Retro Gaming Thread

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Post Post #150  (ISO)  » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:53 pm

nvm, managed to get SimEarth up and running.

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Post Post #151  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:09 am

Sim earth is sort of a weird one isn't it?
after a wank.

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Post Post #152  (ISO)  » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:49 pm

In post 151, CooLDoG wrote:Sim earth is sort of a weird one isn't it?
Then it's just right for me.

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Post Post #153  (ISO)  » Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:13 am

What's like SimEarth but newer? I enjoy it but it's kind of plain.
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Post Post #154  (ISO)  » Thu Dec 27, 2012 8:14 am

Retired as of October 2014.

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Post Post #155  (ISO)  » Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:17 pm

In post 143, JDodge wrote:
the fact that none of those are Beware the Forest Mushrooms is a shame, sir


Except that all four of those songs are better than the overrated (But still good) Forest Maze song.

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Post Post #156  (ISO)  » Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:22 pm

Forest Maze song itself is better than the various remixes that have popped up over the last few years
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Post Post #157  (ISO)  » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:12 pm

Simearth both creeped out and fascinated me when I was a child.
i was going to learn the keyboard and write several ballads
But i went to a barbeque and got lost by the tater salad

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Post Post #158  (ISO)  » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:57 pm

Unfortunately the version I have doesn't work in windows 7. And it isn't a dos version. I might boot up the old computer and re-visit sim earth.
after a wank.

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Post Post #159  (ISO)  » Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:52 pm

Bump

Downloaded a universal emulator for my android phone called RetroArch, anyone ever hear of it or use it? Haven't really tried it yet because, no roms.

Speaking of, anyone feel like suggesting some retro games to track down? I'm thinking NES and game boy era to start. I feel like i missed a bunch of games in my childhood and right now i feel compelled to go experience some of what I missed.

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Post Post #160  (ISO)  » Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:30 am

For the NES everything worthwhile has been rereleased on modern systems so skip out.

For the GB, I'd pick
*Kirby's Dream Land 2
*Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
*I liked Kirby Block Ball, which is a styled branded Breakout game, but YMMV
*maybe Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins

In the Color era you have
*Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
*Zelda: Oracles games (Seasons > Ages fight me)
*maybe Super Mario Bros. DX if you like shiny extras, otherwise wait for SNES Super Mario All-Stars
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Post Post #161  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:44 am

In post 160, Vi wrote:For the NES everything worthwhile has been rereleased on modern systems so skip out.

The problem is I really don't get to play modern systems anymore as much as I'd like to anymore. While a phone probably isn't the ideal platform for gaming, I'd be more likely to have time to play if I could pull out my phone and play whenever I had a few spare minutes. And I figure NES and game boy would be most ideal for emulation on a phone since there's not too many buttons and no bumpers, triggers, or analog sticks to worry about.

For the GB, I'd pick
*Kirby's Dream Land 2
*Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
*I liked Kirby Block Ball, which is a styled branded Breakout game, but YMMV
*maybe Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins

In the Color era you have
*Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
*Zelda: Oracles games (Seasons > Ages fight me)
*maybe Super Mario Bros. DX if you like shiny extras, otherwise wait for SNES Super Mario All-Stars


I'll add those to the list. I've never actually played any Zelda game. That's one of the series I'd like to experience chronologically (as released) if possible.

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Post Post #162  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:33 am

Honestly I'd bail on the two NES Zelda games; SNES A Link to the Past kicks their collective ass, chronology be darned.

Most of the highlights of the NES and SNES era were rereleased for the Game Boy Advance, which has basically all things 2D on it, so if you can get your mitts on one of those, etc.

The NES era was mostly before my time so really the only games I can suggest in good faith are the three Mario games (released as a group in SNES Super Mario All-Stars).

Also you should trust my advice because I don't play League of Legends so I clearly have good taste.
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Post Post #163  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:48 am

Gameboy/Color
Tried not to list the popular ones.

- Megami Tensei series (Black Bible)
- Harvest Moon GB series if you're into that kind of game.
- SaGa 3 (Final Fantasy Legend 3)
- Great Greed (underrated RPG game.)
- Lufia: The Legends Returns.
- Azure Dreams
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Post Post #164  (ISO)  » Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:57 am

dancehello?
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Post Post #165  (ISO)  » Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:06 pm

danceHello.
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Post Post #166  (ISO)  » Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:45 pm

Wow now I look silly.
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Post Post #167  (ISO)  » Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:09 am

I just realized today that it's the longest I've gone in my lifetime without playing Ocarina of Time, including from my birth to when I first played it.

Maybe it's time.
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