nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 7/27/10

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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by lovablechevy » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:25 pm

ok guys, we all know that actual hardware is better than clones.

but that's not what this thread is about.

can we please stay on topic? this thread is for useful info, compatibility, and any questions about the retro duo.
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Post by Death09 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:11 pm

okay let me see my comments on retroduo.

I am only fifteen years old woah, and i am a 2D classic gamer. Well that is a bit odd most people my age go for xbox360.

Anyways

I recently ordered a retro duo off Nintendo repair shop, after watching reviews on it i thought it would be a lot cheaper and better, then buying a nes and snes.

After about 1 month of playing games on it both nes and snes, my freaking controllers screwed up.
Whoa what a piece of crap, so i hooked up my original snes controllers.
So far that's the only issue

Why couldn't they just print WARNING CONTROLLERS SCREW UP.
Or WARNING MAKE SURE YOU ORDER 2 SNES CONTROLLERS ASWELL.

I mean i love how it is so lightweight and portable, and a really fancy box plus air cooling vents.

But Christ sake slap a logo on the box saying (NOT 100% Worth it)

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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by Jon » Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:48 am

Because not all hardware lives forever. Please keep the stickied thread on topic.

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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by Death09 » Sun Apr 05, 2009 1:49 pm

IS THAT SO?

THATS WHY MY SNES CONTROLLERS WORK AFTER 20 years but not something i bought 1 month ago?

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Post by eurddrue » Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:33 pm

Death09 wrote:IS THAT SO?

THATS WHY MY SNES CONTROLLERS WORK AFTER 20 years but not something i bought 1 month ago?
GTFO of this thread
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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by themadhacker » Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:50 pm

yeah, really. This is for adding to the compatibility list and giving useful hacking imformation for the retro duo. Not bashing the build quality of it. If you don't like it, suck it up and shut up about it.

now, to get this back on topic, if anybody has a retro duo and the nes game, kickle cubicle, could you test to see if it works?
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Post by Leolio31 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:25 am

Death09 wrote:Screw the retroduo.
Buy a refurbished nes and snes and just keep it up to date with new gear.
now that's what u say 110% capability
For us people of Europe, it's a very good hardware to play import games without an adapter. Lots of the greatest games never made it to Europe : Chrono Trigger, Seken Densetsu 3, Mario RPG...

BTW I almost finished my small website on the Retro Duo. It's not very good-looking, but I think it has some interesting features.

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Post by Crockett » Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:17 am

Here is couple of games that i've tested

SNES pal
F-Zero - good

Super Famicom
RockmanX - good
Super Metroid - good

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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by tomselleck » Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:47 pm

Hola. Everything in the list below works, some of them the sound may not be quite right but I can't be sure because my actual SNES is defunct and I have no PAL SNES.

Nintendo Entertainment System/USA/NTSC
Chip n' Dale: Rescue Rangers - works
Crystalis - works
The Magic of Scheherazade - works

Super Famicom/Japan/NTSC
Actraiser - works (perfectly)
Gokujou Parodius - works
Pop n' Twinbee - works
Ranma Nibunnoichi: Hard Battle - works
Rockman's Soccer - works

Super Nintendo/UK/PAL
Parodius - works

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Post by ShockSlayer » Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:18 pm

Megaman X, Megaman X2, and Super Mario All-stars + World all work fine
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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by footinmouth » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:59 am

Just one question, is that small board at the top just the nes portion?
sorry for the bump, but I want to just want to be sure I know before I buy it, yoyu have been talking mostly about the snes portion.
i hate how electronic part suppliers give you an option on their website to filter your searches so that you can find a certain part and no results come up!

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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by lovablechevy » Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:27 pm

footinmouth wrote:Just one question, is that small board at the top just the nes portion?
sorry for the bump, but I want to just want to be sure I know before I buy it, yoyu have been talking mostly about the snes portion.
yeah, the board at the top with a cart slot on it is the nes portion. the large board is the snes portion. and the tiny board is the controller board. :)
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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by footinmouth » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:59 pm

lovablechevy wrote:
footinmouth wrote:Just one question, is that small board at the top just the nes portion?
sorry for the bump, but I want to just want to be sure I know before I buy it, yoyu have been talking mostly about the snes portion.
yeah, the board at the top with a cart slot on it is the nes portion. the large board is the snes portion. and the tiny board is the controller board. :)
thanks! :D I have decided to use this for my NesBoyAdvance project instead of the yobo
i hate how electronic part suppliers give you an option on their website to filter your searches so that you can find a certain part and no results come up!

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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by eurddrue » Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:53 pm

footinmouth wrote:
lovablechevy wrote:
footinmouth wrote:Just one question, is that small board at the top just the nes portion?
sorry for the bump, but I want to just want to be sure I know before I buy it, yoyu have been talking mostly about the snes portion.
yeah, the board at the top with a cart slot on it is the nes portion. the large board is the snes portion. and the tiny board is the controller board. :)
thanks! :D I have decided to use this for my NesBoyAdvance project instead of the yobo
Wait, I thought that the nes side was rendered useless after you took away the snes side.
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Re: nes/snes retro duo! pics, review, hacking info 3/24/09

Post by Life of Brian » Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:15 pm

eurddrue wrote:Wait, I thought that the nes side was rendered useless after you took away the snes side.
Yes, it is.
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