Mega Drive / Genesis Mini

Discussion in 'General Sega Discussion' started by 360, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. TheInvisibleSun

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    I'm curious as to why CD and 32X games weren't included with the add-on. Since people are buying it anyway, surely this would add insentive. Would this be difficult to do from a software/hardware standpoint?
     
  2. Pengi

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    Is the Japanese version of Sonic 1 included? Or is it the REV00 version no matter what?
     
  3. Josh

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    Setting the language to Japanese does get you the JP version of Sonic 1.
     
  4. Overlord

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    The difficulty for CD is the size of the games, the difficulty for 32X is the utter lack of decent library plus the poor existing state of emulation.
     
  5. Glaber

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    32x emulation, poor? What's poor about it?
     
  6. Neowl

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    Has anyone managed to get the included 3 button USB pads to work nice with Sonic Mania on PC?

    I had a little try last night, and couldn't for the life of me work out where I was going wrong.
    My Windows 10 install recognises the pad as "3B controller" in Bluetooth & other devices, and "HID compliant Controller" in device manager. Using the Steam controller mapper won't allow me to map Down and Right on the D-pad when I map Up and Left (and vice versa), and x360ce just throws up an error on boot.
     
  7. Overlord

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    Maybe it's changed in the last couple of years but even non-commercial emulation of 32X wasn't fantastic the last time I played, outside of a few titles. Honestly, considering how long paid emulator platforms have taken to get decent MD emulation I think asking for 32X is a bit much.

    It also doesn't help that the vast majority of the 32X library was better done elsewhere, so the effort involved in setting it up isn't worth it.
     
  8. Jason

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    Any news on sales? Inventory doesn't seem to be selling out anywhere. Not sure if that's more anticipation of demand compared to Nintendo, or if they're not exactly flying off the shelves.
     
  9. I fear the average Joe Q. Sixpack isn't at all aware that this isn't the same mini console that AtGames has been putting out.
     
  10. big smile

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    Nintendo only releases its retro games on Virtual Console, which you need a Nintendo Console to play. The games are also way overpriced. So the Nintendo mini line was a good proposition for those casual gamers who wanted to relive their youth without taking on the expenses of a Nintendo system (I know the first Mini wave ended up going for crazy money, but once stock stabilized, the prices became reasonable).

    Sega games are available on nearly every platform. They've done many 40+ game bundles, so they aren't as expensive as Virtual Console. On mobile, they are free to pay. A casual game player wanted to relive their Sega youth probably has done so several times already.
     
  11. JaxTH

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    Jack shit.
    Possibly this.

    Let's not forget that Nintendo fans don't know shit about Sega and that when YET ANOTHER AtGames console came out relatively close to one of the Nintendo minis that everyone turned retarded (even places like IGN) thinking that the AtGames console was an in-house Sega thing and making comparison videos while calling Sega shit once again because they literally did not know that the AtGames consoles had been coming out pretty much every single year since like, the year 2000.
     
  12. Asagoth

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    Bought mine at my town's Worten store for €79.99 on October 9... yesterday they dropped the price to €71,49... does this means that they are selling bad ?... or they achieved a satisfactory number of sales and they dropped the price because is just the right thing to do in that "scenario"?
     
  13. doc eggfan

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    Have you tried JoyToKey?
     
  14. Jason

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    If it's like the 6 button controllers, you may need to hold the Start button down for 5 seconds to swap XInput and DInput.
     
  15. Neowl

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    I was thinking of using that, but was holding off in case there was something more for controllers proper, rather than remapping keyboard buttons.
    That's certainly worth a shot, and I should have released this through owning a 8BitDo M30 Bluetooth pad, which has a similar setup to make xinput work.
     
  16. ICEknight

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    Hey, Game no Kanzume also got its own cartridge label for those gacha thingies:
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    Would be nice to have a hi-res scan of it.