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« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2013, 22:15:22 PM »
Very interesting video I came across:

256, The 3DO. History, facts, and my thoughts

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« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2013, 05:04:26 AM »
Nice find! Even learned a couple things  :)

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« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2013, 14:43:16 PM »
Thanks for the vid, it's a nice review of the system. :)
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« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2013, 14:51:12 PM »
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Thanks for the vid, it's a nice review of the system. :)

Good decision, everyone should own a 3DO!  :)

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« Reply #19 on: June 20, 2013, 15:27:23 PM »
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Good decision, everyone should own a 3DO!  :)
I've just bought it! :36:

Shame, Star Control II is one of the more attractive games of the console IMO... I will have to look for one of these in english, well, the hunt is also part of the fun.

The first and last time I tried a 3DO was in 1995, I played Need for Speed and was a great experience, looking forward to repeat it almost 20 years later!
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« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2013, 16:09:38 PM »
Congrats!  :36:
Starblade is the absolute definition of short but sweet. You can play through the whole game in 15 minutes but it's an incredibly awesome 15 minutes and so much fun.
Star Control II is also an awesome game! It's not nearly as rare as some people try to make it out to be though so don't fall for the high priced BIN auctions. If you're patient you can usually get it for a good price.

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« Reply #21 on: June 20, 2013, 21:12:02 PM »
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Congrats!  :)

Oh, I'm patient and I always try to find a fair price in everything I buy. Which is a good price for a complete Star Control II? I read somewhere it came with a map and that's cool.
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« Reply #22 on: June 20, 2013, 22:11:30 PM »
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Oh, I'm patient and I always try to find a fair price in everything I buy. Which is a good price for a complete Star Control II? I read somewhere it came with a map and that's cool.

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« Reply #23 on: June 22, 2013, 15:09:08 PM »
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Thanks, I will have that price in mind! :)

I founded the map in .pdf so it's not a big problem if it's missing but I would prefer to have it complete. Let's see if I have luck.

I watched a couple of vids of Space Hulk and it looks great, another one to the list!
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« Reply #24 on: July 11, 2013, 03:11:04 AM »
Congrats!!!! I have a copy of Electronic Gaming Monthly that gave a little walk through of Space Hulk for the 3DO. I always thought it looked like a good game, although I have read it is very hard.

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« Reply #25 on: July 11, 2013, 14:19:57 PM »
I will give it a try for sure. :)

Still waiting for the console to arrive but I've bought Need for Speed, Madden, Scramble Cobra and Captain Quazar.

One of the things I like about the 3DO is that several games can be purchased in new condition at really decent prices. Having no region lock in most of the catalog is a plus too.

Can't wait to receive it!!
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« Reply #26 on: July 11, 2013, 14:49:40 PM »
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I will give it a try for sure. ;)

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« Reply #27 on: July 11, 2013, 19:01:48 PM »
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Captain Quazar is a great game! One of my favorites in case you couldn't tell  ;)
I've watched some vids and it looks fun, I wonder how the original 3DO controller behaves..

Speaking about controllers, this guy has a brand new Goldstar controller for GBP10 + shipping:

http://www.ebay.es/itm/281130167743?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
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« Reply #28 on: July 11, 2013, 19:10:01 PM »
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Captain Quazar is a great game! One of my favorites in case you couldn't tell  ;)
I've watched some vids and it looks fun, I wonder how the original 3DO controller behaves..

Speaking about controllers, this guy has a brand new Goldstar controller for GBP10 + shipping:

http://www.ebay.es/itm/281130167743?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

The controls take a little getting used to in that game but once I did I never had a problem playing it with the stock Panasonic controller. As for the Goldstar controller I've never tried one but I have heard people say it's worse then the Panasonic one. At that price though for a brand new one it might be worth trying.

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« Reply #29 on: July 11, 2013, 19:46:37 PM »
I've read bad things about the 3DO controller but until I try it again (almost 20 years since I used one!) I won't judge it.

I also read awful reviews about the Jaguar controller and it's not that bad, maybe the first ones with black rubber buttons are more stiff but the grey button ones are fine.

Also, I see there are SNES controller adaptors so maybe that will be the way to go, I need to play Super Street Fighter 2 properly!
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