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  • Richard1978
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    Originally posted by trip2themoon View Post
    I don't have a PS4 or Xbox ATM. So far I haven't seen anything on the PS4 that I'd really want. I still have an old NES but Nintendo were always a bit snidey with their lock-out chips.

    I have an R4 chip for my DS XL and on that I've got a NES emulator and hundreds of games but it's not quite the same as playing them on a big screen. Among my Master System collection I have a few American games, the Master System has no regional lock outs so you can play games from anywhere in the world. I think the Japanese Master System has different shaped cartridges though. On the Mega Drive you could widen a PAL MD's cartridge slot so it would fit the Japanese games because early MD games have no lock out chips.
    You could get an adaptor for the Mega Drive to take imported carts, or file off the edges so they would fit the slot.

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  • trip2themoon
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    Originally posted by Mulletino View Post
    You could get the Megaman Collection on PS4 and Xbone, although i'm guessing you'd rather play them on the original hardware?

    (It's on sale atm on the PS Store BTW)

    I don't have a PS4 or Xbox ATM. So far I haven't seen anything on the PS4 that I'd really want. I still have an old NES but Nintendo were always a bit snidey with their lock-out chips.

    I have an R4 chip for my DS XL and on that I've got a NES emulator and hundreds of games but it's not quite the same as playing them on a big screen. Among my Master System collection I have a few American games, the Master System has no regional lock outs so you can play games from anywhere in the world. I think the Japanese Master System has different shaped cartridges though. On the Mega Drive you could widen a PAL MD's cartridge slot so it would fit the Japanese games because early MD games have no lock out chips.

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  • Mulletino
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    You could get the Megaman Collection on PS4 and Xbone, although i'm guessing you'd rather play them on the original hardware?

    (It's on sale atm on the PS Store BTW)

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  • trip2themoon
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    Originally posted by darren View Post
    was just thinking what are the hardest games you have played.

    Megaman
    beyond the ice palace
    super empire strikes back.

    I love the Megaman series on the NES but I think the first one was the best. Capcom really pushed the NES to it's limits for that game. All the sequels were pretty easy compared to the first one. The only way I was able to beat the one-eyed yellow monster was using Elecman's gun power and the pause cheat. I have all 4 that got a PAL release but sadly 5 and 6 were never released in Europe. I would hunt down NTSC versions if Nintendo didn't have lock out chips on the NES.


    I always thought that Contra 3 and Smash TV on the SNES were really hard to beat. I prefer playing Contra 3 to Super Probotector because I didn't like how the men were replaced by robots. Why would robots care what happens to humanity. A while back I managed to get my hands on an American SNES so most of my SNES cartridges are American. Anyone who ever played an NTSC SNES or Mega Drive in the PAL region will know why I bought an American SNES. After playing Street Fighter 2 on the American SNES going back to the PAL version was a no go. The PAL version is a horrible, squished, slow mess of a game.

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  • Nik_Barbour
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    Originally posted by DemonEyeX View Post
    I would be surprised if anyone can come up with a harder game than Sqij! on the Spectrum.
    Wow - that game blows.
    http://www.paulplowman.com/blog/sqij...deo-game-ever/

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  • DemonEyeX
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    I would be surprised if anyone can come up with a harder game than Sqij! on the Spectrum.

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  • Nik_Barbour
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    'Rex' on the ZX spectrum is kicking my butt at the minute.
    http://www.worldofspectrum.org/infos...cgi?id=0004129

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  • darren
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    GOLDENEYE FOR THE N64.

    COULD NOT COMPLETE IT ON THEE EASIEST DIFFICULTY BUT DID TRY IT ON HARDER DIFFICULTY OPTIONS Agent", "Secret Agent", or "00-Agent" difficulty settings DIDNT DO TOO BAD.
    BUT IT GOT PRETTY MUCH IMPOSSIBLE AFTER A WHILE.

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  • Richard1978
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    Originally posted by Nik_Barbour View Post
    If you got enough money (or know a cheat code) you could get a docking computer which did it all for you.
    Still haven't found Raxxla though.
    Supposedly there was a planet called **** due to the random planet generating coding having a glitch which wasn't noticed in time.

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  • darren
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    The two g and g games are indeed terribly difficult.

    Never did finish either.


    Originally posted by demoneyex View Post
    the rick dangerous games were very heavy going.
    Ghost & goblins, and ghouls & ghosts are also horrible during later levels.

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  • Nik_Barbour
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    Originally posted by big kid View Post
    elite on the spectrum. could never dock the spacecraft with much success, so i gave up with it.
    If you got enough money (or know a cheat code) you could get a docking computer which did it all for you.
    Still haven't found Raxxla though.

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  • DemonEyeX
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    The Rick Dangerous games were very heavy going.
    Ghost & Goblins, and Ghouls & Ghosts are also horrible during later levels.

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  • wispa lover
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    Bart vs. the space mutants. Couldn't get off the first level.

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  • darren
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    me neither the games where are very tough.

    Still are now.

    I have underwurlde for the spectrum.
    Untouchables i found hard as well..


    Also legend of zelda the 2nd quest lots of things are in different locations.

    Games back then where quite short but very tough maybe its why they where hard cause they are short.



    Originally posted by mulletino View Post
    underwurlde was always hard, still is, tried it on the xbox one rare replay collection and i still suck at it. Mainly because when you entered the next room, there can be an enemy there that sends you flying.

    Tbh, i hardly completed any of my c64/spectrum games as a kid.

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    elite on the spectrum. could never dock the spacecraft with much success, so i gave up with it.

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