What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

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What's your favourite medium for games?

Poll ended at Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:58 pm

Cartridges
30
60%
CD-ROM
9
18%
3.5 Floppy
5
10%
Cassettes
6
12%
Printed Card (Magnavox Odyssey)
0
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Total votes: 50

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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by RodimusPrime » Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:22 am

Guess cartridge was the winner by an overwhelming majority then

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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:17 pm

That's stats for you, so often they misrepresent the truth ;)
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by nokgod » Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:58 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:That's stats for you, so often they misrepresent the truth ;)
...and so often they don't. ;)
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by Spector » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:48 am

I think I didn't post the question with enough emphasis on it being in context. Most people were replying by saying carts were better because they loaded instantly etc, which obviously is not the point. But if the people who did get the point thought the C64/Spectrum games era would have been better as £70 cartridges (in today's money) that you can't copy, then that's their problem!
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by crusto » Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:09 pm

^Can you post that again, in English please? As it's just gone straight over my head :D .

By the way, cartridges are by far and away the best :wink:
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by stayAwhile » Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:38 pm

crusto wrote:^Can you post that again, in English please? As it's just gone straight over my head :D .

By the way, cartridges are by far and away the best :wink:
carts are longer lasting but cost more to buy to this day I could buy scrabble on cd dvd and tape and floppy for 99p if its on any cart system it would be 2 or 3 quid at least
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by RodimusPrime » Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:02 pm

Spector wrote:I think I didn't post the question with enough emphasis on it being in context. Most people were replying by saying carts were better because they loaded instantly etc, which obviously is not the point. But if the people who did get the point thought the C64/Spectrum games era would have been better as £70 cartridges (in today's money) that you can't copy, then that's their problem!

LOL love it, you still can't accept the fact that your very own question did nor go your own way. why bother asking it you won't accept the results.

this was just an exercise in you wanting everyone to agree with you, it was never really a serious question at all.

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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by crusto » Sat Oct 25, 2014 3:46 pm

stayAwhile wrote:
crusto wrote:^Can you post that again, in English please? As it's just gone straight over my head :D .

By the way, cartridges are by far and away the best :wink:
carts are longer lasting but cost more to buy to this day I could buy scrabble on cd dvd and tape and floppy for 99p if its on any cart system it would be 2 or 3 quid at least
But cart is still the best, right?
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by stvd » Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:28 pm

crusto wrote:
stayAwhile wrote:
crusto wrote:^Can you post that again, in English please? As it's just gone straight over my head :D .

By the way, cartridges are by far and away the best :wink:
carts are longer lasting but cost more to buy to this day I could buy scrabble on cd dvd and tape and floppy for 99p if its on any cart system it would be 2 or 3 quid at least
But cart is still the best, right?
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Re: What's best: Cartridge, CD-ROM...or cassette??

Post by The Laird » Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:32 pm

Spector wrote:I think I didn't post the question with enough emphasis on it being in context. Most people were replying by saying carts were better because they loaded instantly etc, which obviously is not the point. But if the people who did get the point thought the C64/Spectrum games era would have been better as £70 cartridges (in today's money) that you can't copy, then that's their problem!
I guess I have a problem then!

As much as I love the Spectrum, it was my first system after all and the one I grew up with, I really do wish I had got an Atari 8-bit instead. Mainly because it has a vast catalogue of cartridge games, I really could have had the best of both worlds. Would never have needed to get a 2600 because the A8 would have done the job of a console and computer.

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