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    I am proud to announce the completion and release of the Mega EverDrive Pro review, for GBAtemp.

    The Mega EverDrive pro is a simple to use Flash Kit solution for the Sega Genesis. Designed by talented Flash Kit designer Krikzz, the Mega EverDrive Pro joins a lineup of excellent retro hardware solutions. It supports GEN/MD, CD, 32x (w/hardware), MS, and some NTSC NES ROMs, offering a library of over 1,000 games!

    Please give the review a read and let us know your experiences with Krikzz Flash Kit solutions in the comments below!

    [​IMG] Mega EverDrive Pro Review
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  3. Pokemon_Tea_Sea_Jee

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    How good does Alex Kidd run on it
     
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    Wait... NES and 32x ?, how ? lol
     
  5. MikaDubbz

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    It boggles my mind that a Genesis cart alone can have the system play all the CD and 32X games without the needed extra hardware those games ran on.
     
  6. enderer

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    i'm pretty sure you still need the hardware to run sega cd/32x
     
  7. Sonic Angel Knight

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    You still need 32X to play those games. The FPGA on the cart only allows Nes & Sega CD games without Sega CD add-on. Assuming the way the 32X actually works, might not be possible to actually have it playable without one.
     
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  8. drgnslayers

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    This comes from the site:
    32X games require 32X addon to be attached.
    *NES core has limited compatibility. Refer to user manual for details.
    *NES core currently supported only for NTSC systems.
    *For Mega-SG "Zero lag" option should be turned off for NES games (accurate Genesis timings required).
     
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    I would buy it if I had a Genesis
     
  10. Rahkeesh

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    As Joe "Gamesack" Redifer put it, the NES emulator is a fun bonus, its not a "serious" or reliable way to play NES games. The cart does replace a Sega CD quite effectively though, much as Terraonion's MegaSD does.
     
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    nikeymikey This is now a Spiderman thread.........
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    I bought one of these last week, havent had a chance to pull out the MD et and test it tho......
     
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    Ive become a huge Krikzz fan !

    Three flashcards, all running strong.

    But I got 64 v2.5, GB x3, GBA x5 mini for like $33 over just this one haha.

    Still, If I had a Genesis it would be VERY tempting especially with baked in SegaCD functionality. If I had an aging SegaCD, I'd be tempted to sell it to pay for this.
     
  13. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro
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    Krikzz makes solid carts with shite UI's. It didn't matter much when they were cheap but for $200 I don't think it's unreasonable to expect a more polished product (like MegaSD).
     
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    its a matter of personal preference, really.

    Krikzz said he could easily code a more pleasant UI, or even color font options, with album art and all the rest of it, but he goes for utilitarian.

    Its an engineer centric UI vs. a more polished one that feels like it could be stock. I could see why this would steer someone to MegaSD, though its another $70 and taller physical cart. and slightly less accurate SegaCD FPGA to total perfectionists afaik but may not be a deal breaker.
     
  15. Another World

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    I love EverDrive's simple UI. It's a file browser with smartly placed menus. Krikzz kits are simple to navigate and obvious to execute.

    Although the review clearly states that the 32x hardware is required, the front page news article did not. I've just edited this to make it more clear.

    -Another World
     
  16. subcon959

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    Exactly, that's the part that bothers me is that he could provide that option but doesn't let the user choose what they prefer for themselves. I would never want it if it meant using up valuable resources but if it's possible to implement without any penalty then the choice would be nice.
     
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    The UI doesn't really bother me to be honest, it's basic but it's quick and gets the job done.
    Introducing a flashier menu and art e.t.c. would potentially slow things down.
     
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    Thanks for the review.
     
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  19. UltraSUPRA

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    Why are flashcarts so expensive?
     
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    The FPGA chips that the better ones use are quite expensive.
     
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