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Are you an emulator or system based retro gamer?

Pretty much just emulate these days
3 (23.1%)
Bit of both really
7 (53.8%)
Original hardware all the way!
3 (23.1%)
Emulate but really want to use real hardware more
0 (0%)
Don't really play games anymore, just collect stuff
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 12

Voting closed: January 27, 2012, 11:48:30 AM

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Offline TrekMD

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Re: Are you an Emulator or system based retro gamer?
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2012, 22:36:33 PM »
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I just dont have the space (or the hardware).

I think this is probably the last gen we will see emulated at some point if we are lucky and as the industry changes we will find that we lose the ability to replay the next gen's 'old classics' unless a company feels like re-releasing them :(

I wouldn't be surprised if that were the case given how the gaming industry is imploding right now.

Going to the final frontier, gaming...

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Re: Are you an Emulator or system based retro gamer?
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2012, 22:58:09 PM »
Plus a lot of the current gen games have server only online features only that are lost forever once they switch their servers off.

Thats right EA i'm looking at you :(

How much would it take for them to include features where you can still play a game with your m8s if you dont want to buy Fifa or Tiger XX.

Are they still selling the Army of Two DLC - they still had it a while back at least 6month after the servers were switched off and the DLC was online co-op only.

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Re: Are you an Emulator or system based retro gamer?
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2012, 18:13:03 PM »
I like to play classics like the Atari and Intellivision. Then use emulation for some of the 16-Bit era. It is easier to use save states then use some of the password saves. Kings Bounty on the Genesis/Megadrive comes to mind for a long password save. Final Lap Twin for the PCE/TG-16.