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  1. I've still got a stack of old burned discs with...

    I've still got a stack of old burned discs with tinted colors. For some reason, my older quad and 8X speed CD-ROM drives had a hard time reading yellow and red CD-R.
  2. I agree, it's most likely just for appearances. ...

    I agree, it's most likely just for appearances. Which also answers why CD-ROM PS2 games are blue.
  3. I found a broken compass and a torn concert...

    I found a broken compass and a torn concert ticket inside of a Commodore 64 once. How or why they were inside is beyond me.
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    Poll: Real hardware will always be my first choice, but...

    Real hardware will always be my first choice, but I'll settle for emulation if that's the only option to play a particular game.
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    There really isn't much I can recommend when it...

    There really isn't much I can recommend when it comes to the newest anime, most of it doesn't interest me. However, Mushishi's second season is fairly good. If you're into Japanese mythology and...
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    The PS Vita will be around at least for a few...

    The PS Vita will be around at least for a few more years, so I doubt it's "doomed," just possibly short lived. When someone comes out with an adapter to let me use microSD cards in place of the...
  7. I've only seen them when I lived in Florida and...

    I've only seen them when I lived in Florida and once when I passed through Georgia on a road trip to my home town. There really wasn't much up advertising them, all I recall was a plain hand-written...
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    Contra: Legacy of War (Sega Saturn)...

    Contra: Legacy of War (Sega Saturn)
    http://www.assemblergames.com/forums/showthread.php?51528-(Sega-Saturn)-Contra-Legacy-of-War-01-27-97-beta
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    What ill omen has 2014 brought us? D8

    What ill omen has 2014 brought us? D8
  10. I'm a big fan of the SN Pro Pad and it's Genesis...

    I'm a big fan of the SN Pro Pad and it's Genesis equivalent, bought a few of them way back when Super Game Boy first came out.
    As for my favorite, it would have to be a tie between SNES and XBOX's...
  11. My initial feeling towards the trailer is a sour...

    My initial feeling towards the trailer is a sour one. Michael Bay ruined the Transformers movies for me, so this will also probably not be something I'll like. But I'm a TMNT fan through and...
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    I'm with tichua in that I've never seen a retail...

    I'm with tichua in that I've never seen a retail memory card with PSone on it. Also, during the PSone's release, weren't most memory cards encased in plastic and not a box?
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    I get that Facebook would love to take the helm...

    I get that Facebook would love to take the helm of VR. It's the supposed $2 Billion price tag I don't get. It's a bit much for something that will inevitable meet a dead end if history is anything...
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    I play both, but I started playing more retro...

    I play both, but I started playing more retro than modern last generation. The last time I tried playing every modern game I could get my hands on was during the DC/PS2/XBOX/GC era.
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    Multiple monitors aren't necessary for most...

    Multiple monitors aren't necessary for most people, especially those that weigh electrical cost/practical use. I'm somewhere in the middle, as I prefer to have a computer run one monitor each and...
  16. Congrats. I second the posting of pics... or...

    Congrats. I second the posting of pics... or video. There hasn't been anything added to your YouTUBE account in a good while.
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    Great find and sound advice. All of my CD/DVD...

    Great find and sound advice. All of my CD/DVD burners were made before everything became too similar or nothing more than rebranded cheap junk. They work well for now, but now you've got me wanting...
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    Ugh, this is going to be tough. 1. The Legend...

    Ugh, this is going to be tough.

    1. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
    2. Street Fighter II (Arcade)
    3. Shenmue II (XBOX)
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    Kudos to your friend for getting this to run!

    Kudos to your friend for getting this to run!
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    When I first read the title of the thread, I...

    When I first read the title of the thread, I expected to see one of those Blockbuster PlayStation briefcases. What a pleasant surprise this turned out to be, great find!
  21. I'm the same way as Yakumo when it comes to...

    I'm the same way as Yakumo when it comes to taking care of my things. Growing up with a lot of siblings that destroy things makes one appreciate and cherish something for all its worth. But on the...
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    Welcome to ASSEMBLER snifit!

    Welcome to ASSEMBLER snifit!
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    I'm in a retro PC collecting mode right now, but...

    I'm in a retro PC collecting mode right now, but I've got 5 desktops, 3 laptops and 2 netbooks. The specs range wildly from Pentium I to Core 2, 80 MB - 3 GB RAM and DOS/Windows 3.1 to Windows 8. ...
  24. Poll: I've only viewed the site a few times on a phone...

    I've only viewed the site a few times on a phone and tablet, I prefer a laptop for message boards.
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    They've been having crazy prices for the past 3+...

    They've been having crazy prices for the past 3+ years in my places, which is why I rarely go anymore. The only pickup I've gotten there recently that was worth my time was a dead DVR with a healthy...
  26. Poll: This is such a tough choice to make, having the...

    This is such a tough choice to make, having the choice of generation would have been easier. But... I'll have to go with SNES.
  27. Poll: I'm probably the only boring fellow here who has...

    I'm probably the only boring fellow here who has never tried anything. Never really saw the point of it all since I managed to get my buzz through productive hobbies like art and exercise. :shrug:
  28. If you're wanting to dabble around in Linux, I...

    If you're wanting to dabble around in Linux, I second the use of Mint as a first stop. If you have a spindle of CD/DVD's or a loose thumb drive, there's nothing stopping you from experimenting with...
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    Another NWC cart with a label issue... 9146

    Another NWC cart with a label issue...
    9146
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    http://www.assemblergames.com/forums/showthread.ph...

    http://www.assemblergames.com/forums/showthread.php?49909-Chuck-Yeager-Unreleased-NES-ROM-Available-for-Download
    Chuck Yeager makes 5.
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    Pricing and ergonomics/controls would be the...

    Pricing and ergonomics/controls would be the greatest hindrance. The mobile market is very cut throat and with games being sold for very low prices, it would be impossible for a game like Shenmue...
  32. It has to be a joke because no one I know thinks...

    It has to be a joke because no one I know thinks McDonald's burgers contain 100% real meat.
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    iTunes and Google Play would be an odd choice to...

    iTunes and Google Play would be an odd choice to put a real game with depth. If Shenmue III ever did get made it would most likely be on XBOX Live/PSN/Steam or a portable platform (not mobile).
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    My youth wouldn't have been the same had his art...

    My youth wouldn't have been the same had his art not graced my wall in the form of that awesome Sonic 2 poster. R.I.P.
  35. Or possibly a demo unit for a press event.

    Or possibly a demo unit for a press event.
  36. LOL I guess that means only a 2 year old or...

    LOL I guess that means only a 2 year old or someone with the mentality of one would bid that high for it?
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    That's crazy. I wouldn't even pay the initial...

    That's crazy. I wouldn't even pay the initial asking price seeing how the sticker is virtually non-existent.
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    Nice collection you've got there, I really like...

    Nice collection you've got there, I really like that XNA 360. :D
  39. It's as you might have suspected, DVI doesn't...

    It's as you might have suspected, DVI doesn't carry audio, only HDMI does.
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    "RARE Torn Label 100% Authentic Adult Owned" ...

    "RARE Torn Label 100% Authentic Adult Owned"

    Did someone create the header using a random word generator? And sheesh, that cart is battle worn! :/
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    Indeed. I didn't give the video a thorough watch...

    Indeed. I didn't give the video a thorough watch yet because it never occurred to me that someone would do something so odd as faking old gaming footage. A bit of a let down for sure, but at least...
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    It being successful and having a large number out...

    It being successful and having a large number out in the wild could be a factor. Not to mention that there are also plenty of PS2s out there, making having the original just for playing games even...
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    Interesting find. I wish more early footage like...

    Interesting find. I wish more early footage like this could be found.

    Oh? Eh, is this going to cause a ruckus like that Sonic 1 hoax a while back... ugh!
  44. Sega CD, Neo Geo Pocket, Neo Geo Pocket Color.

    Sega CD, Neo Geo Pocket, Neo Geo Pocket Color.
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    Thanks, I don't know how I missed those....

    Thanks, I don't know how I missed those. Technically the Legacy of Kain release should be counted towards 2013. Still, four so far and that's a good start.
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    We're only three weeks into 2014 and a third...

    We're only three weeks into 2014 and a third proto http://www.assemblergames.com/forums/showthread.php?49705-Jet-Moto-2124-Released-by-Jeto-Moto-Central&p=724122&highlight=het+moto#post724122 has...
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    Sticky: Boy do I miss the off-beat humor of Hsu & Chan. ...

    Boy do I miss the off-beat humor of Hsu & Chan.

    http://www.spookingtons.com/hcledgerofzelda.html
    http://www.spookingtons.com/hsuledgerofzeldasmall.jpg
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    Pixel art is one of my favorite past times, keep...

    Pixel art is one of my favorite past times, keep up the good work!
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    I'd never store personal files in the cloud. But...

    I'd never store personal files in the cloud. But if you feel it's needed, you should do what Bad_Ad84 suggested and encrypt it with TrueCrypt at the very least. I'd take it further than that though...
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    Sticky: Poll: Even if you won't be maxing out the use of that...

    Even if you won't be maxing out the use of that connection, I think you should go for it if there's truly no extra charge.
  51. Any information would be greatly appreciated as...

    Any information would be greatly appreciated as I'm a big fan of obscure gaming accessories/games.
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    AOL recently sold off Winamp....

    AOL recently sold off Winamp. http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/14/aol-sells-winamp-and-shoutcast-for-5-10m-to-radionomy-takes-12-stake-in-belgian-digital-audio-company/
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    Poll: I rarely watch live TV and when I do, it's...

    I rarely watch live TV and when I do, it's usually the news left on while I get up in the morning. My favorite shows are usually recorded or streamed at my own convenience.
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    By that criteria I would be a vet. I started...

    By that criteria I would be a vet. I started gaming with Pac-Man on the Atari 2600 when I was 3 (1985) and gradually moved up with consoles and computers from that moment onward. By the time I was...
  55. Wow, what could have been. I would have much...

    Wow, what could have been. I would have much rather have had that than the Game Boy Micro.
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    http://i42.tinypic.com/21lpgk3.png...

    http://i42.tinypic.com/21lpgk3.png
    http://i40.tinypic.com/2ymzln6.png
    Matching wallpaper for my aging Vista laptops.
  57. I know a lot of people that have bought Original...

    I know a lot of people that have bought Original XBOXes and PSPs because of hacks and CF. As for me personally, I usually buy a console because I want it for a particular game(s) and then tinker...
  58. Q*bertese would work too.

    Q*bertese would work too.
  59. If a filter is absolutely needed, I think this...

    If a filter is absolutely needed, I think this suggestion is the way to go. I'm not a fan of profanity, but I see no reason to filter it out for adults.
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    Wow, I'm surprised the original receipt survived....

    Wow, I'm surprised the original receipt survived. Too bad today's receipts wouldn't last that long, curse you thermal paper!
    I've only used an Apple IIe once in school and had a IIgs at home.
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    I second Comix Zone and would add Sonic the...

    I second Comix Zone and would add Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for SMS to the list.
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    I wanted to give it a try, but I only have a 120...

    I wanted to give it a try, but I only have a 120 GB and 80 GB HDD to spare. Oh well, Linux Mint, PC Linux OS and Ubuntu still work well enough for me.
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    lol Now I can't stop imagining the SEGA scream...

    lol Now I can't stop imagining the SEGA scream guy shouting fake!
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    Sorry, I'm a little sleepy here and probably...

    Sorry, I'm a little sleepy here and probably worded that badly. My goal is to make digital recordings of my old tapes for backup on my hard drive and as a bonus, possibly play them back with an MP3...
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    The tapes in question are analog and were saved...

    The tapes in question are analog and were saved with a C=64 and VIC-20. I don't mind fidelity loss as long as the data can be interpreted from a digital recording of them. Thanks for the info.
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    It's a little hard to limit it to any one thing...

    It's a little hard to limit it to any one thing since I have a lot of interest in many forms of technology. But, I would have to say I used to be a little obsessed with Video Toaster. I only got to...
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    Anything that could be transferred over would...

    Anything that could be transferred over would count. I used to keep programmed sprites/animations and a journal on tape with a C=64, probably should see if they're still usable. If anyone here is...
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    I'm well aware that HDD's are still a somewhat...

    I'm well aware that HDD's are still a somewhat young medium, the point was that whatever old file you might still have on one shows that you value it so much that a simple backup isn't enough. I...
  69. I think that's the price. And to be safe, it...

    I think that's the price. And to be safe, it might be best to ask the creator or someone who played the hack whether it works perfectly with the Mega Everdrive.
  70. You'll need a Mega Everdrive to play it on real...

    You'll need a Mega Everdrive to play it on real hardware. Until you get one, you can always load it in an emulator.
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    What is your oldest file/E-MAIL?

    I'm not sure if this random question has already been asked on this board and thought I would ask anyway. What is the oldest file and/or E-MAIL still on your hard drive? I find responses to this to...
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    Going by the date the OP posted, it was...

    Going by the date the OP posted, it was unreleased at that time. But still very close to being released.
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    Sticky: That Harry Partridge fellow sits right between...

    That Harry Partridge fellow sits right between crazy and genius.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAYf9YJSKXc
  74. Amazon is giving away free downloads of Sonic the...

    Amazon is giving away free downloads of Sonic the Hedgehog for Android devices....
  75. If everything I've read on this page...

    If everything I've read on this page http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/help/transferring_over_to_a_new_sd_card_3ds
    is true, then all you have to do is copy everything from the old SD card to the...
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    Shhh! Don't give SEGA any ideas.

    Shhh! Don't give SEGA any ideas.
  77. Thanks for the screens. Just as a I feared, it...

    Thanks for the screens. Just as a I feared, it was the cartoon series. :/
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    Even if the trademark turned out to be true, it...

    Even if the trademark turned out to be true, it doesn't guarantee the game will see the light of day. Remember Chrono Break?
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    McDonald's definitely had Dreamcasts in kiosks...

    McDonald's definitely had Dreamcasts in kiosks near the play area back then, though they weren't around for long as the XBOX and PS2 kiosks were more popular.
  80. I never made up a "fake game" but I have created...

    I never made up a "fake game" but I have created impossible gaming challenges for my brothers. 8546
  81. I'm just amazed that the guy can squeeze in...

    I'm just amazed that the guy can squeeze in nearly a year's worth of gaming within a seven year period. I don't know about most of you guys, but I find that my time set aside for gaming shrinks as I...
  82. I only have two Pizza Hut demos and they're from...

    I only have two Pizza Hut demos and they're from different years. Seeing how one is labeled Disc 1, I'll have to assume there could be 3 or more total.http://i39.tinypic.com/34s2r2s.jpg
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    I've been a loyal Winamp user since the beginning...

    I've been a loyal Winamp user since the beginning and will continue to be for a while. Best of luck on the petition.
    For those of you that feel it's bloated, it does allow you to select what you...
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    Probably the fact that they were rented out...

    Probably the fact that they were rented out before Dreamcast was officially release.
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    If you're a big fan of ALTTP, the answer would be...

    If you're a big fan of ALTTP, the answer would be yes. However, if the modern 3D installments are your thing then it might not be to your liking.

    On an unrelated note, it's nice to see someone...
  86. People would over react and then moan and whine...

    People would over react and then moan and whine until they're fully adjusted to how life was 15+ years ago. Anyone who wasn't born in the 90's onward or doesn't have any heavy stakes in...
  87. Thread: Cool site

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    Nothing wrong that I'm aware of. Everyone is...

    Nothing wrong that I'm aware of. Everyone is probably busy with projects or other things and haven't scanned this section of the board yet. Welcome to ASSEMbler games!
  88. To the best of my knowledge, the BS-X Satellaview...

    To the best of my knowledge, the BS-X Satellaview http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satellaview was the only official product to make use of the expansion port. If there's anything else, I'd like to know...
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    Is your Shenmue III beta like this one? ...

    Is your Shenmue III beta like this one?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar0KojxIvmQ
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    It's hard to say at this point because the game...

    It's hard to say at this point because the game is trying to rely upon ALTTP nostalgia while applying some modern era Zelda elements and artistic styling. I would have preferred they stuck closer to...
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    I second that. So long as everyone knows what...

    I second that. So long as everyone knows what exactly it is they're buying, there's no harm.
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    Many years ago, I bought a ton of Game Gear stuff...

    Many years ago, I bought a ton of Game Gear stuff from an estate sale and there were several empty cart cases. And wouldn't you know, they're just large enough to house two GBA games. I also keep...
  93. I can't remember ever seeing anything about a...

    I can't remember ever seeing anything about a Police Academy game in old gaming magazines. Was it based on the movies or the cartoon series?
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    Another excellent episode, good job! Also, I...

    Another excellent episode, good job!
    Also, I just went over your channel and saw the video for 10 1980's cartoon themes in stereo. I really needed that nostalgia bomb, thank you!
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    I won't be getting either one at launch, though...

    I won't be getting either one at launch, though my current standing is to get the PS4 first after Microsoft's initial restrictions and backpedaling. Neither console are screaming "buy me" at this...
  96. A Link Between Worlds. And obviously by design,...

    A Link Between Worlds. And obviously by design, it will evoke many fond memories of A Link to the Past.
  97. Without a doubt, A Link to the Past.

    Without a doubt, A Link to the Past.
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    There's far too many that come to mind, so I'll...

    There's far too many that come to mind, so I'll just make a short list of the first ones to pop in my head.
    - Pretty much any theme from The Legend of Zelda series.
    - Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams...
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    I would have to say the Phantasy Star Online...

    I would have to say the Phantasy Star Online series. It does absolutely nothing to recapture the magic that was series proper. Then again, I feel the same way about any RPG series that suddenly...
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    NetLink! But seriously, you can't go wrong...

    NetLink!

    But seriously, you can't go wrong with Virtual Fighter II or the many shmups for it. I still need to check out the first House of the Dead.
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