Retro FAQ Sticky Thread

Discussion in 'Retro & Arcade' started by elvis, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. elvis

    elvis Old school old fool

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    Welcome to the OCAU Retro & Arcade subforums! Heaps of information here about old gear - computers, consoles, arcades, displays and all sorts of other retro hardware.

    We stick to one general rule that anything here is 10 years old (or older).

    We've got lots of FAQs here to help you get into understanding, collecting and using old stuff. Check some of them out here:

    Worklogs, build and repair logs:
    We have a whole subforum dedicated to them. Check out what others are building and repairing here:
    https://forums.overclockers.com.au/forums/retro-arcade-worklogs.117/

    What game is this?
    Trying to remember that cool old game from your childhood? Ask here:
    https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/what-game-is-this-thread.889768/

    Display hardware:
    * Retro display solutions (monitors, TVs, CRTs, flatscreens, upscaling)

    PC / x86 / DOS / Windows
    * Win 9x MS-DOS Mode Tutorial: Working Memory, Mouse, CD-ROM and Sound Blaster 16/32/64
    * GUIDE: How to make old games look better

    Nintendo:
    * Retro FAQ: Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom (aka NES)
    * Retro FAQ: Super Nintendo Entertainment System / Super Famicom (aka SNES)
    * Retro FAQ: Nintendo Game Boy (GB) / Game Boy Color (GBC)

    Sega:
    * Retro FAQ: Sega Master System / Mark III / SG-1000 / SC-3000
    * Retro FAQ: Sega Megadrive / Sega Genesis

    Sony:
    * Retro FAQ: Sony PlayStation (aka PSone, PS1 or PSX)
    * Retro FAQ: Sony PlayStation 2 (aka PS2)

    Multi-system emulation and simulation:
    * Retro FAQ: MAME
    * MiSTer FPGA discussion thread

    Want to contribute an article? Click here and let us know!

    On hold:

    Retro Let's Play:
    Every 2 weeks we play an old game. Find out more here:
    https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/retro-lets-play-faq.1212903/

    And if you want to write one, nominate yourself and your game here:
    https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/retro-lets-play-community-edition.1265031/
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2019
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  2. Daft_Munt

    Daft_Munt Member

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    Ok, childish shit in says when do we have a stick thread...
     

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