game and watch got hacked one day before release

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How much storage does it have? I'd just wanna add all the missing NES Mario Bros games and mario spinoffs, so Super Mario Bros 2/USA, Super Mario Bros 3, Mario Bros., Dr. Mario, Wario's Woods, Yoshi, NES Open Tournament Golf, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr., Donkey Kong 3, Wrecking Crew, and fuck it maybe even Mario is Missing and Mario's Time Machine too, just for the sake of being complete (and yes I'm aware Mario pops up in games like Punch Out, but I'm focusing only on games where Mario characters are playable).
 
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Exciting. What he's done so far tho is through connecting to internal chips/contacts, I hope there turns out to be a nice USB-accessible hack at some point.
Anyway like I said elsewhere when this gadget was announced, the most important thing to get running on it isn't more NES games, but the simulations of all the original Game & Watch games.
 

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How much storage does it have? I'd just wanna add all the missing NES Mario Bros games and mario spinoffs, so Super Mario Bros 2/USA, Super Mario Bros 3, Mario Bros., Dr. Mario, Wario's Woods, Yoshi, NES Open Tournament Golf, Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr., Donkey Kong 3, Wrecking Crew, and fuck it maybe even Mario is Missing and Mario's Time Machine too, just for the sake of being complete (and yes I'm aware Mario pops up in games like Punch Out, but I'm focusing only on games where Mario characters are playable).
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It actually has 8MB.
https:/twitter.com/ghidraninja/status/1326857188158136320

Then that changes things, I'll be generous and say everything there takes up 1MB (SMB1 is 41kb, Lost Levels is 73kb, can't imagine the clock and Ball take up another 900kb, but I'll assume that regardless and see how close to those 7 extra mbs I can get with the games I suggested:

Mario Bros: 41kb
Super Mario 2/USA: 257kb
Super Mario 3: 385kb
Dr. Mario: 257kb
Donkey Kong Original Edition (version with all 4 levels): 65kb
Donkey Kong Junior: 25kb
Donkey Kong 3: 41kb
NES Open Tournament Golf: 257kb
Wrecking Crew: 41kb
Wario's Woods: 513kb
Yoshi: 257kb
Yoshi's Cookie: 193kb
Mario is Missing: 257kb
Mario's Time Machine: 257kb

That adds up to 2846kb, leaving still over 4mb of space for other games (or what I'd do is add all the best NES Mario hacks from there like Super Mario 3Mix or Mario Adventure). So that's pretty cool, in theory this could be like a complete NES collection of all Mario-related offerings, or I bet you could load all the NES Classic games on it and have a portable NES classic.
 
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I'm liking that they are using a joy-con battery to power it, as for storage, I guess it wouldn't be too difficult to just swap out the SPI chip for a slightly bigger one (granted your still pretty limited with it being an spi chip) but as long as the system is capable accepting a larger chip (I wouldn't imagine they didn't bother putting any hardware checks or anything in place) I would imagine you could make up a little 20 in 1 game system for novelties sake, but I guess the limited storage makes the system less appealing to people looking for a little emulation system, hopefully people figure out how to interface with it via usb and can reprogram it whenever they want to swap out games, would make it at least a little bit more useful, but overall its going to be limited to a novelty item rather than a fairly useful little device like the snes/nes mini consoles ended up being useful as a emulator box
 
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