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Yoshi's Story is peak soul
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This is actually pretty cool box art. I always disregarded this game when I went to blockbuster because the American box art is extremely gay
dogshit is second only to mischief makers?
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>it's a buzzword spouting /v/kiddy who just found /vr/ thread
Stop using goemon to shitpost, austa

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Holy fuck when in the hell did prices for this system start shooting up? I haven't bought a games since 2006, Zelda TP. I kind of want to round out my collection pictured a little bit and get some games I always wanted, like F-Zero, Super Monkey Ball 2 etc. But holy hell they are more expensive than they were new, sometimes double! What are some must-haves that I should pick up before they shoot up anymore?
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Mario Kart Double Dash features a dual character combination mechanics that has not really been featured in any other release of the series. Give it a try.
Wii is the real thing. A Wii is a GameCube with higher clock speeds.
You can probably go on Craigslist right now and find a Wii for next to nothing. Letterbomb it, stick in a thumb drive and just play the stupid games you want to play. It’s so worthless to pay premium prices for something that’s just going to collect dust after you’re done with your nostalgia trip.
Your wife doesn’t want you bringing home more cukshit.
show paper stack.
Ultimate you should do what makes you happy here but fuck paying $300 a game for gamecube it’s a complete joke yea good for you if you got a collection you should sell it before the market smartens up and the price crashes
i only buy games i want to play. i don’t care about buying something just because it’s valuable.

Lmao I bought a PS2 With the intention of hooking up an HDD to load games from and it doesn't even have a spot for the network adapter to connect. Wtf Sony!
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Just buy another one, i'm currently sitting on a throne made of xboxes.
HDD is way faster, and doesn't suffer from the CPU bottleneck anyway.
>Features are added to later models, you dumb fuck.
Being able to plug in a network adapter seems like a pretty basic feature that should be expected for a console that launched 3 years after the Dreamcast, you dumb fuck.
I did. I found a working unit with the expansion bay for $15. At least the launch unit I got came with some other stuff so it wasn't a complete waste.
Stop fucking lying.

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What's the best platformer you've ever played?
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where are his nipples
Inside his clothes.
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A Hat in Time.
Is it still pedophilia if you're underage?

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you have never experienced true pain until you have played the collision chaos levels for 30 minutes trying to pass it but keep bouncing all over the place.
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If you don't want to try, stick to videos.
>I am fairly sure 3 Complete won't let you use Super Sonic in the second half before finishing the game,
No, I think it does. The original S3&K combo certainly does. As long as you avoid the big rings you can stay super. And I think I remember doing it in S3C too.
>they made a Sonic pinball game, but it wasn't based on any of the original games
They could have just heavily modified Sonic 2 or something, and it would have been better. Someone should make that as a romhack actually.
3 was
Likely came from Sonic Mega Collection. It had the CD opening and ending as bonus videos.

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When I was younger, I owned a D-Link DSB-C100 webcam and my dad swears he saw me playing this game with it though I don't have any memory of it myself. I lost it when I moved, so I imported one of those Create Labs webcams that was on the compatibility list and sadly it didn't work for me. I found some forum posts that corroborate that they don't work for everyone.

Anyone actually played this game with a working camera?
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Ah, well I guess I got lucky then
Yeah, some cameras have the right chipset, some don't. Sometimes they had internal revisions and shit. I've got a camera that works, I bought it 6 years ago for 30 bucks along with a hyperblaster and a copy of the game. Can't remember the make off the top of my head.
This makes buying one of these models a gamble every time sadly
Only the PAL version of the game is compatible with the third party webcams. The japanese version wont work with them.
Well I have the PAL version obviously.

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Angrim was a undead warrior serving a different valkyrie at leat two times before this so who cares.
I can't get projected ones to work in NFS4 without visual corruption and in NFSIII they don't show up particularly well in webms
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Protip: old games are better off as GIFs (if short) because webm compresses them and the color palette is fully supported up to 256 colors.

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Don't mind the OG model 1 Sega Genesis sitting next to my mini consoles, it's just there for size comparison & to show that I still don't plan selling my old consoles.

I like the convenience of mini consoles. I can hack it, add as many games as I want including hacked versions of multiple games, including patching game genie codes for games as hard as Wolverine Adamantium Rage. I also like customizing the splash screen, adding my own custom menu music & I can even change the backgrounds. I don't have to have my OG consoles plugged in either thanks to these mini consoles.

Does anyone have mini consoles?
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I think they’re very cool even though I don’t own any myself. I find ODEs, flash carts and soft modding on old consoles much more interesting and don’t really feel bothered by hooking them up whenever I want to play a game. I wouldn’t exactly go as far say that it’s half the fun of playing old games for me, but it might be like a fifth of the fun.
I really can’t believe how hard Sony shit the bed with the mini PlayStation. It was the one I was most excited for, too. I would have bought one if it came with Dual Shock controllers. Just about every other mini console out there seems like it was very well put together.
the irony is now in 2022 its the best mini system - usb = any controller
retroarch = any emulation core (within reason)

the og ps1 pads are comfy
but i didnt play analog titles as kid
Igret is from Taito, so it's got stuff like Space Invaders, Kiki Kaikai, Arkanoid (if you get the spinner), etc. It's got a rotating screen (and supports rotating monitors if you use HDMI out), has a expandable game library, etc.
So it's a PC that can't do anything else.
Worse, it outputs 720p which is already an upscaled output of whatever emulator you're playing (even the official Sony's) which is upscaled one more time by your 1080p TV, and the end result is FUCKING HIDEOUS to look at.
It's the most powerful and the easiest to hack of all the minis, the controllers are nice and supported by everything out of the box but in return you'll have to deal with its image "quality" (at the absurd price if you haven't bought it yet)

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does this still hold up? should i replay it?
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he should be called battler of axes then
More like Golden ASS!
Instead of replaying it, play the arcade version then play return of deathadder
It’s like a Zelda situation
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It's getting to be that time of year again.. there's a certain chill in the air.

Post some spooky tunes from retro games.

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Shit hella spooky desu senpai
>It's getting to be that time of year again
You mean the time of year to spam the catalog with nonstop SPOOPY cringe all month long?
Post it on your social media. Not here.
Aw man, mine just oozed out hyperrealistic blood. I always liked Pokemon Tower more than Lavender.
How about you suck my cock and I'll do whatever I want?

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So why isnt there a emulation station for android? Unless i have failed i cant find anything.
You have Retrobat for windows so its capabel running as its own program.
It's a front-end isn't it? Launchbox has a beta for an android version.
that's what emuelec is for
Who knows. Why was the official Windows branch halted? At least there's a continuous up-to-date backport going for that one. ES is difficult to set up on its own though because there is absolutely no automation. I shiver to think what that would look like on a mobile device unless you do everything on desktop and then just copy it over.

Twin Snakes is unironically superior. Anyone who says otherwise is a emotional deluded nostalgiafag.

>able to fast forward codecs
>PAL key backtracking is now optional
>PSG1-T added so you don't have to backtrack to the armory
>card keys don't need to be equipped to be used
>runs at 60 FPS instead of 30
>vastly superior controls and graphics
>superior voice acting for most characters (Go back and play the original. A lot of the acting is not good.)
>MGS2 mechanics add new depth to boss fights (shooting pipes during Ocelot, ducking in the ditch to avoid the tank)
>non-lethal weapons give you more options during boss fights
>bodies no longer disappear, making the game more difficult
>improved enemy AI and longer evasion phase discourages hiding and waiting
>confirmed canon by MGS3 and MGS4
>cutscenes directed by an actual film director

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>Anyone who says otherwise is a emotional deluded nostalgiafag
Actually, I played MGS:TTS first when I got a wii. Fun game but after playing the original on PS1 The original is a more pure experience, feels more authentic. The game was never designed for MGS2's controls and the "actual film director" cutscenes are really cringe. They were probably cool when the game came out because of shit like the Matrix but these days they're just too over the top to take seriously.

TTS is a much easier game, a lot of the BS like backtracking and equipping your card key is taken out, which is good, but also kind of robs you of Kojima's original plan.
color theory is not about using terms you don't know about just because you prefer the negrostation inferior version.
By your own logic, most polystation 1 games suck because the art and color is a wobbling mess.
>confirmed canon
>in MGS
Lol get educated
I liked twin snakes, but I still like the original over this for a number of reason, yeah I am a nostalgia fag about MGS1 but there is just something special about the PS1 original that the remake just doesnt capture very well.
>game lets you push buttons on the controller
>you move an object across the screen
>there's win and lose states
Gran Turismo or Devil May Cry 2??????

What’s the best football game if judged purely as a videogame? Which one is the most fun to play, has the best mechanics, etc.
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I liked Tecmo Super Bowl better
Pretty good I enjoyed playing against friends I just don't remember liking it more than Tecmo Super Bowl.
football < soccer
They're just different.
I think gridiron football is the most entertaining sport to watch, with the perfect blend of strategy, tactics, skill, athleticism, and violence.

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Is there an english patch for the japanese version of this game? Would love to play this in english without the changes.
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People like to complain about free shit.
>As long as they get it close enough
It's not though. They're using Google translate and deepl which is terrible.
why dont you translate it yourself then
Well, the long version is that back in 2014 I was following the translation progress of a game I really really wanted to play. I checked for new developments every day because I was so passionate about it. (It was Rance VI.)
At the time a /vg/ poster told me if I cared that much I should just learn Japanese and play it, but I didn't listen because I had this worshipful, idolizing view of fan-translators who did so much work and asked for nothing in return.
Well, after nine months of waiting not only had no progress been made, the translator quit, deleted the little he had translated, and vanished off the face of the earth.
Having my childish belief in someone else ripped from me so suddenly made me furious and bitter. Those emotions metastasized into a cold hatred against all translators, which led to me teaching myself Japanese so I never had to deal with them again.
Since then my studies have softened that hatred and replaced it with instead a deep appreciation for being able to read stories as the author wrote them. That being said, anyone who trusts a translator blindly is a fool.
I'll repeat the advice I was given: if you care enough about a game to be excited about a translation, you probably care enough about it to learn Japanese. The earlier you realize that the less you'll regret it later.
Because all translations are inherently bad and all forms of media should be enjoyed in their original language.

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I just finished this. I didn't like it much at first, but it kinda grew on me (except the constant door transitions, those can fuck off). So where do I go from here? Chris Advanced? Resident Evil 2? REmake GCN? REmake HD Remaster?

But one thing I don't get is why is auto-aim the default aim (and in some cases, unchangeable) style of the game? When I first started, I rebinded my controls which for some reason disabled auto-aim. I got through half the game like this and I thought it was great. It really made combat feel more tactical and added tension to encounters. But then I was reading about the rest of the games, and found it's supposed to have auto-aim so switched to that (since that's what REmake and future entries use anyways). But with auto-aim it just feels so basic; you just 180° snap to a target, mash fire, and then move. There is no tension or high stakes to the combat at all. It's especially baffling since the one thing tank controls excel at is being able to precisely line up shots and move backwards while still facing a target, but yet they just choose to just fully automate it for some reason.

Also what is it about RE2 and REmake that are supposedly so much better that everyone considers them substantially better than RE1? As far as I can tell, in both games the inventory system is largely unchanged and the combat is very similar as well compared to RE1, and those are really the main flaws of RE1, aside from the excessive backtracking and door animations.
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REmake was released 5th. HD is a remaster of the same game (meaning only an idiot would play both) Chris advance is a rom hack, and not for beginners. 2 is the second game released. Its pretty straight forward you fucking retard
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>an arrange mode added in the Director's Cut is a romhack
>release order is the only order you can play games
Christ you are an actual fucking retard and I hope you are trolling
RE2 on Nightmare Difficulty also disables auto aim, and I think REmake on its highest difficulty as well
the old games without quickturn would not work without autoaim. some enemies like hunters would rape you instantly.
So many zombies in this version, where you go Into the room that leads to two rooms (where the fishtank and framed bug puzzle is) there's like 3 zombies in that little room

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