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Old 15 November 2006, 04:23   #201
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Even with an A500 in a joystick (which would suck for games that needed a mouse and keyboard) you would be competing with people who have a modded XBOX with an Amiga emulater and the games that were released for the gameboy handhelds etc.

While there seems to be interest in old Amiga games, I wonder how much $$$ people would spend for the hardware when they can just play them on their current PC for free.
Most people haven't got a clue about emulators, let alone finding the ROMs and disk images to be able to play old games.

Just look at the Atari flashback console in a joystick. Was <$20 and sold by the bucketload. The Flashback #2 had more games, the internal expansion for a real cartridge port (for the diehard hackers) and I believe sold even more units than the Flashback #1.

I'm sure most people have the nostalgia for playing an old game they loved as a kid, but the reality is when they play it again it's at most a total of a few hours of enjoyment and nostalgia for them. Bundle this up as something you just connect to a tv and turn on and sell it for cheap and it'll do well in the marketplace.

As for an A500 in a joystick being bad for games that need mouse and keyboard - you simply don't bundle games that need mouse or keyboard with it! Or if you want to keep the hacker community happy - have the connections accessible for adding a PS/2 mouse & keyboard (like the C64 DTV - thanks Geri!).
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Old 15 November 2006, 07:07   #202
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I hate to say it, but I'm pretty skeptical as well. It's a lot to think about and while I'm as hopeful as the next person, I think that the USB port thing is a neat idea. But would that cost extra to have the ability to connect those USB peripherals like a mouse and a keyboard? Is it even worth it?
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Old 15 November 2006, 18:27   #203
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Check out the ONE CHIP MSX great New Retro Machine?
http://www.bazix.nl/onechipmsx.html
and it has Usb
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Old 15 November 2006, 19:43   #204
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thats pretty awsome, a nice little minimig like that would be fantastic!
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Old 15 November 2006, 21:07   #205
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Now THAT is cool. How much do they go for?
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Old 16 November 2006, 04:19   #206
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You mean to buy Nokia? But how?
Nokia is already a partner of the current Amiga Inc. we would hope to grow that relationship.
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Old 16 November 2006, 07:02   #207
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Nokia is already a partner of the current Amiga Inc. we would hope to grow that relationship.
That would certainly help you in your efforts.
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Now THAT is cool. How much do they go for?
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Old 16 November 2006, 09:32   #209
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fark that!
$400 for crap 8 bit technology in 2006. Only an imbecile (Yes, imbecile) or fanatic would waste money on such shit.
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Old 16 November 2006, 11:16   #210
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$400 for crap 8 bit technology in 2006. Only an imbecile (Yes, imbecile) or fanatic would waste money on such shit.
Come on Fred, where's the love gone?
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Reason and logic outrank love, just ask Spock.
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If you knew what was going on just out of shot with the hands you wouldn't be saying that.
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Old 03 December 2006, 17:50   #213
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I think Fred the duck is right, I would not pay that much for that. Little ridiculous. The most I would pay is maybe 50 bucks.
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This Amiga, Amiga Inc., AmigaOne BULLSHIT only make me go:

KAAAAAAHHHHNNNNNNN!!!!!
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Any new info on this ?

(not Shatner - DFX, Acquisition, Amiga iNc?)
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Old 06 January 2007, 04:13   #217
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Just two more weeks!

Real soon now!
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Please, not another two weeks

@shillard: any luck reading my "tarzan" english document ?

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