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by yamiiguy
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Any good gaming stores in Glasgow?
Replies: 20
Views: 854

There are a couple of arcades but all they have is fruit machines being played by scary fat orange women. You know the type. I've never counted those as arcades. Or those as women ;) Pity. We still have some proper arcade cabs at the beach here, though they're a sideshow from the main bowling alley...
by yamiiguy
Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Damn you Microsoft.
Replies: 90
Views: 3048

I'm surprised Microsoft hasn't just replaced the red LEDs :lol:
by yamiiguy
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Selling off a few bits (Mega Man games + N64 w/ 29 games)
Replies: 12
Views: 474

How much for Banjo-Kazooie, Space Station Silicon Valley and Killer Instinct Gold?
by yamiiguy
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Selling up
Replies: 32
Views: 2850

Re: Selling up

* Game Boy Colour * Boxed Sega Saturm inc 13 games (Boxed) * Sega Multi Mega Inc 13 Mega CD Games * sega megadrive 2 Inc Sega 32x inc Game *Sega Megadrive 2 boxed inc 43 games I really want a Megadrive and add-ons so I would be quite interested if you could split the consoles from the games. What c...
by yamiiguy
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: gamestations retro game cull
Replies: 78
Views: 5004

My local Gamestation has got no retro now unfortunately, but Blockbuster Games which used to be a Gamestation before the GAME takeover is still selling and accepting trade-ins of retro products! Thank god!
by yamiiguy
Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Where to buy retro games on the high street?
Replies: 16
Views: 1059

Ok...so i heard a rumour that Gamestation is planning to ship most of their retro stuff to just a few stores and then - get this - DESTROY the rest! Anyone know the situation with this? I think they are sending all the titles that they believe would sell to the big stores and destroying all the res...
by yamiiguy
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Where to buy retro games on the high street?
Replies: 16
Views: 1059

If you have a local Blockbuster Games you might want to check it out, I popped into the one in Aberdeen today and found unboxed Megadrive games for £1, unboxed N64 games for £3.99, randomly priced Dreamcast & PS1 games and a Dreamcast for £15
by yamiiguy
Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31968
Views: 775698

Sonic Adventure - £2
Chu Chu Rocket - 40p
PC-Engine DUO - £105 inc. EMS shipping
4-in-1 Super CD - £15 inc. shipping
Nintendo 64 w/ 2 controllers, Majora's Mask, Shadowman, wrestling game - £20 inc. p&p
by yamiiguy
Sat Mar 29, 2008 5:42 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Getting a pc engine duo to work in the uk.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

So it uses a higher wattage than a PS2? Whoa :?
by yamiiguy
Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Getting a pc engine duo to work in the uk.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

MikeHaggar wrote:Gotta buy from some other place then. The 80W one won't be enough.
I'm not very good with the technical stuff but surely if it manages a PS2 it will manage a PC-Engine Duo?
by yamiiguy
Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Getting a pc engine duo to work in the uk.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

MikeHaggar wrote:
MikeHaggar wrote:Yes. You might need one with better wattage though....

One that can do 110+ watts.
There's one with 150 watts, it's out of print though...
by yamiiguy
Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Getting a pc engine duo to work in the uk.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

MikeHaggar wrote:To be sure you should get one that does 1.2A/1200mA or more for the Duo.

1A is minimum, so the argos one might or might not work. Better to get one that's sure to work right away though, eh?
I'll get the Play-Asia one then, it's 20% off!
by yamiiguy
Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:57 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Getting a pc engine duo to work in the uk.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/9829701/Trail/searchtext%3EMULTI+VOLTAGE.htm This is what i bought,after i asked mike about a jap mega drive i had and the power supply it needed. It's cheap,has a multi voltage selecter ,a selection of tips different allowing you to use it on many d...
by yamiiguy
Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:20 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Getting a pc engine duo to work in the uk.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1213

Is there anything smaller than that stepdown converter that would work? I just bought a PC-Engine DUO and that stepdown converter would stick out like a sore thumb :lol:
by yamiiguy
Sun Mar 23, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Saturn import questions
Replies: 12
Views: 604

Got this from ConsoleMAD The easiest way to play import games on a Saturn is via an adaptor that plugs into the cartridge slot behind the CD Drive. Ideally, look to get one that is a memory cartridge as well as allowing imports to be played. This will help you play about 95% of import games. There a...