Looking back at the Original Xbox

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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by AceGrace » Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:27 am

aztecca wrote:↑↑↑↑

Thats not bad bad for an s-video monster better off with component though.You would probably have to get from the us though.

Heres a link to them on amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Xbox-Component-Vi ... B00005TN7U

Chuck me a cheeky offer if your after it acegrace and its yours.
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Timothy Redux » Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:01 pm

This was the machine that got me back into gaming. I'd basically stopped out of boredom and I bought my mate's Xbox 2nd hand. He gave me Outrun, Battlefront and a few other games with it - and I was hooked. It's probably my favourite console.
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by sscott » Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:23 pm

I only really return to my XBox to play Outrun 2, what a fantastic game! And a bit of the burnout series.
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by The Laird » Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:29 pm

sscott wrote:I only really return to my XBox to play Outrun 2, what a fantastic game! And a bit of the burnout series.
Same really. Sent mine off to be modded now though.

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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Timothy Redux » Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:29 pm

sscott wrote:I only really return to my XBox to play Outrun 2, what a fantastic game! And a bit of the burnout series.
Burnout! How could I forget that! Got Burnout 2 from a closing Woolworths for 99p and was hooked.
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:24 am

jdanddiet wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:It's definitely my favourite of the three systems, even though I think the PS2 has a better range of software on it.
The output isn't the greatest on Xbox, but component should definitely give you the best image.
Also, my cheap copy of Dreamfall works on this new machine, so that's made me happy.
Dreamfall is brilliant. Making of, boss? :wink:
I'd rather do Cthulhu first.
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:25 am

The Xbox I have has coin-ops 7 and it's pretty impressive (although the output isn't the best via CRT).
Still, I was playing Shinobi last night and it was rather awesome.
I also went back to Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2X, which made up for the awfulness of playing part 5 :P
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Timothy Redux » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:04 pm

I still think Panzer Dragoon Orta is a stone cold classic too. Such a shame we never got a proper sequel
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by MatOfTheDead » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:16 pm

Picked a crystal up for outrun 2 back in 04 was a refreshing change from playstation having been a sole playstation gamer since 98
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Post by stvd » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:17 pm

Timothy Redux wrote:I still think Panzer Dragoon Orta is a stone cold classic too. Such a shame we never got a proper sequel
Not sure if I sold this or I still have it somewhere.
Was chuffed to find it in a joblot for next to nothing but so disappointed when I tried it.
People really like this? :?
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Timothy Redux » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:18 pm

MatOfTheDead wrote:Picked a crystal up for outrun 2 back in 04 was a refreshing change from playstation having been a sole playstation gamer since 98
Don't lose the controllers - I had to replace mine and it cost more than the crystal console which I picked up quite reasonably
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:49 pm

stvd wrote:
Timothy Redux wrote: People really like this? :?
I think it's incredible. It's a super on-rail shooter with imaginative looking levels, an interesting combat mechanic in the form of the three switchable dragon forms, the standard risk Vs reward system of the charge shots and some truly satisfying boss encounters. It's perhaps a little tough, but it still has some of the most stunning visuals to grace the machine.

In fact I'm going to play it tonight :P
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Timothy Redux » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:53 pm

I think it's a real sega golden arcade era style game - like a more playable version Space Harrier
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by stvd » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:16 pm

OK, I'll give it one more go. :wink:

If I can find it.
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Re: Looking back at the Original Xbox

Post by Megamixer » Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:05 pm

Yeah. It has a 'look' that isn't really comparable to other games (well unless you count other PD games of course). Some of the boss battles are indeed tough and need a few goes to beat but the game overall is a nice experience. Costs bugger all to purchase today as well unless it's suddenly shot up in price unknown to me.
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