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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by Gunstar Green Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:45 pm

I've had two dead Genesis cartridges out of hundreds. Jewel Master and Forgotten Worlds. The only one that I know is notorious for breaking is Grind Stormer because it's on defective Tengen cartridges.
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by Reprise Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:04 pm

Gunstar Green wrote:I've had two dead Genesis cartridges out of hundreds. Jewel Master and Forgotten Worlds. The only one that I know is notorious for breaking is Grind Stormer because it's on defective Tengen cartridges.


Yeah, guess it's just bad luck. I wonder what causes them to fail or how people break them.
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by Nemoide Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:01 pm

My only bad luck with a cartridge was Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
I remember it displayed an error message, which I thought was strange because it meant SOMETHING was almost working, but I never managed to get the game running. (I think I ended up throwing out the cart which felt like a waste but I don't think there was anything else that could be done.)
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by Sarge Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:09 pm

Aw, really? We've both got bad luck with Gain Ground, then, because I have a busted copy as well. I also have a few other dead carts: some tennis game I picked up, and the game earlier in this thread, Super Monaco GP.
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by Reprise Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:25 pm

That sucks. I got impatient and just picked up a lone cart off Ebay. Hopefully when this one arrives, it works and I can just slap it in the box and chuck the dead one. It seems like an amazing game that I missed out on over the years. I only discovered it the other week.

There was a Sega Ages release in Japan on the Switch in December. Hopefully it gets a Western release!
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by strangenova Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:37 pm

I've had one too. I picked up a copy of Light Crusader a few years back that would boot and throw an error message and just stay there.
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by Sarge Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:45 am

Well, maybe don't chuck it. Maybe swap the capacitor out, at any rate, if you haven't already? I'm keeping mine around in case I find a donor board, and I'll try to salvage it. Thankfully, I didn't end up paying much of anything for it in the end; the guy I bought it from just let me keep it, and between that and the Game.com I returned, he let me snag a copy of North & South for NES as a replacement.
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by stickem Thu May 28, 2020 11:03 am

Anybody picking this up? looks really good with "castlevania" type gameplay/

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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by stickem Fri May 29, 2020 5:37 pm

Dam there should be 2 forums on this site. Gaming shit, and non gaming shit. Everything gets lost on all these subs with lack of members, and very little discussion happens. Somebody might see this in a year or so lol.
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Re: How's Your Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Gaming Going On?

by CFFJR Fri May 29, 2020 7:02 pm

It looks cool to me. The visuals are really nice, and I'm always in for new Genesis stuff, so I'll definitely check it out.

The most interesting thing I noticed though is the asset reuse. If you check out the second gif on that front page, you'll see a 3d wall that changes perspective as the character approaches and passes, and following that, a rotating tower with wood platforms. Both of the these elements are directly from Mickey Mania.

Granted, the wall has a new texture, and they mirrored the effect so the angle changes after the character passes (which didn't happen in Mickey Mania, it'll only moved as Mickey walked up to it) but the tower hasn't been changed at all.

I wonder if this is place holder stuff, as while there probably isn't any legal problem at this point, I'm sure other fans will notice and possibly take issue. People will call it theft. Then again, maybe no one will care.

Sorry if I'm being a buzzkill stickem. It really jumped out at me though.

Edit: I double checked the tower, they changed the brick pattern (new texture, like the wall), so it is not identical as I first thought.
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