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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:42 pm

Freestyler wrote:I fitted an Afterburner kit to my Gameboy Advance a long time ago, and it's wicked. Plus I use a charger pack so it doesn't kill batteries like no tomorrow.
To be honest I actually prefer to play GBA games through it still, over running them through the DS. I much prefer the shape.
Yeah, Afterburner + GBA is better than any SP.
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:17 pm

I have a Game Boy Light, and it always has one of those 56-in-1 cartridges inside it - the easiest thing to grab and put in a bag if I'm in a hurry, and one of the only handhelds I own that work equally well indoors and outdoors.
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by nokgod » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:36 pm

Mire Mare wrote:The Gameboy Light is a piece of kit I would very much like to own but whenever I remember to search Ebay I turn up a blank. How does the d-pad compare to the Pocket Nokgod?
Exactly the same mate.
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by Rayne » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:41 pm

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... ink:top:en

If anyone's after a Light then there's one here, not sure if the price is good?

Someone buy it before I do it on impulse and regret it :lol:
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:42 pm

the backlight does not work
hurr durr

Do you even bother to read descriptions?
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by Rayne » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:53 pm

speedlolita wrote:
the backlight does not work
hurr durr

Do you even bother to read descriptions?
Never, just the title, picture and price :lol:
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:56 pm

If you want to find a GB Light people, just click the location to be "Worldwide".

I want the Toys R Us one.
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by Mire Mare » Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:27 pm

nokgod wrote:
Mire Mare wrote:The Gameboy Light is a piece of kit I would very much like to own but whenever I remember to search Ebay I turn up a blank. How does the d-pad compare to the Pocket Nokgod?
Exactly the same mate.
Just the answer I was looking for! Cheers.

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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by Sureshot » Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:21 am

Now that I'm out here, I should really get an AGS-101. In layman's terms - it's the GBA SP with the brighter backlight. Observe:

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Don't think they were actually released anywhere in Europe, hence they're hard to find over there.

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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by speedlolita » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:40 am

I'm pretty sure they were, at least in the form of LE SP.

My friend's Gold Zelda one is backlit for example.
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by Mr Vengeance » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:04 am

speedlolita wrote:I'm pretty sure they were, at least in the form of LE SP.

My friend's Gold Zelda one is backlit for example.
My PAL Zelda Gold SP isn't backlit :(
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by bensonrad » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:11 am

Gameboy Advance SP for me, I love its backlit'ness. However I do after a long session get quite aching hands and fingers, I would prefer it if it were a bit larger so I had have a bit more to hold on to. :)
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by martin8777 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:41 am

nokgod wrote:
Mire Mare wrote:The Gameboy Light is a piece of kit I would very much like to own but whenever I remember to search Ebay I turn up a blank. How does the d-pad compare to the Pocket Nokgod?
Exactly the same mate.

I never realised the Gameboy light was so rare! There's some crazy prices for some of them on ebay.

I bought one in Thailand in 1999 and found it at my parents place recently along with my original Gameboy from the early nineties.

I was going to put it on freecycle for nothing so might just have to look at putting it on ebay now!

I'll let you all know when I get round to posting it on ebay.

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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by TheNewMonkey » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:09 pm

i managed to pick up an Advance SP with 3 games for a fiver today :D but it has no charger & the batterys starting to run out :twisted:

does anyone have a spare official nintendo charger they want to sell?
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Re: Best GameBoy Hardware?

Post by nokgod » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:24 pm

TheNewMonkey wrote:i managed to pick up an Advance SP with 3 games for a fiver today :D but it has no charger & the batterys starting to run out :twisted:

does anyone have a spare official nintendo charger they want to sell?

I've got one floating about somewhere, i'll have a look and see if i can locate it for you. :)
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