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Do you still have a NES?

Old 04-16-03, 04:22 AM
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Do you still have a NES?

Recently ive found myself reuniting with things ive parted with. Ive been so wrapped up in the games of today that i forgot about the great ol' games i grew up on. So recently i went on Ebay looking for a NES i can buy. I got lucky and snagged one along with 2 controllers, the ol' zap gun and 3 games, and ive been loving it ever since. All my childhood days are coming back to me. Ive been going to Gamestop and buying old Nintendo games by the load taking advantage of thier buy 2 get 1 used item free deal. Its a great feeling playing those great games that turned you into a gamer and loving them for being simple but deep. Ive been able to get back my beloved Ninja Gaiden Trilogy and all three great Castlevania games.
So far ive been able to reclaim, like i said, Ninja Gaiden Trilogy , Castlevania 1-3 , Metroid , Advenure Island , Little Nemo Dreamaster , Super Mario Bros/Duck Hunt , Karate Champ , Tecmo Bowl , Chip N' Dale Rescue Rangers , Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game and Dr. Mario . Ive still got plenty to searh for.
So do you guys still have your NES? Do you still play it? Which games are your favorite?
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Old 04-16-03, 05:22 AM
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yes i do. some of my favorites

Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers
Duck Tales
Ninja Gaiden
TMNT:II
Mario 2
Jackal
Bionic Commando
Snake Rattle and Roll
Batman
River City Ransom
Archon
Mario 3
Mega man 2 and 3
Bubble Bobble
California Games
Baseball Allstars
Track and Field II
Spy Hunter
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Old 04-16-03, 05:49 AM
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Punchout!

Simply one of the best games ever made.
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Old 04-16-03, 10:31 AM
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I got re-addicted to my NES about 4 months ago and was buying every game I could find... I started with 15 games and my collection is up to about 250 right now (but it's kind of slowed down lately). You'd be surprised how popular it still is, every time someobody comes over to my apartment, they want to play.

Some of my favorites are:

Ninja Gaiden
Bad News Baseball
Bionic Commando
Rygar
Marble Madness
Pac Mania
Klax
Tetris (the Tengen version)
Punch-Out!!
River City Ransom
Gun.Smoke
Contra
RC Pro Am II
Super Off Road
Mega Man 1-6


...man I could go on forever. The original NES was the best.
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Old 04-16-03, 10:43 AM
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I've got mine in a box right now. I have 7 other consoles hooked up and another 8 or so in boxes. I don't even know what NES games I have any more but I know I have 30 or 40 of them. Maybe I'll crack it open and see what's in there.
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Old 04-16-03, 10:52 AM
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I have a mint condition 2nd model NES in my bedroom. (the Cube and Xbox are in the front room). Nothing says lovin' like a game of Dragon Warrior 4.

I'm still baffled by games today. Back in the NES days, you threw in a cartridge and killed a bunch of people for no good reason, and it was FUN. Now, you plug a game in and you're "treated" to 30 minutes of painfully written back-story as to WHY you're killing these people. And when you kill one you're "treated" to another 30 minutes of how that nameless grunt you killed had a wife and kids, and was only doing his job etc, etc.

What happened?
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Old 04-16-03, 12:01 PM
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Nah my Nes stopped working so out it went. Otherwise I would still be playing Super Mario Brothers
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Old 04-16-03, 12:04 PM
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I have the blinking power light syndrome on mine. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. But at least I have a DC that I can use
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Old 04-16-03, 12:07 PM
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There's an old thread floating around with a link to a place you acn order a new piece to get your old NES 100% working again for about $8.
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Old 04-16-03, 12:09 PM
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Originally posted by pixyboi
There's an old thread floating around with a link to a place you acn order a new piece to get your old NES 100% working again for about $8.
I'll have to try to dig that up, thanks.
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Old 04-16-03, 01:14 PM
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Half the time my NES won't read a cartridge and I have to keep removing and reinserting the cartridge until it finally reads it. I even tried cleaning it which helped a little. It's great fun when it works!
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Old 04-16-03, 01:19 PM
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My NES had the blinking problem for years. About 2 years ago i bought a new connector on EBAY. Havn't gotten a blink since! They're all over ebay.
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Old 04-16-03, 02:29 PM
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One of my friends still has it and we play the original Tecmo Bowl a lot. Great game. Only 4 plays. Only a handful of NFL teams to play as

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Old 04-16-03, 04:13 PM
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I recomend Blaster Master. One of the greats from the NES days.
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Old 04-16-03, 07:44 PM
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Bubble Bobble series is awesome.... 1 is easy to find, 2 is pretty hard.

Arkanoid with the controller is awesome.

Guardian Legends is a great shooter, so is Zanac, still plays extremely well today. Of course, everyone likes their Zelda, and I think Super Mario Bros 1, 3 are superb, I enjoy them more than their newer, 3D sequels.
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Old 04-16-03, 09:44 PM
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Bubble Bobble series is awesome.... 1 is easy to find, 2 is pretty hard.
EIGBI !! I actually GUESSED that code way back in the day when I played bubble bobble alot.
I have like 3 NES still and about 30-40 games but I have not played or checked them out for over 6 months.

I would love to get the actual Bubble Bobble 2 cart and the adventure island series and all the dragon warriors
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Old 04-16-03, 10:40 PM
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What's EIGBI?

Good luck on finding BB2 cart, it is tough, but well worth it IMO... And the Dragon Warrior carts, they are tough to get complete as well.
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Old 04-16-03, 10:58 PM
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still have one, its not hooked up though
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Old 04-17-03, 01:05 AM
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Old 04-17-03, 08:51 AM
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Bubble Bobble 2 is techinaclly(sp?) part 3 because Rainbow Islands is part 2, I have all three of them and they are all amzing, my favorite is Arkanoid, I also have the top loading NES, which is great. The worst part of my orginal NES was when I was playing R.C. Pro-AM 1 and I was on the last race and my system starting blinking, that was day I headed to ebay to buy the top loader and haven't looked back.

The rarest game for the system is some track and field type of game that was only sold at Woolworth's I sold a used cope for $600.00, people are crazy to pay that much for NES game, I also saw a sealed one on ebay about 2 years ago for $1,100.00
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Old 04-17-03, 09:30 AM
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Bubble Bobble 2 is part 2.

There are actually 3 Bubble Bobble 2's.

Rainbow Islands
Bubble Symphony
Bubble Bobble 2

All claiming to be Bubble Bobble 2.

Parasol Stars and Bubble Memories both claim to be Bubble Bobble 3.
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Old 04-17-03, 09:33 AM
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BTW.. I have all 4 Dragon Warriors!!

I also have the 4 Dragon Quest games for SNES never released here, all 4 Gameboy games, Dragon Warrior 7 for PSX, and the japanese Dragon Quest 4 for PSX.

Not to mention all the guidebooks/artbooks I have from Japan.. all 13 epsiodes of the english cartoon and all 39 episodes of the japanese version. I have about 4 or 5 plush Slimes.
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Old 04-17-03, 10:21 AM
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Originally posted by Corky Roxbury
The rarest game for the system is some track and field type of game that was only sold at Woolworth's I sold a used cope for $600.00, people are crazy to pay that much for NES game, I also saw a sealed one on ebay about 2 years ago for $1,100.00
That would be "Stadium Events: Family Fun Fitness" by Bandai. I believe it was sold with it's special own power pad, too. Very rare indeed.
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of course I still have my original 8 bit Nintendo, PURE GOLD I love going to Funcoland (I refuse to call it GameStop.com) and trying to find rare games, here is what I have

Mario/Duck Hunt
WWF Wrestlemania
NWA World Championship Wrestling
Excitebike
Golgo 13
Tecmo Bowl
Ice Hockey
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL~! (Best game....GO CHINESE TAPEI!)
Stadium Events: Family Fun Fitness
MTV's Remote Control
Mike Tyson's Punchout
Nintendo Pro Wrestling
Super Mario 2
Super Mario 3
TMNT
TMNT 2
Zelda 1
Zelda 2
RBI Baseball
Double Dragon
Double Dragon 2
Bases Loaded Baseball
LJN Presents Major League Baseball
Tag Team Wrestling
Tecmo NBA Basketball
Wayne Gretzky Hockey
WWF Wrestlemania Challenge
WWF King of The Ring
RING KING BOXING~!
Jordan vs Bird
The Goonies II
Dick Tracy
Street Fighter 2010


phew
I think thats it
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Old 04-17-03, 10:49 AM
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Here is one of my best friend's collection:

10-Yard Fight
3D World Runner
720
1942
1943
8 Eyes
A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia
Abadox
Adventure Island 2
Adventure Island 3
Adventures of Dino-Riki
Adventures of Lolo
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
After Burner
Air Fortress
Alpha Mission
Amagon
Anticipation
Arch Rivals
Astyanax
Athena
Athletic World
Baby Boomer
Back to the Future
Back to the Future 2 and 3
Bad Dudes
Balloon Fight
Bard's Tale
Barker Bill's Trick Shooting
Baseball
Baseball Simulator 1.000
Batman
Batman: Return of the Joker
Battle Chess
Beetlejuice
Best Of The Best Championship Karate
Bible Adventures
Bionic Commando
Blades of Steel
Blaster Master
Bomberman
Bomberman 2
Boulder Dash
Break Thru
Bubble Bobble
Bucky O' Hare
Bugs Bunny's Birthday Blowout
Bugs Bunny's Crazy Castle
Bump' n' Jump
Burai Fighter
Burgertime
Cabal
Captain Comic
Captain Planet and the Planeteers
Captain Skyhawk
Casino Kid
Castle Quest
Castlevania
Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest
Castlevania 3: Dracula's Curse
Chip N' Dale Rescue Rangers
Circus Caper
Clash At Demonhead
Classic Concentration
Clu Clu Land
Cobra Triangle
Codename: Viper
Conquest of the Crystal Palace
Contra
Cowboy Kid
Crystalis
Cyber Stadium Series Base Wars
Cyberball
Dance Aerobics
Darkman
Darkwing Duck
Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum
Deadly Towers
Defender of the Crown
Defenders of Dynatron City
Demon Sword
Destination Earth Star
Dig Dug 2
Digger T. Rock
Dirty Harry
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong 3
Donkey Kong Classics
Double Dare
Double Dragon
Double Dragon 2
Double Dribble
Dr. Chaos
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Mario
Dragon Fighter
Dragon Power
Dragon Spirit
Dragon Warrior
Dragon Warrior 2
Dragon Warrior 3
Dragon Warrior 4
Dragon's Lair
Duck Hunt
Ducktales
Ducktales 2
Dungeon Magic
Dynowarz
Eggsplode/Short Order
Elevator Action
Excitebike
Family Feud
Fantasy Zone
Faxanadu
Fester's Quest
Final Fantasy
Fire N' Ice
Fist of the North Star
Flying Warriors
Fox's Peter Pan and the Pirates
Freedom Force
Friday the 13th
Fun House
Galaga
Gauntlet
Gauntlet II
Ghost 'N Goblins
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters 2
Godzilla
Golf
Golgo 13
Goonies 2
Gotcha!
Gradius
Gremlins 2
Guardian Legend
Guerilla War
Gumshoe
Gun-Nac
Gun.Smoke
Gyromite
Gyruss
Heavy Barrel
Heavy Shreddin'
Hogan's Alley
Hollywood Squares
Home Alone
Home Alone 2
Hudson Hawk
Hydlide
Ice Climbers
Ice Hockey
Ikari Warriors 2: Victory Road
Ikari warriors
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Intruder
Iron Sword: Wizard and Warriors 2
Iron Tank
Isolated Warrior
Jack Nicklaus Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf
Jacky Chan's Action Kung Fu
James Bond Jr.
Jeopardy: Junior Edition
Joe & Mac
John elway's Quarterback
Jordan vs. Bird: One On One
Journey To Silius
Joust
Kabuki Quantum Fighter
Karate Champ
Karnov
Kickle Cubicle
Kid Icarus
Kid Kool
Kid Niki
King's Knight
Kirby's Adventure
Kiwi Kraze
Krazy Kreatures
Krusty's Fun House
Kung Fu
Kung-Fu Heroes
Laser Invasion
Legacy of the Wizard
Legendary Wings
Legends of the Diamond
Life Force
Little League Baseball
Little Samson
Lode Runner
Low G Man
M.C. Kids
MTV Remote Control
Mach Rider
Mad Max
Magician
Magmax
Major League Baseball
Mappy-Land
Marble Madness
Mario Bros.
Master Chu and the Drunken Hu
Mega Man
Mega Man 2
Mega Man 3
Mega Man 4
Mega Man 5
Mega Man 6
Mendel Palace
Metal Fighter
Metroid
Mickey Mouscapade
Mickey's Safari in Letterland
Micro Machines
Mig 29 Soviet Fighter
Mighty Bomb Jack
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out
Milon's Secret Castle
Mission Impossible
Monopoly
Monster Party
N.A.R.C.
NES Play Action Football
Nightshade
Ninja Gaiden
Ninja Gaiden 2
Ninja Kid
Nintendo World Cup
Operation Wolf
Othello
P.O.W.
Pac-Mania
Pac-man
Palamedes
Phantom Fighter
Pin-Bot
Pinball
Pinball Quest
Platoon
Power Punch II
Pro Wrestling
Q*Bert
Quattro Sports
R.B.I. Baseball 2
R.B.I. Baseball 3
R.C. Pro-AM
Rad Racer
Raid 2020
Raid on Bungeling Bay
Rainbow Island
Rambo
Renegade
Ring King
Rivercity Ransom
Road Blaster
Road Runner
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Robo Warrior
Robocop
Rocket Ranger
Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball
Rolling Thunder
Roundball 2 -on- 2 Challenge
Rush N' Attack
Section Z
Seicross
Sesame Street 123
Sesame Street ABC
Sesame Street Big Bird's Hide and Speak
Shadow of The Ninja
Shadowgate
Shatterhand
Shinobi
Side Pocket
Silent Assault
Silent Service
Skate or Die 2
Skull & Crossbones
Sky Kid
Sky Shark
Slalom
Smash T.V.
Snake Rattle N Roll
Snake's Revenge
Snoopy's Silly Sport Spectacular
Soccer
Solar Jetman
Solomon's Key
Solstice
Space Shuttle Project
Spelunker
Spiritual Warfare
Spot the Video Game
Spy Hunter
Spy vs. Spy
Stack Up
Star Force
Star Soldier
Star Voyager
Star Wars
Starship Hector
Startropics
Stinger
Strider
Super C
Super Glove Ball
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros. 3
Super Pitfall
Super Spike V'Ball
Super Sprint
T&C Surf Designs
Taboo the Sixth Sense
Tag Team Wrestling
Tailspin
Talking Super Jeopardy
Tecmo Baseball
Tecmo Bowl
Tecmo Cup
Tecmo Super Bowl
Tecmo World wrestling
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters
Tetris
The Adventures of Bayou Billy
The Adventures of Lolo
The Battle Of Olympus
The Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy
The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy
The Krion Conquest
The Legend of Kage
The Legend of Zelda
The Little Mermaid
The Mafat Conspiracy
The Magic of Scheherazade
The Punisher
The Rocketeer
The Simpsons: Bart vs. The Space Mutants
The Simpsons: Bart vs. The World
The Simpsons: Bartman Meets Radioactive Man
The Three Stooges
The Ultimate Stuntman
The Uncanny X-men
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Thrilla's Surfari
Thunder & Lightning
Tiger-Heli
Time Lord
Tiny Toon Adventures
Tiny Toon Adventures 2
Top Gun
Totally Rad
Track and Field
Track and Field 2
Trog
Trogan
Ultima: Exodus
Ultima: Quest of the Avatar
Ultimate Air Combat
Urban Champion
Vegas Dreams
Videomation
Vindicator
WWF Wrestlemania
WWF Wrestlemania Challenge
Wall Street Kid
Wario's Woods
Werewolf
Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune Featuring Vanna White
Wheel of Fortune: Family Edition
Where's Waldo
Whomp 'Em
Wizardry
Wizards & Warriors 3
Wizards and Warriors
Wolverine
World Class Track Meet
Wrath of the Black Manta
Wrecking Crew
Xenophobe
Xevious
Xexyz
Yo! Noid
Yoshi
Yoshi's Cookies
Zanac
Zelda 2: The Adventures of Link
Zoda's Revenge: Star Tropics 2
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