Just Bought a N64...

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by Rokku, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Rokku
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    And I had a question about it.

    Which games NEED a Memory Pak to save? I like the rumble, but as we all know, you can't have rumble AND memory paks.
     


  2. kthnxshwn

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    N64 saves on the cartridge.
     
  3. Rokku
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    That doesn't make sense, there wouldn't be Memory Paks if you didn't need them at all.
     
  4. Ryupower

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    have you seen this

    you may also what to get a N64 Expansion Pack

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_64_accessories#Controller_Pak
     
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  6. Rokku
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    I'm not sure if the system has one installed, but I'll probably get one if not so I can play DK64.
     
  7. Rokku
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    And that TremorPak thing looks cool, but it apparently eats batteries like a Game Gear...Of course nobody thought to combine that with one of the more modern battery-free rumble paks that came later in the console's lifespan.
     
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    I remember Duck dodgers I think needed one.
     
  9. Rokku
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    I know Mario Kart 64 needs one for ghost data, but I'm not sure if Mario 64 and Banjo-Kazooie need one.
     
  10. FireEmblemGuy

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    Gauntlet Legends needed one. Namco Museum might, to save scores.
     
  11. Clarky

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    you are certainly right about mario karts ghost data. mario 64 and the banjo games saved to cartridge though. As for a game that saved to the mem pak, the 4 turok games used mem paks off the top of my head
     
  12. jalaneme

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    it depends on what games you have, you should have put a list of what games you have with your n64 and go from there, for a start i know goldeneye requires a memory pak.


     
  13. WiiGetItDone

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    Super Mario 64 and Banjo-Kazooie do not require a memory pak. The only games I can recall that needed them were Rayman 2, and Donkey Kong 64
     
  14. Devante

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    I have those TremorPaks. They shake a lot harder than the normal rumble packs.
     
  15. Rokku
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    I don't have any games, sadly. It didn't come with any.

    I was going to start with Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, and Diddy Kong Racing. Maybe even a lesser-known game like Buck Bumble.
     
  16. mysticwaterfall

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    Full list here of what saves where:

    http://s9.zetaboards.com/Nintendo_64_Forever/topic/7041206/1/

    Do a search for [MCS] to skip right to the games that need the pak.

    I never really got why we needed the controller pak in the first place with a cartridge based system, but whatever. A lot of sports games annoyningly needed the whole card. Turok 2 needed most of a card.
     
  17. Rokku
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    Well I don't play sports games unless they're F-Zero or Mario Kart...
     
  18. Smuff

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    The only games I came across on the N64 that needed the mem pack were DK64 (came bundled with) and Perfect Dark.
    Could well be others though.........
     
  19. boktor666

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    I remember Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon needing a Controller Pack, as well as Daikatana, Turok... and some others, but I can't completely recall all of it. Oh btw, gratz with ur n64, I enjoyed it while I was younger, and you shall too.
     
  20. Clarky

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    they needed the expansion pak, not the mem pak