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  • LelandPalmer 3 Dec 2017 17:35:02 224 posts
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    @Your-Mother cheers!
  • LelandPalmer 3 Dec 2017 18:04:32 224 posts
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    Yep Chrono Trigger is more up my street.
  • rwklau 18 Dec 2017 12:42:03 26 posts
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    Currently back in stock on Amazon (proper, no prime/fresh/third party shenanigans).
  • ChiefGB 29 Dec 2017 14:20:44 7,547 posts
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    Finally got my hands on mine for Xmas (delivered at launch) now, to mod this fucker. Still snes nonintro at the usual place yeah? No newer build or place to get from? Or is it all up to date, are the roms included in the 3gb install and is it a single file download, (don't do torrents or any of that shit anymore). Plenty to answer there but hopefully all straightforward to respond.
  • the_milkybar_kid 29 Dec 2017 15:10:44 6,268 posts
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    Its a piece if piss to do. https://youtu.be/DnrfnFPSKG4
  • ChiefGB 29 Dec 2017 22:17:01 7,547 posts
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    Ok so I've got the snes no intro stuff, anything missing from there? It's pretty comprehensive but peeling through it all has turned my head to jelly. Bound to be some gaps there?
  • Pazie 13 Jan 2018 08:03:37 1,175 posts
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  • Pazie 13 Jan 2018 08:18:37 1,175 posts
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    The Snes Mini is back in stock on the Nintendo Store. Before I buy one would I need to add a USB power adapter or can I use my Nintendo Switch power adapter/charger.
  • DangerousDave_87 13 Jan 2018 09:03:58 3,127 posts
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    The SNES mini uses micro USB, I believe. The Switch uses USB-C. The charger wouldn't be compatible.
  • ZuluHero 13 Jan 2018 09:06:16 6,105 posts
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    I think it's type B and the switch uses type C which has an integrated wire. . You can use any USB charge plug though, like what a phone uses, just plug the snes mini USB cable into that. Or plug it in into a spare usb socket on your TV if it has one. Or another console, but the console would also need to be on to provide power (I think?)

    You could probably stick the USB cable into one of the ports on the switch Dock and do it like that?

    So, lots of options really.
  • atothewest 13 Jan 2018 10:19:42 875 posts
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    I just connect mine to the TV's USB, no need for a power adapter.
  • retro74 13 Jan 2018 10:49:50 2,176 posts
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    I bought one of these with extra games (IGNs top 100 SNES games)

    However when I get to a certain point on Legend of the Mystical Ninja it just crashes - disappointed as I never completed it back in the day

    Not sure if it's a problem with the ROM or the mini itself though
  • Pazie 13 Jan 2018 14:15:41 1,175 posts
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    Cheers guys abut the adapter advice. So I can just plug it into the tv and not worry about a power plug to use it. Just now read that you can use an iPad charger plug. That’s me sorted then, just now ordered one.
    Now I will be looking into adding more games to it, just need to find a best full link on how to do it.
    I have wondered with these new batch from Nintendo if they have block the console somehow so you can’t add anymore games to it.

    Edited by Pazie at 14:27:49 13-01-2018
  • whatthefu 13 Jan 2018 14:27:12 1,031 posts
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    Can Retroarch be set up to do a 'select + down' command like hakchi?
  • richyroo 14 Jan 2018 09:56:31 117 posts
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    I'm about to start my very first playthrough of Chrono Trigger.

    I used to own a SNES back in the day and it has always bothered me that for some reason I never got to experience what is widely renowned as the best RPG ever. I am about to correct this mistake.

    I used to look back at the older and dated graphics and be put off by them. Now though I enjoy pixel art games and these older games and just find the graphics kind of endeering.

    Looking forward to this one.
  • atothewest 14 Jan 2018 10:01:48 875 posts
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    You're in for a treat, still the best RPG ever IMO.
  • ZuluHero 14 Jan 2018 10:06:29 6,105 posts
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    @richyroo that's because it was never released officially in the EU until really recently. Quite surprised they didn't include it on the base Snes mini because of that.

    And atothewest is right, it is one of the best. I think that the graphics are brilliant too :)

    Edited by ZuluHero at 10:12:42 14-01-2018
  • richyroo 14 Jan 2018 12:59:58 117 posts
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    @ZuluHero

    I never knew that. At least this explains why I never heard of it unil AFTER I had moved on from the SNES.

    I'm a couple of hours in now and I like the battle system and the characters so far. Interested to see how they use the time travel moving forward.

    Edited by richyroo at 13:00:51 14-01-2018
  • mal 14 Jan 2018 19:32:03 28,816 posts
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    ...in place edit...

    Fuck Chrono Cross, I'm such an idiot. That's where I heard about Chrono Trigger.
  • Pazie 14 Jan 2018 21:20:45 1,175 posts
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    Do you think it’s still safe to add more games to the Snes mini. I don’t want to brick mine.
  • richyroo 14 Jan 2018 22:02:32 117 posts
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    @Pazie

    Why wouldnt it be safe? Unless something has changed recently that I am not aware of, I just used hackchi to load more Roms onto the SNES mini. It was incredibly simple to do I think even my gran could of done it (if she was still alive, bless her soul!).
  • Pazie 15 Jan 2018 13:14:03 1,175 posts
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    @richyroo I was worried because the person on YouTube says do this at your own risk.
  • richyroo 15 Jan 2018 19:23:18 117 posts
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    @Pazi

    They always say this just to cover themselves. There will always be a little bit of risk when it comes to flashing or modifying any firmware, yet this is bar far the simplest I have ever done.

    Alternatively post it to me and I will do it for you and post back at no cost (providing you would trust a complete stranger 😀;). I will also put any additional games on it that you want.

    My advice is not to worry and just do it. After the few minutes it takes to do you will wonder what all the fuss was about.

    Edited by richyroo at 19:24:55 15-01-2018
  • Pazie 15 Jan 2018 21:23:04 1,175 posts
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    @richyroo lol, thanks, very kind of you to offer. I’ll deffo try it myself. You’ve giving me more faith in doing so. 🤗
  • HoriZon 15 Jan 2018 22:48:52 14,107 posts
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    So what are the best games not on on it?

    For me its:
    Super Tennis
    Super Street Fighter 2
    Chrono Trigger
    Shadowrun
    Final Fantasy 2
    Mario All-stars
    Turtles in Time
    Pioltwings
    Stunt Car Racer
    Super Star Wars

    erm....

    Might have to hack it too.

    Edited by HoriZon at 22:54:46 15-01-2018
  • gizzaciggy 15 Jan 2018 22:56:24 12 posts
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    Sim City
  • AcidSnake 15 Jan 2018 23:12:31 7,890 posts
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    Donkey Kong Country 2 & 3
  • ChiefGB 16 Jan 2018 01:44:54 7,547 posts
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    Amongst other I have put shadowrun and syndicate on it as I never played them. Probably past their best tbh.
  • richyroo 16 Jan 2018 17:57:23 117 posts
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    I put an additional 40 odd games on mine.

    For me my list includes games that I played and enjoyed as a kid, along with the very best games that the SNES has to offer (based on my own considerable research online).

    My whole list as follows. I have noted the must include games which no collection should be without. If I include one game from a series I also have to include them all (except Earthworm Jim 2 as that doesnt work for some reason).

    MUST INCLUDE GAMES:

    Act Raiser
    Aladdin
    Alien 3
    Batman Returns
    Battletoads & Double Dragon
    Blackthorne
    Breath of Fire II
    Chrono Trigger
    Donkey Kong Country 2
    Donkey Kong Country 3
    Earthworm Jim
    Fatal Fury 2
    Final Fight: 1,2,3
    Ghoul Patrol
    International Superstar Soccer Deluxe
    Killer Instinct
    The Lion King
    Pilotwings
    Super Star Wars
    Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
    Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
    Super Mario All Stars
    Super Street Fighter II
    Super Tennis
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time
    Top Gear
    Ultimate Morkal Kombat 3
    X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse
    Yoshis Island
    Zombies Ate My Neghbours

    NOTABLE GAMES (Ones I added because I enjoyed as a kid)
    Cool Spot
    Flashback
    Pop n Twinbee
    Street Racer
    Super Double Dragon
    Super Smash TV
    WWF Royal Rumble

    Edited by richyroo at 18:03:35 16-01-2018
  • TheBear 16 Jan 2018 18:30:29 4,699 posts
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    Is there definitive guide out there for hacking this that people are using?
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