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Post by Unidentified Assilant » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:25 am

tbh i've never seen a portable by you either Retromaster, but I don't really care if you have or haven't. I have never done anything with electronics for a few valid reasons (1. too costly, 2. too risky, 3. too many injuries involved and even fatal if you muck around without knowing what your doing (i.e. CRT TV picture tubes has close too 100000 volts of electricity in it?)
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Post by atari2600a » Wed Feb 28, 2007 1:14 pm

10K, not 100K. Monochrome CRT's usually only have a few thousand.

10k can easily kill you, burn you, or at least fling your arm or maybe your whole body across the room, depending on the circumstances. 100k would probably send you in flames!

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Post by Retromaster » Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:58 pm

Unidentified Assilant wrote:tbh i've never seen a portable by you either Retromaster, but I don't really care if you have or haven't. I have never done anything with electronics for a few valid reasons (1. too costly, 2. too risky, 3. too many injuries involved and even fatal if you muck around without knowing what your doing (i.e. CRT TV picture tubes has close too 100000 volts of electricity in it?)
I did build a portable.
here. bow down before it female of the dog species. MUHAWHAWHAWHAWAHWA!!

and call me a dare devil for working with 9 volts, wimp.

and also, im working on a SECOND portable as we speak. it is a sceret project.
I am to be feared.

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Post by Harshboy » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:24 pm

Retromaster wrote: OMG!!! im on my 666th post! the apoclypse is near!
Gasp, could this be true.....a non-nooby Retro, it MUST be the Apocalypse!

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Post by Retromaster » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:26 pm

gather the old people and children, eat them first!

hide in the basements! cannabilize!
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Post by ShockSlayer » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:31 pm

Harshboy wrote:
Retromaster wrote: OMG!!! im on my 666th post! the apoclypse is near!
Gasp, could this be true.....a non-nooby Retro, it MUST be the Apocalypse!
Omg! The apocolypse?

On my 666th post, won a free toy at mcdonalds!

Wah?

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Post by myuusmeow » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:53 pm

Back then: /me blows into cartridge and inserts into Gameboy. Nintendo scrolls down.

Now: /me blows into cartridge, inserts into Gameboy. Turns on. Pushes one corner of the screen. Again and again. Then I push the center. Fiddle with the batteries and that red LED comes on. Nintendo scrolls down.
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Post by G-force » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:16 pm

Wow... I would say something about how much CRAP there is in this thread, but instead, I will try and get it back on track.

For me, it's a tie between the lovely harmony of "SEEEEGGGAAA" on the Genesis, and the "BBRRRRRWWWRRRRNNN" of the PlayStation logo on the old PSX. Both make me feel good every time I hear/see them. I guess you associate those sounds with the games that you enjoyed so much on them.

Did N64 have a startup screen? I'm pretty sure it didn't. Just wondering.

I didn't even notice Xbox had a startup screen until I read this thread :lol: I'm getting old...

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Post by Retromaster » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:35 pm

PS1 FTW!
G force wrote:Did N64 have a startup screen? I'm pretty sure it didn't. Just wondering.
yes it did...I think. ask shockslayer. hes the n64 master.

yeah, I really like the SSEEEGGGGAAA and the BBBBRRRWWWNNN
of the ps1 and genesis. they were nastolgic.
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Post by atari2600a » Thu Mar 01, 2007 12:08 am

The N64 had no BIOS. All startup screens are programmed into the games themselves.

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Post by Retromaster » Thu Mar 01, 2007 12:18 am

I know only of the NES and atari.

I can barely remember what the startup screen looked like..
the only N64 I ever played was 2 years ago at an 8 year old kids house. I broke in to steal his NES, but, as a die hard gamer, I had to play his SNES and n64.

not many people have succeeded in the quest to portabilize it.
I would think a 1996 system would have some sort of bios.
did the PS1 have one?
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Post by paul4990 » Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:41 am

cartridge systems have no bios, except neo geo

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Post by Skyone » Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:55 am

Heh - how about Genesis?

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Post by vskid » Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:23 am

N64 doesn't waste its time with boot screens, or even load screens! Pwns the PS1. :P
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Post by Unidentified Assilant » Thu Mar 01, 2007 12:41 pm

Retromaster wrote:
Unidentified Assilant wrote:tbh i've never seen a portable by you either Retromaster, but I don't really care if you have or haven't. I have never done anything with electronics for a few valid reasons (1. too costly, 2. too risky, 3. too many injuries involved and even fatal if you muck around without knowing what your doing (i.e. CRT TV picture tubes has close too 100000 volts of electricity in it?)
I did build a portable.
here. bow down before it female of the dog species. MUHAWHAWHAWHAWAHWA!!

and call me a dare devil for working with 9 volts, wimp.

and also, im working on a SECOND portable as we speak. it is a sceret project.
I am to be feared.

OMG!!! im on my 666th post! the apoclypse is near!
I stand corrected. Sorry.

Best bootup screen? (for real this time), Sonic games on the Megadrive/Genesis
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