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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #945 on: February 07, 2012, 07:15:49 PM »
Thanks for the heads-up guys. :-)


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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #946 on: February 07, 2012, 08:33:04 PM »
Sega Dreamcast 5 games (inc Soulcalibur) 2 pads, vmu from fleebay, hope its in as good a condition as the seller said!

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #947 on: February 08, 2012, 10:27:26 AM »
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Sega Dreamcast 5 games (inc Soulcalibur) 2 pads, vmu from fleebay, hope its in as good a condition as the seller said!

Yay, nice one, some cracking games out on the DC as well as a very active homebrew scene. If it's yellowed, no worries can always add a drop of retrobrite. Brings them up nice n white again.

Highly recommend getting a VGA box, really does transform the picture quality into something truly outstanding. Usually go for around £20 on eBay.

I can picture a SC tourney developing at the next meet  :)


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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #948 on: February 08, 2012, 06:27:47 PM »
yeah think the vga box is a must any make better than the rest? Had a DC before but not looked at homebrew stuff, ill have to do some research. Torny sounds good I'll be getting some practice in on SC then mate! haha :D :D

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #949 on: February 08, 2012, 08:08:06 PM »
Only thing to watch out for - especially with the original PAL releases of games - is that not all of them work in VGA mode.  It should say on the back cover whether the game will work in VGA mode or not.  GTA was one that didn't and others needed hacking to get them to work.

Luckily, Soul Calibur, as you've already seen, does work :)

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #950 on: February 09, 2012, 07:18:51 PM »
Playstation 1 with 5 games 2 controllers for a fiver. Looks like it might be chipped as it plays cdrs
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« Reply #952 on: February 14, 2012, 06:45:39 AM »
Yup, that's the one.

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #953 on: February 14, 2012, 05:55:43 PM »
Playstation 1 with 5 games 2 controllers for a fiver. Looks like it might be chipped as it plays cdrs

mk1 could play copys out of the box game station selling games for 49p each

Sega went from 16bit to real life with the megaCD

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #954 on: February 14, 2012, 06:01:23 PM »
yeah think the vga box is a must any make better than the rest? Had a DC before but not looked at homebrew stuff, ill have to do some research. Torny sounds good I'll be getting some practice in on SC then mate! haha :D :D

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if your good with a soldering iron you can hack a vga socket in place of the av out iv dont this to my one but just remember if you do this not all games work with vga but iv not had this problem yet all the games i play work

or you can cut a new hole

http://www.mmmonkey.co.uk/console/sega/dc-vga.htm
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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #955 on: February 14, 2012, 06:06:15 PM »
Sega went from 16bit to real life with the megaCD

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« Reply #956 on: February 14, 2012, 07:09:05 PM »
Unreal?

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #957 on: February 14, 2012, 07:25:43 PM »
"Friend of RCM Rewind Bits have these back in stock"

Think im going to order one of these soon, dont fancy hacking my DC to bits, only just got it haha! I suprised how good it looks through A/V 60hz on my plasma, but still going for the vga box! ;D

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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #958 on: February 15, 2012, 09:19:34 AM »
Just picked up some Colecovision Adam software..... now - where can I find an Adam to test it on..... Look towards RCM (thanks Prime!).


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Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« Reply #959 on: February 15, 2012, 11:33:41 AM »
Just picked up some Colecovision Adam software..... now - where can I find an Adam to test it on..... Look towards RCM (thanks Prime!).

Hehehe, is the software on tape or on cart, as I think that the tape drive on that Adam has a problem, from what I recall it needs new pinch rollers. I also seem to remember I may still have a couple of blank tapes, if I find them I'll pass them on.

Cheers.

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