Do all of your original copies still work?

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Do all of your original copies still work?

Post by AndyUK » Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:18 am

Mine do :)

I own all the dizzy games for the Amstrad cpc (and some i have twice)

and they all work.

I have had some trouble with Treasure island dizzy in the past but it works fine nowadays for some reason

and Magicland dizzy will only load on one side, (i had to glue the cassette together a while ago though since it fell apart.)

lol i'm glad because a few of my other games developed read errors at some point during the years :(

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Post by Adz.M » Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:09 am

I don't think any of my tapes work anymore let alone my Spectrum and Commodore :tdown:

My Sega Megadrive still works, so does Fantastic Dizzy :)
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Post by pteal79 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:40 am

all my speccy tapes and 3 inch disks still work :v2_dizzy_clapping:

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Post by Mayboy » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:06 am

Most of my tapes work. Aswell as buying the boxsets i also have the individual games aswell as a back up. Most of the time the reason a tape doesn't work is because of the tape player not the tapes, it gets dusty or the player heads move out of allignment, i've had that before.
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Post by Zurc » Thu Mar 08, 2007 12:08 pm

Alas all my CPC stuff is no more.

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Post by Dizzy » Thu Mar 08, 2007 1:25 pm

All my Dizzy collections on various formats (about 5 complete sets :v2_dizzy_scared: ) are all working 100% :v2_dizzy_tongue2:

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Post by Nitro » Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:56 am

Adz.M wrote:
My Sega Megadrive still works, so does Fantastic Dizzy :)

If you blow hard enough on the cartridge :v2_dizzy_lol:

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Post by Adz.M » Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:32 pm

Nitro wrote:If you blow hard enough on the cartridge :v2_dizzy_lol:
That be true :laugh:
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Post by Mayboy » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:11 am

Apparently cartridge games have a lifespan of about 15 to 25 years. The game is stored on an IC chip which will naturally lose it's ability to store information which means one day it will be useless, sad really.

Emulation however means the game is captured and can be used forever which is a plus.
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Post by AndyC » Fri May 04, 2007 5:02 pm

All my Amiga discs are in perfect working order. One or two non-Dizzy games have given up the ghost over the years, but all the Dizzy games are OK.

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