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by Babbage
Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Megadrive Collectors Thread
Replies: 626
Views: 25989

Re: Megadrive Collectors Thread

the above has made me have a look into the whole MD disney
game thing on various sites & they seem to be a good looking
bunch.
by Babbage
Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Where the Megadrive Coin Op conversations arcade perfect?
Replies: 33
Views: 1841

Re: Where the Megadrive Coin Op conversations arcade perfect

were any MD games more fun than their arcade cousin, even if
there werent as good looking?
by Babbage
Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Megadrive Collectors Thread
Replies: 626
Views: 25989

Re: Megadrive Collectors Thread

as I'm just starting my MD collection, I think I can avoid the frightening priced games for now - but eBay does seem pricey. What do people reckon is the the most undervalued MD game? (a great playing game that didnt sell well and is cheap to pick up) - that's where my collecting interest lies at t...
by Babbage
Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31733
Views: 742222

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

Liamh1982 wrote:^ Yes, it'll play the vast, vast, vast majority of PS1 titles.
that's excellent news - love backwards compatibility. i now have the
world of ps2 and ps1 games to explored. that's a big ocean to paddle in!
by Babbage
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31733
Views: 742222

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

i am unexpectedly a PS2 owner for the first time in my life - £15 with 5 games seemed worth a go. Wont be collectiing, but will be picking up a few essential classics or games I;m curious about. Do PS2's play PS1 games as well? It;s the older fat PS2
by Babbage
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: DreamCast
Replies: 76
Views: 2708

Re: DreamCast

dusted off the DC as I picked up Carriers and Confidential Mission recently.

Also see there a newish schmup by ngrev out for DC - not sure if it's worth getting - anyone played it?
by Babbage
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Megadrive Collectors Thread
Replies: 626
Views: 25989

Re: Megadrive Collectors Thread

as I'm just starting my MD collection, I think I can avoid the frightening priced games for now - but eBay does seem pricey. What do people reckon is the the most undervalued MD game? (a great playing game that didnt sell well and is cheap to pick up) - that's where my collecting interest lies at th...
by Babbage
Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Mega Converter
Replies: 20
Views: 718

Re: Mega Converter

Grizzly wrote:I have both of the converters one for mega drive 1 and mega drive 2, they both work great but the mega drive 1 version has support for the card based games so that one edges to win!
a converter that takes the SMS cards - that's great. Might have to start looking into one of those
by Babbage
Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: why is Truxton expensive on megadrive?
Replies: 21
Views: 873

Re: why is Truxton expensive on megadrive?

the fact everything is BIN is what put's me off using that 'auction' site. It's just a shop as far as I can see.
by Babbage
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: DreamCast
Replies: 76
Views: 2708

Re: DreamCast

my light gun appears to have gone slightly rusty despite being plastic and impossible for that to occur. That happen to anyone else? (realising this sounds like a metaphor for an STD now I read it back...)
by Babbage
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What do you think are the 10 best and worst Mega Drive games
Replies: 117
Views: 2839

Re: What do you think are the 10 best and worst Mega Drive g

i think the theme here is, Dark Castle truly awful. Makes me (almost) curious to play it.
by Babbage
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New retro gaming store coming to London soon!!
Replies: 98
Views: 3517

Re: New retro gaming store coming to London soon!!

still planning a trip down one day (or rather up).

Mundane question: what's your nearest railway station?
by Babbage
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Megadrive Collectors Thread
Replies: 626
Views: 25989

Re: Megadrive Collectors Thread

^ is that the same Dark Castle that used to be a decent mac game?

first charity shop find for the MD is Ayrton Senna's Super Monaco GPII - hope the game is better than the awful artwork on the cover
by Babbage
Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: So Sega then
Replies: 90
Views: 2661

Re: So Sega then

mixed feelings like a lot of posters: today;s Sega isn't really the same company that gave me the DC, but it seems like a last throw the dice sort of move.
by Babbage
Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Megadrive Collectors Thread
Replies: 626
Views: 25989

Re: Megadrive Collectors Thread

I finally got myself a working Megadrive. (actually I bought a megadrive with a MegaCD, but the megaCD seems dead). It came with Moonwalker - so that'll be the first game I take out for a spin