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 on: Today at 12:20:13 AM 
Started by SirCandle - Last post by SirCandle
So at long last, I'm heading out to college. I managed to grab a CRT last month so I can still play my games and whatnot at school, but the major issue with it is that it can't tune to channel 95, meaning I can't play my Famicom.
While I can buy an adapter (which I'm going to do anyways for the 4-player Kunio-Kun stuff,) I couldn't play stuff with expansion chips like Gradius 2 and Ganbare Goemon 2. I've heard that one of the easier workarounds is having a VCR that tunes up to 95 and running that to the TV through the AV out, but I know not all VCRs go that high, so my question is what VCRs do you guys recommend for playing the Famicom on an American CRT?

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 on: Yesterday at 02:38:28 PM 
Started by JC - Last post by P
Didn't know that! Did the kiosks detect fax disks and refuse to write them, or why are they rare?

Besides the shutter and blue color, the only difference I know that the fax disks has is a certain byte in the header (which is set to $45 instead of $20 like for normal games), and this could be used to detect fax disks.

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 on: Yesterday at 12:13:39 PM 
Started by JC - Last post by Retrospectives
Congratulations on very nice finds!

The Fax Disk is indeed very rare when it been rewritten. Back in day Nintendo if people live in remote countryside whereas Kiosks not existed, it was possible for them to send in to Nintendo Headquarters so Nintendo could overwrite certain disk for them. I am not sure this was the case with your version, but clearly is not common seing fax disk overwritten.

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 on: July 16, 2018, 09:00:58 PM 
Started by JC - Last post by nensondubois
https://twitter.com/nensondubois_/status/1018964862800728064
Blue Famicom Disk offial Nintendo Super Mario Bros 2 Lost Levels. World's rarest variant Disk Writer Kiosk version. Galaga side B high score 49480.




https://twitter.com/nensondubois_/status/1018976708614148096

World's rarest Super Mario Bros. cartridge NES Famicom Box Business store Kiosk version. Plays in NES if CIC is disabled. I'm not damaging my NES. Cart and NES are in excellent condition.




https://twitter.com/nensondubois_/status/1018978521094508544
Kaettekita Mario Bros. FDS (Return of Mario Bros.) Disk Writer exclusive Famicom Disk in excellent condition / works. Very rare game as complete as it exists.




 5 
 on: July 16, 2018, 04:07:38 PM 
Started by gamer888 - Last post by gamer888
uuppp

 6 
 on: July 16, 2018, 03:35:38 PM 
Started by Gazimaluke - Last post by Triple Dash
Was waiting for this part for a while. Thanks for the awesome update.

 7 
 on: July 15, 2018, 03:07:46 PM 
Started by JC - Last post by Retrospectives
So which one is it?

ルーボスベ of course  Grin Or if we tilt head 180 it becomes = ベースボール = Baseball.

 8 
 on: July 15, 2018, 01:34:43 PM 
Started by JC - Last post by P
So which one is it?

 9 
 on: July 14, 2018, 07:47:01 PM 
Started by aarkay14 - Last post by jpx72
I have many consoles with socketed chips and it doesn't feel like anyhing's wrong. But of course in time there can be problems when the contacts start oxidising.

 10 
 on: July 14, 2018, 06:18:12 PM 
Started by aarkay14 - Last post by krzy
Socketing any chip will make the PCB does not fit anymore to the shell Smiley

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