China – paradise poor retrogamer…
…mais pas that !

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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.
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Les productions Taiwanaises originales pour Megadrive

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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

Travel in China 2013 - Video game purchases !

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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