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I just checked, it's Sonic Blast. I'll be honest, I'm not a big fan of Sonic to begin with, more of a Mario guy if we're talking mascots haha.

Here's my temporary setup until I get furniture and my arcade games in here. Then it'll get rearranged. Still better than what it was. Disregard any mess haha.

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I just checked, it's Sonic Blast. I'll be honest, I'm not a big fan of Sonic to begin with, more of a Mario guy if we're talking mascots haha.

Here's my temporary setup until I get furniture and my arcade games in here. Then it'll get rearranged. Still better than what it was. Disregard any mess haha.


LCD right next to a CRT!

MY EYEZ!!1!1!!!111!!

Slick console combo tho, just missing a SNES. thumb.gif
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LCD right next to a CRT!

MY EYEZ!!1!1!!!111!!

Slick console combo tho, just missing a SNES. thumb.gif
Haha, just be grateful I'm no longer playing on that LCD!
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I would hope you would be grateful. smile.gif

Do you notice a difference in quality on the retro systems?
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Today was half off day at a local thrift store chain. Except games are only 25% off.

Anyway, they had this old CD wallet with 16 PS1 games. With the discount it came to $18.38 or (rounded up to the nearest penny) $1.15 per game. Considering Resident Evil alone is ~$24 loose, think that's pretty good(?).

In case anybody is interested here's the haul (Click to show)
  1. Rally Cross
  2. 2Xtreme
  3. Ford Racing
  4. Test Drive Off-Road
  5. Ten Pin Alley
  6. Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft
  7. Cool Boarders 2
  8. Tomb Raider
  9. Twisted Metal III
  10. Crash Bandicoot
  11. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
  12. Dukes of Hazard II: Daisy Dukes it Out
  13. NAMCO Museum Vol. 3
  14. Resident Evil
  15. Driver: You Are the Wheelman
  16. Polaris SnoCross

Perhaps of note I bought these and immediately went to work so I haven't actually tested them yet. Also, 4 of them are duplicates rolleyes.gif . It was an all-or-nothing CD wallet purchase.
 
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Tomb Raiders, Cool Boarders, Twisted Metal, Crash Bandicoots, and Namco Museum are the only ones I'd play. Still, nice find. smile.gif
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Tomb Raiders, Cool Boarders, Twisted Metal, Crash Bandicoots, and Namco Museum are the only ones I'd play. Still, nice find. smile.gif

What no Resident Evil? I mean I found it unplayable in the actual 90s. But a lot of people love that game even in its original form.
 
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I missed it in the list. But probably not, I don't like survival horror games (more accurately, I don't like Resident Evil, but I've only played Resident Evil 2 around the time it was new and couldn't figure out where to go and what to do. I'd rather play an RPG and preferably one without too many puzzles.)
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I would hope you would be grateful. smile.gif

Do you notice a difference in quality on the retro systems?
It definitely looks much better for everything up to the GameCube. Playing Wind Waker at the moment.

My Saturn arrives tomorrow. I'll be hitting you up @neurotix about what we discussed in the PM.

Also, I've never been much for the horror genre myself. Though, the first Condemned for Xbox was actually an awesome game. I did get Silent Hill for dirt cheap for the PS1 so I'll be giving that another go maybe tonight.
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I did get Silent Hill for dirt cheap for the PS1 so I'll be giving that another go maybe tonight.

Silent Hill 1,2 and 3 are the core of this series. EVERYTHING after were poor attempts to cash in on the name. I've fallen for a few of them, and all have left me empty. ESPECIALLY Downpour... UGH, horrible.

SH2 and 3 are visually good, and very decent in their own ways. SH1 is obviously out-dated graphics wise, and could be hard to get around. The streets are like 3 times wider than a normal road, etc. Just weird. Tell you what tho, i was about 15 when it came out, and I LOVED early mornings when its still dark out, lights off, TV sound turned up. Game was wicked scary, then... thumb.gif
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