What Was Your First ROM?

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Nov 3, 2008

What Was Your First ROM? by science at 4:13 AM (8,658 Views / 0 Likes) 142 replies

  1. science
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    Well, I made this thread over two years ago, and now it is buried in the Archive forum right here. I figured I would ask it again, since there are lots of new members since I last asked, and it was an interesting topic.

     


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    My cousin put a pack of SNES & NES ROMs on my old computer. [​IMG]
     
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    Chrono Trigger.
     
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    my bro
    i dont know how or where he found out
    but yeah. im pretty sure he's the one that got me into gaming (which is odd because he's not into gaming as much as me. well except for pokemon. he was/is so insanely obsessed with it)

    i remember playing hamtaro
    and i played like everyday cuz it was so fun to me back then
    and then one day, he deletes it or something
    and i cry about my long lost deleted game lol
     
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    A friend gave me a copy of ZSNES and Super Mario World when I was younger. I played it on an old 286. It ran at roughly 40 fps.
     
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    My mom is a nurse at a local county jail, and is friends with lots of deputies etc. One of the deputies gave her a MAME disc with tons of games on it a few years ago. My mom still loves to play Ladybug.
     
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    Wow thats awesome hahaha
     
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    I've never been very into PC emulation. Especially after Pirate Syndrome, I can't really play a game for too long.
    I would think my first rom would be something for the GBA, VirtualBoyAdvance.
    Didn't have access to a computer capable of emulating anything until 2006. 2006 was also the year I learned how to spell and punctuate. School is useless, put kids on a sophisticated MMO for a few months.

    Yeah, I'm not interesting.
     
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    My dad got me a CD with a whole bunch of GBC games for my bday when I was a kid.
    I played Mario Tennis everyday after that.

    Then my files disappeared. :|
     
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    Link to the Past.
     
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    It was back iin 5th grade when I found out about ROMS. I was a good little boy, doing my homework, active most of my time playing sports. Then the internet happened. I was amazed with it and addicted at a young age. A few months later, I had a friend on the Internet (though I forgot what his AIM was). He told me I could play GBA games on my PC and I was like "Nu Wai!" and so he sent me the emulator and Mega Man Battle Network 3 game and I was on my way. That's also when I learned about a pirating program that some people use today though I won't name it. lol
     
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    Super Smash Bros! [​IMG]
     
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    Mega Man 3. A friend and myself where online looking for abandonware pc games and I ran across an emulator and a bunch of roms. I downloaded it and loaded it up and proceeded to freak the f*ck out. It was back in the infancy of emulation back when we waited on xor tables for cps games and looked forward to nes games being dumped. back when emux and mamedk till ruled the emu community. I miss those days.
     
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    Pokemon Blue for the Gameboy.
     
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    The first one that I can actually remember was Megaman Battle Network 2. My save file on my cartridge got deleted somehow and didn't want to restart it. [​IMG]
     
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    It was Phantasy Star 2, 3 and 4 (yeah, at the same time), played in Genecyst (anyone remember this Genesis emulator that used to run on DOS?) playing on a 586, 133MHz (or a 486, 33MHz... can't remember now), back in 1998.
    Too detailed? ^^
     
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    Probobly something Pokemon

    cant even remeber how I found Vboy
     
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    I was buying pokemon blue from a local gamestore. The manager told me that if I wanted to protect my investment (first game I ever bought, saved my allowance for a month), I should download the rom and keep the original in the box. My mom thought the guy was crazy, but when we got home I used my impressive AOL dial-up to search for pokemon blue rom.
     
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    My first rom was Link's Awakening. I was on some cruddy-online game site, and they had a online java gbc emulator with several games, and I was a zelda fan at that time (majora's mask had just came out) so I played it first. I learned about them earlier, way earlier, but I could never get any of them to work so I just thought that they were bogus, or that you needed special knowledge to use them.
     
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    Naruto Ninja Council 3, just to try out my m3dss to see if it did what it did [​IMG]
     

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