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    Quote Originally Posted by catflap View Post
    I believe the lightguns were extras - never had those!

    There were older ones I'm sure - what did you have Zincubus?
    We got them as soon as they were out so guessing they were proper basic


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zincubus View Post
    We got them as soon as they were out so guessing they were proper basic


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    Quote Originally Posted by tex View Post
    Bought my son a Sega mega drive and a few games which included sonic, ghosts and ghouls, metal slug, golden axe and my favourite the pagemaster which i think is the only game i played and completed!
    We got Master System .. with Alex Kidd built in

    Went on to get Castle of Illusion which had all the family addicted ..


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    Quote Originally Posted by zabadak View Post
    Our one and only console (orange colour, though)
    Same here, don't remember having the light gun though. Not my only console though, as I've had various others since.

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    My first was a Sega Master System. I've seen ads for various Sega and Nintendo console emulation boxes that can be bought with games built in. My son's gf bought him a SNES emulation box for Christmas and I will be interested to find out what the emulation quality is like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffslad View Post
    My first was a Sega Master System. I've seen ads for various Sega and Nintendo console emulation boxes that can be bought with games built in. My son's gf bought him a SNES emulation box for Christmas and I will be interested to find out what the emulation quality is like.
    I've long been tempted to get myself a Raspberry Pi and get some retro gaming going.

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    I've barely bought any proper retro games since I got my Retropie, so much easier to play andn my kids can't break my original consoles (as the three year old loves playing Sonic).

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