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New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« on: July 29, 2018, 01:43:29 AM »
These things keep popping up.  I still thought I'd share it...


G Blue - Arcade Machine, a startup that will bring to life the best moments you've ever lived from the eighties to the next. An extremely friendly multi-system platform that facilitates the installation and execution of games from various devices that have marked the history of the video game, including its favorites.

G Blue is a device based on Blue Ocean and has as main characteristic the customization that goes from its color, its emblems and even its system, because it uses Open Source system. It also reinforces the important participation of women in the world of games.


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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2018, 14:09:40 PM »
Is this legal?

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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2018, 14:48:16 PM »
There are other emulation machines that have been sold this way.  Creating the machine itself should not be an issue, but the ROMs are another matter.

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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2018, 15:27:52 PM »
It says that it’s based on Linux, but doesn’t explain anything if it runs own software or existing emulators. Or how to install stuff.

I thougt this might be a nice device to travel with, it looks quite portable.

Is there a good emulation machine existing? I mean a portable one. As you know I’m using my PS3 with RetroArch as emulation machine, but it is definitely the least portable :D

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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2018, 22:18:02 PM »
Yes, there are others out there.  Even an OUYA can work well as an emulator machine.

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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2018, 23:44:08 PM »
Interesting..

Will watch this with interest.
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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2018, 20:41:10 PM »
I just checked on this.  2 months to go but only 2 people are backing it right now.  Looks like it may be going nowhere. 

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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2018, 12:43:15 PM »
Looks awful, just get a nVidia Shield TV now without losing $200 on this gamble!
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Re: New Indiegogo - G Blue Arcade Machine
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2018, 15:17:31 PM »
It looks poor to me.

The Indiegogo business model of allowing vapourware/incomplete hardware is worrying. At least Kickstarter has more requirements for people to hit before releasing, even then crwodfunding is scary.

The Vega+, RetroVGS/Coleco Chameleon, RetroEngine Sigma and VCS all have had warning flags for me. Some completed, some failed and some in progress.

Most things can be done with RPI3, Microsd card loaded with Retropie and some usb controllers.