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by pacman000
August 8th, 2017, 10:04 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: RetroEngine Sigma
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: RetroEngine Sigma

That's a cool design too. Why didn't they use it? Trade dress violation?

Too bad it can't play Channel F games; I'd like to try some, they're historically significant, and they'd probably be cheap to license...provided you could figure out who owns them.
by pacman000
August 8th, 2017, 7:48 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: RetroEngine Sigma
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: RetroEngine Sigma

Is that case supposed to look like the Channel F!?

If so, cool. :)
by pacman000
August 7th, 2017, 12:56 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Sonic Mania on physical media?
Replies: 21
Views: 2657

Re: Sonic Mania on physical media?

I don't mind downloading a game per say, but if I buy a game I expect to get a game , not a download code. Spent 4hrs+ trying to download antivirus software once. Bought it at a store, but when I opened the box all it had was a download code. :evil: Couldn't get it to download; had to take my PC to ...
by pacman000
August 7th, 2017, 10:46 am
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Hyperkin Smartboy for Smartphones
Replies: 13
Views: 716

Re: Hyperkin Smartboy for Smartphones

I think we've kinda forgotten what this thread's about: the Hyperkin Smartboy. Hyperkin has brought real buttons and a D-pad to mobile gaming. The $50 Smartboy fits on some Android phones, and plays actual GB and GBC cartridges. It will also opens up playing Gameboy, NES, SMS and other gaming system...
by pacman000
August 7th, 2017, 9:46 am
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Hyperkin Smartboy for Smartphones
Replies: 13
Views: 716

Re: Hyperkin Smartboy for Smartphones

Looks like Sony has (had?) a smartphone with a videogame controller built in: the Xperia Play

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xperia_Play
by pacman000
August 6th, 2017, 5:38 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Aladdin Deck Enhancer (NES)
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Aladdin Deck Enhancer (NES)

Yes, ActRaiser. "Camerica, who made the Game Genie, now has a new gizmo in the works which will drive the people at Nintendo crazy (as usual). The gizmo, which you insert into your NES deck, contains various MMC-chips - meaning that the expensive chips no longer have to be included in every car...
by pacman000
August 6th, 2017, 4:20 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Aladdin Deck Enhancer (NES)
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Aladdin Deck Enhancer (NES)

By the time this was released most NES games already had extra RAM in the cartridges. This was a cost saving method for Codemasters; they didn't have to put extra RAM in every cart.

Dizzy was already a popular character...in Europe.
by pacman000
August 5th, 2017, 7:57 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Atari Video music
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Re: Atari Video music

Legend: Atari tried to get Sears to carry this. After the demo one of Sear's execs asked Atari's engineer a question: "what we're you smoking when you made that?" The engineer went into back room and returned w/a lighted joint. I thought the story was recorded at atarimuseum.com, but it's ...
by pacman000
August 5th, 2017, 7:30 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Hyperkin Smartboy for Smartphones
Replies: 13
Views: 716

Re: Hyperkin Smartboy for Smartphones

Looks good, tho I still want to see a gaming smartphone w/a built in d-pad.
by pacman000
August 5th, 2017, 7:27 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Least Favorite Bosses?
Replies: 11
Views: 790

Re: Least Favorite Bosses?

Ripper Roo in Crash 1.

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