Ocarina 3DS or N64

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Aug 3, 2011

Ocarina 3DS or N64 by kevan at 5:09 AM (2,401 Views / 0 Likes) 34 replies

  1. kevan
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    I got two options here, either way i wan't to beat Ocarina of time.

    Option 1

    Buy 3DS
    Buy 3DS compatible flashcard
    Buy Ocarina Of Time 3DS

    All up that will cost me a fair bit or....

    Option 2

    Buy N64
    Buy Ocarina Of Time N64

    extremely cheap compared to option one,
    what do you guys think?
     


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    if you JUST want ocarina, n64.
    if you plan on buying other 3ds games, 3ds version
     
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    Depends. Are you interested in the 3DS's future line-up? Then buy the 3DS after August 12th, and buy OoT 3D.

    Otherwise, just buy the N64 and the cart.
     
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    It also depends on if you would be interested in playing it on a handheld.
     
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    hmmm anyone recommend any promising looking 3DS titles cause' i havnt seen any!
    Might go with a Dingoo actually [​IMG], but the E-Shop with the GBA titles looks promising if
    certain games like Golden Sun, Fire Emblem and Pokemons come onto it xD

    Edit
    Actually the Dingoo emulates GBA fine from what i heard......

    If anyone can bother answer my question in the General Console Discussion area
    about which Dingoo thanks for the answers [​IMG]
     
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    3DS has the superior version of Ocarina, but at a price.
     
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    I consider Ocarina on 3DS cheap since im used to paying $70 Aus for pokemon NDS games and it's $60 Aus. But Dingoo still seems best option. Way cheaper too xD
     
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    N64 pro's:
    Original version
    Cheap
    Other N64 games can be played on said N64
    Glitches and bugs in LoF:OoT

    N64 con's:
    Not portable
    Won't hook up to many modern TV's
    Takes up space
    Dead platform
    Glitches and bugs in LoF:OoT

    3DS pro's:
    Portable
    Superior graphics
    3D
    Comes w/ a bunch of other software (web browser, AR games, Mii Plaza, etc)
    Glitches and bugs in LoF:OoT fixed
    New glitches and bugs in LoF:OoT
    New, growing platform
    Z targeting via motion controls is great
    Free CD (I got one anyway)

    3DS con's:
    Not the original - Minor differences that almost no one will notice or care about
    Doesn't play other N64 games (Star Fox should be out soon though)
    Will tempt you to buy new games and thus empty your wallet
    Smaller screen (unless you have a really tiny TV)
    Z targeting via motion controls in public makes you look like you're having a seizure (you don't have to use it though)
    Glitches and bugs in LoF:OoT fixed
    New glitches and bugs in LoF:OoT

    If you want to play the original, I'd grab a Super Joy Box, a PS2 controller and PJ64 and play it emulated on the PC... Not buy an N64. BUy the real cart if you don't want to resort to piracy.

    OTOH, I'd still recommend the 3DS option. It's superior in almost every way for LoF:OoT, IMO. It's not a dead platform. It's portable. And a host of other reasons that I won't go into.
     
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    Thanks for all the help! Especially the detailed Pros and Cons by KidIce xD

    But I've just about 100 percent decided on getting a Dingoo A3** not sure on the model number as of yet
    I would like to purchase.
     
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    The 3DS is worth getting simply because OoT can be carried with you, and did anyone mention Masterquest yet?
     
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    Well, I agree with most of KidIce... I have to say.. If you can't hook your N64 up to your TV? You need a new television. There has yet to be a TV I could not hook my beloved N64 up to. [​IMG]
     
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    I find the original quite dark, even compared to Majora's mask- the new version makes it a lot easier to see what's going on and it also looks nicer
     
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    If anyone knows anything about the Dingoo's here please reply to my topic in console general discussion, ive decided to go with the Dingoo due to its emulation abilities and the movie/music player side of things, not to mention it will be $150 aus cheaper than the 3DS even after the 12Tha
     
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    do not get a dingoo if any thing get a pspgo(used $100us) put cfw on it all the emu will run faster then a dingoo and its about the same size and does not feel as cheap
     
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    I agree, if you're interested in the 3DS anyway and the price is dropping, I'd opt for OoT 3DS.
    Plus the graphics are improved and it looks amazing, you can really tell the difference once you look at N64 version on youtube etc.
    I also play it 2D on the 3DS, i find it much easier and more enjoyable to play that way.

    If you love retro games and that old-skool look opt for an N64, plenty of other awesome games...OR an N64 Emulator..FREE, you just need a controller [​IMG]
     
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    PSP can't emulate the N64 properly -_-
     
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    wait what the psp go is 100USD?
    ill have to check that out xD
    although i do live in aus but i bet i could import one maybe.....


    @ HeartGold the dingoo cant emu psx properly so it def cant emulate the n64 at all really
     
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    Have you got a widescreen monitor?

    If yes, get Project 64 emulator, which will give you true widescreen, meaning you can see things on the left and right side you can't see on the console version. Plus, if you aren't using a CRT TV, you're not going to get a clear image with the N64 anyway.

    Then either get this guy's adapter, or this guy's. Both work with the Hori Mini Pad -- these are the only USB adapters that do to my knowledge. And the second one works with rumble, and is the only one that does that to my knowledge.

    True widescreen Zelda plus Hori Mini Pad equals most awesomest awesomeness since forever.
     
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    I think ill go with a PC Controller and emu for zelda then pick up a dingoo or psp with Custom Firmware, you guys made me change my mind soooo much, i was getting zelda, then i saw the gbatemp dingoo reviews, then someone mentioned i could get a psp go for usd 100....

    SO MUCH CHOOSING!
     
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    If money's an issue, definitely try Project 64.
    Even old PCs do a remarkably good job of emulating the N64, it's not such a tough machine to emulate with PC spec.

    Even better is that you can set it up to display a better, wider image than an N64 can.
    But obviously best of all is that you can then play Majora's Mask after beating Ocarina of Time!
     

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