RAM Expansion

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Oct 18, 2007

RAM Expansion by HyoImowano at 5:15 PM (1,468 Views / 0 Likes) 17 replies

  1. HyoImowano
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    Does anyone else think we'll start seeing normal games using the RAM expansion in the same way the N64 used it's RAM expansion pack? I really think there's alot of untapped potential there. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    There is alot of potential with it, but it creates a divide between those that have the RAM pack and those that don't.
     
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    Most of the N64 games that used the expansion pack only used it for expanded features, you could still play the game without it.
     
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    Yeah, they should do that with the DS too.

    Fuck the ones without RAM expansion! If games can get better with it, developers should use it!

    Btw, I don't have one [​IMG] But I'd buy one if there were games which used it.
     
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    There were a few games that required the expansion pack to be played full stop.
     
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    Only two if I'm not mistaken... Donkey Kong 64 and another one.

    But games like Perfect Dark weren't enjoyable without the Expansion Pak.
     
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    Required for play - Donkey Kong 64 and Zelda: Majora's Mask

    Required for major features - Perfect Dark and Starcraft 64

    and 51 games that used for minor upgrades such as graphics.
     
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    Brilliant Idea.

    but what kinda of Games would use it?

    an MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online role-playing game) could do with it.

    Another Final Fantasy (XIII DS Version, maybe?) which could fill up the whole Game Cart then fill up all the RAM. It wouldn't be "Massively" but its would be big.

    The DS is needing a MMORPG [​IMG]
     
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    Well, the Expansion Pack was more to fit with the Nintendo DS Browser...
     
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    I realize that, but I'm saying it has a lot more potential.
     
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    it does have a lot of potential, I am still wondering why Opera Browser is the only official software that supports it at the moment. :|
     
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    I'd love to see a MMORPG and have always thought it! [​IMG]
     
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    Let the homebrew authors play with it.
     
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    I do not like hardeware extensions on consoles. This is one of the reasons I prefer them over the PC: I do not need to upgrade my hardware!
     
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    Well this hardware extension already exists, all I'm saying is that developers should make use of it.
     
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    Maplestory and rognarok ds should be out soon, those are mmorpgs on the pc, so they might be mmorpgs on the ds.
     
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    No. The RAM expansion isn't sold separately, so I doubt anyone other than the developers of Opera will use it. Whether other developers make their own is another matter, but I don't think there'll be an influx of teams picking it up just for the hell of it.
     
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    Why would other developers have to make their own?
     

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