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Animechic420



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:01 pm Reply with quote
Hopeful this thing won't need eight double A batteries. Anime smile
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Kicksville



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:22 pm Reply with quote
Yes, please. A Gameboy with a proper backlit screen would be fantastic.
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BodaciousSpacePirate
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:01 pm Reply with quote
If it's backlit, I'm in. Plus, I've already had some of my old cartridges die on me.
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nhat



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:23 pm Reply with quote
Had the GB back in the day. I enjoyed it but I never liked the B&W screen.I might get it if it is released. Looking forward to GBA mini
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BadNewsBlues



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:12 pm Reply with quote
nhat wrote:
Had the GB back in the day. I enjoyed it but I never liked the B&W screen.I might get it if it is released. Looking forward to GBA mini


The GBA Micro was a thing you know.
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Polycell



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:36 pm Reply with quote
Animechic420 wrote:
Hopeful this thing won't need eight double A batteries. Anime smile
Every Gameboy only ever took two batteries(this includes the Advance). I think you're confusing it for the Sega Game Gear, which still only needed six(per day).
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skyechan



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:29 pm Reply with quote
Polycell wrote:
Animechic420 wrote:
Hopeful this thing won't need eight double A batteries. Anime smile
Every Gameboy only ever took two batteries(this includes the Advance). I think you're confusing it for the Sega Game Gear, which still only needed six(per day).


The original Gameboy required 4 AA batteries. Subsequent models required less or AAA batteries instead (in the case of the Pocket).
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leafy sea dragon



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:47 pm Reply with quote
Just how small is this thing going to be?
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Mr. Oshawott



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:20 am Reply with quote
If this new, modern-day Game Boy includes an option of having a lit screen, I'm all for it. Smile
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anddo!



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:04 pm Reply with quote
Never hopped onto the whole NES/SNES Classic fad because I could easily emulate just about any game from those consoles on PC. This definitely has me intrigued though since I don't have any handhelds at the moment and I can use physical buttons unlike a mobile emulator. Depending on the price I may buy one.
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H. Guderian



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:32 pm Reply with quote
ah the gameboy, when mobile gaming was still short enough to enjoy on the fly, before the deluge of text messaging was added in.
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Primus



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:56 pm Reply with quote
How long until Tumblr attacks Nintendo for reviving that name? Laughing
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