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Tyf

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#14398260 The Home Arcade Tremendous Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by Tyf on 21 May 2021 - 05:19 PM

I use Hyperspin, but it requires A Lot of tinkering - if you want an out of the box solution, its not great, but if you like to tinker, you can make your front-end look better than almost any other FE.




#14385184 Playstation 5 Re-stock Thread

Posted by Tyf on 18 March 2021 - 07:05 PM

that's what she said

..and now we all understand her frustration.  




#14373234 The Gamestop Thread

Posted by Tyf on 26 January 2021 - 01:03 PM

So apparently Gamestop stock hit $150 today. I made a call previously knowing the next generation of consoles would boost the stock but sold at $13. I'd I held my shares yesterday I would have been a literal millionaire. Could have quit my job and retire. So many regrets. Hope you guys are doing better than me.

Don't market time dude.  The truth is that for every missed opportunity like this, there is some company you put your money down on with stock that tanks.  Gamestop only hit $150 for a blip yesterday, and was half that at close, think about how slim the chances of timing your purchases and sales would have to be to have profited off it hitting $150.  What about the poor fool who bought at $150/share at 11 AM and was stuck with $77/share at 4 PM?    That sort of volatility is NOT where your want your money, and investing your money in a  company as troubled as Gamestop is equivalent to going to Vegas and playing roulette.  




#14369674 Best Buy GCU to be discontinued 3-1-2021

Posted by Tyf on 14 January 2021 - 12:51 PM

Mine ran out in 2019, which was not coincidently the last time I bought a game from Bestbuy.  




#14364673 PSN Weekly Deals - 2/10: Big in Japan Sale ends 2/25, Critics' Choice Sal...

Posted by Tyf on 24 December 2020 - 02:26 PM

Ok cool. The endorsement on the story is all I needed. The lead up to this game coming out was that it was inspired by BotW. Which from a game play standard is top tier, but I was afraid that it would lack a story too. Glad it has a solid foundation. Greek mythology has always been cool in my book. The CAG in me wont allow me to pay more than $30 for a Ubisoft game though. Looks like Immortals is a gem that got lost in the shuffle. Thanks dude!

I'm about 40 hours into Fenyx, and it is indeed like BoTW with a story and even better IMO it ditched BoTW's terrible broken weapons mechanic.  It's the most fun I've had with a game all year.  Just be aware that it's tone is comedic and irreverent, which I love, but if you are looking for a serious take on Greek Mythology, Fenyx is not that game.  




#14361204 Playstation 5 Re-stock Thread

Posted by Tyf on 15 December 2020 - 02:45 PM

I'd much rather stand in line at a brick and mortar store then hit F5 for an hour like an idiot.  




#14301657 PSN Weekly Deals - 2/10: Big in Japan Sale ends 2/25, Critics' Choice Sal...

Posted by Tyf on 28 June 2020 - 02:23 PM

The only think I know about TLOU2 is that as a Cheapassgamer Im going to wait until it hits sub $20 to get it.




#14297197 The Home Arcade Tremendous Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by Tyf on 12 June 2020 - 04:44 PM

I think I'd bite at $600 of it could be Modded for classic tables.  

There's info out there on the at games legends pinball machine.  Looks like solid specs.  32" main monitor with 1" bezel.  14" monitor (I think) on the back glass for extra stuff.  BYOG with usb built in and all the typical at games stuff.  Sounds like they are trying to do for pinball what they did for home arcade stuff... a one stop box.  Farsight studios is handling the software and built in tables.  It's compatible in BYOG with all the other main pinball software packages out there.  Overall... kind of tempting.  I think it's $600.  pdubs arcade on youtube has videos about it... though it's just specs so far, I think.




#14296269 PSN Weekly Deals - 2/10: Big in Japan Sale ends 2/25, Critics' Choice Sal...

Posted by Tyf on 10 June 2020 - 05:03 PM

Greedfall for $17.49 finally hit my price point.  




#14295599 The Home Arcade Tremendous Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by Tyf on 08 June 2020 - 05:18 PM

I built my own unit about 10 yars ago with a Tankstick.  It works fine, but the ascetics bothered me so much that I ended up building my own control panel.  It's intimidating at first, but not that hard to do.  I used this book, and this website as guides:

 

https://www.amazon.c...91636571&sr=8-3

 

http://arcadecontrols.com/arcade.htm

 

https://shop.xgaming...all-trimode-usb

Been thinking about building my own unit with a tankstick in it. This one is seemingly much cheaper than they usually are, even for the same unit on the website. Which is confusing, but a good deal if you're interested.




#14235910 PSN Weekly Deals - 2/10: Big in Japan Sale ends 2/25, Critics' Choice Sal...

Posted by Tyf on 27 November 2019 - 12:43 PM

Which are the best recent assasin's creeds? I played the first... 3? I think? I own black flag. I like the setting for this greek one, and the american revolution one but dont own either. Are any heads and tails better [or worse] than the others?

I sunk over 100 hours into AC:O, IMO it's one of the best games this generation.  It's more "The Witcher 3" than an Assassins Creed game.  If you have even a remote interest in Open World games, Greek mythology, or history, it's a dream come true.  




#14231360 The Home Arcade Tremendous Deals and Discussion Thread

Posted by Tyf on 19 November 2019 - 12:51 PM

I recently just started following this thread and was looking at getting the FF cab during BF but might have to look into this instead. All the Sam's in Alaska shut down a few years back but we have plenty of Walmarts. Would you say it's worth $600?

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I built my own MAME cabinet and spent 2-3 times that.  Just to give you an idea, the Wood was over $100, the Trackball was $100, the Spinner was $80, and the joysticks and buttons were about $50, and that's before counting the computer and the monitor.  I don't have the $500 Cab mentioned above, but if you don't mind it being ugly as all heck, I'd say its easily worth it for what you get for the price.  If the Cab is licensed, I'm actually rather shocked at how much you get for the price.




#14229118 Black Friday 2019 Video Game Deals - Master Thread, Spreadsheet, and General...

Posted by Tyf on 14 November 2019 - 01:53 PM

Whoever put the BF spreadsheet together is a real Mensch.  




#14229117 GameFly Used Game and DVD/Blu-ray Sale - Anthem $8, Division 2 $15,...

Posted by Tyf on 14 November 2019 - 01:52 PM

That moment when you do some soul searching and realize that your Anthem buy price is less than $0.