Why no more ROM collections?

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  1. Gadgetguy
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    Hello all,

    quite a while ago some kind people created packages of a large number of .3ds files and posted them on torrents - making it easy to get a nice collection with one download.

    Those (older) packages are still around - but I did not have any luck finding collections of never games. Do they exist? Where? Thank you for any pointers...

    (I have found the obvious sites for single games - but no collections of recent stuff...)
     
  2. astrangeone

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    Too much space, I guess? I know even with moderate Internet speeds, I can be waiting for about 10 minutes for the thing to arrive.
     
  3. Gadgetguy
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    Hmm. That may make sense for some. What I found that there were always lots of people downloading (and sharing) the collections. I enjoy having a large pool of games to chose from - even if I rarely play them (some I never play). And the ones I play frequently (so more than just sampling it) - those I actually buy as I think the developers earned it. But I still miss the ability to save time by not having to get them one by one... (Donwload time is not an issue for me - I can start downoading a 50gb or 100gb collection and I have it next morning. That perfect for me)
     
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    Lol no one is going to give you links. You can't ask for those on gbatemp. No pointers either.
     
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    I don't have that much space on my computer/laptop to store games, and I rather download the games I want myself. (Remember to self - I need to find a copy of Hyrule Warriors Legends that actually works.)
     
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    How about I don't post links to roms.
    And honestly it's better to just find the games you want instead of large package with most likely a ton of games you are going to delete. It's not hard to find roms.
     
  7. astrangeone

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    Yes, it's like the LootCrate experience. Do I buy a mystery package that might have stuff I want or do I just buy what I want? If you go option 1: you have some extra stuff to do - like deleting your software that you don't want, OR selling the stuff you don't need. Option 2: You get the thing you REALLY want, and with no extra actions needed by you.
     
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    You didn't look hard at all. There are sticky threads on that ISO site that have exactly what you claim doesn't exist any more. Look harder.
     
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    On the "Chaos" site you can just download the tickets and then get all the games from the eshop. No need download large packs anymore.
     
  10. Ryccardo

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    And honestly, what's the marketshare of .3ds vs .cia nowadays?