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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #30 on: October 11, 2018, 02:57:34 AM »
I did end up getting a GameCube (well, I didn't buy it, it was given to me as a gift) and I got the GameBoy Player and it has been great to use.  :)
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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2018, 15:48:16 PM »
I have this too, sadly its all boxed up at the moment, maybe I need to set it up again.
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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #32 on: October 13, 2018, 09:46:13 AM »
I still have a GC with a Qoob modchip, but hasn’t been set up since a while. I love the 2 Baten Kaitos RPGs which are exclusive GC games, great stuff.

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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #33 on: October 13, 2019, 20:59:55 PM »
This thread hasn't seen any activity in a while.  So, here is a video from Top Hat Gaming Man talking about why the system was not the success Nintendo wanted it to be...

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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #34 on: October 14, 2019, 16:45:29 PM »

I think saying the Gamecube is a failure is a bit strong. It made money at the end of the day. It remains one of my favourite consoles.

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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #35 on: October 14, 2019, 22:57:24 PM »
I have one that I got a few years go and I like the system.  Maybe it didn't do was well as Nintendo itended, which would make it a relative failure.  But it seems to have sold plenty!
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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #36 on: October 28, 2019, 14:10:20 PM »
Gamecube imports. I have a small number of these.

I'll kick off with the reason I bought a JP console. Mr Driller Drill Land. This won't work with the memory card when using a Freeloader so you need a JP console. It is almost worth it on its own.

Click here for a good overview of it.

https://alchetron.com/Mr.-Driller:-Drill-Land


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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #37 on: October 28, 2019, 14:51:53 PM »
That is cool.  The Japanese console is not US compatible, is it?
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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #38 on: October 28, 2019, 21:28:06 PM »

Don't think so - but I could be wrong. I think the BIOS is different on JP GCs. You see evidence of that when playing a JPN game with a Freeloader - some dialogue boxes are just garbage instead of Japanese text.

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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #39 on: October 29, 2019, 00:34:37 AM »
Yeah, figured as much. 
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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #40 on: October 29, 2019, 21:15:40 PM »
Amazing looking game, how much do Jap GC's go for these days?
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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #41 on: April 19, 2020, 19:18:33 PM »

JP GCs aren't that expensive. Mind though - JP GCs don't do RGB - s-video only :(


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Re: Nintendo GameCube
« Reply #42 on: May 25, 2020, 10:05:41 AM »
Picture of my modest JP collection - why?

Well - Mr Driller Drill Land is to get a relaunch on Switch. I can't recommend this game enough. It's an excellent sequel that really improves on the original game - 4 new modes that really stretch the concept and the charm and presentation values are off the scale. :)


 

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