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Offline TL

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The Philips CD-i
« on: May 15, 2013, 16:25:40 PM »
So do we have any other Philips CD-i owners out there apart from me? What model do you have?

I am just packing my machine up to take to Revival this weekend so hopefully a few more people can see that it's not the complete pile of shit that it's made out to be!

I myself have the classic CD-i 220, the huge one that looks like a VCR, with a Gravis joypad:


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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2013, 19:20:09 PM »
Yep i am an owner of a 210 model, have around 15-20 games, plenty of movies and some educational stuff including the rare rollerball..
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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2013, 19:41:14 PM »
I have a 210. I got it for 7 or 8 quid, most of which was postage. It was listed as faulty but I fixed it. Haven't used it much, but I've got a good controller for it which I recently modified.

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2013, 19:47:33 PM »
I have the 210 model.
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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2013, 19:54:38 PM »
I have two CD-i systems. A Sony CD-i portable and a Philips 210 with digital video card. The battery is dead in my 210 though so it no longer saves games. :D Will post it later if I can find it...

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2013, 20:04:47 PM »
What's it play like? from the vid, ship looked way too big for the narrow playing/game window.

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2013, 07:40:05 AM »
I also quite a nice cd-i collection, with 11 players and almost 80 games. I love the standard even if the save featureis crap.

I also have both dvc expension andthe rare joystick.

I enjoy playing cd-i specially:
- the apprentice
- hotel Mario
- Kether
- l'Ange et le Demon
- Burn Cycle
- Secret Mision

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2013, 20:37:20 PM »
Sure does, looks like a very good game from where I am sitting.
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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2013, 00:42:02 AM »
Sadly, I do not own one. There are some really neat games and those CD-I infomercials will always stick in my memory.

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2013, 12:28:56 PM »
Hello,

Here is a short video of the Kyocera Pro1000s player

The quality is not excellent il took it with my Iphone


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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2013, 11:30:45 AM »
I will see during my long vacation If I can make a video with a comparaison beatween a public reader and this professionnal reader I have.

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2013, 01:25:49 AM »
Mad Dog and Space Ace sure made the system rounds. I do not remember either game on the infomercials. Just Voyeur.

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2013, 19:31:35 PM »
Digital Video Cartridge needed to play. That is a bummer.

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2014, 03:42:46 AM »
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Going to the final frontier, gaming...

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Re: The Philips CD-i
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2014, 18:02:57 PM »
I always wanted CD-i, but it has been particularly elusive to find around my area. I do have three games for when I get it some day.