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by RetrolixusMcD
Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 3DO Issues
Replies: 0
Views: 116

3DO Issues

Hey All,

I have a Panasonic 3DO front loading version in PAL...does anybody know if the Memory Unit which came out in Japan is compatible with the PAL consoles? I know the games are all region-free....ran out of save game space and its getting annoying having to pick the favs!

cheers
by RetrolixusMcD
Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Broken Tapes!!
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: Broken Tapes!!

hey all thanks for the replies yeah ive taken the recorder apart as much as I could and cleaned the contacts, spools etc, I have noticed that the right hand spool sometimes spins without engaging the tape so I think that may be it. also tried doing the tapes by hand. Anybody know of anywhere you can...
by RetrolixusMcD
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Broken Tapes!!
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Broken Tapes!!

Hi All, I have recently gone right back to the beginning of my gaming memories and bought an Acorn Electron online to play the games from my boyhood! Obviously now the tapes are 30yrs + and none of them are rewound. The machine is lovely with the official tape recorder. However the first 2 games I t...
by RetrolixusMcD
Thu May 19, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Screenshot challenge.
Replies: 11659
Views: 495471

Re: Screenshot challenge.

weird domino/music/puzzle hybrid!
by RetrolixusMcD
Thu May 19, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Why did they take that out?
Replies: 20
Views: 609

Re: Why did they take that out?

the rather excellent soul edge quest mode on soul calibur which was watered down rubbish in soul calibur 2...which the only redeeming feature was being able to play as link on the cube version! also just sometimes the lack of effort that goes into making the sequels, most developers have been guilty...
by RetrolixusMcD
Mon May 09, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sega Master System Probems??
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Sega Master System Probems??

For cleaning cart slots, you can also: 1. Use a very thin cloth, damp with cleaner, folded around something like a credit card so you can push it in and out (oo-er!) of the slot to clean the contacts. 2. get the contacts of a cartridge damp with cleaner and then insert/remove it a few times. Obviou...
by RetrolixusMcD
Sun May 08, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sega Master System Probems??
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Sega Master System Probems??

thanks again peeps, indeed, I can't stand it when people do that on ebay, I always test etc before selling as if nothing else its a pain in the ass to do refunds etc, plus want to get good feedback, thanks for all of the suggestions, I'm going to get some thinner cotton buds and will try an air spra...
by RetrolixusMcD
Sun May 08, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sega Master System Probems??
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Sega Master System Probems??

thanks all for the replies, I have cleaned the cart itself, all of the gold pins with 99% isopropyl which I use for most games, all other carts are working fine, this was a recent purchase on ebay and the seller says he didn't test it etc. I haven't tried cleaning the cart receiver inside the consol...
by RetrolixusMcD
Sun May 08, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro PC gaming
Replies: 93
Views: 2660

Re: Retro PC gaming

I remember my first pc fondly..8mb Ram, Windows 95, 366mhz processor, 750mb hard drive!! the power!. Used to try and overclock it to get the most out of the games, I remember running a demo of Dungeon Keeper which was only meant to last 30mins, I went into the .txt file and changed to last for hours...
by RetrolixusMcD
Sun May 08, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sega Master System Probems??
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Sega Master System Probems??

Hi all, has anybody ever had this screen before? I have tried cleaning the contacts as I do with any recent purchase which had some grime on, but does this message mean the rom chip itself is knackered? any fix?
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cheers
by RetrolixusMcD
Sun May 08, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK Sega Mega CD Mark 1 Issues, please help!
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: UK Sega Mega CD Mark 1 Issues, please help!

Annoyingly, all the repair guides for anything MCD-related seems aimed at the Model 2. I found this when I had a dead fuse on my Model 1 (ended up selling it on ebay as faulty since I never used it anyway but that's another story). Does nobody repair Model 1's?!? They are easily 1,000,000 times sex...
by RetrolixusMcD
Sat May 07, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK Sega Mega CD Mark 1 Issues, please help!
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: UK Sega Mega CD Mark 1 Issues, please help!

yeah I thought as much, shame its not an easy fix like on the Saturn. is it really that hard to solder it etc though? you ever had to do one?
by RetrolixusMcD
Sat May 07, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2480
Views: 142281

Re: Introduce yourself

HI there I'm Danny from Northants in UK, been playing games since my first system of the BBC Acorn Electron and most recently got the Xbox One & PS4, I still own and play these systems... Sega Master System, Mega Drive, Mega CD, 32X, Saturn, Dreamcast...Nintendo NES, SNES, N64, Gamecube, Virtual Boy...
by RetrolixusMcD
Sat May 07, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK Sega Mega CD Mark 1 Issues, please help!
Replies: 6
Views: 236

UK Sega Mega CD Mark 1 Issues, please help!

Evening everybody I am running a mega drive 1/mega cd 1/32x combo which is running fine apart from one issue...the internal memory on the mega cd. basically nothing was saving so I scanned online for answers hoping it would be as easy as the sega Saturn but it was not to be. I formatted the memory a...
by RetrolixusMcD
Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Problems with SNES Display
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: Problems with SNES Display

Hey all, i have now got it to work, by adjusting the display mode on the tv, to 60hz. i also tried the soldering part which worked better but didnt solve the problem.

but all good now

Secret of Mana here i come! :)