> For the most part, no. Out of all the ROMS I have for the console emulators
> listed on my homepage, I'd say about 98% of them are for games that I
> owned/still own. I pretty much bought every game that interested me for each
> system I owned, going all the way back to the 2600 (back when the parents paid
> for the games), through to the N64. Even JPN games for PC-Engine, MegaDrive,
> and SFC, back when buying imports wasn't as common a thing to do.
> I haven't bothered downloading the "complete sets" for anything, as I usually
> had a good reason for not buying a game when it came out (IOW, crap game). Off
> the top of my head, about the only one's I have now that I didn't have before
> are and FDS stuff, Dracula X (PCE), and Castlevania and Gradius 94 for X68000.
> I haven't gotten into anything MSX or Amiga, or other systems I didn't own,
> except for the two games above.
> On this same note, I feel no "extra joy" in playing pre-PSX console ports of
> arcade games, unless the console version had significantly different or
> additional gameplay compared to the arcade version.
> > I'm an old school gamer. I play NES,GB,GENES,SSNES,TG16.
> > but pretty much just play emu/games from consoles that I had when I was
> > stuff that I didn't own back in the days like GG,NGP, Lynx, atari, coleco. I
> > never use the emulators. or play any of their emulated games.
> > as is computeres like Amiga, Commodore, MX etc.. I never owned or used one.
> > and I never touched their emulators..
> > how about u guys? do you play/use emus for system you never owned?
> > I never do that because as I don't have any nostelgia attachments or memories
> > them.
> RELAX and just have fun.
> Remember, it's all about the games.
> Mr. Do!'s Arcade
C'mon, do something scary for Halloween, play Pac Man on the Atari 2600! If playing Pac Man on the 2600 doesn't scare you, the fact people paid $50 for the cart ought to horrify you.
I love playing it for a good laugh...