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  1. monkeyinaspasm

    monkeyinaspasm Zelda's Hero

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    I dont understand why anyone would use the virtual console, because you can download roms off the internet for free. And you dont have to pay for a silly wired controller that you plug into the wiimote.

    Im not trying to slag off the wii, cos i love them, but i just thought i would point it out.

    Thoughts anybody?
     
  2. smuPoker

    smuPoker WiiChat Member

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    Maybe people (like me for example) don't like playing games on a PC. Ever think of that?
     
  3. CaptainPeeJ

    CaptainPeeJ Wii360 gamer

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    I also thought of this also... but I still feel compelled to download some of my favorite games. I haven't yet because I don't want to spend the extra money when I just spent $300+ on a Wii and extra wiimote... but I'm sure I wll eventually!
     
  4. hiredgoonz

    hiredgoonz WiiChat Member

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    No kidding, most people's couches are more comfortable than their computer chairs...

    Plus, convenience is worth something too...I have an NES, SNES, N64, Gamecube, Wii, PS2, and Dreamcast...it's not practical to keep these all hooked up at the same time and being able to select a channel rather than swap cartridges is nice...

    While personally I have no moral objection to someone playing a ROM of a game they own (although it is still illegal) or even of a game that is no longer reasonably available, I prefer to keep myself as honest as possible.

    I don't have to pay for Super Mario World if I don't want to, but I will for the added convenience and lesser load on my conscience...
     
  5. mym6

    mym6 WiiChat Member

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    Well lets see. 1) Legal reasons 2) knowledge reasons (most people don't know about or how to use emulators, how to find roms etc) 3) Convenience
     
  6. Major Tom

    Major Tom Uss Clan *****

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    Hey if you dont wanna pay for Wii points or a classic controller do what what alot of us do on this site. Go to gaminglagoon. They give that stuff away for free. Also some of us don't have powerful enough computers to play N64 roms.[My computer is a Win98SE with no internet connection..... We have a family computer but were not allowed to download stuff on it.
     
  7. hiredgoonz

    hiredgoonz WiiChat Member

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    There is still no perfect N64 emulator either...UltraHLE came close on a handful of games (I got all 120 stars in Mario 64 on it) but even that required a Voodoo graphics card and only worked well on about half a dozen games...

    That said, UltraHLE will give you full speed emulation on a Pentium 2 450 or better provided you have at least a Voodoo 2 card...
     
  8. lloyd_yayo

    lloyd_yayo Nintendo 4life

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    i agree with all of you on this
     
  9. Major Tom

    Major Tom Uss Clan *****

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    I might try that.
     
  10. Axtlar

    Axtlar Del fuego he resurgido...

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    I once downloaded Project64 in school and worked really well, I didn't see any problems in that emulator and I played games I didn't get to play in the past like Jet Force Gemini
     
  11. Major Tom

    Major Tom Uss Clan *****

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    Jet Force Gemini need to be put on the VC.
     
  12. Axtlar

    Axtlar Del fuego he resurgido...

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    yeah, there also need to be a new Jet Force Gemini for Wii..Rare really needs to get back with Nintendo; time for reconciliation Rare! with Microsoft you're not doing so well...I mean imagine a Banjo+Kazooie, a Jet Force Gemini, Diddy Kong Racing, Goldeneye, Perfect Dark, and Conker's Bad Fur Day for the Wii, wouldn't that be awesome?
     
  13. Major Tom

    Major Tom Uss Clan *****

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    Yes, but mainly I want Jet Force Gemini. That game was awesome.
     
  14. monkeyinaspasm

    monkeyinaspasm Zelda's Hero

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    I dont live in the us im in the uk
     
  15. ics

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    The thing I hate about the virtual console games is that they are bound to the original owners wii. This means you cannot sell them or trade them when your finished.
    It would have been better to have VC games on a disc that was copyright protected just like the regular wii/gamecube games.
    It must suck for people wanting VC games but have no internet access.
     
  16. Major Tom

    Major Tom Uss Clan *****

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    Sorry bout that.....
     
  17. sagema

    sagema 3D Artist

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    I have roms of all the games I own on the SNES, and NES. I have to blow into my NES, and my SNES controller's shoulder buttons are dead. However that won't stop me from buying some VC games. It's a much better experience playing some $5 games on a game controller than a key board. For me I'm doing this only for the games I'd rather play on my TV with a game controller, and the games I never bought when I was a kid, like Kid Icarus. Which years later will be a lot of games. If they make this online multiplayer later, it'll be priceless.
     
  18. ericlewis91

    ericlewis91 im McLovin

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    i like cheesy old games
     
  19. fistpittingnork

    fistpittingnork Spliffer

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    First there are the legal issues, I have a job, I don't mind paying $5-$10 for a game.

    Convenience, with virtual console, I now have a Wii, GameCube, NES, SNES, N64, Genesis, and a Turbografx in 1 box that I can easily pack up and take with me a lot easier than I can my computer. Plus one controller (classic controller) successfully controls all these games, GameCube controller for some N64 and obviously GC games, instead of trying to find seperate NES, SNES, Genesis, and N64 controllers that are pc compatible or their USB adapters.

    Helping support VC isn't necessarily bad either, the more people buy, the more the execs will see it's a success, and in return the more the customer will see is available.
     
  20. MaXiMiUS

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    I don't know why. I just.. do. Because they run in proper widescreen on my TV, I guess.

    Note: my computer is hooked up to my TV as well. But the games I really want to play are usually either: jumpy/glitchy, or don't go fullscreen properly and I have to play them in a 320*240 little box on my 32" screen :|

    I guess I just sort of feel like I owe it to Nintendo. I never bought a GameCube, and I have.. well, practically every ROM for every Nintendo system before the GameCube. Oh, and also several GameCube roms, but none of them go over 6FPS.. so.. yeah.
     

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