Cheap Fun Games for Testing Purposes

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by Monty Kensicle, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. Monty Kensicle
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    I do a lot of console buying, repair and testing, sometimes in the field it's important to have various cartridges and discs for testing a system to see what's wrong right away (and to better haggle a price)

    The Gameboy, NES, SNES, Mega Drive (Genesis) line of systems have cheap entertaining original games, repros and multi-carts so that's not a problem, but I don't know of any good inexpensive games for the Atari 5200, 7800, Lynx, Jaguar, Nintendo 64, Sega 32x Sega CD and Saturn.

    Sure, I could get some awful sports games for next to nothing but then I would really have no idea if there was something wrong with the graphics or button commands.

    So what all would you fine folks recommend I get on the cheap that I can actually play to test these systems out?

    Thank you for your time.
     
  2. koffieleut

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    For the Lynx, you can buy klax for a few dollars. For the Sega CD you can check out Road Avanger, it's a nice fmv game. Don't know about the others Maybe Night for the saturn or Gex for the saturn, but I don't know the prices of these games.
     
  3. FAST6191

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    Generally some flavour of flash cart and a piece of dedicated homebrew is what I would use. Granted I don't know the specifics for any of those but in most cases if there is homebrew then someone will have written one of those as an alternative to making a yet another pong or tetris clone. Graphics can be slightly more tricky if they are not taken care of but find some kind of demoscene demo ( http://www.pouet.net/ ) and it will probably be good.