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6216987 No.6216987 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

I didn't see anything in rules that forbids this question, so I apologize in advance if I missed it.

I'm getting to be an old man and have fallen out of touch with tech/games/internet culture over the last 12 years.

I want to get back into emulation. I see the guide link at the top of the page, but I was hoping to be pointed in the right direction for ROMS. I don't know what sites are best/reputable/not viruses.

Any help would be appreciated.

>> No.6216991

>>6216987
emuparadise with workaround script. Figure that out and you'll get all you need

>> No.6217000

>>6216991
Pardon my ignorance, but what is a workaround script?



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6216861 No.6216861 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

it's got a new arcade mode

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>> No.6216892

>>6216887
I don't get it, there's a delay on input? isn't that just... part of the game? also I've never noticed a delay.

>> No.6216902

>>6216892
>I've never noticed a delay.
Why are you people so stupid?
You never noticed because you never had any alternative. Now if you tried the delayed and non delayed versions back to back you would notice a massive difference. Are you mentally retarded?

>> No.6216904

>>6216902
sorry, I don't believe in cheating.

>> No.6216905

>>6216887
i guess PC port doesn't need it

>> No.6216914

>>6216892
Probably because it wasnt a delay but input linearity.

You know how you can't turn your steering wheels from a full turn left to a full turn right in an instant.
Well, this mode lets you do just that.

Makes catching drifts easy but also makes driving completely unrealistic.



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6216839 No.6216839 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

do people still play quake 3? and how is it compared to other quakes likes quake live and openarena

>> No.6216852

people use ioquake3. Quake Live is Quake 3. OpenArena is Quake 3 with free software assets.

>> No.6216883

>>6216839
>took away the Linux compatibility for Quake Live

Fuck nu-Id.



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6216836 No.6216836 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

So apparently a version of the Mega Drive Mini is being released with Alien Soldier?
https://twitter.com/TreasureCoLtd/status/1230663714660970496?s=19

>> No.6216846

Why not just hack the Mega Drive Mini you already have and put Alien Soldier on it instead of buying another one just to play one game?

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6216847

>buying or giving a shit about mini consoles



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6216810 No.6216810 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

I really hate RPG i have never play one for more than 10 minutes, but is probably because i have choosen bad ones so i'm here to ask for some recomendations

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>> No.6216957

>>6216951
life's hard being a fan of the least popular videogame genre.

>> No.6216965

>>6216816
I've tried all those, except Under Defeat, for a few hours and they're all boring trash. Gunbird 2 has some nice graphics and waifus though, the others are just sleeping pills. And no I don't want to get good at games I find fundamentally boring and and uninteresting.

>> No.6216969

>>6216940
Contrarianism.

>> No.6216982

>>6216951
>noooooooo not my burgerino!!!
that's Americans for you.

>> No.6216997 [DELETED] 

Shmups never survived on home consoles because you could actually play them long term and see what they were like. At the arcades people had time limits and money constraints so shmups maintained some mysterious appeal.

At home we got to "look under the skirt" and what we found was a shriveled little tranny cock. RIP shmup genre and all the defunct companies who tried to make it work



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6216797 No.6216797 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Commodore 64

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>> No.6216812

>>6216797
>and euro v usa posters
It is nonetheless a fact that all the great coders who really pushed the C64 hardware were Europeans while American coders seemed to not be aware that you could do anything that wasn't mentioned in the Programmer's Reference Guide.

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6216815

>>6216807
When I was a kid, I thought Jumpman was collecting "buttercups"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrsZ1bDy4Dg

>> No.6216821

The Atari Jumpman is better and not as buggy.

>> No.6216915

>>6216797
Played this on my grandmas lap when i was about 3. Loved this and boulder dash.

>> No.6216946

>>6216815
what exactly was he collecting? here, i saw this amazing looking game the other day


the music is out of this world

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42RfNtCl8j4



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6216792 No.6216792 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Is Moon Patrol the oldest game to combine both platforming elements and shmup elements?

>> No.6216798

>>6216792
No. There's an earlier game with Galaxian hardware that does it.

>> No.6216806

I thought this was the first example of parallax scrolling but apparently it's Jump Bug released a year before



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6216772 No.6216772 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

NO! DON'T GO!

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>> No.6216864

DON'T
OPEN
THAT
DOOR

>> No.6216882

What is that.
Is that like Metal Gear Solid or something?

>> No.6216917

>>6216772
S-stop laughing chris!

>> No.6216934

>>6216917
WESKER
YOU'RE PATHETIC

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6217004

What? What is this?



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6216667 No.6216667 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

*POP*

>> No.6216673

Ah, yeah, that classic character, Bomberman's brother Pommy



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6216650 No.6216650 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What old games do you consider to be overrated or to have aged badly, /vr/?

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6216714

Ps2 games have aged horribly, tank-like camera controls and lots of empty spaces. The graphics are like that mispainted bit in scooby-doo backgrounds.

>> No.6216764

>>6216659
>>6216660
>>6216676
>>6216692
>>6216694
>>6216706
>>6216710
>>6216713
>>6216714
newfags

>> No.6216775

>>6216764
Lol limp off grandpa

>> No.6216794

>>6216710
You're the only person in the world that thinks Splatterhouse is a bad game.

>> No.6216830

>>6216650
half life
anything soitendo
anything squeersoft



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6216582 No.6216582 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What retro game (or games) do you wish you could replay with your brain wiped of any memory of it?

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>> No.6216614

>>6216582
shadows of the empire. just like then after star wars had disappeared for a decade and before disney ruined it.

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6216616

>>6216605
I had a very similar experience where I watched my friend fight Sephiroth in FF7.

It was what made me go to a used game store and buy a Playstation.

>> No.6216678

>>6216582
ocarina, RE4

>> No.6216884

>>6216594
Same, especially when it comes to the Myst games. Exploring Riven for the first time was probably the most immersive gaming moment I've ever had.

>> No.6216918

See I couldn't take that choice. Those are memories I'm happier to have, possibly even been shaped by. Wouldn't be me without them.

Felt that even back in the day, when I'd be in shop with money only for one I'd think - whatever I pick here could have a big impact on me... and I'll forever miss out on whatever I don't pick.

But - FFV would be a blast to rediscover. That job system is as relevant today as ever.



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6216557 No.6216557 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Petition to choose Chirstopher Nolan as director of SEGA's Shinobi film adaptation.

Whoever identifies with this idea that we should have videogame-based films being approached in a deeper way, shares to reach more people. ^^

https://secure.avaaz.org/en/community_petitions/paramount_pictures_christopher_nolan_to_direct_segas_shinobi_the_movie/?ogGdzpb&utm_source=sharetools&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=petition-865654-christopher_nolan_to_direct_segas_shinobi_the_movie&utm_term=gGdzpb%2Ben

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6216609

>>6216557
JOE?

>> No.6216631

>>6216557
>2020
>Ninja movies
Is it going to be released on VHS too?

>> No.6216634

Nolan sucks

>> No.6216857

>>6216631
:D

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6216867

>online petition
>100 signatures for success
Surely, this petition will be honored.



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6216464 No.6216464 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

How did this simple "into the screen" formula 1 racing game go from this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFs1Xc82Q0U

to this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQXqHNHPLHI

The cars are a mix of Night Rider and the DeLorean from Back to the Future 2. Though this show was released a year before Back to the Future, so it did the foldable 'hover tire' thing first. It's the least faithful adaption of a video game I have ever seen, but I do like the insane concept.

Also, /VR/ approved games adapted to other media thread?

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6216508

This oddity of animation. What a strange thing to try to adapt to a daytime children's cartoon.
There is a theory that the characters in this universe are doppelgangers of the real DS.

>> No.6216508,1 [INTERNAL] 

the flying delorean was shown at the end of part 1 of back to the future so you are talking non sense,it was just a money grab americans tried to do with nippon games since they only needed the "permission" to use the title the rest didn't matter,did you forget the robotech shit americans did.
we never forget.



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6216327 No.6216327 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Is this game worth getting?

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>> No.6216512

>>6216435
Goddamn I forgot how satisfying it was when they flipped out. If only Shirley would react to my penis like that

>> No.6216540

>>6216327
the game that caused my inverted aim.

>> No.6216550

In a nutshell yes.
It actually feels better than the realistic pc sims of the time which seem really bad after playing modern sims.

>> No.6216593

>>6216509
Hell yeah. The Queen of Comfy.

>> No.6216639

>>6216376
Nah I'm with ya. My best SNES friend turned me onto it. The cool one that had Super Scope, Stunt Race, Star Fox and Mario Paint. Good times.
Also based Soyo Oka soundtrack



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6216272 No.6216272 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Felt cute. Might delete BW CRT.

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>> No.6216281

You should put a stick of dynamite in it and film it blowing up. Make this thread interesting

>> No.6216294

>>6216281
Just point a universal remote at it and press the power button.

>> No.6216301

>>6216272
You look like Fu Man Chu, retard. Shocked that such a specimen is destructive.



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6216271 No.6216271 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

I thought I knew every sega CD game but i just came across this fucking gem.
Can anyone point out additional gems?
Games that I can recall are:
>Snatcher
>Vay
>Popful Mail
>Sonic CD
>Revengers of Vengeance
>Lunar 2
>ecco games

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6216283

>>6216271
Eye of the Beholder
Dungeon Master 2
Final Fight
Dark Wizard
Dragon's Lair
Samurai Showdown
Dungeon Explorer
Soul Star
Shining Force CD
Sol-feace

>> No.6216845

>>6216271
Lords of Thunder is even better on Turbo CD.

>> No.6216851

My folks got the sega cd addon for whatever reason as a kid and they ate up the usual fmv shite sega was pushing everywhere.

But lords of thunder is the one good game they got for it and it is fucking kino.

>> No.6216874

Terminator on CD is a great game with an 80s metal/hard rock soundtrack

>> No.6216998

>>6216845
Doesn't work on a Sega CD though.



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6216268 No.6216268 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

/vr/ bros, what happened with the rom dumps

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>> No.6216432

>>6216413
nigga, I would pay top fucking dollar to get these games with no slowdown seriously this is all-time great shit

>> No.6216438

>>6216365
>>6216428
Mind posting a file tree or something?

>> No.6216470

Not >>6216365 but some of the ressource files (including the biggest ones) refuse to extract with my Unity extractor. It's all menu related shit so far.

>>6216432
If you can read Japanese, you can already have that with Retroarch. Enable overclocking and disable the sprite limit. That said this collection has some gameplay fixes for the sports games and possible censorship for River City Ransom JPN

>> No.6216537

Is this going to be on Steam? Or any digital distribution service?

>> No.6216648

PHYSICAL VERSION WHEN?



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6216165 No.6216165 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Mods keep deleting Games for Windows 98 threads on /vr/ despite Win98 being a retro, pre-y2k platform as per the rules.

Can we get some clarification from the mods on what defines a PC game as being retro? Thanks.

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>> No.6216309

>>6216259
because like post 2000 N64 and PS1 titles, they are tied to their hardware restriction

>> No.6216328

>>6216309
then remakes/ports shouldn't be allowed, but they are.

>> No.6216337

>>6216328
Remakes usually aren't.

>> No.6216337,1 [INTERNAL] 

>>6216309
my windows 98 setup
.- ram 3gb
.- AMD dual core 2.66 Ghz (4 threads by core)
.- gpu 1 Gb amd radeon HD
are you serious about your answer because is not the same since n64 or ps1 can't be upgraded but my windows 98 pc can run some modern games (let be honest some japanese developers still release games compatible with windows 98)

>> No.6216337,2 [INTERNAL] 

game compatible with windows 98
https://store.steampowered.com/app/262150/Vanguard_Princess/



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6216130 No.6216130 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>> No.6216136

>>6216130

Not by this board's official standards. See the sticky. The GameCube came out too late and the game itself came out even later.



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6216113 No.6216113 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What do you think of this collection. Played TB1 for 20 minutes for the first time. This game already feels more enjoyable than TBIII and Legend. Played using the keyboard it seems like this game was better suited for Keyboard than for controller.

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>> No.6216128

Ask here

>>6204171
>>6204171
>>6204171
>>6204171
>>6204171

>> No.6216317

>>6216113
>TB

>> No.6216321

>>6216317
you know, TomB raider

>> No.6216348

>>6216317
Tuberculosis Collection

>> No.6216440

>>6216113
Are these the PC versions with the extra levels in them?



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