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    Mega SG - New FPGA Console from Analogue

    To be fair to 8bitdo, the 2.4g controllers are as good as the Krikkz ones as far as lag goes, according to that review. They are also a lot cheaper, £23 from Amazon complete with a receiver in the box. It's the Bluetooth ones that have "major" lag, although I doubt I'd notice the difference, personally.
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    Mega SG - New FPGA Console from Analogue

    I can only speak for myself, but I have ordered direct from Krikkz on 7 separate occasions, and have never been stung for any import charges.
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    Gaming Myths

    Depends on how you calculate it, relative to PAL or NTSC 60/50= 1.2 50/60 = 16.7 So compared to 50Hz, NTSC is 20% faster, but compared to 60Hz, PAL is 16.7% slower. Neither equates to 17.5% though.
  4. All the info is here if you need to remove the cap.
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    N64 Appreciation Thread

    A PAL copy? I thought is was only released in the US, and then only through Blockbuster.
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    N64 Appreciation Thread

    Is that the case for Diddy Kong though, as Rare made an effort in the N64 days. Certainly PAL Goldeneye, while 50Hz, played at the same speed as the NTSC version, and took advantage of the higher resolution available on PAL systems.
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    Xbox Appreciation Thread

    Version 1.6 revisions have a higher quality clock cap, so 1.6 owners shouldn't need to remove & replace this cap (or at least there's no more need to replace it than any other cap in a 15+ year old machine). Unlike earlier revisions the 1.6 Xbox needs a cap there to run, so it would have to be replaced rather than removed, if you went down this route. 1.6 revisions are pictured below. the clock cap is the gold one at the back left of the console, by the ide port. These ones should be ok Below is the clock cap in the early revisions that will need removing, found under the dvd drive at the front of the console.
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    Paul Woakes - Mercenary/Novagen - RIP

    Encounter was my favourite game of his. Excellent game on the Atari, although his C64 games (both Encounter & Mercenary) were perhaps more technically impressive, simply because of the difficulty of producing quick 3D worlds on the Commodore. Novaload (his C64 fast loader) was probably the program of his most loaded onto my C64 though. RIP. Jeff Minter tweeted this picture. I assume most people know who is who, but if not, left to right, Archer, Jeff, Paul.
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    I've bought a Dodo

    I have just purchased a Panasonic 3DO.
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    Emulation On The Pc

    Best emulators for a 2005 PC?
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    SpeXtrum v0.2 Beta Released

    Just to let you know, this has just been released.
  12. Just to let you know, Xport has released arnoldx v1, an Amstrad emulator for the Xbox.

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