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    Why not? We're talking of the best console...

    Why not? We're talking of the best console version, accurate to the computer original to the point of sharing the same passwords, and crucially compatible with Sega /Mega mouse...
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    Correction sir: planned for release in the US as...

    Correction sir: planned for release in the US as wraith of the Gods, but although rom can be found online, It wasn't released commercially.
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    Populous II

    Populous II
  4. If peacock mode means always naked, then a 12707A...

    If peacock mode means always naked, then a 12707A would be preferable, so that you own both sprites 😁
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    I'm not sure, you know. I mean, Qix seems to...

    I'm not sure, you know.
    I mean, Qix seems to have more interesting variations out there, like the Nintendo developed GB one. And the music on Genesis sounds atrocious.

    Zoom on the other hand,...
  6. What's the earliest stage to distinguish revs? I...

    What's the earliest stage to distinguish revs? I seem to remember that it's not necessary to reach the last boss...
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    I'm curious why the general consensus here is...

    I'm curious why the general consensus here is that 8 bit Columns is better than 16 bit?

    Also, which grid puzzler do you think wins on Genny: Volfied or Zoom!?
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    Well, I conflate game series in the list,...

    Well, I conflate game series in the list, therefore in my hypotetical list Knuckles and Axes take one spot each; which is fair I believe, since the better episodes and the weakest ones can give an...
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    I'm roughly at 250 between all regions and I'm...

    I'm roughly at 250 between all regions and I'm near saturation point. If all titles had kept a reasonable price of say max $100 each, I could see myself adding another thirty or so but hardly more...
  10. Believe it or not, that may be the majority of...

    Believe it or not, that may be the majority of cases. Especially due to the great job Electronic Arts did as a publisher: 99% of their (yellow-tab) carts are region-free and have the adjusted audio...
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    "The Duel set the stage for racing games...

    "The Duel set the stage for racing games everywhere"

    by bmcaleer

    "The rivalry between the precise 959 and the wild F40 was one fought out on computer screens as well as the streets"

    At this...
  12. Thread: Double Dragon

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    Basically what's being said here is really...

    Basically what's being said here is really simple, that is: that the port (by British developer) was conceived for 50hz PAL audience... And Accolade didn't care shit to adjust it for the US market.
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    "The Story Behind the Tireless Slog of Porting...

    "The Story Behind the Tireless Slog of Porting 'Double Dragon' to Genesis"

    excerpt from: "Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, and Other Coin-Op Classics Invaded the Living Room"

    by...
  14. What about Red Zone then... Unlike Subterrania,...

    What about Red Zone then... Unlike Subterrania, the cart isn't locked. However, Zyrinx are from Denmark, and the graphics do seem to work better in the 50hz presentation (ie circles in hud displays...
  15. To me there are a few animations (the snakes; the...

    To me there are a few animations (the snakes; the use of certain weapons like the iron ball) that make much more sense at 50hz speed. I guess we'll never know for sure... Also, I've seen youtube...
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    What a difference some years make. Barely a...

    What a difference some years make. Barely a mention of Mystical Fighter / Maou Renjishi in the whole thread, while now it would probably be listed among the top five if not top three of the genre for...
  17. Does it? I don't remember: I tried it and it...

    Does it? I don't remember: I tried it and it doesn't have one by default but maybe there's an item or something else that triggers a counter somewhere... Or it just appears if you're idle too much a...
  18. Other that still haven't been mentioned: US...

    Other that still haven't been mentioned:

    US only releases that were nonetheless developed in the UK

    Wolfchild (game isn't region locked and definitely plays truer to the original in 50hz... See...
  19. If Peter Andrew's Double Dragon is indeed...

    If Peter Andrew's Double Dragon is indeed intended to play at 50hz, could this be the case also for his Double Dragon 3 Arcade Game?
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    The 1993 SIMS ("Tecmo") game offers 24 teams, a...

    The 1993 SIMS ("Tecmo") game offers 24 teams, a world cup mode which can be reprised via paswords, four possible formation tactics, teams of 11vs11, a good soundtrack and an "arcade" approach. I...
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    UEFA's 1992 Champions of Europe has some good...

    UEFA's 1992 Champions of Europe has some good spritework, and I like the idea of sprites talking via balloons. The game however, is notoriously broken. It has 34 european teams.

    Sensible Soccer...
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    Okay let's give some statistics in order to help...

    Okay let's give some statistics in order to help the thread gain momentum.

    The 1985 card version, or "Great" should technically be dismissed right away since it plays in teams of 5vs5 plus goalie,...
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    Disclaimer: usually when it comes to 16bit era,...

    Disclaimer: usually when it comes to 16bit era, Sensible Soccer wins the contest by default, on every platform it has landed.

    The Master System might just be the exception to that rule, and that's...
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    Best SMS Soccer game?

    The Sega Master System had an impressive eleven year run of soccer games, from the earliest 1985 Great Soccer to the late 1996 FIFA conversion. I'd like to see them re-appraised and ranked best to...
  25. Full list of Megadrive/Genesis commercial releases by Megabit size?

    I tried to search for such info but didn't find it; sorry if this has been asked before.

    I'd also welcome a breakdown by year, example:


    Year: 1991
    total count released during the year: ???...
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