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VideoGameCritic
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Re: C64 mini

Postby VideoGameCritic » March 31st, 2018, 9:12 am

Would it be improper to review C64 games by playing them on this system?

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Re: C64 mini

Postby scotland » March 31st, 2018, 6:28 pm

Its not a great chance to experience these games if the controller is sloppy. All that does is misrepresent the games as poor games. Thats a fatal flaw.

Which answers Daves question - yes, it would be unfair to review a game on a sloppy controller.

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Re: C64 mini

Postby zetax » March 31st, 2018, 10:50 pm

It does have USB ports for controllers. You could use a different one.

I also saw that it can use a USB keyboard to access the built-in BASIC programming language, which is kind of cool.

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Re: C64 mini

Postby scotland » April 1st, 2018, 7:27 am

The USB ports may be the saving throw, but you have to buy a keyboard and be able to remap keys to mimic the C64 keyboard, and buy a USB joystick or a USB to old 9 pin.

So, you get a keyboard to replace, and a a joystick to replace to add in to the cost.

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Re: C64 mini

Postby Atariboy » April 1st, 2018, 7:49 am

If it works, this might be a good fit.

http://www.raphnet-tech.com/products/at ... /index.php

I've used several of their converters. They build nice quality products that get the job done well.


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