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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #75 on: April 03, 2014, 23:09:48 PM »
The 32x is quite too expensive today. The games are impressive and the system great but the adapter alone is 200 dollar plus 30-100 dollar a game. I tried to get one but all the time it went into high bidding areas.
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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #76 on: April 04, 2014, 04:39:11 AM »
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The 32x is quite too expensive today. The games are impressive and the system great but the adapter alone is 200 dollar plus 30-100 dollar a game. I tried to get one but all the time it went into high bidding areas.

Really? Wow, they're cheap in NA. I bought one last year that came with a Genesis, five Genesis games, and two 32X games for $65.00! That was a really good deal, but as long as you don't want the box they are not at all expensive. The games can be a little pricey though.

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #77 on: April 04, 2014, 06:21:09 AM »
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The 32x is quite too expensive today. The games are impressive and the system great but the adapter alone is 200 dollar plus 30-100 dollar a game. I tried to get one but all the time it went into high bidding areas.

Really? Wow, they're cheap in NA. I bought one last year that came with a Genesis, five Genesis games, and two 32X games for $65.00! That was a really good deal, but as long as you don't want the box they are not at all expensive. The games can be a little pricey though.


I wish i get one including some games....
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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #78 on: April 04, 2014, 10:09:09 AM »
I had one when they were still relatively cheap but even then I was given the unit for free sans cables. I was never really a fan to be honest, largely because of all the cables and the extra PSU that I didn't really have any space for. The fact that it requires different leads for the different versions of the Mega Drive and also that these tend to be missing these days is a bit of a nightmare. Mine was also a bit flaky until I opened it up and messed with the two ribbon cables.

I do think the 32X has appeal on a curiosity level but aside from my aforementioned issues, the games were just far too expensive to take a punt on. I think only Virtua Fighter, Doom, Star Wars Arcade and a few others are in the 'reasonable' price bracket but thankfully most of these are decent games and not ports of Mega Drive titles. I would have liked to try out Knuckles Chaotix

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #79 on: April 04, 2014, 16:20:30 PM »
I guess I'll be skipping this add-on for my Genesis if the prices are as bad as you say. 
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Re: The Sega 32X
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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #81 on: April 04, 2014, 18:15:33 PM »
I would love to try Kolibri, in the screenshots it looks amazing. Tempo is another one I would like to try out.
Agree about Space Harrier and Afterburner, as far as finding those games on cartridge, the 32X versions are the very best you can get!

There are a few games I would have liked to see on the Jaguar, like Star Wars Arcade, I mean it's pretty damn fun and good looking on the 32X. Would have been interesting to see if it could have been even better on the Jaguar.

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #82 on: April 04, 2014, 21:16:36 PM »
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Yeah I would hazard a guess and say that US stuff would probably be a bit cheaper. PAL stuff probably sold in much lower quantities and the 'value' is affected by the usual ebayers jacking up the prices with BIN's etc. The other problem is that 32X stuff is so uncommon in the wild that you can't completely eliminate ebay and hope to pick up loads of stuff from shops. I mean, you might be able to if you live near some retro shops or get lucky but I've yet to see anything 32X-related outside of the internet.

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #83 on: April 05, 2014, 03:34:50 AM »
I just checked and it looks like the prices are not that horrible.  A complete 32X (without box) can be had for prices in the mid-$30's range. 
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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #84 on: April 05, 2014, 17:50:38 PM »
I like the boxes but prefer the hard shell cases. Does the Sega Everdrive multi-cart use the 32X to play games? If so that might drive the system prices up.

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #85 on: April 05, 2014, 18:00:40 PM »
Yes, you can play the 32X games using the Mega Everdrive cart.
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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #86 on: April 29, 2014, 20:10:38 PM »
[align=center:3l4qnduh]AVGN: Sega 32X (Higher Quality) Episode 26[/align:3l4qnduh]

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #87 on: April 29, 2014, 23:59:17 PM »
I had a good laugh with this video.  LOL  I couldn't believe the end, though!
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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #88 on: May 02, 2014, 00:15:52 AM »
He could have at least played taps at end.

I understand the disdain for the 32X, it left a lot of Sega fans scratching their heads. At the time my thought was "What was Sega Thinking?". Later after tracking some of the games down, it all made sense. They were trying to cover all their bases.

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Re: The Sega 32X
« Reply #89 on: May 10, 2014, 08:17:32 AM »
After a bit of info more than anything (and I'm not a trader by any means!), but I recently got hold of a complete boxed copy of Stellar Assault for the 32X...apparently it's worth a fair bit? Can anyone give me any pointers as to how much it's worth (and why?!). Was it a limited production or something?

 

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