Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:08 pm

Try Wipeout. I was playing that on PS3 the other day and its loaded with pop up.
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by HEAVYface » Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:41 pm

snowkatt wrote:cant say i am
i just cant think of a ps 1 title where the pop up is so horribly noticable as in daytona usa

youtube is your friend here :)

the psone games i've played recently - g-police has a very short draw distance, the original wipeout and 2097 too. from memory burning road was daytona-esque for pop up...ridge racer (both the original and 60hz update) has stuff popping in and out. even big hitters like tourismo have a fair share.

i like ridge racer 4 as a game and it uses clever track design and LODs (level of detail models) to good effect. although generally solid star gladiator has some ugly clipping. all of these titles have texture distortion.

but yeah - check any psone game on you tube and you see a host of pop in and low poly moments :)

edit: destruction derby 2 and porsche challenge....pretty bad pop from memory. good games though if i remember right.

seriously going off topic here, but with daytona people tend to forget you can get up to 20 cars on screen at once....something very few racers have done..... except for.... fzeroX! (back on topic) which also runs at 60 frames a second on n64....
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by snowkatt » Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:43 pm

burning road was very daytona in more then just popup
its nicknamed dayclona

never liked wipeout
i have the first one on my saturn
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:10 pm

Waverace on the N64 is a thing of beauty.
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by snowkatt » Tue Sep 13, 2011 6:09 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Waverace on the N64 is a thing of beauty.

after all these years it still is
i just wish there were ore then 4 people on the track at any given time
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by clarance » Tue Sep 13, 2011 6:13 pm

Rainbow Road on Mario Kart 64 is still one of the trippiest moments to have with a video game.
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by Neilos626 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:00 pm

SexyWayne wrote:
Neilos626 wrote:ridge racer
Obviously you've not played Ridge Racer 64 then...

I have to ask, what sort of cable are you using??
snowkatt wrote:never noticed much pop up in a ps1 game though
:lol: :lol: :lol: you're joking right???
not played ridge racer 64 so can't compare it.

I'm using a scart cable.

Most games from that era are riddled with pop up and there is no question that the N64 deals with it better than other consoles. It's just that N64 games look so drab in comparison. I will have to get hold of an s-video cable to see if my opinion can be swayed.
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by Liamh1982 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:37 am

No-one mentioned the Driver games on the subject of PS1 pop-up. They're amongst the worst culprits of the lot.
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by davyK » Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:10 pm

Neilos626 wrote:I'm using a scart cable.

Most games from that era are riddled with pop up and there is no question that the N64 deals with it better than other consoles. It's just that N64 games look so drab in comparison. I will have to get hold of an s-video cable to see if my opinion can be swayed.
Yeah - SCART on PAL N64 = composite. I noticed a cleaner image and brighter colours with s-video. Look out for cheap cables that give you colour bleeding etc which was a problem I experienced. Go to somewhere like Rob Webb's website and get your cable from him - he sells specific PAL N64 s-video cables and they do the job well.

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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by snowkatt » Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:16 pm

Liamh1982 wrote:No-one mentioned the Driver games on the subject of PS1 pop-up. They're amongst the worst culprits of the lot.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsDUxl07N3s
oh bloody hell
i forgot about that one the pop up is so censored awfull almost daytona usa level
at least you can say that the ps1 is tasked with having to create a whole polygonal city

is the pc version any better ?
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by skooldaze_eric » Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:48 pm

Re: S-Video cable on PAL N64, I read somewhere that not all PAL consoles are capable of displaying s-video and it was dropped from later models, I'm after one of the later coloured models but also want to buy one the cables from consolegoods does anyone know if this would work, or am I stuck with composite?

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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by sscott » Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:56 pm

I thought 1080 and Waved Race looked good, still do!
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Re: Is there such a thing as a good looking N64 game?

Post by errolwd40 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:32 pm

ridge racer 64 is a pretty looking game, very colourful and chunky compared to the ps1 version (admittedly 5 years later). :D

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