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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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WHAT WERE THEY THINKING????
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>>3743423
>paying $80-130+ for a used 3rd party controller
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>>3743420
>EXTREME
>not Xtreme
spotted the underage
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>>3743427
Naw, they spelled it EXTREME there though.
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>>3743385

You literally just switch where your left hand is depending on whether you're using analog or not. If you had even a small amount of confusion figuring out how to hold this controller you should strongly consider suicide you mentally impoverished knave
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>>3743430
How about a joypad you don't need to move you fucking left hand costantly?
I know is crazy right?

Metroid Rogue Dawn 1.0 has been released. It's a substantial hack of Metroid for the NES by Grimlock, Snarfblam and Optomon. Get the patched ROM here: http://www38.zippyshare.com/v/s7NFT7XA/file.html
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>>3742883
Is there anything that can be done about the odd "jumping" the screen does when scrolling vertically (or sometimes just when jumping normally)?
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>>3742857
6 tanks how?
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>>3743201
There are six tanks. That's how.
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>>3743215
So they fixed the glitch then?
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>>3743227
Responding to myself because I figured it out.

There are 6 E-tanks that are legit, and then there is a 7th one you find in a 'bonus area' which doesn't count. I thought the one from the bonus area did count and stopped searching for the real one too early. Just noticed the hiding spot of the final real one on my third play-through as I was heading to Nu-Kraid.

Welp, that brings me to 100% in under 2 hours. Hell of a good game! Gonna take a break from playing it for a few days to allow my brother to beat it too before I challenge him to some speed runs.

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Previous thread >>3701596
This thread is for the spirited discussion of CRT displays - Televisions, monitors and projectors used for the playing of retro games!

>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

CRT Pastebin (WIP) : http://pastebin.com/1Ri5TS3x (Update ETA - Soon™)
An Anon's Guide to CRT Hunting : http://pastebin.com/H9H9L2LQ
An Anon's Guide to differentiating RGB Monitors:http://pastebin.com/pQX4N6gZ
S-Video Pasta : http://pastebin.com/rH2h6C7W
BKM-10R Protocol Information : http://pastebin.com/aTUWf33J

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>>3743339
I always spot the crt in old porn vids

>>3743176
>falls threw floor
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>>3743342
>>falls threw floor
Are the floors in your country so weak they can't support more than one American dude at the same time?
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>>3743419
I mean, Sony is certainly worried about it.

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Just got one of these, what a waste

Lakka and Retropie are both buggy pieces of shit, Retropie is so bad im not convinced you can use it for more then a few days before it decides to corrupt itself, Lakka is better but not by much. Spotty compatibility with both, even with games that work fine on retroarch vanilla.

Just get a Android box or a Mini PC instead, pi ain't worth the trouble
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>>3743226
Suspect anon wasn't even born then.
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>>3740416
>>3740426
Okay, but it kind of seems like it might just be worth the risk or hassle for, say, a C.H.I.P. board, since aside from being very cheap it has composite AND vga capability. It's also boasted as being open hardware ... maybe that means the possibility of doing S-Video, I don't know. But it seems really on the right track!

But I understand about the board support factor for various boards being lousy, unlike the old Beagleboard standard, which happen to just not be basic enough at all.
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>>3741108
Even this is too much. Fuck Cores, fuck settings, fuck options and fuck save states. I want a list of consoles and a list of games, NOTHING else.

>>3741015
>connect to wifi
no dongle
>connect to ethernet
this is what i've been doing so far

>>3720731
i honestly think i should
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>>3743383
NO EMULATOR IS LIKE THAT YOU DIP
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>>3743383
>no dongle
What dongle? If you got a raspberry pi 3, you don't need a dongle. It has built in wifi

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What'd you score recently?
Pic related is from my trip to the used book store today. Tiger-Heli and Hollywood Squares were just a buck each, and I can rarely say no to dollar games, even junker titles.
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>>3742825
Go right ahead, I'm going to wipe his permanent marker off of those carts soon anyway.
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>>3742815
Oh, getting a game where you play as che guevara and castro, you commie?
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>>3743152
You know it, comrade. Down with bourgeois scum.
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Was out of town for work in a small town and found these on Offer Up for $10. Not a bad find considering there wasn't much video games being sold.
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>>3742862
Why do people spend hundreds if not thousands on outdated cars.

Because they want to.

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>>3719227
Jesus Marge easy on the pharmies!
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More Street Fighter
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So............................................
...when did it become popular to hate Ocarina of Time?
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>>3739628
OoT had the most generic characters in existence like Ganondork, Link and Zelda. The side characters like ruto and the owl were all annoying cunts. The story has no twists other than "oh yeah you got trapped for 7 years" and is painfully by the book.

Xenogears, Final Fantasy 9, Legend of Dragoon, Grandia, Breath of Fire 4, and Persona 2 off the top of my head all had very well developed casts with darker stories that were more original and several of those didn't even try to be deep, just entertaining which they actually were.

There's a reason why PS1 sold many times better than the N64, only "so trendy XD" "nerds" actually cared about OoT and its kiddie-pool level of depth. Even FF7 is better than that garbage.
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>>3742461
>all had very well developed casts with darker stories that were more original
>Stock Anime/Animated film stories with the respective generic character archetypes/situations I've already seen a million times
>more original
When will weebs ever learn?

>and several of those didn't even try to be deep
Except for the times where some of them actually did try to be deep? Especially FF9, Persona 2, and fucking Xenogears of all things?

>There's a reason why PS1 sold many times better than the N64
Dat Sony marketing bux bby
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It's like oldman /v/ blew in here

Hilarious thread, boys. A delightful mix of legitimate arguments and angry child-like pouting

Would just like to say I enjoy OoT, and it certainly has its place in the positive end of gaming history
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I can't remember disliking any Zelda game, and I think I've played all of the main games besides Triforce Heroes, which is on my list to try someday. I really can't remember any reason why people would want to shit on OoT - it had neat environments and lots of dungeons (and dungeons are what I consider to be the most exciting part of Zelda games). Seeing the future ruin of a once vibrant kingdom was a fun concept, one that I think I prefer to LttP's Light World/Dark World mechanic.

I can't remember the exact order in which I experienced the Zelda series, though I know I played LttP pretty early on, followed I think by AoL (which I don't believe i finished as a kid). I recall playing some of Link's Awakening in a kiosk, but never really dug into it until DX I don't think. Didn't own the original as a young kid and first played it at a friend's house. I first played OoT during its release year. Without going any further into that cool story, I'll just leave it at the fact that OoT wasn't my first exposure to Zelda, nor am I one of those people looking at it as a relic from before their time.
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>>3739084
It was bad but not "GRRRRRR, FUCK THIS FUCKING GAME, OH MY GOD WHO THE FUCK DESIGNED THIS?" bad.

I pulled more hair out with the shooting galleries (especially that last horse back one, shit almost made me bald) than any of the temples. Actually I remember having more trouble with the shadow temple (boss was an asshole) than the water one.

The water temple was more repetitive/boring and a bit confusing, nothing difficult or overly time consuming though imo.

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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>3735308

DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64
Gameplay, WADs/Maps/Mods, Source Ports
All other retro FPS welcome
~~ Let's post like gentlemen ~~

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

SO YOU WANT TO PLAY SOME...
Doom: https://desu-usergeneratedcontent.xyz/vr/image/1467/42/1467421002740.png
Doom download: https://yadi.
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Quake: https://desu-usergeneratedcontent.xyz/vr/image/1476/78/1476783249877.png

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>>3741013
Ancient aliens was perfect
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>>3743394
>7 years old

God damn
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>>3743394
>great Doom wads
>ZPack
dropped
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And a hall gets some hazards.
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>>3743394
>>3743407
Someone should make a list (and a zip) of all "At least somewhat interesting Doom WADs"

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I like this game.

Do you like this game?

I first played it on MAME in the early 2000s.
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>>3743386
I like that game

Monster Lair is better. Plus, the music kicks ass, especially on the PCE CD version.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7f9mkmWAb4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f8FbK9rSZA

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Remakes dones right thread
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The gold standard.

I was browsing RomHacking.net for some good hacks and I came across pic related.
The worst part is they categorize this as an 'improvement'.
Are they fucking retarded?

So aside from Naked Mario 124 what are some of the shittiest rom hacks you've seen/played?
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>>3742952
Play a rom hack that is actually good, like Super Metroid Zero Mission
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>>3743004
That's a false dichotomy if I've ever seen one.
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>>3742919
Stop memetexting like some child from /v/.
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>>3742157
NES doesn't have layers.
BG map and sprites, that's it nigga
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>>3741049
this part really took me out of the game, so bad

damn, now I remember I gave up at the flying unicorn part

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Thoughts?
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Theres an HD mod for D1 that I recommend.

Adds quality of life improvements like waypoints and a stash.

Beelzebub or something. Google will help you
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>>3742389
All of the !Zone discs were made by dudes trawling Usenet and other locations for random maps/mods. They'd just slap it all together with a basic interface and sell it for basically pure profit. I loved reading the readmes for some maps/mods where they didn't even bother removing the "this is not for sale if you paid for this you got ripped off" messages.
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>>3742379
Isn't there ANY release/version that works without mounting?
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>>3742491
Beezlebub is terrible and removes a lot of core gameplay aspects of Diablo.
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>>3740449
Running in the town
Immolation
Apocalypse book
Two new Uelmen tracks

It's nice

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Is this the greatest PC game of all time?
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>>3743340
your love life
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>>3743357
I'm sure if I could find a way to point a GEP Gun at my love life, it would fix that too.
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>>3743340

Fido running off down the road when you accidentally let go of his leash for just a moment.
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>>3743367
Easy, just aim the GEP Gun at Fido. No more problem.
>I said the problem would be solved
>I never said everyone would like how it was solved
Are you guys even trying?
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>>3735060
Greatest would imply that it's universally perfect to all.

Try getting a millennial to play that game, they'd hate it. It's aged terribly.

Doom however is fun no matter what and no matter who

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What's your favorite party combination?
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>>3742956

Well I just beat Chaos so in the end I guess it worked out. The Master was the only one that did any significant damage too. Ended it in about five turn I think?

It's funny to think that this armored warrior and two wizards are doing fuck all to this chaos god, and this Karate Joe just punches him out in minutes.
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>>3743147
This
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fighter/monk/wmage/redmage
i cannot into black mage in this game for some reason.
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>>3742959
Yeah, playing for the first time, fighter/thief/wmage/redmage, I fell for the thief meme. He's awful.
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>>3743354
fucker just dies 1 hit every day



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