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Polybius Arcade cab build thread

by DNT 2.5 Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:51 am

I have money now, might as well waste it an destroy my senses! I am planning on building an upright Arcade cabinet, not a huge one, but smaller. Maybe a 17" screen.
I have this older laptop runs Windows XP with 1GB of ram, would it be possible to use that for a simpler game like this? or should I use an older desktop?
I will be using this "version" of the game. http://www.sinnesloschen.com/1.php
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Re: Polybius Arcade cab build thread

by benderx Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:16 am

Shh the men in black coats are onto you.
You took too long, now your candy's gone. That's What happens. Bkowwwww. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻)
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Re: Polybius Arcade cab build thread

by CRTGAMER Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:40 am

I remember having troubles getting this to run. Looks like you need a good computer to support all the options.

Video Mode: 1600x1200x16, maybe test on your computer.

Here are some other Urban Legend games, remember Last Star Fighter?

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Re: Polybius Arcade cab build thread

by samsonlonghair Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:05 pm

I've been meaning to ask for a long time. How do you pronounce Polybius? Is the stress on the "bi" is it a long i or a short i?
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Re: Polybius Arcade cab build thread

by AARST Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:29 pm

I can't believe I forgot about this!

The Escapist Magazine show Doomsday Arcade also features Polybius, but I forgot it was the arcade cabinet of legend. I read about this at least 10 years ago and I don't remember why I looked it up or how I stumbled on it, but it's a really interesting piece of gaming history.

I'll definitely try this out.
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