The Old Koots Gamimg Club

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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby moonshine » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:27 pm

Why would you pay for this when ROMS and emulators are free?
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby ink » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:50 pm

i know.. but i cant play without a classic controller.. that said, i dug up my old nes i gave to my nephew, works fine, even after all these years :lawl:

it takes about 5-10min of fiddling with the games to get them to work, but it is still that nostalgic bizness <3
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby moonshine » Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:12 pm

60 bucks is a bit rich for my blood.
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby ink » Tue Aug 09, 2016 11:43 pm

yea same.. nothing beats a throwback, dusty console anyway :lawl:
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby Feydakin » Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:46 pm

I still have my Atari 2600 and my Commodore 64 and 128... That shit is collector's items now! :D
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby ink » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:42 pm

wait.. u mean the commodore 64 with the cassette tape thingy to play the game on?? yoo.. that was proly my first game system hahaaa

no idea what happened to it tho.. :|
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby Feydakin » Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:48 am

Yup, then I thought I was top dog when I got a floppy drive, then I upgraded to a 128 and got a 3.5 floppy drive... I used that right up through to about 1985 when I finally got my first IBM PC. /bigsmile
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby ghostdogg » Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:40 pm

Feydakin wrote:I still have my Atari 2600 and my Commodore 64 and 128... That shit is collector's items now! :D


amazing! those are def collector's items...
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby Rivoc » Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:19 am

moonshine wrote:Why would you pay for this when ROMS and emulators are free?


I feel the 60$ is worth reliving the favorite parts of my childhood. Plus its nice to have a console with games to play casually with company, passing the controller on each death. it works well with NES and Sega games, and classic controllers are just the cherry on top.

I do use emulators, and they're crazy fun, but to have this in my living room as opposed to my desktop, and ill prob be splitting the cost w my roommates.
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby NaranjaRa » Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:45 pm

OMG THIS THREAD!!!!! how did i miss this? well, actually probably because i don't game much EXCEPT for a chance to play the ones i grew up on.

pretty much the same background as Feyd...seeing and playing the progression of video games from pong and the arcades, to Atari, Coleco-Vision, Commodore...through the original NES & Sega Genesis...on to IBM/PC until around 2005 when i realized how much i miss actual controllers and the 3D camera motion of many current games gives me a headache. //oldkoot

i would LOVE to get one of those mini pre-loaded NES / Genesis deals! eventually perhaps. emulators are fine for cravings but again, hate using a keyboard. yeah i know about USB controls too, but meh i'd still rather play on my big TV. about 8 years ago i did buy one of these little pre-loaded joysticks for about $10...came with like 10 old arcade games and is fun for the price.

my faves growing up:
Galaga
Ms PacMan
Centipede
Dig Dug
Joust
Q-Bert
DuckTales (on NES!!!)
Metroid (changed my world as a young lady when i got to the end!!)
Super Mario Bros.
Sonic the Hedgehog (i can still rock this one...muscle memory i guess lol)
Legend of Zelda
Pitfall
Altered Beast (my friend and i beat this in the arcade!)


if you want to laugh about how bad some of the games we had were and reminisce about stuff you likely forgot about, the Angry Video Game Nerd is one of the few shows on YouTube i can watch repeatedly and always enjoy - after skipping the awful intro... :giggle: - here are a few of my favorite eps:

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O82pX2XQIQ&index=94&list=PL2B009153AC977F90[/youtube]

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdWRTleizFU&index=50&list=PL2B009153AC977F90[/youtube]





also look out for one on Bible games and adult games...omg /rotfl

his collection of games and consoles is also one of the most incredible things to behold...often a bit of a history lesson as well in some shows! /smart
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Re: The Old Koots Gamimg Club

Postby ink » Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:56 pm

lololol Anna, supa dupa nerd. /rotfl

*but rumor is, that can play all your old nes games on it... ;)
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