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Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by hornydragon, Oct 19, 2003.

  1. hornydragon

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    I have a GC and a laptop (not suited to gaming) I am thinking of an Xbox for Halo and a few other games but i amreally iterested in having Older Classic games Tetris mariokart Marioworld Sonic etc etc on emulator on the HD is this easy, will it require a hardware mod? would i need a larger HD or should i just buy an N64 and Mega drive and Nes??? (thought the Xbox was the most intellagent solution to this) I am not a serious gamer but enjoy social gaming and the odd one player games MOH Metal Gear type games. I already have a DVD player so this is not an issue, hoping that a emulated Xbox will provide me with a more console based access to classic games (or do i build a cheap PC)???
    Anyhelp or links appreciated guys and girls.
    PS How dodgy is an emulator for a game not sold for years??? For a machine no longer supported?
     
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    you do not need an xbox for emulators they are all available for your pc

    mame
    snes9x
    gens
    neo rage

    to name but a few

    all mentiond emulators are spot on and have full compatability with microsoft sidewinder:clap:
     
  3. hornydragon

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    Yeah a laptop with 5GB of HD left that needs to stable and isnt really suited thats why i thought an Xbox would be better and cheaper than building a desktop for gaming that could not play Halo!
     
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    Get your Xbox modded. Thousands of ROMs, all done for you (you don't need to mess around finding them all, and all that).

    Yod@ at rllmuk.com forum (down for a bit right now though) is reliable, and does N64 ROMs, SNES, NES, GBA, MS, MD, arcade (MAME), DVD region free (and so you don't need the remote), and many other little things. :)

    All for £54 delivered back to you (that includes chip, installation, time for putting on software, and delivery).

    Hope that helps. :)
     
  5. hornydragon

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    Thanks thats the sort of info i was after! if i had the mod done how do i store the games to the HD? does it come with games can i easily get hold of the games for the emulators? is it worth a larger drive? can anyone reconmend a site with more info??

    The RMLLUK Forum seems to be down! anywhere else?
     
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    I hope you have the original carts :p

    X-Box would be your best choice. Do a search on the web for emulating on it, it is not difficult to find results. You will need to download the various Emus and ROMS from the internet via your PC.
     
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    As for HD space, old ROMs are tiny by today's standard. As long as you stick to the old systems, the default XBox HD should be plenty big.
     
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    If i wanted to have a few N64 games on there 10 max probably and about the same number of Megadrive Snes Nes games will that be enough spce on the 8GB original?

    Well i have original for a shed load of games the others i willl just buy for pence!!!! I would go and buy a load of old console but space and things limited plus Halo and live would be nice!
     
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    can anyone tell which is better X-Ecuter 2.2 Pro, or the X-Ecuter 2.2 Lite and what the main difference are apart from pro giving you 4 BIOS's to boot from???
     
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    Pro is more usefull to download/upgrade the bios yourself via the pc and a straight D type rs232 cable. Lite is good for a new person to modded xboxes, who doesnt want to start changing too many things.
    I think lite is the most common.
     
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    Seems lite is probly the one for me good good another £10 save this is awsome for £175!!!
     
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    I believe N64 carts were around 128Mbits, this will be about 16Mbytes, so you would have enough room for about 500 carts :)

    SNES Roms are around 4-5 Megs on average.
     
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    Awsome stuffso 100+ older games will be no problem then! Yippee!!!!:):):)
    Now just need £175!
     

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