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40 minutes ago, ScouserInExile said:

I've just come this |.| close to buying one for £30. I'd always thought I'd get one once it dropped below £30, but I gave it a bit of thought and realised I wouldn't get thirty quid's worth of entertainment out of it. It'd get five minutes play and then would sit in a shelf, next to the two actual PS1 consoles...

 

I think...

 

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Then mod it ;)

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On 14/05/2019 at 22:05, Escaped said:

Hardware nostalgia aside, is there any benefit to this over emulating the same games on a PC? I'm guessing it's mainly for those who want a small box to feed their TVs, whereas for someone like me with a monitor and no telly it's pointless?

 

With this being reduced to £29.99 in Argos I was tempted to pick one up. But I use Launchbox on the PC to play old PS1 games so apart from the nice wee console I think I would be throwing my money away.

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Picked mine up today. Nice wee machine. I need to figure out how to get it all setup now. Quick question, can you upload new games onto the system like the NES/SNES or do you need to use an external USB? 

 

Also I love the pads. Great for playing platformers etc on my PC.

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A big thank you to @Mars for the advice on getting it set up, I installed a bunch of games through Retroarch yesterday and the difference between playing, for example RRT4, on the stock emulator vs PCSX Rearmed is night and day, even I can tell the difference. 

 

Plus now all the games that really should have been there, like Wipeout, Tomb Raider and Silent Hill now are!

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35 minutes ago, Popo said:

A big thank you to @Mars for the advice on getting it set up, I installed a bunch of games through Retroarch yesterday and the difference between playing, for example RRT4, on the stock emulator vs PCSX Rearmed is night and day, even I can tell the difference. 

 

Plus now all the games that really should have been there, like Wipeout, Tomb Raider and Silent Hill now are!

 

You’re welcome, @Down by Law helped me out, so passing it on :)  

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39 minutes ago, Mr Tony said:

How about someone post them in the thread please? I'm looking at getting mine sorted this week.

 

Because how to pirate is against the forum rules.

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29 minutes ago, deKay said:

 

Because how to pirate is against the forum rules.

Modding isn't piracy, is it? As long as those instructions don't tell you to download games from somewhere - or worse, where to download them from exactly - shouldn't it be fine?

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43 minutes ago, deKay said:

 

Because how to pirate is against the forum rules.

Emulation is discussed a lot on the forum, I wrote guides for the Wii etc. Why would a guide to modding the Classic be a problem?

 

And if its not allowed on the forum, why are we allowed to private message the same info?

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50 minutes ago, deKay said:

 

Because how to pirate is against the forum rules.

 

I wasn't asking for piracy. I was asking for the getting started guide on modding my system. That's not against the rules, there's discussions and guides about how to do it on all sorts of consoles on this forum.

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That YouTube video I posted on the last page will pretty much sort you out. Just remember once you download autobleem, put the unzipped files in the root of your memory stick, as that's where most people go wrong (me included :lol:

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The in-laws bought us one for 50 quid a few months ago. Having heard that it was crap I tried to return it. PC World wouldn't take it back without the receipt.

 

To be honest I'm glad they didn't now. Since modding it I've went on to buy a SNES mini to mod. I've went on to mod two Wii's and my WiiU (which I'm finding a bit more challenging than the Wii). I'm also planning to mod my PS3 slim when I get round to it.

 

So an unwanted gift has lead me into a hobby that I really enjoy. My three year old also loves the N64, GCN and Wii games so that's a wee bonus.

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picked mine up earlier. Had a quick blast on mr driller. The hardware is lovely but the  jankiness on the emulation is definitely noticeable on the sound. I’m hoping that replacing the stock emu with the one from Bleemsync might improve matters a bit. I want to keep it as stock as possible just with a few of the foibles ironed out. 

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The stock emu will always have sound bugs in my testing, you'll have to use the playstation core in retroarch for spot on emulation. Personally, a few sound problems is worth the tradeoff for the nice front end and quick save state functionality, but it's great to have the choice. 

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I managed to get this working by downloading a Retroboot setup from Arcadepunks. It was very easy and now I'm hankering after a Spectrum core for Retroarch. Will it be easy to put those files into the setup I already have? I think I'm going to have a snoop through the directories to see where different file types live.

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