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Retro Things to do with an old NES

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by CardJoe, 1 Aug 2007.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    No thanks. I'll just slam in my cryptic Final Fantasy cartidge. ZERO LOAD TIMES. Now THAT was console gaming...
     
  3. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    hahahahaha. Now, ain't that the friggin' truth!

    Yeah, I love the misc. mods of the ole' NES you see around occasionally, although being an oldschool gamer I almost cringe sometimes seeing the things (read: IMO almost blasphemous) to that milestone. Don't get me wrong.... there are quite a few cool mods done with those things, and I can appreciate good quality craftsmanship as much as any other fellow modder.
     
  4. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    Why not use an old NES and convert it into a novelty condom dispencer :p
     
  5. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    hahahaha.

    It's a game system. And an old one at that. I don't think ones around it would have the use for condoms. :hehe:

    I'm kidding! sheesh.
     
  6. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    The best thing to do with a NES is to play NES games, period.

    Oh and the really BEST thing to do with a NES is to play MegaMan III :D
     
  7. themax

    themax What's a Dremel?

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    I miss the old Final Fantasy, I think I have my cartridge somewhere in storage. Anywhos. Gut the thing, drop in a hardrive loaded with old Nintendo game music, maybe mod the case with a clear one and some alternating colored leds and turn it into a Nintendo jukebox or something haha.
     
  8. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    Do NES games still work?? I ask because I remember having to keep blowing on my carts to get them to work after they got worna nd dusty. There were some cool games.
     
  9. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    Yup, still work! Of course, depends on the condition/care the thing was in in the first place. Yeah, the old 'blow along the pins' trick. Worked 90% of the time, from what I remember as a kid. I just clean it with a solution now. :thumb:
     
  10. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    The battery used to save game data (i.e. Final Fantasy) dies over time. I've lost my save a few times once in a while. But sh*t, I can't complain about no senseless love story, cut scenes, or load times. I have all the Marios as well as Duck Hunt and like 4 guns! So many games...

    I also have this decrepit Final Fantasy world map from 1991 or something--it's all taped up.
     
  11. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    8 and 16bit gaming days are the golden ones
     
  12. severedhead

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    OMG I want a NES alarm clock!

    /looks on Ebay for broken NES's.
     
  13. jl8080

    jl8080 What's a Dremel?

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    I had a NES but I sold it to my neighbour for a tenner. I really regret selling it now. I had Duckhunt and the gun :hehe: Really want to play FF now :(
     
  14. Andy Mc

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    I don't think I could bring myself to ever deface a NES, I have sooo many happy memories of playing classics of Duck Hunt, all the super Mario's, castlevania on that lil ol grey box that it would be like defacing my childhood.

    I really want to get my hands on an old NES again.....
     
  15. Gooey_GUI

    Gooey_GUI Wanted: Red Shirts

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    I have an old NES,

    an older Atari,

    some Commodore 64's and a Commodore 128.

    Have tons of games, but never really play them.

    :idea: eBay!
     
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