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Post When You Buy or Sell Any Game
Dec 30 2013, 07:10 PM
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The Pikmin circle is now complete :D

KI Gold doesn't work but I will have to take it back. But these are my pickups for today!
Did you try cleaning the contacts on KI Gold? I ask only because it's so rare that a N64 cartridge doesn't work.

N64 redo's?
I'm all for remaking classics as long as there's some noticeable improvement. For example, I like the Virtual Console ports of N64 titles because they generally run in progressive scan. This little enhancement is notable as it makes these ports more easily enjoyed on modern HD televisions thus justifying the effort on Nintendo's behalf. It is disappointing, however, that Nintendo didn't add on-line support to popular N64 era classics like Mario Kart 64 or Super Smash Bros. on the VC as that would have made those ports even more desirable.

Dumb Query about the Mario Kart Black Controller
Buyer beware because Mario Kart Controllers are very easy to replicate. Here's one I made up although I have no intentions of putting it up for sale. ;)

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Doesn't that other controller in the background looks sexy? :lol:

The Wii U Topic
Nintendo is weathering the storm brought on by the launch of the Xbox One and PS4 rather well. They still have a sales lead on the two newer consoles and they've got their big hitters scheduled for release next year in SSB4 and MK8.

If those two games are as good as I hope they will be I'll probably hold off getting a PS4 until some really spectacular exclusive for it is released.

What games are you playing?
Cathie's been playing the Brian Age games on my old DS. Sudoku is great for stimulating logical thinking and it's also quite relaxing as it requires so much concentration to complete the puzzles quickly and without any mistakes.

I've been playing Sin & Punishment: Star Successor on the Wii. The game is so deliciously difficult that I absolutely love it. :wub:

Which Super Smash Bros?
I've been playing an insane amount of Brawl thanks to the most recent Project M release. Simply amazing how fun this game is now.

The original question in this thread was; which is the best Super Smash Bros. game and now thanks to Project M my answer is definitively Brawl.

What's the last thing you ate/drank?
For dinner Cathie served up a homemade chicken pot pie that is out-of-this-world delicious. Her secret is using dark thigh meat, as opposed to white breast meat, which in my opinion imparts much more flavor. She used organic chicken and carrots although she mixed things up a little by using canned cubed potatoes. Oh my God it was sooo good. I washed my two slices down with water and I'll probably go back for more later tonight. X_D

HELP N64 Hookup
Do you have a game in the system? Does the red light on the front of the N64 illuminate when you turn it on?

Pre-Ordering Games
I don't preorder games anymore. I used to back when gaming wasn't so mainstream and stores only got limited quantities of a new title. Nowadays, stores stock up so well that I just walk in and purchase a game when the mood strikes me.

Mario Kart 8 does look fantastic so I'm hoping that a special Wii U bundle is available with the game at launch. That's when I'll finally get the Wii U - when Mario Kart 8 is released.

Watcha Listenin' To?
Crank this one up guys and let's relive the 80's together.

Watcha Listenin' To?
In the mood for some old-school funk. :-8

Post When You Buy or Sell Any Game
I got Sin & Punishment: Star Successor for the Nintendo Wii for Christmas! :w00t:

Post When You Buy or Sell Any Game
Dec 24 2013, 07:16 AM
today's arrival: timesplitters 2 for NGC. mint disc!

the only worthy spiritual successor to goldeneye and perfect dark. no gamecube collection is complete without it 8)
My GameCube collection isn't complete. ;_;

Merry Christmas 2013 Everybody!
Merry Christmas! :w00t:

Controller options
Speaking about pictures, here are some of mine. :)

Grey controller with third-part GameCube style stick. You can see the worn out original stick in the foreground.

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Hybrid two-tone controller with Atomic Purple top and Black bottom. This one also has the GC style thumbstick.

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Finally, a fully restored Funtastic Ice Blue controller with a tube of ceramic grease in the foreground.

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Been using this controller quite a bit with Super Smash Bros. and it performs flawlessly. :D

Controller options
It'd be nice if a third-party thumbstick got released that dublicates the one on the Hori Mini Pad.

The original batch of "GameCube-like" third-party thumbsticks weren't bad but they were a little too sensitive. They also don't work well with Super Smash Bros. as forward smashes are hard to pull off consistently with them.

If you come across an official N64 controller with a pristine analog stick and you intend to use it, I suggest immediately taking it apart and lubricating the ball and parts that come in contact with it with ceramic grease. The analog stick will last MUCH longer that way. :)

Controller options
Dec 23 2013, 07:25 AM
I think this is going to be a major problem in the not too distant future. Why can't someone somewhere manufacture the three bits of plastic to fit back into an original controller? :rollseyes:
I've been asking this question for a while myself.

Movies and Television
The Red Shadow
Dec 21 2013, 04:44 PM
That was one of Chris Carter's biggest inspirations for The X-Files. I imagine I might have to check it out someday.
You've never watched the Night Stalker?! :o

I just ordered a new copy of The Men Who Stare at Goats off of Ebay. Couldn't pass it up because even with shipping it's only gonna cost $4.25. If it sucks I can get half of that back from my local used reseller.

Do Funtastic consoles have better video display?
RGB Modded Nintendo 64 Explained

Even though I love the N64, this seems like way too much trouble to me. I'll just stick with S-Video.

Movies and Television
The first season of the X-Files is my favorite because it pays homage to one of my other favorite TV programs Kolchak: The Night Stalker. Here's the intro to Night Stalker to get a flavor of how cool this iconic show was.

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