Retro gaming

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by eloyc, Sep 18, 2018.

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  1. DSoup

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    I look at these every so often but I've more than a few reviews generally note poor build quality. Maybe the 2018 model is better.

    Gotta love Chinese tech websites: "Enthusiast level control, create ultimate feeling" :yes:
     
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    Well (touch wood) my GP Wiz has been thoroughly used and abused and it's still 100% with good battery life. I think the key is getting a second hand unit from someone you can trust.

    Regarding the GDP XD - I've not had a lot of use so far but it seems fine. As far as the 2018 model goes, I heard the older units are better (but I can't recall why). Ultimately I'd like the GDP WIN but that's out of my 'justification' price bracket.
     
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    Just to add - I'm still setting up my GPD XD, the ultimate goal is to have it hooked up to the TV with a couple of wireless controllers giving me a 'front room arcade/retrostation'. When I want to go portable I can just unplug and away I go.

    Seems to good an idea not to implement with a total cost ~ £130 which to me seems a bargain :)

    I have most the consoles for real in the loft, one day I hope to get the gaming cabin (which has a full size arcade cabinet!) all setup so you can play any console quite easily...setting them up is not such an easy task with all the different input/output types! lol
     
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    <3<3<3:shocked: Beautiful!
     
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    I cringe hard on the whole "geek culture" thing, but those sneakers are damn cool. Too bad it will mostly be worn by zitty virgins.
     
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    I share some of your feelings, sometimes I feel a bit geeky/nerdy, sometimes certain things make me cringe.

    Lol! :-D
     
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    :smile2: 1350$ and they are yours.
     
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    there is a lot of geek-ism in people like you, gamers who play video games assiduously and like them a lot.

    Those who intensely plan their session of Dark Souls and study each movement.

    Or those who prepare each arcade game so they can 1cc it, or scream all excited.

    What do you mean by zitty?
     
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    Zit is an american slang for pimples or acne.
     
  12. Cyan

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    aaaah okay, I thought you meant city virgins, like say in the Leisure Suit Larry games.
     
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    The game that comes to my mind when I think about retro games is Contra. As a child, I played in Contra with my older brother. In my opinion it was the best Co-Op game that was created on NES.
     
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    [​IMG]
    If anyone knew where I can buy such a sweater - let me know.
     
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    wow that's just gorgeous!
     
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    amazing what some can do with Doom 2 and a sourceport. That doesn't look like idTech1.

     
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    It's cool, but it's an opengl engine with capabilities way past the original doom.
     
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    What does it mean Doom 2? This CAN'T be Doom 2's engine...can it?
     
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    it's GZDoom, so yeah, the game feels like it is completely overhauled.
    it's a sourceport, which transform the engine, but it's based on Doom's engine. The game can be found here:

    https://www.moddb.com/mods/total-chaos/downloads/total-chaos-standalone-full-version
     
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    Yeah, like cyan said. It's based on the doom engine, just with greatly extended capabilities. It uses opengl, so it can handle 3D models fine.
     
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