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Discussion in 'Virtual Console, WiiWare and DSIWare' started by stugots, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. stugots

    stugots WiiChat Member

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    my cousin and I got into a debate maybe some of you can help settle it.

    is it worth is to rebuy games you CURRENTLY own JUST to play them wireless?
     
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    How do you mean wireless ?
     
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    you're debating if you should have the right to pirate a 2nd copy for your own use to use on your two consoles?

    -- No, purchasing and using the software is an agreement to their terms.
     
  4. Squall7

    Squall7 A li'l bit different

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    Personally, I don't think it's a good idea to download on VC games you've already got, unless you're getting somethingt that wasn't there before (like the sharing online of pictures in Pokemon Snap).

    It's why I haven't downloaded very many VC titles. I still have the SNES, N64 and stuff. Although I have downloaded a few titles that I either missed or don't have the ability to play legitimately...
     
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    I own about 50% of the VC titles I buy already. The reason I do this is:

    1. yes wireless is nice. I have a big TV and you dont want to have to sit 1 ft in front of it.

    2. Save state, Save state, Save state, Save state, Save state, Save state,
    really long or difficult games can be more fun this way.

    3. organization: I dont feel like pulling out the big ass bin of games from my closet all the time, but ill pick up a wiimote and turn on my wii. Also, It doesnt look very nice having 4 consoles plugged in all willy nilly with wires going everywhere in your living room.

    4. Blowing on a cartridge = thing of the past.
     
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    Squall7 A li'l bit different

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    You can't save multiple states though. And isn't it more for picking up and putting down (i.e. You can't just reset to an earlier save state)...

    Unless I'm mistaken that is...
     
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    you obviously didnt read his post correctly, and you sound like you are regurgitating legalese you dont understand.....


    -- No, purchasing and using the software is an agreement to their terms.

    LOL
     
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    I havent needed multiple yet, but you are right. This brings us to the "nintendo not giving us enough memory" argument.

    sounds like someone is spoiled with their emulators 10 save states:wink:

    but still, Ninja Gaiden for example.....my friend and I played that like once a week, alternating every time we continued. I was good at the game, and he barely remembered it.....if it didnt have the save state, we would have played it , put it down, and never looked its way again.....you dont want to play a game for 5 hours and have to start over, at least not in the days of computers and saves. made the game more fun than originally......we would come back and beat one stage or one boss
     
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    Squall7 A li'l bit different

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    Personally, I find it's easier not to bother. Guaranteed quality picture, played like it was meant to be and supports things that you like.

    I think pirating is legally dicey at best. Although I don't so much shake a finger at it, but I find that if something has been publicly broadcast, it's pretty much like taping it and watching it later (in terms of ethics anyway).

    But all this is besides the point...

    Reminds me of an insane challenge I came up with (but have not tried to do). Which is to basically play through Final Fantasy VII without a memory card. See if you can complete it. Would be awesome, yet insane.
     
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    i honestly prefer playing my older games in their original state. i like using the original controls and stuff, but it is hard to argue with the saving or "suspended play"

    it's a lot easier, and neater, to use the VC than the real systems themselves. if you have the original game, i don't see the point in buying it for the VC
     
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    no, i didn't understanding the Q... :lol:
    i couldn't vision he was talking about the VC and cordless controllers. :blush:
     
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    2. Save states are makein games easy
    But then again I play a lot of RPGs so there kinda needed

    BRING BACK PASSWORDS

    3. Lol emu of games you own

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    I think the NES carts liked it
     
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    WOW did this thread take a twist LOL
     
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    my point was, me and my friend dont have that much time to play when we do....its like 1:00 am to 2:00 am before we both have to sleep for work in the morning......we wouldnt get a chance to play many games in their entirety.

    same goes for some other VC games.....yeah it makes them easier, but thats the only way I can really play them sometimes.
     
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    Yes, blowing on the cartridge helped with the dust but I take one extra step. Put it close to your mouth ( i mean close to touching) and exhale slowly and heavily. The heat and moisture coming off your breath will add a tiny (barely any) moisture to the pins on the card and helps get a better conductive contact. Never failed for me.
     
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    Its like the 80s all this talk of blowin carts
    Only it didnt take 2 days for this page to load
    And im not warein clothes that made me look like im from the 70s
     
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    261311 The Man on Ice

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    Why would you want to if you already have them? That's a waste of points.
     
  20. stugots

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    that exactly what I said.

    His point was so you can play the games wireless and not have to be 4 feet from the TV (I.E. lay down and play or whatever)
     

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