Tempted to get a Raspberry Pi 3

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  1. gamesquest1

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    or if you just wanted to get one to give it a go, the raspberry pi zero is dirt cheap and sure it certainly wont be doing the N64/PSX side of things, its still pretty good for GBA/SNES/NES/MD/Master system/GB/GBC

    all that squashed inside the back of a snes pad is pretty awesome for grabbing and taking to a friends house with no extra wires etc
     


  2. MarioMasta64

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    alright.

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    actually inflation has gotten to it do to its rarity, its the same price as the rpi2 now
     
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    i bought 2 last week for £4 + £2 shipping, making my battery powered snes pad emulation system, works pretty good so far, my test build was on a old Pi zero that had the hdmi out screwed up so it needs a audio output setup....but it runs for a few hours on a NDS battery

    but yeah probs more for a tinkerer the pi zero XD
     
  4. MarioMasta64

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    oh my, you gotta tell me where
     
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    I was looking at the Lakka Wiki and saw the different ratings for emulators, and noted that Snes9x Next is "B" meaning many games will have speed issues, i.e games with special chips, I find that a bit of a turnoff, to be honest. IDK what I'll do, maybe I'll get some Miyazaki DVDs to watch some anime, IDK yet.
     
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    if youre looking for accuracy use a pc, and ive has no problems with snes emulation in my opinion

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    the only us resellers there are are highly inflated... i now have two reasons to goto europe
     
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    Snes9x 1.53 mainline version runs perfectly on the Wii U, little to no config, problem I have on Snes9x PC is that the 60 fps seems to "skip" a lot, unless I'm in full screen. I'll wait out more emulators for Wii U, as I stated my reasons above why I don't like 16-bit emulators on PC monitors unless it has the right filters. PSX, PS2, DC, N64 I don't mind. As long as Snes9x has Blargg's S-SMP, nothing else matters to me with Snes, I can't stand when sound isn't cycle accurate.
     
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  9. MarioMasta64

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    then use youre wii u?
     
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    I'm not trying to over-complicate things:

    For older consoles up to Snes, CPS1-3, MAME, etc, Wii U is perfect. For PSX, PS2, N64, PC is ideal, so I can stick to that. Ugh, my head.
     
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    seems to be in stock here for $5
    http://www.canakit.com/raspberry-pi-zero.html

    basically official distributers have to sell them for $5, avoid reseller/scalpers who buy them up and resell them at a higher price :)
     
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  12. MarioMasta64

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    im sorry im just not sure what the problem is...

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    hm... why have i never seen this...
     
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    dw about @the_randomizer, he gets a bit hung up on stuff at times :P

    and i got that site from the official raspbery pi resellers list
    https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/pi-zero/
     
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    im just confused @-@

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    also shipping .3.
     
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    dw, just leave him to calm down, he gets a bit worked up about stuff and needs to just chill XD

    and idk what the postage is, i didnt make an account XD (unless you mean the 3 is $3 shipping) ....in which case yeah thats probably about standard, mine were £4 with £2 postage each
     
  16. MarioMasta64

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    interesting.

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    and i see
     
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    Apologies, was playing Star Ocean on PPSSP (works pretty much perfectly), I'll have to rethink on what to get :P
     
  18. MarioMasta64

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    sure. id say get some retro controllers for games ^-^ but its your money so do as you please
     
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    You know, a wireless Xbox 360 pad sounds pretty handy (currently wired), though I wonder how reliable they are on Windows 7 with emulators, Steam games, etc, I would hope it'd work fine :P
     
  20. MarioMasta64

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    xbox controllers are compatable with windows out of the box (as the xbox 360 runs a stripped down version of windows 7 and the xbox one a stripped down version of windows 10)
     
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