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#1 CosmicPoop

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 03:39

I'd like to say I've heard of about half of these consoles, but some I had no clue about.

 

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#2 0nyX

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 06:46

4/10 here :

 Sega Genesis CDX

 Sega Nomad

 Apple Pippin

 Sega Genesis 3



#3 Thrackerzod

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 07:06

I knew of every one of those except the Epoch Cassette Vision.

 

To be fair though vintage gaming consoles is one of my hobbies.



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Posted 28 February 2014 - 07:19

I had a JVC X'Eye (Wondermega in the US) and it was ####ing awesome. I didnt have to lug around the Genesis and Sega CD and I had the older top stack versions. I got it for $200 on clearence at Best Buy in 1998 and had it untill it died last year. Now I cant find one to save my life. Although for retro home gaming, nothing beats this http://en.wikipedia...._(console)#Home

#5 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 07:21

I knew of every one of those except the Epoch Cassette Vision.

 

To be fair though vintage gaming consoles is one of my hobbies.

Same, to a degree, Epoch was the only one I didn't recognise



#6 Kaze23

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 07:53

Definitely heard of the Vectrex, Genesis 3, RCA Studio II, and Sega Nomad.



#7 +Lingwo

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 14:53

Heard of all of them (like Thrackerzod it's a hobby).

Own two of them (Panasonic Q and Nomad).

 

Gizmondo was a heap. They even had a store dedicated to it in London!

I went in there once. It was so depressing. :laugh:



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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:06

Heard of all of those except the Apple Pinpin.

The SEGA ones are easy for anyone who's followed any form of Sega based magazine / comic during the 90's.

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:13

I'd heard of 4. 



#10 ZeroFearX

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:25

Here are a couple more (consoles/addons)

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/64DD (64DD)

http://en.wikipedia....m_Entertainment (Phantom)

http://en.wikipedia....iki/IQue_Player (iQue)

http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Net_Yaroze (Net Yaroze)

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Satellaview (Stellaview)

http://en.wikipedia....o_game_console) (PSX)

 

And if you want to have a look at arcade hardware that are derived from consoles, have a look at http://www.system16.com/ (System16)



#11 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:28

I'd only heard of two of them, though that's not surprising as I've always been into PC gaming.



#12 Andrew

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:33

+ Sega Pluto & Neptune



#13 Aergan

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:39

+ Sega Pluto & Neptune


Neptune never saw production / retail though unfortunately, just scores of wishful thinking SEGA fans.

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:45

wondermega

multi-mega

 

What great names :rofl:



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Posted 01 March 2014 - 15:46

Ahh I had the Vectrex way back when, was a fun little unit minus the crappy controller and the overlays. Star Castle got plenty of playtime. That aside think the only ones I've never heard of was that Casette Vision and the one Panasonic unit.