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Emulator vs. Buying old console

So I got a deployment coming up and I'm dying to play some old games for GBA (mostly old Pokemon games :nerd:).

Should I download an emulator, or buy the old thing? Just worried about if I'm computer savvy enough to run the emulator, or if the old games and cartridges will shite out on me. What say the Gaming Board?


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It's all up to you. The emulator and rom is the full game, but IMO, it just isn't the same as playing the real deal on a console/hand held.


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Emulator then use your PS3 or Xbox 360 controllers via USB to play the games.


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IMO, it just isn't the same as playing the real deal on a console/hand held. 


I agree with this. Memories...but...

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Emulator then use your PS3 or Xbox 360 controllers via USB to play the games


That can be done?


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wadewilson
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Those old games can get expensive.


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That can be done?
Yep. I emulate gamecube games on my computer and use my wired xbox 360 controller. Very easy to do.


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willymeaux
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Where are you being deployed to?


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Patrick O Rly
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y u do dis?
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Playing PilotWings right now.


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paladine36
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emulator without question.
btw faster fps will ruin your video game playing.
I've got to the point where I cannot play slow games.


Mr Gardoki
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I was thinking that earlier when playing something laggy on ps3


ShoeBang
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The image of a soldier playing pokemon is funny to me for some reason


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DrSteveBrule
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I recommend roms because they will never go away. I personally don't like having to fool with old gameboy and snes cartriges having their save batteries run out.


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DrSteveBrule
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I recommend roms because they will never go away. I personally don't like having to fool with old gameboy and snes cartriges having their save batteries run out.


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DrSteveBrule
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re: Emulator vs. Buying old console
I recommend roms because they will never go away. I personally don't like having to fool with old gameboy and snes cartriges having their save batteries run out.


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DrSteveBrule
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re: Emulator vs. Buying old console
I recommend roms because they will never go away. I personally don't like having to fool with old gameboy and snes cartriges having their save batteries run out.


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