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Winners don't use drugs, except for that Kevin kid that always mugged me for my lunch money at the Street Fighter 2 machine

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 No.4719[Reply]

Rules:

No spam.

This board is for the discussion of games released for consoles introduced before or during 1999, the consoles themselves, as well as PC and PS2/Xbox/GC games released before or during 2003.

Ports, remakes, and mods of games eligible for discussion under this rule are also eligible for discussion.

As a special exception due to their absolute age and relative lack of shitposting magnets, both the Dreamcast and Game Boy Advance count as acceptable platforms for discussion.

NSFW content is allowed, but must be spoilered and must be directly related to a game eligible for discussion.

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 No.7590[Reply]

WHERE THE FUCK ARE THE RETROTINKS MIKE CHI(NG CHONG).



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 No.7588[Reply]

Blood will live… AGAIN

Are you ready, /vr/?

 No.7589

>>7588

It's a little concerning knowing how they handled System Shock




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 No.7585[Reply]

Now on to 2? What am i getting myself into?

 No.7587

Is front mission 2 worth playing?




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 No.7584[Reply]

Now on to 2? What am i getting myself into?



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 No.7538[Reply]

I would like to have a thread where we could post all kind of documentaries, newsreel stories, footage of early video game tournaments, video game "cameos" in 80's or 90's movies, early video trade shows or promotional VHS tapes. In summary, anything that would instill nostalgia to those who lived those days and also attest that video games were starting to become serious business.

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Rare promotional VHS that was shown in WH Smith stores to advertise their computer game selection. Featuring titles from the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST and Commodore Amiga. W H SMITH SOFTWARE TOPSOFT 10/FORMAT 16 ISSUE 26/OCTOBER 1988




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 No.1663[Reply]

Just like your first time getting laid, you always remember your first one.

Choplifter on the Atari 2600 was that for me. My neighbor had it hooked up in their basement and I played every time I was over.

ITT: Games that broke your cherry
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Probably Super Mario Bros. on the NES. Regardless of the game, the NES was definitely my first console. I soon became more of a PCfag, though, and some of my earliest vidya game memories are of watching my brother playing DOS games.

The NES is still my favorite console to this day.


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And to this day I remain terrible at all 2D Mario games.


 No.7563

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>first video game

It was on a really old console impossible to remember. before 1988, maybe ZX, but definately before c64 or amiga. It had flames below and you had to walk up descending escalators dodging devils that dropped you to the flaming pit below if you touched them. Really good game, but on later stages, it got really hard. It had basic bleep music, that was just a 5sec loop of some classic track.

Funny thing is that it could be a mid tier phone game today. We have fallen so low.


 No.7565

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Super Mario Bros. on a chinese counterfit console that had 9999999 in 1 cartridge that repeated games after 30 or so.

Controllers looked like sega genesis ones


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It was either Commander Keen 1 or Word Rescue




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 No.4604[Reply]

GUISE BRUTAL DOOM LMAO

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 No.7517

File: b651bdf598a7395⋯.png (56.83 KB, 1024x768, 4:3, doom03.png)

> bored so play old wad I made a few years ago

> die in ambush, under a lewd impse corpse

It was kinda fun!


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>>7496

you have not seen the autism of the Doomworld forums then.


 No.7529

>>7523

If that was the kind of autism goonworld was actually known for, it'd be an improvement.


 No.7578

File: e5f2b91f06f984d⋯.webm (4.67 MB, 318x198, 53:33, erimix_fugginholodrone.webm)

>make thing that's supposed to make monsters shoot at it

>works in doom

>just makes them stand still in Strife

WELP


 No.7580

>>7181

Doom 64 is the scariest one (Doom 64 EX/Brutal Doom 64)




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 No.4689[Reply]

This thread is for discussing all things MAME and arcade allowed under the board rules. Also so I can share the romset I've been working on.

I made a thread earlier this month on /v/ to share this, but it died due to /v/'s speed, so I'm going to put it here instead. All but 47 games involved in this are /vr/ anyways, and I won't post those. Long story short, I've been working to create a "starter" mame set for people. A rom set that doesn't have 18 clones and knockoffs of space invaders, or mahjong, pachinko, poker, pinball, gambling, or otherwise not worth playing games. And a merged rom set, so all variants of a game are all inside the same .zip, so you don't have 23 different files for the different versions of Street Fighter 2. Merged means the BIOS files are also included inside of the game .zip's, so you don't need to have a bunch of BIOS .zip's in your roms directory. The rom set is also sorted by eras and genres, with the exception of games made in 1985 and prior. This is because I care very little about most games from that era, and sorting 500 games is a pain in the ass. This rom set does NOT include games that require a .CHD to work, since that would take my shitty collection forever to upload. Seriously, some .CHD files are 15GBs. The 2001-current part was about 2GBs, and that took hours to upload.

So, to use these roms, all you need is the compatible version of MAME, which is 0.170. These roms may or may not work on newer or older versions, but I have tested them and they do work fine under 0.170. Download, unzip, and drop all the files into MAME's rom directory. No need for BIOS files.

Keep in mind many games expect you to have a joystick, trackball, wheel, or other specific controls. A large number of racing games act funny if you don't have the hardware it's expecting. A decent amount of sports games react the same way. It's possible to map a lot of that to a controller with analog sticks, but not all games will control 100% properly unless you have the right sort of controller for them. Best of luck to keyboard users.

Download links in next post.

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 No.7503

>>7494

Maybe, I'm having a horrible time running Die Hard Arcade on Retropie. It barely runs alien vs predator.

When I use Mame on PC, it works great. I'm very new to non-windows based emulation.


 No.7572

>>7503

Don't bother trying to emulate anything newer than PS1 on a Raspberry Pi 3. There might be a few exceptions here and there, but the CPU is a Cracker Jack prize.


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>>7572

Probably, but my interest in gaming stops at the 16-bit stuff like Amiga, Sega Genesis, and Neo-Geo. So even the oldest Banana Pi is enough.


 No.7576

Where can i get a ghosts and goblins rom


 No.7577

>>7576

For what emulator? If it's MAME, you have to download the right version of the rom, because their shit always changes.

Anyway I don't know, but I plan to build this:

https://docs.libretro.com/library/mame2003_plus/

And the matching roms would be in here:

https://archive.org/details/MAME_0.193_ROMs_merged

https://archive.org/details/MAME_0.193_ROMs_split

Those are like 60 GB total each, and I'm not even sure what the differences are. But apparently you can download individual game roms by going into SHOW ALL -> List Contents and then pick a game.




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 No.7216[Reply]

Why do so many people say that this game is unbearable because of the random battles? Have they never played any other RPG from that era?

 No.7265

Because they're really monotonous. And because it's usually people who have somehow triggered the copy protection which doubled the encounter rates.


 No.7273

>>7265

They're only monotonous if you don't use 4th-D slip.


 No.7520

Because there's so damn many of them. The way the game calculates random encounters is super shitty and primitive. You can literally take one step and end up in a battle, win, take another step and immediately end up in another battle.

To put it into reference, the first final fantasy game has a ~25 step minimum before the next encounter. Mother has none

It doesn't help that you have very limited combat abilities for the first few hours of the game, especially before Magicant. Ninten has no offensive PSI, making most battles before you get Lloyd unnecessarily frustrating and/or long


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>>7216

>unbearable because of the random battles?

It's because the game is designed that way. Very intentionally, it's an uphill battle against all odds. Seriously, have you even played the game?

Mother 3 is pretty fucking good at hammering that point home. Some people die, but it is for the "good of all" bullshit, but it is supposed to be unfair and hard. You personally grinding for levels or gear does not matter. Play the game as it is. Maybe the grind was supposed to be horrible part of the story?

Sorry for the webm.


 No.7574

>>7216

because most people suck at videogames




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 No.19[Reply]

Classic PC maing. Good shit.
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 No.6183

>>5538

thanks for this bro


 No.6478

>>6167

>54.95


 No.7301

>>19

Russell Crowe on the left.


 No.7410

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I just played through Dune 2 as the Atreides. Despite having plenty of dated interface and gameplay aspects, I enjoyed it. Dune 2000 updated the gameplay a lot more (especially the OpenRA version), but I prefer the aesthetics of the original game.


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>try Daggerfall

>having fun learning the ropes

>try Fighters Guild quest for the first time

>find werewolf in dungeon

>…4 hours later, use cheats to find it, but can't get out because I forgot to Anchor near entrance (had no spell points)

>give up on Daggerfall




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 No.6567[Reply]

Hook me up with arino reaction pics anons.

Also GCCX thread.

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Here you go


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Abe san is more necessary.

Also anyone knows if the DX chapters are subbed?? I can't find it. To be youtube Nintendo channel is bretty gud, also Minecraft to be a game iam not interested in the 2 players survival looks funnier


 No.7566

https://nyaa.si/user/Zombie_Kabuto

2 episodes done. Next one is Super C




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 No.7560[Reply]

What is the best place to start the mega ten series?



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 No.2185[Reply]

So, I can read Japanese, which probably increases the amount of games I can play by quite a bit . Do you know of any great Japanese retro games that never got an English translation?

I'm mostly looking for NES, GameBoy and Genesis games, and I'm not much into JRPGs.

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>>4221

>GS Mikami

Its one fault is that it takes a few levels to become challenging, and for the mechanics to shine. The soundtrack should tide anyone over til then, though.


 No.4579

>>2185

>GameBoy

>Japanese exclusives

I bet GB has tons.


 No.7004

>>2185

Ihatovo Monogatari


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Yuuyami Doori Tankentai

unfortunately it doesn’t emulate very well


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I remember a pic showing detailed instructions on how to play this game. If someone wants to share.




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 No.2952[Reply]

So, our threads kept getting deleted over there, at first because of magnet links being posed in the threads, but now I really don't know what the fuck for, so I'm personally moving my shit over here.

Release google spreadsheet link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14fCQ3NXIlW1ZC_gjIejpQVPG34fLWmSoXYgSTyxdRWM/edit

That spreadsheet has most, if not all, of the releases from various high-quality DC release groups around.

So… yeah. What are your favorite games for this thing?

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 No.7561

>>7559

>If you're using a GDEMU you should just use GDIs.

Yeah, for that most part that's my plan, aside from things like the Shenmue english dub, or things I can't find a GDI for.

Thanks for the run down. Excited to get this thing up and running.


 No.7564

>>7557

The dreampi is cool more for what could be possible with dreamcast-related online services than for actually playing the games online.

Related, I've been struggling to get kallistiOS to compile so I can play around with it and making some simple programs. It would be really nice to have a better way to manage files on the gd-rom, maybe over the network from another device even.


 No.7575

>>7564

>The dreampi is cool more for what could be possible with dreamcast-related online services than for actually playing the games online.

Would be cool if it served as a hub for other discontinued online console services. Don't know how feasible that is really.


 No.7579

Are there any CDI rips of Guilty Gear X floating around out there? I have the Echelon rip but two of the multilinked rar files give checksum errors. I have the GDI but I haven't converted a GDI into another format in such a long time and I can't find a good tutorial on how to do it.


 No.7582

>>7579

I have one basically done with a few extra minutes of audio vs Echelon but the CDDA keeps playing out of order. I’ll try to get back to it and figure it out.




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