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by Zap!
Tue Aug 23, 2022 2:37 pm
Forum: Latest Video Game Pick-Ups
Topic: Drove 101 miles and picked up an Amiga 500 last Friday
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: Drove 101 miles and picked up an Amiga 500 last Friday

Darryl B. wrote: Sun Aug 21, 2022 10:04 pm Annnd it works! Killer!

Any pics of the "toy computer" or is that in another thread?
Yup, works great! As for the 70's toy computer kit, it's really weird. Let me know what you think of it, here's a couple of pics:
by Zap!
Thu Aug 11, 2022 11:11 pm
Forum: Latest Video Game Pick-Ups
Topic: Drove 101 miles and picked up an Amiga 500 last Friday
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Drove 101 miles and picked up an Amiga 500 last Friday

Long story short, it was listed as untested. A couple about 70 years old came in an SUV and met me in a parking lot. They said it was their two son's, who are now 45 and 49, and it's been sitting in their attic for decades. They said it powers on, but they couldn't test it. It just came the box, mou...
by Zap!
Thu Aug 11, 2022 10:45 pm
Forum: Video Gaming In General
Topic: Tiny Island Survival
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Re: Tiny Island Survival

I hadn't heard of it but it looks good! I will check it out for my Galaxy Fold 3 if it's available for Android.
by Zap!
Tue Jun 28, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Classic Computing
Topic: I archived my computer Big Box games
Replies: 0
Views: 496

I archived my computer Big Box games

I decided to put my Big Box games in a nice listing. If you're curious about what I have and what's on my wish list, check it out.

https://www.zaponline.org/bigbox.html
by Zap!
Sat Jun 11, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Video Gaming In General
Topic: Need help finding an old FPS game
Replies: 0
Views: 733

Need help finding an old FPS game

I don't have much to work with here, other than these facts: I downloaded it between 1994 and 1998 on a BBS, and it was for the PC (probably DOS, don't think it was Windows). Since I was not into warez, it was almost certainly PD/Shareware. It seemed to me to be realistic (so no monsters, at least i...
by Zap!
Sat Jun 11, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Eighth Generation
Topic: Devil's Third for Wii U super rare
Replies: 0
Views: 538

Devil's Third for Wii U super rare

Apparently, only 420 NA copies were initially released in 2015. Then, and undisclosed second batch was released in 2016, and that was that. Or so many thought. Right now there are zero up for auction on eBay. There are several BIN's, with the cheapest being $254 plus $10 shipping OBO. But that's a u...
by Zap!
Sat Jun 11, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Latest Video Game Pick-Ups
Topic: Capcom's wearable Mega Man helmet replica
Replies: 0
Views: 264

Capcom's wearable Mega Man helmet replica

Got it in January, 2016. Is this rare these days? Here's a quick unboxing. Not so professional, but hey, I had just worked a 12 hour shift lol.

by Zap!
Tue Jun 07, 2022 2:26 am
Forum: System News and Suggestions
Topic: Arcade room is up!
Replies: 20
Views: 12758

Re: Arcade room is up!

Ok, so the new update of Arcade doesn't like the "aero" style. If you want to play the games again, you're going to have to switch styles. To do so, go into User Control Panel, Board Preferences, and select one of the others from My board style. I like win10, which is what the default gues...
by Zap!
Thu Jun 02, 2022 1:12 pm
Forum: PD, Freeware, Shareware, and Homebrews
Topic: The House Of the Rising Sun (Atari ST)
Replies: 0
Views: 267

The House Of the Rising Sun (Atari ST)

This was an amazing PD/Shareware game that had an R-rated theme. I used to play it all the time around '94. At the time, my nephew (who is only 10 years younger then me, so we were like 11 and 21) always used to watch me play video games. I had to throw him out whenever I wanted to play this game th...
by Zap!
Thu Jun 02, 2022 1:06 pm
Forum: Video Gaming In General
Topic: Best PlayStation system
Replies: 0
Views: 245

Best PlayStation system

By "best" I don't mean most powerful (the current one would always win), nor do I mean the most technically advanced in its day (that would have to be the PS3), or picking one because it emulates the others. In fact, let's pretend that none are backwards compatible. I'm talking about legac...
by Zap!
Tue May 31, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Classic Computing
Topic: God of Thunder (MS-DOS 1993)
Replies: 1
Views: 280

God of Thunder (MS-DOS 1993)

Who here remembers God of Thunder? In my opinion, the game is massively under-rated. It doesn't have the name recognition of Commander Keen, Duke Nukem, or Jill of the Jungle, but it's so darn good. It's a Zelda clone, a genre that surprisingly hasn't been done so much for DOS. It used to be sharewa...
by Zap!
Tue May 31, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Latest Video Game Pick-Ups
Topic: Picked up this IBM 5160 XT lot
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Re: Picked up this IBM 5160 XT lot

Zap! wrote: Sat May 28, 2022 2:02 pm
Darryl B. wrote: Sat May 28, 2022 1:54 pm
Everything is now working again, check out the pics!
by Zap!
Sat May 28, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Latest Video Game Pick-Ups
Topic: Picked up this IBM 5160 XT lot
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Re: Picked up this IBM 5160 XT lot

Did you neglect to put up pics? I'm not seeing them. Great deal though! Especially in regards to the old, but still working monitor! Hey! No, I just edited it. Just when I thought everything was working on the board, file attachments aren't. Keep getting an error, and they are correct set in the se...
by Zap!
Sat May 28, 2022 1:41 pm
Forum: Latest Video Game Pick-Ups
Topic: Picked up this IBM 5160 XT lot
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Picked up this IBM 5160 XT lot

The XT has always been very special to me, because it was the first PC and first anything with a hard drive that I ever had. I foolishly sold it in 1994, and have been looking for another for while now. Found a XT lot on Craigslist for $400 that was about an hour away from me, in NJ. I offered him $...
by Zap!
Fri May 27, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: The 16-Bit Era
Topic: Phantasy Star IV: The Return Of Alis (unreleased)
Replies: 0
Views: 351

Phantasy Star IV: The Return Of Alis (unreleased)

Of all the planned-but-canceled games in video gaming history, this perhaps bothers me the most. I have always wanted to see Alis return in a Phantasy Star game, and I'm a huge fan of FMV cut-scenes (so sue me). Oh, what could have been. Very little is known about the game, but it was planed in 12 m...
by Zap!
Wed May 11, 2022 1:33 am
Forum: Classic Computing
Topic: Heavy spoilers: Were any Phantasmagoria alternate endings planned?
Replies: 0
Views: 221

Heavy spoilers: Were any Phantasmagoria alternate endings planned?

After the final act in Phantasmagoria, the ending is, well, rather lackluster. All Adrienne does is walk out of the house. It shows her slowly walking (presumably toward her car) with a tranced look on her face for about 15 seconds, and then we're greeted with a cool song and the ending credits. Tha...
by Zap!
Fri May 06, 2022 11:20 pm
Forum: New Zap! Arcade Games
Topic: [Game release] - Basketball Legend
Replies: 0
Views: 265

[Game release] - Basketball Legend

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by Zap!
Fri May 06, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: System News and Suggestions
Topic: Arcade room is up!
Replies: 20
Views: 12758

Re: Arcade room is up!

After being down for a little bit, it's back up and working. Beat my scores!
by Zap!
Fri May 06, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: New Zap! Arcade Games
Topic: [Game release] - Barbarian
Replies: 0
Views: 168

[Game release] - Barbarian

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by Zap!
Fri May 06, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Ninth Generation
Topic: Nintendo Switch Sports
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Nintendo Switch Sports

I feel that this definitely deserves its own thread, so here it is. The release date was April 29, 2022, and I pre-ordered it and got it last week and I'm loving it so far. For now, Tennis is my favorite. I was a huge fan of Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort, and feel that it retains most of the magi...