what console do you play all your old school games on

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  1. Eclipse01
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    PS3 for me
     
  2. Finishoff

    Finishoff GBAtemp Fan

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    Shouldn't this be in the general section?

    I use my PSP.
     
  3. Eclipse01
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    I realized that afterwords but can't delete topic or move it
     
  4. personager

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    DS Lite but planning to switch to the Wii
     
  5. Covarr

    Covarr Sentient Cash Register

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    Wii. I've found that the emulators seem to run BETTER than they do on the PS3, in spite of the huge difference in power. We can thank the PS3's hypervisor tech for that.
     
  6. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    PS3? Has that been homebrew hacked?

    I play all my old games on my Wii using emulators. It's awesome.
    And I'm thinking about buying a Pandora for portable old school fun.
     
  7. Red Ire Lap

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    Wii and if in worst case scenario's the pc. Nothing like having a SNES controller thats PC compatible.
     
  8. Eclipse01
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  9. jphriendly

    jphriendly GBAtemp Fan

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    Original Xbox...Mednafen/Xport emulators rock.
     
  10. Goshogun1

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    Wii for SNES, Genesis, Neogeo, NES, SMS, GG, GB, TG16, and SCUMM. I have a modded XBOX but prefer playing these on my Wii for some reason. Patiently waiting for the eventual release of Wii64 that works well. I love the Wii alright!
     
  11. Commadore64

    Commadore64 GBAtemp Regular

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    PC - look at gameex
    If your gonna do it do it right
    I mean PC's are cheap, right? Dont limit yourself to a console acting like a PC acting like an arcade - do it and do it right
     
  12. rockstar99

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    Wii
     
  13. saulin

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    Interesting you can basically run the same Linux on the PS3 that you run on the PC or is it a modified version? Also the PS3 should have good emulation power and there are gerat emulators written for Linux. How does the PS3 handle mame games that riquiere a bit of power like Tekken 3 or Mk4?

    How much RAM does the PS3 have. I'm sure this could be a limit in emulation as well.
     
  14. Trulen

    Trulen GBAtemp Fan

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    PC.

    I got VGA out to my 32" LCD TV.


    Gloat gloat gloat gloat gloat gloat gloat gloat gloat
     
  15. Commadore64

    Commadore64 GBAtemp Regular

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    yup = hdmi out to the tv....
    it looks great
    a controller in hand looking at same is cool too
     
  16. elixirdream

    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    PSP and Wii
     
  17. Skyline969

    Skyline969 MENUdo Afficionado

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    I use my PSP for all of my classic games. The emulators are highly impressive.
     
  18. El-ahrairah

    El-ahrairah GBAtemp Fan

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    The consoles that they released on..

    But if there's a rare instance that I want to play an old game I don't have, the Wii.
     
  19. agentgamma

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    PC 99% of the time.
    Sometimes I use my Pocket PC for GBA emulation (Mother 3 FTW).
     
  20. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    I've got a collection of most of the old consoles/computers that I use for playing the games on. Although I need to get a new CRT TV, they don't look half as good on a LCD monitor. For the consoles I don't own I'll use emulation on the PC to try them out but I never play games properly on any emulator except Mame.
     
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