Today it is commonplace to find reproductions or pirated cartridges on eBay and other online shops. Sometimes these versions are very useful when the originals have become very expensive and not found (otherwise it is the solution of the Everdrive). I think for example some Megadrive titles like Twinkle Tale or Eliminate Down. However, in this jungle “Bootlegs” il faut distinguer more categories. The first classification can be compared to the quality of manufacture (Plastics, PCB), the second with respect to the appearance (box, notice…) and finally he must dissociate the original games without a license and Hacks (often come from Taiwan, see this entry).
Today I will introduce you Bootlegs Game Boy and Game Boy Color particularly well, some are positively surprising hacks. Continue reading →
Well no, this blog is not dead, I have just over one second for me to feed. In fact I returned to school and my two year old girl holds me well.
Since the last update I've obviously got tons of games and some consoles. Finally, few games “Current-Gen”, as they say in informed circles, but especially the retro !
I received récement another beautiful piece that I really wanted to introduce. This console NEO-GEO AES South Korean manufactured and Continue reading →
After my shopping in China, I thought it would be good to do a little update on all informal productions Megadrive Made in Taiwan. While some of these cartridges have been translated and republished (Begard Prince, Legend of Wukong…), others are a little obscure. Some have not even been to Dumpées ROM format emulator and the originals are relatively hard to find and often expensive. I own just one of these original productions but I'm trying to address here a maximum of them, including those who are not in my possession. Continue reading →
A brief overview of my video game purchases made in China last month. Program : NES games, Megadrive and Gameboy, sometimes exclusive and unreleased ! Most are in a box and instructions and have been published by the company Guangzhou Li Cheng Industry & Trade Co (Li City, Guangzhou City Industry and Trade Co., Ltd.) I had already spoken I returned from my trip 2011. It is of course for these non-official products, but very well done. Continue reading →
The Inner Mongolia is an autonomous region of northern China bordering Mongolia. Fixed 1 183 000 km2 for 24 706 321 people, its population density is very low compared to the rest of China (a reminder of France is 675 417 km2, is less than half the area, for 65 800 000 d’habitant, capita is five times more !). Main reason for this, territory is covered steppes principlament, high plateaus and desert (Gobi). Continue reading →
After most 2 weeks China, I'm back in France. I'll introduce in the next few days a series of Notes (3 have total) recounting a little my last tour in the Middle Kingdom. Beijing first, I already knew that I had already visited quite 2011 (see here and is), then Inner Mongolia, a little-known land of the Western (The Backpacker in anything above or Lonely Planet for example). And the last ticket will be reserved shopping done on site connection with this blog (I'll spare you the clothes for babies, les shoes etc). Continue reading →
Over the last years, I’ve presented a bunch of South Korean Hyundai Super Nintendo games on this blog. I haven’t updated that area of my collection since then because I’ve been busy with other things, like finishing the Samsung Super Gam*Boy article.
This article being *almost* completed, I decided to move on and spend some more time on gathering infos about Nintendo’s 16bit console Market in South Korea. Continue reading →