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The NTSC versions of the game ran at 30fps
The PAL Versions ran at 50fps (except for the gamecube version)
The prototype/beta builds of the game ran at 60fps
I have no idea why they did this.
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O2 chads rise up

I got picrel and tony hawk 3 on xbox the other day
So, is the PAL version the best version to play?
if someone could patch the ntsc xbox/ps2 versions so that it can run 60fps in game might work well
This video is /vr/ kino

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Is there a retro gaming "bubble" in the market? Why or why not?
I just want to justify purchases as investments.
No bubble OP. It's just like real estate.
Real conversation I often have with envious friends:
>"Ooohhhh your house is going to be worth NOTHING in 5 years from now! Hahahaha"
>"I don't think so. As long as people keep being born, the price is only going to go up by the year"
>"That shit's FAILING BRO! You're going to be FUCKED, you're going to sell your house for 10 cents!"
>Price keeps going up by the year because population increase is absolutely insane so a 30m apartment now costs what a 100m house cost 10 years ago
Retro gaming is kind of the same. There are only so many original software and hardware available.
>"People will stop collecting bro"
No, they won't. Prices can only go up.
I do think it all comes down to whether there will be some demand by some collector out there, but I suppose if there's less buyers overall, it's just harder to liquidate games.
yeah but younger people don't care about physical media. also younger people care about what they grew up with (switch, wii, ps3, ps4), NOT what we grew up with (old sh!t).

property is always worth investing in. video games are not. they will always have value, but it won't keep going up. some shit that hits pop culture status (mario etc) might. but generally interest will have to wane as kids grow up and want the shit they had, and the people who care about the shit we had will all be dead.
It could go either way.
I don't think it's anything like real estate. The best analog would probably be the retro toy market, which always lags ~20 years behind the age of the target demographic. As that demo starts to lose interest or die off, only the pristine pieces continue to increase in value, while everything else becomes thrift fodder.
>prices will always go up
Yeah Combat for the 2600, I just can't find one for less than $14,000.

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GameCube turns 20 next month! What are some of the GameCube games you've enjoyed over the years?
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uhhh no, you are retarded. a smaller disc is going to read faster, period.
Metroid Prime
F-Zero GX
Star Fox Assault
Soul Calibur II
No. The outside of a disc spins faster, and therefore reads faster. The bigger the disc, the faster the outside ring is.

That's why small games usually have padding to push the data to the outside of the disc.

It's called physics, retard.
>lists every big name title
Doshin and Odama are the only ones.
Why'd you post the same list twice?

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Howard saves the day
I wanna lick that girl's thighs
Those cutscenes didn't make it into the final game; though there is a beta version out there with them
The issue for Maniac Mansion has a map from the uncensored original version of the game, with the tasteful nude statue. NP always got the goods before everyone else, it's why they had the only copy of NES SimCity for ages.
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Why my shoes? Plenty of other shoes out there, why mine?
Enemy chatter in this game ranged from hilarious, to creepy, to terrifying.
And all 3 can describe just the Smileys.
Cover art looks like a /CRT/ post
All the kills are (cleverly) censored by a bad video camera filter, as it's a game about being a snuff film star.

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Do you think a survival horror game in the style of the PSX classics could be successful today? I'm talking about something on the same level as silent hill or resident evil in terms of scope. Do you think people would accept it today, so long as it was actually scary?

>inb4 The Medium because it wasn't that good beyond the controls
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In what way? I didn't have any problems but I might've gotten lucky.
Actually they get divorced and start playing games again.
Steam reviews for this game often note poor camera work which prevents you from seeing important things and frequent crashes. But I guess, many modern players probably don't even realize fixed camera was a thing back then and not used to it.
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>r this game often note poor camera work which prevents you from seeing important things
It's just Resident Evil camera's. I do have a small gripe with the camera's in that it controls like Silent Hill 1-3 when they have rooms with fixed cameras, but it has extremely dramatic camera angle shots like in classic RE. It's a little awkward. IIRC the devs weren't retards with the cameras and you didn't have shit like walking straight into an enemy that's off screen in a room you first entered with 0 warning or items never being in frame.
>But I guess, many modern players probably don't even realize fixed camera was a thing back then and not used to it.
Yeah. It kinda supports the point I'm making that an RE fixed-camera style game would get bad flack due to retards. There's probably 100s of decent obscure horror games with RE fixed camera angles that get review bombed on Steam because "Muh bad camera work". I know I saw at least 2-3 on Steam in the works before that greenlight shit and Amnesia's release.

>frequent crashes.
Somehow I never crashed when playing it. Maybe I got lucky or it was really buggy on release.
Seriously, do they just think we're all going to put down the controller when we turn 50?

so why did people start considering this game bad or mediocre? are they underaged or something?
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Anon, we've been over this before. The voices in your head are not real people, stop treating them as such and take your meds.
You're seriously comparing Shigeru Miyamoto to L. Frank Baum?
I think of Mario 3 as a very polished entry that I don't really personally like because it plays it very safe and doesn't have a very unique flavor. Soulless, if you will. That's why new super Mario bros and 3d world / land take so many cues from it. I feel similarly about link to the past.
here he comes
the pro gamer
he can surely deepthroat those big fucking cocks while flickering that tongue on those big balls
show them how it's done anon
I played it on All Stars when I was 8 and even back then I didn't like it. World is superior.

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Top 10 thread.
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A Link to the Past
Ninja Gaiden
Monster World IV
Final Fight 3
Spyro the Dragon
Super Punch-Out!!
Mischief Makers
Valis III
>MADDEN 2000
>MADDEN 2001
Who the fuck is john madden anyway? And where's my hair?
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modern and old school

yeah people gonna hate on last of us 2 but i loved it. if no modern games then replace gta, uncharted and lou2 with grandia 1, and final fantasy 7, and lunar eternal blue complete.
Most of my favorite retro games are arcade games, though there are a few exceptions.
DoDonPachi DaiOuJou
Breakers Revenge
Magical Drop III
Metal Slug 3
Crazy Taxi
Tekken 3
Grandia 2
Rondo of Blood
Sonic 2
Link's Awakening
>Crazy Taxi
>Grandia II
Unbelievably based.

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Oh god,
pls don't tell me anyone is retarded enough to buy this another crappy mobile ports for PC when the original games can be easily playable on emulators.
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Mobile, sadly, has them.
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You have to be trolling.
No one can be that tasteless.
Just because you like your games looking like you're playing at 160x120 doesn't mean everyone does.
Locke looks like Hank Hill in the 2014 version. In fact they all do.
Hank Hill is better than obvious giant multipixel "pixels" for nostalgiafags to fap to.

> general puzzle game thread recommend some /vr/ puzzle games please!

My top 5:
1. Magical Drop ( definitely 3 ... or money puzzle exchanger if you played em all )
2. Super Puzzle Fighter
3. Wario WOODS BB
4. Puyo Puyo / Mean Bean Machine KEK
5. Chu Chu Rocket

Boomer Mention: Puzzle Bobble ( boomers love puzzling their bobbles )

PS holy fuck wario woods is HARD. seriously you can eliminate lines diagonally, vertically, horizontally. then the controls are like you can jump to the top of a column, pick / put 1 or many, kick, fall throw. I thought this shit was just a yoshi cookie but it legit takes skill. also any tips I can only make it to round 30 ish?
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Try Neo Qix on the ps1, sometimes called Volfied. It's an awesome game and great update to Qix.
I really want to play Super Puzzle Fighter but I cannot see the difference between the Yellow and Green gems in that game. Had similar issues with the Art Style games, like Rotohex and Pictobits
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I really like Star Sweep. VS Puzzler with a unique mechanic where you match the star points on this columns, rotating them to fit, sending junk over to the enemy. Plus the music is great, and good music always elevates these games.
>tfw no Puzzle Quest
For me it's pokemon puzzle leauge. The best panel de pon spinoff

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So which one has better cables? I got a Dreamcast SCART from RGC recently and was not impressed with the image.
RGC actually allows me to buy their cables, unlike Retro Access, which is run by a lazy runt.
RGC had issues in the past but their cables keep improving over time. I have their cables from several different years and they certainly look better in 2021.
Retro Access on the other hand refuses to sell you their mythical top of the line very very bestest cables unless you happen to catch their 1 hour open window once or twice in a month. And fuck you if it's 5AM in your time zone when it happens.

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>everything is a bullet sponge
>no autofire
what i hated the most about ms3 was that most of the time you're fighting weirdass animals, aliens, magical creatures or some other retarded bullshit that I seriously couldn't care less about
give me fucking awesome g.i. joe tier war machines and nazi soldiers over this anytime
They kinda did return to roots with metal slug 4

>conker's bad fur day? that'll be 600 dollars + tip
why are these stores like this? normal people will never pay for it and collectors know that's not worth the price
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If nobody bought them for these prices, they wouldn't charge this much. But idiot's don't care and empty their wallets for these scummy sellers.
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In a few years when all games are graded you probably wont find a retro game under 100.
Not only that, but they also sell on eBay. Half of games I've bought online came from stores like these that have eBay accounts. They list the same price on eBay as in their store, you're only avoiding shipping fees by buying IRL.
that's why i'm building a 5TB master repository of every game and gaming platform ever before they make pirating and emulation impossbile, too.
I cannot fucking wait. Luckily because of its screen and zoomers being incompetent I can also buy Gameboy games extremely cheaply too.

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poo in the loo edition

पिछला धागा >>7964418

>Try to keep it /vr/-related: Nothing past 5th gen(+Dreamcast). Slight OT might be okay if related to CRTs (E.G. 16:9 compatible models, flatscreens, etc.) Systems with backwards compatibility are also pretty safe territory, assuming you're focusing on the older games. PC CRTs are also a-ok.
>Produce OC! Get out your real cameras and take beautiful pictures of your CRTs displaying recognizable characters with the kind of beautiful accuracy that brings tears to the eyes of young and old alike! If you take 100 photos, at least one of them will turn out alright! (maybe)
>Try to be as detailed as possible when asking info on a specific model. As always, google is your friend, and we are your friends with benefits. Older archived threads aren't a bad place to look either.
>Share appreciation for others choice of technology and personal philosophy of gaming. As always show courtesy in your discussion and moderate yourselves first.

Discussion of video processing and scaling devices is okay, but try to keep the focus on CRTs and CRT accessories
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India has a MASSIVE Youtube revenue/scam system going on. Thousands of content creators, all with click bait material, all getting that sweet Google Adsense by playing the system

All your Instagram bots, Twitter "Pay for likes" programs and more; all from India.
I wish I had taken a picture but I was already getting beat down in the rain. If I had to guess it was 40" but I obviously didn't measure it or anything. It had a large wooden frame, with what appeared to be two composite inputs and one component input. Brand started with a T I think. My neighbor is loaded, frequently drives all over the state picking up weird shit from junk yards, thrift stores, Facebook market listing, etc. He's the kind of guy that has three trashed classic cars in his yard that he's fixing up. He already flipped one that he restored. I wouldn't doubt it if he had a good TV like this. He's also an insane audiophile. I'm almost insulted he didn't even ask if I wanted it considering we talk about this stuff. I'm gonna yell at him next time I see him.
> Call to fix an issue with my credit card
> It's an Indian person with bad reception

> Call to talk to someone about my Paypal account
> It's an Indian person with bad reception

> Call to get someone help about an Amazon order
> It's an Indian person with bad reception

1.4 BILLION people, all working dead end anglo jobs, of course they are going to try to figure out a way to brick the American money system
I mean a lot of them are doctors and shit too, but it's easier to outsource customer support to places where they have proportionately more wagies in their pool. The only reason they don't use Chinese people is because they're somehow even more incomprehensible or don't even bother learning English, at least that's what I saw at uni.
In any case enough of the thinly-veiled /pol/, did anyone else have a 14'' Matsui CRT as a kid and do they still use TVs from that brand? I had one and had my PS1 hooked up via SCART, always worked fine enough. Sold it years ago and thinking about buying it again for old times' sakes.
*Hindi. Also they have lots of different languages, many totally different from one another.

I started a game a few weeks ago and got half way through but I restarted. Just defeated Thor. I'm making much faster progress in about half the time. Easier when I know how the game works better and know where to go. Was tempted to side with Thor, but he's just too tempting to fight since he's a jerk.

My current hero. I am playing as a "pokemon trainer" style build with monsters in the front as my tanks, while my fast but low health hero is in the back. I found out speed is a very, very, good stat. It increases your agility, and defense as well as turn rate. The only downside is that with low health and low magic, he gets wrecked by magic spells.

My current party. Law and Chaos heroes are mage-knights. They have decent magic and strength but have low HP.

Also, since i had no clue who was going to come and go I always dumped my stat up items on my hero. But now that I know that Hero-Heroine are end-game characters I split them among those two. Never gave Law-chaos any.
Thor has sexy panties btw
Turns out speed is the best stat in the game by a large margin and one point in that has more impact than a point in anything else:

>helps you escape better
>get more turns
>increase defense
>increase evasion
>increase accuracy
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this seems fun now but if you don't know your way around high level demons you'll need your heroes to do the bulk of the damage in the end game
i'm currently playing through smt2 again after i dropped it last year on the yhvh fight, it was a lot easier than i remember although most of my demons suck shit compared to just sword/gun spamming with mc and girl

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