only still relevant within the Nintendo echochamber, whch is extremely loud and obnoxious online.
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>>8919630
Why are you complaining about revisionism that doesn't exist, and not the revisionism this whole thread is about, implying the Genesis had less cultural impact than the SNES?

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>>8930254
>Sonic does board tricks?
>Tony Hawk curls into a ball?
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Sonic Adventure 2.
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>>8930505
Thanks Sonic, unfortunately it's not a meme.
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>>8930538
Yeah. I find it really uncomfortable although i do adore the vmu.
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>>8930631
THPS
>way more quarterpipes, ramps, and loops than any 3D sonic
>fully 3D unlike most 3D sonics
>did rail grinding first and better
>natural speed sections that actually require skill
>did cool & edgy better
SA1
>fishing minigame
>slow amy minigame
>slow treasure hunt minigame
>slow virtual pet minigame
>a few actual levels which are mostly linear as fuck

>We need to collect the 4 Huge Materias to stop Shinra from using them against Sephiroth and Meteor.

This part of the story always confused me. Also if it wasn't for Shinra the Northern Crater never would've lost its barrier. It seems like just a poorly written lazy attempt at incorporating a "collect the crystals" homage to the earlier FF games. Do these 4 Huge Materia play any role in the story after you collect them? No.
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>>8930639
Sephiroth was controlling Jenova to do what Jenova wants to do but Sephiroth has no reason to do?
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>>8930649
>>8930650
Did tout guys even play the game?
Sephiroth made Jenova do his bidding that's how he ended up with he black materia and summoned meteor.
Jenova didn't do that he did.
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>>8930649
yes, but the country bumpkin is an insanely strong and talented one, and the alien parasite probably isn't even sentient nor has a consciousness of its own.
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>>8930669
Jenova deliberately deceived the Cetra. Jenova definitely has will and intelligence of its own.
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>>8930674
It's arguable whether it has a "will" or it just "does."
Either way, within the game, as released then, Jenova being in control of it all is a perfectly legitimate interpretation of the story.

>Let's make a controller with less face buttons than our previous one
>We should also ignore how the industry is moving toward two analog sticks
>And let's make rumble a separate accessory
>Oh and the stick should be plastic instead of rubber
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>>8928517
My only major complaint with it is that the triggers should really be like an inch or two further back
The stick is better than anything Nintendo has ever released, the dpad is fine, I don't even mind the cord. Could've used some more buttons like a Select and R1/L1 but most games handle just fine without em.
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>>8930472
>no DC on Wii U VC
Huge opportunity missed. Would've at least brought in more Sega bros.
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>>8930392
Well, I won't say anything about forest level (as it actually was one of my favorites), but Gamecube version is not exactly the same. They made a few retard tweaks to make the game unneccesarily harder - more specifically, in Dreamcast version of Security Hall level you just drill kick safes to open them, while in Gamecube one, you need to find the ceiling switch or some shit like that first. Also audio in Gamecube version is fucked up and lighting is partially worse, some stages are too dark.

I think a lot of people play only Gamecube version and consider that original game is exactly the same but it's not. But if you hate camera, well, i don't think you'll like it in DC version either. I quickly got used to manipulating it so I really never had a problem with this aspect of the game.
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>>8928517
>>And let's make rumble a separate accessory

That's a good thing. Useless stupid gimmick that makes your pads weigh a ton.
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>>8930554
>The stick is better than anything Nintendo has ever released
I've never thought about it before but Nintendo sticks are almost universally terrible.

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>Try any old DOS game
>Looks very complicated and difficult
>Play for a bit
>It's actually just the UI and controls that are complicated, the game itself is shallow as fuck
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>>8929223
Seems more reasonable than carrying 200 keys around, but 0 potions.
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>>8929260
>He leaves his key in the lock instead of taking it with him
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>>8926106
I'm sure that game has a better volour mode than that. I remember it, but without CGA pinkness.
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>>8928170
Don't know about the rights, etc, but they all play the same.
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>>8926106
>>8929554
The EGA art looks worse.

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Holy shit I found this in a box in my basement, can i cash in my thousands?
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>>8930174
ebay says $50
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>>8930224
>>8930354
>>8930260
the piezo speaker on this is ear gratingly shrill, how could any kid play this for longer thn 5 seconds?
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>>8930354
SELL, SELL, SELL
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>>8930552
so you're suggesting it's not even that much?
if so, you're probably right
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>>8930218
Kys newfag

Akklaim, I hate you.
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>>8929946
Virtual Springfield was fun
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>>8930068
If you replaced "always" and "never" for "some times" in that statement you wouldn't end up with a straight barefaced lie, but where's the (you)s in that? A dumb blanket statement doesn't get dumber by pairing it with a dumb madeup argument I guess.
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>>8930068
corporate policy. they didn't want their talent getting hired off by someone else for more money.
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>>8928430
Oddly enough this is the only NES Simpsons game that I almost nearly beat. I got to the last level which is a lot farther than I ever got in Bart vs. The Space Mutants, in which I think I may have made it to level 3 or 4 once.
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>>8929946
It would be nice if hacks existed to turn the console versions back into this one

Post your wonderful screenshots here and talk about shaders. Please be kind.
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Battlezone textures were made to work with 3dfx dithering and CRT, but the translation to LCD made everything washed up.
Also i've found an interesting page about 3dfx cards supporting even Composite TV signals.

http://quake2.com/qw/
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>>8924093
B but the the frame thing sucks in both
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>>8928315
So 3dfx supported even composite signal and S-video.

it is a intersting find, mainly related to certain games.
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>>8928692
I kinda wish to see 3dfx games under composite now
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