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Help Me Choose my new Console

Post by GovanGer » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:25 am

I've just moved from a 1 bedroom flat into a bigger house.

Now I've got room to have a few consoles set up at once.

I've got my 360, PS2, DC and have just bought a Megadrive recently too.

I've got room to fit one more console under my telly, so what should it be?

I've owned most consoles at one point or another but it was when I was younger so cash was limited and I only owned a few games for each.

I was thinking a SNES but I have played almost every good game for it so there would be nothing really "new" for me to try out.

a NES maybe? Are the games still easy enough to get a hold of? I was only about 11 when I had a NES so there are a lot of games I missed out on.

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Post by James Bond » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:28 am

How about a Sega Saturn?



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Post by GovanGer » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:31 am

Yeah I had a Saturn for a good while when they were out. I think I want something a bit older,

a CD32 maybe. When I had one originally cames were hard to come by, but there seems to be loads of them on ebay now

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Post by Emperor Fossil » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:58 am

Fill that space with a modded xbox loaded with emulators.

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Post by Heavy Stylus » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:01 pm

I'd buy a NES, one of those Power Pak SD-card readers and a 2GB SanDisk (so you only need the one cartridge for all your games...) :)
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Post by SirClive » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:13 pm

I'd get a Vectrex and put it somewhere else.

Just don't get a Saturn, they are rubbish (oops, thought I was in the controversial g aming views thread then :wink: )
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Post by Dudley » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:34 pm

Master System convertor for that SMD.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:41 pm

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Post by Sega2006 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:10 pm

SirClive wrote:I'd get a Vectrex and put it somewhere else.

Just don't get a Saturn, they are rubbish (oops, thought I was in the controversial g aming views thread then :wink: )
Ill let you off that one for now. :wink:

Shame the Saturn isnt wanted as its a great piece of kit for Import games.
The NES is alright but Toaster models suffer from the infamous 'Flash' fault which although rectifiyable is just a pain in the behind when you really want to play a game. The Games catalouge is massive, even bigger in the US so you may want to reigeon mod. The Atari 2600 is a very old, very simple but very fun machine, tons of different models to choose from or alternitivly you could go with the 7800 which plays 2600 games aswell as its own games. A PC engine looks good if you dont mind importing. A SMS might be a wise addition as you have 2 Sega Machines already (Good Choice by the way :wink: ) and it has some very good games. I'd stay away from a CD32 as it didnt do too well and its really just an Amiga made into a console and its computer form is far nicer.

Just make sure you find a few good games on that format before you buy it.

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Post by stvd » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:13 pm

It's old AND it looks good!!

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Post by MC1 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:38 pm

Sega2006 wrote: Shame the Saturn isnt wanted as its a great piece of kit for Import games.
I want one. :cry:
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Post by BennyTheGreek » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:46 pm

Ever thought about an n64???

You can pick up the game for next to nothing and if you get the correct games it is a stunning little machine.

If I had the space my next console would be a pc engine as I personally think it is one of the most under rated machines ......I have only played via emulator but wow!!!

I would buy more bits for your dreamcast.......

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Post by will2097 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:52 pm

Neo Geo MVS. You didn't say how much money you had. ;) You could get a 3DO. Maybe. Maybe not of cause. You would have to be the forgiving type. Like me. [cough]

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Post by SirClive » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:04 pm

MC1 wrote:
Sega2006 wrote: Shame the Saturn isnt wanted as its a great piece of kit for Import games.
I want one. :cry:
I sold one at retronorth. I only wanted a fiver but CodenameMat felt guilty and gave me a tenner anyway :)
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Post by MC1 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:08 pm

Bollox,

That is a good reason why I should go the the next one. I would have given you a tenner for it.
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