1. Wii_Shaker

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    Say Zelda "three" when referring to A Link to The Past.
    Blow into a cartridge.
    Calls a 1Up an "extra guy".
     
  2. Hanafuda

    Hanafuda GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Try Konami code on every game, even ones not made by Konami
     
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  3. alexander1970

    alexander1970 Try to Live here and now.
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    Put the first PSX Modell upright or upside down.
    Build an "Tower" with Action Replay and Gamecartridge on the Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive.
    Using an Sega Mega Drive GamePad on the Atari 800 XL.
    Using the "Diskette Perforator" to make Double sided Diskettes from Single sided Diskettes.
    Loading an typed Basic Game with the Atari 1010 Datasette.......and do it again after 32 Minutes because an "Error at Line 30" appeared.
    Sitting beside the Black/White TV and "twiddle" on the Channel Adjuster to get a "clear" Picture on Channel 2 or 3.....
     
  4. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks
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    Play 15 year old video games reasonably fast.
     
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  5. Sonic Angel Knight

    Sonic Angel Knight GBAtemp Legend
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    Don't use the dash button when playing 2D platformers (Like Super Mario Bros) :ninja:
     
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  6. Cyan

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    I call it "zelda 3" but I never called a "1up" an extra guy, I call it "a live". (or a life? well "une vie" in french)

    Old gamers can ... appreciate old games even if they look ugly, because we know they are awesome and very beautiful "for their time" !
    We grew up with the technology and followed advancement of everything (not only games, but TV, phones, internet, social media, etc.) yeah, we had paper gaming magazines before internet to know which game existed and what to buy next!
     
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  7. FAST6191

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    Expect games to be reasonably functional at launch
    Expect games to have cheat codes (and said codes not to be paid DLC*)
    Expect games to have local co-op/splitscreen almost by default
    Expect to not have to pay for save slots
    Expect multiplayer shooting games to have more than 1 mode and 3 maps
    Expect to be able to swap games with a mate on their own terms (borrow this until you completed it, and then give it back, I might have that for a weekend though...)
    Expect to not have to pay for online games
    Expect to have a game that might actually provoke a thought rather than wimp out lest you offend just a single person out there in the world (that would likely not buy your game anyway)
    Expect to have some experimental stuff just for fun even if it is not "balanced" to within a fraction of a percent of your imagined perception of balance


    *I would have mentioned paid costume DLC but frankly I am counting the 9 billion versions of Street Fighter 2 and Mortal Kombat 3 as this.
     
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  8. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Don’t cheat
    Only play offline
    Never use save states, even though you DO save your state
    Hate that you have to search for a crt tv to play duck hunt for the gun to even work.
     
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  9. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Oh, we got him. Exposed old gamer. Lol :P
    Least we don't call super mario world. "Super Mario 4" Cause then what we call Yoshi island? It's supposed to be super mario world 2. :blink:
     
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  10. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!
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    Call ever game controller "joystick"
    Trying to end a game with "ctrl-alt-break"
    Pressing all keys to see what it will do in a game
    Hitting the spacebar multiple times in game
    Having your face close to the screen

    Console related:
    Playing with cables instead of wireless
    Power on the console on the console itself, not with the logo button
    Ending a game in several days/weeks (if it had saves/passwords) instead of a few hours/few days
    Turning on my console and expecting my game i want to play start up asap and play asap
    (Not scrolling through the list or swapping cd or quick scroll to the online store, cause you had a notification of some action online)
    (or waiting for a system update/game update you need to download before you can play)

    Not having to buy a new controller after a few months of havy duty button bashing
     
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  11. Taleweaver

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    Collect physical boxes of video games.
    Read paper gaming magazines
    Refuse to play games on anything Android or IOS related because the platforms aren't owned by 'the big three'
    Expect... Basically what @FAST6191 said
     
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  12. Tom Bombadildo

    Tom Bombadildo Dick, With Balls
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    • Squint at the screen cuz you can't see it.
    • Turn the volume up real loud cuz you can't hear it.
    • Take breaks every 30 minutes cuz of carpal tunnel.
    • Yell at people to get off your virtual lawn, those damn kids.
    • Forget what you're doing between every session.

    ;O;
     
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  13. JuanMena

    JuanMena Politically Incorrect ♥️ ♀️❌❌❌
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    • Play games on a CRT
    • Listen to 90's music while playing
    • Enjoy scanlines
    • Being able to get past Sub Zero in Mortal Kombat 2
    • Being able to reach M.Bison in Street Fighter 2
    • Being able to play Super Mario World
    • Complete the game without the use of Guides or the Internet
    • Unlock everything without paying a single dime
     
  14. GarnetSunset

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    • Hate women
    • Do not take showers
    • Think liking certain things over other things gives them moral superiority
    • Gamer words
     
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  15. Hanafuda

    Hanafuda GBAtemp Psycho!
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  16. Stwert

    Stwert GBAtemp Advanced Fan
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    Wonder why the hell people would choose to watch someone else play a game on the Internet, instead of buying it and enjoying the damn thing without having it ruined first.
     
  17. britt4x4

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    Finally understand what the games say, because I couldn't speak English. Hahaha
     
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  18. Unleanone999

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    Man I miss inputting cheats or passcodes on consoles back in the days. Also having to rely on gaming mags back in the days for tips, cheats, and guides.
     
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  19. FAST6191

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    In some cases I can see it being the equivalent of a rental just to say you experienced it/saw what it was about.
     
  20. DinohScene

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    Play old games reasonably fast?
     
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