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  1. Poll: I can't think of any excuse used to defend...

    I can't think of any excuse used to defend keeping the thread open to be worth it.

    Keep it open so Fonzie can't get away with his shit? Excuse me, but how has that been going? The guy fucking...
  2. Poll: Wait, when did we start arguing about deleting it...

    Wait, when did we start arguing about deleting it instead of locking it?
  3. And the only videos that get watched are the...

    And the only videos that get watched are the ultraclickbaity sensasionalist stuff with the most misleading crap possible. Bonus points if sponsors are involved. Videos are also a pain in the ass if...
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    We went over this before and the only thing we...

    We went over this before and the only thing we managed to get is make Melf create more sections, not less. That's how we got Developer's Den, which only ended up making things worse as new homebrew...
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    Same way to how racing games draw their road: the...

    Same way to how racing games draw their road: the tilemap holds a triangle that covers every possible line width and then the game changes the vertical scroll on every scanline to pick a line with...
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    To the point that there were complaints about my...

    To the point that there were complaints about my suggestion to lock up the thread about how it's the thing that keeps the forum alive… just saying, if this is really the only thing the forum has left...
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    Honestly I can't tell, could be either that...

    Honestly I can't tell, could be either that (rotated sprites don't look cleaned up) or prerendered (because there aren't too many combinations).

    For the first there are only 16 angles, the weird...
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    The horizontal scroll table works on screen...

    The horizontal scroll table works on screen coordinates (i.e. they don't shift along with the vertical scroll), what you're seeing happens even without column scroll — if you're always using a...
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    First it computes the horizontal scroll for the...

    First it computes the horizontal scroll for the whole line, then it applies vertical scroll on every 16px column.

    It's more obvious if you consider how it works in hardware, the VDP is fetching...
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    There are different scrolling modes: For...

    There are different scrolling modes:


    For horizontal scroll, you can do full scroll, scroll every 8px, or scroll every line
    For vertical scroll, you can do full scroll, or scroll every 16px
    ...
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    To make the situation even worse, they're asking...

    To make the situation even worse, they're asking employees to leave and hoping at least 650 take the offer (EDIT: oh, and executives reducing their paychecks for five months)...
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    Batman & Robin does it on three "layers" (it...

    Batman & Robin does it on three "layers" (it changes the scroll values mid-screen to reuse one of the planes for both foreground and the zeppelin)

    19:10 here

    https://youtu.be/EDaIlrfxRnE?t=1150...
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    Huh, I wonder what are the timings on the...

    Huh, I wonder what are the timings on the RetroBit controllers.
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    And you all biting the bait as usual. The Fonzie...

    And you all biting the bait as usual. The Fonzie Distortion™ has been so strong that it's as if Sega-16 would collapse the moment this thread reaches the second page.

    Paprium is such a trainwreck...
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    From what I recall, it's three separate modes. ...

    From what I recall, it's three separate modes.

    That's true for all games tho :​P

    I think there's worry that somebody will review it on something with crappy audio and think that the sound is...
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    OK I can't say much because I'm not sure if he...

    OK I can't say much because I'm not sure if he wants exact numbers out… but I'll tell you that you're undershooting with those estimates. Besides you can't really get much of a bulk discount when all...
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    The problem with the prices is that to put it...

    The problem with the prices is that to put it bluntly, these games probably shouldn't go for more than $5, yet the board itself is at least twice that (not sure why, but I also know how bad it goes...
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    You forgot the part where in many cases you can't...

    You forgot the part where in many cases you can't even pay unless you have a credit card to your name, and that banks will get extremely nitpicky about to whom they give credit cards (the US is the...
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    From what I recall some of the clues in Punch Out...

    From what I recall some of the clues in Punch Out become completely useless on a modern screen too because there's so little time to react that the lag added by the screen pushes it beyond human...
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    To be fair, the only reason consoles are cheaper...

    To be fair, the only reason consoles are cheaper is because they're old. Look at the Mega Sg and you'll realize that making a new one is definitely not going to lead to cheaper prices (albeit I do...
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    Note that modern screens seem to have more lag...

    Note that modern screens seem to have more lag than CRTs due to all the processing they do on the image (・_・) Depending how lucky you can get with fiddling with settings it may go low enough as to...
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    As far as hype goes: it's pure hype :​P It's only...

    As far as hype goes: it's pure hype :​P It's only as good as the implementation.

    Hardware implementations do have the big advantage that it's much easier to get all the tight timing stuff right...
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    I wasn't even aware that there are PCE games that...

    I wasn't even aware that there are PCE games that support analog controllers (from looking up, it seems it's an adapter to let you use the XE1-AP?...
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    OutRun 2019 has a similar feature behind the...

    OutRun 2019 has a similar feature behind the cheat menu, but it doesn't work great (the HUD is broken since it expects the original resolution, and in some parts the road looks more glitched up than...
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    Basically, SLG released Ultracore in two batches...

    Basically, SLG released Ultracore in two batches of 500 each, and put a countdown before orders started (because no preorders, huzzah!) in order to encourage people to rush all at once Black Friday...
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