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/hhg/ Handheld General

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Retro sizer
Retro handhelds spreadsheet (embed)
SoC Comparison

>Where to buy
Aliexpress, gogamegeek, litnxt, keepretro, mechdiy, Anbernic/retroid store

>What do I buy
Post your preferences: Money (20$ - 200$), Shape (horizontal, vertical, clamshell, square), Pocketable or not, OS (Linux, Android, Both), Systems (Pre PSX is 8, 16, and 32-bit eras, PSX with extras, Dreamcast and N64, PSP and DS, PS2 and GC/Wii capable)

>Recommended devices
Prices depend on when and where you buy.
- Retroid Pocket 4 (200$, horizontal, 4.7" 16:9 Screen, up to PS2/GC, android)
- Anbernic RG556 ($200, horizontal, 5.8" 16:9 OLED Screen, up to PS2/GC, android)
- Retroid Pocket 2S (100$, horizontal, 3.5" 4:3 Screen, can play some PS2/GC, android, pocketable)
- Powkiddy RGB30 (90$, horizontal, 4" 1:1 Screen, PSX with extras, linux, pocketable)
- Trimui Smart Pro (60$, horizontal, 5" 16:9 Screen, PSX with extras, linux)
- Anbernic RG 35XX Plus (60$, 3.5" 4:3 Screen, PSX with extras, linux, pocketable)
- Miyoo mini plus (60$, 3.5" 4:3 Screen, PSX with extras, linux, pocketable)
- R36S (40$, vertical, 3.5" 4:3 Screen, up to PSX with extras, linux, pocketable)

>Things I need to know
- Handhelds come with low quality SD cards. Back them up on your computer, throw them away, and buy new ones.
- It takes some tinkering, specially linux devices.
- Reviewers get free handhelds, caveat emptor.

>Previous Thread
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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread: >>10838525

Gameplay, WADs/Maps/Mods, Source Ports
All other 90s FPS welcome
~ Let's post like gentlemen ~


(or Quake, Duke, Marathon, Deus Ex)

Same thing, in video format:

Quickstart torrent (IWADS etc):
Quake 1-3 FAQ:
Downloads for various /vr/ shooters:!QXIk1bjB!NHRWGIfjcc77PyGgRlga4Q!GtEQTISJ!CCJGyPEEEsZasc1PMXicUA
Doom Shovelware:
Fileplanet archives:
4CHAN DOSPACK + Win98 games (pre-configured):





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No.10849841 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
just got one of these. what are the very best games for this?
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No.10845286 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
The Japanese ROM hacking community is very interesting. I find it funny that they have translation patches for games that were improved for the western release, like this one that turns Zelda 2 back into Japanese.
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How do I get gud at fighting games? I was recently playing KOF 2000 and I realized I suck. I routinely find myself button mashing and just adding credits whenever I lose, so I only beat the arcade through sheer attrition. How can I get gud at fighting games? Especially arcade one's without a training mode.
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Why is Sagat so unfair?

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This is why the PS2 was the best selling console of all time.
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No.10849241 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
Why was Halo CE critically acclaimed when it came out?

The level Attack on the Control Centre is just the same room repeated over and over and over again
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Now Japan Is Getting Fucked By Collectors

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Oh great, it's bad enough the collectors that hyper-inflated prices of retro games have fucked things up for us here in the US, now they are fucking over Japan with their bullshit too.

I would also like to point out these three quotes from the article where this is specifically about collectors:

>"A year ago, there were tons of Famicom Disk System games, but this is all that’s left. The PS1 section is half empty. The tourists have taken everything. I don’t bother shopping for retro games in big Japanese cities anymore."

>"I saw a guy just taking everything off the already paltry DS shelf. There [are] tons of people like him and very little anyone can do because it’s obviously not illegal. So I don’t even bother anymore."

>"I should specify that if you’re a tourist in Japan and buying these games because you genuinely want to play them, I don’t have an issue with you," Jia says. "It’s the people who clear entire shelves just to scalp them online when they get home that ruin the hobby here for everyone."

So where was that bubble bursting again?
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Why do I suck at games from the year 2000?
>play deux ex
Stealth is to hard and drop it
>KOF 2000
Combos and computer is to hard, drop it
>Metal Slug 3
Hard, fun, but too long, drop it
>kirby crystal shards
Got 62% done, but I don't wanna get all the crystals cause that's boring, drop it
>counter strike 2000
Wtf is going on I'm dying so much :(, drop it
>mario tennis
The computer is a hoe, drop it
>perfect dark
Stealth is to hard, drop it
>dragon blaze
I have a set number of lives and can't credit max through, drop it
>baldurs Gate 2
Haven't tried yet, but it seems complicated and intimidating

Anons, why am I so shit? How do I git gud?
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