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Bittboy.
« on: January 09, 2018, 11:46:44 AM »

This looks super cool, not sure on the legality of it but maybe some of you can comment..

https://www.bittboy.com/
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Re: Bittboy.
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2018, 18:03:13 PM »

This looks super cool, not sure on the legality of it but maybe some of you can comment..

https://www.bittboy.com/
I couldn't find anything about its legality, but I highly doubt that they obtained all the rights to so many games.  The AtGames Genesis handhelds have only 40 licensed games so if all 300 are as well, then it's likely illegal.  I like the idea though and would like one with an SD card slot to play my own ROMs and homebrews!

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Re: Bittboy.
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2018, 19:07:15 PM »
That does look cool!  I agree that it is likely an illegal device given how many games it has.  I doubt anyone is paying the license for that many games.

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Re: Bittboy.
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2018, 23:48:52 PM »
Agreed mate, might have to pick one up for a review.
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Re: Bittboy.
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2018, 23:56:46 PM »
Agreed mate, might have to pick one up for a review.
I might get one soon.  Since this might be illegal, would it be better if I buy a used one so I'm not directly supporting their product?

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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2018, 02:47:51 AM »
That's a way "around" the issue.

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Re: Bittboy.
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2018, 10:26:17 AM »
Agreed mate, might have to pick one up for a review.
I might get one soon.  Since this might be illegal, would it be better if I buy a used one so I'm not directly supporting their product?

Who cares?  There's no way of actually buying the included games and you aren't breaking any laws buying one. 

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Re: Bittboy.
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2018, 14:55:01 PM »
Agreed mate, might have to pick one up for a review.
I might get one soon.  Since this might be illegal, would it be better if I buy a used one so I'm not directly supporting their product?

Who cares?  There's no way of actually buying the included games and you aren't breaking any laws buying one.
I know I wouldn't, but I'd be financially supporting their illegal operation.  I have no problem buying bootlegs and pirated games that are used (not that I have yet), but I would rather not purchase it directly from the source which encourages them to keep going.  Until we know more about BittBoy, I would just feel better if my money doesn't go to them.