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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by gman72 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:46 am

themightymartin wrote:
I did buy my Retron 5 on eBay though, so don't worry - I didn't give Funstock any of my money ;)
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:24 pm

themightymartin wrote:I did buy my Retron 5 on eBay though, so don't worry - I didn't give Funstock any of my money ;)
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Post by rocky1980 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 4:04 pm

Well F it, today is my birthday and I was given some cash so I have just ordered one from Funstock
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Post by nakamura » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:03 pm

I wonder. Do the people that slate Funstock, also slate the major publishers that release massively broken games to the public like Drive Club, next gen Assassins Creed and Halo MCC?
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by rocky1980 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:48 pm

I would rather buy from a Funstock than some random on ebay. At least I know I am getting a later version with the C E logo, etc
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:03 pm

nakamura wrote:I wonder. Do the people that slate Funstock, also slate the major publishers that release massively broken games to the public like Drive Club, next gen Assassins Creed and Halo MCC?
Do those companies send people to sign up to forums representing themselves as some inependent but newly recruited agent, to 'sort out' problems then fail to deliver still?

The whole Blaze thing was a little too personal, just too close to home. It wasn't some faceless big company, it was a guy, right here, pretty much apologising because they were caught out, not because it actually resolved anything. I don't want to deal with a company that treats customers like that. I'd rather deal with an anonymous corporate than that, or take my chances with someone else, maybe find out there's someone I can trust.
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:58 pm

It's well known that big companies out pkants in forums.
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by David » Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:27 pm

Oooh what'd I miss?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:57 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:It's well known that big companies out pkants in forums.
Yes, but they're discrete about it. They don't rub your nose in it.
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by kiwimike » Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:21 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:It's well known that big companies out pkants in forums.
Yes, but they're discrete about it. They don't rub your nose in it.
David wrote:Oooh what'd I miss?
http://retrogamer.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=33608

And I don't think that even covers deleting negative comments on fb, the getting busted doing fake amazon reviews...it does cover threatening to ban their customer from their forum for daring to ask questions though :lol:

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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by Ninereeds » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:37 pm

got my Retron5 from funstock the other day, pleased with it so far. all the games i`ve tested emulate okay, including most of my repro snes games (some dont, but still have an original snes for those) so much fun playing gba breath of fire on the HD tv

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Post by themightymartin » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:06 pm

Also got mine not long ago. So far it has taken everything I have thrown at it. Having fun with Sonic rom hacks at the moment.
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by RichL » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:16 pm

Say if you had a bunch of ROMs on a memory card could you just plug in said card and they will work?

Not that I have such a thing, purely for research I ask.

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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by andyfunstock » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:59 pm

RichL wrote:Say if you had a bunch of ROMs on a memory card could you just plug in said card and they will work?

Not that I have such a thing, purely for research I ask.
Not yet. I've heard rumblings that people are working on it, but from what I've seen so far there's nothing as simple as that yet.
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Re: RetroN 5 Thoughts

Post by thingonaspring » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:38 pm

Do you get anything else extra with the "bundle" or is it just 1p more expensive than buying the console and an extra controller separate?

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