Following Retro gaming thread Page 58

  • Spectral 6 Jul 2019 18:45:55 6,374 posts
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    K-Project wrote:
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    @Addy__ There's the Retroflag Gpi case for the Pi Zero and Zero W. Retroflag are the same people who make the cool SNES and Mega Drive cases for the Pi3.
    That's what I'm waiting for, but they're taking their sweet time getting it in stock. Feels like they've been teasing it for months.
    I bet the unexpected arrival of the Pi4 wont help. I imagine they're keen to get compatible cases into production for that.
  • Deleted user 6 July 2019 19:13:31
    @THFourteen

    Yeah went for white myself.
  • Deleted user 6 July 2019 19:14:17
    Spectral wrote:
    @Addy__ There's the Retroflag Gpi case for the Pi Zero and Zero W. Retroflag are the same people who make the cool SNES and Mega Drive cases for the Pi3.
    That's pretty cool. Definitely want something like that.
  • THFourteen 6 Jul 2019 20:35:21 53,485 posts
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    @Addy__
    Thereís this as well

    https://www.waveshare.com/game-hat.htm
  • richarddavies 6 Jul 2019 21:11:42 7,582 posts
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    If you have a meaty bank balance theres a handheld coming out towards the end of the year called the Smach z. It's the most powerful handheld ever built. Can play things like GTA V and Metro.

    I'm more interested in it for the possibility of it being able to play any retro console you could throw at it. Was at E3 as well.

    https://www.smachz.com/
  • THFourteen 7 Jul 2019 06:45:57 53,485 posts
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    @Addy__

    Heh this guy got SWOS working on a device with the same chip after I asked him. Long video but if i could get SWOS working on this....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_DotzqZ6tc
  • Deleted user 7 July 2019 13:27:44
    THFourteen wrote:
    @Addy__

    Heh this guy got SWOS working on a device with the same chip after I asked him. Long video but if i could get SWOS working on this....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_DotzqZ6tc
    Ha that would be great. I'm actually hoping castlevania symphony of the night runs ok. Actually there's a whole host of 2D PS1 games I'd like to try.
  • Psiloc 8 Jul 2019 09:42:56 5,484 posts
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    Currently playing through Super Metroid for only the second time ever after deciding to continue the metroidvania kick after completing Bloodstained.

    It's even better than I remembered
  • Deleted user 8 July 2019 10:52:39
    Psiloc wrote:
    Currently playing through Super Metroid for only the second time ever after deciding to continue the metroidvania kick after completing Bloodstained.

    It's even better than I remembered
    I might even play through that again once I get the RS-97. I say again, I don't think I ever finished it. I did attempt to a few years back via Retropie and got quite far. Don't know what happened there.
  • senso-ji 8 Jul 2019 11:09:03 10,085 posts
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    Super Metroid is still the best in it's genre, imho. Yes, even better than SOTN. Not played Bloodstained yet, so can't compare them, but you can tell Iga's Castlevania was heavily influenced by Super Metroid.
  • Psiloc 8 Jul 2019 12:22:38 5,484 posts
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    I'm getting on with it even better than I did last time. Even though I can't remember a thing about the map, I'm figuring out where hidden stuff is a damn sight easier from what I recall. It's like I understand the design language a bit more (read: where to plant bombs)

    Anyone know how the first Metroid compares? I've got that one too but I've never properly sat down with it
  • THFourteen 8 Jul 2019 12:32:39 53,485 posts
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    Feeling inspired to dig out my arcade stick and retroarch tablet I put together a while ago.
  • mrpon 8 Jul 2019 13:04:32 36,119 posts
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    Moar purchases less chatter!!
  • senso-ji 8 Jul 2019 13:28:18 10,085 posts
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    Psiloc wrote:
    Anyone know how the first Metroid compares? I've got that one too but I've never properly sat down with it
    It's still a Metroid game, but a lot rougher around the edges. Main problem is the level design isn't as tight and it's a lot more difficult at the beginning because of the poor range on your weapons.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 10 Jul 2019 19:24:10 2,845 posts
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    Have a test build of lakka running on the pi4 and the full fat snes9x core is running everything full speed. Nice
  • THFourteen 10 Jul 2019 21:34:29 53,485 posts
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    Anyone suggest a good Pokemon rom hack? Just discovered this is a thing
  • THFourteen 11 Jul 2019 10:26:57 53,485 posts
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    Addy__ wrote:
    THFourteen wrote:
    @Addy__

    Heh.

    Looking at this right now
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32983879667.html
    You've pushed me over the edge. Bought.
    Mine is on the plane!
  • mrpon 11 Jul 2019 10:48:32 36,119 posts
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    \o/
  • Load_2.0 11 Jul 2019 10:56:04 31,355 posts
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    Thanks a lot bastards.

    /Ordered.
  • Deleted user 11 July 2019 11:14:28
    THFourteen wrote:
    Addy__ wrote:
    THFourteen wrote:
    @Addy__

    Heh.

    Looking at this right now
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32983879667.html
    You've pushed me over the edge. Bought.
    Mine is on the plane!
    Mine too :)
  • Deleted user 11 July 2019 11:15:10
    Load_2.0 wrote:
    Thanks a lot bastards.

    /Ordered.
    What have you bought? RS-97?
  • THFourteen 11 Jul 2019 11:16:09 53,485 posts
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    Christ - hope these things don't turn out to be shit. All sales are final!
  • quadfather 11 Jul 2019 12:15:53 36,403 posts
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    Psiloc wrote:
    Currently playing through Super Metroid for only the second time ever after deciding to continue the metroidvania kick after completing Bloodstained.

    It's even better than I remembered
    Ok, so now I've read this I need to play it again!
  • DazzaS 12 Jul 2019 10:00:57 149 posts
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    Anyone had/got one of the Pandora Box retro games things?
    I have a gaming table with 60 games on but have seen these boxes and was wondering if they are as good as they look?
  • jackwl89 12 Jul 2019 15:53:58 7 posts
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    Good old Tetris :D
  • THFourteen 12 Jul 2019 19:06:04 53,485 posts
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    Any retroarch experts know why some of my cores donít generate a playlist menu option?

    For example I have genesis games but I have to keep loading them by choosing load content and load core
  • Deleted user 12 July 2019 20:12:20
    I am prepping for the new gadget arrival by grabbing some 2D ps one games. Could do with getting another memory card actually to put them all on.
  • THFourteen 12 Jul 2019 20:28:54 53,485 posts
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    @Addy__

    Heh I already bought a screen protector and another 32Gb card. Intending to flash some custom firmware and they suggest keeping the original card as backup.

    You know the ps1 emulation isnít all that right?
  • Deleted user 12 July 2019 20:48:55
    THFourteen wrote:
    @Addy__

    Heh I already bought a screen protector and another 32Gb card. Intending to flash some custom firmware and they suggest keeping the original card as backup.

    You know the ps1 emulation isnít all that right?
    Yeah I know mate. I'm not that bothered about it. Just want to have a play and try a couple. I'll be happy with nes, gba and some snes. Have you got a link for the firmware mate?
  • THFourteen 12 Jul 2019 20:58:16 53,485 posts
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    @Addy__

    From what I can tell, we are getting the retro game plus v2 which is this one
    https://boards.dingoonity.org/retrogamers-97/retrogameplus-v2-rs97-v3-0-only-comic-book-themed-cfw-24-05-19/

    So we want the relevant one either the above link or the right one from here
    https://jutleys.wixsite.com/retrogamers97-90/home/

    Been doing a lot of surfing on these sites and discord the last week or so.... this could end up being my new Chinese windows tablet obsession.
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