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Atarileaf last won the day on November 8 2018

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    Has my cart split its mortal coil???

    Ah ok. Looking at the pic I wonder if that cap at C1 might be dead and if so that would cause these issues. I suppose if one had a similarly rated cap lying around a simple swap would be easy enough just for the heck of it. I don't really see any bad traces on the board, at least nothing that would prevent it from working. Probably simply a dead rom unfortunately. I've had very few dead carts in the 26 years I've been collecting but it does happen. I find it mostly with Activision carts. Just last year I lost a Keystone Kapers cart AND Riot chip at the same time when I turned on a 2600 I was working on that got zapped by static electricity. I heard a small pop. I've since bought an anti static wrist strap. Lesson learned
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    Has my cart split its mortal coil???

    Is that jumper wire factory or has that cart been modded?
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    What Are Your Retro Gaming Goals For 2019?

    As for goals, I haven't really had any for a few years now. I'll be getting the Phoenix this year so I'm on a bit of a Colecovision run right now. I've been getting more into building and using older DOS based 386, 486, or Pentium 1 PC's. Currently waiting for an IDE to SD card adapter because I'm not having any luck with 30+ year old IDE drives working properly. Bad sectors seem to be multiplying Other than that it's probably homebrews, mostly for the Atari systems but I'd buy them for any system I own if they're good games and if they're arcade ports, especially ones never released or woefully underrepresented on classic consoles then I'm definitely on board. And probably a few PS4 games. There's a new Star Wars and I believe Crash Racing coming out this year so I'll be getting those and a few others. Can't seem to find Atari Classics Flashback 3 for the PS4 in physical copy here in Canada which is weird. No one has any of the 3 volumes actually. Also may spend some money building up my Steam and GOG library. Some great stuff there. Love those big sales they have
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    What Are Your Retro Gaming Goals For 2019?

    Willie you gotta stay. You're loved and appreciated by the community. Don't let the trolls win
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    Squad Challenge - F-ZERO (Super Nintendo)

    Argh I sold my copy a few months ago. Maybe I can pick up a cheap copy this weekend. If not I'll play it on my NES Classic. Stay tuned for another Atarileaf bad score! 😄
  6. Yes to homebrews, as long as they are ones with roms available to download since it's going to be hard to find a large group of participants who may have a particular title in their library. Having said that, Draconian please :D I think I can do Lynx on the NES Classic via retroarch so that should be doable for me. Mame, same thing I can do that on the NES Classic and I have a bunch of roms ready to go to take advantage of it As for gameboy games, I'm gonna suggest Mr. Do, it's a rarer title but excellent. Burgertime on the GB is awesome too. I personally don't have many but again emulation is doable.
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    Squad Challenge - Canyon Bomber (Atari 2600)

    LOL poor Riker, Picard always seemed to want to kill him.
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    Squad Challenge - Canyon Bomber (Atari 2600)

    Lol I don't have this one either and to be honest have no idea how to play it. I'll have to look into it. If it's a paddle game maybe I'll try it on the Wii homebrew channel. A Wiimote can be tilted back and forth and works pretty well with circus Atari and breakout
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    Squad Challenge - Tetris (NES)

    wow i suck a lot then.
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    Squad Challenge - Tetris (NES)

    Ok first try. I don't know if this a good score but I almost never play this game. 3529
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    Squad Challenge - Tetris (NES)

    I only have 5 myself - Mr do - arkanoid doh it again - tetris attack - ms Pac man- classic kong
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    Squad Challenge - Tetris (NES)

    Please be Mr. Do. Please be Mr. Do. Please be Mr. Do.
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    Squad Challenge - Tetris (NES)

    I'll give it a shot, but I suck at tetris. I'll have to download this one as I don't own the cart.