Nov 5, 2019
Finally my copy of Tobu Tobu Girl Deluxe for the Game Boy (Color) has arrived. This was the first time I paid for something on Kickstarter. I doubt many members of the forum are still interested in such things as new Game Boy games… but I decided to post this anyway. The idea of getting a brand... [ Continue reading ]
Nov 24, 2018
1. My devices: If I buy a computer (this means PCs, smartphones, consoles, TVs,…), I may do anything with it I like, unless it violates laws. Clearly it is not allowed to smash a laptop onto another person’s head, or open the battery to dispose the chemicals into the wood or using it for... [ Continue reading ]
Oct 25, 2018
Last time I ended the text with “Backup copies are justified and technically needed, period!” I will always stick by this opinion although none of my Nintendo games/consoles has failed so far. But there’s more than Nintendo. In the worst case DRM can be the cause of failure. I do own an example... [ Continue reading ]MicmasH_Wii likes this.
Oct 11, 2018
Nintendo told us: “Backups are not needed.” Now they are in fact admitting (on the German website) that cartridges and consoles can fail (surprise, surprise). Rough translation of their claim (I have a link and a screenshot but I’m not sure if it is a good idea to post either of them): “If only... [ Continue reading ]the_randomizer likes this.
Oct 2, 2018
Last time I presented a short text snippet taken from an instruction booklet (Donkey Kong Country) and only briefly commented it. I repeat my translation of this text: "Warning Copying Nintendo-games is illegal and violates German and international copyright laws. This is also valid for... [ Continue reading ]jimmyj likes this.
Sep 26, 2018
This is the first time I upload a detailed personal opinion on a topic. That alone is not easy for me. Plus: I have do to it in English. Although I read a lot in English on the Internet and watch videos in English, I’m not quite comfortable about writing or even speaking the language myself. I... [ Continue reading ]