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Old 2nd March 2017, 9:05 PM   #16
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No room for a CRT in my apartment sadly. I use D-Terminal connection to LCD TV. Looks much better for Wii games though.
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Old 3rd March 2017, 9:20 AM   #17
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No room for a CRT in my apartment sadly.
Not even a teeny 13 or 14"? You can get PVMs that small that are super clear, even for SNES RPG text. (You can get 8" PVMs too, but they're generally composite only and the text is a tad too small on those).
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Old 3rd March 2017, 7:55 PM   #18
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Chrono Trigger's one criticism that hardcore JRPG folks seem to give it is that it's "too easy". In that respect, it sounds like perfect "my first JRPG" title.
For me, it's a plus. A lot of JRPGs have too much filler, grinding and storyline recycling, because of how this worked fine for the Japanese market for decades.

In terms of gameplay, I absolutely loved combo attacks. When double attacks kicked in I was like "wow, I really really like this!", but when triple attacks showed up I was all "WHOA, shit it got real"! This is a great mechanic which very much justifies the theatrical setting of having a predefined set of pre-written characters. I was addicted to finding out what combos I can get a hold of.

I don't know if they do it in modern games, I don't play much of the newer titles, but at the time I found the concept brilliant.

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Old 4th March 2017, 3:22 PM   #19
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Which version are ya'll playing? I used to have a friend who raved about this some 15 years ago haha somehow i never got around to trying it. I grabbed the snes version
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Old 4th March 2017, 3:32 PM   #20
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Which version are ya'll playing? I used to have a friend who raved about this some 15 years ago haha somehow i never got around to trying it. I grabbed the snes version
My Tototek SNES passthough card arrived last week, which should let me play the US version on my Super Famicom. If that works, I'm going that version.

If not, unsure. Would probably be easier for me to play the DS version, as I can lie in bed in the aircon and be super comfy. Buuuut I really want to play it on a CRT.
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Old 4th March 2017, 7:41 PM   #22
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hah the luxuries. i only just got my pc back this week. barely room for one PC let alone my retro machines the thing on the left is my actual desk but i cant use it. i used to love playing SNES and N64 games on my dads's eleron
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No joy, my Tototek Super Flash cart is failing. Data seems to corrupt as it's written to the card (my SMS and MD flash carts work fine).

I haven't even started this game yet. Need to get off my butt and find a way to play it quickly. Maybe PSX is the way to go?
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No joy, my Tototek Super Flash cart is failing. Data seems to corrupt as it's written to the card (my SMS and MD flash carts work fine).

I haven't even started this game yet. Need to get off my butt and find a way to play it quickly. Maybe PSX is the way to go?
Play the DS version, it's great!
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Play the DS version, it's great!
Put another 2 hours into the Tototek tonight. Made some progress on a handful of games booting, but not Chrono Trigger and not on the Japanese SuperFamicom (50Hz PAL? Pffft).

As recommended, switching to NDS version to get some hours spent on this quickly. Will play it on SNES another day, I think. Seriously considering a Krikzz device at the moment...
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Would anyone caution me against playing the SNES version on a handheld?
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Would anyone caution me against playing the SNES version on a handheld?
Screenshots suggest the text is nice and big. I think it should be OK.

I'm playing the DS version, and the sprites appear to be more or less identical to SNES/PSX. The text is all on the bottom screen and scaled up a little though.
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Screenshots suggest the text is nice and big. I think it should be OK.

I'm playing the DS version, and the sprites appear to be more or less identical to SNES/PSX. The text is all on the bottom screen and scaled up a little though.
The only problem I might have and it'll stop me pretty quick is I don't know if the emulator I have supports saves for SNES and the built in saves aren't doing anything.

Glad to know it's only the text because I started it up and the text is perfectly fine.

For the curious, I'm trying to play on a GP2X F100 that I bought off the forums a while back. Might even try and find another emulator if it comes to that because honestly it's pretty cool to play on a handheld, looks and sounds great.
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ok, tried another emulator last night that had easy to use save states - but am also toying with the idea of an Android or even PC emulator.

I also foolishly tried the realtime attack thingy at the beginning, think I might start again and go with turn based to ease me in.
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ok, tried another emulator last night that had easy to use save states - but am also toying with the idea of an Android or even PC emulator.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...y.chrono&hl=en
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/chro...479431697?mt=8

Holy crap, this is actually on Google Play and Apple App Store as a legit purchase! How did I not know that?

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