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    Are you willing to pledge money for better storage of your Nintendo 64 peripherals? That's the question asked by Australian Shane Battye, as he kicks off his Kickstarter campaign for the 64Mate. The 64Mate is designed to house accessories and games by acting as a storage caddy and attaching itself to the bottom of your Nintendo 64 console. They can also be stacked, if you want to create a Frankenstein level tower of Nintendo 64-related goodness that reaches the heavens. If you're interested in the project, it costs just under $50 USD to back it, with $4,000 currently reached out of a goal of $38,000, at the time of writing.

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  3. wiiuepiccpu

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    I feel like when this comes out memers are going to abuse it
     
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    Storage for 8 carts just doesn't feel like quite enough for $50. I've got around 20 N64 games stacked vertically in two rows, only takes up like half a cube-shelf.
     
  5. x65943

    x65943 Dr. Rabbi Prince X, Sr., Ed. D.
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    I mean I suppose it is kinda cool, but $50??
     
  6. HaloEffect17

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    When I first saw this, I thought it was going to be like a 64DD extension type peripheral, but it's just a storage drawer.
     
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    This looks about as useful as a fanny pack for your cat.
     
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    x65943 Dr. Rabbi Prince X, Sr., Ed. D.
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    Seriously, just release the cad file and let's print it ourselves
     
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    It needs to be four times higher
     
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  10. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    The console is how old now? Aside from die hard collectors, who would this actually appeal to? End it before it starts. Please.
     
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    To make this worth while, they need to think outside the box, put a mechanical rotary system, add a LCD screen, you choose what game you what, and it will automatically spin and inject out a little for you to grab.
     
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    I wanna see people develop hardware accessories that go where the 64DD slot plugs into. It took 4 hardware generations for Nintendo to stop adding useless and unused expansion ports that nobody developed anything for.
     
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    I had forgotten all about that port, holy crap. The GameCube within the last year or so just got to use the SP2 port, but for loading Homebrew and ISOs. Nothing official ever used it to my knowledge. (I could be wrong)
     
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    Should have called it '128' Mate,
    At least it would Rhyme, but 50 buck$ would be a Crime

    No surprise , it's from down under
    Left in awe, and makes me Wonder
    The 64 in all it's Glory
    Lives on and gains another Storey
    So let's not all get in a Huff
    It's somewhere cool, to store your stuff

    Alt names, 64 Drawer, 64 Store ...Ninten-Drawer, Ninten-Store, well they Rhyme at least :)

    Not Keen, on the colour scheme (apologies still feeling poetic),
    Base looks great, the big white sticker hmmm needs some work, personally it would be the
    first thing to go.

    Keep the Ninty Font and colours for consistency, change the drawer handle to something that
    resembles the outer of the controller socket i.e. nice Grey raised framed, circular inset hole.

    Base looks great though, Good Luck, nice idea
     
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    A fruitless endeavor, akin to ejaculating your name in the snow.
     
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    Saaaaaame :(
    I was excited for maybe 30 seconds, but now I really couldn't care less about this thing.
     
  18. SexySpai

    SexySpai i dont know
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    50 bucks for a box. Now where have I heard this before...? It seems very familiar...
     
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    Can't wait to pledge AU$6,000 to get 100 fucking plastic boxes
     
  20. Reploid

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    Sounds like a very simple idea. Wii had something similar.
     
  21. logandzwon

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    who actually want this though? like what is their market?
     
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