Your recent acquisitions, or what retro have you bought lately?

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    power Member

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    this is my CD32, fairly recently acquired. a dream machine for me especially in this configuration.

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    Voodoo 1 from ebay, to replace the last one I bought (DOA).

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    Also a gameport switchbox, and a sealed pack of 5.25's from Melbourne. With bonus programs! What a time to be alive!

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    Lol nice acquisition :) gotta love a bonus.
     
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    Just put in preorder for ultimate 64 elite c64 pcb :leet:
     
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    sweety Qwerty. cant wait to see how you get on with that :D

    i picked up one of these on the side of the road on the way from the airport to my joint in Narrabeen...

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    75cm... nfi if it works.. as it was outside overnight, thought it best to let it dry out a bit before plugging it in. No scart, which suxs, but has S-video in.
     
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    Nice! Hopefully it lives

    I also got a nunchuk64 adapter
     
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    Comprehensive list of recent spending spree :Paranoid::wired:

    ultimate64:
    > Ultimate-64-Elite
    > U64 Speaker
    t: $400~ aud

    melbourneconsolerepros:
    > Nunchuk64
    t: $50 aud

    corei64:
    > Ultimate 64 Installation Kit for Breadbin Case, Black, Dual LED power switch, no SidTap
    > U64 Speaker Mount
    t: $100~ aud

    the breadbin itself was 240, so this month ive blown 800~ on c64 stuff. woops lol
     
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    Oof, just noticed darksofts Multi Neo geo AES cart is out, ive been wanting one for ages since it was in development, it'll cost me about $950 aud shipped >_>
     
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    elvis Old school old fool

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    Your other alternatives are a cheap MVS board off AliExpress with a 160-in-1 cartridge, or a MiSTer.

    Not nearly as awesome, but far cheaper for low lag, accurate Neo Geo play.
     
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    I was thinking about getting these. I got to find my wireless snes controllers. They are in the garage somewhere, I haven't even plugged them into the SNES. I just love how perfect this idea is.

    Hehe. Its an investment!. Making feel nicer about blowing $150 on an original Vic20....

    Which raises the question.. Can you put the ultimate 64 elite into a Vic20 case?
     
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    I'm not sure about the vic20 case, it's doubtful, it's not compatible with a 128 case, i think it fits only c64 and c64c .

    Yeah I'm so glad the nunchuk64 was available in Melbourne

    Yeah I've looked at the mvs adapters but honestly even tho the multi cart from darksoft is basically a grand, that's still crazy cheap compared to the real games costs
     
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    Decision time (for a near future purchase)

    - 161-in-1 (yumcha) $370 plus post Aud (edit: this option is off the table apparently these carts kill the consoles https://db-electronics.ca/2017/07/05/the-dangers-of-3-3v-flash-in-retro-consoles/#Neo_Geo_161_in_1 )

    - NeoSD $? avilability ???

    - Darksoft Multi $950~ plus post Aud

    - NeoSD Pro (same issues as neosd)

    while the chinese ripoff carts are "cheap" (use the word very loosely) i hear they have a myriad of issues and are of the trash quality youd expect, and its not a small investment of nearly four hundred schmackaroos.

    the darksoft carts available now, costs a grand yikes, and I'm yet to wade through the feedback about it being glitchy (as to whether thats just haters or true)

    terraonion stuff is still a mystery, i havent seen anything bad mentioned about the pro, the standard apparently had its own slew of issues, on top of that all the SD solutions while flexable, require a lot of rom curating to perfect and cost an arm and a leg.

    anyone own any of these or done any indepth research on all of them, obviously im after the cheapest but most comprehensive and 'just works' sort of multigame solution that doesnt seem to exist.
     
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    Mmmm.... MiSTer...

    :p
     
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    lol but, i already have the real hardware :upset::lol:
     
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    Sure, I get that.

    However, MiSTer with all addons and the ability to play 20+ computers, 15+ consoles, 40+ arcade cores and of course all the Neo Geo titles costs less than a DarkSoft cart.

    Something to ponder. :)

    I collect real hardware too. But with MiSTer it's now about collecting the stuff I really want and have an emotional attachment to, rather than trying to find something that let's me play everything, as MiSTer has that covered.
     
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    I already have practically a full library of neogeo games to play on some other consoles and an arcade unit, but i figure since i have a unibios aes in the box, the best thing to pair it with especially for playability sake is a multicart.

    I think as long as darksofts is still in stock once i can afford it that ill be going with that option.
    Its a matter of keeping an eye on if its still available by then and budgeting lastly finding a complete curated image, since conversion is apparently a nightmare on any of them
     
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    Hmm.. so i brought back from home one of my Aus Pal dreamcasts, to see if the issue i was havingh was with the DC rather than the GDemu, and briought back House of the Dead to do some disc testing... Turns out the House of the dead disc is missing from its box... lol..
     
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    A pair of these C64 power supplies have just been shipped - I'll be most interested to see how they stack up!

    They do Amiga and C128 PSU's, too.
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    Prices seem to be very reasonable too, nice find :thumbup:
     
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    How much are they?
     

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