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Haven't watched your current vid yet, but as a PSA there was a guy out of Korea I think selling these on eBay for $$$$ while not mentioning that they were all conversions, so buyer beware!
 

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Haven't watched your current vid yet, but as a PSA there was a guy out of Korea I think selling these on eBay for $$$$ while not mentioning that they were all conversions, so buyer beware!
yes considering how rare they are I am sure finding a legit one is hard AF
 

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Nice vid @awbacon1 this looks pretty cool. Never heard of it and yeah I assume its $$$$ for OG board. I'll try this out on MAME.
Yes, emulate it for a play, it's fun. A conversion board is rather inexpensive (cheaper if you do it yourself), but yeah, a real PCB is probably over $800 now.
 

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Yes, emulate it for a play, it's fun. A conversion board is rather inexpensive (cheaper if you do it yourself), but yeah, a real PCB is probably over $800 now.
Last real one on Yaj went for $2500 via bidding heh
 

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Wasn't there a group buy on the shmups forum 25 years ago? :unsure: Damn I'm old...
 

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Yes, I believe they purchased a bunch of NOS kits directly from Mitchell Corp. I had one of the kits (second hand) at one point before I sold it on. Still have the conversion PCB which is identical to the original board except for eproms instead of mask roms (and eprom labels of course).
 

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Amazing game but damn...is it fucking hard

I enjoyed the video awbacon! I agree it's a pretty hard game. What makes it tough for casual play is that they only institute checkpoints in the final stage which is a tough one. You really need to get a grip on the shadow powerup mechanics and play enough to know the enemy layouts to stand a chance.
 

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I enjoyed the video awbacon! I agree it's a pretty hard game. What makes it tough for casual play is that they only institute checkpoints in the final stage which is a tough one. You really need to get a grip on the shadow powerup mechanics and play enough to know the enemy layouts to stand a chance.
yeah it does some WEIRD stuff with the checkpoints. Never consistent
 
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