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Beagle 2

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1800 on: April 16, 2018, 08:20:26 PM »
Say it aint so, Shay! Your enthusiasm for games is relentlessly entertaining. I hope I can still find you somewhere out there telling me what's what in the world of Switch?

Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1801 on: April 16, 2018, 08:33:02 PM »
Shay mate, I suspect you're back on the coffee or trying to get off the coffee again. Both those things are worse than heroin (fact). Come back after you go cold turkey?

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1802 on: April 16, 2018, 09:25:49 PM »
I'd say there's a chance I'm one of the more annoying posters tbh but I generally very much appreciate your enthusiasm and input. This subforum has probably been my most visited one over the last good while and you were definitely a contributing factor there.

That being said, you've definitely seemed a bit in need of a break from the place in some other subforums/threads so I hope it goes well and that you might be able to come back in a while.

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« Reply #1803 on: April 16, 2018, 09:45:11 PM »
This is definitely my fault.

Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1804 on: April 16, 2018, 09:49:44 PM »
This is definitely my fault.

Can't blame him for flouncing from a forum with posters who prefer Gex: Enter the Gecko to Mario 64.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1805 on: April 16, 2018, 10:07:55 PM »
I don't often post, Shay Chaise, but I did enjoy your deep dive in to Switch games.
All the best and do come back when you feel ready.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1806 on: April 17, 2018, 06:19:29 PM »
He will be back. I wonder what his new user name will be.

A shame for now though, I probably wouldn’t have bought a Switch and some games I’ve very much enjoyed without his relentless and manic eulogisms.

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« Reply #1807 on: April 17, 2018, 07:12:39 PM »
Say it aint so, Shay! Your enthusiasm for games is relentlessly entertaining. I hope I can still find you somewhere out there telling me what's what in the world of Switch?

This!!! Thanks to you I found real Switch gems I never heard before!

Dark Souls has been postponed. :(

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« Reply #1808 on: April 17, 2018, 11:00:52 PM »
So it was written.

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« Reply #1809 on: April 17, 2018, 11:09:38 PM »
Fuck man I feel like we've lost our leader in this thread. I own 11 Switch games and that seems a lot to me. It's not enough to sustain this thread. It's not enough. Now people will think the Switch has quite a disappointing amount of decent games because the thread keeps sinking which is obviously definitely not the case definitely.
 

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1810 on: April 17, 2018, 11:47:39 PM »
I don't even have a Switch. I just came here as a Nintendo fanboy dispelling all the Nintendoomed stuff the gaming press was proclaiming when the Switch was announced. The fact the Switch became such a sales success was honestly a bit of a letdown. They lost the plucky underdog image they've had since the Wii sales dried up. Its like cheering on your home team when they've replaced the plucky butcher's boy with an 8 figure a year swedish import.

Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1811 on: April 18, 2018, 07:16:18 AM »
Only if they conceived and raised that young Swedish champ themselves from the local village.

But yeah, Shay mate, fuck off GB if you wanna but stay in the Tech forum at least. Who else can shovel us through the eShop shitstorm?

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1812 on: April 18, 2018, 08:32:34 PM »

I cant ever get the black to button extension/wrist strap holder-y things off the joy cons. They are on +to+ and -to-. I assume every 7 year old on the planet can do this without breaking a sweat.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1813 on: April 18, 2018, 10:01:25 PM »
Did you buy them at launch? I think there were some joycon straps that were hard to remove at launch. I haven't heard about it much since, but maybe it's still a problem with later units?

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« Reply #1814 on: April 18, 2018, 10:03:41 PM »
I got mine at launch and they got stuck too, although I got them off eventually. I just don't bother with them now and don't find it an issue not using them.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1815 on: April 18, 2018, 10:29:03 PM »
Wife won it as a corporate gig prize a few weeks ago. 
I think my fucking hands are just too big to press the tiny little black button, somehow not drop the con and then slide the black bit off.

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« Reply #1816 on: April 19, 2018, 03:05:31 PM »
Amen, peace, dudes. I loved all this chat and mad excitement in the thread and glad to hear plenty of others have done too, but yeah, a lot of it just pisses me off and I'm not very good any more at just ignoring stuff. Mostly I just wind myself up and ruin my own day. It's entirely one for me to get on with. See you for Dark Souls no doubt and maybe catch you for Party Crash or Splatfest. Until then.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1817 on: April 19, 2018, 03:09:03 PM »
Stay in this little corner, you melodramtic numpty. Fuck off General Bullshit, you're greatly appreciated here.

Bhazor

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1818 on: April 19, 2018, 04:44:01 PM »
Korg releasing full blooded synthesiser software for the Switch at the end of the month.

http://gadget.korg.com/nintendo_switch/

Includes bizarre four player jamming.

https://youtu.be/_1Imjsro6Hw

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« Reply #1819 on: April 19, 2018, 04:47:15 PM »
Yaaaaas. I already have this for iPad and it's fucking great. It's basically a fully-fledged DAW. I'll buy it again, you see if i don't.

Bought Doom the other day. No fucker's playing it online! That was a waste then.

Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1820 on: April 20, 2018, 11:23:46 AM »
Korg releasing full blooded synthesiser software for the Switch at the end of the month.

http://gadget.korg.com/nintendo_switch/

Includes bizarre four player jamming.

https://youtu.be/_1Imjsro6Hw

Nice. Can you make good stuff with this?
Is it easy to pick up?

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« Reply #1821 on: April 20, 2018, 11:34:24 AM »
Seeya soon Shay, peace out, as they say on YouTube.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1822 on: April 20, 2018, 11:40:37 AM »
Bought Doom the other day. No fucker's playing it online! That was a waste then.

Don't you like the single player? I'd heard it was excellent.

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« Reply #1823 on: April 20, 2018, 12:06:48 PM »
Yaaaaas. I already have this for iPad and it's fucking great. It's basically a fully-fledged DAW. I'll buy it again, you see if i don't.

Bought Doom the other day. No fucker's playing it online! That was a waste then.

I'm up for a game whenever you're ready.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1824 on: April 20, 2018, 04:13:21 PM »
Somewhat bravely, Nintendo seem to have set the Labo bike races at the Nuremberg Rally.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzgh-UFo2y0

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1825 on: April 20, 2018, 04:19:29 PM »
Nice. Can you make good stuff with this?
Is it easy to pick up?

I'm sure theres people here much better qualified than I am but as a complete novice to music making software these types of things are pretty hard to get into. It is not a game it is professional software and you can expect to do a lot of reading and watch a lot of youtube videos before you even find the drum machine. But once you've got the basics of what everything does you can start bashing out tunes amazingly quickly. I can't speak of Gadget but Korg DS was a lot of fun to just poke. Even though I never knew what I was doing and was basically just making 8 beat loops on the drum machine because I couldn't work out to move the timeline or automation or any of the hundreds of dials and curves and charts you can twiddle with.

If you want a feel for Korg and the like you can try LMMS. A free open source Korg like with a nicely svelte download size of 30mb. Or look up fruityloops tutorials on youtube.
https://lmms.io/showcase/

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1826 on: April 20, 2018, 09:03:07 PM »
Just played the original Yoshi's Island on my flatmates perfectly calibrated big screen TV.

How the fuck does that game still look so good? I honestly don't think a single other classic era game has aged so well, visually. It's insane.

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« Reply #1827 on: April 20, 2018, 09:16:25 PM »
That will be the extra chips inside the cart. The Super FX2 to be exact. Giving it a bit of extra graphical beef to work with.

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Re: Nintendo Switch
« Reply #1828 on: April 20, 2018, 09:21:07 PM »
That will be the extra chips inside the cart. The Super FX2 to be exact. Giving it a bit of extra graphical beef to work with.

Did they impact the sprites, too? I thought the Super FX chip just added the 3D elements. I was actually more amazed by how good the art looked. 

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« Reply #1829 on: April 20, 2018, 09:52:11 PM »
"The Super FX chip is used to render 3D polygons and to assist the SNES in rendering advanced 2D effects. This custom-made RISC processor is typically programmed to act like a graphics accelerator chip that draws polygons to a frame buffer in the RAM that sits adjacent to it. The data in this frame buffer is periodically transferred to the main video memory inside of the console using DMA in order to show up on the television display."

So I think yes, also it was released at the tail end of the 16 bit era, before 3d took over with Playstation era.