anybody interested in a Super Famicon?

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  1. Jeremy Illingworth

    Jeremy Illingworth Supporting Actor

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    There is one at the local thrift store, with the mod to play US games. I think its six bucks, plus shipping. If anybody wants it, let me know and I'll go back and pick it up. Console only, no controllers or cables, although the A/V is the same as the N64 and the controllers should be that same as the US ones.

    jeremy
     
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    I'd be interested in that, Jeremey, if the shipping's low. What'd you reckon it'd cost to ship to Texas?
     
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    ME ME ME!!!

    I want if Brian loses interest (contemplates how to remove Brian from the picture......)
     
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    I'll be third...oh well, I can dream,right ?>[​IMG]
     
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    BTW: All you need to mod a Super Famicom for imports is a pair of pliers [​IMG]
    push down the dust cover thingy, and you'll see 2 tabs sticking up near where the cart connects. Use said pliers to snap off this tabs and you're done
     
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    Doesn't removing those things make your SNES/SFC into an international one (can play US/EU/JP games)?
     
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    Yup. You can do a similar thing to an N64 with a gamebit screwdriver. Yank out a little bar and you're good. Until GC, Nintendo has always used physical lockouts that are easily defeated
     
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    I think that the switch that can be modded into the GCN is a neat little way to break through the region lockout, but I would prefer that it not exist at all.

    At least they're making it relatively easy to go around lockouts. The GBA doesn't even have any.
     
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    Actually, after my purchases this week, I can't afford it (even though it's so cheap). I've bought way way too many games this week. 5 arrived yesterday, with a BIG parcel of Saturn games due from the UK, and that doesn't count the deal I did for 3 old DC games on GameTZ last night. Sigh. So many games, so little time...
    So, second in line, it's yours [​IMG]
     
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    Just for info, the controllers are the same except the cords are longer and the buttons are not as colorful on the US ones...
     
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    If I rip the two little tabs out of my SNES and sold it on E-bay, should I call it "Damaged SNES" or "International SNES"?
     
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    I just got back from the store and despite my efforts to hide it, somebody got it. Sorry.

    jeremy
     
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