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So what's the best scaler to get nowadays? Last time I looked at the market, there was the Framemeister, the OSSC, or various vintage linedoublers.
I have the OSSC currently, but it's not fully compatible with my plasma tv, anything above line2X will either be off center or flat out not work.
I'm looking for something that takes RGB Scart (composite/s-video input would be a bonus, my C64 can't do RGB), and outputs fully in spec 1080p signal even if that means full processing of the signal.
It would be also nice if it could do decent deinterlacing, the OSSC looks like ass with hi-res Saturn games.

picture unrelated.
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>>8935079
what about dreamcast
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>>8935087
Don't feel like getting another console on which I only play one game (Soul Calibur 1).
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>>8933949
You sound like you know what you’re talking about, if I were looking for an upscaler primarily for laserdiscs but also occasionally some N64, is the retrotink worth it?
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>>8935136
i use the 2x and rgb2comp
the latency is better than any other upscaler i have tried

however, i was using cheap shit before that (hdmi2wii, hyperkin etc)

the hyperkin genesis 2 hdmi adapter is surprisingly good, rgb, upscales, relatively low latency, kinda has a "warble" but for playing arcade pcb its acceptable and only 30$

im trying to eliminate as much lag as i can so im using all retrotink stuff and it does make a difference, whether or not you notice it or even play the types of games where it even matters is entirely up to you
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>>8935148
i will say the 2x pro does suffer with deinterlacing 480 signals and they look a bit off so maybe the 5x is worth it for you

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Top: VF4 PS2 ver emulated on PCSX2
Bottom: VF4 Naomi2 ver emulated on Flycast

Is arcade version supposed to look that horribly oversaturated or is emulation at fault? You might argue that games that were made for CRT tend to have overblown contrast but PS2 version was made for CRTs too?
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>>8934774
It doesn't look washed out though? Look at the right Lion's pants, detail is completely lost on Naomi2 version due to severe oversaturation
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>>8934634
The arcade version looks the same using both Demul (top) and Flycast (bottom)
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>>8934816
VF4 Evo and FT don't look too bad color-wise, maybe a tad oversaturated
Emulation appears to be graphically accurate, original VF4 does actually look like dogshit on naomi
Funny how no one ever mentions this, everyone's fixated on ps2 outputting 480i instead of 480p on naomi2. You can fix low res but you can't fix shit color grading
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>>8934780
Or more likely they just changed things in the port
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Now THIS is some next-level autism. Kudos, OP.

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Criminally underrated. I would actually put this in my top 10 greatest videogames of all time list. If you disagree, well... you don't know what you're talking about, to be frank.
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>>8926686
I'm not 100% sure but it was rumored they were made by Masaki Segawa (Basilisk's mangaka). I think PS3's character designer is his wife.
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>>8932664
Cool
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>>8932116
Sari. No contest
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>>8932664
https://huguesjohnson.com/ps3/toyo.html
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>>8932116
sisters make the best waifus

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>blue banshee
>raining
>omni trio - first contact
Ah...home.
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>>8931362
Never go in on early access but it might be good when done.
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>>8919954
freddy needs a nanny
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>>8934258
CALL HAMPSHIRE NANNIES
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>>Yeah, we all cool, pa, anybody can get it
>>Winchester Remington's, any shotty I'll hit it
>>Yo, dress sloppy, but my rap is dapper
>>Watch Rosewood go outside and slap a cracker
>>Yo, various styles and, various hot shit
>>Killed a nigga on a train with Barry Slotnick, dude
>>Bottom line, you ain't ready for Ruck
>>Where your girl, duke, I'm ready to fuck
>>Do the knowledge, I'm ill
>>Especially when the god swallowing pills
>>Spaz out on your bitch while she gobble my dill
>>All my niggas went through drama, for real
>>Ruck dred, Agallah, body armor steel, squar from the ville
>>Untouchable, Sean Conner's got kill
>>Ya'll niggas chill before ya momma get killed, yo

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>>8917632
Welp

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This framerate is awful, it makes the game completely unplayable. Why didn't people have standards for framerate like we do now back in the day? No true gamer would accept this low fps now.
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>>8931946
still, dc version is better because micky said so
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>>8918868
Faggots on both twitter & /v/ were defending DmC's 30fps a few years back. That was a late gen7 game.
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>>8918868
>He fell for the "N64 version is best!" meme
Play DC or PC PS2 is worth a look on a replay. PS1 is worst but has some cool additions like the final boss and 2D beta. N64, DS and 3DS are superceeded by superior versions.
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>>8932617
How can they defend the indefensible?
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>>8921732
They played it they had lesser standards.

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>>8933351
PSX was never great system, mostly a mistake.
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>>8928468
Mega Man X3 was the first to come to mind,
and yeah... that could have been better.
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>>8928582
>bad
If only you knew, anon
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>>8932217
Starblade couldn't be done on a cartridge, it's all FMV but gives the illusion of a really advanced 3D rail shooter. Closest thing is I guess Starfox which is actually 3D but maybe not quite as advanced. Same can be said for Silpheed which uses FMV's for the backgrounds to give the illusion of really huge 3D worlds.

Popful Mail on SEGA CD is also something they could never pull off on the Super Famicom version due to its limited storage space. I guess to be fair something like Terminator or Rondo could've easily been ported to SNES, but then the audio tracks and FMV cutscenes are half the fun of the CD consoles. Thankfully we do have MSU-1 patches now, so we can have or SNES CD, sort of.
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>>8926751
I only wish they hadn't skipped the 32-bit console, even without Sony they could've made a really good one, but instead we got the N64. While the GBA is technically 32-bit it's still a far cry from PS1 and Saturn. And we didn't get cool stuff like Yoshi's Island 2 until the DS

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>>8934687
kek, how many cars are on r4? can you tune them? can you make ur own stickers? can you download stickers online?do you have 400 rivals to beat? and wanderes? do you have a literal highway as a circuit?
(sb2 doesn't have mirai tho)
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>>8934620
>bruh
Opinion discarded.
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https://youtu.be/ycYIgEIXvLE?t=232
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>>8934687
Not even remotely similiar.
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>>8935009
this looks bad, but also good, what the hell is going on here

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what are some good games like this?
I remember playing a few of them long ago and this mobile advertisement reminded me that
pc games or something I can emulate would be nice
thanks
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>>8934284
imagine trying to play a shmup with touchscreen controls kek
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STRIKERS 1945

you can play it on mame or buy the port on steam
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>>8934968
or you can buy the pcb on ebay like me
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>>8934903
I just played a ps3 version a little. it's fun
>>8934757
>>8934926
>>8934968
>>8934973
I'll also look into these thanks
>>8934808
looks brutal
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I also remembered seeing this video from the beautiful man. tyrian looks like a good game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w025kQRMZwA

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More later.

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Last month, we had a comfy thread of anons sharing (mostly) retro game music that would sound good on the old school weather channel.
https://desuarchive.org/vr/thread/8810017/
https://battaglia.ddns.net/twc/twc2.html
That thread culiminated in this based playlist of 191 YouTube tracks.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_6TxgIrAWl7m-b0fdSgMhF3NbVYKLzgh

During that thread I mentioned I wanted to make an album based on this, and after many hours of finding better quality versions and sorting out proper track names and sources, this is the end result.

This album is available in three formats distributed as a 7z archive split into 200MB parts:
>320kbps CBR MP3 at original sample rates
Part 1: https://files.catbox.moe/748mxs.001
Part 2: https://files.catbox.moe/s0ts4g.002
Part 3: https://files.catbox.moe/0g8law.003
Part 4: https://files.catbox.moe/xnjv3q.004
Part 5: https://files.catbox.moe/39q8o3.005

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>>8910936
Did this one ever get posted? I have no idea. Here's one anyways. I have this game on pc but the ost is non-existant except for the aquarium shop.
https://youtu.be/2FtxK-Pm3jg
Actually most of the OST seems pretty fitting.
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7YuVu11Ud-IcEARPjmWUPzZni9jxlz2R
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>>8928115
Someone recommended CD-i Tetris in the last thread too, it was pretty much the entire soundtrack at which point you don't need to have it in a playlist.
Just download the soundtrack.
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>>8910936

https://youtu.be/F5zFxSimg2k
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Minnesota Fats Pool on Genesis
https://youtu.be/YeMM7RdiR9c
https://youtu.be/qrIgZ_hpZ-Q
https://youtu.be/YeMM7RdiR9c
https://youtu.be/YeMM7RdiR9c
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>>8934914
Ballin'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTD2ytuGSgo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2COuwDtxiw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SFKSqb0ZYI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Q-203E4p5w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLGwzvH2V2w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tma8Elc3iL0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96HjjkSt2rg

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Something like picrel. Bonus for Japanese only or niche games
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>>8932396
Oh yeah they are pretty expensive unfortunately unless you want to emulate or play with a bootleg . I know another game with fucked story. it´s called G.O.D .

>You are just a little kid wanting to enjoy your summer break
>You fight with the local bully and he became your friend
>You are exploring a ruins when Suddenly,,,
>Aliens destroy the world!
>That little kid? actually was you a big man dreaming about the past
>You form part of the resistance and are trying to find your mom even when she could be dead

And that it´s only the beginning , the story goes in a roller coaster later on. It´s japanese and does have a patch if you want to play it
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>>8926268
Kind of a fucked-up twist on the story of Ender's Game, and that story was fucked up enough as-is.
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>>8923607
Nothing I've played leaves you with the same weird kind of melancholy vibe that Illusion of Gaia did. I loved Terrranigma too, it was similar, but something about IoG just leaves a weird feeling in the pit of your stomach.
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I want to know about more games like in this thread.
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>>8932417
yeah i wish snes emulation was literally perfect and i could buy a decent usb snes pad
im genuinely missing out on so many snes games. i havent explored the library at all because its all so expensive

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>>8931586
>>8931880
>>8932650
Butthurt contrarian(s?)
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>>8932607
You can be a pretty light show with no depth
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>>8931501
>128-bit technology

Wow! Dreamcast stronk!
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>>8930254
Must be the left one because the right one is a Spider-man game.
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>>8930538
It's not bad but the sticks are slippery which makes you have to adjust your grip constantly

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Ah yes, these are normal looking mountains.
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>>8932628
Also normal people's upper bodies aren't just a right arm.
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The Mosaicquing Mossads
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>>8931569
>>8931653
Sonic games used to have surreal looking landscape like that in the original games. For example, hills always have checkerboard patterns on them.

So yeah, those are "normal" looking mountains for a sonic game.
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>>8932628
that mario sprite looks so shitty, do guys at nintendo know how to draw sprites?
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This looks very different from a real tree.
Boy, I really hope somebody got fired for that blunder.

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>fucks your ear drums consensually but violently under the restrictions of early hardware
nothing personal, kid
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>>8927038
supremely based rise of nations soundtrack enjoyer. so much of my childhood memories go along to that music
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Yuzo Koshiro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axGMhbv_dQw
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>>8926925
fuck yeah C64
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>>8926925
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm5Hjsm5NZ4
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>>8933606
use any other service then?
spoonfeeding is bad

Today on Hidden Gems™, I present to you Co-On-Pa SFC for the, well, super famicom. It's a fun little puzzle game where the objective is to rotate a multi colored cube around a grid in such a way as to make the color of the top face of the cube match the square of the grid you move to. It's got really eclectic background and catchy music, and is fun to pick up and play. You don't really need any japanese to play it

Thanks for tuning in, I'll have a new hidden gem tomorrow
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...'Cu'. Not 'Co'.
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sounds cool
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>>8934863
super nintendo

its a no from me,
there are way too many actual snes games on my backlog to get to this- sorry anonkun




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