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by fish
Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO Video CD Unit problems
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

Cheers for the responses guys. I know what you mean 3DO Kid, I've had mine for two years and decided it was time to finally rig it up now that I've moved house. I've always thought I had an NTSC console and NTSC VCD unit. The packaging is very vague, due to there being lots of Japanese writing on it...
by fish
Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO Video CD Unit problems
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

3DO Video CD Unit problems

Hi folks, I've recently rigged up my USA 3DO FZ10 with the Video CD unit, but when I put a video cd in nothing happens, even though the 3DO VCD logo appears before putting a cd in. It plays games fine. Any suggestions?
by fish
Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Onside Soccer 'Stripy Blokes' technology.
Replies: 8
Views: 5557

Hmm, that's a tough one. I'd place FIFA and Olympic Soccer very closesly at the top. Olympic Soccer is a faster and more arcade style of game compared to the more simulated FIFA, it also has some nifty comentary. Here's the list of Soccer games I'm aware of (put in rank order) 1, FIFA (J-league and ...
by fish
Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: WTF is up with DOOM?
Replies: 7
Views: 5647

If only Studio 3DO got hold of the Doom license; as I'm pretty sure they would have made it into a damn fine game, also as pointed out earlier, the game was rushed and I think Studio 3DO would have taken alot more time on it. They could have made a lot more money out of Blade Force in the UK had the...
by fish
Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:05 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Oh alright. Which FPS?
Replies: 30
Views: 14775

Doom would have lost even if ADI didn't botch it up!

Killing Time really blew me away when I first played it. I got it in Game around the time of it's release and it was on offer at £25, pretty cheap back then! It was the game that got me into the FPS genre and, to me it showcased what the 3DO was capable of. My Playstation mates were pretty jealous a...
by fish
Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: OLDERGAMES.COM ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW 3DO GAMES FOR CGE2K7!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 10378

I will buy them all too, although I will pass on any sequel to Cyberdillo!!! Again, I've pre-ordered them and I am in the UK, so like the other user in Europe, is the shipping charge different?
by fish
Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Who is buying Oldergames new 3DO releases?
Replies: 10
Views: 7720

Yeah, I can't wait to get my hands on Onside Soccer. Why it never got released initially was beyond me, games like this being cancelled were what caused the death of 3DO in the end. Maybe some other cancelled games will get released... Waterworld, NHL 96, Mortal Combat, Doom 2, Magic Carpet... the l...
by fish
Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: OLDERGAMES.COM ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW 3DO GAMES FOR CGE2K7!!!
Replies: 91
Views: 49958

11 years of waiting finally over

Unbelievable!!! This news is beyond my wildest dreams for the 3do, who would have thought that 2007 would bring 4 new games for it!!! Onside is the pick of the bunch for me, I remember waiting and waiting for that one, until it disappeared off 3DO magazine's Coming Soon list. Credit to Older Game fo...
by fish
Tue May 01, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Goldstar 3DO question
Replies: 13
Views: 11388

I don't think the Goldstar had problems with many games. Although when I had my Goldstar back in the 90's I didn't purchase a lot due to being a scruffly little schoolkid!! So maybe some of the lesser known games are incompatable as well? I never had any problems with Po'ed, which was mentioned at t...
by fish
Mon Apr 23, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Blue Forest Story
Replies: 6
Views: 6039

Yeh, that's the one biggest disappointment with the 3DO; quite a few decent games that are only available in Japanese. Policenauts, The Tower, Blue Forest Story are highly rated titles that many Westerners will never have the joy of playing. Some of the driving and sport sims are playable, but the l...
by fish
Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Question about Striker World Cup Special
Replies: 7
Views: 6648

I don't think many 3DO games were exclusive to Europe. Was Cannon Fodder released in the States? I also heard that Defcon 5 was only released in Europe. Not sure if that was true.
by fish
Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Question about Striker World Cup Special
Replies: 7
Views: 6648

Yes, this game was released in Europe back in 1995, it may even have been a UK only release. Striker was a massive franchise back in the early 90's along with Sensible Soccer, but I don't think they were distributed outside Europe. It would have been great if 3DO had Sensible Soccer, Olympic Soccer ...
by fish
Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Icebreaker 2
Replies: 42
Views: 25111

Brilliant!

This is fantastic news!!! Okay, so Icebreaker wasn't the best game in the world, but hopefully if this ends up being a successful launch then it can pave the way for future projects. It's amazing how suddenly the 3DO has come back to life, before freedo there was nothing and now thanks to 3DO Kids b...
by fish
Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: What's your favorite pad?
Replies: 23
Views: 15595

It's a shame the 3DO pads got so much stick in the gaming press. I agree about the d-pad, they should have improved on that with the smaller JPX-2, but wasted that opportunity. I liked the Goldstar ones quite a lot, but the Panasonic ones always felt sturdier. The headphone jacks were a genius idea ...
by fish
Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Your first 3DO, where did you buy it and for how much?
Replies: 15
Views: 11472

I got a Goldstar 3DO in late 95 for £299 and it was bundled with FIFA. I wanted one ever since its UK launch a year earlier as my uncle had an FZ-1. I think I paid £150 with my Amiga 1200 used as a trade in. I felt that the Goldstar was inferior to the FZ1, I had problems with one or two games and i...
by fish
Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Creative 3DO Blaster
Replies: 17
Views: 24105

At the time I though it was a nifty idea for 3DO to be released for the PC, it was an example of how quirky and unique the 3DO was, on the downside the poor compatability also gives an example of how shocking some of its marketing was. I've been after tracking it down for a while, but it's too expen...
by fish
Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO memory expansion?
Replies: 17
Views: 10733

I don't think you can use Game Guru with the Memory Unit, so I'd keep it srink wrapped if I were you!!! If anyone has managed this then let me know as mine isn't compatible with the Game Guru. The main drawback with the Memory Unit is that it doesn't allow games to access the files directly, so it's...
by fish
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Is Po'ed any good?
Replies: 42
Views: 11853

I think it is a great game. Very hard though!!! I can complete Wolfenstein on 'Bring it on' level, but even on level 2 difficulty I am nowhere near on this. I think the game is ambitious and pushed the 3DO to or even beyond its limit, a bit like Killing Time. The graphics are good, but the colours a...
by fish
Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Wolfenstein 3D Aarrghhh!
Replies: 33
Views: 16762

I think Wolfenstein is a very underrated game on the 3DO. It came out a bit too late in its lifespan; I don't know why this wasn't released much earlier as it would have stolen some thunder from the Jag's version and would have given an alternative to Monster Manor, which wasn't bad either. I comple...
by fish
Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What other systems do you own?
Replies: 31
Views: 25987

Pretty much devoted to 3DO

I have:
Panasonic FZ1 (PAL)
New boxed Panasonic FZ10 (NTSC)
Sega Dreamcast

I have been tempted to get an Amiga 1200 again and a Jaguar (to reassure myself that 3DO was miles better,lol)
by fish
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: 3DO M2 Forum
Topic: The M2 - The wasted summer of '96.
Replies: 142
Views: 129681

I remember when Resident Evil came out on PSX and admit to being pretty jealous. Then I got the 3DO mag and it had a pretty big spread on the M2. then my friend was getting pretty envious and was starting to regret getting his PSX!!! During that brief time it looked like 3DO was going to be back on ...
by fish
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Letter to uncle Trip.
Replies: 14
Views: 7249

I remember waiting for that to come out

It was scheduled for an April 96 release in the UK and was meant to be one of 3DO's last major releases (what a bag it could have gone out with eh?) before ahem... the M2. Obviously they decided to ditch the 3DO version and focused on an M2 release for the following year, of course we are still wait...
by fish
Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Favorite EA Sports game
Replies: 11
Views: 4310

FIFA scores for me

I went with FIFA, as it was one of the first 3DO games to blow me away all those years ago and I still play it today. Foes of Ali comes a close second, I remember trying that game out in a local games shop when it was released and I'd never owned a boxing game before. I loved the realism of long gru...
by fish
Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:13 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Goldstar 3DO question
Replies: 13
Views: 11388

I know the Goldstar had some problems with one or two games. When I had a Goldstar model Space Hulk would lock up when the Genestealer came up close. That was the PAL model, not sure if it was a problem with NTSC.
by fish
Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Game reviews
Replies: 16
Views: 11789

Unfortunately there is no guide for Robinsons Requiem. The guides in issue 15 are Snowjob and Shockwave 2. The issue cost me just £9!!! Couldn't believe how lucky I was, as my max bid was set at £25. I think 3DO mag Gold issue is pretty easy to get hold of compared to the latter issues, one is bound...
by fish
Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Rose tinted goggles.
Replies: 12
Views: 8285

I lost that bid too, was it anyone on here that got it and if so, is it any good? It's supposed to be better than the EA baseball game, so I've heard anyway.
by fish
Sun Jan 28, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Game reviews
Replies: 16
Views: 11789

Ohh I could never sell them, they're the holy grail for me, haha. They gave Lucienne's Quest a very favourable review with 4 stars, but stated that it was a little too easy and short to warrant 5 stars. Robinson's Requiem got a bit of a slating with 2 stars, I don't have that game, but they said the...
by fish
Sat Jan 27, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Game reviews
Replies: 16
Views: 11789

game reviews

Yeh, I plan to review some games, I also have all the UK 3DO magazine reviews from issues 1 - 15. I know there was a website that used to list them, but I think it only covered up to issue 11.
by fish
Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Best games on the 3DO.
Replies: 21
Views: 15056

My List of faves

Here's my list of favourite 3DO games, quite a few will be similar to previous posts: 1. Need For Speed - It made me want a 3DO, best driving game ever? 2. Road Rash - Brilliant graphics and very fast too, a must have motorbike racer. 3.Killing Time - Imagine Alone in the Dark or even Resident Evil ...
by fish
Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Introduce yourself.
Replies: 810
Views: 249922

Hi 3DO Kid, great job on your blog site, I found out about it through that RetroGamer magazine issue. The games I've got probably aren't rare by your high standards, so unfortunately there's no Firewall or anything like that in my collection, lol! I've got a fw Japanese games such as Virtual Stadium...